Five-Star Black Sea Cruise (Fly & Cruise)
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before 28th May 2019
From the Bulgarian coast to the bustle of Budapest, follow the path of the Black Sea inland and soak up the very best of Eastern Europe on this incredible new cruise. This tour is operated by our sister company Great Rail Journeys.
After meeting your group in London, this evening take a direct flight to Bucharest. On arrival transfer to your hotel for the night. Set out on a guided tour on Day 2, discovering the city's palaces, medieval remains and 21st century, modernist skyscrapers. After some free time, transfer to your ship this afternoon, the Amadeus Silver II.
Hop aboard a smaller safari boat today for a nature cruise through the UNESCO-listed Danube Delta. This specialist biosphere reserve is jam-packed with wildlife, including many rare and endangered species such as the golden jackal, European hoopoe, whitetailed eagle and lesser-spotted woodpecker.
After breakfast, you're driven by coach to the nearby port town of Constanta for a guided tour. A short visit to the city's History and Archaeology Museum is also very enlightening. Later the ship begins sailing towards Ruse, in Bulgaria, docking on Day 5 for a guided excursion to Veliko Tarnovo.
Today is spent at leisure on board. During the afternoon, pass through the 'Iron Gate' Gorge. Moor in the Serbian capital of Belgrade on Day 7, heading out on a guided walking tour. Following lunch on board, set sail for Mohács.
Embark on puszta (an area of Hungary defined by its grassland ecosystem) tour by coach today, visiting a paprika house, experiencing traditional folk music and meeting some Hungarian half-blood horses. On board tonight there is a gala dinner.
Enter the handsome city of Budapest in the most elegant way possible, enjoying the impressive sights that line the banks of the river. Following a last breakfast, we disembark and make for the airport for your flight back home.
Provisional departure and return times, where available, can be found together with dates and prices by clicking on the 'Prices & Availability' button. We will write to you around 10 weeks before your departure date with the precise meeting times for your tour group.
Please note: This tour may be suitable for reduced mobility passengers, please call for further information.
Soak up the very best of Eastern Europe