• 8 Days Medieval Transylvania And Rural Romania

    This tour offers travelers a chance to explore the last bastion of Europe’s traditional heart and soul. This itinerary is especially designed for those whom wish to capture authentic Romania through their photography lenses. 
  • 8 Days Medieval Transylvania And Rural Romania

    This tour offers travelers a chance to explore the last bastion of Europe’s traditional heart and soul. This itinerary is especially designed for those whom wish to capture authentic Romania through their photography lenses.
  • 8 Days Medieval Transylvania And Rural Romania

    This tour offers travelers a chance to explore the last bastion of Europe’s traditional heart and soul. This itinerary is especially designed for those whom wish to capture authentic Romania through their photography lenses.
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8 days
From S$ 4,220/Adult

Itinerary

  • Day 01 - Singapore / Bucharest
    Fly Singapore / Istanbul TK 55 2335/0540+1 (15h 5m) –Daily
      Istanbul / Bucharest TK 1043 0800/0920+1 (1h 20m) –Daily
    Or Singapore / Frankfurt SQ 026 2355/0640+1 (12h 45m) – Daily
      Frankfurt / Bucharest LH1418 0935/1250+1 (2h 15m) – Daily

    Today, begin your exploration of Romania with a tour of the enormous Palace of Parliament, the best reminder of Ceausescu’s era.

    End the day with a walking tour in the old town including a visit to Stavropoleos Church. 

  • Day 02 - Bucharest / Sibiu

    Today, travel north to Transylvania, it is a region rich in history, natural beauty and fascinating people, some of them practicing centuries old occupations which are very interesting to see.

    In the afternoon you will visit a shepherd family, living high in the mountains with around 200 sheep and without electricity. Enjoy a short walk to reach the sheepfold, which will give amazing opportunities to take lovely landscape pictures. You will see how they milk the sheep (May through September), how they make local cheese and you can have taste of the fresh the milk and cheese.

    Continue your journey to Sibiu, a charming old town, in 2007 it was nominated to Europe’s Cultural Capital. Here you will have yet another opportunity to enjoy the blue hour photography of the interesting buildings and town square.

    Meals: Breakfast included

  • Day 03 - Sibiu / Sighisoara

    Spend the morning time in Sibiu and explore the historic defensive towers and walls.

    Continue your exploration to UNESCO World Heritage listed Sighisoara, Europe’s most beautiful and best preserved medieval fortified citadel.

    On the way to Sighisoara you will stop by the well preserved villages of Hosman and Biertan (UNESCO World Heritage listed), where you will admire one of the most imposing fortified church in Transylvania, built on a hilltop in a valley.

    Meals: Breakfast included

  • Day 04 - Sighisoara / Viscri

    Enjoy morning time to explore Sighisoara and its narrow cobbled streets and centuries old architecture, climb to the main tower, which hosts a history museum and walk to the church on the hill.

    Depart towards traditional village of Viscri and along the way stop at the Rupea fortress, which stands tall by the side of the road and overlooks a wonderful scenery of rolling hills. From there you can see as far as the highest mountains in Romanian on a clear day.

    Meals: Breakfast and Dinner included

  • Day 05 - Viscri

    Today enjoy full day in the village, visit the UNESCO World Heritage Listed fortified church from the 12th century.

    Viscri is also a place where rural life and traditional occupations are well kept alive. You have opportunity to see blacksmitshs making horseshoes or other metal works in the old style.

    Then head for 2-3 hours walk or alternatively ride with horse carrige on the nearby hills to enjoy the view of the village and here you have good opportunities to take pictures of the rural lanscape. Return to village to see when the cows, sheeps, goats are returning from pasture to their homes through the main street.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included

  • Day 06 - Viscri / Brasov

    Today travel to the largest fortified church in Transylvania. The Pejmer fortified church has more than 200 rooms within its defensive walls where locals took shelter during siege.

    In the afternoon arrive in Brasov, set at the foot of the mountains and with beautiful architecture. Enjoy a city tour visiting the centuries old defensive towers, citadel, Black Church and Central Square.

    Enjoy a 2 hours hike on Tampa Mountain (or take the cable car instead), here you have beautiful views of the town and you can try blue photography.

    Meals: Breakfast included

  • Day 07 - Brasov

    After breakfast, visit a bear sanctuary where around 80 bears live in a natural habitat, you will be able to take pictures and also learn the moving stories of some of the bears.

    Then you’ll discover Romania’s most famous Bran castle, due to its association with Dracula; it’s time to find out the truth about the character and see the castle with your own eyes.

    Then head for a scenic area surrounded by mountains and offering stunning landscape photography opportunities.

    Meals: Breakfast included

  • Day 08 - Brasov / Bucharest / Istanbul / Singapore

    Finish your tour in style, with a last stop at Peles Castle in Sinaia. This will introduce you to the royal atmosphere on late 19th century, with its splendor, lavish decorations and 170 rooms uniquely decorated. The castle is placed in a fairy-tale like setting at the edge of the forest, with a marvelous mountain backdrop.

    Next to Peles castle there is the smaller Pelisor castle with its breathtaking Art Nouveau style.

    Cross the mountains and forests to the south, leaving Transylvania behind and heading back to Bucharest to catch your evening flight back to home.

    Fly Bucharest/Istanbul TK1046  2150/2315 ( 1h 25m) - Daily
      Istanbul/Singapore TK 54 0120/1725+1 (11h 5m) – Daily
    Or Bucharest/Frankfurt  LH 1421 1815/1945 (2h 30m) – Daily
      Frankfurt/Singapore  SQ 325 2200/1625+1 (12h 25m) -  Daily 

    Meals: Breakfast included

    Arrive to Singapore on Tour Day 09 

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