Arrive in Budapest and stay two nights at the centrally situated Hotel Astoria (4-star).
Transfer to Budapest Nyugati station then as Days 1 – 4 of The Central European.
Budapest city tour, lunch in a local restaurant followed by free time; champagne reception at Nyugati station; dinner on board.
Sighişoara & Braşov
Walking tour of Sighişoara; lunch before arrival in Braşov for a visit to Bran Castle; dinner on board.
Veliko Turnovo & Kazanlak
Tour of Veliko Turnovo with free time; lunch en route to Kazanlak for a visit to a Thracian Tomb; dinner on board.
Morning arrival at Istanbul Sirkeci station where you leave the Danube Express.