One-Day Trip to Slanic Salt Mines and Peles Castle

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Activity Level



Shopping, Museums / Culture, First Time Visitor, Day Trip / Out of Town


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 7



English (fluent), Hebrew (fluent)

Visit the largest salt mines in Europe AND the summer Royal Family residence. All, in just one day.

The tour will start at a convenient hour, it's not a very long tour. First, we'll head to Slanic Prahova to visit the largest salt mines in Europe. Before reaching our first destination we may visit a local small business, the Glass Factory, where you will find various unique handmade glass items. We'll spiral down by minivans at a depth of 210 meters beneath the surface to the Unirea Salt Mines, where we'll visit the amazing 14 chambers, having a height of 60 meters.
From Slanic Prahova we'll head to Sinaia to climb to Cota 1400 by cable car or to visit the summer Royal Family residence (Peleș Castle) and the local traditional market by its entrance.
During the day we'll stop at a traditional Romanian restaurant to taste some local dishes.

From Sinaia will head back to Bucharest after a memorable tour.


Bucharest > Slanic Prahova > Sinaia > Bucharest

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Pick up at your hotel in Bucharest;
Pick up at Henri Coandă Airport

End location: Drop off to your hotel in Bucharest, Brasov or anywhere on route.

Duration: 9 hours

On weekends and on holidays the increased traffic may affect the duration of the trip.
Peles Castle is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays during the winter season and on Mondays during the summer season.


8-seater minibus with additional heating unit - Webasto (for the winter), roof-mounted airplane-like independent air conditioning (for the summer), free wireless internet, adjustable seats, possibility for the tourists to stream their own music to the car audio system, extra mobile phone / tablet charger outlet etc.

What’s Included

Other: - a local licensed tour guide in Romania for your private tour;
- an eight-seater minibus to accommodate up to 7 tourists;
- all costs of the minibus (including fuel, vignette, car insurance and parking costs);
- free wireless internet access in the minibus;
- one customised printed copy of the tour, showcasing the route and its attractions, to be kept by the tourists.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

120 Lei - Admission taxes to Unirea Salt Mines and to Peles Castle;
Lunch at a Romanian traditional restaurant (rich meal of three courses and light drinks)

What’s Extra

Other: - your Travel Insurance;
- your personal expenses;
- tips for service providers abroad (waiters for example);
- whatever else not included on "What's Included".

Private tour guide Ehud

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