Bosnia & Herzegovina – Croatia – Montenegro – Albania – Macedonia – Bulgaria
ITINERARY – 8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS
1.Sarajevo (Bosnia & Herzegovina)
- The city of Sarajevo represents the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is a place where different cultures meet and makes Sarajevo a unique multicultural center. It is also a city where great empires ruled and left marks all over the country like the Ottoman Empire, Austria-Hungarian Empire, Communist Yugoslavia. Enjoy Sarajevo during a walking tour throughout the Old town – Bascarsija and visit places like Fire of Freedom, Old Library, Bazaar, Bey’s Mosque and many other famous landmarks.
- Visit “Tunnel of Hope” museum and feel the horrors of war by watching the museum videos.
- Enjoy and relax at green area of our capital, the Vrelo Bosne nature park
2.MOSTAR (BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA):
- On the way to Mostar, there will be a short stop at Konjic to admire the local architecture
- Short stop in Jablanica, a city famous for their lamb restaurants, for a delicious lunch
- Visit a variety of cultural and historic sites including the magnificent Old bridge in Mostar. The world-famous town of Mostar, known as a meeting point of
- different cultures and religions is the next stop. Stroll across the spectacular white-stone bridge and explore the blend of Moorish, Christian, and Muslim monuments that make up the town’s unique way of life.
3.POČITELJ (BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA):
- The tour then proceeds through a picturesque delta of the River Neretva to the small town of Pocitelj. In Pocitelj you will have an opportunity for sightseeing and free time. Pocitelj is a beautiful cultural and historical site featuring structures from the 15th century.
- In Pocitelj, the group will stop for coffee and tea
- Visit the city’s major landmarks and hear stories of how Dubrovnik became one of the world’s most prosperous and advanced maritime republics. Walk through Dubrovnik’s beautiful Old Town and discover how the city became one of the most prosperous and advanced of all the historic maritime republics. As you step through the gates of Dubrovnik’s old city walls, you will be taking a step back in time, losing yourself in the grandeur and beauty of this culturally influential city.
- Discover Kotor, a UNESCO World Heritage Site thanks to its ancient monuments and well-preserved medieval architecture. Go through the city’s historical center and spend time exploring.
- The Old town Budva remains on a peninsula and has all attributes of an old Mediterranean city, with narrow street, analogous buildings with red tiled roofs, numerous historical sights and monuments.
6.SHKODER, TIRANA & OHRID (ALBANIA)
- Visit all the main sights of Shkoder. Admire the beautiful scenery in Shkodra and enjoy by the largest lake in the Balkan Peninsula.
- Discover the fascinating history and colorful scenery of Tirana, Albania’s capital city before delving further into this charming country. Start your day trip in Tirana and explore the city center with its historic clock tower and main square.
- Explore the center of Christianity for all Slavs on a half-day tour of Ohrid, and discover the seat of the Archbishopric. See all the historic city’s main sights, such as the Cathedral of St. Sofia, the burial place of St. Kliment, and more.
- In Tetovo you will visit one of the most colorful mosques of the world ”Alaca Mosque” and Takke of Harabati Baba now used by Macedonian Muslims on regular basis
- Go through the story for Skopje, beginning with the new “Skopje 2014th”, showing you all the statues, sculptures, monuments and square, across the Stone Bridge through the very different Old Town, and even further back in history, up to the fortress Kale, where the earliest evidence of human existence is located.
- Sofia preserves many valuable monuments to its long and storied past. You will be exploring the city’s streets where you can see remnants of The Eastern
- Gate from the days when Sofia was Serdika and Sredets, dating from the 2nd- 4th centuries CE. These remains are exhibited in the underpass connecting the Presidential Palace and The Ministerial Council, surrounded by shops selling traditional Bulgarian souvenirs and rosewater. Find out some of Sofia’s most iconic places and monuments, meet the ancient history of a 10000 year old town. Today Sofia is an important educational and cultural center and falls
- 2 nights in Sarajevo at hotel „SPA Terme“ 4* or hotel „Hills“ 5*
- 1 night in Mostar at hotel „City“ 4* or hotel „Mepas“ 5*
- 1 night in Dubrovnik at hotel „Neptun“ 4* or hotel „Ariston“ 5*
- 1 night in Shkoder at hotel „Carmen“ 4* or hotel „Rozafa“ 4*
- 1 night in Ohrid at hotel „City Palace“ 4* or hotel „Aleksandrija“ 4*
- 1 night in Skopje at hotel „Vlaho“ 4* or hotel „SPA Solun“ 5*
- Private transport up to 15pax in Mercedes Sprinter 2016 (LCD, DVD, Fridge,Microphone)
- Private transport up to 25pax in Otokar Navigo 2016 (LCD, DVD, Fridge,Microphone)
- Private transport up to 45pax in Scania Coach 2008 (LCD, DVD, Fridge,Microphone)
- Halal breakfast and dinner every day at the hotels
- Lunches at local halal restaurants
- Professional English speaking tour leader
- Local guides in every city
- Entrance fees (Tunnel of hope, Vrelo Bosne nature park, Mostar WarMuseum, Palace of Rector, Old Pharmacy in Dubrovnik, Kotor Catedral,Saint Sofia & Antic Theatre in Ohrid)
- 0.5l of plain water every day per passanger
- All taxes, petrol,parking, road and highway costs includedExclusions:
- Airplane tickets
- Personal spendings
- Tips (3 EUR for guide, 2 EUR for driver per day)
- Portage services
- Travel insurance
- Entrance fees if not specified
- Visa expenses if required