Montenegro

A Multi Activity Adventure

Level

Easy – Moderate

Duration

8 days

Route

Arrival Tivat, Zabljak ,Podgorica ,Budva,Departure Tivat

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.

Our trip offers a variety of activities to give you the opportunity to experience both its natural beauty and rich culture. You will experience a thrilling rafting adventure on Tara rive and the second deepest world canyon in the National park of Durmitor;  trekking adventure to Black lake (1416 m)  enjoying  the magnificent mountain scenery ;  enjoy a kayaking or cruising on Skadar Lake; have the opportunity to visit Canyon Nevidio for a canyoning tour and witness the stunning views. You will spend some days in Budva to experience the rich local culture through Budva & Kotor city tour and have a stunning view from Njegos Mausoleum, a must visit place .

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 .

Note: Please note there will be arranged 2 arrival transfers for the group – you can choose one of them depending on your flight arrival time. Additional transfer can be arranged at extra cost.

Dinner in the hotel and overnight.

Day 02: 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 03: 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 04: Canyoning tour (B, L)

After breakfast, checking out from the hotel.  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 to the Podgorica. Transfer last approx 2 hours. 

Overnight in hotel.

Day 05: Kayaking or cruising ( B,L,D)

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 Budva and check in to the hotel.

Dinner in the hotel. Overnight.

Day 06: Budva – Kotor city tour - Budva (B, L, D )

After Breakfast at the hotel, short transfer to the Kotor city.  For Kotor city tour with guide.

After a city tour, free time till lunch. After lunch we will have a short walk to the docks from where the 2 hours cruise starts. Transfer back to hotel in Budva and dinner in hotel. Overnight.

Day 07: Njegos Mausoleum Tour (B, L, D)

After breakfast in hotel, One hour transfer to Njegos Mausoleum.

The highest mausoleum on the world – 1657 m above the sea, built 1970 to 1974, located on the second highest peak of Lovcen mountain, represent one of the must visit place in Montenegro.

Visit to mausoleum. Lunch in Ivanova korita. Transfer back to Budva for a one hour city tour. Free time in Budva till dinner in hotel. Overnight.

Day 08: Departure (B)

Breakfast at the hotel.

Free time till the transfer to the airport in Tivat.

Transfer to the airport for departure flight.

Note: Please note there will be arranged 2 departure transfers for the group – you can choose one of them depending on your flight arrival time. Additional transfer can be arranged at extra cost.

1,554 USD

per person in a group of 4, Double Occupancy.

Trip Dates

20 August 2018

Notes:

This cost is based on Double Occupancy. Single Supplement Applies

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

This includes:

  • 3 nights with HB in Standard  hotel in Zabljak
  • 3 nights with HB in Standard  hotel in Budva
  • 1 night with BB in Standard hotel in Podgorica
  • Airport transfer from /to Tivat airport
  • All transfers during stay as per the itinerary
  • Guides for Hiking, Rafting, Canyoning & Kayaking
  • Tickets to NP Durmitor, Skadar lake and Lovcen
  • Rafting, canyoning, hiking, kayaking
  • Guide for Kotor tour, Budva Tour, Lovcen tour
  • All equipment during tours
  • Lunch for 2nd , 3rd ,4th ,5th ,6th, 7th day. Packed lunch on day 3, 5.

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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