Grand Balkan Tour on Eid Al Adha (2-17 August 2019)

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Explore the Balkans with a private guide/driver during the Eid Al Adha holiday in August! Travel dates are 2-17 August 2019.

The tour covers 7 countries – 6 of them known as ex-Yugoslavia (Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Macedonia & Slovenia) and their neighbour, Albania. The region that went through turbulent times is waiting for you to be discovered!

You can learn more about the history and collapse of Yugoslavia, swim in the crystal clear waters of the Adriatic Sea and travel through some of the most dramatic scenery in Europe. Each nation offers a different culture, cuisine and tradition and are now emerging as independent countries, packed with places that for years were off limits to most travelers. Definitely a tour not to miss!

HIGHLIGHTS
 Fortified city of Dubrovnik (UNESCO)
 Breath-taking Plitvice Lakes (UNESCO)
 Mostar Bridge & Old Town (UNESCO)
 Stunning Lake Ohrid with 365 churches (UNESCO)
 Fortified city of Kotor (UNESCO)
 Baroque city centre of Ljubljana
 Dalmatian jewel of Split
 Ex-Yugoslavian capital, Belgrade
 Skopje old bazaar
 Explore Postojna cave system

ITINERARY:

(NOTE: Due to the character number limit on Meetup, the detailed itinerary cannot be posted here. Please go to http://tdy.cl/se/J_dubMM to view the detailed itinerary).

DAY 1 (Fri, 2 Aug) Zagreb arrival

DAY 2 (Sat, 3 Aug) Zagreb – Jajce – Sarajevo

DAY 3, (Sun, 4 Aug) Sarajevo – Belgrade

DAY 4 (Mon, 5 Aug) Belgrade & Novi Sad

DAY 5 (Tue, 6 Aug) Belgrade – Skopje

DAY 6 (Wed, 7 Aug) Skopje – Ohrid

DAY 7 (Thu, 8 Aug) Ohrid – Tirana

DAY 8 (Fri, 9 Aug) Tirana – Kruje – Budva

Day 9 (Sat, 10 Aug) Budva – Kotor – Dubrovnik

DAY 10 (Sun, 11 Aug) Dubrovnik

DAY 11 (Mon, 12 Aug) Dubrovnik – Mostar – Split

DAY 12 (Tue, 13 Aug) Split – Zadar – Plitvice Lakes

DAY 13 (Wed, 14 Aug) Plitvice – Postojna – Ljubljana

DAY 14 (Thu, 15 Aug) Ljubljana – Bled – Bohinj – Ljubljana

DAY 15 (Fri, 16 Aug) Ljubljana – Zagreb

DAY 16 (Sat, 17 Aug) Zagreb departure

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TRIP COST:
EUR 2,500 per person on twin share basis (sharing basis will depend on availability) if group of 8 pax.
EUR 2,900 per person on twin share basis (sharing basis will depend on availability) if group of 6 pax.

PRICE INCLUDES
 Accommodation in double room with breakfast in selected family-run B&Bs and 3* hotels
 Private guide/driver along the whole tour
 Rent of a private car/van for the time of the tour with all expenses (fuel, parking, insurance)
 English speaking local guides (Split, Dubrovnik, Zagreb, Mostar, Sarajevo, Skopje, Belgrade)
 Entrance fees (Postojna cave and Predjama castle, Plitvice lakes, Franciscan monastery in Dubrovnik, City walls Dubrovnik, tunnel of hope in Sarajevo, Tito mausoleum in Belgrade, Bled castle, Bled island, cathedral in Kotor, mosque in Mostar, St.Kanev and St. Naum in Ohrid)
 VAT

PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE
 International Flight Tickets
 Visa and passport fees
 Pre / post accommodation (not mentioned in the program)
 Single room supplement (additional cost)
 Meals and drinks not described in the program
 Personal expenses of any kind (phone calls, laundry, mini-bar, room service, souvenirs, etc)
 Travel insurance (compulsory on this tour)
 Tips

BOOKING & DEPOSIT PAYMENT DEADLINE: As soon as possible.
August is peak season in the Balkans and the tour company needs to secure the group’s accommodation by end of March.

PLEASE CONFIRM YOUR INTEREST ASAP by contacting Jennifer (mob. [masked]) on [masked] with the following information:

 Full name, age and nationality of each traveler
 Email address
 Mobile and/or whatsapp no.
 If a Schengen visa is required

We look forward to seeing you on the trip!

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