The Wonders of Balkan Tour

133,333.00

Tour Schedule:  March 8 – 16, 2018

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

The Wonders of Balkan

AUSTRIA, SLOVENIA, CROATIA & MONTENEGRO

INCLUSIONS:

  • International Airfare via TurkishAirlines out Manila
  • 7days & 6nights accommodation using 4star hotels
  • Daily Buffet Breakfast
  • Dinners in local and/or hotel restaurants
  • Entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
  • Transfers on modern air-conditioned coach
  • Professional English Speaking Tour Manager during entire trip
  •  Local Guide in city tours
  • All city taxes
  • Travel Kit and Souvenir Kit
  • Personalized Luggage Tags
  • 1 Bottled water per person per day
  • 1PC hotel porterage per person

EXCLUSIONS:

  • Applicable Airline Taxes ₱4,950 per person (STC)
  • Tips for Guide, Driver, and Hotel Porter ₱5,460Per Person
  • Porterage at the airports and borders
  • Travel Insurance ₱5,360 per person
  • Schengen Visa fee and Handling fee
  • Beverages during meals

Description

The Wonders of Balkan Tour

(AUSTRIA, SLOVENIA, CROATIA & MONTENEGRO)

ITINERARY

Day 01 / Departure Manila (-/-/-)  Depart Manila for your flight to Vienna, the capital city of  Austria. Enjoy in-flight amenities while on board.

DAY 02 VIENNA, Austria (-/D) Welcome to Vienna! Meet and greet by your Tour Manager then board your coach and indulge in the Vienna City Tour. During this tour you will see some of the main historical sights of Vienna. We will take you down the Ringstrasse, show you the MAK, State Opera House, the spectacular Museum of Fine Arts, the Natural History Museum, the Museum Quarter, The Hofburg, the Parliament, the City Hall, the Burgtheater as well as the Belvedere, and Schönbrunn Palaces. Later free time in Vienna.Afterwards transfer to hotel for check-in and overnight.

Day 03– LJUBJLANA, Slovenia (B/-/D) Breakfast inside hotel then check-out and departure to Ljubljana, the capital city of Slovenia. Upon arrival in Ljubljana proceed first for lunch. Afterwards start city tour v i s i t i n g M e d i e va l C a s t l e , C i t y H a l l , C a t h e d r a l o f S t . Nicholas, and Triple and Dragon Bridge. Have some free time to walk around and appreciate the charm and beauty of Ljubljana that captures the heart of its every visitor. In the evening we will gather for dinner in a special restaurant then continue to hotel for check-in and overnight.

Day 04 – LAKE BLED / POSTOJNA, Slovenia (B/-/D) Breakfast inside hotel then proceed to Lake Bled. Experience Pletna Boat ride to visit the islandand Old Church of Assumption of Mary, also known as The Church of Mary the Queen inside it with the walking 99 steps to reach the top of the 14th century church. Ring the wishing bell, return to bled by boat and have lunch along the way. Continue towards Postojna caves. The jaw-dropping Postojna Cave system, a series of caverns, halls, and passages some 24km long and two million years old, was hollowed out by the Pivka River, which enters temperature of 8°C to 10°C with a humidity of 95%, so a warm jacket and decent shoes are advised. Have some free time then proceed for dinner. Afterwards continue back to hotel for overnight.

Day 05 – ZAGREB / PLITVICE, Croatia (B/-/D) Breakfast inside hotel then check-out and proceed to Zagreb the capital city of Croatia. Croatia is the youngest t member of the European Union and Croatia is one of the n most developed country in the Balkans. Upon arrival to o Zagreb have a city tour visiting the Dolac Bazaar, St. Mark Church, Stone Gate, Pope’s Tower, Ban Josip Jelacic Square, Lotrseak Church, and Mirogoj Park Cemetery. After t lunch, continue to Plitvice Lakes National Park.Plitvice b National Park is one of the oldest in Southeast Europe and largest in Croatia. In 1979 it was added to the UNESCO b World Heritage register. It was founded in 1949 and is situated in the mountainous karst area of central Croatia, at the border to Bosnia and Herzegovina. The important north- south road connection, which passes through the national park area, connects the Croatian inland with the Adriatic r coastal region. Have some free time then dinner will be in a nice local restaurant until we transfer to Zadar for hotel a check-in and overnight.

Day 06 – ZADAR / SIBENIK / TROJIR, Croatia (B/-/D) Breakfast inside hotel then check-out and explore Zadar. Proceed for city tour including visit to Sea Pipe Organ. Have some free time then depart to Sibenik City. Here we will see the unique monument of European architecture – Cathedral of St James is a Gothic Renaissance construction built entirely from stone which has been listed a UNESCO’s WORLD Cultural Monument. Afterwards drive to Trogir and get a walk in that city which has town under UNESCO World Heritage listed. Walk to next coast of Adriatic Sea for dinner with the best view town has to offer. Afterwards transfer to hotel in Split for check-in and overnight.

Day 07 – SPLIT / DUBROVNIK, Croatia (B/-/D) Breakfast inside hotel then check-out and enjoy the city f Split. Have a city tour visiting the Diocletian’s Palace n the UNESCO’s List of World Cultural Heritage with Peristyle, Jupiter’s Temple, and the Cathedral. Free time in old town of Split then transfer to Dubrovnik, also known as the Kings Landing in the world famous Game of Thrones series. Exploring will start with the walking tour of the city which is on the UNESCO’s List of Cultural Heritage. This ancient town, surrounded by ramparts and fortresses is a treasure trove of architectural and cultural master pieces, scrupulously preserved over the centuries. Here enjoy walking tour round the walled city and also experience the cable car ide for an even more spectacular view. After that, have a pleasant walk that will take you to the Franciscan Monastery with its 14thcentury pharmacy, which is still operating today, and see other places of interest. Have some free time on your own before transfer back to hotel and overnight.

Day 08 – PERAST / KOTOR / BUDVA / PODGORICA, Montenegro / DEPARTURE (B) Breakfast inside the hotel, check-out, then continue tour by exploring best of Montenegro. Firstly head to Kotor which is surrounded by high mountains reflected in the blue waters, a fjord-shape Bay of Kotor is one of the most spectacular landscapes on the Mediterranean. Drive along the bay past Risan and picturesque Perast, a home-town of many captains. Take a photo of man- made islet of Our Lady of the Rocks. Continue to Kotor, town that has always been providing a safe harbor to navigators and its famous merchant navy. Enjoy city tour of Kotor with its beautiful Romanesque Cathedral of St. Triphun, surrounded by walls and fortresses included on he UNESCO World Heritage List. Our lunch will be with est view of Adriatic Sea. Afterwards, we drive to Budva which is known as Mosaic of Balkans. With most beautiful beaches, islands, and one of the oldest towns, Budva is welcoming to its every guest. Visit the Budva Old Town, Amphitheater, Catholic and Orthodox Churches then have some time on your own to enjoy est of Budva. As the day end, spend free time for last minute shopping and sightseeing until we transfer to airport and end our tour.

Day 09 / Arrival Manila Home sweet home

BOOKING CONDITIONS:

  • Non Refundable / Non Transferable deposit of ₱25,000 pp upon booking
  • Full Cancellation will be applied to any cancellation made 3 weeks before departure
  • Minimum of 30 full paying adult passengers to run the program

SCHENGEN VISA (AUSTRIA) – VISA REQUIREMENTS:

  • Signed application form for Schengen Visa with Photo + 1 extra photo (2×2 in white background)
  • Proof of Employment
    • For students: Certificate of Enrollment, approved leave of absence, school ID
    • If currently employed: original “Certificate of Employment” stating position, length of service, salary and duration of approved leave of absence, photocopy of company ID (original to be presented), pay slips for the last 3 months
    • If self-employed: original “Business Name Registration Certificate” and latest original Income Tax Statement or other original proof of annual income. Passport valid for 6 mos. with photocopy of all relevant obtained visas
  • Photocopy of Credit Cards
  • If Married: Authenticated Marriage and Birth Certificate by travelling with spouse)
  • If Single: Birth Certificate issued by NSO
  • If Minors: Notarized affidavit from one or both parents
  • Personal Appearance by Appointment with Biometrics
  • Photo copy of all the documents (1 set)
  • Travel Insurance
  • Visa fee

THERE IS NO REFUND FOR ANY UNUSED SERVICES
RATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT ANY FURTHER NOTICE

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