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Journey Through The Balkans YD

Trip Duration 12 Days

Highlights of Croatia, Montenegro, Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina

Travelling through the heart of former Yugoslavia, we discover four countries that have been shaped by a rich but turbulent history. Against a backdrop of jagged mountain peaks and dramatic coastlines, we explore several UNESCO World Heritage Sites, fascinating old towns and enjoy the beautiful scenery of Durmitor National Park. We'll also ride the rails on the historic Sargan Eight Railway, see traditional sweater making in Sirogojno Open Air Museum and go underground in Tito's Nuclear Bunker.

Tour Highlights

  • Kotor, Mostar and Trebinje - Discover the glittering cultural heritage of these picturesque cities
  • Mount Zlatibor - Visit Sirogojno's famous open air museum and travel on the historic Sargan Eight Railway
  • Visegrad - See the UNESCO listed Bridge Over the Drina - the subject of Ivo Andric's famous novel
  • Sarajevo - Enjoy the cultural highlights of the city known as the 'Jerusalem of Europe'
  • Dubrovnik - Explore one of the finest Medieval cities in the world


Itineraries on some departure dates may differ, please select.

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  • 1
    Join trip in Dobrota

  • 2
    Walking tour of Medieval Kotor and a boat trip in the bay

  • 3
    Swimming at Budva Town; opportunity of a boat trip on Skadar Lake

  • 4
    Visit Moraca Monastery and walk in Durmitor National Park; arrive in Zabljak

  • 5
    Visit Mileseva Monastery; stay overnight in Sirogojno Open Air Museum (Serbia)

  • 6
    Drive to Mokra Gora; chance to ride on the historic Sargan Eight Railway

  • 7
    Visit the famed Bridge Over the Drina; drive to Sarajevo (Bosnia Herzegovina)

  • 8
    Explore Sarajevo on our guided city tour

  • 9
    Drive to historic Mostar for a city tour and time to explore

  • 10
    Stop at Tvrdos Monastery with the chance for a wine tasting; city tour of Trebinje

  • 11
    Discover Dubrovnik on foot

  • 12
    Trip ends in Cavtat

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Journey Through The Balkans
Why Book this trip
With a rich and varied history, we can really get under the skin of this once troubled area whilst discovering the beauty of its national parks and historic cities. Travelling by road, water and rail this trip is great if you want to visit 4 countries in under 2 weeks.
Included meals 10 0 0
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Bus, Train, Boat
9 nights Standard Hotel
2 nights Simple Guesthouse
Trip Staff
Driver(s), Explore Tour Leader, Local Guide(s)
Group Size
Generally 12 - 18