Day 1 Budapest
Board your Scenic Space-Ship. At tonight’s welcome reception, raise your glass to the wonderful cruise ahead. (
Day 2 Kalocsa
Today, witness a traditional Hungarian horse show. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 3 Osijek
Freechoice: Explore Osijek on a guided city tour, or take a blissful guided bike ride through Osijek’s countryside.
As a 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. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 4 Belgrade
Freechoice: Join your local guide for an in-depth discovery of Belgrade and visit Tito’s Memorial, or see Belgrade on an orientation tour before time at leisure. Alternatively, choose a guided bike ride along the Danube, or journey to Sremski Karlovci, where you can explore the town and marvel at the many beautiful Baroque elements. You also have the option of gaining some true insights into everyday life on a walking tour with a local. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 5 Iron Gates
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, it’s also the natural border between Serbia and Romania.
Raise a toast to the end of a wonderful day in this spectacular location. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 6 Svishtov > Rousse
Freechoice: Discover the Byzantine gem of Veliko Tarnovo and the village of Arbanassi. Or stay on board and cruise to the town of Rousse, where you’ll be treated to a guided sightseeing tour. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 7 Silistra
Discover the Silistra Fort during an active walking tour, or take an excursion to Varna on the Black Sea coast. Or tour a local village, including a visit to the primary school, and learn about life in Bulgaria. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 8 Giurgiu > Bucharest
Bid a fond farewell to your crew as you disembark your Scenic Space-Ship and travel to Bucharest.
Freechoice: Enjoy a guided tour of Bucharest and learn details of its communist past. Or tour the local Open Air Museum.
Later, check-in for your stay at your centrally located hotel. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 9 Bucharest
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. (Breakfast)
From Budapest to Bucharest, take in the fascinating history of Eastern Europe in all-inclusive luxury. Cruise through the Iron Gates and admire the view.
Journey through unspoilt lands, lush landscape and centuries of fascinating history as you discover Eastern Europe.
Start your journey in Hungary's capital, Budapest, regarded as one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. Cruise on board your luxurious Scenic Space-Ship along the Danube towards Bucharest, through a handful of unspoilt lands, where lush landscapes are punctuated periodically by towns and cities that still look as they might have over a hundred years ago.
23 meals including 8 Breakfasts, 7 Lunches and 8 Dinners
The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices quoted for land/cruise arrangements are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices quoted via phone or email are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. Also, air prices or air promotions mentioned on this site or on the phone do not include baggage fees imposed by airlines. Sorry, we are unable to offer air from countries other than the U.S. However, for those international customers who are able to arrange their own transportation to the trip origination city, we are able to offer the land/cruise portion of the package at the price quoted.