Throughout the year, we organize impressive escorted tours including the best cultural and historical landmarks in Transylvania and a series of unforgettable special events. If you want a more intimate experience, choose our private tours Romania. Depart on a date which suits you best and travel with your friends and family only.
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4-Days Private Tours Romania – Dracula The Bloody Truth
This 4-Days tailor made experience departs throughout the year, on customer request. You can choose a date which suits you best, it only needs to be a Thursday. Furthermore, we require at least 4 people for the tour to start.
Your experienced guide collects you from the airport in Bucharest. Accommodate in a centrally located 3* hotel and then travel to Snagov Monastery, Dracula’s alleged burial place. The next day, visit the Royal Peles Palace in Sinaia, the former summer residence of the Royal Family. Next, explore the iconic Bran Castle, also known as Dracula’s Castle, a symbol of Transylvania.
Other highlights include Rasnov Fortress, a city tour of Brasov and the unique Sighisoara Medieval Citadel, the birthplace of Vlad the Impaler. On your last day, return to Bucharest for your flight home.
3-Days Vampire Tour
Throughout the year, we also organize a 3-Days Vampire Short Break, departing from Cluj-Napoca on customer request. We require at least 2 people to depart. Highlights include a city tour of Cluj-Napoca, Sighisoara Medieval Citadel, the birthplace of Vlad the Impaler or the unique Turda Salt Mine.
While in Turda, visit the unique Salt Mine and attend our Ritual of Killing of The Living Dead, performed by our team according to old customs and traditions. After we free the unfortunate soul from the evil ‘strigoi’, join us for a fun Evening Sitting. Note that for the Ritual and Evening Sitting to take place, your group must include at least 4 travelers.
7-Days Vampire Tour
Our 7-Days Vampire tour runs throughout the year, on a weekly basis. Visit amazing highlights such as the iconic Bran Castle, also known as Dracula’s Castle. You will also discover Sighisoara Medieval Citadel, the birthplace of Vlad the Impaler, followed by Poienari Fortress, Corvinesti Castle, the Royal Peles Palace in Sinaia or the unique Turda Salt Mine.
While in Turda, attend our Ritual of Killing of The Living Dead complemented by a fun Evening Sitting. On your last day, return to Bucharest for your airport or hotel drop off.
5-Days Private Tours Romania – Transylvania’s Undying Legend
Our 5-Days Private Tours depart throughout the year, on customer request. Meet our experienced guide in Bucharest. Travel to the Royal Peles Palace in Sinaia and then visit the imposing Rasnov Peasant Citadel.
Your second day brings you to the iconic Bran Castle, also known as Dracula’s Castle, a symbol of Transylvania. Explore the amazing castle and then travel to Sighisoara Medieval Citadel, Dracula’s birthplace. If you survive, you will continue your itinerary with Poienari Citadel, Arefu Village and Snagov Monastery. After that, you will return to Bucharest airport for your flight home.
4-Days Private Halloween Tour
We also organize a 4-Days private Halloween Tour. This itinerary has to depart on a set date in order to coincide with our parties. Meet our guide in Bucharest and discover highlights such as Snagov Monastery or Sighisoara Medieval Citadel. While in Sighisoara, visit impressive attractions such as the Clock Tower History Museum and attend our amazing Halloween Party.
The next day, travel to Brasov and enjoy a fun city tour including the iconic Black Church. In the evening, arrive at the iconic Bran Castle, also known as Dracula’s Castle for the popular Halloween Party taking place here. Once you recover from this party, travel to Sinaia and visit Pelisor Castle before returning to the airport to conclude your private itinerary.
Awarded 7-Days Halloween Tour
Our 7-Days Halloween Tour is the flagship of our catalog. It includes the best cultural and traditional attractions as well as the most impressive Dracula related places. Furthermore, you get to attend three fun parties. Throughout the year, this itinerary has received many accolades. One of the most important is the inclusion by the prestigious Fodor’s Travel Guide in their ‘Top 10 Must-Do Adventures’ list.
Meet your guide in Bucharest and get ready to discover unforgettable highlights! Travel to Snagov Monastery, the alleged burial place of Vlad the Impaler, followed by Poienari Fortress, the Medieval Saxon City of Sibiu, Corvinesti Castle or the unique Turda Salt Mines.
Arrive in Sighisoara Medieval Citadel, Dracula’s birthplace. Attend our amazing Halloween Party in Transylvania which includes a delicious festive dinner complemented by a special program. Events include a stunning magic show, followed by an impressive ballet choreography and by the unique Ritual of Killing of The Living Dead, performed according to old customs and traditions.
Halloween Party at Dracula’s Castle
Once you recover from our party, travel to Bran Village and accommodate in a 3* hotel located in the vicinity of the castle. Enjoy a traditional dinner and then join our organized group at the entrance to the iconic Dracula’s Castle. We provide a one-time ‘skip the ticket office line’ service. If you arrive after our group enters the castle, you will have to wait at the regular line. Go on a unique night tour of the castle and then party till morning on the grounds.
The last day of your tour brings you to Sinaia, the pearl of Romanian mountain resorts, where you will visit Pelisor Castle, built in the same complex as the popular Peles Palace. Your itinerary concludes in Bucharest. We can drop you off at the airport or at your hotel.
Is it safe to visit Romania?
Several databases certify that Romania is safe for tourists. First of all, the Global Terrorist Database ranks us on 138/163 countries. This means that no terrorist attacks have occured here, so, from this perspective, our country is not dangerous.
Furthermore, the Global Peace Index, which is based on militarization, society and security, as well as domestic and interest conflict, places our country on position 22/163 which once again certifies that Romania is safe.
While crime rate is at a very low level in our country, not the same can be said about corruption. One potential situation is where authorities propose a ‘mutually beneficial solution’ which doesn’t seem right. It most likely isn’t and the best course of action is to refuse and seek legal justification.
Need to know while traveling on Romania Guided Tours
- Confirm your passport is valid for 6 months from when you think your trip will end. Don’t get stranded.
- Get comprehensive travel insurance to cover you and your gear. Get insurance that’s right for you and covers your activities in the places you’ll go. Remember, regardless of how healthy and fit you are, if you can’t afford travel insurance, you can’t afford to travel.
- Consider your physical and mental health. Get advice from your doctor if you’re unsure.
- See your doctor or travel clinic 8 weeks before you go for a basic health check
- Check if your medication is legal and available in the places you’re going. Take enough of your prescribed medicines to last the whole trip. Carry copies of your prescription and a letter from your doctor.
- Tell your bank you’re traveling and check if your cards will work. Have several payment options.
Driving in Romania
If you only travel on our escorted tours, you will not have to drive yourself. We include transfers to each attraction included by car, minibus or coach depending on the number of travelers.
Should you want to extend your stay and explore other landmarks on your own, we have some helpful advice:
- Choose your means of transportation based on your needs: for instance, if you intend to visit several destinations, it might be a better idea to rent a car. Constantly switching buses or taxis eventually results in losing a lot of time and money
- Inside cities, you will encounter heavy traffic especially at rush hours. Keep your calm, pay attention at your surroundings and you should reach your destination safely. Watch out for drivers who tend to break the law by performing risky overtakes, crossing red lights or doing illegal u-turns
- Plan ahead when going for a drive and seek out the parking lot that’s closest to your destination. You most likely won’t find a free parking spot near the entrance to the attraction your intend to visit. Knowing where you can find the closest parking lot can save you a lot of time as you won’t have to circle around looking for a place to leave your car
Muggings are very rare in our country. You don’t have to worry about being attacked in the street or held at gunpoint (carrying weapons on you is illegal in Romania even if you have a license). Of course, you still need to exercise caution and avoid carrying valuable items with you because pickpockets are still active especially in crowded places like the bus or the subway train. An experienced pickpocket can cut your bag open and steal your belongings without you even noticing.
While traveling by bus, tram or subway, always keep your belongings within eyesight. This discourages potential thieves from attempting anything. If you want to be extra safe, you should leave your most valuable items in the hotel safe when this is possible.
According to Romanian laws:
- Always carry photo ID – you should keep the original passport or ID card somewhere safe and carry photocopies with you
- You are prohibited from taking photos of airports, military sites or other secure locations (this includes drones – be careful, as you might have a non-pleasant surprise if you accidentally fly a drone in military airspace)
- Penalties for drug offences are severe. Depending on the seriousness of the crime, you can face up to 20 years in jail. Authorities are focusing more on finding the dealers rather than the users, but it’s always best to avoid getting in trouble
Before leaving your country, make sure you have good travel insurance. This way, you will be protected against unexpected situations. For instance, you or a family member might need medical services. Outside your own country, your healthcare plan most likely doesn’t apply. This means that you won’t receive free care or even subsidized costs. A good travel insurance, however, will step in and cover all the costs.
Private Tours Romania and Escorted Itineraries – Prices
One of the most important things people consider when booking a Transylvanian tour is the price. How much an itinerary costs is based on its length, the attractions included and the type of accommodation (for some tours we provide the option of choosing 5* accommodation instead of the 3* hotels we normally use).
Private Itineraries cost more than the regular editions of our tours because we provide the same high quality services for your group of friends or family members only. Besides, you get to depart on a date which suits you best.
On average, a 7-Days Tour costs about €1200 while, for a 3-Days Short Break, you will have to pay around €600. For specific information, please check each tour page.
Costs for 11-Days Study Trips
Our 11-Days Study Trips are intended for large groups of students, accompanied by a tour leader – a teacher- who travels free of charge. For the other members of the group, the prices depend on which of the two Study Trips they choose:
- The ‘Transylvania’s Undying Legend’ edition costs €1790 or €1999 for single rooms
- The ‘Dracula Tours for Schools’ edition can be booked for €1557 or €1837 for single rooms
10-Days Halloween From Budapest
Besides the Awarded 7-Days Halloween tour, we also organize a special itinerary taking place around this holiday. It takes 10 days and it departs from the capital of Hungary, Budapest. You can book it now for €1770 or €1999 for single rooms.
Prices for 7-Days Itineraries
We organize a 7-Days Vampire tour running on a weekly basis, between May and October. You can book this specific itinerary for €1159. In July, you are invited to a special, discounted edition which takes place once per year and costs €999.
Our catalog also includes a ‘Best of Romania’ edition with 4 special dinners and a fun show, which costs €1181.
On Halloween, you are invited to the Awarded 7-Days Tour with 3 Parties. Discover the best Dracula related highlights and have fun on a journey you won’t forget, all for €1299 or €1419 for single rooms.
3-Days Short Breaks in Transylvania
Our 3-Days Short Breaks offer a taste of the amazing 7-Days experience. We organize a Vampire edition, departing on customer request. You can book it now for €569 or €666 for single rooms. Meanwhile, the Halloween Edition starts in Cluj-Napoca or Bucharest. Join us and have fun at two amazing Halloween Parties: in Sighisoara and at Bran Castle, all for €599 or €666 for single rooms.
2-Days Halloween Tours in Romania
Our 2-Days Halloween itineraries include transfers, accommodation, meals and access to one of the unforgettable parties we organize around this holiday.
The 2-Days tour including our event in Sighisoara Citadel departs from Sibiu, Cluj-Napoca, Bucharest or Brasov and costs €439 or €479 for single rooms. Meanwhile, the same itinerary focusing on the popular Halloween Party at Dracula’s Castle ca be booked for €369 or €399 for single rooms.
1-Day Halloween City Breaks
Our Halloween City Breaks are designed for people who are only interested in attending a fun party in Transylvania. These do not include transfers, only accommodation, meals and either the Halloween Party in Sighisoara (can be booked for €249) or the popular Halloween Party at Bran Castle (€259 or €288 for single rooms).
Price for food in Romania
We provide two meals per day during your Private Tours Romania or during our Escorted Itineraries. However, you may want to enjoy lunch on your own account. In this case, you should consult websites such as Budget Your Trip, which provide useful average costs for food, drinks and even accommodations in Romania. According to this website, travelers spend, on average, 104 lei/day on food (based on three meals/day, but two of them are already covered in the tour price).
While meal prices in Romania can vary, the average cost of food in Romania is lei104 per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Romania should cost around lei41 per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Romania is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.Budget Your Trip
How much does transportation cost?
The exact amount of money you need to spend on transportation depends on whether you choose a bus, the subway or a taxi. If you don’t intend to explore our country outside the planned itinerary, you don’t have to worry about transportation, as we included it in the tour price.
The bus is the cheapest option, but since it’s a public means of transportation, it will almost always be crowded (the same applies to trams and subway trains). Crowded places attract pickpockets, so pay extra attention at your belongings while traveling this way.
Taxis are more expensive but you can enjoy some privacy. We recommend paying attention at the route and evening checking it out on a GPS application as some drivers take advantage of foreigners and will attempt to circle you around in order to increase the sum on the meter. Other drivers will negotiate the fare upfront and ask to keep the meter off (which is illegal). Don’t accept such offers as they will usually be a lot higher than what the ride is worth.
Last, but not least, if you plan on visiting multiple attractions, you might be better off renting a car. This way, you don’t have to switch buses or pay a lot of money on taxi rides.
How many days do you need for Private Tours Romania and Escorted Itineraries?
We organize several itineraries throughout the year, ranging from 1-Day City Breaks to the Awarded 7-Days Tours. Choose your favorite tour and join us for an experience you won’t forget!
1-Day Halloween City Breaks
Our Halloween City Breaks are perfect for travelers who are already in our country and intend to have fun at an amazing party .
We organize a Halloween City Break in Sighisoara which includes accommodation and access to our special event. During our Halloween Party, serve a delicious festive dinner and attend an unforgettable program including a stunning magic show, an impressive ballet choreography and our Ritual of Killing of The Living Dead.
Our catalog also includes a City Break in Bran Village. You will accommodate in a hotel located in the vicinity of the iconic castle and enjoy a traditional dinner. In the evening, arrive at the entrance to Dracula’s Castle, take advantage of the ‘skip the ticket office line’ service, go on a unique night tour of the castle and then party till morning on the grounds.
2-Days Halloween Tours in Transylvania
Besides the 1-Day City Breaks, we organize 2-Days itineraries focusing on the same parties. These specific tours also include transfers.
Therefore, the itinerary including our Halloween Party in Sighisoara Citadel departs from Sibiu, Brasov, Cluj-Napoca or Bucharest. Accommodate in a medieval hotel and then join us in the dungeon of the best Halloween Party in Transylvania.
Our 2-Days Tour with Halloween Party at Bran Castle departs from Bucharest. It includes transfer to Bran Village, accommodation and access to the Halloween Party at Dracula’s Castle.
3-Days Short Breaks in Transylvania – Private Tours Romania
We organize a 3-Days Vampire Tour in Transylvania departing from Cluj-Napoca on customer request (this can be considered one of our private tours Romania). Discover Sighisoara Medieval Citadel, followed by Corvinesti Castle – the former residence of ruler Iancu de Hunedoara or the unique Turda Salt Mine. In Turda, we also organize the Ritual of Killing of The Living Dead and a fun Evening Sitting.
The 3-Days Halloween Short Breaks depart from Cluj-Napoca or Bucharest. Discover Sighisoara Citadel and the iconic Bran Castel, also known as Dracula’s Castle, and attend the best Halloween Parties taking place at these locations.
7-Days Vampire in Transylvania
Our 7-Days Vampire tour runs on a weekly basis between May and October. Meet our experienced guide in Bucharest. Discover highlights such as Snagov Monastery (Vlad the Impaler’s alleged burial place), followed by Poienari Fortress, Sighisoara Medieval Citadel or the iconic Bran Castle, also known as Dracula’s Castle, a symbol of Transylvania.
This itinerary also includes impressive cultural and historical attractions such as the Medieval Saxon City of Sibiu, Corvinesti Castle or the Royal Peles Palace. You will also visit the unique Turda Salt Mine and attend our Ritual of Killing of The Living Dead, performed according to old customs and traditions.
7-Days Halloween Tour in Transylvania
Our 7-Days Halloween itinerary is, without a doubt, the flagship of our catalog. Explore the best Dracula related places and attend up to three fun parties. Our English speaking guide collects you from Bucharest. Visit Snagov Monastery and find out if Dracula was really buried there and then climb over 1400 stairs to reach Poienari, the Count’s old fortress in the mountains.
Highlights also include the Medieval Saxon City of Sibiu, Corvinesti Castle in Hunedoara or the unique Turda Salt Mine. Go on a city tour of Cluj-Napoca and then arrive in Sighisoara Medieval Citadel. Accommodate at a 3* medieval hotel. In the evening, join us in the dungeon for a party you won’t forget! Begin with a shot of ‘tuica’, also known as ‘water of fire’. Enjoy a delicious festive dinner and attend an unforgettable program including a breathtaking magic show, an impressive ballet performance and our Ritual of Killing of The Living Dead.
The next morning, explore Sighisoara Citadel and then travel to the iconic Bran Castle. Accommodate in a cozy hotel, enjoy a traditional dinner and, in the evening, join our organized group at the entrance to Dracula’s Castle. Take advantage of our ‘skip the ticket office line’ service, go on a unique night tour of the castle and then party on the grounds till morning.