• 19 Day Europe Balkan Countries Tour
  • 19 Day Europe Balkan Countries Tour
  • 19 Day Europe Balkan Countries Tour
  • 19 Day Europe Balkan Countries Tour
  • 19 Day Europe Balkan Countries Tour
  • 19 Day Europe Balkan Countries Tour
  • 19 Day Europe Balkan Countries Tour
  • 19 Day Europe Balkan Countries Tour
  • 19 Day Europe Balkan Countries Tour
  • 19 Day Europe Balkan Countries Tour

Tour overview

This exclusive tour is consisted of many different countries to include Turkey, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro, Croatia, Bosnia and Greece with an exciting itinerary to let you enjoy the Adriatic coast and the Balkans entirely where you will also get to see Aegean Region and experience a journey through Greece.

TOUR ROUTE: Istanbul - Turkey - Plovdiv - Sofia - Sandaski - Melnik - Bulgaria - Thessaloniki - Vergina - Thermopylae - Athens - Kalambaka - Greece- Ohrid - Macedonia - Tirana - Albania - Budva - Montenegro - Dubrovnik - Croatia - Mostar - Sarajevo - Travnik - Bihac - Bosnia - Ljubljana - Slovenia - Zagreb - Croatia

Itinerary

(Dinner included) Welcome to Turkey Istanbul Airport. Meet with TravelShop Booking staff and transfer to your hotel. Transfer from airport & check in to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.

VISITED PLACES

Istanbul
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included) Pick up at 08:30am from your hotel for the daily tour of old Istanbul city. Visit to TOPKAPI PALACE The great palace of the Ottoman sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries housing an exquisite collection of crystal, silver, and Chinese porcelain, robes worn by the sultans and their families, the famous jewels of the Imperial Treasury, miniatures, the Holy Mantle; enshrining relics of the Prophet Mohammed. SULTANAHMET IMPERIAL MOSQUE Across from St. Sophia built in the 16th century by the architect Mehmet, is known as the BLUE MOSQUE because of its magnificent interior decoration of blue Iznik tiles. HIPPODROME Ancient Hippodrome, the scene of chariot races, with the three monuments; the Obelisk of Theodosius, the bronze Serpentine Column and the Column of Constantine. Murtis Tour will then take you to the GRAND SPICE BAZAAR for Shopping. After the tour, transfer back to your hotel. Free Evening and optional Istanbul Evening Shows or Bosphorus Dinner Cruise including traditional Turkish entertainment and dinner. Overnight in Istanbul.

VISITED PLACES

Istanbul
(Breakfast included) After breakfast check out from the hotel and Depart for Bulgaria. Arrival in Plovdiv around noon.in Bulgaria. Check in to hotel and rest of day is yours. Explore Plovdiv city, shop in the local markets, or enjoy many big party or games in Casinos. Overnight in Plovdiv.

VISITED PLACES

Istanbul Plovdiv
(Breakfast included) Departure for Sofia. Guided sightseeing tour of the city centre, including visit to Alexander Nevski Cathedral - one of the largest Eastern Orthodox cathedrals in Europe, as well as one of Sofia’s symbols and a primary tourist attraction; St. George Rotunda, St. Sophia Church, built by the Roman Emperor Justinian in the 6th century, National Theatre, former Royal Palace, today housing the National Revival Art Gallery and the Ethnographic Museum, Presidency, etc. Upon request – dinner at a traditional restaurant with folklore music and dances. Overnight in Sofia.

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Plovdiv Sofia
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included) Departure for Rila Monastery - the most exquisite example of the monastery art and architecture in Bulgaria. Guided tour of the monastery complex. Visit to Nativity of the Virgin Church with its miracle icon of the Virgin and splendid gilded iconostasis, the old kitchen, the monastery museum where you can learn about the long and heroic history of the monastery, the wood carved cross made for a period of twelve years by a monk called Rafael, Hrelyo’s Tower and many spectacular views from the mountain and the surrounding nature. Drive to Sandanski in the afternoon. Dinner at hotel and overnight in Sandanski.

VISITED PLACES

Sofia Rila Monastery Sandanski
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included) Drive to Melnik - the smallest town in Bulgaria famous for its excellent wines and sandstone rocky pyramids. Visit to Kordopulova museum-house. Around noon departure for Greece. It is your free day to explore and enjoy Thessaloniki on your own. Depending on the time of arrival, you can spend the day walking around, doing the shopping or relaxing in one of many cafeterias or Taverns in Thessaloniki down town. Dinner in Thessaloniki

VISITED PLACES

Thessaloniki Sandanski Melnik
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included) Breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast, drive to Vergina, the most important remains of the monumental palace of the Kingdom of Macedonia, lavishly decorated with mosaics and painted stuccoes, and the burial ground with more than 300 tombs some of which date from the 11th century B.C. One of the royal tombs is identified as that of Philip II, who conquered all the Greek cities, paving the way for his son Alexander and the expansion of the Hellenistic world. Lunch will be offered at a local restaurant in Vergina.After lunch, drive back to Athens. On the way, make a short stop at Thermopylae where a fierce battle took place between the Persians and Greeks during the Persian invasion of 480-479 BC. The Greek force (300 strong) was very small but was determined to make a stand against the huge Persian army. Overnight in Athens.

VISITED PLACES

Thessaloniki Vergina Thermopylae
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included) After Breakfast Athens full day city tour starts for a visit to Acropolis, Parthenon, Olympic Stadium, Olympian Zeus Temple, Lycabettus Hill and Greek Ancient Market. Lunch and Shopping afterwards at Syntagma Square, Monastiraki. Back to hotel, Dinner and overnight at hotel

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Thermopylae Athens
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included) Breakfast. Proceed to Kalambaka. Lunch at arrival. Half day city tour with a visit to Meteora, Theopetra Cave. Check in hotel. Dinner and overnight at hotel in Kalambaka

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Kalambaka Athens
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included) Breakfast. Proceed to Ohrid. Arrival, lunch. Half day city tour with a visit to Hadzi Turgut Mosque, Old Bazaar, Zeynel Abidin Pasha Tekke, Krst Dazmija. Check in and Dinner at hotel

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Kalambaka Ohrid
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included) Breakfast. Proceed to Tirana. Half day city tour: Mosque of Ethem Bay, Clock Tower, National Museum. Lunch. Proceed to Budva. Arrival, check in hotel. Dinner at hotel. Overnight in Budva

VISITED PLACES

Tirana Ohrid Budva
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included) Breakfast. Half day city tour of Old town Budva. Lunch at arrival. Proceed to Dubrovnik. Arrival, check in the hotel. Dinner and Overnight in Dubrovnik.

VISITED PLACES

Dubrovnik Budva
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included) Breakfast at hotel , city tour of this UNESCO protected pearl of the Adriatic and its Cathedral , Rector’s Palace, Fransican Monastery (included Old Pharmacy), Clock Tower, Orlando’s Columns, Sponze Plaza, Dubrovnik City. Lunch in the old City, Free time, Dinner and Overnight at hotel in Dubrovnik

VISITED PLACES

Dubrovnik
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included) Breakfast, Check out hotel. Transfer to Mostar), Proceed for city tour – visit Karadjoz Bey mosque and Muslibegovic house – walk through the old town and old bridge listed as UNESCO heritage site. Continue drive to Sarajevo, Lunch at Local Restaurant on the Way at Jablanica, arrive at Sarajevo, Free time at Old City and check-in the hotel, Dinner and Overnight in Sarajevo

VISITED PLACES

Mostar Sarajevo Dubrovnik
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included) Breakfast at hotel. Proceed for tour to visit Vrelo Bosne – spring of river Bosnia, Tunnel museum – the only means of going in and out during the siege of Sarajevo in last war. On Foot Tour of old town Bascarsija, Latin bridge, place where the Austro Hungarian Archduke was assassinated, what triggered the 1st World War; Brusa bezistan – covered market place; Gazi Husref Bey Mosque- built in 1530 year during the Ottoman era – and Gazi Husref Bey Madrass; Morica Han built in 1551 ; Vijecnica – town hall for the Austro-Hungarian era. Lunch at the local restaurant. Afternoon, free for shopping. Back to hotel, Dinner and Overnight in Sarajevo

VISITED PLACES

Sarajevo
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included) Breakfast at hotel, check-out the hotel to Bihac on the way visit of the Pyramids of Bosnia. Continue driving to Travnik, visit to the mosque in Travnik including Suleimania. Travnik is located 90 km to the west of the city of Sarajevo, the Bosnian governor from 1697 to 1850 , Lunch at Local Restaurant in Travnik , continue drive to Bihac , Check-in the hotel , Leisure time enjoying the waterfalls and Una river which is best for Rafting , Dinner and Overnight in Bihac .

VISITED PLACES

Sarajevo Travnik Bihać
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included) Breakfast at hotel, Check-Out and proceed to Ljubljana, towards Plitvice National Park, a well-known UNESCO World Heritage Site. Tour of the 16 crystal - blue lakes cascading into 92 spectacular waterfalls. Walk on the wooden promenades with magnificent views on the waters where every turn leads to a breathtaking scenery and yet another waterfall. Surrounded by dense woods, Plitvice Lake is a natural phenomenon of rare and unique beauty. Continue drive to Ljubljana, view the Central open-air Market, Baroque Town Hall, Robba's Fountain, the Three Bridges, and Lunch at Local Restaurant, Check-in the hotel, Dinner and Overnight at the Hotel.

VISITED PLACES

Ljubljana Bihać Plitvice Lakes National Park
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included) Proceed to city visit of the highlights after the breakfast including the upper and lower town, the majestic Cathedral, Archbishop's Palace, Lunch at Local Restaurant, free time exploring the winding streets of the old town, free at leisure for the rest of the day, Dinner and Overnight at the Hotel.

VISITED PLACES

Zagreb Ljubljana
(Open buffet breakfast included) Breakfast at hotel. Check-out the hotel. Departure to the airport. We hope this was a memorable tour for you and looking forward to see you again on another tour of ours. Thank you for joining us

VISITED PLACES

Zagreb

Routes

Included

• 2 Nights’ accommodation in Istanbul - Pullman Hotel or Ramada Golden Horn Hotel
• 1 Night accommodation in Plovdiv - Ramada Trimontsium Hotel
• 1 Night accommodation in Sofia - Princess Hotel Sofia - Jasmin Hotel
• 1 Night accommodation in Sandanski - Sveti Nikola Hotel 4*
• 1 Night accommodation in Thessaloniki - Holiday Inn Hotel
• 2 Nights’ accommodation in Athens - Polis Grand Hotel 4*
• 1 Night accommodation in Kalambaka Antoniadis Hotel 4*
• 1 Night accommodation in Ohrid - Miracle Hotel
• 1 Night accommodation in Budva - Tino Hotel & SPA
• 2 Nights’ accommodation in Dubrovnik - Neptun Hotel 4*
• 2 Nights’ accommodation in Sarajevo - Hollywood Hotel 4* - Grand Hotel 3*
• 1 Night accommodation in Bihac - Kostelski Buk Deluxe 4*
• 1 Night accommodation in Ljubljana - Plaza hotel 4*
• 1 Night accommodation in Zagreb - Movie hotel 3*

PS: If This hotel list not available at the time of your booking then we will arrange similar other hotel for your group. If you prefer a Different category hotel, there might be an additional cost
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• Professional English speaking tour guides
• Meals mentioned in above Itinerary
• Insurance: All types
• All Airport transfers mentioned in above program
• All coach transportation by fully equipped buses
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• All Guided Sightseeing Trips with entrance fees as above
Please check the information below before your departure
1- International & Domestic Flight Tickets
2- Covid-19 PCR Test
3- Tour Itinenary
4- Confirmed Documents are sent by us to include Hotel reservations etc.
5- Domestic Flight Tickets if any (Please check your title/name spelling printed correctly)
6- Passport Validation Terms
7- Visa if needed (check before your trip for the dates on your visa)
8- If visa needed, please ask us for invitation letter to ease the visa application process
9- Flight details for on time Airport transfer services
10- Observe the luggage limitation by Airlines for domestic flights if any
11- Obtain emergency contact details from our office

Excluded

• International flights
1001 Nights Dinner Show Bosphorus Dinner Cruise Whirling Dervishes Show
• City Tax • Country entry Visas • Optional land excursion • Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry • Any others expenses which are not mentioned at the included section. • Hotel room taxes • Tipping

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