Avalon : 8D7N Active & Discovery on the Lower Danube (WOKY)

Price from
MYR12,920 per person
Duration
8 Days
Destination
More than 1
Travellers
2

Avalon River Cruising

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Begin your Active & Discovery river cruise holiday with an overnight stay in Bucharest—the “Paris of the East.” See the Romanian capital’s WWI Arc de Triomphe and the Royal Palace Square, and spend free time browsing the lovely shops and cafes of Victory Boulevard. Embark on your Suite Ship in the town of Oltenita to begin your Danube River cruise through the Balkans, and cruise for Nikopol. See the incredible ancient architecture in Veliko Târnovo and Arbanassi or join your local guide and hike to the Kroushuna Waterfalls. Sail to Vidin, Bulgaria, to marvel at the remarkable rock formations of the Balkan Mountains in Belogradchik. You might prefer to explore the city by bike. Cruise through the Iron Gates Gorge, explore the amazing archaeological site of Lepenski Vir, and visit the fascinating Fortress of Golubač. Sail to Belgrade, Serbia, where the Danube and Sava Rivers meet, and discover ancient architecture in Novi Sad. Walk up the Petrovaradin Fortress or taste the specialties of the region during a delicious food tour. Sail into beautiful Croatia, where a 1,000-year-old winemaking tradition lives on in Ilok. Disembark in Osijek and spend the night in the Croatian capital of Zagreb—dating back to the Roman Empire. This Danube River cruise through the Balkans reveals the beauty of its people and culture across a land of beauty and inspiration.

What's included

Destination
Departure Location
Bucharest
Return Location
Belgrade
Tour Validity
Now till 30 Nov 2023
From 13 Jun 2024 till 30 Aug 2024

Additional Information
Tour Deal: : Cash Savings Offer : SAVE up to US$2,000 per couple
Price includes
  • ~ 6 nights luxurious accommodations in category booked on Avalon Cruise
  • ~ All meals on board including sparkling wine with breakfast; wine, beer, and soft drinks at lunch and dinner
  • ~ Daily sightseeing with headsets and expert local guides
  • ~ Onboard entertainment
  • ~ Wi-Fi throughout the ship
Price does not include
  • ~ International air ticket
  • ~ SafetyNet protection
  • ~ Airport transfer

Happiness flows with Avalon Waterways. Cruise on Suite Ships with the widest stateroom views from your window-facing bed. Relaxed luxury flows throughout the ship in every detail plus personalize with Classic, Active, and Discovery excursions. Cruise Critic named Avalon’s staterooms the best in the business, and yes, we’re blushing a bit. But it’s only because we’ve taken such pride in bringing you river cruising’s only Open-Air BalconySM stateroom design, featuring beds with a view. Rest easy (literally) as you enjoy bigger views, more space and 24/7 access to open-air cruising. With Avalon, the award-winning views are as wide open as the possibilities.

  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
  • Day 6
  • Day 7
  • Day 8
Day 1

ARRIVE BUCHAREST, ROMANIA

Welcome to Bucharest-The "Paris of the East" The day is yours to relax and enjoy Bucharest.

Day 2

BUCHAREST – OLTENITA (EMBARKATION)

ACTIVE Take a guided natural walk in the Vacaresti Nature Park. Also known as Urban Delta, this wetland is home to more than 150 different species of birds and small mammals. Enjoy this green get away and learn more about this special green area located only 4km away from the centre of Romania's capital, Bucharest. OR: DISCOVERY Discover the joie de vivre of Romanian cuisine - a tasty hodge-podge of Balkan, Ottoman, French, and Russian influences. OR: CLASSIC Take a Guided Tour of the Romanian capital city of Bucharest with its tree-lined boulevards and Arc de Triomphe-honouring WWI Romanian soldiers. See the Royal Palace Square-the scene of the city's 1989 riots to overthrow the communist dictator Nicolae Ceausescu. Travel to Oltenita to board your Avalon Suite Ship this afternoon. OLTENITA (EMBARKATION) Your Adventure Begins Explore your Avalon Suite Ship this evening and enjoy a dinner on board. EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO NIKOPOL

Breakfast Dinner
Day 3

NIKOPOL. VELIKO TARNOVO & ARBANASSI EXCURSION

ACTIVE Follow your expert local guide through the beautiful eco-patch up to Kroushuna Waterfalls, OR: CLASSIC Join a full-day Guided Tour to the former Bulgarian capital of Veliko Tarnovo-with its ancient stone houses clinging to the cliffs above the Yantra River. Discover one of the oldest towns in Bulgaria (circa 4300 BC), as well as the Bulgarian Revival architecture in the 15th-century town of Arbanassi. OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO VIDIN

Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Day 4

VIDIN, BULGARIA

ACTIVE Enjoy a panoramic trek on the rocky landscape of Belogradchik, OR: DISCOVERY Get to learn everything about the production technologies of the Bulgarian wines and enjoy a tasting of the various labels produced by a local well-known winery. All accompanied by local snacks and symphonic music, OR: CLASSIC Join Guided Sightseeing in Vidin, followed by a visit to Baba Vida Fortress, Bulgaria's only completely preserved medieval castle. This evening, enjoy live entertainment on board with a Bulgarian folklore show. OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO DONJI MILANOVAC

Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Day 5

IRON GATES GORGE-DONJI MILANOVAC. EXCURSION TO LEPENSKI VIR-GOLUBAC

Sail through the spectacular and narrow Iron Gates Gorge-a natural border between Serbia and Romania. ACTIVE Enjoy this scenic hike through Djerdap National Park and stop along the way to taste some local specialties before returning to your Avalon ship. OR: DISCOVERY Join a Guided Tour to Lepenski Vir-an important Mesolithic archaeological site chronicling prehistoric cultures, settlements, and art. Marvel at the ancient discoveries and artifacts, as well as the unique views the site affords of the Danube Gorge. OR: CLASSIC Join a guided tour of Donji Milanovac and learn the basic of the Cyrillic Serbian alphabet inside the local primary school. Meet locals and get to know the art of crocheting while learning about the history of this little Serbian town. Enjoy a brief sailing to Golubac. CLASSIC Visit the Fortress of Golubac, one of the best-preserved medieval fortresses in Europe. You'll hear about its tumultuous history as a border control defence in the Middle Ages, and a source of conflict between Serbia, the Habsburg Monarchy and the Ottoman Empire. OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO NOVI SAD

Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Day 6

NOVI SAD

ACTIVE Enjoy a guided hike tour to the Petrovaradin part of the town. Located on the right bank of the Danube, across from the main part of Novi Sad, this area will amaze you for its scenic views, OR: DISCOVERY Get to learn more about the beekeeper profession on this guided tour of Novi Sad by stopping to the Honey Museum and by tasting local honey specialties. OR: CLASSIC Join a Guided Tour of Novi Sad, the second largest town in Serbia. Admire its Austro-Hungarian old town, with its baroque buildings, and ancient fortifications. Enjoy a brief cruise to Ilok while having lunch onboard. ILOK, CROATIA Croatian Heritage and Hilltop Vintages ACTIVE Enjoy a scenic bike ride through the easternmost town in Croatia and be mesmerized by the beauty of Ilok. OR: DISCOVERY Explore the town of Vukovar and meet a local beer brewer who will share with you his fascinating story during a beer tasting. OR: CLASSIC Join a Guided Tour of Ilok, with its 1,000-year-old winemaking tradition still thriving and its medieval fortress protected for its Croatian cultural heritage. EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BELGRADE

Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Day 7

BELGRADE, SERBIA

ACTIVE Get a real taste of Serbia on this guided bike tour focusing on the history of Belgrade, from WWII to today, OR: DISCOVERY Go way beyond the ordinary, and get to know Belgrade through its remarkable people and innovative minds. OR: CLASSIC Join a Guided Sightseeing Tour of Belgrade-where the Danube and Sava Rivers converge-and see the city's many fascinating sights, including Saint Sava, one of the world's largest Orthodox churches. Spend free time in Belgrade exploring Knez Mihailova Street-Belgrade's central pedestrian thoroughfare with many lively cafes, shops, and cultural spots. You might consider partaking one of the Optional Excursion available. DISCOVERY Before dinner, attend an onboard Lecture to learn about the rich history, destinations, and culture of the Balkan states. This evening, you might like to join an Optional Excursion for an authentic Bohemian Dinner in the Quarter of Skadarlija. OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN BELGRADE

Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Day 8

BELGRADE (DISEMBARKATION)

Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning.

Breakfast

~ Arbanassi
~ Belgrade
~ Belogradchik
~ Gobulac
~ Iron Gate Gorge
~ Veliko Tarnovo

Tour Promo (Price shown after discount included port charges & gratuities.) Price subject to exchange rate fluctuation) Depature Dates Deluxe Stateroom cabin (Indigo Level 1) Per Person (From) Panorama Suite cabin (Sapphire Level 2) Per Person (From) Panorama Suite cabin (Royal Level 3) Per Person (From)
[2024-Save U$1,500]13 Jun - 20 Jun 2024; 30 Aug - 06 Sep 2024RM 12,920RM 18,110RM 18,740
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Avalon : 8D7N Active & Discovery on the Lower Danube (WOKY)

Price
MYR12,920 per person
Duration
8 Days
Destination
More than 1
Travellers
2

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