Pannonia – Dinarica – Adria Tour
21 days Balkan Tour : Hungary – Serbia – Montenegro – Croatia tour
Pannonia – Dinarica – Adria Balkan Tour – 21 day Balkan tour, 20 nights (Hungary, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Croatia)
Budapest, Pecs, Osijek, Kopacki rit Nature Park, Novi Sad tour, Fruska gora NP, Belgrade tour, Skadarlija quarter, Sarajevo, Konjic bunker, Mostar, Blagaj, Buna, Trebinje, Kotor, Kotor Bay, Gospa od Skrpjela Island, Dubrovnik tour, Peljesac peninsula, Korcula, Vela Luka, Split, Sibenik, Zadar, Plitvice National Park, Zagreb…
Day 1. Arrival Budapest
Arrival at Budapest airport. Program depends on flight schedule. Greet and meet by Panacomp professional guide and tour leader. In the evening we will take a walk along the Danube river and it’s surrounding buildings. Welcome dinner in a traditional Hungarian restaurant. Overnight in 4* Budapest hotel (BB).
Day 2. Budapest
Budapest half day sightseeing. Morning departure for the tour during which you will be able to discover the Chain bridge, the Castle district, Parliament building, ride the funicular to the Castle (great panoramic view), State Opera house with a local guide. Afternoon is reserved for your free time or an optional visit to the Hungarian national museum. Lunch will be organized during the sightseeing. Free evening, diner not provided. Suggestions for restaurants will be given by the tour leader. Overnight in 4* Budapest hotel (BB).
Day 3. Budapest – Pecs
Morning departure to Pecs, HD sightseeing with local guide during which you will discover the most important sights in Pecs like the st. Berlain Cathedral, Barbakan tower, Synagogue, remains of the Ottoman architecture… Lunch and free afternoon. Dinner and overnight in 4* Pecs hotel (HB). Overnight Pecs.
Day 4. Pecs – Osijek
Morning departure from the hotel. Border crossing to Croatia. Arrival to Kopacki Rit Park of nature (known by wetland and bird watching), HD tour of the park with a professional local guide. Lunch will be provided after the sightseeing. After lunch, transfer to nearby Osijek, check in at the hotel and 1h walking tour with local guide. Dinner and overnight in 4* Osijek hotel (HB).
Day 5. Osijek – Novi Sad
Morning departure to Novi Sad (Serbia-Vojvodina), Border crossing. Upon arrival 1h city tour of the City center, 1h of free time. Break for lunch. In the afternoon we will visit the gorgeous Pertovaradin fortress and the picturesque town of Sremski Karlovci. Dinner at a traditional Vojvodina restaurant with traditional fish menu. Overnight in 4* Novi Sad hotel (BB).
Day 6. Novi Sad – Belgrade
Morning visit to the nearby Fruska gora Mt/National Park monasteries and wineries. Lunch and wine tasting a in a local winery. After lunch, departure to the capital of Serbia Belgrade. Check in at the hotel followed by a short walk trough the city center. Dinner will be organized in the famous Skadarlija street (Bohemian quarter), with live music. Overnight in 4* Belgrade hotel (BB).
Day 7. Belgrade
HD sightseeing with a local professional guide durrng which we will visit Kalemegdan fortress, Knez Mihajlova street, Parliament and surrounding sights and Saint Sava Orthodox Cathedral – the second largest Orthodox church in the world. Lunch will be organized after the city tour. Afternoon is reserved for the visit of the House of Flowers (Tito’s mausoleum) and tour about Yugoslav history. Free evening, no dinner provided. Suggestions for restaurants will be given by the tour leader. Overnight in 4* Belgrade hotel (BB).
Day 8. Belgrade – Sarajevo
Morning departure to Sarajevo – the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina, some 6hrs drive. Border crossing to B&H. Lunch will be organized upon arrival in Sarajevo. Afternoon visit of the Sarajevo historical core – the Old town (Ottoman architecture, Ghazi Husrev Bey mosque, bazaar, artisan streets, Sefardic synagogue ) and the City center (Austro-Hungarian architecture, sight of the assassination of archduke Franz Ferdinand, Sacred heart cathedral, main pedestrian street Ferhadija). Dinner will be organized in a traditional restaurant with Bosnian food and music program (unique Bosnian Sevdalinka music). Overnight in 4* Sarajevo hotel (BB).
Day 9. Sarajevo
Morning visit of the Tunnel of hope museum and Sarajevo siege (92-95) tour. Lunch in a local restaurant in the Old town. Lunch in the Old town. Afternoon in reserved for a tour of the Olympic mountain of Trebevic (cable car drive, visit of the bobsleigh track). Free evening, no dinner provided. Suggestions for restaurants by the tour leader. Overnight in 4* Sarajevo hotel.
Day 10. Sarajevo – Konjic – Mostar
Morning departure to Konjic. Visit of the recently discovered Tito’s bunker followed with a short walk in Konjic old town. Lunch will be organized after the visit on the way to Mostar in Jablanica (famous by it’s roasted lamb). Afternoon arrival to Mostar, orientation walk with the tour leader. Dinner in the Old town in a traditional Herzegovina restaurant. Overnight in 4* Mostar hotel.
Day 11. Mostar – Blagaj – Trebinje
Mostar walking tour – the Old bridge, Curved bridge, Old Turkish house, Koski Mehmed pasha mosque. Departure to Blagaj and tour of the magnificent spring of the River Buna and the Blagaj tekke. Break for lunch at the Spring. Departure to Trebinje. Late afternoon arrival, check in followed with a short visit of the city center. Dinner and wine tasting at a local winery. Overnight in Trebinje 4* hotel.
Day 12. Trebinje – Kotor – Dubrovnik
Morning departure to Kotor (Montenegro), border crossing. Upon arrival, City tour with a local guide. Lunch in the Old town. In the afternoon visit of the Gospa od Skrpjela Island – Lady of the Rock island (boat ride in the magnificent Kotor Bay). Afternoon drive to Mlini area (Dubrovnik Riviera), border crossing. Evening arrival at the hotel. Dinner and overnight Dubrovnik area 4* hotel (HB).
Day 13. Dubrovnik – Neum
Half day visit of Dubrovnik. City tour provided in the morning (Pile gate, Stradun street, Town hall, Dubrovnik Cathedral and Treasury, The Dominican and Franciscan Monasteries, The Rector’s Palace, Old port). Lunch in the Old town. Afternoon reserved for optional tours such as Dubrovnik walls tour, Game of the Thrones tour or free time for leisure. Late afternoon departure to Neum. Dinner and overnight in the Neum 4* hotel (HB).
Day 14. Neum – Ston – Korcula
Departure to Ston, visit of it’s famous salt factory and fortification walls, oyster tasting and departure to Peljesac peninsula (known by it’s great wines). Lunch will be organized in a local winery. Afternoon ferry boat transfer to Korcula town and island. Evening walk followed with a dinner in a traditional Dalmatian restaurant. Overnight in Korcula 4* hotel (BB).
Day 15. Korcula – Vela Luka
Morning sightseeing in Korcula, departure to Vela Luka. Arrival and boat ride to the gorgeous non-inhabited island of Proizd. Picnic at the island followed with free time for swimming and leisure. Late afternoon boat ride back to Vela Luka. Evening free for leisure, no dinner included. Suggestions for restaurants will be given by the tour leader. Overnight Vela Luka 4* hotel (BB).
Day 16. Vela Luka – Split
Early morning departure to Split, ferry boat ride for 3hrs. Upon arrival city tour with a local professional guide (visit of the Diocletian palace, main square, Pjaca square, Riva harbor). Break for lunch. Afternoon is reserved for your free activities. Dinner in a local restaurant with a sea view. Overnight Split 4* hotel (BB).
Day 17. Split – Sibenik – Zadar
Morning departure to Sibenik, city tour with a local guide (The Count’s Palace, Šibenik’s Cathedral of St. James, St. Anne’s Fortress, The Old Town Hall), followed with lunch in a local traditional restaurant. Afternoon transfer to Zadar, arrival and City tour (The Sea Organ and Greeting to the Sun, The Church of St. Donatus, City Walls and Gates, Zadar Cathedral of st. Anastasia). Free evening, no dinner included. Suggestions for restaurants by the tour leader. Overnight in 4* Zadar hotel (BB).
Day 18. Zadar – Plitvice Lakes NP
Morning departure to Plitvice lakes National Park. 3-4hrs of visit of the park with local professional guide (boat ride included). Lunch in a local restaurant. Check in at the hotel. Afternoon is reserved for your free time and enjoying the wonderful nature. Dinner in a traditional restaurant with Lika region menu. Overnight in 4* Plitvice Lakes hotel (BB).
Day 19. Plitvice Lakes NP – Zagreb
Morning departure to the capital of Croatia – Zagreb. Upon arrival city tour (Gornji Grad, Zagreb’s Upper Town, Zagreb Cathedral and Treasury, Lotrščak Tower, The Art Pavilion and the Meštrović Gallery, Ban Jelacic square). Lunch will be organized in a local restaurant during the tour. In the afternoon some free time to discover Zagreb. . Evening free for leisure, no dinner included. Suggestions for restaurants will be given by the tour leader. Overnight in 4* Zagreb hotel (BB).
Day 20. Zagreb
Day for leisure and shopping or optional tours. Farewell dinner in a traditional Croatian restaurant with the music-folklore dance performance. Overnight in Zagreb 4* hotel. (BB).
Day 21. Zagreb departure
Departure from Zagreb airport, end of program and services
Price per person – double sharing :
Minimum 6 participants
Minimum 7-11 participants
Minimum 12-15 participants
Single supplement :
Included : transportation with high-tourist-class AC 20-seater minibus; welcome dinner in Budapest; City tour with local guide and entrance fees on Day 2, lunch on Day 2; 2 BB in 4 stars Budapest centrally located hotel; Pecs sightseeing tour with a local guide on Day 3, Lunch on Day 3, 1 HB in Pecs 4* centrally located hotel; entrance fee for the Kopacki rit Park of nature with boat ride on Day 4, Lunch on Day 4, Osijek city tour with local guide on Day 4, 1 HB in Osijek centrally located 4* hotel; Novi sad city tour with local guide with entrance fees on Day 5, dinner in a traditional Vojvodina restaurant on Day 5, 1 BB in 4* Novi Sad centrally located hotel; Lunch and wine tasting in Fruska gora National park, Dinner in Skadarlija street in Belgrade on Day 6, 2 BB in 4* centrally located Belgrade hotel and City tour with local guide with entrance fees in Belgrade on Day 7, lunch on Day 7; lunch and welcome dinner with sevdalinka music in Sarajevo on Day 8; Sarajevo city tour with local guide and entrance fees on Day 8; 2 BB in centrally located 4 stars Sarajevo hotel; cable car and Tunnel Museum fees and lunch on Day 9; entrance fee for the Konjic Ark Bunker and lunch in Jablanica on Day 10; dinner in Mostar; 1 BB in Mostar 4 stars centrally located hotel; Mostar city tour with entrance fees and entrance fee for the Buna River source; dinner with wine tasting in Trebinje on Day 11; 1 BB in Trebinje 4 stars hotel; Kotor city tour with entrance fees; boat ride to the Lady on the Rocks Island in the Kotor Bay on Day 12; 1 HB in Dubrovnik area 4 stars hotel on Day 12; Dubrovnik city tour and entrance fees; 1 HB in Neum 4 stars hotel on Day 13; oysters tasting and authentic lunch in Ston on Day 14; ferry ride to the Korcula island; authentic dinner on Day 14; 1 BB in 4 stars Korcula hotel; Korcula city tour; boat ride to the Proizd island with picnic lunch on Day 15; 1 BB in Vela Luka 4 stars hotel; ferry ride Vela Luka – Split on Day 16; Split city tour with entrance fees; traditional-fish dinner on Day 17; 1 BB in 4 stars Split hotel; Sibenik and Zadar sightseeing and lunch on Day 18; 1 HB in Zadar 4 stars hotel; entrance fee with boat ride for the Plitvice Lakes National Park and lunch; 1 HB in Plitvice Lakes 4 stars hotel; Zagreb city tour with entrance fees; farewell dinner with music-folklore performance on Day 20; 24 hours support and professional guidance-escort of Panacomp Wonderland Travel LCC Serbia