SERBIA & MONTENEGRO
BELGRADE – OPLENAC – ZLATIBOR – “ŠARGAN EIGHT RAILWAY” – VIŠEGRAD – SARAJEVO – MOSTAR – DUBROVNIK – TREBINJE – KOTOR – BUDVA – CETINJE – MORAČA – NOVI PAZAR – STUDENICA – ŽIČA
9 DAYS/ 8 NIGHTS
Day 1 Belgrade
Pickup of the group at the airport. Transfer and accommodation in hotel. In the afternoon a walking tour around the city center: Terazije street, Knez Mihailova street, Republic Square, Cathedral, Pricness Ljubica’s Residence, Ethnographic museum, Students’ Square, National museum, National theatre… In the evening we go to Skadarlija street – bohemian quarter in the very center of Belgrade, for supper. Skadarlija, a cobble paved street, dating back to the beginning of the 19th century, was famous for being a favorite meeting place of well known Belgrade bohemians, poets, painters, actors from the nearby theater, as well as of many lovers of good alcoholic drinks, socializing and spoken word with friends. Over all these years of progress and modernization of the city and society Skadarlija has managed to preserve the spirit of old times and just because of that has become a favorite site to citizens of Belgrade and many tourists. Return to the hotel. Overnight.
Day 2 Belgrade
Breakfast. Belgrade sightseeing (www.beograd.rs): Kalemegdan fortress, St. Sava Church, City Hall, Kneza Milosa street, Boulevard of Peace, White Hall, Memorial Center Josip Broz Tito, Mount Avala and an “Unknown Hero” monument… Continuation of the tour in Zemun, the old part of the city across the river. Zemun is really distinguished by its tradition: fortification on Gardos that has been mentioned as early as in the 9th century. The St. Father Nicolaj Church – the oldest orthodox church in Belgrade. Free time for lunch in Zemun, on the shores of river Danube. Return to the hotel. Free afternoon and evening. Overnight.
Day 3 Belgrade – Oplenac – “Aleksandrović” Winery – Zlatibor (250km)
Breakfast. A tour around the old city center in Topola: Mausoleum of Serbian royal family at Oplenac (www.topolaoplenac.org.rs). Winde degustation and lunch in the most famous Serbian winery „Aleksandrović“. After lunch we continue our trip to Zlatibor Mountain. Accommodation in hotel on Zlatibor. Dinner. Overnight.
Day 4 Zlatibor – „Šargan Eight – Railway“ – Mećavnik – Višegrad – Sarajevo (180km)
Breakfast. Departure for Šargan – Mokra gora, natural landscape. A tour around the famous railway called „Šarganska osmica“ („Šargan eight“) as well as Drvengrad on Mećavnik („Wooden City“) – built after the idea of famous film director Emir Kusturica. We continue our trip to Višegrad. City tour: Old bridge on the river Drina , famous ”Ćuprija na Drini” and a monument to Ivo Andrić (nobel priye winner in literature) „Andrić Town“, also built by Emir Kusturica and the Governemt of Republic of Srpska. Free time for lunch. Continuation of the trip to Sarajevo. Accommodation in hotel. Sarajevo, for its six centuries long history situated at the crossraods of western and eastern, norhern and southern cultures, is continually culturally growing and bloosoming (www.sarajevo-tourism.com/bos/). A walk around the old city center and a dinner at „Baščaršija“.Return to the hotel. Overnight.
Day 5 Sarajevo – Mostar – Trebinje (250km)
Breakfast. Sarajevo sightseeing: „Bascarsija”, Coppersmith’s street, Bey mosque, Town Hall, Spring of the Bosna River… Departure for the city of Mostar (www.turizam.mostar.ba/ ). City tour: buildings dating back to Ottoman rule (15th – 19th century): Old Bridge, Kalebija Tower, Hercegusa Tower, Sahat Tower (Clock Tower), Crooked Bridge – one of the oldest preserved monuments from the Ottoman period, built before 1558 and according to oral history the Old Bridge was built as a copy of the small bridge. Coppersmith’s street – old Mostar’s “carsija” (“çarşı” in Turkish means “bazaar” or “market”) is located on the left side of the Neretvariver with its workshops and souvenir shops. Free time for lunch in Mostar. We continue our trip toTrebinje. Accommodation in hotel. Dinner. Overnight.
Day 6 Trebinje – Dubrovnik – Kotor – Budva (150km)
Breakfast. Trebinje sightseeing:„Arslanagić“Bridge from 16th century, river Trebišnjica, monastery Tvrdoš from 16th century, walking tour through the old city center where we visit Clock Tower, Church New Gračanica, City walls, „Square of the Poet“ (famous serbian poet Jovan Dučić), with over 100 years old trees, symbol of the city, as wel as statues of Helen of Anjou, Petar II Petrović Njegoš… Departure for Dubrovnik – unique in the World for its impressive medieval fortresses, churches, monasteries, often reffered to as ana Adriatic pearl. Its old town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Sightseeing: Sponza Palace, Monument to Orlando, Lovrenac, Stradun… Free time for lunch. We continue our trip to Kotor (www.tokotor.me/). Situated in one of the most beautiful bays in the world, Kotor, a town of merchants and famous seafarers has a lot to tell. The old town Kotor is the best preserved medieval urban setting typical of towns established in the 12th and 14th century. Thanks to its medieval architecture and numerous monuments of cultural heritage, Kotor found its place on the UNESCO’s list of “World Natural and Cultural Heritage”. On one of them there is also. Sightseeing: The St. Tryphon’s Cathedral, a monument to Roman culture and one of the recognizable symbols of the town The St. Lucas’s church, The Santa Anna church, The St. Mary’s Church, The Church of Our Lady of Health, Duke’s Palace. Napoleon Theatre… Continuation of the trip to Budva. Accommodation in hotel in Budva. Free time. Dinner. Overnight.
Day 7 Budva – Cetinje – Morača – Novi Pazar (310km)
Breakfast. Check out of the hotel and departure for Serbia. First we go to Cetinje, a historical royal town and the second most important town of Montenegro. Due to its rich heritage and its long status of the capital of Montenegro, Cetinje is nowadays an honorary capital of Montenegro. Cetinje sightseeing: The Historical Museum of Montenegro, The Ethnographic Museum of Montenegro, The King Nicola’s Court and the Njegos’s Museum… Free time for lunch in Cetinje. After lunch we continue to the Morača Monastery, a Serbian Orthodox Monastery in Central Montenegro, founded in 1252. by Stefan Vukanović, of the Nemanjić Dynasty. After the monastery, we continue our trip to Serbia, the city of Novi Pazar. Accommodation in hotel. Dinner. Overnight.
Day 8 Novi Pazar – Studenica – Žiča – Knić – Belgrade (510km)
Breakfast. Check out of the hotel and departure for Belgrade. Along the way we visit the Studenica Monastery (Serbian Orthodox Monastery built at the end of 12. century, that is now on UNESCO World Heritage List) and Žiča Monastery (built in 13th century). Afterwards we continue to the village of Knić, where we will have lunch in a traditional Serbian house. After lunch continuation of the trip to Belgrade. Arrival in Belgrade in the evening. Overnight.
Day 9 Belgrade – Czech Republic
Early breakfast. Check out of the hotel and transfer to the airport.
40 pax 35 pax 30 pax 25 pax 20 pax 15 pax
560 € 570 € 580 € 600 € 630 € 680 €
-transport in modern tourist buses (with 49 seats regardless of the group size)
– 3 BB in a 4* hotel in Belgrade
– 1 HB in a 4* hotel on Zlatibor
– 1 BB in a 4* hotel in Sarajevo
– 1 HB in a 4* hotel in Trebinje
– 1 HB in a 4* hotel in Budva
– dinner in Skadarlija street
– dinner in Sarajevo “Baščaršija”
– lunch in “Knić”
– wine degustation in “Aleksandrović” winery
– entrance fees according to the program
– organization and tour leadership costs
Package does not include:
– airplane tickets
-single room supplement: 160 € (on request)
– individual expenses