Discover The Western Balkans Tour

The Western Balkans boast crystal clear waters, unrivalled scenic beauty and truly magnificent history, all of which can be discovered with this 7-day itinerary. The tour begins in Zagreb, Croatia’s capital city, from where you will cross over into Slovenia, visiting the stunning Julian Alpine town of Bled and the country’s picturesque capital of Ljubljana. Returning to Croatia you will get the chance to explore Split, Dubrovnik, Zadar, the Plitvice Lakes along with an optional excursion to the island of Korčula. For those looking to combine this tour with a Croatian island cruise, there is an option for this upon arrival in Split on day 4 of the tour.

Tour Highlights:

  • Discover beautiful Lake Bled, Zagreb & Ljubljana
  • Plitvice Lakes, UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Visit the beautiful coastal towns of Split & Zadar
  • Explore the Old Town of Dubrovnik
  • Optional Excursion to the island of Korčula or Montenegro

  • Duration:

  • 7 Days, 6 Nights

  • Guide Price:

  • £1,155 Per Person
  • Price Based On: Based on departure from London Gatwick flying with EasyJet, meal basis as per itinerary (2 adults sharing) including transfers. See More

  • Tour Type:

  • Escorted Coach Tour.

  • Star Rating:

  • 4 star

  • Accommodation:

  • 4 Best Western Premier Astoria Hotel | Zagreb
    4 Hotel Kompas | Bled - Slovenia
    4 Hotel Jezero | Plitvice Lakes - Croatia
    5 Hotel Atrium | Split
    4 Valamar Argosy | Dubrovnik
  • Hotels will be as specified above or alternatives of a similar standard.

  • Board Basis:

  • Half Board | Breakfast & Dinner

  • Group Size:

  • Minimum: 2 | Maximum: 39

  • Departures 2020:

  • This tour operates on set days:
    - May: 13, 20, 27
    - June: 03, 10, 17, 24
    - July: 01, 08, 15, 22
    - August: 12, 19, 26
    - September: 09, 16, 23, 30
    - October: 07

    (Subject to availability)

  • Start / Finish:

  • Zagreb (ZAG) - Dubrovnik Airport (DBV)

  • Extensions:

  • Extend your tour with a stay in Dubrovnik. Alternatively you can visit other islands in the Adriatic or Montengro.

  • Optional Extras:

  • Optional excursion to Montenegro and Korcula island with wine tasting stop at the wine cellars of the Pljesac peninsula (Day 6) payable locally.

What's Included:

  • Tour:
  • Discover The Western Balkans Tour View Full Itinerary

  • Accommodation:
  • 4 Star Accommodation

  • Meals Included:
  • 6 Breakfasts, 6 Evening Meals

  • Guide:
  • Experienced tour leader throughout

  • Entrance fees:
  • Plitvice Lakes & Split

  • Excursions:
  • Sightseeing tours of Zagreb, Zadar, Lljubljana, Plitvice Lakes, Split, Dubrovnik

  • Vehicle:
  • Air-conditioned vehicle

  • Flights:
  • Return flights from chosen UK airport with 20kg baggage allowance

  • Transfers:
  • Transfer to/from airport on arrival and departure

  • ATOL:
  • ATOL Protection


What's Not Included:

  • Tips:
  • Tips for guide, driver and hotel staff

  • Beverages:
  • Beverages with Meals

  • Other Incidentals:
  • Incidentals such as Mini-Bar, Souvenirs etc.

Note: * This is a coach tour and will be shared with passengers from other countries, therefore the tour may be conducted as a bilingual tour. This tour is also not suitable for anyone with restricted mobility.

Full Itinerary

Arrival into Zagreb

Day 1 | Wednesday

On arrival into Zagreb, you will be transferred to your hotel in Zagreb. For the rest of your day you have free time to explore or unwind. In the evening you will enjoy dinner in Zagreb.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Zagreb - Bled (Slovenia)

Day 2 | Thursday

In the morning you will begin your day with a sightseeing tour of Zagreb, Croatia’s capital city, visiting the fortified Upper Town, the historical centre, St Mark’s church, the Croatian National Theatre and its University. Following this, in the afternoon you will depart for the picturesque Slovenian town of Bled in the Julian Alps. Here, you will be amazed by its natural beauty and impressive mountains. Dinner and overnight in Bled.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Bled - Ljubljana (Slovenia) – Plitvice

Day 3 | Friday

In the morning you will continue on to Ljubljana, Slovenia’s capital, and enjoy a tour of the fantastic green city. You will be given a guided tour of sights including the Central open-air Market, the Three Bridges, the Baroque Old Town and Robba’s Fountain. From there you will continue your journey to Plitvice in Croatia and the National Park, also a UNESCO World Heritage Site, to discover the phenomenal beauty of the 16 lakes that cascade into 92 waterfalls. Dinner and Overnight in Plitvice.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Plitvice – Zadar – Split

Day 4 | Saturday

Morning departure for Zadar where you will have a guided walking tour of the city, through the Roman Forum, passing by the church of St. Donatus and the St. Anastasia. Continue on to Split in the afternoon and discover the remarkable UNESCO protected Diocletian’s Palace and its cellars. Dinner and overnight in Split.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Split – Dubrovnik

Day 5 | Sunday

Following your breakfast, you will leave for Dubrovnik and upon arrival take a tour of the city known as the ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’ and the Cathedral. During the tour you will be astounded by the beauty of Dubrovnik, with its cobbled streets and Walls. In the evening you will enjoy dinner and an overnight stay in Dubrovnik.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Dubrovnik

Day 6 | Friday

Day at leisure to explore Dubrovnik or take an optional excursion* to the island of Korčula. During the tour you will experience its narrow streets, stunning churches, fantastic palaces and Medieval town architecture. On return from your tour, you will sample excellent wines at the wine cellars of the Pelješac peninsula. Dinner in the evening is in Dubrovnik. * Optional Excursion to Korčula


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Departure from Dubrovnik

Day 7 | Tuesday

The tour ends here, where you can either be transferred to the airport, or to a hotel for a continuation of your holiday in Croatia or Montenegro.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Optional Cruise Combination

| MS Agape Rose or MS Adriatic Princess

Optional Cruise Combination:
On this day you have the option to combine this tour with one of our Adriatic Cruises instead of continuing with the tour itinerary. This must be stated at the time of booking. Upon arrival in Split you can embark on the MS Adriatic Princess for the Adriatic Paradise Cruise. Alternatively, from Zadar you will be transferred to Omiš to embark on the MS Agape Rose for the Highlights of South Adriatic Cruise.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Note: * This is a coach tour and will be shared with passengers from other countries, therefore the tour may be conducted as a bilingual tour. This tour is also not suitable for anyone with restricted mobility.
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