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Balkan Discovery - Travel Talk
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Balkan Discovery

From Sofia to Sofia
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  • Experience the resilience of cosmopolitan Sarajevo
  • Get up close and personal with many walking tours
  • Explore the magnificent capitals of the Balkans
  • Discover remnants of Roman and Ottoman times


Start and end in Sofia! With the discovery tour Balkan Discovery, you have a 10 day tour package taking you through Sofia, Bulgaria and 11 other destinations in Europe. Balkan Discovery 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
  10. Day 10: Sofia
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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
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  • Balkan Discovery reviewer 1
    · August 26, 2019
    Great trip, amazing locations and awesome guides! Simon and Aykut were fantastic and a ton of fun. Very helpful, knowledgeable, and easy to chat with. While some of the bus rides were long (and made longer by the border crossings being slow), the visits... Show more
    Trip date: August 2019
  • SW
    · July 21, 2019
    Brilliant. We had two guides, Aykut and Simon who were both amazing. The stops were great. The hotels were good but varied. Some were amazing and some were average but that depended on the country we were staying in. I would highly recommend this tour
    Trip date: July 2019
  • Balkan Discovery reviewer 3
    · June 13, 2019
    For the price the tour was good. If I had paid more money for this trip I would have been disappointed.
    Trip date: June 2019
  • SA
    · May 11, 2019
    Although the tour is great and covers many countries which is good for getting stamps on the passport but the tour is little stretched and could be done away with little less traveling in bus. May be curtail a place or two.
    Trip date: April 2019
  • Balkan Discovery reviewer 5
    · April 13, 2019
    Bojan did an excellent job in keeping the group on schedule and was very accommodating to our needs. Our driver was on time and also played a nice selection of music so the long journey didn’t feel so tiring. Overall good tour. I wished we had an... Show more
    Trip date: March 2019
  • Balkan Discovery reviewer 6
    · April 04, 2019
    Too much time on the bus. Too ambitious a tour. Poor coordination to get a ride to and from the airport. Not enough time to explore destinations before, once again, getting on the bus to travel to the next destination.
    Trip date: March 2019

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10 days
Balkan Discovery
From Sofia to Sofia
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    Plugs & Adapters

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


    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.


    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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