The Balkan Explorer

Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, Montenegro, and Bosnia & Herzegovina

13 Days
March 10-22, 2023


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$2,460

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13 Days
April 14-26, 2023
May 05-17, 2023


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$2,980

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$2,650

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Minimum of 20 full paying passengers
to run this tour.

D1: MANILA / VENICE
Depart Manila onboard a prestigious airline on your way to Venice, Italy. Enjoy inflight meals and services.

D2: VENICE
Welcome to Italy – Venice. After immigration clearance at the airport, proceed to the exit where our representative will meet and assist you. Transfer to your hotel for check in.

D3: VENICE-LJUBLJANA
After breakfast at the hotel, continue the tour to Venice. take a boat ride to Venice Island. See San Marco Square and admire the Byzantine St. Mark’s Cathedral, the Clock Tower, the Bridge of Sighs and a panoramic view of the lavish Doge’s Palace.  Cross the Slovenian border to the capital city of Ljubljana, transfer to hotel for check-in.

D4: LJUBLJANA- BLED-LJUBLJANA
Today, drive to the beautiful Lake Bled for a sightseeing tour featuring the charming town and imposing Bled Castle, view the romantic little island and experience the Pletna boat to visit inside St. Mary’s Church with its mysterious wishing bell. In the afternoon drive back to Ljubljana, upon arrival proceed to a sightseeing through the Baroque streets over the picturesque Triple Dragon Bridge, St. Nicholas Cathedral, the beautiful churches and see the Ljubljana Castle.

D5: LJUBLJANA-PLITVICE
This morning leave Slovenia and cross the Croatian border to the magnificent Plitvice National Park, a UNESCO World Natural Heritage site and one of the most beautiful natural phenomena in the world with sixteen lakes of crystal blue-green color connected by 92 waterfalls cascade through its picturesque surroundings.

D6: PLITVICE-SPLIT
Breakfast at the hotel, drive to Split, the second largest city in Croatia and one of Dalmatia’s liveliest towns. The walking tour of Split takes you to the historic inner city showing off Diocletian’s Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage site. See the remnants of Split’s Roman heritage, its Renaissance and Gothic structures, Jupiter’s Temple, the Peristyle and the Cathedral. After the tour, transfer to the hotel for overnight.

D7: SPLIT-DUBROVNIK
After breakfast at the hotel drive to the world famous Dalmatian city of Dubrovnik, famous for the ‘Game of Thrones’ film location. Upon arrival, discover the Old City, which is included in Unesco’s World Heritage List, surrounded by mighty walls and fortresses. See the Stradum, the elegant main street with Onofrio’s Fountain, the Franciscan Monastery with the ancient pharmacy, Orlando’s Column, Church of St. Blaise and the Cathedral.

D8: DUBROVNIK-KOTOR-DUBROVNIK
This morning, enjoy an excursion by crossing the Montenegrian border through the fjord-shaped Bay of Kotor and stop to take photos of the man-made islet of Our Lady of the Rocks. Continue to the medieval town of Kotor for a sightseeing tour which includes the beautiful Romanesque Cathedral of St. Triphun, surrounded by walls and fortresses and also a Unesco World Heritage site. Transfer back to Dubrovnik.

D9: DUBROVNIK-MEDJUGORJE-MOSTAR
After breakfast continue to Medjugorje, an important Catholic Pilgrimage site since 1981. See the Apparition Hill where the young visionaries first encountered Our Lady and have the opportunity for private devotion. Drive to Mostar, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Upon arrival, see the graceful Old Bridge with a single span, the colorful Bazaar with  traditional handicrafts and see the Mosque and Turkish house. Continue to hotel for overnight.

D10: MOSTAR-SARAJEVO
Drive to the capital city of Bosnia and Herzegovina – Sarajevo. Upon arrival proceed with a sightseeing tour of Sarajevo featuring the Old Town, Mosques and Oriental style shops. Then to Begova Dzamija (Bey’s Mosque), one of the biggest Ottoman architectures in the region.

D11: SARAJEVO-ZAGREB
Enjoy the countryside sceneries of Bosnia and Herzegovina then border crossing to the capital city of Croatia – Zagreb. Upon arrival check-in to hotel for overnight.

D12: ZAGREB / MANILA
Today, tour Zagreb and walk through the Upper Town, passing to the famous St. Mark’s Church. Later, see the Museum of Broken Relationships. Afterwards, walk downtown to visit the Zagreb Cathedral and Dolac Market, Croatia’s biggest farmers market. Your memorable Balkan States tour concludes with a transfer to the airport for your flight back to Manila.

D13: MANILA

Arrival in Manila.

INCLUSIONS

  • Roundtrip Airfare
  • First Class Hotel Accommodation
  • Daily Hotel Breakfast
  • Dinner as per itinerary
  • Luxury Private Coach
  • Tour Escort
  • Tips for Driver / Guide
  • Pre-departure briefing
  • Travel Bag

EXCLUSIONS

  • Visa Fee
  • Travel Tax + Airline Tax Approx. USD180.00 (subject to change)
  • Tourist Tax: € 2-5.00/person/night
  • Travel Insurance with COVID Coverage
  • Drinks and Beverage
  • Airport / Hotel Porterage
  • USD 600.00 upon booking (NON-REFUNDABLE)
  • Full payment upon confirmation
  • 3 pcs passport size pictures (white background)
  • Bank Certificate and Bank Statement (within 3 Months)
  • Passport valid for 6 months (old & new passport)
  • Marriage Contract
  • Income Tax Return
  • Certificate of Employment with Leave of Absence
  • Birth Certificate (photo copy)
  • Travel Insurance with COVID-19 coverage
  • Certificate of Vaccination
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