28 days tour

Europe Explorer Grand Tour "Dalmatia And Dacia"

This tour includes:

Guide

English speaking tour leader.

Meals

Daily breakfast. All others meals not listed are at your expense.

Transport

Air Conditioned modern van/minibus/bus and other transportation listed in itinerary.

Accommodation

Accommodation:3* hotels on double occupancy in good locations of respective cities/places. Twin share basis accomodation as per program. For children 2 - 11 year old sharing a room with 2 adults.

Not included:

Others

Admission/entry Fees: Entry fees prices are subject to change without prior notice. If you would like to join the optional activities, please pay the fee in cash to the tour guide. The tour guide will arrange the tickets for the group. Any charges for additional itinerary are not listed in itinerary A mandatory service fee for tour guide/bus driver (min. 3-5 Euro /day per person). Excess baggage charges from Airlines Personal expenses such as room service, telephone, laundry service charges Losses or additional expenses: The Company will accept no responsibilities for losses or additional expenses due to accidents. Lunch and Dinner charges (if applicable) Local guides (can be provided upon request) and require extra charge Everything not mentioned in “Inclusions”

Insurance

Travel insurance, visa fees (if applicable).

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Itinerary of your trip Europe Explorer Grand Tour "Dalmatia And Dacia"

  • Day 1 Day 1: Tirane - Shkoder - Podgorica. (154 Km, 2 H 30 Min).
    • 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

      Day 1: Tirane - Shkoder - Podgorica. (154 Km, 2 H 30 Min).

      After breakfast Tirana City tour. Located on a plain on the site of a Byzantine fortress and has been the capital since 1920 (visits to the Skanderbeg Square, Mosque of Et’hem Bey (built on 1824), the Clock Tower (built on 1822), the National Museum (the huge mosaic on front represent the Albanian history development, and the stages of this development are presented on respective pavilions),  National Art Gallery, Archeological Museum (there are presented many archeological discoveries since the Stone Age up to the Medieval), the National Heroes Cemetery, Grand Park and government buildings). Then, we head to Shkoder. Shkoder is one of the oldest cities in the Balkans and was once the capital of Illyria before it was conquered by Rome (year 168 BC). It is also considered the “Florence of the Balkans” due to its cultural inheritance and richness. We visit its old bazaar, cathedral and mosque before heading to Rozafa castle for spectacular views of the city, lake and the surrounding mountains. Continue to Montenegro’s capital Podgorica, where we visit the Old Town and show you the most important historical monuments and buildings in town: Doganjska Mosque from 15th century, Skaline (“the stairs”) is probably one of the most historic and picturesque site of Podgorica. It is a place perfectly described as peaceful, quiet and in the middle of the city, Republic Square, St.George church form 11th of century, Millenium Bridge, Russian Bridge, Vladimir Vysotsky Monument, Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ (Orthodox Church), Roman Square, King Nikola's Castle from 19th century and Clock Tower (Sahat Kula) from 17th century. Then continue to Niksic. There are many places worth seeing in the center of Niksic: the Central Square of Liberty, the Royal Palace of King Nikola I Petrović Njegos containing the museum, the Church of St. Basil of Ostrog, who was built in the 19th century in Montenegrin heroes, who gave their lives for the freedom of the country. Near the center there is an old Turkish city wall and Hadji-Smajil's mosque. Accomodation to hotel (Garni Atrium 3*, or similar) and overnight.

  • Day 2 Day 2: Niksic - Mostar (Unesco). (210 Km, 3 H 20 Min).
    • 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

      Day 2: Niksic - Mostar (Unesco). (210 Km, 3 H 20 Min).

      Departure to Niksic. In the west of Montenegro, at the field of Niksic, is the city of Niksic. Built in the 4th century BC castle ruins, form Illyrians, its original name was Onogost. Remains of this old city are today a cultural and historic monument. In the vicinity of Niksic, from the direction of Podgorica, high in the cliffs, is the greatest spiritual centre of Montenegro, the Monastery of Ostrog. Founded in the12th century by Metropolitan Vasilije, it was later proclaimed Saint and miracle worker.  In the city itself is the monumental Saborna Church, dedicated to Saint Vasilije and surrounded by a beautiful park. Niksic is flanked by three lakes: Krupac, Slano and Liverovici Lake. During the summer months these lakes are the main places for day trippers and holiday makers. Niksic is also well known for its production of the famous Niksicko beer. Cross the border to Bosnia-Herzegovina and travel to Mostar, where we explore on a walking tour through the old town. Mostar is situated on the River Neretva and the center of the Herzegovina-Neretva Canton of the Bosnia and Herzegovina Federation. Old Bridge, which is the oldest single arch stone bridge, was built in the 16th century and it was one of the biggest monuments of Ottoman Architecture in the Balkans. In the 90's the bridge was hit and destroyed. And in 2004, the reconstruction of the Old Bridge was finished and there was a grand opening which was held in Mostar. Nowadays, all people who come to the Balkans never leave the Balkans without visiting Mostar, especially Old Bridge. At the Old Bazaar of Mostar, souvenirs and a lot of different symbols about Mostar can be found, and enjoying your drink while watching Old Bridge and the lovely flowing Neretva River are extremely recommended. Overnight in Hotel Hana 3*, or similar.

  • Day 3 Day 3: Sarajevo. (129 Km, 2 H 10 Min)
    • 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

      Day 3: Sarajevo. (129 Km, 2 H 10 Min)

      After breakfast, we will continue to Sarajevo. Proceed for tour to visit Vrelo Bosne – spring of river Bosnia, Tunnel Museum – the only means of going in and out during the siege of Sarajevo in last war - Walking tour of old town Bascarsija, Latin Bridge, place where the Austro Hungarian Archduke was assassinated, what triggered the 1st World War; Brusa Bezistan – covered market place; Gazi Husref Bey's Mosque- built in 1530 year during the Ottoman era – and Gazi Husref Bey Madras; Morica Han built in 1551 ; Vijecnica – town hall for the Austro-Hungarian era - Lunch at the local restaurant. Overnight in Astra Hotel 3*, or similar.

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Experience Style

Experience Style

Mixed

There will be challenging activities such as hiking, biking, canyoning and trekking, but you’re also going to have other means of transportation and relaxed moments to just chill.

Accomodation level

Accomodation level

Medium

This accommodation includes essential services like a hot shower, electricity, and a nice and comfy bed.

Experience Type

Experience Type

Small Group

You’ll be accompanied by a small group of travelers just like you.

Physical Rating

Physical Rating

Average

There are several physical activities that last from 2 to 6 hours in easy terrains, low altitude flats, or water experiences. Please ask if you’re not sure this applies to you.

Age range

Age range

Min: 18 / Max: 70

Age range allowed for this experience.

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