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Montenegro: Full-Day Tour to Lovcen National Park & More

1. Montenegro: Full-Day Tour to Lovcen National Park & More

• To reach the amazing views of the Bay of Kotor and conquer Lovćen Mountain we will take the Cable Car, overlooking the famous Old Austro-Hungarian serpentine road from 1884 offering spectacular views of Kotor and Tivat Bays - an unforgettable start to an amazing day!  • Enjoy breakfast in Njegusi village, best known as the birthplace of the Petrović dynasty, which ruled Montenegro from 1696 to 1918. • The mausoleum sits at the top of a climb of 461 steps. The most impressive part of the mausoleum is the chapel which has 6 sides, and the beautiful ceiling covered with over 200,000 gilded tiles creating a fascinating mosaic.  • Then, enjoy a 1-hour walking tour through Cetinje, visiting its main sights, such as Cetinje Monastery where several relics are kept including the remains of St. Peter of Cetinje, particles of the True Cross, and the Icon of the Philermos Mother of God along with many more. Discover museums, the royal theater, historic foreign embassies, and Vlaska Church, built in 1450, with its fence made out of barrels of captured enemy rifles. The next stop is River Crnojevica, a small historical town in Central Montenegro on the ancient trading route through the country. It is worth visiting for both the lake and the old architecture left over from the trader days. Our lunch break will be here and don't hesitate to try the local fish. Here, take a 1-hour boat ride along the river. • Afterward, visit the viewpoint above St. Stefan island for a photo stop, before returning to Kotor.   Itinerary: 09.00 AM Start from Old Town, Kotor Cable Car ride *Due to windy weather, the Cable Car ride can be canceled and instead, we will take an old Austo-Hungarian road to reach the Njeguši village. 10:30 AM - Arrival at Njegusi village, breakfast break 12:00 PM - Visit to the mausoleum, Lovćen National Park 13:45 PM - Arrival at Cetinje, walking tour 3:30 PM - Arrival at River of Crnojević, lunch break 5:00 PM - Boat ride, swimming (depending on the temperature) 6:30 PM - Departure to St. Stefan (via Cetinje), scenic drive above Budva 7:30 PM - St. Stefan photo stop 7:40 PM - Return to Kotor 8:30 PM - Finish in the Old Town of Kotor

Montenegro: Kotor, Lovcen, and Cetinje Guided Day Tour

2. Montenegro: Kotor, Lovcen, and Cetinje Guided Day Tour

Explore the heart and soul of Montenegro, where history, culture, and natural beauty come together to create an unforgettable experience. This tour includes: - Kotor Old Town (Boka Bay) - 25 Serpentine Road - Njegusi Village - Lovcen National Park - Mausoleum of Njegos - Cetinje - Capital City of Montenegro - Cetinje Monastery You'll start your adventure in the historic Old Town of Kotor, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that is considered one of the most beautiful and historic places in the region. Next, we'll visit the charming village of Njegusi, where you'll get to try the famous Montenegrin smoked ham or opt for an exhilarating ZipLine adventure. This is a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the rural culture and traditions of Montenegro, where the natural beauty of the landscape is in harmony with the customs and traditions of the local people. Next, we'll make our way to the top of the Lovćen Mountain, where you'll have the opportunity to explore the Mausoleum of Petar II Petrović-Njegoš, a remarkable monument that offers a stunning view of the surrounding area. You'll be surrounded by breathtaking views of the Montenegrin landscape as we journey through the winding mountain roads. Finally, we'll visit the charming town of Cetinje, the historic and cultural capital of Montenegro, you'll be transported back in time to an era of regal splendor and grandeur. You'll experience the unique blend of architecture and culture that makes Cetinje such a special place and appreciate the rich history and traditions of the Montenegrin people. Detailed itinerary: 09:30 AM - 10:00 AM: Depart to the city of Kotor and capture breathtaking views of the coastline. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM: Visit the picturesque Old Town of Kotor, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Those with the pick-up in Kotor will have a 30-minute discussion with the guide starting at 10:30 AM. 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM: Drive through the winding mountain roads and take in the magnificent views of the Montenegrin landscape to Njegusi. 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM: Visit to the Njegusi village, where you can try the famous Montenegrin smoked ham or opt for an exhilarating ZipLine adventure. 12:45 PM - 01:15 PM: Bus ride to the Lovcen National Park. 01:15 PM - 02:15 PM: Explore the Mausoleum of Petar II Petrovic-Njegos, located atop the stunning Lovcen Mountain. 02:15 PM - 03:00 PM: Bus ride through the scenic Ivanova Korita region. 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM: Visit the Cetinje Monastery and take a walk through the charming town of Cetinje, the historic and cultural capital of Montenegro. 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM: Return to the pick-up location by bus. Please note that our itineraries are subject to change in case of any conditions beyond our means, such as traffic, border control, weather conditions, etc. We kindly ask for your understanding and flexibility in such situations.

Best of Montenegro: Day trip from Budva or Kotor

3. Best of Montenegro: Day trip from Budva or Kotor

Embark on an exhilarating day trip through the stunning landscapes and rich cultural heritage of Montenegro, starting from the coastal towns of Kotor or Budva. Begin your adventure with a visit to the Sveti Stefan viewpoint, where you'll be treated to breathtaking vistas of the iconic island resort and the azure Adriatic Sea stretching as far as the eye can see. From there, journey inland to the tranquil shores of Lake Skadar, the largest lake in the Balkans and a haven for birdwatchers and nature enthusiasts alike. Cruise along its picturesque waters, soaking in the serenity of the surrounding mountains and lush vegetation. Continue your exploration to Rijeka Crnojevica, a charming riverside village nestled along the shores of Lake Skadar. Admire the quaint architecture and enjoy a leisurely stroll along the waterfront, taking in the idyllic scenery. Next, ascend to the Pavlova Strana viewpoint, where panoramic vistas of Montenegro's rugged landscapes and winding roads await. Pause to capture the awe-inspiring beauty of the landscape before descending to the historic town of Cetinje. Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of Cetinje as you explore its architectural gems, including the Cetinje Monastery and the Presidential Palace. Then, journey through the picturesque village of Njegusi, renowned for its traditional Montenegrin cuisine and stunning mountain views. Finally, descend along the thrilling serpentine road overlooking Kotor Bay, winding your way back to where your journey began. Marvel at the fjord-like scenery and medieval villages perched on the hillsides, savoring the memories of an unforgettable day spent exploring the best of Montenegro's natural and cultural wonders.

Great Montenegro tour Kotor & Budva Old Towns & Skadar Lake

4. Great Montenegro tour Kotor & Budva Old Towns & Skadar Lake

You will begin your tour at the agreed venue in Podgorica (or from other cities with changes in the itinerary). From there you will drive straight to Budva Old Town, a town with a history of several long centuries which peaked during the Venetians rule that lasted for nearly 400 years. The town is fortified by powerful Venetian walls and is today the most visited tourist destination on the Montenegrin coastline. With its 35-kilometer-long coastline strip, Budva offers something for everyone... From Budva, you will go towards the Medieval town of Kotor. Kotor Old Town is the only UNESCO-protected town in Montenegro. The town, built like a maze, will delight you with its streets and small squares and leave a unique image not only of this city but also of the state.(free time) Once you finish with Kotor, you will continue your adventure and head towards Njegusi Village. Here you will visit one of the home-owned restaurants where you can order some of the region’s best-known specialties: smoked prosciutto and cheese. Montenegro prides itself on the production of prosciutto, and it is just right that you try it at the best place possible: Njegusi Village. On the way to Njegusi Village, you will use the old road built at the end of the 19th century. This breathtaking road consists of 25 switchbacks and will offer you one of the most magnificent views Montenegro has to offer. From Njegusi village, we will Rach the Old Royal Capital of Montenegro, town of Cetinje and Monastery of Cetinje. After the walking tour you will head back to your starting position at Podgorica. There is another option of the tour that include visiting Rijak Crnojevica, the part of Skadar Lake National Park but only short road above Boka Bay with a stop over the bay of Kotor and also visiting Budva and Kotor old towns and photo stop above Sveti Stefan island. Of course, everything can be mixed at your request, so no worries, we are flexible and experience in tailor made tours. Let's have fun togheter. Note: If you need more tour ideas for additional days while in Montenegro, feel free to message us after booking this tour. We also offer airport transfer services that can be arranged via message. Welcome!

Discover Montenegro's Gems: Budva, Cetinje & Lovćen

5. Discover Montenegro's Gems: Budva, Cetinje & Lovćen

Drive across Budva with 2 stops to admire Budva Rivijera – the first one to enjoy the beach view and the second one to observe the area from birds’ perspective Explore the Old Royal Capital Cetinje with its charming setting at the foot of the Mountain and discover why it is called historical postcard of Montenegro  Continue along the hill road further to the village Njegusi situated high up in the bosom of the Mountain and be sure to try the inevitable local delicacy - smoked ham and cheese. Let the locals reveal to you the secret of producing such tasty ham with a secret ingredient it is hard to copy. Attractive drive back to Kotor using old road with 25 serpentines with an opportunity to enjoy completely different and breathtaking view on the Bay high from the slopes of the Mountain Lovćen Detailed description: Meet your driver at the port and enjoy the drive towards inland with 2 photo stops along the way. The first one will introduce you to Budva Riviera and the second one will give you an opportunity to see Budva, the coast and St. Nicholas Island from a high altitude and enjoy the same view that inspired Lord Byron to write: “At the birth of our planet the most beautiful encounter of sea and land happened along Montenegrin coastline”. The journey will take you to Cetinje, the capital of Montenegro for 500 years, a city sheltered by high Mountains as a natural protection from different invaders. It was the seat of the dynasty ruling the country for more than 200 years, so numerous residences can be found here, including the must-visit palace of the last Montenegrin king Nikola. In your one-hour free time, discover why Cetinje is called the town of museums, students and linden trees. Proceed even higher up in the Mountains to discover a tiny famous village Njegusi with the largest number of It is not all, we saved the best for the last! The hill drive back to the port of Kotor will take you churches in the country and a special way of producing ham and cheese. Visit a smokehouse, delight the sense of taste and stroll among stone houses with their gardens to feel like a local for a bit. along an old 19 th century road with 25 switch banks with one of the best views one can have while visiting Montenegro. Have the Bay with you ship down below as in the palm of the hand! See how the sea penetrates deep inland forming one of the most beautiful bays in the world frequently called “the southernmost Fjord in Europe”. The small settlements scattered along the coast, with mountain slopes falling steeply to the sea will keep your eyes sealed to it while you slowly approach the port again.

Majestic Montenegro: Trip to Lovcen, Njegusi and Cetinje

6. Majestic Montenegro: Trip to Lovcen, Njegusi and Cetinje

Our tour will start at 9:00 am with a pick-up from your hotel or another agreed location (Podgorica, Budva or Kotor). We will then head towards Lovcen National Park, where we will visit the Lovcen Mausoleum. The Mausoleum is located at the top of Mount Lovcen, at an altitude of 1,657 meters, and offers breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape. We will climb 461 steps to the top of the Mausoleum and take in the views from the observation deck. After enjoying the views, we will descend back down to the base of the mountain and head towards the small village of Njegusi. This village is famous for its traditional Montenegrin delicacies, including prosciutto, cheese, and honey wine. We will stop at a local tavern to taste these delicious treats and learn about their production. After visiting Njegusi and tasting some delicious Montenegrin specialties, we will continue our journey back to Podgorica, but not before making a quick stop in Cetinje. Cetinje is a small town located at the foot of Lovcen Mountain and it was the royal capital of Montenegro. Today, it is a charming town with a rich cultural heritage and many historical monuments. We will spend an hour in Cetinje, taking a stroll through its streets and admiring its architecture. We will see the King Nikola's Palace, which served as the residence of the Montenegrin royal family, and the Cetinje Monastery, which houses the relics of Saint Peter of Cetinje, the patron saint of Montenegro. After this, you will be transferred back to your hotel. PROPOSED ITINERARY 9:00 - 10:15 Pick-up and drive towards Lovcen National Park 10:15 - 11:00 Arrival at Lovcen National Park and visiting Lovcen Mausoleum 11:00 - 11:45 Driving towards Njegusi and photo stop 11:45 - 12:00 Descent back down and drive to Njegusi 12:00 - 13:00 Tasting of Montenegrin specialties in a local tavern 13:00 - 13:15 Drive to Cetinje 13:15 - 14:15 Walking tour of Cetinje 14:15 – 15:00 Drive back to Podgorica 15:00 Arrival in Podgorica *Time table is subject to change due to special requests & possible traffic

From Kotor:Private Excursion Wild Beauty of the Lipa Cave

7. From Kotor:Private Excursion Wild Beauty of the Lipa Cave

Travel from Kotor to Lipa Cave, and explore one of the largest cave systems in Montenegro and its exceptional natural beauty. Stop in Budva on the way to the cave, see the city's unique mix of modern and traditional, and see the St. Mary fortress. Begin the journey in Kotor, and set out from there or the first stop in Budva, a city filled with traditional and modern content. Take a stroll around the old city or enjoy the view from the St. Mary fortress. Depart from Budva after exploring the city and head for Lipa Cave, situated close to Cetinje. Explore some of the cave system, which consists of 2.5 km passages, halls, and galleries of exceptional beauty. See the most famous hall in the cave system, the hall of Njegoš, made beautiful by unique ice ornaments. Enjoy the famous beauty of this cave, which has been enjoyed by kings and many others throughout history. Continue our trip towards an old town Cetinje and enjoy the enchanting ambiance, with its ancient landmarks which are a perfect place for relaxation and refreshment. Head back to Kotor on the old Austro-Hungarian road, a wavy road with sharp turns and amazing views of the mountains and the sea, which makes this road all the more interesting. Make one last stop to finish this beautiful experience and take in the panoramic views of the Bay of Kotor.

Kotor Cable Car-Lovcen-Njegusi ( private tour )

8. Kotor Cable Car-Lovcen-Njegusi ( private tour )

The tour starts with a meeting in the port of Kotor or at the address you specify. We go to Dub, where we start the cable car ride. During the cable car ride you will have the chance to enjoy amazing views at Kotor, Tivat and whole bay. You will go from 65m to 1350m above sea level in only 11 minutes ! After that we continue our trip to village Njegusi. In the village of Njegusi, which is located between Kotor and Lovćen National Park, we will discover authentic Montenegrin culture and cuisine. You can try and buy local products such as prosciutto, cheese, wine and another.The country was ruled by a bishop, prince bishop and serdar, who was responsible for defense. Both positions were passed down the family lines in the clans based in Njeguši, which made Njeguši an important place. After Njegusi, we will visit national park Lovcen and the Mausoleum of Petar II Petrovic-Njegos. Petar II Petrovic Njegos was more than just the Prince-Bishop of Montenegro. He was a philosopher and a poet, and beyond that, he was a beloved political and cultural leader. We will pass 441 steps and we will reach the most impressive part of the mausoleum, the chapel that has 6 sides..The statue of the ruler was made by the world-famous sculptor Ivan Meštrović.This artistic masterpiece is made from a single piece of granite, which originally weighed 50 tons!When the statue was completed in 1974, it was 4 meters tall and weighed 29 tons.The ceiling is covered with 200,000 gold pieces that together produce one huge gold mosaic weighing 18 kg.When we leave the mausoleum on the opposite side, we are offered a bird's eye view of 70% of the entire mountainous and rocky area of Montenegro. When we finish sightseeing the historical and traditional part of our country, on the way to Kotor we enter the world of untouched nature, the old road from the time of the Kingdom of Montenegro. It is a road that calls for adventure, and the story of that road hides the legend of one love. Referred to as the ‘serpentine road’, the road has 25 switchbacks and gives you incredible views of the Bay of Kotor. Namely, on the part of the road from Kotor to Trojica, there is an M-shaped moat. According to the story, the young engineer Josip Slade-Šilović had the task of designing a modern road for cars from Kotor to Cetinje after the Berlin Congress in 1878. This designer from Trogir was later a palace builder, and with the letter M he allegedly showed his secret love for the Montenegrin princess Milena. The Montenegrin writer Jovan J. Martinović also passed on the joke of the people of Cetinje, which was created at the expense of this letter M. "And imagine if he accidentally fell in love with Princess Olga, this journey wouldn't end without a fiddle.

Montenegro Tour: S.Stefan, Cetinje, Njegusi, Kotor, Budva

9. Montenegro Tour: S.Stefan, Cetinje, Njegusi, Kotor, Budva

Best of Montenegro: S. Stefan, Cetinje Old Royal Capital, Njegusi, Kotor, Budva. An 8h-private tour into the tradition paired with infinite views and stunning panoramas. The tour includes transportation with a private car and licensed tour guide. It can start both from Podgorica or Budva. However, another meeting point can be added for an extra fee. The professional guide will pick you up at your designed location and tell everything about the most visited destinations in Montenegro. The first stop is a viewpoint overlooking the island of Sveti Stefan where you can admire the King and Queen beaches and the luxury Aman Resort built on the island. Then the guide will drive you to Cetinje Old Royal Capital for a pleasant walk in the city center where you can listen to the history and the legends hidden behind this beautiful mountain village with a rich cultural heritage. Then the tour will go on by car till the Njegusi village famous for prosciutto and cheese production where you can enjoy a quick tasting of the best local and handmade products. After satisfying your palate, you will go down towards Kotor Old Town where you will be driven through the famous and panoramic serpentine road built during the Austro Hungarian Empire. Here the view is breathtaking and will leave you speechless: you can admire the entire Bay of Kotor from a top view point, ideal for your memories book in Montenegro. Then you will enjoy two cultural visits, one in Kotor and the other in Budva. The tour finishes at the same meeting point. Bring your kids with you because with us they are free of charge!

Special Montenegro Private Tour

10. Special Montenegro Private Tour

Itinerary: • Departure by appointment. Driving towards Lipa cave – 45 min to 2 hours (depending on the place/city of your accommodation). • Arrival. Tourist train riding from the parking to the entrance into the cave (800 meters) – approx. 20 minutes in both directions. • Cave passage with a licensed tourist guide – approx. 40 min. • Driving towards Cetinje – approx. 10 minutes. • Old Royal Capital sightseeing: Cetinje Monastery, Ćipuri church, the former Njegoš’s residence – Biljarda, King Nikola’s museum, the Presidential Palace (duration approx. 1h). • Driving towards Njeguši – approx. 30 minutes. • Food tasting in the village of Njeguši – in the oldest tavern of this type in Montenegro – since 1881 – approx. 1 h. • Continuing drive to Lovćen – approx. 30 minutes. • Visit to the Njegoš’s mausoleum (451 steps to the top) – approx. 1 h. • Lunch at the famous restaurant – optional. • Return. The end of the tour.

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(4 reviews)

Our trip was absolutely fantastic. We had a wonderful day from start to finish. Andro was very knowledgeable with the history of Montenegro and surrounding countries. The route was well planned and he knew exactly where to stop for breathtaking viewpoints. We stopped at the Belvedere restaurant for lunch. The food was delicious, and it had the most amazing panoramic views of the surrounding landscape. We could not fault our day, it is one we will never forget.

The trip had several amazing views and locations, led by our guide Slavko, who was friendly, funny and made the tour even more enjoyable, felt like we seen the whole of Montenegro during this tour and would definitely recommend

Great trip, really good value for the amount you get to see. Igor was an excellent guide, very informative and knowledgeable about the history of Montenegro and Marco’s driving was skilled and comfortable

We had a great day with Petar. He was very kind and went out of his way to make sure we got the best experience. We would definitely recommend this trip!

The trip was worth it. Went to a lot of tourist destinations.