• Included Features:

    • First-class hotels
    • Arrival transfer from Bucharest airport on Day 1
    • Departure transfer to Zagreb airport on Day 11
    • Daily breakfast, 1 lunch and 7 dinners
    • Professional English-Speaking Tour Director
    • Licensed Local Guides
    • Touring with modern air-conditioned motor coach
    • Whisper technology for enhanced touring
    • Luggage handling (1 piece per person)
    • Service charges and hotel taxes
    • Entrance fees are included where indicated in bold

    Sightseeing Tours Included:

    • Bucharest
    • Brasov
    • Sighisoara
    • Sibiu
    • Horezu
    • Drobeta Turnu-Severin
    • Novi Sad
    • Belgrade
    • Zagreb
  • Itinerary:

    B – Breakfast | D – Dinner

    Entrance fees are included where indicated in bold

    Day 1 – Saturday: Arrive in Bucharest

    You will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. There’s time to relax before meeting your fellow travelers and Tour Director for a Welcome Dinner. (D)

    Day 2 – Sunday: Explore Bucharest

    Get acquainted with the Romanian capital known as Little Paris, on a sightseeing tour. Visit the Parliament Palace, one of the largest buildings in the world and a National Treasure. Learn how the Romanian people finally succeeded in toppling the last communist dictator in Eastern Europe at the Revolution Square. The tour will also bring you to the Romanian Athenaeum, the Opera House, the National Military Club, the Military Academy, the Triumphal Arch, and the Village Museum. The rest of the day is free. (B)

    Day 3 – Monday: To Brasov

    Depart Bucharest towards the beautiful 17th-century Sinaia Monastery and visit Peles Castle, built as the summer residence of King Carol I. Head to Bran for a visit to Bran Castle, made famous by Bram Stoker’s novel as the residence of the sinister vampire, Count Dracula. Continue toward Brasov for the night. (B, D)

    Day 4 – Tuesday: To Sighisoara & Sibiu

    Start the morning in Brasov with a walking tour including the  First  Romanian  School  Museum, which houses an impressive collection of rare books, documents, and art. Continue to Sighisoara, the best-preserved medieval city in southeastern Europe and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Visit the Clock Tower Museum on a city tour. End the day in Sibiu – once the richest town in Transylvania. See the Huet Square, the Great Square, the Evangelical Cathedral, Liar’s Bridge, and more. In the evening, enjoy dinner in a local farmhouse in the Village of Sibiel. Return to Sibiu for the night. (B, D)

    Day 5 – Wednesday: To Drobeta Turnu-Severin

    Continue your journey through Hunedoara, where you will visit one of the largest castles in Europe – the Corvinesti Castle. Then, travel to Drobeta Turnu- Severin for an orientation tour before check-in. Get settled for dinner and an overnight stay. (B, D)

    Day 6 – Thursday: To Djerdap & Belgrade

    Drive towards the Djerdap, and cross the border of Serbia. Take a cruise through the gorge and view the most beautiful sections of the Danube River. Continue to Golubac Fortress to see visit the fortified ten-tower town located on the hill slope, overlooking the river. End the day in Belgrade, Serbia. (B, D)

    Day 7 – Friday: Belgrade Excursion

    After breakfast, embark on a full-day excursion from Belgrade. Our first stop is Krusedol Monastery, founded in the early 16th century and considered one of Serbia’s most significant monasteries. Continue to the picturesque town of Sremski Karlovci – known for its baroque and neoclassical architecture. After an orientation tour, we will visit one of the famous local wineries for lunch and wine tasting. Afterwards, explore the intriguing Petrovaradin Fortress, with its underground trenches and tunnels. Our last stop is the city of Novi Sad, where you’ll have a quick orientation tour and some free time before returning to your hotel in Belgrade. (B, L)

    Day 8 – Saturday: In Belgrade

    Start your morning with a city sightseeing tour including a  visit to the imposing  Kalemegdan Fortress, strategically located at the confluence of the Sava and Danube Rivers. Discover Republic Square, Knez Mihailova Street, Saint Sava Temple (the largest Orthodox Church in the city), and Tito’s Memorial. Continue to Avala. The rest of the day is free for you to explore at your own pace. In the afternoon, you have the option to join an excursion to Topola, where George Petrovic, also known as Karadjordje, was chosen as the leader of the First Serbian Uprising against the Ottoman Empire in 1804. A short drive away is St. George’s Church, also known as Oplenac, the burial place of the Ducal and Royal Family of Serbia and Yugoslavia. After a lunch break (not included), we will return to Belgrade. The evening is yours to enjoy. (B, D)

    Day 9 – Sunday: To Zagreb

    After breakfast, travel towards Zagreb, Croatia. Upon arrival, enjoy dinner and an overnight stay. (B, D)

    Day 10 Monday: Explore Zagreb

    This morning, enjoy a city tour featuring the historic Upper Town, St. Mark’s Church, St. Catherine’s Church, the Cathedral, Parliament, and the Government Palace. The rest of the day is yours to explore the winding streets of the old town or join us for an optional excursion to see the countryside. (B)

    Day 11 Tuesday: Depart Zagreb

    After breakfast, check out from your hotel and transfer to Zagreb airport for your departure. (B)

    Note: Because of the narrow and cobbled streets, walking is the primary way of getting around. Please make sure to pack comfortable walking shoes.

     

  • Start DateEnd DatePrice per Person in Double OccupancySingle Room Supplement
    06/08/202406/18/2024$2,799$879
    07/20/202407/30/2024$2,799$879
    08/31/202409/10/2024$2,799$879
  • Hotels:

    • Bucharest – Hilton Garden Inn (F) or similar
    • Brasov – Aro Palace (F) or similar
    • Sibiu – Continental Forum/ Golden Tulip (SF) or similar
    • Drobeta-Turnu Severin – Continental Drobeta (SF) or similar
    • Belgrade – Hotel Moskva/ Courtyard by Marriott or similar
    • Zagreb – Zonar (F) or similar
  • Map:

    Escorted Tour Map

     

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