8 days self drive Romania tour

Bucharest ~ Transfagarasan ~ Transylvania ~ Carpathian Mountains ~ Danube Delta ~ Black Sea

8 days / 7 nights

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DAY 1 ~ BUCHAREST

10:00 Landing on Bucharest Otopeni airport
(Sign the papers and pick up the rented car). 
Drive on Victory Avenue on the way to the hotel.
12:00 Visit Parliament Palace. 
Optional visit of a traditional food fair.
14:00 Lunch at Casa Doina La Sosea KISELEFF.
16:00 Visit Ceausescu’s residence.
18:00 Leave the car at the hotel.
Walk to the old city center.
Wines tasting at The Wine Club&Bistro VINEXPERT.
Overnight in Bucharest.

DAY 2 ~ TRANSFAGARASAN HIGHWAY ~ 327 km ~ 6 h driving

09:00 Drive to Sibiu via Transfagarasan highway (~ full day; Bucharest – 178 km / 2.5 h – Arefu – 102 km / 2.5 h (Transfagarasan) – Cartisoara – 47 km / 1 h – Sibiu).
Optional sightseeing on the way:

 Wine and fruit growing museum, 

Curtea de Arges Monastery, Arefu Village, Vidraru Dam & Lake, Prometheus Statue, Gout Waterfall & Lake, Balea Lake & Waterfall

Badea Cartan Museum

20:00 Dinner and overnight in Sibiu.

DAY 3 ~ TRANSYLVANIA

10:00 Walking tour of Sibiu European Cultural Capital in 2007.
12:00 Lunch in Sibiu.
14:00 Drive to Alba Iulia (~ 1 h).
15:00 Walking tour of Alba Iulia Vauban citadel.
18:00 Drive to Sighisoara (~ 2 h).
20:00 Dinner and overnight in Sighisoara.

DAY 4 ~ TRANSYLVANIA

09:00 Walking tour of Sighisoara medieval inhabited fortress.
11:00 Drive to Brasov (~ 2 h).
13:00 Lunch in Brasov.
15:00 Highlights tour of Brasov medieval city.
16:30 – 18:30 Brown bear evening excursion. 
20:00 Dinner and overnight in Brasov.

DAY 5 ~ CARPATHIAN MOUNTAINS

09:00 Drive to Sinaia.
10:00 – 12:00 Visit Peles Castle.
Lunch on the way.
12:00 Drive to Giurgeni (~ 3.5 h).
15:30 Cross Danube River over Giurgeni – Vadu Oii bridge, the oldest one over Danube (https://www.taxapod.com/taxa-pod-giurgeni-vadu-oii-dn2a-e60).
Drive to Tulcea.
20:00 Dinner and overnight in Tulcea.

DAY 6 ~ DANUBE DELTA

10:00 Visit Danube Delta Museum.
12:00 Lunch in Tulcea.
14:00 Danube Delta full day tour.
20:00 Dinner and overnight in Tulcea.

DAY 7 ~ BLACK SEA

09:00 Drive to Constanta (~ 1 h).
10:00 Half day tour of Constanta city.
12:00 Lunch in Constanta.
14:00 Leisure time on the beach. 
20:00 Dinner and overnight in Mamaia resort.

DAY 8 ~ BUCHAREST

09:00 Drive to Bucharest (~ 3h).
12:00 Lunch in Bucharest.
14:00 – 14:30 Transfer to Bucharest airport (Drop off the rented car). 
16:30 Leave Romania.

VALUE

Upscale and luxury rooms and suites recommendations - Romania tailor made holiday | Azzurytt itinerary planning

* What to expect: highly customized itinerary planning & travel arrangements,  upscale / luxury rooms and suites recommendations, traditional / fine dining top restaurants recommendations, all in city private transfers by chauffeured car, entrance fees

* Base price (itinerary planning & all inclusive car rental): from 460 Euro for up to 6 guests

NOTES

* Departures: all year round. Some activities are subject to weather conditions.

* Interests: family, romantic, gourmet, wine tasting, culture, art, history, nature, relaxing, wellness.

* Available on request:
– private yacht cruise: from 350 Euro per day per 1 – 4 guests
– helicopter transfer / private jet transfer / leisure flight: from 200 Euro per hour per 1 guest
– personal tour manager: from 110 Euro per day

* Further details and notes

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