Amazing Balkans

12 Nights / 13 Days | 6 Countries / 10 Cities

Amazing Balkans

12 Nights / 13 Days - 6 Countries / 10 Cities

Bucharest (1N)/Sighisoara (1N)/Timișoara (1N)/Belgrade (1N)/Sarajevo (1N)/Dubrovnik (2N)/Split (1N)/Opatija (1N)/Ljubljana (1N)/Venice (2N)

  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Coach Tour

Starting Price Per Adult

₹ 1,60,400

Bucharest (1N)/Sighisoara (1N)/Timișoara (1N)/Belgrade (1N)/Sarajevo (1N)/Dubrovnik (2N)/Split (1N)/Opatija (1N)/Ljubljana (1N)/Venice (2N)

  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Coach Tour
  • From City

  • Price Category

  • Rooms & Guests 02 Adults

  • Tour Date

  • day 1

  • NOON

    Arrive in Bucharest. Transfer to the hotel for check in

  • EVENING

    Panoramic tour of Bucharest with Parliament Palace

  • day 2

  • MORNING TO NOON

    Travel to Transylvania across the Carpathian Mountains. Visit Peles and Pelisor Castles in Sinaia and Bran Castle (Dracula’s Castle)

  • NOON TO EVENING

    Continue to Sighisoara. Special dinner at Count Dracula Restaurant

  • day 3

  • MORNING TO NOON

    Visit Biertan and continue to Sibiu

  • NOON TO EVENING

    Visit Castle of Hunedoara and proceed to Timisoara

  • day 4

  • MORNING TO NOON

    Panoramic tour of Belgrade

  • NOON TO EVENING

    Stroll in the Kalemegdan Fortress. Afternoon at leisure

  • day 5

  • MORNING TO NOON

    Travel to Sarajevo through pretty forests and mountain scenery

  • NOON TO EVENING

    Panoramic tour of Sarajevo seeing the Tunnel of Hope

  • day 6

  • MORNING TO NOON

    Drive through scenic beauty to Mostar. Visit Stonebridge

  • NOON TO EVENING

    Travel to Medjugorje. Continue to Kravice, stop at waterfalls. Proceed to Dubrovnik

  • day 7

  • MORNING TO NOON

    Panoramic tour of Dubrovnik. Visit Franciscan Monastery and Cathedral.

  • NOON TO EVENING

    Cable car ride to view the city and neighbouring islands

  • day 8

  • MORNING TO NOON

    Travel along the Croatian coastline to Split

  • NOON TO EVENING

    Visit the Diocletian’s Palace with local guide. Go around the Dalmatian Coast to Trogir

  • day 9

  • MORNING TO NOON

    Visit the Plitvice lakes National Park

  • NOON TO EVENING

    Travel to Opatija

  • day 10

  • MORNING TO NOON

    Visit Postojna cave in Slovenia. Boat trip to Bled’s lake and visit to a monastery

  • NOON TO EVENING

    City Tour of Ljubljana

  • day 11

  • MORNING TO NOON

    Free time in Ljubljana

  • NOON TO EVENING

    Travel to Venice

  • day 12

  • MORNING TO NOON

    Boat ride to St Mark’s Square, stroll around the City of Canals. Visit Murano glass factory

  • NOON TO EVENING

    Free time in the afternoon. Chance to take a gondola trip (at own cost)

  • day 13

  • MORNING

    After breakfast, we transfer you to the airport for your return flight

Day 1

| Bucharest

TODAY´S HIGHLIGHTS: Transfer to the hotel. City tour of Bucharest. Dinner included. Welcome to Bucharest. On arrival at the airport, we will be waiting for you to transfer you to the hotel. Towards 13.00 hrs, after lunch, we will take a panoramic tour of the city with its ancient quarter and the giant Parliament Palace. Leisure time followed by dinner.
 

Day 2

| Sighisoara

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT: Dracula’s Castle. Transylvania region. Special dinner in Sighisoara. Today we have a journey with great scenic beauty, travelling to Transylvania across the Carpathian Mountains and through forests. In SINAIA, we will stroll through the gardens of the Peles and Pelisor Castles before going on to the 14th-century BRAN fortress, commonly known as Dracula’s Castle (tickets included). Time for lunch, before continuing to SIGHISOARA, a very beautiful walled medieval city and Heritage of Mankind. In the evening we will enjoy a very special dinner, in the restaurant of Count Dracula, at the house where Vlad Tepes was born.

Day 3

| Timișoara

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT: varied landscapes, small picturesque villages en route. In Transylvania there are numerous fortified churches in areas that were inhabited by people of German origin; some of these churches have been declared Heritage of Mankind, and we will see one of them, BIERTAN (tickets included). After this, we continue to SIBIU, an important economic and cultural centre, previously the capital of Transylvania, with its bustling narrow streets and squares. Time for a stroll and take lunch. In the afternoon, we visit the impressive Castle of HUNEDOARA (tickets included), which is considered the prettiest castle in Romania. We continue to TIMISOARA, with time to explore its elegant central squares.

Day 4

| Belgrade

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT: Panoramic tour of Belgrade. We set off for SERBIA and the border pass. After a few hours travelling, we will arrive to BELGRADE. Here you can enjoy a panoramic tour of this active capital on the shores of the Danube as it flows into the Sava. We get the chance to admire its busy centre, its parliament, and stroll in the Kalemegdan Fortress. Afternoon at leisure.

Day 5

| Sarajevo

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT: Panoramic tour of Sarajevo. Tunnel of Hope. Dinner included. Enjoy the journey of pretty forests and mountain scenery. We arrive to BOSNIA, SARAJEVO, at lunchtime. With a local guide, we will take a panoramic tour of this city with strong Turkish influence: its Mosques, its Madrasahs, and its busy bazaars. We will also see the Tunnel of Hope that saved the city during the Serbian siege. Dinner included. Note: Depending on the arrival time, the Tunnel of Hope can also be visited on Friday before leaving for Mostar.

Day 6

| Dubrovnik

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT: Beautiful landscapes throughout the stage: mountains, rivers, waterfalls, lakes, picturesque villages en route. Dinner included. Another exciting drive of scenic beauty. Amidst deep valleys, we travel to MOSTAR, with its very beautiful historic centre and Stonebridge separating the Orthodox, Muslim and Catholic communities. After lunch, we stop in MEDJUGORJE, a place that attracts thousands of Catholic Pilgrims. We then travel to KRAVICE, we stop at its magnificent waterfalls before continuing to CROATIA. Border procedures (which may be long). We will then arrive into DUBROVNIK at the end of the day. Accommodation in Cavtat, a coastal point close to the city. Dinner included. Note: From the end of October to the end of March it is not possible to visit the kravice waterfalls.

Day 7

| Dubrovnik

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT: Panoramic tour of Dubrovnik. Cable car ride. Dinner included.  In the morning we enjoy a panoramic tour of DUBROVNIK with a local guide. We are undoubtedly in one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, surrounded by walls, bathed by the Adriatic Sea; its intact historic centre is a jewel of world architectural heritage. The tour includes tickets to the Franciscan Monastery with the oldest pharmacy in Europe, and the Cathedral. We also take the cable car to give us a fantastic view of the city and the neighbouring islands. You can then enjoy free time, returning to the hotel at the end of the afternoon. Dinner included. Note: Accommodation in Dubrovnik will be in Cavtat, a coastal town near the city.

Day 8

| Split

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT: Visit of Split. Dinner included. We set off in the morning, travelling along the Croatian coastline which displays amazing seascapes and islands. We will arrive in SPLIT at noon. We include a visit with a local guide and entry into the Diocletian’s Palace. We will tour this immense palace from the Roman period, its labyrinth of streets, and its sea vistas. Towards the end of the day we will travel to TROGIR where we will stay for the night. Before heading to the hotel, we will go around what is one of the most charming towns on the Dalmatian Coast. Dinner included.

Day 9

| Opatija

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT: Plitvice lakes National Park. Dinner included. We will travel to the interior region of Croatia, going through beautiful hilly landscapes to finally arrive in PLITVICE LAKES NATIONAL PARK, which has been added to the UNESCO World Heritage List. We will enter the park where you can admire the park’s lakes and waterfalls. Take the opportunity to walk along the trails or take a boat and sail through the waters of the lakes. After lunch, we will travel back to the coast towards the north of Croatia. Upon reaching OPATIJA, take your dinner included and stroll in this resort town which offers charming night life. Note: In exceptional circumstances, either due to weather conditions or high numbers of tourists, it may not be possible or advisable to use the train or boat in Plitvice.

Day 10

| Ljubljana

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT: Postojna cave, Boat trip, Tour of Ljubljana. Dinner included. Today we will travel to Slovenia. We will visit POSTOJNA Cave, one of the world’s biggest caves which is partially toured by train. After this, we will travel to BLED, a stunning postcard town on the shore of a lake, and in the middle of the lake, there is an island where the bell tower of a monastery stands at the foot of a medieval castle. We take a boat trip around Bled’s lake and a visit the monastery on the island. We continue our trip to Slovenia’s Capital, LJUBLJANA. Here we will take a tour with a local guide and learn about this beautiful Central European city. Dinner included. Note: During the winter, to be able to visit Ljubljana during the daylight hours, this may take place before departure to Maribor.

Day 11

| Venice

TODAY´S HIGHLIGHTS: Free time in Ljubljana. Free time in the morning in LJUBLJANA where we have time to visit the pretty centre of this small capital. In the afternoon we travel on to the Adriatic Sea and cross the border into Italy. VENICE, arrival at the end of the afternoon and accommodation in the Mestre district.

Day 12

| Venice

TODAY´S HIGHLIGHT: Vaporetto boat on Venice’s Grand Canal. Admire the technique of crafting Murano Glass. In the morning we include a boat transfer to the area of Saint Mark in Venice, a city built on more than 100 islands connected by bridges. We include a walking tour with a local guide around the city of canals. Afterwards, we shall be able to visit the Murano glass factory city. It is marvelous to see the technique of crystal blowing. Free time. In the afternoon, some might like to take the chance to have a trip on a gondola. At the end of the afternoon, you will have the chance to eat dinner in the Mestre area, where you can choose the type of restaurant that you prefer (Indian, Oriental, Italian, etc.).

 

Day 13

| Venice

After breakfast, we transfer you to the airport for your return flight. End of our services

Standard :

  • Bucharest - Double Tree by Hilton or Similar

    Sighisoara - Hotel Mercure Binderbubi or Similar

    Timisoara - Hotel Timisoara or Similar

    Belgrade - Holiday Inn Express or Similar

    Sarajevo - Randon Plaza or Similar

    Dubrovnik - Valamar President Hotel or Similar

    Split - Hotel Medena or Similar

    Opatija - Grand Adriatic or Similar

    Ljubljana - BB Ljubljana Park or Similar

    Venice - Holiday Inn Marghera or Similar

Inclusions

  • Return Economy Class airfare (estimated around INR 58,000) is included in the package cost and is subject to availability at time of confirmation
  • 12 Nights accommodation in the given or similar hotel.
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Travel by bus with English speaking guide
  • Return airport transfers
  • City tour in: BUCHAREST, BELGRADE, Sarajevo, DUBROVNIK, SPLIT, Ljubljana, VENICE
  • Boat: Tour around Bled´s Lake, To the area of St Marks in Venice.
  • Ticket admission: Bran Fortress, Church of Biertan, Castle of Hunedoara, Tunnel of Hope in Sarajevo, Kravice Waterfalls, Franciscan Monastery and Cathedral in Dubrovnik, Diocletian´s Palace in Split, Plitvice Lakes National Park including boat or train tours in Plitvice, Postojna Caves, Murano glasswork in Venice
  • Funicular: Cable car ride in DUBROVNIK
  • 8 dinner included in: BUCHAREST, SIGHISOARA, Sarajevo, DUBROVNIK, DUBROVNIK, SPLIT, Opatija, Ljubljana
  • All transfers, sightseeing, meals according to the mentioned itinerary
  • Airfare, Visa

Note: Child No Bed is offered to children upto 8 years only and Children above 8 years should take Child with bed cost.

Exclusions

  • GST of 5% payable to Govt of India.
  • Insurance
  • Optional sightseeing & meals
  • Meals other than specified in the itinerary.
  • Porterages, Tips, Laundry, telephone, optional excursions and other items of a personal nature.
  • Early check-in and Late check out
  • Cost of foreign exchange for personal use.
  • Any items or services not specified in the itinerary ‘HOLIDAY PRICE INCLUDES’ head.

Inclusions

  • 12 Nights accommodation in the given or similar hotel.
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Travel by bus with English speaking guide
  • Return airport transfers
  • City tour in: BUCHAREST, BELGRADE, Sarajevo, DUBROVNIK, SPLIT, Ljubljana, VENICE
  • Boat: Tour around Bled´s Lake, To the area of St Marks in Venice.
  • Ticket admission: Bran Fortress, Church of Biertan, Castle of Hunedoara, Tunnel of Hope in Sarajevo, Kravice Waterfalls, Franciscan Monastery and Cathedral in Dubrovnik, Diocletian´s Palace in Split, Plitvice Lakes National Park including boat or train tours in Plitvice, Postojna Caves, Murano glasswork in Venice
  • Funicular: Cable car ride in DUBROVNIK
  • 8 dinner included in: BUCHAREST, SIGHISOARA, Sarajevo, DUBROVNIK, DUBROVNIK, SPLIT, Opatija, Ljubljana
  • All transfers, sightseeing, meals according to the mentioned itinerary
  • Visa

Note: Child No Bed is offered to children upto 8 years only and Children above 8 years should take Child with bed cost.

Exclusions

  • GST of 5% payable to Govt of India.
  • Airfare and Insurance
  • Optional sightseeing & meals
  • Meals other than specified in the itinerary.
  • Porterages, Tips, Laundry, telephone, optional excursions and other items of a personal nature.
  • Early check-in and Late check out
  • Cost of foreign exchange for personal use.
  • Any items or services not specified in the itinerary ‘HOLIDAY PRICE INCLUDES’ head.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy (Per Person)
Days before departure:Cancellation Charge:
10 days100%
10 to 15 days75% + Non Refundable Component
15 to 30 days30% + Non Refundable Component
Hotel / Air 100% in case of non-refundable ticket / Hotel Room
Cruise / Visa On Actuals

Payment Policy

Payment PolicyOnline Advance as per Website
Within 45 to 30 days prior to the departure of the tour 75% of total tour cost or Non Refundable component whichever is higher
Within 30 days prior to the departure of the tour100% of total tour cost
  • All Prices are in Indian Rupees and subject to change without prior notice.

  • In case FIT flight inclusive package, full amount of flight will be payable at the time of booking.

  • **For Air tickets being issued / blocked on time limit: Full INR component to be collected before issuance,else price will be subject to change.

  • Tour prices are valid for Indian Nationals & Foreigners holding Indian Resident Permit.

  • Booking confirmations are subject to availability.

  • All Hotels Rooms are subject to availability

  • We are not holding any reservations of air seats, hotel rooms, conference rooms etc. Final availability status will only be known when we request for bookings.

  • Holiday Surcharge will be additional if applicable

  • Any overstay expenses due to delay or change or cancellation in flight will be on the guests own & Akbar Holidays will not be held liable for such expenses however we will provide best possible assistance.

  • Price on website //quoted are subject to availability at time of confirmation, we are currently not holding any blocking against the sent quotation.

Terms & Conditions

  • All Prices are in Indian Rupees and subject to change without prior notice.

  • Price quoted are subject to availablity at time of confirmation, we are currently not holding any blocking against the sent quotation.

  • Tour prices are valid for Indian Nationals & Foreigners holding Indian Resident Permit.

  • Booking confirmations are subject to availability.

  • All Hotels Rooms are subject to availability

  • We are not holding any reservations of air seats, hotel rooms, conference rooms etc. Final availability status will only be known when we request for bookings.

  • Holiday Surcharge will be additional if applicable

  • Any overstay expenses due to delay or change or cancellation in flight will be on the guests own & Akbar Holidays will not be held liable for such expenses however we will provide best possible assistance.

About Explore Tour

Explore Europe's most intriguing regions - the Balkans, filled with history, culture and spectacular scenery that seems entirely reasonable for its size and price.

You will love almost every part of Europe but it is the Balkans where you feel most welcomed. The friendly and hospitable nature of the locals you meet in Bosnia & Herzegovina, Romania and Croatia has a warmth that will probably make Balkans your favourite region in Europe.

 

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