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24 reviews
Best of Balkans - Travel Talk
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9 days

Best of Balkans

From Sofia to Sofia
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40
Age range:
18 to 39
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
125893
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Highlights

  • Cross seven countries off your bucket list
  • Travel from the Danube to the Adriatic Sea
  • Take a dip in Dubrovnik's crystal clear waters
  • Enjoy the lively and varied nightlife of Budva

Itinerary

Start and end in Sofia! With the in-depth cultural tour Best of Balkans, you have a 9 day tour package taking you through Sofia, Bulgaria and 11 other destinations in Europe. Best of Balkans includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Sofia
  2. Day 2: Sofia, Belgrade
  3. Day 3: Belgrade, Sarajevo
  4. Day 4: Sarajevo, Mostar,Trebinje
  5. Day 5: Trebinje, Dubrovnik, Trebinje
  6. Day 6: Trebinje, Kotor, Budva
  7. Day 7: Budva, Tirana, Ohrid
  8. Day 8: Ohrid, Skopje
  9. Day 9: Skopje, Sofia
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

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  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Guide
    Excellent
    4.9
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.8
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.1
  • Food
    Good
    3.7
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  • Best of Balkans reviewer 1
    · January 06, 2020
    I really satisfied with this tour, very well organized but it will be perfect of included Slovenia and Kosovo because they are parts of for mer Yugoslavia. I really thanks to my tour leader Bojan, and our driver.
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    Trip date: December 2019
  • Best of Balkans reviewer 2
    · November 15, 2019
    What an awesome trip. Bojan was an excellent guide with some fantastic stories. I would also like to give a big shout out to our driver Stole, who was absolutely amazing and so kind! We were a small group, and I think that's what made the trip so... Show more
    Trip date: November 2019
  • M
    · November 13, 2019
    Exceeded my expectation in almost every possible way. Great value in terms of the meals included, accommodation, tours. Tour guide was funny, interesting and helpful. Optional trips were also good.
    Trip date: November 2019
  • Best of Balkans reviewer 4
    · November 05, 2019
    This is my second Holiday with Travel Talk Tours and won’t be the last! Have done Egypt Jewels of the Nile and now Best of Balkans. Everything was organized from airport transfers, hotels, transportation and so on so I didn’t have to worry about... Show more
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    Trip date: October 2019
  • Best of Balkans reviewer 5
    · October 25, 2019
    This trip was an absolute blast, exceeded all of my expectations. Bojan is absolutely the BEST tour guide I've ever had. He's so funny, knowledgeable, helpful and organized. The tour never felt rushed even though we visited so many placed. Sure, there's... Show more
    Trip date: October 2019
  • S
    · October 19, 2019
    Amazing guide that made the experience 100% better than any other tour I've been on!
    Trip date: August 2019
  • DS
    · October 11, 2019
    It was a lot to fit into a short time but was very fun and fast paced. Guides were great. Most hotels were very good.
    Trip date: September 2019
  • MH
    · October 01, 2019
    The trip was heaps of fun. Very fast paced with an excellent guide! And having local tour guides at each place to give a real local perspective was great.
    Trip date: September 2019
  • OC
    · September 19, 2019
    Great group of people. Bojan had great dad jokes throughout, and good moves on dance floor. Recommended food places were enjoyable with good variety. History was well explained. Highly recommended
    Trip date: August 2019
  • LS
    · September 02, 2019
    Highly recommended. Both Bojan and our driver Denny were excellent!
    Trip date: August 2019

Dates & Availability

9 days
Best of Balkans
From Sofia to Sofia
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Good to Know

  • About the countries

    Currencies

    лв
    Lev
    Bulgaria
    Дин.
    Dinar
    Serbia
    KM
    Marka
    Bosnia
    kn
    Kuna
    Croatia
    Euro
    Montenegro
    Lek
    Lek
    Albania
    ден
    Denar
    Macedonia

    Plugs & Adapters

    Bulgaria, Serbia, Bosnia, Croatia, Montenegro, Albania and Macedonia

    Visa

    Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.

    Vaccines

    These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Bulgaria, Serbia, Bosnia, Montenegro, Albania and Macedonia. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Tuberculosis - Recommended for Bulgaria and Bosnia. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Bulgaria, Serbia, Bosnia, Croatia, Montenegro, Albania and Macedonia. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    • Tick-borne encephalitis - Recommended for Croatia and Albania. Ideally 6 months before travel.
    • Typhoid - Recommended for Albania. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Yellow fever - Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an infected area for Albania. Ideally 10 days before travel.
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