DISCOVER BALKANS

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Season 2018. DISCOVER THE BALKANS

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4-6 Balkan Essentials 6N7D Tour Serbia – Bosnia & Herzegovina – Montenegro – Croatia 7-10 Balkan Essentials 9N10D Tour Serbia – Bosnia & Herzegovina – Montenegro – Croatia 11-14 Balkan Extended 12N13D Tour Serbia - Croatia - Slovenia - Bosnia & Herzegovina - Montenegro 15-17 Discover Bosnia and Herzegovina 5N6D Sarajevo – Mostar – Travnik – Jajce 18-20 Discover Bosnia and Herzegovina 7N8D  ->À>iۜqœÃÌ>Àq/À>ۘˆŽq>Viq ˆ >Ň 21-22 Sarajevo & Jahorina Mountain 6N7D Content

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The Balkan peninsula for centuries has been the area where great empires and religions confronted, where main routes to East and West met and where nations mixed and co-existed.

Influence of Roman, Ottoman and Austro-Hungarian Empires is now seen in riches and varieties of language, traditions, cuisine and cultural heritage. From Roman chambers to Turkish fortifications, from Hapsburg palaces to medieval Orthodox monasteries: numerous monuments and locations are protected by states and UNESCO. Mediterranean, continental and mountain climate impacted on presence of fantastic contrasts on this relatively small land. Picturesque mountainous villages, sandy shores and great rivers valleys, numerous national parks and natural monuments will take your breath away!

Food is another aspect that makes you want to visit the Balkans! Nowhere in Europe you will find such a diverse gastronomic offer. Moreover the Balkans up to these days represent a rare oasis where organic food is a part of everyday meal. Finally, traditional Balkan hospitality, fantastic night life and clubs on seashores or rivers, live music in authentic kafanas and taverns, ingenuous and open-minded local people are just several things that you will find in the Balkans, the best kept secret-destination in Europe!

The BALKANS - the best kept secret destination in Europe! SERBIA SLOVENIA ITALY BOSNA & HERZEGOVINA MONTENEGRO CROATIA AUSTRIA HUNGARY ROMANIA BULGARIA MACEDONIA ALBANIA 03

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Upon arrival in Belgrade, the capital of Serbia, you will be welcomed by your Tour Manager and escorted to your hotel. When you get into your coach, just relax and meet New Belgrade within a short drive from Nikola Tesla Airport to your hotel. You’ll see prominent Belgrade’s blocks, classic example of Socialistic architecture, built after World War II, and modern business centers }  Ü ˆV 1ÄŇi i˜ÌiÀÃÕÀiÞ predominates. During the drive enjoy the image and stories about Western Gate of Belgrade, famous Belgrade Arena and monumental Palace of Serbia. Check-in at your hotel. Free time.

After some rest in the hotel, prepare yourself for a traditional Serbian dinner in Skadarlija – Bohemian heart of Belgrade.

It’s well-known that the best tourist attraction of Serbia is local food accompanied by traditional music. Try out numerous local specialties and take a chance to get to know each other during pleasant dinner in authentic restaurant. Return to the hotel and overnight. Day1 Belgrade - Arrival After breakfast, start coach & walking tour around Belgrade, capital that is well known for its various architectural styles, dynamic history and fantastic views of one of the biggest river confluence in the whole Europe. Start the tour visiting Yugoslav History Museum, memorial complex devoted to life and deeds of Josip Broz Tito, political leader of Yugoslavia.

Then you will pass by the stadium of FC Red Star, former European and World Cup champion, and proceed to Saint Sava Temple, symbol and patron of Belgrade, impressive building that can be seen from any part of the capital. After a short break at the Temple’s plateau, panoramic tour will go on to Slavija Square, Saint Mark’s Church, Serbian National Parliament and President’s residency, all to the Republic Square, most central point of Belgrade that is surrounded by cultural institutions such as the National Theatre and National Museum. Go on with a walking tour through lively Knez Mihailo Street, main walking and shopping zone, and visit the Congregational Church, just across the building of Serbian Patriarchy.

Hear great stories about “Question Mark - ?”, the oldest tavern in the city, and continue to Kalemegdan Park and Belgrade Fortress, the most important cultural-historic complex of the city, situated on the confluence of the rivers Sava and Danube. Day2 Belgrade sightseeing Serbia - Bosnia & Herzegovina - Montenegro - Croatia BALKAN ESSENTIALS 6N/7D Mostar Višegrad Sarajevo Zlatibor Dubrovnik Kotor Belgrade BOSNA & HERZEGOVINA SERBIA CROATIA MONTENEGRO Trebinje Ada Bridge The Victor St. Sava Temple PRICE PER PERSON from: € 749 04

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Day3 Belgrade - Zlatibor - Šargan 8 - Wooden-town Breakfast and check-out. Morning departure from Belgrade and drive toward Western Serbia Û « ˆ VÌÕÀiõÕi "Ûʼn>À‡>L>À >˜Þœ˜ Ì >Ì extends above meanders of the Western Morava River. Upon arrival at famous Zlatibor Mountain, first Royal resort in Serbia, enjoy a relaxing walk around the town center of this prominent air spa. Afterwards you will proceed to Tara National Park and contemplate the beauties from authen- tic, retro and the most popular Balkan train, Šargan 8 Railway. Expect a drive in a train that travels from the bottom of Šargan mount, on a way that is formed in the shape of number eight.

At the beginning of the 20th century it used to be a part of the railway from Belgrade to Saraje- ۜ°œÕÀ˜iÞœ˜ÀiÌÀœ‡ÌÀ>ˆ˜V>i`ºĎˆÀ>»܈LÀˆ˜} you back to past and will let you enjoy mountain sceneries and numerous tunnels and viaducts. Enjoy breathtaking nature and arrive at Ethno-vil- lage “Wooden Town” or Drvengrad that was built by prominent movie director Emir Kusturi- V>° Ƃ Ì i œLiVÌÃ] ˆ˜VÕ  iŇ>Û  œ Ìi] apartment houses, galleries, shops, cinema and churches are made of natural materials, mostly from wood. Since the traditional film festival “Kustendorf” is held here, Wooden Town had an honor to accommodate biggest movie stars: Johnny Depp, Monica Belucci, Jim Jarmusch and many others.

In the inexperienced silence of the mountain Mokra Gora, you will enjoy traditional Serbian food during the dinner and overnight at the local Hotel.

Day4 Višegrad - Sarajevo Breakfast and check-out. The tour continues to Bosnia and Herzegovina and a short drive leads you towards Višegrad, where Emir Kusturica used his imagination and creativity to build Ƃ˜`ÀˆŇ}À>`œÀÌ iº-̜˜i/œÜ˜»°ÌˆÃ>VՏÌÕÀ> center with numerous buildings and facilities built on the banks of Drina River nearby the famous Bridge (monument under the protection of the UNESCO). Bridge was described in the ̈̏iœv˜œÛiLÞ œLi«Àˆâi`ÜÀˆÌiÀۜƂ˜`ÀˆŇ “The Bridge on the Drina”. In his honor ÕÃÌÕÀˆV>½Ã̜ܘÜ>ÃV>i`Ƃ˜`ÀˆŇ}À ˜  Ƃ˜`ÀˆŇ}À>`ޜÕ܈Ì>Ži>LÀi>Ž° ÕÀˆ˜}Ì i break you may order a lunch in unusual restaurant called “Zlatna moruna”, the interior of which is decorated with frescoes by a Üi ˜ œ ܘ>À̈ÃÌ ˆÃi  / iÀiÄʼni˜Žœ° Upon the sightseeing expect a drive to Sarajevo, capital of Bosnia & Herzegovina, and check-in at the hotel.

After a short rest Sarajevo sightseeing tour will start covering all the main È} ÌÃ\ Õ  œ v6ˆiҘˆV>œÀÌ i ˆÌÞ Assembly finished during the Austro-Hungarian period, old downtown of the city called >Äʼn>ÀÄ ˆ Ã̜ÀˆV `  VՏÌÕÀ>Vi˜ÌiÀœv Sarajevo with authentic shops and souqs from the Ottoman era, Orthodox Church from the 16th century, Gazi Hüsrev Bey mosque, Sahat Tower from the 17th century and the first public toilette in Europe. Then you go on to Latin Bridge where Gavrilo Princip shot the successor to the Austro-Hungarian throne Franz Ferdinand which caused the beginning of the World War I, and afterword you will get to Bezistan, market complex from the 16th century, and then to the main pedestrian zone Ferdahija with the Synagogue from 1580 and Catholic Cathedral from 1881.

Return to the hotel and overnight. Day5 Mostar - Blagaj - Trebinje Breakfast and check-out. Drive and arrival at one of the most beautiful cities of the Balkan Peninsula, Mostar. During the walking tour around it you will visit the symbol of this city, Balkan TOP 10 and the most photographed sight in the country - Old Bridge (UNESCO protected monument). You will then proceed to Koski Mehmed pasa Mosque, the Crooked Bridge and old tanner’s quarter Tabhana. Free time in Mostar for getting a lunch at the bank of the Neretva River, with amazing view of the bridge that rises above you.

The excursion continues at Blagaj (monument is on the tentative UNESCO list), old town from Ì i£xÌ Vi˜ÌÕÀÞÜ iÀiœÃ>ʼn>˜œLiv>“ˆÞ ruled. Also Blagaj was the crib of Islam of today’s Bosnia and Herzegovina, when dervish Sari Satluk built a khanqah at the river-head of Buna. During a short tour, enjoy the view of the Monastery located in a fairy-tale environment, beneath the cliffs on the shores of the emerald green river Buna.

The next destination of the day is Trebinje, picturesque town with a wonderful mix of sights that origin from different cultures. Start a tour with a visit to artists’ and photographers’ dream Arslanagica Bridge.

This stone bridge and its peaceful atmosphere will bring you 400 years back in time. During leisure walk through narrow streets of the old town you’ll see most impor- tant sites of Trebinje, on your way to “Poet's Market” where you can sit under 115 year old trees which are the symbol of the town. In this beautiful town, Emir Kusturica, world famous movie director, made one of his last movies with Monica Belluci featuring the leading role. Day6 Perast - Kotor - Dubrovnik Breakfast and check-out. This day is devoted to Republic of Montenegro, country that boasts of rich heritage and immense natural beauty.

Bay of Kotor with its unique landscape is a must-see location for more than 500 cruisers during a year. On the way to marvelous Kotor you will make a stop at the town of Perast, little settlement in baroque style. From Perast you’ll start a relaxing boat ride along Boka Kotorska Bay to picturesque island of Our Lady of the Rock. This manmade Island hosts a church with valuable paintings of local artists, silver votive tablets and a famous votive tapestry. After the boat ride you will get to Kotor, old Mediterranean town that dates back to the 12th and 14th century, and have a walking tour around this UNESCO site with prominent sights: St.

Nicolas and St. Luke Church, Cathedral of St. Tryphon and other cultural monuments. In Kotor you’ll have free time to wander around the old bricked town, or take a lunch at one of romantic squares of the old town.

Next destination is Dubrovnik, one of the most significant monuments in the world, and one of Europe's best preserved walled cities known since the 7th century. The old town is surround- ed with a 2 km long wall that gives a great opportunity to see old Dubrovnik from above, during one-hour relaxing walk: city churches, fortification and monuments are a real must-see. Dubrovnik enchanted lots of famous persons to devote their pieces of art to the city, so in this city of marble and light colored stone you’ll find numerous art galleries and unique shops. In the historical center of Dubrovnik you will visit the 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, the city port and other hidden gems. Hotel check-in and overnight. Day7 Departure Breakfast and hotel check-out. Depending of the time of departure, use your free time and explore Dubrovnik on your own. Transfer to the Airport. End of services.

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NOTICES: 1/1 Room Supplement (on basic price) € 230 1/3 Room Reduction (per person on basic price) -€ 40 NOTICES: - Tips and porterage services are not included in price. - Final choice of the hotels depends on current availability. Tour organizer reserves the right to change the hotel due to availability reasons, but warrants the same category, service quality and similar location of the accommodation unit. *** Due to limited choice of accommodation units at Mokra Gora in case of unavailability ˆ˜œÌiiŇ>ۘˆŽ{IÌ iœÛiÀ˜ˆ} Ì܈Li organized at Zlatibor Mountain Resort in a 4* Hotel.

- Tour departures are guaranteed for 2+ persons. - Tour organizer reserves the right to change the itinerary of the tour due to unexpected slow-moving traffic at international borders. These changes will not affect the basic itinerary. - Tour passengers’ responsibility is to get acquainted with visa requirements of all the countries they are travelling to or transit. - General Travel Conditions issued on January 25, 2018 by “Tour Operator doo” and reconciled with YUTA standards are valid for this program.

PRICE (per person, in double room): Regular season € 749 High season € 789 PRICE INCLUDES 2 BB in Belgrade in Hotel Life Design 4*/ Hotel Prag 4*/ Hotel Crowne Plaza 4*/ or similar 1 HB at Mokra Gora in œÌiiŇ>ۘˆŽ{IÉœÀȓˆ>ÀIII 1 BB in Sarajevo in Hotel Holiday 4*/ Hotel Bosnia 4*/ Hotel Old Town 4*/ or similar 1 BB in Trebinje in Hotel Platani 4*/ Hotel SL Industry 4*/ Hotel Leotar 4*/ or similar 1 BB in Dubrovnik in Hotel Lapad 4*/ Grand Hotel Park 4*/ Hotel Uvala 4*/ or similar - Airport arrival and departure transfers, - All sightseeing tours and transfers that are written in this program, except those marked as optional tours, - Entrance tickets to the Museum of Yugoslav history and Wooden Town, - Welcome dinner in Bohemian quarter – Skadarlija, - Ticket for the ride on Museum Train - Šargan eight, - Boat trip from Perast to the Island Our Lady of the Rock, - Professional tour guidance throughout the tour, - VAT, Accommodation taxes and City taxes in every country, - Tour logistics and organization by licensed incoming agency.

GUARANTEED DEPARTURES FOR SEASON 2018: March 31st April 14th 28th May 12th 19th June 02nd 16th 30th* July 14th* August 18th* September 01st* 15th 29th October 13th *High season dates. CHILD POLICY, y/o: 0 to 2 FOC 2 to 12 in existing bed 50% discount 2 to 12 in extra bed 1/3 Room Reduction Policy 12+ in extra bed 1/3 Room Reduction Policy 06

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Day1 Belgrade - Arrival Upon arrival in Belgrade, the capital of Serbia, you will be welcomed by your Tour Manager and escorted to your hotel. When you get into your coach, just relax and meet New Belgrade within a short drive from Nikola Tesla Airport to your hotel. You’ll see prominent Belgrade’s blocks, classic example of Socialistic architecture, built after World War II, and modern LÕȘiÃÃVi˜ÌiÀà }  Ü ˆV 1ÄŇi i˜ÌiÀÃÕÀiÞ«Ài ˜ > Ìið ÕÀˆ˜} the drive enjoy the image and stories about Western Gate of Belgrade, famous Belgrade Arena and monumental Palace of Serbia. Check-in at your hotel.

Free time.

After some rest in the hotel, prepare yourself for a traditional Serbian dinner in Skadarlija – Bohemian heart of Belgrade. It’s well-known that the best tourist attraction of Serbia is local food accompanied by traditional music. Try out numerous local specialties and take a chance to get to know each other during pleasant dinner in authentic restaurant. Return to the hotel and overnight. Day2 Belgrade sightseeing After breakfast, start coach & walking tour around Belgrade, capital that is well known for its various architectural styles, dynamic history and fantastic views of one of the biggest river confluence in the whole Europe.

Start the tour visiting Yugoslav History Museum, memorial complex devoted to life and deeds of Josip Broz Tito, political leader of Yugoslavia. Then you will pass by the stadium of FC Red Star, former European and World Cup champion, and proceed to Saint Sava Temple, symbol and patron of Belgrade, impressive building that can be seen from any part of the capital. After a short break at the Temple’s plateau, panoramic tour will go on to Slavija Square, Saint Mark’s Church, Serbian National Parliament and President’s residency, all to the Republic Square, most central point of Belgrade that is surrounded by cultural institutions such as the National Theatre and National Museum.

Go on with a walking tour through lively Knez Mihailo Street, main walking and shopping zone, and visit the Congregational Church, just across the building of Serbian Patriarchy. Hear great stories about “Question Mark - ?”, the oldest tavern in the city, and continue to Kalemegdan Park and Belgrade Fortress, the most important cultural-historic complex of the city, situated on the confluence of the rivers Sava and Danube.

Day3 Belgrade - Zlatibor - Šargan 8 - Wooden-town Breakfast and check-out. Morning departure from i}À>`i  ` ÀˆÛi̜Ü>À`7iÃÌiÀ˜-iÀLˆ>ۈ>«ˆVÌÕÀiõÕi"Ûʼn>À‡>L>À Canyon that extends above meanders of the Western Morava River. Upon arrival at famous Zlatibor Mountain, first Royal resort in Serbia, enjoy a relaxing walk around the town center of this prominent air spa. Afterwards you will proceed to Tara National Park and contemplate the beauties from authentic, retro and the most popular Balkan train, Šargan 8 Serbia - Bosnia & Herzegovina - Montenegro - Croatia BALKAN ESSENTIALS 9N/10D PRICE PER PERSON from: € 1199 Mostar Split Šibenik Zagreb Višegrad Sarajevo Zlatibor Dubrovnik Kotor Belgrade BOSNA & HERZEGOVINA SERBIA CROATIA MONTENEGRO Plitvice Trebinje St.

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Railway. Expect a drive in a train that travels from the bottom of Šargan mount, on a way that is formed in the shape of number eight. At the beginning of the 20th century it used to be a part of the railway from Belgrade to Sarajevo. œÕÀ˜iÞœ˜ÀiÌÀœ‡ÌÀ>ˆ˜V>i`ºĎˆÀ>»܈LÀˆ˜} you back to past and will let you enjoy mountain sceneries and numerous tunnels and viaducts. Enjoy breathtaking nature and arrive at Ethno-village “Wooden Town” or Drvengrad that was built by prominent movie director Emir ÕÃÌÕÀˆV>°ƂÌ iœLiVÌÃ]ˆ˜VÕ   iŇ>ۘˆŽ Hotel, apartment houses, galleries, shops, cinema and churches are made of natural materials, mostly from wood.

Since the traditional film festival “Kustendorf” is held here, Wooden Town had an honor to accommodate biggest movie stars: Johnny Depp, Monica Belucci, Jim Jarmusch and many others. In the inexperienced silence of the mountain Mokra Gora, you will enjoy traditional Serbian food during the dinner and overnight at the local Hotel.

Day4 Višegrad - Sarajevo Breakfast and check-out. The tour continues to Bosnia and Herzegovina and a short drive leads you towards Višegrad, where Emir Kusturica used his imagination and creativity to build Ƃ˜`ÀˆŇ}À>`œÀÌ iº-̜˜i/œÜ˜»°ÌˆÃ>VՏÌÕÀ> center with numerous buildings and facilities built on the banks of Drina River nearby the famous Bridge (monument under the protection of the UNESCO). Bridge was described in the ̈̏iœv˜œÛiLÞ œLi«Àˆâi`ÜÀˆÌiÀۜƂ˜`ÀˆŇ “The Bridge on the Drina”. In his honor ÕÃÌÕÀˆV>½Ã̜ܘÜ>ÃV>i`Ƃ˜`ÀˆŇ}À ˜  Ƃ˜`ÀˆŇ}À>`ޜÕ܈Ì>Ži>LÀi>Ž° ÕÀˆ˜}Ì i break you may order a lunch in unusual restaurant called “Zlatna moruna”, the interior of which is decorated with frescoes by a Üi ˜ œ ܘ>À̈ÃÌ ˆÃi  / iÀiÄʼni˜Žœ° Upon the sightseeing expect a drive to Sarajevo, capital of Bosnia & Herzegovina, and check-in at the hotel.

After a short rest Sarajevo sightseeing tour will start covering all the main È} ÌÃ\ Õ  œ v6ˆiҘˆV>œÀÌ i ˆÌÞ Assembly finished during the Austro-Hungarianperiod, old downtown of the VˆÌÞV>i` >Äʼn>ÀÄ ˆ Ã̜ÀˆV `  VՏÌÕÀ> center of Sarajevo with authentic shops and souqs from the Ottoman era, Orthodox Church from the 16th century, Gazi Hüsrev Bey mosque, Sahat Tower from the 17th century and the first public toilette in Europe. Then you go on to Latin Bridge where Gavrilo Princip shot the successor to the Austro-Hungarian throne Franz Ferdinand which caused the beginning of the World War I, and afterword you will get to Bezistan, market complex from the 16th century, and then to the main pedestrian zone Ferdahija with the Synagogue from 1580 and Catholic Cathedral from 1881.

Return to the hotel and overnight.

Day5 Mostar - Blagaj - Trebinje Breakfast and check-out. Drive and arrival at one of the most beautiful cities of the Balkan Peninsula, Mostar. During the walking tour around it you will visit the symbol of this city, Balkan TOP 10 and the most photographed sight in the country - Old Bridge (UNESCO protected monument). You will then proceed to Koski Mehmed pasa Mosque, the Crooked Bridge and old tanner’s quarter Tabhana. Free time in Mostar for getting a lunch at the bank of the Neretva River, with amazing view of the bridge that rises above you.

The excursion continues at Blagaj (monument is on the tentative UNESCO list), old town from Ì i£xÌ Vi˜ÌÕÀÞÜ iÀiœÃ>ʼn>˜œLiv>“ˆÞ ruled.

Also Blagaj was the crib of Islam of today’s Bosnia and Herzegovina, when dervish Sari Satluk built a khanqah at the river-head of Buna. During a short tour, enjoy the view of the Monastery located in a fairy-tale environment, beneath the cliffs on the shores of the emerald green river Buna.

The next destination of the day is Trebinje, picturesque town with a wonderful mix of sights that origin from different cultures. Start a tour with a visit to artists’ and photographers’ dream Arslanagica Bridge. This stone bridge and its peaceful atmosphere will bring you 400 years back in time. During leisure walk through narrow streets of the old town you’ll see most important sites of Trebinje, on your way to “Poet's Market” where you can sit under 115 year old trees which are the symbol of the town. In this beautiful town, Emir Kusturica, world famous movie director, made one of his last movies with Monica Belluci featuring the leading role.

Overnight in the hotel. Day6 Perast - Kotor - Dubrovnik Breakfast and check-out. This day is devoted to Republic of Montenegro, country that boasts of rich heritage and immense natural beauty. Bay of Kotor with its unique landscape is a must-see location for more than 500 cruisers during a year. On the way to marvelous Kotor you will make a stop at the town of Perast, little The Bridge on the Drina, Višegrad Our Lady Of The Rocks, Montenegro Kotor, Old Town Blagaj 08

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settlement in baroque style. From Perast you’ll start a relaxing boat ride along Boka Kotorska Bay to picturesque island of Our Lady of the Rock. This manmade Island hosts a church with valuable paintings of local artists, silver votive tablets and a famous votive tapestry. After the boat ride you will get to Kotor, old Mediterranean town that dates back to the 12th and 14th century, and have a walking tour around this UNESCO site with prominent sights: St. Nicolas and St. Luke Church, Cathedral of St. Tryphon and other cultural monuments. In Kotor you’ll have free time to wander around the old bricked town, or take a lunch at one of romantic squares of the old town.

Next destination is Dubrovnik, one of the most significant monuments in the world, and one of Europe's best preserved walled cities known since the 7th century. The old town is surrounded with a 2 km long wall that gives a great opportunity to see old Dubrovnik from above, during one-hour relaxing walk: city churches, fortification and monuments are a real must-see. Dubrovnik enchanted lots of famous persons to devote their pieces of art to the city, so in this city of marble and light colored stone you’ll find numerous art galleries and unique shops. In the historical center of Dubrovnik you will visit the 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, the city port and other hidden gems. Hotel check-in and overnight. Day7 Split Breakfast, free morning in Dubrovnik and check-out. Drive along beautiful Makarska coast with wonderful views over Croatian islands, wine & olive plantation and stone-made villages. Upon afternoon arrival in Split, largest Dalmatian city, which was founded 1700 years ago and preserves enormously rich history, the sightseeing tour will start. Your guide will lead you through narrow streets of Diocletian’s Palace (UNESCO Heritage site), built in the 4th century by Roman Emperor, show perfectly preserved basement and former Temple of Jupiter in the central ancient Peristyle Square.

Nowadays the Temple hosts city Cathedral, and this complex is one of the world’s oldest building of that kind. You’ll pass through Golden and Silver Gates and walk via noisy markets and Riva, shopping zone. Hotel check-in and overnight.

Day8 Šibenik - Plitvice National Park Breakfast. In the morning enjoy charming Mediterranean atmosphere, relax yourself and take a coffee at the sea shore of Split. Later, drive towards Šibenik, city famous for its narrow curvy streets, stone-made houses, lots of stairs and remains of the city walls. Medieval old Venetian town of Šibenik will show you lots of monuments, among which St. James Cathedral (UNESCO protected monument), constructed by locals for hundreds of years, has a special place.

In the late afternoon arrive at world-famous destination - Plitvice National Park. In refreshing atmosphere you might relax and enjoy the dinner in hotel restaurant or in nearby local restaurant.

Day9 Plitvice - Zagreb After breakfast, start exploring Plitvice Lakes, magnificent area that consists of 16 connected lakes terraces. On old maps it was named as “Devil’s Garden”, and it is a first sight in Balkans that got UNESCO World Heritage status. You will enjoy a 3-hour guided tour that includes a visit to Upper and Lower lakes and lets you contemplate untouched nature. Although swimming is forbidden here, you will see best places for relaxation in this green paradise. Your final stop in this great Balkan tour is Croatian capital, Zagreb. This small gem of European culture and civilization is located in the heart of the continent.

Sightseeing tour around Zagreb will show you all main Zagreb sights: Kaptol (the medieval part of Zagreb), the Franciscan Monastery and the Church of St. Francis from the 13th century. You’ll walk around farmer’s market called Dolac, and visit Baroque Church of St. Mary from the 18th century. The tour will end in the heart of Zagreb, at Ban Josip i>ʼnˆŇ½Ã“œ˜Õ“i˜Ìœ˜Ì i square called after him.

Day10 Departure Breakfast and hotel check-out. Depending of the time of departure, use your free time and explore Zagreb on your own. Transfer to the Airport. End of services. Dubrovnik, Old Town Split Plitvice Lakes Zagreb 09

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GUARANTEED DEPARTURES FOR SEASON 2018: March 31st April 28th May 19th June 16th* July 14th* August 18th* September 15th October 13th *High season dates. NOTICES: 1/1 Room Supplement (on basic price) € 330 reg.s / € 400 high s. 1/3 Room Reduction (per person on basic price) - € 70 NOTICES: - Tips and porterage services are not included in price.

- Final choice of the hotels depends on current availability. Tour organizer reserves the right to change the hotel due to availability reasons, but warrants the same category, service quality and similar location of the accommodation unit.

* Due to limited choice of accommodation units at Mokra Gora in case of unavailability ˆ˜œÌiiŇ>ۘˆŽ{IÌ iœÛiÀ˜ˆ} Ì܈Li organized at Zlatibor Mountain Resort in a 4* Hotel. ** Due to limited choice of accommodation units at Plitvice, in case of unavailability in high season the overnight will be organized in closest nearby accommodation, - Tour departures are guaranteed for 2+ persons. - Tour organizer reserves the right to change the itinerary of the tour due to unexpected slow-moving traffic at international borders. These changes will not affect the basic itinerary.

- Tour passengers’ responsibility is to get acquainted with visa requirements of all the countries they are travelling to or transit.

- General Travel Conditions issued on January 25, 2018 by “Tour Operator doo” and reconciled with YUTA standards are valid for this program. PRICE (per person, in double room): Regular season € 1199 High season € 1279 PRICE INCLUDES 2 BB in Belgrade in Hotel Life Design 4*/ Hotel Prag 4*/ Hotel Crowne Plaza 4*/ or similar 1 HB at Mokra Gora in œÌiiŇ>ۘˆŽ{IÉœÀȓˆ>ÀIII 1 BB in Sarajevo in Hotel Holiday 4*/ Hotel Bosnia 4*/ Hotel Old Town 4*/ or similar 1 BB in Trebinje in Hotel Platani 4*/ Hotel SL Industry 4*/ Hotel Leotar 4*/ or similar 1 BB in Dubrovnik in Hotel Lapad 4*/ Grand Hotel Park 4*/ Hotel Uvala 4*/ or similar 1 BB in Split in Hotel Globo 4*/ Hotel President 4*/ Hotel Dioklecijan 4*/ or similar, 1 HB in Plitvice National Park in Hotel Jezero 3*/ Hotel Grabovac 3*/ Hotel Macola 3*/ or similar**, 1 BB in Zagreb in Hotel Dubrovnik 4*/ Hotel International 4*/ Hotel Palace 4*/ or similar, - Airport arrival and departure transfers, - All sightseeing tours and transfers that are written in this program, except those marked as optional tours, - Entrance tickets to the Museum of Yugoslav history, Wooden Town and Diocletian palace in Split, - Welcome dinner in Bohemian quarter – Skadarlija, - Ticket for the ride on Museum Train - Šargan eight, - 3 hours tour to Nature Park Plitvice Lakes: entrance tickets, boat ride and tram ride, - Boat trip from Perast to the Island Our Lady of the Rock, - Professional tour guidance throughout the tour, - VAT, Accommodation taxes and City taxes in every country, - Tour logistics and organization by licensed incoming agency.

CHILD POLICY, y/o: 0 to 2 FOC 2 to 12 in existing bed 50% discount 2 to 12 in extra bed 1/3 Room Reduction Policy 12+ in extra bed 1/3 Room Reduction Policy 10

Day1 Belgrade - Arrival Upon arrival in Belgrade, the capital of Serbia, you will be welcomed by your Tour Manager and escorted to your hotel. When you get into your coach, just relax and meet New Belgrade by a short drive from Nikola Tesla Airport. You’ll see prominent Belgrade’s blocks, classic example of Socialistic architecture built after World War II, and modern business Vi˜ÌiÀà }  Ü ˆV 1ÄŇi i˜ÌiÀÃÕÀiÞ«Ài ˜ > Ìið ÕÀˆ˜}Ì i`ÀˆÛi enjoy the image and stories about Western Gate of Belgrade, famous Belgrade Arena and monumental Palace of Serbia. Check-in at your hotel. Day2 Belgrade sightseeing After breakfast, start coach & walking tour around Belgrade, capital that is well known for its different architectural styles, dynamic history and fantastic views of the biggest river confluence in the whole Europe.

Start the tour visiting Yugoslavian History Museum, memorial complex that emphasizes life and deeds of Josip Broz Tito. Then you will pass by the stadium of FC Crvena Zvezda (Red Star), former European and World Cup Football champion, and proceed to Saint Sava Temple, symbol and patron of Belgrade, impressive building that can be seen from any part of the capital. After a short break at the Temple’s plateau, panoramic tour will go on to Slavija Square, Saint Mark’s Church, Serbian National Parliament and President’s residency, all to the Republic Square, most central point of Belgrade that is surrounded by cultural artistic institutions, the National Theatre and National Museum.

Go on with a walking tour through lively Knez Mihailo Street, main walking and shopping zone, and visit the Congregational Church, just across the building of Serbian Patriarchy. Hear great stories about “Question Mark , the oldest tavern in the city, and continue to Kalemegdan Park and Belgrade Fortress, the most important cultural-historic complex of the city, situated on the confluence of the rivers Sava and Danube.

Optional Tours in Belgrade: - Belgrade Rivers Cruise + Zemun. Danube & Sava, two great rivers and there shores will help you to fell Belgrade’s spirit. You’ll meet this great city from other perspective, and in the evening, you’ll explore charming Zemun district and enjoy the dinner in one of traditional fish restaurants. - Skadarlija Bohemian Night: Traditional Serbian dinner in Skadarlija – Bohemian heart of Belgrade. Day3 Belgrade - Fruška Gora - Sremski Karlovci - Novi Sad - Belgrade Breakfast. Today you will explore most interesting sights of Vojvodina, Serbian Northern Province. Drive through picturesque sceneries and famous wine region toward “Serbian Holly land” that hosts 17 functioning Serbian Orthodox monasteries.

You will stop by and enter in two impressive and well preserved monasteries – Krušedol and Novo Hopovo, where you’ll have an opportunity to buy monastery wine and rakia. Tour continues to Sremski Karlovci. Sremski Karlovci presents a real gem of Serbian culture and spirituality. Baroque town center, Patriarchy, Cathedral of Saint Nicolas and first Serbian Gymnasium – all this make Sremski Karlovci a “museum town”. It is also famous for wine production and annual festival “Wineball”. As Sremski Karlovci lies on the banks of Danube you’ll seize the moment and have a time for lunch at the shore of Serbia - Croatia - Slovenia - Bosnia & Herzegovina - Montenegro BALKAN EXTENDED 12N/13D PRICE PER PERSON from: € 1499 Saint Sava Temple Mokra Gora eg gr r ro M Mo okr ra Go Gora Mostar Split Šibenik Zagreb Dubrovnik Kotor Belgrade Novi Sad Trebinje Ljubljana Piran Rovinj Opatija Plitvice SLOVENIA BOSNA & HERZEGOVINA SERBIA CROATIA MONTENEGRO Novi Sad 11

the biggest Central-European river. Further on, you are going to future European capital of culture 2021, Novi Sad. The capital of Vojvodina has been historical border of two Empires – Austro-Hungarian and Ottoman, which resulted in multi-cultural city with interesting mix of architectural influences. We’ll see Dunavska and Zmaj Jovina Street that compose city’s pedestrian zone, the City Hall, Catholic Church, old city center, house of Albert Einstein’s wife Mileva, cultural foundation Matica Srpska and Synagogue. Then you’ll follow to the right bank of Danube and visit Petrovaradin, so-called Danube’s Gibraltar, where the Fortress is located.

On the place where you can enjoy in wonderful view of Danube and whole Novi Sad, you will end this day with dinner in wonderful ambience. Day4 Belgrade - Zagreb 1VQêGE.LWDNLCPC Breakfast. Tour continues to Zagreb - small gem of European culture and civilization, located in the heart of the continent. Sightseeing tour around Zagreb will show you all main Zagreb’s sights: Kaptol (the medieval part of Zagreb), the Franciscan Monastery and the Church of St. Francis from the 13th century. You’ll walk around farmer’s market called Dolac, and visit Baroque Church of St. Mary from the 18th century.

The tour will end in the heart of Zagreb, at Ban Josip i>ʼnˆŇ½Ã“œ˜Õ“i˜Ìœ˜Ì iõÕ>ÀiV>i`>vÌiÀ him.

After lunch break drive to “green” Slovenia. On ޜÕÀÜ>ÞޜÕÜ > Ž i>Ã̜«>Ì"̜ʼniVV>Ã̏i° A jewel rising above misty Krka River is the only water castle in Slovenia and the vicinity. Short LÀi  " ̜ʼniV܈`ivˆ˜ˆÌiÞÀivÀià ޜհ Proceed to Ljubljana. Check-into your hotel and get some rest for next days and rest of this amazing tour.

Day5 Ljubljana - Postojna %CXG2KTCP2QTVQTQz Breakfast and check-out. Start your tour around Ljubljana, the fairytale-like capital of Slovenia which boasts of real charm and great cultural scene. Guided tour will take you along the riverfront to city’s beautiful cultural monuments - the Cathedral of St.

Nicholas, Baroque Town Hall, Medieval Square “Mestni Trg” and Robba's Fountain, as well as the picturesque Central open-air market and the Triple Bridge. In Ljubljana you can use free time to get a lunch at the romantic bank of Ljubljanica River. Afternoon is reserved for an once-in-a-lifetime event: visit to spectacular limestone Postojna Cave. You'll see incredible stalactites, stalag- mites, limestone pools, subterranean gorges and underground waterfalls. The most popular Slovenian tourist attraction is definitely must-see location during your trip through Slovenia. In the afternoon hours visit Piran, one of the most beautiful towns of Slovenian Istria.

The town is actually large museum with the medieval architecture and rich cultural heritage. Narrow streets and cramped houses give a special charm to this town. After exploring small, but charming Tartini’s square, climbing to St. George Cathedral will help you to feel Piran’s special character and, as a reward, to enjoy wonderful view from the top of the hill. 9œÕÀvˆ˜>ÃÌ ˜  Ì ˆÃ`>ÞˆÃ*œÀ̜Àœã]Ü ˆV  >à been a tourist destination as far back as the 13th century, when people were treated with seawater. It reached its golden age at the beginning of 20th century when majestic Hotel Palace opened its doors.

It was a charming «i>ÀœvÌ iiÀ ˜  Ì iÃiÞi>ÀÃ*œÀ̜Àœã œÃÌi` almost 7000 guests yearly and become internationally renowned. Check-into the hotel ˆ˜*œÀ̜ÀœãœÀ*ˆÀ>˜° Day6 2QTVQTQz2WNC4QXKPL This day is devoted to Breakfast. Drive to the amazing part of Croatian coast called Istria, perfect place to enjoy first-class gourmet food, Malvasia wine, gorgeous beaches and Venetian history. Your first stop will be Pula. This beautiful town possesses a wealth of historical sites and examples of Roman architecture. The star of the show is the remarkable well-preserved Roman amphitheater, the 6th biggest Roman coliseum in the world.

Temple of August, Triumphal Arch of Sergius, The Twin Gate and other sites of the old town will make a feel that history is right in front of your eyes.

After Pula you will proceed to Rovinj, the pearl of Adriatic. Wander via cobbled streets of this historic town and let your tourist guide show why this town is called Istrian gemstone. Beautiful architecture that dates back to 1700’s and narrow streets will lead you to the top of peninsula, where, at the plateau of St. Euphemia Church, you can enjoy the view to old town Rovinj, surrounded with amazing Istrian nature. Walk the streets down, through romantic stripe of seafood restaurants and visit old neighborhood Grisia, which is famous for its small shops and art galleries. At the bottom come across a typical Istrian market and feel the flavors of this region.

Free time to relax and enjoy at the shore of Adriatic Sea, or to explore Rovinj’s coast on your own. Evening is reserved for nice, relaxing atmosphere in one of the many great hotels in Istria.

Day7 Opatija - Plitvice Breakfast. Drive to Opatija, aristocratic town that is just 80 km away and so different for its history, architecture and atmosphere in comparison with the towns of Istrian Peninsula. Opatija has quite a picturesque surrounding. Rich history is visible on every edifice built in different architectural style - Renaissance, Venetian, Secession and Baroque. Enjoy the sights and discover pulse of Opatija with the panoramic sea-view, during a walk on famous Lungomare pedestrian zone. Free time for lunch in one of the restaurants nearby the sea. Drive towards Plitvice. In refreshing atmosphere of the hotel you might relax and enjoy the dinner in hotel restaurant or in nearby local restaurant.

Day8 Plitvice - Šibenik - Split Breakfast. Start exploring Plitvice Lakes, magnificent area that consists of 16 connected lakes terraces. On old maps it was named as “Devil’s Garden”, and it is a first sight in Balkans that got UNESCO World Heritage status. You will enjoy a 3-hour guided tour that visits Upper and Lower lakes and lets you contemplate untouched nature. Although swimming is forbidden here, you will see best places for relaxation in this green paradise. In the afternoon hours, you will drive to Dalmatian coast and Šibenik, city famous for its narrow curvy streets, stone-made houses, lots of stairs and remains of the city walls.

Mediterrane- an atmosphere of the city hosts lots of monu- ments, among which St. James Cathedral (UNESCO protected monument), constructed by locals for hundreds of years, has a special place. Drive to Split and check-into the hotel. Day9 Split - Trogir - Split Breakfast. Start the sightseeing tour in Split - the largest Dalmatian city, which was founded 1700 years ago and preserves enormously rich history. Your guide will lead you through narrow streets of Diocletian’s Palace (UNESCO Heritage site), built in the 4th century by Roman Emperor, show perfectly preserved basement and former Temple of Jupiter in the central ancient Peristyle Square.

Nowadays the Temple hosts city Cathedral, and this complex is one of the world’s oldest building of that kind. You’ll pass through Golden and Silver Gates and walk via Piran Pula Split 12

noisy markets and Riva, shopping zone. Afternoon hours will be devoted to fairytale Trogir, UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy a guided sightseeing tour walking through blend of Romanesque-Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque architecture. See Cathedral of St. Lawrence, Clock Tower, the Loggia, the Land Gate, Kamerlengo Castle and St. Mark's Tower. Return to Split. In the evening, enjoy charming Mediterranean atmosphere, relax and take a dinner at the sea shore. Day10 Split - Mostar - Blagaj - Trebinje Breakfast. Drive along beautiful Makarska coast with wonderful views over Croatian islands, wine & olive plantation and stone-made villages, towards Mostar.

Walking tour around Mostar starts with a visit to the symbol of this city, Balkan TOP 10 and the most photographed sight in the country - Old Bridge (UNESCO protected monument). You proceed to Koski Mehmed pasa Mosque, the Crooked Bridge and old tanner’s quarter Tabhana. Free time in Mostar for getting a lunch at the bank of the Neretva River, with amazing view of the bridge that rises above you.

The excursion continues at Blagaj (monument is on the tentative UNESCO list), old town from Ì i£xÌ Vi˜ÌÕÀÞÜ iÀiœÃ>ʼn>˜œLiv>“ˆÞ ruled. Also Blagaj was the crib of Islam of today’s Bosnia and Herzegovina, when dervish Sari Satluk built a khanqah at the river-head of Buna. During a short tour, enjoy the view of the Monastery located in a fairy-tale environment, beneath the cliffs on the shores of the emerald green river Buna.

The next destination of the day is Trebinje, picturesque town with a wonderful mix of sights that origin from different cultures. Start a tour with a visit to artists’ and photographers’ dream Arslanagica Bridge.

This stone bridge and its peaceful atmosphere will bring you 400 years back in time. During leisure walk through narrow streets of the old town you’ll see most impor- tant sites of Trebinje, on your way to “Poet's Market” where you can sit under 115 year old trees which are the symbol of the town. In this beautiful town, Emir Kusturica, world famous movie director, made one of his last movies with Monica Belluci featuring the leading role. Overnight in the hotel.

Day11 Trebinje - Perast - Kotor - Dubrovnik This day is devoted to Breakfast and check-out. This day is devoted to the Republic of Montene- gro, country that boasts of rich heritage and immense natural beauty. Bay of Kotor with its unique landscape is a must-see location for more than 500 cruisers during a year. On the way to marvelous Kotor you will make a stop at the town of Perast, little settlement in baroque style. From Perast you’ll start a relaxing boat ride along Boka Kotorska Bay to picturesque island of Our Lady of the Rock. This manmade Island hosts a church with valuable paintings of local artists, silver votive tablets and a famous votive tapestry.

After the boat ride you will get to Kotor, old Mediterranean town that dates back to the 12th and 14th century, and have a walking tour around this UNESCO site with prominent sights: St. Nicolas and St. Luke Church, Cathedral of St. Tryphon and other cultural monuments. In Kotor you’ll have free time to wander around the old bricked town, or take a lunch at one of romantic squares of the old town. Drive to Dubrovnik. Check-in at the hotel and overnight. Day12 Dubrovnik sightseeing Breakfast. Start walking tour around Dubrovnik - one of the most significant monuments in the world, and one of Europe's best preserved walled cities known since the 7th century.

The old town is surrounded with a 2 km long wall that gives a great opportunity to see old Dubrovnik from above, during one-hour relaxing walk: city churches, fortification and monuments are a real must-see. Dubrovnik enchanted lots of famous persons to devote their pieces of art to the city, so in this city of marble and light colored stone you’ll find numerous art galleries and unique shops. In the historical center of Dubrovnik you will visit the 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.

Optional Tours in Dubrovnik: - Cable car - Dubrovnik Cable Car will drive you ̜Ì i̜«œvÌ i-ÀŌ ]  Ü iÀiޜÕV>˜ÃÌÀiÌV  your view up to 60 km across Adriatic coast, and this wonderful city. -Seafood dinner in Dubrovnik - In the evening you’ll have opportunity to visit a local restaurant where the group will enjoy Croatian seafood dishes and wines Day13 Departure Breakfast and hotel check-out. Depending of the time of departure, use your free time and explore Dubrovnik on your own. Transfer to the Airport. End of services.

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