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9 Days
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Sofia International Airport
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Bucket List Group Travel > Global Bucket List > BALKANS Highlights – Bulgaria Serbia Bosnia Croatia Montenegro Macedonia Albania
Overview

Embark on this unforgettable tour of the best of the Balkans. 7 Countries in 9 Days – Kicking off at the Bulgarian capital, make your way through Belgrade and Bosnia & Herzegovina. Besiege the walls of Dubrovnik before jumping into the sapphire waters of the Adriatic.

Fall in awe against the magnificent mountain range and crystal mirror-like lakes; meanwhile, soak in the massive history that shaped the future of Europe. 

Dry off on the way to spectacular Montenegro whilst passing the outstanding mountain backdrop. Welcome the spectacular coastline together with the warm lively people. Uncover the unspoken natural beauty and impressive history of a marvelous region on this Balkans tour.

Highlights
Visited Places:
  • Knez Mihailova
  • Danube
  • Belgrade Fortress
  • Mostar Bridge
  • Mostar Old Town
  • Dubrovnik Old Town
  • Kotor & Budva
  • Skenderbeg square
Travel Experience:
  • 7 Balkan countries
  •  Colorful Balkan cultures
  • Local cuisine
  • Swim the Adriatic
  • Ohrid Lake
  •  Vibrant nightlife
  • Walking tour
  • City tour
  • Scenic drives
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site

6 Reasons To Book This Trip

1. Affordable Adventure – Traveling with a like-minded group is not only fun but also it’s cost-effective instead of traveling solo.

2. Forget About The Planning – We take care of permits, transportation, and logistics, so all you have to do is show up.

3. Shared Photos – At the end of every trip we will have a google photo album where we share our wonderful tour pictures. We can also share to this website and multiply the memories!

4. Make New Friends – On every trip you will meet new people, it’s a good opportunity to make friends for your life while enjoying the group event.

5. Group Leader –  Event organizer will be there every step of the way, making sure that the trip goes as smoothly as possible.

6. Unforgettable Memories – All events are designed keeping in mind to have an unforgettable memory of your lifetime.

Notes
Tour Start

Sofia

Tour End

Sofia

Destination

Bulgaria

Flights
  • Arrival: Day01 before 4pm 
  • Return: Day 09 anytime after 8pm 
Airport: Sofia International Airport (SOF)
Meeting Point
  • The group meets at the arrival airport or at the hotel on Day01.
  • More details will be provided via group chat on WhatsApp
Availability
  • Seat available till the booking is open!
  • Balance due 2 months before the tour departure date!
* Minimum number of members requires for all group tour. Please confirm with the organizer before any flight booking!
Itinerary
Day01

Sofia

sofia-bulgaria
Description:

Welcome to Sofia, the capital city of Bulgaria! On arrival get transferred to the hotel. Join for an informal welcome meeting with your guide and fellow travellers around 7pm at the hotel. Evening free time, head out for our optional group dinner around 8:15pm later explore the streets of Sofia.

Activities Included:
  • Welcome meeting
Accommodation:
  • Hotel in Sofia
Day02

Belgrade

most-na-adi Belgrade, Serbia
Description:

After a substantial breakfast, hop on the bus and make your way to the Serbian capital, Belgrade. With stunning views over the Danube and Sava rivers by the mighty medieval Belgrade Fortress, head to the heart of the capitol. Starting off at the vibrant pretty shopping street, Knez Mihailova, filled with cafes, shops and charming sites, kick off the walking tour to discover the incredible landmarks Belgrade has in store and their marvellous histories.

Activities Included:
  • Belgrade City Tour
Meals Included:
  • Breakfast
Accommodation:
  • Hotel in Belgrade 
Day03

Sarajevo

sarajevo- Herzegovina
Description:

Next stop Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina’s capital, the city that has been through it all! It is where the Western and Eastern Roman Empire split and where people of many nations and religions met, lived and warred. You can still see many reminders of the Yugoslav War in bullet holes and cannon marks all around town. Though, still an oriental beauty with a unique twist, and a delight to discover on your walking tour in the old town. The city offers endless delicacies to taste, but the specialty is lamb.

Activities Included:
  • Sarajevo City Tour
Meals Included:
  • Breakfast
Accommodation:
  • Hotel in Sarajevo
Day04

Mostar - Trebinje

Kravice Waterfalls
Description:

Today, we drive for the amazing Adriatic shore, but first a stop at Mostar! As you arrive in this dreamland, walk through the Old Town of this Herzegovina pearl, see the iconic highlights Old Bridge – Stari Most, and the old čaršija (market). Enjoy your lunch with an amazing view at one of the local venues, discover the old town and make sure to try the delicious Turkish coffee. In the afternoon, we ride to Trebinje for our overnight stay.

Activities Included:
  • Mostar City Tour
  • Kravice Waterfalls
Meals Included:
  • Breakfast
Accommodation:
  • Hotel in Trebinje 
Day05

Dubrovnik

dubrovnik-Croatia
Description:

Get ready for a long day at Dubrovnik, the “Pearl of the Adriatic”! With its well-preserved majestic walls encircling the whole town and its sea of terra-cotta roof tiles, giving life to the “King’s Landing”, the whole town is an amazing UNESCO World Heritage Site. Even the drive down to town from the mountainside is a breathtaking highlight in itself! We start off with a guided walking tour of the Old Town and marvel at the millennial history of this fairy-like town. Walk atop the mighty walls, discover cute narrow streets, taste delicious seafood or jump off into the crystal-blue waters. In the evening, we return to Trebinje for a good night’s rest.

Activities Included:
  • Dubrovnik City Tour
Optional Activities:
  • Dubrovnik Boat Trip – EUR 35
  • Dubronvnik City Walls – EUR 15
Meals Included:
  • Breakfast
Accommodation:
  • Hotel in Trebinje
Day06

Kotor - Budva

kotor montenegro
Description:

Next stop Montenegro! Arrive in Kotor after a scenic drive an meet its calming natural beauty and characteristic architecture, a less-crowded version of Dubrovnik with its impressive medieval citadel. Following a walking tour of the old town with your expert local guide and some free time, make your way to the popular touristic hub of the region, Budva. Your guide will take you on a brief walking tour of the vibrant summer town with great food, impressive views and lively nightlife.

Activities Included:
  • Kotor City Tour
  • Budva Walking Tour
Meals Included:
  • Breakfast
Accommodation:
  • Hotel in Budva
Day07

Tirana - Ohrid

Description:

Hit the road after breakfast, next stop Albania! A panoramic city tour of Tirana will introduce the best preserved and most beautiful samples of Albanian architecture, and drop us off at the town centre for some free time to discover the bustling Skenderbeg square. In the afternoon, continue towards Ohrid, Macedonia and check-in to your comfy hotel. You can rest up after a long day, or join the optional Balkan night with dinner.

Activities Included:
  • Panoramic Tour of Tirana
  • Ohrid Walking Tour
Optional Activities:
  • Balkan Night With Dinner – EUR 25
Meals Included:
  • Breakfast
Accommodation:
  • Hotel in Ohrid
Day08

Skopje

skopje-Macedonia
Description:

Start off the day with a guided city tour of Old Ohrid hosting hundreds of chapels and churches scattered all around. In the afternoon travel to Skopje, the capital of Macedonia, for the night.

Activities Included:
  • Ohrid City Tour
Optional Activities:
  • St. Naum Tour – EUR 15
Meals Included:
  • Breakfast
Accommodation:
  • Hotel in Skopje
Day09

Skopje - Sofia

sofia-tram
Description:

Prepare to discover the beautiful Skopje with a guided sightseeing tour filled with stunning architecture, grand monuments and unique history. Pose with the famous statue of Alexander the Great or walk through the Macedonian Arc de Triumph. The city has countless landmarks and a vibrant street life with many cafes and bars around. In the afternoon, leave for Sofia, where our trip ends and we say goodbye to our new friends. You can explore the shopping streets, highlights and the nightlife as you wish.

Activities Included:
  • Skopje City Tour
Meals Included:
  • Breakfast
Inclusions

Price Includes

  • 8 nights hotel stay
  • 8 Breakfasts
  • All transportation by road (Bus / Mini Van)
  • Arrival airport transfer from Sofia Airport (Day01)
  • Experienced local guides
  • Activities as per the itinerary
  • Tour leader

Price Excludes

  • Flights
  • Meals
  • Personal Expenses
  •  Entrance fees to the sights and museum
  • Optional activities
  • Travel insurance / Visa
  • Tips
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FAQ

I'm a solo traveler, can I still join the tour?

Yes of course, As all our tours are for solo travelers. You will travel with like-minded and fun-loving people who like to explore new destinations and activities like yourself.

I want to join with my partner or friends; is it possible?

No condition for fun! You can always join the group tours with anyone by your side either your partner or a group of crazy friends. We make sure to arrange accommodation and all other activities accordingly. Do you want to know the lined-up list of tours; please check our tour finder section for more details.

I am travelling solo, do I have to pay single supplement?

No. All trip prices are based on double occupancy rooms. You will be paired with another solo traveler of the same gender to share the accommodation. If you enrolled with another person, you’ll room with that person. Although single supplement option is available if you prefer a room for yourself. If you are interested in a single room please select the single supplement package while booking.

What are the accommodation options?

We offer luxurious hotels, budgeted motels, spontaneous camps, handy lodges and every other possibility at your destination.

What is cancellation policy?

If you cancel your booking cancellation fees could apply. A cancellation will only be effective when we receive written confirmation of the cancellation. If you cancel a trip:

More than 60 days prior to departure you will receive a full refund less deposit amount
Between 45 to 60 days prior to departure we will retain the deposit or 50% of the amount paid (whichever is greater)
Less than 45 days prior to departure we receive the right to not refund any of the costs paid

Do I need a Travel Medical insurance?

Yes, Travel insurance is required for all international trips. Insurance covers (and reimburses you) for things like trip cancellation, trip interruption, and trip delay, lost or delayed baggage, medical coverage, medical evacuation, etc.

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