Black Sea Explorer | Budapest to Bucharest: 11- Nights

Price $6265 $6140 11 Days/10 Nights
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Black Sea Explorer | Budapest to Bucharest: 11- Nights

$6265 $6140 per person


Prices are CAD per person, based on 2 people sharing. Lead in price shown is the rate for select 2024 departure dates. Discounted rate includes the member benefit. Additional discounts / offers will apply when available. 

For much of the 20th century, the remarkable wonders of Eastern Europe were concealed behind a thick veil of secrecy. Fortunately, those once mystery-laden lands are now open to all.

Cruise on board your luxurious Scenic Space-Ship down the Danube and from there journey all the way to Romania. Begin your adventure in Budapest, regarded by many as the most beautiful city in Europe, then continue through a handful of unspoilt lands, where lush landscapes are punctuated periodically by towns and cities that still look as they might have over a hundred years ago.

What’s Included:

  • 5-Star Scenic Space-Ships with up to 163 guests
  • Spacious Balcony Suites with an innovative Scenic Sun Lounge
  • 1 Scenic Enrich experience with a choir performance in the Temple Crypt at St. Sava Church, Belgrade – Exclusive to Scenic
  • Personalise your trip with 16 included Scenic Freechoice activities
  • Dine at your choice of up to five on board venues, from casual to fine dining
  • 26 meals – 10 breakfasts (B), 7 lunches (L) and 9 dinners (D)
  • Complimentary premium beverages on board all day, every day – not just at meal times
  • Butler service for every suite throughout your cruise
  • Complimentary full mini-bar throughout your cruise
  • Innovative Salt Therapy Lounge and fitness area
  • Scenic Tailormade App for river commentary and independent exploration
  • The freedom of our e-bikes – electrically assisted bicycles
  • Scenic Cruise Director to guide and assist & expert local guides
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout your cruise
  • Return airport transfers
  • All tipping and gratuities on board and on shore

MEMBER BENEFIT: As a Trip Merchant Member you will save an additional $125 CAD per person (as shown in discounted price). Combinable with current offers. Sailing must be booked with Trip Merchant.

Use offer code: TMSCENIC 

Current savings available for select river cruise itineraries and departures. Please contact Trip Merchant to find out what is available!

Call for assistance: 1-800-481-9739 ext 0
Mention Promo Code for Savings: TMSCENIC

Departure Dates

Sailing Budapest to Bucharest
April 13
May 25
June 4
September 14
October 8
Sailing Bucharest to Budapest
April 21
June 2, 12
October 16
Sailing Budapest to Bucharest
March 24
April 5, 26
May 31
October 11, 18
Sailing Bucharest to Budapest
April 1, 13
May 4
June 8
October 19, 26
  • Destination
  • Arrival City
    Budapest, Hungary
  • Departure City
    Bucharest, Romania
  • Activity Level
  • Passenger Limit
Arrive in Budapest

Your journey into wonder begins with a two night stay.

Meals Provided: No meals included
Join a guided tour through the city often considered the most beautiful in Europe.
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Dinner
This afternoon you’ll board your Scenic Space-Ship. At tonight’s welcome reception, raise your glass to the wonderful cruise ahead.
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Dinner
Located on the Great Hungarian Plain, Kolocsa 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.
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Explore Osijek on a city tour, or take a bike ride through Osijek’s countryside. Alternatively, explore one of Europe’s largest natural wetlands, Kopacki Rit, during a boat cruise or join a local and learn to make a traditional fish stew.
Later, as a special Scenic guest, 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. With great food and wonderful company, this is a rare opportunity to meet people who understand the local way of life intimately.
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Enjoy an in-depth city tour of one of Europe’s oldest capitals, Belgrade, including a visit to Tito’s Memorial, or take an orientation tour of Belgrade and see the highlights of the city before enjoying time at leisure to wander this beautiful location. Alternatively, choose a guided bicycle ride, or for a true insight into everyday life, take a walk through the city with a local student. Or, journey to Sremski Karlovci, where you can wander the town and marvel at the many beautiful Baroque elements.
Visit the largest orthodox temple in the Balkans, St. Sava and enjoy a choir performance in the Temple Crypt.

Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Iron Gates
Relax and admire the spectacular scenery as you cruise through the Iron Gates, a narrow gorge that the Danube has carved out between the Carpathian and Balkan Mountains. A magnificent setting for a cruise and the natural border between Serbia and Romania.

Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Svishtov > Rousse
Discover the Byzantine gem of Veliko Tarnovo and the World Heritage-listed village of Arbanassi. Alternatively, stay on board and cruise towards the Bulgarian town of Rousse, where you’ll be treated to a guided sightseeing tour.

Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Discover Silistra Fort during an active walking tour, or take an excursion to Varna on the Black Sea coast. Alternatively, visit a local village and a local school, and learn about life in Bulgaria.
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Giurgiu > Bucharest
Bid a fond farewell to your crew as you disembark your Scenic Space-Ship and travel to the Romanian capital, Bucharest.
Explore Bucharest and learn about its communist past including a tour of Ceausescu’s Spring Villa, or tour the Village Open Air Museum.

Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
After breakfast, transfer to Bucharest airport for your onwards flight. It may be the end of your cruise, but there are many wonderful memories to look forward to. 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. Please refer to our terms and conditions.

Meals Provided: Breakfast
Call for assistance: 1-800-481-9739 ext 1
Mention Promo Code for Savings: TMSCENIC

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