2023 Grand Danube Passage
Sept 25 – Oct. 9, 2023
Tour Operator: AHI (Learn more, and book online.)
Price: From $5,695 (airfare additional)
Tour Length: 15 days
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Experience the cultures and time-honored heritage of eight distinct countries while sailing the Danube River! 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 look at each destination. Witness cathedrals, synagogues 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 nine-night river adventure, discover 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, included excursions immerse 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!
- Day 1 : Depart U.S.
- Day 2 : Prague
- Day 3 : Prague
- Day 4 : Prague
- Day 5 : Prague | Passau | Embark ship
- Day 6 : Melk | Durnstein
- Day 7 : Vienna
- Day 8 : Bratislava
- Day 9 : Budapest
- Day 10 : Mohacs | Pecs | Osijek | Vukovar
- Day 11 : Belgrade
- Day 12 : Iron Gate Gorge
- Day 13 : Vidin | Disembark ship | Sofia
- Day 14 : Sofia
- Day 15 : Depart for U.S.
We offer the Tar Heel Travel program as a service to our alumni and friends of the University. As travel is a Carolina Alumni 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 become a Carolina Alumni member online.
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 prices and itineraries (including port order) are tentative and subject to change; final pricing adjustments may occur after the release of marketing materials.