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  • Electronic Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel Pickup
  • 10 to 13 hrs
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English and 2 more
Itinerary
Begin the full-day trip to Montenegro at Gruz Port, Dubrovnik’s ‘new’ port, located in the northern part of the city, or start with a pickup from your hotel. As the comfortable air-conditioned coach snakes along the gorgeous seaside highway in a southernly direction, enjoy the views of the shimmering sea and learn from your guide about the history and culture of Montenegro.

After crossing the border, encounter the Bay of Kotor, flanked by towering craggy mountain and dotted with bay-side medieval villages. One such spot is Risan, one of the most ancient settlements on the bay. Learn how how Queen Teuta, monarch of the Illyrian dynasty, once fought off the mighty Romans. From there, ride on to gorgeous Kotor, a UNESCO-protected town tucked away within a fjord. Take some time here to explore the walled town, strolling the narrow streets, lingers in the diminutive squares or even walking the 1,350 steps up to the Castle of San Giovanni for an unforgettable view.

Hop back on the bus and after reaching the medieval walled seaside town of Budva, hop off the bus and take some more free time for exploring. Lounge on the beautiful beach, wander the streets, sit down for a seafood lunch (at own expense), and gawk at the plus-sized yachts in the marina. You’ll also get the chance to check out the island of Sveti Stefan, linked to the mainland by a narrow inlet, which is today a posh Aman resort.

In the late afternoon, reunite with your guide. After a short bus ride north, board a ferry for a scenic trip across the Bay of Kotor. Finally, get dropped off back at Dubrovnik’s Gruz port or at your hotel in Dubrovnik.
Locations visited
Bay of Kotor
City Walls
St. Tryphon Cathedral
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Overview
From Dubrovnik, visit off-the-beaten-path Montenegro, a diminutive southeast European country that boasts big things: the UNESCO-World Heritage-listed Bay of Kotor, the walled seaside town of Budva, and the eye-pleasing city of Kotor, situated within Europe’s southernmost fjord. Have some free time to explore Kotor and Budva on your own and then enjoy a ferry ride across the Bay of Kotor on your way back to Dubrovnik.
Highlights
  • Day trip to Montenegro from Dubrovnik, including Kotor and Budva
  • Learn about Montenegro’s colorful history from a guide
  • Swoon over the Bay of Kotor’s views, and travel through Risan
  • Make the most of free time in the must-visit cities of Kotor and Budva
  • Explore at your own pace and check out sights such as the Cathedral of St Tryphon
  • Cruise back across the idyllic Bay of Kotor, a UNESCO World Heritage site
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Reviewed 7 July 2018
What a joke - they went to the wrong place and blamed us

We were waiting outside the Hotel Argentina - as per the screenshot - 15 minutes early. 20 minutes past time, nothing had arrived. Instead, they drove to the next door hotel (Excelsior). They literally drove right past us (quite an obvious group waiting to go...More

Thank tlunn2018
EliteTravelCroatia, Manager at Elite Travel - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

We are so sorry about this. We had the wrong pick up place in our booking system. This is our mistake and we never blamed you. We also offered you any other tour, but unfortunately you didn't have time. Once again, we are very sorry...More

Reviewed 18 June 2018
disappointing

disappointing tour, some lovely scenery but too much time on the bus. TAKE YOUR MOTION SICKNESS AIDS. our guide, Lydia, was very nice and helpful and i'm aware they have no control over the border policy but it was a big waste of time. would...More

2  Thank pam r
EliteTravelCroatia, Manager at Elite Travel - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2018

We are sorry for the waiting on the border, but we can't do anything about this. The longer waiting is due to new EU regulations. We will pass this to Lidija too.

Reviewed 5 June 2018
Bay of Kotor was stunning

The tour I booked cost about £45 and was well worth it. The mountain scenery around the inland bay of Kotor was magnificent, and it's worth the extra 10 Euros to take the short ferry ride across the water from Perast to the island of...More

1  Thank Mike S
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile
Amazing day

We had an amazing day with a great guide (Sandra) and a great driver (Marko). Very interesting facts during the tour and we couldn’t be happier!

Thank johnoscars
EliteTravelCroatia, Manager at Elite Travel - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Thank you for your lovely comments!

Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile
Fun day!

This was a fun day out! Our guide Victor was amazing, lots of information that has helped us with the rest of our trip. Very well organised and the border wasn’t too bad for us. The only negative is 2 hours isn’t enough to climb...More

1  Thank Shannon K
EliteTravelCroatia, Manager at Elite Travel - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Thank you for your lovely comments! We shall pass this to Viktor too .)

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