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From Cavtat: Bosnia, Herzegovina and the Old Bridge Tour

1. From Cavtat: Bosnia, Herzegovina and the Old Bridge Tour

Embark on a day out to discover Bosnia and Herzegovina’s most spectacular sites. Discover this historic town on a guided tour. Discover the beautiful neighboring country, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and embrace the cultures. Marvel at the famous UNESCO protected Old Bridge, rebuilt after the war, and a masterpiece of oriental art. Start your day with a pickup from your accommodation in Cavtat. Marvel at the scenery as you drive to Bosnia and Herzegovina. Learn about the history and culture from your guide about these two neighboring countries. Visit the iconic UNESCO-protected Old Bridge, rebuilt after the war and a masterpiece of oriental art. Discover the oriental side of Mostar; you will learn about the recent history of this region, the devastating war, and what life is like today in the small Balkan country.  Depending on what option you book, you have the opportunity to choose an optional stop at Počitelj or Kravice waterfalls.  Marvel at the Kravica Waterfall, one of the most precious jewels of Bosnia and Herzegovina, a large tufa cascade waterfall on the Trebižat River. Hear all about the enriched oriental Turkish influence from your guide since it was a part of the Ottoman Empire for nearly 400 years. Enjoy a day out and be blown away by Bosnia and Herzegovina’s natural beauty on this tour.

Mostar and Kravica Waterfalls with Turkish House Visit

2. Mostar and Kravica Waterfalls with Turkish House Visit

Depart Dubrovnik and journey along the coast of the Adriatic Sea by luxury minibus. Stop for a coffee (at your own expense) in the seaside town of Neum, and then continue to the beautiful Kravica Waterfalls to marvel at the dramatic tufa cascades of the Trebižat River. Continue to the historic city of Mostar and take a guided walking tour on arrival to see sights such as the rebuilt 16th-century Stari Most (Old Bridge). Learn more about the city's cultural diversity and admire the minarets of the Cejvan Cehaj Mosque and Koski Mehmed Paša Mosque. Look inside the Turkish House (Kajtaz) to get an insight into what a traditional dwelling looked like and get some free time to explore and enjoy lunch at your own expense before the return journey to Dubrovnik.

From Dubrovnik: Mostar and Kravice Waterfalls Day Tour

3. From Dubrovnik: Mostar and Kravice Waterfalls Day Tour

From the meeting point in Dubrovnik, you'll make your way to Mostar, a culturally and ethnically diverse city, famous for its historic UNESCO-protected Old Bridge (Stari Most) over the Neretva River. During your 3-hour visit to Mostar, you will enjoy a walking tour of the old city and have free time to relax and explore on your own. After taking the time to discover Mostar and sip some traditional Turkish coffee, you will head to Kravice Waterfalls on the Trebižat River. Enjoy a refreshing swim in its waters before heading back to Dubrovnik.

Dubrovnik: Private Day-Trip to Bosnia and Herzegovina

4. Dubrovnik: Private Day-Trip to Bosnia and Herzegovina

Enjoy a day-trip in Bosnia and Herzegovina from Dubrovnik. Drive across the border, with picturesque views of the Adriatic Sea. Discover the cobbled streets of Počiteli, and the breathtaking Kravica Waterfall. Cross the Old Bridge between the two sides of Mostar. Get picked up from your accommodation in Dubrovnik and enjoy scenic sea views as you drive in style along the Adriatic coast. Cross the border into Bosnia and Herzegovina after 1.5-hours, reaching the city of Počitelj. Explore Počiteli, a beautifully well-preserved city with Mediterranean-inspired architecture and a national monument of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Take a stroll along the picturesque cobbled streets and admire the giant stone watchtowers.  Continue on to the river Trebižat, to discover the incredible Kravica Waterfall. Take the chance to capture stunning photos of the falls, before spending an hour driving to the city of Mostar.  Arrive in Mostar, a city connecting Muslims and Christians by the fairytale-like Old Bridge. Listen to your tour guide describe the political and historical events behind the construction of the bridge. Enjoy spending free time in Mostar. Choose to try Turkish style black coffee beside the river Neretva, or indulge in a lunch filled with traditional Bosnian and Herzegovinian specialties, like minced meat in pita bread with cream and onion. Finish your day-trip driving back to Dubrovnik. Take different roads on the way back, experiencing more of the Bosnian and Herzegovinian landscape.

From Split or Trogir: Mostar & Kravica Waterfall Group Tour

5. From Split or Trogir: Mostar & Kravica Waterfall Group Tour

Leave Croatia for the day and enjoy a group tour to Mostar and Kravica Waterfall, 2 of Bosnia’s most rewarding destinations. First, visit the beautiful Ottoman town of Mostar. Your guide will help you explore the town's rich history and Islamic heritage. Learn about Mostar's transition from centuries of Ottoman rule to a stint under the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Visit Mostar's historic bazaar and famous mosque. Then head to the 16th-century Old Bridge of Stari Most; a UNESCO World Heritage Site that's one of the finest examples of Islamic architecture in the Balkans. The tour will be guided, but you will also have the chance to explore Bosnia's most charming towns on your own. Feel free to shop at your leisure. You can also enjoy a traditional lunch in your choice of a cafe or restaurant. After lunch, head towards the beautiful Kravica Waterfall, an oasis in stone, where you can admire the nature and have a swim if the time permits before you return back to Split.

From Sarajevo: Mostar and Cities of Herzegovina Day Tour

6. From Sarajevo: Mostar and Cities of Herzegovina Day Tour

The starting point is usually in front of Info Bosnia Tourist Information Center located on main pedestrian street Ferhadija, just next to "Sarajevo Meeting of Cultures", but can be arranged from elsewhere, if requested. The first stop of the day is a short visit to 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. Your journey then continues towards a restaurant famous for its homemade Pita (pie) that will satisfy your taste!  With a full stomach, continue towards the beautiful medieval and Ottoman stone-constructed fortified village Počitelj. On your arrival, take an easy hike towards the Kula, a silo-shaped fort overlooking the village from the top of the hill. It was used to house watchmen and military as a guard against possible intrusions from the Neretva valley. After a short hike, continue your way to Blagaj. This city is situated at the source of the Buna river, Europe’s most powerful, clean and drinkable river spring. After Pocitelj enjoy lunch at the banks of river Buna just a few kilometers away from Blagaj. Under the shade of trees, listening to the sound of the river, enjoy a local trout with the traditional desert "smokvara". After a nice meal, it is time to visit the best part of your journey, the city of Mostar. Mostar has long been known for its old Turkish houses and Old Bridge. The historic part of Mostar is a result of interaction between the natural phenomena and human creativity throughout a long historical period. The architecture here presents a symbol of tolerance: a shared life of Muslims, Christians, and Jews. Focus at Mostar’s Old Bridge, Old Bazaar, and Old Town, and hear stories of Mostar’s uniqueness and cosmopolitan heritage. After Mostar it is time to say goodbye to Herzegovina. Head back to your accommodation in Sarajevo in just over 2 hours.

Mostar and Kravice Waterfalls Full-Day Tour from Split

7. 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. 

From Split/Trogir: Mostar and Kravice Waterfalls with Lunch

8. From Split/Trogir: Mostar and Kravice Waterfalls with Lunch

Take a day trip to see the bridges of Mostar and the Kravice Waterfalls with a guide. Drive 2.5 hours out of Split to see the outstanding architecture and natural beauty of Mostar. Its old town features the UNESCO-designated Stari Most Learn about history and local legends, enjoy a traditional lunch. Explore the natural beauty of the Kravice Waterfalls after lunch. See why this is one of Bosnia and Herzegovina's hidden treasures before being dropped off back at your accommodation.

Sarajevo: 1-Way to Mostar with Konjic, Blagaj, and Pocitelj

9. Sarajevo: 1-Way to Mostar with Konjic, Blagaj, and Pocitelj

Your tour will begin as you are picked up from your accommodation. After a brief introduction and having received a bottle of water, it will be time to start your journey. The first stop of the day is a short visit to Konjic, a unique, prehistorically inhabited place from which Herzegovina starts. It is famous for a 17th-century 6-arch old bridge, and makes for a perfect introduction to the emerald-green Neretva River. Your journey then continues towards the restaurant famous for its homemade Pita (pie), that will satisfy both the vegetarians and omnivores in the group. With a full stomach, you will continue towards the beautiful Medieval and Ottoman stone-constructed fortified village of Počitelj. Upon your arrival, you will take an easy hike towards the Kula, a silo-shaped fort overlooking the village from the top of the hill. It used to house watchmen and military, as a guard against possible intrusions from the Neretva Valley. Following a short hike, you will continue your way to Blagaj. Situated at the spring of the Buna River (Europe’s most powerful, clean and drinkable river spring), Blagaj is settled beneath a few hundred meters of rocks and 16th-century tekke (tekija or Dervish monastery). Tekke or Dervish monastery is the unique sacral-residential example of Islamic architecture in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and was built with elements of Ottoman architecture and Mediterranean influence. One of the nicest parts of your journey will be spent on the bank of River Buna, just a few kilometers away from Blagaj. You will dine under the shade while listening to the sound of the river, and it is recommended to try a local trout followed by the traditional desert called “smokvara”. Following your nice meal, it will be time for the highlight of your journey, the city of Mostar. Mostar has long been known for its old Turkish houses and its Old Bridge, Stari Most, after which it was named. The historic part of Mostar is a result of the interaction between natural phenomena and human creativity throughout a long historical period. The architecture here presented a symbol of tolerance: a shared life of Muslims, Christians, and Jews. Mostar will be the last stop of your experience, and at the conclusion of your tour you will be dropped off in Mostar.

From Sarajevo: Guided Day Trip to Mostar and Herzegovina

10. From Sarajevo: Guided Day Trip to Mostar and Herzegovina

Visit the heartland of Herzegovina on a full-day trip with a local guide. Explore popular locations and learn about the history and traditions of the region. From Sarajevo, your first stop is Konjic, a small town known as the gateway into Herzegovina. Visit the old town and pass by the Ottoman Bridge, which will lead you to your next destination, Jablanica. There, marvel the man-made lake of Jablanicko Jazero and learn about the Neretva Battle from World War II. Then, head over to the stunning uphill town of Pocitelj, which had a strategic fort during the Ottoman period. Afterwards, discover Blagaj and have the opportunity to spiritually enlighten yourself with the presence of the mystic dervish orders that Herzegovina is famous for. The mineral-enriched Buna river also awaits you. Finally, arrive at the town of Mostar, known as the gem of Herzegovina. Admire its famous UNESCO-protected bridge, the Stari Most, and then have the chance to bargain with local vendors at the old market. Throughout your journey, you can also see the emerald green river of Neretva, which prides itself as the coldest river on the planet.

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What people are saying about Mostar

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 197 reviews

a whole day to discover Bosnia and Herzegovina. first stop an hour at the Kravice waterfalls, then a 3 hour stop in the beautiful Mostar where we were free to shop and eat. finally our guide Gabriel gave us an extraordinary stop at the ruins of Pocitelj. outstanding tour

We had the best time with our guide kenan, really nice to get to know a big part of Bosnia and Herzegovina with a friendly guide that showed really interesting places. Also very handy if you want to enjoy the entire day and at the same time get a transfer to Dubrovnik.

Ivan explains the most difficult historical contexts in a very interesting and entertaining way. Nicolas is a great bus driver who always makes you feel safe. Together the perfect team. Great. Thanks for the great day

Fabulous well organised day, great opportunity to see the effects of the old Yugoslavia and what it is today

What a fabulous day. Two beautiful sites with a super guide. I would certainly recommend it