higlights of Dracula-country
(Transylvania, Saxonland, Painted monasteries of Bucovina)
- 10 days
Summary and recommendation: 10 days long hiking-trekking
adventure with natural and cultural highlights to Romania's
most fabled lands.
country: Romania. Arrive and depart to Bucharest.
schedule: Upon request.
10 days (extensions available; see below!)
supplement: TBA. Price includes:
accommodations and meals (lunch is typically picnic!),
drinking water, vehicle hire with fuel and driver guide,
park entrance fees and ranger guides. The
price exclude: bank transfer loss, international
flight, visa, tips, drinks, personal travel insurance
and any other activities of personal request e.g. laundry,
toalet fees, phone calls, etc.
4WD or minivan, upon request.
Description: "...This trip
include the multicultural and natural highlights of
the so-called „Draculaland”, incl. Transylvania, Saxonland,
Moldavia and Bucovina. Castles, churches, fortresses,
painted monasteries, folklor, customes and many ethnic
groups are in focus. Romania is undoubtely the most
colourful and variable country of Europe, a superb destination
for everyone with interest of culture, history and people..."
main sights of Bucharest,
incl. Parliament building, Cotroceni palace, Open air
village museum, Calea Victoreii.
To Brasov. En route stop at the Royal Palace and Monastery
Cabelcar and trek up to the Bucegi
(Black Church, First Romanian School, etc.). Visit the
peasant fortress. Bran
castle - Dracula Myth.
Saxon day: Visit Viscrii
- favourite spot of Prince Charles. Mediaval city of
Sighisoara, a World Heritage Site. Visit the birthplace
of "Dracula"... now a local pub.
fortified saxonc hurch - a World Heritage Site. Visit
Seclerland: deep salt mine of Praid,
Korond shopping village, Inlaceni
traditional village - a World Heritage Site.
Pietra Neamt. En route stops at the unique Lake
Ursu (Sovata) and at Bicaz-gorge
with the Killer Lake.
of Bucovina 1.: Neamt Monastery (PT), Humor and Voronet
of Bucovina 2.: Suceava: Putna, Sucevita, Moldovita
monasteries, old jewish cemetery.
Travel day to Bucharest, en route stops
at various places.
Depart or post-extension
-Detailed Bucharest sighseeing
with Snagov (+ 1-2 days upon request before or
after the trip).
Yellow dots=trip stations