Balkan Explorer

Experience total luxury aboard the innovative MS AmaMagna and pause to explore riverside towns in Hungary, Croatia, Serbia and Bulgaria.

Price Includes

All-inclusive sightseeing in 7 destinations including an APT Signature Experience: Visit Eltz Manor, a castle that houses the Vukovar City Museum
Cruise aboard the innovative MS AmaMagna, featuring some
of the largest suites in river cruising and multiple dining options
APT’s Freedom of Choice inclusions in 3 locations
Luxury dining - a total of 20 meals
A wide range of onboard beverages
Expert APT Cruise Director
Transfers, port charges and gratuities
HELLOWORLD TRAVEL EXCLUSIVE Discount of $200* per person

Was $5,495* per person, twin share 
Save up to $350* per person
Now from $5,145* per person, twin share


Extras / Value-Add / Bonus: Fly for $995~
Discount: Save $150* per person
Helloworld Travel Exclusive Offer: Save up to $200* per person


Room/Cabin information

Ship Name: MS AmaMagna 
Room / Cabin Type: Twin Window Suites 
Cabin Category / Grade: (Cat. E)
Room / Cabin Configuration: Twin/Double

Travel Dates

30 June 2021

Offer Ends

27 Feb 20,

unless sold out prior. Availability is limited.

Product itinerary


Day 01:  Arrive Budapest, Embark Ship
Arrive in Budapest and board your luxury river ship, the MS AmaMagna.    
Seven Nights, MS AmaMagna

Day 02: Mohács
You have the choice as to how you spend your day.   

Freedom of Choice Sightseeing:
History buffs can venture to the ancient city of Pécs. Or perhaps travel to Hungary’s renowned wine region in Villány for a tasting at a local winery. Otherwise, get active on a guided bike ride along the Danube River to an ancient water mill.

Day 03: Vukovar, Novi Sad
Today, enjoy your Signature Experience. Later this afternoon, set sail to Novi Sad, Serbia’s second-largest city, where a guided exploration awaits. Set out with a local guide and discover how this city thrives on art and culture. 

Signature Experience:
Visit Eltz Manor, a castle that houses the Vukovar City Museum. Wander through the complex then be treated to a glass of sparkling wine, accompanied by classical music.

Day 04: Belgrade 
In Serbia’s capital, select your inclusion.         

Freedom of Choice Sightseeing:
Perhaps see the Belgrade Fortress and the Serbian Orthodox Temple of St Sava. If you’re feeling more physical, embark on a kayak tour along the Danube. Or gourmet lovers can partake in a cooking class.

Day 05: Iron Gates
Cruise through the Iron Gates and experience one of the most awe-inspiring natural wonders you will encounter on this cruise. Your ship will ribbon its way through the series of gorges between Serbia and Romania.   

Day 06: Vidin, Belogradchik
Explore Baba Vida Fortress in Vidin. Raised upon the remains of the ancient town of Bononia, the medieval castle dates back to the 10th century. Afterwards, venture to Belogradchik to uncover its ancient fortress on the northern slope of the Balkan mountains. You’ll also see the town’s unique rock formations.    

Day 07: Rousse
Choose from the sightseeing options on offer today.        

Freedom of Choice Sightseeing:
Perhaps explore the incredible World Heritage-listed Rock-Hewn Churches of Ivanovo. Alternatively, set out on a walking tour and discover Rousse, one of Bulgaria’s most elegant cities. 

Day 08: Disembark Ship, Giurgiu, Depart Bucharest
Disembark your ship and transfer to the airport in Bucharest for your flight home.  

B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner


Helloworld Terms & Conditions

*Conditions apply. Prices correct as at 5 February 2020 but may fluctuate if surcharges, fees, taxes or currency change. Offers are available until 27 February 2020, unless sold out prior. Offers subject to availability. Agents may charge service fees, rates vary. Payments by credit card will incur a surcharge. All savings are included in the advertised price.  Prices based on Category E cabins. Limited suites/cabins/staterooms on set departures are available and are subject to availability. The Grand Empress steam train only operates on departures between April and Sep 2021.  ^Flight offers based on economy class with Singapore Airlines or another airline of APT’s choosing (dependent on routing) including air taxes up to $300. Surcharges apply if air taxes exceed this amount. Airfare offers subject to availability of airline and booking class. Once class is sold out surcharges apply. Flights must be booked by APT. Airfare offers are valid from Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide. Should you choose to depart earlier than your scheduled tour/cruise departure, or make variations to airline routings, surcharges may apply. Airline schedules are subject to change without notice and APT is not liable for any additional costs incurred due to airline schedule changes. Flight restrictions apply. A first non-refundable deposit of $1,000 per person is due within 7 days of booking. A second non-refundable deposit of $2,000 per person is due by 31 October 2020.  Final payment due 100 days prior to departure.  #Applicable when paying in full 10 months prior to departure. The following discounts apply: Holidays 0-14 days - $150 per person; Holidays 15-20 days - $300 per person; Holidays 21 days & above - $400 per person. Offers may be withdrawn without notice and are not combinable with any other offers unless stated. Please check all prices, availability and other information before booking. Singapore Airlines Conditions of Carriage, APT and Helloworld Travel booking terms and conditions apply, see in store for details.