Small-Group Day Trip To Dracula's Castle, Brasov And Peles Castle From Bucharest

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  • Duration: 12 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Strada Benjamin Franklin 1, București 010292, Romania
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • 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.


This is a small group full-day tour from Bucharest to Transylvania on a very picturesque route through the Carpathian Mountains. It will give you a chance 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 with your expert guide. It will be a perfect introduction to the historical and cultural side of Romania. 


  • Excellent value for money
  • Small-group tour by minibus
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

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Itinerary - 

This is a typical itinerary for this Day Trip To Dracula's Castle, Brasov And Peles Castle From Bucharest - 

Stop At: Peles Castle, Sinaia, Prahova County, Southern Romania

General Exhibition standard tour 1 hour (on Mondays and Tuesdays during the winter season you will visit Rasnov Citadel in Rasnov)

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), Bran, Brasov County, Central Romania, Transylvania

Also known as Dracula's Castle

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Brasov Historical Center, Brasov, Brasov County, Central Romania, Transylvania

Short walking tour of Brasov downtown.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Rasnov Citadel, Rasnov, Brasov County, Central Romania, Transylvania

On Mondays and Tuesdays during the winter season when Peles Castle is closed

Duration: 1 hour


Short walking tour of Brasov downtown

Audio guides in Spanish, Italian and French available on your phone

Live commentary on board, professional English speaking tour leader

Transportation by modern air-conditioned minivan or minibus with wifi onboard

Entrance fees to Peles Castle (Standard Tour) or Rasnov Citadel when Peles Castle is closed

Entry/Admission - Peles Castle

Entry/Admission - Rasnov Citadel

Entry/Admission - Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)


Photo tax (inside of Peles Castle, 35 Lei, optional)

Lunch (there will be a stop for lunch to eat with the group or by yourself)

Additional Info

Minimum age is 7 years

Not wheelchair accessible

Near public transportation

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Moderate physical fitness level is necessary 

Confirmation will be received at the time of booking

Please put a note in your reservation if you require an audio guide (Italian, Spanish or French)

Between 1 November and 1 December every year, Peles Castle is closed for cleaning. During this period, you will be able to visit its smaller replica Pelisor Castle

Peles Castle is closed on Sunday 28 Apr 2019 (Orthodox Easter) and you will visit Rasnov Citadel

Please note that we operate this tour with small groups (maximum 16 people)

Traveler Reviews

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  • 18-Mar-2020

    Fabulous trip with our guide Mathew. Even with all the castles closed we got to see different parts of Romania and learn its history A small group is great as you do not have to wait around to go to your next destination

  • 10-Feb-2020

    Boogie our driver and guide certainly had the gift of talking. He included us in all the jokes and stories. At the end we were all singing to his favourite tunes. Time was tight at both castles (less than advertised) but time at Braşov was longer for time to get a meal and a stroll around this lovely town. A very pleasant and memorable day trip. Would recommend TravelMakers team.

  • 04-Feb-2020

    The castles were neat and very pretty, but the thing that made the trip amazing was the tour guide, Boogie. He was very nice, generous, and overall helpful. Was never without a smile or joke, and made sure that we all had a good time and were well informed of everything that we were doing. I would recommend him to anyone that is interested in taking this trip.

  • 26-Nov-2019

    The whole day was very awesome thanks for the great day had a blast had a few set backs on the trip but overall excellent

  • 28-Oct-2019

    The trip was pleasant. The guide was very professional and verbal. The timing was exact and the places we visited were good. It was a pity that because it was Monday the Peles castle was close. Otherwise it was perfect. The name of the guide was Serban Riga

  • 22-Oct-2019

    The tour guide was really great! The drive can be a bit long, but he does a great job of using some of that time to talk about the history of the locations before we get to them. I definitely recommend this tour to others!

  • 04-Oct-2019

    The two castles we visited (Peles and Bran) were both in spectacular settings and extremely interesting. Boogie was very knowledgeable. I enjoyed Bran better, although this goes against the general opinion in reviews. The town of Brasov is delightfully positioned too and most attractive. The only problem was the traffic, which then limited the amount of time spent in Brasov, although the amazing driver managed to by-pass the traffic jams by taking minor roads.

  • 03-Oct-2019

    I was a little worried that we wouldn’t have enough time at each stop, but it turned out to be well-paced, and we had plenty of time at each for touring and photos. We arrived at Peles first, and since it wasn’t yet open, there was plenty of time for takIn his photos, using the restroom, and buying photo passes if we wanted them. Admission to the castle was included in the tour price, but they charge an additional fee if you want to take photos of video inside. It’s quite spectacular, and I did buy the video pass, since I make videos for,which was about $15 US. Though Bran is probably the reason most book this tour, Peles is the real showpiece.

    Next we stopped in Braşov where we had time for lunch and some exploring. Finally, Bran Castle. Be prepared for a VERY steep climb up the hill and lots of steps inside. Our guide got us into the castle and then left us to explore at our own pace. I had plenty of time to explore, buy there is a lot of information to read inside, and if you try to read it all, you might not have enough time. I suggest doing a little reading before you go.

    Overall, the tour gets an A from me, with knowledgeable guides, well planned Itinerary, and comfortable transportation.

  • 23-Sep-2019

    Good day, well organised with lots if great things to see. Brasov was lovely and it was nice to be given some free time here to explore

  • 09-Sep-2019

    It was a very well put together and organized one day tour to the castles with very comfortable transportation, great guide and driver. Boogy the guide is really a professional at what he does. Really enjoyed his guidance and company very much. Highly recommend it.

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