Montenegro

A Multi Activity Adventure

Level

Easy – Moderate

Duration

8 days

Montenegro is a Balkan country with rugged mountains, medieval villages and a narrow strip of beaches along its Adriatic coastline. The Bay of Kotor, resembling a fjord, is dotted with coastal churches and fortified towns.

Facts:

Activities: trekking /cultural sightseeing/rafting / biking /kayaking or cruising, canyoning

Our operation:

All Rahhalah’s ground handlers and guides are locally employed ensuring more authentic experience for travelers, as well as sensitivity and understanding of the local culture and environment

Our staff is highly experienced and has excellent knowledge, committed to provide exceptional service at all times.

Sustainability:

We run a low impact operation and we leave no traces behind, contributing to the efforts of protection of the local land, its people and culture.

We are committed to employing local people to the maximum extent possible. We pay our staff well and, just as important, we provide them with periodical training. In addition we emphasize on making extensive use of local products and enhance maximum economic benefits to the local communities.

As you all know 1% of our revenue go back to a local cause and Rahhalah directly takes care of that. This is our pay back promise.

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 01: Arrival at Tivat and transfer to Zabljak (D)

Today is your arrival day. A Rahhalah representative will meet you at the airport in Tivat and transfer to Zabljak. Transfer lasts approx  3 hours-2 h and 50min.

Dinner in the hotel and overnight.

Day 02: Trekking ( B, L, D)

After breakfast we proceed with the preparation/briefing for the hiking tour. We will have a short transfer to Momcilov grad (1780m) with a beautiful view on the whole Zabljak. From there the hiking starts toward the forest and the Jablan lake. After it we will descend a little bit toward Snake Lake where we will have a lunch break. After lunch we continue to Barno lake and end at the Black lake (1416 m). During the second part of the hike we will be ascending more and more allowing us to have a wonderful view on the whole Zabljak, and at the last part of hike we are descending through the forest. At the end we have two options – that transfer awaits us beside the Black lake, or to hike app 3km more to the hotel.

Dinner in the hotel. Overnight.

Day 03: Biking ( B, L, D)

After breakfast we proceed with the preparation/briefing for the biking. We will start from Zabljak (1450 mnv) toward village Little Montenegro (1400mnv) across saddle and peak Stuoc (1950mnv)-the highest point of the route (from Zabljak to Stuoc – 15km, 500m of ascend in total), and further more to villages Nedajno and Trsa. After Stuoc we will be descending (app 700m of descending) to canyon of Susica river (1180mnv) after which we have more ascending to Nedajno and Trsa   ( 1400mnv). From Nedajno to Trsa we have app 8km.  It is approximately 40 km in one direction. Lunch will be beside the Susicko lake. Transfer will await for us in Trsa or Nedajno village. Return back to hotel, one hour of drive.

Dinner in hotel. Overnight.

Note:  we can bike only to Nedajno (32km in one direction) or even less on demand.

Day 04: Rafting ( B, L, D)

After breakfast we transfer to the start for rafting day.

Today you will enjoy a day rafting in the heart of the national park Durmitor. Rafting 12km from the second camp, to Lever Tara (Žugića Luke) with a visit to the River Angry , left tributary of Tara, which is on two bases in the Guinness Book of Records, the strongest European wellspring of 1000 liters per second and shortest European River length of only 170 meters, a tour of the monastery of Archangel Michael from the 13th century, the organization of swimming in the green whirlpools called (Paradise Gardens) .We will be passing the deepest part of the canyon 1380m.

Notes:

  • This  includes:fees for boating, Utility fee, compulsory insurance, tickets for NP Durmitor, Licensed Rafting guides, , lunch during the trip.
  • Minimum number of persons in a group is a five.
  • Desirable start of the program at 11:00.

After rafting, transfer to the hotel. Dinner in the hotel. Overnight.

Day 05: Canyoning tour ( B, L, D)

After breakfast transfer to Canyon Nevidio for a canyoning tour.

Check in at 10:00 in restaurant beside the canyon. Introduction, coffee/tea, breakfast (donuts, homemade pie, eggs, sandwiches, sour milk) . At 11:00 we depart from the canyon, equipping participants (shoes, belts, helmets, neoprene suits and socks). Start of canyoning. During it we will make 1-2 breaks where participants receive refreshments. We will be making professional photos and videos during the whole route and you will receive the DVD after it. Getting out of the canyon for 30 or 60 minutes- brake outside the canyon. Going to the starting point where we will discharge the equipment. At 16h lunch at the restaurant with national dishes.

Transfer back to the Zabljak. Dinner at hotel.

Day 06: Kayking or cruising ( B,L)

After breakfast, checking out of the hotel. Transfer to Skadar lake, approx  2.5 hours for  kayaking or cruising.( group need to choose one option only)

Option 1: Kayaking

This trip is a return paddle from the lily pads and rushes of Virpazar to the old island prison of Grmožur and then secluded Pješačac beach. More experienced paddlers can choose to extend the trip to the tiny lakeside settlement of Raduš, where a lunch of fresh lake can be served. Paddle time: 4 hours. Grade: easy

Option 2: Cruising

Alternatively you can enjoy cruise on the lake. Snack is served on the boat – priganica, honey, cheese, rakija, juice. After the activity, transfer to Kotor and check in at the hotel. Transfer from Skadar lake to Kotor is approx  1 hour.

Day 07: Kotor ( B )

Breakfast at the hotel. Free time in Kotor for relaxation on the beach.

Optional – we can organize a boat cruise to island Our Lady of the Rocks.

Free time for dinner etc. Overnight.

Day 08: Sightseeing Kotor and Departure Tivat ( B)

Breakfast at the hotel. Today you will enjoy sightseeing of Old town of Kotor with a guide.   

Free time till the transfer to the airport in Tivat- Approx 12km from Kotor.

Transfer to the airport for departure flight.

1,238 USD

per person in a group of 4, Double Occupancy.

Trip Dates

1 September 2017

This cost is based on Double Occupancy. Single Supplement Applies.

• This rate is valid for summer 2017

• Full payment should be made 30 days prior to departure date.

• All services stipulated above are subject to availability at the time of booking / reservation. All prices are subject to change.

This includes:

  • 5 nights with HB in Standard  hotel in Zabljak
  • 2 night with BB in Standard  hotel in Kotor
  • Airport transfer from /to Tivat airport
  • All transfers during stay
  • Biking equipment
  • Guides for biking and hiking day
  • Tickets to NP Durmitor and Skadar lake
  • Rafting, canyoning, hiking, biking, kayaking
  • Guide for Kotor tour
  • Lunch for 2nd , 3rd ,4th ,5th ,6th day

This excludes:

  • International flights
  • Visa fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Single Supplement
  • High Season supplements
  • Personal gear
  • Meals not mentioned above
  • Optional activities
  • Beverages
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Personal expenses

Important: The itinerary and schedule are subject to change due to weather, road condition and operating conditions. In any case the guide has the RIGHT to change the program for the safety and convenience of the travelers.

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