ON DRACULA' S FOOTSTEPS
DAY 1: BUCHAREST – SINAIA
Arrival at Bucharest airport in the afternoon. Transfer by car/van/minibus/ coach to Sinaia in the mountains. Dinner and accommodation – Hotel International*** or similar.
DAY 2: SINAIA – BRAN – BRASOV - SIGHISOARA (198 km)
Visit the Sinaia Monastery (1695) and the fabulous Peles Castle – summer residence of the Royal family. Drive to Bran and visit “Dracula’s” Castle. Continue to Brasov – guided walking tour in the historical center including the Black Church. In the afternoon drive to Sighisoara - birthplace of Vlad the Impaler (“Dracula”).
Dinner and accommodation – Hotel Sighisoara***or similar.
DAY 3: SIGHISOARA – BORGO PASS (170 km)
Visit the medieval citadel (the “Upper Town”) of Sighisoara: the Clock Tower, the Church on the Hill etc. Drive across Transylvania via Targu Mures and Bistrita (walk through the medieval town center) to the Borgo Pass in the Carpathian mountains (elevation 1,200 m = 3,930 ft.).
Dinner and accommodation at the “Dracula Castle” Hotel***.
DAY 4 : BORGO PASS – POIANA BRASOV (298 km)
In the morning walk in the spectacular scenery around the hotel, then drive southwards to Poiana Brasov (mountain resort, 13 km from Brasov). Dinner in a typical restaurant in the resort (the Outlaws’ Hut or similar). Accommodation in a 3-star hotel.
DAY 5: POIANA BRASOV – BUCHAREST Airport (170 km)
Drive across the mountains to Bucharest airport. End of the services.
Note: Museums are closed on Mondays. The Peles Castle is also closed onTuesdays.
This tour can be extended by additional days in Bucharest or Transylvania.
The above itinerary includes:
- Accommodation 4 nights as per the programme;
- Half board as specified in the programme;
- Private car (for 2-3 pax) or air-conditioned coach/minibus for all the above itinerary and programme;
- English speaking guide throughout (for parties of 2-3 pax the guide will also drive);
- All entrance fees to museums and sites included in the program;
- One free in single room for a group of minimum 15 paying guests
Info & contact:
Tel: +4021.313.63.22 / Fax: +4021.313.63.80