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2022 Grand Danube Passage

Oct. 15 – 30
Tour Operator: AHI Travel (Reserve and read additional details here)
Price: From $5,295 (airfare additional)
Tour Length: 15 days
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Experience the classic cultures, unique traditions and time-honored heritage of eight distinct countries and sail the mighty Danube River on an unforgettable European journey! Plus, bookend your cruise with stays in Sofia, Bulgaria, and Prague, Czech Republic. This special, handcrafted itinerary presents fascinating landmarks, iconic cities and authentic experiences to provide you with an up-close and personal look at each destination.

Witness cathedrals, synagogues, mosques and fortresses that spring from the pages of storybooks, and stroll through medieval towns brimming with hallowed history. Visit Vienna, Bratislava and Belgrade, and feast your eyes on an illuminated Budapest on an evening cruise. During your river adventure, discover an abundance of beauty around every bend, from the picturesque Wachau Valley to Melk Abbey and the Iron Gate Gorge to idyllic villages perched above.

Taste delicacies in Croatia’s Slavonia region and celebrate rich culture while enjoying a folk show and Viennese waltz performance. Along the way, a selection of included excursions immerses you in each destination’s cuisine, architecture, local life and much more. You’ll enjoy first-class ship accommodations, deluxe hotels and a generous meal plan featuring wine and beer with lunch and dinner. There is no single supplement for solo travelers!

Schedule of Events

  • Day 1 : Depart U.S.
  • Day 2 : Prague
  • Day 3 : Prague
  • Day 4 : Prague
  • Day 5 : Prague | Embark ship
  • Day 6 : Melk | Dürnstein | Vienna
  • Day 7 : Vienna
  • Day 8 : Bratislava
  • Day 9 : Budapest
  • Day 10 : Osijek | Vukovar
  • Day 11 : Belgrade
  • Day 12 : Iron Gate Gorge | Drobeta Turnu Severin
  • Day 13 : Vidin | Disembark ship | Sofia
  • Day 14 : Sofia
  • Day 15 : Depart for U.S.

Eligibility

We offer the Tar Heel Travel program as a service to our alumni and friends of the University. As travel is a GAA member perk, we require one traveler per room to be a member of the General Alumni Association in order to be eligible to travel. For more information or to join the GAA, contact the membership office at (800) 962-0742 or join online.

Additional Information

Note: Tour schedule is subject to change due to local conditions. Many excursions in this program involve an element of walking as some of the finest attractions are located in areas not closely accessible by motorcoach.

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All 2021 prices and itineraries (including port order) are tentative and subject to change; final pricing adjustments may occur after the release of marketing materials.

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