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Grand Balkan Tour

From $4,005 AUD
  • 13 Days
  • Cities Visited

    Zagreb, Bled, Ljubljana, Plitvice, Trogir, Split, Mostar, Dubrovnik, Budva, Shkodra, Tirana, Ohrid, Skopje, Kolasin, Cetinje, Kotor

    Group Size:
    1 to 40
    Age Range:
    8 to 99
    Languages: English
    Type: Guided Group Tours

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Tour at a Glance

Tour at a Glance

Experience Croatia’s cultural sites, Slovenia, Albania, Montenegro ,North Macedonia, Bosnia & Herzegovina.

  • Visit the fortified Upper town of Zagreb
  • Explore Lake Bled
  • Tour of the picturesque Plitvice Lakes
  • Sightseeing of the beautiful city of Dubrovnik
  • Visit the lakeside resort of Ohrid

 

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  • Map is an indication of destinations visited and may not depict the exact route taken.

Itinerary

Upon arrival at Zagreb Airport, transfer to hotel. Meet the tour guide, dinner and overnight.

Meals Included:
Dinner

Morning city tour of Zagreb, including the fortified Upper Town, city’s historical centre, St. Mark’s Church with its multi-coloured roof, the Cathedral, the Croatian National Theatre, and the University. Free time, then departure towards Slovenia. Explore Lake Bled and its mountainous environs and stunning topography. Dinner and overnight in Bled.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Dinner

Morning city tour of Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia and a home to one of the oldest Philharmonics in the world. Explore the baroque town buildings and stroll beside majestic Ljubljanica River. Departure for Plitvice. Dinner and overnight in Plitvice region.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Dinner

Morning tour of the Plitvice Lakes National Park on the UNESCO’s List of World Natural Heritage. Sixteen lakes, each at a different level, are connected in a series of cascading waterfalls. Surrounded by dense wood. Plitvice Lakes are a natural phenomenon of a rare and unique beauty. Then departure for Trogir, where we visit the Cathedral of St. Lawrence. Continuation to Split; city tour of Split, including the Diocletian’s Palace on the UNESCO’s List of World Cultural Heritage with the Peristyle, the Jupiter’s Temple, and the Cathedral. Dinner and overnight in Split.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Dinner

After breakfast, departure for Dubrovnik, via Bosnia & Herzegovina. Short stop in Mostar, recently included in the UNESCO’s List of World Cultural Heritage with its elegant Old Bridge. Continuation to Dubrovnik for overnight.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

Day at leisure in Dubrovnik. Dinner and overnight.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Dinner

Morning sightseeing tour of Dubrovnik, included in the UNESCO’s List of World Cultural Heritage. You will visit Franciscan Monastery with Europe’s third oldest pharmacy, the Rector’s Palace, and the Cathedral. Departure for Tirana; we drive inland via Budva, crossing the Albanian border at Shkodra, once the capital of the Illyrian Kingdom (3rd century B.C.). Dinner and overnight in Tirana.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Dinner

Morning sightseeing tour of Tirana, capital of Albania, including Skender Bey Square, the Mosque of Ethem Bey and a visit to the National Museum representing the flow of Albanian history and housing the finds from archaeological sites across the country. Afternoon departure for Ohrid, driving via Elbasan and crossing the North Macedonian border at Cafasan. Dinner and overnight in Ohrid.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Dinner

Morning sightseeing tour of Tirana, capital of Albania, including Skender Bey Square, the Mosque of Ethem Bey and a visit to the National Museum representing the flow of Albanian history and housing the finds from archaeological sites across the country. Afternoon departure for Ohrid, driving via Elbasan and crossing the North Macedonian border at Cafasan. Dinner and overnight in Ohrid.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Dinner

Morning departure for Skopje. Sightseeing tour of Skopje, including the Kale Fortress, the Church of the Holy Saviour with its iconostas, one of the finest samples of traditional walnut woodcarving, Old Bazaar and Stone Bridge. We drive to the slopes of the Vodno Mountain where we visit the Monastery of St. Pateleimon with its 12th century iconostas and frescoes ranking among the highest achievements of Byzantine art of this period. Dinner and overnight in Skopje.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Dinner

Morning departure for Kolašin, driving via Peć and Berane and along the impressive Morača River Canyon. Afternoon arrival at Kolašin, spreading on the left bank of the river Tara, situated at the altitude of 954 m. The whole area is surrounded by the thick pine forest of the Bjelasica Mountain and is a popular skiing and air spa resort. Dinner and overnight in Kolašin.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Dinner

Morning departure for Cetinje where we visit King Nikola’s Museum, once the residence of the Montenegrin King Nikola I Petrović. Continuation to Kotor, classified as UNESCO’s World Cultural Heritage site, where we visit its Romanesque Cathedral dedicated to St. Triphun, the city’s patron saint. We continue to Dubrovnik driving along the picturesque bay of Kotor. Dinner and overnight in Dubrovnik.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Dinner

Breakfast, followed by departure transfer to Dubrovnik airport or port. End or our services.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

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What’s included?

1 Night accommodation in Zagreb

1 Night accommodation in Bled

1 Night accommodation in Plitvice region

1 Night accommodation in Split

3 Nights accommodation in Dubrovnik

1 Night accommodation in Tirana

2 Nights accommodation in Ohrid

1 Night accommodation in Skopje

1 Night accommodation in Kolasin

Touring with English speaking Tour Director throughout

Licensed local guides

Tours as per itinerary

12 Breakfasts,  11 Dinners

Drinks with meals are not included

Arrival shared transfer from Zagreb Airport to hotel and departure shared transfer from Dubrovnik to Dubrovnik Airport on the first and the last days of the tour

Air-conditioned vehicle throughout

-Local guides for sightseeing tours of Zagreb, Ljubljana, Split, Dubrovnik, Tirana, Ohrid, Skopje, Kotor

– Entrance fees to Bled Castle; the Plitvice Lakes National Park; St. Lawrence Cathedral in Trogir; Diocletian’s Palace and St. Dominus Cathedral in Split; Franciscan Monastery and Rector’s Palace in Dubrovnik; National Museum in Tirana; St. Sofia, St. Clement, and St. Naum in Ohrid; Church of Holy Saviour and Monastery of St. Panteleimon in Skopje; Residence of King Nikola I Petrović in Cetinje; St. Triphun Cathedral in Kotor

Passport or Visa Fees

Drinks with meals

Any other items of personal nature

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All rates are based on twin/double share. Please enquire for single and triple rates. Rates are based on AUD. Availability is conditional on final confirmation from the supplier and is subject to change.

Hotel List (or similar)

Starhotels Metropole Rome
Via Principe Amedeo, 3, 00185 Roma RM, Italy
Tel: 39 06 47741
Rating
4
Starhotels Metropole Rome
Starhotels Michelangelo Florence
Viale Fratelli Rosselli, 2, 50123 Firenze FI, Italy
Tel: +39 055 27841
Rating
4
Starhotels Michelangelo Florence
Hotel Carlton on the Grand Canal Venice
Santa Croce, 578, 30135 Venezia VE, Italy
Tel: +39 041 275 2200
Rating
4
Hotel Carlton on the Grand Canal Venice
Grand Hotel Adriatic Opatija
Ul. Maršala Tita 200, 51410, Opatija, Croatia
Tel: +385 51 719 010
Rating
3.5
Grand Hotel Adriatic Opatija
Hotel Corner Split
Mažuranićevo šetalište 1, 21000, Split, Croatia
Tel: +385 99 426 2470
Rating
4
Hotel Corner Split

Important things to note

– Accommodation is subject to change without notice. Every effort is made to avoid hotel changes, but should a mid-tour hotel change become necessary after this list has been printed, contact details of the new hotel will be supplied to you by your Tour Director.

– Hotel rooms may not be available for check-in before 2:00 p.m. Hotel taxes, service charges and tips for baggage handling are included in the tour price.

– The following are not included in the tour: tips and gratuities, passport and visa fees, baggage and personal insurance, any items of a personal nature, any beverages or food not listed in itineraries.

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Grand Balkan Tour

From $4,005 AUD
  • 13 Days
  • Cities Visited

    Zagreb, Bled, Ljubljana, Plitvice, Trogir, Split, Mostar, Dubrovnik, Budva, Shkodra, Tirana, Ohrid, Skopje, Kolasin, Cetinje, Kotor

    Group Size:
    1 to 40
    Age Range:
    8 to 99
    Languages: English
    Travel Style: Guided Group Tours

Or contact your local travel agent.

Croatia
Speak to our Croatia Expert - Dannielle

Dannielle has travelled extensively throughout Croatia, Greece, Italy and Slovenia. Speak to her now.

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