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Exploring the Balkans: The Land of Blood & Honey

Exploring the Balkans: The Land of Blood & Honey

$3,875 per person

Watch our exclusive interview above with TED Fellow, photo journalist, and your tour guide, Ziyah Gafic.

Multiple Tour Dates Available:

Sep 8-18, 2022 //  May 11-21, 2023

MEJDI Exclusive Socially Conscious Experiences:

  • Explore the Land of Blood & Honey in Dual Narrative, with a Serbian and a Bosnian guide.  
  • Sit down with a local journalist and discuss how the vestiges of Belgrade’s war-torn past are shaping its current political and socio-economic situation.
  • Meet with a refugee from the Yugoslav wars and hear a first-hand account of Serbia’s tumultuous and not-so-distant past.
  • Learn about the overthrow of Slobodan Milošević from an expert on the Serbian Revolution.
  • Take in a presentation about life in Bosnia and Herzegovina after the war by a Bosnian photojournalist.
  • Engage in an exclusive meeting with General Jovan Divjak, a Serbian general who fought on the side of the Bosnians in the war.
  • Meet with a local Sufi for an opportunity to learn about their community and culture.
  • Meet with a curator at the National Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
  • Enjoy drinks and conversation with a descendant of Josip Broz Tito, former President of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
  • Sit down with a local resident of Mostar to hear about how families were divided throughout the war.
  • Taste wine at a local winery, with the wine-maker.
  • Meet with a world-renowned photojournalist and gallery owner in Dubrovnik.

Check out the detailed tour itinerary (also located at the bottom of this page).

Before you Register:

  • Read through the Terms and Conditions
  • Do not book your flight until you receive the tour confirmation email from us. This tour requires a minimum number of travelers to run and we will send out the tour confirmation (and update this note on the webpage) as soon as we have met that number.

Pricing: $3,875; minimum of 10 pax

Book Now $3,875 per person

Make A Deposit

To make a deposit and hold your spot on this trip, fill in your credit card details and billing address below. You will receive a receipt by email.

Trip Includes

  • 10 nights’ accommodation at the following hotels or similar (double occupancy): Boutique Hotel Museum (Belgrade), Hotel Europa (Sarajevo), Hotel Mepas (Mostar), Hotel Grand Villa Argentina (Dubrovnik)
  • 1 Bosnian MEJDI-Trained guide for 10 days
  • 1 Serbian MEJDI-Trained guide for 10 days
  • 8 days of private bus transportation
  • Internal flight (Belgrade-Sarajevo)
  • Entrances, sites, and honorariums for speakers
  • Water on the bus throughout the tour
  • US-based customer service representatives
  • Meals listed in the itinerary: 10 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 4 dinners

Trip Does Not Include

  • International airfare
  • Travel Insurance-HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
  • Single Supplement - $775
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Drinks at included meals
  • Arrival/departure airport transfers
  • Gratitudes
  • Anything not explicitly mentioned in the included section