Tour Description

Hidden Treasures of Romania
9 days guided cultural tour across Transylvania, Maramures and Bucovina
Tour Duration : 9 days & 8 nights
Tour Length : 1300km

Guided tour in Transylvania the land “beyond the forests” (from the latin “Ultra silvam”), a land of beauty and wonders. Its very name conjures up visions of thickly forested peaks, sweet waved valleys and sparkling streams, visions of high-roofed wooden churches, medieval towns, mysterious castles and a troubled history.

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Our Evaluation

  • Culture
  • Nature
  • Human Contact
  • Comfort
  • Climbing/Walking

Highlights

  • Merry Cemetery in Sapanta
  • Maramures wooden churches
  • Painted monasteries in Bucovina
  • Bicaz Gorges
  • Medieval town of Sighisoara

Itinerary

Please click on each day to see the daily details.

Tour in Romania - Transylvania

Arrival in Cluj and transfer to a chic 3* hotel in the city center - welcome dinner in a traditional restaurant.

Tour of Romania from Transylvania to Maramures
Breakfast. Discover the city of Cluj-Napoca, the most important cultural center in Transylvania. Tour of the city - an occasion to appreciate the richness of the Gothic and Baroque architecture of the old town: the Pharmacy Museum, the Orthodox and Catholic Cathedrals.

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Tour of Romania: fascination of the Maramures
Breakfast. Visit an artisan's workshop of handmade rugs dyed with vegetal colors - you may buy them there directly from the artisan.

Discover the cultural richness of the Maramures

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Tour of Romania from Maramures to Bucovina
Breakfast. Visit the village of Ieud and the local wooden church, dating from 1718.

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Tour of Romania Bucovina painted monasteries and traditions
Breakfast. Discover Bucovina, land of the outwall frescoes painted monasteries. Visit Voronet Monastery, UNESCO Patrimony, the “Sixtine Chapel of the East”. Continue to Manastirea Humorului to visit the local monastery renowned for its exterior frescoes.

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Tour of Romania from Bucovina to multicultural Transylvania
Breakfast. Drive to Lazarea, along the lake Izvorul Muntelui (the Spring of the Mountain) - 48 km long. Stop for lunch in a restaurant on the shore of the lake.

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Tour of Romania Transylvanian Szekler heritage
Breakfast. Visit the village of Lazarea - the Castle of the Counts Lazar, the Franciscan Monastery and the open-air Modern Arts Museum. Drive to Praid to explore the historical salt mine. Lunch in a restaurant in Praid.

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Tour of Romania Transylvanian Saxons history
Breakfast. In the morning, tour medieval Sighisoara (to its Saxon founders, "Schassburg"), an imposing fortified hilltop town dominating the valley below. Then drive to Biertan to visit one of the biggest Saxon fortresses in Transylvania.

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Tour of Romania it's time to remember Transylvania, Bucovina and the Maramures

Breakfast. Free time for city sightseeing and last shopping in Cluj-Napoca.

Transfer to the airport for departure.

Notes

According to the opening hours for some visited sites (e.g. museums), this programme can be applied as it is if Day 1 is Wednesday, Thursday or Friday. If Day 1 differs, some visits or activities of the tour of Romania will be replaced consequently.

What's Included

  • Accommodation

    5 nights in rural guesthouses, 3 nights in hotels (on a double room basis occupancy)

  • Boarding

    Full board (as specified in the programme)

  • Tickets

    Entry tickets for the visits included in the programme

  • Transport & Transfers

    Transport and transfers in Romania by car, minibus or coach

  • Road Taxes

    All road and parking taxes

  • Luggage

    Transport of luggage

  • Guide

    English speaking attested tour guide

  • Taxes

    All taxes

Notes

Price does not include: extra taxes for cameras and filming (requested in some places - e.g. the monasteries), personal drinks off the boarding, tips (optional).

Pricing

  • Participants no.
    Period
    Price/Pers.
    Supplement (single)
     
  • 2 (private tour)
    All year long
    1395 EUR
    155 EUR
  • 8 (constitued groups)
    All year long
    785 EUR
    155 EUR
  • Guaranteed Departure
    4-14 (guranateed departures)
    All year long
    845 EUR
    155 EUR
Notes

Quotation on request for other group sizes and discounts for children under 12.

Rates do not apply during Easter, Chrismas and the New Year.

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General Selling Conditions

1. Any packages delivered by Pan Travel are based on the contract, signed by both parts.

2. The contract includes
– detailed description of services (programme, accommodation, transportation, boarding etc.)
– duration
– number of participants
– price
– payment*
– cancellation**
* Pan Travel will deliver to the client a pro-forma invoice for the services specified by the contract. After money transfer, Pan Travel will issue the final invoice.

Payment will be made by bank wire, as following:

– a deposit of 30% in a delay of 7 days from the signature of the contract
– final payment must arrive in Pan Travel’s account at last 30 days before the date of the beginning of the round-trip.
For the last moment reservations (less than one month before the beginning of the round-trip), the entire payment has to be made at once at the booking.

Payment can be made by credit card too. Actual Romanian regulations avoid payment by credit card unless the owner of the card is on Romanian territory.

** Notice of cancellation by the CLIENT must be made in all cases in writing signed by the person who signed the contract. Cancellation is effective from the date of receipt by the ORGANIZER of such notice. Pan Travel will refund the sums already paid, deducting the cancellation charges and the bank transfer fees. The CLIENT cannot cancel only part of the services included in a package.

CANCELLATION CHARGES

If the CLIENT cancels the trip, the following percentage of the total package price will be deducted as a cancellation charge:
– more than 30 days before the departure date: 10% of total amount
– 29 – 20 days: 25 % of total amount
– 19 – 10 days: 50 % of total amount
– 9 – 4 days: 80 % of total amount
– less than 4 days or NO SHOW: 100% of total amount

If the CLIENT purchased a trip cancellation insurance, the insurance company will refund the cancellation charge based on the invoices delivered by the travel ORGANIZER.

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