BALKAN MYSTERY

Start: Belgrade Finish: Belgrade

Visiting: Temple of Saint Sava, Nikola Tesla Museum, Zemun, Kalemegdan Park, Sremski Karlovci, Petrovaradinska tvrđava, Novi Sad, Ovcar Banja, Sirogojno, Zlatibor, Uvac, Most na Đurđevića Tari, Žabljak, Podgorica, Sveti Stefan, Budva, Kotor, Bay of Kotor, Trebinje, Mostar, Sarajevo, Višegrad, Drvengrad - Mećavnik, Šargan Eight, Drina river house, Belgrade


Duration: 10 Nights

Physical rating: Low

Special diets catered: Vegetarians, Meat

Tour Operator: Mayak Tours

Group size: 6 - 20

Age range: 18-65

Tour operated in: English


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Tour Overview

Serbia is a country in the southeastern Europe, located in the heart of the Balkan Peninsula. Country of hospitable, emotional and joyful people, who possess a sense for sportsmanship, extraordinary traditions, and a huge cultural heritage that enriches the entire European culture, Serbia is one of those marks on a map of the world you need to discover and experience. Montenegro is a Southeast European country and is one of the countries that are entering the Adriatic Sea. Montenegro is an Adriatic-Mediterranean country which, besides the sea and Mediterranean climate, has numerous mountains that seem to emerge from the sea, and therefore, in certain parts of the country there is a mountainous and continental climate. Bosnia and Herzegovina is country full of natural beauty and as a country that is at a crossroads of roads, Bosnia has interesting history. Numerous medieval monasteries, cathedrals and mosques are witnessing the arrival of many conquerors in this region.

Highlights

  • iconMount Zlatibor with Mecavnik and Wooden city
  • iconBudva with isthmus St. Stefan and Kotor with boat ride through Boka Bay
  • iconKalemegdan Park with Belgrade Fortress and Petrovaradin Fortress
  • iconZemun with Gardos Tower viewpoint
  • iconNikola Tesla museum where you will see and feel wireless transfer of energy by small lightnings
  • iconSarajevo and Bascarsija feel spirit of modern and traditional
  • iconMostar with Old town and Mostar bridge
  • iconMount Zabljak with outstanding Djurdjevica Tara Bridge
  • iconUvac canyon with jeep ride to the famous viewpoint, photo seasion time!

Places You'll See

Countries:
Inside of St. Sava Cathedral
Meanders of Uvac canyon
House on Drina River
Old Bride, Mostar
Mecavnik, Wooden city
Jeep ride, Uvac
Bridge over Drina river, Visegrad
Bridge, Montenegro
Boat ride, Kotor
Boka Bay, Kotor
St. Sava Church, Belgrade

Itinerary

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icon Day 1 : BELGRADE ARRIVAL

Location: Nikola Tesla Airport, Temple of Saint Sava, Nikola Tesla Museum

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: Hotel Capital 4* or similar

Meet and assist at Belgrade Airport. Panoramic tour of Belgrade and Dedinje district, Karadjordje’s park and St. Sava’s Cathedral, the biggest Orthodox Church on Balkans. Visit of Nikola Tesla museum, which keeps over 1200 historical and technical exhibits and over 1500 photos and glass photo plates. Immerse yourself in the world of this genius and explore his life from the first encounter with science. Visitors can also see a short documentary about the life of Nikola Tesla and see/feel wireless transfer of energy by small lightnings. Transfer to the hotel and check in. Free time for individual activities. Overnight.

icon Day 2 : ZEMUN TOUR & KALEMEGDAN FORTRESS - FULL DAY TOUR

Location: Zemun, Kalemegdan Park

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: Hotel Capital 4* or similar

Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to Zemun: Magistar’s Square, Gospodska Street and Masarik’s Square, down to the river, and numerous restaurants on the coast: Karamata’s house, Nikolajev Church; the oldest house in Zemun, visit most prominent view point in Belgrade, over-viewing almost whole city, Free time for lunch in local restaurant (optional). After lunch continue towards Kalmegdan Park and city centre. We’ll pass by: residence of Princess Ljubica, Cathedral of St. Michael the Archangel the Museum of the Serbian Orthodox Church, Clock tower, church St. Petka. Walking tour through the Knez Mihailova, the most famous pedestrian street, with numerous impressive buildings and mansions built at the end of the 1870s. Visit to Shopping Mall and free time for shopping. Back to hotel. Overnight.

icon Day 3 : BELGRADE – SREMSKI KARLOVCI – NOVI SAD – BELGRADE

Location: Sremski Karlovci, Petrovaradinska tvrđava, Novi Sad

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: Hotel Capital 4* or similar

Meals: Breakfast, Wine tasting in vinary

Breakfast in the hotel. Tour of Sremski Karlovci: Patriarchy Residence,Karlovci’s Grammar School, Fountain ’’The Four Lions’’. Visiting Wine Cellar and wine testing (among others you will have opportunity to try famous Bermet liqueur wine, which was served on Titanic). Departure for Novi Sad. Novi Sad is located on the banks of the Danube River and Danube-Tisa-Danube Canal. Free time for lunch. Continue towards Petrovaradin Fortress. It was built between 1692 and 1790 and covers the area of 112 hectares and has 16 km of underground corridors on four levels (some corridors are supposed to lead under the river Danube). It is second largest fortress that still stands in Europe. Optional: Guided Tour through the tunnels. Departure to Belgrade. Free time.

icon Day 4 : BELGRADE – OVCAR KABLAR GORGE - SIROGOJNO – STOPICA CAVE – ZLATIBOR/MECAVNIK

Location: Ovcar Banja, Sirogojno, Zlatibor

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: Hotel Mir 4* or similar

Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast. Departure towards mount Zlatibor. We will make lunch break at Ovcar Kablar gorge with beautiful viewpoint o West Morava River. Continue towards Ethno village Sirogojno open ground museum of village life from 18th century and Stopica cave. Arrival to Zlatibor. Accommodation in hotel. Free time and overnight

icon Day 5 : ZLATIBOR – UVAC (JEEP RIDE) – ZABLJAK (KOLASIN)

Location: Uvac, Most na Đurđevića Tari, Žabljak

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: Hotel Polar Star 3* or similar

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Breakfast. Departure towards Uvac, special nature reserve. We will have 20-minute jeep safaris in one direction on meadows and unpaved roads of mount Zlatar weald. Arrival at the lookout "Prayer", where huge vultures will fly below you, and the meanders of Uvac will appear to you in all their beauty. Free time for taking pictures and enjoy in this amazing wonder of nature. We will enjoy jeep ride one more time, return to the place of boarding the bus. Departure to Montenegro with short break on Djurdjevica Tara Bridge, spectacular bridge located over 170m above river Tara, one of the most visited attractions in Montenegro, built in 1937 year. Time for taking photos and continue towards Zabljak. Accommodation at hotel near Zabljak. Overnight.

icon Day 6 : ZABLJAK (KOLASIN) – PODGORICA – ST. STEFAN AND MILOCER - BUDVA

Location: Podgorica, Sveti Stefan, Budva

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: Hotel Slovenska Plaza 3* or similar

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Breakfast. Leaving the hotel. Drive to Podgorica. Lunch and wine tasting in vinery with bruschetta with Njegusi cheese in olive oil and rosemary and a tour of the grandiose cellars (former underground military airport) and vineyards. The plantations have the largest vineyard in the Balkans in "one piece" which spreads over 2100 hectares, of which 1600 hectares are under Vranac grapes. Going to the lookout in the middle of the vineyard. Continue towards Montenegro seaside, stop in Milocer, little village, tourist resort with a beautiful view of St. Stefan Island. Departure to Budva. Tour of the old town, one of the most beautiful on the Adriatic coast. A tour of the over 1000-year-old fortress of San Giovanni and a walk through the walls. Accommodation at the hotel. Overnight.

icon Day 7 : BUDVA – KOTOR - BUDVA

Location: Kotor, Bay of Kotor, Budva

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: Hotel Slovenska Plaza 3* or similar

Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast. We continue visit of Budva, old city, beaches and its surroundings. The journey continues towards Kotor. Guided tour of Kotor Old town with local guide and free time for lunch. We will have 1.5 – 2 h boat ride. You will enjoy in sightseeing of Kotor bay, Lady of the Rooks and St. George's church located on little isthmus near old town Perast. Back to Budva. Free time. Overnight.

icon Day 8 : BUDVA – TREBINJE - MOSTAR

Location: Trebinje, Mostar

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: Hotel Kapetanovina 4* or similar

Meals: Breakfast, Coffee tasting at Mostar

Breakfast. After that we are leaving Montenegro and continue to Trebinje in Bosnia&Herzegovina.A tour of the old city centre, Old fortress and the river Trebisnjica. Visit to the medievals orthodox Monastery of Tvrdos, just at that outskirt of the city. It is not just a monastery, it is also a famous wine cellar, with wines made by monks. Wine tasting of most prominent local wine labels, white Zilavka and red Vranac. Continue towards Mostar and sightseeing of this amazing old city with local guide; Old Bridge and old city centre, Spanish square, tasting and drinking traditional coffee (so-called Turkish coffee) with storytelling about the traditional way of preparing this drink. Accommodation in hotel in Mostar. Free time and overnight.

icon Day 9 : MOSTAR - SARAJEVO

Location: Sarajevo

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: Hotel Holiday 4* or similar

Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast. Leaving towards Sarajevo. Sightseeing of Sarajevo, this incredible city with mixture of East and West culture and religion: old city centre Bascarsija, Vecna vatra (Eternal flame), old Turkish house -Svrzo, city centre where within 100, 200 meters you will see a Mosque, a Synagogue, a Cathedral and the Orthodox Church. Free time for lunch. You should taste so called Cevap with famous kajmak, hurmasica cake or baklava for dessert. Accommodation in hotel. Free time and overnight.

icon Day 10 : SARAJEVO – VISEGRAD – MECAVNIK – HOUSE ON DRINA RIVER - BELGRADE

Location: Višegrad, Drvengrad - Mećavnik, Šargan Eight, Drina river house, Belgrade

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: Hotel Capital 4* or similar

Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast. Departure towards Visegrad and Andricgrad. We will see famous the Bridge on the Drina, a heritage of the Grand Vizier Mehmed Pasha Sokolovic, Andrictown (meaning “Andric’s town“) also known as “ Stonetown“ is the town dedicated to our famous writer Ivo Andric, Nobel Prize winner. Continue to Mokra Gora (Wet Mountain) and its biggest attraction Sargan 8. Sargan 8 is narrow track that one was link from Serbia to Bosnia and now this is touristic attraction. Visit Mecavnik and the wooden city which was built by famous film director Emir Kusturica. Free time for lunch. After Mecavnik we continue towards Belgrade with short break at the place where you will have opportunity to enjoy in beautiful view of House on Drina River and to take photos for our albums of remembrance. Arrival to Belgrade. Accommodation in hotel. Overnight.

icon Day 11 : BELGRADE DEPARTURE

Location: Nikola Tesla Airport

Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast. Free time till departure to airport. Transfer. End of program.

What's Included

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    Boat ride through Boka bay D7

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    Jeep rides to viewpoint at Uvac canyon D5

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    Barbecue (lunch) at rangers camp at Uvac D5

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    Accommodation

    Hotel accommodation in 1/2 TWN/DBL rooms

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    Lunch and wine tasting in Podgorica D6

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    Wine tasting in Sremski Karlovci D3

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    Airport Transfers at Destination

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    Entrance Fees

    Entrance fees to mentioned touristic sites: Tesla Museum, Ethno village Sirogojno, Stopica cave, National Park Durmitor, Kotor and Budva old city, Svrzo house in Sarajevo, Mecavnik (Wooden City)

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    Train ride Sargan 8, D10

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    Free Wi-Fi at Accommodation

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    Meals – Breakfast Only

    10 * breakfast, 2 * lunch - D5 Uvac and D6 winery in Podgorica

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    Coffee tasting in Mostar D8

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    Local Taxes

    City and local taxes

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    Fully Guided

    English-speaking tour guide, Local guides in Kotor, Mostar and Sarajevo

What's Not Included

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    Visas – if needed

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    Flight Tickets

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    Lunches and dinners, not mentioned in Included in package part

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    Entrance fee to underground tunnels of Petrovaradin Fortress, D4

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    Anything else not mentioned in the (Included in package price) list above

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    Drinks and individual costs

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    Tips for drivers and guides (cca 4 euro per person per day)

Your Peace of Mind Options

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    Low Deposit

    Mayak Tours requires a deposit of 50% to secure a place on this tour, and the final balance is not due till 21 days before departure..

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    Secure payments

    All payments to TourHub are deposited into an externally regulated Trust account.


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