Day trip to Poienari Castle from Bucharest

Follow the footprints of the Prince of Darkness, Dracula the Impaler. Prepare for an adventurous tour in the most mystical landscapes that conquered history over the years and inspired the most famous story of all times, the story of Count Dracula.

You have the amazing opportunity to spend 3 days and visit the highlights that blended real history with the legend of Vlad the Impaler.

We leave Bucharest in the morning from our starting point and drive to Poenari Fortress, close to Fagaras Mountains where we’ll find the famous and real Dracula Castle. Down there, we take our breath because we need to climb 1480 concrete stairs ro reach up. This fortress was built at the beginning of the 13th century by the Wallachians and in the 15th century Vlad The Impaler(Dracula) repaired and consolidated making his main fortress.

We continue our journey through one of the most famous road called the Transfagarasan, a road that goes up to 2000 meters and crosses the Carpathian Mountains. Up there you can enjoy the view of the mountains, take a look at Balea Lake(a glacier lake situated at 2,034 m of altitude) and have a romanian tradional lunch in the nature.

We know this tour will prove to be a unique and wonderful experience for you.

Included services:
Transport by car or van
English speaking guide
Entrance fees according to the program
VAT and all other taxes


Climbe the 1480 steps to reach Dracula's Impaler Fortress
Visit Poienari Fortress and explore the Transfagarasan Road
Enjoy the mystical landscapes offered by this tour