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Timeslip in a Transylvanian Village

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  • 3 Days / 2 Nights
  • Departure On Request
  • Mar 01' - Nov 30'
  • Private Tour
  • Starting Point: Bucharest
  • Pickup & Drop Off: Hotel
  • The price applies for a group of 4 persons/trip.
  • EXTRA DISCOUNTs apply for more than 5 persons/trip. For details, send us an Enquiry !
What to Expect

Tired of the busy and stressful life in the city? This is a tour in which you can forget about everything for a few days, where you can hide in a remote area just a few hours away from the busy city. Take an early train from Bucharest and by noon you shall arrive in a different world! You shall fully experience life in a Transylvanian village as it is: quiet, tranquil, with time passing so much slower than in your everyday life. For 3 days you shall spend your time with no need to check your watch. You shall see traditional crafts passed from father to son for hundreds of years, you shall enjoy the sound and smells of the true countryside!

Highlights

  • Stay in a nicely restored pension in Viscri, the village that Prince Charles fell in love with.
  • Visit local blacskmith to see how horse shoes were once manufactured.
  • Ride on horse carriage to the shepherd and taste some freshly made cheese.
  • Visit World Heritage listed Fortified Church of Viscri, emblematic for the history of Saxons.

Price Includes

  • Pick up/drop off from/to your hotel in Bucharest.
  • English speaking guide.
  • 2 nights accommodation, breakfast included.
  • Train tickets from /to Rupea.
  • Transfers from/to Rupea to/from pension in Viscri.
  • Entries according to program, visits to blacksmith and shepherd.
  • Ride on horse carriage to visit the shepherd.
  • Lunches at local pension.

Price Excludes

  • Other meals than stated.
  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.
  • Photo/video fees at museums.
  • Tipping and personal expenses.
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Itinerary

Day 1Bucharest - Rupea - Viscri

05:00 → You shall meet the guide at the hotel and leave for the train station.
06:00 → Departure by train to Rupea.
10:14 → You shall arrive in Rupea, then you shall be met by a car to transfer you to Viscri Village.
13:00 → Lunch at the pension with homegrown organic foods.
15:00 → Explore the village and visit World Heritage Viscri Fortified Church.

Overnight: Local pension in Viscri | Meals: lunch

Day 2Viscri

07:00 → (During April-October) Optionally you can go in the main street to see the morning rush hour! A herd of cows, slowly walking out on the street, led out the village toward the pastures, not to return until late in the afternoon.
08:30 → Breakfast at pension.
11:00 → A visit to the local blacksmith. Horse shoes are still manually produced here.
Free time in the village.
13:00 → Lunch at the pension with home grown organic foods.
PM → Departure by horse carriage to the shepherd; the ride will take about 1-1.5 hours.
Arrive at the shepherd, see how sheep are milked, then how fresh cheese is produced.
Return then to the pension.

Overnight: Local pension in Viscri | Meals: breakfast, lunch

Day 3Viscri - Rupea - Bucharest

08:30 → Breakfast at pension. Free time until lunch.
12:30 → Lunch at the pension with home grown organic foods.
14:00 → Departure to Rupea.
15:07 → Take the train towards Bucharest.
19: 53 → Arrival in Bucharest, the guide will accompany you to your hotel.

Overnight: – | Meals: breakfast, lunch

Remarks

• Exact Tours is not responsible if the visited sites during the tour are closed without prior notice and for any reason at the moment you arrive.
• The program may change due to national and local events.
• The tour is organized taking into account the official schedule of the sites in 2020.

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