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#1 Serbia – Bulgaria – North Macedonia – Kosovo – 10 Days Tour

Duration: 10 days, 9 nights
Starting Point: Belgrade, Serbia
Finish Point: Ohrid or Skopje, North Macedonia
Countries: Serbia, Bulgaria, North Macedonia, Kosovo
Number of cities: 9


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DAY 1 | ARRIVE IN BELGRADE, SERBIA

→ Welcome you at Nikola Tesla Airport (BEG) in Belgrade
→ Transfer to your hotel in Belgrade city centre (30 – 40 min)
→ Free time to relax after a long flight

Overnight in Belgrade, Serbia

DAY 2 | BELGRADE, SERBIA

→ Walking Belgrade city tour (2-3 hours)
Explore the Belgrade fortress “Kalemegdan”,” which was built in 535 BC and offers a panoramic view of the Sava and Danube rivers. Marvel at the Pobednik Monument inside the fortress and visit the Serbian Orthodox Church of the Holy Mother of God (Crkva Ruzica). Stroll through the charming pedestrian street “Knez Mihaylova” and discover the cultural significance of the Republic Square and the National Assembly. After the tour, your guide will recommend a good place for lunch and you will have free time to enjoy the delicious Serbian food and explore Belgrade at your own pace.
→ Free time in Belgrade in the afternoon

Overnight in Belgrade, Serbia

DAY 3 | NIS, SERBIA

→ Transfer to Nis, Serbia (2 hours)
→ City tour of Nis, Serbia (1-1.5 hours)
Visit the Nis fortress; the Concentration camp “Red Cross” (The only preserved concentration camp from the Second War War in the Balkans); the Skull tower and The Medina (the birthplace of Constantin the greatest)
→ Transfer to Sofia, Bulgaria (3 hours + border)
→ Free time in Sofia
Overnight in Sofia, Bulgaria

DAY 4 | SOFIA, BULGARIA

→ Sofia walking city tour (1.5 – 2.5 hours)
Visit St. Nedelya Church; St. Sofia Monument; The Old Serdika Ruins; The Mineral Springs; The Council of Ministers; The “St. George” Rotunda; The Presidential Office; The National Archaeological Museum (exterior only); The Bulgarian National Bank; Knyaz Alexander Battenberg Square; The Royal Palace; The Russian Church; St. Sofia Church; The National Theater; The Monument to the “Unknown Soldier”; The Alexander Nevski Memorial Church (Constructed as a tribute to the Russian soldiers who lost their lives in the Russo-Turkish War of 1877); The City Garden
→ Free time in Sofia, Bulgaria for dinner

Overnight in Sofia, Bulgaria

DAY 5 | PLOVDIV, BULGARIA

→ Transfer to Plovdiv, The European Capital of Culture (4 hours)
→ Walking city tour of Plovdiv
Visit The Old Town (dating from the 19th century); the exterior of the Ethnographic Museum; Balabanov house; the Ancient theatre of Philippopolis; the Ancient stadium of Philipopolis; St. Constantin and Elena church; the Djumaya Mosque and Square; the building of the Regional Historical Museum; Saint Ludvik Cathedral; the Agara (Marketplace); the famous main pedestrian street; “The Trap” neighbourhood and Nebet Tepe.
→ Free time in Plovdiv in the afternoon

Overnight in Plovdiv

DAY 6 | KAZANLAK, BULGARIA

→ Depart from Plovdiv after breakfast
→ Transfer to Kaznalak (The Rose Valley)(2 hours)
→ Visit the Russian memorial church, the Thracian tomb “Golayma Kosmatka”, and a local rose oil distillery
→ Stop for lunch in a traditional Bulgarian restaurant
→ Transfer to Sofia (3 hours)
→ Free time in Sofia

Overnight in Sofia, Bulgaria

DAY 7 | RILA MONASTERY, BULGARIA – SKOPJE, MACEDONIA

→ Transfer to the Rila Monastery, Bulgaria (2 hours)
→ Guided tour of the Rila Monastery complex, nestled in the serene Rila Mountains—a masterpiece of Orthodox Christian architecture and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
→ Transfer to Skopje, North Macedonia (3.5 hours + border)
→ Skopje walking tour (1-1.5 hours)
Visit the Old Muslim Quarter, the Stone Bridge (a 15th-century marvel), and Macedonia Square, and catch an exterior glimpse of the Memorial House of Mother Teresa. Discover the “Warrior on a Horse” monument, the renovated 15th-century Mustafa Pasha Mosque, the Skopje Art Bridge, the Daut Pasha Hamam, the Mothers of Macedonia Fountain, the Divers Statue, Kapan Han, the King Samuil Monument, the Civilization Bridge, and the Archaeological Museum building (exterior only)
→ Free time in Skopje, Macedonia for dinner

Overnight in Skopje, North Macedonia

DAY 8 | PRISTINA AND PRIZREN, KOSOVO

→ Transfer to Pristina, Kosovo (1.5 hours + border)
→ Walking tour of Pristina (1 hour)
Explore the city centre, including the Pristina Library and the Great Mosque (15th Century Mosque).
→ Continue to Prizren, Kosovo (1 hour)
→ Stroll through the old town of Prizren
Visit the city centre, including Our Lady of Ljeviš Church (14th-century Serbian Orthodox church) and Sinan Pasha Mosque (17th-century mosque).
→ Enjoy free time in Prizren, Kosovo, before heading back to Skopje
→ Transfer to Skopje, Macedonia (2 hours + border)
→ Free time in Skopje, Macedonia for dinner

Overnight in Skopje, Macedonia

DAY 9 | OHRID, NORTH MACEDONIA

→ Transfer to Ohrid, Macedonia (2.5 hours)
→ City tour of Ohrid, North Macedonia
Commence your exploration at pristine Lake Ohrid, a natural gem setting the scene for a day of cultural discovery. Visit the Monument of St. Naum of Ohrid and the Monument of Saint Kliment Ohridski, honouring the scholar and patron saint. Continue the Ohrid city tour with visits to the Church of St. Sofia, the Ancient Theater of Ohrid, St. John at Kaneo Church, the Church of Saints Clement and Panteleimon, and Plaosnik (Monastery and archaeological site).
→ Free time in Ohrid in the late afternoon or Transfer back to Skopje, depending on your flight schedule on the next day

Overnight in Ohrid or Skopje

DAY 10 | DEPART FROM SKOPJE, NORTH MACEDONIA

→ Transfer to Skopje Airport (SKP)
END OF THE TOUR

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#2 Serbia – Bulgaria – North Macedonia – Kosovo: 14 Days Journey

Duration: 14 days, 13 nights
Starting Point: Belgrade, Serbia
Finish Point: Skopje, North Macedonia
Countries: Serbia, Bulgaria, North Macedonia, Kosovo
Number of cities: 14


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DAY 1 | ARRIVE IN BELGRADE, SERBIA

→ Welcome you at Nikola Tesla Airport (BEG) in Belgrade
→ Transfer to your hotel in Belgrade city centre (30 – 40 min)
→ Free time for relaxing after a long flight. Overnight in Belgrade, Serbia

DAY 2 | BELGRADE, SERBIA

→ Walking Belgrade city tour (2-3 hours)
Explore the Belgrade fortress “Kalemegdan”,” which was built in 535 BC and offers a panoramic view of the Sava and Danube rivers. Marvel at the Pobednik Monument inside the fortress and visit the Serbian Orthodox Church of the Holy Mother of God (Crkva Ruzica). Stroll through the charming pedestrian street “Knez Mihaylova” and discover the cultural significance of the Republic Square and the National Assembly. After the tour, your guide will recommend a good place for lunch and you will have free time to enjoy the delicious Serbian food and explore Belgrade at your own pace.
→ Free time in Belgrade in the afternoon
Overnight in Belgrade, Serbia

DAY 3 | NOVI SAD, SERBIA

→ Transfer to Novi Sad, Serbia (2 hours)
→ Discover the old town of Novi Sad, Serbia
Stroll through the charming old town and explore historical treasures like the Petrovaradin Fortress. Enjoy free time for lunch.
→ Transfer back to Belgrade (2 hours)
→ Free time in Belgrade for dinner
Overnight in Belgrade, Serbia

DAY 4 | NIS, SERBIA

→ Transfer to Nis, Serbia (2 hours)
→ City tour of Nis, Serbia (1-1.5 hours)
Visit the Nis fortress; the Concentration camp “Red Cross” (The only preserved concentration camp from the Second War War in the Balkans); the Skull tower and The Medina (the birthplace of Constantin the greatest)
→ Transfer to Sofia, Bulgaria (3 hours + border)
→ Free time in Sofia

Overnight in Sofia, Bulgaria

DAY 5 | SOFIA, BULGARIA

→ Sofia walking city tour (1.5 – 2.5 hours)
Visit St. Nedelya Church; St. Sofia Monument; The Old Serdika Ruins; The Mineral Springs; The Council of Ministers; The “St. George” Rotunda; The Presidential Office; The National Archaeological Museum (exterior only); The Bulgarian National Bank; Knyaz Alexander Battenberg Square; The Royal Palace; The Russian Church; St. Sofia Church; The National Theater; The Monument to the “Unknown Soldier”; The Alexander Nevski Memorial Church (Constructed as a tribute to the Russian soldiers who lost their lives in the Russo-Turkish War of 1877); The City Garden
→ Free time in Sofia, Bulgaria for dinner

Overnight in Sofia, Bulgaria

DAY 6 | PLOVDIV, BULGARIA

→ Transfer to Plovdiv, The European Capital of Culture (4 hours)
→ Walking city tour of Plovdiv
Visit The Old Town (dating from the 19th century); the exterior of the Ethnographic Museum; Balabanov house; the Ancient theatre of Philippopolis; the Ancient stadium of Philipopolis; the St. Constantin and Elena church; the Djumaya Mosque and Square; the building of the Regional Historical Museum; Saint Ludvik Cathedral; the Agara (Marketplace); the famous main pedestrian street; “The Trap” neighbourhood and Nebet Tepe.
→ Free time in Plovdiv in the afternoon

Overnight in Plovdiv

DAY 7 | KOPRIVSHTITSA – KAZANLAK, BULGARIA

→ Depart from Plovdiv after breakfast
→ Transfer to Koprivshtitsa mountain village (2 hours)
→ Walking city tour of Koprivshtitsa
Visit the exterior of Dimcho Debelyanov’s house, Uspenie Bogorodichno Church, the first Bulgarian school from 1843, The Forestry House, the exterior of the Georgi Benkovski House, the library, Todor Kableshkov’s house from the outside, the liberation square and the “First Gun” bridge.
→ Stop for lunch in a traditional Bulgarian restaurant
→ Transfer to Kaznalak (The Rose Valley)(1.5 hours)
→ Visit the Russian memorial church, the Thracian tomb “Golayma Kosmatka” and a local rose oil distillery
→ Free time in Kazanlak for dinner

Overnight in Kazanlak area

DAY 8 | VELIKO TARNOVO, BULGARIA

→ Depart after breakfast from your hotel in Kazanlak
→ Transfer to Veliko Tarnovo (2 hours)
→ City tour of Veliko Tarnovo
Visit the Tsarevets Fortress and the famous craft street
→ Free time for lunch
→ Transfer back to Sofia (3-3.5 hours)

DAY 9 | RILA MONASTERY AND MELNIK, BULGARIA

→ Depart from Sofia in the morning
→ Transfer to the Rila monastery (2-2:30 hours)
→ Guided tour of the monastery
Visit the Rila Monastery museum and complex
→ Transfer to Melnik (the smallest city in Bulgaria, a.k.a. The Bulgarian Capital of Wine)
Sightseeing and wine tasting in local winery (optional)

Overnight in Melnik

DAY 10 | SKOPJE, NORTH MACEDONIA

→ Transfer to Skopje, North Macedonia (3.5 hours + border)
→ Walking tour of Skopje (1-1.5 hours)
Visit the Old Muslim quarter, the Stone Bridge (an Old bridge from the 15th Century); Macedonia square, the Memorial house of Mother Teresa (From outside); the “Warrior on a Horse” monument, the “Mustafa Pasha” mosque (Renovated 15th-century mosque with historic architecture, a rose garden & a tomb, the Skopje art bridge, the “Daut Pasha” Hamam, the “Mothers of Macedonia” fountain, The Divers statue, Kapan Han, the King Samuil monument, The Civilization bridge; the Archeological museum building.
→ Free time in Skopje, Macedonia for dinner

Overnight in Skopje, North Macedonia

DAY 11 | PRISTINA AND PRIZREN, KOSOVO

→ Transfer to Pristina, Kosovo (1.5 hours + border)
→ Walking tour of Pristina (1 hour)
Explore the city centre, including the Pristina Library and the Great Mosque (15th Century Mosque).
→ Continue to Prizren, Kosovo (1 hour)
→ Stroll through the old town of Prizren
Visit the city centre, including Our Lady of Ljeviš Church (14th-century Serbian Orthodox church) and Sinan Pasha Mosque (17th-century mosque).
→ Enjoy free time in Prizren, Kosovo, before heading back to Skopje
→ Transfer to Skopje, Macedonia (2 hours + border)
→ Free time in Skopje, Macedonia for dinner

Overnight in Skopje, Macedonia

DAY 12 | MATKA CANYON – OHRID, NORTH MACEDONIA

→ Transfer to Matka Canyon (30 min)
→ Free time for a boat tour or have a walk to explore one of the most popular outdoor destinations in the Balkans
→ Transfer to Ohrid (1.5 hours)
→ City tour of Ohrid, North Macedonia
Commence your exploration at pristine Lake Ohrid, a natural gem setting the scene for a day of cultural discovery. Visit the Monument of St. Naum of Ohrid and the Monument of Saint Kliment Ohridski, honouring the scholar and patron saint. Continue the Ohrid city tour with visits to the Church of St. Sofia, the Ancient Theater of Ohrid, St. John at Kaneo Church, the Church of Saints Clement and Panteleimon, and Plaosnik (Monastery and archaeological site).
→ Free time in Ohrid in the late afternoon.

Overnight in Ohrid

DAY 13 | OHRID, NORTH MACEDONIA

→ Free day in Ohrid for Boat Tours, hiking or other activities and relax
Transfer back to Skopje in the late afternoon

Overnight in Skopje

DAY 14 | DEPART FROM SKOPJE, NORTH MACEDONIA

→ Transfer to Skopje Airport (SKP)
END OF THE TOUR

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