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Transfagarasan Highway Tours and Activities

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Famous enough to feature on the UK motor showTop Gear but remote enough that traffic jams won’t be a problem, Transfagarasan Highway might just be “the best road in the world” as Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson claimed. Despite hairpin bends, and sheer drops off rocky cliffs, this route rewards tourists with spectacular scenery.

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Small-Group Day trip Transfagarasan road and Poienari Fortress from Brasov

Small-Group Day trip Transfagarasan road and Poienari Fortress from Brasov

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Hailed as one of Europe’s most beautiful roads, the Transfagarasan Highway is must-do during your time in Romania. Beginning in Brasov, this 10-hour tour takes you to spectacular Transylvania sites such as Balea Lake and Waterfall, the Vidraru Dam, and Poienari Fortress, where you'll ascend 1,500 steps to the castle's hilltop perch. Absorb magical views of the Fagaras Mountains and enjoy the convenience of hotel pickup and drop-off in Brasov on this small-group tour, limited to 7 people.  Please note: The Transfagarasan Road is partially closed. Reopening late June 2018. 
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$102.34
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$102.34

Transfagarasan Highway and Balea Lake E-Bike Tour

Transfagarasan Highway and Balea Lake E-Bike Tour

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Do something different in Transylvania on an e-bike tour of the Transfagarasan Highway from Brasov. The bike's battery power helps you scale this winding alpine road that dates back to the Communist era and offers spectacular views of the Carpathains. It can be challenging to navigate, but a guide helps you safely ascend to beautiful Balea Lake and Waterfall at the top.
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  • 6 hours
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$113.83
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$113.83

The Road in the Sky: Transfagarasan Highway Day Trip from Bucharest

The Road in the Sky: Transfagarasan Highway Day Trip from Bucharest

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Cruise along one of Europe's most scenic mountain roads on a day trip to the Transfagarasan Road—an alpine pass featuring countless switchbacks and spectacular views of the Southern Carpathians. Along the way, delve into medieval Romanian history and legends at the Curtea de Arges monastery and royal court, and breathe in the fresh mountain air while admiring views of the Vidraru Dam. Enjoy the expertise of a local guide make for an unforgettable Romanian road trip.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$106.14
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$106.14

Transfagarasan Highroad Tour from Brasov (warm season)

Transfagarasan Highroad Tour from Brasov (warm season)

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Tailored to the needs of travelers with limited time in Romania, this full-day tour of the Transfagarasan Highway allows you to tick off ten Transylvania highlights in only one day. Departing from Brasov, you’ll visit natural wonders, including the Bâlea Waterfall, and Vidraru Dam, and explore cultural landmarks such as Dragoslavele Mausoleum, Curtea de Argeș Monastery, and Poienari Castle. Admire the ethereal beauty of the Transfagarasan Highway, hailed as one of the world’s most picturesque roads, and enjoy the convenience of hotel pickup and drop-off in Brasov.
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  • 9 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$96.59
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$96.59
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4-Day Private Tour in Transylvania from Bucharest

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4-Day Private Tour in Transylvania from Bucharest

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Avoid the tourist crowds and discover Transylvania’s historic landmarks on a 4-day private tour from Bucharest. Visit iconic attractions including Peleș Castle, Bran Castle, and the Saxon Villages of Viscri and Malancrav, transferring with ease between sites via air-conditioned vehicle. Benefit from your guide’s undivided attention for intimate insight into the region, and avoid hidden costs with entrance fees, breakfast, and three nights’ accommodation included as per itinerary.
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  • 4 days
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$572.00
$715.00
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$715.00
$143.00 savings
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Bran Castle and Rasnov Fortress Tour from Brasov with Optional Peles Castle Visit

Bran Castle and Rasnov Fortress Tour from Brasov with Optional Peles Castle Visit

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Immerse yourself in the legends of Transylvania with a visit to Bran Castle and Râșnov Fortress. Departing from Braşov, the half-day hour tour begins with a stop at Râșnov to explore its imposing, 13th-century fortress. Next up is Bran Castle, also known as ‘Dracula’s Castle’ — a hilltop estate that conjures up visions of howling wolves and bats fluttering in the moonlight. Wander the castle’s Gothic chambers and learn about its ties to Bram Stoker’s undead antihero. Upgrade when booking your experience and extend your tour to the beautifully ornate Peleș Castle.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$28.75
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$28.75

Skip the Line: Bran Castle Fast-Track Tickets

Skip the Line: Bran Castle Fast-Track Tickets

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If you're traveling on a budget or not a fan of tour groups, you can still skip the line at Bran Castle, one of Transylvania's most popular attractions. Make your own way to Bran Village and get escorted straight inside ‘Dracula’s Castle’ by a guide, who will give you a brief orientation and an audio guide, if available. Then you're free to tour the Gothic chambers, secret passageways, and towers of this fairy tale estate at your own pace.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$18.88
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$18.88

Turda salt mine (4h, from Cluj)

Turda salt mine (4h, from Cluj)

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Choose your morning or afternoon departure time for this tour of the Turda Salt Mines. With tickets in hand and a guide in the lead, you'll start exploring right away. Get the most out of your visit with guided commentary teaching you about the history and economic importance of the salt mines.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$72.44
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$72.44
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Day Trip From Cluj - Turda Salt Mine,Turda Gorge and Rimetea Village :)

Day Trip From Cluj - Turda Salt Mine,Turda Gorge and Rimetea Village :)

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Tick off three must-see rural attractions on this full-day, small-group tour to Turda Salt Mine, Turda Gorge, and Rimetea village from Cluj-Napoca. Learn about the region’s industrial heritage at the 400-year-old mine, then glimpse Romania’s famous countryside at the Turda Gorge. Get a taste of traditional fare in Rimetea village and avoid hidden costs throughout with transfers, lunch, and entrance fees included in the price.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
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$86.24
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$86.24
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Castles Tours from Brasov

Castles Tours from Brasov

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Cross off three of Romania’s most memorable tourist destinations in one day, starting with the imposing Peasant Citadel in Rasnov.  Hear the myths and true stories as you explore Bran Castle, which influenced Bram Stoker’s Dracula. At the spectacular royal residence Peles Castle, you'll visit both the exterior and inside at your leisure. See the stunning Transylvanian Alps and Bucegi Mountains on your relaxing trip back to Brasov.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$67.50
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$67.50
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Private Trip to Dracula Castle and Brasov

Private Trip to Dracula Castle and Brasov

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Forget the hassle of navigating public transport and discover iconic Transylvania on a private day trip to Bran Castle and Brașov from Bucharest. Gain insight into the region’s history and vampiric legends from your guide as you traverse the mountainous landscape with ease, and avoid hidden costs with entrance fees to attractions included in the price.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$137.98
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$137.98
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Halloween at Bran Castle from Brasov ,Octomber 29 , 2022

Halloween at Bran Castle from Brasov ,Octomber 29 , 2022

Celebrate Hallowe’en in one of the spookiest places in Europe on a tour that takes you to Bran Castle (Dracula’s Castle), which inspired the setting for Bram Stoker’s world-famous Gothic novel. Transport and tickets to the evening’s spooktacular Hallowe’en party are included on this fangtastic tour, which also features a tour of the ancient castle under the cloak of darkness.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$178.89
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$178.89

One day trip Bear Sanctuary, Dracula Castle, Rasnov Fortress from Brasov

One day trip Bear Sanctuary, Dracula Castle, Rasnov Fortress from Brasov

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PRIVATE TOUR If until now you have only witnessed the spectacle of nature want to see it up-close, the Bear Sanctuary in Zarnesti Imagine how the most beautiful virgin European forests would look like without a brown bear reserve like this one? And what if we tell you can take pictures of real bears with their cubs up-close, and watch them eat and go about their day from only a few steps away, without the fear of getting attacked?Well, as unbelievable as that sounds, you can do it all, risk-free, in the biggest brown bear sanctuary in the world. That is why the Bear Sanctuary is one of the most sought-after natural tourist attractions in Romania for thousands of people around the globe, regardless of the season. If you think that this Transylvanian Medieval Tour is for you and your friends, it is the perfect occasion to book a trip.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$44.84
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$44.84

7-Day Private Tour of Transylvania from Bucharest

7-Day Private Tour of Transylvania from Bucharest

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We offer you a great opportunity to explore wonderful Transylvania. Sibiu, Brasov and Sighisoara are the Medieval Towns we'll visit along with Fortified Churches, Fortresses and Castles. Plus – a traditional lunch in one of the villages prepared by a lovely lady at her house.
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  • 7 days
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$1,954.73
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8 Days Private Tour in Bucovina and Transylvania from Bucharest

8 Days Private Tour in Bucovina and Transylvania from Bucharest

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Bucovina and Transylvania Treasures Private Tour 8 Days from Bucharest - Capital of Romania, through Medieval Towns from Transylvania - Brasov, Sighisoara and Sibiu, fortified Churches, fortresses and castles from Transylvania, painted Monasteries from Bucovina – Unesco World Heritage.
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  • 8 days
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$2,138.71
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Private Transfagarasan Road Scenic Tour from Bucharest

Private Transfagarasan Road Scenic Tour from Bucharest

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Escape the hustle and bustle of the capital and discover one of the world’s most scenic drives on a private day tour of the Transfagarasan road from Dubrovnik, stopping off along the way to explore Curtea de Argeș Monastery, Poenari Castle, Vidraru Dam, and a chalet on Bâlea Lake. Relax with round-trip transfer from your Bucharest hotel, and avoid hidden costs with entrance fees included in the price.
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  • 10 to 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$199.90
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$199.90
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Explore Transylvania Tour 4 days

Explore Transylvania Tour 4 days

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Most multi-day tours take place with groups, which can be inconvenient for travelers who want flexibility and privacy. This tour, which packs in a ton of Transylvania highlights, gives the best of both worlds: it’s a 4-day journey with a private guide. Visit churches, castles, capitals, mountains, and more.
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  • 4 days
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$746.29
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Private two days getaway trip to Brasov, Sighisoara & Sibiu from Bucharest

Private two days getaway trip to Brasov, Sighisoara & Sibiu from Bucharest

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Travelers staying in Bucharest who want to explore Transylvania will enjoy this two-day tour. Visit the famous Bran Castle—upon which Bram Stoker based Dracula’s castle in his novel—as well as other cities and sites of interest. Learn all about the history and culture of Romania and the beautiful Transylvanian region. This is a great introductory tour that packs a lot of sights into a short time.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$412.79
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$412.79
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Private 6-Day Dracula Tour in Transylvania from Bucharest

Private 6-Day Dracula Tour in Transylvania from Bucharest

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Explore the Romanian countryside without planning a thing on this multi-day private tour where you're whisked to castles, citadels, and fortress ruins as you uncover tales of Dracula. Start your 6-day adventure from Bucharest, and enjoy several days of exploring with your guide. Visit Dracula's birthplace and an ancient monastery, see medieval towns, and enjoy great inclusions like nightly hotel stays, daily breakfasts, and a multi-course dinner in Sibiel.
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  • 6 days
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$760.67
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Transfagarasan Mountain Highway - Brasov - Private Tour Experience

Transfagarasan Mountain Highway - Brasov - Private Tour Experience

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We are proud to take you on a private tour of the most famous landmarks located in the Arges and Sibiu county and experience the Transfagarasan highway, named by Top Gear's Jeremy Clarkson "the most spectacular mountain road". You will be able to take unique pictures and learn very interesting facts on the places you will visit. Please feel free to ask questions on this tour, we will be more than happy to provide additional information!
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$153.32
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$153.32
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Private Day Trip True Castles of Vlad Dracula and Transfagarasan Road

Private Day Trip True Castles of Vlad Dracula and Transfagarasan Road

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Uncover the true history of Dracula inspiration Vlad the Impaler on this private full-day tour to sites with authentic connections to the bloodthirsty prince. Departing from Bucharest, visit the royal court of Vlad Tepes at Targoviste and climb to the top of crumbling Poenari Castle — known as the real ‘Dracula’s castle.’ You’ll also visit the former capital of Wallachia at Curtea de Arges to admire its medieval fortress, monastery and church. Throughout the day, learn about the life and legends of this captivating figure from your knowledgeable guide.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$126.48
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$126.48
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5 Days Private Tour in Romania from Bucharest to Transylvania

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5 Days Private Tour in Romania from Bucharest to Transylvania

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5 Days Tour in Romania An adventure of a lifetime, for this 5-day tour of Romania we have chosen an assortment of rich sensory experiences, from medieval sites to a taste of the wilderness, with deep forests, vibrantly colored wildflowers and fresh mountain air (in the right season), all the way to modern exhibits, and a dash of traditional herbs and spices with the delicious foods we will be trying in every medieval town we visit. Day 1 Bucharest City Tour Day 2 Departure for Sibiu Curtea de Arges Poenari Castle Transfagarasan (only between June and September) Sibiu City Tour Overnight stay Sibiu Day 3 Departure from Sibiu Biertan Fortified Monastery Sighisoara Citadel Overnight stay in Sighisoara Day 4 Departure for Brasov Bran Castle Brasov City Tour The Black Church Brasov Historical Center Overnight stay in Brasov Day 5 Departure for Sinaia Peles Castle Sinaia Monastery Snagov Monastery / Dracula’s Tomb Overnight stay in Bucharest
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  • 5 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$873.88
$1,092.35
$218.47 savings
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$873.88
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4-Day Inside Transylvania & Transfagarasan Tour from Bucharest
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4-Day Inside Transylvania & Transfagarasan Tour from Bucharest

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Discover medieval citadels, spectacular natural landscapes and traditions that endured over time in one of the most beautiful regions in the world, Transylvania. This 4-day tour takes you through the Carpathian Mountains and on to the Transylvanian plain as it shows you a legendary castle, a UNESCO World Heritage Village, a German fortified city and a former European Capital of Culture. Experience the traditions of Transylvania, its delicious cuisine and the German heritage that shaped the places on the way from the Middle Ages until today.
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  • 4 days
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$636.84
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$636.84
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Amazing Romania - Seven day private tour from Bucharest

Amazing Romania - Seven day private tour from Bucharest

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Immerse yourself in the traditional culture, wild beauty and medieval legends of Romania on this private, all-inclusive 11-day tour from Bucharest. From splendid palaces to crumbling castles, old Saxon villages to ornate Orthodox monasteries, let your private guide show you the best the country has to offer. Discover Romania’s unspoiled landscapes including the Danube Delta, serene lakes, bubbling mud pits and the majestic Carpathians. Savor traditional cuisine with all meals included, and stay overnight in 3-star en suite hotels.
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  • 7 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$2,284.74
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$2,284.74
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Should I book Transfagarasan Highway tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Transfagarasan Highway can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Transfagarasan Highway 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Transfagarasan Highway costs USD 18.88. Guided Transfagarasan Highway tours start around USD 18.88 per person.
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