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Dubrovnik: Kravica Waterfalls, Mostar and Pocitelj Day Trip

Dubrovnik: Kravica Waterfalls, Mostar and Pocitelj Day Trip

Start your journey in Dubrovnik and enjoy a less than 2-hour drive with your English-speaking driver. Discover the scenic routes of Croatia and across the border to Bosnia and Herzegovina. First, stop at the Kravica falls, one of the best-kept secrets of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The falls created by the river Trebizat provide a relaxing background for swimming and picnics in summer. Then, continue to your next stop, the city of Mostar. Explore the narrow cobblestone streets of the old town. Then marvel at the Old Bridge that crosses the river Neretva. Finally, stop at the medieval town of Počitelj, before going back to Dubrovnik.

From Dubrovnik: Mostar and Medjugorje Full-Day Tour

From Dubrovnik: Mostar and Medjugorje Full-Day Tour

Leave bustling Dubrovnik behind to visit the iconic towns of Pocitelj, Medjugorje, and Mostar on a bus tour. Walk through Mostar's charming cobblestone alleyways and learn about its rich history. Discover the other towns at your own pace, taking in the sights. First, head from Dubrovnik to the town of Neum, where you can shake your legs with a short break for morning coffee. Then, continue through the picturesque delta of the River Neretva to the small town of Pocitelj. In Pocitelj, enjoy free time to discover this charming town at your own pace. Pocitelj is a beautiful cultural and historical site featuring structures from the 15th century. Then, continue to Medjugorje and enjoy more time for sightseeing. A spiritual and religious site, this town is one of the most famous pilgrim destinations in the Catholic world. Since the apparition of Our Lady of Peace in 1981, it has been visited by pilgrims and tourists from all over the world. Continue to Mostar and enjoy free time to explore this picturesque town. Through the centuries, Mostar became the meeting point of various cultures and religions. During your tour, see the imprints left behind by its varied and rich history. Besides the Old Bridge — the symbol of the town — visit the Mosque of Mostar, a Turkish house, and more. In the afternoon, sit back and relax on your bus journey back to Dubrovnik.

From Mostar: Blagaj, Počitelj, & Kravice Waterfalls Day Tour

From Mostar: Blagaj, Počitelj, & Kravice Waterfalls Day Tour

History, tradition, countryside, waterfalls, food, Herzegovina has it all. If you only have one free day, venture into Herzegovina on this Discover Herzegovina day tour from Mostar and explore the region's highlights led by an expert local guide. Panoramic View of Mostar / Mostar Skywalk A ten minute ride from Mostar through green valleys and amazing views will take us to Fortica Hill. This is a place where you will feel amazing freedom and peace. Fortica skywalk will provide absolutely amazing views over the entire city of Mostar. After sightseeing, the guide will introduce you to the history of Bosnia and Herzegovina and a short 10 min explanation of the war 1992- 1995 in Mostar and what happened between the lines, with first-hand stories. Blagaj Old town Blagaj is a place where history, religion, and one of a kind nature mix together in a mystic-spiced combination. A Dervish house carved into a breathtaking cliff in the 16th century is a place where you can catch the bright sun, the blue sky, and freshwater from Buna spring, which is among the strongest springs in Europe. Počitelj Medieval stone town Počitelj is built in the 14th century by the order of Bosnian king Tvrtko. Often referred to as Bosnia and Herzegovina’s ‘open-air museum’, its location in a natural karst amphitheater on the bank of the Neretva river is both stunning and strategic. Along with its stunning oriental architecture and Ottoman feel, in Pocitelj you can always enjoy eating figs, grapes, pomegranates, and other various organic fruit. Kravice Waterfalls Kravice waterfalls is a beautiful oasis of peace a place where you are left to have a fun, swim, ride a canoe, relax on the nearby beaches, enjoy a cold drink with a beautiful view, or try delicious local specialties in restaurants located right across the waterfalls. It’s an oasis of life, it’s an oasis of fun, and it’s everyone’s favorite destination. Buna channel The last stop is Buna channel a place where the river Buna flows into the river Neretva. A place where the blue-green beauty of the Neretva passes through a narrow natural channel created a thousand years ago. At the confluence of the Buna and the Neretva, nature offers the greatest splendor of colors, a combination of water, greenery, and stone. The scene is different every time, depending on the season and the amount of water in the canal.

Mostar and Kravice Waterfalls Full-Day Tour from Split

Mostar and Kravice Waterfalls Full-Day Tour from Split

Start from the delta of the Neretva River and find out more about the picturesque city of Pocitelj, dating back to the 14th-century. Walking around the city feel like you are stepping back in time so you don't want to leave your cameras at home. Before continuing your journey to the highlight of your tour - Mostar, don't miss the opportunity to taste Turkish coffee made with an original recipe. Once you arrive in Mostar you will be astonished by its architecture, culture, people and rich history. Explore the city with your tour guide and get to know the fascinating city. Mostar is a real example of Balkan lifestyle and will inspire you with old streets, mosques, tasty food and iconic Old Bridge that stretches across the Neretva River and connects the two sides of the city. If you are lucky enough you can see one of the Mostar divers jumping into a freezing river, a tradition since 1968. You will then have 2-hours of free time to explore Mostar and do not forget to taste the famous Bosnian dishes - Burek and Baklava. After your time in Mostar you will visit Kravice National Park. Descending into the valley of Trebizan River, waterfalls shape emerald pools, which are outstanding natural attractions. Swim on the edge of the waterfalls in the natural pools before heading back to Split. 

Sarajevo: Mostar, Konjic, Blagaj Tekke, Pocitelj & Waterfall

Sarajevo: Mostar, Konjic, Blagaj Tekke, Pocitelj & Waterfall

Embark on a magical journey through the historic highlights of Herzegovina. Depart from Sarajevo on a guided tour and explore ancient towns, beautiful waterfalls, and the world-famous Old Bridge of Mostar. Learn about the country's rich history and taste some traditional food. Make your way to the first stop of the day: Konjic, a unique, prehistorically inhabited place from which Herzegovina originates. It is famous for its 17th-century 6-arch Old Bridge and a perfect introduction to the emerald-green Neretva river. From Konjic, continue towards Kravica Falls, a favorite Herzegovinian picnic area and summer swimming spot. Admire the biggest and most beautiful waterfall in the country. During the summertime, jump into the water for a refreshing swim. Move on to the medieval and Ottoman fortified village Počitelj. Take an easy hike towards the Kula, a silo-shaped fort overlooking the village from the top of the hill. Learn about the 15th-century tree that stands tall next to the minaret of the mosque. After a short hike, continue your way to Blagaj, situated at the source of the Buna river. Enter the Dervish House and be amazed at the number of details and craftsmanship. Built at the site of the earlier Bogumil sanctuary in the 16th century, discover Tekke, the perfect spot to learn about the Sufi order. Visit the city of Mostar, known for its old Turkish houses and Old Bridge. Gaze at the architecture, which presents a symbol of tolerance between Muslims, Christians, and Jews. Focus on Mostar’s Old Bridge, Old Bazaar, and Old Town, and hear stories of their heritage. Enjoy an included meal of traditional Bosnian sandwiches, or a vegetarian alternative, before riding back to Sarajevo.

From Split: Mostar and Kravice Waterfalls Tour with Tickets

From Split: Mostar and Kravice Waterfalls Tour with Tickets

Your tour starts at 7:00 AM in the city of Split, from where you will head out to experience the ambiance of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The first stop along the way will be a charming Bosnian village, Pocitelj, known for its architecture on a steep cliff. The place used to be an Ottoman city and was under siege for over 450 years. You can still feel a strong oriental culture that attracts visitors from all over the world. The next stop on your way is the incredible city of Mostar. Mostar is a small picturesque town, famous for its Old Bridge from the 16th century where professional jumpers jump from the bridge into the cold Neretva River to impress visitors. The architecture here presents a symbol of tolerance: a shared life between Muslims, Christians, and Jews. A local guide will greet you there and will give you a guided tour followed by approx. 2 hours of free time for you to explore the rich culture of the city. The last stop on the tour includes a visit to the wonderful Kravica Waterfalls, the so-called ‘Oasis in the Stone’, where you can go swimming and refresh yourself during the warm summer months. After the last stop of the tour, you will head back to Split.

Sarajevo: Mostar, Konjic, Počitelj, Sufi House, & Waterfalls

Sarajevo: Mostar, Konjic, Počitelj, Sufi House, & Waterfalls

Your Herzegovina Journey Begins As your tour commences, you'll be picked up in Sarajevo and introduced to your licensed tour guide. Relax and enjoy the scenic countryside views on your way to Mostar. A ride through Konjic and Jablanica - a photo stop During your journey to Mostar, we will pass through Konjic, a charming town along the Neretva River known for its picturesque landscapes. Notable highlights include Prenj Mountain and an Ottoman bridge. Enjoy the serene beauty of Jablanicko Lake on the way, and learn about the historical significance of Jablanica, where a ruined old train bridge stands as a witness to the Battle of the Neretva. Wonderfull Kravica Waterfalls visit On the way to Sarajevo, the additional stop is the stunning Kravica Waterfalls. In great weather conditions, you can take a refreshing swim in the crystal-clear waters of Kravica Falls. Počitelj - An Architectural Gem Our next destination is Počitelj, an authentic 16th-century Ottoman town that doubles as an open-air museum. The town's remarkable architecture and scenic location promise an engaging experience. Discover Mostar & The Old Bridge Upon arriving in Mostar, you'll be welcomed by its inviting climate, rich history, and distinctive charm. Our guide will lead you to the Old Town, where the iconic Old Bridge stands as a symbol of 16th-century Ottoman architecture. Discover the bridge's resilience through a poignant video at a local gallery. Enjoy a lunch in Mostar or Blagaj Sufi House Following your exploration of Mostar, your guide will recommend a delightful lunch at a local restaurant or a visit to Blagaj. Blagaj is a picturesque village situated at the source of the crystal-clear Buna River, which emerges from towering cliffs. Visiting the 16th-century Blagaj Tekke, a Sufi house, adds a spiritual dimension to your experience. Drop-off at your accommodation Your day ends with a convenient drop-off at your hotel, leaving you with cherished memories of your Mostar & Herzegovina tour.

From Mostar: Herzegovina Full-Day Tour

From Mostar: Herzegovina Full-Day Tour

Discover the region of Herzegovina on a full-day tour from Mostar. Experience beautiful nature, extraordinary landscapes, historic sites, and charming towns. First stop is town of Počitelj, a medieval town built next to River Neretva. Learn about the rich history of the town, meet locals, and taste fruits and vegetables that the little town is famous for. Take a short 15-minute hike to the fort overlooking the town for some fantastic 360-degree panoramic views of the region. Next stop in the town of Blagaj where you will learn about its Ottoman culture and history. Visit the Buna River spring, the site of Vrelo Bune, which is a Sufi lodge built into the side of the cliff beside the source of the spring. Admire this marvel of Ottoman architecture and swim in the spring water. Next, travel to the town of Počitelj, a medieval town built next to River Neretva. Learn about the rich history of the town, meet locals, and taste fruits and vegetables that the little town is famous for. Take a short 15-minute hike to the fort overlooking the town for some fantastic 360-degree panoramic views of the region. Finally, travel to the Kravica Waterfall, located in the southwestern part of the region. Admire its 28-meter-high waterfall and the beautiful natural swimming pools. Swim in the refreshing waters of River Trebižat, before being returned to Mostar.

From Mostar: Day Trip to the Countryside of Herzegovina

From Mostar: Day Trip to the Countryside of Herzegovina

After a pickup from Mostar, make your way to Fortica, on top of the hill directly behind the city. Walk out onto the Skywalk for panoramic views of the city below and the surrounding hills and mountains. For those seeking more adrenaline, enjoy the longest zip line in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Continue to Blagaj, one of the country’s oldest towns. Discover years of history, including a Fortress from the Middle Ages, and a Dervish House from the Ottoman era. Feast your eyes on natural wonders including a view of the canyon walls, the cave, and the largest karst spring in Europe. Make a stop to enjoy Bosnian coffee right on the river edge, before heading to Bunski Kanali, where Mostar’s two rivers, the blue-green Neretva and the Buna meet. Learn how, over thousands of years, the waters have carved their way through the valley and rock, creating this narrow canal. Next, step into the captivating world of Počitelj. Explore the historic Old Town, with its Ottoman-style buildings, and restored 16th-century mosque, or climb the medieval tower of Džebhana to enjoy views of the Neretva River and surrounding countryside. Finally, arrive at the natural wonder of Kravice. Immerse yourself in the beauty of cascading waterfalls, surrounded by lush greenery and pristine turquoise pools. Swim in the crystal-clear waters, have lunch on the scenic shores, or simply bask in the tranquility of nature.

From Dubrovnik: Mostar & Kravica Waterfalls Small-Group Tour

From Dubrovnik: Mostar & Kravica Waterfalls Small-Group Tour

East and west met in this country and remained together for nearly 600 years. Ever since it became part of the Ottoman empire, Bosnia changed into a country full of contrasts. This tour offers a unique opportunity to meet the neighboring country, Bosnia and Herzegovina, a country full of cultural diversities and contrasts, enriched with oriental Turkish influence that was part of the Ottoman empire for nearly 400 years. Don't miss the visits to mosques from the 16th century, oriental architecture and the famous UNESCO protected Old Bridge, rebuilt after the war and a masterpiece of oriental art.  Together with the Old Bridge and the oriental side of Mostar, learn about the recent history of this region, the devastating war, and what life is like today in the small Balkan country. Optional stops on this tour are Počitelj, a small oriental settlement or a 45-minute stop at Kravice Waterfall. Don't miss exploring the oriental side of the region, visit the third most visited European sanctuary; try some continental food, or enjoy a Turkish coffee.

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4.4
(1,453 reviews)

Everything was amazing, it's beautiful and I would definitely return to mostar again. Also Niko, the tour guide was great and thanks to him the trip was excellent!

Our guide Luca was amazing and gave us so much history and detail about Dubrovnik and Mostar! It was a great day - would highly recommend!

Great guide who was very flexible with timings and gave us a lot of information on Bosnia & Herzegovina'a history. Really enjoyed it

Incredible tour, super highly recommended.. The most impactful thing is the wonderful Kravice waterfalls..

Nikon was an amazing guide! I totally recommend this trip