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The Express Balkan Fairytale from Zagreb

Belgrade, Serbia

Small Group Tour Details

Visit: Zagreb, Plitvice, Split, Korčula, Dubrovnik, Mostar, Sarajevo, Belgrade, Budapest

Day 1: Zagreb

Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to the hotel for check-in. The remainder of the day is at leisure.

Day 2: Zagreb

This morning, enjoy a city tour featuring the historic Upper Town, St Mark’s Church, St. Catherine’s Church, the Cathedral, Parliament, and the Government Palace. The rest of the day is free to explore the winding streets of the Old Town.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 3: Zagreb - Plitcive - Split

Travel to spectacular Plitvice Lakes National Park. Have your camera ready as you take a walking tour around several of the lower lakes. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery of this natural wonder of 16 terraced lakes surrounded by thickly wooded mountains and lush vegetation. Then we continue our journey to Split.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 4: Split

Enjoy a city tour featuring the historic inner city, built around the Roman Emperor Diocletian's Palace, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. Finally, see the remnants of Split's Roman heritage, its Renaissance and Gothic structures, Jupiter's Temple, the Peristyle and the Cathedral.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 5: Split - Korčula

In the afternoon, we head to the island of Korčula. Upon arrival free time to enjoy this beautiful island.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 6: Korčula - Dubrovnik

The beautiful medieval town Korčula has streets arranged in the shape of a fish bone, which ensures the flow of fresh air and protects from strong winds. According to legend, the famous adventurer Marco Polo was born here. After the visit, head to Dubrovnik.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 7: Dubrovnik

Start the day with a walking tour of Old Dubrovnik this morning. Visit the Rector's Palace, and see the Bell Tower Clock, Orlando's Column and Sponza Palace. Next, see the Dominican Monastery and Franciscan Monastery with its Pharmacy, one of the oldest in the world. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore on your own, enjoy the picturesque setting, shop or simply relax.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 8: Dubrovnik - Mostar

We continue our trip towards Mostar. Mostar is situated on the Neretva River and was named after the bridge keepers (mostari) who guarded the Stari Most (Old Bridge) over the Neretva in the medieval times. The Old Bridge, built by the Ottomans in the 16th century, is one of Bosnia and Herzegovina's most recognizable landmarks, and is considered one of the most exemplary pieces of Islamic architecture in the Balkans.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 9: Mostar - Sarajevo

Travel to Sarajevo, the capital of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The city of Sarajevo has been influenced by several cultures and civilizations over its long history. On your city tour, visit the Turkish Bazaar Bas Carsija, Husref Bay’s Mosque, the Olympic Stadium, and Gavrilo Princip Museum.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 10: Sarajevo - Belgrade

Today, we travel to Belgrade, Serbia.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 11: Belgrade

With a history dating back more than 7,000 years, Belgrade is a fascinating city to visit. Your morning sightseeing tour includes the city's main attractions: the imposing Kalemegdan Fortress, dramatically situated at the joining of the Sava and Danube Rivers; Republic Square and Mihajlova Street; Saint Sava Temple, the largest Orthodox Church in the city; and Tito's Memorial. The afternoon is free.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 12: Belgrade

In the morning, departure to Sremski Karlovci, the museum-city that was the center of culture and religion in Serbia during the 18th and 19th centuries. After a short stop with a wine degustation included, we continue to Novi Sad, the capital of Vojvodina. It is the administrative, economic, cultural and university center of the region, which also has the well-preserved Petrovaradin Fortress that faces the city from the other side of the Danube. Return to Belgrade.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 13: Belgrade - Budapest

Today we travel to Hungary and the capital city of Budapest. Upon arrival you'll have some free time to relax or explore on your own.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 14: Budapest

In 1873, the twin cities of Buda and Pest joined with ancient Obuda to form a new, unified city, Budapest. Charming and beautiful, the city was declared a World Heritage site in 1987. Your morning sightseeing tour includes views of all the main attractions: The Parliament, Royal Palace, and the Castle Hill area, Fisherman's Bastion, Matthias Church, Heroes' Square, and Gellert Hill with its Citadel. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore this exciting city on your own.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 15: Budapest

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the Arport for your departure flight.

Meals: Breakfast

 

Escorted Package Includes:

  • 14 nights' Accommodation
  • Breakfast daily
  • Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Airport transfers
  • Professional English-speaking Tour Director throughout
  • Licensed local guides
  • Entrance fees included in the program: the Cathedral in Zagreb, Plitvice Lakes National Park, Diocletian's Palace, Rector's Palace, Franciscan Monastery with its Pharmacy, Bas Carsija, Husref Bay’s Mosque, Kalemegdan Fortress, Petrovaradin Fortress, Fisherman's Bastion and Matthias Church
  • Luggage handling at hotels
  • Service charges and hotel taxes

 

Sightseeing Tours Included:

  • Zagreb (Cathedral)
  • Plitvice (Plitvice Lakes National Park)
  • Split (Diocletian’s Palace)
  • Korčula
  • Dubrovnik (Rector’s Palace, Franciscan Monastery)
  • Mostar
  • Sarajevo (Bas Carsija, Husref Bay’s Mosque, Gavrilo Princip Museum)
  • Belgrade (Kalemegdan)
  • Sremski Karlovci (wine degustation)
  • Novi Sad (Petrovaradin Fortress)
  • Budapest (Fisherman's Bastion, Matthias Church)

 

Not Inlcuded:

  • Hotel extras /telephone, mini bar, etc
  • Additional meals
  • Drinks
  • Tips
  • Porterage
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal Expenses
  • Visa procurement

 

Hotels (or similar):

  • Zagreb: Hotel Westin 5* / Sheraton 5* / Dubrovnik 4* or similar
  • Split: Hotel Briig 4* or similar
  • Korčula: Hotel Liburna 4* / Marko Polo 4* or similar
  • Dubrovnik: Hotel Valamar Lacroma 4* / Argosy 4* or similar
  • Mostar: Hotel Mepas 5* / Eden 4* or similar
  • Sarajevo: Hotel Europe 5* / Radon Plaza 5* or similar
  • Belgrade: Hotel Moskva 5* / Hotel Prag 4* or similar
  • Budapest: Hotel Lion’s Garden 4* or similar

 

Tour Prices are per person twin share in Australian Dollars. Conditions apply and escorted tours are subject to change and availability. Prices are subject to currency fluctuations. (km)

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