Canyons Montenegro

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This is full day excursion trough spectacular canyons up to north part of Montenegro and impressive mountain Durmitor. Durmitor is protected by UNESCO and it is one of five national parks in Montenegro.

From Budva journey goes to the capitol city of Podgorica. From this mayor Montenegrin city road goes through breath taking canyon of river Morača. River Morača is one of five main Montenegrin rivers, flowing through central part of Montenegro and flows directly into Skadar Lake. Road through this amazing canyon is main one that connect north part with a rest of Montenegro.

First stop is made in the restaurant in the middle of the canyon for coffee brake and afterwards, monastery Morača.
Monastery Morača is located in the valley of the Morača River in Kolašin and founded in 1252 by the first Serbian dynasty Nemanjić. It is one of the best known medieval monuments of Montenegro.

From monastery Morača scenic drive by town of Kolašin and place of Mojkovac, through small part of the canyon of river Tara to the famous bridge on Tara River.

Monumental bridge of the Tara, 165 meter high is situated on the crossroads between Mojkovac, Žabljak and Pljevlja.
From bridge half hour drive to mountain resort of Žabljak in heart of Durmitor Mountain. With an altitude of 1,456 meters, it is the highest situated town on the Balkans.

3 km away from the town of Žabljak is Black Lake. Glacial lake is part of national park protected by Unesco. There is amazing walking path around lake that has territory of 0,515 square km. The lake consists of two smaller lakes, Large lake and Small lake. The lakes are connected with narrow strait, which dries up during the summer, thus creating two separate water bodies.

After visiting of Black Lake launch brake is organized in town Žabljak, and after launch brake is scheduled return back, through the canyon of river Komarnica, settlement of Šavnik to the city of Nikšić. From Nikšić is direct drive to Budva.

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