(Albania – Montenegro – Croatia – Bosnia & HerzegovinaAustria)

On this five-day tour you will travel from Albania to Austria, and on the way discover many of the most interesting places in the Balkan Peninsula. You will be guided through the cities with our knowledable local guides, and learn more about these amazing cities.

PN: Praying will be arranged during the tour.

DAY 1  TIRANA ARRIVAL: 

Arrival at Tirana airport in Albania where your Relax Tours guide will be waiting for you. Panoramic tour of the city, and lunch in a Halal restaurant. Check in at the hotel, and afternoon can be used as free time. Dinner at the hotel.

DAY 2  TIRANA – SHKODER – BUDVA:       

Breakfast and check out of the hotel. After breakfast we have a walking tour of Tirana, followed by a noon prayer in Ethem Be Mosque. From Albania we drive to Budva in Montenegro where we have lunch in a seafood restaurant in the old town. The afternoon is freetime, before we have dinner at the hotel.

DAY 3  BUDVA – KOTOR –DUBROVNIK:      

Breakfast and check out of the hotel. We have a city tour through the old town of Budva before heading to Kotor for a city tour. In Kotor we will have lunch before heading to Dubrovnik in Croatia. We arrive in the late afternoon in Dubrovnik and have dinner at the hotel.

DAY 4 DUBROVNIK:          

Breakfast at the hotel and a guided city tour of Dubrovnik. Lunch at a local restaurant, and a visit and a noon prayer in Mesdjid in Dubrovnik. Free time in the afternoon before heading to the hotel for dinner.

DAY 5  DUBROVNIK – STON –SPLIT:           

Breakfast and check out of the hotel. From Dubrovnik we head to the town of Ston, built in the 14th century in the form of a twofold fortifcation system with a small and large stone. The aim of the stones was to protect the salt plants, one of the towns major economic resources.  A 12 kilometer long wall was built, the worlds second longest wall after the Wall of China connects two fortified cities: the first was built in order to protect the salt plants and the second as the salt export harbor. In Croatian Gastronomy the Ston Bay is the cradle of farming of mussels and oysters. From Ston we continue to Split where we have lunch. After lunch we have a walking tour of the historical center and remains of Diocletian´s palace, built in the late 3rd century,  and on the UNESCO world heritage list. Afternoon can be used as freetime, before having dinner at the hotel.

 

DAY 6  SPLIT- MOSTAR: 

Breakfast and check out of the hotel. From Split we drive to Mostar in Bosnia. On the way we stop at; Kravice waterfalls; Pocitelj, an old city fortress built during the Ottoman era; Blagaj and Buna River spring. We have lunch at a local restaurant and continue our drive to Mostar. We arrive to Mostar in the afternoon and we have freetime before having dinner at the hotel.

DAY 7  MOSTAR – SARAJEVO:  

Breakfast and check out of the hotel, before having a city tour of Mostar. We will visit; Karadjoz bey mosque, Muslibegovic house – walk through the old town and Stari Most bridge, listed as UNESCO heritage site. Free time before continuing to Sarajevo. We stop in Jablanica where we have lunch. Upon arrival in Sarajevo we have a walking tour of; the old town Bascarsija, Latin bridge, where the Austro Hungarian Archduke was assassinated, an event that triggered the First World War Brusa bezistan, noon prayer Gazi Husref Bey Mosque that was built in 1530 during the Ottoman era, and Gazi Husref Bey Madrash; Morica han built in 1551 ; Vijecnica city hall. Dinner at the hotel.

DAY 8 SARAJEVO – TRAVNIK – JAJCE – BIHAĆ:

Breakfast and check out of the hotel. Our first stop is Čardaci Etno Village, where you can experience authentic Bosnian arcitecture and beautiful landscape.  From Čardaci we continue to Travnik where we see the Plava Voda springs. Halal lunch at Plava Voda restaurant. After lunch we continue to Jajce where we visit the Jajce waterfalls, before heading to Bihac where we spend the night.

DAY 9 BIHAC – PLITVICE LAKES – ZAGREB: 

Breakfast and a guided tour of Bihac. From Bihac we go to Zagreb in Croatia. On our way we visit the famous Plitvice lakes. We arrive in Zagreb in the later afternoon and have dinner at the hotel in Zagreb.

DAY 10  ZAGREB – LJUBLJANA:              

Breakfast and a city tour of Zagreb. On our tour we will experience the; Kaptol and Gradec Old Towns, Blood brigde, Chaetedral, the tallest building in Croatia, and  the Ban Jelacic square. Lunch at Halal Restaurant in Zagrebs Mosque, Noon prayer in Zagrebs Mosque. From Zagreb we drive to Ljubljana in Slovenia where we spend the night.

 

 

 

 

DAY 11   LJUBLJANA – BLED:         

Breakfast and check out of the hotel, before heading to Bled. In Bled we can enjoy the beautiful natural surroundings. We have the afternoon free, before checking in to the hotel.

DAY 12  BLED – VIENNA:               

Breakfast and check out of the hotel. Departure to Vienna. In Vienna we have a city tour before having lunch. We have free time before checking in to the hotel.

DAY 13  VIENNA: 

Breakfast and check out of the hotel. Departure to the airport.

Price includes:

-Accommodation for 12 nights on HB basis at 4* hotel or similar

-Full board.

-All land transport

-All sightseeing mentioned in the itinerary

-English speaking tour guide for all sightseeing tours.

– English speaking Muslim tour guide from Relax Tours.

-Entrance fees.

-Bottle of mineral water during sightseeing

 

 

Price does not include:

– Extra meals or drinks not mentioned above

– Tips and personal expenses

This tour combination is merely a suggestion, and Relax Tours can arrange a tour that best fits the needs of your group. We can arrange shorter tours, or different tour combinations.

For more information, enquiries or prices, please contact us by phone or email. We look forward to hearing from you and helping you create a great trip around the Balkan Peninsula.

E-mail: visitbalkan@relaxtours.com