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3e Travel Balkans cycle

3e Travel specialise in guided and self-guided hiking and cycling trips to the Western Balkans. The family-owned company takes pride in combining the joy of nature with an appreciation of the rich cultural treasures of the Balkans — one of the most fascinating regions in Europe. Their tours focus on movement, cultural immersion and plenty of fun: free wheeling down panoramic trails to the beautiful viewpoints; exploring romantic villages, picturesque fortress ruins, and idyllic landscapes, and finishing the days relaxing in local restaurants enjoying regional specialties.

Good to know

  • The leading Balkans hiking specialist
  • All routes fully customisable
  • Book with confidence: free rebookings & refunds

Key information

Destinations Europe, Balkans, Albania, Tirana, The Accursed Mountains, Albanian Riviera, Berat, Durres, Kruja, Gjirokastra and the Drino Valley, Butrint National Park, Shkodra, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo, Sutjeska National Park, Mostar, Hutovo Blato Nature Reserve, Počitelj, Blidinje Nature Park, Lukomir, Trebinje, Bjelašnica ski resort, Croatia, Dubrovnik, Rovinj, Lovran, Konavle Valley, Zagreb, Motovun, Pula, Kosovo, Prizren, Montenegro, Bay of Kotor, Lake Skadar National Park, Lovćen National Park, Cetinje, Stari Bar, Biogradska Gora National Park, Durmitor National Park, Lake Piva, Virpazar, Tara Canyon, Prokletije National Park, Budva Riviera
Activity Family, Adventure, Backpacking, Hiking & Trekking, Active, Walking, Camping, Biking, Nature & Wildlife, Photography, Birdwatching, National Parks, Culture, History, Culinary, Food, Wine, Solo Travel
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Private guided tour, Self-guided tour

3e Travel Reviews

What people are saying about 3e Travel

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Jason
25/09/2020

I am a regular cycle visitor to the Adriatic coast but had little knowledge of Montenegro. I found 3e on the internet and was glad I did. I told them our dates, number or riders and ability and they did the rest. They came up with an excellent itinerary, sorted accommodation and bikes and supported us on the ride. Without their local knowledge we could not have discovered the fantastic rides and places without 3e. Angelika was just fantastic. Hope to get back for some trail rides soon.

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Catherine
03/07/2021

Perfect organisation of our family trip to Montenegro. Very professional guides. Unforgettable experience!

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Limor
13/10/2019

WOOOOW Just finished 6 magical cycling days in Montenegro. The riding was as a self guided tour- grand tour Montenegro. 3etravel organized everything. Starting from sending the route as a gpx file, reserved hotels, transferring my luggage from hotel to hotel, emergency phone, bicycle and a side bag, and 2 transportation. The tour was amazing!!! Avoiding the main roads, using beautiful side roads which leads to the most beautiful points in Montenegro. Thank you for your professionalism and concern.

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Bob
21/10/2020

We had an outstanding experience. While planning the trip, communications with the owner, Borislav, were timely and effective whether by email, Skype or WhatsApp. Borislav was accommodating in customising the trip to my specific requests. He coordinated airport transfers to/from Dubrovnik to Montenegro and arranged COVID testing so we would re-enter Croatia on the return. Our driver was outstanding in all regards: friendly, bend-over-backwards helpful and safe. Of the accommodations, 5 of the 7 were very good-to-excellent. I provided feedback on all of them. I plan on additional Balkan travel and, when I do, I will return to 3e Travel.

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Jana
13/09/2021

Thank you very much for the nice vacation. I really enjoyed the ride, nature and places where I could be. Your service was excellent and I definitely would recommend your agency to my friends.

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Simon
08/05/2020

I wanted to organise a trip for 40 friends to Montenegro to celebrate my partner's 50th birthday. Everything about the organisation could not have been smoother - the communication back and forth was fast, the 3e team successfully greeted our guests arriving at 3 different airports on multiple different days, all of our guides and drivers were excellent, the accommodation in each part of the country was local and authentic as requested, and most importantly we got exactly the amazing set of experiences that we were looking for: skiing and show-shoeing, long hikes, stunning views, historical tours, private tours and tastings at vineyards, bee-farms, olive farms and herb farms, boat-rides, oyster tasting, and many excellent meals and wine-tastings. 40 people left Montenegro as ambassadors of the country, and we all hope to return again. If anyone is planning a trip to Montenegro or any of the neighbouring countries, I will always recommend the 3e team.

3e Travel tours

Mountain Biking in Montenegro

Explore the Bay of Kotor and Lake Skadar

8 days From €760 Customisable
Destinations Bay of Kotor, Lake Skadar National Park, Lovćen National Park, Cetinje, Stari Bar, Virpazar, Budva Riviera
Activity Adventure, Mountain Biking, Active, Walking, Biking, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Private guided tour, Self-guided tour
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Balkan Express

Explore Montenegro, Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina and Croatia by bike

9 days From €950
Destinations Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro
Activity Active, Biking, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Culinary, Food, Wine
Tour Type Private guided tour, Self-guided tour
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Cycling the Eurovelo 8

Travel through Croatia, Montenegro and Albania

8 days From €790 Customisable
Destinations Albania, Croatia, Montenegro
Activity Active, Biking, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Culture, Culinary, Food
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Private guided tour, Self-guided tour
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Mountains and Coastlines

Explore Montenegro's coast and mountains by bike

8 days From €820 Customisable
Destinations Bay of Kotor, Lake Skadar National Park, Lovćen National Park, Cetinje, Durmitor National Park, Lake Piva, Tara Canyon, Podgorica
Activity Active, Walking, Biking, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Culture, History, Culinary, Food, Wine
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Private guided tour, Self-guided tour
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Montenegro and Albania by Bike

Cycle through historical towns and explore Lake Skadar

8 days From €740 Customisable
Destinations Albania, Montenegro
Activity Active, Biking, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Culture, History, Culinary, Food, Wine
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Private guided tour, Self-guided tour
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Cycling the Montenegrin Coast

Exploring Montenegro’s coast and Lake Skadar

8 days From €690 Customisable
Destinations Bay of Kotor, Lake Skadar National Park, Lovćen National Park, Cetinje, Stari Bar, Virpazar
Activity Active, Biking, Nature & Wildlife, Photography, National Parks, Culinary, Wine
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Private guided tour, Self-guided tour
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The Peaks Of The Balkans

Explore the spectacular landscapes of Montenegro and Albania's mountains

8 days From €990 Customisable Editor's Pick
Destinations Albania, Kosovo, Montenegro
Activity Family, Adventure, Hiking & Trekking, Active, Walking, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Culture, Cities, History, Culinary, Food, Wine, Solo Travel
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Private guided tour, Self-guided tour
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The National Parks of Northern Montenegro

Hiking in Durmitor, Biogradska Gora and the Prokletije mountains

8 days From €815 Customisable
Destinations Albania, Montenegro
Activity Family, Adventure, Hiking & Trekking, Active, Walking, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Culture, Cities, History, Culinary, Food, Wine, Solo Travel
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Private guided tour, Self-guided tour
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The Bay of Kotor to Lake Skadar

Self-guided walk through southern Montenegro

8 days From €690 Customisable
Destinations Bay of Kotor, Lake Skadar National Park, Lovćen National Park, Cetinje, Podgorica
Activity Family, Adventure, Hiking & Trekking, Active, Walking, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Culture, Cities, History, Culinary, Food, Wine, Solo Travel
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Private guided tour, Self-guided tour
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Walking the Bay of Kotor and the Montenegro Coast

Discover the beauty of the Montenegrin coastline at your own pace

8 days From €690 Customisable Group tour
Destinations Bay of Kotor, Lake Skadar National Park, Cetinje, Budva Riviera
Activity Family, Adventure, Hiking & Trekking, Active, Walking, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Culture, Cities, History, Culinary, Food, Wine, Solo Travel
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Small group tour, Private guided tour, Self-guided tour
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Five Senses Tour

Experience Montenegro's diverse nature, foods, sounds and sights

5 days From €690 Customisable
Destinations Bay of Kotor, Lake Skadar National Park, Budva Riviera, Kolasin, Lustica
Activity Family, Active, Walking, Fishing, Horseback Riding, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Culinary, Food, Wine
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Private guided tour, Self-guided tour
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Montenegro's National Parks

A family trip through Montenegro's National Parks

8 days From €670 Customisable
Destinations Bay of Kotor, Lake Skadar National Park, Biogradska Gora National Park, Durmitor National Park, Tara Canyon
Activity Family, Adventure, Water Sports, Kayaking, Ziplining, Active, Walking, Horseback Riding, Swimming, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Private guided tour, Self-guided tour
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Montenegro Multisport Adventure

Family adventure holiday in Montenegro

8 days From €790 Customisable
Destinations Bay of Kotor, Lake Skadar National Park, Biogradska Gora National Park, Durmitor National Park, Tara Canyon, Podgorica, Budva Riviera
Activity Adventure, Water Sports, Kayaking, Active, Walking, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Culinary, Food, Wine
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Private guided tour, Self-guided tour
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Preferred hotels

A small selection of 3e Travel's carefully-selected hotels. All hotels can be changed to suit your requirements and budget

Classic

Apartments Lake View

Only 200 yards from Lake Skadar, this accommodation provides guests with independent air-conditioned apartments complete with fully equipped kitchen, dining area and balcony with lake views.

Classic

Hotel Marija

Within the city walls of Kotor Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage site, Hotel Marija is a traditional baroque building with a unique oakwood interior and warm, comfortable guestrooms. Only 100 yards from Kotor Bay's marina, this hotel is perfectly situated to explore the many restaurants and attractions of the lively city centre.

Classic

Hotel Brile

Located in Kolašin, Hotel Brile offers 8 comfortable, air-conditioned family rooms and apartments, a restaurant, bar, private parking and garden. Guests can enjoy a continental or full English/Irish breakfast.

Superior

Bianca Resort & Spa

In the popular mountain resort of Kolasin, the exclusive Bianca Resort & Spa offers luxurious rooms overlooking snow-capped mountains and magnificent pine forest. Styled like a luxurious hunting lodge, guests can enjoy the wellness centre, 2 à la carte restaurants, cafe and nightclub.

Superior

Hotel Vardar

Located in the main square of the UNESCO listed old town of Kotor, Hotel Vardar offers guests elegant rooms, a small gym, wellness centre complete with sauna and Turkish bath, and an outdoor terrace.

Deluxe

HUMA Kotor Bay

Located on the seafront of the historic town of Dobrota, in the heart of Kotor Bay, HUMA Kotor Bay provides guests a private beach area, stylish modern rooms, restaurant, beach club and an outdoor pool.

What's included

All trips with 3e Travel include the following services. Get in touch to find out more.

Accommodation

All nights in carefully-selected, quality assured hotels including unique, independently-owned boutiques. All hotels can be adjusted according to budget and preference.

Guided excursions

Expert, English-speaking guides and fully escorted tours in every destination.

Ground transfers

All ground transfers as included the itinerary. On self-guided trips, secure door-to-door baggage transfer.

Breakfast

All breakfasts are included.

Some meals

Some of the dishes you might enjoy on a 3E tour are:

  • Fish from Lake Skadar with Vranac wine.
  • Fresh mussells and oysters in the Bay of Kotor.
  • Kacamak - a potato stew with the creamy fresh cheese Kajmak and the famous "Sheet cheese“ from Kolasin.
  • Wild catch fish at Ada Bojana.
  • Ispod saca "Under the bell" stews, which are slowly cooked in open fire.

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