• 21 Day Europe Balkan Combined Tour
  • 21 Day Europe Balkan Combined Tour
  • 21 Day Europe Balkan Combined Tour
  • 21 Day Europe Balkan Combined Tour
  • 21 Day Europe Balkan Combined Tour
  • 21 Day Europe Balkan Combined Tour
  • 21 Day Europe Balkan Combined Tour
  • 21 Day Europe Balkan Combined Tour
  • 21 Day Europe Balkan Combined Tour
  • 21 Day Europe Balkan Combined 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 – Bursa (Uludag) - Kusadasi - Troy - Canakkale - Gallipoli - Edirne/Turkey - Plovdiv - Sofia - Sandaski - Melnik/Bulgaria - Thessaloniki - Vergina - Kalambaka/Greece- Skopje -Ohrid/Macedonia - Tirana/Albania - Budva/Montenegro - Dubrovnik/Croatia - Mostar - Sarajevo - Visoco Travnik - Bihac/Bosnia – Ljubljana - Bled/Slovenia - Zagreb/CroatiaTOUR ROUTE:

Itinerary

Meet at the airport and Transfer to your hotel. You will be given your room key and the rest of the day is yours to explore Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul.

VISITED PLACES

Istanbul
(Breakfast 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 cyrstal, 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 incluing traditional Turkish entertainment and dinner. Overnight in Istanbul.

VISITED PLACES

Istanbul
(Breakfast and Dinner included) After breakfast, at 08:00 am, we depart for Bursa; the first capital of the Ottoman Empire and one of the great treasure houses of Islamic architecture. Visit the Green Mosque and the neighboring Green Mausoleum, both world-renowned for their superb tile decoration. See Great Mosque, which has the largest indoor space within all the mosques in Ottoman architecture. Visit Kozahan, once the center of silk trade. Textile fabrics of silk obtained from cocoons of Bursa has played an important role in Bursa’s being the center of textile. After that, drive to the village of Cumalikizik. This is one of the best-preserved Ottoman villages in Turkey with scores of picturesque houses built in the traditional style. The historical texture of the village has been well protected and the civilian countryside architectural structures of the early Ottoman period are still intact. After the tour, transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Bursa.

VISITED PLACES

Istanbul Bursa
(Breakfast and Dinner included) After breakfast and at 08:00, we have 5 Hour drive to Ephesus. We have lunch in Ephesus and then we will do a Turkish Village Tour. Sirince's construction style today belongs to Anatolian Greeks. The houses on the slope are all original with their white paints. Sirince Village also has a fantastic reputation for making some of the best wines in Turkey - especially fruit wines. We will visit the vineyards and it is time to learn how to make fruit wine with Turkish wine makers. In the evening you will be tested about your knowledge of making fruit wine. On the way we will visit one of the famous leather production centers of the region, where you will have the opportunity to get a good factory rate. After the art tour, we drive to Kusadasi. Overnight in Kusadasi.

VISITED PLACES

Bursa Kusadasi
(Breakfast and Dinner included) After breakfast and at 08:00 We will visit to Ephesus, one of the best preserved ancient sites in the world en - route, visiting the Temple of Artemis, Curates street, famous Roman baths, Celsus Library and Grand theatre. After the tour, we will visit the place of one of our sponsors which continues to perform one of the oldest arts of Turkey in a carpet weaving center. During our visit, we will have a chance to see the Turkish women who are working in the factory. After the art tour, we drive to back to Kusadasi. Overnight in Kusadasi.

VISITED PLACES

Kusadasi Ephesus Selcuk
(Breakfast and Dinner included) We depart at 08:30 and drive around 3 hours to Pergamon. Lunch break around 13:00pm and after the lunch, we depart for tour of the magnificent acropolis of Pergamon. Its impressive temples and library made it a renowned cultural and political centre at that times. Bergamon is a famous city for its jewellery, stones and silver. So on the way, we will visit a jewellery center for 30 minutes, after lunch, drive to ancient sight of Troy. Visit the famous archeological and mythological site of Troy, home of the Trojan Horse and Helen of Troy. After Troy tour, Arrival to Canakkale by 18:00pm. Overnight in Canakkale.

VISITED PLACES

Canakkale Kusadasi Troy Bergama
(Breakfast and Dinner included) At 07:30am, we depart for Gallipoli to visit the battle fields. Two hours later, we will give you 20 minutes to relax in a restaurant area. We arrive Gallipoli around 12:00am and we have lunch break, relax a little bit and then depart for the battle fields. Visit Gabatepe Museum. Start visiting the fields with Ariburnu Cemetery and Anzac Cove because these are the places where the war had started. Then Beach Cemetery, Shrapnel Valley and Plugges Plateau. Afterwards, we drive towards to border. Overnight in Edirne.

VISITED PLACES

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

VISITED PLACES

Edirne Plovdiv Sofia
(Breakfast included) Departure for Sofia. Guided sightseeing Tour of the city center 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.

VISITED PLACES

Edirne Plovdiv Sofia
(Breakfast 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. Overnight in Sandanski.

VISITED PLACES

Sofia Rila Monastery Sandanski
(Breakfast 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. Overnight in Thessaloniki.

VISITED PLACES

Thessaloniki Sandanski Melnik
(Breakfast 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 to Kalambaka. Overnight in Kalambaka.

VISITED PLACES

Thessaloniki Vergina Kalambaka
(Breakfast included) Breakfast at hotel and check out to proceed to Ohrid. Arrival at Ohrid City, transfer for City Tour. A visit to Hadzi Turgut Mosque, Old Bazaar, Zeynel Abidin Pasha Tekke, Krst Dazmija. Lunch at a local restaurant in Ohrid. Proceed to Tirana, arrival and On Foot Tour of Tirana. Visit Mosque of Ethem Bey, the Clock Tower and free time for shopping. Check in to the hotel. Overnight in Tirana.

VISITED PLACES

Tirana Skopje Kalambaka Ohrid
(Breakfast included) Breakfast at the Hotel and check out to proceed to Montenegro via Shkodra, old town of Shkodra- visit the traditional road built in the XXth Century which bears the distinctive features, stop for taking photos at Molo Promenade, Shetitorja, Skadar Lake, continue to drive to Budva, visiting Sveti Stefan, Old City Budva. Lunch in Tivat, continue drive to Dubrovnik. Check in to the hotel. Overnight in Dubrovnik.

VISITED PLACES

Tirana Dubrovnik Budva
(Breakfast 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. Overnight at hotel in Dubrovnik.

VISITED PLACES

Dubrovnik
(Breakfast 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. Overnight in Sarajevo.

VISITED PLACES

Mostar Sarajevo Dubrovnik
(Breakfast 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. Overnight in Sarajevo

VISITED PLACES

Sarajevo
(Breakfast included) Breakfast at hotel, check-out the hotel to Bihac on the way visit of the Pyramids of Bosnia Visoco, Visoco Mountain, that is the first European pyramid located in the heart 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. Overnight in Bihac.

VISITED PLACES

Sarajevo Visoko Travnik Bihać
(Breakfast 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. Overnight at the Hotel in Ljubljana.

VISITED PLACES

Ljubljana Bihać Plitvice Lakes National Park
(Breakfast included) Breakfast at hotel, Check-Out to proceed to Zagreb and drive to Lake Bled, a beautiful glacial lake in the Julian Alps. Lake Bled is set amid forests and mountains and is one of the most picturesque destinations in Europe, continue drive to Zagreb, arrive Zagreb, City Tour with a wealth of historic monuments. Visit of the highlights 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. Proceed to hotel, Check-In, free time. Overnight at the Hotel in Zagreb.

VISITED PLACES

Zagreb Ljubljana Bled
(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 Bursa - Uludag - Bursa Sheraton
• 2 Nights’ accommodation in Kusadasi - Suhan 360 Hotel
• 1 Nigh accommodation in Canakkale - Troia Tusan Hotel
• 1 Night accommodation in Edirne - Ramada Hotel
• 2 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
• 1 Night accommodation in Kalambaka - Antoniadis Hotel 4*
• 1 Night accommodation in Tirana -- Mondial Hotel
• 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
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1001 Nights Dinner Show
Bosphorus Dinner Cruise
Daily Turkish Bath Kusadasi
Ephesus Skydiving
• 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
• 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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