CROATIA – MONTENEGRO – ALBANIA – MACEDONIA - objavljeno: 02.11.2013 | kategorija: Grand Balkan Tour

Duration: 12 Days/ 11 Nights

Day 1 : CROATIA (D)

Airport – Dubrovnik

Arrive to Dubrovnik, greeting by German speaking guide. City tour. Transfer to hotel.

Dinner. Overnight.

Day 2 : CROATIA – MONTENEGRO (B,D)

Dubrovnik – Herceg Novi – Budva……. ( 120 km – 2,30 h )

Breakfast.Departure for Montenegro.Arrival in Herceg Novi,free time for sightseeing.

Departure for Budva. Arrival at hotel.Dinner and overnight in Budva.

Day 3 : MONTENEGRO (B,D)

Budva – Kotor – Perast – Budva…… ( 70 km – 1,30 h )

Breakfast.City tour trough old town Budva with a guide. Departure for Kotor. Crusing on the

Boat from Kotor Bay to Perast with a guide. Short visit to curch “Gospa od Škrpjela”. Arrival at Kotor

and sightseeing of the Old town with a guide. Departure for Budva. Dinner. Overnight in Budva.

Day 4 : MONTENEGRO – ALBANIA (B,L,D)

Budva – Bar – Shkoder – Durres ………… ( 200 km – 3 h )

Breakfast.Continue to Albani. After the customs’ procedures, stop to visit Shkodra. City tour of Shkodra

including the visits of: Mosque,The Catholic Cathedral (in 19 century was the largest one in the Balkans), the traditional road build at the beginning of the xx-th century, which bears the distinctive architectural characteristics of the museum area and Rozafa Castle, founded in 3th century BC, built in a rocky hill and surrounding by the three rivers Drini, Buna and Kiri. Lunch in local restaurant. Continue to Durres.

Dinner and overnight in Durres.

Day 5 : ALBANIA (B,L,D)

Durres – Berat – Durres ……………… ( 200 km – 3 h )

Breakfast.City tour of Durres: Visit The Amphitheatre, built in the 2nd century A.D, The Belle of Durres and the Archaeological Museum. Drive towards Berat. Sightseeing tour of the city of “ one thousend windows “ an UNESCO World Heritage site. Visit The Cathedral of St. Nicholas, Onufri’s Museum,the Crown Mosque, the Mosque of Lead and the grave of Abaz Aliu, located on the top of Mountain of Tomorr, the biggest pilgrimage of the Bektashi sect in Albania. Lunch at the local restaurant.Drive towards Durres. Free time/time of leisure.Dinner and overnight in Durres.

Day 6 : ALBANIA (B,L,D)

Durres – Kruje – Tirane …………… ( 150 km – 2,30 h )

Breakfast.Continue towards Kruja, the picturesque birthplace of Gjergj Kastrioti Skanderbeg, (the Albania ’s National Hero) – perched at more than 4,000 feet above sea level. Visit The Gjergj Kastrioti (Scanderbeg) Museum, located inside the castle, the attractive Medieval Bazaar. Lunch in local restaurant. Drive towards Tirana. Check in hotel in Tirana. Dinner and overnight.

Day 7 : ALBANIA (B,D)

Tirane

Breakfast. City tour of the capital of Albania.Visit National Historic Museum, the Clock Tower,

dated in the years 21-22 of the XIX and in 200 years of existence it became the symbol of the city,the Mosque of Ethem Bey. Free time.Dinner and overnight in Tirana.

Day 8 : ALBANIA – MACEDONIA (B,L,D)

Tirane – Elbasan – Ohrid ………… ( 140 km – 2,30 h )

Breakfast .Continue towards Macedonia’s border. After the customs’ procedures, stop to visit Monestery Struga in village of Kalishta , within cave church and frescoes from the 13th century.Lunch. Continue towards Ohrid. Check in hotel. Dinner. Overnight in Ohrid.

Day 9 : MACEDONIA (B,D)

Ohrid

Breakfast. Whole day sightseeing tour of city of Ohrid and Ohrid lake, including walking tour of old town of Ohrid.

Including visit to Church of Virgin Perivlepte,gallery of Icons, fortress of Tszar Samuel, Church of St. Kliment, Cathedral St.Sofia . Free time. Afternoon visit to Monastery of St. Naum. Boat drive to the river source of Crni Drim. Return to hotel. Dinner at the national restaurant with folk music and dance. Overnight in Ohrid.

Day 10 : MACEDONIA (B,L,D)

Ohrid – Bitola – Prilep – Skopje …… ( 230 km – 3,30 h )

Breakfast. Drive to the city of Bitola. Visit the ancient site of Heraclea Lynkestis.

Lunch and vine testing at the Macedonian most popular region of Tikvesh. Late afternoon arrival at Skopje. Check in. Dinner. Overnight in Skopje.

Day 11 : MACEDONIA (B,D)

Skopje

Breakfast. Whole day sightseeing tour of Skopje with the local guide. Visit the Memorial place of

birth of Mother Teresa. Church of Holly Salvation with wooden iconostasis, old market and Archeological Museum. Free time for individual activities. Dinner at the national restaurant in the old town .Overnight in Skopje.

Day 12 : MACEDONIA (B)

Skopje – Airport

Breakfast. Free time befor departure to Skopje airport. End of services.