10-Day Tour to the Balkans Tour Description

A Voyage through Bulgaria, Serbia, and Romania


2022/2023 pricing, please contact us for an estimate anytime

2020 Land Cost Per Person (4 travelers, double occupancy)

Available Anytime – $2352; Single supplement – $436

Rates available on request for less and more than 4 travelers. Please contact us for a current price estimate.

Price Includes:

  • Accommodation at 4* hotels with breakfast and all taxes included
  • Meals as per the itinerary
  • In case of 4 pax, guide/driver from Bulgaria for the whole itinerary. In case of 6 pax, separate services of driver and guide from Bulgaria for the whole itinerary.
  • Transport: In case of 4 pax, 7 seat minivan. In case of 6 pax, 4-17 seat minivan.
  • All border and road taxes, parking
  • Daily expenses of guide/driver
  • Local tour guides: Belgrade, Novi Sad, Hunedoara, Timisoara, Sibiu, Sighisoara, Brasov, Bucharest
  • Entrances included: Sofia, National Museum of History, Crypt Icon Exposition of Alexander Nevski Cathedral, Petrovaradin Fortress, Clock tower in Sighisoara, Bran Castle, Peles Castle,
  • Parliament Palace, Village Museum in Bucharest
  • Pack with useful information
  • 1 small bottle of mineral water per person per day in the minivan

Price Does Not Include:

  • Meals that are not listed
  • Airfare (unless otherwise arranged)
  • Departure and custom fees
  • Gratuities and individual daily expenses
  • Additional beverages
  • Travel insurance
  • Trip cancellation
  • Medical and luggage insurance are recommended for coverage against all unforeseen circumstances

DAY 1: Arrive in Sofia
Arrive in Sofia and transfer to your hotel. Balance of the day at leisure. This evening, enjoy a welcome dinner and orientation. (D)

DAY 2: Sofia
This morning enjoy a city tour of Sofia, including a visit to the National History Museum, where the gold and silver Thracian treasures are displayed. Also see the Alexander Nevski Cathedral and Crypt. Balance of the day at leisure. (B)

DAY 3: Sofia – Nis – Belgrade
After breakfast departure for Nis, the third largest city in Serbia. Here you will enjoy a complementary lunch. Proceed to Belgrade with arrival in the late afternoon. Tonight enjoy dinner with live music in a typical national restaurant in the old bohemian quarter Skadarlija. Overnight. (B ,L ,D)

DAY 4: Belgrade
Your morning sightseeing tour includes the city’s main attractions including a visit to the imposing Kalemegdan Fortress, dramatically situated above the confluence of the Sava and Danube Rivers. Continue tour and view the Republic Square and Knez Mihajlova Street, the Saint Sava Temple (the largest Orthodox Church in the city) as well as Tito’s Memorial. (B)

DAY 5: Belgrade – Novi Sad – Timisoara
After breakfast depart for Novi Sad, capital of the Northern Serbian province of Vojvodina and Serbia’s second largest city. Upon arrival enjoy a walking tour of all the major attractions of Novi Sad: The Petrovardian Fortress, Liberty Square, the Cathedral, City Council, Zmaj Jovina, and Dunavaska St. Continue to Timisoara, the city where Romanian revolutions started in 1989. Arrive in Timisoara and view ruins of Timisoara Fortress, Huniady Castle, Pasha’s Wheel, fabric residential areas, and Corso shopping area, with accommodation for dinner. (B, D)

DAY 6: Timisoara – Sibiu
After breakfast departure for Sibiu. On the way to Sibiu we will visit the fortress of Huendoara that became the castle of the most preeminent king of the medieval era, Matia Corvin. The monument has a special glamour due to its different construction styles, the presence of military and civil innovations, as well as for the impetuous court life that animated it for 400 years. Arrival to Sibiu and accommodation with dinner. (B ,D)

DAY 7: Sibiu – Sighisoara- Brasov
After breakfast, sightseeing tour of Sibiu, once the richest town in Transylvania. During the tour you will see the Huet Square, the Large Square, the Evangelical Cathedral, the Liars’ Bridge and others. Continue towards Sighisoara, the best preserved medieval city in South Eastern Europe, for sightseeing tour including entrance to the famous Clock Tower Museum. Continue to Brasov. Walking tour of Brasov including the visit of the First Romanian School with an impressive collection of rare books. Accommodation and dinner in a local restaurant. (B, D)

DAY 8: Brasov – Bucharest
Following breakfast departure towards Bran. Visit Bran Castle made famous by Bram Stoker’s novel as the residence of the vampire count, Dracula. Continue to Bucharest and stop in Peles Castle built as the summer residence of King Carol I. Afterwards continue to the 17th century Sinaia Monastery and to Bucharest. After arrival accommodation at your hotel and dinner. (B, D)

DAY 9: Bucharest
Get acquainted with the Romanian capital, once nicknamed “Little Paris.” During the tour you will visit the Parliament Palace, the second largest building in the world after the Pentagon, and the National Treasure. Listen how the Romanian people nearly succeeded to topple the last communist dictator in eastern Europe in the Revolution Square. Your tour will bring you also to the Romanian Athenaeum, the Opera House, the National Military Club, the Military Academy, Triumphal Arch and The Village Museum. Farewell dinner with folklore show. (B, D)

DAY 10: Departure
Transfer to airport for departure

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