Day 1: Kotor Old Town, Perast, Risan
Start and end in Kotor! Check in a 4-star hotel before taking some time to stroll around beautiful Kotor Old Town. Explore the tremendously rich history of the town on a walking tour with a professional guide. Journey through the history of the former inhabitants, including Ottomans, Venetians and Christians.
Depart from Kotor and enjoy a 30-minute drive towards Perast, the small and the quietest town in Boka Bay. Discover a sophisticated urban complex of a great number of public buildings, especially along the waterfront, despite its diminutive size. What makes this place unique are two jewel-like islands – one natural (St. George) and one man-made (Our Lady of the Rocks). Take the boat and explore the most famous islands in Montenegro.
Our next stop is small town of Risan remarkable for being the oldest settlement in this area. Risan is located only a few kilometers from Perast and its main attraction are Roman ancient mosaics.
Day 2: Cetinje
After breakfast you will experience a unique hiking experience. The “Ladder of Kotor” is also known as the Ladder of Cattaro. This hiking trail is what remains from legendary route that connected Kotor with Njeguši village and Cetinje.
Then we will drive to Lovćen by the old road constructed in 1879 by Austro-Hungarians to connect Kotor and Cetinje, the old royal capital. It has 25 curves and there will be several stops for you to take photos and enjoy the beauty of Boka Bay.
Visit traditional village Njeguši, part of the territory of old Montenegro, where the Petrović dynasty rulers were born. During Turkish rule, going through Njeguši was the only traffic road from Cetinje to Kotor and on to the Europe and the rest of the world. The most interesting part of your visit to Njeguši will be the 134-year-old restaurant where you can enjoy local products (smoked ham, cheese and grape brandy).
Lovćen National Park will be our next stop. On the top of the second highest and imposing peak of Lovćen sits the officially highest mausoleum in the world. After climbing 461 steps, we will finally get to see the huge statue of the ruler made by world renowned sculptor Ivan Meštrović.
After lunch we go to Cetinje, small town rich in cultural and historical heritage. Visiting royal palace and the Cetinje Monastery.
Day 3: Kotor – Free Day/Beach
Today you can relax and enjoy the area with a free day to yourself. You can spend a day on one of the beaches (Plavi horizonti, Jaz, Kamenovo).
Day 4: Crnojevića River
After breakfast a short transfer this morning brings you to Virpazar and National Park Skadar Lake. There we will take a boat ride on the lake, and also taste fish and wine in a traditional local restaurant. Lake Skadar is the biggest lake in the Balkans (43 km long and 13 km wide) and is the main habitat of pelicans and biggest bird reserve in Europe. It is most famous for its diversity of flora and fauna and distinctive for mutual vicinity of different living areas and their chain of feeding.
Next stop is Rijeka Crnojevića (Crnojevića River), the most beautiful part of Skadar Lake and former trade center for the Crmnica region.
Short transfer to Podgorica. Visit to the impressive cellar Šipčanik with wine tasting – recommended.
Day 5: Depart
Check out after breakfast and make your way back to Kotor.
Duration: 5 days / 4 nights.
Tour language: Default language of the tour is English, but if you require #SprintTravel can also give you tour in other languages. Subject to availability.
Included in the price: Transportation according to program, Professional licensed guide (English), 4 x breakfast, 3 x lunch
Not included in the price: Additional services, Personal expenses.
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