The X-Mas BALKAN Roadtrip 2016
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The X-Mas BALKAN Roadtrip 2016

The X-Mas BALKAN Roadtrip 2016

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Deák Ferenc tér

Budapest

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Let us invite you to a very special trip! On a very special time of the year!
7 countries, 5 capitals, 5 UNESCO World Heritage sites, 11 towns and cities and innumerous other sights.
From just 269 €!


C I T I E S

Budapest::Sarajevo::Mostar::Dubrovnik::Kotor::Tirana::Ohrid::Skopje::Belgrade and more..

The trip will pass through: Hungary, Croatia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Montenegro, Albania, Macedonia and Serbia

UNESCO World Heritage sites: Old Bridge Area of Mostar, Old Town of Dubrovnik, Natural and Culturo-Historical Region of Kotor, Natural and Cultural Heritage of the Ohrid Region, Budapest including the Banks of the Danube, the Buda Castle Quarter and Andrássy Avenue


I T I N E R A R Y

Day 0 >>> BUDAPEST (Sunday)

Guided sightseeing in Budapest (optional) from 15:30
Party in the famous ruin pubs of Budapest, sleeping in hostel (optional)

Day 1 >>> SARAJEVO (Monday)

Departure from Budapest at 6:30
Arrival to Sarajevo in the late afternoon hours, visiting the Bascarsija (Ottoman old town), Enjoying crazy nightlife. Night in Sarajevo.

Day 2 >>> SARAJEVO, MOSTAR (Tuesday)

After having some Bosnian breakfast in the morning and having a few hours for taking photos we continue our trip towards Mostar, the city famous for its ancient bridge, that became part of the UNESCO World heritage. You will have plenty of time to enjoy the beautiness of this ancient town. Guided sightseeing and pub crawl! Night in Mostar.

Day 3 >>> DUBROVNIK, TIVAT (Wednesday)

Leaving towards Croatia in the beautiful valley of Neretva river. Arrival in Dubrovnik in the early afternoon hours. Time to feel and experience this impossibly beautiful merchant town and its upscale cafes and restaurants. In the evening we leave towards the beautiful seaside holiday settlement of Tivat, just on the other side of the border with Montenegro, at the entrance of the Kotor-Bay.

Day 4 >>> KOTOR-BAY, KOTOR, TIRANA (Thursday)

We travel around Kotor-bay, this unique Mediterranean fjord, making a stop in the town of Kotor surrounded by its medieval city walls. Passing by Sveti Stefan, the picturesque island-village, now transformed into luxurious resorts. Than we enter Albania and passing through Skadar, the first Albanian town, which can be a real balkan experience. Very-very Balkanic :) By the evening we arrive in the modern and colorful Albanian capital, Tirana. You can try another capital's nightlife and taste a lot of traditional food. Sleeping in hotel in Tirana

Day 5 >>> OHRID (Friday)

After spending the morning in Tirana we head straight to the next border, towards another UNESCO world heritage town. Ohrid lays on the shores of the lake with the same name. The Lake of Ohrid is one of the most ancient lakes on the Earth. It has such a unique and ancient flora and fauna that can be compared only to Lake Victoria in Africa and Lake Baikal in Siberia. The town itself has a nice inspiring atmosphere with nice people, a lot of valuable architecture, 100 churches and very, very nice and cheap dining possibilities. During the whole trip you will be amazed by the huge amount of low priced food anywhere. Sleeping in Ohrid.

Day 6 >>> SKOPJE (Saturday)

Arrival to Skopje, capital of the Former Yugoslavian Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) in the late afternoon hours. We start with a sightseeing tour and visit a local brewery. Discovering the old town and the nightlife.

Day 7 >>> SKOPJE, BELGRADE (Sunday)

We leave Skopje at noon to cross the Serbian border in a short time and to travel directly to BELGRADE!!! the serbian capital. The town probably with the craziest nightlife on Earth! You will have the possibility to visit Skadarlija (famous bohemian street with a lot of pubs and restaurants) and main shopping street and Kalemegdan (the Fortress) After check in to our hotel we jump deeply in the wild nightlife of some of the underground party boats on the Danube or party district (depends on the weather) . You won't sleep a lot this night, we know!

Day 8 >>> BELGRADE, LEAVING HOME (Monday)

After sightseeing we would like to invite you to a farewell lunch in Novi Sad - the second biggest city in Serbia - serving paprika fish soup. Some of you will finish the trip here, but if you want you can travel back to Budapest where we are expected to arrive after 23:00pm on Monday. Optional night in Budapest.
Very important! Don't book any flight back to your country for this day (Monday), as we cannot guarantee the arrival time, due to possible border and traffic conditions.


P R I C E

Now for only 269 € per person! Pretty low taking in consideration of participating in a week long road trip hitting 7 countries :) The offer is limited and can be revoked at any time. Hurry up if you'd like to make a bargain! Condition of the special price is purchasing at least three tickets simultaneously.

The regular price of the trip is 369€

The price includes:

- Bus ride from Budapest through all the destinations and sights and back to Budapest
- 7 nights in multi bedded hostels
- In some of the hostels the breakfast is included
- English speaking tour guide
- Farewell lunch
- Welcome drinks :)
- Entrance fee to selected clubs
- Organization costs
- An unforgettable experience

The price does not include:

- Optional nights in Budapest. If you'd like to sleep in Budapest you can use our accommodation before (Sunday) and after (Monday) the trip.
1. Shared hostel room: 30€/person/night
2. Double room: 100€/room/night (for min. two persons)

- Double or twin room during the trip: If you wish we can ensure you private rooms instead of dorms. Extra charge is 70€/trip/person (for min. two persons)

- Eventual local tourist taxes: max 1€/night/person

- Eventual visa fees. Visas - if necessary for you - must be applied for by the individual attendee. The organizer refuses any responsibility arising from visa issues, but must provide necessary documents about booking as latest as 30 days before the trip in order to complete visa application.


G E T T H E R E

You can start your trip in Budapest or Sarajevo and finish in Belgrade or Budapest. You are advised to buy a flight ticket to one of these cities. You don't have to combine the same departure place the same leaving place. Try to figure out which option is the best for you. If you don't wish to take the whole trip you can join also in any of the cities during the trip!

To find best flights we recommend:

www.edreams.com
www.whichairline.com
www.wizzair.com


S I G N - U P & P A Y

You can register on the following link:
https://bigbalkanxmas.eventbrite.com

Pay simply a deposit of 100€ online by credit card and pay the remaining at the trip departure by cash. If you don't have a credit card, just simply ask any of your friends to pay instead of you and you can give him/her the amount in cash.

If this option does not work for you and you would like to pay by bank transfer, contact us via e-mail!

Don't hesitate! The number of seats are strictly limited ;)


B R I N G Y O U R F R I E N D S
AND PARTICIPATE FOR **FREE**!

If you have your own group of minimum 10 friends we give you an organisers' **FREE** spot!
Important! In this case all the payment have to be made by the same person.

If you think you can form a larger group than this, we can give you additional benefits.
Contact us: organizers@studenttripsnetwork.com


A L T E R N A T I V E D A T E S
AND ROUTES

If you are not comfortable with this date you can pick another from our event page.

If you are a group of friends of a certain number, the same trip or a different one can be made in other dates as well.

The price for individual dates depend on the number of people witihin your group and the itinerary chosen. Less people means higher price, but we can promote your trip to other people and if they like it and enough people sign-up, the same good price can be applicable!

Contact us at organizers@studenttripsnetwork.com for personalized offer.

The trip is organized by StudentTripsNetwork.
http://www.facebook.com/StudentTripsNetwork

The trip can be held only in case of minimum 20 attendees.

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