Eastern Europe Autumn Photo Tour – Slovenia

Eastern Europe Autumn Photo Tour – Slovenia

Eastern Europe Autumn Photo Tour

Berchtesgaden National Park

Berchtesgaden National Park is a mountainous region located in the extreme southern part of Germany near the country’s border with Austria. Stunning mountain scenery, picturesque lakes and lush green forests are the hallmarks of the Berchtesgaden National Park, one of the oldest conservation areas in the Alps.

Plitvice Lakes National Park

Plitvice Lakes National Park, the most famous Croatian national park and a registered UNESCO World Heritage Site. You’ll find a magical world with sixteen lakes, waterfalls, and moss-covered forests connected by foaming cascades. Take a sightseeing walking tour that includes a boat ride and allows you to experience the beauty of the surrounding lakes and waterfalls up close.

UNUSUAL EXPEDITION’s trips are well known for accomplishing a lot in just a few days. We basically pack a lot of content with different themes in a single trip. This workshop will be no different. Locations shoots each day are dependant on daily weather and lighting conditions.

Photography Tour

Tour Price

Single Room

Price Per Person*

$9850

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Share Room

Price Per Person*

  • Twin sharing based on same gender
  • Subject to availability 

$9150

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Tour Duration

12 Days

Tour Start

October 21, 2022

Tour End

November 1, 2022

Tour Status

Limited Available

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Itinerary

Day 1
MUNICH - BERCHTESGADEN

Upon arrival, we will meet at the Munich Airport. Today, we will drive along the Romantic Road to Berchtesgaden.

Berchtesgaden is a charming, postcard-perfect town, with easy access from Munich. It sits in one of the most spectacular natural settings in the world. The narrow, winding streets are lined with pastel houses in the alpine style, and locals entertain the visitors with Bavarian music and dance.

 

Meals: Dinner
Day 2
BERCHTESGADEN AND SURROUNDING

Berchtesgaden National Park is a mountainous region located in the extreme southern part of Germany near the country’s border with Austria. Stunning mountain scenery, picturesque lakes and lush green forests are the hallmarks of the Berchtesgaden National Park, one of the oldest conservation areas in the Alps. We will spend the whole day in this area and it's surrounding to capture the beautiful landscape.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3
BERCHTESGADEN - MARIBOR

Early in the morning, we will set off to Slovenia. Passing through Austria, we will head toward Maribor. Maribor is a small city but it packs a lot of charm, history, and wine into its picturesque cobbled streets. Though diminutive in size, there is a lot to see and do in Maribor and its distinct lack of tourist crowds make it an attractive alternative destination to some of Slovenia’s more popular destinations. Just stroll along the lovely lanes, popping into some shops, and seeing where your feet may lead you. This is one of the best ways to get to know any European city and Maribor is no different.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4
MARIBOR

Today, we will explore the diverse countryside with vineyards and apple orchards, overgrown here and there with forests, where in scattered farms you can fortify yourself with excellent Štajerska dishes and top quality wine. We shall drive around this area and discover the most scenic Slovenian road through the vineyards.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5
MARIBOR - PLITVIČKA JEZERA

After an early morning shoot, we shall have breakfast at the hotel before heading to Plitvice Lakes National Park, the most famous Croatian national park and a registered UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Inside the park, you'll find a magical world with sixteen lakes, waterfalls, and moss-covered forests connected by foaming cascades. Take a sightseeing walking tour that includes a boat ride and allows you to experience the beauty of the surrounding lakes and waterfalls up close.

 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6
PLITVIČKA JEZERA

We will spend the whole day hiking along the trails of Plitvice Lakes National Park. This is one of the best ways to explore the scenery and escape some of the more popular areas. There are 8 different hiking routes, the shortest being 3 hours. The longest takes up to 8 hours. Ensure to bring plenty of water and wear comfortable hiking shoes.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7
PLITVIČKA JEZERA - LAKE BLED

After breakfast in the Plitvička Jezera, we will continue to explore the waterfall. We will drive to Lake Bled after lunch. Lake Bled,  This picture-postcard lake with its island is one of Slovenia's main attractions. You can choose between a plethora of shorter hikes through gorges or to scenic viewpoints. The craggy walkways and waterfalls of the popular Vintgar Gorge are just 2.5 miles (4 km) from town.

You can also climb up to the castle and tour its smithy, wine cellar, and printing press before enjoying a traditional meal in the restaurant, or row or paddleboard across the placid waters. Once you reach the fairytale island at the lake's center, climb up the church's 99 steps, where legend has it the ringing of the bell can grant your wishes. If that's still not enough, enjoy cycling on side roads through typical Slovenian countryside, visit a local beekeeper, or simply sunbathe on the lakeside with a slice of the famous Bled cream cake from the Park Hotel or Slascicarna Zima bakery.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 8 - 9
LAKE BLED

Today, we will visit Lake Bohinj. Bohinj is located in the Triglav National Park, only 30 minutes from Bled (by car). There are several easy, scenic walks to nearby viewpoints nearby that take you through gorges and past beautiful waterfalls.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 10
LAKE BLED - HALLSTATT

Hallstatt is one of the most picturesque towns in Austria. It is charming and has a great panoramic view. At the northern end of the town, you can take a picture of the town and lake against the backdrop of the Dachstein mountains. This is the ‘one and only’ picture that every tourist has to take back home.

The town itself is perfect eye-candy material: beautiful wooden houses – some older than others – built against the mountain, colorful houses near the market square, and a church with an interesting stone wall. Hallstatt deserves its fame.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 11
HALLSTATT - MUNICH

Munich is the prosperous and historic capital of Bavaria. It’s the perfect mix of a cosmopolitan modern city and a historic city center.

There’s so much to do in the city of “art and beer.” Munich is endlessly charming, perfectly walkable, and dotted with candy cane colored buildings. You can explore historic landmarks, beautiful churches, and world class museums.

 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 12
MUNICH
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Tour Notes

Tour Includes

Hotel accommodation

Tour guide

Entrance fees

Land transportation in destination

Group transfer to airport

All meals as stated in itinerary

Tour Excludes

Return International Air Ticket

Return Domestic Air Ticket (If Any)

Guide & Driver Tips

Any Private Expenses, Room Service, Porter Service

Visa Fees (If Applicable)

Beverages / Alcohol Drinks during Meals

Personal Travel Insurance (Compulsory – Self Purchased)

Photography Setup Fee (If applicable)

Registration

Tour Start

October 21, 2022

Tour End

November 1, 2022

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