Montenegro + Croatia

Want breathtaking natural beauty, historic charm, and vibrant cultural experiences on your next adventure? You'll find it all here on our 8-day, 7-night tour through beautiful Montenegro and Croatia!

Situated along the Adriatic Sea in southeastern Europe, these countries boast stunning coastlines, centuries-old cities, and rugged mountainous terrain. They are two of the most absolutely stunning (and overlooked!) destinations in the world, and we can’t wait to share them with you!

Our tour begins and ends in charming Dubrovnik, where we’ll explore this medieval city and enjoy a private boat tour off the coast. Then, we’ll venture inland to the Durmitor Mountain region of Montenegro, go zip-lining over the Tara River Canyon, and enjoy traditional meals and wine-tastings with locals. Finally we’ll head back to the coastal cities of Budva and Kotor to round out our week of ultimate relaxation and adventure. 

Hope you can join us - and an amazing group of like-minded women - as we embark on this incredible journey to *two* of the most jaw-dropping places in the world!

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June 15-22, 2025

Per person based on double occupancy. Solo Rooms available.

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Picture Yourself

  • Aboard a private boat in the stunning turquoise waters of Croatia
  • Zip-lining over the Tara River Canyon in Montenegro
  • Off-roading and horseback riding around Bjelasica Mountain
  • Cooking + enjoying traditional meals in local Montenegrin households
  • Sun-bathing and wine-tasting along the Adriatic coast

Day by Day

Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 Day 7 Day 8

Day 1: Dubrovnik

Welcome to Dubrovnik! After arrival, you’ll be transferred to your hotel for some downtime before our first activity - dinner together as a group! 


Hotel: Hotel Valamar

Day 2: Exploring Dubrovnik

This morning let’s get out to explore what Dubrovnik is famous for – stunning turquoise waters! After breakfast we’ll meet at 10 am in front of the hotel to head to the port where we’ll start our private boat tour. 

Today we’ll be swimming and having fun on board our boat, with a stop on a small Croatian island for wine tasting and lunch. 

After lunch, we’ll return to the hotel for downtime – and we’d suggest using some of this downtime to explore the city walls of Dubrovnik! 

Dinner as a group. 

Meals: B, L, D

Hotel: Hotel Valamar 

Day 3: Montenegro

You don’t need to go to Switzerland for the Alps, Rio de Janeiro for a Copacabana-like beach, Norway for the fjords, when you can experience it in one single country! 

Welcome to gorgeous Montenegro, which we will drive to today after breakfast. Keep your swimsuit handy, because our first stop will have us taking a speedboat to an amazing location for swimming! We’ll also visit Perast to see the famous Lady of the Rocks Island, one of the most visited and instagramable places in Montenegro. 

Lunch in Perast, then, depart for North Montenegro, stopping along the way for a snack and wine tasting at restaurant Zvono Pluzine. 

Meals: B, L

Hotel: Eco Village Nevidio

Day 4: Mountain Breeze - Black Lake

Durmitor mountain is one of the most impressive mountain ranges in Europe, frequently called the Alps of the Balkans, full of glacial lakes, river canyons, and diverse flora and fauna. Durmitor is of world importance and thus protected by Unesco. The pearl of the area and inevitable spot on this trip is a Black lake, situated in the vicinity of town Zabljak famous for being the center of the winter tourism. 

It’s gorgeous where we’re waking up, so enjoy a relaxing morning! This afternoon, we’ll check out of the hotel and then, we’re going zip-lining! 

In parallel with one of the most impressive road bridges in Europe, Tara river is the second deepest canyon in the world and the deepest European canyon that can be flown over with a zip line. A five-arched bridge crossing Tara river canyon, it was considered a peak of construction achievements at the time of its construction. 

Arrive to hotel for downtime and dinner. 

Meals: B, L, D

Hotel: Chalet Kolasin

Day 5: North Summits - Bjelasica and 4x4 Off-road Tour

This morning after breakfast, prepare for the off-road ride of your life! Our group will be packed in 2 vehicles and taken around Mountain Bjelasica for an off-road experience like no other.

In the middle of our trip, we’ll go horseback riding and for lunch, we’ll be hosted at one of the local households in the mountains for a rich authentic and traditional lunch. 

After a super fun day, we’ll return to our hotel for downtime and an evening to enjoy at your leisure. 

Meals: B, L

Hotel: Chalet Kolasin

Day 6: Montenegro Coast + Lake Skadar

After breakfast, we’ll check out of our hotel and depart for our next destination – the coast! This morning we’ll be driving down to the River of Crnojevica for insane natural beauty and views. 

Then, we’ll take a boat ride from Rijeka Crnojevica to Virpazar with a snack, rakija and wine on board. After, we’ll have a later lunch at Virpazar. 

When our fun in the sun ends, we’ll head to the charming town of Budva, where we’ll spend the night. Upon arrival, we’ll have a guided tour of the old town of Budva. 

Meals: B, L 

Hotel: Iberostar Slavija

Day 7: Budva + Kotor

This morning, sleep in! Enjoy our beautiful hotel, relax on the beaches of Budva, or stroll along the breathtaking promenade. 

This afternoon, we’ll depart for Kotor, where we’ll have a cooking class! 

Experience true Mediterranean dishes at a local household where we’ll roll up our sleeves and try our hand at making a staple dish. When we’re full and happy, we’ll depart for a speedboat ride along the bay, stopping at Olive Grove for snacks and the freshest olive oil! 

We’ll return to the hotel for downtime before our final dinner together as a group. 


Hotel: Iberostar Slavija

Day 8: Transfers + Departures

It’s departure day, and we’re bummed. But we had such an amazing time! 

This morning after breakfast we’ll drive back to Dubrovnik, arriving at the Dubrovnik airport at 11 a.m. Please make sure your flight departs at least 2 hours after this. We’re sad to see you go, but we’re thankful for the amazing memories we made this week! 

Meals: B

Hotel: --

  • Trip Length

    8 days/ 7 nights

  • Activity Level


  • Perfect For

    Sun Seekers + Wine Lovers

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  • Airport pickup and dropoff
  • Accommodation in luxury hotels
  • All entrance fees to attractions
  • All activities mentioned
  • English-speaking local guide(s)
  • Private driver
  • All transportation
  • Most meals (plus gratuity)
  • Gratuity for Damesly trip leader


  • International flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals + alcohol not listed
  • Gratuity for local guide(s)

Meet Your Trip Leader

Kelly Lewis

Kelly Lewis is a women's travel industry maven, author, speaker, business coach and the founder and CEO of Damesly. Raised in Hawaii, she's been to all 7 continents and over 85 countries. She is also the author of the best-selling title "Tell Her She Can't."

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Additional Information


Fly in + out of Dubrovnik Airport (DBV). Aim to arrive before 6pm on Day 1, and depart after 2pm on Day 8. See Days 1 + 8 of the itinerary for details.

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Need to arrive a day early or depart a day late to accommodate your flight(s)? No problem! Let us know if you'd like us to arrange an additional hotel stay for you.

Weather: June is a lovely time to visit Croatia + Montenegro, when the weather is pleasant and sunny. Expect temperatures to vary from the high 60s to the mid 80s, depending on proximity to the coast.

Packing: Sun protection (hat/sunscreen/sunglasses), a bathing suit, and light clothing for the beach and coastal towns are a must for this trip. Additionally you’ll want a small bag for personal items and comfortable shoes or sandals for walking.

For entry into Croatia + Montenegro, you'll need:

  • Passport (valid for 3+ months)
  • Travel Insurance*

(No visa necessary with a US passport)

*Note: We require proof of travel insurance for all international departures.

At Damesly, our goal is to connect women through beautifully curated travel experiences. 

Our trips feature a high level of customer support and a focus on cultural interaction and experiences. We’re dames who work hard, and travel often. So when you use your coveted PTO days, we want you to have the best trip possible! To do this, we hand-select boutique hotels based on location and service. We look for unique properties that we think of as hidden gems, which may or may not be 5-stars. Our itineraries offer a mix of adventure and relaxation. We’re not afraid to get a little dirty to have the most fun experiences, but if there’s an infinity pool or a great spa afterwards — we’ll meet you there!

Traveling the world comes with rewards and challenges. Our traveler is someone who is easy-going and open minded to new experiences and cultures, ready to get out of their comfort zone and understands that travel leads to personal growth, even on its toughest days. Join us if you’re adventurous, kind, open-minded and ready for the trip of a lifetime. 

On this tour to Montenegro + Croatia, you can expect lots of time in the sun and around water. We built this tour with time to explore and time to relax. Montenegro is a small country with big views, and this tour is great for the gal looking to explore something a European country you might not otherwise spend a lot of time in.

Will you match me?
Of course! If you choose a space in a shared room but you're traveling solo, we will do our best to pair you with a roommate. Roommates are matched based on arrival time and perceived compatibility. Sharing a room is a great way to save costs, and make a new friend! However, we ask you to approach the situation with an open mind, some grace, and maybe a little humor.

While 99% our travelers are amazing, we can't guarantee that you'll hit it off with your roommate, or that your sleeping styles will be compatible.

Is sharing right for you?
If you are a light sleeper, get easily irritated or just know that you need your own space, sharing a room might not be for you. Likewise, if you know that you snore, sleep with a CPAP machine or have other health conditions, sharing a room might not be the best fit.

What if I don't get along with my roommate?
If you've tried but you absolutely can't get along with your roommate and need to separate, your trip leader will either swap things around, or, attempt to get you your own room. If the latter, additional charges will incur.

What if I book a double room, and you can't match me?
We book a certain amount of hotel rooms before any tour, and are bound by their rules. In the event that we cannot find a roommate for you before the tour, and your room converts to a single room, there may be additional charges.

Small group trips require at least 4 people to run. We will confirm as soon as possible when the trip has met its minimum; up to 60 days before departure. For this reason, we recommend waiting until after a trip has been confirmed to purchase airfare. Any tour can be converted to a private departure when a trip does not meet its minimum. Additional costs may incur. Alternatively, apply your credit to any small-group tour departing within 12 months. 

When you book a tour with us, our team will create a customer portal for you, where you can make payments towards this tour at your leisure. 

If you’d prefer, we can create a payment schedule for you, just let our accounting team know ( Tours must be paid in full 60 days before departure. 

This tour to Montenegro + Croatia must be paid in full by April 16, 2025. See our cancellation policy here.

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