Classic Prague & Danube Delights | Prague to Budapest: 10-Nights

Price $4795 $4695 11 Days/10 Nights
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Classic Prague & Danube Delights | Prague to Budapest: 10-Nights

$4795 $4695 per person

*Prices are CAD per person, based on 2 people sharing. From price shown is the lead in rate for October 2024 departures, and the discounted rate includes the member benefit. Additional offers will apply when available.  

Experience more of Europe’s most treasured destinations, beginning with a wonderful three-night city stay in the Czech capital of Prague and followed by an 8-day Danube river cruise. Natural beauty is plentiful, as this mighty waterway carves a course through the foothills of the Austrian Alps, journeying between four renowned capital cities, the esteemed Wachau Valley wine region and a string of other fascinating historic towns and cities, like Passau, Nuremberg, Melk and Dürnstein.

What’s Included: 

  • Airport transfers to and from your Star-Ship
  • 7 nights in a suite or stateroom of your choice, all with a river view
  • 3 night city stay in Prague
  • 23 meals: 10 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 7 dinners including a Welcome and Farewell Reception & Dinner
  • Complimentary wine, beer & soft drinks to accompany lunch & dinner on board
  • Complimentary tea & coffee on board
  • Complimentary bottled water in your suite or stateroom, restocked daily
  • A variety of on board evening entertainment
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi on board
  • Complimentary bicycles on board
  • First-class service from English-speaking crew and knowledgeable local guides
  • Earn EmeraldEXPLORER loyalty points
  • Complimentary River Cruise Cover
  • All port charges and taxes
  • All gratuities on board


As a Trip Merchant Member you save an additional $100 CAD Per Person. Combinable with current offers. Must book with Trip Merchant. Offer Code: TMEMERALD

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: TMEMERALD

Departure Dates

Prague to Budapest Sailings
April 25
May 9, 23, 29
June 17, 20, 25
July 1, 9, 23,
August 1, 15
September 12, 17, 26
October 1, 10, 15
Budapest to Prague Sailings
April 21
May 5, 19, 25
June 13, 16
July 5, 28
August 11, 26
September 8, 13, 27
October 6, 11, 29
Prague to Budapest Sailings
April 14, 28
May 28
June 19
July 9, 23, 31
August 20, 28
September 10, 11
October 8, 22
Budapest to Prague Sailings
April 10, 24
May 24
June 15
July 5, 19, 27
August 16, 24
September 6, 7
October 18, 27
  • Destination
  • Arrival City
    Prague, Czech Republic
  • Departure City
    Budapest, Hungary
  • Activity Level
  • Passenger Limit
Arrival Prague
Situated on the banks of the River Vltava in central Bohemia, this beautiful city is rich in history and is home to some of the world’s most pristine collections of architecture. Included is a three-night stay in Prague.
Today, a guided tour of Prague will introduce you to many of its highlights. Visit the Gothic St. Vitus Cathedral, before stopping for cake in Lobkowizc Palace. EmeraldPLUS: Local dinner with entertainment EmeraldEXCURSION: A guided tour of Prague
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Dinner
Your tour director will be available to help you plan your day of independent exploration today. DiscoverMORE: Tastes of Czechia (extra expense)
Meals Provided: Breakfast
Prague – Nuremberg Embarkation
You’ll be collected from your hotel and transferred to Nuremberg this morning, to board your Emerald Waterways Star-Ship.
Meals Provided: Breakfast,Dinner
This morning, relax as you cruise down the Main-Danube Canal. Welcome to Regensburg, one of Germany’s best-preserved medieval cities. Enjoy a guided tour of the city, visiting the Old Town Hall complex and Porta Praetoria, an ancient stone building that can be dated back to 179 AD. EmeraldPLUS: A traditional Bavarian band on board EmeraldEXCURSION: A guided tour of Regensburg
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Melk - Dürnstein
Your included tour will take you to Melk Abbey, famous for its invaluable library. This afternoon, enjoy a guided bike tour from Melk to Dürnstein. Alternatively, cruise through the wine region and on to Dürnstein, embarking on a guided hike to Dürnstein Castle when you arrive. EmeraldACTIVE: A guided bike tour along the Danube River from Melk to Dürnstein EmeraldACTIVE: A guided hike to Dürnstein Castle EmeraldEXCURSION: A tour of Melk Abbey
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Welcome to Vienna. The “City of Dreams” was home to the father of psychoanalysis, Sigmund Freud. Today, you can explore the capital with a drive along the magnificent Ringstrasse and a walking tour of the city. Soak in the opulent façades of the Vienna State Opera and City Hall before admiring the multi-coloured tiled roof of St. Stephen’s Cathedral. Alternatively, embark on a guided cycling tour from where your Star-Ship is docked to the idyllic Danube Island, before finishing in Prater, underneath the giant Ferris wheel. EmeraldACTIVE: A guided bike tour EmeraldEXCURSION: A guided tour of the Ringstrasse and Vienna DiscoverMORE: An exclusive Viennese concert (extra expense) DiscoverMORE: Tastes of Vienna tour (extra expense)
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Enjoy a guided walking tour of the beautifully restored historic quarter, venturing down winding cobbled streets and passing a number of architectural highlights, including the neo-Renaissance Slovak National Theatre and the Gothic St. Martin’s Cathedral. Alternatively, hike to Bratislava Castle and discover how it was destroyed by Napoleon’s troops during the 19th century. Gain a thorough understanding of Slovakian culture this afternoon as you meet a local family for coffee and cake. This evening, your captain will be delighted to welcome you to the Captain’s Gala Dinner. EmeraldPLUS: Home-hosted coffee and cake with a Slovakian family EmeraldACTIVE: A hike to Bratislava Castle EmeraldEXCURSION: A walking tour of Bratislava
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Offering an abundance of European history, Budapest is known for its charming neo-Gothic architecture, cultural whimsy and historic monuments around every corner. The UNESCO World Heritage-listed city offers many links to the past, including the remains of the Roman city of Aquincum. Enjoy a guided coach tour, starting at the Citadella that sits on top of Gellért Hill, overlooking the Danube. Relax as a drive down Andrássy Avenue showcases the decorative façades of neo-Renaissance townhouses and journey to Heroes’ Square to see the seven chieftains of the Magyars. Alternatively, hike to Buda Hill, gazing up at the Buda Castle complex and admiring the Habsburg monuments that adorn the streets. This evening, a traditional Hungarian folklore show is sure to delight, as is a postcard-worthy night-time cruise along the Danube. EmeraldPLUS: A traditional Hungarian folklore show EmeraldPLUS: Budapest evening cruise EmeraldACTIVE: A guided hike to Buda Hill EmeraldEXCURSION: A guided bus tour of Budapest DiscoverMORE: Tour to Szentendre (extra expense)
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Budapest Disembarkation
After breakfast, it is time to say farewell to your fellow guests and disembark the ship for your transfer to the airport, taking memories of a Viennese skyline and Baroque masterpieces with you.
Meals Provided: Breakfast
Call for assistance: 1-800-481-9739 ext 1
Mention Promo Code for Savings: TMEMERALD

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The ship you sail on depends on which departure date you choose. Emerald Waterways has 4 ships that sail on this itinerary; (click on the Download PDF Deck/Cabin Plan to check them all out and don't forget to watch the videos)

  • Emerald Sky
  • Emerald Dawn
  • Emerald Star
  • Emerald Sun

Download PDF Deck/Cabin Plan