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Experience the huge variety of Montenegro as you visit three of the country’s national parks, the great Tara Canyon, ride the famous Belgrade-Bar train to Podgorica and enjoy scenic walks in the Bay of Kotor.

  • Spectacular hiking in Durmitor National Park
  • Visit Njegos Mausoleum at the top of Mt Lovcen
  • Ride on the scenic Belgrade-Bar train
  • Stay in the medieval town of Kotor

This itinerary takes in just the right amount of history, along with beautiful walking, hospitable locals and delicious food. Begin your holiday with a choice of walks in the peaks of Durmitor National Park, followed by the rainforests and glacial lakes of Biogradska Gora. Take the scenic train to Podgorica and enjoy a walking tour of historic Cetinje. Hike to the Jezerski Vhr peak of Mount Lovcen and enjoy some of the finest viewpoints in the Bay of Kotor.

This self-guided itinerary allows you to go at your own pace with time to stop along the way to enjoy local places of interest. Take a picnic lunch with you as you walk on good, well-marked trails from the mountains to the coast of Montenegro.

Typical Itinerary

  1. Day 1: Travel to Zabljak

    Fly to Podgorica and make your way to Zabljak. The tour begins at your hotel in Zabljak where your local representative will meet with you to run through details of your itinerary.

  2. Day 2: Durmitor National Park

    There is a choice of two walks in Durmitor National Park: a circular hiking tour to see the glacier lakes or a hike to Crvena Greda, one of the most impressive peaks in the park.

  3. Day 3: Biogradska Gora National Park

    See the Tara Bridge high above the world’s second deepest canyon. In the early afternoon, begin your walk in Biogradska Gora National Park.

  4. Day 4: Panorama ridge hike to Kolasin

    Continue your walk over the gentle ridge with great views over the park, before descending towards the town of Kolasin. Visit a small botanical garden.

  5. Day 5: Scenic train ride, Cetinje city tour

    This morning, board the train for a spectacular ride to Podgorica. From here, visit the old capital of Cetinje for a self-guided walking tour of the former royal capital.

  6. Day 6: Old trade route to the Bay of Kotor

    Follow the horse trail towards Kotor for a scenic ascent and magnificent views across the bay. Spend some time exploring the old town of Kotor.

  7. Day 7: Hike the Vrmac Range & Bay of Kotor

    Follow a zig-zag trail to the ridge of Vrmac which divides the bays of Tivat and Kotor. Continue to the village of Stoliv and travel by boat to Perast before returning to the Bay of Kotor.

  8. Day 8: Fly back to the UK

    Make your way to Podgorica airport for your flight back to the UK.

Price and Other Information

  • Duration and price excluding international flights: 8 days from £799 per person
  • Duration including flights from/to UK: 8 days Price available on request
  • Single room supplement: From £200
  • Walking grade: Moderate
  • Guiding: Self-Guided
  • Max alt: 1,520m
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  • What’s included
    • Hotel x 5 nights, farmstay x 1 night, private hut x 1 night
    • 7 breakfasts, 6 picnic lunches and 1 dinner

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Dates & Prices

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Self-Guided Dates and Prices
Year Daily Departures Price From (Exc. Flights) Options
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2019 From 1 May to 30 Jun £799 Book or Enquire
2019 From 1 Jul to 31 Aug £1,049 Book or Enquire
2019 From 1 Sep to 31 Oct £799 Book or Enquire

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