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Bucharest: Private Three Neighborhoods Tour by Vintage Car

Product ID: 202060
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Take an enjoyable and informative guided tour of three different Bucharest neighborhoods: the bourgeoisie, the average people, and the poor of Romania. Discover the class disparity in Dacia and learn about day to day life of all Romanians.
About this activity
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
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Duration: 3.5 hours
Starting time 10:00 AM
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Live tour guide
English, French

Pickup included

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit 3 different Bucharest neighborhoods
  • Witness the Cotroceni neighborhood
  • Learn about life in the Drumul Taberei neighborhood
  • Visit Ferentari neighborhood
  • Ride in a Dacia 1310
Full description
Enjoy a memorable, 3 to 4-hour ride on the central streets of Bucharest with a fully restored Dacia 1310 car from the 80's. You'll get unique photos with one of Romania's iconic vehicles. Your tour guides will drive you around in this impressive automobile, giving you an experience of the streets of Bucharest only the locals know. During your tour, you will visit three distinctly different neighborhoods. Each of them, showcasing a different class of Romanian people: the bourgeoisie, the average people, and the poor Romanians. Discover the facts of life for people in each community as you drive through a neighborhood representing each social class.

Cotroceni neighborhood: Witness the amazing residential, villa quarter of Bucharest where the 19th-century and present bourgeoisie live. Discover the Cotroceni Presidential Palace, the Military Academy Building, the Botanical Garden or the villas. During your tour of this area, you will stop for stories, presented by your informative guide and plenty of photo opportunities. 

Drumul Taberei neighborhood: Take a stroll through a neighborhood where the average Romanian lives. Discover the huge communist blocks of flats, the peasant market and the Orthodox churches frequented by the average Romanians.

Ferentari neighborhood: Witness one of the most photographic & contrasting places of Bucharest known as the “Machala city" an area of high poverty and ghetto style buildings. Here, you will learn about the everyday struggles of Romania's poor and underclasses.

After you have visited each neighborhood, your driver will take you back to your accommodation after a fun an informative day. 
Includes
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off from Bucharest
  • Professional local guide in your car
  • Transport in a guided circuit in Bucharest
  • Three people per vehicle. If more are required, a convoy can be arranged
  • Water in the car
  • Souvenir
What’s Not Included
  • Personal expenses
Not suitable for
  • Children under 10 years
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Oversize luggage
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Alcohol and drugs
Know before you go
• Confirmation will be received at the time of booking unless booked within 5 days of travel. In this case, confirmation will be received within 48-hours, subject to availability
• Participants are not allowed to drive the Dacia
• Dacia 1300/1310 is a 1970s/1980s vintage car that does not include AC, ABS, GPS navigation servo-direction or automatic gear drive
• The Dacia meets all necessary safety traffic regulations
• During winter, the cars are heated
• Pets and children under the age of 10 are not allowed on this tour

From US$ 115.53 per person

Organized by

Gold Voyage

Product ID: 202060