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10D9N Budapest to Sofia Adventure (EABS) ⚠ Minimum 2 adult(s) per departure

10D9N Budapest to Sofia Adventure (EABS)
⚠ Minimum 2 adult(s) per departure

Per Pax
From: $2027 From: €1930 From: £1657 From: RM8815 From: CAD2627 From: SGD2812 From: AUD2927 From: HKD15973
Budapest

Cities to Visit: Budapest - Sighișoara - Braşov - Bucharest - Sofia
Language: English

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Travel Period: from June 12, 2022 till October 1, 2023
Tour Highlight
~ Discover the rich and varied culture of Eastern Europe
~ Visit Dracula's castle and charming Slavic villages
~ Explore the spectacular cities of Budapest and Sofia
What To Expect
This 10-day tour will leave you wondering why you waited to explore Europe's roads less travelled. Ride the rails from Budapest to Sofia and experience Eastern Europe’s charm firsthand. Soak in a thermal bath in Budapest or opt to visit Buda Castle, Hungary’s royal palace. Discover Romania’s countryside while visiting Sighișoara or marvel at the baroque architecture of Brasov. (Better yet, enjoy the contrast by seeing them both.) You'll also have time to sample Bulgarian cuisine that'll give you the energy you need to cycle your way through Veliko Tarnovo, one of the oldest cities in the world.
  • Day 1: Budapest

    Arrive at any time. There are no planned activities until an evening welcome meeting. We recommend booking pre-accommodation to fully explore this breathtaking city.

  • Day 2: Budapest - Sighișoara

    Enjoy an orientation walk of Budapest to get a feel for this charming city. Opt to spend free time visiting Buda Castle, wandering the streets of Pest, or soaking in a thermal bath.This evening, visit a G Adventures-supported social enterprise café and enjoy a farewell drink, before boarding an overnight train to Sibiu.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 3: Sighișoara

    Head to the enchanting town of Sighișoara. Use your free time here to explore the cobblestone streets and medieval architecture.Explore the medieval walled citadel with its cultural attractions and great restaurants and bars.
    Sample some Romanian cuisine—the Casa Dracula (original home of Vlad, the model for Count Dracula) is now a restaurant specializing in hearty meat and game dishes of the region.

  • Day 4: Sighișoara - Braşov

    With a local guide, venture into the Romanian countryside to visit traditional villages. Get a true sense of life in this less-visited region. Visit charming Brasov. Enjoy a half-day guided tour of Sighisoara and nearby countryside. Take in the beautiful rolling scenery and visit medieval villages and fortified churches.In the early evening, transfer to the city of Brasov, the best preserved medieval city in Romania.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 5: Braşov

    Visit the picturesque Bran Castle and learn the history (and rumours) of this fascinating place. Impressively situated on a rock outcrop and dominating the valley, this 14th century castle is steeped in history and folklore. Soak in the gorgeous countryside as you learn about the creepier side of Romania.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 6: Braşov - Bucharest

    Travel to Bucharest and enjoy an orientation walk. Take time to explore the Soviet-esque architecture, the beautiful cathedral, or indulge in Bucharest's international cuisine.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 7: Bucharest - Veliko Tarnovo

    Enjoy some free time to explore more of Bucharest in the morning before travelling to Bulgaria and one of the oldest cities in the world, Veliko Tarnovo. Wander the medieval town, visit the museums, or sample your first taste of Bulgarian cuisine. Enjoy this charming town and opt to visit the Tsarevets Fortress just outside the city.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 8: Veliko Tarnovo

    Enjoy the morning in the medieval town of Veliko Tarnovo. In the afternoon, visit the hilltop village of Arbanasi. Soak in the views over Veliko Tarnovo. Arbanasi Village Visit.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 9: Veliko Tarnovo - Sofia

    Travel to Sofia and take an orientation walk of the capital city. Later, wander down the pedestrian street or visit the eclectic Ladies' Market.

    A mix of western grandeur and Soviet bulk, Sofia boasts a gold-domed church and delicious international dining.

    Sample modern takes on Bulgarian and international food, with some great trendy dining opportunities.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 10: Depart Sofia

    Depart at any time.

    : Breakfast
Whats Included
~ 8 nights' Hotels/pensions, 1 night overnight train.
~ 8 breakfasts
~ All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
~ All attractions as mention in itinerary

Whats Excluded
~ International air ticket
~ Travel insurance
~ Optional activities
~ Tippings
~ Others not mentioned

Where to Visits

DATEPRICE
May 2023: 14 & 28RM8815
Jun 2023: 11 & 25RM9207
Jul 2023: 9 & 23RM9550
Aug 2023: 6RM9550
Sep 2023: 3 & 17RM9207
Oct 2023: 1RM8815

Information



Travel Period: from June 12, 2022 till October 1, 2023
Tour Highlight
~ Discover the rich and varied culture of Eastern Europe
~ Visit Dracula's castle and charming Slavic villages
~ Explore the spectacular cities of Budapest and Sofia
What To Expect
This 10-day tour will leave you wondering why you waited to explore Europe's roads less travelled. Ride the rails from Budapest to Sofia and experience Eastern Europe’s charm firsthand. Soak in a thermal bath in Budapest or opt to visit Buda Castle, Hungary’s royal palace. Discover Romania’s countryside while visiting Sighișoara or marvel at the baroque architecture of Brasov. (Better yet, enjoy the contrast by seeing them both.) You'll also have time to sample Bulgarian cuisine that'll give you the energy you need to cycle your way through Veliko Tarnovo, one of the oldest cities in the world.
  • Day 1: Budapest

    Arrive at any time. There are no planned activities until an evening welcome meeting. We recommend booking pre-accommodation to fully explore this breathtaking city.

  • Day 2: Budapest - Sighișoara

    Enjoy an orientation walk of Budapest to get a feel for this charming city. Opt to spend free time visiting Buda Castle, wandering the streets of Pest, or soaking in a thermal bath.This evening, visit a G Adventures-supported social enterprise café and enjoy a farewell drink, before boarding an overnight train to Sibiu.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 3: Sighișoara

    Head to the enchanting town of Sighișoara. Use your free time here to explore the cobblestone streets and medieval architecture.Explore the medieval walled citadel with its cultural attractions and great restaurants and bars.
    Sample some Romanian cuisine—the Casa Dracula (original home of Vlad, the model for Count Dracula) is now a restaurant specializing in hearty meat and game dishes of the region.

  • Day 4: Sighișoara - Braşov

    With a local guide, venture into the Romanian countryside to visit traditional villages. Get a true sense of life in this less-visited region. Visit charming Brasov. Enjoy a half-day guided tour of Sighisoara and nearby countryside. Take in the beautiful rolling scenery and visit medieval villages and fortified churches.In the early evening, transfer to the city of Brasov, the best preserved medieval city in Romania.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 5: Braşov

    Visit the picturesque Bran Castle and learn the history (and rumours) of this fascinating place. Impressively situated on a rock outcrop and dominating the valley, this 14th century castle is steeped in history and folklore. Soak in the gorgeous countryside as you learn about the creepier side of Romania.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 6: Braşov - Bucharest

    Travel to Bucharest and enjoy an orientation walk. Take time to explore the Soviet-esque architecture, the beautiful cathedral, or indulge in Bucharest's international cuisine.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 7: Bucharest - Veliko Tarnovo

    Enjoy some free time to explore more of Bucharest in the morning before travelling to Bulgaria and one of the oldest cities in the world, Veliko Tarnovo. Wander the medieval town, visit the museums, or sample your first taste of Bulgarian cuisine. Enjoy this charming town and opt to visit the Tsarevets Fortress just outside the city.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 8: Veliko Tarnovo

    Enjoy the morning in the medieval town of Veliko Tarnovo. In the afternoon, visit the hilltop village of Arbanasi. Soak in the views over Veliko Tarnovo. Arbanasi Village Visit.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 9: Veliko Tarnovo - Sofia

    Travel to Sofia and take an orientation walk of the capital city. Later, wander down the pedestrian street or visit the eclectic Ladies' Market.

    A mix of western grandeur and Soviet bulk, Sofia boasts a gold-domed church and delicious international dining.

    Sample modern takes on Bulgarian and international food, with some great trendy dining opportunities.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 10: Depart Sofia

    Depart at any time.

    : Breakfast
Whats Included
~ 8 nights' Hotels/pensions, 1 night overnight train.
~ 8 breakfasts
~ All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
~ All attractions as mention in itinerary

Whats Excluded
~ International air ticket
~ Travel insurance
~ Optional activities
~ Tippings
~ Others not mentioned
DATEPRICE
May 2023: 14 & 28RM8815
Jun 2023: 11 & 25RM9207
Jul 2023: 9 & 23RM9550
Aug 2023: 6RM9550
Sep 2023: 3 & 17RM9207
Oct 2023: 1RM8815
★★★☆☆

Budapest, Dessewffy u. 36, 1066 Hungary

Star Inn Hotel Budapest Centrum is 400 m from the Opera and a 5-minute walk from Oktogon Metro Station. It offers free internet throughout the hotel.

★★★☆☆

Strada Școlii 4-6, Sighișoara 545400, Romania

Dating back to the 16th century, Hotel Sighişoara features a traditional Romanian restaurant. Located within the historic walls of the citadel of Sighişoara, all rooms at this pet-friendly property are individually decorated and furnished.

★★★☆☆

Piața Sfatului nr. 5, Brașov 500031, Romania

Hotel Casa Wagner offers a perfect location and a pleasant environment in the center of Brasov. It is Square, located downtown, close to major tourist attractions and most prestigious cafes and bars, terraces, restaurants and shops.

★★★☆☆

Strada Știrbei Vodă 146, București 010119, Romania

The hotel has an unexpected design theme, which combines traditional inspiration and modern trends. More so, the friendliness of its people completes the charm of the hotel. It’s right at the center of the city, minutes away from Gara de Nord Central Station. Cișmigiu Park, The Romanian Athenaeum and Victoriei Square are also close by.

★★★☆☆

ul. "Ivan Vazov" 6, 5000 g.k. Varusha - south, Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria

This hotel is housed in a completely restored old building, built in 1894 by a wealthy local family, located in the old part of Veliko Tarnovo, on the right sidewalk on Ivan Vazov Street, a continuation of the main one, which leads to the Tsarevets fortress.

★★★☆☆

ul. "Knyaz Boris I" 64, 1463 Sofia Center, Sofia, Bulgaria

Hotel St. George is a modern building, on six floors. It has 9 standard rooms, 9 studios and 2 suites. All rooms have balconies, air conditioning, mini bar, LCD cable TV and an electric kettle for making coffee and tea. Each room has a private bathroom equipped with a shower, hairdryer and free toiletries.

★★★☆☆

Budapest, Dessewffy u. 36, 1066 Hungary

Star Inn Hotel Budapest Centrum is 400 m from the Opera and a 5-minute walk from Oktogon Metro Station. It offers free internet throughout the hotel.

★★★☆☆

Strada Școlii 4-6, Sighișoara 545400, Romania

Dating back to the 16th century, Hotel Sighişoara features a traditional Romanian restaurant. Located within the historic walls of the citadel of Sighişoara, all rooms at this pet-friendly property are individually decorated and furnished.

★★★☆☆

Piața Sfatului nr. 5, Brașov 500031, Romania

Hotel Casa Wagner offers a perfect location and a pleasant environment in the center of Brasov. It is Square, located downtown, close to major tourist attractions and most prestigious cafes and bars, terraces, restaurants and shops.

★★★☆☆

Strada Știrbei Vodă 146, București 010119, Romania

The hotel has an unexpected design theme, which combines traditional inspiration and modern trends. More so, the friendliness of its people completes the charm of the hotel. It’s right at the center of the city, minutes away from Gara de Nord Central Station. Cișmigiu Park, The Romanian Athenaeum and Victoriei Square are also close by.

★★★☆☆

ul. "Ivan Vazov" 6, 5000 g.k. Varusha - south, Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria

This hotel is housed in a completely restored old building, built in 1894 by a wealthy local family, located in the old part of Veliko Tarnovo, on the right sidewalk on Ivan Vazov Street, a continuation of the main one, which leads to the Tsarevets fortress.

★★★☆☆

ul. "Knyaz Boris I" 64, 1463 Sofia Center, Sofia, Bulgaria

Hotel St. George is a modern building, on six floors. It has 9 standard rooms, 9 studios and 2 suites. All rooms have balconies, air conditioning, mini bar, LCD cable TV and an electric kettle for making coffee and tea. Each room has a private bathroom equipped with a shower, hairdryer and free toiletries.

Per Pax
From: $2027 From: €1930 From: £1657 From: RM8815 From: CAD2627 From: SGD2812 From: AUD2927 From: HKD15973
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