Mystical Monasteries, Dracula's Tomb and Mogosoaia Lake Palace - Private Tour

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Departs: Bucharest, Bucharest

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Discover the Mystical Lake Monasteries of Caldarusani and Snagov with Dracula’s Tomb and the unique architecture of the Mogosoaia Lake Palace while enjoying the southern scenery of Bucharest’s surroundings.

SafeTours: We have implemented the recommended measures for prevention and disinfection against the coronavirus to ensure the safety of travelers and guides/drivers.

Private Tour Highlights:
• The Mystical Lake Monasteries: Caldarusani (built in 1638) and Snagov (built in 1408)
• Dracula’s Tomb – Vlad the Impaler’s final resting place
• Mogosoaia Lake Palace – unique architecture with Byzantine and Neo-Romanian features built by Constantin Brancoveanu, Martyr of Christianity of 18th century
• Splendid natural landscapes of the natural lakes and biosphere of nearby surroundings of Bucharest

authentic. inspiring. memorable. safe.
Values that we hold as promise for each of our concept theme private tour experiences.

What's Included

Bottled water on tour start and sweet surprise

Drive on picturesque roads through typical southern villages and landscapes.

English/French/Italian speaking guide/driver for the entire tour

High-speed Wi-Fi on board the vehicle

Private air-conditioned spacious vehicle

Sanitization of the vehicle before each tour

What's Not Included

Entry tickets for Snagov Monastery and Mogosoaia Lake Palace.

Gratuities for Guide/Driver

Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 18 - 99

Additional Info

  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

University's Square
Pass by the National Theatre and the Revolution Martyr's Memorial

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Caldarusani Monastery
One of the most important monuments of orthodox architecture, this monastery was build in 1638 by Matei Basarab, on a small piece of land that sits in the middle of the Caldarusani lake. In the old days, here was established a school of copyists that over the years brought a significant contribution to the creation of the Romanian language.

In the nearby area, called Codrii Vlasiei (The Forests of Vlasia), Vlad Tepes was killed in the treacherous act of his boyars.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Snagov Monastery
Built around the 1408 in Byzantine architecture with Romanian impressions, this monastery sits on a small island in the north part of lake Snagov. During his reign time, Vlad Tepes added more improvements to the monastery including a fortified stonewall and the narrow bridge to the main land that is used by visitors in present day. One of the important scholars of the time, Antim Ivireanul published here the first Romanian books using the Latin alphabet letters.

Some historians state that after his assassination in the treacherous act of his boyars in the battle at Codrii Vlasiei (Forests of Vlasia) nearby Snagov, the body of Vlad Tepes Dracula was brought to the monastery and secretly buried in the orthodox tradition. Nowadays, visitors of the Snagov monastery can see the tomb funeral stone laying in front of the altar that is said to be the daytime resting place of Dracula.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Mogosoaia Palace
Built by Constantin Brancoveanu around 1702, this palace displays an unique architecture style that noawadays is worldly recognized as the Brancovenesc style. It sits on the banks of the lake Mogosoaia and is surrounded by beautiful garden and forests. Visitors of this palace will hear the story of the family of Constantin Brancoveanu, an important figure on the Romanian history and culture, that was entirely killed by the Ottomans for not giving up their Christian Orthodox faith.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Pass by this WWI monument site.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Piaka Revolukiei
Pass by the Revolution Square and the Royal Palace.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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