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Private Tour to Budva, Sveti Stefan from-to Kotor Port

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    Stop At: Port of Kotor, E65, Kotor, Montenegro

    Your private guide will meet with you at the port of Kotor and drive through the mild landscapes of the valley of Grbalj. Upon reaching the Adriatic coast you will drive to the town of Budva.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Pass By: Becici Beach, Becici, Budva Municipality Montenegro

    You will see the Becici Beach while driving to Budva.

    Pass By: Beach Rafailovichi, Becicka 31, Rafailovici, Budva Municipality Montenegro

    You will see the Rafailovichi Beach while driving to Budva.

    Stop At: Peninsula Sveti Stefan, Pržno, Montenegro

    You will also be able to view Sveti Stefan, once a 15th century fortified town on an island, that was acquired by the Yugoslav government and turned into a hotel during the Tito regime. Today it is a exclusive luxury resort. The stop will be for take photo. There are no any visit.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Budva City Walls, Old Town, Budva, Budva Municipality 85310 Montenegro

    After the photo stop Sveti Stefa you will visit the oldest settlement on our coast, 2,500 year old Budva. Departing your transportation, you will begin a walking tour of a town that was first mentioned in the old Greek legend of the grandson of Zeus Cadmo and his wife Harmony. You will be walking through the narrow streets and small squares of a fortified medieval town, mostly influenced by the ancient republic of Venice. The layers of the numerous civilizations that have occupied this area show an interesting view into the history of Budva: Romans, Byzantines, Slaves etc. The most important buildings and constructions in the Old Town are the churches of St. John, Holy Trinity, Holy Mary in Punta, St. Sava, the citadel fortress, and the town walls.

    Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

    Stop At: Kotor Old City, Stari grad, Kotor, Kotor Municipality 85330 Montenegro

    Returning back to the inland bay where you started, you will depart your transportation and take a stroll through the UNESCO World Heritage site of Kotor. The town was first mentioned in 168 BC, and was settled during Ancient Roman times, when it was known as Acruvium, It has been fortified since the early Middle Ages, The city became part of the Venetian Republic in 1420 and except for two periods of Ottoman rule, it remained under Venice until 1797, It is these four centuries of Venetian domination that have given the city the typical Venetian architecture. It served as a naval base during World War I and luckily avoided any serious damage from either World War. Kotor has one of the best preserved medieval old towns in the Adriatic and is home to several sights of interest, including the Cathedral of Saint Tryphon (1166), and the ancient walls which stretch for 3 miles on the steep hillside directly above the city. From here, your guide can make suggestions for further sightseeing, shopping or the gate that leads to the cruise pier across the street from the Old Town.

    Duration: 1 hour
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    1: Kotor, Montenegro
    2: Budva, Montenegro

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Your private guide will meet you at the exit gate of Kotor port on your meeting time and will show you a signboard written "YOUR NAME" on it.

    Ports
    Kotor
    Duration
    5h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
    • Professional licenced English-speaking tour guide
    • Private tour (You will not share the car with any other tourist/passenger.)
    • Port pickup and drop-off
    • Guaranteed to skip the lines
    • Local Taxes
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
    • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • A maximum of 15 people per booking
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    By: Kotor Tours by Locals
    14 Reviews
    Berta B
    246
    Kotor shore excursion
    This is a prearranged transport only to Budva for tour on your own, photo stop for Sveti stevan, then ride back to Kotor. Do not expect any information from the driver about any of the places you visit. The driver will meet you outside the port. I was disappointed no information was provided
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    N1287WAmichaels
    42
    Great Value
    This an excellent way to see much of Cappadocia. They pick you up and deliver you back to your hotel both days. The tours cover most of the best sites and is not hurried, leaving you plenty of time for photography. The lunches are both very good. The guide was excellent. Altogether great value and highly recommendable.
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    Janet R
    10
    DON'T BOOK THIS TRIP!!
    Local trip drivers don't speak English. Couldn't describe where we were and we didn't know where he was supposed to take us. Local tour operator stated they don't have English speaking drivers. She hung up on us and blocked further calls from us. Had to try to get refund from my credit card company as we never did take this trip. When we asked driver if he spoke English he looked at us and shrugged his shoulders. He said "driver only".
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    vonnieeee
    Sydney, Australia
    10
    110% recommended
    The tour couldn’t have been any better! It fit in perfectly with out travel dates and allowed us to experience the best of Cappadocia in the time we had. P.S. Thanks for accepting our booking at the very last minute :)
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    lotl_12
    North Tustin
    32
    Exotic and interesting sights
    Good way to see several different sights and hikes in Cappadocia. The green tour is quite strenuous; includes a lot of walking and crawling into tunnels of the underground city.
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    Marcelo_Nacif
    11435
    Nice way to spend 2 days in Capadoccia
    We had a great time with the tour, not only for seeing but experiencing Capadoccia. We enjoyed all the information provided by our outstanding guide Sibel, she took us on some very good and scenic walks through the parks and hills. Even the stops that we usually don’t like (tapestry store, pottery craft, jewelry and Turkish candies) were nice and interesting for feeling the Capadoccia life style and culture. We also stopped at some places that weren’t on the script (ex: a carved family house that is fully furnished and stands as a free museum, maintained by the good souvenir shop they keep). The included meals are a downside, not for the quality and quantity, but for the service that was not so good. We found the red tour much better than the green, but if you have a couple of days In Capadoccia I think is a nice and smart way to feel and experience the region. And as most of the tours it starts at about 9:30 every day, so you can easily do in the same day of the balloon flight.
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    Richard T
    Florida
    149
    Interesting tour covered the highlights but the political discussions were unneeded.
    TourbyLocal guide, Tatiana, did a good job of guiding us through Kotot and our visit to Lady of the Rocks. Tatiana had an excellent knowledge and worked hard to convey the highlights but sometimes with too much enthusiasim for her process. "Please,look here while I speak we can take pictures afterwards." We had a nice day with someone who worked very hard but never were able to connect beyond that. Knowledgeable guide, too much focus on political issues and an occassional smile would help the factual medicine more palatable.
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    steven99059
    1510
    Good tour around Cappadocia
    I had a good time on this two-day tour in Cappadocia; the tour guide Seca is very informative and fun, and Cappadocia region has very amazing landscape and history. The tour operator has been quite responsive and helpful. The only downside is the hotel (Cappadocia Abras Cave Hotel) that I stayed in was undergoing maintenance and there was issue with water supply. It got fixed but there was no hot water for shower. Also, it was a pity that the hot air balloon ride got cancelled due to poor weather condition, but I got a refund from the tour operator.
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    338tuanm
    Tokyo, Japan
    911
    Do not book, Terible communication, awful service, no responsibility
    Nightmare through and through. Communication was poor, responses were minimal, and details lacking. Was not helpful on providing what to expect, how to prepare, an no clue on the itinerary. Better if you just do it all on your own or go with a more reputable agency. Hassle to get any communication from company after booking. Called a dozen times and they had a dismissive attitude. Only replied when I escalated to viator, but with bare minimum and nothing helpful. Received our flight details only 12 hours before departure. They lie by omission. They say your tour starts when you land at 7:30am, but really it starts at 10:15am, 3 hours later after 4 transfer and picking up employee's and other guests. Technically I guess it does start after you land, but no it doesn't actually No information on our hotels the first night leading to huge amounts of frustration, fear, and uncertainty. They they gave wrong hotel information and we had to get another tour company to call 9 different hotels to see where we were actually booked. But Kotor tour tells us we were "upgraded", this hardly the truth because the two hotels are in different cities and never told us. The transfers they book are all wrong as well. There was a guy holding a sign that had my name, but significantly misspelled, but we didn't figure this out after passing each other up a dozen times. They are not actually tour providers, they contract local companies out but the quality of the tours are bad. The local tour company, Turkey Magic Travel, was awful. The tour guide was unprofessional, knew very little and provided little information. He was rude to all passengers and doesn't answer questions. It's better if you just get a lonely planet book. Prepare to spend significantly more time at a terrible dirty buffet dining hall and tourist shop then actually at the sites. We contacted Kotor about issues and request a stoppage and refund, but they replied that everything is according to the itinerary. They lie through technicalities. Second day tour company, Alaturk Turkey Tours, managed to be good but , that's not because of Kotor tour. Kotor tour didn't provide us with any information on transfers or when the next tour began. The transfer guy again had our names misspelled, so we wandered around for a long time before figuring it out. We didn't know what time our morning tour would start, but luckily our hotel said most tours start at 9:30. Until this point, most started at 7:30-8am. We didn't get an email from Kotor about start time until the middle of the night around midnight after previous escalation, and we were already asleep. Again lies of technicalities since they did provide tour start time but only when we were sleeping. Cappadocia is a 2 day tour, but Kotor tours booked us backwards and we did the 2nd day first, everyone else did the tour in the right order. So the tour guide kept referring to the previous day and we were confused. There was little information he could give to catch us up. Also another lie of omission is that they say the tour is in English, but they don't tell you the tour is in Turkish mostly and most of the guests are Turkish, so you get barely half the information. Also I called in before booking and asked about tour size. They said 14 max, but it had 20. In hindsight, I would not book this tour again. I was busy planning other parts of the trip. But it would have been easier if I just winged it.  This is the only company that refuses to send out details, that I’ve come across. Also knowing that they are not actually the tour operator makes us feel as if we were ripped off by a middle man. When we realized how big the mark ups were, we felt like we received an extremely poor deal.  We were flying blind the whole time and that was way worse then winging it ourselves last minute, which would have at least given us control and clarity.
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    OnAir785721
    51
    Kotor visit to Pervast
    Did a tour of Kotor with Bilyana through Toursbylocals. It was an excellent experience. She was as serene as this beautiful location in Montenegro. I highly recommend this tour with her.
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    James H
    Washington DC, District of Columbia
    7410
    Best excursion in Kotor
    Four of us arranged a tour of Boca Bay from Kotor. Our guide, Dusan Drakic, was the best. He had a great sense of humor and was very informative. Evey think went as planned. We visited many beautiful towns around the bay. Perast was one of our favorites. We ended up in Kotor where we were guided around the town and ended up having a late lunch around 3:00. One thing I would suggest is that the lunch should have been in Perast as by the time we were back in Kotor we were hungry. Again, a great shout out to our guide Dusan. You should request him for this tour.
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    jorgeduce
    Posadas, Argentina
    827252
    Muchas visitas amontonadas te impiden disfrutar con el tiempo necesario
    Los dos tour recorren lugares maravillosos, lo ideal sería hacerlos en tres tour para apreciar con mayor tiempo las bellezas visitadas, si hay que elegir uno el verde es mucho mejor que el rojo
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    fernandopY8816TW
    Guayaquil, Ecuador
    31
    No fue lo que esperaba
    Estuvimos 2 días en Cappadocia, y tomamos este tour. Realmente no fue lo que esperaba. La región que comprende los distintos poblados de Cappadocia es muy bonita, pero el guía (local) no hablaba muy bien el español, y sus explicaciones no eran claras. El primer día fuimos un grupo de 10-12 personas, lo que se puede decir que fue manejable para el guía; pero el segundo día éramos mas de 30 personas, con el mismo guía y el control del grupo fue inmanejable. Por otro lado, las paradas que se hacen durante el recorrido son muy cortas, y las instrucciones del guía eran: “Pueden bajarse 5 minutos, toman la foto y nos vamos” Creo que el tour tiene mucho que mejorar. Como aspectos positivos, puedo resaltar el almuerzo y la puntualidad en recogernos y luego dejarnos en los respectivos hoteles.
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    Almudena T
    11
    Son unos informales
    Hice una reserva para hoy,sabado 25 de agosto para 9 personas. He estado casi dos horas dando vueltas por el puerto y preguntando por el freetour. Nadie ha venido a buscarnos y yo tengo mi email de confirmación donde pone claramente que me recogían en el puerto de Kotor con un cartel con mi nombre. Me han hecho perder una mañana de mis vacaciones para nada. Unos completos informales.
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