Danube Explorer on Emerald Destiny 2019

Danube Explorer on Emerald Destiny 2019

Operator: Emerald Waterways
Ship: Emerald Destiny
Starts: Budapest, Hungary on Sun, Apr 14, 2019
Ends: Munich, Germany on Sun, Apr 21, 2019

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A non-refundable initial deposit of $250 per person is required at the time of booking, with full payment required 90 days prior to departure. A secondary non-refundable deposit of $1,500 per person is due prior to air ticketing. Emerald Waterways reserves the right to ticket the airfare upon receipt of deposit. Maximum value of air ticket is $1,200 per person inclusive of all taxes & fees ($1500 for flights to Southeast Asia). Fly from 25 major US cities, call for list of available gateway cities. Economy air only on Emerald Waterways' choice of airlines and routes. Travelers who purchase their own air receive for Europe sailings: $1000 off per person on Suites categories C and above or $500 off per person on Emerald Staterooms categories D or E. For Mekong River sailings: $1250 off per person. For Nile River sailings: $1200 off per person on the 15-day cruise/tour or $600 off per person on the 10-day cruise/tour. These offers are not combinable with any other offer except for EmeraldEXPLORER welcome home vouchers, Travel Show and agent training vouchers. Not combinable with group discounts. Taxes & port charges are included in the price. Offer available to residents of the 50 United States only. Offers and fares are capacity controlled and may be extended, canceled or withdrawn at any time without notice. Additional restrictions may apply.


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Itinerary

Countries Visited

Austria, Germany, Hungary

Rivers Visited

Danube

River Cruise Itinerary

Day 1 (Sun, Apr 14, 2019): Arrival Budapest

Welcome to Budapest! You will be met and transferred from the airport to your Emerald Waterways luxury river cruise ship. After boarding, enjoy some time at your leisure to explore Budapest. This evening, join your fellow travellers for a traditional Hungarian dinner. Later, enjoy a Hungarian folk dancing and music performance on board.
EmeraldPLUS: Traditional Hungarian Folklore Show & Budapest Evening Cruise


Meals Included: Dinner

Day 2 (Mon, Apr 15, 2019): Budapest

Budapest is Eastern Europe’s liveliest and most cosmopolitan city. Enjoy a guided tour of the city sights including the Hungarian Parliament Building, the Buda Castle and the Chain Bridge linking Buda and Pest or an exciting hike on the Buda Hill.
EmeraldACTIVE: A guided active walk to Buda Hill


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3 (Tue, Apr 16, 2019): Vienna

Today, you have a choice of either exploring Austria’s capital beginning with a drive along the Ringstrasse, where we will see the sights of Vienna’s world–famous attractions such as the Opera House, Burgtheater, Spanish Riding School, Town Hall, St. Stephen’s Cathedral and the Hofburg Imperial Palace. Alternatively, join the guided bike tour instead of the drive around and guided walk. Then, you will have free time to sample the wonderful tastes of Vienna.
EmeraldACTIVE: Guided bike Tour


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 (Wed, Apr 17, 2019): Vienna

Today you will have the day at leisure to continue exploring Austria’ capital city.

DiscoverMORE: Tour to Bratislava (extra expense)
AND / OR
DiscoverMORE: Exclusive Viennese concert with music from Mozart and Strauss (extra expense)


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 (Thu, Apr 18, 2019): Dürnstein - Melk

In the morning we arrive in Dürnstein, one of the most enchanting villages of the Wachau wine region. This is the site of the castle where Richard the Lionheart was imprisoned after returning from the crusades in the 12th century. Thereafter, you will drive through the picturesque landscape of this district to the 900–year old Benedictine Abbey of Melk, which features Austria’s finest Italian baroque architecture.
EmeraldACTIVE: A guided biking tour along the Danube River from Melk to Dürnstein
OR
EmeraldACTIVE: Guided hike to Dürnstein Castle


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 (Fri, Apr 19, 2019): Linz

Linz, the European capital of culture in 2009 is a lively, modern city with long and eventful history, reflected in the architecture of the city centre with its unique Baroque Hauptplatz. After your tour, you will have time to stroll through the marvelous old quarter of the city or sit in a typical Austrian Coffee House to taste some local specialties.

DiscoverMORE: Tour to Salzburg (extra expense)

*** Please note, you can only choose either included tour of Linz or the DiscoverMORE option, as both tours run at the same time.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 (Sat, Apr 20, 2019): Passau

Cobblestone streets and graceful arcades welcome you in the beautiful city of Passau. On this morning’s walking tour, stroll through the old town’s narrow alleys and see the hilltop Oberhaus Fortress from the town below. Visit St. Stephen’s Cathedral, a wonderful example of Baroque architecture and home to Europe’s largest church organ with more than 17,000 pipes.
EmeraldACTIVE: Guided hike near Passau


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8 (Sun, Apr 21, 2019): Passau Disembarkation - Munich

After breakfast, it is time to farewell your fellow passengers and disembark the ship for your transfer to Munich Airport.


Meals Included: Breakfast

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Ship Information

Emerald Destiny


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Questions & Answers

Question: Will the day-by-day itinerary change?

Yes, the river cruise itineraries may change due to reasons such as inclement weather or unforeseen events. Your safety is the number one concern aboard and all precautions necessary will be taken in order to ensure passenger safety, including changing itineraries. Please note that when itineraries do change, the ship staff will do their best to substitute any missed port with an alternative destination.

Question: In what language is the river cruise conducted?

The river cruise will be conducted in English only.


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