Wild beauty great heart Balkans
Day 1. Belgrade (BD) approx. 25 km
Arrival at Belgrade airport. Meeting at the airport, check in at the hotel, sightseeing tour of the city:Kalemegdan fortress, on whose basis already in the 3rd century a Celtic fortification stood, the Republic Square, the Knez-Mihailova Street (the shopping street of Belgrade), Terazije, the Parliament, the Church of St. Sava. Dinner in the street Skadarlija, the bohemian quarter of Belgrade., where you will taste traditional Serbian food and enjoy in atmosphere with tambourine sounds. Overnight in Belgrade.
Day 2. Belgrade – Novi Sad – Karlovci – Belgrade (BD) approx. 180 km
Breakfast. Departure to Sremski Karlovci, small baroque town on Fruska Gora mountain, where you can taste the famous wine villages Bermet in oje great family cellar, hear story about vine preparing. Sightseeing tour of Sremski Karlovci and its main sights. Visit Petrovaradin Fortress, also known as the “Gibraltar at the Danube”. Trip to Novi Sad and city sightseeing. Dinner in one great restaurant in center of Novi Sad. Overnight in Belgrade.
Day 3. Belgrade – Oplenac – Topola – Vrnjačka banja (BL) approx. 150 km
After breakfast, departure to Topola and Oplenac . These places lie in the middle of picturesque landscapes, surrounded by forests and meadows, in Šumadija, in the heart of Serbia. Oplenac was the favorite destination and Karađorđević final resting place of royal family. Lunch at an authentic restaurant with national cuisine, in beautiful nature. Drive to Vrnjacka Spa. Overnight in Vrnjacka Spa.
Day 4. Vrnjačka Spa – Zlatibor Mountain – Sirogojno – Zlatibor (BL) approx. 200 km
Breakfast at the hotel. Way to the Zlatibor, a mountain meadows and the hills. Visit one of the many monasteries on the way to Zlatibor. Short stop in the village Zlakusa. Drive to Sirogojno. Lunch at an authentic restaurant in Siragojno, the Museum Sirogojno. Continue to Zlatibor. Accommodation at the hotel. Overnight in Zlatibor.
Day 5. Zlatibor – Višegrad – Sarajevo (BD) approx. 160 km
After breakfast drive to the Mokra Gora Mountain. Driving by the railway called “Sarganska osmica”. Short stop in Visegrad – visit the bridge on the Drina. Follows trip to Sarajevo, the city that today rises like a phoenix from the ashes of the last war in the full glory and show its true face. Like nowhere else in the world, together live Muslims, Catholics and Orthodox religious houses. Check in at the hotel and a dinner at a traditional restaurant where you can experience the happiness, very good mood, well-known in Bosnia. Overnight in Sarajevo.
Day 6. Sarajevo (BD)
After breakfast at the hotel, follows the tour of the main attractions of the city – the Turkish quarter called Baščaršija, the sacred buildings of various faith communities and local coffee houses with their unique atmosphere. Free afternoon. Dinner in a traditional restaurant in Baščaršiija where gust will taste most famous specialties from this part of Balkan. Overnight at the hotel in Sarajevo.
Day 7. Sarajevo – Mostar – Trebinje (BD) approx. 220 km
After the breakfast drive to Mostar, a picturesque city on the Neretva river. We will explore the exciting world of oriental quarter Kujundziluk and the rebuilt stone bridge from the 16th Century, which was destroyed in the war in the 90s. The next destination is the beautiful town of Trebinje. Accommodation in a hotel. Dinner in a restaurant with regional specialties. Overnight in Trebinje.
Day 8. Trebinje – Dubrovnik – Herceg Novi – Budva (BD) approx. 150 km
Breakfast at the hotel. Trip to Dubrovnik, the most famous city on the Croatian Adriatic coast, which is on the UNESCO list of world cultural heritage. After a brief city tour, we will continue the trip to Montenegro. In Herceg Novi we’ll have a short break, when we stroll through the typical Mediterranean streets. Further, we will enjoy in the bay of Boka Kotorska, the southernmost fjord in Europe, named for its beauty by the poets, “the bride of the Adriatic”. Short breaks in Perast and Risan, two charming little coastal town. Arrive in Kotor and walking through the old neighborhoods that are under the protection of UNESCO. Dinner at a wonderful authentic restaurant in Kotor. Return to Budva. Overnight in a hotel.
Day 9. Budva – Cetinje – Budva (BD) approx. 50 km
After breakfast, followed an excursion to Cetinje. Cetinje is a small town in the middle of the Montenegrin karsts area and it is known as the residence of the former Montenegrin state. After degustation of rakija (brandy) and snack prepared by local specialties we will visit the mausoleum of the famous Montenegrin poet and diplomat, Petar Petrovic Njegos. Follows drive to Budva, where we visit the old town with its narrow streets and typical Mediterranean then Sveti Stefan, which were originally a fishing village and now a favorite vacation destination of the jet set from all world. Return to Budva. Dinner at a fish restaurant in old part of city. Overnight in Budva.
Day 10. Budva – Tirana – Ohrid (BD) approx. 320 km
Breakfast. Trip to the capital of Albania – Tirana – which is characterized by a mixture of different architectural styles, urbanism, the mentality and the spirit of the Balkans, the Orient and the Mediterranean. It is a unique city that combines luxurious cars and unpaved roads, dilapidated and new, colorful buildings, poverty and wealthy. Follows drive to Ohrid in Macedonia. Dinner at a restaurant on Lake Ohrid. Overnight in Ohrid at the hotel.
Day 11. Ohrid (BD)
City Tour of Ohrid and visit its most important churches. The city is on the UNESCO list of world cultural heritage. This city has most churches. In the whole area of the city there are 365 churches and monasteries, which mean that you can visit in the course of a year every day a different church. Dinner at a restaurant on Lake Ohrid, followed by music. Overnight at the hotel in Ohrid.
Day 12. Ohrid – Skoplje (BD) approx. 170 km
Trip to Skopje. Tour of the city. Dinner at an authentic restaurant in Skopje with Macedonian specialties. Overnight at the hotel in Skopje.
Day 13. Skopje – Nis (BD) approx. 200 km
After breakfast, departure towards Nis, city on Nisava river. Accommodation at the hotel. City tour and visit of Nis Fortress, very important culture monument. Visit of Mediana. Mediana is very important archeological locality from the Late Roman period. At that time this location was a possession of the Roman emperor. Free time. Dinner in a restaurant with authentic south-Serbian specialties. Overnight at the hotel in Nis.
Day 14. Niš – Belgrade (B)
Breakfast. Departure to Belgrade. Arrival at the airport. End of program.
- English speaking guide during the tour
- Bus transport as per program
- 2 nights in a 4 *hotel in Belgrade, 1 night at the 4 *hotel in Vrnjacka Spa, 1 night at the 4 *hotel in the mountain Zlatibor, 2 nights in a 4 * hotel in Sarajevo, 1 nights in a 3 *hotel Trebinje, 2 nights in a 4*hotel in Budva, 2 nights in a 4 *hotel in Ohrid, 1 nights in a 4 *hotel in Skopje, 1 nights in a 4 * hotel in Nis
- 2 x lunch (Day 3, Day 4)
- 11 X Dinner (Day 1, Day 2, Day 5, Day 6, Day 7, Day 8, Day 9, Day 10, Day 11, Day 12, Day 13)
- 1 x wine sample (day 2)
- All tickets according to the program
- Licensed tour guide
The price does not include
- Flight to Belgrade
- Flight from Belgrade
- Other costs that are not mentioned in the program