Danube Explorer

October 24th, 2021

Walk the cobblestone streets of Medieval cities.

Explore Austria’s wine-growing region and marvel at the fusion of old and new in musical Vienna and eclectic Budapest.

Presented by:

Miles Away Travel &

Emerald Waterways

Cabin Rates

Prices based on 1st come 1st served basis and while Category C is available.

Airfare will be additional and will be available approximately the 1st of December and be around $1200 pp

cabin type $ rate$ Airfare
Panorama Balcony Suitefrom $2595.00 per personPlus Airfare
These suites have an indoor balcony with open air system. 
These prices are based on $1,000 per person off a balcony suite.

Balcony Suite

Terms and conditions:

A non-refundable deposit of $250 per person is required at the time of booking, with full payment 90 days prior to departure. Insurance is strongly recommended and is based on age and where you live. Approximately $335 per person.
This offer is not combinable with any other offer.
Offer available to residents of the 50 United States only.
Offer may be extended, canceled or withdrawn at any time without notice.
Visit emeraldwaterways.com for complete terms and conditions.

River Cruise Ship

Exceptional Emerald Value

  • 7 Nights in a suite or stateroom of your choice 
  • 20 Meals:  7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners including a Welcome and Farewell Reception & Dinner.
  • Complimentary   Cola soda wine, beer & soft drinks to accompany lunch & dinner on-board
  • Complimentary   tea & coffee on-board
  • Complimentary bottled water bottled water in your suite or stateroom, restocked daily.
  • 5 Shore Excursions including visits to 2 UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
  • Emerald Plus activites including a Black Forest Cake Demonstration.
  • Emerald Active activites.
  • A variety of on-board evening entertainment.
  • Complimentary  Wi-Fi on-board
  • Complimentary on board  bicycles
  • First-Class Service from English-speaking crew and knowledgeable local guides.
  • EarnEmeraldExplorerpoints.
  • All port charges and airport transfers to and from ship
  • All gratuities included saving you up to $315 per couple.

Danube Explorer - 8 Day Itinerary- Munich to Budapest

  • Day 1 – Arrival Munich

    Welcome to Munich. You will be met and transferred from the airport to your Emerald Waterways luxury river cruise ship. This evening, join your fellow travelers for dinner on board. Your Cruise Director will also conduct a port talk to review the activities and itinerary for the days ahead.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  • Day 2 – Passau

    Today will be a memorable part of you river cruise along the mighty Danube, as Passau’s atmosphere effortlessly reflects the work that was undertaken in the city by Italian architects, who brought a little piece of Venice with them to Germany. Enjoy a sightseeing tour of the city, including the ornate exterior of St. Stephen/s Cathedral, perfectly mirroring the beautifully restored interior, and the Altes Rathaus, or Town Hall, which comprises of an ensemble of eight historic patrician houses. Alternatively, set off on a hike around Passau, catching sights of the Mariahilf, a place of pilgrimage, and St. Severin, an ancient church that can be dated back to the Ottonian dynasty.
    Discover More:Bavaria Live (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 3 – Linz – Cesky Krumlov

    Today, you will visit the UNESCO World Heritage-listed town of Cesky Krumlov. This quaint town has one of the best presented ancient centres in Europe, with more than three hundred protected medieval buildings and an iconic castle complex. Enjoy a guided tour of the area including the 15th-century St. Vitus’ Church and a series of delightful High Gothic facades, each taking you back to the heart of the Middle Ages.
    Emerald Plus A guided tour of Cesky Krumlov

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 4 – Melk – Durnstein

    Relax as we cruise down the Danube River early this morning, passing beautiful terraced vineyards that produce some of the world’s best wine and delightful apricot orchard before arriving in Melk. On your included tour today, walk the halls of the magnificent Benedictine abbey of Melk, gazing upon ornate gold leaf walls. After your tour, enjoy sailing through the idyllic Wachau Valley. When you arrive in charming Durnstein, you will have the opportunity to hike to Durnstein Castle. Alternatively, stay in Melk to cycle from Melk to Durnstein, traversing a route that offers a different perspective on the region’s viticulture.

    Discover More:Visit Schallaburg Castle (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 5 – Vienna

    Discover the classical charms of Vienna today, as we take you through the heart of the city, pointy out all of the best cafes and artisan studios as you discover its imperial grandeur. The UNSECO World Heritage-listed historic centre was once a fortified Roman frontier city, and a drive around the Ringstrasse will introduce you to the architecture from across the last millennia. Alternative, enjoy a bike tour along the serene trails on the Danube Island.
    Discover More:Taste of Vienna or An exclusive Viennese evening concert w/Mozart and Strauss Music(Extra expense each)
    Emerald ACTIVE: A bike tour in Vienna erg Hill
    Emerald PLUS: Wine Tasting in Heidelberg

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 6 – Bratislava

    Cobbled streets pave the course for daily life in Bratislava, where winding alleys and gothic architecture blend together to create a truly distinctive Slovakian capital. Enjoy a guided hike to Bratislava Castle, with a silhouette that looks as though it was pulled from the pages of a fairytale. This striking landmark was most recently rebuilt in a Renaissance style, but it still retains some of its original features. Alternatively, explore the historic architecture in the compact town centre during an included guided tour, where everything is in walking distance, including the ornate exterior of the Slovak National Theatre.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 7 – Budapest

    Welcome to Budapest, where an amazing end to a fantastic trip through the heart of Europe awaits. Once the ancient Roman city of Aquincum, a true historic marvel, with bathhouses and home with heated floors thanks to the surrounding hot springs. You will follow the chapters of architecture through the ages as you set off on a coach tour of Budapest, passing Romanesque, Baroque and Classical facades. This evening, enjoy a traditional Hungarian folklore show on Board.
    Discover More: Tour of Szentendre (extra expense)
    Emerald ACTIVE: A hike to Buda Hill
    Emerald PLUS: A traditional Hungarian folklore show

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 8 – Basel Disembarkation

    After breakfast, it is time to say farewell to your fellow guests and disembark the ship for your transfer to the airport, taking memories of apricot orchards and ancient Roman cities with you.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

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