Black Sea Explorer

8 Days
Bucharest to Budapest
From (CAD)
$ 4,896
Dates & Pricing

2023 Bucharest > Budapest

Tour Map
Tour Code:
BUBB
Duration:
8 days
Departure City:
Bucharest
Return City:
Budapest

8 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Bucharest > Giurgiu

    Today your group transfer will depart Bucharest airport at 1pm, you will be transferred directly to Giurgiu where you will be personally welcomed by your friendly, dedicated staff on board your luxury Scenic Space-Ship. Please book flights to arrive prior to midday. At tonight’s welcome reception, raise your glass to the wonderful cruise ahead.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Silistra

    Freechoice

    Discover Silistra Fort on an active walk, or take an excursion to Varna on the Black Sea coast. Alternatively, visit a local village and school to learn about life in Bulgaria.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Rousse

    Freechoice

    Visit Rousse, where you’ll be treated to a guided sightseeing tour. Alternatively, discover the Byzantine gem of Veliko Tarnovo and the World Heritage-listed village of Arbanassi.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Iron Gates

    Relax and admire the scenery as you cruise the spectacular Iron Gates, a narrow gorge that the Danube has carved out between the Carpathian and Balkan Mountains. A magnificent setting for a cruise and the natural border between Romania and Serbia. 

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Belgrade

    Freechoice

    Enjoy an in-depth tour of Belgrade, including a visit to Tito’s Memorial, or take an orientation tour of Belgrade and see the highlights before time at leisure to wander this fascinating city. Alternatively, join a bicycle ride along the Danube, or for a true insight into everyday life in Belgrade, take a walk through the city with a local student. Alternatively, journey to the nearby town of Sremski Karlovci where you can wander the town and marvel at the many beautiful Baroque elements.

    Enrich

    Visit the largest orthodox temple in the Balkans, St. Sava and enjoy a choir performance in the Temple Crypt. 

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Osijek

    Freechoice

    Explore Osijek on a city tour or take a bike ride through Osijek’s countryside. Alternatively, explore one of Europe’s largest natural wetlands, Kopacki Rit, during a boat cruise or discover the ‘Ancestry of the Kitchen’ where you will  join a local and learn to make a traditional fish stew. 

    Later, as a special Scenic guest, be invited into the home of a local family for a traditional home-cooked meal and the chance to discover what everyday life is really like in Croatia. With great food and wonderful company, this is a rare opportunity to meet people who understand the local way of life intimately. 

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Kalocsa

    Located on the Great Hungarian Plain, Kolocsa is one of the oldest towns in Hungary. Today you will have the opportunity to witness a traditional Puszta horse show. Be greeted by the horsemen of the Puszta region where this type of activity has been practised for centuries. 

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Budapest

    After breakfast, prepare to head home. It may be the end of your journey, but it’s the beginning of a lifetime of fond memories.

    This itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons such as high and low water. As such, the cruise may operate altered from that stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

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