4x4 Adventure Tour in Dracula's Land
4x4 Adventure Tour in Dracula’s Land
Season: All year long
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
* 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).
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:
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)
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).
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).
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.
Tourism licence no. 3462 from 02.06.2016 issued by the National Tourism Authority