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Dracula's Castle and Transylvania Day Trip from Bucharest

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Bucharest, Romania
Dracula's Castle and Transylvania Day Trip from Bucharest
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icon12 to 13 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
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iconOffered in: English and 2 more

Overview

Venture deep into the heart of Transylvania to visit two of Romania’s most magnificent castles and the medieval town of Brasov on this day trip. Step into the life of Romanian royalty at sumptuous Peles Castle, a fairytale-like summer retreat surrounded by forest and still adorned with immaculate period decor. Then, connect with the country's notorious vampiric lore at Bran Castle, also known as ‘Dracula’s Castle,’ thanks to its chilling Gothic chambers and turrets that seem to be plucked straight from a horror movie.
  • Visit two of Romania's most famous castles in one day
  • Admire historic artwork, armor, and tapestries at beautiful Peles castle, a former royal retreat
  • Get spooked at Gothic Bran Castle, nicknamed 'Dracula's Castle'
  • Take a walking tour around the old town of medieval Brasov
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Professional driver / tour guide
Hotel pickup and drop-off from central areas
Transport by air-conditioned coach or minivan based on the number of the persons
Small Group Tour
Tips for the tour guide and driver
Entrance fees (30 RON Peles Castle, 40 RON Bran Castle, -50% discount for students)
Photo fee at Peles Castle - optional - only for the interior (35 RON)

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up also from other hotels or appartments. Please indicate the address and we will contact you the day before the tour starts to let you know the closest pick-up point if we can't pick-you up from your address. In any case it will not be further than 500-600 meters.

Departure Time

7:30 AM
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • We pick up also from other hotels or appartments. Please indicate the address and we will contact you the day before the tour starts to let you know the closest pick-up point if we can't pick you up from your address . In any case it will not be further than 500-600 m.
  • For childs under 7 years old we advice to take a private tour
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • Near public transportation
  • Peles Castle is closed only on Mondays; You will see Peles Castle from the outside
  • We will contact you the day before the tour starts around 7 p.m. to let you know exactly the pick-up time
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Trip2Ro

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Dracula's Castle and Transylvania Day Trip from Bucharest?
A:The policy on face masks and attendee health is:

  • Face masks provided for travelers
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Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Dracula's Castle and Transylvania Day Trip from Bucharest?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Dracula's Castle and Transylvania Day Trip from Bucharest?
A:The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Dracula's Castle and Transylvania Day Trip from Bucharest.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Dracula's Castle and Transylvania Day Trip from Bucharest?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Dracula's Castle and Transylvania Day Trip from Bucharest.

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star-5
Great tour
Cherokee_K
, Sep 2021
The tour was great. Next to learning more about Romania, the tour guide was easy to talk to and had a great sense of humor.
icon Response from Host , Sep 2021
Thank you very much for your kind review! Trip2Ro
star-5
Bran aka Dracula castle
Mohammad_I
, Sep 2021
Very professional guide and driver, he knew so much about the history and the places, I enjoyed it a lot
icon Response from Host , Sep 2021
Thank you very much for your kind review! Trip2Ro
star-5
Beautiful
Therese
, Jul 2020
George was an excellent tour guide! He took his time to explain places, and was very patient to reply my questions. He is very knowledgeable as well as polite; (he opened car doors for me at every stop 😊) I recommend this tour. Absolutely brilliant 👏
icon Response from Host , Sep 2021
Thank you very much for your kind review! George
star-5
Great day to dive into Romanian history
Rene_S
, Jul 2020
I was lucky enough to get a private tour given the current covid circumstances. It was awesome. Mathias' knowledge of Romanian history goes beyond the castles and thus allowed for a lot more in depth discussions on the ride to and from. It was a great day, a long day, but I would highly recommend it and would gladly take family or friends and experience it again.
icon Response from Host , Sep 2021
Thank you very much for your kind review! Trip2Ro
star-5
Day trip to Transylvania
Luke_N
, Mar 2020
Great day trip to see the castles in Transylvania and Brasov. George was as very knowledgeable guide and made the tour a very worthwhile experience. I would recommend.
icon Response from Host , Sep 2021
Thank you very much for your kind review! George
star-3
Car seat was very uncomfortable
arlenearragon
, Jan 2020
The tour was good. But please do not sell the center seat of the van in front for long travels. It was very uncomfortable, small and there's no enough leg room. I think for an adult to stay in a stiff position for 2 hours or more isn't a good idea.
star-1
Tour Guide -5
Culture819985
, Dec 2019
Sadly the tour itself was wonderful but the tour guide made all of us feel uncomfortable even schooling my family on why the pilgrims came to America. He needs to calm down. The other people on the tour were afraid to ask questions because every time we did the tour guide, Alex, made us feel stupid. If I had not had two wonderful tours with other Romanians after this tour I would say I would never recommend this country for a tour let alone the castles. Very, very strange experience.
icon Response from Host , Feb 2020
Hello, We never explain about the pilgrims that came to America on a tour in Romania where we explain about our history and about the castles visited. It actually doesn't makes sense.... In the last months our tour guide Alex didn't covered this type of tour and i think you are confused about the company and about the tours and tour guides. We are sorry for your experience with the other company and we hope to see you soon! Kind regards, Trip2Ro
star-5
Best One Day Excursion from Bucharest!
Manos_Tavl
, Dec 2019
Our driver had a wide range of knowledge about Romanian history and most importantly was really kind and friendly. He make unique our day-trip.
icon Response from Host , Dec 2019
Thank you very much for travelling with us. Trip2Ro
star-5
Bran/Peles Castle Day Trip
jaynayeli
, Nov 2019
This trip was great!! Our guide Alex was extremely accomadating and very informative. We had an amazing day and learned a lot
icon Response from Host , Nov 2019
Thank you very much for your review. We are really happy that you had an amazing tour. Kind regards, Trip2Ro
star-5
Great trip. Highly recommend
Finola C
, Nov 2019
Alix was our guide for the day. He was very informative, helpful & friendly. Everything ran smoothly and on schedule. The bus was very comfortable & warm (it was very cold). Alix helped us in any way we needed it. Would definitely recommend this trip and company.
icon Response from Host , Nov 2019
Thank you very much for your review. We highly appreciate it and we are very glad that you had a wonderful tour with us Kind regards, George

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