Budapest, Belgrade And Sofia

Literally, since Budapest has more thermal springs than any other capital city in the world. An amazing 70 million liters of thermal water rises to the surface daily. The hot springs have given birth to dozens of medicinal baths and to a bathing culture dating back to Roman times.

DAY PLACE HIGHLIGHTS HOTEL OPTIONS
1 BUDAPEST
2 BUDAPEST / SZENTENDRE – VISEGRAD – ESZTERGOM
3 BUDAPEST / HEREND AND BALATON LAKE
4 BUDAPEST – BELGRADE
5 BELGRADE - NOVI SAD
6 BELGRADE
7 BELGRADE – SOFIA
8 SOFIA / RILA MONASTERY
9 SOFIA / PLOVDIV
10 SOFIA

Fast Facts

10 Days / 9 Nights

Individual Tour

3 Star - Standard
Starting from

79347/-

Per person on DBL sharing basis

Tours Itinerary

Day
01
BUDAPEST

Arrival in Budapest. Transfer to the hotel for accommodation and short rest. Half-day sightseeing tour of Budapest with local guide – the Chain Bridge, Margaret Bridge, St. Mathias Church and the Fishermen’s Bastion, Gellért Hill (Citadel) with the most spectacular view of Budapest, Elisabeth Bridge, the famous Central Market Hall, the City Park and the Heroes’ Square with statues of the most famous Hungarian kings and dukes, the Opera House and St Stephen’s Basilica, etc. Overnight in Budapest.


Day
02
BUDAPEST / SZENTENDRE – VISEGRAD – ESZTERGOM

Breakfast. Free day in Budapest or optional tour to Szentendre, Visegrad and Esztergom. The Northern gate of Budapest – the centre of the Catholic Church. You'll visit the largest cathedral of Hungary, which is also the burial place of the famous cardinals of Hungary. The visit of Visegrad includes a walk close to the 750 year-old stones of the formal Royal Residence and enjoy the fascinating panorama on the Danube valley. On the way back visit of the village of Szentendre, a small baroque city at the gate of the Danube Bend where the Danube meets the Pilis. Take a walk around the baroque settlement, built on medieval ruins and go up to the viewing point offering spectacular vistas of the Danube. Overnight in Budapest.


Day
03
BUDAPEST / HEREND AND BALATON LAKE

Breakfast. Free day in Budapest or optional tour to Herend and Balaton Lake. Departure for Herend for visit of the world’s largest Porcelain Manufactory (founded 1826). Drive to Lake Balaton, the largest fresh-water lake of Central Europe. You'll get to see the abbey (founded 1055) on the Tihany Peninsula. Visit to Balatonfüred, the oldest spa resort in Hungary, located at the shore of Balaton and walk along the famous promenade.


Day
04
BUDAPEST – BELGRADE

Breakfast. Check-out the hotel and departure for Serbia. Arrival in Belgrade in the afternoon. Check-in at hotel. The rest of the day is free for time at leisure. Overnight Belgrade.


Day
05
BELGRADE - NOVI SAD

Breakfast. Walking tour in Belgrade from the Republic Square along the main pedestrian street (“Knez Mihaylova”) to Kalemegdan Park and the Belgrade Fortress with its picturesque panorama to the confluence of Sava and Danube rivers. In the afternoon optional tour to Novi Sad. Novi Sad is the second largest city in Serbia, known as the Serbian Athens for its great role in the Revival of the Serbian people – here is the seat of some of the most important Serbian cultural institutions, including Matica Srpska. Here, on the shore of Danube River, you can witness one of the most impressive fortresses in Europe – Petrovaradin, called “Gibraltar on Danube” – masterpiece of the fortification construction of the 18th century. Return to Belgrade in the evening. On request – traditional Serbian dinner in local restaurant – “kafana”, with live music. Overnight in Belgrade.


Day
06
BELGRADE

Breakfast. A free day in Belgrade for shopping, visit Zemun and time at leisure along the Danube River promenade. Optional dinner at traditional Serbian local restaurant – “kafana”, with live music. Overnight in Belgrade.


Day
07
BELGRADE – SOFIA

Breakfast. Departure for Bulgaria. Arrival in Sofia in the afternoon. Guided sightseeing tour of the city centre, including visit to Alexander Nevski Cathedral - one of the largest Eastern Orthodox cathedrals in Europe, as well as one of Sofia’s symbols and a primary tourist attraction; St. George Rotunda, St. Sophia Church, built by the Roman Emperor Justinian in the 6th century, National Theatre, former Royal Palace, Presidency, etc. Accommodation at hotel. Overnight in Sofia.


Day
08
SOFIA / RILA MONASTERY

Breakfast. A free day in Sofia or, optional tour to Rila Monastery - the most exquisite example of the monastery art and architecture in Bulgaria. Guided tour of the monastery complex. Visit to Nativity of the Virgin Church with its miracle icon of the Virgin and splendid gilded iconostasis, the old kitchen, the monastery museum where you can learn about the long and heroic history of the monastery, the woodcarved cross made for a period of twelve years by a monk called Rafael, Hrelyo’s Tower and many spectacular views from the mountain and the surrounding nature. Optional dinner at a traditional restaurant with folklore music and dances. Overnight in Sofia.


Day
09
SOFIA / PLOVDIV

Breakfast. A free day in Sofia or, optional one day tour to Plovdiv – European capital of culture 2019. Sightseeing tour in the Old Town, including the Roman Ancient Theatre, which was build in the 1st century AD and is nowadays considered to be the largest surviving Roman construction in Bulgaria, visit to the Ethnographic Museum, Roman Stadium, St. Constantine and Helena Church, etc. Drive back to Sofia. Overnight in Sofia.


Day
010
SOFIA

Breakfast. Transfer to the airport. Departure.


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