Grand Danube Passage – Sofia to Prague Aboard Amadeus Star

Grand Danube Passage – Sofia to Prague Aboard Amadeus Star



Experience eight European countries and sail the mighty Danube River on this unforgettable journey! Our carefully curated itinerary introduces fascinating landmarks and epic landscapes, including the fairy-tale Wachau Valley. Plus, bookend your adventure with stays in Sofia, Bulgaria, and Prague, Czech Republic. Awaken each day to new discoveries, including Roman ruins, cathedrals, synagogues, mosques and fortresses — all part of the region’s dynamic history. Feast your eyes on Budapest illuminated at night, explore medieval towns and witness the Iron Gate Gorge, an engineering marvel. Taste delicacies in Croatia’s Slavonia region and enjoy a folk show and Viennese waltz performance. And, enjoy a selection of included excursions selected to immerse you in the destination’s cuisine, architecture, local life or more. This program offers first-class ship accommodations and deluxe hotels and an extensive meal plan featuring wine and beer with lunch and dinner.


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Trip Type
Group Travel Tour, International River Voyages
Departure Dates
May 29, 2022 - Jun 13, 2022


This fashionable, deluxe hotel, Sofia Hotel Balkan, A Luxury Collection Hotel, was built as part of the President’s Palace complex and is centrally located near many of the city’s historic and cultural highlights. Stop for a drink or snack at the elegant Pliska Lobby Bar or dine on continental cuisine and Bulgarian specialties at the Stardust Restaurant. The property’s fitness facility and sauna offer a welcoming atmosphere after a day of sightseeing, and guest rooms are well appointed and decorated in a traditional European style. Amenities include complimentary Wi-Fi.

The landmark Art Deco Imperial Hotel is located in the center of Prague and is included in Prague’s register of historic buildings. Considered one of the most beautiful restaurants in Prague, the hotel’s richly decorated Imperial Café provides all-day dining and a menu inspired by continental and Czech cuisine. For an aperitif or after-dinner drink, delight in the Prime Bar. The hotel features a health club and spa and guest rooms that are decorated in a traditional European style. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available.


AHI Coronavirus Information

A Note About Activity Levels

We want you to have a comfortable and enjoyable experience. That’s why we have rated all of our excursions with activity levels to help you assess this program’s physical expectations. Activity Level ratings indicate each excursion’s physical expectations. To make the best personal choice, please evaluate each excursion’s rating and your ability to meet the tour’s physical demands. Please note excursions on this program require you to: walk on cobblestones, unpaved paths or uneven surfaces; and get on/off motor coaches, boats and trains.
1–Mild: walk under 1 mile on mainly flat terrain; navigate under 50 stairs; stand under 1 hour
2–Moderate: walk 1-3 miles on flat/uneven terrain; navigate 50-100 stairs; stand 1-2 hours
3–Active: walk 2+ miles on flat/uneven terrain, including up and down inclines; navigate 100+ stairs; stand 3+ hours
Depending on the excursion, more leisurely alternatives may be available.


CANCELLATION-Cancellations for any reason from date of booking to 76 days prior to trip departure will be subject to a $300 per person administrative fee. The withheld administrative fee may be applied to a future AHI Travel program that will operate in the current calendar year or year following cancellation. The credit will be applied to the final billing and may not be used as part of the initial deposit. It is non-transferable and is not valid toward the purchase of an AHI Cruises independent cruise. Cancellations from 75 to 60 days prior to departure will result in forfeiture of 25% of the entire cost of the trip per person; 59-30 days, 50% of the trip cost per person; cancellations from 29 days up to the time of departure will result in 100% forfeiture of the entire cost of the trip. TRIP CANCELLATION INSURANCE IS AVAILABLE. AN APPLICATION WILL BE SENT AFTER YOU RESERVE. All cancellations must be submitted in writing to AHI Travel. CANCELLATION OF TRIP OPTIONS-Purchases of optional excursions, trip extensions and additional hotel nights become fully non-refundable 45 days prior to departure. Air transportation and private transfer purchases are subject only to penalties assessed by the airlines and transfer suppliers.




  • day 1

    In transit - Depart your gateway city for Sofia, Bulgaria

  • day 2

    Sofia, Bulgaria



  • day 3

    Sofia, Bulgaria/Embark Ship



  • day 4

    Sofia, Bulgaria/Embark Ship

  • day 5

    Iron Gate Gorge

  • day 6


  • day 7




  • day 8


  • day 9

    Budapest, Hungary

  • day 10


  • day 11


  • day 12

    Durnstein/Wachau Valley/Melk



  • day 13

    Passau/Disembark ship/Prague

  • day 14


  • day 15


  • day 16

    Prague/Transfer to Airport

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