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Balkan Adventure

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Balkan Adventure
Visit several countries on this adventure-filled Balkan trip, where you’ll venture deep into the Carpathian Mountains, walk in the mythical footsteps of Count Dracula at Bran Castle in Transylvania and revel in the beauty, history and traditions of the Balkan nations.


Dining Summary
  • 7 Dinner (D)
  • 13 Breakfast (B)
Be My Guest
  • Skopje: Spend quality time with the locals when you join an exclusive Be My Guest experience featuring local hospitality and cuisine.
Dive Into Culture
  • Bran: Visit the infamous mythical home of Count Dracula and favorite residence of Romanian royalty - Bran Castle.
Iconic Experience
  • Bucharest: Bask in the rich history of Bucharest and its lasting legacies.
  • Sinaia: Journey to the Carpathian Mountains and discover Peles Castle.
  • Brasov: Journey through the medieval streets of Brasov and discover its trading history.
  • Veliko Tarnovo: Discover the rich history of Veliko Tarnovo with a Local Specialist.
  • Sofia: Journey to Sofia and spend the day basking in the wonders of Bulgaria's modern-day capital.
  • Skopje: Join a Local Specialist on a city tour of the historic center of Skopje.
  • Tirana: Meet a local resident who will show you Skanderbeg Square and walk you through their home city as they share insights into life in the Albanian capital.
  • Budva: Spend the day exploring the picturesque town of Budva.
  • Mostar: Discover the magnificent coves and cliffs of the Dalmatian coast as well as the monumental Mostar Bridge.
  • Kotor: Spend the day discovering the wonders of Kotor.
  • Sarajevo: Discover the wonders and hidden treasures of Sarajevo.
  • Sarajevo: Discover the history of the Bosnian war tunnel in Sarajevo.
  • Belgrade: Discover the rich history of Belgrade and all it's wonderful sights.
MAKE TRAVEL MATTER®
  • Mostar: Mostar Coppersmith Workshop: Meet Denis, one of the last traditional coppersmith artisans in Mostar. Learn about the techniques required to design elaborated copper jewelery and appreciate the importance of this traditional craft during a lively demonstration. This experience advances UN SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities.
Must-see Highlights
  • : Explore Bucharest, Brasov, Veliko Trnovo, Sofia, Skopje, Tirana, Mostar, Sarajevo and Belgrade with a Local Specialist
  • : Discover Kotor and Budva
  • : Visit Bran Castle in Brasov, Tsaravets Fortress in Veliko Trnovo, the Church of Holy Nativity in Arbanasi, Sofia, Kotor, Budva, the War Tunnel in Sarajevo and Kalmegdan Fortress in Belgrade
  • : View Peles Castle in Sinaia, St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral and St. Sofia Church in Sofia, the Palace of Culture and the National Library in Tirana and the Stari Most in Mostar
  • : See the Palace of Parliament in Bucharest
Whats Included
  • : An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • : Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • : All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • : All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • : Breakfast daily and up to half of your evening meals
  • : Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • : Audio headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • : Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • : Optional Experiences and free time
  • : On occasion, hotels of similar standard and location may be utilized.

Whats Included
  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Breakfast daily and up to half of your evening meals
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • Audio headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • On occasion, hotels of similar standard and location may be utilized.
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Aug 21, 2024 7:00 PM
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Itinerary

Day Destination
1 Welcome to Bucharest
2 Journey to Transylvania and Brasov
3 Dracula’s Castle and More in Brasov Dive Into Culture
4 Continue to Medieval Veliko Trnovo
5 Onwards to Historic Sofia Stays With Stories
6 Sofia Your Way
7 Journey to Macedonian Skopje Connect with Locals
8 Off to Albania and Tirana
9 Journey to Montenegro’s Kotor and Budva
10 Venture to Mostar and Sarajevo
11 Discover Sarajevo
12 On the Road to Belgrade
13 Explore Riverside Belgrade
14 Farewell Belgrade
Prices are per-person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted.