Budapest to Bucharest Overview

Enjoy a fascinating tour of Eastern Europe through Hungary and Romania. Explore Budapest and Bucharest, sample local wine and wander the medieval constructions of Transylvania.

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    • Total price tool tip
      USD $1,593
      CAD $1,723
      AUD $1,692
      EUR €1,165
      GBP £940
      NZD $1,885
      ZAR R16,938
      CHF FR1,408
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Trip Validity

  • 2015-01-01 - 2015-12-31

Explore Eastern Europe's Hungary and Romania

From the beautiful Baroque churches of Budapest to the haunted castles of Transylvania, this ten-day journey across Hungary and Romania provides a fascinating insight into an intriguing region. Learn about the failed Turkish invasion of Eger and take a wine cellar tour in the Valley of the Beautiful Women. Become acquainted with traditional Romanian culture and customs in Maramures. Tour the medieval churches of Brasov, dine with a local family on an overnight homestay in Viscri and visit Bucharest's 12-storey Palace of Parliament. This jam-packed journey makes for a perfect introduction to two Eastern European treasures.

  • Unwind in beautiful Budapest
  • Sample Hungarian wine in Eger
  • Experience traditional peasant life in a Maramures village
  • Learn spooky stories while travelling through Transylvania
  • Get spooked at Dracula's Castle near Brasov
  • Delve into a communist past in Bucharest

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Budapest, Hungary
  • Finish:

    Bucharest, Romania
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 12
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    6 breakfasts, 3 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Guesthouse (1 nt), Homestay (1 nt), Hotel (4 nts), Pension (3 nts)
  • Transport:

    Bus, Metro, Private minibus, Private vehicle, Taxi, Train, Tram
  • Included activities:

    Eger - Wine tasting, Maramures - Guided tour

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    128kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    A single supplement is available on this trip, please see trip notes for details.

  • Total price from

    USD $1,593
    CAD $1,723
    AUD $1,692
    EUR €1,165
    GBP £940
    NZD $1,885
    ZAR R16,938
    CHF FR1,408
    *
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  • Per day from:

    USD $159
    CAD $172
    AUD $169
    EUR €116
    GBP £94
    NZD $188
    ZAR R1,693
    CHF FR140
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About Hungary , Romania

Budapest to Bucharest Summary

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Days 1-2 Budapest

Budapest's grand architecture and boulevards evoke a time gone by, while glamorous stores and glitzy restaurants make this one of Europe's truly great cities.

Day 3 Eger

Home to some of the most famous vineyards in Eastern Europe, the beautifully preserved Baroque town of Eger is also famous for its impressive 13th-century castle.

Days 4-5 Maramures

Rich in tradition, folklore and ancient superstitions that have remained unchanged for hundreds of years, the region of Maramures is a land that seems frozen in time.

Day 6 Sighisoara

Set in the mystical and enchanting region of Transylvania, the medieval masterpiece of Sighisoara effortlessly conjures images of haunted castles, gothic churches and vampires.

Day 7 Viscri

Best known for its heavily fortified medieval church, the charming village of Viscri offers a great opportunity to get in touch with the local Roma community.

Day 8 Brasov

The city of Brasov was once a major medieval trading centre and today its gothic Black Church and ornate building are still protected by massive city walls.

Days 9-10 Bucharest

Bucharest, Romania's beautiful capital city, likes big things. It's home to one of Europe's biggest squares and its enormous Palace of Parliament is the second largest building in the world.
    • 10
    • WMSB
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $1,593
      CAD $1,723
      AUD $1,692
      EUR €1,165
      GBP £940
      NZD $1,885
      ZAR R16,938
      CHF FR1,408
      *
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    •  
       
       
       
       
    • Explorer
    • Original
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