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Monday, October 17, 2022  to  Monday, October 24, 2022

Ama Waterways on the Ama Verde from Budapest, Hungary to Giurgiu, Romania - Hosted by STAT President Jay Smith and former Big League umpire Al Clark


Events

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY - EMBARKATION
October 17th
Board the ship for your Gems of Southeast Europe cruise. (D)

MOHACS - PECS, HUNGARY
October 18th
Enjoy a scenic morning cruise to Mohacs and then visit Pecs. Visit the UNESCO-designated Christian Necropolis; St. Peter's Basilica, the city's main Catholic cathedral along with its catacombs; and Szechenyi Square, the heart of Old Town Pecs. You will also see the Mosque of Pasha Qasim the Victorious, one of the symbols of the city. Or for wine connoisseurs, you'll want to go to the Szekszard wine region, one of the oldest red-wine-growing areas in Hungary. (B,L,D)

VUKOVAR, CROATIA - NOVI SAD, SERBIA
October 19th
Vukovar is a Croatian symbol of resistance, which you'll better understand on your city tour showcasing the Ovsara Memorial and Eltz Castle. Alternatively, choose a wine tasting in Ilok, a center of wine production since Roman times, where you'll sample its famous Grasevina,Traminac and Frankovka wines. Back on board, cruise to Novi Sad, sometimes called the "Serbian Athens." Discover Novi Sad on a walking tour to Dunavski Park and through Stari Grad, the Old Town center. (B,L,D)

BELGRADE, SERBIA
October 20th
Explore Serbia's capital, Belgrade, on a city tour, which includes the Kalemegdan Fortress and the Serbian Orthodox Temple of St. Sava. Visit the Royal Palace, the official residence of the Serbian Royal Family; and then tour the House of Flowers, the mausoleum of Marshal Tito, who became the first President of Yugoslavia. Later in the day, enjoy a taste of the region by sampling Serbian plum brandy, Slivovitz, and delicious local delights at the Quburich Distillery. (B,L,D)

SCENIC CRUISING THROUGH THE IRON GATES
October 21st
Visit Golubac Fortress - a medieval fortified town on the south side of the Danube River before cruising through the Iron Gates, one of Europe's most awe-inspiring natural wonders. The Danube narrows as it winds through a series of magnificent gorges between the Carpathian and Balkan mountains, forming a natural border between Serbia and Romania. The ancient King Decebalus, the last king of Dacia, is proudly carved into the mountainside and always captivates travelers. (B,L,D)

VIDIN, BULGARIA
October 22nd
Explore Vidin, one of Bulgaria's oldest cities, and surrounding areas with a choice of excursions. Discover Baba Vida Fortress, the largest preserved medieval castle in Bulgaria. Continue on to Belogradchik, one of Bulgaria's natural wonders, where you can hike around its most spectacular rock formations. Alternatively, visit a local home for a demonstration of traditional Bulgarian yogurt and Banitsa, a pastry you will also get to make. (B,L,D)

ROUSSE - GIURGIU, ROMANIA
October 23rd
Visit Bulgaria's ancient capital, Veliko Tarnovo, with its medieval fortress and multiple orthodox temples and then afterwards visit the UNESCO-designated Rock-Hewn Churches of Ivanovo with frescos revealing exceptional artistry of 14th-century paintings. Later in the day, travel through the Romanian countryside to the capital of Bucharest, known as the "Little Paris of the East." Enjoy a panoramic tour of the historic city center and its elegant architecture. (B,L,D)

GIURGIU, ROMANIA - DISEMBARKATION
October 24th
Bid farewell to Giurgiu as you prepare for your flight home. (B)

Prices are per person based on Double Occupancy
SS/Violin Deck - Suite French & Outside Balcony 350sq ft $8,928
AA/Violin Deck - French & Outside Balcony 235sq ft $7,459
AB/Cello Deck - French & Outside Balcony 235sq ft $7,233
BA/Violin Deck - French & Outside Balcony 210sq ft $7,007
BB/Violin Deck - French & Outside Balcony 210sq ft $6,781
C/Violin & Cello Decks - French Balcony 170sq ft $6,103
D/Piano Deck - French Balcony 170sq ft $5,199
E/Piano Deck - French Balcony 170 Sq ft $4,861

> $400.00 p/p initial deposit required to reserve your cabin. Deposit is 50% refundable until June 17, 2022
> Final balance due by June 29, 2022
> Pricing includes taxes and port charges of $210.00 p/p and gratuities of $165.00 p/p
> Pricing includes (Can be deducted) Ama's Cruise Protection Plan & Travel Waiver Plus. ($586-$1,542 value depending on Category booked)
>R/T economy or business class air can be added. Ask for details


Includes

> Includes all onboard meals, unlimited beer, fine wine & soft drinks at lunch/dinner & sparkling wine & fresh juice at breakfast
> Free high-speed internet access, movies, a music library and English language TV stations in all staterooms
> Choice of included immersive tours at each port of call


A WORLD OF EXPLORATION
> Immersive tours in every destination
> Gentle, regular, active and late-riser tour options
> Bike tours and hikes
> Special Interest Tours
> Knowledgeable guides
> Personal headset for easy exploration

AWARD-WINNING DINING
All meals on board the ships are included
> Savor exquisite cuisine at a variety of dining venues onboard
> Regionally inspired cuisine made with locally sourced ingredients
> Unlimited fine wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
> Unlimited sparkling wine and fresh juice with breakfast
> Sip & Sail Cocktail Hour w/comp wine, beer, spirits & soft drinks
> Tapas, snacks and refreshments served daily in the Main Lounge

7 nights luxury accommodation in an outside stateroom
Stateroom Features:
> In-room temperature control
> Deluxe hotel-style bedding with Egyptian linen, down pillows & duvet
> Spacious bathrooms with multi-jet showerheads
> Flat-screen TV that also works as a computer
> Complimentary internet and Wi-Fi
> And More

Trip Add-Ons


Pre or Post Cruise Land Packages Available



Trip ID: 22GAMA

Rates
Per person based on occupancy

Base Trip
Single $0.00
Double $0.00
Triple $0.00
Quad $0.00

All Prices in US Dollars
Pricing and packages are subject to change and availability.


Upgrades are available for Hotels or Tickets on most tours. Ask your Travel Coordinator for details.