3-Day Transylvania Private Tour - 'Legendary Transylvania'

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Tour Number

Activity Level

218203


Categories

City, Hiking and Walking, Local Experience, Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

Excellent 3 days tour in Transylvania with your personal guide and private car


'Transylvania is in the midst of the Carpathian mountains; one of the wildest and least known portions of Europe. ' -Bram Stoker "Dracula"
'I visited the Saxon Villages area of Transylvania and I was deeply impressed by the natural beauty and cultural richness of what I saw' -Prince Charles of Wales
'Transylvania, one of the least known cultural treasures of Europe', 'the lost past of Europe'
This private tour takes you in the heart of that legendary Transylvania, to discover and appreciate it beyond myth, for what truly makes it unique: a remarkable survival of the traditional rural landscape and historical architecture, and the unspoilt natural beauty.
The tour covers some of the most popular destinations in Transylvania:
Peles Castle, summer residence of the Romanian royal family
Bran Castle, famous due to the story of Dracula
Sighisoara, one of the best preserved medieval towns in Eastern Europe, UNESCO World Heritage Site
Sibiu, considered by Forbes the 8th most idyllic place to live in Europe

Itinerary

Day 1 Peles Castle - Bran Castle - Brasov (accommodation in Brasov, total driving distance 230 km)
Morning departure from Bucharest - arrival in Sinaia, two hours north of Bucharest - visit of Peles Castle - lunch - transfer to Bran, visit of Bran Castle - transfer to Brasov - hotel check-in, then rapid orientation tour and evening at leisure (free time to stroll around the pedestrian area of the historical center of Brasov)

Day 2 Brasov - Sighisoara - Sibiu (accommodation in Sibiu, total driving distance 220 km)
Set off to Sighisoara - tour of the medieval citadel of Sighisoara; we climb in the Clock Tower for fantastic views of the city - lunch - next we head for Sibiu, through the region of the Saxon villages - evening at leisure in Sibiu

Day 3 Sibiu - return to Bucharest (total driving distance 275 km)
Spend the morning in the charming Sibiu, regarded as one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. Short orientation tour then time for stroll at leisure; in the afternoon, return to Bucharest

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I will pick you up from your hotel/location in Bucharest or Brasov

End location: At your hotel/location in Bucharest or Sibiu

Duration: 3 days

Transportation

We use my new 2017 Volkswagen Golf, air conditioned

What’s Included

Transportation by private car, a new 2017 Volkswagen Golf, air conditioned
Tour guide fee
All parking fees and fuel

Estimated Local Cash Needed

1155 Lei - Estimation for all that you have to pay during the tour, PER PERSON:
- 310 Lei/person (or 80 USD/person) traveler accommodation for 2 nights in shared room
- A SHARED cost of 540 Lei (or 140 USD) for your guide accommodation
- 95 Lei/person (or 24 USD/person) admission fees
- 480 Lei/person (or 124 USD/person) the cost of all food and drink for 3 days (2 meals/day; breakfast is included in the room rate)

TOTAL ESTIMATION:
1155 Lei/person based on 2 people
1020 Lei/person based on 4 people

What’s Extra

- Tourist and tour guide accommodation for 2 nights at hotels in Brasov and Sibiu
I make all hotel reservations, for me and you, and you will do the payment, directly at the hotels, when you check in.
PLEASE NOTICE: I don't get paid any commission from hotels, I choose the best hotels based on my experience. The preferred hotels are Casa Wagner 3* in Brasov, and Villa Levoslav 4* in Sibiu. If possible I arrange accommodation at these hotels, or similar.

- Admission fees

- Cost of photo fee at Peles Castle and museum in Sighisoara (optional)

- The cost of food and drink you choose to buy

A Recent Review of this tour

We asked Cristina for a custom 4 day 3 night tour of Transylvania with specific criteria we like to travel by. Cristina was just great to work with in creating the complete custom tour. The tour was busy but crammed with such very interesting and diverse hotels to stay at, places to visit and people and places to see! We got what we asked for plus. It turned out to be a number of firsts for Cristina but it was a great experience for both of us. Cristina was always helpful,informative and professional
Brian Askett

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