TASTE OF MONTENEGRO
Routes and Schedule
Our tour begins with a ride from Tivat airport towards north part of the country and to town Zabljak. All along the route, you will enjoy beautiful nature before we reach Zabljak, a small town on the highest altitude of Balkan Peninsula. Zabljak is located at the altitude of 1456m right in the heart of National Park Durmitor on the mountain with the same name - Durmitor. Here we have a visit to "black lake "one of many glacier lakes in this national park. The lake is well known as „mountain eyes of Montenegro“. Untouched nature that is unique in every way, leaves nobody indifferent. This is the place for walking around the lake through nature and spent some time with yourself or with your dear friends and family. Walking trails are waiting for you.
Overnight at a hotel.
Day 2.- Zabliak-Tara river-Kolasin.
After breakfast, we will continue our adventure to Canyon Tara.
Tara River, the deepest canyon in Europe, will introduce unspoiled nature and a masterpiece of bridge building - grandiose bridge Tara, perched on a canyon over 150 feet deep, which offers a unique view of the Tara River Canyon and may leave you speachless.
We will explore the river by having a fascinating adventure of rafting in the Tara River.
After couple of hours in the water, we step out for lunch and then enjoy another adventure, the longest and best zipline in Montenegro encountering the world's second deepest canyon in the world.
After a stop at Tara bridge, we continue our drive to the place you won't forget, National Park Biogradska Gora.
This is one of the last three virgin forests in Europe, and if we take a step deep further into the mountain, we will find the most beautiful, the emerald colors of the amazing Biograd Lake. In the clear lake water, all the beauty of the ancient forest is reflected, giving a blue- green color to almost transparent water. This scene of nature will state you that you want to be trapped in the harmony of this nature.
Than, we will have overnight stay at hotel in Kolasin.
Day 3- Bjelasica jeep tour
The third day is planned for jeep safari at mountain Bjelasica. one of the most beautiful Montenegrin mountains, known as the mountain “midst” pastures and cold springs. A large number of mountain lakes, rivers and streams is an excellent opportunity for exploring the beauty of this mountain.
You will take jeeps rides through green pastures, near the mountain homes and we can meet familiar with the customs and lifestyle of the people who live here.
During few hours, stay in the mountains, varying heights of 1800 to 2100 meters above sea level, with the tops who we will win, “shooting” an unforgettable view of the high mountains, glacier lakes, here known as the “eyes of the Mountain.”
Overnight in hotel in Kolasin.
Day 4. Kolasin-Lake Skadar-Budva.
From Kolasin, the road will lead us to Virpazar along Canyon Moraca. The Moraca River is considered as one of the symbols of Podgorica, and it is the biggest river that flows through the country. The river flows southwards for some 113 km before entering into Lake Skadar.
Virpazar is today a small town on the shores of the lake .This small town is the most popular tourist town on the coast of the National Park and the place from where we start the lake boat cruising.
Lake Skadar, National Park, is the largest lake in the Balkans peninsula.The lake is a birder's paradise, with more than 260 different species including the rare Dalmatian pelican. This lake is the last habitat for this kind of pelicans in Europe.
After the boat tour, we head to Budva. On the road to Budva, you will be able to see the island St Stefan - luxurious resort that once used to be a small fishing village, first mentioned in the middle of the 15th century. You will love it.
Overnight in hotel.
Day 5. Kotor –Perast-Porto Montenegro.
We start this day with a short drive to Kotor. Kotor old town is a medieval town and well known as a maze town because of intertwined streets and small squares with interesting names and stories through the town.
Walking in the old town of Kotor includes visiting: Clock Tower, The Square of Arms, Flour Square, Ozana church, St.Luke square and northen gate.
After visiting Kotor town we’re going to the Perast, situated at the foot of St. Elijah Hill.
Right in front of the town, there are two beautiful islets: St. George and Our Lady of the Rocks, each with a picturesque chapel.
As an only, artificially island in the Adriatic Sea, the island of Our Lady of the Rocks is the star of this place. According to a legend the island was made over the centuries by local sailors who kept an ancient oath after finding the icon of Madonna and Child on the reef in the sea in 15 century. In the near vicinity of the island lies Saint George Island .
After visiting Perast town we’re going to Porto Montenegro-one of the most desirable marinas on the adriatic. The complex has a marina, residences, a 5-star hotels
Driving back to Budva we will have lookout over the Jaz beach. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 6- Budva-Cetinje-Mount Lovcen
Last day of this adventure will start with a scenic drive from Kotor through Budva Riviera to Budva old town. We will have a walking tour in Budva one of the oldest cities on the Adriatic Sea. Budva is the center of nightlife in Montenegro so it is the most popular place for young people but the town offer fun for everybody. The wider area around the city of Budva, along with the coast, is known as the Budva Riviera. We continue with the panoramic drive to St. Stephan Island where we will do the photo stop.
We will head now to Cetinje along a panoramic drive to the interior of Montenegro with magnificent view of Budva and Budva Riviera. Ones we reach Cetinje, the historical and cultural capital of Montenegro we"ll have a visit to the monastery, the small church and the billiard house all buildings from the 19 century.
After exploring the town, we drive up to the mountain and climb the many steps to the top of Mount Lovćen. The climb is not easy but the more you go up the more breathtaking the view is and once you reach the top you will feel invincible. Along the way, your guide will tell you the story of the ruler of Montenegro Petar II Petrović Njegoš who is buried on the top of the mountain in a magnificent mausoleum.
We continue our trip to Njegusi village near Cetinje We will learn about the importance of this village to the history of Montenegro and have lunch with typical food brandy and wine,all home made.
Overnight at hotel.
Day 7- Departure
After breakfast and according to your schedule transport to airport for your flight.
See you next time.
THE TOUR IS ACCOMPANIED BY A LOCAL GUIDE FROM YEADIM TEAM.