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Skader Lake
View of City walls from South (Photo Courtesy: Diego Delso)
City walls of Dubrovnik (Photo Courtesy: Diego Delso)
Cable Car Ride in Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik – Budva itinerary takes you on a tour within two beautiful countries of Croatia and Montenegro. Here you can explore Croatia’s popular coastal town predominantly filled with heritage sites, national parks and country side to Montenegro’s famous town known for its alluring beaches and vibrant nightlife.

Route

Dubrovnik(3) - Budva(3) - Dubrovnik(1)

Summarised Itinerary
  • Day-1 Arrival at Dubrovnik. Free on your own to relax
  • Day-2 Dubrovnik : Optional half day sightseeing tour of Dubrovnik
  • Day-3 Dubrovnik : Optional: Excursion to the island of Korčula with local guide (duration approx. 10 hrs)
  • Day-4 Transfer to Budva (Private transfers – drive approx. 3 hours). Overnight at hotel
  • Day-5 Budva : Optional: Bay of Kotor – full day tour with local guide - Perast, Kotor (duration approx. 8 hrs)
  • Day-6 Budva : Optional: Full day tour Skadar National Park with local guide (duration approx. 8 hrs)
  • Day-7 Budva – Dubrovnik – transfers on private basis (approx. 3 hours’ drive)
  • Day-8 Departure Dubrovnik
Sightseeing Summary

Budva - Skader Lake National Park in Budva (60.00 kms)

Dubrovnik - Walls of Dubrovnik (0.50 kms), Cable Car Ride in Dubrovnik (1.00 kms), Korcula Island Tour (145.00 kms)

Preferred Arrival /Departure Destination
Arrival - Dubrovnik Departure - Dubrovnik
Best Season to Travel
  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec

Route

Dubrovnik(3) - Budva(3) - Dubrovnik(1)

Detailed Itinerary

Day-1 Arrival at Dubrovnik. Free on your own to relax Transfer from Dubrovnik airport to the hotel in Dubrovnik area. Overnight at the hotel in Dubrovnik area.

Day-2 Dubrovnik : Optional half day sightseeing tour of Dubrovnik This tour will reveal the finest sites of the old walled City as well as give you an opportunity to view it from above at the spectacular panoramic spot. The walking portion includes visits to the Dominican Monastery with its fine collection of medieval paintings. Our guide will lead you through the narrow streets of the Old Town introducing you to the history and culture of this magnificent city. Other buildings will be viewed along the way. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight at the hotel in Dubrovnik area.

Day-3 Dubrovnik : Optional: Excursion to the island of Korčula with local guide (duration approx. 10 hrs) Breakfast at the hotel. Optional: Excursion to the island of Korčula with local guide (duration approx. 10 hrs). Korcula town is considered the birthplace of Marco Polo. Experience the narrow streets, churches and palaces in one of the best preserved Medieval towns in the Mediterranean. Our walking tour of the town will reveal some of the finest sites such as St Marc’s Cathedral. After sightseeing – free time for lunch or even swimming. Overnight at the hotel in Dubrovnik area.

Day-4 Transfer to Budva (Private transfers – drive approx. 3 hours). Overnight at hotel Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer from the hotel Dubrovnik area to the hotel in Budva area (duration approx. 3hrs). Passports obligatory. Overnight at the hotel in Budva area.

Day-5 Budva : Optional: Bay of Kotor – full day tour with local guide - Perast, Kotor (duration approx. 8 hrs) Breakfast at the hotel. Optional: Bay of Kotor – full day tour with local guide - Perast, Kotor (duration approx. 8 hrs). Enjoy the drive around the Kotor Bay with its numerous small settlements. Visit the island of Our Lady of the Rocks, with its beautiful baroque church. Enjoy a walk in Perast, city of famous sailors. Continue to Kotor, located along one of Montenegro's most beautiful bays is Kotor, a city of traders and famous sailors, with many stories to tell. The Old City of Kotor is a well preserved urbanization typical of the middle Ages, built between the 12th and 14th century. Medieval architecture and numerous monuments of cultural heritage have made Kotor a UNESCO listed “World Natural and Historical Heritage Site". At the end, visit Budva, situated in the centre of the Montenegro's part of the Adriatic Sea and is considered one of the oldest towns on the Adriatic coast. A littoral town in whose centre are located the walls of the Old town, became one of the tourist centre of the Montenegro's coast. Overnight at the hotel in Budva area.

Day-6 Budva : Optional: Full day tour Skadar National Park with local guide (duration approx. 8 hrs) Breakfast at the hotel. Optional: Full day tour Skadar National Park with local guide (duration approx. 8 hrs) Drive from Budva to Sveti Stefan, for a panoramic photo stop. Continue to Virpazar, for a visit of the last habitat of pelicans and the largest bird reservation in Europe. Experience one of the last sweet water swamps along the Mediterranean, the biggest lake in the Balkans. This tour will show you one of the greatest natural and historical attractions in Montenegro! The proud owner of all these superlatives is Skadar Lake - Skadarsko Jezero as it is known in the Montenegrin language. These are the reason for declaring it a National Park: 264 species of birds, 48 species of fish, 30 submarine springs called "oka"(eyes), numerous islands, fish colonies and a complex of Monasteries - so, if you want to enjoy the day ... don't miss this excursion! Overnight at the hotel in Budva area.

Day-7 Budva – Dubrovnik – transfers on private basis (approx. 3 hours’ drive) Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer from the hotel in Budva area to Dubrovnik (duration approx. 3hrs). Passports obligatory Afternoon at leisure. Overnight at the hotel in Dubrovnik area.

Day-8 Departure Dubrovnik Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer from the hotel in Dubrovnik area to Dubrovnik airport (duration approx. 30 minutes)

Detailed Sightseeing

Budva :

  • Skader Lake National Park in Budva - Skader Lake is the largest lake on Albania and Montenegro's border on the Balkan Peninsula. The Montenegro part of the lake was declared as a national park and the Albanian part has been designated as a “Managed Nature Reserve'. Skadar Lake is one of the largest bird reserves in Europe and a well known hotspot of freshwater biodiversity. Skadar Lake National Park is a vast freshwater lake surrounded by karst mountains and hosts an array of wildlife with more than 260 species of birds, traditional fishing villages, islet monasteries and pristine beaches. Since 1983, this Park has been protected and was later added to the World's List of Wetlands of International Importance by the Ramsar Convention.

Dubrovnik :

  • Walls of Dubrovnik - The highlight of Dubrovnik is its 10th century walls that are built to protect the city. A visit to Dubrovnik is incomplete without exploring its stunning city walls. The top of the walls offers a spectacular view of the Adriatic Sea. The Minceta Tower and Bokar Tower, and the two forts are a part of the city walls.

  • Cable Car Ride in Dubrovnik - Cable car ride in Dubrovnik lets you soar 405 metres above the historic town while offering breath-taking views of the Adriatic Sea and the city. The cable car ride starts from the city walls and ends on top of Srd Hill. The cable car operates daily between 9 am to 9 pm depending on weather conditions and can accommodate up to 30 persons.

  • Korcula Island Tour - Crystal clear water, small villages, Marco Polo's birth town, olive groves and vineyards, fresh food and one of Croatia's best white wines - this large Adriatic island offers culture and history, as well as sports, fun activities and beautiful sunny beaches. With 47km in length, the famous island always surprises visitors with its diversity.

Destination Overview

Dubrovnik - Located on the Adriatic Sea, Dubrovnik is one Croatia’s most beautiful cities and its most popular tourist destination. The city is considered as one of the best preserved medieval walled cities and is listed under the UNESCO World Heritage Site. The azure Adriatic Sea, marbled streets and baroque buildings make Dubrovnik an inspiring city, one that never fails to impress. Dubrovnik can be visited all around the year, although spring and summer are best time, when the city is bustling with life.

Budva - Budva is a metropolis town developed around a small Peninsula and part of Montenegrin with 17 beautiful beaches along 21 km long coast. Budva is well known for its preserved medieval walled city, vibrant nightlife and as one of the oldest settlements on the Adriatic Coast.

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