Climb Montenegro’s highest peak

Immerse yourself in the rugged beauty of the mountains and climb Montenegro’s highest peak, all in 2N/3D.

Experience true face of Montenegro on this long-weekend adventure. Your trip will start in the protected and impressive Durmitor National park with a hike around Black Lake, before climbing next day Montenegro’s highest peak – Bobotov Kuk (2523 m). All while surrounded by the natural, rugged beauty of Montenegro.

Perfect for:

This trip is perfect for active hikers who want to explore UNESCO World Heritage protected national park and climb Montenegro’s highest peak.

Itinerary

Day 1

Friday: Arrival and Hike around Black Lake

Your transport will meet you at Dubrovnik Airport where you will be transferred to Nikšić for a welcome lunch with your guide. After, we head straight to your accommodation in the highlands of Central Montenegro.

Check into your chalet, then stretch your legs with a scenic hike around “Black Lake” and enjoy the impressive mountain scenery before you head back to your chalet for a delicious dinner.

3 hours of driving, 2-3 hours of hiking

Day 2

Saturday: Climbing Montenegro's highest peak

You’ll begin your day with a drive to Katun Dobri Do trailhead (1700m), the start point of your hike to the summit of Bobotov Kuk (2522m).

This hike is considered one of the most scenic in the Durmitor Massif, thanks to its outstanding views along the entire trail.

When you reach the summit, you’ll be able to look down to the glacial lakes known as the “Eyes of the Mountain”.

Take some pictures before you begin the descent down the same trail. When you get to the bottom, head back to the chalet for a well-earned meal.

1 hour of driving, 7 hours of hiking

Day 3

Sunday: Departure

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

Your guide will then drive you to Podgorica Airport where you’ll catch your flight home.

3 hours of driving

Dates & Prices

June 14th, 2019
Spots available: 8 268 €, Per Person
July 12th, 2019
Spots available: 12 268 €, Per Person
September 06th, 2019
Spots available: 9 268 €, Per Person
October 04th, 2019
Spots available: 13 268 €, Per Person

What’s included in the price?

  • 1-day of hiking around Black lake
  • 1-day hiking and climbing Bobotov Kuk (2523 m)
  • 2 nights of accommodation in a mountain chalet
  • All breakfasts, dinners and packed lunches
  • Professional, local, English-speaking guide
  • Airport Transfers
  • Local Transfers
  • Tourist taxes

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

F.A.Q.

What extra costs are there?

  • Flights to Dubrovnik/from Podgorica
  • Accommodation before or after the trip
  • Additional charge for a single room
  • 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 16. 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.

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 hiking, approx. ascending 700 m at a relaxed pace.
You will need to be able to handle 5 – 6 hours of hiking in continuous pace for this adventure.

What’s the weather like?
Summer and early fall are the best times to visit. Overnight lows in the mountains range from 3 – 8 °C, and daily highs range from 13 – 20 °C. Across the country it generally rains about a third of the days each month.

What should I pack?
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:

  • Hiking shoes
  • Hiking trousers
  • Breathable, quick-drying, sport clothes
  • Sandals
  • Swimsuit and towel
  • Sun protection (hat, sunglasses, sun block)
  • Warm layers for evenings
  • Backpack
  • Shorts
  • 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.