Best of Balkans

Embark on this unforgettable tour of the best of the Balkans. 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. 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 marvellous region on this Balkans tour.

Duration

Destination

Start/Ends in

9 Days

Balkans

Sofia / Sofia

Hotels

Group Size

Age Requirement

4 Star

13-35 People

18+

Trip Rating

Trip Theme

Departs

4.7

135 reviews

Classic,Overland

April to December

Why You’ll Love This Tour

  • Explore the essential highlights of 7 Balkan countries in 9 days, staying at comfortable 4-star hotels (3-Star in Budva) and travelling on a private modern coach.
  • Travel with a local guide throughout your trip to get the best insight and tips, plus enjoy professional guided tours in Belgrade, Dubrovnik, Kotor, Ohrid and Skopje.
  • Delve into history and greet the colourful Balkan cultures riding from one capital to another, while frequenting popular hotspots and gems off the beaten track.
  • Swim the Adriatic and walk around the impressive medieval fortresses of Dubrovnik and Kotor, and meet the vibrant nightlife of Budva.
  • Uncover the stunning natural beauty of Ohrid Lake with an optional trip to the serene St. Naum Monastery.
  • No night drives, however we need to cross multiple borders and customs process may take some time depending on how busy it is.

Sights Visited on This Tour

Belgrade

One of the oldest cities in Europe and the only one built on the confluence of two rivers, also known as the city that never sleeps.

Budva

Budva is a town in Montenegro and known for best nightlife on the Adriatic Sea, it's known for sandy beaches and nightlife

Dubrovnik

This complex is one of the most beautiful and strongest fortified systems in Europe, but the lively streets show that there is more!

Kotor

Kotor is a fortified town on Montenegro’s Adriatic coast, in a bay near the limestone cliffs of Mt. Lovćen.

Mostar

Mostar is a city in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and known for the iconic Stari Most (Old Bridge) and the jumpers off the bridge

Ohrid

Ohrid is a large town in North Macedonia on the shore of Lake Ohrid and a UNESCO heritage site since 1980.

Sarajevo

Sarajevo, capital of Bosnia, is a compact city on the Miljacka River, the center has museums commemorating local history

Shkodra

Shkodër or Shkodra is the fourth largest city in Albania and one of the oldest places in the Balkan peninsula.

Skopje

Skopje is the capital and largest city of the North Macedonia and it lies in the heart of the Balkan Peninsula region.

Sofia

Sofia is the capital and largest city of Bulgaria.ıt has rich history from Roman and Ottoman Empires. Also famous with it's night life.

Tirana

Tirana is the capital and largest city of Albania.It is also culturel and economical, politically center of the country.

Trebinje

Trebinje is a small sized city situated in the Trebišnjica river valley in south eastern Herzegovina, about 30 km by road from Dubrovnik.

Tour Inclusions

Accommodation

4 star hotels

Meals

8 breakfasts

Transportation

Air-conditioned coach or mini-bus

Airport Transfer(s)

Arrival airport transfer from Sofia Airport to the hotel on day 1

Tour Guiding

Services of experienced Travel Talk local guides licenced by the Ministry of Tourism

Free Wi-Fi

Complimentary hotel Wi-Fi access ( where available )

Sightseeing

Knez Mihailova
Danube

Belgrade Fortress
Mostar Bridge

Mostar Old Town
Dubrovnik Old Town

Kotor & Budva
Skenderbeg square

What is NOT included?

What is NOT included?

- Any flights not mentioned above
- Travel Insurance
- Meals not stated above
- Items of a personal nature

- Tips and gestures
- Entrance fees to the sights and museums
- Optional activities
- Other services not stated in the itinerary

Dates & Rates

All prices are per person, based on double, twin or triple share occupancy. Solo passengers not wishing to pay a single supplement will be accommodated in a double, twin or triple room according to availability with a passenger(s) of the same gender.  
Please use the promo code GVMEXT5 at checkout for an extra 5% discount on the listed rates.
Please use the promo code GVMEXT5 at checkout for an extra 5% discount on the listed rates.

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Sat 30 Oct 2021

Sun 7 Nov 2021

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$1619 $890

November 2021

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March 2022

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$1729 $951

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End 14 Nov

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December 2021

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Accommodation

HOTEL VEGA
Sofia
4 Star

The hotel offers various facilities such as a restaurant, a fitness centre and a bar. Rooms are fitted with a coffee/tea maker and water Sofia Airport is 8 km away.

ABBA HOTEL
Belgrade
4 Star

Discover some of the most elegant hotel rooms in Belgrade, designed to immerse the guests in apsolute comfort and unparaleled luxury.

IBIS STYLE HOTEL
Sarajevo
4 Star

Ibis Style Hotel offers various facilities such as swimming pool and a wellness centre. The hotel has a rich continental breakfast buffet.

HOTEL CENTRAL PARK
Trebinje
4 Star

Hotel Central Park is located in Trebinje and has a terrace with a nice and cozy restaurant.The hotel is in a building that has a very interesting history.

HOTEL PARK
Budva
3 Star

Situated just steps away from Slovenska beach in Budva. A special attraction is the unpredictable hotel garden in the shade of palms.

HOTEL AURA
Ohrid
4 Star

Situated on the very shore of Lake Ohrid, in close proximity to the city of Ohrid. Hotel Aura has got a terrace for a relaxation.

SILEKS HOTEL
Ohrid
4 Star

Hotel Sileks is located in tourist complex St.Stefan. Offering it's guests an outdoor swimming pool, also has a private beach. All rooms in the hotel have a balcony

HOTEL PANORAMIKA
Skopje
4 Star

This hotel has much to offer, swimming pool, spa with sauna, steam bath and gym center.The property is located a 20-minute walk from Macedonia Square.

Accommodation
Sofia
HOTEL VEGA
4 Star
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Belgrade
ABBA HOTEL
4 Star
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Sarajevo
IBIS STYLE HOTEL
4 Star
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Trebinje
HOTEL CENTRAL PARK
4 Star
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Budva
HOTEL PARK
3 Star
Accommodation
Ohrid
HOTEL AURA
4 Star
Accommodation
Ohrid
SILEKS HOTEL
4 Star
Accommodation
Skopje
HOTEL PANORAMIKA
4 Star

Tour Reviews

At Travel Talk we do not only strive to provide excellent value for premium adventures but also to exceed expectations in every aspect of our trips, which is reflected in an enviable 98.2% customer satisfaction rate in 2019. Thanks to the invaluable feedback of our incredible travellers, we are continuously working to improve ourselves and the communities we touch, year after year.

4.7/5 135 reviews
  • Accomodation 4.26
  • Transportation 4.58
  • Value for Money 4.97
  • Guide 4.93
  • Overall 4.68

T. Burchfield

We have been on many tours and Bojan has been one of the best tour leader. He was informative, fun and cared for the group. All the walking tours were great and I loved getting them in each place.

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E. Davies

Bojan was a fantastic tour guide. The local guide in Ohrid was fantastic!

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T. Porter

Bojan is a great guide very happy with him.

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N. T. Trong

Thank you our tour leader Bojan and Macedonian driver. We have an unforgettable memories in Balkans! I will introduce it to my friends in Vietnam when I go back.

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R. Hibble

Bojan was great and all of the stories and banter he brought up was a highlight of the trip.

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Why You’ll Love This Tour

  • Explore the essential highlights of 7 Balkan countries in 9 days, staying at comfortable 4-star hotels (3-Star in Budva) and travelling on a private modern coach.
  • Travel with a local guide throughout your trip to get the best insight and tips, plus enjoy professional guided tours in Belgrade, Dubrovnik, Kotor, Ohrid and Skopje.
  • Delve into history and greet the colourful Balkan cultures riding from one capital to another, while frequenting popular hotspots and gems off the beaten track.
  • Swim the Adriatic and walk around the impressive medieval fortresses of Dubrovnik and Kotor, and meet the vibrant nightlife of Budva.
  • Uncover the stunning natural beauty of Ohrid Lake with an optional trip to the serene St. Naum Monastery.
  • No night drives, however we need to cross multiple borders and customs process may take some time depending on how busy it is.
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