10 days / 9 nights

Bucharest to Budapest, Romania and Hungary in one Journey
guaranteed departure tour

Tour ID: P1041

August 16, 2019
Arrive Bucharest.
Meet your guide next to the flower shop in the International Arrivals hall.
Transfer to your four-star hotel (Mercure City Center or similar)
Dinner at a traditional Romanian restaurant.
Overnight in Bucharest.

August 17, 2019
Bucharest
 -- Sinaia -- Brasov
After breakfast, bus tour of Bucharest / guided tour of Romania's Parliament Palace.
Departure to Brasov via Breaza - Sinaia.
Stops/ visits:
~ Bucharest - Romnia's capital city, 
~ southern Carpathian Mountains,
~ Brasov - southern Transylvania's largest city.
Dinner and overnight in Brasov.

August 18, 2019
Brasov
 -- Sinaia -- Bran -- Brasov
Day-trip to Sinaia and Bran.
Morning departure to Sinaia to visit the neo-renaissance Peles castle,
one of the most beautiful in Europe.
Lunch in Sinaia.
Continue to Bran and visit Bran (Dracula's) castle.
Return to Brasov.
Dinner and overnight in Brasov.

August 19, 2019
Brasov -- Sighisoara -- Cluj
Stops/ visits:
~ Prejmer - Saxon Fortified Church
~ Saschiz - small village known for its tasty local fruit preserves.
~ Sighisoara - explore the medieval citadel, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Lunch in Sighisoara.
Dinner and overnight in Cluj Napoca. 

August 20, 2019
Cluj -- Turda -- Alba Iulia -- Sibiu
After breakfast, travel from Cluj Napoca to Sibiu
Stops/ visits:
~ Turda Salt Mine
~ Alba Iulia - Old Town and Vauban Fortress.
Lunch in Alba Iulia.
Sightseeing in Sibiu
Dinner and overnight in Sibiu. 

August 21, 2019
Sibiu -- Hunedoara -- Timisoara
After breakfast, travel from Sibiu to Timisoara, via Deva/ Hunedoara
Stops/ visits:
~ Hunedoara / 15th Century Corvin Castle (Hunyadi Castle)
Lunch in Hunedoara.
Sightseeing in Timisoara
Dinner and overnight in Timisoara. 

August 22, 2019
Timisoara
 -- Arad -- Szeged -- Budapest
After breakfast, travel from Timisoara to Budapest (Hungary),
via Arad - Szeged (Seghedin) - Kecskemét.
Stops/ visits:
~ Arad, second-largest city in western Romania
~ Szeged, lunch in Szeged.
Overnight in Budapest. 

August 23, 2019
After breakfast, sightseeing tour of Budapest. 
Lunch at a traditional Hungarian restaurant.
Dinner at the Wine Catacomb Restaurant.
Overnight in Budapest.

August 24, 2019
After breakfast, 
free time for more sightseeing and shopping in Budapest.
Danube river cruise / dinner on the boat.
Overnight in Budapest.

August 25, 2019
After breakfast,
transfer to Budapest airport.

Hotels:

Bucharest:
Mercure City Center (or similar), four-star

Brasov
Coroana Brasovului, three-star

Cluj Napoca
Grand Hotel Napoca, four-star

Sibiu
Ibis, three-star

Timisoara
Timisoara Hotel, four-star

Budapest
Mercure City Center, four-star

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,
Cluj - Transylvania's largest city & University Center,
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,
Szeged - beautiful architecture, the city in Hungary with most of sunny days,
Budapest - capital of Hungary.

This shared tour is guaranteed to go from the first booking,
has no passenger minimum and will never cancel once a deposit is secured.

2019 Departure dates

August 16, 2019:  Bucharest to Budapest

August 25, 2019:  Budapest to Bucharest 

Price: 
850 Euros/ person sharing a double room
Single room supplement: 240 Euros.

Services included in tour cost:

August 16, 2019
Hotel Transfer
Bucharest Hotel accommodations
Dinner

August 17, 2019
Ground transportation/ Sightseeing tour
Brasov Hotel accommodations 
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

August 18, 2019
Ground transportation/ Sightseeing tour
Brasov Hotel accommodations
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

August 19, 2019
Ground transportation/ Sightseeing tour
Cluj Hotel accommodations
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

August 20, 2019
Ground transportation/ Sightseeing tour
Sibiu Hotel accommodations
Lunch and Dinner

August 21, 2019
Ground transportation/ Sightseeing tour
Timisoara Hotel accommodations
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

August 22, 2019
Ground transportation/ Sightseeing tour
Budapest Hotel accommodations
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

August 23, 2019
Ground transportation/ Sightseeing tour
Budapest Hotel accommodations
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

August 24, 2019
Ground transportation/ Sightseeing tour
Budapest Hotel accommodations
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

August 25, 2019
Breakfast
Transfer Hotel to Budapest airport