We will wait for your arrival in the Belgrade Airport. Transfer to the hotel. Belgrade, the capital of Serbia, a city with extraordinary history that lays on two rivers, full of cordial people, nowadays a modern city with numerous sights that are worth visiting. Welcoming party in a disco bar in Belgrade. Overnight in Belgrade.
Day 2 Belgrade (Serbia)
Breakfast at the hotel. We start the tour from Saint Sava (orthodox temple), heading down to Slavija Square and Flower Square, nowadays famous for the numerous authentic Belgrade cafes. Time for the first drink. We continue to the National Parliament and Terazije Square, and walk to the epicenter of the city. Another quick break for refreshment will be made on the terrace of some of the many cafes. The tour will end at Kalemegdan, a cultural-historical complex of the city. Tonight, we are having a party on some of the boats sailing the Danube River.
Day 3 Belgrade (Serbia) – Sarajevo (Bosnia) (290 km)
We say goodbye to Belgrade and head to 5 hours trip to Sarajevo, Bosnia’s capital. When in Sarajevo, we do as the locals do –immerse ourselves in the cafe culture, taking the time to savour a cup of thick Bosnian coffee, served in a džezva (a long-necked, copper-plated coffee pot), while talking about everything you have seen and done during your previous trip. Then, we may start our city sightseeing, covering: Sarajevo City Hall, a storybook of neo-Moorish striped façade; Bashcharshija with its ornated gazebo-like Sebilj drinking fountain;the Tunnel of Hope, which during the 1992–95 siege was the only link to the outside world with 800 m length, 1m width, 1.6m height. Tonight, we join a night club playing Bosnian rock music, drink draft beer and a selection of spirits available at affordable prices, while party goers fill the dance floor. Party gets started at around midnight. Expect a combination of rock, pop and local music.
Day 4 Sarajevo (Bosnia) – Budva (Montenegro) (290 km)
In the afternoon, we head to Montenegro, the town of Budva, which is another 5 hours journey. Budva is known as the most popular tourist town in Montenegro with hundreds of restaurants, aqua parks, cafe bars, disco clubs, open-air bars, shops, beaches and water sport activities. Tonight we have a party in some of them.
Day 5 Budva (Montenegro)
Today, we have a day for swimming. Our boat will take us to some islands. We will be able to jump from the boat, sunbathe on the gorgeous beaches, go snorkelling, etc. If the weather permits, we will anchor a sundown barbecue. Evening in the town, exploring the night life of Budva.
Day 6 Day 6: Budva (Montenegro) – Skopje (Macedonia) (420 km)
Around noon, we leave Budva and drive to Skopje, the capital of Macedonia. Once we get there, we take a walk on the streets around the central square recognizable for the large monument of Alexander the Great. The area is full of cafes, restaurants and pubs. After the short orientation walk, free time in the center. Tonight we go for a party at the Old city microbrewery to taste a variety of beers, local strong brandy and wine, combined with some food and snacks. Live music with a local band will take care of us, playing rock, pop and local music.
Day 7 Skopje (Macedonia)
This morning, we will start the day from the mountain of Vodno, to visit the Millennium Cross, taking the cable car up to the top of the hill, a great place to admire the panoramic view of the city and the Skopje plain. From Vodno, we will take you to one of the most beautiful canyons in Europe – Matka, on the river Treska. We will have a lunch break in the restaurant on the bank of the river, possibly a river trout, and by small boats we will set sail 6 km upstream to visit the cave Vrelo, full of natural cave decorations. After that, we hire kayaks paddling up and down the river, combined with swimming and jumping in the river. Tonight, we continue partying in some of the Skopje night clubs.
Day 8 Day 8: Skopje (Macedonia) – Ohrid (Macedonia) (170 km)
Today we drive to visit Ohrid, the city of UNESCO, and one of the largest fresh water lakes in Europe, with the same name. Once we accommodate in a hotel, we start our city tour through the Old part of Ohrid, including the Antique theatre, the Fortress of Tsar Samuil, the Monastery St. Clement in Plaoshnik, the Church of St. John of Kaneo. Then we use small boats to take us for a short ride around the lake. Free time and in the evening, we go to the center to pick up a night club.
Day 9 Ohrid (Macedonia)
Around 10.00 o’clock, we get a big boat to take us on a lake cruising. In the first part of the day, we will visit the prehistoric settlement on water, the monastery St. Naum and its springs. On the way back, we anchor the boat in the remote wild beaches, jumping from the boat or surrounding cliffs, swimming in the crystal clear waters, sunbathing the whole day long. A bar is available on the boat. After the sunset, we continue partying on the boat. A local band will play for us on the boat tonight.
Day 10 Ohrid (Macedonia) – Sofia (Bulgaria) (420 km)
We leave Macedonia behind and head to the neighbouring Bulgaria to overnight in its capital Sofia. We will be there somewhere in the early evening. After the accommodation, first we take a short walk in the center of the city to see some of the landmarks of the city, later we take a walk through Sofia’s most popular street Vitosha, where many clubs, restaurants, bars and cafes can be found. We will spend our last night in some of these clubs, dancing with the locals.
Day 11 Sofia (Bulgaria)
Breakfast in the hotel and departure from the Sofia Airport.