Balkan Discovery With 1 Night In Budapest & 2 Nights In Transylvania 202013 DAYS FROM ONLY $4078
Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania, Serbia
In Serbia, take a guided tour of Belgrade, including one of the world’s largest Orthodox churches, and visit Lepenski Vir for a guided tour. See ancient archaeological finds and the amazing Danube Gorge before cruising through the narrow Iron Gates Gorge—the natural border between Serbia and Romania. You’ll cruise through Bulgaria with guided sightseeing in Vidin, Rousse, Veliko Târnovo, and Arbanassi. Such marvelous sights include Belogradchik’s remarkable rock formations made by 200 million years of nature’s elements and ancient stone cliff houses above the Yantra River. Disembark your Danube River cruise for an overnight stay and sightseeing in Bucharest, including the Royal Palace Square and Romanian soldier remembrances. You’ll continue to Transylvania for two nights in Brasov. Take a guided tour of the city by day, followed by a tour of Dracula’s Bran Castle by night. You’ll also drive into the Carpathian Mountains to Sinaia to visit the grand Peles Castle. Enjoy superior hotel accommodations with complimentary breakfast, an expert Local Guide, and courtesy ship-to-hotel transfer. Legends and legendary views fill your Balkan adventure!
Tour HighlightsDay 1 Budapest: welcome to Hungary Day 2 Budapest: guided tour, see Heroes’ Square; onboard welcome receptionDay 3 Mohács. Excursion to Pécs: choice of guided tour in Pécs, visit the underground tombs, or sightseeing in Mohács, visit St. Nicolas watermillDay 4 Osijek: guided tour Day 5 Belgrade: guided tour; lecture on boardDay 6 Donji Milanovac—Iron Gates: visit Lepenski Vir archaeological site; cruise through the dramatic Iron Gates gorgeDay 7 Vidin. Excursion to Belogradchik: guided tour in Vidin, excursion to Belogradchik, see the rock formationsDay 8 Excursion to Veliko Tarnovo and Arbanassi—Rousse: choice of full day guided tour , visit to Tsarevet’s Fortress in Veliko Tarnovo, and the Ethnographic Museum and the Church of the Nativity in Arbanassi; or guided tour in Rousse, or jogging tour of RousseDay 9 Oltenita (Disembarkation)—Brasov: transfer to Sinaia, visit Peles CastleDay 10 Brasov: Brasov guided tour; visit Bran Castle Day 11 Brasov—Bucharest: transfer to Bucharest and guided tourDay 12 Bucharest: your vacation ends this morning
- In the event of technical or water level issues, it may be necessary to operate the itinerary by motorcoach or alter the program, including hotel overnight when necessary.
- Included visits and special features are subject to change. If a change is necessary, a substitute will be offered.
- Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.