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Transylvanian BackwatersScores 8.8 out of 10 based on 9 reviews
(10 out of 10)

Denyse

Aix en provence
Our guide Oana made this trip an absolute pleasure. Although very young, she was knowledgeable,fun and caring of the entire group's needs. Nothing was too much trouble and she was very organised. The guest house owner was very attentive and great fun, and the driver very careful and charming. The itinerary was well thought out and busy without being totally exhausting. We visited Rasnov Citadelle because one of the castles was closed while we were there. It was fabulous and well worth a visit. Don't just go for the bear watching......treat that as a bonus. The Bears only arrived as it was getting dark and at the last possible moment for viewing
Confirmed traveller: 19 October 2015
Published on: 11 November 2015
(10 out of 10)

Confirmed traveller

Romania was a very pleasant surprise, it's a country that is very misunderstood. The scenery and sites were amazing, I'd recommend the Pelisor palace for it's unique and startling collection of Arts Nouveaux. Brassov medieval town is simply stunning. There isn't enough money to get to all the antiquities and buildings they want to show off. Visit before the character of the place changes.Extremely experienced, knowledgeable and showed empathy for the group regarding pace and content. Very open about the impacts of recent history from a personal point of view. Clearly used to modifying plans for site closures.
Confirmed traveller: 09 June 2015
Published on: 07 November 2015
(8 out of 10)

Roger

Oxford
A really good mix of cultural highlights and nature. The Transylvanian castles and fortified towns and churches attest to its turbulent past but the people there are open and friendly. The bear watching was the big highlight but prepare to be persistent. We saw nothing on the first day but when we returned for a second night we were rewarded by six turning up at our hide.
Confirmed traveller: 27 October 2014
Published on: 12 October 2015
(10 out of 10)

Claire

Surrey
A great introduction to the country and it's history. Really enjoyed the varied itinerary and seeing the bears!
Confirmed traveller: 25 May 2015
Published on: 02 October 2015
(8 out of 10)

Lisa

Reading
It was great to see the bears (and some very brave foxes), although we were further away then I expected to be. This was a nice paced trip, you felt like you got a lot fit into the time, but with three nights spent in a lovely guest house the evenings felt relaxing without the constant packing and unpacking you get on some trips where you are constantly moving between hotels. But do be prepared for rain and some disorganization at some of the castles/sights.
Confirmed traveller: 28 September 2015
Published on: 01 October 2015
(8 out of 10)

kirsten

London
Bear watching was amazing. We didn't see them on the planned evening due to low mist so paid for a 2nd optional excursion and saw several very clearly.
Confirmed traveller: 14 September 2015
Published on: 01 October 2015
(8 out of 10)

Philip

Halifax, West Yorks
Need more variety on short breaks abroad say for or five days, but enjoyed my time on explore trips
Confirmed traveller: 27 December 2014
Published on: 30 September 2015