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Journey Through The Balkans YD

Trip Duration 12 Days

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Journey Through The BalkansScores 8.7 out of 10 based on 26 reviews
(6 out of 10)


Highlights - the scenery in Montenegro, museum and film set stay in Serbia, Sarajevo and Mostar in Bosnia & Herzegovina.
Down points - tour starts late evening at Dubrovnik airport, so potential long wait if you are not travelling on group flight. Travel in the dark to first night stop missing some great scenery. Group split to travel in two minibuses with Tour Leader in one minibus (driver may only speak basic English). Our Tour Leader was very softly spoken and usually led hiking groups.
Tips - Take Euros. You will need to cover your arms ans legs at some churches. Visit the Old Town Hall in Sarajevo (plan in advance your activities for your free day). Take sunscreen, hat, and a lightweight rain jacket. Be patient - service can be slow!
Confirmed traveller: 29 June 2016
Published on: 10 July 2016
(9 out of 10)


Sarasota, Florida, USA
This tour provides an excellent opportunity to explore 4 Balkan countries in a brief period of time. The itinerary offers diverse experiences.
Confirmed traveller: 29 June 2016
Published on: 08 July 2016
(9 out of 10)


Overall very good tour to four of the six former Yugoslavia republics, with especially 4 nights in Montenegro and four nights in Bosnia. It would have been good to have had one night in Serbia in a real Serbian town (both nights were at a historic village museum of old houses, buildings and then the second night at the Serbian village built by the Serbian director for a movie. Good to see Dubrovnik again. Excellent tour leader and two drivers. The tour includes use of two van-cars, in order to be able to go into the various city centers; so the tour participants were split between the two cars, which was fine.
Confirmed traveller: 01 June 2016
Published on: 13 June 2016
(9 out of 10)

Brian .

Burton on trent.
A very interesting and enjoyable tour admirably led by Danijela.The scenery was superb throughout.There was the odd glitch with accommation.The first hotel did not bother to service the rooms,the Sarajevo hotel did not put the air conditioning on at all the first day.After many complaints it was put on the second day.for about three hours in the afternoon!The vehicles were not ideal,being essentially "works buses".The thick pillars and headrests obscured visibility.One of the vehicles had no opening windows in the back and a driver who seemed to be averse to putting the air conditioning on.
Confirmed traveller: 01 June 2016
Published on: 09 June 2016
(10 out of 10)

Confirmed traveller

We started on the stunning Adriatic coast, moved on through lakelands, vineyards and breath-taking mountain passes via (sometimes wearisome) border crossings to four separate countries each with different currency requirements. Not that we ever got near to understanding the complex issues that separate them but we truly enjoyed the historic sites and the region they share. Having read ‘Bridge over the Drina’, which for me both explained and exasperated these issues, I was looking forward to visiting Visegrad most of all. I had envisaged crossing to the middle to sit on the kapia to ponder with elders for a while. As it was the bridge was disappointingly closed for repairs. Sarajevo and Mostar were however replacement highlights. The former, a buzzing multi-cultural city was a delight to explore in the two days allocated to it. The later, smaller but still busy, became more laid back as the day passed. The evening offered a choice of restaurants overlooking the equally historic ‘Stari Most’ bridge, constantly changing colour in the setting sun. Danijela was excellent, always happy and smiling. She split our maximum number of 15 across two smaller vehicles which was more comfortable and easier in traffic. We changed places frequently and she, with the two English speaking drivers, shared their attentions equally across the group. They were always good company and made themselves available in the evenings to join and advise on local fare.
Confirmed traveller: 13 July 2015
Published on: 12 March 2016
(9 out of 10)


Atlanta, Georgia
The highlights were seeing the country side of Montenegro, Sarajevo and Dubrovnik.
Confirmed traveller: 07 October 2015
Published on: 20 November 2015
(10 out of 10)

Confirmed traveller

Be prepared for all four seasons, food is excellent meat dishes rather large. Wine is excellent and so too the beer, drink the local beer, avoid 'International Blands'. Look out for the Dark Beer 'Tamno'.
Confirmed traveller: 26 November 2014
Published on: 07 November 2015
(8 out of 10)

Confirmed traveller

All of it was good. Maybe the highlight was Sarajevo. Also saw some wonderful scenery. The countries we visited were very interesting. Would recommend this tour. Would have liked it to be longer.Excellent guide. very informative, very helpful, very sociable. V. good communication and people skills. Also the drivers, Igor and Marco, were very competent and safe, friendly and helpful.
Confirmed traveller: 28 July 2015
Published on: 07 November 2015