Romania & Bulgaria Tour Highlights:
Noted regional expert Raisa Gareeva, will be with you for at 2 weeks of the journey.
Wonderful and renowned local guide Rodica will accompany you throughout, along with Christine Robison.
Peasant culture and folk arts including visits with crafts
        people in their studios.  See their work in icon painting,    
        embroidery, pottery, wood work, metal work, textiles,
        mask making, egg painting, etc.
A ride on the famous steam train “Mocanitza”
Picturesque city center tours on foot
Colorful markets and bazaars
Traditional cuisine with locals in family settings
Many folk music and dance performances
Medieval villages and ethnographic open-air village
Glorious forests, mountains, gorges, rivers, and streams
A visit to a historic wine cellar for a tasting
Medieval and other historic palaces, castles, churches, cathedrals and monasteries including Transylvania and its famous Bran Castle
Several UNESCO World Heritage sites...and so much more.

Tour Dates

Sept. 8-October 4, 2014


27 days




Limited to 16 people


  1. All meals

  2. Snacks in bus

  3. Bottles water at meals, on the bus and in your room

  4. Wine, beer or non-alcoholic beverages with lunch and dinner

  5. All tips for guides, drivers, porters and meals

  6. All entrance fees

  7. All hotels deluxe, most interesting and attractive or best available (depending upon what is available in each location we visit)

  8. Complimentary guide book and map

  9. Luggage tags and straps

  10. Traveler’s insurance

  11. Multilingual Tour Manager

  12. Experienced local guides

  13. All arrival and departure transfers

  14. Baggage handling

  15. All music and dance shows

Email:  Telephone: (626) 570-1700   Contact: Christine Robisonmailto:barakajourneys@sbcglobal.netshapeimage_3_link_0


September 8-October 4, 2014

Detailed ItineraryRomania_Itinerary.html
About Raisa GareevaAbout_Raisa_Gareeva.html