The Balkans Real Food Adventure

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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 12 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 15+ years old
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Dubrovnik, Croatia
  • Ends Skopje, Macedonia
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HIGHLIGHTS
  • In the small town of Janche, meet with local village women for a cooking class focused on making local flaky pastries – considered a specialty of the region.
  • Have a handson experience when you meet a local beekeeper for a honey tasting – you’ll be definitely getting the buzz in this master class.
  • Discover the wine scene in North Macedonia and how, since ancient times, these fertile lands have produced renowned grapes. You’ll sample the finest drops with a celebrated local expert.
  • Learn about a world of hams and cheeses in a centuriesold smokehouse, and discover the ancient processes of making olive oil at a local farm outside of Kotor.
The trip The Balkans Real Food Adventure starts from Dubrovnik and ends in Skopje. This is a food tour that takes 12 days. You will travel through Bitola, Dubrovnik, Leunovo and 4 other destinations visiting Kosovo, Madagascar and 3 more countries. This is a guided small group tour. The trip includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of the Balkans on a 12-day tour through Croatia, Montenegro and North Macedonia. Along your way, stroll through lush national parks, discover quaint villages and see some of the region’s most spiritual sites. Sip a traditional fermented drink – boza – for breakfast, picnic on the banks of the Treska River, master the art of the perfect pastry with the village women of Janche, indulge in a traditional Kosovan barbeque, dine on home-grown produce in the private garden of a Dihovo family and visit a centuries-old olive press outside of Kotor. With curated food and wine experiences plus an expert local guide leading the way, your Balkans Real Food Adventure will not leave you hungry!
CUSTOMER REVIEWS ABOUT INTREPID TRAVEL
4.5 - Excellent
Based on 100 reviews
Tony's review for another Intrepid Travel tour
4 - Very Good
  • Tony
  • From UK
  • On Sep 27 2018
“Very Good”
Review for another Intrepid Travel tour
4 - Very Good
  • Anonymous
  • From USA
  • On Mar 02 2019
“This trip took us to see parts of Thailand less frequented by tourists. It was well organized, offered good food and a good mix of activities and private time. Our guide Damrong Thepkong, was very professional and kept everything moving”
Saqer's review for another Intrepid Travel tour
5 - Excellent
  • Saqer
  • From UAE
  • On Jan 21 2019
“Excellent”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Dubrovnik
  • Day 2: Kotor
  • Day 3: Kotor
  • Day 4: Prizren
  • Day 5: Prizren
  • Day 6: Leunovo
  • Day 7: Ohrid
  • Day 8: Ohrid
  • Day 9: Bitola
  • Day 10: Skopje / Tikves
  • Day 11: Skopje
  • Day 12: Skopje
WHAT'S INCLUDED Download PDF Brochure
Accommodation
  • Hotel (9 nights), Homestay (2 Nights)
Meals
  • 7 Breakfast, 8 Lunch, 3 Dinner
Transport
  • Private Vehicle
Included Activities
  • Ston - Town Visit
  • Putnokovici - Local Farm Visit
  • Njegusi - Smokehouse Visit & Tasting
  • Lustica - Olive oil farm visit
  • Prizren - Walking Tour
  • Albania - Rozafa Fortress
  • Shkoder - Rozafa Fortress visit
  • Kosovo - Sightseeing Tour
  • Pristina - Gracanica Monastery Visit
  • Gracanica - Traditional Lunch
  • Leunovo - Painted Mosque of Tetovo Visit
  • Leunovo - Traditional Home Cooked Dinner
  • Janche - Cooking Class
  • Mavrovo National Park Visit
  • St Jovan Bigorski Monastery Visit
  • Kuratica - Local Home Cooked Dinner
  • Dihovo - Beekeeping Masterclass
  • Ohrid - Green Market Visit/Breakfast
  • Dihovo - Villa Dihovo Lunch
  • Tikves - Wine Tasting
  • Bitola - Stobi Archaeological Site Visit
  • Matka - Matka Canyon Boat Cruise
  • Skopje - Green Market/Picnic
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to Dubrovnik and from Skopje are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this The Balkans Real Food Adventure tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this The Balkans Real Food Adventure tour. You can cancel the tour up to 58 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 57 days of departure.

Payment

A deposit of 400 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 57 days before departure. For any departures within 05 June 2020 full payment is required.

Travel Insurance

The Balkans Real Food Adventure tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this The Balkans Real Food Adventure tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

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