Take an incredible voyage along the Dnieper River to the Black Sea when you travel from Kiev to Odessa or Kiev to Istanbul. Learn about the great empires and people that inhabited this area in the past: the Kievan Rus, Greeks, Romans, Byzantines and Ottomans as you enjoy a relaxing cruise. Visit Kiev, the beautiful capital of the Ukraine where you will see medieval cathedrals and monasteries and learn about Ukrainian and Russian history. Relax on the sundeck of our river boat as the tranquil Ukrainian landscape passes by and enjoy fantastic onboard activities. Visit the Cossack stronghold of Zaporizhia and learn the fascinating history of the region and its people. Travel to Sevastopol, home of the Black Sea Fleet and site of the famous Siege of Sevastopol. Journey along the Black Sea to Yalta, the site of the Yalta Conference and arrive in the cosmopolitan and historically important city of Odessa. Arrive in magnificent Istanbul, the gateway to the East! Visit the Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque, the Topkapi Palace and the Grand Bazaar and learn about the city that was capital of four empires. Enjoy local and International cuisine on our all-inclusive cruise. Take part in our onboard activities and programs that will enrich your understanding of the region and will ensure that you have a great time! Be prepared for the journey of a lifetime as we explore the history, culture, sites and folklore of the Black Sea region.
To learn more about the cities you will be visiting and the route that you are taking, please click on any of the Detailed Itineraries listed below.