Journey into the Balkans 8d 2023

Fantastic bus tour of the Balkans where you get to see many historic sites and cultural heritage of this part of Europe.

  • from: 1215 €
  • Departure: Dubrovnik


Guaranteed Departures / 8 days, 7 nights

Croatia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro – from Dubrovnik

Unesco heritage sites:
–  Old City of Dubrovnik (1979)
–  Natural and Cultural-Historical Region of Kotor (1979)
Capital cities:
– Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina), Beograd (Serbia), Zagreb ( Croatia )
Natural sites:
– Bay of Kotor

  • Why not combine this tour with a CRUISE !


DAY 1 Saturday DUBROVNIK; B, D

Transfer from Dubrovnik airport, Dubrovnik harbor or another hotel in Dubrovnik to the designated tour hotel. Dinner and overnight in Dubrovnik/Dubrovnik area/.


Starting from Pile square on the eastern side of Dubrovnik Old Town, embark on a walking tour through the maze of its narrow streets and lively piazzas and enjoy in the view of stunning palaces like Sponza and churches like St. Blaise all the way to the Cathedral and the Rector’s Palace, where you will discover a fine synergy between governance and faith which kept Dubrovnik afloat as the independent Republic of Ragusa for 450 years. Dinner and overnight in Dubrovnik /Dubrovnik area/.

DAY 3 Monday DUBROVNIK; B, D – excursion to Montenegro

From Dubrovnik, join us for a visit to the off-the-beaten-path Montenegro, a diminutive southeast European country that boasts big things: the UNESCO-World Heritage-listed Bay of Kotor and the eye-pleasing city of Kotor, situated within Europe’s southernmost fjord. Have some free time to explore on your own and then enjoy a ride across the Bay of Kotor on your way back to Dubrovnik. Dinner and overnight in Dubrovnik /Dubrovnik area/.


Morning departure to Mostar, city of bridges, where the traveler from the south gets the first glimpse of the continent beyond. Free time for lunch and sightseeing. Departure to Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Sarajevo is one of the historically most interesting cities in Europe, a melting pot of different cultures and and a town of particular charm. City tour of Sarajevo upon arrival. Dinner and overnight in Sarajevo/Sarajevo area/.


Morning departure to Belgrade, capital of Serbia. Short break will be made in Zvornik, charming little town in the northeastern Bosnia on Drina river. Belgrade is situated at the place where Sava joins the Danube River. There are spots in Belgrade you must definitely see and feel. Streets, squares, monuments, parks, fountains, archeological sites. Many of them have been given the status of cultural assets. Upon arrival a guided tour of this beautiful city between two rivers famous by its sunsets. Dinner and overnight in Belgrade.


Morning departure to Novi Sad (Serbia’s second largest city), located on Danube river.
Novi Sad’s position at one of the continent’s true crossroads and history as a multinational commercial and transit center has left it endowed with historical and cultural sights that even much larger cities have difficulty matching. After the guided tour of Novi Sad we will continue towards Ilok. You will
have opportunity to taste wines in one of the famous Croatia wine cellars “Iločki Podrumi” followed by traditional lunch. On our way to Osijek we will stop in Vukovar which is the biggest Croatian river port located at the confluence of Vuka River in Danube, a town also known as a symbol of the Croatian war for independence, as it arose from the ashes of the ’90s into the proud city that it is today. In the late afternoon hours we will end this day. Overnight in Osijek or Vukovar.


You will start you morning with the city tour of Osijek, the largest city in eastern Croatia, beautifully settled on the banks of Drava River. City tour passes by the Cathedral and the Tvrdja (Old Fort). We are continuing our drive and the first thing you see when approaching Djakovo from either side is the brightness and the beauty of the bricks of the two towers and cupolas of its Cathedral. After the visit, departure towards Zagreb followed by a visit to one of the ethno villages of the region for a tasty meal filled with local flavours. Afternoon guided tour Zagreb .Overnight in Zagreb /Zagreb area/.


Departure transfer from the tour hotel to Zagreb airport or hotels in Zagreb.


Prices & Terms

Rates and departure dates 2023:

October 7, 14 (season D) EUR 1215 
May 13, 27; September 30 (season C) EUR 1335 
June 10, 17, 24; September 23 (season B) EUR 1370 
July 22; August 12, 26; September 9, 16 (season A) EUR 1415 
Pre stay Dubrovnik – supplement  – BB basis EUR 85 (D) – 120 (C) – 130 (B) – 150 (A)
Post stay in Zagreb – supplement – BB basis EUR 70
Single use supplement EUR 450

Price per person for double occupancy

Price includes
  • air-conditioned vehicle with driver at group’s disposal as per itinerary
  • experienced tour leader
  • hotel accommodation on half board basis (breakfast & dinner) as per itinerary except in days 6 and 7 (breakfast & lunch)
  • wine tasting in Ilok
  • sightseeing tours: Dubrovnik, excursion to Montenegro, Sarajevo, Belgrade, Novi Sad, Osijek, Zagreb
  • Entrance to Etno Village
Not included:
  • gratuities, drinks, telephone charges and incidentals
  • 35% of the price at the time of the booking
  • remaining balance latest 30 days prior to arrival
Cancellation Terms:

All cancellations must be made in writing.

The following scale of charges will apply when notice of cancellation of the passenger is given after the booking is confirmed:

No. of days prior to departure

cancellation fee

45 – 30 days prior to departure

10% of the tour rate

29 – 9 days prior to departure

25% of the tour rate

8 – 1 days prior to departure

50% of the tour rate


100% of the tour rate

Any complaint about your tour should be made immediately to the tour director.
Refund claims:

All refund claims must be submitted to Vanadis Travel in writing within 30 days of the completion of the tour.




  • Valamar 4* or similar – Dubrovnik
  • Colors In 4*or similar – Sarajevo
  • Zira 4* or similar – Beograd
  • Osijek 4* or similar – Osijek
  • Astoria 4* or similar – Zagreb

Hotels listed above will be used on almost all departures. If changes become necessary for any reason, substitute hotels will be similar to those listed here.


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