Exciting journey through the Balkans exploring their capitals and immense culture and nature of this area.
- from: 1799 €
- Departure: Zagreb
Guaranteed Departure Tour 2023 – 11 days, 10 nights
Croatia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Serbia, Slovenia, (Montenegro) – from Zagreb
Unesco heritage sites:
– Historical Complex of Split with the Palace of Diocletian (1979)
– Old City of Dubrovnik (1979)
– Plitvice Lakes National Park (1979)
– Venetian Works of Defence between the 16th and 17th Centuries: Stato da Terra – Western Stato da Mar; Zadar (2017)
– Zagreb (Croatia), Ljubljana (Slovenia), Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina), Beograd (Serbia)
– Lake Bled
DAY 1 Wednesday ZAGREB; D
Transfer on the day of the tour from Zagreb airport, or another hotel in Zagreb to the tour hotel, rest of the day at leisure. Dinner and overnight in Zagreb /Zagreb area/.
DAY 2 Thursday ZAGREB – BLED – LJUBLJANA; B, D
Morning sightseeing tour of Zagreb, Croatian capital city, gives you the opportunity to see the fortified Upper Town, the city’s historical center, St Mark’s church with its multi-colored roof, the Cathedral, Croatian National Theatre and the University.
Departure to Bled, small town in the Julian Alps that ranks among the most beautiful alpine resorts. It’s like a setting for a classic fairy tale: immense natural beauty with mountains and forests surrounding an emerald glacial lake. Dinner and overnight in Ljubljana /Ljubljana area/.
DAY 3 Friday LJUBLJANA – PLITVICE; B, D
Morning guided tour of Ljubljana, Slovenian capital where you will see the most significant sights of its old center: the picturesque Central open-air Market and the Three Bridges, the Baroque Town Hall and Robba’s Fountain.
After Ljubljana we are continuing our journey to Plitvice lakes and walk around this well-known UNESCO World Heritage Site, natural beauty of the 16 crystal – blue lakes cascading into 92 spectacular waterfalls. Dinner and overnight in Plitvice area.
DAY 4 Saturday PLITVICE – ZADAR – SPLIT; B, D
Morning departure towards Zadar, where upon arrival we’ll be taking you for a guided walking tour through the Roman Forum from the 1st century BC, passing by the 9th century pre-Romanesque church of St. Donatus as well as St. Anastasia church. Departure to Split.
This afternoon our guide will uncover for you the secrets of the UNESCO protected Diocletian’s Palace and its cellars. The original palace was modified by its new inhabitants during the middle Ages, but making it even more beautiful and what it is today: the city’s living heart.
Dinner and overnight in Split /Split area/.
DAY 5 Sunday SPLIT – DUBROVNIK; B, D
After breakfast, departure to Dubrovnik. Immerse yourselves into the symphony of the city’s marble streets, baroque buildings and the endless shimmer of the Adriatic. Upon arrival, city tour of this UNESCO protected Pearl of the Adriatic and its Cathedral. Time travel to the once famous maritime Republic of Dubrovnik while admiring its noble palaces, fountains and city walls. Dinner and overnight in Dubrovnik / Dubrovnik area/.
DAY 6 Monday DUBROVNIK; B, D
Day at leisure. Optional excursions to the island of Korčula or Montenegro and its Bay of Kotor. Dinner & overnight in Dubrovnik/ Dubrovnik area/.
DAY 7 Tuesday DUBROVNIK – MOSTAR – SARAJEVO; B, D
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/
DAY 8 Wednesday SARAJEVO – BELGRADE; B, D
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 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.
DAY 9 Thursday BELGRADE – NOVI SAD – OSIJEK/VUKOVAR; B, L
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.
DAY 10 Friday OSIJEK/VUKOVAR – ZAGREB; B, L
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. Overnight in Zagreb /Zagreb area/.
DAY 11 Saturday DEPARTURE; B
Departure transfer from the tour hotel to Zagreb airport or hotels in Zagreb.
Prices & Terms
Rates and departure dates 2023:
ONE JOURNEY FOUR (5) COUNTRIES 2023. – (Croatia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Serbia and Slovenia) – departure from Zagreb
|Departure date (from Zagreb)|
|October 11||1790 EUR|
|May 10; September 27, October 04||1940 EUR|
|May 24; June 07,14, 21; September 20||2010 EUR|
|July 19, August 9, 23; September 6, 13||2080 EUR|
|Pre/post stay in Zagreb – supplement – BB basis||77 EUR|
|Single supplement||400 EUR|
Price per person for double occupancy. Third person in a double room on extra bed: 10% discount
air-conditioned vehicle with driver at group’s disposal as per itinerary
experienced tour leader
hotel accommodation on half board basis (breakfast and dinner) as per itinerary
wine tasting in Ilok
sightseeing tours of Zagreb, Zadar, Ljubljana, Plitvice Lakes, Split, Dubrovnik, Sarajevo, Belgrade, Novi Sad, Osijek.
Korcula / Montenegro on Monday – upon availability, booking on the spot
Entrances to Plitvice Lakes, visit to Ethno village
Gratuities, drinks, telephone charges and incidentals
- 35% of the price at the time of the booking
- remaining balance latest 30 days prior to arrival
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
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.
All refund claims must be submitted to Vanadis Travel in writing within 30 days of the completion of the tour.
- Astoria 4* or similar – Zagreb
- Hotel Lev 4* or similar – Ljubljana
- Jezero 3* or similar – Plitvice area
- Dioklecijan 4* or similar – Split
- Valamar 4* or similar – Dubrovnik
- Colors in 4* or similar – Sarajevo
- Zira 4* or similar – Beograd
- Osijek 4* or similar – Osijek
Note: 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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