On Explore the Montenegro Mountains, we invite you to discover the “wild beauty” of the “black mountains”! Montenegro is a hiking paradise, whether we are talking about the high mountains in the north of the country: Bjelasica, Sinjajevina, Komovi, and Durmitor or the coastal mountains of Orjen.
Lovćen, and Rumija, are equally attractive because they have an unusual view of the big blue Adriatic Sea. In hiking tours through Montenegro mountains with the help of ‘’Monte Mare Travel,’’ you will enjoy the unspoiled nature of green areas, beautiful mountain landscapes, floral fields, mountain lakes, clear mountain rivers, and fresh air… In this arrangement, through easy to middle-heavy tours you will be able to experience the rich history and culture of these parts of Montenegro.
You will also enjoy hiking tours through the central part of the country, near Podgorica. The combination of unreal landscapes will give you the perfect preconditions for an ideal holiday in nature!
We will welcome you to the airport and then head towards Podgorica.
We start a panoramic sightseeing tour with a guide, after which we will head to the hotel.
Check-in at a hotel in Podgorica.
Meeting at an agreed time and starting an easy walk through the city accompanied by a guide – approx. 2 hours.
We start the tour from Republic Square - the main city square. We will pass through Bokeška Street with nice cafes and an urban look, a favorite place for young people to go out. We will see the Millennium Bridge, which represents the city's visual identity. According to the historical facts established during Roman rule, we will visit the Sastavci - Skyline - the oldest bridge in Podgorica. Then, Clock Tower and the Old Town are located in the heart of Podgorica, preserving rich historical and cultural heritage. The most beautiful
example of architecture remaining from the Turkish period is the Clock Tower, a Podgorica symbol. It still dominates the area of Old Town with its height. After visiting Old Town, we will head towards the Centre of Contemporary Art - Kruševac - the former winter mansion of King Nikola I Petrović. Then we continue our walk to the Temple of the Resurrection of Christ, the third largest Orthodox temple in the world. In the end, we visit St. George Church which dates from the IX-XI century; belongs to the oldest active worship Christian chapel in Montenegro and beyond.
Back to the hotel. Free time. Overnight stay in Podgorica.
Breakfast at the hotel. Driving through the villages and serpentines of Kuči to the starting point of the hiking tour.
Elevation: approx. 1557 m
Track length: approx. 4 km (in both directions)
Duration: approx. 1:30 h depending on the readiness and breaks
Only 40 minutes walk from the Kučka Korita there is a viewpoint known as Grlo Sokolovo, located at the very border of Montenegro and neighboring Albania, from which there is a unique view of the Cijevna canyon, the Albanian settlement Tamara and the Albanian part of the Prokletije that at any time of the year leaves the observer breathless. The tour is easy and adequate for all ages and fitness possibilities, so we recommend it as one in a series of tours which can’t be missed.
During this hiking tour, we can take a break in the local traditional winery - (optionally), where you will enjoy tasting high-quality wine. We can visit the museum of 'Marko Miljanov' - (optionally), a famous writer, military commander, tribal champion, and hero, as well as Medun - Meteon Old Town – (optionally).
After completing the hiking tour, driving through the ''Circle around Kuči'' with photo breaks at the beautiful viewpoints.
Back to the hotel. Free time. Overnight stay in a hotel in Podgorica.
Breakfast at the hotel. Check-out. Driving towards the Mrtvica canyon.
Altitude: approx. 586 m
Track length: approx. 18 km
Duration: approx. 5 – 7 hours depending on the readiness and breaks
With 'Monte Mare Travel' in this hiking tour, you will enjoy the beauty of still not enough explored canyon, but increasingly popular for tourists, true nature lovers. At the very beginning of the tour, at the entrance to the canyon, we will see a small stone bridge Prince Danilo raised in 1858 in honor of his mother who originated from this area. The bridge was named 'Danilo's bridge'. Next, by walking the path leading right along the rock, we will reach the 'Gate of Wish', made up of two rocks connected at the top. Here we will take a short break. You will enjoy the view of a calm and clear river, relaxing a bright blue and green color that brings peace and simplicity to the visitors. This gate is connected to the story that the fairy from Maganik will fulfill your wish if you throw a jackstone in the river. Just a few steps away, you can hear the great noise of sparkling waterfalls, from which the most attractive is 'White Nerini'. You will notice the thick vegetation that makes this ambiance special. And that's not the end. The special attraction of this part is a narrow into the rock that was broken through by the army in 1973, led by General Danilo Jauković. In this way, the two villages of Mrtvo Duboko and Vejle Duboko were connected, and the locals called it 'Danilo's road'. After the passage of this way also known as 'Mrtvičke Beams', we arrive at Stone Beach which is the endpoint of the tour. Here we will have a short break for rest. After visiting this sparkling river that abounds with springs, waterfalls, and wild rapids and passing through the rock that seems impossible when you look from far away, you will feel completely filled and happy. You'll want to visit him again!
After completing the tour, we continue our journey toward Kolašin.
Check-in apartments/hotel in Kolašin. Free time. Overnight stay.
Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Durmitor with a short photo break of Đurđevića Tara bridge.
Coming to the starting point.
Starting hiking tour.
Altitude: approx. 2.523 m
Track length: approx. 12 km
Duration: approx. 5 - 7 hours depending on the readiness and breaks
This hiking mountain tour starts from the bend Sedlo, towards the north, with a mild climb. Already at the start, we will enjoy the beauty of the landscape, we will pass grassy meadow trails and sharp rocky roads. We will stretch out underneath the rocks, after which we will enter the beautiful valley of 'Surutka' from where the figure of our goal is looked up - Bobotov Kuk. On the way to the highest peak, we will find the wells and be refreshed with drinking mountain water. Bobotov Kuk together with peaks 'No Name' Peak (2487 m) and 'Damsel' (Soa, 2440 m) make the highest rocky ridge of Durmitor called Soa Heavenly, which means 'The Underlay of the Sky'.
We will enjoy the view of the Škrčka lakes, called 'mountain eyes' with the rest of the Durmitor lake group (a total of 18 glacier lakes). From the peaks of Durmitor, there is a wonderful view in all directions, which you will definitely permeate with great photos!
Be a participant in your favorite mountain tour among tourists!
The tour is conditioned medium to heavy. The altitude difference that passes from Sedlo to the top is 820m. The final climb is technically more demanding (the last 20 minutes of the climb to the top), rocky, and requires caution. However: the track has enough space to walk in its entire course. It is secured and has space for a safe step. Hence, it is not risky and technically demanding.
Return to the hotel/apartment in Kolašin. Free time. Overnight stay.
Breakfast at the hotel. Check-out. Driving towards the starting point of the hiking tour.
Altitude: approx. 2.117 m
Track length: approx. 11 km
Duration: approx. 5 – 6 hours depending on the readiness and breaks
With Monte Mare Travel on this hiking trail that starts from the ski slopes, you will enjoy this region's natural landscape, the flora's specificities, various trees, colorful meadows, flowers... Coming to Zekova glava, we have a look in the palm of the beautiful Pešića Lake. It is located between the peaks of the Zelkova glava and Crna glava (Blackhead). Even though small, with its beauty surpasses its size.
Bjelasica adorns even Small and Large Ursulovačko and Small and Large Šiško lake which we will also visit. We will take a break in ethno village Vranjak, where you can enjoy the cafeteria and tastes of traditional food, all enjoying it in a natural rural ambiance – optionally.
Visiting this mountain at any time of the year can’t be unsuccessful! You will always admire her and her surroundings again.
Driving towards Ivanova Korita or Cetinje.
Check-in overnight stays in a 4* hotel in Ivanova Korita or Cetinje.
Breakfast at the hotel. Driving to the starting point of the hiking tour.
Starting hiking tour. The starting point of our ascent is from the Ivanova Korita from the Hotel Monte Rosa. Fantastic easy tour to the mountain Lovćen with an amazing view of the bay from the top.
Difficulty level: Medium
Length: approx. 9 km
Elevation: Ascent approx. 850 m
Duration of the hike: From approx. 3 to 5 hours (the duration depends on where you want to start and finish the tour because there are two ways – longer and shorter)
After finishing the hiking tour, visit Njegoš's mausoleum (461 steps to the top) - optionally. Stairs to Njegoš's mausoleum also lead through the tunnel through the mountain, and after a few minutes, you arrive at the "sky under the clouds" to the Jezierski vrh – Lake peak, from where all around you is provided as in the palm – approx. 1 hour.
Free time. Overnight stay in a hotel in Ivanova Korita or Cetinje.
Breakfast at the hotel. Check-out. Driving towards Brajići - the starting point of the tour.
Altitude: from approx. 765 m to approx. 40 m
Track length: approx. 9 km
Duration: approx. 4 – 5 hours depending on the readiness and breaks
The tour starts from Brajići, by the path to the fortress Kosmač (Austrian fortress from the XIX century). There is a viewpoint and a short break for sightseeing at the fortress. Then, slowly we continue to the Hunting lodge, climbing to the old Austrian road, and from there by the straight old Austrian road to Ograđenica, where the Spiridon Monastery is located. From Kosmač to Ograđenica, it is about a 2h and 30 min walk. When we arrive, we take a bit longer break. Then, we descend through the wide macadam road to the Rustovo Monastery. From the Rustovo Monastery, we go to the viewpoint at Čelobrdo, where we descend the Jegorov path (the whole time view of St. Stefan and Miločer) near the Praskvica monastery.
Check – in hotel 4* in Budva/Bečići. Free time. Overnight stay.
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the starting point of the tour.
Altitude: approx. 785 m
Track length: approx. 5 km
Duration: approx. 5 – 6 hours depending on the readiness and breaks
We will begin mountain hiking through marked paths, the beauty of untouched nature, over rocky areas near the wells. We will enjoy the fresh air and preserved nature. Vrmac is decorated with numerous plant species and the beauty of rural architecture. We climb to the first viewpoint with a fantastic view of Tivat bay, while from the other one, we will have open views of Tivat bay and the open sea from one and Kotor Bay on the other side. The most important construction we will see is the Vrmac fortress, one of the best-preserved Austro-Hungarian fortifications in the Bay of Kotor, built-in 1860. By sightseeing the remains of the fort, you will discover the way of building Austro-Hungarian objects of that time, and you will be amazed. We come to the top of St. Ilija, from which there is a view of the entire bay and the surrounding mountain peaks. We will take a short break and enjoy the heavenly view.
Return to the starting point. Transfer to the place/city of accommodation.
Don’t miss this wonderful combination of mountain and sea!
Come back to the hotel in Budva/Bečići. Free time. Overnight stay.
Breakfast at the hotel. Check-out. Free time. Transfer to the airport or port. The end of the arrangement.