Discover Budapest and the Balkans

Terms & Conditions

Trip Date
Price from
$3299
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
1 night: Atrium Fashion Hotel, Budapest 
2 nights: Mr. President Design Hotel, Belgrade
2 nights: Hotel Festival, Sarajevo
1 night: Hotel Zlatni Bor, Durmitor National Park
2 nights: Hotel Marija 2, Kotor
2 nights: Hotel Dubrovnik, Dubrovnik
9 breakfasts, 2 dinners 

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: Budapest
Welcome to Budapest! Explore this lively city; this evening, meet your Local Leader and fellow travelers before venturing out for dinner at a favorite local spot. (d)

Day 2: Budapest > Belgrade
After a morning city tour, journey to Belgrade, one of the oldest cities in Europe. Discover the “White City” on a guided walking tour. This evening, perhaps head to the bohemian quarter to sample authentic local food in a lively atmosphere. (b)

Day 3: Belgrade > Sarajevo
Traverse through the beautiful countryside to Sarajevo — Bosnia and Herzegovina’s vibrant capital. In the evening, perhaps enjoy a simple but delicious meal in Bascarsija, Sarajevo’s old bazaar. (b)

Day 4: Sarajevo
Twenty years since the war, Sarajevo is asserting itself as one of Europe’s most beautiful and interesting destinations. With our Insider Expert, visit the Cemetery of Heroes and hear stories along the Tunnel Museum and Sniper Alley. (b)

Day 5: Sarajevo > Durmitor National Park
Our adventure continues to Montenegro. Durmitor National Park is a World Heritage Site formed by glaciers and is home to awe-inspiring landscape. Enjoy an easy lakeside hike through this lesser-explored wilderness. (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 yours to explore as you choose. Perhaps you’ll check out Budva, considered Montenegro’s “little Miami”. 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. An Insider Expert guides your tour 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 the final day of your Balkan adventure in Dubrovnik. Explore the beaches and scenery of this idyllic coastal city overlooking the Adriatic Sea. (b)

Day 10: Dubrovnik > Split
Our adventure ends today. (b)

 

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