Travel Romania with expert guides, discover Romania's "Living Human Treasures" (ASTRA Museum and UNESCO) and visit them in their home communities.
'Living Human Treasures': 8 Days / 7 Nights Itinerary
Land costs for the 8 days / 7 nights discovery
Elite Traveler Living Treasures Itinerary
$ 2,800 per person (based on double occupancy)
$ 700 single supplement
Guests are responsible for all personal travel insurance.
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The ELITE TRAVELER Itinerary is adapted to special interests, local events, and seasonal weather conditions
Day 1 Arrive Bucharest and drive 2 hrs to Inn on Balaban See (Bran)
Day 2 Meet Sorin Apan in Brasov and visit his unique school for traditional arts
Day 3 Depart for Sibiu and meet with specialists of the ASTRA Museum and its internationally famous village museum. Dinner with museum staff and night as Casa Luxemburg See.
Day 4-5 Travel to Sighisoara and meet Living Treasure craftspeople in their villages of communities:
- music instruments
Sleep at Casa cu Cerb See and Transylvania Castle See
Day 6 Meet local personalities; horse or carriage ride into forest.
Day 7 Return to Bucharest and stay at Athenee Palace See
Day 8 Depart
ELITE TRAVELER TOUR FEATURES (here)
Note: Travelers may wish to independently extend their stay in Bucharest
'Living Treasures'. Romania is one of five countries to have created a UNESCO initiated Living Human Treasures program. Coordinated by the ASTRA Museum of Ethnography in Sibiu/Hermannstadt, 220 individuals have been designated Living Treasures (see more). High school professor, Sorin Apan (photo top right), is recognized as a national specialist on the symbolic meaning of costume designs. Mrs. Silvia Tecoanta is acknowledged as a master of her craft in wollen cloth weaving and sewing. Other examples: more.
Located throughout Romania, the designated Living Treasures live and work in their traditional environments. Guests on the Elite Traveler Tour will visit them in their homes and workshops.
Photo credits: Top and Bttm Rt D. Dimancescu. Bttm Lft: Astra Museum.