Balkan Discovery With 1 Night In Budapest 202011 DAYS FROM ONLY $3299
R>Visit the most preserved Croatian fortress in Osijek, and attend a performance by young students of the Franjo Kuhac music school. 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; ancient stone cliff houses above the Yantra River; and Bucharest’s Royal Palace Square and Romanian soldier remembrances. Your Danube River cruise concludes here in Bucharest for an overnight stay in “The Paris of the East.”
Tour HighlightsDay 1 Budapest: welcome to HungaryDay 2 Budapest (Embarkation): guided tour; 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 board Day 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 sightseeing, visit Tsarevet’s Fortress in Veliko Târnovo and the Ethnographical Museum and Church of the Nativity in Arbanassi; or guided sightseeing of Rousse, or jogging tour in RousseDay 9 Oltenita (Disembarkation)—Bucharest: guided sightseeing in BucharestDay 10 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.