Escorted Tours 2024

55 of the Sava and Danube Rivers. Discover Republic Square, Knez Mihailova Street, Saint Sava Temple (the largest Orthodox Church in the city), and TitoVs Memorial. Continue to Avala. The rest of the day is free for you to explore at your own pace. Wn the afternoon, you have the option to join an excursion to Topola, where George Petrovic, also known as Karadjordje, was chosen as the leader of the First Serbian Uprising against the Ottoman Empire in 1804. A short drive away is St. George's Church, also known as Oplenac, the burial place of the Ducal and Royal Family of Serbia and Yugoslavia. After a lunch break (not included), we will return to Belgrade. The evening is yours to enjoy. (B) Day 6, Thursday, to Drobeta-Turnu Severin Drive towards the Golubac Fortress, located on a hill slope overlooking the Danube River, to visit this fortified ten-tower town. Afterward, embark on a cruise through the gorge, witnessing the most beautiful sections of the Danube. Cross the border into Romania and head to Drobeta-Turnu Severin for dinner and an overnight stay. (B, D) Day 7, Friday, to Sibiu Continue your journey through Hunedoara, where you will visit one of the largest castles in Europe, the Corvinesti Castle. Enjoy dinner and an overnight stay in Sibiu. (B, D) Day 8, Saturday, Sibiu, Sighisoara & Brasov Take a sightseeing tour of Sibiu, once the richest town in Transylvania. Explore Huet Square, the Great Square, the Evangelical Cathedral, and the famous Liar's Bridge, among other attractions. Continue to Sighisoara, the best-preserved medieval city in southeastern Europe and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Visit the Clock Tower Museum on a city tour. Then, travel to Brasov for a walking tour including the First Romanian School Museum, which houses an impressive collection of rare books, documents, and art. (B, D) Day 9, Sunday, Brasov & Bucharest Head to Bran for a visit to Bran Castle, made famous by Bram Stoker's novel as the residence of the sinister vampire, Count Dracula. Continue toward Bucharest, stopping in Sinaia to visit Peles Castle, built as the summer residence of King Carol I. Afterward, visit the beautiful 17th-century Sinaia Monastery. End the day in Bucharest - known as Little Paris. (B, D) Day 10, Monday, explore Bucharest Get acquainted with the Romanian capital on a sightseeing tour. Visit the Parliament Palace, one of the largest buildings in the world and a National Treasure. Learn how the Romanian people finally succeeded in toppling the last communist dictator in Eastern Europe at the Revolution Square. The tour will also bring you to the Romanian Athenaeum, the Opera House, the National Military Club, the Military Academy, Triumphal Arch, and the Village Museum. Celebrate your Balkan Adventure tonight with a Farewell Dinner and folklore show. (B, D) Day 11, Tuesday - depart Bucharest After breakfast, check out from your hotel and transfer to Bucharest airport for your departure. (B) 11DZAGBUH START END PER PERSON IN TWIN April 20 April 30 $2,799 June 1 June 11 $2,799 July 13 July 23 $2,799 August 24 September 3 $2,799 October 5 October 15 $2,668 Single Room Supplement $879 1 sibiu PELES CASTLE B-Breakfast D-Dinner INCLUDED FEATURES # First-class hotels # Arrival transfer from Zagreb airport on Day 1 # Departure transfer to Bucharest airport on Day 11 # Daily breakfast, 1 lunch and 7 dinners # Professional English-Speaking Tour Director # Licensed Local Guides # Tours with modern air-conditioned motor coach # Whisper technology for enhanced touring # Luggage handling (1 piece per person) # Service charges and hotel taxes # Entrance fees included where indicated in bold INCLUDED CITY TOURS # Zagreb # Belgrade # Novi Sad # Sibiu # Sighisoara # Brasov # Bucharest INCLUDED HOTELS # Zagreb - Zonar (F) or similar # Belgrade - Hotel Moskva / Courtyard by Marriott (F) or similar # Drobeta-Turnu Severin - Continental Drobeta (SF) or similar # Sibiu - Continental Forum / Golden Tulip (ST) or similar # Brasov - Aro Palace (F) or similar # Bucharest - Hilton Garden Inn (F) or similar NOTE: Because of the narrow and cobbled streets, walking is the primary way of getting around. Please make sure to pack comfortable walking shoes. serbia 3 belgrade bucharest 2 1 romania 1 brasov drobeta-turnu sverin 2 zagreb croatia