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Balkan Discovery - Travel Talk
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10 days

Balkan Discovery

Start and end in Sofia
Tour Operator:
Travel Talk
Max group size:
46
Age range:
18 to 50
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
125894
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Highlights

  • 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

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Itinerary

Start and end in Sofia! With the Discovery tour Balkan Discovery, you have a 10 days 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
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Where You'll Stay

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Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.3
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.5
  • Guide
    Excellent
    4.3
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.5
  • Accommodation
    Good
    3.8
  • Food
    Good
    4.0
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  • Balkan Discovery reviewer 1
    · August 26th, 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 21st, 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 13th, 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 11th, 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 13th, 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 4th, 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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Good to Know

  • Currency
    Euro
    L
    Lek
    Albania
    KM
    Convertible Mark
    Bosnia
    лв.
    Bulgarian Lev
    Bulgaria
    kn
    Kuna
    Croatia
    ден
    Denar
    Macedonia
  • Plugs & Adapters

    As a traveller from USA, Canada, England, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F.

    Type C
    Albania, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Montenegro, Serbia and Macedonia
    Type E
    Albania, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Montenegro, Serbia and Macedonia
    Type F
    Albania, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Montenegro, Serbia and Macedonia
  • Vaccines
    • These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    • Typhoid - Recommended for Albania. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Albania, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Serbia and Montenegro. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Albania, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Macedonia, Serbia and Montenegro. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    • Yellow fever - Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an infected area for Albania. Ideally 10 days before travel.
    • Tick-borne encephalitis - Recommended for Albania and Croatia. Ideally 6 months before travel.
    • Tuberculosis - Recommended for Bosnia and Bulgaria. Ideally 3 months before travel.
  • Visa
    • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
    • 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.
  • Payment information
    • For any tour departing before June 22nd, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after June 22nd, 2021, a minimum payment of $85 is required to confirm your booking with Travel Talk. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 35 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
    • Some departure dates and prices may vary and Travel Talk will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
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