4x4 Adventure Tour in Dracula's Land

4x4 Adventure Tour in Dracula’s Land
(3 days)

Season: All year long
Duration: 3 Days / 2 Nights
Departures: Daily
Type of tour: Guided off-road tour
Travel by: Nissan Patrol or similar

Highlights:

  • Bolboci Lake and Lespezi Pick
  • Bucegi and Baiului Mountains Plateau
  • Peles and Bran (Dracula`s) Castle
  • Brasov
  • Traditional villages
  • Wildlife

Our tours are not available on the following dates: 15-17 Apr 2017, 3 Dec 2017, 24-26 Dec 2017, 31 Dec 2017, 1-2 Jan 2018

Price

Persons sharing a 4x4 vehicle Price in EURO per person
1 1252
2 672
3 479

* For groups of more than 3 persons you have to make 2 bookings. In one car there is comfortable space for maximum 3 persons. The price is per persons sharing a double room. Single supplement occupancy (50 EUR/person).

Description

This short 4x4 adventure tour is a great way to discover the wonderful Transylvania, home to some of the world`s fascinating landscapes and beautiful castles! We leave the pollution of the city on this 3 days 4x4 tour and experience the wildlife, history and culture of this legendary land as a few travellers get to do. You will enjoy the breathtaking views over Carpathian Mountains, taste delicious traditional foods and explore truly unique places!

WHY travel off-road by a 4×4 vehicle?

Unlike ordinary cars, 4×4 vehicles offer multiple travel advantages:

  • You have the chance to escape from the urban city where you are surrounded by man-made things and enjoy the beauty and purity of nature, the result of divine creation. With our 4×4 vehicles you can reach wild, unique and not easily accessible places.
  • A 4×4 vehicle offers flexibility in route selection, safety, comfort and also additional opportunities for a customized vacation, regardless of weather conditions.
  • Moreover, in a 4×4 jeep you can take all mountain equipment necessary for an active holiday outdoors, a picnic kit, archery accessories, and mountain bikes
  • The professional guides ensure that each guest gets all the best. They are trained in 4×4 off-road tours and have the necessary experience to choose the optimal routes that combine sensational scenery with sightseeing.

Tour Details:

Pick-up location: From your hotel in Bucharest at aprox. 08:00 am

Return details: Transfer to your hotel at aprox. 20.00

Itinerary: Bucharest – Sinaia - Bucegi Plateau - Peles Castle - Plaiul Foii - Canyon of Zarnesti - Baiului Plateau – Brasov - Magura – Pestera - Bran Castle - Simon Hermitage - Bucharest (800 km)
**The itinerary could be modified depending on the weather conditions and tours can be customized on request.

Day 1: Bucharest – Prahova Valley - Bolboci Lake – Scropoasa Lake - Sinaia – Plaiul Foii

Pick up from your hotel and start the journey by crossing Prahova Valley to Bucegi Mountains Plateau, visiting Bolboci Lake – known as “The Sea of Bucegi” and Scropoasa Lake, a transparent gem located in Ialomita Valley. Lunch time will be provided at a special restaurant in Sinaia. After lunch, you will visit Peles Castle, the former summer residence of the Romanian royal family. Considered one of the most beautiful castles in Europe, the construction is impressive thanks to the architectural style and decorations, but most of all thanks to the beautiful interior design and the modern facilities for the last half of the XIXth century (electricity, vacuum cleaner, electrical elevator and central heating).
If Peles Castle is closed, you will explore Diham Cottage and go to Plaiul Foii, a wonderful place near Zarnesti town, for a welcome dinner with traditional food and accommodation. Spend the night in a special 3* lodge/hotel in Plaiul Foii.

Day 2: Plaiul Foii – Valea Azugii – Rentea – Brasov –Holbav- Plaiul Foii

After breakfast, you will continue the off-road adventure tour in Rentea – Baiului Mountains giving you the chance to admire breathtaking landscapes. Then, you will visit the beautiful city of Brasov (Kronstadt, under its German name). Founded by the Saxons in the XIIIth century, the city preserves a charming medieval atmosphere with a tumultuous story. Here you will walk on the narrow and cobblestone streets of the old city center. You will see The Council Square, The Council Tower, The famous Black Church (the largest Gothic construction in Eastern part of Europe).
Lunch at a cozy restaurant in Brasov. After lunch, we will continue our off road journey through Barsa Land (Tara Barsei). After a full day in the middle of the nature, we head back to our lodge in Plaiul Foii for dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Plaiul Foii – Zarnesti - Magura - Bran Castle– Simon - Bucuresti

We begin the day with optional hike in Zarnesti Canyon. 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 will be arranged in a traditional restaurant in Bran area. Then, we will visit the Simon Hermitage located in a very beautiful place. Away from the noisy world, here you will discover another face of Romania, a fairytale corner with spectacular landscapes. On our way back to Bucharest, we will pass through traditional villages giving you a unique experience with some fantastic photo opportunities. In the evening, you will leave the beautiful mountain landscapes behind and return to Bucharest.

Included

  • Fuel and transportation by 4x4 vehicles
  • English speaking guide/driver
  • Recovery equipment
  • Meals (2 breakfast, 2 dinner)
  • Double occupancy accommodation for 2 nights in a superb locations of 3*/4* special lodges

Not included

  • Lunch and alcohol/refreshments drinks
  • Single supplement occupancy (50 EUR/person)
  • Entrance fees to Peles / Bran Castle
  • Adventure tourism medical insurance

Pictures

Important! TravelMaker, as the company which organizes the trip, is not responsible if the visited sites are closed without prior notice
and for any reason at the moment you arrive.




Our tours are reccommended by
Radisson Blu Hotel in Bucharest

















Tourism licence no. 3462 from 02.06.2016 issued by the National Tourism Authority
Registration number personal data operator: 11966
Insurance policy Series I, no. 45314 from 02.07.2015 valid from 08.07.2015 until 07.07.2016 issued by OMNIASIG VIENNA INSURANCE GROUP S.A. Amount covered: 50.000 USD
Tourism certificate no. 7666 from 11.04.2003; holder: Penciu Cristian Daniel
Capital: 200 RON | Commercial no. J40/3295/2005 | Company no. RO17262596



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