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Transylvania Dracula Tour – Best private itinerary in Romania, including amazing Dracula related highlights! Depart on a date of your choice and travel with the people of your choice! Contact us and get ready for an unforgettable experience!


Highlights of our 5-days Transylvania Dracula Tour

Day 1  Golden Crown Restaurant  and Dracula’s Castle Hotel from Bram Stoker’s novel

  • Visit Jonathan Harker’s saloon in Golden Crown Restaurant the same where the character from Dracula novel have use it
  • accommodation in Dracula’s Castle in Borgo Pass built in accordance with Bram Stocker’s imagination on the border between Transylvania, Moldavia and Bucovina.

Day 2 Sighisoara Medieval citadel and Dracula’s birthplace – Transylvania Dracula Tour

  • The Medieval Saxon Citadel of Sighisoaraa UNESCO World Heritage Site, Vlad the Impaler’s birth place; visit the Clock Tower Museum

Day 3 Bran Castle aka Dracula’s Castle from Transylvania

  • Bran CastleTransylvania’s iconic image, an impressive fortress dating back to 1377, also known as Dracula’s Castle
  • Rasnov Peasant Citadelthe best preserved peasant fortification in Transylvania and the largest one in Eastern Europe
  • The Medieval Saxon city of Brasovone of the best preserved medieval cities in Europe, it was here that Vlad the Impaler led raids against the Saxon merchants

Day 4 Sibiu- European Capital of Culture (2017)

  • Fagaras citadel surrounded by the water
  • The medieval city of Sibiu – concentrating the largest number of tourist attractions in Romania, the place where Vlad the Impaler’s son, Prince Mihnea the Evil is buried
  • Liar’s Bridge -don’t tray to say a lie here – it will collapse

Day 5 Back to Cluj Napoca, Transylvania’s unofficial Capital

  • visit Alba Iulia, Vauban style citadel with its Hapsburg guards
  • Cluj Napoca city tour with Saint-Michael Catedral and its cannon ball in the walls

 

 


Brief itinerary – Best tailor made Transylvania Dracula tour

Day 1 of our Transylvania Dracula Tour

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Dracula Castle Hotel from Borgo Pass

Your Transylvania Dracula tour begins in Cluj-Napoca. Our guide collects you from the airport and then you will drive to Bistrita Citadel. Visit Jonathan Harker’s saloon in Golden Crown Restaurant and then enjoy the meal that Bram Stoker’s character had.

Drive to Borgo Pass and then accommodate at Dracula’s Castle Hotel, built in accordance to the Irish author’s imagination.

Day 2 Transylvania Dracula Tour

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Sighisoara Citadel

The next day, drive to Sighisoara. On your way, you can stop in Targu Mures. The main attraction in this town is Teleki Palace, dating back to 1797. You can also try the delicious Hungarian dishes for lunch in a traditional Hungarian restaurant.

In Sighisoara Citadel, Dracula’s birthplace visit the Clock Tower Museum, The Torture Room or The Medieval Weapons Collection. Sugestion for dinner Casa Vlad Dracul, where Vlad the Impaler was born.

Accommodate in a 3* hotel located in the heart of the Citadel.

Day 3 Transylvania Dracula Tour – Bran Castle

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Bran Castle aka Dracula’s Castle from Transylvania

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Your Transylvania Dracula Tour continue in Bran. Arrive at the village and visit the famous Bran Castle, also known as Dracula’s Castle.

Visit the castle and then drive to Rasnov Peasant Citadel, the best preserved peasant fortification in Transylvania. From here, head to the medieval saxon city of Brasov.

Go on a city tour and visit landmarks such as the Black Church.
Accommodate in a medieval Dracula hotel in Poiana Brasov.

Day 4 Transylvania Dracula Tour

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Liar’s Bridge from Sibiu

Continue your journey with a drive to Sibiu. En-route, stop in Faragas and admire Fagaras Citadel, one of Transylvania’s strongest fortifications.

In Sibiu, discover one of the largest concentrations of tourist attractions in our country. Enjoy a city tour and discover the Evangelic Church.

Accommodate at guesthouses in the village of Sibiel and then enjoy a traditional home cooked Saxon dinner.

Day 5 of our Transylvania Dracula Tour

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Cluj Saint Michael Catedral and the statue of Matias Rex

On your last day in Transylvania, return to Cluj-Napoca.

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Turda Salt Mine

On the way it could be a good idea to visit Turda’s Salt Mine one of the most beautiful underground architectural success.

Enjoy a Cluj-Napoca city tour, which includes Saint Michael’s Cathedral.
Optionally, you can have lunch in town and then we will drop you off at the airport for your return journey.

 

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Book your tailor made Transylvania Dracula tour!

Book your Transylvania Dracula tour now and then discover our country! This private tour is available for groups of at least 4 people.

We accept MasterCard and Visa on our on-line secure internet payment form.

  • MasterCard and Visa via fax and phone.
  • We also accept payments via PayPal and bank transfer.

  • At the moment of booking we require an advance deposit in the amount of Euro 145/person. Once the advance deposit is registered with our accounts we issue a Confirmation Letter.
  •  The final payment is due 60 days prior to tour departure. Should the booking be made within 60 days prior to tour departure, entire tour cost is requested at the time of booking.

Departures:

Departure date Price per person
(2 persons to one double room)
Single room supplementAvailability
5 day tour. Departure from Cluj-Napoca, Transylvania (GMT +02:00)
Every Friday, on request, for a minimum of 2 people.

€ 929

€99

Free**

 


Why to choose a private escorted tour

  • It is more comfortable
  • Flexible
  • Time saving
  • You can decide the pace of the tour
  • Having a tour guide helps you to have a more genuine experience

 

 


Available for free if:

  • You don’t have a reflection in the mirror,
  • You decompose when sunlight strikes you,
  • You’re over 200 years old,
  • Can use your wings to fly to Transylvania,

Well, this holiday is free for you! Come join your fellow vampires in Transylvania:-)
Blood treats not included!

Other mentions

  • Once you realize the price of good beer and wine you will probably not want to return to your country.
  • People speak plenty of English in Romania and you will find the locals and the other tourists are friendly and open.
  • No visa is required and you can get green card extension insurance from your insurer to cover Romania.

Private Transylvania Dracula Tour from Cluj-Napoca

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Media Mentions

We’re pleased to say that Transylvania Live has recently garnered the attention of several publications and broadcasts

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Advice for European people traveling abroad

Check what travel documents you’ll need to cross the border into another EU country.

Find out what documents you need for your spouse, children or other relatives if they are not EU nationals.

When travelling to or from a non-Schengen country, like Romania, you must show a valid ID or passport. Before travelling, check what documents you must have to travel outside your home country and to enter the non-Schengen country you plan to visit.

 

Documents for minors travelling in the EU

In addition to their own valid travel document (passport or ID card), if Romanian minors are travelling accompanied only by an adult other than their parents/legal guardian(s), they must have written consent to travel signed by both parents and/or legal guardian(s) and certified by a notary.

This consent must state:

  • the itinerary
  • the dates of the journey
  • the identification of the accompanying adult

The accompanying adult must present:

  • the above mentioned consent signed by both parents
  • an extract of their own judicial record
  • if applicable, the documents proving the quality of the person (e.g. a flight attendant) designated by the transport company

If they are travelling with one of their parents, they must show written consent (certified by a notary) from the other parent allowing them to leave the country. This consent is not necessary if the accompanying parent can prove:

  • that custody of the minor was granted by a court
  • that the other parent is deceased
  • that the other parent has been declared as missing or their parental rights have been revoked

Minors can leave Romania without presenting the declaration, even where there is no consent from either of the parents or the legal guardian, if:

  • the minor Romanian citizen moves to his / her residence to the country of destination
  • the accompanying adult justifies the need for the trip by the fact that the minor is to receive medical treatment which is not possible in Romania and without which his/her life or health would be in serious danger. This must be backed up by documentary evidence, either issued or endorsed by the Romanian medical authorities, stating the time period and state(s) where the treatment is to take place.
  • the accompanying adult justifies the need for the trip by the fact that the minor is travelling for educational purposes or to participate in an official competition. This must be backed up by documentary evidence stating the time period and the state(s) where the minor will study or compete.

Other than their own valid travel document, no particular extra official authorization is required for minors of other EU countries to enter Romania.

Package travel and linked travel arrangements

As a holidaymaker booking a package holiday and/or linked travel arrangements, you benefit from a high level of consumer protection under EU rules. If you buy a package, you have well-defined rights before and throughout the booking process, and up until your holiday ends, for example the right to pre-contractual information, the organiser’s liability for the proper performance of travel services included in your package and insolvency protection. These rights apply to packages purchased online or face-to-face, from a tour operator, travel agent, or any other trader that is acting as the organiser of the package.

Package travel – different types of packages give you the same rights

When you book a package holiday, you buy a combination of two or more different types of travel services for the same trip or holiday. These services can include transport, accommodation, car hire, or under specific conditions any other tourist service. Your package may be pre-arranged – consisting of a number of services combined by a tour operator or travel agent – or you may have a more customised package by choosing the services yourself before the contract is concluded. In both cases, EU rules apply as long as your travel package was purchased in a certain way.

What is package travel?
Your travel is considered as a package when:

1. You book travel services put together by or with the help of a trader, such as a tour operator or an online or offline travel agency under a single contract

or

2. You book travel services under separate contracts with individual providers and one of the following conditions is met:

you buy services at a single point of sale (such as a travel agency, a call centre or a website) and you select the services before agreeing to pay, i.e. before you conclude the first contract. This is the case, for example, where different travel services are put into a shopping basket or are otherwise selected before a contract is concluded.

  • the services are sold to you at an inclusive or total price
  • the services were advertised/sold as a “package” or similar
  • travel services are combined after the conclusion of a contract under which you are entitled to choose from a selection of different travel services, for example a travel package gift box

Click-through package: you buy services from separate travel companies through a linked online booking process where the first company transmits your name, email address and payment details to the second company and the second contract is concluded within 24 hours of the first contract

A combination of a travel service, such as accommodation, and another tourist service, such as a guided tour, admission to a concert or sports event, or rental of sports equipment, can only be classed as a package if the other tourist service accounts for 25% or more of the overall value of the trip, or if that service is an essential feature of the trip.

Package travel – your right to clear and accurate information
Before you book a package, the point of sale (booking website or app for example) or your travel agent must give you all the standard information about the package, such as the:

  • travel destination (itinerary, dates and duration of the stay, details of any transfers, visits or excursions) and a list of services included
  • name and contact details of the organiser of the package and, where it is sold through a retailer, of the retailer
  • total price, inclusive of all taxes and where applicable all additional fees, and the payment arrangements
  • information on how to terminate the contract before the start of the package on payment of an appropriate termination fee

Information on passport and visa requirements

Information on complaint-handling procedures, alternative dispute resolution (ADR) mechanisms and, where appropriate, the ADR entity, and the online dispute resolution platform
You should also receive clear information on your rights, based on an EU standardised form, explaining that you have been offered a package and outlining your rights.

 

Package travel – changes to or termination of the contract

Price increase: The organiser may increase the price of the package only if specific costs rise (for example, fuel prices). This must be clearly explained in the contract and cannot be applied any later than 20 days before the start of the package. If the price increase is more than 8% of the total price of the package, you have the right to end the package contract without a termination fee.

If you cannot travel you may:

  • Transfer the package to another person: under certain conditions, you can transfer your package to another person, although you can be charged a reasonable fee for this, up to the actual cost incurred by the organiser to transfer your package travel contract.
  • Terminate the contract: the organiser may however deduct a reasonable fee from your refund, depending, in particular, on the timing of your cancellation.

These rights are independent of any rights you may have under a cancellation insurance policy that you have taken out.

Cancellation by the organiser: Under normal conditions, if the organiser cancels the sale before the start of your package, you are entitled to a refund and compensation, where appropriate.

Cancellation in exceptional circumstances: If a natural disaster occurs or if there are serious security problems at your holiday destination that are likely to affect the package, the organiser may cancel the package. As a traveller, you are also free to cancel your package free of charge for the same reasons. In these cases, you are entitled to a full refund of any payments you’ve made but you are not entitled to additional compensation.

 

Package travel – liability for proper performance of travel services

The organiser is responsible for the proper performance of all travel services included in your package.

If a travel service can’t be provided as agreed, for example if a provider can’t carry out an agreed service or can’t do so in the agreed form (such as providing transport to or from your destination, providing the agreed type of accommodation, or carrying out a guided tour that you booked), the organiser has to resolve the problem at no extra cost to you.

If it is impossible to make alternative arrangements or you reject the arrangements offered to you on valid grounds, and the package includes your transport (such as air travel), the organiser must offer to repatriate you. If the travel services do not reach the agreed standards and this cannot be resolved on the spot, you may also be entitled to compensation.

Package travel – assistance to travellers
If you get into difficulty during your package holiday, for example if you have health problems or lose your passport, the organiser has to give you assistance, such as information on health services or on consular assistance, and should help you find alternative travel arrangements if necessary.

Liability for booking errors
These rules apply to packages and LTAs.

When you book a holiday, the responsible trader (the travel agent or online travel agency) is liable if any of the following occurs during the booking process:

  • technical defects in the booking system
  • errors made by the retailer if they are responsible for arranging the booking of a package or of travel services which are part of linked travel arrangements
  • Traders are not responsible for any booking errors made by you, or problems which are deemed unavoidable or are due to extraordinary circumstances.

Protection in case of bankruptcy
These rules apply to package travel and LTAs.

If the trader you booked your holiday with goes bankrupt, you are protected by insolvency protection. This can be a fund, an insurance or any other mechanism in place in your EU country. This will refund any payments you may have made and will, if required, repatriate you if transport was included in your package

 

Learn more on the official European Union site

Please check out your tour itinerary below:

Itineraries

Day 1

Friday Cluj Napoca – Bistrita – Borgo Pass

Welcome to Transylvania. You will be collected by our English speaking guide from Cluj Napoca Airport. Transfer to Bistrita Citadel. It was here, in the medieval citadel of Bistrita, that the main character of Bram Stokers’ novel, Jonathan Harker enjoyed his last meal before confronting the Count. Visit Jonathan Harker’s saloon in Golden Crown Restaurant and should you dare, enjoy the very meal he had when in Bistrita. You‘ll accommodate in Dracula’s Castle, a hotel built in accordance with Bram Stoker’s imagination on the border between Transylvania, Moldavia and Bucovina, in a breathtaking natural setting: winding roads, thick forests and picturesque Transylvanian villages. We recommend dinner at the castle.

Day 2

Saturday, Borgo Pass – Targu Mures – Sighisoara

Get acquainted with Transylvania’s Szekler and Saxon influences. Morning transfer to the medieval Saxon Citadel of Sighisoara. Stop en-route to Targu Mures, an important Szekler centre in Transylvania, also known as “the city of roses” due to its lovely gardens. One of the main highlights is Teleki Palace, dating back to 1797, a beautiful Baroque style building with Neo Classical influences. We strongly recommend that you try for lunch the delicious Hungarian dishes specific to the area. Founded by Saxons during the 12th century, Sighisoara still stands as one of Europe’s most beautiful and still inhabited fortified cities, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy the medieval atmosphere at its best, visit the Clock Tower - built in 1360 and standing 60 meters tall on top of the citadel's hill, it hosts a museum and offers a great view over the citadel, The Torture Room and The Medieval Weapon Collection. Sighisoara Medieval Citadel is also the place where Vlad the Impaler, also known as Dracula, was born. The building still stands and it was turned into a cosy restaurant where one can taste the delicious Count’s dishes. Accommodate in a 3* hotel located in the heart of the medieval citadel.

Day 3

Sunday, Sighisoara – Bran – Rasnov – Poiana Brasov

Capture the essence of Transylvania. Drive to the village of Bran to visit Transylvania’s iconic image, Bran Castle. Unrightfully called Dracula’s Castle, Bran owes its fame both to its unique charm and to the myth Bram Stoker created around Dracula. The edifice was once a fort guarding a commercial road, documentary evidence of the castle dates back as far as 1377. In 1920, Queen Maria, the niece of Queen Victoria of Great Britain, turned the castle into a beautiful summer residence. Close to the castle there is a shrine set in the wall of a mountain which once sheltered her heart. Continue your journey with Rasnov Peasant Citadel. Standing on top of a hill and overlooking an incredible Transylvanian landscape, Rasnov is the best preserved peasant fortification in Transylvania and the largest one in Eastern Europe, first documented in 13 century. Transfer next to the medieval Saxon city of Brasov, which has played a vital role in Romania’s history, both old and new. Three quarters of the city is surrounded by mountains, and it is one of the best preserved medieval cities in Europe. The most famous landmark of Brasov is the Black Church, the largest gothic edifice in Southern Europe dating back to 14th century. For lunch we recommend Saxon’s Barrel Restaurant for the delicious Saxon dishes they offer. Accommodate in Poiana Brasov, located at the foot of Postavaru Mountains in a magnificent mountainous natural setting, in an outstanding medieval hotel.

Day 4

Monday, Poiana Brasov – Fagaras – Sibiu – Sibiel

Morning transfer to the imposing city of Sibiu, former Cultural Capital of Europe. Stop en-route to Fagaras. Fagaras Citadel is one of Transylvania’s strongest fortifications, dating back to the 15th century. The fortified town of Sibiu has always been the centre of Romania's German minority since medieval times and it is one of Romania’s most beautiful cities. The city contains one of the largest concentrations of tourist attractions in Romania. Enjoy a city tour including the Evangelic Church, one of Transylvania’s finest examples of Gothic architecture. Built in the 14th century, the Cathedral also served as a burial place for the city’s personalities. Among others, one can visit here the tomb of Mihnea Voda cel Rau (Mihnea the Evil), Vlad the Impaler’s son, who was stabbed in the Cathedral in 1510. You’ll enjoy the evening in the traditional village of Sibiel. Accommodate in welcoming guesthouses and enjoy a traditional home cooked Saxon dinner. Sibiel is home the largest collection of painted glass icons in Europe, the Museum in the village exhibits more than 700 items.

Day 5

Tuesday, Sibiel – Cluj Napoca

Morning transfer to Cluj Napoca. On the way Alba Iulia fortress is not to be missed. Also a visit to Turda Salt Mine would be an excellent option. Cluj was the Hungarian provincial capital and it is one of Transylvania’s most important economic, political and cultural centers. Unirii Square houses beautiful Baroques, Gothic, Renaissance and neo – Classical buildings and is dominated by Saint Michael’s Church. Enjoy a city tour including the imposing Saint Michael’s Cathedral. For lunch we recommend Ciuleandra Restaurant, offering delicious traditional Transylvanian Cuisine and an outstanding genuine ambiance. Transfer to the airport for the return journey.

Price includes

Tour leader

The services of a professional trained English speaking guide/driver.


Transportation

Standard European car – air conditioned gasoline and parking fees.


Accommodation

1 night in a 4* hotel, 2 nights in 3* hotels and 1 night in a guesthouse


Meals

4 breakfasts and 1 home cooked traditional Saxon dinner in Sibiel


Entry fees to the following tourist attractions

Dracula’s Castle in Borgo Pass, Clock Tower, Medieval Weapon Collection and Torture Room in Sighisoara, Bran Castle, Rasnov Peasant Citadel, Fagaras Citadel, Evangelic Church in Sibiu, Glass Icon Museum in Sibiel.

Not included:

  • Airfare
  • Lunches and most dinners
  • Photo & video taxes for tourist attractions
  • Other not mentioned

 

Add-on program with Transylvania Live

Choose special activities and then complete them before or after your tour. Available experiences include:

  1. :

    A most amazing and unforgettable holiday: one of the very best
    We were trying to piece together how we would get around Romania to all the sights we wanted to see in two weeks, given the complex system of rail schedules, when I stumbled upon a Fodor’s review of Transylvania Live tours on the internet.
    I knew Fodor’s were highly reputable, and somewhat high end, so I figured they were right in their review.
    We are not ‘high end’ travelers, but after making inquiries to the extremely helpful Hertha and her team at Transylvania Live, we booked into what turned out to be one of the very best holidays of our lives.
    We were met by our guide, Claudio, at the hotel in Bucharest we had booked ourselves and taken to the first of the (uniformly excellent) hotels on the tour. He spoke something like five languages and was extremely knowledgeable about everything and everywhere we went and developed a firm friendship with him over our tour, including him in all our non tour activities.
    The tour was an amazing combination of history and Dracula references.
    I don’t want to give much away, but it completely lived up to the marketing on the Transylvania Live website.
    We were toured around in a Mercedes Benz van and Claudio was extremely flexible about spending more time here and there if we really liked a location.
    Aside from the scheduled tour, we met people in the countryside and saw parts of Romania we would never have seen if we tried to do it by ourselves.
    In every location, despite the fact that we were there in a somewhat slow season (Sept 2013), everything was turned on for us – hospitality was faultless.
    The Dracula-inspired entertainments were also not skimped.
    And when we unexpectedly met the Transylvania Live team one day, it was amazing and they were all incredibly friendly.
    This was quite literally a holiday that you would refer to as ‘holiday of a lifetime’ – and we are not ‘tour’ people.

    Romania is a stunning country, made all the more amazing for us by the people at Transylvania Live. We both 100% recommend this tour. Ask for Claudio if you can get him – he is a truly lovely man.

  2. :

    This tour was fantastic and a great way to spend 5 days in Transylvania.
    Our Tour guide and driver Alin was phenomenal!
    Very friendly and helpful.
    Definitely would recommend!
    Thank you for a great experience!

  3. :

    This was an excellent tour of Transylvania.
    The booking process was easy.
    We had the BEST tour guide, Verdes.
    He was so knowledgeable about the places we visited.
    But he also gave us so much background information about Dracula, the vampires, Vlad the Impaler and life under communism.
    I would highly recommend this tour, and try to request Verdes If you can, he was wonderful!
    We were able to pack so much into 5 days.
    Excellent experience

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The final payment is due 60 days prior departure. ( After the final payment is made we will issue Travel Voucher). Should the booking be made within 60 days prior to tour departure, entire tour cost is requested at the time of booking. To read Transylvania Live’s Terms and Conditions, please visit us on line at: https://visit-transylvania.eu/terms.html .

The client is at all time entitled to cancel the Travel Contract, but must pay Transylvania Live - Expert in Transylvania a cancellation charge as stipulated below: 89 days or more prior to departure 90 EURO per person / per tour cancellation fee; 88–61 days, loss of deposit. 60–31 days will be subject to 50% of tour price; 30 days or less will be subject to 100% of tour price.

Please check with the airline company for limitations. Anyway is good to pack light, some of the hotels – historical buildings do not have elevators.

Our tours include the services of English-speaking guides. Other languages speaking guides are also available.

We can design an itinerary at a time that suits you, to your own comfort levels and within your own budget. Please send your request by e-mail.

Most of our tours operate with minimum 2 persons, especially private tours. Please check the information for every listed tour on our website for the minimum required number of persons.

A minimum age of 8 years is required on non-family programs, unless otherwise indicated on the individual tour page. A client under 18 years of age and travelling alone during the tour period shall provide Transylvania Live with written consent of his/her guardian. Clients under 16 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

We only accept VISA and MasterCard. Please select only these two types of credit cards for the online payment.

If you pay on-line using our secure internet booking form your credit card can hold any type of currency, the amount of money to be taken will be exchanged in EURO by your bank at their rate. We accept USD and EURO for offline credit card payment and wire transfer.

Yes, we do offer discounts provided they travel as a group. Contact us!

In the unfortunate case of a flight being lost or delayed and prevent you in this way from getting to your meting point in good time, please call 0040 723 565 255 or send an e-mail at office@visit-transylvania.us .

To check the list of the countries that require a visa please see the web page of the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs at http://www.mae.ro/en/node/2035

Local Costs in a 3* restaurant: Soft Drink: $1.3 ; Beer: $1.7; Bottle of Wine: $10 - $18, 3 course dinner: $15 - $ 20. In shops these products can be 50% cheaper.

ATMs are available in all the cities; near by hotels, our guide will come with good advice and recommendations.

Romanian time is EET (Eastern European Time, two hours ahead of GMT, seven hours ahead of New York and ten hours ahead of Los Angeles. Check right now what time is in Bucharest, the capital city of Romania: https://time.is/Bucharest

The dress code in Romania is the same as all over Europe (think France, Germany, UK or Italy). Wearing jeans, t-shirts/sweatshirts and athletic shoes is standard casual in Romanian. Plenty of designers’ shops are to be found in major cities: Bucharest, Cluj, Brasov, Sibiu, where people are more pretentious when it comes to their outfits. Dorobanti Boulevard in Bucharest can easily be compared to Champs Elysees in Paris when it comes to “fashionists” (costs are similar too). The malls are well supplied with designers’ clothes and with respect to the prices, a great deal of our clients found the Romanian costs to be more acceptable than the ones in US. With regards to the restaurants’ dress code, something casual is sufficient. You can wear whatever you would wear at home. To satisfy dress codes for churches and monasteries, men and women are requested to cover their arms and legs (no shorts above the knees or sleeveless garments).

The motorcycles are to be collected from our Motorcycle Rental Shop in Turda (40 km away from Cluj Napoca, 31A Razboieni Street, city of Turda). Return transfer from Cluj Napoca or Targu Mures Airports to the garage in Turda available on request for an additional charge.
Transfer from Cluj Napoca (or Targu Mures Airport) to Turda available at an extra cost
1 transfer: EURO 35
Return transfer: EURO 60
Transfers from other airports available on request.
Please let us know in advance should you require these services.

Every Adventure Motorcycle Tours rental includes:
– use of BMW R1200 GS, BMW F800GS, BMW F850GS or BMW G650 GS (single) motorcycles.
– The motorbikes are endowed with top case. Side cases available for rent at an extra cost.
– The Third party Liability in respect of motor vehicles is provided (which is the Compulsory Insurance against Civil liability).
– Unlimited mileage
– Chain lock or disk lock
– All of our motorcycles are passenger friendly. Pillion (passenger) free of charge
– Secure storage for your luggage for the rented period

Not included:
Extra cost side bags:
2-3 days: EURO 20/day
4-6 days: EURO 17/day
7 – 14 days: EURO 14/day
Over 14 days: EURO 11/day
– Helmets available for rent (although we suggest you bring your own for fitment and comfort)
– CASCO insurance (comprehensive insurance providing full coverage in case of accident) - 20 € /rental day/motorcycle – A cash deposit of €500 for BMW G650GS or € 1500 for BMW F800GS and BMW 1200GS will be required for bike damage security or loss of accessories. The amount will be refunded at the end of the programme should the bike be returned on time, undamaged and with a full fuel tank.
It is recommended to purchase a travel insurance policy specially designed for adventure holidays.

At an additional cost services of support car and driver/mechanic are available. The mechanic will accompany you in order to ensure the motorcycle service and the security checks and to intervene in case of emergency.
Prices:
Mechanic services: 90 EURO/day + accommodation and meals
Support car following you on your itinerary: 569 EURO/week + gasoline and parking fees
The support car will be driven by the mechanic. For some sectors pillions could travel in the support car, depending on pillions number and seats available.

A day of rental equals a calendar day, rental hours: 09:00 am to 06:00 pm, closed on Sunday, (and Saturday in low season).

The motor bike will be delivered to the hirer with a full tank of fuel, clean and in perfect state of functioning. The renter will return the bike in the same conditions along with its documents and accessories, at the end of the programme, at the time and place stipulated by the contract.
Vehicles returned with a less than full gas tank will be subject to a refueling charge. (€ 12 plus fuel cost will be charged.) Should the hirer return the bike unclean, the cost of the cleaning services will be applied.
The loss of tools/documents/ accessories will be also charged.

Yes, every motorcycle has a safety and mechanical inspection prior to every rental. We have trained technicians on premises. All motorcycles are maintained to manufacturers' specifications and our technicians are very well acquainted with all rented bikes. Your safety is our #1 priority.

Every renter is provided with an emergency telephone number at pick-up. In case of a mechanical breakdown our staff will arrange for towing to Adventure Motorcycle Tours – Transylvania Live location or repair facility.

For all the bikes, the minimum age required is 21 years old. The client must hold a full, unrestricted motorcycle license and a minimum 1 year of riding experience. The passenger must be over 14 years of age.

You must have a valid motorcycle license to rent a motorcycle from Adventure Motorcycle Tours - Transylvania Live. The license from your country is sufficient - you don't have to get an international drivers license.

GPS Garmin Zumo 350LM series are available for rental. Price depends on the number of days of rental.

Prices:
2-3 days – EURO 18/day
4-6 days – EURO 16/day
7-14 days – EURO 13/day
Over 14 days – EURO 10/day

All models have power outlets built into the fairing that allow you to plug in your Global Positioning Unit.

Certain vehicles provide for lockable storage.

Rented motorcycles are permitted across the Romanian borders as long as the Motorcycle is returned to Adventure Motorcycle Tours - Transylvania Live’s rental location. However, Adventure Motorcycle Tours - Transylvania Live’s approval is compulsory. Please mention this request on the booking form.

Yes, Adventure Motorcycle Tours – Transylvania Live location offers free, safe and secure storage of your luggage and personal items during your rental.

Adventure Motorcycle Tours - Transylvania Live can provide you with a side-car motorcycle on request. Please contact us for more details.

Adventure Motorcycle Tours – Transylvania Live has a good selection of helmets, gloves or rain suites for rent. Please note that the rental of these accessories depends upon availability. However we suggest you bring your own for fitment and comfort.

Prices:
2-3 days – EURO 10 /day
4-6 days – EURO 8/ day
7-14 days – EURO 6/day
Over 14 days – EURO 5/day

Yes, for your own safety, and per Romanian law, both you and your passenger are required to wear a certified helmet at all times when you ride our motorcycle.

Adventure Motorcycle Tours - Transylvania Live has started in 1995 and continues to be closely managed by the founder.

Beginners should start with an entry level motorbike. BMW G 650 GS is the perfect choice.