Montenegro Pulse contains affiliate links and is a member of the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program. If you make a purchase using one of these links, I may receive compensation at no extra cost to you. See my disclaimer for more information.

Say Hello to Budva: Private Kotor and Budva Tour

See iconic Sveti Stefan, and take walking tours of Budva and Kotor on this Kotor and Budva tour with a private, licensed guide in Montenegro.

Private Kotor and Budva TourBudva

Kotor and Budva Tour

This tour starts out with a drive to one of Montenegro’s most idyllic and most photographed landmarks – Sveti Stefan.

Sveti Stefan is a 15th century islet that’s flanked by pink pebble beaches and a former royal residence and you'll stop here to take photos of the islet and find out about how it was founded.

Private Kotor and Budva Tour

Next you drive back along the coastal road to Budva old town. Budva is one of the oldest settlements on this side of the Adriatic and the town’s history goes back some 2,500 years.

Now, it's a bustling tourist resort surrounded by gorgeous beaches. Here, you take a walking tour through the town’s ancient alleyways and can enjoy the views from the lookout points that look out over the Budva Riviera Sveti Nikola island.

After some free time to explore or take dip on that inviting beach in front of the old town, you head back to Kotor, where you have a walking tour that includes the top sights around the town including:

  • St. Tryphon's Cathedral - 1166. The cathedral was built on the remains of a former temple from the 9th century. Inside, you'll see the remains of 14th Century frescoes and valuable artefacts made of gold from both local and Venetian artists dating from the 14th century
  • Kotor Maritime Museum, in former Grubonja Palace. The musuem has a unique collection representing maritime history of the Bay of Kotor. The collection includes many historical artefacts, traditional dress, weapons and furniture
Private Kotor and Budva TourSt Tryphon Cathedral, Kotor

Tour Details

Itinerary:

  • Meet your guide
  • Drive to Sveti Stefan
  • Sveti Stefan photo stop
  • Drive to Budva
  • Walking tour of Budva
  • Free time in Budva
  • Photo stops along the Budva Riviera and above the Bay of Kotor
  • Drive back to Kotor
  • Walking tour of Kotor
  • Escort back to meeting point

Start/finish point: Kotor, but flexible by arrangement

What’s included:

  • Private guide
  • Comfortable, new vehicle with air-conditioning
  • Parking and fuel
  • St Tryphon’s Cathedral entrance fee
  • Kotor Maritime Museum entrance fee
  • Taxes.

Duration: 5 hours (exact duration depends on traffic conditions)

Price: The price for private tours depends on your group size and the final schedule Ana creates for you. Please fill in the form below to let her know what you’d like and she’ll be happy to send you an obligation-free quote.

About Ana

Meet your guide: This tour is run by Ana Badnjar. Ana is a five star-rated, licensed Montenegro guide. She's attentive, intuitive, caring and fun. She’ll always answer your questions quickly before your arrival, and when you’re with her she’s very attentive to your group’s unique interests and needs. She’s also knowledgeable and passionate about Montenegro. I know you’ll have an incredible experience in Montenegro with Ana guiding your way.

Reviews of This Tour

"Ana was a delight! She was informative and eager to please. We loved seeing Sveti Stefan, Budva, and Kotor. Charming towns in a beautiful setting!" - Leslie Nathan, USA

"Tour was great. Ana did an excellent job showing us the different sites in Budva and Kotor. She took her time walking the old town of Kotor while explaining the history. She also provided and great suggestion for our late lunch. It was a plus that she had a driver which enabled her to talk freely without worrying about the road. I highly recommend this tour with Ana." - Joseph Wright, USA

"Great tour, fantastic guide, highly recommend" - Linda Benfell, New Zealand

Book This Tour

Please note that all fields followed by an asterisk must be filled in.

You might like these

Find the Best Travel Booking Services for Montenegro