Stara Planina and Poganovo


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Activity Level



Food and Wine, Hiking and Walking, Nature and Wildlife


Kid Friendly: Yes. There is a small hike included in the tour so it might not be suitable for small children.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 7



Serbo-Croatian (fluent), Serbian (fluent), Macedonian (advanced), Slovene (advanced), French (conversational), Bosnian (fluent), English (fluent), Croatian (fluent), Bulgarian (conversational)

Wild Nature in Southeastern Serbia

Experience the beautiful nature and surrounding of Stara Planina mountain region in Southeastern Serbia, one of the richest nature reserves in Serbia with breathtaking landscapes and panoramas.

Spend a day in the nature, enjoy the crisp mountain air, taste the local food and bring a piece of authentic Serbia back with you.


- Pickup at the Meeting Point
- Drive through Sicevo Gorge and Pirot to Basarski Kamen Peak on Stara Planina (one hour drive).
- Coffee break in Hotel Stara
- Drive to the natural phenomenon site Rsomacki Kazani with a short tour of village Dojkinci along the way (a short hike is required to reach Rsomacki Kazani).
- Tour continues towards Smilovci village.
- Lunch at Bekov National Restaurant
- After lunch departure towards Dimitrovgrad with a panoramic tour of the city and beautiful Jeram River Gorge, towards St. John's Monastery in Poganovo.
- Coffee break in the nearby restaurant
- Departure for Nis through Pirot
- Drop off at the end location (other locations can be agreed upon).

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Meeting location is in Nis. It can be either at the hotel where the group is staying or any other place, just please inform me on time.

End location: Same as the pickup place in Nis. Alternative end location can be discussed as long as it is a reasonable request.

Duration: 11 hours

In case of bad weather the tour might last 30 minutes longer


The transportation is provided by CAR or VAN. Car is up to 3 people, van up to 7.
Both vehicles are modern with air conditioning

What’s Included

Other: - Transportation to all locations (including pickup and drop off at the beginning/end of the tour) with a CAR or a VAN.
- Guide Services
- Organization of the Tour
- All other unexpected costs if occurred

What’s Extra

Other: The extra charge is included in the PER PERSON price.

The charge is for the ethnic lunch in Bekov National Restaurant.

A Recent Review of this tour

A superb tour. Well-planned, matched our requirements exactly and we both thoroughly enjoyed it. We were taken to beautiful places close to the Serbian-Bulgarian borders which we would never have known about or found ourselves. Company was excellent - our host was engaging, knowledgeable and fun. Snacks and meals provided were all great. Everything done was for our interest and enjoyment. Would thoroughly recommend this tour.
Chris Jones

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