Stara Planina Mt with Midžor and Babin zub peaks

Stara Planina Mt with Midžor and Babin zub peaks





Day 1 Early morning departure by bus from Belgrade and drive along highway to Paraćin and further via Krivi Vir to Zaječar. Tour of the Felix Romuliana Roman Archaeological Site, UNESCO Heritage. Continue to Stara Planina Resort Hotel and accommodation in luxurious triple semi-suites. Traditional dinner. Work shop and short lectures about nature and ecology outside hotel and short walk to the sunset viewpoint, orienteering. Back to hotel. Overnight.

Day 2 After breakfast half-day trekking tour to Babin Zub peak, throught endless meadows and forests and along one of the most scenic walking trails, from where spreads magnificent panorama of Midžor peak, the highest point of Stara planina Mountain. Picnik lunch. During the lunch short quiz “How much do you know about Serbia?” Presentation of setting tents in the nature – children are involved. Drive to picturesque Balta Berilovac village and demonstration of ancient dairy production, milking cows and sheep…. Traditional dinner followed by visit to the collection of bikes from the Second WW. Return to Stara Planina Resort Hotel and in the forest near hotel making campfire with pantomime, overnight.

Day 3 After breakfast drive to the Honey producer and demonstration of making natural honey. Drive to Inovo village and half-day sport activities in open, on the grassy yard traditional “shepherd games”and playground facilities. Traditional lunch. Shepherds’ competition, sheep sheering and traditional outdoor games – sack race, throwing stones from the shoulder…, folklore kolo dancing and old songs of Stara Planina Mt singing, playing bag-pipe, costumed performance of Veljko Petrović brigands with dressing traditional costumes. Return to Stara Planina Resort, dinner. Costume ball competition. Overnight.

Day 4 After breakfast drive to Timacum Minus Roman Archaeological site and sightseeing. Pottery manufacture workshop conducted with professional potter. Big traditional lunch. Drive to Belgrade with late evening arrival. End of program and services.

PRICE: 312 EUR per person, Minimum: 20 participants

Application Deadline 60 days prior departure

Included: luxurious bus transportation from Belgrade to Stara Planina and back to Belgrade, with all local drives during excursion, entrance fee for the Felix Romuliana Archaeological Site, 3 nights in Stara Planina Falkensteiner Resort Hotel, 4 stars, with 2 half-boards and 1 B&B, traditional games and outdoor activities in Balta Berilovac village and Stara Planina Nature Park: trekking, demonstration of original customs and ancient games, gastronomic workshop, visit to the Honey producer and folklore performance with dressing authentic costumes and playing bag-pipe and other old instruments followed by professional animators, 2 big traditional lunches and 1 traditional dinner /picnic outdoor and in rural household, PANACOMP Logistics and professional guidance