The 8 Day Scenic Montenegro Tour is a ready-made tour solution that covers all of Montenegro's must-see attractions and a good number of off-the-beaten-track gems.
is a stunning country. North to south. East to west. There are beaches,
mountains, lakes, national monuments, tumultuous history and the most breath-taking
views you’ve ever seen.
Maybe it was even one of these beautiful photos that spurred you to investigate a holiday in Montenegro in the first place.
But planning a trip to see all of these iconic spots takes work. Like, a serious amount of work.
You need to:
It’s enough to give even the savviest traveller a headache.
Not only that, when you do get here you’ll realise you didn’t leave enough time to see one attraction, while you left too long to see another and you’ll inevitably have your schedule thrown off by a road closure that will force you to find an alternative route.
If you want to see the best of Montenegro, it’s not surprising that planning a trip can leave you feeling overwhelmed with the size of the task, daunted by logistics and begging for someone to just take all the hassles off your hands.
I know how you feel. I’ve spoken to many, many people who were feeling the same way.
But don’t despair! I’ve got a great solution for
I’ve found a complete Montenegro tour solution that takes the stress away from planning a Montenegro itinerary. I love this tour for so many reasons and asked the tour operator, Mladen, if I could offer it to my visitors. He said yes!
Here’s why I love this tour so much:
Does this sound like the answer you’ve been looking for? Let’s have a look at the tour in detail…
Here's what's covered on the itinerary:
Whew! That’s a lot right? A couple of shots of rakija (extremely potent brandy that’s beloved in the Balkans) and you’ll go home knowing Montenegro as well as the locals ;)
The itinerary also includes:
5 nights in Kotor or Budva on the coast.
2 nights in Zabljak, Durmitor National Park.
Here’s a detailed breakdown of each day:
08:30: Drive around a the bay on the
way to Perast.
08:30 – 09:45: Visit Our Lady of the Rocks church and museum.
09:45 – 10:30: Free time in Perast.
10:30 – 11:00: Visit the Roman Mosaics in Risan.
11:00 – 12:00: Drive around the bay with photo opportunities.
12:00 – 13:00: Kotor walking tour.
Free afternoon (in summer there's a transfer to one of the beaches close to Kotor if you're staying in Kotor).
08:00 – 09:00: Drive up the 25-turn serpentine road to reach Njegusi village There are two photo breaks to make the most of the awesome view.
09:00 – 10:00: Stop at the oldest restaurant in Montenegro and visit the smokehouse to learn about traditional proscuitto-making, which Njegusi is famous for.
10:00 – 11:30: Drive up Mount Lovcen and climb the stairs to the mausoleum of Petar Petrovic-Njegos, Montenegro's famous bishop-ruler.
11:30 – 13:00: A walking tour around Montenegro's former royal capital, Cetinje, followed by some free time to explore.
13:00 – 13:30: Transfer to Rijeka Crnojevica on Skadar Lake.
13:30 – 16:30: Rijeka Crnojevica visit, lunch at local restaurant, scenic boat tour and a photo break at Pavlova Strana, one of Montenegro's most iconic photo spots.
16:30 – 18:00: Drive back to Budva or Kotor with a photo stop above Budva on the way back.
08:00 - 10:30 - Drive to Scepan Polje rafting camp with a traditional breakfast near the river.
11:00 - 12:30 - Preparations for rafting (distribution of life jackets, helmets, wetsuits and booties) and drive to the rafting start point in off-road vehicles.
12:30-16:00 - Rafting through the most attractive rapids on the Tara River, with stops at the most beautiful spots to take photos of waterfalls and swim.
16:00 – Arrival back to Scepan Polje, which is the end of the rafting, and then lunch at a local restaurant.
17:30 – Departure from Scepan Polje, drive through the heart of Durmitor National Park with many photo opportunities.
Overnight in Zabljak, Durmitor National Park.
10:30: Walk around Black Lake, the
largest lake in Durmitor National Park.
10:30 – 11:30: Drive to the Tara Djurdjevica Bridge, which overlooks the Tara Canyon. Enjoy the view or do the zipline ride across the canyon.
11:30 – 13:00: Drive around Durmitor National Park with stops next to Riblje and Vrazje Lakes.
13:00 – 14:30: Time in Curevac and an easy hike to the best view point of the Tara Canyon, the deepest canyon in Europe.
14:30 – 16:00: Lunch.
10:00: Drive through the Tara Canyon with photo stops.
10:00 – 12:30: Arrival in Biogradska Gora National Park, walk around the lake and free time in one of Europe's last virgin forests.
12:30 – 13:30: Drive through the Moraca Canyon.
12:30 – 13:30: Time in Moraca Monastery and a photo stop in the deepest part of the canyon.
14:30 – 16:00: Lunch at a nice restaurant next to the Cijevna River (Podgorica)
16:00 – 17:30: Drive back to Kotor with views of another part of Skadar Lake National Park and Sveti Stefan.
08:00 – 9:00 Drive to Budva.
9:00 – 10:00: Walking tour through 2,000 year-old Budva old town.
10:00 – 10:30: Drive along the coast to Sveti Stefan.
10:30 – 11:30: Walk around Sveti Stefan mainland and Milocer Forest Park.
11:30 – 18:00: Spend the afternoon on one of Budva's beaches.
Transfer to the airport - Tivat, Podgorica or Dubrovnik.
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The 8 Day Scenic Montenegro Tour is priced from €780 per person. The final price will depend on your final itinerary and accommodation choices.
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