Magical Eastern Serbia (Rajačke pimnice and Felix Romuliana), 2 days

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Tour code: #130
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Abstract:

On this miraculous journey you will discover the famous and unknown Eastern Serbia, admire its beauty and cultural heritage, enjoy the wines and Serbian specialities

Activities:

Visit Negotin
Visit the birth house of Stevan Mokranjac
Visit Rajačke pimnice
Winetasting in Rajačke pimnice
Visit National Museum in Zaječar
Visit Felix Romuliana

Tour description:

First day

Departure from Novi Sad at 7h in front of the Hotel Sajam. Departure from Belgrade at 08:30h. Our first stop will be in unusual Moravski konaci ethno village. Continue our journey to Gamzigrad Spa and visit the hydroelectric power plant Gamzigrad in 1909, constructed by Djordje Stanojevic, following Tesla patents and projects. Free time for lunch at the Gamzigrad Spa. Continue our trip to the archaeological site Felix Romuliana, which is at UNESCO list of cultural heritage of the world since 2007. The former Roman fort, palace and memorial complex was erected by one of the 17 Roman empires born on the territory of today's Serbia - Kaius Valeriya Galeria Maximilian. Let's find out all about Galery's edict, and more about this ruler, the predecessor of Emperor Constantine. Depart to Zajecar where we will have a visit of the National Museum.  Visit of monastery Bukovo. Continue to Negotin, accommodation. Dinner. Overnight.

Second day

Breakfast at 8 o'clock. Visit of the city's sights: the birthplace of Stevan Mokranjac - the house of the greatest Serbian composer from the middle of the XIX century, Konak Prince Todorcet, built in the middle of the XIX century - the oldest town house in Negotin, and todays Hajduk Veljko's  Museum. We will also visit the memorial room of Djordje Stanojevic, a great friend of Nikola Tesla who was a professor, rector of the Belgrade University, a pioneer of electrification in Serbia. Visit of winery Matalj and wine degustation.

Drive to the Rajačke pimnice - an unusual settlement of stone-built houses connected with the streets and squares, built in the 18th century only for his majesty WINE! Here we will have a winetasting in one of the most famous wineries in this area. (We will also visit the unusual graveyard in this village). Depart from the winery in the afternoon. After 2 hour ride we will arrive close to Majdanpek town to visit to Rajkova cave, the largest cave in Serbia.  At the end of the cave tour, we will make a short photo-stop at the open window of the gold mine in Majdanpek and then continue the way through Homolje mountains and Kučevo to Belgrade. Arrival to Belgrade and Novi Sad in the late evening hours.

Dates of departure:

Sat 08.09.2018
Sat 13.10.2018
Sat 10.11.2018
Sat 26.01.2019
Sat 23.02.2019
Sat 23.03.2019
Sat 27.04.2019
Wed 01.05.2019
Sat 25.05.2019
Sat 22.06.2019
Sat 27.07.2019

Location of departure:



Time of departure:

07:00 Novi Sad & 08:30 Belgrade

Conditions for free cancellation

Free cancellation is avaiable at least 7 days before the departure.

Guide language

English, other languages on a request

Notes for transport

The program is organized with 30 seats touristic buses. Minimum for the realization of the program is 25 booked persons. Supplement for departure from Novi Sad - 7€ per person.

Included in price

Transfer by high quality bus according the itinerary and program
Licensed tour guide during the tour
Accommodation in Negotin in double/twin rooms with BB service
Travel agency organization fees
Ulaznice za Rajkovu pećinu
Licencirani turistički vodič tokom trajanja ture
Organizacioni troškovi agencije

Not included in price

Lunch in Rajačke pimnice (12€ per person - lunch and wine)
Lunch in Gamzigrad Spa
Entrance fees in Negotin - 2€ per person
Entrance fees in Zaječar - 4€ per person
Rajkova Cave entranse fee - 3€ per person
Wine tasting in Matalj winery 500 dinars (5 wines)
Dinner in Negotin
Othe individual costs

Terms of payment

Advanced payment of 30% of the total ammount while booking, the rest no longer than 3 days before the departure. Uz izlet važe opšti uslovi YUTA.