Danube-Black Sea Cruises in 2014 

Lower Danube cruises to Iron Gates, Danube Delta, Romania, Hungary

 

Passau-Danube Delta-Passau on the 5 star
Ms Amadeus Diamond and Ms Amadeus Princess
14nights/15days  

# 9

Danube to the Black Sea, Iron Gates from germany to Vienna Budapest to Romania

  
2014 CRUISE PROGRAM

Day 1 - Passau
Check in starts at 4pm , departure at 6pm. Welcome Coktail and Welcome dinner on board. Sail toward Vienna.
Day 2 - Vienna
Arrival in Vienna at 1pm. Enjoy this city  of music with specialities like Sachertorte and Heuriger (new wine) are just as famous as St. Stephen's Cathedral and the Imperial Palace. You can see Vienna’s most important sights on our sightseeing tour (Euro  30) or explore this historic city on your own. Depart Vienna at 630pm toward Esztergom.
Day 3 -
Early morning arrival in Esztergom.Take part in our Esztergom-Szentendre (Euro 37) excursion . Esztergom, the former residence of the kings of Hungary and seat of the Archbishop, is one of the highlights of this excursion. After visiting its impressive cathedral (Hungary’s largest place of worship) we drive up to the imposing ruined fortress of Visegrad, from which there’s a magnificent view of the Danube Bend. After drive along the bank of the Danube to the artists’ village of Szentendre. After a stroll through this picturesque place the excursion continues to Budapest, where you rejoin the ship at midday.
Budapest is a city made up of two parts: Buda and Pest, built on opposite banks of the Danube. Buda, with its cobbled streets and medieval architecture, is the older and more graceful part while Pest, with its wide avenues and impressive 19th-century public buildings, is the administrative and commercial centre. East meets West in this fascinating city, which has an amazing variety of shops and restaurants. This afternoon you can join a city tour (Euro 30) or look around Budapest on your own. In the evening cruise along the  magnificently floodlit buildings on both sides of the river and under the illuminated chain bridge. There will also be a performance by a Hungarian folklore group on board.
Day 4 - Arrival in Mohacs at 7am and depart at 9am. Arrive in Vukovar at 230pm and take part of the Vukovar and Kopecki excursion . The ship leaves Vukovar at 10 pm and sails toward Belgrade.
Day 5 - Morning arrival at Belgrade  the capital of Serbia, and enjoy a panoramic tour of the city, that includes the Kalemegdan Fortress and the Serbian Orthodox Temple of St. Sava. Optional excursion of Topola and Oplenac and Evening tour to Skadarija. Leave Belgrade at 11pm.
Day 6 - Today, enjoy a full day of cruising through one of Europe’s most awe-inspiring natural wonders, the Iron Gates. Here the Danube narrows as it winds through a series of magnificent gorges between Serbia and Romania. The banks of the river along this natural border are lined with sheer-faced rocks that stretch high overhead, a sight that will be an unforgettable highlight of your Black Sea adventure.
Day 7 - Arrive in Sistov in the morning and take part of the Veliko Tarnovo excursion from Svistov to Giurgiu. Join the ship in Giurgiu at 1pm.
Day 8 Cruising trough the Danube Delta - St Gheorge Passage. Cruise to the Black Sea Coast and walk to the beach .
Day 9 - Arrival in the morning in Chiciu and take part of the Bucharest city tour including lunch (from Chiciu and back to Giurgiu) Leave Giurgiu at 7pm and sail upstream .
Day 10 - Pass trough the Iron Gates.
Day 11 - Arrival in Belgrade at 1130 and optional city tour of Novi Sad and Sremski Karlovci (from Belgrade to Novi Sad) . Rejoin the ship in Novi Sad at 7pm / depart Novi Sad at 8pm.
Day 12 - Morning arrival in Mohacs, optional excursion to the great Hungarian Plains (Puszta tour) and join the ship in Kalocsa after. Ship arrives in Kalocsa at 6pm and shortly after departs upstream passing Budapest to Komarno .
Day 13 - Arrival at noon in Komarno, take part in the Bratislava city tour and rejoin the ship in Bratislava after. Ship arrrives in Bratislava at 7pm and departs at 8pm. Today enjoy the Captain's Gala dinner .
Day 14 - Arrival at 9am in Durnstein and take part in the optional Wachau and Melk Abbey excursion with wine tasting after. (Euro 51 ) Rejoin the ship in Emmersdorf at 1pm , than after depart toward our final stop Passau.
Day 15 Arrival in Passau at 830 am and disembarkation after breakfast.

Cruise includes: 

·          14-night cruise accommodation in an outside stateroom

·          superb dining with all meals included during your cruise

·          quality red & white wines from Europe’s great wine regions with every dinner onboard the ship

·          coffee and tea after lunch and dinner (24 hour coffee staion)

·          welcome Cocktail, Welcome Dinner & Captain’s Gala Dinner with crew show

·          programs and features marked as “included” in the  itinerary

·          evening cruise “Budapest by Night” with folklore program

·          daily onboard music performances by the on-board musicians

·          services of an experienced, multilingual cruise director

·          non-smoking environment (smoking permitted only on the Sun-Deck)

·          the modern wireless audiosystem “Quietvox” for all excursions during the cruise

·          port taxes and local taxes , complimentary bicycles on board

 Not Included : 

·          optional excursions: Please see our EXCURSION PACKAGES listed below. We kindly ask you to notify us of your excursion packages and single excursion booked in advance up to 14 days prior to departure.

·          tips

·          insurances

·          personal expenses 

Dates and Prices in Euro per person - 2014

CATEGORY - 2013

C-4 *)

C-SNG

C-1

B-1

A-1

AMADEUS SUITE

Deck

Haydn

Haydn

Strauss

Strauss

Mozart

Mozart

Type of bed

Deluxe

Twin/Double

Deluxe

Single

Deluxe

Twin/Double

Deluxe

Twin/Double

Deluxe

Twin/Double

Suite
Twin/Double

Facilities

Shower/WC

Shower/WC

Shower/WC

Shower/WC

Shower/WC

Bath/WC

DIAMOND
21.07-04.08.14

2828

3192 3192 3668 4032 4802
PRINCESS
07.08-21.08.14
2828 - 3192 3668 4032 4802

*)  Amadeus Diamon cabins: 107, 108, 109, 110  Amadeus Princess: 109, 111, 112, 114

 Single cabin supplement

DECK

HAYDN

STRAUSS

MOZART

All dates in 2014 15% 50% 60%

No single cabin possible in the category Suite

 Cabin Description

All cabins have two lower beds that can be linked together or set up separately upon request. The cabins on the Haydn- Deck have fixed windows while the cabins on the Strauss-Deck have large panoramic windows which can be opened. The cabins on the Mozart-Deck have large glass doors that stretch right across the width of the cabin (allowing them to be described as having French Balconies). Cabins 206 and 204 on the Strauss-Deck have round, fixed panoramic windows.

 68 outside staterooms (15m² = 161 sq.ft.)

4 Amadeus Suites (22m² = 236 sq.ft.)

EXCURSION PACKAGES 2014

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE PROGRAM

PACKAGE A

PACKAGE B

PACKAGE C

City tour Vienna

€ 30,00

€ 30,00

€ 30,00

Excursion Esztergom – Szentendre

 

 

€ 37,00

City tour Budapest

€ 30,00

€ 30,00

€ 30,00

Excursion Vukovar and Osijek

 

 

€ 48,00

City tour Belgrade

€ 30,00

€ 30,00

€ 30,00

Excursion Topola & Oplenac

 

 

€ 30,00

Evening excursion Skadarlija

 

 

€ 45,00

Excursion Veliko Tarnovo

 

€ 41,00

€ 41,00

City tour Bucharest incl. lunch

€ 65,00

€ 65,00

€ 65,00

City tour Novi Sad and Sremski Karlovci

 

€ 30,00

€ 30,00

Excursion Puszta-Tour

 

 

€ 53,00

City tour Bratislava

€ 35,00

€ 35,00

€ 35,00

Excursion Wachau inkl. Melk Abbey and wine tasting

 

51,00

51,00

 

 

 

 

RATE PER PERSON

190,00

312,00

525,00

 

 

 

 

SAVE  20% WITH OUR PACKAGES
€ 152,00
249,00
420,00

The excursion package to be booked in advance!

Amadeus ship description

Transfer from Munich airport to Passau port (or v.v.) Euro 68 per person each way - advance reservation required ( 2014)

SMS - Salzburger Mietwagen und Reise Service GmbH carries out the transfers.
When you land at Munich airport, please go to the SMS desk set up for you in each terminal. This is your meeting point, where your driver will be waiting for you on your arrival.
You may always rely on SMS airport transfers, even if your flight has been delayed. In the event of delay, your driver will either wait for you or re-book you on the next suitable transfer.
The maximum possible waiting time after reporting to the desk would be 90 minutes.
All transfers are carried out in groups. We therefore ask for your understanding if your transfer leaves somewhat later than planned owing to a flight delay or the loss of someone luggage. We will, of course, ensure that any waiting times are kept as short as possible.
Please also note that transfers can only be booked for flights having scheduled arrival times up to 1.00 p.m.
For the return transfer to Munich you will be picked up in Passau according to your scheduled departure time but, at the latest, by 09.30 a.m.

 


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