The Might of the Balkans Tour

Croatia – Bosnia-Herzegovina – Serbia

Pirin Hiking

On this 10-day tour of the three mightiest countries of the Balkans – Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Serbia. You’ll see unique architectural feats like incredible Strati Most bridge, the beautiful coastal cities Split and Dubrovnik with their soaring white marble, as well as the natural glory of the Adriatic coastline and the lakes and national park at Plitvice.

We strongly recommend taking the city tours of the three capitals – Zagreb, Sarajevo and Belgrade – and lengthy visits to many smaller towns and villages besides.

Your friendly and helpful fully licensed guide will be there to offer their insight and knowledge.

Plus, you can tailor your tour to have extra stops, include free days, end at another location – whatever you need to make your trip perfect for you.

Tour highlights:
City tour of the Croatian capital Zagreb, Opatija, Rovinj and Pula Arena (the ancient Roman amphitheatre), Plitvice Lakes and national park, city tours of sunny coastal Zadar, Split and Dubrovnik, Mostar and Strati Most the famous bridge, city tours of Sarajevo and Belgrade, Novi Sad and the Petrovaradin Fortress.

Your tour includes

  • Friendly and professional guidance – your English-speaking tour guide is there to make sure your tour smooth and to share cultural and historic knowledge.
  • A tour unique experience – we can personalize your itinerary to add or skip attractions to create your ideal Balkan tour.
  • All-inclusive travel –  Your free, no-obligation quote will include most of the expenses, like fuel, vehicle rent, guide’s expenses and accommodation, your accommodation, entry tickets and many more.
  • A trip that’s always private – we cater to both small and large group bookings of up to 50 people. Whatever size your group, your trip is always private.
  • Air-conditioned, comfortable travel – all of our minivans are modern and spacious. .

Your 10-Day Tour Itinerary

Day 1

Zagreb→ Arrive in Zagreb, Croatia

→ City tour and free time in Zagreb, Croatia
Visit the Old Town; The Zagreb Cathedral; St. Mark’s church (Monumental, medieval-style, Serbian Orthodox church); Dolac Market (Large market with many stands offering flowers, fruits, veggies & meats in an indoor/outdoor setup); The Lotrscak Tower; The Medieval Stone Gate; The Lenucijeva Potkova. Ban Josip Jelačić Square (The central square of Zagreb)

Overnight in Zagreb

Day 2

Taking long walk on Opatija coastline→ Transfer to Opatija

→ Visit Rjeka on the way

→ City tour of Opatija

Overnight in Opatija

Day 3

See and explore the enigma of amphitheater in Pula→ Day tour to Pula and Rovinj
Visit the Pula Arena, The Arch of Sergii and the city center

→ Transfer back to Opatija

Overnight in Opatija

Day 4

Spend a day at plitvice lakes and its area→ Day tour to the Plitvice lakes
Explore the national park

→ Transfer to Zadar
Free time in Zadar

Overnight in Zadar

Day 5

→ Transfer to Split, Croatia

Exploring the urban area of Split→ Visit Sibenik and Trogir on the way

→ City tour of Split and free time
Visit the old town, The Diocletian Palace; The Cathedral of Saint Domnius (Built in 4th century AD); The Riva (The central part of Split); The Old Jupiter’s Temple (build in 3rd century AD); The “Let me pass” street; The Golden Gate (4th-century Roman stone entryway to Diocletian’s Palace, with arches & ornate statues);

Overnight in Split

Day 6

A day in Dubrovnik, an urban day trip→ Transfer to Dubrovnik

→ City tour and free time
Visit the Old town, the Ancient city walls, the Dubrovnik “Saint Saviour” church (16th century church with Renaissance architecture); the Dubrovnik cathedral (Early 18th-century baroque cathedral); The Onofrije’s fountain, The Franciscan Monastery (Landmark monastery built in the 1300s, noted for its cloister, library & historic pharmacy displays); the Gates of Pile; the Old port; the Clock tower, the Sponza Palace, the Rector’s Palace; the Fort Saint John; the Stradun (The main walking street in Dubrovnik old town);

Overnight in Dubrovnik

Day 7

Don't forget to visit the Mostar bridge in the evening→ Transfer to Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

→ Short city tour of the old town
Visit the Strati Most/ The most bridge (A rebuilt 16th-century Ottoman bridge in the city of Mostar in Bosnia and Herzegovina that crosses the river Neretva and connects the two parts of the city. The Old Bridge stood for 427 years, until it was destroyed on 9 November 1993 by Croat military forces during the Croat–Bosniak War.); The Old turkish bazar “Kujundziluk”, The Old turkish quarter, “Koskin – Mehmed pasha’s” mosque, (Small mosque dating to the 17th century)

→ Transfer to Sarajevo via Konjic
Free time in Sarajevo

Overnight in Sarajevo

Day 8

Exploring the urban parts of Sarajevo→ City tour of Sarajevo
Visit the Bascarsija (The historical Turkish market); Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque (Ottoman mosque from 16th century); The Latin Bridge/ The Assassination Bridge (Ottoman-era stone bridge near the site of Archduke Franz Ferdinand’s 1914 assassination); The Sebilj Monument (Famous 18th century wooden fountain); the “Sacred Heart” Cathedral (Gothic cathedral from the 19th century); The Sarajevo city hall, The Abandoned Bobsleigh Track (Built in 1984 for the Winter Olimpic games in Former Yugoslavia The country opened its doors to the international community to celebrate sport, after the breakup of Yugoslavia, during the long Sarajevo siege the bobsleigh track been used as a base for the artillery); The Tunnel of Hope (Military-history museum at the site of a storied Bosnian War–era underground tunnel);

→ Free time at the afternoon
During your free time in Sarajevo you can enter the Museum of Sarajevo 1878–1918 (Compact museum dedicated to historical events in Sarajevo during the Austro-Hungarian period.); The War Childhood Museum (Prominent museum featuring exhibits & videos on the children who lived through the Bosnian War.); The Museum of Crimes Against Humanity and Genocide

Day 9

See and touch the history of Belgrade→ Transfer to Belgrade, Serbia

→ City tour of Belgrade
Visit the Belgrade fortress “Kalemegdan” (Enduring fortress built in 535 BCE) with a view to Sava and Danube rivers; The Pobednik Monument (Monument inside the Belgrade fortress); Church of the Holy mother of God / Crkva Ruzica (Serbian Orthodox church located inside the Belgrade fortress); The “Knez Mihaylova” pedestrian street; t. Sava cathedralS (The biggest Orthodox cathedral in the Balkans ); The House of Flowers (Josip Broz Tito mausoleum); History museum of Yugoslavia; The Republic square, The National Assembly, The bombed buildings.

During your free time you can take a walk around the Belgrade waterfront or enter some of the museums in Belgade: Nikola Tesla Museum; The History museum of Serbia; etc.

Overnight in Belgrade

Day 10

Walk on the sandy beach of Novi Sad river→ Day tour to Novi Sad
Visit the old town and the Petrovaradin fortress

→ Overnight in Belgrade

End of the tour

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