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Three Balkan Nations in One Story, Escorted 9 Days

Category: Group Tours

 

 

 

Introducing 2022 Series of Small Group Tours - 

 


The Beauties of The Three Balkan Nations

 


featuring Dubrovnik, Mostar, Sarajevo and Belgrade


 


Included Tour Features: 

Arrival transfer from Dubrovnik airport to the hotel
9-day/8-night guided tour featuring:
Centrally located First class hotels:

· 3 nights in Dubrovnik
· 1 night in Mostar 
· 2 nights in Sarajevo 
· 2 nights in Belgrade

Breakfast daily

Welcome dinner in Dubrovnik (glass of wine, beer or soft drink)
3 dinners 

Hotel taxes and service charges
Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach
Professional English-speaking tour director
Sightseeing tours with licensed local guides
Admission included as listed in day-by-day itinerary
Baggage handling at the hotels
Whisper technology enhanced touring
Departure transfer from hotel to Belgrade airport 
 

 

 Hotels: 

Dubrovnik: Valamar Lacroma / Argosy or similar
Mostar: Mepas or similar 
Sarajevo: Europa or similar
Belgrade: Moskva or similar  

 

Tour Highlights:   

· Sarajevo which has many stories to tell
· Mostar known for its landmark, the 16th-century Ottoman bridge

· Dubrovnik, the top jewel of the Adriatic

 

Day-By-Day Program: 


Day 1          WED          arrive Dubrovnik 
Welcome to the top jewel of Croatia. You will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Then the day is at leisure to get settled in or begin exploring on your own. Later, gather for a Welcome dinner with your traveling companions (WD)

Day 2          THU          in Dubrovnik 
We begin our discovery of Dubrovnik with a walking tour of the Old Town. The Rector's Palace, Bell Tower Clock, Orlando's Column and the Sponza Palace are all on our itinerary as are the Dominican and Franciscan Monasteries. The Pharmacy of the Franciscan Monastery is one of the oldest in the world. Later we meet a local artisan to learn about the traditional craftsmanship that still thrives in Dubrovnik today. Balance of the day is free to explore the winding streets of the Old Town on your own (B)

Day 3          FRI          in Dubrovnik  
A full day for independent activities. Or join an optional tour to the neighboring Republic of Montenegro known for its stunning natural beauty. The tour heads to the mouth of the beautiful Bay of Kotor, the longest and the deepest fjord in southern Europe. You'll be offered a boat ride to Our Lady of the Rocks, one of the two islets off the coast of Perast. The Roman Catholic Church is the largest structure on the islet, with a museum attached to it. Upon return to the coast, you will stop in Perast, an old charming coastal town. Also visit the city of Kotor before returning to Dubrovnik. Dinner and overnight (B,D)

Day 4          SAT         Dubrovnik to Mostar
 
Today we travel through the mountains and along the gorge of the Neretva River to Mostar. During sightseeing you will view the remains of the Turkish quarter and the reconstructed 16th-century stone bridge. 

The city was named after the bridge keepers (mostari) who guarded the Stari Most (the Old Bridge) over the Neretva in the medieval times. The Old Bridge built by the Ottomans in the 16th century, is one of Bosnia and Herzegovina's most recognizable landmarks and is considered one of the iconic pieces of the Islamic architecture in the Balkans (B)

Day 5          SUN          Mostar to Sarajevo 
Today we have a late start. Drive along the gorge of the Neretva River and through the mountains until we reach Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Free afternoon to start exploring the city on your own and taste some culinary. Overnight at hotel (B)

Day 6          MON         in Sarajevo 
Sarajevo has been influenced by a number of cultures and civilizations during its long history. On our city tour we visit the Turkish bazaar “Bas Carsija,” Husref Bay’s Mosque, the Olympic Stadium, and Gavrilo Princip Museum. Balance of the day is free to explore the lively city at your own pace (B)

Day 7          TUE          Sarajevo to Belgrade 
Today we continue our journey to Visegrad on the Drina River. The bridge was built in oriental style in the 16th century and is a masterpiece of civil engineering. Our next stop is in Drvengrad (translated as "Timber Town"), where famous director Emir Kusturica built the beautiful Ethno Village. Our final stop is in Uzice, and we end our journey today in Belgrade (B,D) 


Day 8          WED         in Belgrade  
With a history of over 7,000 years, Belgrade is a fascinating city to visit. Our morning sightseeing tour includes city's major attractions the imposing Kalemegdan Fortress, dramatically situated at the joining of the Sava and Danube Rivers; Republic Square and Knez Mihajlova Street; Saint Sava Temple, the largest Orthodox Church in the city; and Tito's Memorial. Afternoon is free or you might want to join an Optional Cruise on the Danube River. Tonight join your fellow travelers for dinner with live music (B,D)

Day 9          THU          depart Belgrade       See You Again  
Breakfast at hotel. Departure transfer from the hotel to Belgrade airport for your flight home (B)

  

 


Tour Dates, 2022:

 

Tour Dates

Tour Price

Tour Dates

Tour Price, per person

April 12-April 25

$ 4,685

Aug 30-Sept 12

$ 5,275

June 07-June 20

$ 5,275

Sept 13-Sept 26

$ 5,275

July 05-July 18

$ 5,275

Nov 01-Nov 14

$ 5,275

    

 The above prices are in Canadian dollars, per person, twin/double share 

The prices are subject to change without prior notice

 

 

 

 
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