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Explore the Montenegro Mountains 8 nights / 9 days

Duration: 9 days
Destination: Montenegro, Montenegro, Podgorica
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  • 9 days
  • Podgorica
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  • Not-Cancellable

Overview

We invite you to discover together the 'wild beaut' of the 'black mountain'! Montenegro is a hiking paradise, whether we are talking about high mountains in the north of the country: Bjelasica, Sinjajevina and Durmitor or the coastal mountains of Lovćen and Rumija, which are equally attractive because they have an unusual view of the big blue Adriatic Sea. In hiking tours on Montenegrin mountains by our help you will enjoy the unspoiled nature of green areas, beautiful mountain landscapes, floral fields, mountain lakes, clean mountain rivers, fresh air… In this arrangement, through easy to middle-heavy tours you will be able to experience the rich history and culture of these parts of Montenegro, and enjoy the tastes of local cuisine. You will enjoy hiking tours through the central part of the country, near Podgorica, too. The combination of unreal landscape with the taste of local specialties, wines and brandy will give you the perfect preconditions for an ideal holiday in the nature!

Itinerary

Day 1: Podgorica walking tour

Stop At: Podgorica, Podgorica, Podgorica Municipality
Arrival at the airport (Podgorica or Tivat) or port (Kotor/Bar/Tivat). Accommodation in 4-star hotel in Podgorica. City sightseeing.

We will welcome you to the airport, and then head towards Podgorica. Check – in hotel in Podgorica.

Meeting at an agreed time, and start easy walking through the city accompanied by a guide – approx. 2 hours.

Visiting: Republic square - the main city square, Bokeška street - with nice cafes and urban look, Millenium bridge - that represents the visual identity of the city, Sastavci (Skaline) - the oldest bridge in Podgorica, Clock Tower and Old Town located in the very heart of Podgorica which preserves rich historical and cultural heritage, the Temple of the Resurrection of Christ, the third largest Orthodox temple in the world. In the end we visit St. George Church which dates from the IX-XI century; belongs to the oldest active worship of the Christian chapel in the area of Montenegro and beyond.

Back to the hotel. Spare time. Overnight stay.

Duration: 2 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: 4 star hotel in Podgorica

Day 2: 'Grlo sokolovo' – hiking tour and panoramic drive with viewpoints ''Circle around Kuči''

Stop At: Podgorica, Podgorica, Podgorica Municipality
Breakfast. Driving through the villages and serpentine of Kuči to the starting point of the hiking tour.

Elevation: approx. 1557 m
Track length: approx. 4 km
Difficulty: Easy
Readiness: Small
Duration: approx. 1: 30 h depending on the readiness and breaks

Only 40 minutes walk from the Kučka Korita there is a viewpoint known as Grlo Sokolovo, from which there is a unique view of the Cijevna canyon, the Albanian settlement Tamare and the Albanian part of the Prokletije that at any time of the year leaves the observer breathless. The tour is easy and adequate for all ages and fitness possibilities, so we recommend it as one in a series of tours which can’t be missed.

Visit the museum of 'Marko Miljanov' - (optionally), famous writer, military commander, tribal champion and hero, as well as Medun - Meteon Old Town – (optionally).

After completing tour, driving through ''Circle around Kuči'' with photo breaks at the beautiful viwpoints.

Back to the hotel. Free time. Overnight stay.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Meals included:

Accommodation included: 4 star hotel in Podgorica

Day 3: Mrtvica Hiking Tour

Stop At: Mrtvica Canyon, Medjurecje, Kolasin Municipality Montenegro
Breakfast. Check - out. Driving towards Mrtvica canyon.

Altitude: approx. 586 m
Track length: approx. 18 km
Difficulty: Easy
Readiness: Small - Medium
Duration: approx. 5 – 7 hours depending on the readiness and breaks

With 'Monte Mare Travel' in this hiking tour you will enjoy not still enough explored but more and more popular canyon among tourists, views of a calm and clear river, relaxing a bright blue and green color that brings peace and simplicity to the visitors.
The special attraction of this part is a narrow into the rock that was broken through by the army in 1973. After visiting this sparkling river that abounds with springs, waterfalls and wild rapids and after pass through the rock which seems absolutely impossible when you look from far away, you will feel completely filled and happy. You'll want to visit it again!

After completing the tour, we continue our journey towards Kolašin.

Check - in apartment/hotel in Kolašin. Free time. Overnight stay.

Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:

Accommodation included: 3 or 4 star apartment/hotel in Kolašin

Day 4: Durmitor - Bobotov kuk – hiking tour (Walk around Black lake and ZIP LINE – optionally depending on hiking tour time)

Stop At: Bobotov Kuk, Zabljak, Durmitor National Park, Zabljak Municipality Montenegro
Breakfast. Drive to Durmitor.

Coming to the starting point.

Starting hiking tour.
Altitude: approx. 2.523 m
Track length: approx. 12 km
Difficulty: Medium
Readiness: Medium-High
Duration: approx. 5 - 7 hours depending on the readiness and breaks

Already at the start we will enjoy the beauty of the landscape, we will pass grassy, meadow trails, and sharp rocky roads. We will stretch out underneath the rocks.
From the peaks of Durmitor there is a wonderful view in all directions, which you will definitely permeate with great photos!

Be a participant in favorite mountain tour among tourists!

The tour is conditioned medium to heavy. The final climb is technically more demanding (the last 20 minutes of climb to the top), rocky and requires caution, however: the track has enough space to walk in its entire course, it is secured and has space for a safe step so it is not risky and technically demanding.

Return to the hotel/apartment. Free time. Overnight stay.

Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:

Accommodation included: 3 or 4 star apartment/hotel (depending on the availability) in Kolašin

Day 5: Bjelasica – Troglava – Zekova glava – Hiking Tour

Stop At: Bjelasica Mountain, Biogradska Gora National Park, Kolasin, Kolasin Municipality Montenegro
Breakfast. Check - out. Driving towards the starting point of the hiking tour.

Altitude: approx. 2.117 m
Track length: approx. 11 km
Difficulty: Medium
Readiness: Medium
Duration: approx. 5 – 6 hours depending on the readiness and breaks

With Monte Mare Travel in this hiking trail you will enjoy natural landscape of this region, the specificities of flora, various trees, colorful meadows, flowers... Coming to Zekova glava, we have a look like in the palm of the beautiful Pešića Lake.

Bjelasica adorns even Small and Large Ursulovačko and Small and Large Šiško lake which we will also visit. We will take a break in ethno village Vranjak, where you can enjoy the cafeteria and tastes of traditional food, all enjoying it in a natural rural ambience – optionally.
Visiting this mountain at any time of the year can’t be unsuccessful! You will always admire her and her surroundings again.

Drive to Ivanova Korita or Cetinje.

Check in, overnight in a 4* hotel in Ivanova Korita or Cetinje.

Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:

Accommodation included: 4 star hotel in Ivanova Korita or Cetinje

Day 6: Lovćen – hiking tour (Visit to Njegoš’s Mausoleum – optionally, Cetinje city tour - optionally)

Stop At: Lovcen National Park, Cetinje 81250 Montenegro
Breakfast at the hotel. Driving to the starting point of the hiking tour.

Starting hiking tour. The starting point of our ascent is from the Ivanova Korita from the hotel Monte Rosa. Fantastic easy tour to the mountain Lovćen with an amazing view to the bay from the top.

Difficulty level: Medium
Length: approx. 9 km
Elevation: Ascent approx. 850 m
Duration of the hike: From approx. 3 to 5 hours (the duration depends on where you want to start and finish the tour, because there are to ways – longer and shorter)

After finishing hiking tour, visit Njegoš's mausoleum (461 steps to the top) - optionally. Stairs to Njegoš's mausoleum also lead through the tunnel through the mountain, and after a few minutes walk you arrive to the "sky under the clouds", to the Jezerski vrh – Lake peak, from where all around you is provided as in the palm – approx. 1 hour.

Free time. Overnight stay in hotel in Ivanova Korita or Cetinje.


Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:

Accommodation included: 4 star hotel in Ivanova Korita or Cetinje

Day 7: Brajići – Monastery Praskvica – hiking tour (Budva city tour – optionally)

Stop At: Brajici, Brajici, Budva Municipality
Breakfast. Check - out. Driving to Brajići - the starting point of the tour.

Altitude: from approx. 765 m to approx. 40 m
Track length: approx. 9 km
Difficulty: Medium
Readiness: Medium
Duration: approx. 4 – 5 hours depending on the readiness and breaks

The tour starts from Brajići, by the path to the fortress Kosmač (Austrian fortress from the XIX century). There is a viewpoint and a short break for the sightseeing of the fortress. Slowly we continue to the Hunting lodge, climbing to the old Austrian road, and from there by the straight old Austrian road to Ograđenica, where the Spiridon Monastery is located. When we arrive, we take a bit longer break. Then, we descend with through the wide macadam road to the Rustovo Monastery. From the Rustovo Monastery we go to the viewpoint at Čelobrdo, from where we descend Jegorov path (the whole time view of St. Stefan and Miločer) near the Praskvica monastery.

Check – in hotel 4* in Budva/Bečići. Free time. Overnight stay.

Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:

Accommodation included: 4 star in Budva/Bečići

Day 8: Vrmac – Hiking tour (Kotor city tour – optionally)

Stop At: Fort Vrmac - Old Austro-Hungarian Fortress, 4km walk from Kotor, Kotor, Kotor Municipality Montenegro
Breakfast. Transfer to the starting point of the tour.

Altitude: approx. 785 m
Track length: approx. 5 km
Difficulty: Medium
Readiness: Medium
Duration: approx. 5 – 6 hours depending on the readiness and breaks

We'll begin mountain hiking through marked paths, through the beauty of untouched nature, over rocky areas, near the wells. We'll enjoy fresh air and preserved nature, numerous plant species and the beauty of rural architecture, fantastic viewpoints of Tivat bay, and open sea from one and Kotor Bay on other side. The most important construction we will see is Vrmac fortress, one of the bestpreserved Austro-Hungarian fortifications in the Bay of Kotor, built in 1860. We come to the top of St. Ilija, from there it is a view of the entire bay and the surrounding mountain peaks. We will take a short break and enjoy the heavenly view. Return to the starting point.

Don’t miss this wonderful combination of mountain and sea!

Back to the hotel. Free time. Overnight stay.


Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:

Accommodation included: 4 star hotel in Budva/Bečići

Day 9: Transfer to the airport/port

Stop At: Golubovci, Golubovci, Podgorica Municipality
Breakfast at the hotel. Check – out. Free time. Transfer to the airport (Podgorica or Tivat) or port (Kotor/Tivat/Bar).
The end of the arrangement.
Duration: 45 minutes

Meals included:

No accommodation included on this day.

Inclusions
  • transfer airport/port - hotel - airport/port by modern air-conditioned vehicles
  • travel guide for hiking tours (English language), hiking sticks
  • sightseeing of Podgorica accompanied by a licensed tourist guide (English language) - 2 hours
  • residence tax and insurance, road expenses and parking fees, travel insurance, tourist tax
  • Fees: National park Durmitor, National Park Lovćen, National Park Bjelasica
  • hotel accommodation in a double/triple room in Podgorica, hotel 4 * - 2 nights
  • accommodation in apartment/hotel double/triple room in Kolašin (3 or 4*) - 2 nights
  • hotel accommodation in a double/triple room in a 4 * hotel on Ivanova Korita or Cetinje – 2 nights
  • hotel accommodation in a double/triple room in a hotel with 4 * in Budva / Bečići – 2 nights
  • 8x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 8 nights
  • Entry/Admission - Bobotov Kuk
  • Entry/Admission - Lovcen National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Bjelasica Mountain

Exclusions
  • Tourist guide for hiking tours for a specific language
  • Transfer from an airport that is not listed in the program
  • Drinks and food not listed in the program, Visits to bars and restaurants not listed in the program
  • Single room use
  • Other non-program costs
  • Transfer from an airport or port that is not listed in the program
  • Travel health insurance (45 EUR per person)
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Need to bring: Equipment: Comfortable shoes, sneakers or climbing shoes, sun protection or protective clothes depending on the weather. Water and Food for daily hiking tours. Good mood for real enjoyment!
  • Availability: April - December each year (depending on weather conditions)
  • Additional options for extra fee: Single room use, Ticket fee for localities which are not included in price (Njegoš's mausoleum, Marko Miljanov Museum, ZIP LINE...), Walk around Black lake (depending on the time of Durmitov – Bobotov kuk hiking tour finish), Wine tasting in local traditional winery, Cetinje city tour, Kotor city tour, Budva city tour, Lunch at the restaurants, local households, wineries, Tourist guide for hiking tours for a specific language, Transfer from another airport, port, hotel or accommodation (in the region), Travel health insurance
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from ports: Kotor and Bar.
We pick up from airports: Podgorica and Tivat.
We pick up from hotels in Montenegro.

Pick up from other airports and hotels in the region on request for extra fee.

Airports

  • Golubovci Airport, Podgorica, Podgorica Municipality Montenegro
  • Tivat Airport, Grbalj Tivat, Mrčevac, Montenegro


Ports

  • Port of Kotor, E65, Kotor 85330, Montenegro

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

9 days


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