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Fetesti – Odesa – Kyiv

May 14 - May 25

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Fetesti – Odesa – Kyiv

This is the only cruise in Europe that encompasses two European capitals, two great rivers (the Dnieper and the Danube) and the Black Sea.

Starting with unspoiled beauty of the Danube Delta we take you to “Pearl of the Black Sea” Odessa followed by impressive golden-domed Kyiv.

Itinerary

Itinerary

Cruise map: Bucharest - Odesa - Kyiv

Day 1 – Fetesti (Embarkation)

After arriving to Bucharest Henri Coandă International our guests are transfer to the cruise ship at Fetesti city port. On the first day of the cruise we greet our guests with a Captain’s Cocktail.

Day 2 – Fetesti

Our guests are invited to take a tour to Constanta, where we visit Ovid’s Square, the Grand Mosque, Peter and Paul Orthodox Church and the Archeological Museum with its relics from ancient Greek and Roman Empires. At the end of the trip, we take a relaxing walk around the marina.

Day 3 – Izmail

During the city tour in Izmail, our guests visit the recently renovated Pokrovski Cathedral and the remnants of a Turkish fortress that was transformed into the Diorama Museum. During the trip we see the main streets, parks, fountains and historical sites of the city.

Day 4 – Vilkovo

On the fourth day of the cruise we arrive to Vilkovo in the Danube delta. The town is often called “the Ukrainian Venice” as it stands on water. During the walking city tour we visit St. Nicolas Orthodox church. Later that day our guests are welcomed onto a boat trip to the Danube delta to admire its diverse flora and fauna.

Day 5 – Odesa

Our next stop is the port city Odesa also known as the “Pearl of the Black Sea”. Odessa is Ukraine’s primary port city and a bustling cultural hub. The locals are known for their sense of humor and easy-going attitude. During the city tour we visit the famous Potemkin Staircase and the Promenade. We also see Odessa Opera and Ballet House, which is considered among the best decorated opera and ballet houses in Europe. As part of the optional program our guests may also visit the Fine Arts Museum and a mesmerizing performance at Odessa Opera and Ballet House.

Day 6 – Odesa

On the second day in Odessa our guests are invited to join us on a “Churches of Odessa” tour to explore the most beautiful cathedrals, mosques and synagogues of the city. Alternatively, our guests can take a tour to Beldorod-Dnestrovskiy to visit the famous ancient 14th century fortress.

Day 7 – Kherson

Kherson was founded in 1778 as an important shipyard to build cargo and war ships for the Russian Empire. Our guests are invited to enjoy a boat trip along the beautiful delta of the Dnieper River. During the trip we stop by a traditional fishing village. You’ll be offered local treats and drinks, and leave with special memories of fishing village life.

Day 8 – Zaporizhzhia

Zaporizhzhia is known as the land of Ukrainian Cossacks. These fierce warriors controlled central and southern Ukraine over the 15th and 16th centuries. In the 16th century they built a stronghold in this area and called it Zaporizhzhian Sich. Later they declared it an independent and democratic state. During the city tour our guests visit Cossack Glory Museum and see once the largest in Europe Dnieper Hydroelectric Station. Later we invite our guests to the optional tour to witness an impressive performance by real Cossack actors at the Cossack Horse Show.

Day 9 – Sailing

Before arriving to golden-domed capital of Ukraine Kyiv we spend a day sailing. During this day our guests take part in lectures and masterclasses that cover the most prominent exhibits of Ukrainian history, customs and cuisine.

Day 10 – Kyiv

The morning will start with a tour through this charming, historical city with splendid architecture, ancient golden-domed cathedrals and several parks either side of the vast Dnieper River. We visit Andryivski Descent, where numerous artists and craftsmen offer their works, the Golden Gate of ancient Kyiv and the historical heritage of the oldest part of Kyiv, Podol. During the optional tour our guests are invited to visit the famous St. Sophia’s Cathedral and Pyrohovo Museum of Traditional Architecture and Art: an open air exposition of traditional Ukrainian lifestyle. In the evening, experience our “Kyiv by night” evening cruise in style and comfort. Get to see several of Kyiv’s monuments fully illuminated, and a special folk show on the way back.

Day 11 – Kyiv

Our guests are invited to visit Kyiv Cave Monastery, a unique historical reserve with numerous monuments from the eras of Kyivan Rus and Ukrainian cultural development of the 17th to 19th centuries. In the afternoon enjoy the Ukrainian National Male Choir and an acapella performance of famous Ukrainian church and folk songs. Upon returning to the ship our guests are welcomed to the Captain’s Dinner and the Crew show.

Day 12 – Kyiv

On the last day of the cruise our guest disembark the ship and are transferred to Kyiv International airport.

Staterooms

Staterooms on Dnieper Princess

Our newly redecorated staterooms are designed in modern style and fitted with one king size bed or two twin beds, flat screen TV, shower and large window.

The ship is also equipped with single standard and double standard staterooms.

Ship Plan

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Maidan in Kyiv
Dates Main Ports of Call Prices
12.05 – 23.05 Bucharest – Odesa  – Kyiv From 799
02.09 – 13.09 Bucharest – Odesa  – Kyiv From 799

Details

Start:
May 14
End:
May 25