Carpathian Mountains holiday, conservation & culture

Carpathian Mountains holiday, conservation & culture

Wolves, bears and sightseeing
From £1,299 to £1,449 8 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2020: 12 Sep, 19 Sep, 3 Oct
2021: 1 May, 22 May, 29 May, 12 Jun, 3 Jul, 24 Jul, 7 Aug, 14 Aug, 21 Aug, 11 Sep, 18 Sep, 2 Oct, 9 Oct
Romania holiday, the Beauty of Yesterday

Romania holiday, the Beauty of Yesterday

Small group tour to rediscover enchanting rural Romania
From £1,425 11 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 25 Aug
Transylvania holiday accommodation

Transylvania holiday accommodation

Stay at a Count's guesthouse
From €100 to €174 per person per night
Accommodation
New Year photography tour in Romania

New Year photography tour in Romania

Explore authentic rural Romania's New Year traditions.
From £2,600 to £2,730 13 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 26 Dec
2021: 26 Dec
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Photography tour in Romania, Orthodox Easter

Photography tour in Romania, Orthodox Easter

Photography adventure through the heart of rural Romania.
From £2,310 11 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2021: 27 Apr
Rural Romania photography tour

Rural Romania photography tour

Photography adventure through the heart of rural Romania.
From £2,600 to £2,730 13 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 7 Oct
2021: 7 Oct
Transylvania holiday, Dracula tours in Romania

Transylvania holiday, Dracula tours in Romania

Follow the steps of Harker in search of count Dracula
From €1,159 to €1,289 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 6 Jun, 13 Jun, 20 Jun, 27 Jun, 4 Jul, 11 Jul, 18 Jul, 25 Jul, 1 Aug, 15 Aug, 22 Aug, 29 Aug, 5 Sep, 12 Sep, 19 Sep, 26 Sep, 26 Oct
Romania adventure holiday

Romania adventure holiday

An amazing tour exploring medieval Europe and Transylvania
From £2,655 to £2,845 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 6 Jun, 5 Sep
2021: 17 Apr, 29 May, 5 Sep
Transylvania self-drive holiday in Romania

Transylvania self-drive holiday in Romania

Traditional Landscapes & Cultural Heritage - beyond Dracula.
From £795 to £950 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Transylvania cycling holiday in Romania

Transylvania cycling holiday in Romania

Cycle through the beauty and mystery of Transylvania
From £1,449 to £1,679 9 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2020: 5 Sep, 19 Sep
2021: 8 May, 15 May, 29 May, 31 Jul, 14 Aug, 28 Aug, 4 Sep, 18 Sep, 2 Oct
Late availability on these dates: 05 Sep
Transylvania winter walking and snowshoeing holiday

Transylvania winter walking and snowshoeing holiday

Wander through the mountains and forests of wintery Transylvania
From £1,149 8 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2021: 2 Jan, 9 Jan, 16 Jan, 20 Feb
Transylvania walking and nature holiday in Romania

Transylvania walking and nature holiday in Romania

A scenic nature tour of Transylvania
From €903 to €938 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Volunteering with bears in Romania

Volunteering with bears in Romania

Volunteer at an inspiring bear sanctuary in Transylvania
From £925 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: Flexible departures available throughout the year, minimum stay 1 week
Eastern Europe cultural tour

Eastern Europe cultural tour

Descend to the dark ages on this tour of Dracula's country.
From £1,769£1,206 to £1,839 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2021: 11 Apr, 25 Apr, 9 May, 23 May, 6 Jun, 20 Jun, 4 Jul, 18 Jul, 1 Aug, 15 Aug, 29 Aug, 12 Sep, 26 Sep, 10 Oct, 24 Oct
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If you would like some help or advice, or just want to discuss your ideas for your next trip, do give us a call.
Romania walking holiday, self guided

Romania walking holiday, self guided

Experience walking through the heart of Transylvania
From £679 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Halloween tour in Transylvania

Halloween tour in Transylvania

Take a fascinating and historical tour in Transylvania
From £499 to £1,149 3 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 26 Oct, 30 Oct
Romania holiday, Discover Romania

Romania holiday, Discover Romania

A superb trip around the best of Romania
From €1,200 to €1,565 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailored to individual requirements with flexibility on dates
Transylvania winter holiday accommodation

Transylvania winter holiday accommodation

B&B in Transylvania
From €90 to €174 per accommodation per night (sleeps 2)
Accommodation
Birdwatching tour in the Danube Delta

Birdwatching tour in the Danube Delta

Discover the Wild Danube Delta!
From €850 6 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 8 Jun, 29 Jun, 20 Jul, 10 Aug, 31 Aug, 22 Sep, 5 Oct
2021: 5 Apr, 19 Apr, 10 May, 24 May, 7 Jun, 21 Jun, 5 Jul, 19 Jul, 2 Aug, 16 Aug, 30 Aug, 13 Sep, 27 Sep, 11 Oct
Romania holidays, Transylvania to the Danube Delta

Romania holidays, Transylvania to the Danube Delta

Village stays, painted monasteries and wildlife in the delta
From £1,925 to £1,949 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 5 Sep
2021: 1 May, 4 Sep
Family volunteering with bears in Romania

Family volunteering with bears in Romania

Unique family volunteering holiday at a bear sanctuary
From £925 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Carpathian Mountains snowshoeing holiday, Romania

Carpathian Mountains snowshoeing holiday, Romania

Enjoy the charm of the Transylvanian winter on snowshoes.
From €1,087 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 3 Dec
No deposit required. Free amendments. Payment on arrival by credit card via Paypal.
Romania walking holiday, Along the Enchanted Way tour

Romania walking holiday, Along the Enchanted Way tour

Explore the stunning scenery of remote Romania
From £1,765 to £1,815 9 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2020: 5 Jun, 28 Aug, 18 Sep
2021: 28 May, 25 Jun, 27 Aug, 17 Sep
Romania hiking short break

Romania hiking short break

Less beaten trails from a lost world in Northern Romania
From €424 to €565 5 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Romania photography holiday with James Rushforth

Romania photography holiday with James Rushforth

Photograph in medieval villages and wild snowy landscapes
From £3,100 11 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2021: 6 Jan
Walking in the Picos de Europa holiday

Walking in the Picos de Europa holiday

Explore the Picos de Europa on a self guided walking holiday
From £525 to £585 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Transylvania short break, private tour

Transylvania short break, private tour

Explore Transylvania’s most impressive citadels and castles.
From €899 to €1,394 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Transylvanian Alps trekking holiday in Romania

Transylvanian Alps trekking holiday in Romania

Exploring the spectacular Transylvanian Carpathian mountains
From €820 to €1,150 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Romania small group holiday

Romania small group holiday

Immersed in Romanian life, experience traditional food and meet local craftsmen
From £1,779 to £1,799 10 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2020: 19 Sep
2021: 8 May, 10 Jul, 21 Aug, 4 Sep, 18 Sep
Transylvanian Alps trekking holiday

Transylvanian Alps trekking holiday

An epic adventure in the Transylvanian Alps, by tent.
From €465 to €799 6 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Carpathian Mountains holiday, conservation & culture
From
£1,299
including UK flights
It was excellent- excellent value for money, wonderful food and accommodation, great itinerary, wonderful varied walks, excellent guide, very good group size. All worked towards a fab holiday experience. (more)Ann Whitehouse
The most memorable part of the holiday was seeing the bears in the hide (more)Sarah Bascombe
Seeing the bears from the hide was memorable, especially Mum bear with her two babies (more)debbie hill
Volunteering with bears in Romania
From
£925
excluding flights
This experience was absolutely life changing. (more)Mary Lee
We saw a number of bears taking a dip in the water and I enjoyed seeing the pleasure on their faces as they enjoyed the therapeutic effects of the water (more)Suzanne Jones
Excellent. Exceeded my expectations, all very well organised, very good accommodation with lots of help from local rep. Brasov had plenty to offer and the bears were amazing! (more)Deborah Robson
Transylvania holiday accommodation
From
€100
per person per night
Having trips and experiences arranged each day with a guide to explain everything to you, was wonderful, especially as I was alone and did not have transport. (more)Janet Pitcher
There were many highlights - the meals together with the guests, the morning tours and the set up of the room. (more)Nehal Vora
the locale was wonderful - very peaceful and a beautiful peek into a different way of life. (more)Ilana Trachtenberg
Family volunteering with bears in Romania
From
£925
excluding flights
The most memorable part of the holiday was being around the bears all day and particularly when the tourists had gone we had the place to ourselves. (more)Rhiannon Lewis
Excellent. A great, unique program that can only be experienced in Romania at this sanctuary. And a fulfilling and mutually reciprocal volunteer experience: we got as much satisfaction and enjoyment out of the experience of helping the bears and the sanctuary as they hopefully benefited from our work. It's very fun! (more)Heather Jain
Rural Romania photography tour
From
£2,600
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The opportunity to actually be introduced to local people, spend time with them and get an understanding for their life. Tips? The country offers a great wealth for photographers from impressive landscapes and fascinating people. Be open and immerse yourself fully into the experience. Local benefits? Yes on benefit to local people. Overall rating? Excellent experience and I'm looking forward to my next return to Romania. (more)Frederik Jacobs
Transylvania holiday, Dracula tours in Romania
From
€1,159
excluding flights
The most memorable must be staying at the Prince Hunter Hotel in Turda. It was a quirky hotel that certainly put us in a “Dracula” mood... It surpassed all my expectations! We had a lovely time and we loved Romania. (more)Alicia Moreno
We loved the way they handled the whole Dracula experience. We wanted to experience the full history of the real, larger-than-life, person on which Bram Stoker based his fictional antagonist as well as enjoy the Halloween ambiance. (more)Cory Maddox
The highlights were certainly Bran Castle, Peles Castle and Dracula hotel (more)Anne Llewellyn
Romania adventure holiday
From
£2,655
excluding flights
Cultural experience and interaction with locals and fellow travellers. (more)David Wu
Excellent...there were too many highlights for us to single out any one experience as the most memorable. Every day was memorable and for all the right reasons. (more)Gerald Sherry
Successful (more)Marcia Westreich
Romania holiday, the Beauty of Yesterday
From
£1,425
excluding flights
We really enjoyed our discovery of Romania and its treasures. (more)Faye Courtney
If you drink tea, take your own teabags. Take your own plug for the basin. This sort of info should be provided automatically by you (more)Andrew Gerry
Absolutely delightful, I never came back from a holiday more relaxed. The weather, of course was a bonus, but the perfect organisation made all the difference. (more)Gerhard Kordmann
Romania walking holiday, Along the Enchanted Way tour
From
£1,765
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The doable yet challenging (for me) walks combined with cultural learning. Experiencing the remote villages, lifestyle and food in local accommodation. Sharing it with two terrific guides and a small group of companionable people. Tips? Pack light, take a hat and a good pair of boots and be prepared to soak up a the traditional culture and the magnificent vistas Romania has to offer. Local benefits? I would like to think it did via the local accommodation... (more)Helen Wildash
Transylvania self-drive holiday in Romania
From
£795
excluding flights
Highlights have to be the painted monasteries, the wooden churches, the fortified churches and the medieval old town centres. The mountains were just lovely and the drive over some of the passes spectacular...The holiday included all we could wish for in the way of scenery and experiences. (more)Helen Preston
Seeing the fantastic and varied architecture - lots of churches (fortified, wooden, baroque, gothic etc). medieval towns, castles, mountain scenery. Traditional way of life contrasting with the modern. Impact of communism in the past. (more)Carol Holmes
My kids definitely vote for floating in the salt lakes (which were flooded old roman salt mines) just north of Sibui, Transylvania. (more)Vikki Wall
Romania walking holiday, self guided
From
£679
excluding flights
The route provided a wonderful variety of scenery, and each town and hotel has its own unique character. The support was excellent. (more)Aaron Coleman
The trek was well organised and went mostly to plan. The hotels and guest houses were all good, especially the small ones. (more)Joan Payne
Whilst all the accommodation was great we particularly enjoyed the hospitality and personal touch from the 'homestays'. (more)Sue Podmore
Transylvania winter holiday accommodation
From
€90
per accommodation per night (sleeps 2)
Excellent hospitality, good guiding ( thank you Cidi ),and fascinating history. (more)Jonathan Wood
The peaceful ambience was the thing that will stay with me - although there was also so much excitement of course on the tours, new year's eve party etc. For a city dweller it was the perfect way to unwind and 'get away from it all. (more)Tom Cooper-Jones
A really perfect holiday for us. Snow, countryside, interesting history and culture. Lots to see and do. (more)Vanessa Jefferys
Halloween tour in Transylvania
From
£499
excluding flights
Memorable parts? We felt that the whole Transylvanian experience was memorable, especially seeing the Castles and also the Halloween party was amazing. I have never experienced a Halloween quite like it ever before, just wished more people had dressed up . Tips? Just to go with an opened mind, Expect a lot of travelling and not a lot of free time to yourselves , but experience an amazing country with fantastic scenery, lots of culture and history. Having a very knowledgeable and... (more)gillian simpson
Carpathian Mountains snowshoeing holiday, Romania
From
€1,087
excluding flights
Scenery - simply stunning. The weather was kind to us and we got bright sharp days of sun and snow to see the mountains and forests. Staying with local people and enjoying their hospitality in some simple but homely settings. We even used a local's horse drawn sledge to get part way to the next village. (more)Ian Papworth
Beautiful views and guide (more)James Masterson
Eastern Europe cultural tour
From
£1,206
excluding flights
Seeing a mother bear come to feed and bringing her cub out with her was the perfect end to the Romanian part of the trip. (more)Joyce Ell
Excellent trip with small group size as promised by the company. Unspoilt, beautiful countryside and towns with people who have not caught up with the greed of tourism. (more)Anne Higgins
Wolf tracking and watching holiday in Transylvania
From
£600
excluding flights
The most memorable part of the holiday was seeing wolf tracks. (more)Kevin Hughes
Seeing the wolves was the most memorable part and we felt so lucky to see them on our first day! (more)Melissa Hartshorne
The most memorable was seeing wolves, lynx and almost a bear. We absolutely loved it! Spending the time out in the snow-covered mountains tracking the wolves and other wildlife was exhilarating. The guides were also very knowledgeable and happily imparted their knowledge to us. (more)Tamara Lee
Romania ski touring holiday
From
€1,511
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The view from the top of singing rock. Truly beautiful! Tips? It is a fantastic holiday! Take proper walking boots for snow shoeing. Local benefits? Yes, I feel we supported local small businesses and the company had environmental awareness. Very impressed. Overall rating? Excellent holiday, highly organised and great friendly staff at Apuesni experience. Very simple to organise due to quick helpful emails. (more)Helen Knott
Romania's natural wonders holiday, small group
From
£1,465
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Wonderful scenery, painted monasteries, fortified churches, historic castles, varied wildlife and a fantastic guide able to explain everything. What’s “not to like” about this trip. Tips? Do discuss what you'd like to see and do on your trip with the owners of the tour operator, Dawn & Andy. They are extremely knowledgeable and very helpful. Nothing is too much trouble for them … customer service is excellent. On your trip, beware, the culinary experience did have... (more)Simon Seaton
Romania holiday, Transylvania and its Saxon heritage
From
€1,450
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Every day was a new adventure, with both scheduled and unscheduled visits to beautiful countryside, local arts, crafts and sights and fascinating characters, all made possible by our amazing guide. There was never a dull moment. For me, speaking in German to Herr Schaas in Richis, and actually meeting William Blacker (whose book inspired me to visit this beautiful and fascinating country) were the absolute highlights. Tips? Be prepared to go off-piste and have... (more)Hazel Bailey
Romania activity holiday, Western Carpathians
From
€526
excluding flights
Memorable parts? There were so many memorable moments, from the stunning views on the Hikes and Bike rides, to the excitement of exploring Caves millions of years old! Tips? I can't think of any tips because everything was taken care of and every need seen to, so that everything ran smoothly and seemed effortless and an absolute pleasure! Local benefits? Absolutely! Our Guide was local and our accommodation was run by Locals too, which helped us not only integrate more easily... (more)Orley Moyal
Transylvania wildlife holiday, lynx watching and tracking
From
£600
excluding flights
Excellent - we loved it and will be returning as soon as we can (more)Rachel Petheram
The most memorable was spending time in the forest awaiting to catch a glimpse of the animals despite the heavy snow. All the people who took care of us were amazing. An excellent holiday! (more)Nithya Krishnan
Romania tailor made holiday
From
£1,100
excluding flights
We loved Transylvania in early summer; staying in village houses with their innovative bathrooms, excellent cooking and an insight into local life. We enjoyed the stunning countryside, the lovely walks and the great food. (more)Caroline Penn
There were many memorable parts of our holiday 1. In the countryside: milking sheep, walks in the meadows 2. Castles and Fortresses: Hunedora, Calnic (where we stayed a night) 3. Painted monasteries: all fascinating particularly Voronet. (more)James
Transylvania cultural holiday, Romania
From
£600
excluding flights
Visiting the 19th Century royal castle/palace of Peles, which is a monument to splendid extravagance! (more)Francis Cornish
We loved staying in a local guesthouse, with the freshest food we could imagine! The owner, wife, and his mother were all lovely people, and incredibly welcoming. (more)Jennifer Moon
Romania wildlife holiday, bear watching and tracking
From
£655
excluding flights
The most memorable was being able to take my 7yo to watch bears in their natural habitat (and in so doing making his dreams come true). A wonderful experience for me and created memories for my 7yo son that he'll carry with him forever. (more)Richard Denney
The evening we sat on a hilltop in the sunshine and watched several bears doing their thing was the highlight. (more)Jon Holland
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