Local living experience starting from Iasi - Private

from 66decimal_point00€

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Discover the wilderness of the region, the fresh air, the wonderful landscapes and the serenity of this area. This part of the country, loaded with history, also preserves heritage objectives that deserve to be seen in order to better understand the past.

85 euro/person
Price is per person and is expressed in euro (EUR).

We will enjoy a day trip to one of the most beautiful and best preserved rural regions in the country.

The day trip starts with a visit at the Neamt fortress – an important military and historical objective that survived the siege of Sultan Mehmed II, the conqueror of Constantinople. We will take a stroll up the hill and enjoy the beautiful view offered from this impressive fort. We will continue with a one of a kind experience: you will visit a bison reservations and have the opportunity to observe the wilderness.

Our journey continues with a visit to Agapia, not only a charming church and a great tourist attraction but also an important center of promoting the traditional crafts. Painted by Nicholas Grigorescu in 1858, Agapia Monastery becomes a real architectural jewel that combines features of Byzantine style with neoclassical style and with Romanian art. Be amazed by the picturesque traditional villages where time seems to be standing still. The locals still use horse-drawn carts and prepare food above an open fire with ingredients from their back yard. Will be the guests of a family and will see how they keept the traditional agriculture techniques in a good communion with the nature. Witness their vivid tapestry of old customs, handicrafts and folklore by visiting the Nicolae Popa Museum. The museum collections, opened to the public since 1977, include: archeology, numismatics, ethnography, religious objects, icons, naive painting, an also wood and stone sculpture. You will have the opportunity to study the symbols of the national costumes. Try on the traditional costumes and take pictures so you will have some one of a kind souvenirs!

Afterwards, you will be transferred back to Iasi.

What we will see:  Nicolae Popa Museum, Neamt Fortress, Agapia Monastery, Bison Reservation.

Meeting time is 08:00 AM

The price includes:

  • Transport with a modern, well-equipped car;
  • English speaking guide;
  • entrance fees for: Nicolae Popa Museum, Neamt Citadel, Local Experience, Agapia Monastery, Bison Reservation.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off.

Not inluded in the price:

  • Entrance fees to monuments/sights other than those mentioned in itinerary;
  • Lunch;
  • Tips for tour guide;
  • Photo fee.

The trip lasts around 12 hours.
Period: From April till October

Contact:

email  Email: office@alternativetravel.ro

telefon whats up sms Tel: +40 757 894 456  |  +40 740 357 073

Bookings:

Bookings are done based on a deposit of 20% of the total price of the program you choose.

Payments:

You can pay the deposit by:

  • BANK TRANSFER;
  • ONLINE, by card, using EuPlatesc (iPay) system
  • PayPal

We also take Holiday Vouchers (only Romanian). You can pay in any currency, including Bitcoin and Ethereum.

The price difference will be paid to arrival, in cash (RON or EUR) or by card (any currency) or any of the payment systems from above.

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