9 days in Mostar, Dubrovnik & Kotor Itinerary

9 days in Mostar, Dubrovnik & Kotor Itinerary

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9 days in Mostar, Dubrovnik & Kotor Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
+2
Fly + taxi + train:  18​h
1
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Kotor, Montenegro
— 1 night
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


2
nights
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Mostar ©
Famed for its 16th-century bridge, Mostar boasts a rich cultural and architectural heritage.
On the 19th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Old Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar, steep yourself in history at Kajtaz House, snap pictures at Old Bridge (Stari Most), then hunt for treasures at Old Bazar Kujundziluk, and finally browse the different shops at Mepas Mall.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Mostar holiday planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Mostar is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -7 hour difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in October; daily highs in Mostar reach 25°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Mostar

Shopping Historic Sites
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Old Bridge (Stari Most) ©
Old Bridge (Stari Most)
Old Bazar Kujundziluk ©
Old Bazar Kujundziluk

4
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Do your shopping at Kokula Art and Craft Shop and Medusa Gift and Art Shop. War Photo Limited and Gradske Zidine are good opportunities to explore the local culture. When in Dubrovnik, make a side trip to see Cavtat Old Town in Cavtat, approximately 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Stradun, take an in-depth tour of Franciscan Monastery, look for gifts at OPG Sardi, and take a stroll through Old Town.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Dubrovnik day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Mostar to Dubrovnik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Mostar in October since evenings lows in Dubrovnik dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kotor.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Trsteno Arboretum, Cavtat Old Town
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Cavtat Old Town ©
Cavtat Old Town
Walls of Dubrovnik ©
Walls of Dubrovnik
War Photo Limited ©
War Photo Limited

1
night
Kotor, Montenegro

Kotor ©
Perched on the edge of a fjord-like bay rimmed by rugged mountains, Kotor grew around a medieval settlement purposely built like a maze.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Piazza of the arms, tour the water at your own pace with Miki Travel Kotor, and then contemplate the long history of Stari Grad Kotor. On the next day, contemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Kotor, pause for some serene contemplation at R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela, then get to know the fascinating history of City Walls, and finally step into the grandiose world of Kotor’s Castle Of San Giovanni.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Kotor trip planning site .

Getting from Dubrovnik to Kotor by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Dubrovnik in October since evenings lows in Kotor dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela
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Stari Grad Kotor ©
Stari Grad Kotor
R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela ©
R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela
Bay of Kotor ©
Bay of Kotor

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