Take the road less traveled to the Balkans, one of Europe’s best-kept secrets.
Day 1: MANILA - ZAGREB
Depart Manila on board a prestigious air- line on your way to Zagreb, Croatia. Enjoy in flight meals and services.
Day 2: ZAGREB
Welcome to Zagreb, the Capital of Croa- tia! After immigration formalities, proceed to the exit where our local representative will meet and assist you.Board coach and drive to the city for your guided city tour. Walk through the Upper Town, passing alleyways, monuments, charming palaces, and the famous St Mark’s Church. Later, visit the Museum of Broken Relation- ships. Afterwards, we’ll walk downtown to visit the Zagreb Cathedral and Dolac, Croatia’s biggest Farmers market. Check in to Hotel.
Day 3: ZAGREB - SARAJEVO
Journey to Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Here we can still see the dominance of the Ottoman style of mosques, complemented by Catholic ca- thedral and Jewish synagogue. Check in to your hotel upon arrival. Overnight in Sarajevo.
Day 4: SARAJEVO - MOSTAR - DUBROVNIK
Start your day with a guided tour of the city: Gazi Husrev Bey’s Mosque, Be- zistan, Gavrilo Princip Museum, and the Bascarsija – Turkish Bazaar. Then, we drive through the mountains and along the gorges to picturesque town of Mostar, which owes its name to the famous bridge over the Neretva River. During your visit of this UNESCO World Heritage - listed city, you’ll see its historic Old Bridge, the col- orful Old Bazaar with traditional handi- crafts and a well-preserved traditional Turkish houses and mosques. In the even- ing we arrive to Dubrovnik a world-famous Dalmatian city, also called the Pearl of Adriatic. Check in to your hotel.
Day 5: DUBROVNIK
Drive to the Old Town of Dubrovnik where you will have a walking tour which shows the highlights of this beautiful city. You will see the Franciscan Monastery with Eu- rope’s third oldest pharmacy, the Rector’s Palace, Dominican Monastery, Or- lando’s Column and Sponza Palace and the City Walls . The rest of the day you have time to explore this beautiful city on your own.
Day 6: DUBROVNIK – SPLIT
Depart Dubrovnik to Split, the biggest city in Dalmatia. Its historic part is under UNESCO protection. Upon arrival meet our guide who will show you the historical and cultural places of interest. The main attraction is the magnificent Diocletian Palace, with the Peristyle, Jupiter’s Temple and the Cathedral. Some free time to enjoy the Old town before you transfer to your hotel and check in.
Day 7: SPLIT – PLITVICE – POSTOJNA
Drive to the Plitvice National Park. This World Heritage - listed national park com- prises of 16 terraced lakes, which are in- terconnected by a series of stunning wa- terfalls and surrounded by densely- wooded hills. Walk among the waterfalls, make some magnificent photos. Cross the border of Croatia and Slovenia and drive to Postojna for overnight.
Day 8: POSTOJNA – BLED – LJUBLJANA
This morning visit the famous Postonja Cave. An electric train will take you into the caves and the underground karst world, where nature was the main archi- tect through the millennia and has formed amazing formations. Afterwards, we drive to the town of Bled, Slovenia’s most popu- lar tourist resort. Visit Bled Island by rid- ing on a Pletna Boat. Drive to the capital city of Ljubljana. Check in to your hotel upon arrival.
Day 9: LJUBLJANA
Morning city tour of this charming Slove- nia‘s capital and largest city which is also one of Europe‘s greenest and most livable capitals. See its most remarkable sights: the Three Bridges, the Dragon Bridge, the Cathedral, the Castle, the Preseren Square, the University Building, the Ljubljanica River. The Old Town strongly reminds of the 500 years of history under the Habsburg empire with its Viennese architecture and in summer, numerous cafes set up outside seating along the river. Have some free time to enjoy the Old town at leisure.
Day 10: MAY 05 LJUBLJANA - MANILA
Breakfast at the hotel then transfer to the airport for your flight back to Manila.
Day 11: MANILA
Arrival in Manila.