Budapest to Istanbul

07/18/2021 through 09/29/2022
07/18/2021 through 10/14/2022
G Adventures

Budapest to Istanbul
From pastoral countryside to forbidding forests and fairytale villages, this tour from Budapest to Istanbul is definitely the road less travelled, but absolutely a worthy adventure to take. Over 13 days, you’ll explore the weathered architecture of Budapest, grand Ottoman palaces, “Dracula’s Castle” in Transylvania, and much more. With an intriguing combination of cultural colour and exploration, you’ll come away with a real feel for this lesser-explored corner of Europe.

Highlights
Discover the rich and varied culture of Eastern Europe, visit ‘Dracula’s Castle’ and charming Slavic villages, explore the spectacular cities of Budapest and Istanbul

Accommodation
Hotels/pensions (10 nts), overnight train (1 nt), overnight train/bus (1 nt).

Group Leader
Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout.

Group Size Notes
Max 16, avg 12

Meals Included
10 breakfasts

What’s Included
Your G for Good Moment: Nem Adom Fel Café and Bar, Budapest
Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group. Budapest orientation walk. Half-day tour of Sighisoara and surrounding countryside villages. ‘Dracula’s Castle’ (Bran). Bucharest orientation tour. Hike to Arbanasi village. Sofia orientation walk. Istanbul city tour with local guide. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.

Itinerary

Day 1 Budapest
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Day 2 Budapest/Sighi?oara
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Day 3 Sighi?oara
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Day 4 Sighi?oara/Brasov
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Day 5 Brasov
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Day 6 Brasov/Bucharest
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Day 7 Bucharest/Veliko Tarnovo
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Day 8 Veliko Tarnovo
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Day 9 Veliko Tarnovo/Sofia
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Day 10 Sofia/Plovdiv
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Day 11 Plovdiv/Istanbul
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Day 12 Istanbul
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Day 13 Istanbul
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