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Number of Reviews: 28 Overall score: *****
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Bosnia & Beyond

Bosnia and Beyond

5
I was impressed by the variety of landscapes and places on this trip: lakes, waterfalls, forests, mountains, canyons and rivers, as well as monasteries, mosques, churches, famous bridges , palaces and fortresses. And all in 11 days without ever feeling rushed!
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Bosnia & Beyond

Stunning scenery & welcoming countries await.

5
This trip exceeded all my expectations. Having done the Balkan Discoverer tour last year I was intrigued what the other Balkan countries had to offer. The scenery was stunning and the choice & quality of food was great. As we were a small group our guide Evelin was able to recommend & take us to lots of different restaurants. Each one was better than the last so we sampled lots of local cuisine. The area is full of interesting history & hardships especially in Sarajevo. The travelling was no hardship, although the times in the trip notes are not accurate as on occasion the roads were very windy. The bus was adequate & the driver very careful. The mix of walking activities & sightseeing with very knowledgeable local guides was just right. The weather was very hot & some of the timings did mean that we were out in the midday sun walking. Lots of opportunity to swim in the sea & a beautiful waterfall (rather a commercial set up) but definitely worth a swim. I cant recommend this trip enough.
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Bosnia & Beyond

Great way to see stunning Balkan scenery

5
It was well thought out, with a comfortable vehicle and good hotels (with the exception of the Hotel Komodor in Dubrovnik) and both the driver, Damir, and the tour leader, Evelin, were excellent. The trip is basically an extended taxi ride through stunning mountain scenery, punctuated by a few short walks, so getting a good view from every seat in the vehicle matters. Having air conditioning that worked well both in the vehicle and in the hotels is also important. Of the four trips I have done with Exodus, this was the one that most exceeded my expectations---indeed it was one of the best organised trips I have done in thirty years of group travel. Full marks to Exodus, local agent Green Visions and tour leader Evelin Balta
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Bosnia & Beyond

Balkans: Montenegro and Bosnia & Herzegovina

5
This was a trip covering a wide range of experiences. Starting in Dubrovnik, the transfer to the very attractive Kotor was in itself a taster to some of the superb scenery we were to encounter later in the tour. Kotor and the old town of Bdva enabled us to sample the Montenegro coast followed by some spectacular drives into the interior. The Durmitor National park provided opportunities for walks for many of us and then further spectacular drives took us into Bosnia & Herzegovina visiting the very interesting cities of Sarajevo and Mostar. Having 3 nights in Sarajevo and 2 nights in Mostar gave us the chance to get to know these cities reasonably well. All of the drives were broken up with interesting places to visit including some wine tasting at the Tvrdos monastery on the return to Dubrovnik.
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Bosnia & Beyond

Great Balkan Adventure

4
Starting from Dubrovnik airport we crossed quickly intoKotor, Montenegro. Having enjoyed the beautiful city of Kotor we then drove to Cetinje through a series of 25 hairpin bends! Spectacular! Durmitor National Park and its gorges was our next highlight. Then came the Zabljak Plateau and finally into Sarajevo. Apart from this great city we saw the remote and semi-nomadic village of Lukomir, a not to be missed experience. We next found ourselves in Mostar another great place. Finally it was back to Dubrovnik!
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Bosnia & Beyond

Bosnia and Beyond

4
This was an excellent trip, very interesting for the history of the area and the scenery was stunning. Was not sure what to expect but there were no disappointments.
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Bosnia & Beyond

I LOVE the Balkans!!!!

5
My 8th and, quite simply, THE best Exodus trip I have done (and that's saying something!) We had history, from both the first World War and the more recent conflict in the 1990's. We had culture. We had some hikes through beautiful locations. We had the vibrant cities of Sarajevo (now on my list as one of my favourite's) and Dubrovnik. We had the Eastern feel of Istanbul in Mostar. We visited Churches, Monastery's and a Mosque. We had great food and even better wine and beer from the Balkans!! The prices were really cheap too. Great hotels, especially in Zabljac and Dubrovnik. Weather was in the early 30's and that was May/June. The local people were friendly and most had good English.
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Bosnia & Beyond

Bosnia & Beyond

5
Probably the best European trip I've ever taken. Great mixture of scenery, culture & history. A couple of very gentle walks, personally I would have liked more. Weather was great, just a short thunderstorm in Sarajevo, and then very hot (with biting insects) in Mostar. End of May/ June was perfect time to go. Drives were fairly lengthy, and days full which made it feel as though we had done and seen a lot. Hotels were very comfortable, and group was good.
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Bosnia & Beyond

montenegro, bosnia and herzegovina

5
I have been on several of your trips, but this one rates as one of the best. Anaid our guide was very knowledgeable and gave an unbiased account of the homelands war which was extremely interesting and made me want to learn more about the Balkans, so already looking in the brochure for next year.
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Bosnia & Beyond

Balkans adventure

5
This was a fantastic trip with lots of variety and a great introduction to a beautiful part of the world. It included a really good range of activities, including (gentle) hiking in the mountains, guided tours of historical towns, swimming by a waterfall, visiting Orthodox and Dervish monasteries (and wine tasting at one of them), boat trip in the bay of Kotor, visiting a traditional Bosnian village in the mountains and getting to grips with the 20th century history of Sarajevo. In short, something for everyone!
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