(Zagreb, Bljed, Ljubljana, Postonja, Opatija, Plitvice, Zadar, Split, Dubrovnik, Neum, Blagaj, Mostar, Jablanica, Travnik, Sarajevo).
This ten-day tour takes you through three of the former Yugoslav countries, Croatia, Slovenia and Bosnia. On the tour you will visit many of the UNESCO sites found in the countries, and get to know the local cultures and people.
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Day 1 Zagreb:
Arrival, Zagreb, where your Relax Tours guide will welcome you at the airport. After we check into the hotel we have a city tour with a local guide. Our guide will takes us to; Kaptol and Gradec, the Blood Bridge, the Cathedral, the tallest building in Croatia, and the Ban Jelacic square. After our tour we have lunch at a local restaurant and in the afternoon you have free-time to explore the city on your own, before we have dinner at the hotel.
Day 2 Zagreb- Bled- Ljubljana:
Breakfast and check out of the hotel. From Zagreb we drive to Bled in Slovenia. Bled is a glacial lake and a major tourist attraction, that offers a wide range of sports activities, and beautiful nature. We have lunch at a local restaurant before we proceed to the capital Ljubljana. Upon arrival in Ljubljana we have a tour of the city with a local guide. On our tour we stroll through the old town, see the old and new markets, pass Romanesque, Gothic, and Renaissance buildings. We see the famous Triple Bridge, and end the tour at the city hall square with its famous Baroque Robba Fountain. We have dinner at a local restaurant.
Day 3 Ljubljana- Postojna- Opatija:
Breakfast and check out of the hotel. From Ljubljana we drive to Posojna cave, a 24,120m long karst cave system in southwestern Slovenia, where we have a tour. The Posojna is the sencond-long cave sysetm in the world, as well as one of the top tourism sites of the country. After the tour we have lunch at a local restaurant. From Posojna we drive to Opatija in Croatia, one of the most popular sightseeing destinations in Croatia since the 19th century. In Opatija we have free time where you can explore the beautiful surroundings of the city. We have dinner at the hotel in Opatija.
Day 4 Opatija – Plitvice- Zadar:
Breakfast and check out of the hotel. From Opatija we drive to Plitvice national park. Plitvice lakes are a popular tourist destination in Croatia and also a UNESCO world heritage site. In the park you can enjoy 16 crystal clear blue lakes cascading into 92 spectacular waterfalls. We have lunch at a local restaurant before heading to Zadar. Zadar is a historic old town of Roman ruins, medieval churches, and cosmopolitan cafes, all set on a small peninsula. We have dinner at a local restaurant and spend the night in Zadar.
Day 5 Zadar- Split- Dubrovnik:
Breakfast and check out of the hotel before driving to Split. Croatia is the second largest city in Croatia, with the ruins of Dioletian palace, a UNESCO world heritage site. We have lunch at a local restaurant before continuing to Dubrovnik, known as the most beautiful cities in the Mediterranean. We have dinner at a local restaurant in Dubrovnik, and spend the night.
Day 6 Dubrovnik- Neum- Kravice waterfalls – Blagaj- Mostar:
Breakfast and check out of the hotel. Before heading to Bosnia we have a walking tour through the old town where we will visit the Franciscan Monastery, the Rectors Palace. Our first stop in Bosnia will be Kravice waterfalls, before heading to Blagaj, located at the source of the beautiful Buna River. We have lunch in one of the best sea food restaurants in Blagaj. Our next stop is Mostar, which is most famous for Stari Most bridge, another UNESCO world heritage site. We have dinner at a hotel in Mostar where we also spend the night.
Day 7 Mostar – Jablanica- Rama Lake –Vlasic:
Breakfast and check out of the hotel. Our first stop is Jablanica, where we visit the World War II museum, and the destroyed bridge. We have lunch in a traditional restaurant in Jablanica before heading to Rama Lake where we have time to enjoy the view and take some pictures. From Rama Lake we proceed to Vlasic Mountain where we have dinner and spend the night.
Day 8 Vlasic- Travnik –Sarajevo:
Breakfast and check out of the hotel, before driving to Travnik. Travnik was for over 150 years the Ottoman Sultan’s representative in Bosnia. In Travnik we visit the old town, visit the birth house of the famous Nobel Prize winner Ivo Andric, and the Sulejmanija Mosque. We have lunch at a traditional restaurant, and then continue to Sarajevo, where we have dinner at the hotel and spend the night.
Day 9 Sarajevo
Breakfast at the hotel before heading to Vrelo Bosne, the spring of the Bosna River. From Vrelo Bosne we visit “Tunnel of hope” museum. These tunnels were the only way of getting in and out of Sarajevo during the war in the 1990s. We have a walking tour of the city where we visit; Bascarsija, Brusa Bezistan, Gazi Husref Bey Mosque, built in 1530, and Gazi Husref Bey Madrash. We have lunch at a local restaurant and then visit Vijecnica city hall and Sarajevo National Museum. We have dinner at a local restaurant.
Day 10- Sarajevo:
Breakfast and check out of the hotel. Transport to the airport.