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Treasures of the Balkans - 2020 - Insight Vacations
18 days • 17 places

Treasures of the Balkans - 2020

From Bucharest to Budapest
Visiting Bucharest, Brasov, Bran, Sinaia, Veliko Tarnovo, + 12 more
Tour Operator:
Insight Vacations
Max group size:
40
Age range:
5 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
93353
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US $4,650
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Highlights

  • Listen to amusing tales from the locals in Budapest
  • Visit the former Communist Headquarters of Bucharest
  • Witness the opulent and sumptuous décor in Peleș Castle
  • Embrace the myths and legends of Bran Castle
  • Enjoy acoustics in the Church of the Holy Nativity

Itinerary

Start in Bucharest and end in Budapest! With the sightseeing tour Treasures of the Balkans - 2020, you have a 18 day tour package taking you through Bucharest, Romania and 16 other destinations in Europe. Treasures of the Balkans - 2020 includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Welcome to Bucharest.
  2. Day 2: From Bucharest to Brașov.
  3. Day 3: Transylvania: Castles and Myths.
  4. Day 4: Veliko Tarnovo.
  5. Day 5: To Sofia.
  6. Day 6: Sofia at Your Pace.
  7. Day 7: Skopje.
  8. Day 8: Ohrid and Tirana on the Move.
  9. Day 9: Kotor and Dubrovnik.
  10. Day 10: Dubrovnik Sightseeing.
  11. Day 11: Dubrovnik, Paradise on Earth.
  12. Day 12: Mostar and Sarajevo.
  13. Day 13: Sarajevo, City of Culture.
  14. Day 14: The Serbian Capital of Belgrade.
  15. Day 15: The Best of Belgrade.
  16. Day 16: Across to Budapest.
  17. Day 17: Budapest, Queen of the Danube.
  18. Day 18: Depart Budapest.
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Hotel

Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.3
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.5
  • Guide
    Good
    3.7
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.8
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.5
  • Food
    Good
    4.0
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  • D
    July 13, 2019
    My 11th tour with Insight Vacations and by far one of the best. The attention to detail was amazing. Mario our TD and Dario our driver were 'the best'. Accomodation was first class. Overall an exceptional experience, even the border crossings
    Insight Vacations commented on this review
    Thank you so much for sharing this with us. We are very happy to learn that you enjoyed every bit of your Insight Vacations experience; from our very knowledgeable and attentive staff to our wide-ranging itinerary. Most of all, we are extremely pleased... Show more
    Trip date: June 2019
  • RL
    July 06, 2019
    Good itinerary, accommodation, fellow travelers and driver. Worst ever guide!
    Insight Vacations commented on this review
    Thank you for sharing this with us. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your overall experience with Insight Vacations. However, we acknowledge your observations in relation to your Travel Director which will be shared with our team for further... Show more
    Trip date: June 2019
  • GA
    October 03, 2018
    Trip review Considering the places we visited, it was an ambitious one. I believe Bucharest is a very interesting city, which deserved more than 3 hours visit. And on top of it, the guide tour, was a very mediocre one, he just gave us the minimum... Show more
    Insight Vacations commented on this review
    We are delighted to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your overall experience on the road with us. However, we acknowledge your observations in regards to the accommodations and meals provided at certain destinations and also the itinerary. Rest assured... Show more
    Trip date: September 2018
  • WH
    August 25, 2018
    Overall excellent. Very nice group of people, without exception, who were fun to socialize with.
    Insight Vacations commented on this review
    Thank you for informing us about the wonderful time you had on the Treasures of the Balkans trip. We are extremely proud to hear that our staff helped set the perfect tone for a memorable holiday. Similarly, we are very happy to learn that you enjoyed... Show more
    Trip date: August 2018

Availability

18 days
Treasures of the Balkans - 2020
From Bucharest to Budapest
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Good to Know

  • About the countries

    Currencies

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    Bulgaria
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    Macedonia
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    Plugs & Adapters

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

    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.
    • Typhoid - Recommended for Romania and Albania. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Romania, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro, Bosnia, Serbia and Hungary. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Tuberculosis - Recommended for Romania, Bulgaria and Bosnia. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Romania, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro, Croatia, Bosnia, Serbia and Hungary. 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, Croatia and Hungary. Ideally 6 months before travel.
  • Payment information
    • For any tour departing before 2 April 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 2 April 2020, a minimum payment of $200 is required to confirm your booking with Insight Vacations. 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 65 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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