June 29 - July 07, 2020
Tour Status - Available
Tour Back Again for 2020!
Agriculture in Romania has always been the backbone of the economy with over one third of the land devoted to some form of agricultural production.
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Return Airfare from Calgary/Edmonton/Toronto/Montreal/Vancouver
Meals & Attractions as per itinerary
Visit Bucharest, Romania
Visit Brasov, Romania
Visit a dairy Holstein farm
Visit Romania's finest wine region
Visit a potato farm
Visit Viscri, Romania
Visit cereal grain farm
Visit Sibu, Romania
Visit bio farm
Hosted by Select Holidays*
Day 1: June 29, 2020: Depart North America [IFM]
An overnight flight from North America to Bucharest, Romania the vibrant capital situated along the Danube River.
Day 2: June 30, 2020: Bucharest, Romania [IFM/D]
Arrive at the Bucharest airport today then transfer to a downtown hotel for a 2-night stay. Rest of the day to relax before enjoying a “Welcome Dinner” this evening.
Day 3: July 01, 2020: Bucharest, Romania [B/L/D]
After breakfast, transfer to a dairy farm in Bucharest’s outskirts. This dairy farm is part of the elite farms for Holstein breed in Romania. It started with Holstein brought from Denmark. Today there are about 500 heads, producing more than 5.000 l of milk every day. Return to Bucharest for lunch. After lunch visit the Palace of Parliament – the 2nd largest building in the world after the Pentagon and according to Guinness Book of World records, it is the largest civilian, most expensive administrative and heaviest building in the world. Enjoy a traditional dinner this evening
Day 4: July 02, 2020: Bucharest - Brasov, Romania [B/L/D]
After breakfast at the hotel, travel north to the Transylvania region of the country. Cross the South Plain and visit a cereal grain farm producing wheat , corn, barley and rape. Enjoy lunch at a local winery with wine tasting. This afternoon
enter the famous Transylvania region of myths, legends and traditions. Arrive at Brasov, a beautiful medieval city, in the Southern Carpathian Mountains, for a 2-night stay. Dinner this evening at a local restaurant.
Day 5: July 03, 2020: Brasov, Romania [B/L/D]
Brasov is known for potatoes and for cow and sheep breeding. This morning visit a local farm that raises sheep, cows, plus have arable land and pasture. Continue to visit the fully restored Bran Castle, also known as Dracula's Castle. Visit the Rhein wine cellars for tasting and lunch. Return to Brasov for dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 6: July 04, 2020: Brasov - Viscri, Romania (Home Stay) [B/L/D]
This morning visit a local farm that raises sheep, cows (and a few horses) plus have arable land and pasture. They produce several types of traditional cheese and sell to supermarkets. Cheese tasting and lunch at the farm. Travel to Viscri under the UNESCO listing with more than 150 fortified churches and villages. Tour this Saxon village, have lunch prepared by the locals and check out several peasant house. Take a ride on a horse-drawn cart around the village, which is a common means of transportation for the locals. Dinner and overnight in a peasant house. (Please note: Bathrooms in some cases may be shared by 2 rooms this evening.)
Day 7: July 05, 2020: Viscri - Sibu, Romania [B/L/D]
After breakfast at the hotel, travel towards Sighisoara, a medieval citadel included in the UNESCO heritage listing and continuously inhabited since the 13th century. Continue then to Mosna village where you visit a small bio family farm, with about 6 cows and 15 ha of land, producing cheese, jams, teas, and rose petals. In the afternoon, continue to Sibu city, which was named the European city of culture in 2017. The city is packed full of fascinating sites to explore. Overnight here.
Day 8: July 06, 2020: Bucharest, Romania [B/L/D]
This morning, leave Sibiu and transfer to Cartisoara for visiting a mix farm: Angus beef and water buffalos, followed by a visit to a trout farm. Lunch at the trout farm. Return to Bucharest with stop to visit an Orthodox monastery. Overnight in Bucharest.
Day 9: July 07, 2020: End of Tour [B/IFM]
Transfer to Airport for flight back to North America.
*If minimum numbers are reached a Select Holidays host will accompany this departure.
Per Person, Double - $5,355.00 Including air
+ $662.75 Air/gOVERNMENT TAxES
Single Occupancy - ADD $755.00
Initial Deposit per person - $1,500.00
Second Deposit per person: $1,500.00 is due prior to November 29, 2019
Final Payment per person is due prior to February 28, 2020