Just because you’re staying in Croatia, it doesn’t mean you can’t take a day trip from Split or Trogir to Bosnia and Herzegovina. This is a beautiful part of the world and we’re extremely proud here at Gray Line Croatia that we’ve been able to include this tour as part of our wider range of Croatia tours and day trips. You can triple your fun by visiting three amazing locations in Bosnia and Herzegovina on this day tour from Split or Trogir. Travel in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle across the border to visit Počitelj, Mostar, and the amazing Kravica Waterfall in Herzegovina
Start your day early; get picked up at your hotel or meet the group at the centrally located meeting point in Split or Trogir. A scenic route across the border takes you through some picturesque villages of the rural Bosnia and Herzegovina as you approach the fantastic little city – Počitelj. This small medieval town was built on a rocky cliff on Neretva River and it gives a great overview of the Ottoman Empire and the effect of the eastern culture on a small town in this zone. Počitelj is a mixture of Oriental and Mediterranean construction styles what gives this town a special dimension. Počitelj is mentioned for the first time in writing in 1444 as the seat of the parish. The art colony which contains approximately 2 000 artworks, is continuously exhibited at the gallery.
The most impressive building is Hadji-Alijina mosque dating back to the first half of the 16th century, which dominates the town. After short sightseeing enjoys in real Turkish coffee prepared by the original recipe.
Later on, enjoy a short ride to Mostar – a city from the past, the point of connection between the western world and the exotic eastern culture. Explore the city with a local guide and listen about all the hypnotizing historical anecdotes. You’ll find yourself bedazzled at the sight of the famous Stari Most (Old Bridge) – a majestic stone arch above the Neretva River, connecting two medieval towers, giving the city a widely recognizable visual identity. Here you can testify at one of a kind spectacle performed specially for the visitors of the city – young locals showing off in their daredevil stunts; throwing themselves off the twenty meters high Old Bridge into the icy water of the Neretva River. Mind you, not anyone can perform these acrobatic tricks! There’s a special crash course that you would need to pay and attend before anyone lets you jump into the river from that height. So just relax and enjoy while professionals do it the best way they can!
Cross over the bridge to check out the Ottoman quarter which has been attractively restored after the war in the nineties. Check out the old Bazar, the Mosque and then, after the walking tour, enjoy exploring the city on your own. This city will inspire you with its oriental structured streets and buildings, friendly people, good tasty food and a very distinctive coffee culture which might remind you of Turkey. So make the most of your free time here in Mostar to sit back and relax on one of the terraces, try out traditional food or explore the immense line of souvenir shops to bring back home some unique oriental-looking-like souvenirs.
The ride back to Split leads you through the rocky landscapes of Herzegovina all the way to the amazing natural wonder known as Kravica Waterfall where you can enjoy the amazing landscapes, and perhaps even jump into the refreshing waters of the river to cool down. Kravica waterfalls, is one of the most beautiful natural sites in the Herzegovinian region of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The entire area is full of greenery with chaste trees, poplars and figs all around. This is a perfect spot where you can enjoy in untouched nature which is even protected by the government.
After arriving in Split or Trogir you will be dropped off at the same place where you were picked up in the morning.
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If you have not added hotel transfer service, please make your way to the departure point 10 minutes prior to the tour start time:
MEETING POINT in SPLIT:
Gray Line Croatia - Split Office
Tour departs from our Gray Line office in Split which is located on the famous Riva promenade, at the address Obala hrvatskog narodnog preporoda 21. You’ll recognize the Gray Line sign and our staff members in t-shirts with the same sign on them. The exact coordinates of our office are: latitude 43.507564 and longitude 16.439579.
Obligatory tickets check in is 15 minutes prior to the departure time so please be at the meeting point in time for the tickets check in. For any additional information or detailed instructions please call 00385 91 140 0800.
Hotel Pick-up may be as early as 45 minutes prior to tour start time. Pick-up is possible in the following hotels: Atrium, Park, Radisson Blu, San Antonio, Split-Podstrana, Le Meridien Lav, Jadran - Trogir, Medena - Trogir, Trogir office (Blaza Jurjeva Trogiranina 1). Please be ready in your hotel lobby 10 minutes prior to the pick-up time provided
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