Tradesco Tours - Escorted Tours
SKopje to Dubrovnik

This deluxe private escorted tour is available to depart any day between April 1 and October 31. During this 18 night/19 day tour, you will be guided through The Balkans with a private driver guide, as well as local guides, staying in 5* properties throughout.

  • 2 nights in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
  • 2 night in Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia
  • 2 nights in Tirana, Albania
  • 2 nights in Budva, Montenegro
  • 2 nights in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • 2 night in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • 2 night in Split, Croatia
  • 2 night in Korcula, Croatia
  • 2 night in Dubrovnik, Croatia


Meals: Breakfast daily , 7 dinners
Tours
: Guided tours as per itinerary. Museum entrance fees included.
Transportation
: All transportation and boat trips as per itinerary.
Transfer
: All transportation as per itinerary.
* Tax and Service Charge

If 4 people traveling together (2 twin rooms), then $500 per peron discount applies.

Guaranteed tour departures in 2019


Day by Day Itinerary

1. day

SKOPJE / REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA

Arrive at Skopje airport and transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Skopje. (B)

2. day

SKOPJE / REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA

Visit the first railway station in the Balkans, the statue of Mother Teresa, Stone Bridge, church of St. Spas, Fortress Kale, Monastery of St. Pantelejmon in the village of Gorno Nerezi, which was built in the 12th century. Optional Lunch in a local restaurant. Later, visit the Church of St. Andreja Matka. Optional dinner in a local restaurant with folk music. Overnight in Skopje. (B)

3. day

OHRID / REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA

After breakfast, drive west to Mavrovo. Take a walking tour of Mavrovo National Park. Near the park, you'll visit the famous village of Galichnik, which lies in the heart of Mount Bistra. Enjoy some free time before leaving for Ohrid. Overnight in Ohrid. (B)

4. day

OHRID / REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA

After breakfast, your tour in Ohrid will show you all the main Sights. It ends with a walk through Ohrid's marketplace. Later, drive to the Monastery of St. Naum. After a short walking tour, we will have lunch at one of the many restaurants with a lovely view of the lake. Overnight in Ohrid. (B)

5. day

TIRANA / ALBANIA

Drive to the town of Struga and drive to the Albanian Border. Stopover in Elbasan to visit “Skampa”- an ancient Castle from the 15th century. Continue to the city of Berat, part of UNESCO World Heritage, which is known as “the city of one thousand windows”.Drive to Tirana and overnight there. (B)

6. day

TIRANA / ALBANIA

Start your Tirana city tour, visiting all the major sights. Later, drive to the city of Kruja. On the way we will stop to visit a family house, where we can meet with the locals and try our traditional spirit - Raki. Headback to Tirana. Overnight in Tirana.

7. day

BUDVA / MONTENEGRO

After breakfast, we'll drive to Lezha, where you'll visit the Memorial of Skanderbeg. Proceed to Shkodra for an afternoon visit of the “Rozafa” fortress. Continue to Montenegro through and then proceed to Budva through Petrovac and St.Stefan island. See all Budva has to offer - after all, it is the oldest city along the Montenegrin coastline. Overnight in Budva. (B)

8. day

BUDVA / MONTENEGRO

After breakfast, drive to Cetinje, the historical and cultural capital of Montenegro. Here you'll see all the major sights. Continue to Njegusi, where you'll visit our friend’s smoke house to learn about the prosciutto making process. Later, drive to Kotor. Stroll through the picturesque old town and relax in one of their charming cafés or restaurants. Later, head back to Budva and overnight there. (B)

9. day

MOSTAR / BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

After breakfast, the journey takes us to Trebinje. We head towards Mostar via Stolac and Ljubinje. Despite the many challenges of its turbulent past, the town aspires to maintain the coexistence of all the people that live here. With its Muslim, Catholic, Orthodox and Jewish shrines, Mostar is the only truly multiethnic town in this area. Overnight in Mostar. (B)


 

10. day

MOSTAR / BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

Drive to one of the most-visited pilgrimage centers in all of Europe – Medjugorje. For believers, the most compelling site here is the Mount of Appearance where Virgin Mary is reported to have appeared to children in 1981 for the first time. Overnight in Mostar. (B)

11. day

SARAJEVO / BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

After breakfast, leave Herzegovina and head to the heart of Bosnia to Sarajevo. A tour of this amazing city gives you a chance to explore the iconic capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Overnight in Sarajevo. (B)

12. day

SARAJEVO / BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

Full day tour of Sarajevo, visiting all the major sights. Overnight in Sarajevo. (B)

13. day

SPLIT / CROATIA

Drive from Sarajevo to Split- through Jablanica and Blidinje Park. Sightseeing on route. Arrive to Split and overnight there. (B)

14. day

SPLIT / CROATIA

Full day sightseeing tour of Split including all the major sights. Overnight in Split. (B)

15. day

KORCULA / CROATIA

After breakfast, we take the ferry to Korcula Island and explore the town. Overnight in Korcula. (B)

16. day

KORCULA / CROATIA

We take a tour to learn more about the island. We'll take a boat trip to one of the islets just off the coast of Korcula. Overnight in Korcula. (B)

17. day

DUBROVNIK / CROATIA

After breakfast, we will continue to Dubrovnik. The town is beautiful, well-preserved, full of history and culture. Your private tour continues to the mountain of Srdj, with breathtaking view of the Old City Overnight in Dubrovnik. (B)

18. day

DUBROVNIK / CROATIA

After breakfast, take a boat trip to Elaphite Islands. This archipelago of a dozen islands located northwest of Dubrovnik is well-worth a visit. Only three islands - Kolocep, Lopud, and Sipan - are inhabited. All islands, except Sipan, are car-free. Islands are tiny with just one or two settlements, beautiful unspoiled nature, gorgeous sandy and pebble beaches, and a slow pace of life. Overnight in Dubrovnik. (B)

19. day

DUBROVNIK / CROATIA

After breakfast, transfer to Dubrovnik Airport for your flight home. This is the end of your tour. (B)

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