Help with Bosnia and Montenegro Route
Replies: 4 - Last Post: Oct 11, 2012 9:46 AM Last Post By: JonMW
Apr 28, 2012 6:08 PM
As part of a larger trip, my GF and I will be arriving in Sarajevo by bus from Vienna on June 11 in the morning. I want to spend at least 2 full days in Sarajevo. I need help figuring out what to see and what route to take in the limited time I have. We will not have a car so this is all public transport. We need to be in Dubrovnik by June 20 morning.
What I am thinking is spending 3 days in Sarajevo, seeing Lukomir Highlands while there, then taking a bus to Durmitor (via Niksic)... spend 3 days, go to Kotor, spend 2 days there, bus to Mostar, spend a day and night, and then bus to Dubrovnik the next morning.
My questions are:
1. Would you recommend durmitor over Sutjeska and Tara River?
2. should we stop at Tara River on Bosnia side instead of seeing it on Montenegro side as part of Durmitor?
3. Basically what route would you take in these 8 days? Im trying to maximize what we see and minimize transport
Finally, we will be spending 2 weeks in the Julian Alps of Slovenia later on... should we just not worry about Durmitor or Sutjeska in that case?
Thanks so much!
May 4, 2012 7:16 AM
May 5, 2012 6:52 AM
21 and 2 - combine Tara and Durmitor, makes sense. however, Tara makes full sense only if u do rafting.
2 days sarajevo (nice city, but not that nice)
bus to border Bosnia-Montenegro, Scepan Polje - sleep over, do rafting in morning, go to Zabljak afternoon.
1 day Zabljak
bus to Kotor bay, base yourself in Kotor old city, spend half day there
then visit Perast old city, Budva Old city, and Cetinje with Lovcen , u have every half hour buses from Kotor to these destinations (and back)- this would be roughly 3 days
after go to Dubrovnik by bus
thats certainly best u can do within these few days
May 9, 2012 8:15 PM
Oct 11, 2012 9:46 AM
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