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12 days

from ₹2,42,700 trip_detail hint icon

Prices are indicative. Based on twin share. The rate of exchange calculated is approximate and the final tour cost will be as on the final date of payment. Taxes are additional.

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Offered in partnership with G Adventures, our National Geographic Journeys line blends fun, hands-on exploration, meaningful encounters with people and cultures, and more free time and choices—with the structure and security of traveling in a small group.

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Travelers should be in good health and comfortable walking or standing for extended periods of time. Daily activities may include walking tours, visits to sites, safari drives, and easy hikes; and some days will have more physical activities such as longer hikes, kayaking, snorkeling, or biking.

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Expedition Overview

Trip Details
TRIP OVERVIEW
  • Take a guided tour of the Roman ruins of Diocletian’s Palace in Split.
  • Cross the magnificent Stari Most bridge in Mostar, and enjoy local market specialties in Sarajevo.
  • Walk the old city wall of Dubrovnik, known as the “Pearl of the Adriatic.”
Itinerary

The Balkan Peninsula is full of hidden gems waiting to be discovered. Journey along the stunning Dalmatian coast of Croatia, discover the dramatic history of Sarajevo with a local war historian, and soak in the serenity of Montenegro’s Bay of Kotor. Whether you’re traveling for the food, the history, the culture, or the nature, this adventure has it all.

This trip is offered in partnership with G Adventures.

Day 1: Zagreb

Arrive at any time.

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.

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.

Day 4: Split

Enjoy free time to explore this charming seaside town.

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.

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.

Day 7: Sarajevo

Enjoy a free day to explore at your leisure.

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.

Day 9: Kotor

Enjoy a free day to explore.

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. Also visit G Adventures supported DEŠA, a women's non-profit, founded to empower women in the area. Learn about their work to preserve traditional foods, handicrafts and local business.

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.

Day 12: Dubrovnik

Depart at any time.

PRICES & DATES

  • date May 16-27, 2021
  • double occupancy ₹ 2,42,700 Per Person
  • single occupancy ₹2,98,700 Per Person

  • date May 23-Jun 3, 2021
  • double occupancy ₹ 2,42,700 Per Person
  • single occupancy ₹2,98,700 Per Person

  • date Jun 20-Jul 1, 2021
  • double occupancy ₹ 2,57,600 Per Person
  • single occupancy ₹3,13,600 Per Person

  • date Jul 18-29, 2021
  • double occupancy ₹ 2,57,600 Per Person
  • single occupancy ₹3,13,600 Per Person

  • date Aug 15-26, 2021
  • double occupancy ₹ 2,57,600 Per Person
  • single occupancy ₹3,13,600 Per Person

  • date Sep 5-16, 2021
  • double occupancy ₹ 2,65,100 Per Person
  • single occupancy ₹3,21,100 Per Person

  • date Sep 12-23, 2021
  • double occupancy ₹ 2,65,100 Per Person
  • single occupancy ₹3,21,100 Per Person

  • date Sep 19-30, 2021
  • double occupancy ₹ 2,65,100 Per Person
  • single occupancy ₹3,21,100 Per Person


All trip prices are per person based on double occupancy or single occupancy unless otherwise noted, are subject to change without notice and do not include airfare. Optional activities are at an additional cost. All prices and fares are quoted in U.S. dollars.



What's Included

    What's Included

    • Accommodation: Hotels (11 nts).
    • Meals: 11 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner
    • Transport: Private minivan, bus, boat.
    • Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Siege of Sarajevo Tour, Sarajevo
    • Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Agroturizam Experience, Dubrovnik
    • Your G for Good Moment: DEŠA Women's Centre Visit, Dubrovnik
    • Local Life: Traditional Peka Dinner, Zagreb
    • Plitviče Lakes National Park walk
    • Traditional peka dinner
    • Split orientation walk around Diocletian's Palace
    • Excursion to Mostar visiting the Stari Most (Old Bridge)
    • Kotor orientation walk
    • Dubrovnik city wall walk
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

What's Not Included

Travel Insurance

A minimum level of medical and emergency travel insurance is required in order to travel with National Geographic Journeys. Details are outlined in our Terms and Conditions and you will not be permitted to join the group until you have provided evidence of adequate travel insurance. Please read the trip details to learn more about recommended policy options.

My Own Room

During your trip, sometimes it's just more convenient and comfortable to have your own room. That's why we offer the "My Own Room" option - a single room all to yourself.

My Own Room Option: From $3,998

ABOUT NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC JOURNEYS

Offered in partnership with G Adventures, our National Geographic Journeys line blends fun, hands-on exploration, meaningful encounters with people and cultures, and more free time and choices—with the structure and security of traveling in a small group.

Age Requirement: 12+

All travelers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.