fbpx

Canyoning & Hiking on the Montenegrin Seaside

Spend a long weekend canyoning and hiking along the mountains and beaches of Southern Montenegro for 2N/3D.

The Montenegrin highlands are home to rugged mountains, endless forests of black pine, deep canyons and long beaches with crystal blue sea. This adventure will see you explore this remote area by canyoning, hiking and relaxing on the beaches. On top of that, you’ll also explore the Old Kotor Town on the first day, which is a UNESCO’s World Heritage Site.

Perfect for: This is perfect for active travelers who want to combine their adventure with peaceful, summer relaxation. No previous canyoning experience needed.

Itinerary

Day 1

Friday: Arrival and Tour of Kotor

Your transport will meet you at Dubrovnik Airport where you will be transferred to your accommodation in the Old Bar, where you’ll be accommodated for the duration of this tour.

Along the way, you’ll drive along the Adriatic coast where you will be able to see the medieval cities of Herceg Novi, Budva and Kotor.

In Kotor, you will stop for a welcome lunch where your city guide will show you the protected sites as well as the spectacular view of the Southern Adriatic Sea.

3 hours driving, 1 – 2 hours guided tour of Kotor old town

Day 2

Saturday: Canyoning in Medjurecki canyon

After your breakfast, you’ll be transferred to the Medjurecki canyon where you will be given your equipment for the day.

Before heading off, you will have short training in safety and the proper procedures you will need for canyoning.

After that, there is nothing stopping you embarking on a great adventure through one of the best canyons in the Balkans.

Over the course of the day, you will follow the flow of the water as you hike, abseil and slide down the waterfalls into the natural pools below.

Later that day, you can visit the old town of Bar and you’ll have some free time for just enjoying on the beaches or swimming.

4 – 5 hours canyoning, 1-hour driving

Day 3

Sunday: Departure

Take your time to enjoy breakfast and your last morning in Montenegro.

Your host will then drive you to Podgorica Airport where you can catch your flight home.

3 hours of driving

Dates & Prices

July 19th, 2019
Spots available: 11 285 €, Per Person
August 23rd, 2019
Spots available: 5 285 €, Per Person
September 27th, 2019
Spots available: 8 285 €, Per Person

What’s included in the price?

  • 1 day of canyoning through Medjurecki canyon
  • Guided tour of Kotor’s Old Town
  • 2 nights of accommodation in a 3-star guesthouse in Old Bar town
  • Professional, local, English-speaking guide
  • All breakfasts, lunches, and dinners
  • Airport transfers
  • Local transfers
  • All canyoning equipment and gear
  • Tourist taxes

You’ll need to book your flights to Dubrovnik and from Podgorica, travel insurance and cover other personal expenses.

F.A.Q.

What extra costs are there?
The following are not included in the tour price:

  • Additional charge for a single room
  • Flights to Dubrovnik/from Podgorica
  • Accommodation before or after the tour
  • Travel insurance
  • Drinks
  • Personal expenses

Can I book on my own?
Sure can! A lot of people do, it’s a great way to meet like-minded people.

How big will the group be?
This trip will run with a minimum of 4 people, and a maximum of 12. Please note, if there are not 4 people booked the trip may be rearranged or cancelled.

What’s the food like?
The food is local, fresh, home-cooked and hearty. Common food items include domestic cheeses and other dairy products, dry meats, fish, freshly baked bread and pastries, and local fruits and veggies. Breakfasts and dinners will be eaten at the hotels, and packed lunches will be provided.

Can my dietary needs be accommodated?
Absolutely! Just let us know at booking.

How fit do I need to be?

A reasonable level of fitness is required for all activities. You need to be able to handle approx. 4 – 5 hours of activity per day. Hiking will be light, as a hike around the lake at a relaxed pace.

You do not need any canyoning experience as your guide will give you full instructions and a safety briefing at the start, and help you during any challenging parts. However, participants for the canyoning must be over 18 years old, swimmers, not suffering from any kind of heart or lung diseases.

What’s the weather like?
Summer is the best season to experience Montenegro seaside where daytime temperatures range from 24 – 30 °C. However, at night it can get cooler at night, so don’t forget to still bring some layers of clothing to keep you warm!

What should I pack?
All technical equipment will be provided. Please bring hiking shoes and trousers, breathable t-shirts, sandals, a swimsuit and towel, sun protection, and warm layers for the evenings. Also bring a small backpack to carry personal items throughout the day (water, snacks, shirts to use during activities).

Or for easier viewing, here’s our check list:

  • 2 pairs of hiking shoes that you don’t mind getting wet
  • Lightweight, breathable shirts
  • Hiking trousers/shorts
  • Sandals
  • Swimsuit and a towel
  • Sun protection (hat, sunglasses, sunblock)
  • Warm layers for evenings
  • Small rucksack to carry personal belongings
  • Water bottle
  • Energy/protein bars

What flights should I book?

Start point?
You will be met at the Dubrovnik Airport (DBV) on Thursday. Your transfer will meet all flights scheduled to land by 13:00 or earlier. Your host will be in touch before the trip to finalize all details.

Finish point?
Your transport will drop you off at Podgorica Airport (TGD) on Sunday and you are free to book any flight departing by 10:30 am or later, on Sunday. Your host will be in touch before your trip to finalize details.

Getting there and away?
Dubrovnik Airport (DBV) and Podgorica (TGD) Airport are served by regular, inexpensive flights, including well-timed outbound flights on EasyJet and return flights on Ryanair.

You can get any flights that suit you, but make sure they fit the times above to take advantage of the included transfers. Your host will contact you before you leave to check your arrival and departure plans.

Important notes:

This itinerary and the duration of the activities are subject to change due to group abilities and preferences, weather conditions and forecasts, special events, etc.

We can’t guarantee availability of twin rooms for the duration of the tour. All rooms will, in most cases, be double, or more. Or single upon request.

In a highly unlikely case of insufficient number of people accommodated in one of our selected hotels, dinner will be served on a basis of a predetermined menu of 2 or 3 meals.