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Overview

From Budapest to Tokaj, between wild beauty and authenticity, take a journey to the heart of Eastern countries. Cruise from the Danube to the Tisza discovering unique and treasured traditions throughout Hungary, Croatia and Serbia. Experience 9 unforgettable days during which you will visit cities full of culture, history and breathtaking architecture and landscapes.

Detailed Itinerary

Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail with the crew before dinner. Dinner will be served on board. We'll head out for a tour of Budapest "by night".

Join us for an optional guided tour of Budapest.
In the afternoon, we'll leave on an optional excursion to Gödöllö Palace. It is famous for being a favorite place of Empress Sissi. Our ship will cruise to Mohacs.

We'll reach Mohacs and set out on an optional tour of Pécs, regional center of southern Hungary. We'll spend the afternoon cruising to Novi Sad.

Join us for an optional excursion to Novi Sad, the industrial and financial center of the Serbian economy and a major cultural center. After our tour, we'll begin to cruise on the Tisza, the largest river in Hungary, passing through unforgettable countryside. Enjoy an evening of entertainment. We'll continue on to Kanjiza.

Once we arrive in Szeged, join us for an optional guided tour of the city. The afternoon and evening are free to do as you please.

We'll begin to cruise early in the morning towards Csongrád. Join us for an included excursion to Ópusztaszer National Heritage Park. We'll continue to cruise across the Great Plains in Southern Hungary, before reaching Szolnok in the evening.

We'll cruise across Lake Tisza, the second largest lake in Hungary - a true paradise in the middle of the Great Hungarian Plain. Once we arrive in Tiszafüred, join us for an optional excursion to Hortobágy, one of the largest stretches of meadowlands in the Puszta. Enjoy an evening of entertainment.

We'll have an early morning start heading towards Tokaj. Join us for an optional guided tour of this wine-growing region, famous the world over for its sweet Tokaji Aszu wine*. Tonight is our gala dinner and evening.

Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. End of our services.

Inclusions

Your cruise with all meals from dinner the first evening to breakfast on the final day - on board drinks included (except for drinks from our special lists) - double-occupancy cabin with shower in bathroom - assistance from our onboard multilingual host/hostess - welcome cocktail - gala dinner - onboard entertainment - travel assistance and repatriation insurance - all port fees.

 
Exclusions

Drinks from our special lists, or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers - cancellation and baggage insurance - optional excursions (must be reserved and paid for on board or at travel agency) - transfers/travel to and from departure/arrival points - personal expenses.

Notes

*Price based on double occupancy.

Child discount (2-9 years) : - 20% (On request).

Ship available for this cruise is MS Victor Hugo.

Accommodation available for Pre and Post Cruise on request.

(Shore excursions available on request) No shore excursion on the non listed days.

Valid national identity card or passport required. Non-EU nationals are advised to consult their embassy or consulate.

CRUISE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Embark on an authentic journey to the heart of traditions and unspoilt wilderness
  • Visit the Opusztaszer National Historical Heritage Park
  • THE MUSTS(1):
    • Pécs, known for its rich history and incontestable charm
    • Szeged, a dazzling Hungarian city
    • Hortobagy Nature Park, the largest steppe in all Central Europe
    • Tokaj and its wines*

THE GGTS DIFFERENCE

  • All meals included - DRINKS INCLUDED with meals and at the bar
  • Refined French cuisine - Gala dinner and evening - Welcome cocktail
  • Free Wi-Fi onboard
  • Headsets are included for excursions
  • Official welcome from the captain and crew
  • Onboard activities
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees included

For other amazing cruise itineraries and destinations, please contact our Destination specialists.

Trip Highlights

Budapest - Mohacs – Pecs - Novi Sad - Szeged - Opusztaszer - The Puszta - Tokaj

Fixed Departure
01 May, 2024

Cruise
AUD 2,863 P P twin share
AVAILABLE

09 May, 2024

Cruise
AUD 2,863 P P twin share
AVAILABLE

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H-PT-060423-582 AUD 150.00
H-PT-060423-582 AUD 150.00
H-PT-060423-582 AUD 150.00