BALKAN TOUR : SERBIA – MONTENEGRO – CROATIA – SLOVENIA
…. relaxed touring to the best attractions and highlights of the Balkans…
Day 1 Serbia
Arrive Belgrade, Serbia. Welcome by Panacomp Wonderland Travel professional English speaking guide-escort, and introductory tour of capital of Serbia /Parliament, Saint Sava Orthodox Cathedral – second largest Orthodox church in the world.../, on the way to centrally located 4 stars hotel for check in. Welcome dinner with live music in the Skadarlija bohemian restaurant. Overnight.
Day 2 Serbia
After breakfast drive along gentle slopes of Central Serbia direction Zlatibor – the most popular mountainous tourist center of Serbia. Break for visit to the Oplenac Royal Mausoleum and the Saint George Church with wonderful mosaics. Continue to Zlatibor with break for visit to the authentic Zlatibor Smoke House and tasting of smoked delicacies and homemade rakija-brandy/natural juice. Zlatibor 4 stars SPA hotel accommodation, dinner. Walk along the beautiful lake. Overnight /wellness/
Day 3 Serbia – Montenegro
After breakfast drive to the Uvac Special Nature Reserve – the largest natural habitat of griffin vultures in the Balkans. Boat ride along the protected nature while observing predator birds nests. Drive on to the wonderful Coast of Montenegro and accommodation in 4 stars hotel in Kotor area, right in the breathtaking Kotor Bay. Dinner, overnight.
Day 4 Montenergo Kotor – Perast
After breakfast sightseeing of historical core of Kotor, UNESCO heritage site: Saint Typhon Cathedral, palaces, squares, narrow streets… Optional visit to the Maritime Museum which displays numerous historical items of the rich navy traditions. Boat ride from Perast to the Gospa od Skrpjela Island with the Holy Virgin on the Rocks Church, while enjoying magic panorama of the breathaking Kotor Bay. Fish dinner and overnight in Kotor hotel.
Day 5 Montenegro – Croatia Dubrovnik
After breakfast drive to Dubrovnik, the ‘pearl of the Adriatic’ and 2 hours sightseeing of the historical core : the Stradun promenade, the Old Pharmacy, Minceta and Lovrijenac towers, Pile Gates, the Rector’s Palace, Orlando’s square…. 4 stars hotel accommodation. Free time for individual activities. Overnight.
Day 6 Dubrovnik – Split
After breakfast drive along beautiful Adriatic coast, break for touring the old walls of Ston. Continue to Split, sightseeing tour : Diocletian Palace, remains of the Roman heritage… Dinner, overnight in Split.
Day 7 Split – Trogir – Opatija
After breakfast drive to Trogir and sightseeing of the historical core : Saint Donat Cathedral, wonderful Romanesque and Renaissance architecture… Drive on to Opatija Riviera and accommodation in 4 stars hotel along the gorgeous Lungomare promenade. Fish dinner, overnight.
Day 8 Optional tour 1) Pula – Rovinj – Portoroz – Opatija /OR/ 2) Plitvice Lake – return to Opatija Hotel
Full day excursion from Opatija. Dinner and overnight in Opatija Riviera hotel.
Day 9 Opatija – Ljubljana – Bled – Zagreb /Mokrice Grad Hotel or Terme Catez/
After breakfast drive to Postojna and visit to the Postojna Cave. Continue to Ljubljana – capital of Slovenia and sightseeing tour along the beautiful center : the Ljubljanica river, the Medieval Castle…. Optional tour of Bled with visit to the Bled Castle and boat ride along the gorgeous lake. Accommodation in Mokrice Grad Golf Hotel or the Catez Terme, dinner, overnight
Day 10 Mokrice Grad – Zagreb – Mokrice Grad Hotel or Terme Catez
After breakfast drive to Zagreb and sightseeing tour : St Marc Cathedral, Ban Jelacic Square, Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Art Pavilion and the Meštrović Gallery, Medvescak, gondola to the Upper town. Return to the Mokrice Grad Hotel or the Catez Terme. Farewell festive dinner, overnight
Day 11 departure
Transfer to Zagreb Airport, end of program and services
Package price per person – double sharing : minimum 6 participants 1585 EUR; 7-12 participants 1525 EUR; 13-17 participants 1450 EUR; 18-25 participants 1385 EUR
Single supplement : 462 EUR
Package includes : transportation with high tourist class AC midi bus; 1 BB in centrally located 4 stars Belgrade hotel; Welcome dinner with live music in Belgrade Skadarlija restaurant; Belgrade sightseeing tour; Entrance fee for the Royal Mausoleum and Saint George Church in Oplenac; entrance fee and tasting of smoked delicacies in Zlatibor Smoke House; 1 HB in Zlatibor 4 stars SPA hotel; entrance fee and boat ride along the Uvac Special Nature Reserve; 1 HB and 1 BB in Kotor area 4 stars hotel; fish dinner on Day 4; Kotor sightseeing with local guide, including entrance to the city Medieval walls; boat ride to the Gospa od Skrpjela Island with entrance-visit to the Holy Virgin on the Rocks Cathedral; Dubrovnik sightseeing with local guide, including entrance for the Medieval walls; 1 BB in Dubrovnik 4 stars hotel; entrance fee for the Ston Medieval walls; Split sightseeing with local guide, including entrance fee for the Diocletian Palace; 1 HB n 4 stars Split hotel; entrance fee for St Donat Cathedral in Trogir with sightseeing; 2 HB in Opatija area 4 stars hotel /fish dinner on Day 8/; full day excursion to either Pula and Rovinj or Plitvice National Park, including entrance fees; entrance fee for Postojna Cave; Ljubljana sightseeing with local guide; 2 HB in Zagreb area hotel /Grad Mokrice or Terme Catez SPA/ including farewell dinner on Day 11; Zagreb sightseeing with local guide including entrance fees; 24 hours professional guidance and support of Panacomp Wonderland Travel and chosen regional associates
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