Carpathian Castles Tour
There is no doubt this is the most popular one-day tour from Bucharest. In just two hours of driving, you’ll reach the amazing Carpathian Mountains. They create the prefect set to shelter Peles Castle, one of the most beautiful castles in the world. Cross the mountains into Transylvania and you’ll go back in time. Visit the famous Bran Castle, also known as Dracula’s Castle, and the beautiful medieval citadel of Brasov. in the evening you will be back in Bucharest.
per adult from
12 to 13 hours
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Transportation by car or van
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off in Bucharest only
- Licensed English-speaking tour guide/driver
- Entrance fees to sites included in the program
- Entry/Admission - Sinaia Monastery
- Entry/Admission - Peles Castle
- Entry/Admission - Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
- Entry/Admission - Brasov Historical Center
What's excluded :
- Lunch - You will enjoy a stop during the day for lunch, at a traditional restaurant.
- Photo/Video fee at Peles Castle (optional)
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Sinaia Monastery, Manastirii 2, Sinaia 106100 Romania
Sinaia Monastery is the oldest building in Sinaia mountain resort, dating from the late 17th century. You will visit both Orthodox churches and the tour guide will offer you the proper explanations.
Duration: 20 minutes
Stop At: Peles Castle, Str. Pelesului 2, Sinaia 106100 Romania
You’ll be literally overwhelmed by the splendor of Peles Castle (standard tour – ground floor exhibition, photo fee is not included). Built at the request of Carol I, the first king of Romania, Peles castle is considered one of the most beautiful castles in Europe. The amazing architecture and exquisite interiors are matched only by the beauty of its setting in the Carpathians.
Kindly note that your tour guide will offer you a private tour of the castle without having to join a large group. Nevertheless, during the weekends, official holidays and the warm season, the castle is crowded.
Peles castle is closed on Mondays. The Rasnov fortress or the Cantacuzino Castle in Busteni.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Stop At: Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), Str. General Traian Mosoiu nr. 24, Bran 507025 Romania
The castle of Bran is the most famous and visited museum in Romania. It was built around 800 years ago when Transylvania was controlled by Hungarian kings. The castle became a major attraction in the ’60s when it became known as “Dracula’s Castle.” You’ll get to admire its beautiful rooms renovated by Queen Marie of Romania and you’ll be told the story of Dracula.
The tour guide is going to offer you a private tour of the castle and you will not have to join a large group. Nevertheless, during the weekends, official holidays and the warm season, the castle is crowded.
Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes
Stop At: Brasov Historical Center, Piazza Sfatului, Brasov Romania
Brasov is a city built by the German colonists 750 years ago.
It boasts a charming old town with old houses and narrow streets, being surrounded by massive walls, towers and gates for protection against different invasions. Located on an important trade route, the city developed quickly, and the residents built one of the most impressive Gothic churches between Vienna and Istanbul, today known as the Black Church (During the cold months between November and April, the Black Church will be seen only from outside).
You will see the Council Square, the Council Tower, the White Tower, the Black Church, Saint Catherine's Gate, Schei Gate, the Rope Street.
Duration: 45 minutes
Departure Point :Traveler pickup is offered
We pick our travelers up from any hotel or address from Bucharest. When you book this tour, please send us the name of the hotel or the address where you want us to pick you up.In case you cannot locate the tour guide at the pick-up point, please call our emergency phone number
Departure Time :7:30 AM
Return Detail :-
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Most travelers can participate
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.