Western Balkans Adventure
On the crossroads between east & west, the Balkan Peninsula is a hidden gem waiting to be discovered. This trip will introduce the culture lover to the stunning Dalmatian coast of Croatia, the eastern delicacies of Bosnia & Herzegovina, and the verdant fjords of Montenegro in 12 rich days. While your expert CEO is there to unveil Mostar, Sarajevo and Dubrovnik, you'll also have plenty of free time for sea kayaking, hiking or island visits.
Private minivan, walking, bus, boat
Comfort hotels (11 nts).
Zagreb city tour. Traditional Peka dinner. Walk in Plitvice Lakes National Park. Nikola Tesla Birthplace museum. Split orientation walk around Diocletian's Palace. Excursion to Mostar visiting the Stari Most (Old Bridge). Sarajevo orientation walk, market visit with picnic lunch and visit the war tunnel. Kotor orientation walk. Dubrovnik city wall walk. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
Wander the ancient city of Split built among the Roman ruins of Diocletian's Palace, visit the historic bridge of Mostar, discover where eastern delicacies meet western traditions in Sarajevo, enjoy a market visit and picnic lunch
Day 1 Zagreb
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Zagreb/Plitvice Lakes National Park (1B, 1D)
Enjoy a morning tour of Zagreb before transfering to the Plitvice Lakes region. Enjoy a traditional "Peka" dinner cooked on hot coals.
Day 3 Plitvice Lakes National Park/Split (1B)
Enjoy a morning walk in the National Park. Later, visit Nikola Tesla's birthplace museum before continuing on to Split. In the early evening, take a guided walk around the Diocletian Palace, one of the most imposing Roman ruins in Europe.
Day 4 Split (1B)
Enjoy free time to explore this charming seaside town.
Day 5 Split/Sarajevo (1B)
Travel to Mostar. Walk in the ancient town, visiting the famed Stari Most (Old Bridge), then continue to Sarajevo for the evening.
Day 6 Sarajevo (1B, 1L)
Explore this historic city on an orientation walk with your CEO. We also visit a local market and enjoy a picnic lunch. Take an included tour of the 'Tunnel of Life' to get a better understanding of the tragic recent history of this captivating city.
Day 7 Sarajevo (1B)
Enjoy a free day to explore at your leisure.
Day 8 Sarajevo/Kotor (1B)
Cross over to Montenegro for two days on the Bay of Kotor. Opt to visit the Roman mosaics in Risan, take a leisurely stroll in Perast and the islands, or go sea kayaking in the spectacular bay.
Day 9 Kotor (1B)
Enjoy a free day to explore.
Day 10 Kotor/Dubrovnik (1B)
Travel to Dubrovnik, the 'Pearl of the Adriatic', and walk the old city walls.
Day 11 Dubrovnik (1B)
Enjoy a free day to explore the old town fortifications or take a boat trip to one of the nearby islands. The red roofs of the old city make for spectacular photos, and the seaside cafes serve up delicious seafood.
Day 12 Dubrovnik (1B)
Depart at any time.