Best of the Balkan States

Covering Serbia, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro, and  Bosnia Herzegovina

This is a flexible 2-week tour of the Balkans. You will get a good idea of all the major sites in this part of Europe, using overland transportation. Traveling through 6 countries, you’ll get a great sense of how different Balkan people are from one another and how varied their culture, history and traditions are.

  • Centrally located superior hotels
  • Friendly English-speaking drivers and local tour guides
  • All land, airport, and ferry port transfers are included
  • Inside visit museums and ancient sites with skip the line admission
  • All the tours mentioned on the itinerar

See the price information, dates and further information below the itinerary

     Daily Tour Program

Traveling to Belgrade.
(Flight tickets are usually organized by the guests.
Assistance available if required from our company. 

Arrival in Belgrade Airport, 
As you come off the plane, transfer men will there be holding a sign that has your name on it.
Meet up with the driver, then transfer to your hotel.
After checking in, enjoy rest of the day at leisure and exploring at your own pace.
Depending on how tired you will be, we can organize a welcome dinner at the Traditional restaurant in Skadarlija bohemian quarter.

Breakfast at the hotel –
Met up with the driver guide and enjoy a city tour of Belgrade and visit

Kalemegdan Fortress, remarkable view to the confluence of Sava and Danube rivers. 
Museum of a history of Yugoslavia with Tito’s tomb, Saint Sava Orthodox Cathedral, National Theater, Republic Square,
After the tour you will have free time to rest or explore more of Belgrade.
Overnight stay.

Breakfast at the hotel,  depart from Belgrade on a scenic drive to Pristine.
on the way we will make stops and one of the important sites to visit is Saint George Church, Royal Family Mausoleum in Topola and Royal Winery at Oplenac, then visit Studenica Monastery and Studenica Monastery Complex tour /Church of the Virgin Mary, the King’s Church, St. Nicholas Church, the Treasury.
After the visit drive to Kosovo, Pristine, check into your hotel, overnight stay.

Breakfast at the hotel
Meet up with the local guide,  and enjoy a half day walking tour of Pristine
Pristina is the cultural, economic, and administrative center of the Kosovo with a long history. 

During the tour you will, discover archeological sites, monuments protected by UNESCO, very old Ottoman places, narrow stone streets, and attractive tall buildings. 
The ‘Newborn’ monument is becoming the symbol of this new state.
Learn all the insights from your local guide. 
Overnight in Pristine.

Breakfast at the hotel
Depart from Pristine on a scenic drive to Skopje.
Upon arrival,  meet up with a local guide and enjoy 3 hours walking tour of the city
Meet up with your friendly and knowledgeable guide and learn about the story for Skopje, beginning with the new “Skopje 2014th”, presenting you all statues, sculptures, monuments and squares,  across the Stone Bridge through the very different Old Town, and even further back in history, up to the fortress Kale, where the earliest evidence of human existence are.
Lunch at a local restaurant recommended by your local guide.
Afternoon departure for another couple hour scenic drive to Lake Ohrid.
Arrival, check into your Lake front hotel & Dinner at the hotel

Overnight in Lake Ohrid. Hotel Drim.

Breakfast at the hotel
Enjoy half day sightseeing tour of Lake Ohrid 
Visit St. Sofija church Robevci house – museum Antic theater St. Bogorodica Perivleptos church Gallery of Icons Upper Gate Samoil’s fortress St. Clement – Plaosnik church of St. John at Kaneo The old bazaar – Charsija The oldest 1.100 year “Chinar” tree in Macedonia
then enjoy rest of the day at leisure. 

Overnight in Lake Ohrid. 

Breakfast at the hotel
Depart from Lake Ohrid on a scenic drive to Tirana (Albania)
Some of the most beautiful drives in the Balkans (will make stops for photos)
Arrival in Tirana, check into your hotel, 
In the afternoon, enjoy a 3-hour walking tour of the city.
Overnight in Tirana.

Breakfast at the hotel
Enjoy a full day visit to Berat
Berat is a city on the Osum River, in central Albania. It’s known for its white Ottoman houses. On a hilltop, Berat Castle is a huge compound now inhabited by townspeople. Within its walls are Byzantine churches, the Red Mosque and the Onufri National Museum, with Christian icons. East is the Ethnographic Museum, in an 18th-century house, displaying traditional crafts and part of a reconstructed medieval bazaar.
After free time in the city return to Tirana for overnight stay.
Overnight in Tirana.

Breakfast at the hotel.
Depart from Tirana on another scenic drive to Kotor, on the stop and visit the Town of Uljinch
Free time for sightseeing and lunch
then in the afternoon drive on to Kotor.
Arrival, check in to your hotel,
Overnight in Kotor.

Breakfast at the hotel —
Meet up with your local guide and enjoy a half day tour of Kotor Old town
During your walk through the well-preserved medieval city (Old Town entrance fee included), you’ll see a range of monuments and architectural beauty unmatched not only on the Adriatic coast, but internationally as well. Stroll by the clock tower in Armory Square, Karampana fountain, and the squares belonging to St Tryphon Cathedral, St Lucas and St Nicholas just to name a few.
After the tour, enjoy rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight in Kotor.

Breakfast at the hotel —
Depart from Kotor on a drive to Bosnia & Herzegovina (Sarajevo) –  scenic drives with stops on the way.
Arrival in Sarajevo, check into your hotel, overnight stay.

Breakfast at the hotel —
Meet up with the local guide and enjoy a guided tour of the city 

Visiting all important cultural historical sightseeing and introducing the story about historical facts, the last war and legends of Sarajevo. Ottoman Old city core – Baščaršija with old handcrafts streets, Town hall, Spite House, Old orthodox church,Gazi Husrev Bey Mosque, Cathedral, Jewish synagogue, Latin bridge and place of Franz Ferdinand’s assassination, Sarajevo Roses, War Tunnel Museum – Tunnel of Hope, mountain Trebević with a Olympic Bobsleigh, great scenic drive with a best panoramic view of the city, and at the end of the tour famous Yellow and White bastion above Baščaršija.
Sarajevo Discovery Tour takes you to the most significant monuments of Sarajevo’s history, from early 16th to late 20th century.
After the tour enjoy rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight in Bosnia.

Breakfast at the hotel —
Depart from Sarajevo to Belgrade –
Arrival, check into your hotel. Free day at leisure.
Overnight in Belgrade.

Breakfast at the hotel –

3 Hours prior to your flight departure, we will provide a transfer to Belgrade Airport.

End of the program

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