Eastern Enlightenment

Resort:Eastern Enlightenment
Operator: Scenic
Destination: Romania, Serbia
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9 day cruise through the depths of Eastern Europe. Sail along the Danube to the tip of the Black Sea before staying for 1 night in Bucharest


Day 1: UK > Belgrade

Choose from a selection of ways to travel to Belgrade. Pick from one of up to 6 UK regional airports or travel direct from London Heathrow. Youll then be transferred to your Scenic Space-Ship

Meals included: Dinner

Day 2: Belgrade

Enjoy a guided bicycle ride along the Danube, or taste your way around the local market on our Shop with a Chef tour. Or for some true insight into local life, you can join a walking tour of the city with a local. Alternatively, journey to Sremski Karlovci, where you can wander the town with our experts and marvel at the many beautiful Baroque elements.

Meals included: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 3: Iron Gates

Relax on board and admire the scenery as you cruise the spectacular Iron Gates, a narrow gorge that the Danube has carved out between the Carpathian and Balkan Mountains.

Meals included: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 4: Svishtov > Rousse

Discover the Byzantine gem of Veliko Tarnovo and the World Heritage-listed village of Arbanassi. Alternatively stay on board and enjoy the cruise towards the Bulgarian town of Rousse, where youll be treated to a guided sightseeing tour.

Meals included: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 5: Silistra

Discover the Silistra Fort during an active walking tour, or journey to the nearby local village, where youll visit the primary school and discover a few wonderful insights into daily life in Bulgaria.

Meals included: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 6: Tulcea

Embark on a small boat exploration of Tulcea and the surrounding Danube canals, home to Europes largest White pelican colony (weather permitting).

Meals included: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 7: Saint George > Danube Delta

The World Heritage-listed Danube Delta is the best preserved of Europes deltas and hosts over 300 species of birds. Be sure to have your camera ready as you sail through the passage of Saint George and the magnificent Danube Delta, to reach the Black Sea coast. Admire spectacular scenery during your small boats cruise to Mile 0, where the mighty Danube River meets the Black Sea.

Meals included: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 8: Braila > Bucharest

This morning disembark your Scenic Space-Ship and travel to Bucharest, where youll enjoy an overnight stay.

Meals included: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 9: Bucharest > UK

After breakfast, transfer to Bucharest airport for your return flight home. Travel direct to London Heathrow or one of up to 6 UK regional airports.

Meals included: Breakfast