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Highlights of Eastern Europe Bucharest - Budapest

From £3,779pp

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Unlimited drinks*

FREE Wi-Fi & Included Gratuities*

Exclusive Savings - Only available when booking with ROL Cruise*

Expert-led Shore Excursions Included*


Cruise Overview

  • Duration 9 nights
  • Departs 08 Jul 2022
  • Sails from Bucharest, Romania
  • Ship River Duchess
  • Flights and transfersYes
  • Cruise code ‍1731310‍

Your Itinerary

Fly from London Fri 08 Jul 2022

(regional and premium class flights may be available on request)

Bucharest, Romania Fri 08 Jul 2022

Upon arrival, transfer to a hotel for your two night stay

Bucharest, Romania Sat 09 Jul 2022

Find out more today about Vlad III – known in his heyday as Dracula or "Vlad the Impaler" on a visit to his tomb

★ Featured Excursions ★

Enjoy a guided tour of Ceausescu's Palace: the Dictator's private mansion

 

Cruises to Europe

Bucharest, Romania Sun 10 Jul 2022

Cruises to Europe

Experience 20th Century Romania with a visit to the People’s Palace. Or, enjoy a walking tour with a local expert. Enjoy a panoramic tour of Bucharest, followed by a traditional three-course Romanian lunch at a local restaurant. Later, transfer to the port in Giurgiu and embark the ultra-luxurious S.S Beatrice for your seven night river cruise

★ Featured Excursions ★

Bucharest panoramic highlights tour OR "Do as the locals Do" Bucharest walking tour

Cruises around Europe

Rousse (Veliko Tarnovo & Arbanassi or Rousse & Ivanovo) Mon 11 Jul 2022

Cruises around Europe

Rousse is sometimes called “Little Vienna” for its elegant 19th Century mansions and public buildings. Explore the town after venturing to a pair of historic monasteries or spend the day visiting two historic hill towns

★ Featured Excursions ★

Veliko Tarnovo and Arbanassi with authentic Bulgarian lunch OR in Rousse enjoy a "Do as the Locals Do" walking discovery tour with Ivanovo and Basarbovo monasteries

Cruising the Danube River – Vidin, Bulgaria Tue 12 Jul 2022

Vidin once played an important role in medieval Bulgarian politics, as the great fortress Baba Vida attests

★ Featured Excursions ★

Visit to the fascinating Belogradchik rock formations

Cruising the Iron Gates – Golubac, Serbia Wed 13 Jul 2022

Cruise a stretch of gorges known as the Iron Gates. Later, explore a Paleolithic site and an extraordinary wellpreserved medieval fortress. Look for Trajan’s Plaque, and Golubac Castle as you cruise the Danube river

★ Featured Excursions ★

Lepenski Vir archaeological park and Golubac Castle

Belgrade, Serbia Thu 14 Jul 2022

Belgrade, the modern-day capital of Serbia, is one of Europe’s oldest cities, dating back some 7,000 years. Enjoy either a city tour that visits the palace or a guided bike ride

★ Featured Excursions ★

Belgrade city tour with visit to the Royal Grounds of Karadjordjevic Dynasty Palace OR "Let's Go" "I Bike Belgrade" tour

Old City Wall and Church in the center of Vukovar

Vukovar (Osijek), Croatia – Cruising the Danube River Fri 15 Jul 2022

Old City Wall and Church in the center of Vukovar

Dock in Vukovar, Croatia’s biggest port, at the confluence of the Danube and Vuka rivers

★ Featured Excursions ★

Vucedol Culture museum and lunch at a family winery OR full day tour of Osijek with exclusive home-hosted lunch

Cruising the Danube River – Budapest, Hungary Sat 16 Jul 2022

Explore this dynamic and multi-faceted city with your choice of excursions, see it from a local’s perspective on an exclusive walking tour, or enjoy a panoramic tour of vibrant Budapest, Hungary’s capital

★ Featured Excursions ★

Budapest panoramic highlights & Opera tour or High street shopping OR enjoy "Do as the locals Do" Budapest walking tour

Budapest, Hungary Sun 17 Jul 2022

Disembark and transfer to the airport for your flight to London

(regional and premium class flights may be available on request)

Transfer to the airport for your flight from London Sun 17 Jul 2022

(regional and premium class flights may be available on request)

Arrive in London Sun 17 Jul 2022

What's included *

  • Exclusive Savings when you book with ROL Cruise
  • Unlimited beverages included on board, including fine wine, beer, premium spirits, soft drinks, speciality coffee and tea, and mineral water
  • All gratuities, both on board and on shore
  • State-of-the-art Quietvox portable audio headset system on all excursions
  • Use of Nordic walking sticks
  • Butler service for all suites
  • FREE Internet and Wi-Fi access
  • Impeccable service with one of the highest staff-to-guest ratios of any cruise line
  • On board fitness centre
  • On board exercise and wellness classes, led by certified wellness instructors in Europe
  • Elegant and well-appointed staterooms and suites with the finest linens, towels and Savoir® of England beds
  • On board entertainment and Signature Lectures
  • Return flights (regional and premium class flights may be available on request) and overseas transfers
  • Health & Sanitation Protocols: - All guests must complete a health screening prior to embarkation. - Gloves, face masks and small bottles of hand sanitizer will be readily available for each guest. - All coffee table books, magazines and brochures have been removed from public use. Guests will be able to access these reading materials via a complimentary PressReader app on their mobile devices. For full details, please visit the Uniworld cruise line page. Health & Sanitation Protocol features may vary in Russia & Asia.
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Cabins & Prices

* Prices shown are per person, based on two adults sharing a twin cabin and include all cruise offer discounts and savings.

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Classic

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Lavishly appointed riverview stateroom (151 sq ft - 14 sq m) Handcrafted Savoir® Beds of England, built-in closet, hair dryer, safe, individual thermostat, flat-screen TV with infotainment centre and satellite, and bottled water Marble bathroom with Asprey bath and body products, plush towels, heated mirrors, cosy bathrobes, and slippers

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Deluxe

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Lavishly appointed riverview stateroom (151 sq ft - 14 sq m) Handcrafted Savoir® of England bed, built-in closet, hair dryer, safe, individual thermostat, flat-screen TV with infotainment centre and satellite, and bottled water Marble bathroom with L’Occitane en Provence bath and body products, plush towels, heated mirrors, cosy bathrobes, and slippers

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French Balcony

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Lavishly appointed riverview stateroom (151 sq ft - 14 sq m) with a French balcony Handcrafted Savoir® of England bed, built-in closet, hair dryer, safe, individual thermostat, flat-screen TV with infotainment centre and satellite, and bottled water Marble bathroom with L’Occitane en Provence bath and body products, plush towels, heated mirrors, cosy bathrobes, and slippers

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Lavishly appointed riverview suite (214 sq ft - 20 sq m) with a French balcony Handcrafted Savoir® Beds of England, built-in closet, hair dryer, safe, individual thermostat, flat-screen TV with infotainment centre and satellite, and bottled water Marble bathroom with Hermès bath and body products, plush towels, towel warmer, waffle bathrobes, and slippers Additional special amenities and services

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The Ship - River Duchess

  • Occupancy130
  • Length361 ft (110.03 m)
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The 130-passenger River Duchess is decorated in soft hues of blue and green complemented by soothing earth tones, providing a tranquil and elegant onboard ambiance. Enjoy spectacular and ever-changing views of Europe’s most enchanting waterways in the ship’s stylish Blue Danube Lounge, Palace Restaurant, or the La Motte Sky Lounge.

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  • Our ABTA membership & ATOL license protects all our package or tailormade holidays booked through ROL Cruise so you can book with confidence knowing you are fully protected
  • Award winning Cruise Miles® loyalty programme; with over 400,000 UK members
  • Winners of more than 50 Cruise Awards over the last 5 years
  • The UK's No.1 Independent Cruise Specialist; delivering impartial advice
  • Customer satisfaction at 98% and a Feefo score of 4.8/5.
  • Expert staff with over 1,000 years of combined travel expertise offering 5★ service
  • Flexible Payment Options Available
  • Celebrating our 25th year as a cruise-only specialist
  • Key strategic partner with the major cruise lines
  • Voted The UK & Ireland's No.1 Ocean Cruise Specialist in TTG's 2020 Top 50 Travel Agencies Awards
  • Ambassadors representing us and guiding our customers onboard and at key locations on their holidays

Frequently Asked Questions about Uniworld River Cruises

Does Uniworld have a flexible cancellation policy?

Yes, Uniworld does have a flexible cancellation policy. Uniworld are currently allowing guests to change or suspend their cruise up to 60 days prior to departure on their European and exotic sailings.

Guests can rebook to any future cruise through to 2022.

Alternatively, guests can choose to receive a Future Cruise Credit equal to the number of funds received by Uniworld at the time of cancellation. The Future Cruise Credit can be used towards any 2021 or 2022 Uniworld sailing.

Please note Airfares booked through Uniworld are subject to airline cancellation fees. Further Cruise Line Terms & conditions apply.


Is there a dress code on board?

The dress code on board is smart casual. Uniworld River Cruises recommend wearing comfortable clothing and packing for a range of weather conditions.


Do Uniworld cater for special diets?

Uniworld River Cruises cater for most dietary needs (e.g. low fat, low calorie, gluten free, sugar free, vegetarian) as long they are alerted in advance. Please call us prior to sailing so we can inform Uniworld River Cruises.


Is there Wi-Fi on board?

Select ships offer complimentary Wi-Fi access.


Can I book shore excursions once on board?

Additional shore excursions can be booked with your Cruise Manager once on board.


Can I smoke on board?

Smoking is permitted on board each ship but restricted to the sun decks only. This policy applies to all forms of smoking materials including vapor e-cigarettes.


How do gratuities work?

Gratuities are included in the price of your cruise.


Last Updated: 28/01/2021

* Terms & Conditions

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Booking conditions of Uniworld and Reader Offers Limited Agency terms of business apply. Fares are per person based on two adults sharing and may increase or be withdrawn at any time. Offers apply to new bookings only. Regional and premium class flights will incur supplementary costs and may require an additional overnight stay. Unlimited drinks are subject to the cruise line’s T&Cs. Savings are based on two adults sharing. Tours are subject to change and may not be suitable for guests with mobility restrictions. Order of sightseeing may change throughout the itinerary. Substitute visits to other sites may occur during your trip due to water levels or other uncontrollable factors. Spa facilities will incur an additional charge. Additional discount is not advertised and will need to be taken off the fare. Cruise Miles T&Cs apply. E&OE.

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