The Balkans Discovery ID: NU1565665983

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  • $2899

  • 9 nights
  • Flight included

Description

Albania, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Romania and even Hungary? Yes! in this perfectly curated itinerary, you may experience 5 countries with our flexible payment terms! Installment even with no credit cards and PDC!

Tour Highlights
HUNGARY:
Mathias Church, Parliament, Fisherman's Bastion, St. Stephen's Basilica, Dom Square, Karasz Utca, Bridge of Sighs
ROMANIA:
Timsoara Orthodox Cathedral, Victory Square, Union Square, Timsoara Historical Center, Libertatii Square, Lutheran Evangelical Cathedral & Tower, Big Square, Turnul Sfatului, Brukenthal National Museum, Old Town, Bran Castle, Black Church, Council Square, Brasov Historical Center, The City Hall, Citadel of the Guard, Palace of Parliament, Old Town, Lipscani, Patriarchal Cathedral, Victoriei Street, Revolution Square, Cercul Military
BULGARIA:
Tsarevets Fortress, Archaeological Museum, Samovodska Charshiya Complex, Forty Martyrs Church, Alex Nevsky Church, Boyana Church, St. Nadalja Church, Russian Church, The President Palace, Art Gallery, Rila Monastery, Mother Teresa House, Ottoman Stone Bridge, Alexander the Great Square, Mosque, The Hammam (Turkish Bath)
MACEDONIA:
Lidhja e Prizrenit House, King Mosque, Prizren City Tour
ALBANIA: Tirana National Historical Museum, Ethem Bey Mosque, Tirana City Tour

Inclusions
✔ Round trip international airfare
✔ 9 nights hotel with accommodation
✔ Meals indicated in the itinerary
✔ Transfer, tours and admission fees indicated in the itinerary
✔  English-speaking tour guide
✔ English-speaking local escort
✔ 1 bottle of water per person per day (500ml)
✔ Free travel insurance (60 years old and below except infant)
✔ Folklore Show in Traditional Restaurant in Albania

Itinerary
DAY 1| BUDAPEST - SZEGED, Hungary
Upon arrival at Budapest, meet your English speaking assistant then proceed to your guided tour. Visit the Matthias Church, one of Budapest's most important churches.  The church was used as a coronation church by Hungarian kings for centuries. You will have a guided tour in the Parliament, which is the seat of the National Assembly oh Hungary, one of Europe's old legislative buildings; proceed to Fisherman's Bastion, a lookout tower and the best place to have panoramic views of the city. Visit St. Stephen's Basilica, the largest church in Budapest and continue to Dom Square, one of the largest squares in Hungary, walk along the beautiful street of Karaszutca, and Bridge of Sighs. Have your local dinner and overnight in Szeged.

DAY 2| SZEGED - TIMISOARA, Romania
After buffet breakfast at hotel, proceed to Timisoara for half day city tour in the morning. Visit Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral. See the elegant baroque buildings around the city particularly along Victory Square (Piata Victoriei). Walk around the historic pastel-hued buildings line the square of Union Square (Unirii Square). During the 18th century, this was the city's commercial centre and the venue for numerous military processions and religious ceremonies. Continue to Timisoara Historical Center and Libertatii Square, the first place where people settled and lived  continuously in the heart of the city. Have your dinner and overnight in Timisoara.

DAY 3| TIMISOARA - SIBIU, Romania
After buffet breakfast at hotel, then transfer to Sibiu. Visit the Lutheran Evangelical Cathedral & Tower, the most famous Gothic-style church in Sibiu, Romania. See the beautiful medieval architectural buildings at the Big Square (Piata Mare), the largest square of the city and it has been the center of the city since 15th century. Proceed to Turnul Sfatului (The Tower of the Council), one of the famous monuments in Sibiu. Continue to Brukenthal National Museum, built in the 18th century exhibiting the collections of the museum consists of over 1 million exhibits from animals, book collections, weapons, hunting tools and paintings. Explore the Old Town. After the tour, have dinner and overnight at Sibiu.

DAY 4| SIBIU - RASOV, Romania
After buffet breakfast at hotel, the proceed to guided tour at Bran Castle. A national monument and landmark in Romania also ppopularly known as "Dracula Castle", because it is the home of he title character in Bram Stoker's Dracule. Proceed to your tour at the Black Church. It was built by the German community of the cityand stands as the main Gothic style monument in the country, as well as being the largest and one of the most important Lutheran places of worship in the region. Visit the Council Square that features medieval buildings of different architecturaldsigns. See the Brasov Historical Center, The City Hall, and Citadel of the Guard. After the tour, have your dinner and overnight at hotel in Brasov.

DAY 5| BRASOV - BUCHAREST, Romania
After buffet breakfast at hotel, transfer to Bucharest then proceed to a guided tour at the Palace ofParliament, the seat of the Parliament of Romania, and the second largest administrative building in the world. See the beautiful buildings at the Old Town, Lipscani, Patriarchal Cathedral, Victoriei Street and Revolution Square, where you can see new fashion shops, art boutiques, coffee shops and restaurants, making it an upmarket shopping strip in Bucharest. Proceed to Cercul Militar, a historic and architectural monument that represents the central cultural institution of the Romanian army and it is also used for various cultural events and for representation and protocoll purposes. Have your dinner and overnight at hotel in Bucharest.

DAY 6| BUCHAREST - VELIKO TARNOVO, Bulgaria
After buffet breakfast at hotel, transfer to Bulgaria. Proceed a guided tour at Tsarevets Fortress, that contains Romanian historical artifacts from prehistoric times up to modern times. Samovodska Charshiya Complex, one of the main attractions of the city that has Renaissance style buildings with high stone walls. See the Forty Martyrs Church, where some of the Bulgarian Empire's most significant historical records are stored in the church. Have your dinner and overnight at hotel in Sofia.

DAY 7| VELIKO TARNOVO - SOFIA, Bulgaria
After buffet breakfast at hotel, visit Alex Nevsky Church, which serves as the cathedral church of the Patriarch of Bulgaria and it is one of the largest Eastern orthodox cathedrals in the worl, as well as one of Sofia's symbols and primary tourist attractions. Next is Boyana Church, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that is one of the most complete and perfectly preserved monuments of east European medieval art. Continue to St. Nadalja Church, Russian Church, The President Palace, and Art Gallery, that houses over 50,000 Bulgarian art. Have your dinner and overnight at hotel in Sofia.

DAY 8| SOFIA - RILA - SKOPJE, Macedonia
After buffet breakfast at hotel, visit Rila Monastery, founded in the 10th century by St. John of Rila and included in UNESCO's World Heritage List. Transfer to Macedonia to visit Mother Terea House and Ottoman Stone Bridge - a symbol of Skopje, to the Old Bazaar. See the Mosque and the Hamam (Turkish Bath), located at the city center, and the most preserved and valuable objects from the Ottoman period. Have your dinner and overnight at hotel in Skopje.

DAY 9| SKOPJE - PRIZEREN - TIRANA, Albania 
After buffet breakfast at hotel, transfer to Prizren. Have your guided tour at Lidhja e Prizrenit House, where patriots and intellectuals from Kosovo, Macedonia, and the Sanxhak region gathered to make an appeal to the Congress of Berlin for an autonomous Albanian State. Proceed to the King Mosque, which is the oldest active mosque in Albania. See the historic beauty of Prizren for your city tour. Have dinner and overnight at hotel in Tirana.

DAY 10| TIRANA - MANILA
After buffet breakfast at hotel, visit The National Historical Museum, the largest museum in Albania that holds many of the country's archaeological treasures. One highlight of the museum is the exhibition of icons by Onufri, a renowned 16th-century Albanian master of colour. Afterwards, proceed to Ethem Bay Mosque for your guided tour. The frescoes of the mosque depict trees, waterfalls and bridges; still life paintings are a rarity in Islamic art. You will have a Tirana city tour to look around the city before your departure going back to Manila. After tour, proceed to airport for flight back to Manila, till your next booking with us!

 

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Availability & Prices

Package From To Price
September 09/18/2019 09/27/2019 $ 2899 per person
October 10/23/2019 11/01/2019 $ 2899 per person
December 12/18/2019 12/27/2019 $ 2899 per person

Policies & Fees

  • Hotel

    Hungary(Szeged): Hotel Novotel (4-star hotel or similar class)
    Romania(Timisoara): Hotel Continental (4-star hotel or similar class)
    Romania(Sibiu): Hotel Continental Forum (4-star hotel or similar class)
    Romania(Brasov): Kronwell (4-star hotel or similar class)
    Romania(Bucharest): Pullman (5-star hotel or similar class)
    Bulgaria(Veliko Tarnovo): Yantra Grand Hotel Barcelona (4-star hotel or similar...

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  • Exclusions

    USD60 - Airline taxes (subject to change)
    PHP1,620 - Philippine Travel Tax
    EUR2 per day - Mandatory tipping for driver (pay directly in Europe)
    EUR3 per day - Mandatory tipping for local escort (pay directly in Europe)
    EUR2 per day - Optional tipping for Licensed tour guide (pay directly in Europe)
    Php3,000 - Visa Processing Fee
    EUR 60 - Visa Fee (SCHENGEN) (pay to embassy)
    Beverages / Liquids...

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  • Policies

    Reliable International Travel Services reserves the right to make adjustments on the tour schedule due to any fortuitous events .
    Other services, items, and meals not stated in the inclusions will be charged and settled by the guests on personal account.
    Rate is subject to change and subject to availability.
    Itinerary is subject to change due to local conditions.
    Rate is valid for Philippine passport...

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  • Fees

    USD 500 deposit is required upon booking (non-refundable).
    Minimum of 20 full paying adults must travel together, if not met we have the right to cancel or move to another date.
    Surcharge shall be applied if less than 20 persons.

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