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Slovenia, Croatia and Bosnia

Slovenia, Croatia and Bosnia

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This tour covers three of Balkan countries covered in 10 days filled with adventure and excitement.

10 days
1+ Age
  • Destination
  • Departure
    Ljubljana/Sarajevo
  • Dress Code
    Casual, comfortable athletic clothing, hiking shoes, hat and light jacket.
  • Included
    Slovenia, Croatia and Bosnia
    Departure Taxes
    Entry Fees
    5 Star Accommodation
    Personal Guide
    Breakfast
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1. Day - Arrival at Ljubljana Airport.
Transfer from airport to city center. Short Ljubljana city tour. Take a walk around the historical city center, and explore all of its major attractions. Continue with a visit to Ljubljana Castle and treat yourself to beautiful views of the city from the castle's ramparts. Stop at one of Ljubljana's restaurants, where you will have an opportunity to taste traditional Slovenian dishes. Transfer to hotel for check in. Overnight in Ljubljana.
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2. Day - Bled Lake tour
After the breakfast, proceed to Bled. Bled is one of Slovenia's most popular tourist resorts “Alpine resort”. The immediate vicinity of Bled includes the Triglav National Park which covers 4% of the entire Slovenia, almost across the entire area of the Julian Alps, and is considered as one of the oldest European parks. Its specific feature is its dynamic intact nature and its richness of vegetation and numerous endangered animals. Bled’s most distinctive features are a lake of glacial origin famous for a little island in the middle, and an 11th century castle.  Take a trip across the lake in the traditional Pletna boat and relax in the atmosphere. After you have finished your lunch of traditional Bled cuisine, treat yourself with the Bled Cream cake. Cream cakes, known to Bled for decades, are in fact the symbol of Bled. Although you can buy them elsewhere, those from Bled are simply the best. After Bled, transfer back to Ljubljana.
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3. Day - Postojna cave tour.
  1. Visit Postojna Cave, the best-known cave in the world, and Predjama Castle, the only preserved cave castle in Europe. Postojna Cave, the queen of all caves, is the best-known cave in the world. It is also the greatest tourist attraction in Slovenia and one of the world’s largest karst (limestone) monuments. This is the only place in the world where the underground landscape can be traversed on an electric train and where you get to meet this underground kingdom’s most famous inhabitant – the proteus (olm) – up close. A fantastic web of tunnels, passages, galleries and halls, astonishing diversity of karst features, as well as easy access are certainly the main reasons for the popularity of the cave and a large number of visitors (more than 36 million of them in over 200 years).
The Predjama Castle reigns over the surrounding area, not far from the Postojna Cave, in the idyllic village of Predjama. This picturesque, magnificent, defiant, mysterious, and impregnable castle has been perched up in the middle of a vertical 123-meter high cliff for more than 800 years. Its romantic appeal is further emphasized by the idyllic Lokva River, which disappears into the underground world deep down below the castle. Transfer back to Ljubljana. Overnight.
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4. Day - Zagreb city tour
After breakfast, hotel check out. Transfer from Ljubljana to Zagreb, Croatia. Have a walk-through main square in the Zagreb “Ban Jelacic Square” that is within walking distance of all the major attractions. Throw a coin into Mandusevac Fountain and make a wish! Continue the sightseeing of Zagreb by having a walk in the Lower Town of Zagreb- Zrinjevac park, Flower square, Ilica street and finish on the lovely Zagreb funicular! It will take you to the Upper town filled with history! Visit the St. Marks square and beautiful St Mark’s Church, Stone gate, Lotrscak Tower... After sightseeing of this historical part, walk through Tkalčićeva street- busy street filled with coffee shops, restaurants and shops with many traditional products and souvenirs. When climbing to Dolac market you will have a great view on Zagreb Cathedral and Kaptol. Hotel check in and overnight in Zagreb.
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5. Day - Plitvice Lakes National Park
After breakfast at the hotel and check out, we are heading towards the National Park Plitvice Lakes. It is time for, by many, the most beautiful Croatian National Park, Plitvice Lakes. Enjoy a guided tour of one of the most beautiful parks in Europe, protected by UNESCO since 1979 as a World Natural Heritage site. Plitvice Lakes National Park was founded in 1949, making it one of the oldest national parks in southeastern Europe. Try some of this region specialties and let us start the tour through the Park. Discover 16 upper and lower lake and walk through the hidden paths through the rich forest! Enjoy the beauty of the largest and most attractive waterfalls and countless smaller waterfalls, as well as the lakes. The Plitvice lakes National Park belongs to Dinaric karst area and due to its specific geology, geomorphology, and hydrology, it truly is one of the most impressive karst entities in the world. Transfer from Plitvice to Split. Overnight in Split.
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6. Day - Split city tour and Mostar
After breakfast, check out from the hotel. Our Split walking tour explores the journey through ancient history of one of the most significant original structures of the late ancient architecture, an imperial palace that was enlisted in UNESCO’s World Heritage. Be thoroughly entertained as you set foot on cultural and historical sightseeing the 1700-year-old Diocletian`s palace in Split, imagining how the life of Diocletian was like within the walls of the palace. During the walking tour of Diocletian's palace, we stop by to see the Cathedral of St Dujam (one of the most beautiful cultural wonders on the Adriatic coast) as well as the ancient cellars, Peristil square in center of the palace, Roman temples, the famous Golden Gate and fascinating statue of Gregory of Nin. Participating at Split walking tour will give you an opportunity to see Split old town with the eyes of the insider. Learn from our guide useful tips about local life, suggestions regarding restaurants and shops to make this trip a memorable one. After Split city tour we head towards Mostar, Bosnia Herzegovina. Short tour of Mostar city. Visit the iconic Stari Most Old Bridge, a reconstructed medieval arched bridge, the nearby alleys full of shops and market stalls, and the Old Bridge Museum which explores the bridge’s long history, also check out Koski Mehmed-Pasha Mosque and its narrow staircase which leads up to the Mosque’s minaret for panoramic city views. After exploring Mostar transfer to hotel. Overnight in Mostar.
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7. Day - Dubrovnik city tour
Transfer from Mostar to Dubrovnik. Described as “the jewel of the Adriatic” or “paradise on earth “. Dubrovnik has been on UNESCO's list of World Heritage Sites since 1979. You will be introduced to the magnificent town of Dubrovnik! Discover every street, every tower, every palace, the walls. Indulge yourself in the medieval time! Have a lunch in the town and take some more time to pass through its beauties. Entering the inner walled city through one of the three gates, you will be amazed with Dubrovnik’s outstanding example of a medieval fortified town, filled with fortresses and towers, monasteries, palaces and mansions. The view from the city walls is stunning- it is a different perspective, of about 22 meters high and almost 2 kilometers long. Transfer back to Mostar. Overnight in Mostar
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8. Day - Sarajevo city tour
After the breakfast check out from the hotel in Mostar, transfer to Sarajevo city - Jerusalem of Europe the city where east meets west. Visit Gazi Husrev Beg’s main historic mosque built in 1530 year, madrassa, lunar clock tower, the largest cathedral the Sacred Heart Cathedral, largest Serbian Church, The Jewish Museum housed in the oldest synagogue in Bosnia and Herzegovina, built in 1581, Markale market place, Eternal flame memorial (World War 2), Latin Bridge – place where assassination of Austro-Hungarian Archduke Ferdinand was the starter of World War 1, Ancient Bazar “Bezistan”, Sebilj fountain - the main symbol of Sarajevo City, the largest National Library - Sarajevo City Hall. Have time for lunch (try local Bosnian traditional food, taste famous “cevapi”). Have some free time for shopping or simply tasting Bosnian coffee. Transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Sarajevo.
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9. Day - Olympic mountains in Sarajevo
Free in the morning. At the afternoon transfer to one of the our most famous Olympic Mountain Trebevic. Have the opportunity for amazing view by cable car from Old Town to Trebevic Mountain. Check out our bob sleight remaining from Sarajevo Olympic Games 1984 year. Back to Sarajevo. Free time. Overnight in Sarajevo.
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10. Day - Hotel check out.
Transfer to Sarajevo Airport. Departure.