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Romania: Castles and Cave Hopping


Romania is full of incredible ancient Castles and amazing scenery.  This is a short trip to visit the Greats, with some trekking  in between. This is easy treks that anyone of any fitness level can enjoy.  As with all of our trips, however, there will be at least 3 hours of walking per day. 

Castle of Peles
Day 1: Pick up from the airport. Bucharest city tour (by car) and then transfer to Sinaia. If we have enough time, we will visit Peles Castle. Accommodation in Sinaia.

Day 2: Transfer by private bus to Busteni (30 min). From Busteni we’ll take the cable car up to the “Bucegi” Plateau (2200 a.s.l.) where are the spectacular formations Babele and the mythical Carpathian Sphinx. Then we’ll walk for about 1.5 hours to the Heroes Cross, a giant monumental cross constructed more than 1000m above “Prahova” Valley and with breathtaking views. After we enjoy the view, we’ll turn back, drink a hot tea at Babele hut, then we’ll descend to our hotel (day trekking time - maximum 5 hours). Accommodation at the Pestera hotel.

Day 3: After breakfast, we’ll take a short visit of Ialomicioara Cave with his small secluded hermitage. After we start our trek along the spectacular canyon, Valea Horoabelor and descend to Moeciu through the Saua Strunga (trekking time 5-6 hours). Accommodation at the guesthouse in Moeciu.

Day 4: Today we are going to visit the famous Dracula’s castle. After the visit and the lunch taken in a touristic sheepfold, we’ll drive 40 minutes to the beautiful city Brasov. Here we’ll visit the historical center and then enjoy the pleasant and relaxing atmosphere from the city center. Day 5: Transfer with a private bus to Bucharest Airport (170km - 2-3 hours).

The rate includes:
-transport with a private bus
-accommodation in double rooms (guesthouse, hotel 3-4*)
-meals:half-board
-romanian guide (English speaking)
-entrance fee to the museum and reserves
The rate does not include:
- flight tickets
-alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
- visas (information: http://dubai.mae.ro/en/node/871)

Price: 3300 DH
The trek will happen with min 4 people in the group


Flights:

Fly Dubai : DXB 10:30 - OTP 14:50

OTP 15:40 - DXB 21:25

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