Balkan Trio from Dubrovnik

Send inquiry from 1.205,00 € per person
  • 8 8 days
  • guided
  • from 1.205,00 €
  • 29/5/2022
    19/6/2022
    11/9/2022

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Itinerary

Let’s tour the Balkans together! The Balkan Trio starts in Croatian town of Dubrovnik and takes you to the three other countries of the Balkan peninsula: Montenegro, North Macedonia and Albania. Tour the Balkans where the green rivers flow between the peaks of the Dinaric Alps into the Adriatic Sea. You will love the variety of its landscape, the incredible history and its delicious gastronomy.


Day 1 (Sunday): ARRIVAL TO DUBROVNIK

Upon your arrival at the Dubrovnik airport we will transfer you to the hotel. Free time until dinner. Accommodation in Dubrovnik.

Day 2 (Monday): DUBROVNIK – BUDVA – SKHODRA – TIRANA

The Balkan tour starts with a guided visit of Dubrovnik‘s old town which is included on the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage List. There we will visit the Franciscan Monastery with one of the oldest pharmacies in Europe, the Rector’s Palace and the cathedral. In the afternoon the tour departs toward Montenegro. Passing one of the most visited places in the country, Budva, we soon arrive to Shkodra in Albania, one of the oldest towns in Europe, dating back to the 3rd century BC. In the evening, we will arrive to Tirana. Dinner and accommodation in Tirana.

Tour the Balkans - Budva & Ohrid

Day 3 (Tuesday): TIRANA – OHRID

In the morning a guided visit of Tirana, the capital of Albania, including Skenderberg Square, dedicated to their national hero, the imposing Ethem Bey Mosque and the National Museum, depicting the flow of Albania’s history and housing archaeological pieces from across the country. In the afternoon departure to picture-perfect lakeside town of Ohrid in North Macedonia. Dinner and accommodation in Ohrid.

Day 4 (Wednesday): OHRID

We will take a full day to explore the shores of Lake Ohrid and the namesake town whose historic town centre has been classified as a world cultural heritage by UNESCO. The visit includes the 11th century Church of Saint Sofia, the most distinguished medieval monument in North Macedonia with magnificent Byzantine paintings and the Church of Saints Clement and Panteleimon. In the afternoon, we will visit of the pretty Monastery of St. Naum, built on the shores of Lake Ohrid in 900 a.d. and dedicated to the missionary and educator St. Naum of Ohrid. Dinner at a local Macedonian-style restaurant. Return to the hotel and an overnight stay.

 

Tour the Balkans with us on this week-long itinerary from Dubrovnik

 

Day 5 (Thursday): OHRID – SKOPJE

In the morning departure to Skopje. A visit of the city includes the Kale Fortress, the church of the Holy Savior with its famous icons (one of the best examples of the traditional art of carving in walnut wood), the old Turkish bazaar called Čaršija and the historic Stone Bridge. Continuing the route along the Vodno Mountain slope, where we will visit the Saint Panteleimon Monastery famous for icons and frescoes from the 12th century, considered among the best achievements of Byzantine art of that time. Dinner and accommodation in Skopje.

Day 6 (Friday): SKOPJE – KOLAŠIN

In the morning departure to Kolašin in Montenengro via Peč and Berane, through the impressive Canyon of the Morača River. In the afternoon arrival in Kolašin, stretched on the banks of the Tara River, located at an altitude of 954 meters. Its entire area is surrounded by the dense pine forests of the Bjelasica Mountain and is a very popular ski-centre and wellness town. Dinner and accommodation in Kolasin.

Tour the Balkans - Skopje

Day 7 (Saturday) KOLAŠIN – CETINJE – KOTOR – DUBROVNIK

In the morning, departure to Cetinje where we will visit the Museum of King Nicholas, the residence of the Montenegrin monarch Nicholas I Petrović. Later you will continue to the coast where we will visit Kotor, another UNESCO-recognized old town. Among other things we will visit the cathedral dedicated to Saint Tryphon, patron saint of the city. We will continue towards Dubrovnik along the picturesque Kotor Bay often referred to as Europe’s most southern fjord. Dinner and accommodation in Dubrovnik.

Day 8 (Sunday): DUBROVNIK – DEPARTURE

Breakfast and transfer to Dubrovnik airport. Hope you decide to tour the Balkans with us again soon!

 

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Need to know

NEED TO KNOW

This is an escorted group tour with guaranteed departures. You will be travelling in a group with other passengers.

Alternatively you can choose our 13-day itinerary Balkan delights, which flows from Zagreb to Dubrovnik and includes six Balkan countries.

Additionally we invite you to check out other escorted tours to other Balkan countries in our offer. Contract us for more info at  info@ekorna.net.

If you prefer not to travel in group, we can organise a private tour just for you or a small group of your friends. There are several pre-prepared itinerants like a week-long Balkan Triangle or a longer and more complete Grad Balkan Tour. Both can be further adjusted to your wishes, interests and budget. Alternatively we also offer separated itineraries of each Balkan country.


PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Accommodation in 4-star hotels with half board
  • Bilingual English/Spanish-speaking tour guide throughout the tour
  • Transfer in a modern bus according to the itinerary
  • City tours with local guides: Dubrovnik, Tirana, Ohrid, Skopje, Kotor
  • Entrances: Franciscan Monastery in Dubrovnik, Rector Palace in Dubrovnik, National Museum in Tirana, Saint Sofia Church in Ohrid, Church of Saints Clement and Panteleimon in Ohrid, St. Naum Monastery, Church of the Holy Savior in Skopje, Saint Panteleimon Monastery in Skopje, Residence of King Nikola I Petrovic in Cetinje, St. Tryphon Cathedral in Kotor
  • Arrival and departure transfers (Dubrovnik Airport)

 


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Dates & rates

29/5/2022
Price per person in a double room:
1.205,00 €
Single room supplement:
310,00 €
19/6/2022
Price per person in a double room:
1.205,00 €
Single room supplement:
310,00 €
11/9/2022
Price per person in a double room:
1.305,00 €
Single room supplement:
310,00 €
25/9/2022
Price per person in a double room:
1.305,00 €
Single room supplement:
310,00 €

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