Discover the Balkans

Terms & Conditions

Trip Date
Price from
$2799
Number of Days
10
Highlights & Inclusions
  • Learn about the Siege of Sarajevo from the perspective of a local 
  • Explore within Dubrovink’s compact Old Town 
  • Taste local wine and honey in Sremski Karlovci
  • Visit islands in Kotor Fjord on a boat trip 
  • Get back to nature at Durmitor National Park
  • 9 breakfasts, 2 dinners 
  • 2 nights: Mr. President Design Hotel, Belgrade
  • 2 nights: Hotel Old Sarajevo, Sarajevo
  • 1 night: Durmitor National Park
  • 2 nights: Hotel Rendez Vous, Kotor
  • 2 nights: Hotel Dubrovnik, Dubrovnik
Itinerary

Incomparable. Legendary. Surprising. In southeastern Europe, the Balkan Peninsula is cradled by the Adriatic, Ionian and Black Sea. With its medieval towns, castles, islands, and diverse history, the Balkans are calling. 

 

Day 1: Belgrade 

Welcome to Belgrade. Your arrival transfer will bring you to your hotel. Tonight, begin your Balkan adventure by meeting your Local Leader and fellow travelers. Venture out for dinner at a favorite local spot. (d)

Day 2: Belgrade > Novi Sad 

Journey to the captivating town of Novi Sad. Sitting on the banks of the Danube River, the city is an eclectic mix of traditional Serbian cultural heritage and Austro-Hungarian architecture. Connect with the local culture in Sremski Karlovci at a unique vineyard and honey museum, where you can sample the local produce while relishing the scenic surroundings. (b)

Day 3: Novi Sad > Sarajevo 

Traverse through the beautiful countryside to Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina's vibrant capital. The balance of the day is yours to write your own adventure. In the evening, perhaps enjoy a simple but delicious meal in Bascarsija, Sarajevo's old bazaar. (b)

Day 4: Sarajevo 

Twenty years since war, Sarajevo is asserting itself as one of Europe's most beautiful and interesting destinations. In a genuine encounter, our Insider Expert shares his personal perspective about the blockade of Sarajevo and how his people lived through the longest siege of a capital city in history. Learn more about the collapse of Yugoslavia as we visit the Cemetery of Heroes. Hear moving stories along the Tunnel Museum and Sniper Alley. The rest of the day is at leisure. (b)

Day 5: Sarajevo > Durmitor National Park 

Our adventure continues to Montenegro, where bays, beaches and national parks will leave you breathless. Nature’s masterpiece, the beautiful Durmitor National Park, is a World Heritage site formed by glaciers and crisscrossed with rugged mountains, pristine pine forests, deep canyons and crystal lakes. An easy hike through this wonderful, lesser-explored wilderness will leave you mesmerized. (b, d)

Day 6: Durmitor National Park > Kotor 

Set on a secluded bay, we explore Kotor, a 5th-century World Heritage city. Venture out by boat to Kotor Fjord, visiting the twin islands of Our Lady of the Rocks and Sveti Djordje. (b)

Day 7: Kotor 

Today is entirely yours to create. Perhaps a trip to Budva, considered Montenegro's little version of Miami, is appealing. For a stroll through history, head up to Montenegro's former capital, Cetinje. Enjoy a final night in Kotor, where live local music can be found. (b)

Day 8: Kotor > Dubrovnik

Journey along the beautiful southern coast of Croatia to Dubrovnik. Embark on a sightseeing tour with your Insider Expert to the amazing Stari Grad (Dubrovnik's compact Old Town). We visit the Franciscan monastery, the Rector's Palace and take a walk along the city walls. (b)

Day 9: Dubrovnik 

Personalize your experience today in Dubrovnik.Explore the beaches and scenery of this idyllic coastal city that overlooks the Adriatic Sea. Craft the perfect ending to your Balkan adventure. (b)

Day 10:Dubrovnik 

Your adventure comes to an end today in Dubrovnik. Your included transfer will bring you to the airport to continue home. (b)

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