Itinerary + Map

Day 1 Tirana
When you arrive at Tirana airport you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day will be free in order to discover what the city has to offer. In the evening, you will be able to meet your fellow travellers with a Welcome dinner.

Stay at: Colloseo hotel (4 star) or similar
Meals included: Dinner

Day 2 Tirana
Start the day with a tour of Tirana, seeing famous sights such as the mosque of Ethem Bey, the Clock Tower, the Palace of Culture, and the Statue of G.K Skanberg, commemorating one of Albania's national heroes. You'll also visit the the National History Museum with its beautiful mosaic facade. The afternoon is then yours to spend in the city, possibly trying some of the local delicacies, or maybe walk around the Grand Park.

Stay at: Colloseo hotel (4 star) or similar
Meals included: Breakfast

Day 3 Tirana - Tivat
After breakfast, travel towards the ancient town of Shkodra, with over 2200 years of recorded history including Roman occupation. Whilst there you will be taken to see the Rozafa Castle, high above the town, before crossing over to Montenegro where you will be served dinner at your hotel in Tivat.

Stay at: Palma hotel (4 star) or similar
Meals included: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 4 Tivat - Dubrovnik
You'll leave Tivat in the morning travelling onto Kotor. You will experience Kotor Bay, the only Southern European fjord, after which you will stop off in the UNESCO heritage sight of Kotor Town for sightseeing, walking through its medieval quarter, with its bustling market and beautiful Renaissance buildings. You will then continue your journey to Dubrovnik or also known as the "Pearl of the Adriatic".

Stay at: Lero Hotel (4 star) or similar
Meals included: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 5 Dubrovnik
Begin the day with a walking tour of Dubrovnik Old Town allowing you to visit Rector’s Palace and see the Bell Tower Clock, Orlando’s Column and Sponza Palace. You will also get to visit the Dominican Monastery and Franciscan Monastery with its Pharmacy – one of the oldest pharmacies in the world! You will have the afternoon at leisure to discover more of Dubrovnik at your own pace. We recommend taking the cable car up Mt. Srd for superb aerial views of the old town, taking a walk along the impressive city walls, or perhaps joining an Optional Excursion for a local dinner experience.

Stay at: Lero Hotel (4 star) or similar
Meals included: Breakfast

Day 6 Dubrovnik - Split
Travel north along the spectacular Adriatic coast, past old fishing villages and modern resorts, to the second largest city in Croatia, Split.

Stay at: Hotel Corner (4 star) or similar
Meals included: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 7 Split
Split has evolved from the ruins of the remarkable Diocletian’s Palace, the retirement home of Dalmatian born Emperor Diocletian, to the contemporary hub it is today. Enjoy a sightseeing tour this morning of the historic inner city where you can witness the remnants of Split’s Roman heritage seamlessly juxtaposed against modern development. See the Peristyle, Jupiter’s temple and St. Domnius Cathedral before having the remainder of the afternoon free to stroll through the beautiful cobblestone streets of the Old Town, visit the local beach, or join an Optional Excursion to Hvar Island.

Stay at: Hotel Corner (4 star) or similar
Meals included: Breakfast

Day 8 Split
After breakfast, it will be time for you to say goodbye to the Dalmatian coast and be transferred to the airport for your onward journey.

Meals included: Breakfast

  • 3-4 star hotel accommodation
  • Shared arrival and departure transfers from airport to hotel and vice versa (on first and last day only)
  • Touring by modern air conditioned coach
  • Escorted by a professional English-speaking Tour Manager
  • Whisper technology headset on sightseeing tours
  • Luggage handling
  • Service charges and hotel taxes

Exclusions: Gratuities and optional excursions – to be paid locally

  • 7 breakfasts
  • 4 dinners
  • Guided tours of:
  • Entrance fees:
    National History Museum
    Rozafa Castle
    Rector’s Palace
    Franciscan Monastery Pharmacy
    Diocletian’s Palace


22 May 2024
03 Jul 2024
14 Aug 2024
25 Sep 2024
Balkan Trio (ex Tirana)
Prices per adult in Australian Dollars (AUD)