Off road Adventure Tour in Dracula’s Land – 5 Days

Get off the beaten paths with this guided off-road trip and explore the fascinating home of Dracula by 4×4. In the heart of Transylvania you can leave all the noise and bustle behind and step into another world. On this journey you will discover some of the best kept secrets of Dracula’s land: unspoiled nature, a well preserved cultural heritage, animals in their natural habitat, wild and amazing landscapes over Carpathian Mountains and the most visited castle in Romania.

Discover Transylvania`s magnificent scenery by 4×4.

Day 1 Bucharest – Bucegi Plateau – Peles Castle – Plaiul Foii

Lacul BolbociWe pick you up early in the morning from your location in Bucharest or from the Otopeni Henry Coanda International Airport. After crossing Prahova Valley we begin the adventure with off-road tour on Bucegi Plateau, visiting Bolboci lake – dubbed “The Sea of Bucegi “, the lake is among the most spectacular natural attractions in the area of Bucegi Mountains, located at the highest altitude in the country, 1438 meters. Lunch time will be provided at a special restaurant in Sinaia. After lunch, we will visit Peles Castle, a summer residence for Romanian royal family, is considered by many one of the most beautiful castles in all Europe. Welcome traditional dinner and accommodation in Plaiul Foii. Spend the night in a special 3* lodge/hotel in Plaiul Foii

 

Day 2 Plaiul Foii – Diham Cottage – Rentea Mountains – Brasov – Plaiul Foii

_MG_1775R1200_OfAfter breakfast, you will start driving towards Diham Cottage with stunning views over Bucegi Mountains. You will continue the off-road adventure tour in Rentea – Baiului Mountains giving us the chance for breathtaking landscapes. Then you will visit the beautiful city of Brașov (Kronstandt, under its German name) founded by the Saxons in the XIIIth century. Here you will see the Council Square, the Council Tower, the famous Black Church (the largest Gothic construction in Eastern part of Europe) and enjoy a short walking tour in the Old Town of Brașov. You will have dinner at a cozy restaurant in Brașov before we head to overnight rest in the Plaiul Foii area.

Day 3 Plaiul Foii – Pestera – Magura – Bran(Dracula`s) Castle – Simon Hermitage – Plaiul Foii

4x4 Adventure Tours_1200You will begin the day with optional hike in the Canyon of Zarnesti. Then, we will continue the off-road tour to the traditional villages of Magura and Pestera, with some of the best breathtaking views in Romania.The stunning views of Piatra Craiului and Bucegi mountains and the “spread” traditional villages stay with us along our journey. You will have the opportunity to visit Bran Castle that is considered to be among the 10 most beautiful medieval castles in the world. Lunch at a special location Amfiteatru Transilvania where you can discover spectacular views, remote traditions, animal farm, traditional local food and drinks, living water spring and souvenirs.The next destination en route is the Simon Hermitage located in beautiful surroundings. Accommodation in Plaiul Foii. 

Sighisoara

Day 4  Plaiul Foii – Racos – Sighisoara – Bazna

Get ready for a day of exploration the selenar landscapes from Racos Volcanic crater. From here we get another 4×4 trip through the remote saxon villages Viscri, where Prince Charles have properties. Then, you will visit medieval city of Sighisoara – the only medieval citadel in the world that is still populated, included in the UNESCO world heritage. You will end the day with a special experience of relaxation in Bazna, a health resort with wells of mineral waters. Here, you will have dinner and accommodation.

  

Day 5 Bazna – Medias – Mosna – Transfagarasean Route – Bucharest 

transfagarasan routeAfter breakfast, you will continue the off-road journey through the fascinating landscape of the Transylvanian plateau. Sit back and admire the amazing scenery of the Transfagarasan Route, second-highest paved road in Romania, crossing the fantastic Fagaras Mountains as you journey back to Bucharest. Lunch time will be provided at a restaurant en route. Time permitting, you will be able to visit Bucharest and souvenir shopping before a transfer back to the airport. If Transfagarasan Road is closed, due to the weather conditions, you will head to Bucharest by crossing Olt Valley.

 

* Accommodation provided in a superb location of the tourist lodge Piatra Craiului Tavern 3*  or similar in Plaiul Foii – Piatra Craiului
** Programs can be modified depending on the weather conditions and tours can be customized on request.

 

  • Bran Castle – is considered to be among the 10 most beautiful medieval castles in the world with a history of over 600 years, which carries the famous legend of Vlad the Impaler (Vlat Tepes) and Dracula. Year after year, Bran (Dracula`s) Castel is ranked among the top attractions in the world.
  • Peles Castle – the former royal residence of Romania since XVIII century, is considered to be the most important historic architectural ensemble in Romania, which by its unique character and historical and artistic value remains one of the most beautiful monuments in Europe.
  • Rasnov Citadel – one of the best preserved fortified citadels of XIV century in Transilvania, situated strategically at the border with Wallachia erected by the Teutonic Knights on the wooden fortification in early XIII century.
  • Brasov – a commercial and handicraft center of Transylvania since the fourth century, a museum-city of tourist interest where you can visit the Vestiges of the Ancient Citadel of Brasov, Black Church, Schei Romanian School, the oldest school with teaching in Romanian, the first in the three Romanian countries, and the Old Downtown of the city with medieval burg aspect.
  • Sighisoara – the historical center of Sighisoara is the most famous inhabited medieval citadel in southeastern Europe. Included in the UNESCO world heritage and situated on the list of protected monuments, the fortress-city hosts dozens of architectural ensembles of Gothic – rural, Renaissance and Baroque styles.
  • Viscri – one of the many Saxon fortified churches, representative of European architectural military style hosting a museum of Saxon civilization.
  • Bolboci Lake – dubbed the “The Sea of Bucegi “, the lake is among the most spectacular natural attractions in the area of Bucegi Mountains, surrounded by picturesque landscapes, dominated by massive mountains, well wooded, formed behind a dam located at the highest altitude in the country, 1438 meters.
  • Off-road tours of rare beauty, the optimal choice of 4×4 Tours team to facilitate legal access and in maximum security in wild places with sensational views over Bucegi, Piatra Craiului, Ciucas, Baiului, Postavaru, Piatra Mare, Iezer, Fagaras Mountains.

 

PRICES & SERVICES

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We offer big discounts for reseller agencies!

Each 4×4 vehicle is driven by one 4×4 Tours team driver/guide and can travel:

  • 3 more people in maximum comfortable conditions
  • or 4 more people in less comfortable conditions (3 people on the back seat)

The price includes:

  • Accommodation (budget) for 4 nights in a superb locations of 3* special lodges or hotels.

Half board (4 breakfasts and 4 dinners – check-in dinner and check-out with breakfast)

  • Accommodation and all meals for the “4×4 Tours” guide and drivers4×4 vehicle rental with driver, equipped with gear and ready for off-road like Nissan Patrol, Mitsubishi Pajero or similarTourist assistance services – Romanian and English speaking guide trained in 4×4 off-road toursFuel depending on km traveled, car wash and parking fees for each carTowing and Recovery Equipment
  • VAT

The price does not include:

  • Flights to/from Bucharest – Romania
  • Lunch can be arranged as nature picnic lunch or in a restaurant on the route – about 13 EUR/person
  • One more overnight for resting in Bucharest, accommodation with breakfast in 4* hotel and dinner in Old Center and transfer to airport in next morning – 85 EUR/120 EUR per person in double/single occupancy
  • Options for observing bear in the wild – 25 EUR/person, entrance to the Bazna Spa – 12 EUR/person, entrance to the Castles – 10 EUR
  • Alcohol and other refreshing drinks
  • Travel insurance specific for the off-road and adventure tourism
  • Additional fees for single room occupancy – 79 EUR per person / 4 nights
  • Accomodation (comfort) 4* hotels can be provided on request at additional price
  • Other optional fees not mentioned in the program

The final price per tourist is calculated at request by the agency depending on the number of adults and children travelling, number of field cars used, km travelled and other potential options.

For other detailed information do not hesitate to contact us.

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