From  £1885
per person
Tour Highlights
  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage town of Kotor
  • Explore Durmitor National Park
  • Visit the extraordinary Ostrog Monastery
  • Explore the Bjelasica Mountain by jeep safari
  • Visit the coastal town of Budva
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Cultural landscapes of Montenegro

8 Day Tour, from £1885 per person

On this 8-day tailor-made tour, with private transfers and guides, discover the highlights of Montenegro from the mountains to the coast. In Budva and Kotor, uncover the history of the ancient walled towns whilst soaking up spectacular Adriatic views. Travelling inland, discover the incredible cliff-hanging pilgrimage site of Ostrog Monastery and the dramatic national parks; in Biogradska Gora National Park a jeep safari takes in Bjelasica Mountain and picturesque villages. A visit to a winery in Limljani provides the opportunity to try local wines, meats, olives and cheeses.

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1
FLY TO TIVAT
FLY TO TIVAT

Fly to Tivat on Montenegro's Adriatic coast. On arrival transfer to Kotor for a 2 night stay.

DAY 2
KOTOR
KOTOR

After breakfast, begin the days’ exploration of the UNESCO World Heritage town of Kotor. Kotor is a lovely town to discover, with intricate marble streets that lead to peaceful shady piazzas. The Square of arms is a perfect place for enjoying a morning coffee. Highlights of Kotor include Flour Square with Pima and Buca Palaces and the Clock Tower. After the city tour, continue around the beautiful Boka Kotorska and stop off in the lovely Baroque town of Perast. Take a boat trip out to the Island of ‘Our Lady of the Rocks’, which came to be from the purposeful sinking of seized ships. Return to Kotor (B)

DAY 3
KOTOR TO ZABLJAK
KOTOR TO ZABLJAK

Today will be spent travelling northwards towards the mountain town of Zabljak. The first stop of the day will be at the extraordinary Ostrog Monastery. The drive up is an exhilarating experience and the views once at the top are stunning. The monastery itself was built in the 17th Century by one of the four Montenegrin Saints, Vladika St. Vasilije and today is a popular pilgrimage site for followers of the Orthodox religion. Continue onto the town of Pluzine and the Piva Lake and Monastery, located along the ring of Durmitor. Arrive in Zabljak and check-in to hotel for an overnight stay. (B)

DAY 4
ZABLJAK TO KOLASIN
ZABLJAK TO KOLASIN
Embark on a walk this morning around the sparkling Black Lake of Durmitor National Park. The lake is the central focal point of Durmitor and looks beautiful reflecting in the changing seasonal light and can vary quite vastly in colour because of its varying degrees of depth. After lunch in Zabljak, move on towards Kolasin via the Tara River Canyon and the impressive Djurdjevica Bridge. The canyon is the deepest in Europe at 4,265 foot. From the bridge, watch rafters float by below, whilst daredevils wizz past on the canyon spanning zip wire. Continue on to Kolasin, the gateway to Biogradska Gora Nation Park. On arrival, check-in to your hotel for a two night stay. (B,L,D)
DAY 5
KOLASIN
KOLASIN
Today you will explore the Bjelasica Mountain Massif by jeep safari. Bjelasica surrounds Biogradska Gora National Park, which is one of the last remaining primeval forests in Europe. Travel through mountain villages, stopping for lunch at a local village restaurant. Drive past vast forests, rippling rivers, glacial fed lakes and meadows covered with wild flowers. Return to Kolasin and overnight. (B,L,D)
DAY 6
KOLASIN TO TIVAT
KOLASIN TO TIVAT

After breakfast, head back towards the coast via the beautiful Lake Skadar, the largest lake in the Balkans. Stop at a local winery in the village of Limljani. Sample the local wine that the Lake Skadar region is famous for producing and receive a demonstration in wine making techniques. On the way back to Tivat pass the iconic island of Sveti Stefan, now home to an exclusive Aman resort (photo stop). Check-in to the hotel in Tivat for a 2 night stay. (B)

DAY 7
BUDVA & CETINJE
 BUDVA & CETINJE

Start the day with a visit to Montenegro’s most famous town, Budva. Explore the charming Old Town with its mediaeval walls, cobbled lanes and small shady piazzas. Afterwards head to the old capital city of Cetinje at the foot of Lovcen national park. Take a look around King Nicola’s Museum, which is home to many interesting artefacts documenting Montenegro’s tumultuous history, followed by a walk up the 461 steps to the mausoleum of the national hero Petar II Petrovic-Njegos, located on top of Jezerski Vrh, Montenegro’s second highest peak. Return to Tivat stopping for lunch in Njegusi village, where you will sample the delicious, locally produced, meats and cheeses. (B,L)

DAY 8
FLY TO UK
Transfer back to the airport for return flight. (B)

Pricing Information

8 day tour, from £1885 per person
(Single person supplement + £240)

Price Includes

  • Return flights with Easyjet from Gatwick or Manchester
  • All airport taxes & security charges
  • Accommodation in 4* hotels with breakfast 
  • Meals as specified (B= Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner) 
  • Private transfers with English speaking driver, between each destination, with sightseeing stops en-route  
  • Sightseeing excursions with English speaking guide  in Kotor, Cetinje,Durmitor and Bjelasica 

 

Price Excludes

  • Meals not stated
  • Services of a guide when transferring from resorts 
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips and gratuities

 

Tour Route Map


  1. Croatia, Dubrovnik
  2. Montenegro, Kotor
  3. Montenegro, Podgorica
  4. Montenegro, Zabljak
  5. Montenegro, Kolasin
  6. Montenegro, Budva

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