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Tour code: Bu 4.3RoHa
Departure: Bucharest
Day by day itinerary
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 Halloween in Transylvania
  with Vlad the Impaler

   Short break


Halloween Party in Transylvania with Vlad the Impaler



Highlights

Halloween Party in Sighisoara Citadel- a delicious traditional Romanian festive dinner washed down with fiery spirits, excellent Romanian wine and accompanied by a special programme including:

Ritual Killing of the Living Dead - Help a haunted spirit to gain his peace - attend the ritual of killing a strigoi. learn more

The Witch Trial, Dracula’s Wedding, Romanian Folk Show and many dark surprises.

The Medieval Saxon Citadel of Sighisoara - Dracula’s birth place, the best preserved medieval citadel in Europe, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Bran Castlealso known as Dracula’s Castle, a legendary Transylvanian fortress dating back to 1377.

The Medieval Saxon city of Brasov – one of the best preserved medieval cities in Europe

 



Day by day itinerary


DAY 1, October 31, Bucharest – Sighisoara

Sighisoara citadel, courtesy of Romanian Tourism MinistryWelcome to the Romania! Our English speaking guide will collect you from Bucharest Airport. Transfer to the Medieval Saxon Citadel of Sighisoara. Founded by Saxons during the 12th century, Sighisoara still stands as one of Europe’s most beautiful inhabited fortified citadels, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Sighisoara is also the place where Vlad the Impaler, the Romanian ruler also know as Dracula was borne.
 Get ready then for the Halloween Party: a delicious traditional Romanian festive dinner washed down with fiery spirits, excellent Romanian wine and accompanied by a special programme including the Ritual of Killing of the Living Dead, The  Witch Trial, Dracula’s Wedding, Romanian Folk Show and many dark surprises.
  If you survive you’ll find refugee in a 3* hotel located in the very heart of the medieval citadel.


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DAY 2, November 1, Sighisoara – Bran – Brasov  

Ritual Killing of a Living Dead

Enjoy medieval charm at its best, visit Sighisoara’s main tourist attractions: The Clock Tower, standing 60 meters tall on top of the citadel’s hill, it hosts a museum and offers a great view over the citadel. Continue your journey with Bran Castle, Transylvania’s iconic image. Bran owes its fame both to its unique charm and to the myth Bram Stocker created around Dracula. The impressive edifice dates back to 1377. Queen Maria of Romania, the niece of Queen Victoria of Great Britain turned the castle into a beautiful summer residence. Close to the castle, there is a shrine that is set in the wall of a mountain which once sheltered her heart. Lunch can be enjoyed in Bran village. Cheese tasting is strongly recommended as the village is renowned for the delicious home made traditional cheese assortments produced here. The ones smoked in pine tree bark are particularly delicious.
 Travel next to the Medieval Saxon city of Brasov, one of the best preserved medieval cities in Europe, home to the impressive Black Church, the largest Gothic edifice in South Eastern Europe.
 For dinner we recommend the delicious traditional Saxon dishes at Saxon’s Barrel Restaurant.



DAY 3, November 2,
Brasov – Bucharest

Transfer to Bucharest Airport for the return journey

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Testimonials

"It is obvious that Transylvania Live goes to extraordinary lengths to make sure its clients are satisfied. We are very thankful to our guide for being not only a well-informed guide but also for being courteous, dependable, friendly, and always doing his best make sure that the trip was a pleasant experience for us, which it was".
Vampire in Transylvania - Dracula Tour
Steve and Karen from Beverly Hills, USA
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Sorin, group leader says: It’s a great satisfaction for me to guide this tour and share all my knowledge on Transylvania’s history and legends, and also create a special fairytale, funny atmosphere.

 


Flights

Low Cost flights, London-Transylvania available with Wizzair or British Airways



Price & Departure

Departure date
Price per person
(based on double occupancy for 2 people travelling together )
Single room supplement
Availability
3 day tour. Departure from Bucharest Airport, 11.30 am (GMT +02:00)



October 31

 

€ 599

€ 89

limited spaces




Price includes:
The services of a professionally trained English speaking guide. 

Accommodation: 2 nights in 3* hotels

Meals: 2 breakfasts and one Festive Halloween Dinner including a 3 course meal plus dessert and the alcoholic drinks in accordance with the menu.

Transportation: entire land transfers based on standard European car, microbus, coach, depending upon the number of travellers.

Entry fees to the following tourist attractions: Bran Castle, Clock Tower in Sighisoara

Special Events: Halloween Party Programme see details here



Not included:
plane ticket, airport fees, photo & video tax and other not mentioned.


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We accept MasterCard and Visa on our on-line secure internet payment form, MasterCard, Visa, JCB, Diners Club and American Expres via fax and phone.
We also accept payments via PayPal (by credit card, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover or PayPal account), by Moneybookers, bank transfer and Western Union.

Click here to see our Reservations page for more details.

 

Available for free if:
You don’t have a reflection in the mirror,
You decompose when sunlight strikes you,
You’re over 200 years old,
Can use your wings to fly to Transylvania,
Well, this holiday is free for you! Come join your fellow vampires in Transylvania:-)
Blood treats not included!


Special notes & info

Please bring your own Halloween costume!

In Romania the weather in October-November is very unpredictable, with daytime temperatures between 15-20 grades Celsius, and night time temperatures between 5-10 grades Celsius; but it is very much possible that you will see some snowfall especially in the mountain section. However the weather is very changeable, so you should expect big temperature changing.

The garlic, cross and the survival techniques are on us!


Add-on programs
Extra nights can be booked at hotel in the last day of the tour.
At your request we can even include a trip to Black Church in Brasov or Dracula's Castle in Bran (1 - 2 hours driving from Sighisoara)

 

Other mentions

  • Once you realise the price of good beer and wine you will probably not want to return to your country.
  • Plenty of English is spoken and you will find the people are friendly and open.
  • No visa is required and you can get green card extension insurance from your insurer to cover Romania.


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Transylvania Live specialises in travel to Romania and we are here to offer you a personal, flexible and highly efficient service. Therefore, if you have any other queries or you would like to adapt your Romanian package in any way, we will be pleased to offer you any assistance that you may require.
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Explanation: Items marked in the tours as Tips represent our suggestion for a special activity or event particular for an area, that you shouldn’t miss, arranged with individual accounts. Items marked in the tours as Optional are available at a small extra cost but not included because it will not appeal to everyone. Items marked in the tours as Module are available only if the entire group chooses them, arranged with individual accounts.

 

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