Lower Danube Explorer

8 Day River Cruise from Budapest to Belgrade with Scenic

Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on Scenic's 8 Day Lower Danube Explorer. This leisurely cruise along the Lower Danube links two of Eastern Europe’s great capitals, Budapest and Belgrade. Start your journey in Budapest, one of Europe’s most beautiful cities, where architectural treasures on a grand scale await. Immerse...read more

     
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New 2020
New Release
2020 Season
River Cruise Starts In
Starts In
Budapest
River Cruise Ends In
Ends In
Belgrade
Trip Budget
Budget
Premium
River Cruise
Trip Style
River Cruise
Scenic / Cultural
Trip Style
Scenic / Cultural
Countries Explored:
Hungary, Croatia, Serbia
Trip Operated By:
Scenic
Scenic
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Trip Code:
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Itinerary

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1 Budapest
Welcome to Budapest. Your journey into wonder begins here. Relax and raise your glass to the days ahead at this evening’s welcome reception. (D)
2 Budapest
Freechoice: Make the most of Budapest with a guided tour. Alternatively, take a hike to Buda Hill or experience the labyrinths of the Hospital in the Rock. This afternoon, enjoy the streets of Budapest at leisure, perhaps walk the hills on the Buda side of the city or cross the Chain Bridge and visit the livelier side of Pest. (B/L/D)
3 Kalocsa
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. Taste local specialities before watching this cultural masterpiece. (B/L/D)
4 Osijek
Freechoice: Explore Osijek on a guided tour or, if you’re the more active type, you can opt to take a guided bike ride through Osijek’s countryside. As a Scenic guest, you’ll be invited in to 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. With great food and wonderful company, this is a rare opportunity to meet people who understand the local way of life intimately. (B/L/D)
5 Novi Sad
Overlooked by the dominant Petrovaradin Fortress, Novi Sad is a modern, vibrant city with a fascinating past. Freechoice: Join your local guide and explore this energetic city on foot, or hike to Petrovaradin Fortress and learn about the powerful history of this military fort and how it has protected the city for centuries. Alternatively, journey to Sremski Karlovci, where you can wander the town with our experts and marvel at the many Baroque elements. Enrich: This evening, Novi Sad comes to life at a special event curated especially for Scenic guests. Enjoy a classical concert at the Name of Mary Church, the largest in Novi Sad. Dating back to 1895 the church is a focal point of the city with its impressive neo-gothic style and stunning stained glass windows. (B/L/D)
6 Scenic Cruising
Admire the scenery as you cruise towards the spectacular Iron Gates, a narrow gorge carved out by the Danube River between the Carpathian and Balkan Mountains. See the iconic rock carving of Decebalus, the last King of the Dacian Empire (now Romania). The sculpture is over 40 metres high and an impressive memorial to this once powerful ruler. (B/L/D)
7 Belgrade
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 before time at leisure. Alternatively, choose a guided bicycle tour along the Danube or, for a true insight into everyday life in Belgrade, take a walk through the city with a local student. (B/L/D)
8 Belgrade
After breakfast, transfer to Belgrade airport for your onward or homebound flight, taking many wonderful memories with you. (B)

Scenic Inclusions

Scenic Five Star Luxury
Five Star Luxury
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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
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The Nth Degree
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Scenic European Hotels
Special Stays
Every carefully selected hotel on our tours has been handpicked by our expert Journey Designer to ensure it offers outstanding location and luxury. Read more
Scenic Tailormade
Scenic Tailormade
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Prices & Dates

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