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MONTENEGRO / CROATIA / BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA / SERBIA / SLOVENIA

Balkan Highlights: Exploring Five Nations of the Former Yugoslavia

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Program #15878RJ
17 Days | 16 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
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Carole Neumann Jul 25, 2014 at 06:44 PM

We will be in Italy for 2 weeks before joining this Balkan tour in September. Has anyone ever made the ferry trip from Italy to Dubrovnik? Have you any suggestions? Thank you, C. Neumann


Duane Ware Jul 02, 2014 at 08:47 PM

Duane Ware

I want to report that I got a complete report from RS (Mike) at 800 454 5768 x4055. He said things were back to normal, and most importantly, drinking water is safe. He said they may have to make a short detour because of road damage. He said they were very watchful of the situation and were keeping up to date with their contacts in the area. We are looking forward to a great trip. I got the report a week ago and should have posted it then.



Janet Bohm Jun 30, 2014 at 03:11 PM

I'm going in September. I went on the Albania trip two years ago and a couple joined us from this Balkan trip. They enjoyed it. I've traveled in this part of the world before but not since their revolutions. I'm interested in seeing the changes.


Duane Ware Jun 09, 2014 at 11:53 AM

what information has anyone heard about this program. we are concerned because of the floods that occured over the region. We have not heard anything frjom RSs to the status other than they were watching the situation. slim comfort when you have other plans.



Patricia Lucas Jan 07, 2013 at 12:34 PM

Good question. I think RS should post a response discussing the comments and stating what remedial action has been taken.
I wonder if they read these posts?


Patricia Lucas Dec 04, 2012 at 08:42 PM

Wondering how this trip merits a 4.5 rating in light of the very negative reviews it received. Sounds interesting but the reviews really put me off.
Louis Seelig Jan 06, 2013 at 08:04 PM

Patricia, I agree with you. I am seriously considering this tour but the comments are absolutely the worse. How are the ratings developed?
Janice Jan 07, 2013 at 05:34 PM

Ratings come from the evaluation forms which participants complete after the program. Reviews are written by participants who enter them on the Road Scholar website which very few people do.


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