4.7
(168)

Bucharest to Bran Castle Day Trip

Transylvania, whose historic castles are set against dramatic rolling hills, is a must-see on any trip to Romania.

Explore some of the region’s historical castles and make a visit to Brasov.

Begin your tour with pick up from designated pickup points in Bucharest and proceed to Valahia.

Explore Peles Castle, located in the scenic Sinaia, which is also known as the “Pearl of the Carpathians”.

Visit Bran Castle by passing across a mountainous landscape.

Travel to Brasov and take a guided walking tour around the city’s historical center.

Tour From Bucharest Includes

  • Guide (based on the option selected)
  • Air-conditioned vehicle transportation
  • Headphones to listen to your guide
  • Temporary earphones
  • Onboard Internet access
  • Duration 12 hours
  • Guide (English, Italian, Spanish)

Know before you go

  • Entrance fees for Peles Castle and Bran Castle are not included in the tour package but can be purchased from your guide on the day of the tour.
  • Pickup is dependent on availability and cannot be guaranteed for last-minute reservations. 
  • If pickup from your lodging is not possible, you may be asked to meet at a convenient location.
  • Not suitable for Children under the age of 4 and people with mobility impairments.

Tour Prices: 

Visitors’ AgeTicket Price
Adult  (Age 18-99)€ 39 ($41)
Children (Age 4-17)€ 34 ($36)

Note: This tour is offering € 5 ($5) concession for children.

Full-day trip to Transylvania from Bucharest

On this small group day trip to Transylvania from Bucharest, enjoy a guided tour of Bran Castle, the medieval town of Brasov and Peles Castle.

Take a spooky tour of Gothic Bran Castle, popularly known as Dracula’s Castle.

Visit Peles Castle, a former royal house regarded as one of the most stunning of its sort in Europe.

Enjoy some free time in the historic Saxon town of Brasov.

Day trip to Transylvania Includes:

  • Headsets
  • Skip the line
  • Guide (English)
  • Duration 12 hours
  • Reserve now & pay later
  • Small Group (8 participants)
  • Pickup and drop-off services for hotels listed in the central Bucharest

Know before you go

  • From  1 November 2022 until 5 May 2023, Peles Castle is inaccessible on Mondays and Tuesdays. 
  • If your tour is scheduled around this time, you will spend more time in Brasov and at Bran Castle. 
  • If your apartment, hotel, or hostel isn’t on the list, please get in touch with the activity provider so they can let you know the nearest pickup location to your address.
  • Youth under the age of 18 must be supervised by an adult.
  • Participants must be at least 11 years old.
  • Your tour guide will help you buy the admittance tickets ($11 for Peles castle, standard ground floor exhibition, $10 for Bran Castle)

Trip Prices:

Visitors’ AgeTicket Price
Adult  (Age 18-99)€50 ($53)
Youth  (Age 11-17)€43 ($46)

Note : Book between December 25, 2022 and March 15, 2023 to receive a seasonal discount of €25 ($26) for adults and €22 ($23) for youth.

Tour of Old Town Brasov, Peles & Bran Castle

After being picked up from Bucharest via bus, depart for Sinaia.

Visit Peles Castle and then proceed to Bran to see the famous Dracula’s Castle.

Take advantage of your free time in Brasov to explore the town’s Renaissance, Baroque, Provincial, and neo-classical style homes.

Discover Brasov’s medieval fortress, which was once one of Europe’s most secure castles.

Day tour from Bucharest Includes:

  • Transport in a car for two to four persons, a minibus for five to eight people, or a coach with air conditioning for more than nine passengers
  • Driver and guide (English, Spanish, Italian)
  • Pickup and drop-off at hotels from lodging in the heart of Bucharest
  • Duration 12 hours

Know before you go

  • Peles Castle and Bran Castle admission costs are not included in the tour price.
  • Not suitable for Children under the age of 4 and people with mobility impairments.
  • From  1 November 2022 until 5 May 2023, Peles Castle is inaccessible on Mondays and Tuesdays. 
  • If your tour is scheduled around this time, you will get to see Peles Castle from the outside.

Tour Prices: 

Visitors’ AgeTicket Price
Adult  (Age 13-99)€ 24 ($26)
Youth  (Age 5-12)€ 30 ($32)

Note: This tour is offering € 6 ($6) concession for youths.

 Bran Castle day trip from Bucharest

On this Dracula Castle day trip from Bucharest, see Transylvania’s attractions and notable cities.

The journey will start from Bucharest to Peleș Castle, Bran Castle leading to Brasov, and will end again at Bucharest.

Spend some time in the souvenir market before embarking on a walking tour of Brașov’s historic Old Town with a local guide.

After the tour, you can spend some free time before returning to Bucharest and dropping off at your hotel.

  • Skip the ticket line
  • Pickup and drop-off services for hotels in the city center
  • Private vehicle transportation with air conditioning
  • Local guide (English)
  • Duration 12 hours

Know before you go

  • Peles Castle and Bran Castle admission costs are not included in the tour price.
  • There is some light walking involved.
  • This trip is not suggested for people in wheelchairs or those with trouble walking due to the uneven terrain.
  • In the event of severe traffic on the roads, the trip may occasionally take more than 
  •            12 hours.
  • Please get in touch with the local partner to confirm your pickup time.

The guided bran castle trip from Bucharest Includes:

  • Skip the ticket line
  • Pickup and drop-off services for hotels in the city center
  • Private vehicle transportation with air conditioning
  • Local guide (English)
  • Duration 12 hours

Know before you go

  • Peles Castle and Bran Castle admission costs are not included in the tour price.
  • There is some light walking involved.
  • This trip is not suggested for people in wheelchairs or those with trouble walking due to the uneven terrain.
  • In the event of severe traffic on the roads, the trip may occasionally take more than 

           12 hours.

  • Please get in touch with the local partner to confirm your pickup time.

Ticket Price:-

Visitors’ AgeTicket Price
Adult (99 years and younger) € 26 ($27)

Featured Image: Leonid Andronov

How useful was this post?

Click on a star to rate it!