10 Days East Balkans Tour

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10 Days East Balkans Tour

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Day 1: Singapore - Romania, Bucharest
Upon arrival at Bucharest airport, you will be transferred to Sinaia (127km), where you will meet with your local guide. Start your tour with a visit of Peles Castle , erected between 1873 and 1914, and has been the summer residence of the Romanian Royal family and it is the most visited museum in Romania. Thereafter, transfer to Brasov (58km) which is the biggest city in Transylvania. It's known for its medieval Saxon walls and bastions, the towering Gothic-style Black Church and lively cafes. You will visit the city centre and old town in the afternoon before dinner and for an overnight rest in Brasov. 
Accommodation: Hotel Ambient Resort Manison Brasov *5, or similar

Day 2: Brasov - Bran - Bucharest (B/-/-)
The tour of Brasov and Bran castle will begin at 0900 with your local guide. A visit to the largest Gothic Church in the Balkans, the Black Church of Brasov, will occur in the morning. After which, you will be transferred to Bran to visit Bran castle, or more commonly known as Dracula's Castle. Bran Castle, situated near Bran and in the immediate vicinity of Brașov, is a national monument and landmark in Romania. After the visit of Bran castle, you will be transferred to Bucharest where you will be given free time during the afternoon at your leisure. Bucharest, in southern Romania, is the country's capital and commercial center. Nicknamed "Little Paris", Bucharest's elegant early 20th-century architecture shows French influences. Don't miss the Village Museum, Romanian Athenaeum and the Peasant Museum.
Accommodation: Radisson Blu 5*, or similar

Day 3: Bucharest (B/-/-)
After breakfast at your hotel, at 0900, embark on a tour of Bucharest City. Visit the Palace Square, the Romanian Athenaeum, Revolution Square, The old town of the beautiful city of Bucharest with local guide. You will also visit the Palace of Parliament of Bucharest. it is the largest administrative building in the world with a height of 84 metres an area of 365,000 square metres and a volume of 2,550,000 cubic metres. Spend the rest of the afternoon at your own leisure to walk around the pedestrian old town, Arch of Triumph and shopping before dinner.
Accommodation: Radisson Blu 5*, or similar

Day 4: Bucharest – Veliko Tarnovo - Sofia (B/-/-)
Today you will leave Romania and cross over into Bulgaria(183km). Visit Veliko Tarnovo city, often referred to as the "City of the Tsars", Veliko Tarnovo is located on the Yantra River and is famously known as the historical capital of the Second Bulgarian Empire, attracting many tourists with its unique architecture. Following by visiting of the Church of Sveti Nikolai,Sveti Kiril & Metodii Church and the Church of the Assumption with local guide. After that, visit Tsarevets Fortress, Tsarevets is a medieval stronghold located on a hill with the same name in Veliko Tarnovo in northern Bulgaria. After the tour, you will be transferred to Sofia(220km) in late afternoon for dinner and overnight in the capital of Bulgaria.
Accommodation: Hotel Central Park, or similar

Day 5: Sofia (B/-/-)
Start a new day with a wonderful breakfast in the hotel. Today you will explore Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. Visit the city center of Sofia including the main administrative and cultural buildings. After that, visit the Archaeological Museum of Sofia. The Museum of Archaeology hosts the most numerous collections in Bulgaria and its exhibitions reveal it as one of the most important centers in the country for promotion of the cultural heritage of present day Bulgaria. Spend the afternoon at leisure to explore the Vitosha Boulevard crowded with shops. The whole street has been converted into a pedestrian only zone. Many great bars, cafes and restaurants. In the evenings there are many street performers which are quite entertaining.
Accommodation: Hotel Central Park, or similar

Day 6: Sofia – Rila Monastery - Skopje (B/-/-)
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the Rila Mountains (117km) for a visit of the Rila Orthodox Monastery (UNESCO HERITAGE). It is the largest and most famous Eastern Orthodox monastery in Bulgaria. After lunch, continue to travel west towards Skopje (204km) and the Republic of Macedonia. Skopje is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Macedonia. It is the country's political, cultural, economic, and academic center. Spend the afternoon at your own leisure to explore Skopje city on your own or relax at the hotel.
Accommodation: Hotel Bushi Resort, or similar

Day 7: Skopje - Ohrid (B/-/-)
Today, you will explore Skopje with your local guide. You will visit the Kale Fortress, Old town of Skopje, old bazaar, Stone Bridge, Macedonia Square, and Mother Teresa’s house. After lunch in a traditional restaurant, you will be transferred to Ohrid town (171km) on the shores of the Ohrid Lake for dinner and an overnight stay. The city of the immortal Ohrid is the sublime lakeside point that for many represents the culmination of the Macedonian experience, a kingdom of light and water, a repository of ancient ruins from Macedonia's earlier kingdoms. You may spend the afternoon at your own leisure on the shores of Ohrid Lake.
Accommodation: Hotel Park Lakeside, or similar

Day 8: Ohrid - Berat (B/-/-)
Start the day with your guide on a sightseeing tour around Ohrid in the morning. Visit the City center, Main Square and promenade, Castle, Sv.Sofia and St.Pantelejmon with your local guide. After that, proceed for a short boat ride in Ohrid Lake to enjoy the scenery along the lake. (20mins). After lunch, continue the journey towards Berat in Albania (155km)for dinner and an overnight stay. Berat is a 2400 year old town located in southcentral Albania known as "the town of a thousand windows, also the Museum City". It is one of the oldest and most beautiful towns of Albania.
Accommodation: Grand White City, or similar

Day 9: Berat - Tirana (B/-/-)
Start the morning with a visit to the UNESCO town of Berat for its castle and the Onufri museum. Berat Castle, also refrred to as the Citadel of Berat and castle quarter, is a fortress overlooking the town of Berat, Albania. After lunch, you will be transferred to the capital town of Albania. Upon arrival at Tirana(102km), visit the main boulevard, Scanderbeg square, main administrative buildings, presidency, pyramid and Et'hem Bey mosque. Tirana, the capital of Albania, is known for its colorful Ottoman-, Fascist- and Soviet-era architecture. Pastel buildings surround the city's focal point, Skanderbeg Square, which is named for its equestrian statue of a national hero.
Accommodation: Rogner Hotel, or similar

Day 10: Tirana - Singapore (B/-/-)
After breakfast, depending on the time of your flight, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back to Singapore.