Discover Montenegro in 9 Days

9 Days

This private tour package combines the most important historic and cultural sites in Montenegro with local hospitality. It is ideal for travellers who want to dig deeper and understand the bigger picture.

After settling in on the first day, the touring begins! Receive a warm welcome to Montenegro with an exciting tour of Kotor and Boka Bay. This tour combines popular sites like Our Lady of the Rocks and Perast with a tour of Kotor. The day also includes a visit to the Roman mosaics of Risan and a traditional house in Grahovo village plus lunch hosted by locals at their family farm.

Drive and walk to the peak of Lovcen Park, the Njegos Mausoleum and stunning views await. Sightseeing is combined with a visit to the oldest restaurant in Montenegro as well as a tour of their smokehouse. Complete the day with a tour of Cetinje, the Old Royal Capital of Montenegro, rich in historic and architectural wonders.

A full day will be dedicated to touring Skadar Lake National Park, with the option of taking a boat ride or kayaking across the lake. The day includes a visit to Pavlova Strana viewpoint for incredible panoramic views, plus an optional stop at Jaz beach for swimming (seasonal).

Spend a thrilling day rafting the Tara River Canyon, Europe’s deepest. Licensed guides will ensure your safety over the rapids and take stops at beautiful spots like waterfalls and swimming holes.

Another day is dedicated to exploring the majestic wilds of Durmitor National Park. Enjoy gentle hikes, lakeside walks, and optional zip lining from Tara River Bridge.

The last day will be spent in Biogradska Gora National Park, one of Montenegro’s most treasured natural wonders.

  • For a detailed description of this private tour please open the tab “Itinerary”.
  • Our tours are flexible to accommodate your interests. Please speak to us at the time of booking, should you wish to make adjustments to the proposed itineraries, accomodations and services.

Trip Highlights

  • 1. Our Lady of the Rocks museum and church bisit
  • 2. Farm visit and lunch in local household
  • 3. Lovcen National Park
  • 4. Cetinje, old Royal capital
  • 5. Nicest part of Skadar Lake National, Rijeka Crnojevic
  • 6. Wine tasting
  • 7. Tara River whitewater rafting
  • 8. Durmitor National Park hiking
  • 9. Biogradska gora National Park
  • 10. Traditional food of Northern Montenegro
  • 11. Horseback riding
  • 12. Old Orthodox monasteries
  • 13. Staying in rural area bungalows
  • 14. Authentic and luxury experience


Transfer from airport (Tivat, Podgorica, Dubrovnik) to accommodations in Kotor.

09:00 – 09:30 Scenic drive around the bay to Perast

09:30 – 10:45  Visiting Our Lady of the Rocks church and museum

10:45 – 11:30  Free time in Perast

11:30 – 12:00  Visit Risan for Roman mosaics

12:00 – 12:30 Drive to Grahovo village

12:30 – 14:30 Visit with locals, traditional lunch on a local farm

14:30 – 15:30 Drive to Kotor

15:30 – 16:30  Kotor walking tour

Overnight in Kotor

7,5 hours
Breakfast, Lunch

08:00 –09:00  Drive to Njeguši village (25 serpentines, 2 photo breaks)
// Optional 7 km/3 hour hike from Kotor to Njegušii village instead

09:00 – 10:00  Snack at the oldest restaurant in Montenegro, smokehouse visit

10:00 – 11:30  Drive up Mount of Lovćen, climb stairs to the Njegos Mausoleum

11:30 – 13:00  Cetinje walking tour followed by some free time

13:00–14:30 Drive back to Kotor

Overnight in Kotor

4,5 hours
Breakfast, Lunch

09:00 – 10:30  Drive to Rijeka Crnojevic (the most beautiful part of Skadar Lake Na-tional Park) via Budva and St. Stefan

10:30 – 15:00  Rijeka Crnojevic visit, lunch at local fish restaurant, boat or kayaking tour, Pavlova Strana viewpoint and photo break

15:00 – 16:30 – 19:00  Drive back to Kotor (photo stop above Budva on the way back—optional stop at Jaz beach for swimming depending on the season).

Overnight in Kotor

10 hours
Breakfast, Lunch

08:00 – 10:30 – Drive from hotel to Šćepan Polje rafting camp

10:30 – 12:00 – Breakfast by the river, preparations for rafting (providing all the participants with life jackets, helmets, waterproof clothes and shoes)

12:00–12:30  Drive to the rafting starting point with off-road vehicles

12:30-16:00 – Raft down the most attractive rapids on the Tara River, with stops on the most appropriate and beautiful spots (time for swimming, enjoyment and photos of waterfalls, etc.)

16:00 – Arrival at Šćepan Polje (end of rafting tour), lunch at a local restaurant

17:30 – Departure through the heart of Durmitor national park, photo stops, arrival in Zabljak

Overnight in Zabljak, Durmitor National park

9,5 hours
Breakfast, Lunch

08:00 – 10:30  Walk around Black lake, the largest lake in Durmitor national park

10:30 – 11:30  Drive to the Tara river bridge, free time on the bridge (optional zip line)

11:30 – 13:00  Scenic drive around Durmitor national park, stops at Riblje and Vrazje Lakes

13:00 – 14:30  Time in Curevac, easy hike to the best viewpoint of the Tara River canyon

14:30–16:00 Lunchtime, free time afterwards

18:30–20:30 Horseback riding, dinner in rural area.

Overnight in Zabljak, Durmitor National park

12,5 hours
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

08:00 – 10:00  Scenic drive through the Tara river canyon, photo stops

10:00 – 12:30  Arrival in Biogradska Gora National Park, walk around the lake, free time

12:30 – 13:30  Drive to Komovi mountain

13:30 – 15:00  Lunch in Eko Katun Stavna

15:00 – 17:00  Free time to hike around Komovi Mountain

17:00 – 20:00  Drive to back to Kotor

Overnight in Kotor

12 hours
Breakfast, Lunch

Overnight in Kotor

Breakfast, Lunch

Transfer from accommodation to the airport (Tivat, Podgorica, Dubrovnik).


Included Services

  • Bike rentals
  • Licensed English speaking guide
  • Private transportation
  • Breakfast and lunch (apart from transfer days)
  • All entrance fees to the national parks and museums
  • Boat tour tickets
  • VAT

Excluded Services

  • Accommodation and dinners
  • NOTE: we can help with booking your accommodation.

Price upon request.

When is the best time to visit Montenegro?

The best time to visit Montenegro is between April and early June, and again from the end August to November. These months are known to be not to crowded and still with high probability of very nice weather.
It still depends on type of activities you are looking for and which region you want to visit.
July and August are quite hot and busy, but this is period when you can enjoy water activities like speedboats, yachts, sailing tours on the shore, and hiking trips in the north of Montenegro where the weather is approx. 10 degrees cooler than on the coastline.
Winter is still good time of year to visit if you are looking for sightseeing tours or hiking trips on the mountains along the coastline.

What are must visit places in Montenegro?

Places you have to visit while in Montenegro are:
Perast with Our Lady of the Rocks island
Lovcen National Park
Skadar Lake National Park
Ostrog Monastery
Durmitor National Park
Biogradska Gora National Park

What currency is in use in Montenegro?

The official currency of Montenegro is the Euro.

When it comes to major tourist towns and attractions it is easy to use credit card as a payment op-tion, as all restaurants, museums and shops will have option of electronic payment.

If you are travelling to National Parks or small villages it is useful to have some euros with you since credit card payment is not likely to be an option.

How to book our tours?

You can book our tours via our booking system and pay by card, or you can book via contact form.
In case that you are looking for multiple day trip, we recommend having a call first in order to discuss your preferences before setting up perfect plan which suits you best.

Are tours entirely private?

All of our tours are designed in the way that you are our only client. And in case of the multiple day trips, we have our guide being with you entire time, unlike what could be practise of most of the other companies as just having a driver and different guides in various locations.

What is regular pick-up location?

Since our tours are private, we always pick up our clients at most convenient location (port, hotels, airports).
Pick up location depends on tour, it can be at the airport in case of multiple day trips, for day trips it is normally ether in front of port or at your hotel’s reception. Our guide will be holding a signboard with your name on it while waiting for you.

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Discover Montenegro in 9 Days