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We offer you a well balanced tour, starting from Bucharest, with a little bit of everything included: breathtaking scenery, fairy-tale castles, amazing ruins, historical places, monuments, awe inspiring churches and monasteries, the best look-out points and, as much as possible, interaction with the locals.
Today we are going to explore recent Romanian history and find out the true face of a very intriguing character: Nicolae Ceausescu. Our professional guide will give you a lecture about the communist times in Romanian and the rise and fall of its most beloved son. Find out how Ceausescu rose to power and turned from a loved and popular leader to the totalitarian dictator who pushed the whole country into darkness.Also in order to get to know who he really was we are going to visit his greatest achievement: the Parliament Palace. Discover the second largest building in the world- formerly known as the People’s Palace. After we finish learning about his life, we are going to speak about his downfall and eventual death. In order to get the right picture we are going to drive north, to the old capital of Wallachia, Targoviste. Here we are going to learn about the last hours of the dictatorial couple, at the very military unit where they were prosecuted and executed.
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.
Whether you’re short on time in Bucharest or simply want to get your bearings in the capital city, a private 4- to 5-hour tour is sure to satisfy your travel needs. After convenient pickup from your hotel, join your guide for a tour of the grandiose Palace of Parliament. Later, see the highlights of the city center, including the Royal Palace, Revolution Square, and Calea Victoriei.
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.
This day-trip to Bulgaria will take you to see the best of Bulgaria in one day. Leave in the morning to the Romanian-Bulgarian border you will arrive at the Ivanovo Rock Churches, a unique UNESCO World Heritage Site with perfectly preserved frescoes. Next stop will be done in Veliko Turnovo, the capital of the second Bulgarian Empire where you can tour inside the Tsarevets fortress from the 12th century. Step back in time on the Samovodene Artisans Street packed with workshops of locals where you can find a coppersmith, silversmith, icon painter and many more. Drive up to Arbanassi Village, an architectural reserve unique in Bulgaria. Visit the interior of Konstantilieva House, a merchants house from the 17th century.If the booking is for 1, 2 or 3 pax we will go with Volskwagen Passat 2018.If the booking is for 4 , 5, 6, 7 or 8 pax we will go with van Opel Vivaro 2019.
Leave the bustle of Bucharest behind and head for Romania's favorite holiday destination on a private tour to the beautiful Black Sea coast.Then relax among the beaches and cafes of lively Mamaia, a popular seaside resort known as the ‘Pearl of the Black Sea. It's a personalized way to experience Romania’s beach scene even if you just have a day to spare.
First-time Bucharest visitors that want to explore the city can always book a typical tour, but then you're stuck in a packed bus, where you're just one in the crowd. Enjoy a more personal sightseeing experience with this private tour, where you can enjoy your guide's complete attention, and see top sights around the city. Highlights include visits to the Palace of Parliament, National Village Museum, Revolution Square, and the Old City Center—all with your personal guide leading the way.
Experience Bucharest from an insider’s perspective on a private, full-day tour of the intriguing capital’s highlights. Visit the city’s most interesting landmarks and neighbourhoods, from the bohemian-chic quarters of old town to the Stalinist-inspired grandeur of the Palace of Parliament. Stand in Revolution Square, get a sense of Romanian country life at the outdoor Village Museum and savour regional cuisine at a popular local restaurant. Throughout the day, learn about the city’s multilayered history and enjoy the personalised attention of a private guide.
The Peles, Bran, Brasov Tour will walk you through 3 different ages. In this tour we will see a king’s palace (Peles castle), a medieval castle (Bran Castle) and a Fortified city (Brasov City). So, let’s taste a little bit of the Transylvania history.- Benefit of complete flexibility of having the tour tailored on your requirements, in terms of the route, the duration and the features of the tour;- Enhance your experience through our choices of tours to match your particular interests and traveling style;- Enjoy the exceptional knowledge and expertise of Romania’s top rated licensed tourist guide with excellent reviews;Discover the daily life, self-sufficiency and sustainability in the remote Saxon villages of Transylvania;- Take a Brasov tour and have a great walking tour in the medieval city;- Make the most of your tour experience through our exclusively designed tours with all admissions included and not just only guided walks.
What make this tour to be a special one!?Your dream will become true, you will entry step by step in Transylvania, you will visit and learn the history of Dracula Castle and after we will show you another face of Transylvania. That face of nature with the beautiful scenery and landscapes of the Carpathian Mountains, we will follow a mountain climbing trail, a 4x4 offroad trail. Also here we will find historical objectives and we will load with the energy of the environment. We will find locals and shepherds living on the mountain who will be welcoming and present their homes and their lifestyle!
Explore the Communist legacy of Bucharest on a private full-day tour led by a guide with degrees in political science and tourism. Learn about the rise and fall of the Communist Party and its effect on Romania as you visit major points of political interest including the massive House of the People, Revolution Square, Heroes’ Mausoleum and Scanteia House. Take a break for lunch midday at a city center restaurant.
Bucharest visitors that want to explore the ancient towns and castles dotting the Transylvanian countryside typically need to rent a car, and plan an itinerary. Thankfully you can avoid the hassles of planning—and let your guide lead the way—with this hassle-free private tour to some of Romania's must-see attractions. Visit gothic castles, a 17th century monastery, and an ancient fortress. Along the way enjoy easy transportation, and entry fees, included in the tour.
An emotional journey revealing the centuries old history of the Jewish community, the stories behind each visited place that nowadays very few know and the cruel, unhuman Pogrom and killings of Jewish people of 1941, events that we must never forget.Some of the sites and true facts based on photo and written testimonies you will discover during our tour are:- The Jewish Quarter and Old Neighborhoods of the Ashkenazi and Sephardi Jewish.- The life of the earlier Jewish settlers in Bucharest and how their activities influenced Bucharest- The conflict surrounding the Choral Temple- The Holocaust Memorial and the Holocaust History Museum- The story of the oldest Jewish Cemetery- Important Jewish figures of Bucharest and their legacy- The miraculous and true story of Rabbi Guttman during the Pogrom- The site just outside Bucharest where more than 100 Jewish people were murdered in 1941
If you’re short on time but want to experience all the Bucharest has to offer, take a three-hour private sightseeing tour. Forget inflexible group tours. You set the pace and can customize the itinerary to spend more time at the places that interest you and skip the ones that don’t.
Michelin Guide 2018 Star Rated Tour attractions included. Scroll down to "What to Expect" section for complete itinerary details.Traveling is more than just taking photos. Traveling should be the experience of your lifetime.authentic. inspiring. memorable.Values that we hold as promise for each of our standard or customized tour experiences, together with our pride in assisting our visitors to Discover our beautiful Romania.Look for our other exclusive Experience Tours on Viator by entering the titles below in the above search field:Airport Pick-up and Panoramic BucharestFamous Castles – Peles-Bran Dracula-Black ChurchNature’s Wonders – Danube DeltaCommunism Investigation TourBucharest Jewish Heritage – Holocaust Memorial TourBucharest Traditional Panoramic TourDracula’s Tomb and Mystical MonasteriesKing's Landing - Constanta Roman Black Sea Port City Earth Explorers - Salt Mine and Muddy VolcanoesTransylvanian FortificationsEssential Transylvania
Start by visiting Peles Castle in Sinaia and get a better understanding of what neorenaissance and royality look like togheter. Next, cross the mountains and head to Bran to discover Dracula’s Castle and visit a medieval fortification that was never conquered. Lastly, visit the Old Town of Brasov and get a feel of the city by taking a stroll on its streets. Your tour includes private round-trip hotel transport from Bucharest.
In this private day trip you will discover the largest salt mine in Europa, which is Slanic Prahova. Inside you will find the biggest planetarium in Romania, with a dome with a diameter at 16 meters and laser projection system (4k) of 24.000 lumens.After this we will visit the Berca Muddy Volcanoes wich is a geological and botanical reservation located in Buzău County. The most spectacular feature is small volcano-shaped structures typically a few metres high caused by the eruption of mud and natural gases.
Venture across the border into Bulgaria to explore highlights of Romania’s southern neighbor on this private full-day tour from Bucharest. Experience a culture with widely different roots and traditions, and learn about Bulgaria's long history in the medieval city of Veliko Tarnovo. Tour the imposing hilltop fortress of Tsarevets, and admire the UNESCO-listed monasteries and churches of Arbanassi. A private guide and transport make it a personalized cross-cultural journey.
Discover the diverse and layered history of Bucharest on a 3-hour walking tour. Stroll with a knowledgeable guide through the capital’s most interesting neighborhoods, stopping along the way to hear local legends and historical anecdotes. See landmarks like the stunning Palace of Parliament, University Square and the Kretzulescu Church, and learn how the Cold War shaped the city’s landscape.
Benefit from the personalized attention of your photographer guide and the ability to travel at your own pace on this photo-focused tour of Bucharest. Travel in a private car or minibus (depending on group size) and stop by the Romanian landmarks that interest you; this tour is completely customizable. As you snap photos, listen to guided commentary on Romanian culture, history, and modern life.
Reward yourself with one of the Winter Special Tours and feel the Holiday's Cheer! Tours are available in December and January only:- Bucharest's Intriguing Palaces - Past and Present Presidential Palaces- Christmas Lights in Bucharest