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Dubrovnik

8 days/7 nights, coach tour from Dubrovnik

Highlights of the best Croatia, Montenegro, Albania and Macedonia have to offer. This 8 day tour features visits to cities of Dubrovnik, Budva, Shkodra, Tirana, Ohrid, Skopje, Kolašin, Cetinje i Kotor. Join us and our professional guides for an adventure through this facinating region.

Available in: gb18 es                       PRICE FROM 845,00 euro


  • ITINERARY

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  • DEPARTURES AND RATES

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  • BOOKING INFORMATION

Dubrovnik

DAY 1 Sunday DUBROVNIK - Arrival
Upon arrival at Dubrovnik Airport, transfer to the hotel.
Dinner and overnight in Dubrovnik.

Dubrovnik

DAY 2 Monday -DUBROVNIK - BUDVA / Montenegro - SHKODRA / Albania - TIRANA
Morning sightseeing tour of Dubrovnik, included in the UNESCO’s List of World Cultural Heritage. You will visit the Franciscan Monastery with Europe’s third oldest pharmacy, the Rector’s Palace and the Cathedral. Departure for Tirana; we drive inland via Budva, crossing the Albanian border at Shkodra, once the capital of the Illyrian Kingdom (3rd century B.C.).
Dinner and overnight in Tirana.

Tirana

DAY 3 Tuesday TIRANA - OHRID / Macedonia
Morning sightseeing tour of Tirana, the capital of Albania, including Skender Bey Square, the Mosque of Ethem Bey and a visit to the National Museum representing the flow of Albanian history and housing the finds from archeological sites across the country. Afternoon departure for Ohrid, driving via Elbasan and crossing the Macedonian border at Cafasan.
Dinner and overnight in Ohrid.

Ohrid

DAY 4 Wednesday OHRID
Full day in the lakeside resort of Ohrid, classified as UNESCO’s World Cultural Heritage site. Through the activity of St. Clement and St. Naum of Ohrid, the first pan-Slavic University in Europe, the famous “Ohrid Literary School” was founded here. Morning sightseeing tour includes the church of St. Sofia (11th century), the most eminent mediaeval monument in Macedonia with magnificent Byzantine fresco paintings and St. Clement Church with its icon of Annunciation. In the afternoon a short drive to visit St. Naum Monastery built on the shores of Ohrid Lake in 900 A.D. and dedicated to the Slavic missionary and educator St. Naum of Ohrid. Return to hotel.
Overnight in Ohrid.

Skopje

DAY 5 Thursday OHRID - SKOPJE
Morning departure for Skopje. Sightseeing tour of Skopje, including the Kale Fortress, the Church of the Holy Savior with its iconostas, one of the finest samples of traditional walnut woodcarving, Old Bazaar and Stone Bridge. We drive to the slopes of the Vodno Mountain where we visit the Monastery of St. Panteleimon with its 12th century iconostas and frescoes ranking among the highest achievements of Byzantine art of this period.
Dinner and overnight in Skopje.

Kolasin

DAY 6 Friday SKOPJE - KOLAŠIN / Montenegro
Morning departure for Kolašin, driving via Peć and Berane and along the impressive Morača River Canyon. Afternoon arrival at Kolašin, spreading on the left bank of the river Tara, situated at the altitude of 954m. The whole area is surrounded by the thick pine forest of the Bjelasica Mountain and is a popular skiing and air spa resort.
Dinner and overnight in Kolašin.

Kotor

DAY 7 Saturday KOLAŠIN - CETINJE - KOTOR - DUBROVNIK
Morning departure for Cetinje where we visit King Nikola Museum, once the residence of the Montenegrin King Nikola I Petrović. Continuation to Budva and Kotor, classified as UNESCO’s World Cultural Heritage,where we visit its Romanesque Cathedral dedicated to St. Triphun, the city’s patron saint. We continue to Dubrovnik driving along the picturesque Bay of Kotor.
Dinner and overnight in Dubrovnik.

departure

DAY 8 Sunday DUBROVNIK - Departure
Breakfast followed by departure transfer to Dubrovnik Airport.


TOUR INCLUDES

  • Arrival transfer from Dubrovnik Airport to hotel and departure transfer from hotel to Dubrovnik Airport on the first and the last day of the tour
  • Accommodation in 4* hotels (except in Dubrovnik, a 3* hotel), on half board basis, except in Ohrid on Day 4 (bed and breakfast )
  • Local guides for sightseeing tours of Dubrovnik, Tirana, Ohrid, Skopje and Kotor
  • Entrance fees to: Franciscan Monastery and Rector’s Palace in Dubrovnik; National Museum in Tirana, St. Sofia, St. Clement and St. Naum in Ohrid; Church of Holy Savior and Monastery of St. Panteleimon in Skopje;Residence of King Nikola i Petrović in Cetinje; St. Triphun Cathedral in Kotor
  • Air-conditioned motor coach throughout
  • Tour escort throughout

 

HOTELS:

 

Dubrovnik Ivka 3*
Tirana Sky Tower 4*
Ohrid Metropol 4*
Skopje Karpoš 4*
Kolašin Bianca 4*


PLEASE NOTE:

Listed hotels will be used on almost all departures. If changes become necesarry for any reason, substitude hotels will be similar to those listed.

 

 

RATES:

NEW Departure dates 2017 rates per person
MAY 21 EUR 845,00
JUNE 11 EUR 845,00
JULY 09 EUR 880,00
AUGUST 06, 27 EUR 880,00
SEPTEMBER 17 EUR 880,00

 

Rates are per person in double room.
Currency is set to EURO.
Single Supplement - EUR 200,00 net


 

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PAYMENT INFORMATION

How to Make Your Reservation: After selecting your tour, simply click on SEND REQUEST button, and fill in the booking form, with as much details as possible. Please make your reservations as early as possible since many of our tours are completely filled 4 to 6 months before departure.

Payment Method: Once you are confirmed the availability of tour, we will send you pro forma invoice for deposit and final payment. Payments can be done in three ways: PAYPAL, credit card (VISA, AMEX, and MasterCard), or money transfer order to our bank account. If paying by PAYPAL processing fee of 3% applies.

Deposit: The amount of deposit differs depending on the tour, but is usually 30% of the total amount and is due from 7 to 14 days after the reservation. Upon receiving the deposit or credit card authorization form, you will be sent a deposit confirmation.

Final Payment: Final payment is usually due 45 days prior to the departure date. If reservations are made less than 45 days prior to departure, payment in full is required at the time of booking. If final payments are not received on time, Avansa Travel d.o.o. may cancel the reservation and invoke the cancellation fee.

Confirmation: Once we receive the final payment in total amount you will be sent the VOUCHER with booking details. Please print it and take it with you to present it to our travel representative at the airport.

Pricing: Price quoted is per person based on double occupancy. The Operator reserves the right to adjust prices due to fluctuations in foreign exchange rates, imposed fuel surcharges, taxes, charges and levies imposed by any third party including government and its agencies. Should these change the price of your tour by more than 10% you may cancel without penalty within 7 days after we notify you of the increase.

Cancellation, Changes and Refunds: If your cancellation in writing is received more than 45 days prior to departure, your deposit will be FULLY REFUNDED. For cancellations or changes thereafter, the following cancellation fees will apply:

 

Number of Days Prior to DepartureCancellation/Change Charge Per Person
45 - 22 Days 20% of tour cost
21 - 8 Days 30% of tour cost
8 - 1 Days 50% of tour cost
Departure day /
No-show
100% of tour cost


In addition, no refunds are made for unused portions of a tour including but not limited to missed meals or sightseeing, motorcoach travel and the non-use of hotel rooms.

Refund claims: Any complaint about your tour should be made immediately to the tour director.
All refund claims must be submitted to Avansa Travel in writing within 15 days of the completion of the tour.


IMPORTANT:

Booking is considered to be finalized upon recipient of confirmation from Avansa Travel ltd.

You MUST provide us with passport details if requested and ensure you have valid travel documents (passport obligatory and visa if required). All visa requirements are the sole responsibility of the traveller. Requirements may change and you must check the up-to-date position in good time before departure. It is your responsibility to ensure you are in possession of all necessary travel and health documents before departure. All costs incurred in obtaining such documentation must be paid by you. We cannot accept liability if you are refused entry on to any transport or into any country due to failure on your part to carry correct documentation. If failure to have any necessary travel or other documents results in fines, surcharges or other financial penalty being imposed on us, you will be responsible for reimbursing us accordingly.

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