Basic Moldova – 5 Days/4 Nights Tour



Arrival in Chisinau.

After the lunch served at Acasa la Mama Restaurant you will have a half day city tour. One can hardly find a more greenish, attarctive and welcoming city. This can be easily proved during the panoramic tour where you will see in brief the main cultural, historical and commercial places of interest. An important role in terms of architecture development had the famous architect Bernardazzi.

After the tour you will be transferred to Cricova Winery. In Cricova underground galleries you will see over seventy streets covering an area of nearly 53 hectares, each bearing Bacchic names: Sauvignon, Cabernet, Cahor etc. Here you can admire one of the oldest bottles of wine in Moldova, dating from 1902. There is one story always told in this place about the Russian pilot Yuri Gagarin, who during a visit in 1966, after getting tipsy, got lost and missed the exit. He went out the next day, having spent the night in the tasting room, currently named after him. In one of Cricova’s luxurious tasting halls, a couple years ago the Russian president Vladimir Putin celebrated his 50th birthday.

After the wine tasting and dinner at Cricova Winery you will be transferred at Radisson Blu Leogrand Hotel 5*.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Breakfast at the hotel. Departure from the hotel and transfer to Curchi Monastery. The complex of the Curchi Monastery is surrounded by a high stone wall endowed with towers at each corner, creating the image of a fortress. The main church, built in 1810, has a monumental look, enhanced with baroque elements, yet keeping Moldavian traditional style.

After this visit you will be transferred to Orheiul Vechi where you will attend a cooking lesson at Casa de sub Stanca Guest House. Here you will have the chance to cook stuffed cabbage rolls, traditional pies, homemade bread, mamaliga and various cookies. Good mood and a glass of tasty wine will help you to feel a real chef. After the master class, you will have the possibility to buy homemade jams and pickles from the cellar.

After a delicious lunch and a folklore performance you will attend a master class. Corn husk represents one of the most ancient arts. During this process you will have the chance to create your own souvenirs. Meanwhile, you will have the opportunity to admire and purchase a big variety of handicrafts made by the local master such as bags, dolls, plates and many other wonderful objects. After this master class you will be transfer by horse cart to Butuceni. You will take a tour of Orheiul Vechi Complex. The remnants of the first human settlements, some tens of thousands years old, were found in the stone caverns here. On the rocky hill, you’ll find the ruins of a strong geto-dacian fortification and the calendar, which acted as a sanctuary for celebrating religious holidays and rituals in this prehistoric community. The originality of Orheiul Vechi’s landscape is due to the defile of the Raut River, dug under the form of a canyon in the limestone layers of the former Sarmatia Sea, about 14 million years ago.

You will be transferred to Branesti for dinner at Stone Age Underground restaurant.

After dinner you will be transferred to Chisinau.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Breakfast at the hotel. Departure from the hotel and transfer to Tiraspol. In Tiraspol, a businessman has created a real treasure, one of the largest fish hatcheries in Europe. The factory is equipped with the latest technologies and the fish can reach the size of a man. You will get the chance to see how is processed some of the most expensive culinary delights – caviar and taste it. You will be transferred in Crocmaz to serve lunch and have a wine tasting experience at Et Cetera Winery. After this visit you will head to Chisinau and take dinner at Vatra Neamului Restaurant. Transfer back to hotel.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Breakfast at the hotel. This day you will travel to Soroca, the capital of Moldovan Gypsies. Also, you will have the chance to meet the Gypsy Baron and spend some time in gypsy world. Lunch at La Cetate Restaurant. After lunch transfer back to Chisinau for dinner at a local restaurant and later you will return to the hotel.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


After breakfast transfer to airport for your flight back home.

Meal plan: Breakfast

Accomodation & Tarriffs

Location5* Category
ChisinauRadisson Blu Leogrand Hotel
Period January - December 2018
Tarriffs5* Category
Total tarrif/person1495 euro

Included services

  • 11 nights’ accommodation at the specified hotels or similar
  • Meals specified in the program
  • English speaking guide throughout the tour
  • All transfers and tours indicated in the outlined itinerary
  • Excursions, visits and activities, according to the program
  • Entrance tickets for all the mentioned visits
  • 24-hours emergency phone numbers
  • Visa assistance if required

Extra services

  • Visa costs if visa is required
  • Flights or other flight related costs
  • Early check-in & late check-out
  • Porterage (airport & hotel)
  • Other meals, except for the ones specified in the program
  • Additional drinks, except the ones indicated in the meal plan
  • Tips for guide and driver
  • Optional excursions and visits
  • Personal expenses
  • Medical insurance
  • Other services or expenses, except the ones mentioned in the “included” section (for example: massages, casino, telephone, internet, etc.)


  • Tariffs are subject to changes, especially if heavy fluctuation in exchange rate and/or fuel prices.
  • All tours and tariffs are subject to changes in case of cancellations or overbooking of flights, changes in timetable, bad weather and road conditions, strike, closing of sites, natural disasters such as earthquakes, floods.
  • No services have been blocked for this tour. Ground services availability will be checked when we receive your enquiry. The availability will be re- confirmed, when the deposit has been made and received.
  • In case of a last minute notification from the hotel, regarding the already confirmed availability, we commit ourselves to replace it with another hotel from the same category, or a superior one.
  • For the transportation services, we will use cars, mini vans or buses, adequate to the number of participants.


  • The prices are valid for 2018, except legal holidays in Romania, when additional costs may apply.
  • We will supply you with all the required company details, including the SWIFT code, in order to safely proceed with the payment.
  • Payment will be made in Euros, to the provided bank account.
  • In case of payment by credit card, the bank will perceive an extra commission of 1.6%, of the full value of the transaction.
  • The payment will be made, as follows:
  • For the ground services, an advance payment of 30% of the full value of the package, will be made at the moment of the reservation.
  • The other 70% of the full value of the package, will be paid the latest, one month before the beginning of the services and the exact dates for the payment will be set through annexes to the contract.
  • For service confirmations received 30 days before they commence, full prepayment will be made at the moment of the confirmation.
  • If the client wishes to include also the flights in the present package, the price for the flights, will be paid in full, at the moment of their reservation.
  • Airline companies can modify the flight’s schedule or status, according to their internal organization, without any prior notice to the travel agency. Trip Tailor cannot be made liable for any changes in the schedule of the booked flight, which falls completely in the responsibility of the airline company.

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