Balkan Routes

8 Nights / 9 Days | 5 Countries / 7 Cities

Balkan Routes

8 Nights / 9 Days - 5 Countries / 7 Cities

Bucharest (1N)/Sighisoara (1N)/Timișoara (1N)/Belgrade (1N)/Sarajevo (1N)/Dubrovnik (2N)/Tirana (1N)

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₹ 1,32,604

Bucharest (1N)/Sighisoara (1N)/Timișoara (1N)/Belgrade (1N)/Sarajevo (1N)/Dubrovnik (2N)/Tirana (1N)

  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Coach Tour
  • From City

  • Price Category

  • Rooms & Guests 02 Guests

  • Tour Date

  • day 1

  • MORNING TO NOON

    Transfer to the hotel. Citytour of Bucharest.

  • FULL DAY

    full day leisure

  • day 2

  • MORNING TO NOON

    08.00hrs.- Bucharest. Departure. Today we have a stage of great scenic beauty, travelling to Transylvania across the Carpathian mountains and through forests.

  • NOON TO EVENING

    17.45hrs.- SIGHISOARA, arrival to this very beautiful walled mediaeval city and Heritage of Mankind

  • day 3

  • MORNING TO NOON

    08.30 hrs.- Sighisoara- Departure. In Transylvania there are numerous fortified churches in areas that were inhabited by people of German origin

  • NOON TO EVENING

    17.00hrs.- Hunedoara- Departure. 19.30hrs.- TIMISOARA, Arrival. Time for a stroll in its elegant central squares

  • day 4

  • MORNING TO NOON

    08.30hrs.- Timisoara- Departure. Among pleasant landscapes we set off for Serbia and the border pass

  • NOON TO EVENING

    free time

  • day 5

  • MORNING TO NOON

    08.00hrs.- Belgrade. Departure. A stage of pretty forest and mountain scenery. Short stop en route to get pictures of the landscapes

  • NOON TO EVENING

    We will also see the Tunnel of Hope that saved the city during the Serbian siege

  • day 6

  • MORNING TO NOON

    08.30 hrs. - Sarajevo - Departure. Very beautiful landscapes between mountains and valleys

  • NOON TO EVENING

    19.45 hrs- Dubrovnik- Arrival.-Accommodation in Cavtat, on the coast near the city

  • day 7

  • MORNING TO NOON

    Dubrovnik - In the morning we begin with a tour with the local guide of the city of Dubrovnik

  • NOON TO EVENING

    Free afternoon. Return to the hotel in Catvat at the end of the afternoon

  • day 8

  • MORNING TO NOON

    07.30 hrs.- Dubrovnik - Departure -. We set off early for Montenegro

  • NOON TO EVENING

    Time at the frontier too to have a coffee and change money. We carry on along small roads. We enter the capital of Albania

  • day 9

  • MORNING TO NOON

    After breakfast, we include a panoramic tour of Tirana: The capital of Albania, with its mosques, the clock tower, the ministries.

  • NOON TO EVENING

    End of our services.

Day 1

| Bucharest

TODAY´S HIGHLIGHTS: Transfer to the hotel. Citytour 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. 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

| Tirana

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Beautiful scenery of the Adriatic coast. Dinner included. We set off early for MONTENEGRO. The coastal scenery and the Bay of Kotor are beautiful. We enjoy a ferry to cross the bay. Arrive in KOTOR to enjoy some time strolling in this beautiful walled town with its strong Venetian influence. After this we stop in BUDVA, a marvellous walled village surrounded by the sea to enjoy lunch. Then we travel to ALBANIA. We arrive in the capital of the Albania, TIRANA, and enjoy some free time. Dinner included.

Day 9

| Tirana

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Panoramic tour of Tirana.

Today we make a panoramic tour of TIRANA the capital of Albania, with its mosques, the clock tower and the ministries.

End of our services. Please, check the time of your flight in case you might need an additional night.

Standard :

  • Bucharest        Doible Tree By Hilton Bucharest or Similar

    Sighisoara       Mercure Binderbubi Sighisoara  or Similar

    Timisoara        Timisoara Hotel  or Similar

    Belgrade         Holiday Inn Express Belgrade  or Similar

    Sarajevo         Randon Plaza or Similar

    Dubrovnik       Hotel Lero or Similar

    Tirana             Hilton Garden Inn Tirana or Similar

Inclusions

Exclusions

Inclusions

  • 8 nights stay in given or similar hotel
  • 8 breakfast at the hotel
  • Travel by bus with English speaking guide.
  • Includes arrival & departure transfer
  • City tour in : Bucharest, Belgrade, Sarajevo, Dubrovnik, Tirana.
  • Ticket admission: Bran Fortress, Church of Biertan, Castle of Hunedoara, Tunnel of Hope in Sarajevo, Kravice Waterfalls, Franciscan Monastery and Cathedral in Dubrovnik.
  • Ferry: Kotor Bay.
  • Funicular: Cable car ride.
  • visa
  • 6 Lunch or Dinner Included in: Bucharest, Sighisoara, Sarajevo, Dubrovnik, Dubrovnik, Tirana.

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 Destination

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