Have you checked out the full lineup of National Geographic Journeys with G Adventures yet? National Geographic Journeys with G Adventures are here and they’re ready to take you into the world in ways you’ve never imagined. Travel to a rhino conservation program in Kenya. Plant trees in a Costa Rican cloud forest with a biologist from a National Geographic-funded research centre. Get motivated to walk the streets of Delhi with a former street youth. Feel inspired to discover your very own journey!
One of their newest adventures is the 12 Day Discover the Balkans trip!
On the crossroads between east and west, the Balkan Peninsula is full of hidden gems waiting to be discovered. These 12 rich days are the ideal introduction to the stunning Dalmatian coast of Croatia, the eastern delicacies of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and the lush waterways of Montenegro. Plus, enjoy an exclusive experience walking through Plitvice Lakes National Park with a naturalist. History, nature, culture, food, and people. This one’s got it all.
TRAVEL STYLE: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC JOURNEYS
Greater exploration, insider access, and the freedom to roam – all without sacrificing comfort.
SERVICE LEVEL: UPGRADED
Quality accommodations with upgraded amenities; private transport (including flights); more included meals and activities.
PHYSICAL RATING: LIGHT
Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
TRIP TYPE: SMALL GROUP
Small group experience; Max 16, Avg 10.
DIOCLETIAN'S PALACE GUIDED WALK
Take a guided walk around Diocletian's Palace, one of the most imposing Roman ruins in Europe. It took over 10 years to construct and is built of white stone imported from the island of Brač.
LATIN BRIDGE VISIT
The Latin Bridge is worth a visit as it is a direct link to history. This is the sight where the Archduke of the Austro Hungarian Empire, Franz Ferdinand, was assassinated, leading to the beginning of World War I.
PLITVICE LAKES NATIONAL PARK WITH A NATURALIST
Join a naturalist on a walk through Croatia’s largest national park. As you explore this lush valley scattered with 16 interconnected lakes, learn about the diverse wildlife and unique birds that call the area home. Make sure to have your camera ready!
"Everywhere you look in Plitvice Lakes National Park, spearmint green and electric blue water is tumbling, frothing, roaring, pooling, plunging, and bubbling…“ —Marilyn Terrell, Chief Researcher, National Geographic Traveler
- 11 Nights hotel accommodation
- 11 Breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 dinner
- A G Adventures CEO throughout plus local guides
- Zagreb city tour
- Traditional peka dinner
- Plitvice Lakes National Park Wildlife walk with a naturalist
- Split orientation walk around Diocletian's Palace
- Excursion to Mostar visiting the Stari Most (Old Bridge)
- Sarajevo orientation walk, market visit with picnic lunch, and visit to the war tunnel
- Kotor orientation walk
- Dubrovnik city wall walk
- Interesting articles, helpful tips, and photography advice from National Geographic before you depart
- All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
**Departures starting mid-July 2016.
If you are looking to explore the culture and history of the Balkan region then look no further! Contact one of our Adventure Specialists today at 604-736-7447 or by clicking on the "get price & schedule" button at the top of the page.