Reasons for choosing Vampire Itineraries or Halloween Tours Transylvania

Welcome to our site! Check out our Halloween Tours Transylvania or the best Vampire tours. Explore our country and discover the dark legends surrounding Vlad the Impaler!

We offer several types of Halloween tours Transylvania, so, before you make your choice and book your journey, you should consider a few things. There are certain reasons for choosing each tour over the other and we will try to briefly go through them in this article.

First of all, you should know that we organize three main types of tours. Vampire Tours usually take place in the summer and include our Ritual of Killing of the Living Dead. Halloween Tours Transylvania take place during the famous holiday and include up to three amazing Halloween Parties.

Last, but not least, we organize Private tours, which allow you to choose your own departure date and to travel with your group only.

Halloween Tours Transylvania and Vampire Itineraries – Departure dates

First and foremost, you need to choose your tour based on its departure date. Usually, the best option is the one coinciding with your vacation from work. If you have a busy and unpredictable schedule, go for a private tour and set the departure whenever it’s best for you.

Read on and find out the different departure dates of our Vampire Itineraries and our Halloween Tours Transylvania.

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Sighisoara Citadel

Arguably the best tour type you can attend are the amazing 7-Days tours. These include Vampire tours with the Ritual of Killing of the Living Dead or the Awarded Halloween Tour with up to three amazing parties.

The Vampire tour departs in the summer, between May and October, while the Halloween tour departs around the popular holiday. For specific information, please check out our Departures Calendar.

Short Breaks and Private Tours

In addition to our 7-days tours, we also organize 3-days Short Breaks. These tour types are shorter versions of the complete itinerary, including only the main highlights.

The summer editions depart on request. Meanwhile, the 3-days Halloween tours Transylvania depart around this holiday from Cluj-Napoca or Bucharest and include two amazing Halloween parties!

Last, but not least, we organize private tours. These are perfect if you have a busy schedule and you can only depart when you find an opening. Book our tailor made Vampire or Halloween tours Transylvania, contact us and we will set the departure date together.

Furthermore, private tours depart with smaller groups, usually including your friends and/or family. Note that we require at least 4 people for such a tour to depart.

What are your expectations regarding your Vampire itinerary or your Halloween Tours Transylvania?

Before you decide to book one of our Vampire or Halloween Tours Transylvania, consider why you want to arrive in our country.

For a detailed itinerary, blending historical landmarks and traditions with Dracula myths and legends, there’s no better choice than our 7-Days tours. Choose the Halloween edition if you also want to attend up to three fun parties!

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Halloween Party in Sighisoara

If your schedule or your budget don’t allow you to join a 7-Days tour, we also organize 3-days Short Breaks.

The Halloween editions of these tours depart from Cluj-Napoca or Bucharest and include 2 amazing parties, while the Vampire Short Breaks depart on request and include our Ritual of Killing of the Living Dead, as seen on Travel Channel.

If your main focus are the Halloween Parties, join our 1 or 2-days Halloween tours Transylvania. You won’t visit any landmarks, but we guarantee you will have a great time at our parties!

A 2-days tour includes accommodation, meals and access to at least one Halloween Party, while a 1-day tour usually includes only the party ticket.

Meet and socialize with like-minded Dracula enthusiasts!

Choose our Vampire Itineraries or the best Halloween tours Transylvania and meet other like-minded people. Our groups usually contain Dracula enthusiasts, willing to discover the Count’s legend at its source.

If you are interested in socializing with such people, join ur Vampire or Halloween tours with fixed departure dates and have fun!

On the other hand, if socializing is not one of your objectives, you can choose a private tour, which offers you a more intimate experience. These depart for a minimum of 4 people and include small groups – most likely your friends and family.

Choose your tour!

By now, you should already know which is the perfect tour for you. Consider all these factors and make your choice. Book your Dracula or Halloween Tours Transylvania now and have fun in our country!

Book your Transylvania Holidays now!

Have you decided on one of our tours? If so, book your Transylvanian experience now and explore the land of Dracula! Please check out our entire list of departures here.

We accept MasterCard and Visa on our on-line secure internet payment form.

  • MasterCard and Visa via fax and phone.
  • We also accept payments via PayPal and bank transfer.
  • At the moment of booking we require an advance deposit in the amount of Euro 145/person. Once the advance deposit is registered with our accounts we issue a Confirmation Letter.
  •  The final payment is due 60 days prior to tour departure. Should the booking be made within 60 days prior to tour departure, entire tour cost is requested at the time of booking.

Available for free if:
You don’t have a reflection in the mirror,
You decompose when sunlight strikes you,
You’re over 200 years old, 
Can use your wings to fly to Transylvania,
Well, this holiday is free for you! Come join your fellow vampires in Transylvania:-) 
Blood treats not included!

Other mentions

  • Once you realize the price of good beer and wine you will probably not want to return to your country.
  • People speak plenty of English in Romania and you will find the locals and the other tourists are friendly and open.
  • No visa is required and you can get green card extension insurance from your insurer to cover Romania.

Media Mentions
• We’re pleased to say that Transylvania Live has recently garnered the attention of several publications and broadcasts
more details here

Awarded Dracula tours

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Halloween in Transylvania with Vlad the Impaler
3 days Short Break with 2 Halloween Parties

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Escorted tour, from €599- Cluj Napoca, Transylvania, departure code: TR4.3RoHa

Halloween Party, in Sighisoara Citadel – Dracula’s birth place , plus Bran castle Halloween party!
The best Halloween Party from Sighisoara includes a delicious traditional Romanian festive dinner washed down with fiery spirits, excellent Romanian wine. Open bar is availble untill 01.00 am.
You can be part of the special programme including the Ritual of Killing of the Living Dead, Vampire Hunting, magicians shows, contests and many dark surprises.
Direct flights from London-Luton to Cluj Napoca available.

Halloween party from Dracula Castle from Bran inlcudes a night visit to the castle decorated for Halloween with VIP entrance (skip the 3 hours line) and a 3 course dinner at the hotel situated in walking distance from the party
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Halloween Party in Transylvania with Vlad the Impaler-Sighisoara citadel, Dracula’s birthplace!

2 days tour.
Departure from Bucharest, Sibiu or Cluj Napoca Airport(tour code: Tr4.4RoHa)

the best Halloween party in Transylvania

Enjoy the best Halloween Party ever in the Medieval Citadel of Sighisoara, Dracula’s birth place!
A 2 day Transylvanian short break departing from the Romanian airport of your choice, be it Bucharest, Sibiu or Cluj Napoca.
You can decide for yourself the level of classification for accommodation in the citadel, from hostel style dormitories to an exquisite 5* intimate medieval hotel.
The main highlight is the Halloween Party including a delicious traditional dinner, open bar, an excellent magicians show, vampire hunting show and The Ritual Killing of a Living Dead, providing you with a truly memorable experience. more »

Unforgettable Dracula tour with dinner at Bran Castle and a joyfully masquerade party in Transylvania

Halloween in Transylvania tour with 3 Halloween parties

Escorted tour, with guaranteed departures from Bucharest, HB from € 1204

Dracula Tour departing from Bucharest, intended to Dracula enthusiasts, culture and history fans, adventure seekers.
The tour includes the most important historical places related with Vlad the Impaler such as: Snagov Monastery where, Vlad was buried after his assassination; Sighisoara – Dracula’s birth place, Dracula’s Castle in Borgo Pass, built according to Bram Stocker’s imagination and the legendary Bran Castle.
These guarantee departure tours also include a Royal Dinner at Bran Castle, in Queen Marie’s Tea House. You will also attend an unforgettable Masquerade Party, including the Ritual Killing of a Living Dead performed according to old Transylvanian tradition (as was featured on Travel Channel)
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Halloween in Transylvania the Awarded Dracula Tour from Bucharest with 3 Halloween parties included

Halloween torus in Transylvania

7 days tour, HB, from € 1299 – Bucharest departure – code: RO7.BHADT

This awarded Dracula Tour from Bucharest, is included by Fodor’s Travel Guide in Top 10 Must-Do Adventures and awarded “Tour of the Year” by TourRadar.

Includes the best Halloween Party in Sighisoara Citadel, Dracula’s birthplace. Also happenings like The Ritual Killing of a Living Dead (featured on Travel Channel). Assist at a Vampire Hunting.

Party and sleep in Dracula’s Castle hotel in Borgo Pass. Visit the most important historical places related with Vlad the Impaler: Bran Castle and Poenari Fortress.
Party at Bran castle Halloween party 2020.
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Vampire in Transylvania – Dracula tours summer editions
7 days awarded Dracula Tour from Bucharest

Vampire in Transylvania Dracula tours summer editions

summer tours with guaranteed departures from Bucharest, HB from € 1159
code: Ro4.4RoVa

Dracula Tour from Bucharest, Romania intended to Dracula and history fans.
Attend the Ritual Killing of a Livig Dead (as seen on Travel Channel).
These tours includes the most important historical places related with Vlad Tepes such as: Snagov Monastery where, Sighisoara citadel- Dracula’s birthplace.
Another highlight is Dracula’s Castle in Borgo Pass, built according to Bram Stocker’s imagination and the legendary Bran Castle. more»

2 Days Transylvania Travel with Bran castle Halloween party

Bran Castle Halloween party

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2 days Short break, from € 369 – Bucharest departure(tour code TRB.2RoHa)

Enjoy the biggest Halloween from Transylvania!
A 2 days short break with transfers from Buchaest.

Win a prize for your desguise at the dinner with traditional meals and costume contests. VIP entrance to the castle (skip the 3 hours line) and night visit to the castle decorated for Halloween.

Participate to the Halloween Party at Transylvania’s iconic image – Bran Castle, also known as Dracula’s Castle. more»

Halloween in Transylvania with Vlad the Impaler – Short Break with 2 Halloween Parties

Bran Castle Halloween party

3 days, escorted trip, from €599 – Bucharest departure
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It’s time for the ultimate Halloween Parties in Transylvania: Sighisoara Halloween party and Bran castle Halloween party?
Which will be the best? Come to Sighisoara Citadel – Dracula’s birth place!

This short break includes a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Sighisoara Medieval Citadel. The Halloween Party from Sighisoara includes a delicious traditional Romanian festive diner washed down with fiery spirits, excellent Romanian wine and accompanied by a special programme including the Ritual of Killing of the Living Dead, Vampiresa Hunting, magicians show and many dark surprises.
Also enjoy a night visit to Bran Castle aka Dracula’s Castle (decorated for Halloween) with its Halloween party, the biggest in Romania. more »

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5 days Private Dracula Tour from Bucharest

fom € 1299 – Bucharest departure code: Ro4.3RoVa

private Dracula Tour in Transylvania departing from Bucharest. The tour includes historical and legendary places related with Dracula’s life and death. First of all Vlad Dracula’s birth place in the medieval citadel of Sighisoara. Also the ruins of the Poienari Fortress, the real Dracula Castle, Dracula’s refugee place from Arefu village. Finally Dracula’s tomb in Snagov Monastery. Thus enjoy a mysterious trip in Dracula’s Realm! more »

Vampire in Transylvania – 3 days Short Break

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Escorted tour Romania, guaranteed departures,
HB from € 569- Cluj-Napoca departure
 TR 4.3RoSh

Discover the best parts of Transylvania’s legendary landmarks in shorter time, this short break in Transylvania includes UNESCO World Heritage Sites – Sighisoara, unique events which caught the attention of media world wide such as the live reenactment of the Ritual of Killing of the Living Dead, and Transylvania’s most beautiful castle – Corvinesti Castle.
The entertaining programme is complemented by the relaxing 4* accommodation, a medieval fantasy with beds and the mouth-watering vampire dinner! We bet our 9 lives you’ll love it. more»

One Day Halloween in Transylvania travel with Halloween Party at Bran Castle

short break Bran Castle Halloween party

1 Day accommodation and Halloween Party at Bran Castle,
starting from  € 249 
– TRB.1RoHa

Enjoy a night tour of Dracula’s Bran Castle! Meet the Wicked Fairies and get lost in their euphoric dance along with a glass of local red wine. Feel amazing being part of a dynamic Halloween Party in the grounds of Bran Castle until 4:00 am.

Accommodate in a 3* hotel near in walking distance from Bran Castle.  Before visiting the castle enjoy a traditional 3 course dinner. Win a prize to the costume contest at this diner.
Immerse yourselves in the myth Bram Stoker created around Dracula. more »

Vampire in Transylvania – 4 Day Private Dracula Tour from Bucharest

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escorted tour, departure from Bucharest
code Ro4.5RoHa
A private Dracula tour from Bucharest concentrating the most important places related to Vlad Dracul and his legend.
Snagov Monastery, Bran Castle, the Medieval Saxon Citadel of Sighisoara. Finally visit the outstanding city of Brasov.
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Awarded 7-Days Halloween in Transylvania – Highlights

Advice for US citizens traveling in Romania

Before you go write down contact details for the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate to carry with you in case of emergency while traveling.
US Embassy in Romania
4-6, Dr. Liviu Librescu Blvd.
District 1, Bucharest
015118 Romania
Telephone: (+40) 21 200-3300
https://ro.usembassy.gov/

Notify your bank and credit card companies of your travel, and check exchange rates.
Some banks are blocking your credit card payment when a transaction occur from abroad.

Safeguard Your Documents!

Make two copies of all your travel documents in case of emergency. Leave one copy with a trusted friend or relative at home and carry the other separately from your original documents. To help prevent theft, do not carry your passport in your back pocket, and keep it separate from your money.

Passport Validity
Three months beyond departure date. We recommend a minimum of six months validity after entry date

• Children’s passports: Passports issued for children under age 16 are valid for only five years, not 10 years like adult passports. Check passport expiration dates carefully and renew early.

Visas
Not required for stays under 90 days

Consent for Travel with Minors
 If you are traveling alone with children, foreign border officials may require custody documents or notarized written consent from the other parent.
Health Insurance: Many foreign medical facilities and providers require cash payment up front and do not accept U.S. insurance plans. Medicare does not provide coverage outside of the United States. Check your U.S. health care policy to see if it will cover you overseas. If not, consider buying supplemental insurance. Make sure the insurance you purchase covers any special medical needs or risks you anticipate on your trip.

Currency restrictions
Entry: Amounts over 10,000 Euros or equivalent must be declared
For exit:  Amounts over 10,000 Euros or equivalent must be declared

Safety
There were no terrorist acts in Romania.
However credible information indicates terrorist groups continue plotting attacks in Europe. All European countries remain potentially vulnerable to attacks from transnational terrorist organizations.

The tourism industry is generally regulated and rules [with regards to best practices and safety inspections] are regularly enforced, though some tourism-related activities (such as rock climbing and extreme sports) are less regulated than in the U.S. Hazardous areas/activities are identified with appropriate signage and professional staff is typically on hand in support of organized activities. In the event of an injury, appropriate medical treatment is typically available in near major cities.

Outside of a major metropolitan center, it may take more time for first responders and medical professionals to stabilize a patient and provide life-saving assistance. Medical treatment in Romania is not up to western standards. U.S. citizens are encouraged to purchase medical evacuation insurance

Crime

Reported types of crime include:
• Robbery, pick pocketing, internet scams, and credit card fraud are the most commonly reported crimes.
• Organized groups of criminals, sometimes including minors, operate in train stations, trains, subways, and busses.
• Money exchange schemes often involve individuals posing as plainclothes policemen who approach you, flash a badge, and ask for your passport and wallet. Insist on the presence of a uniformed police officer and request that any issues be resolved at the police station.
• If traveling on an overnight train, travel with a companion and in the highest class available.
• Do not leave your personal belongings unattended; stow them securely out of sight.
• Use ATMs located inside banks. You should check ATM machines for any evidence of tampering before use.
• Be extra cautious of your surroundings if using an internet café.
• Use cash wherever possible in lieu of credit cards.

Laws
Criminal Penalties: You are subject to local laws. If you violate local laws, even unknowingly, you may be expelled, arrested, or imprisoned.
Furthermore, some laws are also prosecutable in the United States, regardless of local law.
Arrest Notification: If you are arrested or detained, ask police or prison officials to notify the U.S. Embassy immediately.
Special Circumstances:
• Romania is situated in a seismically active region and has a history of devastating earthquakes, with the greatest risk occurring in Bucharest.
• Mountainous areas of the country can be subject to torrential rains and flash floods, especially in the spring and summer months.
• Streets and sidewalks are often icy and hazardous during winter.
• Avoid contact with stray dogs.
• Travelers’ checks are of limited use, but ATMs (“bancomats” in Romanian) are widely available.

LGBT Travelers
 There are no legal restrictions on same-sex sexual relations or the organization of LGBTI events in Romania. However, the annual gay pride parades in Bucharest have been the scene of violent protests in past years.

Health
Be aware that U.S. Medicare does not apply overseas.

Medical Insurance
 Make sure your health insurance plan provides coverage overseas. Most care providers overseas only accept cash payments.
Always carry your prescription medication in original packaging with your doctor’s prescription.
• Basic medical supplies are limited in Romania, especially outside of major cities.
• Hospitals often lack nursing care and assistance for the elderly.
• Most prescription drugs and over-the-counter medications are available in Romania but are often sold under different names.
• Response times for emergency services vary widely depending on the region of the country and nature of emergency.
It is strongly recommend supplemental insurance to cover medical evacuation.

Road Conditions and Safety
 Though Romanian traffic laws are very strict, road accidents are a real and dangerous threat for U.S. citizens visiting Romania. According to the European Union Road Federation, Romania has the highest per-vehicle rate of road fatalities of any country in the EU, a rate similar with USA.

If you chose to drive in Romania, practice defensive driving techniques.
While major streets in larger cities and major inter-city roads are generally in fair to good condition, many secondary roads are in poor repair, unpaved, poorly lit, narrow, and lacking marked lanes.
• Mountain roads are particularly dangerous when wet or covered with snow or ice. Winter snow removal is intermittent.
• It is common for pedestrians, animals, cyclists, and horse-drawn carts to share a road with motor vehicles, especially in rural areas.
• Parked vehicles often block sidewalks, forcing pedestrians to walk in the streets.
• Cross only at crosswalks and exercise vigilance as crosswalks are generally poorly marked.
• Local drivers often ignore traffic lights and crosswalk signs.
Maintain vigilance when driving to avoid hitting pedestrians in the streets.
Traffic Laws: Romanian traffic laws are very strict.
• The traffic police can confiscate any form of a driver’s license or permit for 1-3 months and request payment of fines at the time of the infraction.
• Police are required to give all drivers involved in an accident a breathalyzer test on the scene.
• Refusal to take a breathalyzer test may result in criminal penalties regardless of whether or not alcohol was involved.
• Wearing a seat belt is mandatory.
• Children under 12 years of age may not be transported in the front seat.
• Use of mobile phones while driving is banned, with exception of hands free systems.

U.S. citizens arriving in Romania for stays up to 90 days may use their U.S. state drivers’ licenses (DL) along with an International Driving Permit. The U.S. Department of State has authorized two organizations to issue international permits to those who hold valid U.S. driver’s licenses: the American Automobile Association (AAA) and the American Automobile Touring Alliance.

If entering Romania by vehicle you need to purchase a road tax badge known as “rovinieta” at the border crossing point. Proof of insurance and a car registration document are required when purchasing the “rovinieta.” Drivers of vehicles registered abroad who are not in possession of a valid international insurance document must buy short-term insurance at the border.

Roadside help, vehicle assistance, towing services: Dial 9271
Ambulance, fire brigade, police: Dial 112.

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