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Black Sea Explorer

Journey through unspoilt lands, lush landscape and centuries of fascinating history as you discover Eastern Europe.

11 Day
From (AUD)
$ 6,600
  • 2018 Bucharest > Budapest

    Tour Code:

    BUBC

    Duration:

    11 Days

    Departure City:

    Bucharest

    Return City:

    Budapest

  • 11 Day Itinerary

    • Day 1 - Bucharest
      Highlights:
      Romania’s capital

      Welcome to the Romanian capital of Bucharest. Upon arrival check-in for your overnight stay.

      Meals included: Dinner

    • Day 2 - Bucharest > Giurgiu
      Highlights:
      Palace of Parliament
      Freechoice

      Enjoy a guided visit to the impressive Palace of the Parliament. Or tour the Village Open Air Museum and discover ethnography exhibits depicting Romanian heritage and culture.

      Travel to Giurgiu where you will be personally welcomed by your friendly dedicated staff on board your luxury Scenic Space-Ship. Tonight, join your fellow guests for a welcome cocktail in the lounge.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 3 - Silistra
      Highlights:
      Black Sea & Varna
      Freechoice

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

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 4 - Russe > Nikopol
      Highlights:
      Byzantine treasures
      Freechoice

      Enjoy a guided sightseeing tour of Russe. Or discover the Byzantine gem of Veliko Tarnovo and the World Heritage-listed village of Arbanassi; continue to Nikopol in Bulgaria before re-boarding your ship.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 5 - Iron Gates
      Highlights:
      Danube Gorge

      Relax on board 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. Not only is it a spectacular setting for a cruise, it’s also the natural border between Serbia and Romania.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 6 - Belgrade
      Highlights:
      Scenic Sundowners
      Freechoice

      Join your local guide and discover one of the oldest capital cities in Europe – Belgrade. Alternatively, choose a guided bicycle ride along the Danube, or taste your way around the local market through our Shop with a Chef offering. Or for some true insight into local life join a walking tour with a local.

      Sundowners

      Raise a toast to the end of a wonderful day, it’s a moment to savour, and a chance to reflect on all you’ve seen and experienced.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 7 - Osijek
      Highlights:
      Enrich home hosted meal
      Freechoice

      Explore Osijek on a guided city tour, or if you’re the more active type, you could opt to take a blissful guided bike ride through Osijek’s countryside.

      Enrich

      As a special Scenic guest, you’ll 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 will be both a magnificent meal and a rare opportunity for one-on-one contact with people who understand the local way of life intimately. Enjoy.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 8 - Kalocsa
      Highlights:
      Hungarian horse show

      Today you’ll get to witness a traditional Hungarian horse show.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 9 - Budapest
      Highlights:
      Chain Bridge

      Today cruise into the mighty city of Budapest, you will be awe-struck by the sheer beauty of this city. Disembark your ship and join your local guide on a tour of the city. Your guided tour will finish at your hotel, where you will check in for your two night stay.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 10 - Budapest
      Highlights:
      Beautiful Budapest

      Today enjoy a day at leisure to explore this city on your own.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 11 - Budapest
      Highlights:
      Farewell

      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.

      Meals included: Breakfast