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Passage to Eastern Europe
Behold Budapest’s grandeur. Witness Hungary’s daredevil Puszta horsemen. Visit a Croatian family’s Osijek home. View the Danube’s towering Iron Gate. Explore Belgrade’s Ottoman and European treasures, including 6th-century Kalemegdan Fortress. Make banitsa bread with a home cook in Vidin. See Bucharest’s 3,000-room Palace of Parliament. Once hidden behind the Iron Curtain, the eastern Danube still has secrets to reveal on this enriching cruisetour.
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Passage to Eastern Europe

Bucharest ↔ Budapest
Mar - Nov 2023
PRESIDENT'S CRUISE
Passage to Eastern Europe
Bucharest ↔ Budapest
Mar - Nov 2023 on board on board Viking Longships New Ship
PRESIDENT'S CRUISE
NEW VOYAGE
starting from:
$ NOW $4,299 CAD
PER PERSON
Reduced International Air starting from $999*, Transfers, Taxes & Fees
Includes Free International Air*, Transfers, Taxes & Fees
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INCLUDES

  • Deposit for only C$25/person
  • With Reduced International Air starting from $999*
  • FREE Transfers
  • Plus
  • FREE Pre-paid Gratuities
    (value up to $)
  • FREE Silver Spirits Beverage Package (more details)
    (Select March – June Voyages)
  • FREE Wine, Beer & Soft drinks  
    (w/ onboard lunch & dinner)
  • FREE Specialty Coffees, Teas & Bottled Water
  • FREE Guided Tours
  • FREE WiFi
  • FREE Shipboard Credit
    (up to $600 CAD**/stateroom)
  • FREE Enrichment Lectures
  • ALL Taxes & Fees


  • PLUS Travel Insurance
    Trip Cancellation & Trip Interruption
    NO AGE LIMIT | NO MEDICAL QUESTIONNAIRE | PRE-EXISTING CONDITION WAIVED
    See: Summary of Coverage / Insurance Policy/ Resolution Policy
Cruise Connections Exclusive Price (CAD)
Reduced International Air starting from $999*, Transfers, Taxes & Fees Includes Free International Air*, Transfers, Taxes & Fees
Dates
Standard
from/person
French Balcony
from/person
AIR PROMO
from/person
SAVINGS
up to/couple
Mar 2023
Bucharest ↔ Budapest
$
$4,299
$
$5,199
$
$999
$
Apr 2023
Bucharest ↔ Budapest
$
$5,199
$
$6,199
$
$1,199
$
May 2023
Bucharest ↔ Budapest
$
$5,599
$
$6,899
$
$1,299
$
Jun 2023
Bucharest ↔ Budapest
$
$5,199
$
$6,199
$
$1,299
$
July 2023
Bucharest ↔ Budapest
$
$4,899
$
$5,999
$
$1,299
$
Aug 2023
Bucharest ↔ Budapest
$
$4,899
$
$5,999
$
$1,299
$
Sept 2023
Bucharest ↔ Budapest
$
$5,599
$
$6,899
$
$1,299
$
Oct 2023
Bucharest ↔ Budapest
$
$4,699
$
$5,599
$
$1,199
$
Nov 7, 2023
Bucharest to Budapest
$
$4,299
$
$5,199
$
$999
$
*Viking Air Promo (Economy) from Calgary, Edmonton, Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver, Winnipeg. Many additional gateways available. Airfare may vary. Airport transfers included with Viking purchased Air (to and from cruise terminal) on cruise dates. If air is not purchased from Viking, transfers may be purchased separately. Call for details.


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Bucharest ↔ Budapest Bucharest to Budapest

1

Romanian Athenaeum in Bucharest
Bucharest, Romania This vibrant capital city is the center of Romanian culture, art and architecture.

2

Palace of Parliament in Burcharest
Bucharest, Romania Bucharest is Romania’s cultural capital. Its original fortress, the first of many, was built to protect the Walachian state from the Turks.

3

Veliko Tarnovo in Bulgaria
Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria Often referred to as the “City of the Tsars”, Veliko Tarnovo is located on the Yantra River.

4

Belogradchik Panorama View
Vidin, Bulgaria The city retains its old-world charm with its fairy-tale minarets, domes and other charming architecture.

5

Rock Sculpture of Decebalus
Golubac, Serbia This fortified medieval town sits along the shores of the mighty Danube River.

6

Belgrade City View
Belgrade, Serbia Situated at the confluence of the Sava and Danube Rivers, Belgrade is one of the oldest cities in Europe.

7

Vukovar Eltz Castle, Croatia
Osijek, Croatia The fourth-largest city in Croatia, Osijek is located near the confluence of the Drava and Danube Rivers.

8

Horseman stunt in Puszta
Kalocsa, Hungary The quaint town overflows with Hungarian culture and is steeped in the piquant flavor of paprika, the “red gold” that flavors the local goulash.

9

Parliament Building in Budapest
Budapest, Hungary Budapest is aptly called “Paris of the East” for its beautiful evening illumination and reflected lights in the Danube’s waters.

10

Fisherman's Bastion in Budapest
Budapest, Hungary Riverside beauty, a vibrant cultural scene and elegant Art Nouveau architecture converge in Budapest.

11

Fisherman's Bastion in Budapest
Budapest, Hungary Hungary’s enchanting capital straddles the banks of the Danube, the majestic Chain Bridge uniting it all as a dramatic centerpiece.

Budapest to Bucharest

1

Parliament Building in Budapest
Budapest, Hungary Budapest is aptly called “Paris of the East” for its beautiful evening illumination and reflected lights in the Danube’s waters.

2

Fisherman's Bastion in Budapest
Budapest, Hungary Riverside beauty, a vibrant cultural scene and elegant Art Nouveau architecture converge in Budapest.

3

Fisherman's Bastion in Budapest
Budapest, Hungary Hungary’s enchanting capital straddles the banks of the Danube, the majestic Chain Bridge uniting it all as a dramatic centerpiece.

4

Horseman stunt in Puszta
Kalocsa, Hungary Arrive in Kalocsa, Hungary this morning and take a guided city tour visiting the town center followed by a short organ concert at St. Joseph Church.

5

Vukovar Eltz Castle, Croatia
Osijek, Croatia The fourth-largest city in Croatia, Osijek is located near the confluence of the Drava and Danube Rivers.

6

Belgrade City View
Belgrade, Serbia Situated at the confluence of the Sava and Danube Rivers, Belgrade is one of the oldest cities in Europe.

7

Rock Sculpture of Decebalus
Golubac, Serbia This fortified medieval town sits along the shores of the mighty Danube River.

8

Belogradchik Panorama View
Vidin, Bulgaria The city retains its old-world charm with its fairy-tale minarets, domes and other charming architecture.

9

Veliko Tarnovo in Bulgaria
Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria Often referred to as the “City of the Tsars”, Veliko Tarnovo is located on the Yantra River.

10

Romanian Athenaeum in Bucharest
Bucharest, Romania This vibrant capital city is the center of Romanian culture, art and architecture.

11

Palace of Parliament in Burcharest
Bucharest, Romania Bucharest is Romania’s cultural capital. Its original fortress, the first of many, was built to protect the Walachian state from the Turks.

1

Parliament Building in Budapest
Budapest, Hungary Budapest is aptly called “Paris of the East” for its beautiful evening illumination and reflected lights in the Danube’s waters.

2

Fisherman's Bastion in Budapest
Budapest, Hungary Riverside beauty, a vibrant cultural scene and elegant Art Nouveau architecture converge in Budapest.

3

Fisherman's Bastion in Budapest
Budapest, Hungary Hungary’s enchanting capital straddles the banks of the Danube, the majestic Chain Bridge uniting it all as a dramatic centerpiece.

4

Horseman stunt in Puszta
Kalocsa, Hungary Arrive in Kalocsa, Hungary this morning and take a guided city tour visiting the town center followed by a short organ concert at St. Joseph Church.

5

Vukovar Eltz Castle, Croatia
Osijek, Croatia The fourth-largest city in Croatia, Osijek is located near the confluence of the Drava and Danube Rivers.

6

Belgrade City View
Belgrade, Serbia Situated at the confluence of the Sava and Danube Rivers, Belgrade is one of the oldest cities in Europe.

7

Rock Sculpture of Decebalus
Golubac, Serbia This fortified medieval town sits along the shores of the mighty Danube River.

8

Belogradchik Panorama View
Vidin, Bulgaria The city retains its old-world charm with its fairy-tale minarets, domes and other charming architecture.

9

Veliko Tarnovo in Bulgaria
Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria Often referred to as the “City of the Tsars”, Veliko Tarnovo is located on the Yantra River.

10

Romanian Athenaeum in Bucharest
Bucharest, Romania This vibrant capital city is the center of Romanian culture, art and architecture.

11

Palace of Parliament in Burcharest
Bucharest, Romania Bucharest is Romania’s cultural capital. Its original fortress, the first of many, was built to protect the Walachian state from the Turks.

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Behold Budapest’s grandeur. Witness Hungary’s daredevil Puszta horsemen. Visit a Croatian family’s Osijek home. View the Danube’s towering Iron Gate. Explore Belgrade’s Ottoman and European treasures, including 6th-century Kalemegdan Fortress. Make banitsa bread with a home cook in Vidin. See Bucharest’s 3,000-room Palace of Parliament. Once hidden behind the Iron Curtain, the eastern Danube still has secrets to reveal on this enriching cruisetour.
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Inclusions

  • Deposit for only C$25/person
  • With Reduced International Air starting from $999*
  • FREE Transfers
  • Plus
  • FREE Pre-paid Gratuities
    (value up to $)
  • FREE Silver Spirits Beverage Package (more details)
    (Select March – June Voyages)
  • FREE Wine, Beer & Soft drinks  
    (w/ onboard lunch & dinner)
  • FREE Specialty Coffees, Teas & Bottled Water
  • FREE Guided Tours
  • FREE WiFi
  • FREE Shipboard Credit
    (up to $600 CAD**/stateroom)
  • FREE Enrichment Lectures
  • ALL Taxes & Fees


  • PLUS Travel Insurance
    Trip Cancellation & Trip Interruption
    NO AGE LIMIT | NO MEDICAL QUESTIONNAIRE | PRE-EXISTING CONDITION WAIVED
    See: Summary of Coverage / Insurance Policy/ Resolution Policy
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1

Romanian Athenaeum in Bucharest
Bucharest, Romania This vibrant capital city is the center of Romanian culture, art and architecture.

2

Palace of Parliament in Burcharest
Bucharest, Romania Bucharest is Romania’s cultural capital. Its original fortress, the first of many, was built to protect the Walachian state from the Turks.

3

Veliko Tarnovo in Bulgaria
Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria Often referred to as the “City of the Tsars”, Veliko Tarnovo is located on the Yantra River.

4

Belogradchik Panorama View
Vidin, Bulgaria The city retains its old-world charm with its fairy-tale minarets, domes and other charming architecture.

5

Rock Sculpture of Decebalus
Golubac, Serbia This fortified medieval town sits along the shores of the mighty Danube River.

6

Belgrade City View
Belgrade, Serbia Situated at the confluence of the Sava and Danube Rivers, Belgrade is one of the oldest cities in Europe.

7

Vukovar Eltz Castle, Croatia
Osijek, Croatia The fourth-largest city in Croatia, Osijek is located near the confluence of the Drava and Danube Rivers.

8

Horseman stunt in Puszta
Kalocsa, Hungary The quaint town overflows with Hungarian culture and is steeped in the piquant flavor of paprika, the “red gold” that flavors the local goulash.

9

Parliament Building in Budapest
Budapest, Hungary Budapest is aptly called “Paris of the East” for its beautiful evening illumination and reflected lights in the Danube’s waters.

10

Fisherman's Bastion in Budapest
Budapest, Hungary Riverside beauty, a vibrant cultural scene and elegant Art Nouveau architecture converge in Budapest.

11

Fisherman's Bastion in Budapest
Budapest, Hungary Hungary’s enchanting capital straddles the banks of the Danube, the majestic Chain Bridge uniting it all as a dramatic centerpiece.
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Limited Time Offer. New bookings only.

Offer valid on bookings made from Aug 27 to Aug 31, 2022. Free international airfare and $25 per person deposit valid on select 2023 river itineraries that are outside of final payment. Prices are in CAD dollars and for CA residents only. All fares reflect cruise taxes, port taxes and fees. Air prices are per person based on cruise or cruise tour check-in date and include transfers. Air seats are limited; airfares are subject to change until full payment of air is received. Air does not have to be purchased to get cruise/tour offer. Airfares vary on other gateways and departures. Additional restrictions may apply; call for details. Book by Aug 31, 2022; pay in full by Sep 30, 2022. Offer expires Aug 31, 2022

All fares are per person based on double occupancy. Not combinable with other discounts and offers. Government taxes and fees included. Free Viking Air from select Canadian gateways. Air offer and pricing may vary across other gateways, saildates and itineraries. Airport transfers included with Viking purchased Air (to and from cruise terminal) on cruise dates. If air is not purchased from Viking, transfers may be purchased separately. Reverse itineraries available for multiple dates. Call for details. Some airline-imposed personal charges, including but not limited to baggage, priority boarding, and special seating, may apply. Cruise fares reflect the lowest lead-in fare for the dates listed by category. All cruise fares include cruise taxes and fees. **Shipboard Credits are per stateroom and based on voyage and category, call for details. Cruise Connections reserves the right to correct errors & omissions. All offers, rates & sailings subject to change & availability at the time of booking. Promotion is capacity controlled and may be pulled out at any time without prior notice. Certain restrictions apply. BPCPA #28364

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