DAY 01: PODGORICA
Arrival to Podgorica. Meet & greet followed by a transfer to your hotel. There will be a panoramic and walking city tour of Podgorica. The capital of Montenegro. Overnight stay.
DAY 02: PODGORICA-LOVCEN AND CETINJE-BUDVA
You will start the day with a spectacular drive along the Mount Lovcen Pass giving you the most stunning views over the most beautiful bay in the Mediterranean.
We will stop at the famous mausoleum. Driving to Cetinje, the historical and cultural capital of Montenegro, here you will visit the foreign residence of King Nikola, today a museum and the Serbian Orthodox Monastery of Cetinje. During our visit you will be able to pass by the church where the only king of Montenegro and his wife are buried, as well as the building Billiarda, once the residence of the bishop Petar II Njegus. Accommodation and overnight stay in Budva.
DAY 03: BUDVA-KOTOR-BUDVA
We will be driving to Kotor. With its fascinating landscape and the sites Kotor has become an UNESCO World natural and World Heritage Site. We'll enjoy a walking through the maze of Kotor's medieval quarter, its bustling market and beautiful Renaissance buildings. The well-preserved fortified walls of Kotor protect it from the sea. We'll pass a visit to the Cathedral of St. Tryphon, which was constructed in 1166. You will see the remains of 14th century frescoes and the valuable treasury with both local and Venetian gold works. You must not miss the Maritime Museum where you will see a unique collection representing the maritime history of Boka (the Gulf of Kotor). After Kotor we'll reach the ancient town of Budva, which is the most famous resort in Montenegro. While you are in Budva you will enjoy walking tour and have some free time. Budva is considered to be one of the oldest settlements on the Balkan Peninsula. The old town of Budva is surrounded by ramparts originating from the XV. century, including a medieval fortification system with city gates, defence walls and towers. Afterwards you'll enjoy a photo stop in St. Stefan, a luxurious resort that used to be a small fishing village. This small island is connected to the mainland by a narrow isthmus. The island is private property so it can only be photographed from the shoreline. Overnight stay.
DAY 04: BUDVA-SKADAR LAKE-BUDVA
After breakfast we will visit the National Park Skadar Lake, a unique pelican habitat. Experience one of the last sweet water swamps along the Mediterranean and the biggest lake in the The Balkans. This tour will show you one of the greatest natural attractions of Montenegro! The following natural phenomena are the reasons for declaring it a National Park: 264 species of birds, 48 species of fish, 30 submarine springs called “oka”(eyes), numerous islands, fish colonies, and a complex of Monasteries. Apart from the special boat tour, it will be entirely up to you to decide which of the numerous activities you would like to undertake: swimming in the fresh lake water, picking chestnuts and water lilies, tasting the homemade lake specialties, or simply just dreaming in the wonderful surroundings. Lunch will be provided during the tour. Drive to Budva. Overnight stay.
DAY 05: BUDVA-PODGORICA
Transfer to the airport/end of services.