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AMAZING BALKAN TOUR

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Highlights: Bulgaria- Serbia- Bosnia & Herzegovina- Croatia- Montenegro- Kosovo- Albania- Macedonia
Departure Location: Sofia
Duration: 14 Days, 13 Nights
Departure Dates: Please check departure dates

ITINERARY

Day 1. Sofia
Arrival in Sofia and transfer to your hotel. Free time to explore the Bulgarian capital. If you allow a couple of days in Sofia.

Day 2. Sofia – Kruševac – Studenica (Serbia)
Departure by a company bus to Serbia. Our first stop is in the old capital – the town of Kruševac. Then we will visit Studenica – the most important monastery of medieval Serbia. Overnight in a hotel next to the monastery. (370 km)

Day 3. Studenica – Visegrad – Sarajevo (Serbia/Bosnia and Herzegovina)
On our way to Bosnia and Herzegovina we will stop at Mokra gora – the wooden village built by worldwide renowned director Emir Kusturica. After crossing the border we will see the famous bridge of Mehmed Pasha near Visegrad, praised in the novel “The Bridge on the Drina” of the Nobel laureate – Ivo Andrich. Then we will continue to Sarajevo. Overnight in the town of Sarajevo. (340 km)

Day 4. Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
A walking tour through the center of the Bosnian capital – Sarajevo, whose mosques and old Turkish bazaar with shops and cafes still keep the traditional oriental atmosphere of the region. Free time. Overnight.

Day 5. Sarajevo – Mostar – Trebinje – Dubrovnuk (Bosnia and Herzegovina/Croatia)
Mostar is famous for its old houses and the old bridge, a symbol of peaceful coexistence of different cultural and religious communities in the Balkans. On our way to the border we will stop at Radimlja to see the unic stecci – grave stones from XV century. Arrive in Dubrovnik in the evening. (280 km)

Day 6. Dubrovnik (Croatia)
A walking tour in the historic part of the town – the Pile Gate and Stradun Street, the Franciscan Monastery, the Dominican church, the Sponza Palace, Rector’s Palace, “St. Blaise” cathedral. Free time. Overnight.

Day 7. Dubrovnik – Herzeg Novi – Kotor (Croatia/Montenegro)
Our tour of the Balkan countries continues with Montenegro. After crossing the border we will visit the old town of Herzeg Novi and then head off to the famous Kotor Bay with the old towns of Perast and Kotor. A walking tour in Kotor – fortress walls, St. Luka square, Beskuća Palace, St. Trifon’s cathedral. Overnight. (90 km)

Day 8. Kotor – Cetinje – Pec (Montenegro/Kosovo)
In the morning we will start with driving up the scenic road above the Kotor Bay. A short stop at the old capital of Montenegro – Cetinje and then continue to the border with Kosovo. Overnight in Pec. (300 km)

Day 9. Pec – Prizren (Kosovo)
In the morning we will visit Visoki Decani Monastery still guarded by KFOR. Then continue to the town of Prizren. Walking tour in the center of the town – Sinan pasha mosque, Our lady of Ljevis, the old stone bridge. Overnight. (80 km)

Day 10. Prizren – Tirana (Kosovo/Albania)
Drive to the capital of Albania. Walking tour in the afternoon – Skanderbeg square, Tanner’s bridge, the rezidence of Enver Hoxha. Free time. Overnight. (180 km)

Day 11. Tirana – Berat (Albania)
After the transfer from Tirana we will spend the rest of the day in Berat. Walking tour in the historical centre of the town. Overnight. (130 km)

Day 12. Berat – Ohrid (Albania/Macedonia)
We continue to Macedonia. After crossing the border – visit of St. Naum Monastery on the shore of the lake. We will spend the afternoon and the evening roaming the narrow streets of Ohrid, where we will see Samuil’s fortress, the churches St. John Kaneo and St. Pantaleimon. Overnight. (190 km)

Day 13. Ohrid – Sofia (Macedonia/Bulgaria)

Departure to Bulgaria’s capital – Sofia. Free time in the city. (400 km)

Day 14. Departure
Transfer to the airport for departure

TOUR PRICE INCLUDES:

  • All transport according itinerary
  • Group transfers from/to Sofia airport on day of arrival/departure
  • English speaking tour leader  and local English speaking guides on spot
  • Overnights in comfortable 3*** hotels – all overnights are based on double rooms with private WC/shower
  • Breakfast (13 days)

TOUR PRICE EXCLUDES:

 

  • Beverages and meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Any flight tickets
  • Tip to driver and tour guide, insurences
  • Personal expenses
  • Entrance fees -payable cash on spot
  • Anything unless specified being included
  • Credit card handling fee for transaction (%1 percent of total rate)

Prices & Departure Dates

14 OCTOBER 2017 USD 1100
24 MARCH 2018 USD 1190
21 APRIL 2018 USD 1190
19 MAY 2018 USD 1190
16 JUNE 2018 USD 1190
14 JULY 2018 USD 1310
11 AUGUST 2018 USD 1310
8 SEPTEMBER 2018 USD 1310
6 OCTOBER 2018 USD 1190

****Single room supplement: USD 330

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