Rural Experience From Iasi | Agapia Monastery, Neamt Fortress And Bison Reserve

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    8:00 AM Hotel pickups commence prior to this time
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up from any hotel in Iasi
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

One day trip for a rural experience to visit an authentic rural experience in the company of friendly locals from Iasi.

Highlights

Excellent value for money

Exclusive to Viator

Family friendly

See native wildlife in their natural environment

Day trip (destination A to B)

Informative, friendly and professional guide

Know More about this tour

You will meet with your guide and enjoy a day trip to one of the most beautiful regions in the country. Discover the wilderness of the Carpathians, the fresh air, the wonderful mountain landscapes and the serenity of this area.

We will start with a visit to Neam monastery, the oldest monastic establishment for monks which shelters an impressive, well-preserved library. Nor far is the Neamt fortress an important military and historical objective that survived the siege of Sultan Mehmed II, the conqueror of Constantinople. We will take a stroll up the hill and enjoy the beautiful view offered from this impressive fort. We will continue with a one of a kind experience: you will visit a bison reservations and have the opportunity to observe the wilderness. Our journey continues with a visit to Agapia, not only a charming church and a great tourist attraction but also an important center of promoting the traditional crafts. Be amazed by the picturesque traditional villages where time seems to be standing still. The locals still use horse-drawn carts and prepare food above an open fire with ingredients from their back yard. Witness their vivid tapestry of old customs, handicrafts and folklore by visiting the Nicolae Popa Museum. You will have the opportunity to study the symbols of the national costumes. Try on the traditional costumes and take pictures so you will have some one of a kind souvenirs!

Afterwards, you will be transferred back to Iasi.

Inclusions

Transport in a modern, well-equipped car, minibus or coach

Travel guide

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Bottle of water

Entry/Admission - Agapia Monastery

Entry/Admission - Neamt Monastery

Exclusions

Lunch (approx. 12 / person)

Personal expenses

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Most travelers can participate

Not wheelchair accessible

May be operated by a multi-lingual guide

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Traveler Reviews

  • 24-Oct-2016

    This rural experience was a very enjoyable day. I have been to Romania four times now and with each visit I get to see and experience so much more of this beautiful country. The landscape, citadel, monastery, and Nicolae Popa museum was a great insight into the rich history and culture within Romania. My guide Lucian was fantastic even organising an impromptu visit to a family which was the highlight of the day. They welcomed you traditionally, quenched your thirst and appetite with home made food and beverages and then put me to work husking some corn. Absolutely an awesome experience that will stay with me forever.