2018-01-25 08:00 am
2018-01-28 07:00 pm
This is the trip into a heart of wintery and covered in snow Romania. We will be staying at the ice hotel, snowmobiling, sledding and visiting Drakula’s Castle. On the way back we will stop over in Bucharest and do a guided tour of the city.
Sleeping in the hotel of ice:
Each year the hotel’s rooms are uniquely designed and original: adapted, made entirely of ice with differently themed rooms. This season „Carnival“ is the hotel’s theme.
Rooms are completely made of ice. The beds as well as the furniture are made of big blocs of ice. however it will not be a survival adventure, we will be given a soft mattress which is covered with sheets, blankets and fluffy animal fur. Before going to bed, every guest receives a warm sleeping bag because the room’s temperature is between -2 and +2 degrees Celsius.
Ice Bar is a key element of the Hotel of Ice at Balea Lake. It represents the hotel’s heart that heats and sets in motion the most frozen blood!
Ice cocktails. Their speciality are cocktails which are not served in ordinary glasses but in glasses carved in ice. If you prefer to heat you up we recommand a hot wine punch or a delicious black tea. Whatever will be your choice, you will have an unforgettable experience worth telling your grandchildren.
A must when you’re at the original Icehotel! Explore the magical world of ice sculpting for yourself. Working with your hands completely absorbs you, realaxing and intense at once.
While you are waiting for your turn on the snowmobile you will be able to try some sledding. Please note those are old style sledges and will be taken at own risk.
We invite you to experience the history, the myth, the intrigue and the magic of this wonderful place. We hope that you will carry the spirit that makes us love Bran Castle with you, always.
Please pay the deposit of £100.00 + paypal fees today. This will reserve your spot.
You can pay the reminder of the money at your convenience, but no later than a month before the trip. To make second payment, just go back to the website, choose the ‘reminder’ from the list and make the payment
Visit in Dracula Castle in Bran
1 night stay at the Ice hotel,
1 night stay at the Hotel in Bran
Breakfast in Bran
1 night stay at the Hostel in Bucharest
Sledding and ice sculpting in the ice Hotel
Cable cars to the Ice Hotel
All transfers mentioned in the itinerary,
Guided tour of Bucharest,
What’s not included:
Flights, food, drinks, items of personal matter
*As we have minimum and maximum numbers for each trip and we are taking bookings through various platforms, please email us on email@example.com once you pay your deposit, to find out if your place has been confirmed and whether you can book the flights before purchasing them.
There is a small risk that if the weather is very bad and it would make it dangerous to take the cable car we will not be able to get to the ice hotel (it is on top of the hill). This only happens occasionally. In this case an alternative accommodation will be provided.
Plan of the trip (subject to change)
flight to Bucharest
pick up from the airport
transfer to Bran
visiting Dracula’s Castle
transfer to Balea Lac
cable car to the Ice Hotel
sledding and ice sculpting
dinner in the Ice Hotel (not included)
cable car down to Balea Lac
visit in the Peles Castle (optional, not included)
transfer to Bucharest
guided tour of Bucharest
flight to London
Please note that unless the event is cancelled the payments are non-refundable as the costs need to be paid in advance. However you may be able to sell your place to your friends or other group members if you follow this procedure: http://katsadventures.com/#plx_progress_faq_section
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