A break for prayers will be incorporated into the daily travel schedule in accordance with the prayer times for the following prayers: morning – Salatu-l-Fajr, midday – Salautu-z-Zuhr, afternoon – Salatu-l-Asr, evening – Salatu-l-Magrib, nighttime – Salatu-l-Isha. A break for prayer will be organized in such a way that all requirements are provided (vicinity of sanitary facilities, prayer mats for the purposes of travel and performing prayer outside).
DAY 1 (L/D) ARRIVAL BELGRADE, SERBIA
Hotel Theater 4* or similar 4*
Upon the arrival to the Belgrade airport we start the panoramic tour in Belgrade. Places that will be visited are: Kalemegdan, Military Museum, Istanbul Port, Clock Tower, Damat Ali Pasha tomb, Zindan Gate, Leopold Gate, Sokulu Mehmet Pasha fountain, Stefan Lazarevich monument, Nebojsha Tower, St. Michel Cathedral, Republic Square, and Tasmajdan Park. After the tour transfer to our hotel in Belgrade. Dinner and overnight in the hotel.
DAY 2 (B/L/D) BELGRADE / SARAJEVO, BOSNIA
Hotel Hollywood 4* hotel or similar 4*
After the breakfast in the hotel, we are on the way to Sarajevo. Upon the arrival we start our city tour. Visit War Tunnel Museum and take a brief walk through the Tunnel of Hope: an underground tunnel constructed in 1993 during the Siege of Sarajevo in the midst of the Bosnian War. Visit Gazi Husrev-Beg Mosque: The largest historical mosque in Bosnia Herzegovina and one of the most representative Ottoman structures in the Balkans. Continue Sarajevo City tour with view and photo stop at few popular point for tourist in the city like Turkish Baths: an old Waqif building, Sarajevo's first and oldest public bath. Finish tour with leisure shopping at Baščaršija, the Old Bazaar: Sarajevo's old bazaar and the historical and cultural center of the city. After the tour transfer to our hotel in Sarajevo. Dinner and overnight in the hotel.
DAY 3 (B/L/D) SARAJEVO/MOSTAR, BOSNIA
Hotel Bevanda 4* hotel or similar 4*
After the breakfast in the hotel, we are on the way to Mostar. Start tour by taking photos at the icon of Mostar, the Stari Most (Old Bridge) which arches over the swirling Neretva River. Admire the breath-taking bridge over Neretva, which collapsed during the war but was later rebuild, the Bazaar Area, the Turkish House: a 350 year old house from the Turkish period that surrounded by the high walls which protected girls and women from curious men sights and many fascinating mosques. Thereafter, visit the Koskin-Mehmed Pasha's Mosque and admire its fascinating interiors. Dubrovnik tour (Croatia) Capture moments during visits to the main attraction of Old Town Dubrovnik, City Walls: a world renowned iconic symbol of the white stone beauty, therefore the main reason why Dubrovnik is now known as the Pearl of the Adriatic. Stroll through this vibrant city and lookout for landmarks such as the Onofrio Fountain and Habor. Admire vibrant architecture of Rector's Palace: A harmonious Gothic and Renaissance palace with certain Baroque additions. After the tour Dinner and overnight in the hotel.
DAY 4 (B/L/D) TREBINJE / KOTOR, MONTENEGRO / BUDVA, MONTENEGRO / SHKODER, ALBANIA
Hotel Europa Grand 4* similar 4*
After the breakfast in the hotel, we are on the way to Kotor. We start the Kotor tour with visiting the beautiful Kotor Old Town, a well preserved urbanization typical of the middle ages built between the 12th and 14th century. Budva tour (Montenegro) Discover “the place to be seen”, Budva Old Town. A very old historical town where you can gaze the Adriatic Sea. Continue journey to the charming St. Stephan Island, a unique place not only at Montenegro or Budva's Riviera but in the whole Mediterranean. After the tour transfer to our hotel in Shkoder. Dinner and overnight in the hotel.
DAY 5 (B/L/D) SHKODER / TIRANA, ALBANIA / OHRID, MACEDONIA
Hotel Izgrev Spa & Aquapark 5* or similar 5*
After the breakfast in the hotel, we are on the way to Tirana. We explore Tirana starting with National Historical Museum: the country's largest museum which holds many of the country's archaeological treasures. Visit Et'hem Bey Mosque: the oldest buildings left in the city. Capture the beauty of Tabake Bridge: a famous stone footbridge that takes its name from the many butchers and tanners who operated in the area during the Ottoman era in Albania. Checkout the Pyramid: also known as "Enver Hoxha Museum", a structure and former museum in Tirana. After the Tirana tour we continue to Ohrid. Upon our arrival to Ohrid we start the Ohrid city tour. Places that will be visit are: St. Pantelejmon Church, St. Sofia Church, Ancient Theater, Samuil Fortress, Imaret, Haleveti Hayati Tekke, Plane tree square. After the tour transfer to our hotel in Ohrid. Dinner and overnight in the hotel.
DAY 6 (B/L/D) OHRID / TETOVO, MACEDONIA / SKOPJE, MACEDONIA
Hotel Panoramika Design 4* or similar 4*
After the breakfast in the hotel, we are on the way to Skopje. Our first stop will be in Tetovo where we will visit the Colorful Mosque and Arabati Baba Tekke. After Tetovo tour we continue to Skopje, the capital city of Macedonia. Places that will be visited in Skopje are: Yahya Pasha Mosque, Clock Tower, Turkish Bazaar, Isa Bey Mosque, Mustafa Pasha Mosque, Murat Pasha Mosque, Kapan Han, Sulu Han, Davut Pasha Hamam, and Stone Bridge. After the tour transfer to our hotel in Skopje. Dinner and overnight in the hotel.
DAY 7(L/D) SKOPJE, MACEDONIA/ SOFIA, BULGARIA
Hotel Novotel 4* or similar 4*
After the breakfast in the hotel, we are on the way to Sofia. Lunch in the local restaurant in Sofia. City tour in Sofia where you will see Alexander Nevski cathedral (the biggest Otrhodox, temple on the Balkan peninsula), Church St. Sophia, Parliament, The Administration of the President, the National Archeological Museum, the former Royal palace, The National Palace of Culture, Sofia University. Free time in Sofia. Dinner and overnight in hotel.
DAY 8 (B) SOFIA, BULGARIA
After the breakfast in the hotel, transfer to the airport for your flight back to home, bringing back wonderful memories and momentous souvenirs from the Balkans vacation.