This tour involves two of the richest cultural places on the Montenegrin coast. Kotor is situated in one of the 20 most beautiful bays in the world, a city of traders and famous sailors.
The old town of Kotor is a well preserved urbanization typical of the construction between the XII and XIV century
Medieval architecture and numerous monuments of cultural heritage have made Kotor a UNESCO -s list of "World Natural and Cultural Heritage".
Perast is surely one of the most beautiful places in Boka Kotorska. Today it is often called the quietest town in Boka. Numerous narrow streets and baroque palaces which provide evidence of the previous rich lifestyle of the inhabitants, testify to the richness of the Bay of Kotor sometimes, on days when there used to be a luxurious life of its inhabitants.
Perast used to be a town of sailors and for being known outside the territory of Montenegro. We can see even today the famous stone houses and captains mansions built in Baroque style.
We visit the Our Lady of the Rocks, an artificial island in front of Perast made in the late 15th century, where, at least according to tradition, the brothers from Perast found the painting of Our Lady, and the citizens of Perast in 1452 decided to build a temple in office Mother of God
Rocks were piled around the site and a chapel built on it. Then, in Fasinada, traditional custom, they unloaded the rocks for centuries, sank dilapidated boats and Turkish ships, so that over time the surface of the island is increasingly spreading.
00:00 – 00:30 Transportation to Perast
00:30 – 00:45 Boat transportation to the island Lady of the Rock
00:45 – 01:30 Visiting Lady of Rocks church and museium
01:30 – 01:45 Boat transportation back to Perast
01:45 – 02:30 Free time in Perast
02:30 – 03:00 Driving back to Kotor
03:00 – 04:00 Kotor walking tour
Taxi boat to island Our Lady of rocks and museum tickets
This tour includes visiting Kotor, an ancient Republic town. We then visit Perast a baroque town in the municipality of Kotor. There we take a taxi boat to reach the Lady of Rock island which has traditions going back 6 centuries.
After Perast, we take a panoramic ride to Budva where we have some free time.
Finally, we visit St. Stefan which was once a fishing village and now transformed into a luxury hotel town.
00:00 – 00:20 Short ride towards Perast
00:20 – 01:45 Boat to the island of Our Lady of the Rock, church, museum visit and free time in Perast
01:45 – 02:45 Driving to Budva
02:45 – 03:45 Walking tour of Budva, and some free time
03:45 – 04:15 Driving to St. Stefan; photo break
04:15 – 05:00 Driving back to Kotor
05:00 – 06:00 Kotor walking tour
Taxi boat tickets
Entrance fee for Lady of Rock museum
As rarely, in Kotor, Montenegro quiet coastal town, are preserved traces of past epochs. Because of the unique mixture of different cultures Kotor in 1979 entered the list of world cultural heritage under UNESCO protection.
Budva is a coastal town on the Adriatic coast in Montenegro. The city has about 18,000 inhabitants and is the seat of the Municipality of Budva. Important tourist facilities are located within the Venetian walls of the 15th century, which surrounds the Old Town of Budva.
Cetinje is the historic and current capital of Montenegro. The city is located in the field located under the mountain Lovćen, at an average altitude of 670 m. Because of its authentic architecture and a large number of historic buildings, relics, monasteries, churches and museums, this city was named "museum city".
Njeguši is traditional village between Cetinje and Kotor, part of the territory of old Montenegro, place where are born rulers of Montenegro from Petrović dynasty.
During the Turks, through Njeguši is the only traffic from Cetinje to Kotor, Europe and the world. Interesting part of our visit of Njeguši is the restaurant "Zora" where we enjoy local products as smoked ham, cheese and grape brandy.
Road on the way back from village Njeguši to Kotor is constructed in late 19 century, it’s made out of 25 serpentines. On the way down, from 1100 m to 0 m altitude, we take few photo breaks of stunning Boka bay view.
00:00 – 00:30 Panoramic ride to Budva
00:30 – 01:30 Budva walking tour
01:30 – 02:30 Driving to Cetinje, photo break above Budva
02:30 – 03:30 Walking tour of Cetinje and some free time
03:30 – 04:30 Ride trough rocky mountains to Njeguši village
04:30 – 05:00 Snack in local restaurant, visit of the smokehouse
05:00 – 06:00 Ride back to Kotor, amazing views to Boka Bay(few photo stops)
06:00 – 07:00 Kotor walking tour
Food and drinks in Njeguši
BEST OF MONTENEGRO
Njeguši- place of short break in an authentic restaurant "Zora". Njeguši were always known for milk products and meat. Famous Njeguški cheese was once sold in Kotor, Dalmatia, Trieste and Venice, Marseilles to Malta. Like the famous cheese they produce smoked ham, which today represents the most important product.
Lovćen mountain is one of the five national parks in Montenegro located in the southwestern part of the country and extends to the shores of the Adriatic Sea. The most attractive monument of the national park Lovćen is Njegoš mausoleum, the main reason of our visit to the national park.
You can expect a climb of 461 steps, and as a reward we get one of the best views in Montenegro. When it’s clear it can be seen Skadar Lake, Bay of Kotor, old royal capital Cetinje and mountain ranges that extend to the east and north of the country. Cetinje is the historic capital of Montenegro.
The city is located in the southern part of the republic, at the foot of the mountain Lovćen, at an average altitude of 670 m. Because of its authentic architecture and a large number of historic buildings, relics, monasteries, churches and museums, this city was named "museum city".
It will take us a one-hour visit to get to know the treasury of Montenegrin history and culture. Rijeka Crnojevića is a hidden pearl of Montenegro
The visit was planned as a set of activities: one-hour boat ride, walk through the nature areas over there, and taking photos of, by the most of my tourists, most beautiful nature sight in Montenegro.
It will take us a one-hour visit to get to know the treasury of Montenegrin history and culture. Rijeka Crnojevića is a hidden pearl of Montenegro. The visit was planned as a set of activities: one-hour boat ride, walk through the nature areas over there, and taking photos of, by the most of my tourists, most beautiful nature sight in Montenegro.
This is the only habitat of pelicans in the south of Europe. After Skadar lake, on the way back, along the coast, we will have a stop for taking photos of St. Stefan once fishing island, today luxury hotel town.
00:00 – 01:00 Ride to Njeguši, 25 serpentines, 2 photo breaks
01:00 – 02:00 Breakfast, smokehouse visit, spending time with locals
02:00 – 02:30 Driving trough Lovćen national park, photo stops
02:30 – 03:30 Mausoleum visit, 1656 m altitude
03:30 – 04:00 Driving to Cetinje
04:00 – 05:00 Visit of Cetinje, city walk and some free time
05:00 – 05:30 Driving to Rijeka Crnojević
05:30 – 08:30 Time in Rijeka Crnojević, boat trip, photo sessions, lunch and wine tasting
08:30 – 10:00 Driving along the coast back to Kotor (optional stops in Budva, Jaz beach for swiming or photo stop in front of St Stefan).
Boat tour tickets.
Entrance fees to national parks.
Breakfast, lunch and drinks.
TARA RIVER RAFTING
The Tara river canyon is the longest canyon in Montenegro. It is 82 kilometers (51 miles) long and is 1,300 meters (4,300 feet) at its deepest, making it the deepest river canyon in Europe.
The canyon is protected as a part of Durmitor National Park and is a tentative UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Tara river canyon is also second deepest in the world after the Grand canyon. Rafting on the Tara River from Brštanovice to Šćepan Polje offers 18 kilometres of beautiful scenery and 21 challenging rapids.
08:00 Departure from Kotor
10:30 - Arrival on Šćepan Polje in rafting camp, breakfast in vicinity of river.
11:00 - Preparations for rafting (providing all the participants with life jacket, helmets and waterproof clothes and shoes)
12:00-12:00 - Driving with off-road vehicles to the Brštanovica (starting point of rafting)
12:30-16:00h - Rafting through the most attractive rapids on Tara River, taking photos of waterfalls, swimming…
16:00h – Arrival at Šćepan Polje, the end of the rafting, lunch in the local restaurant.
17:30 – Departure from Šćepan Polje to Kotor, on the way back we have few photo stops of Piva river, Piva lake, lake Slano, Boka bay.
20:00 Arrival in Kotor.
English speaking driver
Transportation from Scepan Polje to Brstanovica
Footwear and clothing, helmets and life jacket
I advise you to take:
swimming suit, and dry clothes and the package of good mood for unforgettable experience!
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