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Bucharest Escapade

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  • Bucharest
  • 4 Days 3 Nights
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  • Unlimited
  • Unlimited
  • Entrance fees
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel accommodation
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Meals as per Itinerary
  • Speaking tour guide
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Bucharest Escapade

Authentic, Natural and Cultural best capture the essence of Romania …rich in history, arts and scenic beauty.
Romania offers countless unique travel experiences waiting to be discovered.
A journey of 4 hours, by car or train, can take you from the Danube River to a beautiful, intact, medieval town; from Bucharest – Romania’s capital city – to the Black Sea; from Southern Transylvania to the historic regions of Bucovina or Maramures”.

 

Package is quoted in EURO per person in double room and Includes:

  • Round Trip Ticket with Tarom on R Class (Subject to Availability at the time of booking)
  • All Airport Taxes
  • 03 nights’ accommodation at 3-star; or 4-star Ambassador Hotel or Bertholot Capital Plaza or Similar Hotels
  • Bed and breakfast basis
  • Half Day Guided walking city Tour
  • Farewell Dinner
  • Round trip transfer Airport / Hotel / Airport
  • Validity: Year 2019 subject to availability (Blackout periods excluded)

 

Hotels  Double  Single
 3-star  €        675  €        832
 4-star:

Ambassador

Bertholot Capital Plaza

Or Similar Hotel

€        702 €        857

Flight Details
RO 168 BEYOTP 0340 0605
RO 167 OTPBEY 0035 0250

 

Important Notices:

  • Prices are subject to change according to Class Availability at the time of booking, in addition to Taxes.
  • Prices are subject to change according to the Exchange Rate Fluctuation Euro/USD.
  • In case the mentioned hotel is unavailable, then alternate hotel of similar category will be provided.

 

ITINERARY

 

DAY 1: BUCHAREST: ROMANIA’S HEART. AND SOUL. AND CAPITAL CITY
Pick-up from Bucharest Airport.
Short city tour of Bucharest, with the visit of all the main attractions concentrated in the Old Town:
the Lipscani areaManuc’s Inn, ruins of the Old Court, Victoriei Boulevard with the Romanian Athenaeum – the capital’s cultural landmark, the former Royal Palace, Cantacuzino Palace, Kretzulescu Church.
Dinner with a special menu in a beautiful restaurant: The Beer Wagon (Caru’ cu Bere).
The party lovers can experience the vivid and extensive nightlife experience in Romania’s capital: discos, clubs, bars, pubs. Accommodation in Bucharest.

 

DAY 2: ROMANIAN CASTLES / FREE TIME
Free time at leisure or let us tempt you with one day fully dedicated to the visit of some of the most beautiful and fascinating Romanian castles.
Transfer to Sinaia, a famous and beloved mountain resort, named “Pearl of the Carpathians”.
Visit Peleș Castle which shelters a huge collection of works of art, rare furniture, weapons collections, valuable books, and over 2.000 paintings in its 160 rooms. The Peleș Castle is one of the finest castles one can ever see, regularly placed on the “Most Beautiful Castles in the World” lists.
Visit of the Bran Castle, better known as the Vlad Dracul/Dracula’s Castle, a medieval stronghold perched on rocks high above the valley built by Vlad “The Impaler” Țepeș (born Vlad III, son of Dracula).
Back in Bucharest the party lovers can resume the clubbing, dancing and all the fun intended to subdue them and ask for more. Accommodation in Bucharest.

 

DAY 3: BUCHAREST: SHOPPING, RELAXING TIME OR BIKING
Free time for shopping, relaxing time or biking in Bucharest’s most-beloved parks: Herăstrău and Cișmigiu.
Bucharest’s dining scene is as complex and intriguing as the city itself.
Fun activities will continue the entire night in a city that seriously knows how to party.
On request: Opera or Athenaeum concert tickets.

DAY 4: TRANSFER TO “HENRI COANDA” AIRPORT BUCHAREST. GOODBYE ROMANIA!

ROMANIA FACTS & FIGURES
Surface: 238,391 km2 roughly the same size as the United Kingdom.
The Palace of Parliament, located in Bucharest, is the world’s largest and most expensive civil administration building in the world. It also ranks as the biggest office building in Europe (3.9 million square feet) and 2nd largest in the world, after the U.S. Pentagon. More than a million tons of marble, steel, crystal and wood have been used to build this palace!
Carpathian Mountains: home to one of the largest undisturbed forests in Europe = 400 unique species of mammals, including the Carpathian chamois, where 60% of European brown bear live.

1,350 floral species e.g. yellow poppy, Transylvanian columbine, saxifrage and edelweiss.

Turda Salt Mines (Salina Turda) located in Transylvania, stands the world’s largest salt mine museum, (400 feet into the Earth).
The Danube River flows 1,788 miles from its springs in Germany’s Black Forest to the Black Sea, where it forms the Danube Delta – 2nd largest and best preserved in Europe formed over a period of more than 10,000 years – 2,200 miles2 of rivers, canals, marshes, tree-fringed lakes and reed islands,. Home to the world’s largest reed bed; hosts rare species of plants & animals e.g. endangered sturgeon, otters, wildcats & European mink.
The 2nd largest underground glacier in Europe (in terms of volume) is found in Transylvania = 3500-year old Scarisoara Glacier, 75,000 cubic meters, located in the Bihor Mountains… 154-foot deep entrance shaft leads to some impressive ice structures, ice stalagmites & Scarisoara ice-cave.
Peles Castle was the 1st European castle entirely lit by electrical current produced by its own plant.

Castle’s central heating & vacuuming systems, built in 1883, are still in use today.

The world’s first industrial oil refinery opened at Ploieşti (southern Romania) in 1857. Oil was exploited commercially in Romania since 1857, two years before oil was discovered in Pennsylvania.
The earliest reliably dated European modern human fossils, up to now, were discovered in 2002 in southwestern Romania (at Pestera cu Oase – translated as the “Cave With Bones”). The fossil’s age is estimated at 37,800 to 42,000 years old.
The real Dracula (Vlad Draculea) nicknamed Vlad Tepes (Vlad the Impaler) was a Romanian prince and military leader who fought bravely against the invading Turkish army in the mid 1400’s. Count Dracula – the Vampire – was created by Irish writer, Bram Stoker in 1897.

The most famous novels written are “The Castle in the Carpathians” by Jules Verne, and “Dracula” by Bram Stoker.

Voronet Monastery, northeastern Romania, is known as the ‘Sistine Chapel of the East’. The monastery built in 1488 is known worldwide for frescoes & intense shade of blue known as ‘Voronet blue.’
Tallest wooden church in the world, 2nd tallest wooden structure in Europe, is in Sapanta Peri = Maramures.
Romania Today is the #9 wine producer in the world!

11 “indigenous” varieties of grapes cannot be found anywhere else in the world are produced here.

The movie Cold Mountain was filmed in Romania. Hollywood celebrities Jude Law, Renee Zellweger and Nicole Kidman relaxed in Poiana Brasov after shooting the film Cold Mountain on location in nearby fields and farms.
The Pastrami – a popular sandwich ingredient in America – has its origins in Romania. Little Romania…
The Black Church has the largest organ in Europe with 4000 tubes (built by Buchholz, Berlin’s famous organ builder, in 1836) as well as the largest bell in Romania, weighting 6.3 tons – Brasov (Transylvania).

 

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  • Bucharest House of Parliament
  • Day 1
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  • Royal Palace of Bucharest, Calea Victoriei, Bucharest, Romania
  • Day 2
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  • Iglesia Kretzulescu, Calea Victoriei, Bucharest, Romania
  • Day 3
4

  • Peles Castle, Romania
  • Day 4
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  • Bran Castle, Strada General Traian Moșoiu, Bran, Romania

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