Active Holidays

Organiser: Montenegro Adventures

Let’s dive into a soft adventure, combined with culture, nature, and gastronomy while exploring some of the highlights of Montenegro and Serbia! Easy hiking is combined with discoveries in the national parks, virgin forests, stunning lakes, and its ecosystems. This tour is suitable for families with teenage children, or friends groups. During hiking or other activities included on each day, the tour takes you to katuns, old villages, small family-owned wineries, markets, Ethno restaurants, so the clients will be able to taste and smell the original Balkan cuisine which is a representation of the many historical influences that have occurred over the centuries.

Level of difficulty

  • Easy to medium

Basic hiking experience recommended.


  • Affordable to Moderate

Best for what

  • Hiking
  • Exploring culture and gastronomy
  • Time in nature

Best for who

  • Active families with children/teenagers
  • Group of friends
  • Nature activities
  • Rural experience


  • Exploring nature at an easy pace
  • Learning about similarities and differences in the Western Balkans
  • Visiting national parks
  • Exploring lakes and river on kayaks or boats
  • Helping reforestation
  • Enjoying the rural lifestyle of the Western Balkans

Day by day program

Day 1 - Boka Bay

Routing: Arrival – Tivat or Dubrovnik Airport

Short: Boka Bay tour while on transfer

Host: Accommodation in Kotor or Tivat

Meals: – 

Day 2 - Vrmac Hiking

Routing: Kotor – Vrmac

Short: Easy hiking adventure along the Vrmac ridge; starting from Skaljari road up to Vrmac Fort, towards Sveti Ilija peak, descend to Prcanj lunch organised in one of the small local fisherman restaurants.

Host: Overnight in Kotor or Tivat

Meals: B/L/D ?

Day 3 - Beauty of Lovcen National Park

Routing: Boka Bay – Cetinje via serpentines

Short: Drive up the old Austro-Hungarian road that consists of 25 switchbacks with photo stops; city walking tour of Old Royal Capital of Cetinje, with visit to one of the museums; free time
or transfer to Ivanova Korita; Lovcen hike.

Host: Kotor or Tivat overnight?


Day 4 - Lake & north

Routing: Skadar Lake – Podgorica – Kolasin

Short: Morning drive along the southern coast, with brief photo-stops at Budva and Sveti Stefan, and refreshment en route by the Skadar Lake National Park in a small family-owned winery (Option: one hour of kayaking on Skadar Lake);

Panoramic tour of Podgorica, continuing to Kolasin, visiting en route the Moraca monastery

Host: Overnight in Kolasin


Day 5 - Hiking on Bjelasica

Routing: Kolasin – Bjelasica

Short: Hike on of Bjelasica mountain, from katun Vranjak, towards the peak Troglava and all the way to the source of the Biogradska River. Option: horseback riding. Lunch at the katun.

Host: Overnight in Kolasin

Meals: B/L/D

Day 6 - National Parks of the North

Routing: Kolasin – Biograd Lake – Zabljak

Short: Visit the National Park Biogradsko Lake – one of the last virgin forests in Europe, easy walk around the lake in the middle of the forest.
Transfer to Zabljak with stops to Dobrilovina monastery and Tara bridge along the way.

Host: Zabljak overnight


Day 7 - Black Lake Adventures

Routing: Zabljak

Short: The Durmitor massif offers many different trails depending on the physical fitness of the guests. One of the recommended tours is the Hike around the Three Lakes: Barno Lake, Snake Lake and Black Lake (3-4 hours walking).

Lunch at the traditional restaurant at the lake.

Host: Zabljak overnight

Meals: B/L/D?

Day 8 - Spending time at Nature reserve

Routing: Zabljak – Uvac

Short: Visit the Uvac Special Nature reserve with an easy walk to the lookout and photo stops o Lunch in the ethno restaurant and visit to Sirogojno – an exhibition of handcrafted garments of wool, shopping time and a break.

Host: Accommodation in Zlatibor


Day 9 - Culture discoveries

Routing: Zlatibor – Mokra gora/Drvengrad – Visegrad

Short: Transfer to Mokra Gora with a tour of Drvengrad (the traditional village built from natural materials from the famous Serbian film director Emir Kusturica) and the popular ride on the Sargan 8 train.
Option: Continuation to Visegrad in Bosnia and Herzegovina with a tour of the site and lunch in a traditional restaurant;
After lunch a boat ride from Visegrad is organised through the Drina canyon back to Bajina Basta in Serbia.

Host: Accommodation in Zlatibor


Day 10 - From Tornik to Ovcar and Kablar

Routing: Zlatibor – Belgrade

Short: A walking tour to Tornik will be organised (several options from easy to strenuous).

After the hike, we continue the journey towards Belgrade, stopping for lunch at one of the ethno restaurants. The next stop in Ovcar – Kablar gorge boat ride.

Ovcar – Kablar is a gorge in western Serbia, part of the composite valley of the West Morava river. With over 30 monasteries built in the gorge since the 14th century, it is known as the “Serbian Mount Athos”.

Host: Accommodation in Belgrade

Meals: B/L/D ?

Day 11 - Exploring the White City

Routing: Belgrade

Short: Transfer to Avala Hill with an easy walking tour and visit to the tower and monument. After the hike lunch will be organised at ethno restaurant Sučević. Free afternoon in Belgrade for museums and individual sightseeing or an organised city tour with a licensed tour guide.

Host: Accommodation in Belgrade


Day 12 - Bye Bye

Routing: Belgarde – Airport

Short: Departure from Belgrade airport



Cancellation policy

Maps and directions




Environment protection

  • Montenegro Adventures is making sure that one part of the income after taxation goes towards environmental and ecological activities in various communities.
  • 2% of the income from this tour will be put toward reforestation.
  • Co-founders of TravelMassive Montenegro Chapter that is regularly organising actions and raising community awareness on the issues of environment and nature preservation.