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Our custom-made Croatia and Montenegro tours promise to create memories for a lifetime! These famous Balkan destinations are located in Southeast Europe and have a lot to offer enthusiastic travellers. Whether you’re into history, adore nature, or are seeking authentic cultural encounters, to visit Montenegro and Croatia will indulge all your desires.

Advantages of Travelling in Croatia and Montenegro

You can walk in the shoes of ancient civilizations when strolling through the mediaeval streets of Dubrovnik – one of the most famous Balkan destinations. In Montenegro, the picturesque landscapes, where the Adriatic Sea meets majestic mountains, will allow you to capture memories for a lifetime. What sets our Croatia-Montenegro trip apart is the unique touch we add by customising your tour itinerary daily.

Discover Croatia and Montenegro with Our Tours!

Croatia is one of the best Balkan countries you can visit due to its magnificent beaches and ancient historical landmarks. Montenegro is not far behind with the Adriatic’s azure waters and the Durmitor National Park’s majestic peaks. So, visiting these countries will definitely show you what the Balkans are all about! 

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Authentic experience: Discover cities and landmarks with tours led by local experts.

Simplistic travel: All attractions, activities, and guide fees are included in your tour price.

Convenient transport: Explore the Balkans by car and don’t miss out on anything. 

Top Accommodation: Stay in some of the best Balkan hotels. 

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#1 Croatia and Montenegro – 10 Days Trip

Duration: 11 days, 10 nights
Starting Point: Zagreb, Croatia
Finish Point: Podgorica, Montenegro
Countries Croatia, Montenegro
Number of cities: 11

 


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DAY 1 | ARRIVE IN ZAGREB, CROATIA

→ Welcome you at Zagreb International Airport (ZAG)
→ Transfer to your hotel in Zagreb city centre (30 – 40 min)
→ Free time to relax after the long flight
Overnight in Zagreb, Croatia

DAY 2 | ZAGREB, CROATIA

→ City tour of Zagreb in the morning (2 hours)
Admire the impressive Zagreb Cathedral, St. Mark’s Church, Dolac Market, Lenucijeva Potkova, and Ban Josip Jelačić Square
→Transfer to Pula, Croatia (3 hours)
→ Free time for dinner

Overnight in Pula, Croatia

DAY 3 | PULA – OPATIJA, CROATIA

→ City tour of Pula (1-1.5 hours) after breakfast
Visit the Arch of the Sergii, Pula Arena, a well-preserved ancient Roman amphitheatre and a remarkable historical landmark constructed in the 1st century AD; Pula Citadel, located on the highest point of the old town
→ Free time for lunch
→ Transfer to Opatija (1 hour)
→ Free time for lunch and explore Opatija old town
→ Transfer to Plitvice Lakes National Park (2.5 hours)
→ Free time in Plitvice National Park
 
Overnight in Plitvice lakes

DAY 4 | PLITVICE LAKES, CROATIA

→ Explore the Plitvice Lakes National Park
Enjoy a symphony of waterfalls, crystal clear lakes, and lush greenery as you explore this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Hike along a network of boardwalks that allow you to traverse the park’s unique terrain without disturbing the fragile ecosystems
→ Free time in the Plitvice Lakes area to relax after the walk

Overnight in the Plitvice Lakes area

DAY 5 | ZADAR, CROATIA

→ City tour of Zadar Old Town.
Visit the Church of St. Donatus and the Cathedral of St. Anastasia, ancient architectural gems that stand as a testament to Zadar’s historical legacy. Spend time at the unique Sea Organ, where the waves create harmonious melodies, providing a one-of-a-kind auditory experience by the water. Have free time at the main square, Narodni Trg, where the vibrant atmosphere and charming surroundings encapsulate the heart of Zadar’s lively spirit.
→ Transfer to Split after lunch (1.5-2 hours)
→ Free time in Split for dinner

Overnight in Split, Croatia

DAY 6 | SPLIT, CROATIA

→ City tour of Split Old Town (2-3 hours) in the morning
Visit the Diocletian’s Palace, the Cathedral of St. Domnius, a venerable building from the 4th century AD that exudes ancient charm. Stroll along the vibrant Riva, the central heart of Split, and experience the city’s dynamic atmosphere. Discover the ancient Temple of Jupiter, a testament to Split’s rich history, whose origins date back to the 3rd century AD. Cross the enchanting “Let Me Pass” street and immerse yourself in its unique flair. Marvel at the Golden Gate, a Roman stone gate from the 4th century, decorated with arches and ornate statues, which marks the grand entrance to Diocletian’s Palace.
→ Free time to explore Split Old Town in the afternoon

Overnight in Split, Croatia

DAY 7 | DUBROVNIK, CROATIA

→ Transfer to Dubrovnik, Croatia (3 hours )
→ City tour of Dubrovnik old town (1.5 – 2 hours walking)
Stroll through the cobbled streets of Dubrovnik’s old town, where centuries of history come to life. Follow the ancient city walls, an impressive testimony to Dubrovnik’s resilience over the centuries. Admire the Renaissance architecture of Dubrovnik’s Church of the Holy Savior, a 16th-century marvel that is a beacon of artistic elegance. Enter the sacred ambience of Dubrovnik Cathedral, an 18th-century Baroque masterpiece that reflects the city’s religious heritage. Pause at the Onofrije Fountain, the Clock Tower, the Sponza Palace, and the Rector’s Palace tell a unique story from Dubrovnik’s rich past. Climb up to Fort Saint John for a panoramic view.
→ Free time to explore the Old Town of Dubrovnik, Croatia for dinner

Overnight in Dubrovnik, Croatia

DAY 8 | KOTOR AND PERAST, MONTENEGRO

→ Transfer to Perast, Montenegro (4.5 hours + border)
→ Take a boat to visit the “Our Lady of the Rock”(Gospa od Škrpjela) is a unique and enchanting site nestled in the Bay of Kotor, Montenegro→ Transfer to Kotor, Montenegro (30 min)
→ Guided tour of Kotor Old Town (1 hour)
Discover the timeless charm of Kotor’s Old Town, stroll through the cobbled streets, and absorb the rich history that lies in every corner. Trace the ancient city walls that have stood for centuries, offering panoramic views of the Adriatic Sea and surrounding landscapes. Explore the venerable St. Tryphon Cathedral, a masterpiece of medieval architecture, and the Church of St. Nicholas, a testament to Kotor’s religious heritage. Stroll through the Piazza des Arms, surrounded by architectural gems such as the Church of St. Luke, the Gurdic Gate, and the imposing Clock Tower. Admire the splendour of the historic residences, including Grubonja Palace, Karampana Fountain, Drago Palace, Pima Palace, Beskuca Palace, Grgurina Palace, Bizanti Palace, and the Royal Prince’s Palace.
→ Free time in Kotor
→ Transfer to Budva, Montenegro (40 min)
→ Free time in Budva for dinner

Overnight in Budva, Montenegro

DAY 9 | LOVCEN, NJEGUSI AND SVETI STEFAN, MONTENEGRO

→ Transfer to Lovcen National Park, Montenegro (40 min)
Visit Lovcen National Park and its Mausoleum monument.
→ Transfer to the village of Niegushi (10 min)
Try local food, homemade cheese, and the famous Montenegrin whole bone-in ham
→ Transfer to Budva via the serpentine road with a breathtaking view of Kotor bay and the Adriatic coast (1.5 hours)
→ Visit the island of Sveti Stefan on the way back to Budva
A short walk around Sveti Stefan (a Picturesque island, originally a 15th-century fishing village, transformed into a fortified village in the 20th century. In the 1960s, it became a high-end resort attracting celebrities and prominent figures worldwide.
→ Free time in Budva for dinner
 
Overnight in Budva, Montenegro

DAY 10 | OSTROG MONASTERY AND CETINJE, MONTENEGRO

→ Transfer to Ostrog monastery, Montenegro (2 hours)
→ Guided tour of Ostrog Monastery (Serbian Orthodox monastery), the holiest place in Montenegro, located up in the mountain and known for its distinctive architecture and scenic views.
→ Transfer to Cetinje, Montenegro (1.5 hours)
→ Explore the old capital of Montenegro
Visit the Cetinje Royal Palace ( the former royal residence); Cetinje’s Central Square; Njegos Avenue; Cetinje Monastery (Serbian Orthodox monastery); Vlaska Church; Cetinje Art Gallery and Cetinje Open Market
→ Transfer to the village of Virpazar, located near Skadar Lake (1 hour)
→ Free time for walking around the biggest lake in the Balkans or taking a boat trip
→ Transfer to Podgorica (30 min)
→ Free time in Podgorica for dinner

Overnight in Podgorica

DAY 00 / DEPARTURE FROM PODGORICA AIRPORT

Transfer to Podgorica airport (TGD)
END OF THE TOUR

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#2 Croatia and Montenegro Journey – 14 Days Balkan Tour

Duration: 14 days, 15 nights
Starting Point: Zagreb, Croatia
Finish Point: Podgorica, Montenegro
Countries Croatia, Montenegro
Number of cities: 13

 


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Check full itinerary
 

DAY 1 | ARRIVE IN ZAGREB, CROATIA

→ Welcome you at Zagreb International Airport (ZAG)
→ Transfer to your hotel in Zagreb city centre (30 – 40 min)
→ Free time to relax after the long flight
Overnight in Zagreb, Croatia

DAY 2 | ZAGREB, CROATIA

→ City tour of Zagreb in the morning (2 hours)
Admire the impressive Zagreb Cathedral, St. Mark’s Church, Dolac Market, Lenucijeva Potkova, and Ban Josip Jelačić Square
→Transfer to Pula, Croatia (3 hours)
→ Free time for dinner
Overnight in Pula, Croatia

DAY 3 | PULA – OPATIJA, CROATIA

→ City tour of Pula (1-1.5 hours) after breakfast
Visit the Arch of the Sergii, Pula Arena, a well-preserved ancient Roman amphitheatre and a remarkable historical landmark constructed in the 1st century AD; Pula Citadel, located on the highest point of the old town
→ Free time for lunch
→ Transfer to Opatija (1 hour)
→ Free time for lunch and explore Opatija old town
→ Transfer to Plitvice Lakes National Park (2.5 hours)
→ Free time in Plitvice National Park
Overnight in Plitvice lakes

DAY 4 | PLITVICE LAKES, CROATIA

→ Explore the Plitvice Lakes National Park
Enjoy a symphony of waterfalls, crystal clear lakes, and lush greenery as you explore this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Hike along a network of boardwalks that allow you to traverse the park’s unique terrain without disturbing the fragile ecosystems
→ Free time in the Plitvice Lakes area to relax after the walk
Overnight in the Plitvice Lakes area

DAY 5 | ZADAR, CROATIA

→ City tour of Zadar Old Town.
Visit the Church of St. Donatus and the Cathedral of St. Anastasia, ancient architectural gems that stand as a testament to Zadar’s historical legacy. Spend time at the unique Sea Organ, where the waves create harmonious melodies, providing a one-of-a-kind auditory experience by the water. Have free time at the main square, Narodni Trg, where the vibrant atmosphere and charming surroundings encapsulate the heart of Zadar’s lively spirit.
→ Transfer to Split after lunch (1.5-2 hours)
→ Free time in Split for dinner
Overnight in Split, Croatia

DAY 6 | SPLIT, CROATIA

→ City tour of Split Old Town (2-3 hours) in the morning
Visit the Diocletian’s Palace, the Cathedral of St. Domnius, a venerable building from the 4th century AD that exudes ancient charm. Stroll along the vibrant Riva, the central heart of Split, and experience the city’s dynamic atmosphere. Discover the ancient Temple of Jupiter, a testament to Split’s rich history, whose origins date back to the 3rd century AD. Cross the enchanting “Let Me Pass” street and immerse yourself in its unique flair. Marvel at the Golden Gate, a Roman stone gate from the 4th century, decorated with arches and ornate statues, which marks the grand entrance to Diocletian’s Palace.
→ Free time to explore Split Old Town in the afternoon
Overnight in Split, Croatia

DAY 7 | HVAR ISLAND, CROATIA

→ Take the ferry to the Hvar island, Croatia (1 hour)
→ Explore the Hvar island old town
Visit the Hvar Cathedral and the Arsenal and Explore the medieval architecture, lively squares, and bustling markets.
→ Take the ferry back to Split (1 hour)
→ Free time for dinner in Split
Overnight in Split, Croatia

DAY 8 | DUBROVNIK, CROATIA

→ Transfer to Dubrovnik, Croatia (3 hours )
→ City tour of Dubrovnik old town (1.5 – 2 hours walking)
Stroll through the cobbled streets of Dubrovnik’s old town, where centuries of history come to life. Follow the ancient city walls, an impressive testimony to Dubrovnik’s resilience over the centuries. Admire the Renaissance architecture of Dubrovnik’s Church of the Holy Savior, a 16th-century marvel that is a beacon of artistic elegance. Enter the sacred ambience of Dubrovnik Cathedral, an 18th-century Baroque masterpiece that reflects the city’s religious heritage. Pause at the Onofrije Fountain, the Clock Tower, the Sponza Palace, and the Rector’s Palace tell a unique story from Dubrovnik’s rich past. Climb up to Fort Saint John for a panoramic view.
→ Free time to explore the Old Town of Dubrovnik, Croatia for dinner
Overnight in Dubrovnik, Croatia

DAY 9 | KOTOR AND PERAST, MONTENEGRO

→ Transfer to Perast, Montenegro (4.5 hours + border)
→ Take a boat to visit the “Our Lady of the Rock”(Gospa od Škrpjela) is a unique and enchanting site nestled in the Bay of Kotor, Montenegro→ Transfer to Kotor, Montenegro (30 min)
→ Guided tour of Kotor Old Town (1 hour)
Discover the timeless charm of Kotor’s Old Town, stroll through the cobbled streets, and absorb the rich history that lies in every corner. Trace the ancient city walls that have stood for centuries, offering panoramic views of the Adriatic Sea and surrounding landscapes. Explore the venerable St. Tryphon Cathedral, a masterpiece of medieval architecture, and the Church of St. Nicholas, a testament to Kotor’s religious heritage. Stroll through the Piazza des Arms, surrounded by architectural gems such as the Church of St. Luke, the Gurdic Gate, and the imposing Clock Tower. Admire the splendour of the historic residences, including Grubonja Palace, Karampana Fountain, Drago Palace, Pima Palace, Beskuca Palace, Grgurina Palace, Bizanti Palace, and the Royal Prince’s Palace.
→ Free time in Kotor
→ Transfer to Budva, Montenegro (40 min)
→ Free time in Budva for dinner

Overnight in Budva, Montenegro

DAY 10 | BUDVA, MONTENEGRO

Free day in Budva, Montenegro, with many possibilities for beach activities and Relax

Overnight in Budva, Montenegro

DAY 11 | LOVCEN, NJEGUSI AND SVETI STEFAN, MONTENEGRO

→ Transfer to Lovcen National Park, Montenegro (40 min)
Visit of Lovcen National Park and its Mausoleum monument.
→ Transfer to the village of Niegushi (10 min)
Try local food, homemade cheese, and the famous Montenegrin whole bone-in ham
→ Transfer to Budva via the serpentine road with a breathtaking view of Kotor Bay and the Adriatic coast (1.5 hours)
→ Visit the island of Sveti Stefan on the way back to Budva
A short walk around Sveti Stefan (a Picturesque island, originally a 15th-century fishing village, transformed into a fortified village in the 20th century. In the 1960s, it became a high-end resort attracting celebrities and prominent figures worldwide.

→ Free time in Budva for dinner

Overnight in Budva, Montenegro

DAY 12 | OSTROG MONASTERY AND ZABLJAK, MONTENEGRO

→ Transfer to Ostrog monastery, Montenegro (2 hours)
→ Guided tour of Ostrog Monastery (Serbian Orthodox monastery), the holiest place in Montenegro, located up in the mountain and known for its distinctive architecture and scenic views.
→ Transfer to Zabljak
→ Free time for different activities such as hiking, zip lining, or relaxing near some of the beautiful lakes
Overnight in Zabljak

DAY 13 | ZABLJAK, MONTENEGRO

Free day for different activities around Tara River canyons (Rafting, hiking, zipline, etc.)
Overnight in Zabljak

DAY 14 | CETINJE AND SKADAR LAKE, MONTENEGRO

→ Transfer to Cetinje, Montenegro (2.5 hours)
→ Explore the old capital of Montenegro
Visit the Cetinje Royal Palace ( the former royal residence); Cetinje’s Central Square; Njegos Avenue; Cetinje Monastery (Serbian Orthodox monastery); Vlaska Church; Cetinje Art Gallery and Cetinje Open Market
→ Transfer to the village of Virpazar, located near Skadar Lake (1 hour)
→ Free time for walking around the biggest lake in the Balkans or taking a boat trip
→ Transfer to Podgorica (30 min)
→ Free time in Podgorica for dinner

Overnight in Podgorica

DAY 00 / DEPARTURE FROM PODGORICA AIRPORT

Transfer to Podgorica airport (TGD)
END OF THE TOUR

Professional Guidance

Your voyage begins with the assurance of a knowledgeable, English-speaking guide or driver. You will have a local companion to spill out all the secrets of Croatia and Montenegro and let you in on their cultural identities and rich historical backgrounds.

Custom Itineraries

Tailor your Croatia and Montenegro itinerary to match your desires. You can choose the trip duration, cities and landmarks to include, and what activities you wish to try out. No two adventures planned by Private Guide are alike; thus, we ensure our customers are satisfied with the tour they will receive.

Exclusively Private Tour

Indulge in the exclusivity of small group tours tailored for 2-8 people. Our focus on private tours ensures an intimate experience where you can enjoy every moment and choose your places to visit. Your journey, your way, with the privacy you deserve.

Comfortable, Spacious Transportation

Visit Montenegro and Croatia effortlessly in a roomy minivan or van. Your comfort is our priority, and our spacious vehicles provide a relaxing ride. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the scenic beauty of the Balkans.

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