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Program Type

Private touring

Vehicle Type for Touring

Car or Small Van AC

Detailed Itinerary

Welcome to Romania! Pick up and transfer to hotel in Brasov. On the way or visit of Peles Castle* in Sinaia, a masterpiece which was built by King Carol I and served as the summer residence, and visit of Bran Castle*, famous for its imposing towers and turrets as well as the myth created around Bram Stocker’s Dracula. The rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight in Brasov. (O)

Note: *Visits depend on arrival time in Bucharest.

Morning walking tour of Brasov. The town is ruled by medieval watchtowers, gothic spires with a mixture of baroque buildings and churches. Enjoy the easy-going vibes of the city. Continue to Piatra Neamt, on the way visit of Prejmer, the fortified church of Prejmer. The church in the largest fortified church in southeastern Europe. The building is endowed with bastions, drawbridges and secret subterranean passage. Upon arrival to Piatra Neamt. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Piatra Neamt. (B)

A day dedicated to visit the famous painted monasteries of Voronet and Moldovita. Painted monasteries are among the most picturesque treasures of Romania. Their exterior walls are decorated with 15th and 16th century frescoes featuring religious symbols and stories. Continue to Bistita, check-in the hotel and rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Bistrita. (B)

After breakfast, transfer towards Sighisoara morning tour of medieval town of Sighisoara with pastel-colored buildings, stony lanes and medieval towers and the UNESCO-protected old town. The town is known by notorious ruler Vlad Tepes who is now better remembered as Vlad the Impaler or Dracula. Admire the view from the old Clock tower. Transfer towards Sibiu, check-in the hotel and rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Sibiu. (B)

After breakfast, transfer towards Alba Iulia which is considered as the Other Capital of Romania. The town is known by a magnificently preserved citadel, the largest in Romania. Continue to Hunedoara to visit the Corvin Castle which is called “one of the seven wonders of Romania”. After the visit continue to Timisoara. Overnight in Timisoara. (B)

Morning walking tour of Timisoara, the third-largest city in Romania will charm you with beautifully restored public squares as well as lavish parks and gardens. Transfer towards Belgrade. Upon arrival check-in in the hotel and the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Belgrade. (B)

After breakfast, walking tour of Belgrade. Visit the capital of Serbia and discover its major attractions as the House of parliament, Belgrade Fortress and Knez Mihajlov Street and Tito’s Memorial. The rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight in Belgrade. (B)

Transfer to Sofia, Bulgaria. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Sofia. (B)

Morning tour of the capital of Bulgaria. This historic city is considered one of the oldest cities in Europe. It is known by wide and neatly paved streets and colorful trams. Do not miss the famous Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, the Rotunda of St George and the monument to Vasil Levski, the national hero and major revolutionary figure. In the afternoon, visit of the picturesque Rila mountain range. You will visit the most beautiful medieval monastery in Bulgaria, the Rila Monestary, famously known for its wall paintings. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Sofia. (B)

Transfer towards Veliko Tarnovo. On the way a stop and visit of the town Plovdiv. The town is known as Bulgaria’s hidden gem. It is situated between two vast mountain ranges along what in centuries past was a crucial inland route from Western Europe to Asia. Fall in love with its romantic old town, packed with colorful and creaky 19th century mansions. Do not miss the Roman theater and Ethnographical Museum of Plovdiv. Continue to Veliko Tarnovo. Upon arrival check-in to the hotel. The rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Veliko Tarnovo. (B)

In the morning, explore the medieval town of Veliko Tarnovo, known for fortified walls and cobbled lanes. The town has as its centerpiece the magnificent restored Tsarevets Fortress, citadel of the Second Bulgarian Empire. Transfer to Bucharest, Romania. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Bucharest. (B)

After breakfast, walking tour of Bucharest. The capital is also names the “little Paris” and is the 10th biggest capital of Europe. It boasts with arch of triumph, the Romanian parliament, opera house and philharmonics. Check-in and overnight in the hotel. (B)

After breakfast departure transfer to Bucharest airport, train or bus station. (B)

Inclusions

12 nights in double or twin bedded or single rooms in your selected hotels 4*/3* or similar; hotel taxes
12 breakfasts (B)
Arrival and departure transfers
Entrances as per program when indicated in bold letters
Sightseeing tours as per program with English speaking guides
Touring with air conditioned car or van from day 2 to day 12 (depending on group size)

Exclusions

International airfares
Optional activities
Other meals, drinks, tips and other personal expenses or services not specified on the program
Personal equipment
Travel insurance
Gratuities
Voluntary tips for guides or drivers
Travel and medical insurance
Any items not mentioned as included

Notes

Hotel Accommodation:
BRASOV hotel type Casa Wagner Hotel 3* or similar
PIATRA NEAMT hotel type Central Plaza Hotel 4* or similar
BISTRIA hotel type Coroana de Aur 3* or similar
SIBIU hotel type Ramada Hotel 4* or similar
TIMISOARA hotel type Timisoara Hotel 4* or similar
BELGRADE hotel type Holiday Inn Express 4* or similar
SOFIA hotel type Best Western City Hotel 4* or similar
VELIKO TARNOVO hotel type Grand Yantra 4* or similar
BUCHAREST hotel type Central Hotel 4* or similar

Trip Highlights

Bucharest – Brasov – Piatra Neamt – Bistrita – Sibiu – Timisoara – Belgrade – Sofia – Veliko Tarnovo - Bucharest

Departure Period

05 Jan, 2021 to 31 Mar, 2021
AUD 5,771 P P twin share

01 Apr, 2021 to 30 Sep, 2021
AUD 5,796 P P twin share

01 Oct, 2021 to 20 Dec, 2021
AUD 5,771 P P twin share

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