ALBANIA – MONTENEGRO – CROATIA – BOSNIA AND HERCEGOVINA
1.Day TIRANA – arrival
Arrival to Tirana, and depending on the time of the arrival transfer to hotel (3* or 4* depending of the wishes of the group) and accomodation. Also regarding the wishes of the group in Balkan tour, city walk, wisting the Skanderbeg square, Ethem bey mosque and national history museum before having coffe in the bllok area. By the demands of the group on Balkan tour lunch or dinner in the town in one of the traditional restaurants, or at the hotel. Overnight in the hotel.
2.Day TIRANA – MONTENEGRO
After breakfast chek out from the hotel, and departure to Budva, Montenegro, one of the first stops in Balkan tour. Departure will be around 09:00 and after about 100 km a tea break. Arrival to Budva first stop on Balkan tour, a break in popular cafe bar at entrance of old town Budva. After the break we will start walking tour through Old Town. The Montenegro tour continues towards next popular destination, Saint Stefan. Ride will take approximately 15 min, and we will stop at the panoramic view point for picture taking while our guide will share with us some historical facts about Saint Stefan and nearby villa Milocer. After sightseeing of Saint Stefan, we will continue towards Boka Bay and Kotor, also very attractive places on this Balkan tour. Upon arrival in Kotor we can have a lunch in one of the local restaurants. After lunch we will have a tour of Kotor, town famous with its history and old monuments. The tour continues towards settlement Perast and small picturesque island of Our Lady of Shcrpyela. To reach the island we will take a short ride with boat, visit museum and hear all about mystical and fascinating history of this island. Once we are done, we will return to Budva, accommodation at the hotel and have a dinner in hotel or some of the restaurants in Budva. Overnight.
3.Day MONTENEGRO – DUBROVNIK
After breakfast departure at 10:00 (it could be also at 09:00) from Budva to Dubrovnik. Master.DMC will provide you on this Balkan tour discent hotel accommodation in Dubrovnik. City tour. This unique tour on Balkan tour will give you the opportunity to explore the stunning architecture and history of this world famous city. You will witness Dubrovnik’s rich history and discover its magnificent buildings, palaces and treasures. Starting at Onofrio’s Fountain, which for centuries has brought fresh drinking water into the city; our route leads us along Prijeko Street to the Old Port, once the key of Dubrovnik’s trading and maritime success. St. Saviour’s, the grandiose Franciscan and Dominican church, will be seen along the route, as well as a vine believed to be more than 100 years old. While in the Old Po rt, the legends of the famous Quarantine and the nearby fortresses of St. Luke and St. John will be explained. Ships from Dubrovnik were known throughout the Mediterranean: galleons and karakas, all of which were built and loaded in the legendary Arsenal, today the popular City Café, will be seen along the way. Stories and legends about the church of St Blaise, Dubrovnik’s patron saint; the Cathedral; the Rector’s Palace; Sponza Palace, and Orlan do’s Column will give you an overview to better understand and further explore the multi-layered past of the city. Dinner in the town and overnight in the hotel.
4.Day DUBROVNIK – MOSTAR
After breakfast departure to Mostar probably around 09:00 o’clock, with coffe break in Počitelj, one of the very unique places on this Balkan tour. Arrival to Mostar, and chek in to the hotel. Lunch in the Old Town. You will then visit the old city of Mostar which was included in UNESCO’s World Heritage List back in 2005., see it s graceful Old Bridge – Balkan tour unique place with a single span, explore the colorful bazaar with its traditional handicrafts and go inside a typical Turkish house. Most famous for its 16th century old bridge (Stari Most), Mostar is the cultural and political capital of Herzegovina, and it’s on the half way on this Balkan tour. The tour includes visit to the old and well preserved old parts of town where the history is still alive. Free time for some individuals activities, and to do some shopping or some other activities. Dinner in some of the local restaurants, or at the hotel, depending of the wishes of the group.
5.Day MOSTAR – SARAJEVO
After breakfast in Mostar, departure to Sarajevo, also the unique stop over on Balkan tour. Arrival to Sarajevo, and check in to the hotel. After some refreshment, you can do some walking tour in Sarajevo – a city that is etched in the archives of history. The beautiful Ottoman style mosques and architecture dot the skyline and the old quarters still maintain an authentic Ottoman carsija with oriental sweet shops, cafés, and traditional Bosnian food, a little different from others on this Balkan tour. At the same quarter you will see Mosques, Catholic Cathedral, Orthodox Church and Jewish synagogue. Also we recommend a visit to a lot of the shopping centers in Sarajevo. Also depending of the group we can arrange a lunch or a dinner in some of the typical restaurants in Sarajevo. Free time for some individuals activities. Overnight.
6.Day SARAJEVO – TRAVNIK – SARAJEVO
After breakfast departure around 09:00 to Travnik. Travnik is 90 km west of Sarajevo. It is famous for being the capital city of the governors of Bosnia from 1697 to 1850, and having a cultural heritage dating from that period, and a refreshment on this Balkan tour. Visit to the citadel. On this Balkan tour, in Travnik there are great views from the citadel of the mountains to the mosques that are spread throughout the town. After lunch we shall walk into the center of town to visit the Painted Mosque. Balkan tour. After sightseeing departure to Sarajevo. On the way to Sarajevo from Travnik we can stop by to one newly opened Eco Village to take some nice pictures. Arrival to Sarajevo. Transfer and accommodation at the hotel, dinner in some local restaurant or at the hotel, and overnight.
7.Day SARAJEVO – departure
After breakfast check out from hotel at 09:00, and departure to do visit of War Tunnel (this tour could be also made on day 5, depending all from the flight schedule of the group). From the War Tunnel/or hotel transfer to the Sarajevo International Airport, where will be the end of this extraordinary Balkan tour. Departure from Sarajevo, and end of the beautiful Balkan tour journey
- The services of Peregrine’s expert English-speaking local tour leader.
- Arrival and departure transfers
- Sightseeing tour of Tirana
- City Tour Dubrovnik
- Tour of Sarajevo which includes the famous Baščaršija
- Day trip to Montenegro
- Gratuities for essential services in tour package
- International flights
- Departure taxes
- Lunches and dinners that are mentioned in itinerary
- Entrances fees
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