Where to start your Balkans road trip?
In the event that you see the proposed course map for this excursion through Balkan nations, you will see that you can do this outing from multiple points of view. You can do only a piece of the excursion and incorporate only 2 or three nations or expel a couple of goals.
You can begin this outing in Zagreb in Croatia or Sarajevo in Bosnia or even Belgrade in Serbia. You can pre book a rental vehicle at any of these spots and push forward from that point. Book your rental vehicle in such a way along these lines, that you can pick and drop it in various areas. On the off chance that that is unrealistic or reasonable, you can just marginally modify this course to make it roundabout and pick and drop your vehicle at a similar spot.
Aside from Croatia, Serbia and Bosnia are the best nations to lease a vehicle and begin your excursion. So go head and alter this adaptable excursion agenda through the Balkans to suit your needs. You can make it a multi week Euro trip schedule by including a couple of Western European urban areas or simply given it a chance to be 2 weeks or 3 weeks in the Balkans agenda. Our Balkans excursion was a standout amongst the best Europe travels for us. What’s on your Europe pail list?
Balkans Excursion Course Guide
Before you begin arranging your excursion through the Balkons, it would be ideal if you perused some significant hints that are at the base of the post. Here’s a proposed guide with trek course map which will give you a thought of the agenda.
15 Spots on Balkans Excursion
1) Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
I will begin with a standout amongst the most visited nations in the Balkans – Croatia. This schedule incorporates numerous under the radar puts yet Plitvice isn’t one of them.
Plitvice Lakes National Park is maybe the most visited goal in Croatia however is absolutely worth the visit since it is fabulous. We had seen photos of the lakes and the cascades of Plitvice National Park previously yet were not set up for the clear shade of the water and the lucidity.
The Plitvice Lakes national park is colossal and there are many strolling trails for various lengths. We took the one that is for 18 KMs and did not think twice about it. We had the option to do this trail inside multi day however you have a choice of obtaining a multi day ticket. We’d prescribe you to begin ahead of schedule here to dodge the long lines at the section point to spare time.
The section is €25 per individual or 180 Kunas, which felt somewhat high since we were on a strict spending plan. Anyway in the wake of seeing the magnificence of this spot and how all around kept up it is, we think this value absolutely bodes well.
Plitvice Lakes National Park is near Croatia – Bosnia outskirt, so it bodes well to make it your first goal on your Balkans excursion.
Where to remain close Plitvice:
You can’t remain inside Plitvice Lakes National Park yet should remain in one of the adjacent towns. We found a spot called Outdoors Korena, which was only 5 KMs from the national park section entryway and they have a free transport administration to the recreation center. We paid just $3 per tent however we were conveying our own. The toilets and showers are entirely agreeable and clean. There is a stream behind the campground where you can chill – it is Korena Waterway.
2) Split, Croatia
On your way from Plitvice to Bosnia, the course goes from Split and is an extremely clear stop. Split is Croatia’s popular shoreline goal where you can encounter both history just as advancement. You can look at the verifiable structures just as spend numerous sluggish hours on Bačvice shoreline.
While you’re in Part, you ought to likewise look at the remaining parts of Diocletian’s Royal residence, which is an UNESCO world legacy site. On the off chance that you need a break from history or occupied shorelines, you can make a beeline for the Marjan Nature Park. Here you can climb Telegrin crest and get an all encompassing perspective on Split.
In the event that you have somewhat more time staring you in the face, you can leave your vehicle in Split and take a vessel to the close-by Hvar Island. You can likewise make a side excursion to the exquisite Krka National Park where the passage is 30 Euros for every individual.
3) Kravice Cascades and Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Kravice Cascades are madly dazzling and helped us to remember Plitvice Lakes’ cascades – with the exception of less swarmed and you can really swim in them!
We didn’t anticipate that the cascades should be so monstrous and our jaws actually dropped when we got the main sight. Best of all, these cascades structure a major characteristic pool. Convey a tangle and your swimming apparatus with the goal that you can set up a little base close to the pools and take a dip.
There are 3 – 4 bars and cafés that are directly beside Kravice cascades where you can get nourishment and beverages. On the off chance that you walk further along the Drina waterway, you will see some exquisite spots and a littler cascade, which is called Little Kravice.
Kindly note that the Kravice cascades are additionally called Kravica cascades. To make matters all the more befuddling, there is another goal in Bosnia called Kravica. I needed to tell you with the goal that you don’t accidentally place that in your GPS guide and end up at the off-base spot. Kravice cascades are close Studentski.
The section expense to Kravice Cascades is €7.5 per individual, which is very shoddy when contrasted with Croatia’s National Parks – Plitvice and Krka.
Kravice cascades are 50 minutes head out from the principle Mostar city. Mostar is celebrated for its verifiable extension, which is Footstool style. This city has a miserable history and was intensely bombarded during the war in 1992 and 1993.
Where to remain close Kravice Cascades:
In the event that you need to remain in Mostar, attempt Lofts Konak or Old Extension Porch Condos – these two spots are directly beside Mostar’s renowned Old Scaffold. We remained in the close-by town Medugorje, which is nearer to the cascades and boked a spot called Visitor House Robi, that was straightforward yet agreeable. We paid 20 euros for the night for a space for two of us.
4) Dubrovnik, Croatia
In case you’re feeling that this course is going crosswise – you’re off-base. In the event that you go in a straight line from Split in Croatia to Dubrovnik, you will drive near the Bosnia and Montenegro outskirts and it bodes well to go to the tremendous Kravice cascades, and afterward enter Croatia once more.
In the event that you’re a devotee of Round of Positions of royalty arrangement, at that point no doubt you think about Dubrovnik as of now. This is the place the areas of Lord’s Arrival and Qarth were recorded.
The walled city of Dubrovnik is an UNESCO world Legacy site and can’t be contrasted with other shoreline or recorded goals since it resembles none other. While you’re here, stroll around the old town and become mixed up in the labyrinth like roads. Get languid on Lapad shoreline or Banje shoreline which can get truly occupied with during summer.