11 -- 12 hours
Two Castles in One Day Tour
Tour ID: P1075
Peles and Bran castles + Brasov old town,
guaranteed departure day-trip starting in Bucharest
Itinerary: Bucharest -- Sinaia -- Bran -- Brasov -- Bucharest
You will meet the guide and other travelers between 07:30 – 08:00 am at the pick-up points mentioned above.
At 08:00 am, you will leave Bucharest, heading north towards the Carpathian Mountains and Transylvania.The first stop is Sinaia, a beautiful mountain resort, where you will visit Peles Castle – the former residence of the Romanian Royal Family.
Continue the day with a scenic drive through the Carpathian Mountains and, in about 1 hour, arrive at Bran where you will visit Bran Castle, also known as Dracula’s castle.
Before heading back to Bucharest, we will remain in Transylvania and stop for a short time in Brasov, a typical medieval city. You will stop in Council Square and start a quick walking tour in the Old Town. You will learn more about the story of the Saxons in Transylvania, admire the impressive and well-preserved architecture, see the Black Church (city’s landmark – view from outside) and discover which is the second narrowest street in Europe – the Rope Street.
Return to Bucharest
Transportation: Small group shared tour by car or minibus/van
~ JW Marriott Bucharest Grand Hotel, 90 Calea 13 Septembrie, Bucharest city - pick-up at 07:30
~ Athenee Palace Hilton Bucharest, strada Episcopiei 1-3, Bucharest city - pick-up at 07:40
~ Hilton Garden Inn Bucharest Old Town, strada Doamnei 12, Bucharest city - pick-up at 07:50
~ Grand Hotel Bucharest (former Intercontinental), bulevard Balcescu Nicolae 4, Bucharest city - pick-up at 08:00
Duration: 11 to12 hours (normal traffic conditions)
~ Transportation by A/C van or minibus or car,
~ certified English-speaking guide
Price excludes :
~ Meals or drinks. There will be a stop for lunch and you can eat together with the group or individually
~ Entrance fees (50 lei - Peles castle and 45 lei - Bran castle)
Cancellation policy : for a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the activity starts
~ Small Group Tour for a more personal and intimate experience. A chance to discover the secrets of Transylvania while making new friends.
~ Friendly, Experienced Guide: Feel welcome, relaxed, and able to enjoy the tour to its fullest. Ask your burning questions and learn from your knowledgeable guide.
~ Visit Peles Castle, the former residence of the Romanian Royal Family and the most visited castle in Romania.
~ Discover the famous Bran castle also known as Dracula’s castle; It is considered that Bram Stocker’s novel was inspired by Bran Castle and Vlad the Impaler, one of the cruelest ruler of the Walachia region of Romania.
~ Have a guided walking tour of Brasov, with its medieval streets and admire the impressive and well-preserved architecture of a typical Transilvanian city.
~ Taste the delicious Romanian traditional food - meals are not included, but you will have a lunch break and some excellent restaurants to choose from.
This tour is available, every day, year-round
except Ortodox Easter Sunday (date varies) and Christmas Day (December 25).
Dates of Orthodox Easter Sunday:
2023: April 16
Trip duration: 11 to 12 hours (normal traffic conditions).
69 Euros / adult
49 Euros / child (7 y.o. to 12 y.o.) - November through February
Groups discounts : 5% for 3 people, 8% for 4 or more people traveling together (call us for a discount code)
To check available dates and make a reservation on-line:
~ select “Book this Tour” (right column)
~ select your month/date of travel (using the arrow below the navy band - top)
~ on the bottom of the pop-up calendar click on Departure Time ‘case’
(it becomes navy when you point the mouse on it)
~ instructions for payment will follow