Discover The Balkans G Adventures

Discover The Balkans

National Geographic Journeys

The Balkan Peninsula and Dalmation Coast brims with wonders, see for yourself on a Discover The Balkans, tour. Witness fascinating and beautiful highlights as you travel in Croatia along with Bosnia and Herzegovina. Visit Diocletian's Palace, Plitvice Lakes National Park, famed Stari Most, the Tunnel of Hope and more.

Plitvice Lakes National Park is a breathtaking destination and must see when on a vacation in Croatia. Join a local guide and learn about the diverse wildlife, unique bird population and admire the terraced lakes and waterfalls. Enjoy an escorted tour of Diocletian Palace getting a glimpse back at Roman history. A local expert, who lived through the Siege of Sarajevo, provides insight and perspective on this tragic period and the city's push forward including Tunnel of Hope and Trebevic Mountain. Join your CEO for a market tour and lunch. Enjoy some free time in Kotor, there is much to see in this relaxed city and your CEO has fantastic recommendations. An idyllic setting for lunch is surrounded by Mediterranean gardens and sweeping views of the Adriatic Sea at a family-run agroturizam villa. In Dubrovnik, learn about a women's non-profit, founded to empower women in the area. You will also have ample free time to roam delightful Dubrovnik independently.


12 Daysfr. $3,449

  • G FOR GOOD MOMENT: DEŠA Women's Centre Visit, Dubrovnik
  • JOURNEYS HIGHLIGHT MOMENT: Siege of Sarajevo Tour, Sarajevo
  • JOURNEYS HIGHLIGHT MOMENT: Agroturizam Experience, Dubrovnik
  • ENJOY Traditional Peka Dinner, Zagreb
  • EXPLORE Plitviče Lakes National Park
  • ORIENTATION walk Split, Kotor and Dubrovnik
  • SEE Diocletian's Palace
  • VISIT the Stari Most (Old Bridge) in Mostar
  • GUIDED TOUR of the "Tunnel of Life" in Sarajevo
  • TOUR Sarajevo with a local war historian
  • VISIT Latin Bridge, assassination site of Archduke of the Austro Hungarian Empire, Franz Ferdinand setting off World War I
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • Private minivan, walking, bus, boat
  • CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides.
  • AGE REQUIREMENT: 12+: All travelers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Tips for personal services and to tour directors and drivers are not included in tour cost and left to your discretion.
  • All items of a personal nature (room service, beverages, telephone charges, laundry, special food requests, etc.) and meals not specified on the tour itinerary are not included and must be paid by the client.
  • All rates exclude airfare unless expressly noted.
  • 11 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 1 Dinner
  • IMPORTANT INFORMATION - PLEASE READ: Allow USD$455-$595 for meals not included
  • Hotel Jadran in Zagreb, Croatia (1 night)
  • Big House Hotel Plitvička Jezera in Ličko Petrovo Selo, Croatia (1 night)
  • Corner Hotel in Split, Croatia (2 nights)
  • Bosnia Hotel Sarajevo in Sarajevo, Bosnia (3 nights)
  • Hotel Porto In in Kotor, Montenegro (2 nights)
  • Hotel Adria in Dubrovnik, Croatia (2 nights)

ZAGREB Location Information Description

Zagreb, Croatia

Arrive at any time. Please make your own way to the joining hotel. Feel free to explore before your welcome meeting, but make sure you’re back in time to meet the group. After the meeting, opt to head out for a meal in a local restaurant to get to know your CEO and traveling companions. After introductions, your CEO will review the details of your tour. Zagreb is the capital of Croatia and has a very charming old city, complete with cobblestone streets and medieval buildings. Be sure to sample some of the delicious local food and drink. There are also a number of museums to explore focusing on art, history, and archaeology. After the meeting, opt to head out for a meal in a local restaurant to get to know your CEO and traveling companions.

Hotel Jadran

ZAGREB/PLITVICE LAKES NATIONAL PARK Location Information Description

Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

Enjoy an excursion to Plitviče Lakes National Park with a local guide and learn about the diverse wildlife and unique bird population. Entrance to the park is included and there are many opportunities for walking and relaxing in one of Croatia's most famed wonders.

This evening, enjoy a traditional peka (baked vegetable and meat dish) dinner cooked on hot coals. Indulge in Dalmatia's signature dish, Peka: a blend of meat, vegetables and herbs cooked over the embers of a fire. Meat doesn't get much more tender than this!

Breakfast, Dinner

Big House Hotel Plitvicka Jezera

PLITVICE LAKES NATIONAL PARK/SPLIT Location Information Description

Split, Croatia

Continue on to Split. In the early evening, take a guided walk around the Diocletian Palace, one of the most imposing Roman ruins in Europe. It took over 10 years to construct and is built of white stone imported from the island of Brač. Visiting this UNESCO World Heritage site is a perfect way to learn more about the history of Split.

Breakfast

Hotel Corner

SPLIT Location Information Description

Split, Croatia

Enjoy free time to explore this charming seaside town. Opt to visit the local market and gobble up some Croatian delicacies. For a little more activity, visit Marjan's peak, with gorgeous views over the city, or hit up some of the hiking and biking trails in the area.

Breakfast

Hotel Corner

SPLIT/SARAJEVO Location Information Description

Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Travel to Mostar. Walk in the ancient town, visiting the famed Stari Most (Old Bridge). Visit the city's symbol; a beautiful, reconstructed Ottoman-style bridge. The bridge was constructed in the 1600s and was meticulously rebuilt after its destruction during the war. It's a reminder of the tenacity of the Bosnians and is a gorgeous sight to behold. Wait at the bottom for daredevils to dive into the icy river below.

Location Information Description

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Continue to Sarajevo for the evening.

Breakfast

Bosnia Hotel Sarajevo

SARAJEVO Location Information Description

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Learn about the Siege of Sarajevo from a local expert who lived through it. Visit the Tunnel of Hope, War Tunnel Museum and Trebević Mountain, and gain insight into how the people of this city moved beyond conflict. After, visit a market and enjoy a local lunch with your CEO.

Breakfast, Lunch

Bosnia Hotel Sarajevo

SARAJEVO Location Information Description

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Enjoy a free day to explore at your leisure. Walk around the cobblestone streets of the Old Town (Stari Grad) while taking in the architecture of diverse places of worship. This is also a great place to shop and visit markets. The Latin Bridge is worth a visit as it played an important role in the history of this area. This is the site where the Archduke of the Austro Hungarian Empire, Franz Ferdinand, was assassinated, leading to the beginning of World War I.

Breakfast

Bosnia Hotel Sarajevo

SARAJEVO/KOTOR Location Information Description

Kotor, Montenegro

Cross over to Montenegro for two days on the Bay of Kotor. Opt to visit the Roman mosaics in Risan, take a leisurely stroll in Perast and the islands, or go sea kayaking in the spectacular bay. Continue to Montenegro and travel to the Bay of Kotor, a region that is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Breakfast

Hotel Porto In

KOTOR Location Information Description

Kotor, Montenegro

Enjoy a free day to explore. Opt to visit the Risan Roman mosaics and take a leisurely stroll in Perast and the islands, or go sea kayaking. If relaxing is more your style, the beaches of Herceg Novi offer a great escape. There are also local mud therapy spas nearby to test the natural healing properties of the area's sand.

Breakfast

Hotel Porto In

KOTOR/DUBROVNIK Location Information Description

Kotor, Montenegro

Visit a family-run agroturizam villa surrounded by Mediterranean gardens and sweeping views of the Adriatic. Meet our local host then enjoy a traditional lunch of local ham, cheeses, and wine.

Location Information Description

Dubrovnik, Croatia

Cross into Croatia and travel to Dubrovnik, known as the "Pearl of the Adriatic." Set on the Dalmatian coast, Dubrovnik has been an important maritime town in the region for centuries. Surrounded by medieval walls, it is rich in history and is a beautiful city to explore, filled with stunning architecture, museums, and fountains.

In Dubrovnik, walk the old city walls. Also visit G Adventures supported DEŠA, a women's non-profit, founded to empower women in the area. Learn about their work to preserve traditional foods, handicrafts and local business.

Breakfast, Lunch

Hotel Adria Dubrovnik

DUBROVNIK Location Information Description

Dubrovnik, Croatia

Enjoy a free day to explore the old town fortifications or take a boat trip to one of the nearby islands. The red roofs of the old city make for spectacular photos, and the seaside cafés serve up delicious seafood.

Breakfast

Hotel Adria Dubrovnik

DUBROVNIK Location Information Description

Dubrovnik, Croatia

Depart at any time.

Breakfast

Departure Date
Price
Sun, Aug 15, 2021
$3,449.00
Sun, Sep 05, 2021
$3,549.00
Sun, Sep 12, 2021
$3,549.00
Sun, Sep 19, 2021
$3,549.00

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