- 2 nights ( optional accommodation also in Bucharest)
departure every days from end of June to begin of September
We leave Bucharest early in the morning for Ocnele Mari - the Greatest Point of the last total solar eclipse of the Millennium. Only few meters from the greatest point is the old citadel of Buridava of the Daces, the ancestors of Romanians. You can taste the water of the Daces well and admire the Cosota - a Daces cemetery, whose name means "the place for final rest" We will stop at Horezu to admire the work of the Ceramics artisans (Vicsoreanu, Biscu, Iorga etc) working in their homes
lunch at Horezu Monastery or Rimnicul Vilcea area
The Monastery has an intriguing architectural style which blended elements of European baroque, oriental style and traditional Romanian architecture From there to the Cozia Monastery - last proof testifying the practice of ishianism - the presence of solitary monks living in the nature and only with nature's help.
Arrive Sibiu in the late afternoon Sibiu *** or **** hotel
Dinner in ASTRA old inn
SECOND DAY: Sibiu Morning walking city tour: we will visit the medieval area. We will drive to ASTRA - open air museum of folk technology, one of the best in the world .
We continue to Cirta ( The ruin of the Cisterciens Monastery made by Temple Order) and cross the mountain by Transfagarasan Road ( Ceausescu road ) up at 2034 m altitude
Lunch in a chalet. Down on Arges Valley, the citadel of Poienari - the hidden place of Vlad Dracul known as Dracula.
A stop to Curtea de Arges Monastery -masterpiece of architecture and the cave of last Romanian kings.
By Campulung (one of the first capital of Wallachia ) by Rucar - Bran pass we shall stop at Bran Castle known as Dracula Castle.
Brasov *** or **** hotel
Special dinner with show
THIRD DAY: Brasov - Sinaia In the morning Brasov city Sightseeing: Visit Piata Sfatului, the famous Black Church, walking on the streets to enjoy the medieval atmosphere
We leave for Sinaia: Peles Royal Castle
*Lunch at Economat Restaurant Back in Bucharest
Individual min 2 persons 595 USD/pers ,
Groups: 6-8 persons 499 USD/pers, 9-14 persons 398 USD/pers, 15-21 persons 358 USD/pers; more than 20 persons pls. contact us For each group of 15 persons traveling and reserving together we will compliment one tour director (land only).
single supl. 25 USD/pers.
ALL INCLUDED (s.below)
Special prices can be requested for groups of more of 4 or more persons traveling together booked through us or a travel agent in advance.
Depending on your departure date and if you like to travel with other you might be able to join an already established group.
Our guides speak several languages: English, French, German, Spanish... but there will be no more than 2 languages spoken on the bus. Please let us know which languages you would prefer.
We will be happy to try to accommodate your requests when ever possible and depending on availability. Please let us know at the time of booking. We shall be also glad to reserve for you a previous accommodation, transfers and visits in Bucharest
FOR SPECIAL ECLIPSE TOURS:
The balance is due June 1. Air fare are available upon request.