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City break of Thessaloniki, Istanbul and Sofia from Pristina

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City break of Thessaloniki, Istanbul and Sofia from Pristina

Location: Thessaloniki, Istambul, Sofia, Pristina

Duration: 3 Days


Experience the rich history, vibrant culture, and stunning architecture of Thessaloniki, Istanbul, and Sofia with Balkan Destination. Our 3-day city break from Pristina is the perfect way to explore these fascinating cities.

This tour can be booked as a Private or Group departure Tour. Prices and more information can be found FIT button.

If you like to join one of the group departures then click the button Group Departures and book your spot.


In order to organize the respective group according to the specifik date, there must be at least 30 people in the group. Balkan Destination reserves the right to cancel the group according to the group dates if there are not a minimum of 30 people for that specifik group departure date.

Group Departure Price 215 Euro per person


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Day 1: Pristina, Kosovo - Thessaloniki, Greece- Istambul, Türkiye (10.5 hours’ drive)

Around 05:00 in the morning we depart to Thessaloniki Greece for a short walking tour that includes: Navarinou Square, Yad Lezikaron Synagogue, Agora Modiano, Kapani Market, Arch of Galerius, Holocaust Memorial, Agia Sofia Square, Aristotelous Square and Rotonda also IKEA. After this visits we drive to Istambul, Türkiye along the way we will stop for short breaks. After check in at your hotel for two nights at one of the hotels in Taksim Square, free time to explore taksim Square with its Republic Monument, Taksim is a busy nightlife, shopping, and dining area. Vintage trams shuttle along Istiklal Caddesi, the city’s main pedestrian boulevard, which is lined with 19th-century buildings housing international shopping chains, movie theatres, and cafes. The dense network of side streets is filled with bars, antiques shops, and rooftop eateries with Bosphorus views. Overnight at a 4-star hotel in Taksim Square, Istambul.

Day 2: Istambul (1.4 hours’ drive) B

After breakfast we drive inside of Istanbul and visit Old City. Including: Topkapi Palace Museum complex located on the Sarayburnu (Seraglio Point), which overlooks both the Marmara Sea and the Bosphorus Straight at historical site. St. Sophia, officially the Hagia Sophia Mosque, was built between 532 and 537, Hagia Sophia (Holy Wisdom, Ayasofya) represents a brilliant moment in Byzantine architecture and art. It was the principal church of the Byzantine Empire in its capital, Constantinople (later Istanbul), and a mosque after the Ottoman Empire conquered the city in 1453., Blue Mosque, Hipodrome Square, Grand Bazaar. The Blue Mosque, through its architecture, interior design, and ceremonial activity, has cemented its place as the cultural icon of the Ottoman Empire, now demonstrating for more than 400 years, just how powerful the Ottomans were. Hippodrome of Constantinople, today it is a square in Istanbul, Turkey, known as Sultanahmet Square (Turkish: Sultanahmet Meydani). Hippodrome. Sultanahmet Square (Sultanahmet Meydani). And the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul is one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world, with 61 covered streets and over 4,000 shops. Overnight at a 4-star hotel in Istanbul.

Day 3: Istanbul, Türkiye - Sofia, Bulgaria - Pristina (10.2 hours’ drive) B

After breakfast we drive to Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria! Along the way we will stop for short breaks. After we drive to Sofia we start with a walking tour of Sofia, learning for history background and cultural heritage through the main sightseeing spots in the historical part of the center. The main spots part of the tour included: St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral. Built in Neo-Byzantine style, it serves as the cathedral church of the Patriarch of Bulgaria and it is one of the 50 largest Christian church buildings by volume in the world. Saint Sofia Church is the oldest church in the Bulgarian capital Sofia, dating to the fourth century. In the predecessor building took place the Council of Serdica held most probably in 343 and attended by 316 bishops. In the 14th century, the church gave its name to the city, previously known as Serdika, etc. After this visit is Sofia we transfer and arrive in Pristina late evening. End of our services.


Prices

 1770 Euro for 1 participant in a single use double room   

   999 Euro Per Person in twin for minimum       2 pax

   760 Euro Per Person in twin for minimum  3 - 4 pax

   699 Euro Per Person in twin for minimum  5 - 6 pax

   655 Euro Per Person in twin for minimum  7 - 8 pax

   595 Euro Per Person in twin for minimum  9 -10 pax

Single supplement = 65 Euro.      
Please note: Single rooms will always be double or twin for single use.

Included:

- All Transportation with good condition a/c vehicle or BUS / depending on the group size according to the program / itinerary

- Toll road payments

- Experienced English speaking tour guide for the whole tour (only for min 6 pax drive and guide are separate people)

- Local guides in, Greece, Turkey, Bulgaria, only where it is mandatory by law.

- Accommodation for 2 nights in very good standard hotels with breakfast 3+* B       

- 24/7 assistance from Balkan Destination

- All taxes

Not Included:

- Flight Tickets

Entrance fees of the visits according to the program

- Boarder taxes between countries. (none exist as of date of completion of this offer)

- Gratuities/Tip to Driver, Guides, restaurant and hotels staff.

- Everything else that is not mentioned in the “Includes” section

Group Departures for this tour: Group size minimum 30 PAX up to 50 PAX per departure. The places are limited and will be reserved for customers who confirms the first. For Group Departures we can run the tour only with minimum 30 clients in every group departure’s, as per dates and price below:  

Price: 215 Euro Per/Person for minimum 30 people in a group departure

Addition for single supplement: 65 Euro Per/Person   

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Group 7

Start date:      26/01/2024

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02/02/2024

Start date:

09/02/2024

Start date:

16/02/2024

Start date:

23/02/2024

Start date:

01/03/2024

Start date:

08/03/2024

End date: 

28/01/ 2024

End date:

04/02/2024

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11/02/2024

End date: 

18/02/2024

End date: 

25/02/2024

End date: 

03/03/2024

End date: 

10/03/2024

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Group Departures for this tour: Group size minimum 30 PAX up to 50 PAX per departure. The places are limited and will be reserved for customers who confirms the first. For Group Departures we can run the tour only with minimum 30 clients in every group departure’s, as per dates and price below:  

Price: 215 Euro Per/Person for minimum 30 people in a group departure

Addition for single supplement: 65 Euro Per/Person   

Group 1

Group 2

Group 3

Group 4

Group 5

Group 6

Group 7

Start date:      26/01/2024

Start date:

02/02/2024

Start date:

09/02/2024

Start date:

16/02/2024

Start date:

23/02/2024

Start date:

01/03/2024

Start date:

08/03/2024

End date: 

28/01/ 2024

End date:

04/02/2024

End date: 

11/02/2024

End date: 

18/02/2024

End date: 

25/02/2024

End date: 

03/03/2024

End date: 

10/03/2024

Included:

- All Transportation with good condition BUS according to the program / itinerary

- Toll road payments

- Experienced English speaking tour guide for the whole tour 

- Local guides in, Greece, Turkey, Bulgaria, only where it is mandatory by law.

- Accommodation for 2 nights in very good standard hotels with breakfast 3+* B       

- 24/7 assistance from Balkan Destination

- All taxes

Not Included:

- Flight Tickets

- Entrance fees of the visits according to the program

- Boarder taxes between countries. (none exist as of date of completion of this offer)

- Gratuities/Tip to Driver, Guides, restaurant and hotels staff.

- Everything else that is not mentioned in the “Includes” section



Cancellation Policy

Payment Conditions for Group Departure dates, for clients that book directly at our website.

1.1. THE CLIENT is required to pay Balkan Destination a deposit of 30% of the total amount at the moment he/she book the tour as per departure dates or Private tour (FIT) at our website.

1.2. The remaining 70% of the total amount must be paid to Balkan Destination LTD, no later than 30 days prior to start date of services of this tour group departure or Private (FIT) tour.

1.3. If you book this tour within 30 days before the tour starts according to the group departure dates or as per your departure date as a private (FIT) tour, we will require from you to pay 100% whole amount before the tour starts.

Cancellation Policy for Group Departure dates and Private Tours

For group tours of 6 people or more, the following cancellation policy will apply:

a. If the reservation is cancelled/amended 45 days or more, prior to the arrival date, then a full refund will be given, minus a bank transaction charges.

b. If the reservation is cancelled/amended 44 to 30 days, prior to the arrival date, a 10 % penalty of the total amount will apply.

c. If the reservation is cancelled/amended 29 to 21 days, prior to the arrival date, a 30 % penalty of the total amount will apply.

d. If the reservation is cancelled/amended 20 to 15 days, prior to the arrival date, a 50 % penalty of the total amount will apply.

e. If the reservation is cancelled/amended 14 to 7 days, prior to the arrival date, a 70 % penalty of the total amount will apply.

f. If the reservation is cancelled/amended less than 7 days prior to the arrival date a non-refund will apply.

g. In case of no shows or early interruption of services a strict non-refund rule will apply.

Cancellation for FIT/Individuals private bookings. FIT tours of 5 participants or less which have been confirmed paid and Invoice settled, can be cancelled without penalty up to 10 days prior to arrival date. Cancellations after this deadline will be charged 100% in full. Bank transfer for refunds will be the recipients’ responsibility.

Balkan Destination reserve the right to cancel any of the published tours on our site only according to fixed dates that are published for groups. When there are not enough participants on the relevant dates, in such cases, we may cancel the departure date by notifying the clients that already booked in a written notice, no later than 5 days prior to the start of the tour departure date. In such cases when we cancel a departure due to insufficient participants on the due date, the clients will be refunded all the money 100 % they have paid to us in total.




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Start date: 2024-03-08
End date: 2024-03-10
Price: 235/Person
Addition for single suplement: 65/Person
Min number of persons: 30
Max number of persons: 50
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