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Libearty Bear Sanctuary and Bran - Dracula's Castle in One Day Tour

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    Stop At: Libearty Bear Sanctuary Zarnesti, DN 73A km 6 - near the entrance in Zarnesti from Rasnov, Zarnesti 500075 Romania

    More than 69 hectares of luxuriant forest with rivers and ponds are now the home of almost 90 brown bears. From 2008 this wild place is occasionally visited but under some strict rules meant to reintegrate the bears in their natural habitat and not to disturb them. Most of the bears in the Sanctuary were rescued from the most miserable and small cages where they were used as a form of entertainment for tourist attractions.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), Str. General Traian Mosoiu nr. 24, Bran 507025 Romania

    Bran Castle owes its fame to its imposing towers and turrets as well as to the myth created around Bram Stocker's Dracula. Surrounded by towers and ramparts, this “pugnacious little fortress”, as Queen Marie called it, is a truly stunning castle, especially against the beautiful background dominated by the Carpathian Mountains. Narrow winding stairways lead through some 60 timber rooms, many connected by underground passages, which house collections of furniture, weapons and armor dating from the 14th to the 19th centuries. 

    Duration: 2 hours
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up from any address in Bucharest
    Departure Time
    7:30 AM
    Duration
    8h
    Return Details
    Hotel drop off/requested adress from Bucharest
    Inclusions
    • Bottled water
    • Driver/guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • WiFi on board
    • Parking Fees
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Entry/Admission - Libearty Bear Sanctuary Zarnesti
    • Entry/Admission - Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Child seats are free of charge. In accordance with the legal provisions in force, the child seat is mandatory, please request at time of booking.
    • Please keep in mind, the road up to Bear Sanctuary is forest road. In winter, if weather conditions are unfavorable, it is possible that it can not be reached. In that case, instead of Bear Sanctuary, we can offer you to visit Peles Castle or Cantacuzion Castle(by your own choice, considering that on Monday and Tuesday Peles Castle is closed).
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Children under 5 years old are not allowed at Libearty Bear Sanctuary!
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 15 July 2019 via mobile

    Florin was our guide and he picked us up at our appartment bang on time in the morning. We then went and picked up a family of 4 so there was only 6 people on the trip. Florin gave us lots of pointers and local...More

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    TransProtocol, Manager at Trans Protocol, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2019

    Thank you! We are happy helping our travellers to create great memories. Hope to see you soon in Romania!

    Reviewed 28 May 2019

    Great day trip with Florin as the guide. We had low expectations for the bears but actually turned out to be the highlight. Bran castle was still pretty good but we were ready for a sleep after a big lunch

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank Matthew S
    TransProtocol, Manager at Trans Protocol, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2019

    Thank you! We are very glad you enjoy this trip!

    Reviewed 16 April 2019

    Had a great day with our guide, who we had to the two of us. He was informative and friendly. The bear sanctuary was excellent and educational about the plight of bears in Romania. The castle visit was also interesting and it was nice to...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank Diane B
    TransProtocol, Manager at Trans Protocol, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2019

    Thank you!Romania has a lot to see and offer!Hope to see you soon!All the best!

    Reviewed 26 March 2019

    Totally recommend the Bear tour with Trans Protocol, they are amazing to watch play fight and climb up trees. Florin is a good driver/guide, very knowledgable. You will be taken to a nice Romanian restaurant with an epic view of the mountains and the Dracula...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    Thank Param B
    TransProtocol, Manager at Trans Protocol, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2019

    We are glad you enjoy this tour! Hope to see you soon in Romania for another amazing experience!

    Reviewed 28 December 2018

    The Bear Sanctuary was very interesting and educational. We are so glad that they are doing anything to protect the bears. Hope they can keep up the good job. For our tour guide/driver Mr Florin, we were lucky to have him. He was professional and...More

    Date of experience: December 2018
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    TransProtocol, Manager at Trans Protocol, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2019

    Thank you! We are glad we could show you a little bit of the Romania Country! We are waiting for you soon in Romania for another experience!All the best!

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    12 September 2019|
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    Response from V1591TBtinac |
    Ok... I’ll answer my own question... I think I now understand the pricing. So the $270ish quote is for the private car if your one person or two of you. Which obviously will work out cheaper for each person if there are 4 of... More
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