Halloween 2023 in Transylvania!

October 30, 2023 - November 04, 2023

Romanian castle
Romanian castle
Bucharest

Join me as I visit the birthplace of the notorious DRACULA!

Here is the itinerary for Halloween 2022 in Transylvania/Romania. Inclusions: hotel for 7 nights, tours mentioned, transfers between cities, and many meals.
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It is a fairly robust itinerary (wear your walking shoes!) but there is some down time factored in. $1659 per person with a $250 per person deposit, and payments can be made at any time. Single supplement is $285. Final payment due 07/17/22.
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This does not include airfare however I can help you with air or you can book it on your own.
 
Please see updated travel restrictions and requirements for Romania HERE
You are responsible for knowing, understanding, and complying with all restrictions and requirements for travel.

Per Person Pricing
(Based on double occupancy)

Accommodation Category Type Per Person
1 bed 1659.
2 beds 1659.00
1 bed - single traveler Single supplement $1659 + $285 = $1944
DAY 01 Thursday, 27 OCT 2022 Bucharest
Upon arrival in Bucharest, arrive at your hotel in the Old Town. Evening light walk to the restaurant for welcome dinner.
 
 
DAY 02 Friday, 28 OCT 2022 Bucharest
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel, then meet your guide for a Bucharest tour with entrances at Primaverii Palace, Parliament Palace and open-air Museum. The afternoon is at your leisure to explore Bucharest. This evening, enjoy a Haunted Walking Tour in Bellu Museum-Cemetery.
 
 
DAY 03 Saturday, 29 OCT 2022 Bucharest – Sinaia – Rasnov – Brasov
After breakfast, depart Bucharest for Sinaia and visit Peles Castle to explore the former summer palace of the Romanian royals. Continue on to Rasnov and visit Rasnov Fortress. Built between 1211 and 1225, this medieval fortress was originally constructed from wood and erected to protect Transylvanian villages from outside invasions. The impressive structure was later transformed into a stone dwelling where locals sought refuge from outsiders.
 
 
Next, continue on to Brasov and check-in at your hotel. Enjoy some free time to freshen up. This evening, head to Bran for an evening visit of DRACULA'S castle and dinner at the Tea House. Return to Brasov.
 
 
DAY04 Sunday, 30 OCT 2022 Brasov – Sighisoara
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and some free time in the morning to relax. At 10:00 am, meet your guide for the Walking tour of Brasov with inside visit of St. Nicholas Church, First Romanian School and Black Church.
 
Next, we have lunch at local restaurant and then transfer to Sighisoara and check in at your hotel. En route you will stop at Saschis Fortified church for local traditional jam tasting. In the late afternoon walk up into the medieval citadel of Sighisoara and you will meet Teo and visit his cellar for a tasting of local brandy.
 
 
DAY 05 Monday, 31 OCT 2022 Sighisoara
Happy Halloween! This morning, depart to nearby Biertan fortified church and then return to Sighisoara for a full city tour of Sighisoara with inside visits of Church on the Hill, Clock Tower, Medieval Weapons Gallery and Torture Chamber. Enjoy the afternoon at your leisure to explore Dracula’s Birth Place. This evening, we get together for a Halloween party.
The location of the Halloween party TBD.
 
 
DAY 06 Tuesday, 01 NOV 2022 Sighisoara - Bucharest
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel, then depart for Bucharest. En route you will stop to visit Ruprea Fortress, one of the medieval monuments that has best survived the passing of time in a region that had its share of Ottoman attacks. Enjoy lunch at local restaurant. Continue on to Bucharest and check in at your hotel.
 
 
DAY0 07 Wednesday, 02 NOV 2022 Bucharest
Enjoy the full day free at your own leisure to shop, explore or take an optional tour. This evening, get together one last time before heading home for a Farewell dinner.
 
 
DAY 08 Thursday, 03 NOV 2022 Bucharest
Depart your hotel and transfer to the Bucharest airport for your return flight home.

DEPOSIT REQUIREMENTS

The minimum non-refundable deposit is $250 per person.

 

CANCELLATION:

More than 91 days prior to departure.....loss of non-refundable deposits

Between 90-46 days prior to departure....75% of net tour price

45 days or less prior to departure.....100% non-refundable