Montenegro, Albania and Serbia
❱ What is included in the price:
• Accompanying guide and local guides in each place
• Hotels with breakfast
• Boat travel
• Tickets and boat trip
❱ HOTELS :
• BUDVA – Hotel Budva
• TIRANA – Hotel Internacional Tirana
• ZABLJAK- Hotel Zabljak
• BEOGRAD – Hotel Prag
Day 1, Transfers from airports to Budva
Transfer from Podgorica airport or Dubrovnik airport to Budva and accommodation in the hotel in Budva.
Day 2 – Budva – Kotor – Cetinje
Departure from the hotel and a guided tour in the city of Illyrians – Budva.
Its ancient history began from the time of the Gods, where the Venetian style continues to dominate for its beautiful architecture despite so many years. (Free time).
We follow paths in the city of Kotor city which is listed in the UNESCO Heritage List, its medieval old town hides winding streets and squares and houses several Romanesque churches including its incomparable cathedral of San Tryphon. (Free time for lunch).
On the way to the next city we will enjoy a beautiful view of Kotor from the high called Serpentina. We arrive at Cetinje, ancient Royal Capital, founded in 1482, hidden in a valley of mountains where we will visit the Monastery, the palace of King Nikola I, the only king that ruled in the Kingdom in Montenegro.
Day 3 – Virpazar, Bar and Tirana (Albania)
Departure from the hotel to visit Virpazar where you will find the largest lake in Montenegro (Skadar) but also a part of it belongs to Albania (Skodar), where you can enjoy a swim in the lake if you want. We will continue to the city of Bar to get to know the ancient Ghost City, as it was destroyed by the earthquake of 1979, was previously inhabited by the Ottomans. Free time for lunch.
We continue to Tirana capital of Albania, after the border formalities. We’ll get to the hotel. Accommodation.
Day 4 – Tirana – Skodar – Tirana
Departure from the hotel to get to know the center of Tirana known for its colorful building built throughout the Ottoman, Fascist and Soviet era. On its Skanderbeg Square, named after the Albanian national hero, we will also see the National Historic Museum of modernist style, ranging from prehistory to communism. We will also get to know beautiful mosque of Et hem Bey. Free time for lunch.
We continue to Skodra, one of the oldest cities and the 4th most populous in the country. We will visit the castle of Rozafa that was built in the 3rd century where today there is a museum. We will then proceed to the main mosque. We will be able to see the other part of the Skadar lake. Free time. Back to the hotel.
Day off in Tirana to enjoy the city and shop peacefully.
Day 6, Tirana, Podgorica – Zabljak
We leave the hotel for Podgorica, the capital of Montenegro. The city of greatest population surrounded by streams of water, by the rivers Ribnica and Moraca. There we will have an opportunity to visit its great cathedral called the Resurrection of Christ. Recalling a beautiful religious history, we will visit the bell tower built by the Turks centuries ago. Free time where you will have lunch at the Porto restaurant. We follow our walk to Zabljak where we will be staying for two nights.
Day 7 – Zabljak – Durmitor
We leave the hotel to visit Durmitor, one of the national parks of the country. The Black lake is located in the town of Zabljak, which has a population of only 2000 inhabitants. It is visited in summer for its national parks, high mountains and in winter, because of it is one of the skii centers of the country. It’s a place with the scenic views, for the enjoyment of nature.
Day 8 – Zabljak – Drvengrad
Departure from the hotel to Drvengrad (Wooden city). It is a traditional village that the Serbian film director, Emir Kusturica built for his film “Life is a Miracle”. Here we have an art gallery, a cinema and also a church of San Sava. Accommodation and lunch.
Day 9 – Drvengrad – Belgrade
Departure from the hotel to Belgrade, capital of Serbia. Guided tour of the Church of St. Sava and Kalemegdan – the old part of the urban area of Belgrade, Where the fortress previously concentrated the population. It was built in the 3rd century BC as Singidunum by the Celtic tribe of the Scordiscos. Free time for lunch. Hotel accommodation.
Day 10 – Belgrade – Golubac – Belgrade
Departure from the hotel towards Golubac, a municipality of Branicevo District in northwestern Serbia on the bank of the Danube River. We will visit its fortress built in the fourteenth century, divided into 3 parts with 10 towers. Before its construction, in this place was a Roman Settlement and in the Middle Ages was the scene of various battles mainly between the kingdom of Hungary and the Ottoman Empire. Free time. Lunch and return to the hotel.
Day 11 – Belgrade – Novi Sad – Belgrade
We leave the hotel for Novi Sad another of Serbia’s charming cities, also located on the banks of the Danube. Nestled on top of a riverside cliff, its Petrovaradin fortress dates back to the 17th century, its old neighbourhood where the neo-Gothic church by the name Maria and its town hall are erected in the neo-Renaissance style, are the ones that make the city shine in history, but it also attracts more visitors every year. After the visit and free time, we will have lunch and return to the hotel.
Day off in Belgrade to spend as you wish.
Transfer to the airport. End of the journey.