The Beauties of Montenegro 4 nights / 5 days

Easy active tour allows you to experience Montenegro in the right way through activities which do not demand some special fitness readiness. You will discover the capital of Montenegro – Podgorica city, through easy walking tour, and next days enjoy rafting on Tara river known as 'tear of Europe' because of its clean water (its canyon is the deepest in Europe, and second deepest in the world after Colorado), easy hiking tour in Obodska cave – Rijeka Crnojevića (beautiful little historic place), climbing to the Lovćen mausoleum - symbol of Montenegro and its freedom (461 steps to the top), visiting Cetinje – Old Royal Capital, Budva – metropolis of Montenegrin tourism, also known as 'Queen of Adriatic', Saint Stefan – a unique place in the whole world, at the same time an island, a city and a hotel. You will have an opportunity to take a photo on the Pavlova side – viewpoint from which photos represent Montenegro in magazines worldwide!

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$1,568

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Duration

5 days

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  • What's included :
    • 4x Breakfast
    • 1x Dinner
    • 3x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 4 nights
    • Transfer airport - hotel – airport by modern air-conditioned vehicles
    • Panoramic tour of Podgorica
    • City tour of Podgorica with licensed tourist guide (in English) – approx. 2 hours
    • Licensed travel guide for excursions provided by the program (in English)
    • 3 or 4-star hotel accommodation in a double/triple room in Podgorica – 4 nights
    • Residence tax and insurance, road expenses and parking fees, travel health insurance, tourist tax
    • Tickets: National park Lovćen, Njegoš’s mausoleum, King Nikola’s museum
    • rafting on Tara, licensed skipper, equipment (3th day)
    • Travel guide for hiking tour and hiking sticks for hiking tour, wine tasting in winery (4th day)
    • Entry/Admission - Podgorica City Stadium
    • Entry/Admission - Njegusi Centar
    • Entry/Admission - Lovcen National Park
    • Entry/Admission - Budva City Walls
    • Entry/Admission - Tara River Canyon
    • Entry/Admission - Lake Skadar
    What's excluded :
    • Tickets: for localities which are not listed in *Included in price, City Walls ‘Citadel’ in Budva
    • Saint Stefan entrance for sightseeing an island - 25 EUR per person
    • Licensed tourist guide 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 that are not listed in the program
    • Other non-program costs
    • Single room use

  • Day 1: Arrival at the airport (Podgorica or Tivat). Accommodation in 3 or 4-star hotel in Podgorica. City sightseeing.

    Stop At: Podgorica City Stadium, 19 Decembra bb, Podgorica, Podgorica Municipality Montenegro
    We will welcome you to the airport, and then head towards Podgorica.

    We start a panoramic sightseeing tour with a guide, after which we will head to the hotel. Check - in.

    Meeting at agreed time, and start easy walking through the city accompanied by a guide – 2 hours and 30 min. We start the tour from the Republic Square - the main city square. We will pass through Bokeška Street with nice cafes and urban look, a favorite place for young people to go out. We will see the Millennium Bridge that represents the visual identity of the city. We will visit the Sastavci or the Skalines - the oldest bridge in Podgorica, according to the historical facts that was established during the Roman rule. We will visit the Clock Tower and the Old Town located in the very heart of Podgorica which preserves rich historical and cultural heritage. The most beautiful example of architecture remaining from the Turkish period is the Clock Tower, which is a symbol of Podgorica. It still dominates the area of Old Town with its height. Then we will continue towards Centre of Contemporary Art - Kruševac - the former winter mansion of King Nikola I Petrović. Then we continue our walk to 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. Dinner. Spare time. Overnight stay.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight stay in Podgorica, hotel 3 or 4 star

    Day 2: Cetinje (Old Royal Capital) – Lovćen mausoleum – Saint Stefan - Budva

    Stop At: Njegusi Centar, Auto centar, E65, Njeguši, Montenegro
    Breakfast.

    Starting the tour at agreed time. Driving towards Cetinje (Old Royal Capital) – 30 min.

    Arrival at Cetinje. City sightseeing: Cetinje Monastery, Ćipuri church, the former Njegoš’s residence - Biljarda, King Nikola’s museum, the Presidential Palace, the Royal Theater "Zeta house", the monument of Ivan Crnojević - Zeta ruler and founder of Cetinje (duration 1h).
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Lovcen National Park, Cetinje 81250 Montenegro
    Driving to Lovćen mausoleum – approx. 40 min.

    Arrival at Lovćen. Visit Njegoš's mausoleum (461 steps to the top). 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 - 1 hour.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Budva City Walls, Old Town, Budva, Budva Municipality 85310 Montenegro
    We will take a break for a lunch at the famous restaurant on the way – 1h.

    Photo break and enjoy the beautiful view of Saint Stefan from Adriatic highway viewpoint from which it is a photo of the island on many posters promoting Montenegro worldwide. We will pass through the park Miločer – King’s park, near former summer house of dynasty Karađorđević, and also King’s beach. Park Miločer is one of the most beautiful parks and arboretums in the Adriatic. The park counts a lot of rare and exotic plant species brought by seafarers from all over the world.

    Free time for city sightseeing – 1h.

    *Optionally - Walking tour of the island with a guide who will tell you the history of the island, interesting events and experiences related to this place. You will see The Church of Lord’s Transfiguration, Piazza – central square where local people used to trade homemade products, Small and Big Church. It is also possible to visit one of the rooms in exclusive ‘’Aman Resort’’, if hotel is not 100% filled – 45 min.

    Driving towards Budva – 20 min.

    Arrival at Budva. Accompanied by a guide, you will see the Old Town, which unites with unity, walk in the winding streets, enjoy the view of the late Middle Ages squares that form a whole with solid ramparts, their towers and city gates, Orthodox and Catholic churches, an archaeological museum – 1h:30min.

    Return. Free time. Overnight stay.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Overnight stay in Podgorica, hotel 3 or 4 star

    Day 3: Tara ‘’white water’’ rafting

    Stop At: Tara River Canyon, P4, Dobrilovina, Zabljak Municipality Montenegro
    Departure in the early morning hours, driving towards Šćepan Polje. Duration of the journey: 2 - 3 hours (depending on the place - city of departure).

    Arriving at the camp, meeting with skippers and other participants in rafting, a traditional Montenegrin breakfast at the restaurant on the riverside (approx. 1h 30 min).

    Preparation for rafting - fitting with neoprene clothing and footwear, safety belts, helmets (set for Go Pro camera) - 30 minutes. You can take camera and mobile phones with yourselves, because there is a safety, waterproof bag in your boats where you can leave your stuff during rapids, and use them during breaks as well as in quiet parts of the river.

    Your adventure begins with short and exciting driving by off-road vehicles to the starting point of the rafting tour "Brštanovica" (approx. 40 min). When you arrive, skipper will give you all instructions that you need for rafting, so the important thing is listen to him and be careful what he will say. Also, he will inform you during the rafting before each rapid.

    Rafting with pauses for swimming and photography at the most beautiful places and unavoidable most beautiful waterfall on the Tara (3 - 4 hours). Tara River seems to have white restless water stairs with beautiful, peaceful pools between rapids that allow you to rest, take a photo of its unique landscapes, or to try out swimming in crystal clear but very cold water.

    Back to the camp. Traditional Montenegrin lunch (various dishes - gourmet, vegetarian, vegan, gluten free and other dishes of your choice + aperitif - homemade Montenegrin brandy) – approx. 1h 30 min. Almost all products are of organic origin, purchased from local breeders and manufacturers.

    Return. Driving to the hotel in Budva. Free time. Overnight stay.
    Duration: 10 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Overnight stay in Podgorica, hotel 3 or 4 star

    Day 4: Pavlova Side - Obodska cave hiking tour – Rijeka Crnojevića – Winery Mrkan

    Stop At: Lake Skadar, Podgorica, Podgorica Municipality 81000 Montenegro
    Breakfast.

    Starting tour at agreed time.

    Driving towards Obodska cave – 1 h. Photo break on Pavlova side, one of the most attractive viewpoints in Montenegro, the most famous "picture card" of Montenegro.

    Arrival. Starting hiking tour (duration 2 – 3 hours). The starting point is from the center of the settlement Crnojevića. The road goes all the way to the river. The Obodska cave has 2 km of hiking and is suitable for people with different conditioning as well as for families. The Obodska cave is a real pearl and an ideal opportunity for all those who did not have the experience to stay in the caves.

    In return, we can organize a cruise through the Crnojevića River with a boat, climb to the ancient town of Obod – optionally.

    Rijeka Crnojevića sightseeing. Lunch at the local fish restaurant – 1 hour.

    This tour is a perfect opportunity to experience the old Montenegro as well as the former life in this region.

    Continuing drive to the Winery ‘Mrkan’ – 30 min. Sightseeing winery, wine cellar and vineyards. Listening about production of wines, brandies, liqueurs, jams…

    Tasting of 5 types of wine, grape brandy and 5 types with different medicinal herbs, herbal and fruit liqueurs with mini snack – 1 hour.

    Return. Free time. Overnight stay.
    Duration: 7 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Overnight stay in Podgorica, hotel 3 or 4 star

    Day 5: Breakfast. Check out. Spare time. Transfer to the airport. End of arrangement.

    Stop At: Podgorica City Stadium, 19 Decembra bb, Podgorica, Podgorica Municipality Montenegro
    Breakfast. Check out. Spare time. Transfer to the airport. The end of the arrangement.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up from ports: Kotor or Bar.Pick up from airports: Podgorica or Tivat.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, 27 Narodnih Heroja, Tivat, Montenegro
    Ports
    • Port of Kotor, 420 Stari Grad, Kotor 85330, Montenegro
    Departure Time :
    12:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Availability: April - October each year (depending on weather conditions)
    • 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
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
    • Masks are required indoors as well as while driving in a vehicle.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Monte Mare Travel

Activity ID: V-143877P35

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