Overview: Prepare to be dazzled by majestic mountains, mosques, and monuments on the Balkan Tour. Spend 8 days travelling through Croatia, Slovenia and  Bosnia where you will experience friendly locals, fascinating architecture and unforgettable moments. This tour is ideal for Muslims because it includes meals at halal restaurants. Praying facilities will also be arranged during the trip if needed. The amazing package includes accommodation, transfers, sightseeing, and an English-speaking guide.

Holiday Highlights:

  • Accommodation on half board basis at 4* hotel
  • All land transport
  • All sightseeing mentioned in itinerary
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Bottle of mineral water during sightseeing

Itinerary:

Day 1  – Sarajevo
Prepare to experience the fascinating city of Sarajevo and its restored historic centre full of welcoming cafes and curious architecture which is a mixture of Ottoman and Austro Hungarian buildings. Your adventure will start once you land at the airport and will be driven to Tunnel Museum – the only means of going in and out during the siege of Sarajevo in last war.  Next you will head into to the Old Town and enjoy a walking tour of  Bascarsija, Latin Bridge, the place where the Austro Hungarian Archduke was assassinated, and what triggered the 1st World War. The next stop will be Brusa Bezistan – a covered market place,  before a trip to Gazi Husrev Bey Mosque- which was built in 1530 year during the Ottoman era.  The tour will continue to  Gazi Husrev  Bey Madrass,  Morica han, and Vijecnica – town hall for the Austro-Hungarian era. You will then stop to enjoy lunch at the local restaurant before checking into your hotel to unwind.

Day 2  – Sarajevo , Mostar & Neum  
Start the day with a delicious breakfast before driving to Mostar which is a beautiful slice of the past. Once you arrive at Mostar, you will enjoy a city tour and visit Karadjoz Bey Mosque, Muslibegovic House and walk through the old town and over the old bridge – which is listed as UNESCO heritage site. Feast on a delicious lunch at a local restaurant before travelling to Neum for check in at your hotel. After dinner, you will be free to relax at the hotel or explore the local night life.

Day 3 – Neum & Dubrovnik
Today you will peel back the fascinating layers of Dubrovnik. Enjoy a sea food lunch at a local restaurant before a city tour of its Cathedral, Rector’s Palace, Franciscan Monastery Clock Tower, Orlando’s Columns, and Sponze Plaza. You will have time to pray at a mosque in the Old Town, before a bit of free time. Next you will travel to  Neum where you will enjoy dinner in your hotel before a well earned rest.

Day 4 – Split
Today you will travel to Split. Once you arrive, you will feast on a  lunch at a halal restaurant before going on a sightseeing tour of the old city. You will be in awe when you visit Diocletian Palace, and Split Mosque. Next you will check into your hotel and have free time to spend exploring the old city. Return back to the hotel for dinner and a good night’s sleep.

Day 5 –  Split,  Rastoke & Zagreb
Start the day with a mouth watering breakfast. Next you will travel to Rastoke and enjoy lunch before  a village tour. After this you will travel  to Zagreb where you can pray and explore  Zagreb Mosque. Once you have enjoyed a moment’s tranquillity, be sure to pull out your selfie stick and snap photos of yourself inside this unique mosque which boasts an interesting green dome and bright white minaret. Finally check into your hotel and feast on a delicious dinner.

Day 6 – Zagreb & Ljubljana
Today you will uncover the beauty of Zagreb during a city tour. Discover how it has culture, arts, music, architecture, gastronomy and all the other things that make a quality capital city. After an early lunch, you will travel to Sveti Križ  where you can shop until you drop at the Roses Designer Centre. You will be amazed as you browse through a wide range of well-known shops and brands with discounts of up to 80 percent off. Next you will head to Ljubljana for dinner and check into your hotel.

Day 7 – Ljubljana & Bled
This morning you will go on a sightseeing tour of  Ljubljana followed by a delicious lunch. Take time to enjoy the peaceful city where car traffic is restricted in the centre, leaving the leafy banks of the emerald-green Ljubljanica River, which flows through the city’s heart, free for pedestrians and cyclists. You will be impressed by Slovenia’s capital and largest city, which also happens to be one of Europe’s greenest and most liveable capitals. In fact, the European Commission awarded Ljubljana with the coveted Green Capital of Europe title for 2016. Next you will be taken to Bled for a tour of the stunning island, with the option of exploring it by  boat. With its emerald-green lake, picture-postcard church on an islet, a medieval castle clinging to a rocky cliff and some of the highest peaks of the Julian Alps and the Karavanke as backdrops, Bled is Slovenia’s most popular resort. It is no surprise that it draws in  everyone from honeymooners lured by the over-the-top romantic setting to backpackers, who come for the hiking, biking, and water sports. You will finally return back to Ljubljana where you will have time to spend at leisure, before dinner.

Day 8 – Ljubljana & Istanbul
Take time to enjoy the final breakfast of your holiday. You will have some free time for shopping and exploring Ljubljana city square. Next you will check out of your hotel before enjoying lunch. Later you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Istanbul. If you would like to extend your stay or travel in a premium cabin then please speak with our travel specialists who will be happy to assist you.



Accommodation

Pino Nature hotel 4* in Sarajevo  – Quietly located on Trebević Mountain, just a 15-minute drive from the Old Town of Sarajevo, this hotel features a spa centre and an on-site restaurant that serves traditional Bosnian cuisine and international a la carte dishes. Free wi-fi access is provided throughout the hotel – which is a must for anyone who loves to post holiday snaps online.

Hotel facilities  & amenities:

  • Swimming pool
  • Pool & beach towels
  • Swimming pool toys
  • Sun terrace
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Pets are not allowed.
  • Kids’ club
  • Indoor pool (all year)
  • Children’s playground
  • Massage
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Games room
  • Fitness centre
  • Sauna
  • Kid meals
  • Snack bar
  • Restaurant (à la carte)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Free wi-fi is available in all areas
  • Free private parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is needed)
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Ticket service
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Children television networks
  • Kids’ outdoor play equipment
  • Indoor play area
  • Books, DVDs, music for children
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Babysitting/child services
  • Daily maid service
  • Shoeshine
  • Ironing service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Shuttle service (surcharge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Safety deposit box
  • Lift
  • Bridal suite
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service

Room facilities & amenities:

  • Satellite TV
  • Mini bar
  • Safe
  • Bathroom equipped with slippers & free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Grand Hotel Neum 4* in Neum – This newly renovated hotel is also the largest along the Neum Riviera. It offers complete tourist facilities and luxuriously furnished rooms with air conditioning, a balcony and sea views. Imagine starting and ending the day with such stunning views.

Hotel facilities  & amenities:

  • Salt-water pool
  • Heated pool
  • Outdoor pool (seasonal)
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Pets are not allowed.
  • Evening entertainment
  • Beachfront
  • Nightclub/DJ
  • Entertainment staff
  • Indoor pool (seasonal)
  • Mini golf
  • Hammam
  • Table tennis
  • Massage
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Solarium
  • Fitness centre
  • Sauna
  • Snack bar
  • Restaurant (buffet)
  • Restaurant (à la carte)
  • Bar
  • Free wi-fi is available in all areas
  • Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed)
  • Concierge service
  • ATM/cash machine on site
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily maid service
  • Trouser press
  • Ironing service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Business centre
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Mini-market on site
  • Shuttle service (surcharge)
  • Air conditioning
  • Shops (on site)
  • Heating
  • Car hire
  • Packed lunches
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Gift shop
  • Safety deposit box
  • Lift
  • VIP room facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms

Room facilities & amenities:

  • Satellite LCD TV
  • Mini bar
  • Bathroom with hairdryer
  • Wi-Fi internet
  • Safe
  • Telephone

Total Rates will read as follows :

Pax Nr. 2 4 5-10 10+1 15+1 20+1  
Per Person in DBL 4* £1400 £1105 £ 916 £732 £710 £640 £105

Rate includes:

Accommodation for 7 Nights on HB basis at Hotel 4* or similar
All land transport by A/C Modern Vehicle
All sightseeing mentioned in itinerary
English speaking Tour guide for all sightseeing
Entrance fees
Bottle of mineral water during sightseeing
Muslim tour escort

Price excludes :
Extra meals or Drinks not mentioned above
Tips and Personal expenses