Welcome to Romania!
Book day trips and unique Romanian experiences with the best guides from all over the country!
We make travel easy, safe and exciting for everyone - especially after three challenging years for tourism.
Imagine having a trusted friend from Romania you can ask for help to plan your trip - that's us :)
So, what do YOU want to see and experience in Romania in 2023?
Our favourite tours in 2023:
As there are no Covid-19 restrictions and the war in Ukraine is clearly no longer a risk - visiting Romania in 2023 is a great idea! Our guides and local partners are excited to welcome you after 3 years of reduced activity :)
See our favorite tours below, check our website for up-to-date info on what to visit and other tours. Contact us if you need help with planning your trip!
Reviews from travelers
We had a great experience with Romanian Friend in Timisoara last week. I am planning our wedding in Timisoara this October and wanted to organise a short walking tour for our guests. With all my quest See allIsabelle C. on 23.02.2023 did Walking Tour of Timisoara [2023 European Capital of Culture]
Staying on the farm in the beautiful Romanian countryside was amazing! I would recommend this experience to anyone. See allAnthony T. on 27.10.2022 did 2-days of Agro-Tourism in Transylvania at a Local Farm
I went on Vlad's Tour with a friend, and we both agreed - this was the BEST day we had in our entire trip through Romania. Vlad is a relaxed, humorous, fun, and patient guide, and he took us on a jour See allAlec C. on 21.10.2022 did Photography Tour of Romania: Traditional Villages & Local Life
Amazing! We had a very nice tour. Everything was good, with beautiful sight from the cabin, wonderful nature and really nice guides. We will definitely come back one day See allMorten Ellegaard A. on 03.10.2022 did 3-day Hiking & Wildlife Trip in the Wild Carpathians
Great tour! Did not see any bears on the first day, so we were invited the next day when we saw 2 large females! The guides Alex and Calin were great, very knowledgeable about bears and Romanian natur See allRoi W. on 21.09.2022 did Short Bear Watching Experience from Brasov
We had an amazing time and would recommend our guide Charlie 100%! He was so welcoming, enthusiastic and friendly and never got impatient with our constant questions, we learnt so much from him in suc See allLaura P. on 21.09.2022 did UNESCO Sites of Romania: Viscri & Sighisoara Citadel Day Trip
The tour was great and I would definitely book again with Romanian Friend. My guide Bogdan was very nice to talk to and I could not have wished for a better guide for my hike! See allElisabeth M. on 29.08.2022 did Transfagarasan Road & Hiking Day Trip in Fagaras Mts
Very nice experience with our guide Alex! We were lucky, we had seen two bears!:) See allManouk H. on 18.08.2022 did Short Bear Watching Experience from Brasov
I had an enjoyable time on this tour! The trees were mystifying and the Clearing was an atmospheric place to visit. Thanks Alex! See allBrian R. on 19.07.2022 did A Night Tour of Haunted Hoia Baciu Forest
Romania Travel Inspiration
Check our recommendations on what to visit in Romania in 2023, insights and stories from locals.
Plan your trip to Romania
Planning a trip to a new country can be challenging, time-consuming or even stressful thing to do.
But we're here to help! In this section (updated for 2023) you'll find practical information for visiting Romania, how to travel to Romania and a public transport guide for our country. There's also a map where you can see where the most popular tourist attractions and tours are located!
Your Romanian Friend
Natives of Romania
Since 2017 Romanian Friend is your trusted travel advisor: young locals, friendly guides, the best tours and up-to-date info for travelers visiting our country!
Handpicked People, Tours & Stories
We verify, handpick and personally know all our guides. We create unique tours with amazing value-for-money so you can experience the best of Romania!
Responsible & Inclusive Tourism
Our tours include services and/or products from locals because our mission is to use the economic benefits of tourism to have a positive impact - help us, book our tours and choose responsible travel!
Easy & Safe Online Booking
We want you to be happy with your experience visiting Romania online and offline! With over 10,000 bookings since 2017, we're proud to have 100% happy tourists - check our reviews to see!