This 11-day tour will take you to SERBIA, BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA, CROATIA, and MONTENEGRO and give you a chance to see the best of these amazing countries, their exceptional history, rich cultural heritage, and natural beauty!
Arrive in Belgrade (Serbia), meet up with the driver who will drive for the duration of the tour. Dinner with music in a local restaurant. Accommodations in a hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel in Belgrade.
Breakfast at the hotel. A city tour with a local guide, sightseeing medieval Serbian churches, some of which are on the UNESCO World Heritage list, Kalemegdan (Belgrade’s largest park and military museum), an independent lunch at Skadarlija (a beautiful street filled with restaurants, and the gathering place of many local musicians), and stroll through the city. The Military Museum houses more than 25,000 military exhibits dating as far back as the Roman period, as well as parts of F-117 stealth aircraft shot down by the Serbian army. The evening is free for individual arrangements. Dinner and an overnight stay at the hotel in Belgrade.
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure for Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina) around 9:00h. Arrive in Sarajevo. Free time for lunch (own arrangement) and individual sightseeing (old town Bascarsija). Traditional coffee drinking and smoking tobacco with various flavors on a hookah (narghile). Accommodations in a hotel. Dinner in a local restaurant. Return to the hotel and have an overnight stay at the hotel in Sarajevo.
Breakfast at the hotel. City tour with a local guide, experiencing many different landscapes, cultures, traditions, and people (Bascarsija, various monuments). The Sarajevo Valley became part of the Roman Empire in 9 A.D. when the Illyrians were conquered after two centuries of resistance. Romans built very important roads from the Dalmatian coast to the Pannonia Plain (around the Danube River) which passed through the Sarajevo Plain. Lunch on your own. Visit the Tunnels of War accompanied by a war survivor who will tell his own experience of war times in Sarajevo. Afternoon free. Overnight stay and dinner at the hotel in Sarajevo.
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure for Mostar (Bosnia), arrival, and accommodations at the hotel in Mostar. In the afternoon, a city tour of Mostar with a visit to the Turkish House and the Mosque. Dinner and an overnight stay at the hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast, some free time for a stroll through the city. Departure towards Split. Stop en route for an independent lunch. Arrival in Split and accommodations at a hotel in Split. In the evening, dinner at a local restaurant with a folk dance performance. After dinner, return to the hotel and have an overnight stay.
Breakfast at the hotel. A full-day excursion to Trogir (often called a town of statues) listed on UNESCO's list of World Heritage sites, and Salona (an ancient Illyrian city). A city tour of Split’s magnificent nature, rich culture, and heritage (the Procurative, Peristil, Diocletian’s palace, Marjan). Lunch (individually paid) in Trogir. Return to Split, dinner, and an overnight stay at the hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure for Dubrovnik – "The Pearl of Croatia". En route, we stop in Ston. Lunch in a local restaurant with oyster tasting (optional). Arrival in Dubrovnik and free time for personal sightseeing and lunch at one of the many restaurants in the narrow streets off Stradun (the main and well-known promenade in Dubrovnik). Dinner and an overnight stay at a hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel. City tour with a local guide (the City Walls, Rector's Palace, Franciscan Monastery, Cathedral). An afternoon visit to Konavle, Glavić House, and the old mill. A late lunch at Glavić House. Dinner and an overnight stay at the hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel. An excursion to Montenegro – Kotor (a port surrounded by impressive city walls, in the Bay of Kotor, which some call the southernmost fjord of Europe, with an impressive and picturesque Mediterranean landscape). Every part of Montenegro will tell the curious traveler many interesting stories from various periods – from the grand Roman Empire to modern times. Visit Podgorica, the capital of Montenegro. The Podgorica City Museum preserves Podgorica’s rich heritage. Founded in 1950, it has four categories: archaeological, ethnographic, historical, and cultural-historical. It houses artifacts that date back to the Roman and Illyrian eras. Lunch (independent) in a local restaurant, free time until the departure for Dubrovnik. Return to Dubrovnik. Farewell dinner at a local restaurant in Dubrovnik with the performance of a traditional “Klapa” singing group. After dinner, a late return to the hotel. Overnight stay.
Breakfast at the hotel. Transport to the airport. Departure.