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Viking River Cruise - Bucharest to Budapest

  • Tuesday, June 20, 2017
  • Saturday, July 01, 2017
  • Bucharest, Romania
  • 7


  • Advance deposit - final payment TBD by signup date

Initial deposit guarantees the lowest possible rate. Leader will notify participants of payment schedule.



As of January, 2017 the cost of the summer 2017 Viking River Cruise has decreased.  Viking has decreased the air package for all cabin levels.  There are still a few Cat. E cabins, Cat. C , Cat. A and cabins available until the cruise is sold out.

Sail to lands rich in traditions

Witness the cities, towns and natural wonders of Eastern Europe where so many fairy tales began. Experience two nights in bustling Budapest, the cosmopolitan capital of Hungary. You’ll sail past dramatic natural wonders like the soaring white cliffs of the Iron Gate region; visit the Serbian capital of Belgrade; discover the historical treasures of Bulgaria; and admire the charms of Bucharest, Romania’s capital.

Basic Trip: 
  • Departure June 20, 2017 in the evening; Air from Dulles to Bucharest, arriving Wednesday morning in Bucharest. Air provided by Viking and transfers from airport to pier included
  • 11 day total cruise/tour with river-view stateroom in Cat. E (Standard-river level 150 sq. feet) or Cat. D (French Balcony 135 sq. feet) or Cat. B French Balcony, Main Deck 
  • 1 night hotel lodging in Bucharest and 2 nights in Budapest as part of the land tour; 7 guided tours with audio headsets; optional tours available at an extra cost
  • All meals:  7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners, featuring regional specialties and including Welcome Cocktail Reception & Dinner and Captain’s Farewell Dinner; breakfast and walking tour  included at hotels
  • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks with onboard dinner and lunch service
  • Visit 1 UNESCO World Heritage site
  • Cultural Curriculum: Enjoy Serbian & Hungarian folkloric performances; learn about icons & orthodox religion from a Bulgarian priest; attend lectures on Serbian current affairs, the myth of Dracula & the European Union; enjoy the authentic flavors of Eastern Europe, on shore and aboard
  • All port charges.
  • Free Wi-Fi (connection speed may vary)
  •  Day 1 Bucharest, Romania
  •  Day 2 Bucharest, Romania
  • Day 3 Veliko Tarnovo & Arbanasi, Bulgaria
  • Day 4 Vidin & Belogradchik, Bulgaria
  • Day 5 Iron Gate, Serbia/Romania
  • Day 6 Belgrade, Serbia
  • Day 7 Osijek, Croatia
  • Day 8 Kalocsa, Hungary
  • Day 9 Budapest, Hungary
  • Day 10 Budapest, Hungary
  • Day 11 Budapest, Hungary
  • Mandatory Medical and Repatriation Insurance

Trip Price:

  • Category E cabin -   $4,131  (including airfare)    
  • Optional Bucharest/Transylvania Pre-Extension – 3 nights -$799  pp
  • Optional Budapest Post Extension – 2 nights - $549 pp
  • Optional Prague Post Extension – 3 nights $749 pp

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