Enjoy 3 adventurous days in Montenegro's largest & most famous national park.
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Your driver & guide will meet you at the main square in Zabljak at 4 pm and drive you straight to the Durmitor Lodges - your home in the Montenegrin mountains. During the 20 minute ride & upon check-in at the bar you can meet your fellow travellers. Before tonight's dinner, the guide will present a short program summary and safety instruction.
Embark upon this thrilling 6-hour rafting experience through the most scenic section of Europes deepest & wildest river canyon. The start is just below the lodges, but before the 4x4 gets you to the river, you'll walk to a magnificent viewpoint high above the canyon.
On the water, you'll stop several times for a swim, a snack and a drink. The scenic return transfers last for about 2 hours and enables you to catch a glimpse of rural Montenegro.
Durmitor National Park is crisscrossed with hiking trails and the guides have selected the best for you. Through ancient spruce forests, you'll reach the open highlands. The goal for today is not a summit, but the Durmitor the ice cave. The brave can descend into the cave with a rope, but this is your choice. You'll take a different trail back to the village and finish it off with a cold drink or two.
13 km | + 900m | - 900m
The final day of action involves Canyoning the challenging Nevidio Canyon. You don't need any experience, only a sense of adventure.
Depending on the group size the descend through this very narrow gorge takes 2.5 - 3.5 hours. and by late afternoon you'll be back in Zabljak for a goodbye drink.
Canyoneering and Rafting
You will meet your guide at the mian square in Zabljak, on the parking accross the hotel Zabljak. You will recognise him by the Skyhook sign.
For rafting no requirements apply with regard to this. For the canyoning, one needs to be able to swim and not suffer fear of heights. For the hike, if you can run 5 km without interruption, the hike should not be problematic for you.
Montenegro has a Mediterenean climate, with continental influences in the mountains. Summers last for 4 months (June - September) and are usually sunny & dry. Nights might get chilly at the lodge since it is located at an altitude of over 1500 metres.
The minimum required age to subscribe for this tour is 18.
The guides can host a maximum of 15 people in each group.
You are hosted in traditional wooded lodges that are located a few kilometres outside the town of Zabljak, the main settlement in Durmitor National Park. The location is very scenic, with wide panoramic views on the highest Durmitor summits on one side, and the depth of Tara canyon on the other side.
Each lodge has 2-4 bedrooms and each bedroom sleeps 2-3 persons. There is a shared living room with a woodfire and a bathroom in each lodge. Conditions are cosy & basic.
The central restaurant offers seating for the whole group and serves excellent Montenegrin mountain meals.
Traditional Montenegrin mountain dishes. That translates as: large dishes. What is served is usually a combination of meat, diary products, potato, corn and salad. Each meal kicks off with a soup and ends with a desert.
Breakfast is provided in buffet style and includes coffee, tea and juice. At the breakfast table you will receive a packed lunch that you consume during the day.
You need to bring empty bottle to fill up for the day.
Drinks at dinner can be ordered separately and need to be paid individually.
The national currency in Montenegro is, albeit not an EU state, the euro (€).
Bring enough money to pay for your drinks & tips since the closest option to withdraw money is 6 km form the lodge. All the rest is included in the trip price.
No sorry, the lodges do not offer this.
It's great to be offline for a few days, but for those wo need it, WiFi is available at the lodge at no charge.
The guides can cater for vegetarian diets. Vegan and Gluten free options are limited so bringing your own extra's is in this case recommended.
Traditionally people living in the Montenegrin mountain have a rather heavy diet. A breakfast that keeps you going the enitire day when you are out herding sheep. And a dinner with enough calories for the herding next day.
Expect a breakfast with coffee, tea, milk, juice, egg products, cheese, a variety of meat and a few sweet options. Besides the regular bread occasionally corn bread and buckwheat bread are served.
Dinners are rich in calories. Expect bean soup with sausage and potato, roast meat with potato and salad, roast trout, kacamak (a traditional dish with potato, corn and sour cream) and of course something sweet afterwards.