7 days / 6 nights

Bucharest to Belgrade, crossing Southern Transylvania

Tour ID: P1064

Day 1
Arrive Bucharest - Romania
Meet your guide at Bucharest airport,
transfer to your hotel.
Overnight in Bucharest.

Day 2
Explore Bucharest
After breakfast,
Sightseein (bus) tour of Bucharest.
Sights/ visits: Bucharest's unique architectural mix / Palace of Parliament. 
Overnight in Bucharest.

Day 3
Bucharest
-- Sinaia -- Bran -- Brasov
After breakfast,
Travel from Bucharest to Brasov, via Sinaia - Bran.
Stops/ visits:
~ Sinaia / Peles Castle,
~ Bran / Bran (Dracula's) castle
Sightseeing in Brasov
Dinner and overnight in Brasov.
Day 3 in brief: 
Distance traveled:  215 km (135 miles) 
Approx. travel time:  3 hours and 15 minutes (normal traffic, without stops) 
Sights/ Activities:  southern Carpathian Mountains, castles Peles and Bran, Brasov - southern Transylvania's largest city.

Day 4
Brasov
 -- Sighisoara -- Sibiu
Stops/ visits: 
~ Crit, Saxon village and beautiful fortified Church
~ Sighisoara Citadel, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
~ Medias, charming Transylvanian town
Sightseeing in Sibiu
Overnight in Sibiu.
Day 4 in brief: 
Distance traveled:  210 km (132 miles) 
Approx. travel time:  3 hours and 30 minutes (normal traffic, without stops) 
Sights/ Activities:  rural southern Transylvania, Saxon villages, medieval towns.

Day 5
Sibiu -- Alba Iulia -- Hunedoara -- Timisoara
Stops/ visits:
~ Alba Iulia, home to impressive Vauban-style fortress
~ Hunedoara / Corvin Castle
Sightseeing in Timisoara
Overnight in Timisoara. 
Day 5 in brief: 
Distance traveled: 330 km (210 miles) 
Approx. travel time: 4 hours and 45 minutes (normal traffic, without stops) 
Sights/ Activities: medieval fortifications, medieval castle, Secession architecture, western Romania's largest city. 

Day 6
Timisoara -- Zrenjanin -- Novi Sad (Serbia)
After breakfast,
travel from Timisoara to Novi Sad, via Zrenjanin
Stops/ visits:
Overnight in Novi Sad. 
Day 6 in brief: 
Distance traveled:  145 km (91 miles) 
Approx. travel time:  2 hours and 35 minutes (normal traffic, without stops) 
Sights/ Activities: rural western Romania, rural Serbia, cities Zrenjanin and Novi Sad in Serbia.

Day 7
Novi Sad -- Belgrade
After breakfast,
travel from Novi Sad to Belgrade
Stops/ visits:
~ Fruška Gora National Park 
Sightseeing in Belgrade.
Overnight in Belgrade. 
Day 7 in brief: 
Distance traveled:  98 km (62 miles) 
Approx. travel time:  1 hour and 10 minutes (normal traffic, without stops) 
Sights/ Activities: national park, Serbia capital city: Belgrade 

This tour package includes accommodations:
~ one night in Bucharest 
~ one night in Brasov
~ one night in Sibiu
~ one night in Timisoara
~ one night in Novi Sad
~ one night in Belgrade

Tour highlights/ major attractions visited:
Bucharest - Romania's capital city,
Sinaia - Peles castle, one of the most beautiful in Europe,
Bran - Bran (Dracula's) castle,
Brasov - a beautiful city located at the foot of Mt. Tampa,
Sighisoara - the medieval Citadel, a World Heritage site,
Sibiu - charming town in southern Transylvania known for its rich cultural life and great museums,
Corvin / Huniady castle - a stunning Gothic structure,
Timisoara - largest city in western Romania, great history and architecture,
Zrenjanin - administrative center of the Central Banat District in the autonomous province of Vojvodina, Serbia,
Novi Sad - Serbia's second largest city
Belgrade - capital of Serbia.

Availability: year-round

Price: from 358 Euros/ person sharing a double room
           single room supplement: 88 Euros.

Inclusions:
~ ground transportation with car, minibus or coach, 
~ six-nights hotel accommodations,
~ attractions/ museums admission charge,
~ private guide.