Make the most of your vacation with a shore and land excursion that appeals to your interests. Knowledgeable, professional guides lead all excursions and offer special insights into the culture, history, wildlife, and geology of each destination. Discover first-hand how islanders went about the business of growing, harvesting and refining sugar in 18th century Barbados. Take an invigorating mush across a snow-covered glacier aboard an Alaskan dogsled. Or stroll through the maze of tiny streets in Mykonos, the birthplace of Apollo.
OVERVIEW: This tour offers a combination of asphalt and off roading with seaside and mountain sceneries. You'll start in Boka Bay, through the town of Kotor, and travel up to the peaks of the mountain of Lovcen, one of four national parks in Montenegro. HIGHLIGHTS: Stop for a photo opportunity of an authentic Montenegrin site in Dolovi. Visit Njegusi to see the well-preserved folk architecture. NOTES: Guests must be able to walk approximately 0.25 mile. This tour is not suggested for guests with back problems. All the vehicles are driven by the professional drivers.
OVERVIEW: Delve into local history and culture on a walking tour of Perast and Kotor and a visit to Our Lady of the Rocks Islet.
HIGHLIGHTS: See the town center of Perast and enjoy refreshments on a walking tour of this Baroque village. Travel by motor boat to visit the Our Lady of the Rocks Church and view works of art, including "The Death of the Virgin." Stroll through the streets of Kotor's Old Town.
NOTES: Guests must be able to walk approx 1 mile over uneven and cobblestone surfaces, minor inclines and few steps. Guests will have time for shopping in Kotor. Camera usage is not allowed inside the church.
Upon arrival in Budva, board your motor boat and enjoy in a scenic cruise (approximately 45 minutes) along the Budva Riviera, seeing along the picturesque settlements and beaches. One of most well-known and most beautiful places is Sveti Stefan. The Montenegrin part of Adriatic coast is 316,5 km long and it is known for its 100 km of beautiful beaches. Among 187 of them there are 73 natural sandy/pebbleb eaches. On the world exhibition held in Paris in 1936 the 3 km long sandy/pebble beach of Bečići near Budva was awarded as the most beautiful beach of Mediterranean. You will have approximately 3 hours on beach with included sunbed & umbrella.
Depart Kotor in the morning hours toward Lustica. Today's target is legendary Lustica, the famous peninsular opposite Herceg Novi famed for its many legends of pirates, sailors, fishermen, and even dynamite. Lustica is famous for its vast unique olive groves, its famous cheese in oil, dried fish, prosciutto,, mongoose, the largest number of churches with two altars anywhere in the world, and who knows what else. On route we shall be passing through the chain of villages such as Zambelici, Marovici, and Rose, which is one of the oldest settlements in the Bay and the surrounding areas.
Depart Kotor for scenic drive along Lovcen Mountain toward Village of Njegusi where you will have short break. Rejoin the coach and proceed to Cetinje, a museum town where you will visit the museum of King Nikola before continuing to Sveti Stefan for a panoramic stop before heading to Budva. Return to Kotor for a guided walking tour where the guide will show you several highlights including the town walls. Continue with an exterior visit of Cathedral of St. Triphon. If time permits you'll have free time to shop and explore Kotor on your own. Note: must walk approx 1 mile over uneven, cobblestone surfaces, inclines and steps. You'll have ample time for shopping in Kotor.
OVERVIEW: UNESCO World Heritage Site Kotor's fascinating history is revealed during your brief walking tour of the city's best landmarks. You'll enjoy commentary from your knowledgeable guide and time to further explore at the conclusion of your tour.
HIGHLIGHTS: Enjoy a walking tour of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Kotor within the walled city, with visits to the Cathedral of St. Tryphon and the Maritime Museum.
NOTES: Guests must be able to walk 1 mile approximately over slightly uneven and cobblestone surfaces, inclines and numerous steps.
OVERVIEW: Enjoy a journey along the Budva Riviera on coastal routes through villages, resorts and a medieval fortification. Your guided tour includes a walk through Kotor's Old Town.
HIGHLIGHTS: Enjoy a scenic ride along the Budva Riviera to Njegusi. Continue to the former royal capital of Cetinje and visit the King Nicola Museum. Proceed to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Kotor for a walking tour within the walled city with a view of the Cathedral of St. Tryphon.
NOTES: Guests must be able to walk approximately 0.7 miles over uneven and cobblestone surfaces, inclines and numerous steps.
OVERVIEW: Montenegro's exquisite scenery make this half day tour a memorable one.
HIGHLIGHTS: View the Lovcen Mountain panorama on a road made up of a series of serpentines, each curve disclosing a yet more spectacular view below. Continue toward the picturesque village of Njegusi, with its well-preserved folk architecture. NOTES: Guests must be able to walk approximately 0.25 mile.
Important: Please remember you have up to 4 days prior to your sail date to purchase your regular shore excursions online. If you are within the 4 days, you will then need to purchase your shore excursions onboard; land excursions would need to be purchased directly through your Tour Director on the land portion of the Alaska Cruisetour. For example, if you are sailing on October 18, you can make Shore & Land Excursion purchases online until October 13.