Serbia SPA-wellness + Wine tour

Serbia SPA-wellness + Wine tour

Day 1    Belgrade arrival

Arrival to Belgrade Airport and welcome by Panacomp professional guide. Transfer to centrally located 4 stars hotel, accommodation. Welcome dinner with live music in Skadarlija bohemian quarter. Overnight.

Day 2   Belgrade – Novi Sad – Vrdnik Banja Spa

After breakfast full day excursion to Novi Sad and Fruska Gora. Drive to Novi Sad and tour of the the beautiful historical core : the Cathedral, the City Hall, Liberty Square, pedestrian-shopping zone of Zmaj Jovina and Dunavska streets… Continue to the picturesque Baroque town of Sremski Karlovci at the foot of Fruska Gora NP-Mountain. Welcome in the original wine cellar of Sremski Karlovci, tasting of 3 sorts of the famous Fruska Gora wines, followed with short introduction into rich traditions of wine production and Vojvodina lifestyle… Big homemade lunch in authentic farm house of Fruska Gora. Accommodation in highly comfortable 4+ stars tourist complex/SPA hotel in Vrdnik Banja Spa – spa and wellness services. Overnight.

Day 3   Vrdnik Banja Spa  – Zlatibor

After breakfast transfer /ca 4,5 hrs drive/ to Zlatibor Mountain – the most famous mountainous tourist center of Serbia. Accommodation in 4 stars wellness-spa hotel in Zlatibor. Dinner, overnight. Optional walk along the beautiful lake.

Day 4      Zlatibor – Sargan train – Sirogojno Open air Museum – Zlatibor

After earlier breakfast tranfer to Mokra Gora and Sargan train ride along wonderful nature and across numerous tunnels and bridges. Transfer to the Sirogojno Open air Museum and big traditional lunch. Visit to the exciting historical complex of wooden houses and original traditions which best describes well-preserved customs and lifestyle of the Dinaric population of the 19th century. Visit to the Knitters Museum and fashion show of unique wool handwork manufactured by local Women association. Possibility of buying handwork and organic tasty products. Return to Zlatibor, free evening, overnight.

Day 5     Zlatibor – Specijalni Rezervat prirode Uvac

After breakfast full day excursion to the Uvac Special Nature Reserve – the largest natural habitat of griffin vultures in the Balkans, boat ride while enjoying observation of nests high on steep cliffs of the Uvac canyon. Homemade lunch /bukwheat pie/ in rustic household which provides tourist services and produces mouthwatering Zlatar cheese. Overnight in Zlatibor hotel.

Day 6      ZlatiborVrnjacka Banja Spa

After breakfast drive to Vrnjacka Banja Spa – the most famous and best developed spa of Serbia, with numerous invigorating curative and mineral springs. Accommodation in 4 stars hotel/villa with spa-wellness facilities. Dinner, overnight.

Day 7    Vrnjacka Banja Spa

After breakfast half-day tour to the Zupa wine region, tour of the Wine Museum and the nearby famous winery which produces high quality wines under Medieval recipes. Big homemade lunch and wine tasting. Half day for wellness-spa services in the famous Fons Romanum Spa-Health Center of the Vrnjacka Banja Spa. Dinner, overnight.

Day 8      Vrnjacka Banja Spa – Oplenac Royal Mausoleum – Belgrade

After breakfast drive to Belgrade with break for visit to the Oplenac Royal Mausoleum in Topola. Big lunch with wine tasting in the famous Sumadija Winery. Accommodation in Belgrade 4 stars centrally located hotel. Overnight.

Day 9      Belgrade

After breakfast half-day Belgrade city tour : the National Theater, Parliament, Saint Sava Orthodox Cathedral /second largest Orthodox church in the world/, Republic Square, Kalemegdan Fortress,…. Free time for individual program. Farewell dinner with folklore performance and tasting of best selected rakijas of Serbia. Overnight.

Day 10    Belgrade departure

After breakfast transfer to Belgrade airport. Departure flight and end of program and services.

PRICE per person – double-twin room sharing : 11-12 participants 1150 EUR, 13-14 participants 1100 EUR, 15-16 participants  1000 EUR; 17-18 participants  985 EUR;  19-23 participants 965 EUR; Single supplement : 265 EUR; 

Included : high tourist class AC van/minibus transportation, welcome dinner in Skadarlija restaurant, 3 BB in 4 stars Belgrade hotel, 1 HB in 4 stars tourist complex/spa hotel in Vrdnik Banja Spa; 1 HB and 2 BB in 4 stars Zlatibor SPA hotel, 2 BB in Vrnjacka Banja 4 stars hotel/apartments, entrance fee and boat ride along the Uvac Special Nature reserve, homemade lunch on Day 5, Sargan Train ride, entrance fee and traditional lunch at the Staro Selo Sirogojno Open air museum, entrance fee and lunch with wine tasting on Day 7; entrance fee for the Oplenac Royal Mausoleum, lunch and wine tasting on Day 8, entrance fee for the Saint Sava Orthodox Cathedral; farewell folklore dinner with rakija tasting; 24 hours support and professional guidance in English of Panacomp Wonderland Travel LCC Serbia