We present you a short yet comprehensive guided tour of southern Transylvania, visiting the must-go destinations like Sibiu, Sighisoara and Brasov but also less known, yet very beautiful and interesting small villages like Slimnic, Axente Sever, Brateiu, Biertan, Homorod, Bunesti and more.

Tour availability: contact us

Tour duration: 5 days/4 nights

Tour itinerary:

  • Day 1: Bucharest - River Olt Valley - Cozia Monastery - Sibiu
  • Day 2: Sibiu - Transfagarasan Highway - Lake Balea - Sibiel - Sibiu
  • Day 3: Sibiu - Medias - Sighisoara
  • Day 4: Sighisoara - Bran - Brasov
  • Day 5: Brasov - Sinaia - Bucharest

Tour highlights: cross the Carpathians twice, on two of the most scenic roads in Romania - River Olt Valley and River Prahova Valley; travel "above the  louds" on the famous Transfagarasan Highway; take a guided tour of 14 century Cozia Monastery; discover Sibiu, the chief city of the Transylvanian Saxons and European Capital of Culture in 2007, on a guided walking tour throughout the Old Town; get to know the locals during an exclusively organized home hosted dinner in a small village near Sibiu; travel through the Transylvanian Plateau between old Saxon villages full of history, UNESCO monuments and friendly local people and artisans; take a guided tour of the impressive Slimnic fortress;  visit a Gypsy village and a Gypsy family; take a ride in a horse-drawn cart; enjoy a guided tour of Sighisoara citadel; take a guided tour of Biertan fortified church; walk in Brasov's old town and discover the Black Church on a guided tour.

Tour start location: location of your choice, within Bucharest city limits

Tour inclusions: your own dedicated professional English speaking tour guide; one suitable vehicle with climate control; fuel, road & parking tax for the entire trip;  accommodation in 3*** centrally located hotels/guest houses; 4 breakfasts; one home hosted dinner; free collection and return to your hotel in Bucharest, guided tour of Sibiu, guided tour of Sighisoara, guided tour of Brasov, guided tour of Medias, guided tour of Bran castle, guided tour of Peles Palace and Gardens in Sinaia.

Tour exclusions: other meals than stated; admission tickets to museums and attractions; photo/video fees; personal expenses; gratuity.

Tour price: from € 850/per person*

*According to your party size, tour duration & itinerary length, attractions & sites included, meals included
*At Tours in Romania, we don't do shared tours, we only do private tours of Bucharest, private tours of Romaniand private short trips from Bucharest , so the price is influenced only by the size of your group. If you'd like a tour of Bucharest, a tour of Romania or a short trip from Bucharest together with a bunch of strangers, each one with his own agenda, pace and good or bad habits, there are plenty of other travel agents out there happy to accommodate you.
*At Tours in Romania, we don't do free tours, we only do private tours of Bucharest, private tours of Romania and private short trips from Bucharest at a fair price. With Tours in Romania you can enjoy the comfort of an air conditioned vehicle, while visiting many more attractions than during a "free" walking tour of Bucharest.
Anyway, a private tour of Bucharest, a private tour in Romania or a private short trip from Bucharest doesn't necessarily mean an expensive tour. Please take a moment to review our prices. You'll find private tours of Bucharest, private tours of Romania and private short trips from Bucharest at the price of a shared tour or cheaper!