Ghost, ghouls, and an unforgettable Halloween party await on the mysterious grounds of Bran Castle in Transylvania. We'll start in Romania's capital, Bucharest, before setting off on a tour of Dracula's castle. Afterwards, grab your costume for a massive outdoor tent bash where you'll celebrate Halloween at the Count's home with a bunch of fearless, fun-seekers from around the globe. It's a high-stakes challenge to find a party like this one.
• 3 days
Discover two of Transylvania's most stunning castles on this day-long adventure: Bran Castle, a 13th-century hilltop fortress known as "Dracula's Castle," and Peles Castle, a masterpiece of Neo-Renaissance architecture. On this day trip, you'll be ferried by climate-controlled bus to both landmarks, and will also have the chance to wander the medieval city of Brasov.
• 12 hours
Discover Bran Castle, known as ‘Dracula’s Castle,’ and Râșnov Fortress on this 4-hour small group tour from Braşov. Travel to Râșnov to explore its stunning 13th-century fortress, and then visit Bran Castle, the turreted hilltop palace linked to Bram Stoker’s fictional Count Dracula. Walk through the spooky rooms and hear tales about Vlad the Impaler, the 15th-century noble who was imprisoned here and inspired Stoker’s blood-stained vampire. Afterward, choose to return to Braşov, or extend your tour to nearby Peleș Castle.
• 4 hours
This is a small group full day tour from Bucharest to Transylvania on a very picturesque route through the Carpathian Mountains allowing you to discover two of the most beautiful Romanian castles - Peles Castle & Bran (Dracula's) Castle - as well as the city of Brasov in south Transylvania.
• 12 hours
Seize the opportunity to witness Carpathian brown bears in the wild on this 3-hour bear-watching experience from Brașov. Leaving at sunset, travel by minivan or car into the Carpathian Mountains, and, accompanied by a forest ranger, walk into the forests to a secure hide. Then, wait quietly to spot the beautiful brown bears that roam the woodlands. Look for youngsters, large males, and females with their cubs, and for other wildlife including deer, lynx and wild boar.
• 4 hours
Explore the dark and storied history of these Romanian medieval legends, and walk through history itself. You will visit: Peles Castle, Bran Castle and Black Church in Brasov including the city center.
• 1 day
Step back in time and explore the medieval gems of Romania’s rural Transylvania region on this day trip from Brașov, led by an expert guide. After a stop in the age-old village of Viscri to see its fortified church, take a walking tour of UNESCO-listed Sighişoara, one of Europe’s best-preserved medieval towns. Enjoy free time for lunch or to explore this stunning town on your own, and then continue to Rupea Fortress, a 14th-century castle that’s one of Romania’s most impressive.
• 9 hours
Explore the pristine Piatra Craiului National Park on this small-group day hiking tour from Brașov. With an expert guide, head to Romania’s Carpathian Mountains and follow one of two 5- to 6-hour routes, according to the weather and your group’s preferences. Depending on your route, cross the narrow Zarnesti Gorge, walk through forests and meadows, learn about local industries such as mountain shepherding and cheese-making, and visit mountain villages or a mountain hut for a rustic lunch. Numbers are limited to eight people to ensure a personalized experience. Entrance fees not included.
• 8 hours
Visit Poienari Fortress, the real Vlad Tepes' Residential Castle and we drive on Transfagarasan highway, built as a strategic military route, is the second-highest paved road in Romania and considered by some to be the most dramatic.
• 10 hours
Visit Bran Castle, Rasnov Fortress, and Peles Castle in this small group departing from Brasov city center. Drive through the wonderful Transylvanian Alps and the southern Carpathian Mountains. Discover the world famous Dracula's Castle in Bran, the impressive Peasants Citadel in Rasnov, and the magnificent Peles Castle, the former summer residence of the Romanian royal family. The tour takes approximately 7 hours, depending on traffic.
• 7 hours