Escape to Bucovina monasteries

2 nights excursion from Bucharest to painted monasteries, guide, train, visits included

Daily program

Itinerary: Bucharest - Bucovina area - Bucharest

Day 1 - Bucharest – Suceava

In the morning pick up from hotel and transfer to railway station for the train to Suceava; Arrive in the afternoon and short sightseeing tour of Suceava with the visit to the old ruins and St. George Church the oldest in the town. In the evening and transfer to hotel;

Day 2 - Bucovina monasteries

Breakfast at hotel. Today you’ll taste a little bit from the Romanian inwardness. You’ll visit the World Heritage outside painted monasteries, unique in the world: Sucevita – the only one built in the XIV century with high and thick walls like a real fortress, Voronet – the Sistine Chapel of the Orient, founded by the king Stephan the Great in 1487 to celebrate a big victory over the Ottoman Empire, Moldovita – founded by Petru Rares in 1537 with a stunning representation depicts the Tree of Jesse, representing Christ’s genealogy, a wide-spread iconographical theme in Europe during the Middle Ages. During your incursion thru history and religion you can stop in Marginea to enjoy the local workshops of black ceramics. In the evening transfer to railway station for the night train to Bucharest.

Day 3 - Bucharest

Early morning arrival to Bucharest railway station and transfer to hotel or airport

Included services

–       Accommodation with bf in 3* or 4* hotels;

–       transport included in modern air-conditioned car or mini van according to the number of tourist for the entire program and transfer,

–       Visits: included for the entire tour, according to the itinerary:

  • Bucovina monasteries (WH) Voronet, Sucevita, Moldovita, Humor
  • Suceava old citadel;
  • St. George church;

–       English speaking guide:included for the entire program, For small groups it’s possible that the guide also drives.

–       Train Bucharest  – Suceava 1st class;

–       Train Suceava – Bucharest sleeping wagon 1st class.

Services not included

–       Other meals;

–       Personal expenses in the hotels (telephone, internet, mini bar, fax, laundry, etc.);

–       Other visits;

–       Photo/ video fee during the visits;

–       Porterage;

–       Tips.

Price conditions

Price in EUR/pax in twb sharing: EUROS

Pax

2 3 – 4 5 – 6
Twn sharing € 452 € 396

€ 328

Cancelation policy:

–       From booking till 20days prior arrival 10% of the entire amount will be charged;

–       From 20 to 10 days prior arrival 50% of the entire amount will be charged;

–       Under 10 days cancelation 100%.

Payments

–       30% must be paid in the moment of services confirmations;

–       70% must be paid  with 20 days before arrival;

Payments can be done by bank transfer or by card via Paypal.

 

Tour conditions

A. Operating period: all year long, except for Public Holidays (Orthodox or Catholic Easter, Christmas, New Year’s Eve, etc. when certain museums can be closed to public access.This must be reconfirmed with the staff at Exact Tours when selecting a certain period for your trip).

 B. Recommended operating days: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday;

Not recommended: Sunday