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Pilgrimage to Balkans

September 9 - September 22, 201814 Days
Rates:
$3,726.00/pax
Minimum of 30 Full Paying Passengers
  • Suggested Itinerary

    SEPT 09 / DAY 01:
    DEPARTURE MANILA
    SEPT 10 / DAY 02
    VIENNA, AUSTRIA (-/L/D)
    Welcome to Vienna! Our local guide will meet and assist to board our coach and indulge in the Vienna City Tour. During this tour you will see some of the main historical sights of Vienna. We will take you down the Ringstrasse, show you the MAK, State Opera House, the spectacular Museum of Fine Arts, the Natural History Museum, the Museum Quarter, The Hofburg, the Parliament, the City Hall, the Burgtheater as well as the Schönbrunn Palaces. Afterwards transfer to hotel for check-in, dinner, and overnight.
    SEPT 11 / DAY 03:
    VIENNA - BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA –LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA (B/L/D)
    Breakfast inside hotel then check-out and drive to Bratislava for a Bratislavia City Tour. The bus tour passes by the most important places, historical and cultural sights outside of the Old Town. It stops at Bratislava Castle and memorial Slavín with their splendid panoramic views. During the walk through the pedestrianised Old Town we take a look at St. Michael’s Gate, the first University Istropolitana, St. Martin’s Cathedral (where the coronations were performed), the Primate’s Palace, the Old Town Hall, Reduta, and the Opera House. Afterwards, transfer to Ljubljana, the capital city of Slovenia for check-in and overnight.
    SEPT 12 / DAY 04:
    LJUBLJANA – BLED – LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA (B/L/D)
    Breakfast inside hotel and later check-out then proceed to Ljubljana tour. In Ljubljana proceed for a panoramic city tour visiting Medieval Castle, City Hall, Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and Triple Bridge continue to Bled, featuring the charm of town with the lakeshore, and imposing Bled castle, perched on a cliff high above the lake with a view of romantic little island with its church and mysterious wishing bell. Drive back to hotel and overnight.
    SEPT 13 / DAY 05:
    LJUBLJANA – POSTOJNA, SLOVENIA – ZAGREB, CROATIA (B/L/D)
    Breakfast inside the hotel, then visit Postojna caves. The jaw-dropping Postojna Cave system, a series of caverns, halls, and passages some 24km long and two million years old, was hollowed out by the Pivka River, which enters temperature of 8°C to 10°C with a humidity of 95%, so a warm jacket and decent shoes are advised. After that drive to Zagreb, the capital of neighboring Croatia, is a remarkable city of many faces. On a guided tour, we walk through the 3 historic parts of Zagreb, the medieval upper town (Gornji Grad), Kaptol, and monumental Lower Town (Donji Grad). Transfer to hotel for check-in and overnight
    SEPT 14 / DAY 06
    ZAGREB – PLITVICE – SIBENIK AREA, CROATIA (B/L/D)
    Breakfast inside hotel and later check-out then proceed to Plitvice which is popular with waterfall and its lakes. It is also known as heaven of the world. Enjoy in the breathtaking Plitvice National Park and end the day in Sibenik Area. Check-in hotel and overnight.
    SEPT 15 / DAY 07:
    SIBENIK AREA – TROGIR - SPLIT, CROATIA (B/L/D)
    Breakfast inside hotel and later check-out then drive to Trogir- is a remarkable example of urban continuity. The orthogonal street plan of this island settlement dates back to the Hellenistic period and it was embellished by successive rulers with many fine public and domestic buildings and fortifications. Its beautiful Romanesque churches are complemented by the outstanding renaissance and baroque buildings from the Venetian period. And depart for a panoramic city tour in Split, visiting the Diocletian’s Palace on the UNESCO’s List of World Cultural Heritage with Peristyle, Jupiter’s Temple, and the Cathedral. Free time in old town in Split then check-in and overnight.
    SEPT 16 / DAY 08:
    SPLIT – DUBROVNIK, CROATIA (B/L/D)
    Breakfast inside hotel and afterwards depart to Dubrovnik which is the heaven of the BALKANS. Upon arrival have a panoramic Dubrovnik city tour and (Stradun Square,Orlando sculpture, The Palace of Rector, The oldest pharmacy of the Europe, Time Tower, War Museum, Francis Monastery will be visited). Free time then transfer to hotel for check-in, dinner, and overnight in Dubrovnik.
    SEPT 17 / DAY 09:
    DUBROVNIK, CROATIA – KOTOR – BUDVA, MONTENEGRO, DUBROVNIK, CROATIA (B/L/D)
    Breakfast inside the hotel then drive to Kotor, proceed for a panoramic city tour and visit the Shame wall, Ortodoks Square, Major Building, tourism school, and Weapon Square. Later, free time in Kotor Old Town, afterwards drive to Budva for a panoramic city tour in Budva visiting The old town, Ortodoks Churches, and old houses. Transfer back to hotel in Dubrovnik for dinner and overnight.
    SEPT 18 / DAY 10:
    DUBROVNIK, CROATIA – MEDJUGORJE, BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA (B/L/D)
    Breakfast inside hotel and later check-out then depart to Medugorje. Upon arrival proceed for a city tour in Medugorje (Medjugorje ("between the hills") has become well known in Bosnia-Hercegovina, and the world, because of six young people who claim to have seen visions of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Beginning on June 24, 1981, the Blessed Mother appeared to, and later told the visionaries, God sent her to our world to help us convert our hearts and lives back to Him. Our Lady's call is one of Peace, Love, Faith, Conversion, Prayer, and Fasting. We are each challenged to answer Our Lady's call to change our lives, and hearts back to God. The following links to 100+ documents of information, interviews, and testimonies provide a well-rounded, and accurate account and perspective of one of the greatest events in modern history.) In Međugorje visiting of Catholic Churces and holy places, full of faith getting from Medugorje. Free time then transfer to Hotel for check-in, dinner, and overnight.
    SEPT 19 / DAY 11:
    MEDJUGORJE, BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA (B/L/D)
    Breakfast inside the hotel. Attend a programe with attenders who comes from different part of the world in Medugorje. Learn more about the apparitions and messages of Our Lady appearing in Medjugorje. Rest of the day is free for private devotions and meditation. Dinner and overnight in the hotel.

    Medjugorje - an important Catholic pilgrimage site since 1981. It was in this year when apparitions of the Virgin Mary were reported. You will see Apparition Hill where the young visionaries first encountered Our Lady, and have the opportunity to pray at the statue which commemorates the spot where Our Lady first appeared to the visionaries.

    Programme in Medjugorje
    0600hr Holy Mass in Croatian
    Morning Holy Mass in various languages
    During the day Encounters
    Afternoon Silent Adoration in Adoration Chapel
    1700 – 2000hr Evening Prayer Programme and Confession
    SEPT 20 / DAY 12:
    MEDJUGORJE – MOSTAR – SARAJEVO, BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA (B/L/D)
    Breakfast inside the hotel and later check-out then depart to Mostar. Upon arrival proceed for a city tour include; Catholic Cathedral, Old Town, Koski Mehmet Pasa Mosque, Karagozbey Mosque, Mostar Bridge, Ottoman Hamams, Homes, and War Museum. Free time in Mostar old town then drive to Sarajevo and have a panoramic city tour to Fire of Freedom, Old Library, Kursunlu Medrese, Katolik Churches, Bazaar, Begova Mosque, Sebil, Orthodox Church, and Fatih Mosque. Vist also Sarajevo War Tunnel Museum. Transfer to the hotel for check-in, dinner, and overnight.
    SEPT 21 / DAY 13:
    SARAJEVO, BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA (B)
    Breakfast inside the hotel and later check-out then transfer to Sarajevo Airport for flight back home.
    SEPT 22 / DAY 14:
    ARRIVAL MANILA
  • Terms & Conditions

    • Non Refundable / Non Transferable deposit of USD 500.00 pp upon booking
    • Full Cancellation will be applied to any cancellation made 3 weeks before departure
    • Minimum of 30 full paying adult passengers to run the program

    Exclusions:

    • Applicable Airline Taxes $120.00 per person (STC)
    • Tips for Guide, Driver, and Hotel Porter
    • Porterage at the airports and borders
    • Travel Insurance $ 103.00 per person
    • Schengen Visa fee and Handling fee
    • Beverages during meals
  • Package Inclusion

    • International Airfare via Turkish Airlines (Economy Class)
    • Hotel accommodation @ local 4 star hotels
    • Daily Breakfast
    • Lunches in local restaurants
    • Dinners in local and/or hotel restaurants
    • Entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
    • Transfers on modern air-conditioned coach
    • Professional English Speaking Tour director throughout
    • Local Guide in city tours
    • Travel Kit
    • Personalized Luggage Tag
  • Suggested Itinerary

    SEPT 09 / DAY 01:
    DEPARTURE MANILA
    SEPT 10 / DAY 02
    VIENNA, AUSTRIA (-/L/D)
    Welcome to Vienna! Our local guide will meet and assist to board our coach and indulge in the Vienna City Tour. During this tour you will see some of the main historical sights of Vienna. We will take you down the Ringstrasse, show you the MAK, State Opera House, the spectacular Museum of Fine Arts, the Natural History Museum, the Museum Quarter, The Hofburg, the Parliament, the City Hall, the Burgtheater as well as the Schönbrunn Palaces. Afterwards transfer to hotel for check-in, dinner, and overnight.
    SEPT 11 / DAY 03:
    VIENNA - BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA –LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA (B/L/D)
    Breakfast inside hotel then check-out and drive to Bratislava for a Bratislavia City Tour. The bus tour passes by the most important places, historical and cultural sights outside of the Old Town. It stops at Bratislava Castle and memorial Slavín with their splendid panoramic views. During the walk through the pedestrianised Old Town we take a look at St. Michael’s Gate, the first University Istropolitana, St. Martin’s Cathedral (where the coronations were performed), the Primate’s Palace, the Old Town Hall, Reduta, and the Opera House. Afterwards, transfer to Ljubljana, the capital city of Slovenia for check-in and overnight.
    SEPT 12 / DAY 04:
    LJUBLJANA – BLED – LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA (B/L/D)
    Breakfast inside hotel and later check-out then proceed to Ljubljana tour. In Ljubljana proceed for a panoramic city tour visiting Medieval Castle, City Hall, Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and Triple Bridge continue to Bled, featuring the charm of town with the lakeshore, and imposing Bled castle, perched on a cliff high above the lake with a view of romantic little island with its church and mysterious wishing bell. Drive back to hotel and overnight.
    SEPT 13 / DAY 05:
    LJUBLJANA – POSTOJNA, SLOVENIA – ZAGREB, CROATIA (B/L/D)
    Breakfast inside the hotel, then visit Postojna caves. The jaw-dropping Postojna Cave system, a series of caverns, halls, and passages some 24km long and two million years old, was hollowed out by the Pivka River, which enters temperature of 8°C to 10°C with a humidity of 95%, so a warm jacket and decent shoes are advised. After that drive to Zagreb, the capital of neighboring Croatia, is a remarkable city of many faces. On a guided tour, we walk through the 3 historic parts of Zagreb, the medieval upper town (Gornji Grad), Kaptol, and monumental Lower Town (Donji Grad). Transfer to hotel for check-in and overnight
    SEPT 14 / DAY 06
    ZAGREB – PLITVICE – SIBENIK AREA, CROATIA (B/L/D)
    Breakfast inside hotel and later check-out then proceed to Plitvice which is popular with waterfall and its lakes. It is also known as heaven of the world. Enjoy in the breathtaking Plitvice National Park and end the day in Sibenik Area. Check-in hotel and overnight.
    SEPT 15 / DAY 07:
    SIBENIK AREA – TROGIR - SPLIT, CROATIA (B/L/D)
    Breakfast inside hotel and later check-out then drive to Trogir- is a remarkable example of urban continuity. The orthogonal street plan of this island settlement dates back to the Hellenistic period and it was embellished by successive rulers with many fine public and domestic buildings and fortifications. Its beautiful Romanesque churches are complemented by the outstanding renaissance and baroque buildings from the Venetian period. And depart for a panoramic city tour in Split, visiting the Diocletian’s Palace on the UNESCO’s List of World Cultural Heritage with Peristyle, Jupiter’s Temple, and the Cathedral. Free time in old town in Split then check-in and overnight.
    SEPT 16 / DAY 08:
    SPLIT – DUBROVNIK, CROATIA (B/L/D)
    Breakfast inside hotel and afterwards depart to Dubrovnik which is the heaven of the BALKANS. Upon arrival have a panoramic Dubrovnik city tour and (Stradun Square,Orlando sculpture, The Palace of Rector, The oldest pharmacy of the Europe, Time Tower, War Museum, Francis Monastery will be visited). Free time then transfer to hotel for check-in, dinner, and overnight in Dubrovnik.
    SEPT 17 / DAY 09:
    DUBROVNIK, CROATIA – KOTOR – BUDVA, MONTENEGRO, DUBROVNIK, CROATIA (B/L/D)
    Breakfast inside the hotel then drive to Kotor, proceed for a panoramic city tour and visit the Shame wall, Ortodoks Square, Major Building, tourism school, and Weapon Square. Later, free time in Kotor Old Town, afterwards drive to Budva for a panoramic city tour in Budva visiting The old town, Ortodoks Churches, and old houses. Transfer back to hotel in Dubrovnik for dinner and overnight.
    SEPT 18 / DAY 10:
    DUBROVNIK, CROATIA – MEDJUGORJE, BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA (B/L/D)
    Breakfast inside hotel and later check-out then depart to Medugorje. Upon arrival proceed for a city tour in Medugorje (Medjugorje ("between the hills") has become well known in Bosnia-Hercegovina, and the world, because of six young people who claim to have seen visions of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Beginning on June 24, 1981, the Blessed Mother appeared to, and later told the visionaries, God sent her to our world to help us convert our hearts and lives back to Him. Our Lady's call is one of Peace, Love, Faith, Conversion, Prayer, and Fasting. We are each challenged to answer Our Lady's call to change our lives, and hearts back to God. The following links to 100+ documents of information, interviews, and testimonies provide a well-rounded, and accurate account and perspective of one of the greatest events in modern history.) In Međugorje visiting of Catholic Churces and holy places, full of faith getting from Medugorje. Free time then transfer to Hotel for check-in, dinner, and overnight.
    SEPT 19 / DAY 11:
    MEDJUGORJE, BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA (B/L/D)
    Breakfast inside the hotel. Attend a programe with attenders who comes from different part of the world in Medugorje. Learn more about the apparitions and messages of Our Lady appearing in Medjugorje. Rest of the day is free for private devotions and meditation. Dinner and overnight in the hotel.

    Medjugorje - an important Catholic pilgrimage site since 1981. It was in this year when apparitions of the Virgin Mary were reported. You will see Apparition Hill where the young visionaries first encountered Our Lady, and have the opportunity to pray at the statue which commemorates the spot where Our Lady first appeared to the visionaries.

    Programme in Medjugorje
    0600hr Holy Mass in Croatian
    Morning Holy Mass in various languages
    During the day Encounters
    Afternoon Silent Adoration in Adoration Chapel
    1700 – 2000hr Evening Prayer Programme and Confession
    SEPT 20 / DAY 12:
    MEDJUGORJE – MOSTAR – SARAJEVO, BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA (B/L/D)
    Breakfast inside the hotel and later check-out then depart to Mostar. Upon arrival proceed for a city tour include; Catholic Cathedral, Old Town, Koski Mehmet Pasa Mosque, Karagozbey Mosque, Mostar Bridge, Ottoman Hamams, Homes, and War Museum. Free time in Mostar old town then drive to Sarajevo and have a panoramic city tour to Fire of Freedom, Old Library, Kursunlu Medrese, Katolik Churches, Bazaar, Begova Mosque, Sebil, Orthodox Church, and Fatih Mosque. Vist also Sarajevo War Tunnel Museum. Transfer to the hotel for check-in, dinner, and overnight.
    SEPT 21 / DAY 13:
    SARAJEVO, BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA (B)
    Breakfast inside the hotel and later check-out then transfer to Sarajevo Airport for flight back home.
    SEPT 22 / DAY 14:
    ARRIVAL MANILA