Old Orhei Tour

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50 EUR

Discover the historic and archeological heart of Moldova on this trip to Old Orhei. This tour will lead you to a beautiful chapel inside a cave and you'll have the chance to explore a stunning landscape that hasn't been seen by many tourists.

Duration: 6 hours
    Available in
  • English,
  • Russian
Tour by Roxy
Local Guru

Born in an ex-soviet background of Republic of Moldova, then mixed with a western flair for 8 years in England has birthed a strong sense of curiosity for the discovery of the unknown. Traveling has become a strong passion alongside photography.
Love meeting new people, learning new things and sharing the knowledge i have.

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Highlights

  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of Old Orhei
  • Walk through the village of Butuceni
  • Feast on Moldovan food and wine

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Description

If you want to discover Moldova's roots and culture, you should book this day trip to Old Orhei. It's an area of geological significance, rich culture, deep spirituality and history.

This tour that allows you to immerse yourself in the stories and beauty of the region.

We will begin on public transport - taking a mini van bus for about an hour to our destination. Once we arrive we will visit the church on top of the hill, as well as the fascinating cave monastery. You will then have the chance to see the old cross monument which has become a place where people make wishes.

Once you've taken in the beautiful views, we will head down to the village to get a glimpse of local life. Your guide will explain the symbolism behind the design of the houses, as well as discuss customs and daily life. We'll visit a museum and then stop for some wine tasting and delicious Moldovan food.

Depending on your interests and physical condition, we can also do some hiking to explore nearby caves, Trebujeni village, and the remains of the baths from the 14th century.

What’s included & not included

  • tour
  • transport
  • food
  • other expenses

Meeting point

City center, specified after booking

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Total price:
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  • Full refund if you cancel up to 72 hours before the tour
  • No booking fees
  • Pay by credit card or PayPal