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ROMANIA / HUNGARY / CROATIA / SERBIA / BULGARIA / TURKEY

Adventures Afloat: Istanbul, Budapest and the Lands of the Danube: A Journey by River

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Program #19361RJ
14 Days | 13 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Sail east from Budapest on the Danube River to find treasures once obscured by the Iron Curtain: the idyllic vineyards of Villány, the spectacular Iron Gate where the river squeezes between mountains and the medieval castles of Bulgaria. Delve into the stormy history of this region and find out what life here is like today.


Highlights

• Discover Bulgaria’s magnificent Belogradchik Fortress, protected by rock formations.
• In Belgrade, explore Republic Square and Tito’s mausoleum.
• Absorb the grandness of the Hagia Sophia and enjoy a boat excursion on the Bosphorus Strait.

Program Notes

Please note that the October 18, 2014 departure operates on the AmaCerto.

Activity Notes

Walking for up to two hours at a time, sometimes twice per day; some uneven terrain.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Budapest (Hungary), 1 night; embark MS AmaPrima, 7 nights (ports of call include Mohacs, Pécs, Vukovar (Croatia), Novi Sad (Serbia), Belgrade, Vidin (Bulgaria), Bucharest (Romania), Rousse (Bulgaria)); disembark, coach to Plovdiv, 1 night; coach to Istanbul (Turkey), 3 nights; departure.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
12 nights of accommodations
33 meals: 12 breakfasts, 10 lunches, 11 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
15 Field trips
3 Performances

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4.7
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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