The Danube From Black Sea To Budapest With 2 Nights In Transylvania 202014 DAYS FROM ONLY $4348
R>From Bucharest, travel to Fetesti to embark on your Danube River cruise. You’ll witness incredible views along the way, beginning with the Danube Delta at the Black Sea for a small-boat guided tour of some of the 2,200 square miles of delta preserve. Celebrate Kilometer “0” to mark the Danube’s culmination of 2,845 kilometers from the Black Forest to the Black Sea! Your cruise on the Danube River carries you through the striking landscapes of the Balkans. In Bulgaria’s largest inland port, take a guided sightseeing tour of Rousse, including the Holy Trinity Church, or spend a full day with a guided tour of the Bulgarian capital of Veliko Târnovo, where ancient stone houses cling to the Yantra River cliffs. One of the oldest towns in Bulgaria, Arbanassi holds Bulgarian Revival architecture within its 15th-century locale. Guided sightseeing In Vidin is followed by a guided tour of Belogradchik, with its ancient fortress and tremendous rock formations on the Balkan Mountains. Next visit Lepenski Vir for a guided tour with ancient archaeological finds before cruising through the narrow Iron Gates Gorge. In Serbia, take a guided tour of Belgrade, including one of the world’s largest Orthodox churches, and see the most preserved Croatian fortress in Osijek. You’ll also attend a stirring performance by young students of the Franjo Kuhac music school. Tour the historic towns of Mohács and Pécs before cruising to Budapest to conclude your cruise.
Tour HighlightsDay 1 Bucharest: welcome to BucharestDay 2 Bucharest—Brasov: guided sightseeing in Bucharest Day 3 Brasov: guided tour of Brasov; guided visit of Dracula’s Bran Castle Day 4 Sinaia—Fetesti (Embarkation): visit Peles Castle; transfer to ship; onboard welcome receptionDay 5 St. Gheorghe: excursion to Danube Delta; km 0 celebration Day 6 Cernavoda. Excursion to Constanta: guided sightseeing, visit the National History and Archaeological Museum in ConstantaDay 7 Rousse. Excursion to Veliko Târnovo & Arbanassi: guided sightseeing, visit Tsarevet’s Fortress in Veliko Târnovo, and the Ethnographic Museum and the Church of the Nativity in Arbanassi; or guided sightseeing of Rousse, or jogging tour in Rousse Day 8 Vidin—Belogradchik: guided sightseeing to Vidin’s fortress, see the rock formations in BelogradchikDay 9 Iron Gates—Donji Milanovac: cruise through the Iron Gates gorge; visit Lepenski Vir archaeological siteDay 10 Belgrade: guided sightseeingDay 11 Osijek: guided tour; concert performanceDay 12 Mohács. Excursion to Pécs: guided tour and organ concert in PécsDay 13 Budapest (Disembarkation): 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.