Itinerary

Itinerary

On the crossroads between east and west, the Balkan Peninsula is full of hidden gems waiting to be discovered. These 12 rich days are the ideal introduction to the stunning Dalmatian coast of Croatia, the dramatic history of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and the lush waterways of Montenegro. Plus, enjoy an exclusive experience walking through Sarajevo with a local war historian. Whether you’re in it for the food, the history, the culture, or the nature, this adventure’s got it all.

This trip is offered in partnership with
G Adventures.

Day 1: Zagreb
Arrive at any time.
Accommodations:Hotel Jadran (or similar)
Day 2: Zagreb/Plitvice Lakes National Park
Enjoy an excursion to Plitviče Lakes National Park with a local guide and learn about the diverse wildlife and unique bird population. This evening, enjoy a traditional peka (baked vegetable and meat dish) dinner cooked on hot coals.
Meals Included:Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodations:Hotel Mirjana & Rastoke (or similar)
Day 3: Plitvice Lakes National Park/Split
Continue on to Split. In the early evening, take a guided walk around the Diocletian Palace, one of the most imposing Roman ruins in Europe.
Meals Included:Breakfast
Accommodations:Hotel Corner (or similar)
Day 4: Split
Enjoy free time to explore this charming seaside town.
Meals Included:Breakfast
Accommodations:Hotel Corner (or similar)
Day 5: Split/Sarajevo
Travel to Mostar. Walk in the ancient town, visiting the famed Stari Most (Old Bridge), then continue to Sarajevo for the evening.
Meals Included:Breakfast
Accommodations:Hotel President (or similar)
Day 6: Sarajevo
Learn about the Siege of Sarajevo from a local expert who lived through it. Visit the Tunnel of Hope and Trebević Mountain, and gain insight into how the people of this city moved beyond conflict. After, visit a market and enjoy a local lunch with your CEO.
Meals Included:Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodations:Hotel President (or similar)
Day 7: Sarajevo
Enjoy a free day to explore at your leisure.
Meals Included:Breakfast
Accommodations:Hotel President (or similar)
Day 8: Sarajevo/Kotor
Cross over to Montenegro for two days on the Bay of Kotor. Opt to visit the Roman mosaics in Risan, take a leisurely stroll in Perast and the islands, or go sea kayaking in the spectacular bay.
Meals Included:Breakfast
Accommodations:Hotel Porto In (or similar)
Day 9: Kotor
Enjoy a free day to explore.
Meals Included:Breakfast
Accommodations:Hotel Porto In (or similar)
Day 10: Kotor/Dubrovnik
Visit a family-run agroturizam villa surrounded by Mediterranean gardens and sweeping views of the Adriatic. Meet our local host then enjoy a traditional lunch of local ham, cheeses, and wine. Continue to Dubrovnik, the "Pearl of the Adriatic," and walk the old city walls.
Meals Included:Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodations:Hotel Adria Dubrovnik (or similar)
Day 11: Dubrovnik
Enjoy a free day to explore the old town fortifications or take a boat trip to one of the nearby islands. The red roofs of the old city make for spectacular photos, and the seaside cafés serve up delicious seafood.
Meals Included:Breakfast
Accommodations:Hotel Adria Dubrovnik (or similar)
Day 12: Dubrovnik
Depart at any time.
Meals Included:Breakfast