Bulgaria, Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro, Croatia, Bosnia & Slovenia
12 Days Hotel 4* Sofia, Skopje, Ohrid, Tirana, Budva, Dubrovnik, Mostar, Sarajevo, Travnik, Bihac, Plitvice, Ljubljana, Bled, Zagreb
Arrival in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. Transfer to the hotel. Accommodation at the hotel. Dinner and overnight in Sofia
Breakfast at the hotel and Check-Out. Panoramic sightseeing tour of Sofia – a city with a 7000 years long history, concentrating numerous cultural and historical monuments from different periods. Departure to the Bulgarian-Macedonian border, proceeding to Skopje. Arrival in Skopje. Afternoon Skopje tour. Visit the Stone Bridge – symbol of the city, Skopje fortress Kale, Old Bazaar with inns and hamams, city centre and main pedestrian zone. Lunch at a local restaurant. Proceed to the hotel and check-in. Dinner at the hotel. Overnight in Skopje
Breakfast at the hotel and check-out. Proceed to Ohrid (+/- 180km : +/- 3Hours). Arrival at Ohrid City, transfer for the city tour – visit the Hadzi Turgut Mosque, Krst Dazmija, Zeynel Abedin Pasha Tekke and Old bazaar. Lunch at a local restaurant in Ohrid, and free time for shopping. Check-in the hotel. Dinner and overnight in Ohrid.
Breakfast at the hotel and check-out. Proceed to Tirana (135km). Arrival in Tirana, walking tour of the city– visit the Mosque of Ethem Bey and Clock Tower. Departure to Montenegro. Check-in the hotel. Dinner and overnight in Budva.
Breakfast at the hotel. City tour of Budva Old town, continue to Dubrovnik. Upon arrival lunch. City tour of this UNESCO protected pearl of the Adriatic and its Cathedral, Rector’s Palace, Franciscan Monastery (included Old Pharmacy), Clock Tower, Orlando’s Columns, Sponze Plaza, Dubrovnik City and Game of thrones sights. Lunch in the old city. Free time. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Dubrovnik.
Breakfast and check-out the hotel. Transfer to Mostar (+/- 140km : +/- 2 ½Hours). On the way visit of Pocitelj medieval stone town from the XV c. You will be able to see a hamam from the Ottoman period which is out of function, Hadzi Alija's mosque and the beautiful fortress. Continue to Buna river springs and visit of the oldest Dervish house from the XV c. and the beautiful spring of Buna river. Lunch. Proceed for city tour – visit the Karadjoz bey mosque, walk through the old town and old bridge, listed as a UNESCO heritage site. Free time for shopping. Check-in the hotel. Dinner and overnight in Mostar.
Breakfast and check-out the hotel. Today we're going to the Bosnian capital - Sarajevo. The distance from Mostar to Sarajevo is 140 kilometers. On the way we will drive through the Neretva river canyon to reach Jablanica town and visit destroyed bridge from WW2 and the museum. Lunch and continue to Konjic and visit the Ottoman bridge. From there we are going to visit TITO's Nuclear bunker from Yugoslavia's period - something which is rare to see. Continue to Sarajevo. Dinner and overnight.
Breakfast at the hotel. Proceed for the tour to Vrelo Bosne – spring of river Bosnia, Tunnel museum – the only mean of going in and out during the siege of Sarajevo in the last war. Walking tour of the old town Bascarsija, Latin bridge, the place where the Austro Hungarian Archduke was assassinated triggering the 1st World War; Brusa bezistan – covered market place; Gazi Husref Bey Mosque- built in 1530 during the Ottoman era – and Gazi Husref Bey Madrass; Morica han built in 1551; Vijecnica – the town hall from the Austro-Hungarian era. Lunch at a local restaurant. Afternoon, free for shopping. Back to the hotel. Dinner at the hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel and check-out. Proceed to Bihac (310 km) and on the way visit of the Pyramids of Bosnia Visoko, the first European pyramid located in the heart of Bosnia, and Visoko Mountain. Continue driving to Travnik, visit to the mosque in Travnik including Suleimania. Travnik is located 90 km to the west of the city of Sarajevo, the Bosnian governor’s town from 1697 to 1850. Lunch at a local restaurant in Travnik, continue driving to Bihac. Check-in the hotel. Free time at leisure, enjoying the waterfalls and Una river which is one of the best for Rafting. Dinner and overnight in Bihac.
Breakfast at the hotel and check-out. Proceed to Ljubljana (230 km), on the way stop at the Plitvice National Park, a well-known UNESCO world heritage site. Tour of the 16 crystal - blue lakes cascading into 92 spectacular waterfalls. Walk on the wooden promenades with magnificent views on the waters where every turn leads to a breathtaking scenery and yet another waterfall. Surrounded by dense woods, Plitvice lakes are a natural phenomenon of rare and unique beauty. Continue drive to Ljubljana, view of the Central Open-air Market, Baroque Town Hall, Robba's Fountain and Three Bridge. Lunch at a local restaurant. Check-in the hotel. Dinner and overnight in Ljubljana.
Breakfast at the hotel and check-out. Proceed to Zagreb, drive to Lake Bled (62 km), a beautiful glacial lake in the Julian Alps. Lake Bled is set amid forests and mountains and is one of the most picturesque destinations in Europe. Continue driving to Zagreb (190km). Arrival in Zagreb, city tour with a wealth of historic monuments. Visit of the highlights including the upper and lower town, the majestic Cathedral, Archbishop's Palace. Lunch at a local restaurant. Free time exploring the winding streets of the old town. Proceed to the hotel and check-in. Free time. Dinner and overnight.
Breakfast at the hotel. Check-out and free time at leisure for last minute shopping. Transfer to the airport for flight departure back.
PLEASE NOTE: ALL CHANGES IN THE PROGRAM CAN BE MADE AS PER YOUR WISH. ALSO WE CAN OFFER ANY OTHER HOTEL THAT YOU WOULD PREFFER.