Route R 6 - 6 days tour in Romania
Bucharest city - Moldavia province - Orientali Carpathian - Transylvania - Prahova valley - Bucharest city
From Bucharest visit Moldavia province with large wine yards and beautiful monasteries (UNESCO patrimony), explore Orientali Carpathian, short hiking tour in Lacu Rosu and Bicaz Gorges area, cross in Transylvania to old Sighisoara fortress (UNESCO patrimony). In Brasov area visit impressive Dracula ( Bran ) castle and follow the picturesque Prahova valley with famous Peles Castle to Wallachia returning in Bucharest.
Period: from April to October
Time: 6 days
Supplement for single room:
Access and visitor taxes: 50 Euro/person payable in first day in Romania.
include: accommodation in good condition (rooms with two beds inside, shower, WC, TV), in hotels and rural houses, transport by train, mini-bus and other local vehicles; luggage transport during trekking route; visitor taxes and local guides, national and mountain guide services, transfer to&from the Bucharest or other important cities from Romania; collective equipment; breakfast and dinner
do not include: meals other than those stated as included; all type of insurance, other taxes and fees, phone calls, drinks; hotel porterage; tips for personal services; individual trekking equipment.
*the travel companies interested to work with us are invited to contact us
Day 1: Bucharest international airport - Bucharest short city tour
From international airport transfer to Bucharest city, the main city in Romania and in Balkan peninsula. Cross Victoria square on Calea Victoriei a representative road in Bucharest. Visit the Parliament Palace the second large building on Earth (after Pentagon from US). This building was made in communism for Ceausescu president by poor Romanian’s workers with 100% Romanian products. In Romania about 80% of the population is Orthodox, a good reason to make a tour to Patriarchy Cathedral. Universitatii square is a very important place for recent history. There is the Bucharest University – the biggest in Romania and the National Theatre.
- accommodation and dinner in hotel by three stars - Duke (or similar) in Bucharest.
Day 2: Bucharest city - Odobesti wine yard - Marasesti - Targu Ocna - Slanic Moldova resort.
Start in the morning from Bucharest to Moldavia province to the largest wine yard from Romania in Vrancea district when taste some representative wine and visit the old cellars. The next stop will be at Targu Ocna where is a deep salt mine. In a picturesque valley is Slanic Moldova resort a nice place to spend the evening in one of the oldest and renowned spa-resort from Romania.
- breakfast at hotel in Bucharest city and dinner and accommodation at Hotel Casa Alba or similar (three stars) from Slanic Moldova spa-resort.
Day 3: Slanic Moldova - Tazlau monastery - Piatra Neamt town - Bistrita monastery - Pangarati monastery - Bicaz lake - Bicaz gorges - Lacu Rosu resort
From Slanic Moldova cross picturesque hills, valleys and unspoiled villages from Tarcau mountains to visit some beautiful Moldavian monasteries: Tazlau, Bistrita and Pangarati. From the Bicaz dam will see large Izvorul Muntelui lake, then cross impressive Bicaz gorges, the deepest from Orientali Carpathian mountains. In the middle of the mountains is a small resort - Lacu Rosu, our host for the rest of the day. Optional we can make a short hiking tour on Suhardul Mic peak to admire the environs.
- breakfast at hotel in Slanic Moldova resort and dinner and accommodation at Hotel Iasicon (three stars) or similar from Lacu Rosu resort.
Day 4: Lacu Rosu - Miercurea Ciuc - Harghita mountains - Odorheiu Secuiesc - Sighisoara fortress.
Today will step into Transylvania land beyond Carpathian mountains to Sighisoara fortress. Built in first part of XIII century on a hill and protected by many towers and walls, Sighisoara is a very picturesque medieval fortress including "Vlad Dracu house", the bird place of Vlad Tepes, “Dracula”, many churches and civil buildings. The entire fortress is UNESCO – patrimony. Spend all afternoon in Sighisoara fortress.
- breakfast at Hotel Iasicon from Lacu Rosu resort, dinner and accommodation in Casa Legenda (or similar) from Sighisoara fortress
Day 5: Sighisoara fortress - Transylvania plateau - Brasov city - Poiana Brasov resort - Bran castle - Prahova valley - Peles Castle.
Leave Sighisoara fortress and cross Transylvania hills to Meridionali Carpathian mountains. Inside the picturesque mountains visit historical Brasov city and Bran castle also called Dracula castle. After lunch follow Prahova valley surrounded by impressive mountains and visit in Sinaia one of the most charming castles from Carpathian - Peles Castle built between 1857 - 1883 in different architectonic styles, German Renaissance elements and also Gothic Style. Leave Carpathian and return to Bucharest city.
- breakfast at restaurant in Sighisoara, dinner in restaurant in the town and accommodation in Hotel Ibis or similar (by three stars) from Bucharest city .
Day 6: Bucharest city - free time - transfer to airport
- breakfast at hotel