Black Sea Explorer 2022 Scenic River Cruise

From Budapest to Bucharest, take in the fascinating history of Eastern Europe in all-inclusive luxury. Cruise through the magnificent Iron Gates and admire the view. Enjoy a hotel stay in bustling Bucharest and get to know the incredible Capital city after your river cruise.

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Scenic 2022 River Cruises
Iron Gate

Itinerary

Today board your Scenic Space-Ship. At tonight’s welcome reception, raise your glass to the wonderful cruise ahead.

Located on the Great Hungarian Plain, Kalocsa 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.

Freechoice: Explore Osijek on a city tour, or take a bike ride through Osijek’s countryside. Alternatively, join a local and learn to make a traditional fish stew.

Later, be invited into the home of a local family for a traditional home-cooked meal and discover what everyday life is really like in Croatia.

Freechoice: Enjoy an in-depth tour of one of Europe’s oldest capitals, Belgrade, including a visit to Tito’s Memorial, or take an orientation tour of Belgrade and see the highlights of the city before enjoying time at leisure to wander this beautiful city. Alternatively, choose a guided bicycle ride or for a true insight into everyday life, take a walk through the city with a student or journey to Sremski Karlovci, where you can wander the town with our experts 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.

Admire the spectacular scenery as you cruise through the Iron Gates, a narrow gorge that the Danube has carved between the Carpathian and Balkan Mountains.

Freechoice: Discover the World Heritage-listed village of Arbanassi. Or, stay on board and cruise towards Rousse, where you’ll be treated to a guided sightseeing tour.

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

Bid a fond farewell to your crew as you disembark your Scenic Space-Ship and travel to Bucharest for an overnight stay.
Freechoice: Explore Bucharest and learn about its communist past including a tour of Ceausescu’s Spring Villa, or tour the Village Open Air Museum.

After breakfast, transfer to Bucharest airport for your onward flight. It may be the end of your cruise, but there are many wonderful memories to look forward to.

Price Guide

Date Price (pp)
13 April 2022 £3,245
19 April 2022^ £3,245
16 May 2022 £4,069
22 May 2022^ £3,945
15 June 2022 £4,045
21 June 2022^ £4,045
25 September 2022^ £3,969
5 October 2022 £3,569
11 October 2022 £3,569
19 October 2022 £3,245
25 October 2022^ £3,145
Scenic Extend Your Stay

Cruise Extension

  • 3 Night stay in Transylvania. Ask the team more details
  • 7 Night stay in Turkey. Ask the team more details

What's Included

  • Save up to £1,600 per couple, free VIP chauffeur transfers & free deposit protection
  • Save an extra 10% on selected cabin grades when you pay in full 12 months before departure
  • Return flights from a selection of up to 16 UK airports with a choice of airlines
  • 7 nights on board a 5-star Scenic Space-Ship
  • 21 superb meals: including 8 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 7 dinners
  • All your drinks wherever, whenever whilst on board your cruise†
  • An on-board butler service for every guest
  • Unforgettable once-in-a-lifetime events
  • Breath-taking excursions hosted by local expert guides
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • All overseas transfer
  • Specialist cruise director to guide and assist