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Enjoy an unforgettable stay at Transylvania’s Ice Hotel and explore some of Romania’s most picturesque medieval towns

Enjoy an unforgettable stay at Transylvania's Hotel of Ice and absorb some of Romania's most picturesque medieval towns on an exciting five-day adventure.

You'll spend three nights in a boutique hotel in the vibrant capital city of Bucharest, where you'll be staying in the Lipscani district, the city's Old Town. Here you can spend time getting to know the city's mediaeval heart and visiting many famous monuments like Revolution Square and the Palace of the Parliament.

After exploring beautiful Bucharest, you'll be whisked away into the heart of mountainous Transylvania. In the enchanting city of Brasov you'll enjoy a leisurely stroll around charming cobbled streets, spotting its Saxon walls and towering Gothic-style Black Church before stopping to warm up in one of the town's bohemian cafes dotted along snow-dusted alleyways off the main square.

You'll then head up into the rugged mountains past snow-capped peaks and frosty forests to check in at the magical Hotel of Ice. This special hotel is built every year entirely of snow and ice blocks extracted from a glacial lake in the Fagaras Mountains.

Here you can get your heart racing with some snow sports like snow rafting, snowmobiling or off-piste skiing, or simply kick back with a hot drink and enjoy the scenery. In the evening, brace yourself for dinner 'on ice' (dinner not included in trip price) then tuck yourselves into a supremely cosy sleeping bag as you spend the night in your ice suite.

As you travel back through Transylvaia to Bucharest you'll visit Bran Castle, otherwise known as Dracula's Castle, where you'll discover the mysterious and ominous history of this intriguing monument.

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Price includes

  • All transfers, including airport transfers
  • International flights from UK to Romania
  • The services of a bilingual guide
  • Three night's boutique hotel accommodation in Bucharest
  • One night's accommodation in Brasov
  • One night at the Hotel of Ice (dinner not included)
  • Breakfast each day
  • Welcome drink on arrival
  • Visit and entry to Peles Castle
  • Visit and entry to Bran Castle
  • Balea Lake cable car pass

Availability

From
Fri, Fri, Mar 10, 2023
To
Wed, Wed, Mar 15, 2023
Duration
6 Days
Price per person
£779*

* From price is per person, based on two people sharing a room, subject to availability. Price and itinerary correct at time of print but may be subject to change. Single supplement £180. Deposit 20% plus flights. Local charges such as tourist tax may apply. Travel insurance is not included but required for most of our overseas trips, and should be taken out at time of booking. Images used may not reflect your actual tour experience. This holiday may be sold through other selected brands. Tour is operated by and subject to the booking conditions of TS Travel Ltd (ATOL-bonded).

From
Thu, Thu, Apr 6, 2023
To
Tue, Tue, Apr 11, 2023
Duration
6 Days
Price per person
£779*

* From price is per person, based on two people sharing a room, subject to availability. Price and itinerary correct at time of print but may be subject to change. Single supplement £180. Deposit 20% plus flights. Local charges such as tourist tax may apply. Travel insurance is not included but required for most of our overseas trips, and should be taken out at time of booking. Images used may not reflect your actual tour experience. This holiday may be sold through other selected brands. Tour is operated by and subject to the booking conditions of TS Travel Ltd (ATOL-bonded).

From
Thu, Thu, Apr 13, 2023
To
Tue, Tue, Apr 18, 2023
Duration
6 Days
Price per person
£779*

* From price is per person, based on two people sharing a room, subject to availability. Price and itinerary correct at time of print but may be subject to change. Single supplement £180. Deposit 20% plus flights. Local charges such as tourist tax may apply. Travel insurance is not included but required for most of our overseas trips, and should be taken out at time of booking. Images used may not reflect your actual tour experience. This holiday may be sold through other selected brands. Tour is operated by and subject to the booking conditions of TS Travel Ltd (ATOL-bonded).

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Itinerary

  1. Day
    1
    Arrive in Bucharest
    Bucuresti, Romania

    You'll arrive in Bucharest today and transfer to your boutique accommodation from the airport. You'll be staying in the Lipscani district - Bucharest's old town - where you'll be greeted with a coffee or glass of wine as you meet your fellow adventurers and settle in.

  2. Day
    2
    Bucharest
    Bucuresti, Romania

    Today is yours to explore Bucharest. Head out into the old town to explore Revolution Square and the Palace of the Parliament which is the largest administrative building in the world after the Pentagon.

    You can also spend some time wandering through the city and enjoying some traditional Romanian dishes and drinks in the many cosy restaurants and bars which line the elegant streets.

    Meals - Breakfast
  3. Day
    3
    Brasov
    Brasov, Romania

    This morning, you'll transfer to Transylvania via Sinaia. Along the way you'll visit the magnificent Peles Castle, a neo-renaissance castle perched in the Carpathian Mountains.

    You'll then head onwards to the medieval town of Brasov, where you'll have lunch. The rest of the afternoon is free for you to explore Brasov's charming old town, perhaps taking time to visit the gothic Black Church, or walking alongside the ancient city walls.

    Meals - Breakfast
  4. Day
    4
    Ice Hotel
    Balea Lake, Romania

    Today you'll travel through the Fagaras Mountains to the cable car which will transport you up to the dazzling, glacial Balea Lake. Here you'll find the Hotel of Ice, where you'll check in for the night.

    Enjoy an afternoon on the mountain with a range of snow-based activities including the unmissable Tunnel Trek, off-piste skiing, or a snowmobile ride. Alternatively, spend time simply soaking in the snowy views and enjoying a warm drink.

    In the evening you'll enjoy a fantastic Ice Hotel Dining Experience, where you can tuck into traditional Transylvania dishes, like grammel soup with lemon cream and garlic or candied duck on horseradish, served on ice plates in the hotel's atmospheric restaurant. Afterwards, why not head to the Sub Zero Ice Bar for some cool cocktails.

    Meals - Breakfast
  5. Day
    5
    Transylvania
    Bran, Romania

    Today you'll travel back to Bucharest through Transylvania, stopping for a visit at Bran Castle, marketed as the home of the title character in Bram Stoker's Dracula. It's the most iconic mediaeval castle in Romania, and visitors can learn about the history of this atmospheric building while walking around its many rooms.

    Later, you'll arrive back in Bucharest for some more time to enjoy this captivating capital.

    Meals - Breakfast
  6. Day
    6
    Depature
    Bucuresti, Romania

    After checking out, you'll transfer back to the airport in time for your flight home.

    Meals - Breakfast

Accommodation

Hotel of Ice, Transylvania

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Balea Lake, Romania

Every year the Hotel of Ice is built with a different theme, which is reflected in the hand-carved walls and furniture made by ice artists. This special hotel is nestled in the heart of the beautiful Fagaras Mountains. The Hotel of Ice has two different room grades, the standard Ice Hotel room or an igloo room, which is larger and more secluded. You can upgrade to an Igloo Room on request, subject to availability. Alternatively, if you’d prefer not to sleep in the Hotel of Ice, you can always get a room in Balea Lake Chalet. With furniture made of natural wood in a subtle modern style, this is a more traditional accommodation option for those who want a cosy night.

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Availability

From
Fri, Fri, Mar 10, 2023
To
Wed, Wed, Mar 15, 2023
Duration
6 Days
Price per person
£779*

* From price is per person, based on two people sharing a room, subject to availability. Price and itinerary correct at time of print but may be subject to change. Single supplement £180. Deposit 20% plus flights. Local charges such as tourist tax may apply. Travel insurance is not included but required for most of our overseas trips, and should be taken out at time of booking. Images used may not reflect your actual tour experience. This holiday may be sold through other selected brands. Tour is operated by and subject to the booking conditions of TS Travel Ltd (ATOL-bonded).

From
Thu, Thu, Apr 6, 2023
To
Tue, Tue, Apr 11, 2023
Duration
6 Days
Price per person
£779*

* From price is per person, based on two people sharing a room, subject to availability. Price and itinerary correct at time of print but may be subject to change. Single supplement £180. Deposit 20% plus flights. Local charges such as tourist tax may apply. Travel insurance is not included but required for most of our overseas trips, and should be taken out at time of booking. Images used may not reflect your actual tour experience. This holiday may be sold through other selected brands. Tour is operated by and subject to the booking conditions of TS Travel Ltd (ATOL-bonded).

From
Thu, Thu, Apr 13, 2023
To
Tue, Tue, Apr 18, 2023
Duration
6 Days
Price per person
£779*

* From price is per person, based on two people sharing a room, subject to availability. Price and itinerary correct at time of print but may be subject to change. Single supplement £180. Deposit 20% plus flights. Local charges such as tourist tax may apply. Travel insurance is not included but required for most of our overseas trips, and should be taken out at time of booking. Images used may not reflect your actual tour experience. This holiday may be sold through other selected brands. Tour is operated by and subject to the booking conditions of TS Travel Ltd (ATOL-bonded).

Call now to book 02039934304
Quote ref: TST ICEHOTEL