Bucharest Escape including day trip to Dracula Castle 4D-3N
4-day tour with departure from Bucharest
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Cultural Multi-Day Tours
Activity Level Leisurely
Discover the city of Bucharest and the famous Peles and Bran Castles as well as The Black Church, all in a four-day trip to the beautiful Romania.
- Accommodation for 3 nights
- Private English-speaking guide
- Entrance fees for the sights included in itinerary (Peles Castle, Dracula Castle, Palace of the Parliament)
- Bucharest city tour
- Private transportation with modern minivan
- Airport transfers
- Meals: 3 breakfasts
- Airline tickets
- Travel insurance
- Meals, other than mentioned in the itinerary and alcoholic beverages
- Entrance fees to monuments/sights other than those mentioned in the itinerary
- Visa fee
Arrival in Bucharest
Pick-up from Otopeni International Airport.
Welcome to Bucharest. On the way to your hotel, you will take a sightseeing tour and have the opportunity to see the city’s landmarks. Transfer to hotel.
Check-in and lunch.
Free time at your disposal.
Dinner at one of the best restaurants in the city center (it can be an Indian restaurant).
In the afternoon we’ll take a stroll through the streets of Bucharest Old Town. You can choose your favorite activity/location, out of numerous venues, pubs or shopping malls.
Overnight in Bucharest.
Bucharest city tour
Bucharest City Tour. We will visit the nowadays Palace of Parliament, the colossal construction built in the communist days in the virtue of the principle that reasonable size does not exist. It is the most expensive administrative edifice in the world and has higher maintenance cost than a small city. The enormous building is structured on 9 surface levels and 9 underground ones and it’s divided into 21 bodies containing approximately 1000 rooms.
OPTIONAL: THERME- Europe’s largest Thermal Wellness Center (25 Eur/pers)
In the evening you can have a few relaxing hours at Europe’s newest and largest thermal Wellness Center. Therme Bucharest is a 30,000 sqm relaxation and entertainment center based on thermal waters. It’s divided into three zones: Elysium, The Palm, and Galaxy. The thermal complex gives you the impression that you are in nature because of the natural look offered by hundreds of palm trees that surround the main pool and over 800,000 plants. The uniqueness of this place is given by a copy of the Tree of Life which is among the botanical rarities at the moment. The Palm, as the name says, is an area dedicated to relaxation among 500 palm trees, the largest garden of this type in Europe. The Elysium area is designed for thermal saunas and for those who would like to enjoy a nice massage. The third sector is the center of the entertainment –The Galaxy. Here you can have fun in a pool with waves – the largest one in Romania – or you could ride down one of the many toboggan slides.
Dinner at Therme (not included).
Overnight in Bucharest.
Dracula Day Trip (Bucharest - Brasov - Bucharest)
First stop will be at Sinaia, a picturesque mountainous region not far from the capital where we will visit the Peleş Castle, the formal summer residence for the Romanian royal family and the meeting venue for the most important foreign delegations. Peleş Castle delights the eye, revealing to be an architectural gem in a mosaic of styles: Renaissance, Gothic, Baroque, etc.
Later on, we invite you to visit Sinaia Monastery, a seventeenth-century monument called the “Cathedral of the Carpathians”. Here you have the opportunity to catch a glimpse of the Eastern-Orthodox worship. After the Royal Palace, we will visit Bran Castle, one of the most famous castles in the world, also known as Dracula’s Castle. Built starting with 1211 under the architectural guidance of Johaness Schultz and Karel Lima, Bran Castle or Dracula Castle was finalized in 1377.
We continue with Brasov, a popular destination in Romania among the tourists. The city was founded by the Teutonic Knights in 1211 and it exudes a distinct medieval ambiance. Walking through the Council Square, we will reach the Old Town Hall situated right in the center, and afterward, we will visit the Black Church, the biggest religious building of its kind between Vienna and Istanbul.
Overnight in Bucharest
Bucharest - Departure
According to your flight schedule, transfer to Bucharest Airport (about 1h from your central hotel).
In what languages can the tour be organized?
By default, the tour is organized in English, but it can be organized in French and German upon request.
What is the pick-up location?
We will pick you up from the airport.
At what time does the tour start?
The tour departure will be organized according to the schedule of your flight.