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The Balkans Trips & Tours

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Peaks of the Balkans Hike tour

Nature & Wildlife, Hiking & Walking

5.0 | Excellent | 16 Reviews
8 Days
$ 361 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Strenuous

Strenuous Physical LevelFull day hiking or trekking over medium to long distances. Moderate expectation of physical fitness.

Visits: Albania, Montenegro
From
$ 2,890

Highlights

  • Our Peaks of the Balkans trekking and cultural adventure takes us to the border triangle area of Albania, Kosovo and Montenegro where a new International Peace Park has been established. 
  • Along our way we meet with various local leaders who join us as special guests to enrich our understanding and appreciation for this part of the world. 
  • At the heart of this grand adventure is a difficult and extremely rewarding trek in the Dinaric Alps. 
  • The trek is bookmarked on each side by visits to fascinating areas in Montenegro (including a day of lake kayaking) and Albania.
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Walking In Montenegro

Nature & Wildlife, Hiking & Walking

4.9 | Excellent | 80 Reviews
8 Days
$ 272 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: Croatia, Montenegro, Dubrovnik
From
$ 2,178

Highlights

  • Experience Walking the historic “Ladder of Cattaro” down to the UNESCO walled city of Kotor
  • Enjoy Staying overnight in mountain cabins as guests of a local famer
  • Following a remote valley up into Durmitor National Park
  • Enjoy Walking old mountain trails to deserted Austro-Hungarian fortresses
  • Exploring the 1300m deep Tara canyon, Europe’s deepest
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Dalmatian Coast By Sea Private tour

Cultural, Sailing

5.0 | Excellent | 28 Reviews
9 Days
$ 888 per day
Type: Small Ship Cruise
Lodging:
Luxury - 5 star

Luxury - 5 star Lodging LevelThe highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: Croatia, Dalmatian Coast, Dubrovnik, Hvar Island, Korcula Island
From
$ 7,995

Highlights

  • Discover Croatia by boat and see the dramatic islands
  • Explore Dalmatian Coast by Sea
  • Experience a fabulous bike ride on the beautiful Brac Island
  • Explore Pakleni islands, opportunity to visit breath taking archipelago
  • Discover Dubrovnik
  • Experience sail towards Mljet Island, one of the greenest islands in the Adriatic
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Cycle the Dalmatian Coast tour

Education / Learning

4.6 | Excellent | 65 Reviews
8 Days
$ 148 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: Croatia, Dubrovnik
From
$ 1,160

Highlights

  • Split - Tour through the historic heart of one of the region's oldest cities
  • Hvar Island - Cycle through the beautiful countryside of one of Croatia's scenic gems
  • Korcula Island - Explore the villages and vineyards of historic Korcula
  • The Dalmatian Coast - Explore the coastal plains and breath-taking valleys of Dalmatia by bike
  • Dubrovnik - A chance to explore the stunning 'Pearl of the Adriatic'
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Ancient  Macedonia tour

Cultural, Education / Learning

4.6 | Excellent | 65 Reviews
15 Days
$ 107 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Bulgaria, Greece, Macedonia, Mavrovo, Skopje, Sofia
From
$ 1,598

Highlights

  • Lake Ohrid - Enjoy a truly stunning lake and mountain setting; tour the historical buildings situated around the lake
  • Rila Monastery - Spectacular UNESCO World Heritage Site with its brightly coloured frescoes
  • Matka Gorge - Experience the natural wonder of Matka Gorge; chance for a boat trip
  • Sofia - Old town sightseeing
  • Vergina - Visit the ancient capital of Macedonian Kings
  • Mt. Athos - Boat excursion along the coast of Athos to reach 'the holy mountain'
  • Thassos Island - Day trip by ferry to visit its Roman remains and Medieval fortress
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Jewels of the Adriatic: Croatia & Slovenia tour

Cultural

4.9 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
14 Days
$ 179 per day
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Croatia, Slovenia, Dalmatian Coast, Dubrovnik, Ljubljana, Montenegro, Plitvice Lakes National park, Split, Zagreb
From
$ 2,499

Highlights

  • Explore historic Zagreb
  • Visit Lake Bled
  • Enjoy a short scenic boat ride in lakes of Plitvice Lake National Park
  • Explore Roman Ruins (Split)
  • Enjoy a guided walking tour of Old Dubrovnik
  • Visit Montenegro
  • Enjoy a sight of beautiful Bay of Kotor, the longest and deepest fjord in Southern Europe.
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Cycle Albania tour

Education / Learning

4.6 | Excellent | 65 Reviews
8 Days
$ 149 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Strenuous

Strenuous Physical LevelFull day hiking or trekking over medium to long distances. Moderate expectation of physical fitness.

Visits: Albania, Berat, Gjirokaster
From
$ 1,160

Highlights

  • Cycle Albania - Stunning scenery, peaceful, traffic-free roads and great local food
  • Albanian Riviera - Picturesque trails and villages
  • Gjirokaster - Discover this historic UNESCO listed town
  • Butrint - Visit the beautifully situated roman city
  • Lake Ohrid - Mountainous setting and access point to remote town of Germenj
  • Llogora National Park - Pine forests, mountain and sea scenery
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Old Dubrovnik & Dalmatia tour

Cultural

4.6 | Excellent | 65 Reviews
8 Days
$ 160 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Croatia, Dubrovnik, Plitvice Lakes National park
From
$ 1,278

Highlights

  • Dubrovnik - Walking tour of the Pearl of the Adriatic including the Rector's Palace and Maritime Museum
  • Split - Guided tour of Diocletian's Palace and the beautiful old town
  • Plitvice Lakes National Park - Discover the picturesque lakes and waterfalls on foot
  • Zadar - Explore Croatia's old capital and see the sea organ and sun salutation
  • Trogir - Discover the narrow streets and historical buildings of this charming Medieval town
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Former Yugoslavia Rail Adventure tour

Education / Learning, Hiking & Walking

4.6 | Excellent | 65 Reviews
16 Days
$ 131 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia, Belgrade, Dubrovnik, Ljubljana, Sarajevo, Skopje, Zagreb
From
$ 2,141

Highlights

  • Seven countries - See many of the nations of Former Yugoslavia, that are now found in the captivating Balkans
  • Multiple capital cities - Visit seven diverse cities and discover their varying history and culture
  • Rail journeys - Including one of the most visually stunning train rides in Europe on the Bar to Belgrade line
  • Plitvice National Park - See the beautiful scenery, waterfalls and lakes
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Mega European tour

Cultural

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4.3 | Great | 30 Reviews
49 Days
$ 131 per day
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: Albania, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Poland, Serbia, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, Slovenia, Alps, Amsterdam, Athens, Auschwitz, Barcelona, Belgrade, Berlin, Bratislava, Budapest, Copenhagen, Dresden, Dubrovnik, Eiffel Tower, Florence, Hamburg, Krakow, Loire Valley, Meteora , Mykonos, Paris, Prague, Rome, Sarajevo, Tirana, Venice, Verona, Vienna, Pisa
From
$ 6,439

Highlights

  • Driving tour of Berlin
  • Walking tour of Krakow
  • Guided tour of former concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau
  • Walking tour of Venice
  • Canal dinner cruise in Amsterdam
  • Driving tour of Copenhagen
  • Walking tour of Rome
  • Visit Pisa & the famous Leaning Tower
  • Walking tour of the restored city of Dresden
  • Driving tour of Athens
  • Driving tour of Barcelona
  • Walking tour of Prague
  • Visit a traditional French perfumery
  • Vaporetto ride in Venice
  • Visit the Srebrenica Memorial
  • Dutch cheese & clogs demonstration
  • Driving tour of Tirana
  • Walking tour of Dubrovnik with local guide
  • Visit the cliff-side monasteries (entry not included)
  • Driving tour of Paris & gourmet picnic by the Eiffel Tower
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