Peles Castle & Off Road Adventure Tour – 11 hours
“This is perhaps Europe’s last great wild area where bears, wolves and lynxes still live.” (Wild Carpathia documentary – Charlie Otley).
During this tour you will see two different destinations of Romania as you will discover the natural forests of the Carpathian Mountains along with an elegant castle, Peles, considered to be one of the most beautiful castles in Europe.
private tour by car/minibus
|Highlights of the trip||
Peles Royal Castle, off road trip in the Carpathian Mountains
159 Euros/person (group of 2 people); 129 Euros/person (group of 3 people); 99 Euros/person (group of 4-7 people)
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
around 11-12 hours
English (other languages available on request for an additional fee)
Entrance fees at Peles Castle (20 Lei/person), Lunch
Bucharest – Sinaia (visit Peles Castle) – Off Road Tour up to the picks – back in Sinaia – return to Bucharest
This full day tour will includes departure from Bucharest, aprox. two hours drive to Sinaia, a beautiful mountain resort, stop in Sinaia to visit Peles Castle, the former summer residence of Carol 1st (Carol Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, a German Prince from the dynasty with the same name, was the first king of Romania). The Castle built between 1875 – 1914 (a total period of 39 years) in a beautiful Neo Renaissance architectural style, one of the most modern constructions from the end of the 19th century was also the first castle in Europe with electric power. After the visit in the castle, the trip will continue with an expedition to the peaks, to admire the real beauty of the mountains and “the world seen from above”. The expedition will take aprox. 4 hours and it will be made using a local mountain guide & a strong 4×4 vehicle.
In case of adverse weather conditions (heavy rain/snow storm) the off-road trip will be replaced by a visit to Bran Castle & Brasov as an alternative.
TravelMaker, as the company which organizes the trip, is not responsible if the visited sites are closed without prior notice and for any reason at the moment you arrive.