Private Mostar Tour from Split
About Private Mostar Tour from Split
Our private day trip from Split to Mostar, Međugorje and Blagaj Tekke begins with our comfortable minivan picking you up at your accommodation in Split and then you will be on your way. Our first stop is Međugorje, which will take a little less than 3 hours. Međugorje was once a small wine making village which turned into a popular Catholic pilgrimage in the early 1980’s when the Virgin Mary appeared to some local children. Since that time the interest in Međugorje has grown exponentially, with thousands of visitors flocking to Međugorje each year. While in town be sure to climb Apparition Hill, the site where the children saw and communicated with the Virgin Mary, follow the stations of the cross up Kriz (cross) mountain and pay a visit to Church of St James.
From Međugorje, it’s a short ride to Mostar where you will see its most famous site the Stari Most bridge. Our guide will be waiting for you during your free time in Mostar after showing you the gem of Mostar Old Town – Stari Most bridge. The bridge was built in the 16th century and was considered one of the best examples of Ottoman architecture for that time. The bridge has been an important part of Mostar’s history for centuries, and the city itself was named after the bridge keepers, Mostari, who kept guard of the bridge.
During your free time you will have the chance to explore Mostar on your own. Use this time to take a lunch break and try some cevapcici at one of the local restaurants, sample strong Turkish coffee at one of the cafés that overlook the bridge and have your camera ready, so you can take a photo of one of the divers as they dive off the bridge into the Neretva River.
After our time in Mostar, we head to the nearby village of Blagaj to visit the mysterious Tekke Blagaj. Founded by a Dervish order in the 16th Century, the Tekke Blagaj is a place of worship which is performed by special ritual. The Tekke is located at the source of the Buna River, adding to its mystique. Restaurants line the river leading up to the Tekke which serves amazing grilled trout for anyone still feeling peckish.
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8:00 – 10:45 – Split to Međugorje
Our journey begins in Split where our driver will pick you up from your accommodation or at the suggested meeting point (Obala hrvatskog narodnog preporoda 23), and you will cross the border into Bosnia & Herzegovina. The Mostar day trip from Split will take you through Bosnia & Herzegovina’s beautiful mountains and makes for a pleasant morning drive.
10:45 – 11:30 – Sightseeing in Međugorje
The small town of Međugorje is a major Catholic pilgrimage destination which draws thousands of visitors each year. In 1981, the Virgin Mary appeared to six local children on a local hill called Crnica, and since that time Our Lady of Međugorje has continued to visit these children, who are now Adults, providing them with messages. While in Međugorje be sure to visit St James Church and take a walk up apparition hill, the location where Our Lady of Međugorje revealed herself, or head to Kriz mountain.
11:30 – 12:00– Međugorje to Mostar
Hop back into our comfortable mini-van for a short drive to Mostar.
12:00 – 15:00 – Sightseeing in Mostar
Your guide will be waiting for your arrival after showing you Mostar’s most famous landmark, the iconic bridge. Once your free time begin you will have the chance to explore this fascinating city on your own. We suggest you visit the bridge Museum and the 300-year-old Musilbegovic House. For the best view of Mostar climb the Koski Mehmed Pasha Mosque minaret, just don ‘t forget your camera. Lastly, take a seat at one of the riverside cafes and watch the brave diver’s take the plunge from the 21m high bridge into the Neretva river below.
15:00 – 15:15 – Mostar to Blagaj
After Mostar, we jump back in the minivan for a very short ride to one of Bosnia & Herzegovina’s hidden gems, Blagaj Tekke
15:15 – 16:00 – Sightseeing in Blagaj Tekke
Here you get the unique opportunity to visit Blagaj Tekke which was first built in the 16th century by the Dervish order Bektashi. This Tekke has been fully restored, and you get a glimpse at the lives of the Dervish order and Sufism. In addition, the Tekke is located in one of the most stunning locations in Bosnia & Herzegovina, directly beside the source of the Buna river.
16:00 – 19:00 – Blagaj to Split
After a fun-filled day of exploring it’s time to hop back into the mini-van and sit back and relax and enjoy the ride home in your private transfer.
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- Pick up/drop off service
- Fuel surcharge and road tolls
- Air conditioned minivan/minibus
- WiFi on board of the vehicle
- Professional driver/guide
- Insurance and local taxes
- Guided tour of Međugorje
- Free time in Mostar town
- Visit to Blagaj Tekke
- Food and drinks
- Gratuities (optional)
- Entrance tickets for Blagaj Tekke (3 euro per person)
What to bring
A current valid passport
- Comfortable shoes
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Mobile voucher is accepted
- Not wheelchair accessible
- The duration of transfers are approximate and depend on traffic conditions
- A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
- Stroller accessible
- Most travelers can participate.