transylvania Family Relaxing Slow Tour

Day 1

Bucharest Tour+ Prahova Valley

See Bucharest most interesting landmarks and buildings: the Stalinist-inspired grandeur of the Palace of Parliament-the second largest building in the world, the Old Center, Triumph Arch.  After lunch in a popular local restaurant travel through Prahova Valley mountain resorts, with incredible views to Bucegi Mountains.
Day 2

Legends of Transylvania day: Rasnov Citadel+ Dinosaurus Park+ Bran Castle

Learn about the storied history of Râșnov Fortress, where “Cold Mountain”(2003) shooted scenes.

Dinosaurus Park is the ideal place for children: 50 scientific certified real sized dinosaurs, playgrounds, tree houses, a 9D cinema

Bran Castle nicknamed ‘Dracula’s Castle’, with very-well preserved rooms, chambers and gothic furniture.

Day 3

Sports day: Aventura Park+Brasov Old City+Poiana Brasov Ski Resort

Start by climbing trees in Aventura Park and test your courage flying over the lake.

Explore Brasov medieval town wih authentic buildings and Middle-Age perfume:  Black Church, Rope Street, Old City Wall, Old Little Citadel. Lunch in the Old City Square.

In the afternoon, go up to 1000 m altitude ski resort, in the fresh forest air. Take cable car to go to 1900 m Postavaru Peak and enjoy the belleview.

Dinner in a famous traditional restaurant.

Day 4

Royal day: Sinaia Peles Castle + Bucegi Mountains 2500 m

Peles Castle – former royal residence, an architectural jewel among the most beautiful in Europe, built at the initiative of the first King of Romania.

After lunching in the yard of the castle, we will climb Bucegi Mountains, crossing by virgin forests, to the 2000 m plateau. Explore the deep underground natural monument Ialomitei Cave with a beautiful monastery at the entrance. Then climbing to 2500 m by cable car, to the Romanian Sphinx- believed to be the protector of Tracians, a natural monument with a special energy. In the way back, you will enjoy the beautiful scenery of Bolboci Lake.

Day 5

Transylvania Fortified Churches

Explore amazing villages untouched by time, listed in UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Prejmer- an authentical Saxon village, with very-well preserved fortified church.  Driving through beautiful hills, we will reach the ancient citadel of Rupea, the place where 2000 years ago the last Dacian King Decebal died  after long and exhausting battles against Roman Empire.
Viscri- one of the most beautiful Saxon villages in Transylvania, under the patronage of Prince Charles of Great Britain.
In the evening- Sighisoara, the best preserved UNESCO-protected citadel in Europe, known as the birthplace of the warlord Vlad Tepes (‘The Impaler’.

Day 6

Wild-life forest day

Libearty is the biggest brown bear sanctuary from Europe and has the largest surface in the world. Here, 75 happy bears live in their natural environment.

Then  go deep in the mountains of Piatra Craiului National Park, one of Romania’s most important protected areas, home to a wide variety of flora and fauna. Breathtaking views of  rocky cliffs and lunch in a beautiful mountain chalet. In the afternoon, go up to 1000 m, to admire both Bucegi and Piatra Craiului National Parks.

Dinner up in the mountains, in a beautiful reastaurant with great view.

Day 7

Cheia Valley, Slanic Salt Mine and Bucharest

In the way back to airport, you will discover beautiful attractions.

After driving throungh Cheia Valley and having amazing view to Siriu Lake, the road through South Carpathians Hills will lead to Slanic Salt Mine. Explore an incredible to 200-meters deep underground, with galleries 70-meters high and breath the pure salty air.

In the evening, enjoy a short-tour of Bucharest by night.

Best price for a great week

Price 590 $/person (in dbl) including:

– 5 nights accomodation in 4 stars mountain hotel (double room) with European breakfast

-7 days mini-bus travelling with all expenses included

-7 days private guide

-24 hours assistance

Not included:

– lunch and dinners (aprox. 300 $, according local prices)

-entrance to touristic places, parks, cable cars (aprox. 150 $)

-visa, flight, medical insurance