Journey into the Balkans Tour

Discover astonishing sites on your 8-day Journey into the Balkans. Starting in Dubrovnik you will explore marvellous cities including Dubrovnik, Sarajevo, Belgrade, Zagreb and even venture on an excursion to the stunning Montenegro, known for its majestic mountains and beautiful bays. The tour is offered on a Half Board basis ending in Zagreb, where you have the option of extending your stay if you wish.

Tour Highlights:

  • Old City Tour of Dubrovnik
  • Natural and Culturo- Historical Region of Kotor
  • Visiting Ljubljana (Slovenia), Sarajevo (Bosnia & Herzegovina)
  • Exploring Belgrade (Serbia), Zagreb (Croatia)
  • Exploring the Bay of Kotor

  • Duration:

  • 8 Days, 7 Nights

  • Guide Price:

  • £1,385 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 Hotels

  • Board Basis:

  • Half Board | 7 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 5 Dinners

  • Group Size:

  • Minimum: 2 | Maximum: 39

  • Departures:

  • This tour operates on set days:
    - May: 16, 23, 30
    - June: 06, 13, 20, 27
    - July: 04, 11, 18, 25
    - August: 15, 22, 29
    - September: 12, 19, 26
    - October: 03, 10

    (Subject to availability)

  • Start / Finish:

  • Dubrovnik Airport (DBV) - Zagreb Airport (ZAG)

  • Extensions:

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

What's Included:

  • Tour:
  • Journey into the Balkans Tour View Full Itinerary

  • Accommodation:
  • Accommodation on Half Board basis

  • Meals Included:
  • 7 Breakfasts, 2 lunches, 5 dinners

  • Guide:
  • Experienced tour leader throughout the trip as per itinerary

  • Entrance fees:
  • Entrances Fees to Etno Village Stara Kapela

  • Excursions:
  • Dubrovnik, Sarajevo, Belgrade, Novi Sad, Osijek, Zagreb, day excursion Ancient Montenegro

  • 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

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

  • Beverages:
  • Beverages with Meals

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 Dubrovnik

Day 1 | Saturday

You will be transferred from Dubrovnik airport, Dubrovnik harbour or your hotel in Dubrovnik to your designated hotel to begin your tour. You will enjoy your dinner and have an overnight stay in Dubrovnik/ the Dubrovnik area.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Guided Tour of Dubrovnik

Day 2 | Sunday

Your day will begin with a guided city tour of Dubrovnik Old Town, with its fascinating history and architecture. The tour will commence from Pile Square, located on the eastern side of Dubrovnik’s Old Town, where you will explore the many narrow streets, vibrant piazzas and great palaces such as Sponza and the church of St. Blaise. Enjoy the relaxing walk from Stradun to the Cathedral and Rector’s Palace before dinner and overnight stay in the Dubrovnik area.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Dubrovnik & Excursion to Montenegro

Day 3 | Monday

Travelling from Dubrovnik you will head towards Montenegro, with its UNESCO World Heritage listed Bay of Kotor, the sea-side town of Budva and the city of Kotor. You will have some free time to explore the areas on your own before taking the ferry ride across the Bay of Kotor and back to Dubrovnik for dinner and an overnight stay.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Dubrovnik - Mostar - Sarajevo

Day 4 | Tuesday

In the morning you will depart for Mostar, the city of bridges, where you will have an orientation walk with the tour leader and free time for lunch. From there you will depart for Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina, for a city tour on arrival. Dinner and overnight stay in Sarajevo/area.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Sarajevo - Belgrade

Day 5 | Wednesday

Departure for Belgrade early in the morning, with a short break at Zvornik. In Belgrade you will explore the monuments, streets and sites with a guided tour. Dinner and overnight in Belgrade.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Belgrade - Novi Sad - Osijek / Vukovar

Day 6 | Thursday

In the morning you will visit to Novi Sad, Serbia’s second largest city, where you will be taken to see all the important attractions. From there you will head to Ilok to taste wines at a traditional wine cellar and enjoy a refreshing lunch. On your way to Osijek you will stop at Vukovar, the biggest Croatian river port. Overnight in Osijek or Vukovar.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Osijek / Vukovar - Zagreb

Day 7 | Friday

Begin the morning with a city tour of Osijek, a popular destination for its Baroque architecture and open spaces. With a city tour you will pass the Cathedral and the Tvrdja (Old Fort). You will continue your tour and see the Djakovo and head towards Zagreb followed by a visit to the Ethno Village of Stara Kapela for lunch (no drinks included) of the produce of the Pannonia soil. In Zagreb you will get a tour of the fortified Upper Town, St Mark’s church, the Cathedral, Croatian National Theatre and the University. Overnight in Zagreb/area.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Departure from Zagreb Airport

Day 8 | Sunday

Transfer to Zagreb airport or to hotel in Zagreb for an extended stay.


  • 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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