1800 km – 9 Days – 5 Countries
START: August 3, 2018 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
FINISH: August 11, 2018 Thessaloniki, Greece

History, culture, stunning landscapes and luscious beach resorts – the Balkans have it all. When you take the Great Balkan Ride with the Travel Scientists, you might be up for the greatest adventure of your life. It might possibly be the most experience per mile trip in the world.


Whilst obviously you can stop as and where you please during the Great Balkan Ride we at The Travel Scientists don’t want you to miss any of the unique attractions this adventure across the Balkans has to offer!

  • Sip some strong Bosnian coffee at the old bazaar of Sarajevo.
  • Go to the limits of your off-roading capabilities following dry river beds. 
  • Drive on Montenegro’s winding roads that might test your stomach.
  • Bump into Kosovo, one of the youngest countries in the world.
  • Stroll through the Ottoman architecture of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Gjirokastër.
  • Indulge in the food. Cevapcici, Tavë Kosi, gyros, byrek – you name it!
  • Get lost in Thethi, one of the most remote regions of the Balkans
  • Check out the tens of thousands of bunkers in Albania.
  • Visit the ancient monasteries of Meteora.
  • Party at the history drenched coast of the Aegean Sea.