Day 1 – Belgrade
Arrival in Belgrade where you will have a panoramic city tour. Check in the hotel. Free time. Overnight stay in Belgrade.
Day 2 – Belgrade locco After breakfast in the hotel we will continue with a city tour around the Serbian capital since 1403 and see the Republic Square, monuments such as the National Theatre, National Museum, Serbian Academy of Science&Arts in the famous Knez Mihajlova Street, including the Old Town 19th century areas, ‘Question Mark’ Inn, Princess Ljubica’s Residence (now housing a permanent exhibition of the original furniture), Patriarchy and Orthodox Cathedral. The tour around Belgrade is not complete without a visit to the fortress area which includes the well-preserved artillery structures dating from the 18th century, the acropolis with original ramparts, gateways, towers, some Turkish monuments, as well as the ancient Roman monuments. Free time for shopping. Return to the hotel and overnight stay in Belgrade.
Day 3 – Belgrade – Niš – Skopje
After breakfast and check out from the hotel we will leave for Skopje and have a few stops on our way there. After arrival in Skopje we will have a lunch in the local restaurant. Check in the hotel. Free time for shopping. Dinner and overnight stay in Skopje.
Day 4 – Skopje – Ohrid
After breakfast and check out from the hotel our walking tour around Skopje will begin, starting from the Stone Bridge, Old Bazaar, Old Rail Station, Mustafa-Pasha Mosque, Daut-Pasha Public Bath dating from the XV century and the Mother Teresa Monument. Afterwards we will continue to Ohrid (172 km/2.5 hours). Upon arrival in Ohrid we will have a lunch in the local restaurant. After lunch we will make a panoramic city tour and visit the Hajji-Turgut Mosque, Old Bazaar, Zeynel Abidin-Pasha Dervish’ Convent and (optional) boat ride on Ohrid Lake. Free time to enjoy in the beautiful lake as being the deepest and one of the largest lakes in the Balkans, with crystal clear water having 20 m visibility. We recommend you to visit the Ohrid Pearl’s shop. Check in the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay in Ohrid.
Day 5 -Ohrid – Tirana
After breakfast we will go to Tirana (138 km/3+ hours). Half a day city tour includes a visit to the Ethem-Bey Mosque, Clock Tower, University, bunkers and communist pyramid-shaped Museum of Culture. Lunch in the local restaurant. Check in the hotel and free time. Dinner and overnight stay in Tirana.
Day 6 -Tirana – Budva
After breakfast and check out from the hotel we will leave for Budva (175 km/4 hours). On the way to Budva we will make a stop to see the bunkers from the communist period. Half a day city tour includes a visit to the Old Town of Budva surrounded by the stone walls, the Old Entrance, Square of the Poet and Square of the Churches. After this city tour we will go to the beach. Free time for shopping. After arrival, check in the hotel. Overnight stay in Budva.
Day 7 – Budva – Kotor – Dubrovnik
We will check out from the hotel and continue to Kotor, the medieval town on the Adriatic Coast which is also surrounded by the stone
walls. Kotor is positioned in one of the largest bays on the Adriatic Coast and is a stop for many cruisers. We will continue to Lepetane by a ferry and then to Dubrovnik (115 km/2 hours). The tour around this UNESCO-protected pearl of the Adriatic Coast includes a visit to the Cathedral, Rector’s Palace, Franciscan Monastery (including the Old Pharmacy), Clock Tower, Orlando’s Columns, Sponze Palace, Dubrovnik City. We will have a lunch in the local restaurant and afterwards free time and (optional) boat and/or cable car ride for a panoramic city view. Check in the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay in Dubrovnik.
Day 8 -Dubrovnik – Kravice – Počitelj – Blagaj – Mostar
After breakfast and check out from the hotel we will leave for Bosnia and our first stop will be Kravice Waterfalls before heading to Blagaj, located in the spring of the beautiful Buna River. On the way to Blagaj we will stop to take pictures of the medieval stone town – Počitelj. Optional is a boat ride which includes a photo safari in the naturally protected area of Hutovo Wetland. We will continue to the hotel. Check in the hotel and free time in Mostar. Dinner and overnight stay in Mostar.
Day 9 – Mostar – Jablanica – Konjic – Sarajevo
After breakfast and check out from the hotel we will have a city tour around Mostar, including a visit to the Mehmet Koski-Pasha Mosque and the famous Old Bridge recognized as the UNESCO world cultural heritage site. Free time for shopping. We will continue to Sarajevo by Neretva Canyon and Jablaničko Lake, and have a short stop in Jablanica to take pictures of the bridge destroyed in the Second World War. We will have a lunch in the local restaurant and afterwards continue our trip to Sarajevo. Check in the hotel. Free time. Dinner and overnight stay in Sarajevo.
Day 10 – Sarajevo loco
After breakfast in the hotel we will proceed to visit Vrelo Bosne – the Springs of Bosna River, and the Tunnel of Hope Museum. This Tunnel was the only way to go in and out of Sarajevo during its 1.425 days long war siege. We will have a walking tour around the Old City of Sarajevo including Baš-čaršija, Latin Bridge, where the Austro-Hungarian Archduke was assassinated which initiated the First World War, then Brusa Bezistan – the roofed market place, Ghazi Husrev-Bey Mosque built in 1530 during the Ottoman Empire, Ghazi Husrev-Bey Madrassa, Morića Han (Inn) built in 1551, Tašlihan – the remaining parts of the largest Caravansary in Sarajevo, and Vijećnica – the Town Hall built in the Austro-Hungarian Period. Free time for shopping. Return to hotel and overnight stay in Sarajevo.
Day 11 – Sarajevo departure
After breakfast you will check out from the hotel. Free time before the final departure. The final departure and the end of service.