Welcome to Transylvania, “the land beyond the forest.” This trip offers a unique look at Romania’s most well-known province. The tour begins in Bucharest before winding its way across historic Transylvania. The tour includes stops in the medieval citadels of Sibiu, Sighisoara (birthplace of Vlad the Impaler), and Brasov. Aside from your night in Transylvania’s beautiful city of Sibiu, this tour allows you a taste of the village life as you spend your nights in rustic lodgings nestled into the beautiful Carpathian Mountains.
On the 12-day “Romanian Countryside Tour,” you will have a chance to explore rural Transylvania, Maramures, and Bucovina. Beginning in Bucharest, this tour doesn’t just showcase all of Romania’s famous tourist destinations, visited by lots of tourists; it also leads you through a world frozen in time. Here, in the Romanian countryside, you can relax as you spend your nights in a traditional Romanian village where the locals still follow time-honored customs while recovering from the demands of everyday life.
This wonderful photo tour covers all the photo fields you can imagine and beyond. This tour has it all and more, from famous landmarks like the Peles and Bran castles to remote villages rarely seen by tourists. Our local tour guide/photographer not only knows where to capture spectacular sunsets, but he will also act as an interpreter for you. After this photo trip, you will have a portfolio that showcases all the beauty of Romania, from its’ historical sites and its natural wonders to the locals dressed in traditional costumes.
This trip's itinerary has been specially designed for those with limited vacation time but interested in discovering most of what Romania offers. The nine-day Treasures of Romania Tour showcases all of the most famous tourist attractions and UNESCO sites like the medieval fortresses of Sibiu, Sighisoara, and Brasov in the historical region of Transylvania, the castles of Bran (also known as Dracula's castle) or Peles (the former residence of the Romanian Royal family), famous cities such as Bucharest or Cluj Napoca as well as the countryside of Maramures and Bucovina.
In eleven days, the Treasures of Romania and Bulgaria Tour allows you to explore Romania and Bulgaria, two of the most vital Balkan nations. These two countries are part of Eastern Europe, and while they have their similarities, they have their unique histories and cultures. The tour brings the best of both worlds together by showcasing the capital cities of Bucharest and Sofia, historic regions such as Transylvania and Maramures, and their beautiful medieval towns such as Sibiu, Sighisoara, Veliko Tarnovo, and Plovdiv, as well as many other famous landmarks.
The “Treasures of Romania and Hungary Tour” is a ten-day whirlwind tour across two of the loveliest countries of Eastern Europe: Romania and Hungary. Starting in Romania’s vivid capital city of Bucharest, the tour crosses the Carpathian Mountains to the villages and medieval towns of legendary Transylvania and rural Maramures. Across the border in Hungary, you’ll be able to explore the famous vineyards of Tokaj, enjoy the Baroque style of Eger before ending your tour in Budapest, Hungary’s magnificent capital city. This is one of our favorite tours.
After almost 20 years of guiding around Romania tourists from many parts of the world, journalists, politicians, and regular people, Daniel Gheorghiță, Rick Steves' tour guide in Transylvania, designed the best 2-week tour of Romania. It's a tour with very few compromises, which takes care of the major attractions of Romania, but at the same time is focused on the authentic life, culture, and cuisine of the locals. On this tour of Romania, you will enjoy genuine experiences, meet interesting people, find out many stories, legends, and local superstitions. You'll visit the famous castles when it's the best time to be there; you'll take hidden paths in remote areas, you'll have time to admire and understand the country. It's like a lesson about Romania but in a fun and pleasant way. So join Daniel on our tour and fall in love with Romania!
One of Romania’s most famous regions, Transylvania, has been declared one of the most breathtaking travel destinations by Lonely Planet. The Transylvania Biking Tour will take you to some of the most beautiful rural areas, famous sites such as the medieval towns of Brasov, Sighisoara, and Sibiu, to mention a few. This nine-day biking tour over the hills and through the forests of Transylvania will immerse you in the turbulent history of the region while also allowing you to meet its people, and discover the amazing culture. The tour covers 35-50 km a day.
Beginning in Budapest and ending in Bucharest, this tour crisscrosses Eastern Europe’s two most vivid countries: Hungary and Romania, during November and December. In Hungary, you will discover the outstanding city of Budapest. In Romania, Cluj-Napoca, Sibiu, Brasov, and Bucharest will boast their Christmas Markets. In addition, you'll enjoy the local food and historic scenery. The tour also includes visits to the famous castles of Bran (Dracula's castle) and Peles - the former summer residence of the Romanian Royal Family and one of the most beautiful castles in Europe.
On this tour, you'll follow the trail of the mythical and historical Dracula. The tour begins in Bucharest, a city mentioned for the first time in a written document by Vlad the Impaler. Then, it includes the real birthplace of Vlad the Impaler in the medieval town of Sighisoara, his citadel in Transylvania, and the other places related to him more or less, such as Corvin Castle, the Borgo Pass, and the most visited place in Romania, the Bran Castle. The itinerary is perfect for Bram Stoker's fans and those interested in the history and culture of the region, the culture, and the local cuisine.
A cycling tour will allow you to discover some of the beaten paths destinations that are equally beautiful and interesting. So while you are going to enjoy for about 4-5 hours our cycling tour, you'll be able to admire a beautiful old church covered by exquisite frescoes, you'll enjoy the tranquility of the Wallachian forests, and you are going to taste some good Romanian wines. We provide 27.5 inches hardtail bicycles in medium and large sizes. They come with Shimano 27-speed gearing and Shimano hydraulic disk breaks. Helmets are included at your request.
The most popular one-day tour beginning in Bucharest takes you to the glorious and mysterious Carpathian Mountains. The sheerness of the mountains and their slender peaks have sheltered one of the loveliest castles in the world, Peles Castle. Built at the request of the first Romanian king, the castle is surrounded by a magnificent landscape. Then, in the magic land of Transylvania, you'll discover the famous Bran Castle, better known as Dracula’s Castle, and the gorgeous medieval fortress of Brasov. The tour ends back in Bucharest in the evening.
Located 65km/37mi north of the Bulgarian border, it only makes sense that Bucharest should be the starting point for an adventure into Bulgaria. The Greetings Bulgaria Tour begins with a transfer to Bulgaria. Crossing the mighty Danube River, you'll end up wondering at stone-hewn churches from Ivanovo. Hidden by the beautiful valley of Rusesnki, the church displays old frescoes. In Veliko Tarnovo, the medieval capital of Bulgaria, you'll roam the streets of the old town and the alleys of the local fortress. Stop briefly in the village of Arbanasi and get back to Bucharest.