Eastern Europe Discovery

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 66 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 18+ years old
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Starts Moscow, Russia
  • Ends Istanbul, Turkey
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Starting in Moscow and ending in Istanbul, the Eastern Europe Discovery trip is a guided adventure tour that takes 66 days. You will visit Saint Petersburg, Eger, Mostar and 34 other destinations in 20 different countries. Eastern Europe Discovery is a small group trip which will include accommodation, transport, meals and others. See below for further details.

This tour through Eastern Europe takes you from Russia via the little known Baltic and Balkan states to Turkey. Enjoy the popular highlights and hidden gems including modern cities with historic old towns, fairytale castles perched on the edge of glittering lakes, cathedrals and monasteries, mosques and citadels, hot springs and sun-soaked Mediterranean islands, beautiful beaches and towering mountain ranges – there's so much to see on this Eastern European odyssey.
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  • Day 1: Arrive Moscow
  • Day 2: Moscow & Kremlin Tour
  • Day 3: Moscow & Overnight train to Veliky Novgorod
  • Day 4: Veliky Novgorod
  • Day 5: St Petersburg
  • Day 6: St Petersburg
  • Day 7: Tallinn
  • Day 8: Tallinn
  • Day 9: Riga
  • Day 10: Riga
  • Day 11: Vilnius
  • Day 12: Vilnius
  • Day 13: Warsaw
  • Day 14: Warsaw
  • Day 15: Kraków
  • Day 16: Kraków
  • Day 17: Wroclaw
  • Day 18: Prague
  • Day 19: Prague
  • Day 20: Vienna
  • Day 21: Vienna
  • Day 22: Bratislava
  • Day 23: Budapest
  • Day 24: Budapest
  • Day 25: Novi Sad
  • Day 26: Belgrade
  • Day 27: Belgrade
  • Day 28: Pristina
  • Day 29: Pristina
  • Day 30: Skopje
  • Day 31: Skopje
  • Day 32: Lake Ohrid
  • Day 33: Lake Ohrid
  • Day 34: Tirana
  • Day 35: Kotor
  • Day 36: Kotor
  • Day 37: Dubrovnik
  • Day 38: Dubrovnik
  • Day 39: Sarajevo
  • Day 40: Sarajevo
  • Day 41: Mostar
  • Day 42: Hvar Island
  • Day 43: Hvar Island
  • Day 44: Split
  • Day 45: Plitvice National Park
  • Day 46: Zagreb
  • Day 47: Lake Bled
  • Day 48: Lake Bled
  • Day 49: Ljubljana
  • Day 50: Ljubljana
  • Day 51: Budapest
  • Day 52: Budapest
  • Day 53: Eger
  • Day 54: Maramures
  • Day 55: Sighișoara
  • Day 56: Sighișoara
  • Day 57: Brașov
  • Day 58: Brașov & Bran Castle
  • Day 59: Bucharest
  • Day 60: Veliko Tarnovo
  • Day 61: Sofia
  • Day 62: Sofia
  • Day 63: Plovdiv
  • Day 64: Plovdiv
  • Day 65: Istanbul
  • Day 66: Depart Istanbul
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  • 58 night(s) in hotels, 1 night(s) on overnight sleeper trains, 6 night(s) in a guesthouse
  • 61 Breakfast(s), 1 Dinner(s)
  • Overnight Train, Private Vehicle, Taxi, Foot, Train, Ferry, Metro, Public Bus, Tram
  • Moscow Kremlin guided tour
  • Guided tour of St Sophia's Cathedral and the Kremlin
  • Entry & Guided tour of the Hermitage Museum
  • Guided tour of Trakai Castle
  • Guided Tour of Auschwitz Concentration Camp
  • Novi Sad Petrovaradin Fortress Guided Tunnel Tour
  • Visit Devil's Town
  • Matka Canyon Visit including Boat Ride
  • Visit to Kruja (Entry to City Walls and Skanderbeg Museum)
  • Guided Tour of Kotor Old Town
  • Visit Trebinje for wine tour and tasting
  • 24 hour Dubrovnik city card including City Walls and transport pass
  • Entry to Kravice Waterfall
  • Guided Tour of Diocletian's Palace
  • Entrance to Plitvice Lakes National Park
  • Guided Walking Tour of Ljubljana
  • Tour of Maramures Region
  • Entry to Viscri Fortified Church & Prejmer Fortified Church
  • Entry to Dracula's (Bran) Castle
  • Entry to Peles Castle
  • Entry to Plovdiv Roman Amphitheatre
Staff & Experts
  • Trip Leader throughout the tour
  • Visas and travel insurance
  • Spending money ampndash budget for meals snacks drinks limited souvenirs laundry tips and any extras
  • International flights tofrom the startend of your tour and departure taxes
  • Tips on excursions visas travel insurance personal items and single rooms.
  • Optional excursions - On each trip you may find there are some excursions that are not included. This might be because they are not to everyones taste or there may be various options of differing value to choose from. More information on the excursions we recommend is listed under each day of your itinerary though prices may vary. If you are after something in particular dont hesitate to ask your tour leader.
  • Airport transfers and pre and post tour accommodation
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Eastern Europe Discovery tour. You can cancel the tour up to 61 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 60 days of departure.


A deposit of 1000 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 60 days before departure. For any departures within 28 July 2020 full payment is required.

Travel Insurance

Eastern Europe Discovery 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.


For this Eastern Europe Discovery 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.

If you have any question about this tour or need help with planning a trip, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us. We're ready to help.