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AMAZING BALKAN´S TOUR IN 15 DAYS

AMAZING BALKAN´S TOUR IN 15 DAYS


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Duration: 11/12 days

Highlights: Bled, Ljubljana, Zagreb, Zlatibor, Skopje, Ohrid Lake, Tirana, Bar, Dubrovnik, Mostar, Split, Zadar, Plitvice Lakes, Opatija, Postojna, Venezia


Itinerary

1. day | Venezia – Bled

Arrival at Venezia international airport. Meet your private English-speaking driver and transfer to Bled Lake – Slovenia. Overnight.

2. day | Bled – Ljubljana

Breakfast at hotel. With immense natural beauty, Bled, together with its surroundings, ranks among the most beautiful alpine resorts, renowned for its mild, healing climate and thermal lake water. The beauty of the mountains reflected on the lake, the sun, the serenity and the fresh air arouse pleasant feelings in visitors throughout the year. Visit Bled Castle overlooking Lake Bled and marvel at the views at Lake Bohinj . Ride aboard a traditional boat to the only true island in Slovenia. Afternoon, we are driving to Ljubljana, capital of Slovenia.  The vibrant Slovenian capital gracefully fans out from its castle-topped hill, the old centre marooned in the shapeless modernity that stretches out across the plain.

Meals: B

3. day | Ljubljana – Zagreb

Breakfast at hotel and driving to Zagreb, Capital of Croatia. Walking tour in Zagreb by English speaking local guide. The town center is full of elegant Austro-Hungarian buildings housing fashionable boutiques, renowned restaurants, rowdy pubs and scruffy beet halls. Accommodation at hotel and overnight.

Meals: B

4. day | Zagreb – Zlatibor (Sirogojno)

Breakfast at hotel and driving to Zlatibor (Serbia).  Zlatibor is a mountain of plateau type, it is undulating landscape clearly different from its surrounding. Visit to Sirogojno. The ethnos village Sirogojno is a unique open-air museum featuring the traditional materials and spiritual heritage of the Serbian village. Accommodation at hotel and overnight.

Meals: B

5. day | Zlatibor – Skopje

Breakfast at Zlatibor and drives to Skopje, Capital of Macedonia. Afternoon we will have Sightseeing Tour of the Old Town with its famous stone bridge including Fort Kale and the Railway Clock. Accommodation and overnight.

Meals: B

6. day | Skopje – Ohrid Lake

Breakfast at Skopje and drives towards Ohrid. Accommodation at hotel on the coast of Ohrid Lake. Overnight.

Meals: B

7. day | Ohrid Lake

After breakfast we will enjoy whole day on one of the most incredible lakes on the world.While the Ohrid lake is filled up by water from three rivers, most of Ohrid’s water comes from another lake – Prespa Lake which is located on the other side of Galicica Mountain-National Park.  During a stay we will have a boat trip over the lake. Overnight.

Meals: B

8. day | Ohrid  –  Tirana

After breakfast we drives towards Tirana, Capital of Albania. Afternoon we will take a private Tirana tour with a knowledgeable local guide and find the pulse of Albania’s economic, cultural and political heart. Tirana, is simply fascinating. From elegant minarets to socialist murals, Tirana’s grand central boulevards are lined with relics of its Ottoman, Italian and communist past. Overnight.

Meals: B

9. day | Tirana –  Bar ( via Ulcinj)

Morning drives towards Monte Negro and visit Ulcinj and Bar. Bar is the second largest city in Montenegro (after Podgorica, the capital). It is a vibrant port and new town with different architectural styles, modern squares, coastal promenades and wide boulevards with a variety of Mediterranean plants such as palms, pines, oleanders and agaves. Overlooking the new town is a beautiful old town with an ancient archaeological site. Ulcinj is the southernmost city on the Montenegrin coast and boasts the longest beach on the Adriatic Sea. Valdanos is a unique bay with a coastline covered in old olive trees close to the reconstructed old city of Ulcinj which is full of interesting restaurants, cafés, art galleries and hotels. Overnight.

Meals: B

10. day | Bar – Dubrovnik

Breakfast at hotel and drive to Dubrovnik. Arriving in Dubrovnik early afternoon. Accommodation in hotel and free time for lunch and sightseeing. Overnight.

Meals: B

11. day | Dubrovnik

After breakfast we will take a guided walk tour through Dubrovnik old town accompanied by licensed local guide. Tour will begin with a brief introduction, showing you sights outside Dubrovnik walls, like fort Lovrijenac and Bokar. Right after entering old town you will be introduced with the way of living in Republica Ragusa, see Onofrio’s fountain, learn how Franciscans developed medicine in the oldest functioning pharmacy in Franciscan monastery and walk along side streets towards Cathedral. Your guide will even show you some Game of Thrones, Robin Hood and Star Wars filming locations. The walk will finish on Luza square where you will learn of Rector’s palace, St. Blaise and Sponsa palace. From here you can continue along the main street Stradun on your own, or visit a famous Dubrovnik wall. Overnight.

Meals: B

12. day | Dubrovnik – Mostar – Split

Breakfast in hotel and drive towards Mostar. Mostar is the political, economic and cultural capital of the state of Herzegovina-Neretva, and lies in the Neretva Valley on the slopes of the Veleza, Huma and Cabulje mountains. Over the centuries Mostar has been occupied by many different civilizations, and each of them has left its mark. During the trip we visit the Old Bridge, the partly-restored Turkish Bazaar, a mosque and a typical Turkish house. Later we could have a lunch break and continue trip to Split Dalmatia. Croatia’s second-largest city, Split (Spalato in Italian) is a great place to see Dalmatian life as it’s really lived. Always buzzing, this exuberant city has just the right balance between tradition and modernity. Step inside Diocletian’s Palace (a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the world’s most impressive Roman monuments) and you’ll see dozens of bars, restaurants and shops thriving amid the atmospheric old walls where Split has been humming along for thousands of years.

Overnight

Meals: B

13. day | Split – Zadar – Plitvice Lakes National Park

Right after breakfast, we will continue our trip towards Zadar. Zadar is an ancient Mediterranean port city. The old town, surrounded by walls and towers on a peninsula, with a new, urban part is connected by a bridge, a symbol of the city. We will see a number of sacral and architectural monuments – the church of sv. Donat [St. Donatus], the Roman Forum near the main square, Kalelarga – the longest and widest street, the Cathedral of sv. Stošije [St. Anastasia], an Archaeological Museum with its exceptional treasures and many other monuments of cultural and historical heritage. We could do a lunch break and continue our trip towards National park Plitvice. Plitvice is 114-square-mile national park has at its heart 16 turquoise lakes that are linked by a series of waterfalls and cascades. The natural wonder has been recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1979. Overnight.

Meals:B

14. day | National Park Plitvice – Opatija

After breakfast we will continue our sightseeing tour over Plitvice. Sightseeing is circular and includes the Lower and Upper Lakes area, and a combination of walks and electric-boat rides, while the return to starting point will be mostly by panoramic train. Enjoy the beauty of the largest and most attractive waterfalls (“Great Waterfall”, “Veliki Prštavac” and “Mali Prštavac”), and countless smaller waterfalls, as well as the lakes. After launch break, we will continue our trip towards Opatija. Magnificent coastal town on the Adriatic Sea and a well-known 19th-century health resort, is today a popular holiday destination for tourists from all over the world. A mild and pleasant climate makes Opatija a perfect destination all year long. The town of Opatija offers a beautiful view of the sea and the nearby islands of Krk and Cres. The town’s streets are filled with houses distinguished by a specific architecture and with villas from the Habsburg period. This is a renowned wellness destination that continues to attract guests in search of a relaxed atmosphere. Overnight.

Meals: B

15. day | Opatija  –  Postojna – Venezia

After breakfast in Opatija, we are starting a trip to Postojna cave park. Postojna Cave is the only place where you can see the most precious brilliant in the form of the cave formation and also meet the baby dragons. Just like the world above the surface, Postojna Cave boasts towering mountains, murmuring rivers and vast subterranean halls. The cave tour, which includes a cave train ride and a walk along an easy footpath, takes an hour and a half.  When finish Postojna, we will transfer you to Venice where is the end of our exciting journey.

Price from:

Price from:

·        5.390 euro/per person in double/twin room

·        Price based on min 2 pax

 

Package price include:

 

–          Comfortable car with the English speaking driver/guide

–          Accommodation in 4* hotels, based on 14 bed&breakfast service, double/twin room

–          Local guides for town walking tours

–          Entrance fees: tickets for National park Plitvice Lakes, Postojna cave and all the entrance fees during walking tours

–          V.A.T. and other taxes

–          Transfer from/to the airport

Package price does not include:

–          International Airfares

–          Tips

–          Drinks and personal consumption

IMPORTANT NOTES:

Package price: depend on the season, hotels selection and number of the passengers.

Do not hesitate to ask us for a proposal.

Itinerary also available for groups (from 6 pax and more) – price on request.

 

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