Authentic Danube with Uniworld

8 days from only
R69 365
per person sharing incl. taxes
ID # 2848
Valid: 05 Aug 21 to 14 Aug 21
Duration: 8 Days

WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • Return flights from Johannesburg
  • Approximate airport taxes
  • 7-night cruise in a riverview stateroom on the regal River Princess
  • 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners
  • Unlimited beverages onboard, including fine wine, beer, spirits, specialty coffee and tea, soft drinks and mineral water
  • 6 days of excursions, including “Village Day” options, all fully hosted by English-speaking local experts
  • Guided “Do as the Locals Do” program
  • State-of-the-art Quietvox portable audio-headset system on all excursions
  • Use of bicycles and Nordic walking sticks
  • Exclusive Jewish Heritage Program
  • All gratuities, both onboard and onshore

Terms and Conditions

Prices are per person twin share, include discounts, and are subject to availability and rate of exchange changes. Offers above are a guide only and will vary depending on departure date, our guide price is based on the cheapest departure within the stipulated season and availability is correct at time of loading. Visas may be necessary and insurance is essential. Pentravel and Tour Operator terms and conditions apply, and may be found on our website. Offer can be removed at any time. Rates and savings vary by itinerary, departure date and category of accommodations. Discounted savings amounts are based on the cruise-tour portion of bookings (including category upgrades and single supplements), after other applicable discounts are applied and do not apply to the purchase of air tickets, optional pre and post extensions or the Uniworld Travel Protection Plan ("Gold Seal Protection"). Fares are capacity controlled and are subject to change at any time without notice. Availability of all stateroom categories cannot be guaranteed. Fares for single guests are available upon request. Offer is capacity controlled and may be modified or withdrawn at any time. Other restrictions may apply. Note this is a Jewish Heritage themed cruise, Our Jewish Heritage Program is the only one of its kind on the rivers and allows you to dive into Central Europe's enduring Jewish legacy with visits to museums, memorials, synagogues and more.  These packages are based on CASH price. E&OE.

SHIP DETAILS

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CRUISE ITINERARY

DAY 1: Vienna (Embark)

Transfer from Vienna International Airport to your ship. If your cruise package includes a group arrival transfer or if you have purchased a private transfer, you will be greeted by a Uniworld representative and transferred to the ship.

DAY 2: Vienna

On this day, explore the “City of Waltzes” and dive into its vast artistic legacy with your choice of tours. The city is known for its imperial palaces, famous residents and expansive art collections. See the Musikverein, a beautiful concert hall that is home to the Vienna Philharmonic. Or discover Viennese history at the World Museum Vienna, renowned for its collection of Habsburg family treasures. Explore the “City of Waltzes” from a new perspective on a Jewish Vienna excursion. Choice of Viennese highlights with Musikverein or The secrets of Vienna Jewish Heritage Excursion: Jewish Vienna

DAY 3: Weissenkirchen

Start your day in the heart of the Danube’s Wachau Valley, strolling through Weissenkirchen’s idyllic wine village while sampling mouth watering apricot treats. Named for its white church that dominates the landscape, the city is flanked by vineyard-lined hills, historic houses and beautiful courtyards. The Melk Abbey is a baroque monastery and sits atop a rocky formation overlooking the Danube. Featured Excursion: “Let’s Go” vineyard hike Choice of Weissenkirchen “Village Day” with wine tasting or Melk Abbey with library visit In the evening, a special Captain’s Welcome Reception and Dinner will be prepared for you.

DAY 4: Engelhartszell, Passau, Vilshofen

A new day brings new experiences in the forest-lined district of Engelhartszell. Experience Germany’s great outdoors by biking along the Danube River. Arrive in the afternoon at the “City of Three Rivers,” Passau, where the Danube, Inn and Ilz rivers join together, at one time bringing an influx of wealth and culture into the region. Take to the German city by foot and explore its splendid mix of old and new. Marvel at the Italian baroque-style St. Stephen’s Church, which holds the second largest church pipe organ in the world. Featured Excursion: “Let’s Go” scenic Bavarian river biking Choice of Passau walking tour or Passau geocaching scavenger hunt

DAY 5: Deggendorf, Straubing

Nestled between Regensburg and Passau sits a town surrounded by the foothills of the Bavarian Forest, Deggendorf. Journey deep into the alluring Bavarian Forest National Park, Germany’s first national park, and discover outdoor leisure at its best. In Straubing, uncover the Bavarian town’s deep-rooted love for all things food and drink. Amid its bustling town center lined with shops, offices, pedestrian areas and restaurants serving up traditional German food and beer, is a city with a fascinating story. Featured Excursions: Bavarian forest adventure Straubing village stroll

DAY 6: Regensburg

Spend the morning discovering Regensburg’s long line of dukes, kings and bishops that called the former Bavarian capital and Free Imperial City home. Find your need for speed with a tour of the state-of-the-art BMW factory. Tour the carmaker’s futuristic plant and learn how it has cranked out millions of automobiles. Alternatively, join your local guide for a walking tour through Regensburg’s fascinating Jewish Quarter. Choice of "2,000 Years in One Hour" Regensburg walking tour or BMW factory visit Jewish Heritage Excursion: Jewish Regensburg

DAY 7: Roth, Nuremberg

Upon your arrival in Nuremberg, you’ll delve straight into the city’s highlights with a visit to Nuremberg Castle, an impressive medieval complex in the heart of the historical center. Experience the city like a local on a walking tour that will bring you to iconic spots and lesser-known gems. You’ll also be able to learn the intriguing history of the Jewish people in Nuremberg during World War II. Dive into the significance of Nuremberg’s role in Jewish culture with a Jewish Nuremberg and WWII outing. Choice of "Do as the Locals Do" Nuremberg walking tour or Nuremberg panoramic city tour Jewish Heritage Excursion: Jewish Nuremberg and WWII In the evening, a special Captain’s Farewell Reception and Dinner will be prepared for you.

DAY 8: Nuremberg (Disembark)

Disembark the ship. If your cruise package includes a group departure transfer or if you purchased a private departure transfer, you will be transferred to Nuremberg Airport for your flight.