8 Days / 7 Nights

Transylvania and Danube Delta

8 Days / 7 Nights
Departures: March - October 2024

From $813 AUD
Trip Style
Group Travel

Departure city: Bucharest, Romania

End city: Bucharest, Romania

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Discover the history of Romania and the foundations this country is built on. From fortified churches, to the birthplace and the castle of Count Dracula himself! Experience the rich culture this land has to offer and visit monumental landmarks including the Parliament Palace (the second largest building in the world, following the Pentagon), the Cozia Monastery, fortified churches, and many more. Embark on an unforgettable journey through traditional Romania, and enjoy memorable experiences and folklore programs along the way.



  • Explore Count Dracula's birthplace and visit Bran Castle
  • Embark on a carriage ride to the fortified Church of Boian
  • Visit the fortified Church of Mosna, one of the most beautiful in Transylvania
  • Enjoy a festive dinner with a folklore program at the Hanul lui Manuc restaurant


accommodation style
7 Nights Accommodation
in 3* or 4* hotels
half board
2 Festive Dinners with Folklore program
Transportation by modern bus/minibus
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English Speaking Guide
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Carriage Ride +Danube Delta excursion with wine included
  • Other meals/drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips
  • Travel insurance
  • Anything not mentioned in 'Inclusions'


Upon arrival at Bucharest Airport, you will be welcomed by the guide who will accompany you along on a tour to get acquainted with the Romanian capital. Here you can visit the Patriarchal Church, the seat of the Romanian Orthodox Head, and the Parliament Palace (photo stop), the second-largest building in the world. On Revolution Square, you will be able to experience the events of 1989 up close. 


Meals: D

Today, drive along the Valley of the Olt River, through the Red Tower Pass the former border between Transylvania and Wallachia. Enjoy a stop at Cozia Monastery, the oldest Monastery in Romania. The Monastery is an example of well-preserved Wallachian architecture, with Byzantine influence, highlighted by alternating brick and stone groups and carved artificial stairs. This afternoon, enjoy a city tour in Sibiu. The former European Capital of Culture in 2007 played an important economic and political role in Transylvania throughout history. The buildings from the Great and Small Rings, the Brukenthal Palace and the Bridge of Lies are just some of the architectural monuments that influence the city's entire image. During the evening we will arrive in Bazna.


Meals: B, D

Today, your day is dedicated to the culture of the Transylvanian Saxons. The fortified Churches of Transylvania are among the best-known historical monuments of the Transylvanian Saxons and are being better preserved than in other parts of Europe are valuable architectural monuments. After breakfast, we will proceed to Biertan, where we will visit the largest fortified Church in Transylvania also known as the residence of the Evangelical Bishops. The next stop on our visit list is Sighișoara, which has the most beautiful and best-preserved Medieval buildings in the Gothic-Renaissance and Baroque styles from this part of Europe. The high density of the architectural monuments, the public buildings, the fortified walls, the towers and the dwellings give the citadel the view of a unique, well-arranged building complex of invaluable historical value. The Church upon the Hill, Count Dracula's birthplace and the former Monastery Church can be visited here. This afternoon, we return back to Bazna. After arrival at Casa Bazna, you are invited to embark on a carriage ride to the fortified Church of Boian.


Meals: B, D

This morning, we drive to Mosna. The fortified Church of Mosna is one of the most beautiful in Transylvania. The Church has remarkable architecture, in particular, the vestry of the sacristy and a very high altar, which is said to be the work of a son of the famous Veit Stoss. Then, continue to Predeal, a climatic spa located on the Wallachian-Transylvanian border and the highest town in Romania at 1040 metres. Tonight enjoy dinner at the hotel.


Meals: B, D

This morning, we drive to the Saxon fortified Churches of Harman and Prejmer. These fortified Churches were, in addition to the religious practice, used by the residents as a retreat and defensive construction. In the afternoon city tour in Brașov. The city was founded in the 13th Century by the Knights of the Teutonic order and was for centuries an economic and intellectual centre of the Transylvanian Saxons, who constituted until the 19th Century most of the population. We will enjoy a city tour in the city centre, where you will get to know the most important sites including the Black Church with its Pipe Organ (outside visit), the Medieval City Wall around the Old City Centre with stylish late Medieval houses, the Town Hall Square, the unique Rope Street, Catherine's Gate and the small hidden Orthodox Church from the city centre. During the afternoon you will visit the romantically situated Bran Castle also called 'Dracula's Castle', nowadays a museum. During the interwar period, the Castle was the residence of the Romanian Queen Maria.


Meals: B, D

In the morning, we visit the Sinaia Monastery, which was founded in the 17th Century by Monks from the Sinai Peninsula. Then drive through Wallachia to Tulcea. In the late afternoon, cruise to the Danube Delta with a romantic dinner on board.


Meals: B, D

Today, after breakfast, we depart from Tulcea to Constanta, passing by the seaside resorts on the Black Sea Coast. City tour in Constanta with Ovidiu Square and the Orthodox Cathedral. In the afternoon, we enjoy a city tour in Bucharest with a visit to the Village Museum. This evening, we will enjoy a festive dinner with a folklore program at the Hanul lui Manuc restaurant. 


Meals: B, D

After breakfast this morning you'll have some free time before you transfer to the airport for your onward journey.


Meals: B

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