Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro
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Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro
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12D11N Discover the Balkans (ECWNG) ⚠ Minimum 2 adult(s) per departure

12D11N Discover the Balkans (ECWNG)
⚠ Minimum 2 adult(s) per departure

Per Pax
From: $4056 From: €3862 From: £3315 From: RM17635 From: CAD5255 From: SGD5626 From: AUD5855 From: HKD31955
Zagreb

Cities to Visit: Zagreb - Split - Sarajevo - Dubrovnik
Language: English

Tour Deal



Travel Period: from May 8, 2022 till September 24, 2023
Tour Highlight
~ Greater exploration, insider access, and the freedom to roam – all without sacrificing comfort.
~ Quality accommodations and more inclusions than on other G Adventures tours, like meals, private transport, and activities.
~ Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.

What To Expect
On the crossroads between East and West, the Balkan Peninsula dazzles with less-discovered gems. Enjoy a fascinating introduction to the stunning Dalmatian coast of Croatia, the dramatic history of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and the lush waterways of Montenegro, discovering an array of UNESCO World Heritage sites and natural treasures along the way.
  • Day 1: ARRIVE ZAGREB

    Arrive at any time.

  • Day 2: ZAGREB - PLITVICE LAKES NATIONAL PARK

    Enjoy an excursion to Plitviče Lakes National Park. Take in the splendor of its karst formations, gem-like pools, and cascading waterfalls on a guided walk along boardwalks, and learn about the diverse wildlife and unique bird population of this World Heritage site. For dinner this evening, savor a traditional peka, a Dalmatian dish of vegetables, herbs, and meat baked over hot coals.

    : Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 3: PLITVICE LAKES NATIONAL PARK - SPLIT

    Begin our exploration of the sparkling Adriatic coast in Split. In the early evening, take a guided walk around the dazzling Roman ruins of Diocletian’s Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Built of luminous white stone imported from the nearby island of Brac, this imposing palace dates to the third century A.D.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 4: SPLIT

    Spend a day at your leisure to explore the lively seaside town of Split, which was once a major Byzantine city. Step through the Golden Gate and into the historic old town, situated within the old palace walls. Sample Croatian delicacies at the local market, opt to ascend to Marjan’s peak for breathtaking views of the city, or consider joining an optional tour of one of the world’s oldest cathedrals, a colonnaded octagon built in the early fourth century.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 5: SPLIT - SARAJEVO

    Enjoy a scenic drive across the border to Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Stroll around the ancient town and pay a visit to the famed Stari Most (Old Bridge), considered a symbol of the city’s resilience. This reconstructed Ottoman-style bridge was first built in the 17th century—and then meticulously rebuilt after its destruction during the Bosnian War. Later, continue to Sarajevo for the evening.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 6: SARAJEVO

    Learn about the four-year-long Siege of Sarajevo from a local expert who lived through this devastating period. Gain more insights at the Tunnel of Hope and War Tunnel Museum, and view bunkers, minefields, and trenches at Trebević Mountain, the site of several battles. After, experience the city’s resurgence at a market and during lunch at a local spot.

    : Breakfast, Lunch
  • Day 7: SARAJEVO

    Enjoy a free day to explore the capital at your leisure. Discover the cobblestone streets of its alluring Old Town, noting the architecture of its diverse places of worship, and ponder history at the arched Latin Bridge, the famed site of Archduke Franz Ferdinand’s assassination—the fateful event that triggered World War I.

    : Breakfast, Lunch
  • Day 8: SARAJEVO - KOTOR

    Cross over the border to Montenegro and soak up two days on the sparkling Bay of Kotor, designated a World Heritage site for its terraced waterfront landscape and medieval architecture. Opt to visit the one time capital of Risan, home to well-preserved Roman mosaics, take a leisurely stroll in the quaint seaside town of Perast and the islands, or set out by sea kayak to explore the spectacular bay.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 9: KOTOR

    Enjoy a free day to explore. Discover the Mediterranean spirit of Kotor, surrounded by fortifications built by the Republic of Venice. Consider hiking up the medieval steps of the fortress for panoramic views of the city and harbour. Or opt to experience mud therapy at a local spa to test the natural healing properties of the area’s sand.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 10: KOTOR - DUBROVNIK

    Visit a family-run agrotourism villa surrounded by Mediterranean gardens and sweeping views of the Adriatic. Join our local host on a spirited walk around the picturesque grounds, pick fresh fruits and vegetables in the gardens, and watch a baking demonstration. Then sit down together to share a traditional lunch of local ham, cheeses, and wine. Continue to Dubrovnik, the “Pearl of the Adriatic,” and walk the medieval city walls. Head to the Old City and meet locals preserving traditional foods and handicrafts through the women-run nonprofit, DEŠA, founded in the early 1990s during the Croatian War of Independence.

    : Breakfast, Lunch
  • Day 11: DUBROVNIK

    Enjoy a free day in Dubrovnik, which once rivaled Venice as a maritime power. Explore its World Heritage–designated Old City, where distinctive red roofs make for spectacular photos. Order the catch of the day at a seaside café, or consider setting out on a boat trip to one of the nearby islands.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 12: DUBROVNIK

    Depart at any time.

    : Breakfast
Whats Included
~ 11 nights accommodation
~ 11 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner
~ All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
~ Attractions as per itinerary

Whats Excluded
~ International air ticket
~ Travel insurance
~ Optional activity
~ Tipping
~ Others not mentioned

Where to Visits

DATEPRICE
May 2023: 7, 14 & 21RM17635
Jun 2023: 4 & 18RM17635
Jun 2023: 18 and Jul 2023: 2 & 16RM18615
Aug 2023: 13 & 27RM18615
Sep 2023: 10, 17 & 24RM19595

Information



Travel Period: from May 8, 2022 till September 24, 2023
Tour Highlight
~ Greater exploration, insider access, and the freedom to roam – all without sacrificing comfort.
~ Quality accommodations and more inclusions than on other G Adventures tours, like meals, private transport, and activities.
~ Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.

What To Expect
On the crossroads between East and West, the Balkan Peninsula dazzles with less-discovered gems. Enjoy a fascinating introduction to the stunning Dalmatian coast of Croatia, the dramatic history of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and the lush waterways of Montenegro, discovering an array of UNESCO World Heritage sites and natural treasures along the way.
  • Day 1: ARRIVE ZAGREB

    Arrive at any time.

  • Day 2: ZAGREB - PLITVICE LAKES NATIONAL PARK

    Enjoy an excursion to Plitviče Lakes National Park. Take in the splendor of its karst formations, gem-like pools, and cascading waterfalls on a guided walk along boardwalks, and learn about the diverse wildlife and unique bird population of this World Heritage site. For dinner this evening, savor a traditional peka, a Dalmatian dish of vegetables, herbs, and meat baked over hot coals.

    : Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 3: PLITVICE LAKES NATIONAL PARK - SPLIT

    Begin our exploration of the sparkling Adriatic coast in Split. In the early evening, take a guided walk around the dazzling Roman ruins of Diocletian’s Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Built of luminous white stone imported from the nearby island of Brac, this imposing palace dates to the third century A.D.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 4: SPLIT

    Spend a day at your leisure to explore the lively seaside town of Split, which was once a major Byzantine city. Step through the Golden Gate and into the historic old town, situated within the old palace walls. Sample Croatian delicacies at the local market, opt to ascend to Marjan’s peak for breathtaking views of the city, or consider joining an optional tour of one of the world’s oldest cathedrals, a colonnaded octagon built in the early fourth century.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 5: SPLIT - SARAJEVO

    Enjoy a scenic drive across the border to Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Stroll around the ancient town and pay a visit to the famed Stari Most (Old Bridge), considered a symbol of the city’s resilience. This reconstructed Ottoman-style bridge was first built in the 17th century—and then meticulously rebuilt after its destruction during the Bosnian War. Later, continue to Sarajevo for the evening.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 6: SARAJEVO

    Learn about the four-year-long Siege of Sarajevo from a local expert who lived through this devastating period. Gain more insights at the Tunnel of Hope and War Tunnel Museum, and view bunkers, minefields, and trenches at Trebević Mountain, the site of several battles. After, experience the city’s resurgence at a market and during lunch at a local spot.

    : Breakfast, Lunch
  • Day 7: SARAJEVO

    Enjoy a free day to explore the capital at your leisure. Discover the cobblestone streets of its alluring Old Town, noting the architecture of its diverse places of worship, and ponder history at the arched Latin Bridge, the famed site of Archduke Franz Ferdinand’s assassination—the fateful event that triggered World War I.

    : Breakfast, Lunch
  • Day 8: SARAJEVO - KOTOR

    Cross over the border to Montenegro and soak up two days on the sparkling Bay of Kotor, designated a World Heritage site for its terraced waterfront landscape and medieval architecture. Opt to visit the one time capital of Risan, home to well-preserved Roman mosaics, take a leisurely stroll in the quaint seaside town of Perast and the islands, or set out by sea kayak to explore the spectacular bay.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 9: KOTOR

    Enjoy a free day to explore. Discover the Mediterranean spirit of Kotor, surrounded by fortifications built by the Republic of Venice. Consider hiking up the medieval steps of the fortress for panoramic views of the city and harbour. Or opt to experience mud therapy at a local spa to test the natural healing properties of the area’s sand.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 10: KOTOR - DUBROVNIK

    Visit a family-run agrotourism villa surrounded by Mediterranean gardens and sweeping views of the Adriatic. Join our local host on a spirited walk around the picturesque grounds, pick fresh fruits and vegetables in the gardens, and watch a baking demonstration. Then sit down together to share a traditional lunch of local ham, cheeses, and wine. Continue to Dubrovnik, the “Pearl of the Adriatic,” and walk the medieval city walls. Head to the Old City and meet locals preserving traditional foods and handicrafts through the women-run nonprofit, DEŠA, founded in the early 1990s during the Croatian War of Independence.

    : Breakfast, Lunch
  • Day 11: DUBROVNIK

    Enjoy a free day in Dubrovnik, which once rivaled Venice as a maritime power. Explore its World Heritage–designated Old City, where distinctive red roofs make for spectacular photos. Order the catch of the day at a seaside café, or consider setting out on a boat trip to one of the nearby islands.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 12: DUBROVNIK

    Depart at any time.

    : Breakfast
Whats Included
~ 11 nights accommodation
~ 11 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner
~ All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
~ Attractions as per itinerary

Whats Excluded
~ International air ticket
~ Travel insurance
~ Optional activity
~ Tipping
~ Others not mentioned
DATEPRICE
May 2023: 7, 14 & 21RM17635
Jun 2023: 4 & 18RM17635
Jun 2023: 18 and Jul 2023: 2 & 16RM18615
Aug 2023: 13 & 27RM18615
Sep 2023: 10, 17 & 24RM19595
★★★★☆

Miramarska Cesta 24, 10000, Zagreb, Croatia

Hotel International, located in the heart of the city's business district, is an excellent choice for business travellers, as well as tourists visiting Zagreb.

★★★☆☆

Licko Petrovo Selo 112, 53233, Ličko Petrovo Selo, Croatia

Situated in a small village – Ličko Petrovo selo, just 9 km from the largest and most famous national park Plitvička Jezera, and only 7 km from the state border with Bosnia and Herzegovina, it is an ideal starting point for numerous different excursions.

★★★★☆

Mažuranićevo šetalište 1, 21000, Split, Croatia

City hotel Split Hotel Corner is located in the center of Split, only 700 meters from Diocletian’s Palace.

★★★☆☆

Kundurdžiluk 2, Sarajevo 71000, Bosnia & Herzegovina

The hotel itself is located in the old town, Bascarsija, meaning all the major sights are at a walking distance: the Latin Bridge, the Bedesten old covered ottoman market, the Gazi Husrev-Bey’s mosque, the Srebrenica Gallery, and other sights displaying the rich history and culture of Sarajevo.

★★★★☆

Njegoševa, Kotor 85330, Montenegro

HOTEL "PORTO IN" IS THE RIGHT CHOICE FOR ADMIRERS OF BEAUTIFUL ADRIATIC COST, AS WELL AS URBAN TOURISM AND OLD TOWN OF KOTOR

★★★★☆

Radnička ul. 46, 20000, Dubrovnik, Croatia

Hotel Adria is located in Gruz, 2.5 km away from Dubrovnik’s Old Town.

★★★★☆

Miramarska Cesta 24, 10000, Zagreb, Croatia

Hotel International, located in the heart of the city's business district, is an excellent choice for business travellers, as well as tourists visiting Zagreb.

★★★☆☆

Licko Petrovo Selo 112, 53233, Ličko Petrovo Selo, Croatia

Situated in a small village – Ličko Petrovo selo, just 9 km from the largest and most famous national park Plitvička Jezera, and only 7 km from the state border with Bosnia and Herzegovina, it is an ideal starting point for numerous different excursions.

★★★★☆

Mažuranićevo šetalište 1, 21000, Split, Croatia

City hotel Split Hotel Corner is located in the center of Split, only 700 meters from Diocletian’s Palace.

★★★☆☆

Kundurdžiluk 2, Sarajevo 71000, Bosnia & Herzegovina

The hotel itself is located in the old town, Bascarsija, meaning all the major sights are at a walking distance: the Latin Bridge, the Bedesten old covered ottoman market, the Gazi Husrev-Bey’s mosque, the Srebrenica Gallery, and other sights displaying the rich history and culture of Sarajevo.

★★★★☆

Njegoševa, Kotor 85330, Montenegro

HOTEL "PORTO IN" IS THE RIGHT CHOICE FOR ADMIRERS OF BEAUTIFUL ADRIATIC COST, AS WELL AS URBAN TOURISM AND OLD TOWN OF KOTOR

★★★★☆

Radnička ul. 46, 20000, Dubrovnik, Croatia

Hotel Adria is located in Gruz, 2.5 km away from Dubrovnik’s Old Town.

Per Pax
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