Montenegro’s excellent national parks offer plenty of hiking and adventure activities. Start in Durmitor National Park, with routes around the park’s glacial lakes and up to the 2,175m high peak of Crvena Greda. Head down to the Tara Canyon – the world’s second deepest gorge after the Grand Canyon – where you can raft or kayak on the water, before travelling into Biogradska Gora National Park to experience its ancient forests full of beech, maple and elm. From here, transfer to Lovcen National Park, where alongside hiking trails you can also go ziplining and quad-biking. End your trip by resting your weary feet at the waterfront restaurants lining the turquoise waters of Kotor Bay.

Key information

Destinations Destinations Bay of Kotor, Lovćen National Park, Biogradska Gora National Park, Tara Canyon
Activity Activity Nature & Wildlife, Active, Trekking
Physical Level Physical Level Moderate
Season Season June - October

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Go skiing and hiking in Durmitor National Park

Go skiing and hiking in Durmitor National Park

Day 1–2 in Durmitor National Park

Home to more than 50 peaks, mountain rivers and underground streams, the dramatic Durmitor National Park is Montenegro’s adventure playground. Come in winter (December-March) for skiing, or head out of season for hiking, kayaking and rafting.

Walk the trails of the Tara Canyon

Walk the trails of the Tara Canyon

Day 3 in Tara Canyon

Found on the northern edge Durmitor National Park, the Tara Canyon cuts deep into the landscape, with its deepest point being only 200m less than the Grand Canyon. Explore the waters by rafting or kayaking, cycle along the river or admire the views from the top of Mount Curevac.

See ancient forests in Biogradska Gora National Park

See ancient forests in Biogradska Gora National Park

Day 4 in Biogradska Gora National Park

Peaceful Biogradska Gora is best-known for its primeval forest, where you can spot ancient beech, maple, elm and juniper trees — some of which are more than 500 years old.

Get adventurous in Lovćen National Park

Get adventurous in Lovćen National Park

Day 5 in Lovćen National Park

Lovćen is most famous for the towering mausoleum of St Peter at the Jezerski vrh peak, but it’s worth exploring the park adventure activities, from ziplining and quad-biking for thrill-seekers to hiking and cycling for the more sedate.

Hike the Vrmac range and explore the Bay of Kotor

Hike the Vrmac range and explore the Bay of Kotor

Day 6–8 in Bay of Kotor

Montenegro is a country full of beautiful views, but the Bay of Kotor’s waterfront might just be the best. Spend a couple of days meandering through its towns, from the restored palaces of Perast to Kotor’s Venetian old town. Nowhere combines ancient history and stunning scenery better.

Where to stay

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.

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.

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.

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Pricing is typically inclusive of hotels, transfers, meals, and all guided excursions and activities.

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