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Small-Group Day Trip to Dracula's Castle, Brasov and Peles Castle from Bucharest

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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.
  • Take a hassle-free day trip to the castles of Transylvania from Bucharest 
  • Travel between Bran Castle (Dracula's Caslte) and Peles Castle with ease 
  • Receive personalized attention in a small group limited to 15 people
  • All entrance fees are included
What to Expect
Following departure from a designated meeting point in central Bucharest, arrive at Peles Castle, a Neo-Renaissance structure backed by the Carpathian Mountains. On the days Peles Castle is closed (some holidays and seasonally on Mondays and Tuesdays) you will visit the imposing Rasnov Citadel. This tour includes all entrance fees for your convenience, and runs in a small group. Take a guided tour of Peles Castle before continuing to Bran Castle (Dracula’s Castle), the inspiration behind Bram Stoker’s literary sensation. Learn about the castles’ history from your guide. The next stop is Brasov, home to the Black Church (Biserica Neagra) and a multitude of medieval monuments. Take a guided walking tour before returning to Bucharest by coach.
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Departure Point
Benjamin Franklin Parking, Strada Benjamin Franklin, București 010027, Romania
Departure Time
8:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Live commentary on board, professional English speaking tour leader
  • Entrance fees to Peles Castle (Standard Tour) or Rasnov Citadel when Peles Castle is closed
  • Transportation by modern air-conditioned minivan or minibus with wifi on board
  • Short walking tour of Brasov downtown
  • Audio guides in Spanish, Italian and French available on your phone
  • Entry/Admission - Peles Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
  • Entry/Admission - Rasnov Citadel
  • Lunch (there will be a stop for lunch to eat with the group or by yourself)
  • Photo tax (inside of Peles Castle, 35 Lei, optional)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Between the 4th of November and the 26th of November every year, Peles Castle is closed for cleaning. During this period, you will be able to visit its smaller replica – Pelisor Castle
  • Minimum age is 7 years
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Please note that we operate this tour with small groups (maximum 16 people)
  • Near public transportation
  • Please put a note in your reservation if you require an audio guide (Italian, Spanish or French)
  • During the summer time (May-September), the second stop will be in Brasov, and the last one will be in Bran.
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 2 days ago

On September 15 we attended the tour 2 castles in a day .It is a very interesting tour .The Peles castle and the whole mountainous area is gorgeous, as for the Dracula castle even if it is not really Dracula's it has a very long...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank juliafromgreece
Dan7750, Manager at TravelMaker, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Julia, Thank you for joining us and for taking the time to give us a 5-Star review! We are so fortunate to have so many amazing places to share with guests and lucky to have a great crew to ensure everyone has a great...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a fantastic full 12 hour day trip through Transylvania!!! New A/C minivan 🚐 with comfy seats 💺! Tour Guide - Serban was a Great Host! Would definitely recommend for someone to have this tour when in Romania 🇷🇴! Peles Castle is always closed on...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The trip was great and Serban was a very good guide who also told us a lot about Romania in general which was very nice. The guy is very funny on top of that and entertained us from the beginning to the end! A tip...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Miryana S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Today my wife and I toured Brasov, Bran Castle and Peles Castle with Şerban Riga. Riga picked us up promptly at the hotel as arranged with a company vehicle. Along the way we learned about historical facts from Bucharest and Romania as we drove the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the tour hosted by Şerban Riga. He is a bundle of enetgy, great sense of humour and concerned for the tourists. The places to see were ideal for a 12 hour tour. The tour is recommended if you have 12-14 hours as traffic to...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank simha08123
Dan7750, Manager at TravelMaker, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear customer, Thanks a lot for taking the time to leave a 5-star review for TravelMaker. We are, of course, delighted to hear that everything went as planned and you had a great trip with our colleague Serban. We will make sure that your good...More

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Sarah J
July 24, 2019|
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Response from Kent B | Reviewed this property |
Absolutly, me myself feel unsecure if I have no control of the time between access to restrooms, but I did not have to worry! Short trips between things to see and available restrooms! Have a great trip! Greetings from Sweden
April 12, 2019|
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Response from Glbtrvlr | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if the Castle is closed on April 16 or not. However, it was closed on the day I visited. We got to walk around the outside and explore the surrounding grounds. There is a hiking trail and lots of souvenirs... More
April 12, 2019|
Response from Tinge044 | Reviewed this property |
I would contact your tour guide. Peles Castle was open when we went
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