BALKAN KALEIDOSCOPE

Balkan Kaleidoscope Tour

The Balkans are a wonderful choice of holiday destination, particularly for those with an interest in the rich culture, history and politics of this region. However, the natural beauty of the Balkans is equally likely to delight and enthral visitors.

Once upon a time people said that the Balkans were the «Powder-keg of Europe». This geography hosted huge incidents in history from the splitting of Roman Empire into two, to the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand that sparked World War I, and witnessed many wars and struggles.

Indeed, history is full of sudden burst of the strong Balkan passions. But wars are left in the past. We can now only enjoy the beautiful features of the sunny face of the Balkans – beautiful and preserved nature, old monasteries, cozy towns – a different and slightly old-fashioned Europe. We offer you to tour together several countries and see the most interesting places in each of them – Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, Kosovo, Albania and Macedonia – all alike but at the same time very different in their own way. This is the place, where Europe meets the Orient, where Christians and Muslims have lived together for centuries, where old traditions coexist with the rhythm of XXI century.

Introduction:

– Tour package taking you through 7 countries and 23 destinations.

– You will find something gorgeous and fascinating, whether you’re looking for nature, history, or culture…

– You will enjoy the magnificent natural beauties and very different landscapes – like a diamonds…

– You can admire medieval towns, where Eastern culture meets Western culture, where medieval cities with imposing fortresses and ancient monasteries ooze charm…

– You will visit an impressive number of UNESCO World Heritage sites.

– Imagine a region where nature, landscapes, tastes and smells are so intense and diverse.

– Here you’ll discover the friendliest, most hospitable people you could hope to meet.

Join us to discover the hidden gems of the Balkan Peninsula!

Map of Tour - Balkan Caledioscope

Itinerary

Day 1. Arrival in Belgrade

Arriving to Belgrade in the morning, the capital and biggest city of Serbia, which you’ll absolutely admire from the first moment. After meeting with your guide on the Nikola Tesla Airport and accommodating in hotel we will go on an orientation city tour where you’ll see the main sights and get the impression of Belgrade culture, people, atmosphere and also cuisine.

belgrade skadarlija

Belgrade is the capital city of Serbia and has a population of around 1.7 million. It is one of the oldest cities in Europe and has since ancient times been an important crossing of the ways where the roads of eastern and western Europe meet. The city lies on two international waterways, at the confluence of the Sava and Danube rivers, which surround it on three sides. Because of this position, Belgrade is fittingly referred to as the Gateway to the Balkans and the Door to Central Europe. Overnight in Belgrade.

Day 2. Belgrade Sightseeing

After breakfast Belgrade city tour – Kalemegdan Fortress, remarkable view to the confluence of Sava and Danube rivers

Belgrade - Kalemegdan

Museum of history of Yugoslavia with Tito’s tomb

Belgrade House of Flowers

Saint Sava Orthodox Cathedral, National Theater, Republic Square, Terazije Square…

Belgrade - Hotel Moskva

The Belgrade Fortress was built as a defensive structure on a ridge overlooking the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers during the period from the 2nd to the 18th century.

Belgrade Fortress overlooking the Danube River

Today the fortress is a unique museum of the history of Belgrade.

Belgrade Kalemegdan Fortress

The complex is made up of the Belgrade Fortress itself, divided into the Upper and Lower Town, and the Kalemegdan Park.

Temple of Saint Sava is the largest Serbian Orthodox church  built in the Serbian-Byzantine style, with four 44 m-high steeples. At its highest point the dome is 70 m in height, while the main gilded cross is an additional 12 m high, giving the Cathedral a total height of 82 m and a height above sea level of 134 m.

Temple of Saint Sava Belgrade

The church occupies an area of 3500 m² at floor level, with an additional 1500 m² in the three galleries on the first level.

The domes are decorated with 18 gilded crosses of three different sizes, while the belfries house 49 bells. For this reason the church occupies a prominent place on Belgrade’s horizon and can be seen from all approaches to the city.

The Museum of Yugoslav History has a collection of more than 200.000 items that illustrate Yugoslav history throughout 20th century...

Museum of Yugoslav History Belgrade

...with the special accent on life and work of Josip Broz Tito.

Uniforms of Josip Broz Tito

Free time for lunch in down town Belgrade, leisure time.

Overnight in Belgrade.

National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia - Belgrade

 

Day 3. Belgrade – Novi Pazar (261 km)

After breakfast drive through the mountainous landscape, along the Valley of Lilacs.

Lilacs Valley Serbia

The ancient road was built during the rule of Nemanic Dynasty, passing Raska where the Serbian Medieval state was maintained between the 11th and 14th century.

Sitting among low hills where the River Raska has its confluence with the Ljudska, is the large town of Novi Pazar (New Bazaar).

Raska River Novi Pazar

Novi Pazar is the town with the most pronounced Islamic atmosphere in the country - instead of church domes, it is minarets that stab the skyline.

Novi Pazar - Serbia

Tangible reminders of Raska's pre-Islamic period are the Church of St Peter, St George's Pillars and Sopocani Monastery. Tour of the St. Peter's church in Novi Pazar and the ecclesiastical complex of Sopocani Monastery, built in 13th century, whose frescoes are considered to be the masterpiece of European fresco painting of the time.

St George's Pillars - Novi Pazar

St. Peter's church near Novi Pazar is one of the oldest churches on the territory of the Serbian Orthodox Church. Parts of the building dates back to the 8th century, while most of the church was built in the 9th and the dome from the 10th century.

St. Peter's church near Novi Pazar

The church has many layers of frescoes from different periods, the oldest from the 9th century.

St. Peter's church Novi Pazar

The Sopocani Monastery, dedicated to the Holy Trinity, is an endowment of Serbian king Stefan Uros I (1243-1276). The monastery was built near the source of the river Raska, 17 kilometers from the town of Novi Pazar. The frescoes in the monastery are a true masterpiece of art that have brought international fame to the Sopocani monastery.

Sopocani Monastery

Today this is one of the most important cultural monuments that was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1979.

Sopocani Monastery near Novi Pazar

Hotel accommodation and overnight in Novi Pazar.

Day 4. Novi Pazar – Pec – Decani – Pristina (262 km)

After breakfast scenic drive takes us to Kosovo. The Medieval Monuments in Kosovo are world renowned for their beauty. Drive to Pec and tour of the Patriarchate of Pec - complex of four Medieval churches, UNESCO Heritage site.

The complex of the Pec churches - Patriarchate of Pec

The Monastery of the Patriarchate of Pec is located at the very entrance of the Rugova gorge near Pec.

Patriarchate of Pec

The complex of the Pec churches is the spiritual seat and mausoleum of Serbian archbishops and patriarchs.

Monastery of the Patriarchate of Pec

Continue to Visoki Decani Monastery, the most magnificent Serbian monastery and sightseeing. The monastery is settled in the picturesque valley of the Bistrica river surrounded by the mountains and forests of the Prokletije mountain range It is the largest and best preserved medieval monastery in Serbia.

Visoki Decani Monastery

It was built between 1327 and 1335 by the Serbian medieval king St. Stephen of Decani and was dedicated to the Ascension of the Lord. Today a young brotherhood of 30 brethren lives in the monastery continuing the centuries old tradition of the past.

Interior of the Monastery of Decani

The brotherhood has developed various activities: wood carving, icon painting, book publishing and is also active in the missionary work. The beautiful monastic services are served according to the typicon of Mount Athos.

Woodcuts in Decani Monastery

Drive through central Kosovo to Pristina and Tour of Gracanica Monastery, a masterpiece of the late Byzantine architecture with wellpreserved frescoes. Gracanica Monastery is one of King Milutin's last monumental endowments. It is situated in the village of Gracanica, 5 km from Pristina. Gracanica was constructed on the ruins of an older 13th-century church of the Theotokos, which was built on the ruins of a 6th-century early Christian three-naved basilica.

Gracanica Monastery

Hotel accommodation and overnight in Pristina.

Day 5. Pristina – Skopje (94 km)

After breakfast drive to Skopje, the capital of Macedonia and city tour – The Clock Tower, Daut Pasha’s Bath, The Aqueduct, The Stone Bridge, Kale Fortress, Mustafa Pasha’s Mosque, Saint Savior Church.

Skopje - Aleksandar Makedonski Square

The town with the beautiful quay of the Macedonian river «Vardar», the narrow streets in the Old Bazaar which is the biggest bazaar preserved in the Balkans today, the town is internationally famous for being the birthplace of Mother Teresa.

Old Bazaar Skopje

He has blossomed into a thriving, stimulating city to explore, defining itself as an exciting tourist destination with the 1500 years old fortress Kale and monastery St. Pantelejmon with the fresco «Lamentation of Christ», with the first signs of the Renaissance, the Islamic monuments Sultan Murat’s - Hjunkar Mosque, the Daut Pasha’s bath.

Kale Fortress Skopje - Macedonia

Hotel accommodation, dinner and overnight in Skopje.

Day 6. Skopje – Ohrid (172 km)

After breakfast tour of St Panteleimon Church. High on the forested slopes of Mt. Vodno, the 12th century church of St. Panteleimon overlooks the city of Skopje.

St Panteleimon Church near Skopje

The church which is one of the oldest and most important in Macedonia was built and painted in 1164 under the patronage of Byzantine Prince Alexios Komnenos whose name is made immortal by being carved in marble, right above the entrance in the church. It was dedicated to St. Panteleimon, the protector of health.

St.Panteleimon Church Skopje

Drive on to Ohrid. Ohrid’s major attractions are all located within a remarkably concentrated and eminently walkable area, among and above the narrow streets of the Old Town lined with restaurants and cafés perfectly suited for relaxing in the cool summer evenings.

Ohrid

Numerous churches alongside Ohrid’s lake shores make for fascinating side trips and walks. The wooded ridge above the lake’s eastern shore is largely taken up by the National Park of Galichica.

Ohrid Downtown

The uniqueness of Lake Ohrid and the city’s historical architecture has been attested by UNESCO, honoring it with an official designation as one of the few places on the cultural institution’s list «World Inheritance».

Metropol Lake Resort Ohrid

Hotel accommodation and overnight in Ohrid.

Day 7. Ohrid Sightseeing – Sveti Naum (60 km)

After breakfast morning tour of old town of Ohrid and its most prominent and significant well-preserved Byzantine churches – Bogorodica Perivlepta Church, Icon Gallery, St. Demetrius and Mali Vrachi Church, St. Sophia Church, St. Clement’s monastery, St. Panteleimon, St. John in Kaneo village…

Balkan Kaleidoskope - City of Ohrid

One of the most magnificent churches in all of Macedonia Saint John at Kaneo is situated on the cliff over Kaneo Beach, overlooking Lake Ohrid.

Saint John at Kaneo Ohrid

The church which was consecrated at the end of the 13th century was named after the old fishing village Kaneo. St. Jovan Kaneo is a combination of Byzantine and Armenian architectural styles.

Old Fishing Village Kaneo

Built in the honor of St. John the Theologian, St. Kaneo with its sublime atmosphere and views of the placid lake below, remains an inspiring place for spiritual contemplation.

Saint John Church Kaneo Ohrid

After the sightseeing the group continues to the Monastery of St. Naum. The monastery complex lies on rocks, surrounded with the wonderful nature created from the springs of the river Crni Drim which inculcates in the Lake of Ohrid, creating excellent nature images.

Sv. Naum Monastery

The whole place is specific by the biggest springs on the Ohrid coast, the clean water and the wonderful nature.

St. Naum

The original Naum’s church was dedicated to the Holy Archangels Michael and Gabriel. The church was built on this site in 900 A.D. as his memorial by the Slavonic educator St. Naum of Ohrid, the disciple of Cyril and Methodius, the contemporary and associate of Clement of Ohrid.

St. Naum Church

After sightseeing a small coffee and refreshment break, Departure to Ohrid. Overnight in Ohrid.

Day 8. Ohrid – Elbasan – Berat – Durres (294 km)

After breakfast drive via the Cafasan border crossing to Albania and Elbasan to Berat – «The city of one-thousand windows», an UNESCO Heritage site. As two of the oldest cities in Albania, Durres and Berat both have their own fascinating history.

Balkan Kaleidoscope - Berat Albania

Berat, known as the city of «one thousand windows», is a treasure of history and culture. Located in central Albania, bears witness to the coexistence of various religious and cultural communities down the centuries.

Gorica Bridge Berat

It features a castle - locally known as the Kala, many Byzantine churches most of which was built in the 13th century, several of which contain valuable wall paintings and icons, as well as several mosques built under the Ottoman era which began in 1417. Sightseeing of Berat - Saint Trinity Church, Citadel, Old Bazaar, Onufri Museum…

Berat Castle

Drive on to Durres.

Hotel accommodation and overnight in Durres.

Day 9. Durres – Tirana – Shkoder – Budva (221 km)

After breakfast sightseeing of Durres.

Durres city lies on the Adriatic coast and is main commercial port of Albania. Town was a vital Roman port of The Egnatian Way (Via Egnatia).

Durres Fortress

This trade route was one of the main roadways which connected Rome with Byzantium and as times flourished Durres did as well. A result is Durres being home to the largest Roman amphitheater in the Balkans.

Amphitheatre of Durres

Modern Durres, is much different than its past. It is shortly acquired capital notoriety, after independence in 1912, but then lost it to Tirana. Durres is a modern city with developed boulevards, soft sand beaches for tourism, and calm, warm Adriatic waters.

Durres - Albania

After sightseeing of Durres departure to Tirana, the capital of Albania and tour of the Tirana main square with the Old mosque of Ethem Bey and the Clock Tower.

Tirana Albania Skanderbeg Square

Tirana is relatively new city established in 1614 by Sulejman Pasha, feudal of the area at the time.

Tirana Capital of Albania

The city began to grow at the beginning of the 18 century, but it remained an unimportant town until it was proclaimed Albania's capital in 1920.

Tirana Restaurant Taiwan

Departure to Shkoder. Close to the border with Montenegro, Shkoder in Albania is the point of entry for the sublime natural landscapes in almost every direction from the city. East is Drin River that flows through canyons, right to the west is the Adriatic Sea and its sandy beaches, and northeast are the Albanian Alps where the country’s  tallest peaks can be conquered.

Shkoder - Monument to Mother Teresa

For history buffs there’s plenty to catch the eye as Shkodra has been on a key trading post for millennia, and both the Ancient Greeks and Romans settled here.

Shkoder Orthodox Church

Inside Shkodra you can acquaint yourself with Albanian history and culture, visiting mosques, cathedrals and workshops.

Shkoder - The main promenade

Sightseeing of Shkoder. Brake for short walk. Drive via the Muriqan border crossing to Montenegro and city of Bar to Budva. Hotel accommodation and overnight in Budva.

Day 10. Budva – Cetinje – NP Lovcen – Kotor – Perast – Budva (159 km)

After breakfast departure to Cetinje historical capital of Montenegro. The city is located in the field located under the mountain Lovcen, at an average altitude of 670 m.

Cetinje Monastery

Because of its authentic architecture and a large number of historic buildings, relics, monasteries, churches and museums, this city was named «Museum city». Sightseeing of Cetinje.

Russian Embassy Cetinje

Visit of the King's Nicholas palace – State museum.

King's Nicholas palace Cetinje – State museum of Montenegro

After Cetinje drive along Lovcen National Park which provide spectacular vistas of surrounding mountain peaks.

Lovcen Mausoleum

Climbing up 461 stairs to the Mausoleum of Petar Petrovic Njegos, chosen by eminent poet and philosopher for his rest, from where spreads magic panorama to Kotor Bay.

Bay of Kotor - View from Lovcen Mountain

Drive via Njegusi village to Kotor, UNESCO town-museum and sightseeing.

Kotor and Bay of Kotor

Kotor has one of the best preserved medieval old towns in the Adriatic and is home to several sights of interest, including the Cathedral of Saint Tryphon, beautiful palaces and squares as well as the ancient walls which stretch for 3 miles on the steep hillside directly above the city.

St. Lucas Square Kotor

After Kotor You will drive through the areas of the inner part of the Gulf of Kotor (Boka Kotorska) with its high mountains and scenic coastline dotted with little villages. This amazing landscape was created 300,000 years ago by tectonic forces crashing together and creating the «Fjords of the Mediterranean».

Islands Our Lady of the Rocks and St. Georg

The little town of Perast was one of the earliest inhabited areas in this region.  This once seafaring town has grown into a modern town in its past. The two islands in front of Perast are the most photographed view in the central place of this fjord. Your tour guide will walk you through famous Boka and Perast history.

At the end of history lesson you will embark on a small boat and go to the Island of Our Lady of the Rocks, which was created thanks to the Perast sailors who threw stones in the sea and created today's island where the shrine of Our Lady of the Rocks was built. While on the island you will have opportunity to enjoy breathtaking view on Boka Bay.

Our Lady of the Rock Island

After visiting Island we would start our ride back to Budva. Overnight in Budva.

Day 11. Budva – NP Skadar Lake – NP Durmitor – Zabljak (226 km)

After breakfast departure to National park Skadar Lake with photo break above Sveti Stefan a famous island hotel.

Riviera of Budva and Sveti Stefan

Arrival to Virpazar and boarding in the boat. Boat ride along the Skadar Lake while observing the natural habitat of rare and endemic birds. National Park Skadar Lake is a natural playground for lovers of outdoor adventure, nature and beauty. This largest of Balkan lakes offers an incredible 400 square kilometres of spectacular national park to explore, as well as being home to Montenegro's wine country.

Boat Ride - Skadar Lake

After a cruise on the lake drive on via Podgorica, the capital of Montenegro to Northern Montenegro along wonderful landscape of Moraca River Canyon to Moraca Monastery from 13th century. Moraca Monastery with some of its most accomplished religious art is one of the largest medieval Orthodox monuments in Montenegro. It was built on the right bank of the River Moraca, in the wider part of the canyon, on a natural plateau with a picturesque landscape.

Kloster Moraca

Our journey continues through the famous canyon of the river Tara (The cleanest European river) to the Djurdjevica Tara Bridge. Photo break on the Bridge.

Bridge over Tara River

After photo break drive to Zabljak city on the highest altitude of the Balkans. It is located in the very centre of enormous mountain of Durmitor – and in the middle of Durmitor National Park. Eighteen glittering glacial lakes known as gorske oci (mountain eyes) dot the Durmitor range. The spectacular Black Lake is the largest and most visited part of the national park. The rounded mass of Medjed (the Bear 2287m) rears up behind it, casting an inky shadow into the pine-walled waters. An easy 3.6 km walking track circles the lake. Walk along the beautiful Black Lake.

 

Day 12. Zabljak – Ostrog Monastery – Dubrovnik (267 km)

After breakfast drive along National Park Durmitor which provide spectacular vistas of surrounding mountain peaks and tour of Ostrog Monastery – one of the most frequented spiritual places in the Balkans.

Monastery in the Rock - Ostrog Monastery

Ostrog Monastery, a miracle built by nature and human interaction, carved almost in its entirety in a vertically positioned mountain cliff, is today the pearl of Montenegrin spirituality which is visited by more than a hundred thousand pilgrims from around the world and of travellers of all religions every year.

Terrace of the Monastery of Ostrog

It is one of three most visited Christian destinations on the planet with its cave-like chapel and the Monastery complex that preserves the sanctity of Saint Basil the, Orthodox Christian Saint of Miracles.

Icon in Ostrog Monastery

We continue our journey towards Croatian border and the pearl of Dubrovnik. After accommodating in hotel we will go on dinner in traditional restaurant within city walls.

Restaurant in Old Town Dubrovnik

Overnight in Dubrovnik.

Day 13. Dubrovnik Sightseeing

After breakfast Dubrovnik city tour. History is alive in every part of this city - as museum city and at the same time a live stage, it represents a perfect cross between the past and the present. Every corner and cranny of this Pearl of the Adriatic, as it is known, hides a treasure.

Balkan Kaleidoscope - Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik is surrounded by 1940 meters of unique medieval ramparts preserved in their original form and open to visitors as the citys flagship attraction. Protected by UNESCO World Heritage status since 1979, Dubrovnik can boast one of the first such listings in Croatia.

The St. John Fortress Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik has numerous legends and beauties that should not be missed. In the historical center of Dubrovnik we will see main Square Stradun, also called Placa, Pile Gate, Rector’s Palace, Sponza palace, Old Town Walls, the church of St. Blaise, the Cathedral, the Jesuit church, Orlando’s Column, Onofrio’s Large Fountain (Great Onofrio Well), the city port and other hidden gems.

Dubrovnik Cathedral

Afternoon will be free for self exploration of the city or some individual program.

Dubrovnik Cable Car

Overnight in Dubrovnik.

Day 14. Dubrovnik – Trebinje – Mostar – Sarajevo (278 km)

After breakfast drive on to Trebinje. Trebinje is the situated at the south of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the entities within the Serbian Republic. Through the town flows Trebisnjica River. Since the sea is situated about 25 km (by road to Dubrovnik) it is famous for its sunny days and plane trees.

Trebinje

From the city center of Trebinje, there is a 2 km road that winds up the hill Crkvina where you reach the church «Hercegovacka Gracanica» (the Gracanica of Hercegovina) a copy of the famous Gracanica Church in Kosovo and Metohija. The Church Complex includes an amphitheater, the Vladicin (Bishop's) home, a gallery with icons, a summer garden, a library and a belltower. There is a marvelous view of the whole town from here.

The Gracanica of Hercegovina Trebinje

Drive on to Mostar and sightseeing. The historic town of Mostar, spanning a deep valley of the Neretva River, developed in the 15th and 16th centuries as an Ottoman frontier town and during the Austro-Hungarian period in the 19th and 20th centuries.

Mostar - Neretva River

Mostar has long been known for its old Turkish houses and Old Bridge, Stari Most, after which it is named. In July 2005, UNESCO inscribed the Old Bridge and its closest vicinity onto the World Heritage List.

Mostar Old Town

Drive to Sarajevo with stop over for observation of Neretva River Canyon. The Neretva River carves its way through the centre, dividing the massive mountain ranges.

Neretva River Canyon Bosnia and Herzegovina

It was at Jablanica that Tito and the partisans, burdened with 4,000 wounded others, won the unlikely Battle of the Neretva during World War II. The blown-up bridge that the partisans used to trick the Nazis still hangs from the high cliffs as a reminder of one of the partisans' greatest victories.

Bridge on Neretva River in Jablanica

Arrival to Sarajevo the capital of Bosnia & Herzegovina and hotel accommodation.

Sarajevo - The capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Overnight in Sarajevo.

Day 15. Sarajevo – Visegrad – Zlatibor (179 km)

After breakfast a walking tour through the center of the Bosnian capital - Sarajevo, whose mosques and old Turkish bazaar with shops and cafes still keep the traditional oriental atmosphere of the region.

Bosnia and Herzegovina Sarajevo

Sarajevo is situated on the Miljacka River nestles among dramatic peaks. During the Roman Empire Sarajevo together with Bosnia was a border city between the Eastern and Western Roman Empires. On the 28th of June 1914 WWI was triggered by the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria with his wife Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg.

Sarajevo - Miljacka River

The city has 10 bridges over the Miljacka River. The most famous one is the Latin Bride or Princip Bridge, the name of assassin of Archduke Franz Ferdinand.

Gavrilo Princip Bridge Sarajevo

The city-wide tram service was the very first in Europe. Locals proudly insist that the Austro-Hungarians modelled Vienna’s tram system on theirs. War took its toll, with the 1992-1996 siege hitting hard, but the lively, diverse city has been almost entirely reconstructed.

Sarajevo - City hall

Departure to Visegrad and photo stop at the famous bridge of Mehmed Pasha near Visegrad, praised in the novel «The Bridge on the Drina» of the Nobel laureate - Ivo Andrich.

Visegrad Bosnia and Herzegovina

Famous Serbian film director Emir Kusturica used his imagination and creativity here as well and built Andric-grad complex. It is a cultural center with numerous buildings and facilities built in 2012 on the banks of Drina River nearby the famous Bridge.

Monument to Ivo Andric - Andricgrad - Visegrad

Crossing into Serbia and drive to Zlatibor Mountain a well-known air spa. Hotel accommodation, dinner and overnight.

Day 16. Zlatibor – Mokra Gora – Belgrade (235 km)

After breakfast we drive towards Mokra Gora – picturesque mountainous village hidden between mountains Zlatibor and Tara.

Mokra Gora - Serbia

After arrival in Mokra Gora we change our vehicle and one part of the way pass on old train called «Ćira». The train travels of the bottom of Sargan mount, on a retro way shaped in the form of number eight, this is why it is called «Sargan Eight». It used to be a part of railway from Belgrade to Sarajevo. Journey on «Ćira» brings you back to past and lets you enjoy mountain sceneries and numerous tunnels and viaducts.

Sargan Eight - Mokra Gora - Serbia

Train journey is over at Jatare station and get to Kustenforf, our next destination. This is one of the most popular touristic destinations in Serbia, mainly because of Ethnic village «Drvengrad» or «Kustendorf».  All the objects, including hotel, apartment houses, galleries, shops, cinema and churches are made of natural materials, mostly from wood, the reason Drvengrad is called this way (Drvo – wood, grad – town). Here the traditional film festival «Kustendorf» is held, biggest movie stars from all over the world come here to enjoy Drvengrad.

Mokra Gora - Drvengrad - Serbia

Drive to Belgrade and hotel accommodation. Optional: Serbian night (bohemian quarter Skadarlija).

Day 17. Belgrade Departure

After breakfast free time until transfer to Belgrade airport, where we will finish the tour.

Belgrade - Capital of Serbia

Price: 2.254,50

What’s included:

– 16 Overnights in comfortable 4**** hotels – all overnights are based on double rooms with private WC/shower. Single Rooms are available with payment of a «Single Supplement».

– 17 meals: 16 breakfasts, 1 dinner (Dubrovnik – Croatia)

– Transportation with high tourist class coach, minibus or van

– Local transport in Ostrog Monastery (Montenegro)

– Boat ride in Perast and Skadar Lake (Montenegro)

– «Sargan Eight» Railway Mokra Gora (Serbia)

– Entrance fee for all sites included in the program

– Adria Line Tour Manager and Local Guide

– Tour organization and logistics

What is not included:

– Other meals, drinks, personal expenses

 

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