Walking the Mountains of Montenegro

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Day 1

Driving time: 4h30* (2h+*border crossing to the farm, 2h30min from farm to the hotel in Kolasin).

Dubrovnik Airport

Arrival to Dubrovnik Airport and transfer to Montenegro.

Montenegro

Niksic

On the way, we would stop for lunch near Niksic at a lovely goat farm. The farm is home to two brothers, which combine goat cheese production with honey making and beekeeping. There you will be served traditional Montenegrin lunch and speciality of roasted meat and potatoes „under the bell“.

Kolasin

After lunch, transfer to accommodation in Kolasin. Accommodation – hotel 4-star Kolasin (halfboard) – 3 nights; Meals included: lunch, dinner.
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Day 2

11km + 800m ascent, -700m descent;

Biogradska Gora National Park

Today we head for an exciting hike in Biogradska Gora National Park – duration of 7-8h with pauses and approximate 800m elevation difference.

Biogradsko Lake

Truly stunning hike ending at Biogradsko Lake. Meals included: breakfast, dinner. Driving time: 1h (20min to the starting point of the hike and 30min to accommodation in Kolasin).
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Day 3

Driving time: 1h30min

Mrtvica Canyon jungle hike

Transfer 45mins from Kolasin to the village of Medjurijecje where the trail begins.

Prince Danilo’s Bridge

The trail passes a number of points of interest, including Prince Danilo’s Bridge, built as a tribute to his mother, an old mill building made from wood and stone and several local farms. Along the riverbed, enormous stone blocks are scattered, which the river has shaped for millions of years. Green, clear whirlpools, catch the light and reflect emerald reflections on the surrounding rocks. The sunlight splashed on the vertical cliffs gives yo an unforgettable feeling and provides the backdrop for some truly amazing photos.

“Bijeli nerini” – White “nerins”

Especially attractive are the springs called “Bijeli nerini” – White “nerins” and a beautiful grotto named “The Gate of Wishes”.

The Gate of Wishes”

Continuing the hike, the canyon narrows; the trail was cut deep into the cliffs by the former Yugoslav army. Finally, the canyon widens again and the vegetation thickens. Hike duration/elevation difference: 6km and +400m ascent, same way back and same descent. Meals included: breakfast, dinner; Driving time: 1h30min (45min in one direction to the starting point of the hike and same transfer back).
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Day 4

6km ascent + 760m ascent, same way back

Komovi Highlands

Starting from an elevation of 1600m, we will climb one of the highest peaks of Mt Komovi. This “conclusive” climb will take around 4 hours. The route offers a taste of everything, from settled mountain paths to rocky outcrops and spectacular views.

Andrijevica

You’ll get a chance to see some of the rare endemic plant species in this region plus mountain eagles, wild goats and other native species. After the tour transfer to our next accommodation in Andrijevica. Accommodation – hotel 3-star Andrijevica (halfboard) – 3 nights.
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Day 5

9km +600m ascent, -700m descent;

Bjelasica glacial lakes

Something relaxing in the meadows of this lovely mountain. Tour of Bjelasica glacial lakes. For those who don’t mind a bit of colder water, bring on some swimsuits to refresh at one of the lakes. Duration is approximately 4-5 hours, with 560m of elevation difference, and couple of springs on the way.

Optional: Crna Glava ascent – highest peak of Bjelasica

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Day 6

10km +900m ascent, -900m descent;

Grebaje valley

The trail starts near the Grebaje valley, through a birch wood forest to the plateau and remains of an old Katun. It is a glacial cirque and near the katun is a spring and good source of water. The trail has steep slopes on both sides and amazing views across the valley.

Abania

After that, we cross the pass with views across Albania. Return journey will be made along a layered rock with a carved “strip” from the Neolith Age of 600 years B.C. There is a primitive drawing of a wolf attacking a child and other Palaeolithic items.

Prokletije National Park

Prokletije National Park is home to some of the best hiking trails in the country, even if it doesn’t belong to the highest peaks. The area we visit is very attractive and offers enjoyable mountain adventure in all year seasons, especially in springtime, when you can reach the alpine meadows and spend some time enjoying many unforgettable views and abundant wildflowers. Meals included: breakfast, dinner.
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Day 7

10km, ascent 240m, descent 220m.

Durmitor National Park

Early start, today we head to Durmitor national Park (3h drive). Today we will have a tour of 3 Durmitor lakes.

Barno jezero

Heading through the thin pine forest before reaching Barno jezero which in the dry season reminds of a pond. Later we’ll reach the settlement of highest elevation in the Balkans, before reaching Zminje jezero (Snake’s lake),

Zminje jezero (Snake’s lake)

We listen to an interesting legend about the lake.

Crno jezero (Black lake)

Following the spring, and remains of the old mills we’ll get to Crno jezero (Black lake), named after the colour it gets from the surrounding pine forest. Tour lasts 3-4 hours.

Trebinje

After the hike drive to Trebinje for overnight stay in a nice cosy town in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Accommodation – hotel 3-star Trebinje (halfboard);
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Day 8

Departure

Drive to Dubrovnik Airport – 1 hour. Departure.

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