CANYONS OF MONTENEGRO

Excursion Canyons of Montenegro. On this trip we take you to the inland of Montenegro with beautiful green mountains, rivers and canyons.

canyons of montenegro

We depart early in the morning and drive up the hill enjoying the sight of the coast.

beutiful view of riviera of budva

Further along the coast to the central part of Montenegro, Zeta plain and Skadar lake – the biggest lake on the Balkan peninsula.

lake of skadar

We cross the bridge above the lake, surrounded by lavish vegetation, water lilies and reeds, little fisher villages.

hotel vir virpazar - skadar lake

Road continues through the Zeta plain, fertile lowland in Montenegro and capital of Montenegro Podgorica.

Podgorica - Capital of Montenegro

First coffee break will be few kilometers after Podgorica.

Moraca river

After coffee break road running within the Moraca River Canyon which is one of the most spectacular roads in Europe.

Canyon of Moraca river - Montenegro

Moraca River Canyon separates Moraca range from Sinjajevina range. It’s located between Podgorica and Kolasin. This part of the canyon is called «Platije». The highway is built along the edge of the narrow canyon.

Moraca River Canyon

Riddled with countless cliff-side bends and tunnels, this road will leave an impression and you’ll be blown away by the beauty of the landscape that surrounds you.

The Moraca River - Montenegro

The Moraca river will show us the way through this breathtaking canyon to the Moraca monastery, which you can visit optional.

moraca monastery

From monastery Moraca is scenic drive near towns Kolasin and Mojkovac where we can make break for optional lunch.

bridge in mojkovac

Continuing our journey over the picturesque mountains, we reach the National park Durmitor and Tara River, also known as «The Tear of Europe». Its canyon (1300 m) is the second deepest in the world, after Colorado.

Tara River - ”The Tear of Europe„

Along the Tara river canyon, the dense pine forests are interspersed with clear lakes and harbour a wide range of endemic flora.

dense pine forests - crna poda montenegro

Of particular importance is an old-growth forest of European Black Pine, where 400 year-old specimens can reach heights above 50 metres.

Black Pine - Durmitor National Park

At one viewpoint we will make a photo break and a short walk that you could hear the river Tara and feel the fresh air of the thick pine forests.

Durmitor - Pine forest

We continue our drive through National park Durmitor up to the famous bridge called «Djurdjevica Tara» a true masterpiece of architecture built before the Second World War.

Bridge Djurdjevica Tara

A five arch crossing over the Tara River is an irreplaceable photo model. The highlight of the excursion is the view from the Djurdjevica Tara Bridge.

View from Djurdjevica Tara Bridge

In order to show you more of the natural beauty of Montenegro, we have chosen the other way back, up to the forests and meadows of National park Durmitor.

Road from Bridge to Zabljak

We will go through Zabljak – town which is located at the highest altitude in the Balkans with the possibility of visiting Black Lake.

Black Lake - Durmitor National Park

After Black Lake we will go through the canyon of Komarnica River, settlement Savnik to the city of Niksic.

Savnik - Montenegro

From Niksic is planned a direct driving to Budva.

Zeta river - Montenegro

Price: From 40,00 € per person

The price includes: Bus transport, guide, Fee for National Park «Durmitor»

Program of excursion Canyons of Montenegro

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Map of excursion Canyons of Montenegro

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