11 Day Black Sea Explorer

Scenic River Cruise starting in Budapest and finishing in Bucharest

Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on Scenic's 11 Day Black Sea Explorer. Cruise on board a Scenic Space-Ship down the Danube, and from there you can journey all the way to the picturesque Black Sea. Begin your adventure in Budapest, held by many to be the most fetching city in Europe, then journey through a handful...read more
Overview
Operator: Scenic
Type: River Cruise (Premium)
Duration: 11 Days
From: Budapest to Bucharest
Tour Code: BUBC.1
Reviews: Not Yet Reviewed
Visits: Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria, Romania
Our Price From:
$ 6,382
Per Person ($AU)
Save This Month:
$ 183
Per Person ($AU)
Day By Day
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1
Welcome to Budapest
Your journey into wonder begins with a two night stay. (D)
2
Budapest
Join a guided tour through the city often considered the most beautiful in Europe. (B/D)
3
Budapest
This afternoon you’ll board your Scenic Space-Ship. At tonight’s welcome reception, raise your glass to the wonderful cruise ahead. (B/D)
4
Kalocsa
Today, witness a traditional Hungarian horse show. (B/L/D)
5
Osijek
Freechoice: Explore Osijek on a guided city tour, or take a blissful guided bike ride through Osijek’s countryside. Enrich: 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. (B/L/D)
6
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. (B/L/D)
7
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. Sundowners: Raise a toast to the end of a wonderful day in this spectacular location. (B/L/D)
8
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. (B/L/D)
9
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. (B/L/D)
10
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. (B/L/D)
11
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. (B)
1
Welcome to Budapest
Your journey into wonder begins with a two night stay. (D)
2
Budapest
Join a guided tour through the city often considered the most beautiful in Europe. (B/D)
3
Budapest
This afternoon you’ll board your Scenic Space-Ship. At tonight’s welcome reception, raise your glass to the wonderful cruise ahead. (B/D)
4
Kalocsa
Today, witness a traditional Hungarian horse show. (B/L/D)
5
Osijek
Freechoice: Explore Osijek on a guided city tour, or take a blissful guided bike ride through Osijek’s countryside. Enrich: 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. (B/L/D)
6
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. (B/L/D)
7
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. Sundowners: Raise a toast to the end of a wonderful day in this spectacular location. (B/L/D)
8
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. (B/L/D)
9
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. (B/L/D)
10
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. (B/L/D)
11
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. (B)
Scenic Inclusions
Scenic All Inclusive
Scenic All Inclusive
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Scenic Freechoice
Scenic Freechoice
These are hand-selected activities for you to choose from and enjoy at a pace that suits you. Read more
Scenic Enrich
Scenic Enrich
These are experiences that offer once-in-a-lifetime multi-sensory moments that are completely inaccessible to the ordinary traveller. Read more
Scenic nth Degree
The nth Degree
Scenic go above and beyond, making your trip a truly carefree, all-inclusive experience. Read more
Scenic Sundowners
Scenic Sundowners
Bespoke cocktail events for Scenic guests to toast the day’s end in remarkable locations across Europe. Read more
Scenic Tailormade
Scenic Tailormade
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Scenic Reviews: (22)
Cruises on Sale: 331
Budget: Luxury & Premium
Airport Transfers: Included
Types: Tours, River Cruises & Small Ship Cruises
Average Age: 60+ years
Destinations: Worldwide
Scenic Crystal Deck Plans
Category E
Standard Suite
Category D
Standard Suite
Category C
Balcony Suite
Category BA
Balcony Suite
Category BS
Single Balcony Suite
Category BB
Balcony Suite
Category BD
Deluxe Balcony Suite
Category BJ
Junior Balcony Suite
Category A
Balcony Suite
Category PA
Balcony Suite
Category PP
Balcony Suite
Category PD
Deluxe Balcony Suite
Category RJ
Junior Balcony Suite
Category RA
Royal Balcony Suite
Category R
Royal Balcony Suite
Category RS
Royal Panorama Suite
Category RO
Royal Owners Suite
Ship Profile
Scenic Crystal Cabin Types
* Images and floor plans are indicative of Scenic Space-Ships. Cabin layout and decor may differ between ships.
Private Balcony Suite
Private Balcony Suite  Private Balcony Suite  Private Balcony Suite Layout  

Category A, PA, PP, BA, BB & C (Private Balcony Suite)

  • Suite size 205 sq ft/ 19 sq m, including balcony
  • Luxury Scenic slumber bed & pillow menu
  • Marble bathrooms with L’Occitane bathroom amenities & luxury bathrobe and slippers
  • Mac-mini infotainment system with complimentary movies on demand
  • International power sockets, safe, hairdryer, alarm clock & telephone
  • Butler service & complimentary mini bar
  • Complimentary laundry concierge service once per suite
  • Shoeshine service
  • Beverage service in your private suite
  • Complimentary daily pressing for two pieces of clothing (Exclusive to Diamond Deck)
  • Exclusive invitation to Table La Rive (Exclusive to Diamond Deck)
Deck Plans
Category E
Standard Suite
Category D
Standard Suite
Category C
Balcony Suite
Category BA
Balcony Suite
Category BS
Single Balcony Suite
Category BB
Balcony Suite
Category BD
Deluxe Balcony Suite
Category BJ
Junior Balcony Suite
Category A
Balcony Suite
Category PA
Balcony Suite
Category PP
Balcony Suite
Category PD
Deluxe Balcony Suite
Category RJ
Junior Balcony Suite
Category RA
Royal Balcony Suite
Category R
Royal Balcony Suite
Category RS
Royal Panorama Suite
Category RO
Royal Owners Suite
Ship Profile
Cabin Types
* Images and floor plans are indicative of Scenic Space-Ships. Cabin layout and decor may differ between ships.
Private Balcony Suite
Private Balcony Suite  Private Balcony Suite  Private Balcony Suite Layout  

Category A, PA, PP, BA, BB & C (Private Balcony Suite)

  • Suite size 205 sq ft/ 19 sq m, including balcony
  • Luxury Scenic slumber bed & pillow menu
  • Marble bathrooms with L’Occitane bathroom amenities & luxury bathrobe and slippers
  • Mac-mini infotainment system with complimentary movies on demand
  • International power sockets, safe, hairdryer, alarm clock & telephone
  • Butler service & complimentary mini bar
  • Complimentary laundry concierge service once per suite
  • Shoeshine service
  • Beverage service in your private suite
  • Complimentary daily pressing for two pieces of clothing (Exclusive to Diamond Deck)
  • Exclusive invitation to Table La Rive (Exclusive to Diamond Deck)
Prices & Dates
Scenic Exclusive Savings!
Enjoy Global Journeys exclusive online savings AND we will add any applicable Scenic special offers listed below to your quote too! Offers can include Fly Free, Companion Fly free, Business Class & Premium Economy savings or Scenic discounts. Your Global Journeys Travel Advisor will quote these depending on the option you select when enquiring. T&C's apply.
Scenic Club
All past Scenic passengers receive exclusive services and benefits including credits, free transfers, & free nights. Read more here (Opens in new Tab).
Past Client Loyalty Saving
Have you booked a trip with Global Journeys previously? Thanks! Save an additional $50 per person (up to $100 per booking) off the trip of your choice (over 6 days in length). This saving is open for a period of 4 years from the date of last booking you made with Global Journeys.
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Monday
20 May 2019
Thursday
30 May 2019
Scenic Crystal

6,565

per person

183

per person

6,382

per person

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Monday
20 May 2019
Thursday
30 May 2019
Scenic Crystal

9,475

per person

271

solo traveller

9,204

solo traveller

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Monday
13 Apr 2020
Thursday
23 Apr 2020
Scenic Crystal

5,165

per person

141

per person

5,024

per person

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Monday
27 Apr 2020
Thursday
07 May 2020
Scenic Crystal

6,125

per person

170

per person

5,955

per person

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Saturday
02 May 2020
Tuesday
12 May 2020
Scenic Jade

6,625

per person

185

per person

6,440

per person

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Saturday
03 Oct 2020
Tuesday
13 Oct 2020
Scenic Ruby

6,125

per person

170

per person

5,955

per person

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Monday
13 Apr 2020
Thursday
23 Apr 2020
Scenic Crystal

8,125

per person

230

solo traveller

7,895

solo traveller

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Monday
27 Apr 2020
Thursday
07 May 2020
Scenic Crystal

9,075

per person

259

solo traveller

8,816

solo traveller

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Saturday
02 May 2020
Tuesday
12 May 2020
Scenic Jade

9,575

per person

274

solo traveller

9,301

solo traveller

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Saturday
03 Oct 2020
Tuesday
13 Oct 2020
Scenic Ruby

9,075

per person

259

solo traveller

8,816

solo traveller

Enquire
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Exclusive Global Journeys Savings PLUS additional Scenic offers available on these departures, including Fly Offers, Air Credits & Additional Savings. Available offer depends on selected cabin type.
Note: Your Global Journeys Travel Advisor will check the availability of your departure date when you enquire. Additional savings may apply. We guarantee the lowest price in Australia. T&C’s apply.
Cabin Upgrades
Optional cabin upgrades. Upgrades priced per person.
Scenic Amber
Cat E (Standard Suite) $ 0
Cat D (Standard Suite) $ 195
Cat C (Balcony Suite) $ 1,145
Cat BA (Balcony Suite) $ 1,425
Cat BB (Balcony Suite) $ 1,475
Cat A (Balcony Suite) $ 1,495
Cat PA (Balcony Suite) $ 1,545
Cat PP (Balcony Suite) $ 1,575
Cat B1J (Junior Balcony Suite) $ 1,595
Cat BJ (Junior Balcony Suite) $ 1,725
Cat PD (Deluxe Balcony Suite) $ 1,895
Cat RJ (Junior Balcony Suite) $ 2,095
Cat RR (Royal Balcony Suite) $ 3,395
Cat RP (Royal Panorama Suite) $ 4,095
Scenic Crystal
Cat E (Standard Suite) $ 0
Cat D (Standard Suite) $ 195
Cat C (Balcony Suite) $ 1,145
Cat BA (Balcony Suite) $ 1,425
Cat BB (Balcony Suite) $ 1,475
Cat A (Balcony Suite) $ 1,495
Cat PA (Balcony Suite) $ 1,545
Cat PP (Balcony Suite) $ 1,575
Cat BJ (Junior Balcony Suite) $ 1,725
Cat PD (Deluxe Balcony cabin) $ 1,895
Cat RJ (Junior Balcony Suite) $ 2,095
Cat RA (Royal Balcony Suite) $ 2,995
Cat R (Royal Balcony Suite) $ 3,295
Cat RS (Royal Panorama Suite) $ 3,545
Scenic Crystal
Cat E (Standard Suite) $ 0
Cat D (Standard Suite) $ 195
Cat C (Balcony Suite) $ 1,145
Cat BA (Balcony Suite) $ 1,425
Cat BB (Balcony Suite) $ 1,475
Cat A (Balcony Suite) $ 1,495
Cat PA (Balcony Suite) $ 1,545
Cat PP (Balcony Suite) $ 1,575
Cat BJ (Junior Suite) $ 1,725
Cat PD (Deluxe Balcony Suite) $ 1,895
Cat RJ (Junior Suite) $ 2,095
Cat RA (Royal Suite) $ 2,995
Cat R (Royal Suite) $ 3,295
Cat RS (Royal Panorama Suite) $ 3,545
Cat RO (Royal Owners Suite) $ 4,595
Scenic Jade
Cat E (Standard Suite) $ 0
Cat D (Standard Suite) $ 195
Cat C (Balcony Suite) $ 1,145
Cat BA (Balcony Suite) $ 1,425
Cat BB (Balcony Suite) $ 1,475
Cat A (Balcony Suite) $ 1,495
Cat PA (Balcony Suite) $ 1,545
Cat BD (Deluxe Balcony Suite) $ 1,575
Cat BJ (Junior Suite) $ 1,725
Cat PD (Deluxe Balcony Suite) $ 1,895
Cat RJ (Junior Suite) $ 2,095
Cat RA (Royal Suite) $ 2,995
Cat R (Royal Suite) $ 3,295
Cat RS (Royal Panorama Suite) $ 3,545
Cat RO (Royal Owners Suite) $ 4,595
Scenic Ruby
Cat E (Standard Suite) $ 0
Cat D (Standard Suite) $ 195
Cat C (Balcony Suite) $ 1,145
Cat BA (Balcony Suite) $ 1,425
Cat BB (Balcony Suite) $ 1,475
Cat A (Balcony Suite) $ 1,495
Cat B (Balcony Suite) $ 1,525
Cat PA (Balcony Suite) $ 1,545
Cat PP (Balcony Suite) $ 1,575
Cat P (Balcony Suite) $ 1,595
Cat BJ (Junior Suite) $ 1,725
Cat RJ (Junior Suite) $ 2,095
Cat RA (Royal Suite) $ 2,995
Cat R (Royal Suite) $ 3,295
Cat RS (Royal Panorama Suite) $ 3,545
Cat RO (Royal Owners Suite) $ 4,595
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Tour Notes
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