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Bucharest. Romania
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 36 39 50 62 72 79 82 82 75 63 47 38
Average Low 23 25 33 42 51 58 60 59 52 43 33 27
Average Rainfall 1.7 1.5 1.4 1.8 2.6 3.4 2.2 2.2 1.4 1.1 1.8 1.6
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
GMT + 2
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Euro
$1.00 USD = €0.92 EUR
Visa requirement
No
Sinaia. Romania
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 18 17 24 32 38 44 48 49 44 38 30 21
Average Low 8 8 12 20 28 35 38 39 33 28 20 14
Average Rainfall 3 3.7 2.6 3.6 4.9 6 5.6 3.8 2.9 2.4 2.4 3.7
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
GMT+3
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Euro
$1.00 USD = €0.92 EUR
Visa requirement
No
Sibiu. Romania
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 31 37 47 59 68 74 79 78 71 59 47 36
Average Low 17 21 29 39 47 53 56 55 49 40 33 23
Average Rainfall 1.2 1.1 1.3 2.2 3.2 4.5 3.4 3 2.2 1.8 1.3 1.1
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
GMT+3
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Euro
$1.00 USD = €0.92 EUR
Visa requirement
No
Brasov. Romania
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 18 17 24 32 38 44 48 49 44 38 30 21
Average Low 8 8 12 20 28 35 38 39 33 28 20 14
Average Rainfall 3 3.7 2.6 3.6 4.9 6 5.6 3.8 2.9 2.4 2.4 3.7
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
GMT+3
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Euro
$1.00 USD = €0.92 EUR
Visa requirement
No
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Wonders of Romania

8 days/7 nights - from $1,100 per person Land Only without Air
Take an 7-night escorted coach tour to the southeastern Europe country of Romania, the birthplace of the legend of Dracula. First, you will spend a night in Bucharest, the capital city, where you will visit its iconic landmarks. Then you will spend five more nights in medieval villages of Transylvania. visit Bucovina, which features unique painted monasteries that belong to the UNESCO World Heritage; the famous medieval castle (“Dracula’s Castle”); and Peles Castle, an exquisite piece of architecture that is one of Europe’s most spectacular castles. Return to Bucharest for one more night, before departure. Limited Departures. $1100 per person double occupancy. An extension to Danube Delta for 4 days/3 nights for $640 per person.

Escorted Tours/Guaranteed Departures

8 Days/7 Nights

Departure Dates: Apr 28, May 26, Jun 9, Jul 21, Aug 11, 25, Sep 15, 2019

Day 1, Arrive Bucharest
Arrive in Bucharest, capital of Romania that is situated at the crossroad of Orient and Occident. You are met and transferred to your hotel. (Novotel or similar) (D)

Day 2 – Bucharest/Sibiel (215 miles, 5 hours)
After breakfast, depart for tour to Curtea de Arges, former capital of Wallachia. Visit the Episcopal Church where the Romanian kings are buried. Drive along the picturesque Olt Valley to Sibiu, one of the oldest cities in Transylvania - formerly Hermannstadt - founded by the Saxon colonists. Guided walking tour of the medieval town includes the Main Square, the Evangelical Church, and the Liars' Bridge. Depart for Sibiel, where you visit the Museum of Icons. Overnight in Sibiel. (Popa Reghina Guesthouse or similar) (B/L/D)

Day 3 – Sibiel/Bistrita (175 miles, 4 hours)
Morning, depart to Sighisoara, birthplace of Vlad the Impaler. Enroute, visit the fortified Church at Biertan, a Gothic and Renaissance building that is one of the most beautiful in Romania. Arrive at Sighisoara and discover the medieval Citadel (a UNESCO World Heritage site), the Clock Tower; the Church on the Hill, and the roofed stairways. After lunch, continue to Targu Mures, with a walking tour through the city center, known for its architecture (the Palace of Culture, the Orthodox churches, and the Teleki-Bolyai Library). Drive on to Bistrita, one of the seven medieval cities in Transylvania and the place where Jonathan Harker, Bram Stoker’s hero spent the night before arriving at Dracula’s Castle. (Coroana de Aur or similar) (B/L/D)

Day 4 – Bistrita/Gura Himorului (155 miles, 4hours)
Depart for Bucovina, the “upper land,” which features unique painted monasteries that belong to the UNESCO World Heritage. After crossing the land of Dracula, arrive at Campulung Moldovenesc and visit the Wooden Art Museum. After lunch, visit the Moldovita Monastery, a medieval art treasure. Visit the workshop of Lucia Condrea, the famous creator of painted eggs, and the village of Vatra Moldovitei, with its traditional small houses, old steam train, and unspoiled nature. (Popas Turistic Bucovina or similar) (B/L/D)

Day 5 – Gura Humorului/Brasov (220 miles, 6 hours)
Today, visit Bucovina’s Voronet Monastery, the jewel of Bucovina, known as “the Sistine Chapel of the East.” Continue the drive through the Moldavian villages, with their typical houses. Arrive at the Village of Tarpesti, home of the “Neculai Popa” Museum. Afterward, visit the monasteries Varatec and Agapia. After lunch, cross the Bicaz Gorges on foot, weather permitting. Arrive at Lacu Rosu (the Red Lake) for lunch. Continue to Brasov, former Kronstadt, founded by the Saxon colonists, as the South gate of Transylvania. Walking tour through the old town center, includes the Black Church – the biggest Gothic church between Istanbul and Vienna.. (Hotel Coroana Brasovului or similar) (B/L)

Day 6 – Brasov

Breakfast at hotel. Travel in and around Brasov. Stop-over at Prejmer for visit to the fortified church, also included in the UNESCO World Heritage.  Drive on to Bran and visit to the famous medieval castle (the “Dracula's? Castle) built as a fortress for the citizens of Brasov in 1377, as a defense to the city. Lunch in Bran. Return to Brasov. (B/L) 

Day 7 – Brasov/Bucharest (115 miles, 3 hours)
In the morning, cross the Carpathian Mountains towards Sinaia, one of the most beautiful in Romania, also called “The Pearl of the Carpathians”. Visit the fabulous Peles Castle, an exquisite piece of architecture and one of the most spectacular castles in Europe. Travel to Bucharest in time for lunch. Start a panoramic tour of Bucharest. The city contrasts between old and modernity, with large boulevards and magnificent buildings - the Romanian Athenaeum, the Patriarchal Church, the House of Parliament, Primaverii Palace. After checking in hotel, take a walking tour in the Old City center. Farewell dinner in a lovely brassiere. (B/L/D)

Day 8 – Depart Bucharest
After breakfast, time at leisure depending on your departure flight. Transfer to the airport for your return flight. Or, take Danube Delta Extension. (B)

Danube Delta Extension

4 Days/3 Nights
$640 per person
$95 single supplement

Day 8 - Bucharest/Danube Delta
Early morning, depart for Tulcea. After lunch, visit the Danube Delta Museum, before departing by boat to Crisan/Sulina. Check into to your accommodations in the area, where you have a traditional fish meal. (B/L/D)

Day 9 - Danube Delta
After breakfast, depart for the south lakes of Sulina to enjoy the Danube Delta. After a three-hour journey, return to Sulina for lunch. Afternoon, visit the town, museum,  old churches and the cemetery. See the picturesque Sulina beach and seaside where the water is not salty, and have a few hours at leisure. Return after sunset and have a traditional dinner, based on fresh fish. Route is decided each day by the guide, depending on water levels of the Danube and the weather. (B/L/D)

Day 10 - Danube Delta
After breakfast, we will depart again on water. Travel to Letea Village, with many traditional houses, by boat, going through the Golf of Musura to see K Island, the newest land in Romania and a paradise for birds. Arrive at a point for traveling by safari car to Letea Forest, the northernmost subtropical forest in Europe. See and photograph local attractions, including the famous wild horses, walk in the fine sand and head back to the boat and to Crisan/Sulina. Visit a local farm where lunch is prepared by your hosts at  and visit to scenic local farm in Cardon. Evening farewell dinner. (B/L/D)

Day 11 – Danube Delta/Bucharest
Early or packed breakfast before departing for Tulcea. Transfer to Bucharest and check in to your hotel or airport for your onward flight.

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Departure DatesLand & Air *
Land Only *Single Supplement
April 28
May 26
June 9
July 21
August 11, 25
September 15
$
$1100
$295
  • Land Only prices are per person based on double occupancy and include government taxes and fees.

*July 21 departure does not offer Danube Delta trip.

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Tour Features

  • Arrival and departure airport/hotel transfers in Bucharest
  • Transportation by modern bus or minibus
  • 7 nights’ hotel accommodations at 3- or 4-star hotels as per itinerary, including: 2 nights at Novotel or similar in Bucharest; 1 night in Popa Reghina Guesthouse or similar in Sibiel; 1 night at Coroana de Aur or similar in Bistrita; 1 night at Popas Turistic Bucovina or similar in Gura Himorlui; 2 nights at Coroana Brasovului or similar in Brasov
  • Breakfast daily, 6 lunches, and 5 dinners, including farewell dinner at a local restaurant in Bucharest
  • Escorted tours as per itinerary
  • Entrance fees to museums and the sites mentioned in the itinerary

Rates do not include:

  • Any expenses of personal nature such as tips, laundry, table drinks, telephone calls, etc.
  • Optional Travel Insurance
  • Entrance fees to monuments and museums when not mentioned
  • City tax (to be paid directly to the hotels)
  • Any item not mentioned above

Remarks

  • If above hotels are not available at the time of reservation, alternative hotels at the same category or airlines could be used. Prices may differ.
  • Full payment must be received 90 days prior to departure
  • Major credit cards accepted; credit card authorization required
  • Change and cancellation penalties ($250-$600 per person) apply once ticketed; Pacific Holidays’ general cancellation policy applies
  • Hotel upgrades, air upgrades, additional hotel nights, extensions to all other destinations, and add-on air fares from various US cities are available

 

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    Danube Delta Extension

    4 Days/3 Nights
    $640 per person
    $95 single supplement

    Day 8 - Bucharest/Danube Delta
    Early morning, depart for Tulcea. After lunch, visit the Danube Delta Museum, before departing by boat to Crisan/Sulina. Check into to your accommodations in the area, where you have a traditional fish meal. (B/L/D)

    Day 9 - Danube Delta
    After breakfast, depart for the south lakes of Sulina to enjoy the Danube Delta. After a three-hour journey, return to Sulina for lunch. Afternoon, visit the town, museum,  old churches and the cemetery. See the picturesque Sulina beach and seaside where the water is not salty, and have a few hours at leisure. Return after sunset and have a traditional dinner, based on fresh fish. Route is decided each day by the guide, depending on water levels of the Danube and the weather. (B/L/D)

    Day 10 - Danube Delta
    After breakfast, we will depart again on water. Travel to Letea Village, with many traditional houses, by boat, going through the Golf of Musura to see K Island, the newest land in Romania and a paradise for birds. Arrive at a point for traveling by safari car to Letea Forest, the northernmost subtropical forest in Europe. See and photograph local attractions, including the famous wild horses, walk in the fine sand and head back to the boat and to Crisan/Sulina. Visit a local farm where lunch is prepared by your hosts at  and visit to scenic local farm in Cardon. Evening farewell dinner. (B/L/D)

    Day 11 – Danube Delta/Bucharest
    Early or packed breakfast before departing for Tulcea. Transfer to Bucharest and check in to your hotel or airport for your onward flight.

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