Meet the tour leader at 1130hrs at the Malta International Airport for check-in on your direct Air Malta flight to Bucharest, departing at 1335hrs. After arrival in Romania, your private coach shall transfer you to your 4* Hotel, the Novotel Bucharest City Centre, boosting not only of an exceptional location, but also a unique blend of classical architecture and modern, functional design. After check in and room allocation, the rest of the evening is free.
Today, after breakfast, we offer you the opportunity to join the group for a half day optional guided excursion to the capital city of Romania, Bucharest. Communism changed the face of the city forever, and nowhere is this more evident than at the gargantuan Palace of Parliament, the craziest and crassest tribute to dictatorial megalomania you’ll probably ever see. A visit to Bucharest is not complete without a visit to the former house of Ceausescu and you will be doing exactly that. The rest of the day is free so that everyone can enjoy the city in the best possible way.
After breakfast we encourage you to join the rest of the group for a full day optional excursion to the resort of Sinai. As a group you will visit the Peles Castle; the former residence of the Royal Family, and the Sinai Monastery a beautiful example for the Byzantine architectural style. After come time for personal recreation or shopping, you shall continue your way to the center of the so called ‘Pearl of the Carpathians’ where one can enjoy magnificent views. Return to the hotel for overnight.
After breakfast, you can join the tour leader for another full day excursion, this time, on the footsteps of Count Dracula. You shall start your jam packed day with a visit to the Bran Castle, commonly known as Dracula’s Castle. You are invited to experience the history, the myth, the intrigue and the magic of this wonderful place together with a licensed, English speaking local guide. You continue your way to Brasov and visit the Biserica Neagra, known as the Black Church, considered by many the greatest Gothic church in Transylvania that host one of the greatest organs in Europe and also the largest collection of old carpets from Asia Minor. In Brasov, you can also feast on numerous bargains in one of the many shops alongside the Strada Republicii, the main street in Brasov. Return to the hotel for overnight.
Today, after breakfast, the rest of the day is free. One can enjoy a walk along the Victoriei Avenue that is possibly the best way to see the main historical and cultural attractions of the capital, but also serves as an excellent starting point to explore Bucharest of the beaten track as the avenue intersects with smaller street with their own old houses and monuments.
After breakfast, we offer you yet another half day optional excursion to Snagov and Mogosoaia. You start your day, by visiting Snagov Lake, the biggest lake on the outskirts of Bucharest, Ceasusescu used to have his summer residence here. You shall also visit the Snagov Monastery situated on an island within the same lake. You will finish this excursion by a visit to Mogosoaia Palace. The rest of the afternoon is free.
After breakfast, join the tour leader for an optional half day transfer to the AFI Palace Cotroceni Mall, Bucharest’s biggest mall, and possibly its best and most popular. It offers loads of top brands, as well as the added attraction of an IMAX cinema, a large skating rink and even an indoor roller coaster and huge children’s playground. Free time in the afternoon for personal recreation
Today, after breakfast and room check out (safe luggage room will be made available), enjoy the last few hours in the heart of the city before your private coach transfer to Bucharest’s Otopeni Airport for check in on your direct Air Malta flight departing at 1735hrs, with an estimated arrival time back in Malta of 1845hrs.
|Child under 12 yrs sharing with 2 adults||€215|
|Bucharest City Tour||€35||€35|
|Bran & Brasov||€80||€55|
|AFI Palace Cotroceni Mall (Transfer)||€20||€20|
|Rate for all Excursions||€245||€200|
- Direct Air Malta flights Malta/Bucharest/Malta
- 7 Nights at the 4* Novotel Bucharest City Centre on B&B basis (or similar)
- 20 KGS Check-In Luggage
- 10 KGS Hand Luggage
- All Transfers
- City Tax
- Tour Leader