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Black Sea Explorer with Transylvania on Scenic Pearl 2021

Black Sea Explorer with Transylvania on Scenic Pearl 2021

Operator: Scenic
Ship: Scenic Pearl
Starts: Bucharest, Romania on Fri, May 28, 2021
Ends: Budapest, Hungary on Fri, Jun 11, 2021

Overview

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Book early and receive an additional savings of $700 per couple ($350 per person) plus receive Free Premium Economy Air on 8 to 10 day sailings, 50% per person deposits and when you reserve a suite on the Diamond Deck receive an additional $250 per person discount (Applicable on all 2021 sailings). Also, receive our AffordableTours.com 5% everyday savings. Not all dates or itineraries will qualify, please contact your travel consultant for applicable vacations.
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Offers are valid on 2021 Europe river cruises for new bookings made June 15 – August 31, 2020. Free roundtrip economy air with a maximum value of $1,400 per person for 8-10 day sailings. Free roundtrip premium economy air with a maximum value of $2,000 per person for 11+ day sailings. Savings in lieu of air: $1,200/pp for economy air, $1,800/pp for premium economy air. On select departures: Business Class air offered at $1,995/pp and 50% Single Supplement. Contact Scenic for details. Bonus offer of $250/pp savings applicable only to Diamond Deck guests. Pay in full within 14 days of booking and receive an additional $350 off per person, or pay in full by 8/31 and receive an additional $250 off per person. Full payment must be made by the specified dates to obtain the corresponding savings. Offers are based on number of cruise days and exclude the land portion of the trip. Please ask about upgrading your economy airfare offer to premium economy or business class. These offers are combinable with past passenger offers, referral offers, future travel vouchers, travel show & agent training vouchers. Not combinable with groups or any other offers. Early Payment Discount is not combinable with Future Travel Credits or other full payment offers.Air offers are only valid 61 or more days prior to departure. All flights will be booked on Scenic’s choice of airline and routing, and are subject to flight availability. Value of Deposit Protection Plan is $125/pp and is applicable if guest needs to cancel or change a cruise for whatever reason the plan allows them to reallocate their non-refundable deposit for use towards an alternative future sailing. Deposit Protection is non-refundable and non-transferable, and only covers the cruise. Air deposits are not included in the plan, and any third-party supplier fees such as hotels will be subtracted from your deposit amount. A non-refundable 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 is required at the time of air ticketing. All prices are per person in U.S. dollars, twin share and include taxes and charges. Single Supplement price available upon request. Offers and fares are capacity controlled and Scenic reserves the right to correct errors or omissions and to change any and all fares and promotions at any time. Availability is correct at the time of publishing but cannot be guaranteed. For the most up-to-date pricing, availability and offers, please call your Professional Travel Advisor or Scenic USA. Offers applicable for legal residents of the 50 United States of America & Washington D.C. For complete terms and conditions visit scenicusa.com


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Itinerary

Countries Visited

Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, Romania, Serbia

Rivers Visited

Danube

River Cruise Itinerary

Day 1 (Fri, May 28, 2021): Welcome to Bucharest

Enjoy an overnight stay.


Day 2 (Sat, May 29, 2021): Bucharest > Brasov

Your journey into the Transylvanian region begins with a visit to Peles Castle, the former summer residence of the Romanian royal family and considered by some to be one of the most beautiful castles in Eastern Europe. Then continue to Brasov where your local guide will show you the sights before arriving at your hotel.
Tonight, enjoy a delicious dinner complete with Romanian folklore.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3 (Sun, May 30, 2021): Brasov > Sighisoara

A true highlight awaits. Visit Bran Castle, home of the legend of Count Dracula. This afternoon you will arrive into the Saxon town of Sighisoara, the birthplace of Vlad Tepes and the inspiration for the story of Count Dracula. Enjoy your overnight stay.


Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 4 (Mon, May 31, 2021): Sighisoara > Sibiu

Freechoice: Take a guided tour of this fortified city, or if you’re feeling more active, hike to the Church on the Hill for superb views over the city. 

After some free time we continue our exploration of the fascinating Transylvania region visiting the medieval town of Sibiu. Explore its lively squares and colourful streets before checking into your hotel.
 


Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5 (Tue, Jun 01, 2021): Sibiu > Bucharest

Make your way back to Bucharest for your overnight stay.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 6 (Wed, Jun 02, 2021): Bucharest > Giurgiu

Freechoice: Explore Bucharest and learn about its communist past, including a visit to Ceausescu’s Spring Palace. Or, tour the Village Open Air Museum and discover ethnography exhibits depicting Romanian heritage and culture.

Later, travel to Giurgiu where you will be personally welcomed on board your luxurious Scenic Space-Ship.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 (Thu, Jun 03, 2021): Silstra:

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


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8 (Fri, Jun 04, 2021): Rousse

Freechoice: Visit Rousse, where you’ll be treated to a guided sightseeing tour. Alternatively, discover the Byzantine gem of Veliko Tarnovo and the World Heritage-listed village of Arbanassi.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9 (Sat, Jun 05, 2021): Iron Gates

Relax 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.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10 (Sun, Jun 06, 2021): Belgrade

Freechoice: Enjoy an in-depth tour of Belgrade, including a visit to Tito’s Memorial, or take an orientation tour of Belgrade and see the highlights before time at leisure to wander this fascinating city. Alternatively, join a bicycle ride along the Danube, or take a walk through the city with a local. Alternatively, journey to the nearby town of Sremski Karlovci.

Enrich
Visit the largest orthodox temple in the Balkans, St. Sava and enjoy a choir performance in the Temple Crypt.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11 (Mon, Jun 07, 2021): Osijek

Freechoice: Explore Osijek on a guided city tour, or if you’re the more active type, take a guided bike ride through Osijek’s countryside. Alternatively, join a local for a fish stew cooking class.

Later, as a special 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.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 12 (Tue, Jun 08, 2021): Kalocsa

Today you will have the opportunity to witness a traditional Puszta horse show.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 13 (Wed, Jun 09, 2021): Budapest

After breakfast disembark your Scenic Space-Ship and join a guided tour through the city often considered the most beautiful in Europe. This afternoon check into your hotel in Budapest for your two night stay.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 14 (Thu, Jun 10, 2021): Budapest

Enjoy the day at leisure to explore this magnificent city.


Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 15 (Fri, Jun 11, 2021): Budapest

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.

This itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons such as high and low water. As such, the cruise may operate altered from that stated above.


Meals Included: Breakfast

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Ship Information

Scenic Pearl


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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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