Private Tour to Old Orhei and Curchi Monastery in one day
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Private Tour to Old Orhei and Curchi Monastery in one day
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Private Tour to Old Orhei and Curchi Monastery in one day

6 h
Full Day
About this activity
Orheiul Vechi is a grade V and VII UNESCO’s heritage site and is a complex of historical and architectural monuments located in the area of an amazing beauty formed by the narrow stream (path) of the Raut river. The site includes remnants of various ancient monuments and buildings, a cave monastery in a cliff, ethnographic museum in Butuceni village. There are a couple of guesthouses in the nearby villages where one can experience rural life and traditional food of Moldova.

The most startling sight in the Orheiul Vechi (Old Orhei) open-air historical complex is this monastery dug into a cave, dating from as far back as the 13th century and possibly earlier. It's inhabited by a handful of monks, who hold services throughout the day. 

Curchi Monastery, is one of the most significant monuments of Moldovan architecture in Basarabia.This monastery was considered in the past – and is still considered in the present – ‘the most beautiful and famous monastery in Basarabia’. since 1773.

And then you will have a fantastic dinner with degustation of Moldavian wine in the best restaurant with local kitchen, which is situated just near the monastery in Butuceni.

The tour includes a private car, guide, entrance tickets to museums, entrance tickets to agrarian rural guest house, traditional Moldovan lunch with wine tasting.
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  • Dinner
  • Wine tasting
  • Driver/guide
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Alcoholic Beverages
Not included
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 17 travelers
Hans-Peter S
5 | 2019-07-03

Very interesting tour with a lot of information. Our guide was very nice and could tell us a lot of things. We had very good talks and could ask any questions to any subjects.



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