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Cruise Trek 2018 ~
“Danube II – Bucharest to Budapest”
October 20 ~ October 27, 2018

River boat cruise route

Cruise Trek 2018 returns to the Danube with a riverboat cruise!

Cruise the Danube River

Optional pre-cruise hotel in Bucharest & Brasov and
tour to Transylvania & Dracula’s Castle
and/or post-cruise stay in Budapest or Vienna or even a
Trans-Atlantic cruise home with the CT family

Our Itinerary ~

Day Date Port Description
WednesdayOctober 17 Bucharest – pre option Arrive Bucharest Hotel, mix & mingle with CT family
ThursdayOctober 18 Bucharest City Tour – enjoy buffet breakfast each morning
FridayOctober 19 Brasov Peles Castle Tour & Travel to Brasov, Tour & Overnight
SaturdayOctober 20 Giurgiu (Boarding Port) Travel to and Tour Bran/Dracula’s Castle, transfer from from Bran to Giurgiu, board our beautiful river boat for a quick sail to Rousse and overnight
SundayOctober 21 Rousse, Bulgaria Veliko Tarnovo excursion or Rousse Walking Tour
MondayOctober 22 Vidin Belogradchik excursion and Baba Vida Fortress or Vidin
Bike tour or another possible option TBA
TuesdayOctober 23 Iron Gates Full day of cruising in what is considered one of the most majestic parts of the Danube
WednesdayOctober 24 Belgrade City Tour, Tito’s Memorial tour, or Belgrade Bike tour or Another tour TBA
ThursdayOctober 25 Novi Sad Yugoslav Civil War tour or Croatian Wine Tasting
ThursdayOctober 25 Ilok Walking Tour
ThursdayOctober 25 Vukovar Visit Petrovaradin Fortress
FridayOctober 26 Mohacs Pécs excursion
SaturdayOctober 27 Budapest – post option Disembark, City Tour and transfer to your hotel or airport
SundayOctober 28 Vienna or Budapest  
MondayOctober 29 Vienna or Budapest Transfer to airport or continue on your own

New Additional Option ~

Day Date Port Description
SaturdayOctober 27 Budapest to Rome Fly & Overnight & Dinner & Transfers (other options available – ask us)
Sunday - SundayOctober 28 - November 11 Rome to Fort Lauderdale Trans-Atlantic Cruise Opt. w/3 Spanish ports & 1 Portugal

To attend all Cruise Trek events,
passage must be booked through the Cruise Trek office.

Riverboat rooms and cabins

Our beautiful riverboat for Cruise Trek 2018 includes – from left to right – Reception Area, Twin Balcony Staterooms, French Balcony Staterooms, and the Main Restaurant.

View a video of our Cruise Trek 2018 riverboat!

By popular demand, Cruise Trek is boldly going on another European River Cruise in 2018!

~ Pre-Cruise – Optional ~

October 17 to 20, 2018
City tours in Bucharest and Brasov
CT Family Cocktail Party
Tour Peles Castle
Tour Dracula’s Castle

Our first adventure on this historic river was noted to be the most majestic and popular. In the fall of 2018, we’ll continue the adventure down the Danube, but this time, we will fly into Bucharest, Romania, sailing from the city/port of Giurgiu to Budapest, Hungary, where we ended our last Danube Adventure.

This time, we’ll start closer to the Black Sea. Plus, we’ll offer a 3-night pre-cruise hotel/tour package which includes 2 nights in Bucharest, and then we continue to Transylvania, where we stay in the town of Brasov, near to Bran Castle, more known as Dracula’s Castle. En route we explore Peles Castle, considered to be one of the most stunning castles in Europe.

To continue after our cruise adventure you can take in either amazing Budapest or the absolute beauty of Vienna. For both pre and post cruise packages, daily breakfast is included as are transfers to each hotel.

~ Post-Cruise – Optional ~

October 27 to 29, 2018
Budapest and/or Vienna
City tours of Budapest and/or Vienna

And now we are sailing a Trans-Atlantic cruise back to Fort Lauderdale. Please feel free to inquire about this one . . .

Additional to the amazing itinerary possibilities, special highlights and advantages of this Cruise Trek adventure; all will include a professionally-trained tur guide to accompany us throughout, local entertainment, music performances, lectures, cooking demonstrations and theme dinners.

Plus, on board a river cruise, and included in your cruise fare are pre dinner “Sip & Sail” hours, wine, beer & soft drinks with lunch and dinner, Wi-Fi service, bottled water (replenished daily), bicycle use, and almost all shore excursions. Some excursions will be private for our Cruise Trek Family.

Your Cruise Trek Family Adventure includes ~

~ Trans-Atlantic Cruise – Optional ~

October 28 to November 11, 2018
Rome, Italy, to Fort Lauderdale, Florida
3 Spanish ports
1 Portuguese port
  • Premier Accommodations
  • Breakfast with Guests/Actors
  • All Meals & Entertainment
  • Autographed Celebrity Pictures
  • Bon Voyage Cocktail Party
  • Q & A Sessions with Actors
  • Photo Session with Actors
  • Custom Trek Games
  • Complimentary Shirts

Meet new friends who share your Trek interests while exploring distant and new lands. Sign up now for an unforgettable Cruise Trek Family Adventure and vacation you and yours will always cherish!

Please know that river cruises are inherently changeable due to weather, port or other reasons, so tours and Itinerary are subject to change.

For more details on future Cruise Trek events, please contact Charlie or give us a call at (310) 456-7544.

Booking Information for the CT 2018 Danube II cruise

Downloadable Booking Information Sheet
for CT 2018 “Danube II – Bucharest to Budapest” – PDF File

Download the CT 2018 Flyer – PDF File

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~ Need Travel Insurance? ~

One option is Trip Insurance. There are many other choices, but we offer TripAssure for informational purposes. We also send their application with your booking confirmation.



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CruiseTrek   ~   PO Box 4277   ~   Malibu, CA   90264   USA
(310) 456-7544   ~   SKYPE:   cruisetrek   ~   CST# 2053934-40

Please note:   Passage must be booked through the Cruise Trek office to attend all Cruise Trek events.