NATIONAL PARK BIOGRADSKA GORA

17,00 €

Masterpiece of nature

Half day excursion

Offered in English, Russian and French

Description:

Between two rivers Lim and Tara, in the middle part of Bjelasica, is located national park Biogradska Gora and within it one of the last three European rainforests. This basin has been protected since 1878. when it became so-called King’s reserve – gift to king Nikola. Glacial land forms – high mountain peaks and glaciers make wonderful contrast with lakes and meadows. Even though those peaks are over 2000 m (the highest peak is Crna Glava – 2139 m altitude) and certain types of trees in the rainforest are 40-50m tall, this area looks very tame. In the heart of the rainforest at 1094 m altitude, is located lake Biograd. The unique blue-green color of the lake comes from the dense forest which reflects in it, with its 86 three species, most part of them are protected (national park Biogradska Gora is inhabited by 20% endemic species of the Balkan Peninsula). Nature lovers can really enjoy walking through forests of spruce, fir, beech, elm, oak and lime, and ornithologists and bird lovers - observing the flight of an eagle or a hawk. Biogradska Gora is not only a masterpiece of nature, but also a real ethnological treasure. On the edges of the forest, in the summer pastures and villages, we can notice the huts, mills and shepherds huts - indigenous, folk architecture, as well as archaeological sites. Tourists can walk around the lake by 3km long trail and rent a boats. The tour starts from Kolasin.

What I’ll provide:

Guide and transfer.  

Who can come:

Everyone. 

Notes:

  • Price includes all taxes for national park 

  • Minimal number of persons required for this tour is 4

  • For groups over 10 people, we can organize transportation from any town in Montenegro. 

Where we’ll be:

National park Biogradska gora and Biograd lake. 

MORACA MONASTERY

10,00 €

Ortodox medieval monument 

Half day excursion

Offered in English, Russian and French

Description:

Moraca monastery is an ortodox monastery located in the north part of the canyon of the river Moraca on its right riverside, in the central part of Montenegro. Near the monastery exists strong spring, that is still used for drinking. There, next to the monastery is hillside called Svetigora, from where water falls from a height of 40 meters. This is the most beautiful waterfall in Montenegro. Moraca monastery is one of the most monumental ortodox medieval
monuments of Montenegro, 24 m long and 20 m tall. It was founded in 1252. by knez Stefan Nemanjic, son of
Vukan Nemanjic, king of Zeta, grandson of Stefan Nemanja. The monastery complex consists of the Episcopal Church of the Assumption, the small St. Nicholas church and guest house. In addition to architecture, the monastery murals deserve special attention, frescoes of famous painters of the post-Byzantine period. Among the most important compositions is certainly the cycle of life of the prophet Elijah, exhibited in 11 scenes.

A masterpiece is the fresco representing the prophet Elijah in the desert on the coast of the river Horata, with the raven, which feeds him. Within the walls of the monastery Moraca you can feel a modest life of the monks in harmony with the nature. Tourists can see the interior of the monastery or enjoy the view over the waterfall. The tour starts from Kolasin.

What I’ll provide:

Guide and transfer.  

Who can come:

Everyone. 

Notes:

  • Minimal number of persons required for this tour is 4

  • For groups over 10 people, we can organize transportation from any town in Montenegro. 

Where we’ll be:

Moraca Monastery.

NATIONAL PARK DURMITOR

40,00 €

Mountain "full of water''

Half day excursion

Offered in English, Russian and French

Desription:

Durmitor is a mountain and national park settled on northwest of Montenegro. It is considered that the Durmitor’s namecomes from celtic words which mean “mountain full of water.” Regions of Durmitor, by beauty and integrity rare and authentic work of nature, became national park in 1952. National park includes basic massif of Durmitor with canyons of Tara, Draga i Sušica and the upper part of the canyon valley of Komarnica, covering the surface of 39 000 ha. The park was included in the list of World Cultural and Natural Heritage in Paris in 1980, while the river Tara and her canyon valley (which is the biggest in Europe, and second in the world, after Big canyon in USA), was included in the World's ecological biosphere reserves in 1977. (surface 32.000 ha). Settled over 1 500 m altitude 18 glacial lakes, called mountan eyes, give special charm to the beauty of Durmitor massif. Black lake is the first of 18 mountain eyes. It is consisted of Great and Small lake which are connected with narrow isthmus. During
dry years when level of the lake drops more than usual, Great and Small lake detach and can be visited separately. The level of the lake depends the most from the famous „rupture“ of Celine. Celine is a spring which is located beneath the mountain Medjed, that overhangs the lake. In the time of snow melting, Celine „blasts“ with strong sound explosion and the water starts flowing like a cascade into the lake. Walking track around the lake is 3,5km long and it represents special recreation for tourists. Tourists can visit other atractions like Tito’s cave or Celine
spring. It is possible to organize a visit of the other lakes (Blatno, Zminje). This tour starts in Kolasin.

What I’ll provide:

Guide and transfer.  

Who can come:

Everyone. 

Notes:

  • Price includes all taxes for national park 

  • Minimal number of persons required for this tour is 4

  • For groups over 10 people, we can organize transportation from any town in Montenegro. 

Where we’ll be:

National park Durmitor and Black lake. 

SKADAR LAKE

48,00 €

Lake on two territories 

Half day excursion

Offered in English, Russian and French

Description:

Lake Skadar is located on the territory of two countries, Montenegro and Albania, and makes an important historical and natural center of Montenegro.  Since 1983. the lake has become a national park, and in 1995. It was inscribed on the World list of wetlands of international importance (RAMSAR).  The lake is a crypto depression, which means that its bigger part is below sea level. The coasts are rugged, rich in numerous bays, peninsulas and capes, and swampy overgrown with reed. Lake Skadar covers an area of ​​400 km² and offers many activities for nature lovers: bird watching (it was found that Skadar Lake is the habitat of 270 species of birds - this is the only habitat of pelicans in southern Europe), vineyards, boat cruises, gastronomy, and more. The lake is very famous for its diverse flora and fauna, characteristic by diversity of natural habitats and food chains in one place. Near the lake is a plantation of vines that produce famous red vine Vranac, a product which Montenegrins are very proud of!
If you love nature and beautiful landscapes, tour to Lake Skadar is a great way to explore the wild side of Montenegro, during the stay in the enchanting country. Tourists will have an organized boat trip, from which they will be able to enjoy the natural beauty of the lake. It is possible to organize a visit to one of the wineries and surrounding villages (Rijeka Crnojevica, Virpazar). Tour starts from Kolasin.

What I’ll provide:

Guide, transfer and ride with a boat. 

Who can come:

Everyone. 

Notes:

  • Price includes all taxes for national park 

  • Minimal number of persons required for this tour is 4

  • For groups over 10 people, we can organize transportation from any town in Montenegro. 

Where we’ll be:

Skadar lake, near capital city of Montenegro ( Podgorica).

OSTROG MONASTERY

35,00 €

Miracle of Saint Vasilije

Half day excursion

Offered in English, Russian and French

Description:

Monastery was founded in 1665. by Vasilije, the Metropolitan Bishop of Herzegovina, who due to the Turkish invasion left his previous location, the monastery Tvrdos in Herzegovina. He died in Ostrog monastery in 1671. godine. Seven years after his death he was proclamed to be saint and wonder worker. Vine grew out of the the rock next to which he died, even though there is no soil in the rock. Therefore the products of the vine are considered to cure infirtelity. This is just one of the numerous miracles of Saint Vasilije. Ostrog monastery is consisted from Upper and Lower monastery. Upper monastery is carved at 900 m in almost vertical mountain Ostrog, after which monastery was named. It is partly tucked in the groove of the mountain. It is consisted of two churches: Church of
the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, where Saint Vasilije’s relics lie, and the Church of the Holy Cross. Monastery is decorated with frescoes of our famous painters from 17. century, which are partly painted on the rocks of the mountain Ostrog. Lower monastery was built in 19. century, and it is consisted of the Church of
the Holy Trinity, monk residences and religious school founded in 18. century. Monastery is frequently used for liturgies, baptisms and weddings. From the Upper to the Lower monastery goes 5 km long asphalt road, but walking track that goes through the forest is shorter and it can be passed in 25 minutes. Ostrog monastery is visited by people of all religions, because of the belief that the relics of the saint are miraculous. Tourists can visit the insides of the monasteries and enjoy in a peaceful and friendly atmosphere that dominates inthe monastery. The tour begins in Kolasin.

What I’ll provide:

Guide and transfer. 

Who can come:

Everyone. 

Notes:

  • Price includes all taxes for national park 

  • Minimal number of persons required for this tour is 4

  • For groups over 10 people, we can organize transportation from any town in Montenegro. 

Where we’ll be:

Ostrog monastery near Niksic. 

LAKE PLAV AND ALIPASA SPRINGS

38,00 €

Biggest glacial lake in Montenegro 

Half day excursion

Offered in English, Russian and French

Description:

Beneath the giant and rough massif of Prokletije, the mountain whose name speaks about the reputation that this massif has among the people who live in its shadow, in almost idyllic valley lies lake Plav. Long- vanished glaciers, left at the foot of the Prokletije, at an altitude of 907 meters, enough space for the lake and the small town on its banks. Generatons grew up along with the lake and on the lake, enjoying all the benefits of this mountain jewel and the largest glacial lake in Montenegro, over 2 km long and 1 km wide. The lake is supplied by the river Ljuce, which drops cold and clear water from the snows of Prokletije to the valley of Plav. Water from the well known Alipašini springs, through this river, finds its way to lake Plav. This is the largest continuous karst spring in Montenegro.

This is not the end of the road for water from Prokletije because the lake gives life to a strong and rapid river Lim, through which water from the lake continues its journey toward the Drina and far seas. Clear and deep lake water, whose maximum depth reaches up to 9 meters, hide plenty of life and represents a paradise for fishermen. In winter, the lake is icebound, and locals say that in extremely cold winters thick layer of ice covers lake completely so that you can drive car over the ice. Tourists can hike the trails around the lake and the surrounding mountain areas, swim in the clear waters of the lake, or simply enjoy the fresh air and the view unique in its beauty. It is possible to visit Savino oko and valleys Grebaja. The tour starts from Kolasin.

What I’ll provide:

Guide, transfer and ride with a boat. 

Who can come:

Everyone. 

Notes:

  • Price includes all taxes for national park 

  • Minimal number of persons required for this tour is 4

  • For groups over 10 people, we can organize transportation from any town in Montenegro. 

Where we’ll be:

Lake Plav. 

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