Danube to the Iron Gates Bike and Boat

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Our most extensive Danube cruise, taking in four capital cities; the Austrian capital of Vienna, the picturesque old town of Bratislava, the majestic city of Budapest, and the revived city of Belgrade. This journey by comfortable river cruiser and bike offers the opportunity to experience life along the Danube and the surrounding countryside at your own pace. Using our comfortable boat as a base, enjoy the beautiful landscapes of the Pannonian Plain, the Hungarian and Serbian countryside, the Slovakian capital at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains and the highlight, the mighty canyon of the Iron Gates National Park on the Romanian border. You will visit charming wine villages, marvel at imposing fortifications that sit high above the river, and cycle through the Danube-Drava National Park. Alongside the scenic and cultural highlights that the Danube offers, the friendly crew will guarantee that you have an unforgettable experience.
brief itinerary
DAY 1 Join Passau (Germany) DAY 2 Cycle from Engelhartszell through the 'Great Loop' and on to Aschach (42km/26mi) DAY 3 Cycle to Bratislava (43km/27mi) DAY 4 Arrive Budapest by boat, round trip to Szentendre (54km/33.5mi) or free time DAY 5 Cycle past fields of sunflowers to Mohacs (37km/23mi) DAY 6 Day at leisure in Belgrade DAY 7 Cruise through a spectacular landscape of deep gorges and impregnable fortresses DAY 8 Cycle from Novid Sad, provincial capital of Vojvodina to the Croatian wine town of Ilok (48km/30mi) DAY 9 Cycle along the border and explore the Nemzeti National Park (42km/26mi) DAY 10 Cycle from Kalocsa, the Paprika capital of Hungary, to the historic town of Solt (50km/31mi) DAY 11 Cycle through the Hungarian countryside (43km/27mi) DAY 12 Continue by boat to Vienna DAY 13 At leisure in Vienna, optional 3 hour cycle tour of city DAY 14 Cycle through the Wachau Valley to Melk (37km/23mi) DAY 15 Morning cruise through the Danube Valley, disembark Passau, trip concludes
trip dates

02 June 2018 - 16 June 2018 H Enquire »
04 August 2018 - 18 August 2018 H Enquire »
29 September 2018 - 13 October 2018 Enquire »
27 April 2019 - 11 May 2019 Book Now »
15 June 2019 - 29 June 2019 H Book Now »
03 August 2019 - 17 August 2019 H Book Now »
31 August 2019 - 14 September 2019 H Book Now »
28 September 2019 - 12 October 2019 H Book Now »
H high season supplement

A supplement of EUR25 applies if you bring your own bike, payable locally. Please contact our office for the different prices on the range of cabins and deck levels available. A high season supplement applies to June and August departures.

what's included
MEALS: *14 breakfasts, 13 lunches (packed lunch when cycling), 14 dinners (including gala dinner on last night with farewell drink) ACCOMMODATION: *14 nights in a 2 bed cabin (lower beds, air-conditioned) with ensuite facilities on Main Deck or bunk bed berth in an Eco Cabin on Upper Deck - a discount applies for a bunk bed berth in an eco cabin on Main Deck, for other categories of berths in cabins on Main, Upper or Promenade decks a supplement applies BACKUP & SUPPORT: *cruise director on board and daily briefing (does not cycle with group) *information pack including route notes & maps per cabin *emergency hotline EQUIPMENT: *bicycle with 21 gears and pannier (7 speed bikes, children trailers (max 2 children, 60kgs) on request; electric bike available on request - supplement applies) PLUS: *welcome drink *daily live music *farewell show *docking & harbour fees (EUR 99 pp - subject to change)
Danube to the Iron Gates Bike and Boat
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trip grading:
introductory to moderate
15 days
trip code:
from US $2,310
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