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BALKANS

A self drive journey through the
timeless beauty and endless delights

About the trip

Travel Dates
15th to 29th September 2024
Duration
15 Days
Trip Cost
6,85,000 Per Person
(Considering 2 people in 1 car and stay on twin sharing)
Trip Style
Self-Drive Road Trip
Vehicle
Toyota 4Runner
Driving Distance
1500 kms (approx.)
Landscapes
Mountain Ranges, Coastlines, River Valleys, Dense Forests, and Lakes
Activities
Visit UNA national park and Tesla Museum, Hiking, Mountain Biking and Ride on the Cable Car

Route Map

Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival in Zagreb

Zagreb is the capital of Croatia famous for its architecture
Stay: Hotel Sheraton.

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Day 2 Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes – 140 kms

Drive to the offbeat Una National Park on the border of Bosnia
Una National Park is located around rivers Una, Krka and Unac and is famous for its spectacular waterfalls
Stay: Hotel Lyra.

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Day 3 Plitvice Lakes

Exploring the Plitvice Lakes National Park
Plitvice Lakes National Park is Croatia’s largest national park and a UNESCO world heritage site. There are 16 lakes which are arranged in cascades which are interconnected.
Stay: Hotel Lyra

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Day 4 Plitvice Lakes to Sibenik – 285 kms

Exploring the Nichola Tesla Memorial Centre, located in Smiljan, the birthplace of Nikola Tesla, an engineer and an inventor
Drive to the coastal town of Sibenik
Sibenik is famous for four fortresses which offer breathtaking views of the city, sea and nearby islands
Stay: Hotel Armerun.

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Day 5 Sibenik to Mostar – 220 kms

Drive to Bosnia
Exploring Mostar bridge, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Mostar Bridge is 16th century Ottoman bridge which crosses the river Neretva. It was destroyed in 1993 in the Croat-Bosniak war and rebuilt in 2004.
Stay: Hotel Verso

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Day 6 Mostar – Dubrovnik – 140 kms

Drive to Dubrovnik, Croatia across the coast
Dubrovnik is a fortified town located by the Adriatic Sea famous for its medieval architecture
Dubrovnik is a filming location for Game of Thrones representing the cities of King’s Landing and Qarth.
Stay: Hotel Hilton Imperial

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Day 7 Dubrovnik – Day break

Guided tour of the city.
Stay: Hotel Hilton Imperial

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Day 8 Dubrovnik to Kotor – 100 kms

Relaxed drive to Kotor, a scenic town in Monte Negro
Exploring Kotor at leisure in evening
Kotor is a coastal town in Bay of Kotor which is famous for Venetian architecture
Stay: Hotel Hyatt

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Day 9 Kotor – Podgorica

Drive to the scenic and offbeat Lake Skadar located in the border area between Albania and Montenegro. It is a karst lake which is formed because of the collapse of caves.
Boat ride to visit the Beska Monastery
Podgorica is the capital city of Montenegro. It was home to various settlements including Greeks, Illyrians, Romans, Huns, Goths, Slavs, Byzantines and Ottomans.
Stay: Hotel Boscovich

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Day 10 Podgorica to Žabljak – 180 kms

Mountain drive across Tara Canyon to Zabljak
Tara Canyon is the largest and deepest canyon in Europe
Zabljak is located in the mountainous region of Durmitor and is the highest situated Balkan town
Stay: Hotel Soa

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Day 11 Žabljak – Day break

Exploring the scenic mountains
Undertaking ATV rides.
Stay: Hotel Soa

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Day 12 Žabljak to Sarajevo – 180 kms

Undertaking scenic drive to Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia & Herzegovina
Sarajevo is the cultural center of the Balkans and is a melting pot of various cultures
Stay: Hotel Europa

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Day 13 Sarajevo – Day break

Exploring the city.
Stay: Hotel Europa

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Day 14 Sarajevo to Zagreb – 420 kms

Drive to Croatia
Stopover in Jajce
Jajce is town situated at the confluence of the rivers Pliva and Vrbas. It is known for its waterfalls and world war history
Stay: Hotel Sheraton

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