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The Express Balkan Fairytale from Ljubljana

Mostar, Bosnia & Herzegovina

Small Group Tour Details

Visit: Ljubljana, Bled, Postojna, Zagreb, Plitvice, Split, Korčula, Dubrovnik, Mostar, Sarajevo, Belgrade, Novi Sad, Budapest

Day 1: Ljubljana

Upon arrival to Venice, Trieste or Ljubljana airport, you will be met and transferred to the hotel for check-in. The remainder of the day is at leisure for you to explore at your own pace.

Day 2: Ljubljana

This morning, we will first head to Bled, beautifully set in the Julian Alps. A sightseeing tour of Bled features the charming town, the lakeshore and a visit to the imposing Bled Castle, perched on a cliff high above the lake. After the visit of Bled return to Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia, for a walking tour. See the sights of the old city centre, including the picturesque open-air Central Market, Three Bridges, Baroque Town Hall and Robba's Fountain.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 3: Ljubljana - Postojna - Zagreb

After breakfast, we head to Postojna, home to one of the largest caves in Europe, Postojna Cave. Tour this fantastic subterranean world by miniature electric train. Afterward, continue to Zagreb, the capital city of Croatia.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 4: 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 5: Zagreb - Plitvice - Split

Today, 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 6: Split

Today, 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 7: Split - Korčula

The morning is free at leisure. In the afternoon, we head to the island of Korčula. Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel before free time to enjoy this beautiful island.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 8: 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 9: 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 10: Dubrovnik - Mostar

Today, 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 11: 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 12: Sarajevo - Belgrade

Today, we depart Sarajevo and travel to Belgrade, Serbia. Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel. The remainder of the evening is free at leisure.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 13: 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 14: Belgrade

In the morning, depart for Sremski Karlovci, the museum city that was the centre 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 centre 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 15: Belgrade - Budapest

Today we travel to Hungary and the capital city of Budapest. Upon arrival free time at leisure.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 16: 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 17: Budapest

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

Meals: Breakfast

 

Escorted Package Includes:

  • 16 nights' Accommodation in 4* and 5* hotels
  • Breakfast daily
  • Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Airport transfers
  • Professional English speaking Tour Director throughout
  • Licensed local guides
  • Entrance fees included: Bled Castle, Postojna Cave, Zagreb Cathedral, Plitvice Lakes National Park, Diocletian's Palace, Rector's Palace, Franciscan Monastery with its Pharmacy, Bas Carsija, Husref Bay’s Mosque, Gavrilo Princip Museum, Kalemegdan Fortress, wine degustation, Petrovaradin Fortress, Fisherman's Bastion, Matthias Church
  • Luggage handling at hotels
  • Service charges and hotel taxes

 

Sightseeing Tours Included:

  • Ljubljana
  • Bled (Bled Castle)
  • Postojna (Postojna Cave)
  • 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):

  • Ljubljana: Hotel Radisson Blu Plaza 4* 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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