Daytrip Canyons with Žabljak from Podgorica

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Full-day tour from Podgorica
From75€
Full-day tour from Podgorica
From75€
How many persons?
  • SingleOn request
  • CoupleAdult: 185€
  • TrioAdult: 135€ | Child: 110€
  • 4-6 PersonsAdult: 110€ | Child: 90€
  • 7-9 PersonsAdult: 95€ | Child: 80€
  • 10-15 PersonsAdult: 75€ | Child: 60€

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Duration: Full-day tour / 11 hours
Availability : 1 May - 31 October
Start: Podgorica
End: Podgorica
Min Age : No limit
Max People : 2 - 15 (More on request)
Overview

Discover Tara and Morača canyons with Žabljak, which will delight you!

Enjoy this day trip to Žabljak with the famous Black Lake and canyons Tara and Morača in Montenegro. Canyon Morača is one of the most beautiful canyons, a river that springs in northern Montenegro at the foot of the mountain Rzač, which flows 113 km from north to south and empties into the Skadar Lake. Morača Monastery from the 13th century is another attraction on this exciting adventure. Along the way we make a few short stops to rest and enjoy the fantastic parts of these two canyons.Canyon Tara river surrounded by gorgeous mountains and forest

The canyon Tara is in the UNESCO register of the world’s natural heritage and Europe’s deepest and turned only by the Grand Canyon in the USA. Montenegro has the deepest and most beautiful canyons in Europe. No wonder, because the north of Montenegro is an area of high mountains that is crisscrossed by magnificent canyons, whose beauty leaves no one indifferent. Enjoy an amazing view from the Đurđevića Tara bridge. On this trip, you will experience the unique Tara river with crystal clear water, wild rapids and waterfalls.

Departure & Return Location

Podgorica & Podgorica at the agreed place (Google Maps)

Departure Time

According to the itinerary

Price Includes

  • Transportation between locations
  • Certified driver and guide
  • Sightseeing of Đurđevića Tara Bridge
  • Visiting Zabljak and Black Lake
  • 24H on-call local agency service
  • 1 x 0.5 liter bottle of water
  • Organization costs

Price Excludes

  • Cancellation and Travel Insurance
  • Food and drinks
  • Extreme Zipline across Tara Canyon (optional) 30 €
  • Whitewater Rafting Tara (optional) from 65 €
  • Gratuity (Optional)
  • Additional services
  • Other expenses not included in program

Complementaries

  • A small rucksack
  • Hat or Cap & Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen (warmer months)
  • Umbrella or Raincoat (if it rains)
  • Camera
What to Expect

This exciting trip is designed for adventurers and nature lovers. Highlights of our adventure are experiencing the amazing scenery in the canyons of Tara and Morača, but also the historical and cultural sights they see, as well as visits to Žabljak and Black Lake in Durmitor National Park, one of the most beautiful lakes in Montenegro. Also, the famous bridge Đurđevića Tara is an architectural masterpiece with five arches 152 meters above the incredible unique river Tara.

tara canyon surrounded by coniferious forest beautiful montenegro adventure
Tara canyon surrounded by coniferous forest.

It is definitely a trip to places that should be visited if you are looking to enjoy nature or activities where everything feels like an adventure. You come to experience when you take yourself, your friends or your family on your journey with amazing enjoyment:

  • A landscape of magnificent canyons, rivers, lakes and mountains
  • Picturesque landscapes Tara River Canyon
  • Breathtaking views of Durmitor Mountain's peaks
  • A walk to the Black Lake and enjoying in the view
  • Amazing Canyon Tara in Montenegro, Europe's deepest
  • Wild rapids of River Tara popularly called "Tear of Europe"
  • Incredible beauty and peace by Black Lake
  • Delicious traditional food and drinks
Itinerary

07:30 Welcome meeting and departure

We’ll meet about 10-15 minutes before departing time at the location after the program or agreement in Podgorica for a “welcome meeting”.

Milenium Bridge, Podgorica
Milenium Bridge, Podgorica

We start early from Podgorica, around half-past seven o’clock in the morning and drive through Podgorica to canyon Morača. Along the way we make a few short stops to rest and enjoy the spectacular scenery, and a short photo break in the canyon Morača.

08:45Canyon Platije and Monastery Morača

On the way through the Morača Canyon, before we visit the Morača Monastery, we will make a short stop to take pictures in the narrowest and most popular part of the Morača Canyon, Platije Canyon.

Moraca river canyon in Montenegro
Moraca river canyon in Montenegro

Canyon Morača is one of the most beautiful canyons, a river that springs in northern Montenegro at the foot of the mountain Rzač, which flows 113 km from north to south and empties into the Skadar Lake.
The Monastery Morača from the 13th century is another attraction on this exciting adventure.

Moraca Monastery in Montenegro
Moraca Monastery in Montenegro

Continued journey to the Tara River canyon with a few short stops to rest, photograph and enjoy the spectacular scenery of this unique canyon and its river, which is under UNESCO protection.

10:30Walking on the famous Đurđevića Tara Bridge

After the Moraca canyon, drive through the Tara river canyon, one of the most famous in the world, after the Colorado canyon in the USA.

The second depeest canyon in the world with the crystal slear water
The second deepest canyon in the world with the crystal clear water

When we arrive at the famous Djurdjevica Tara Bridge, we take a walk and enjoy the view from the famous bridge Đurđevića Tara, which is an architectural masterpiece with five arches 152 feet above the river. Try white water rafting and have the opportunity to look at the bridge from the water and gain a new perspective on this masterpiece.

Rafting Tara View Montenegro Adventure
Rafting Tara View Montenegro Adventure

Taste local food at the restaurants around the bridge that offer delicious specialities of the local cuisine, where you can try phenomenal barbecue like meatballs, kebabs, burgers, sausages… (ćevapi, ražnjići, pljeskavice, sudžukice…), salad, cheese, cream (kajmak), pies (pita) and bread during the “saće”, donuts, pastries and homemade brandy (šljivovica) or juice.

Tara Bridge and beautiful mountains in Montenegro
Tara Bridge and beautiful mountains in Montenegro

From Djurdjevica Tara Bridge we drive along the serpentine way uphill to mountain Durmitor towards the Žabljak a small mountain town of around 2,000 people. The town is in the centre of the Durmitor mountain region and with an altitude of 1,456 metres, it is the highest-situated town in the Balkans. Also known for its beautiful Black Lake (Crno Jezero) we will visit.

13:30Visit Žabljak town and stunning Black Lake

Žabljak is a great place to visit if you’re looking for adventure and a place where you can enjoy the simple life, therefore it’s one of the best places to see Montenegro’s ‘black mountains’ and raw nature. We will take a small walk through the town and spend more time around Black Lake.

Amazing view on Durmitor mountain and houses under mountain, Žabljak
Amazing view on Durmitor mountain and houses under the mountain, Žabljak

The Black Lake must be seen! There’s a 4km walking track around the edge of the lake. It’s an easy trail through the forest and there are lots of places to stop for picnics and to enjoy the view. Along the way, you’ll find info boards telling you about the plants and animals that live in the area and some of the history of the area.

Areal view of the Black Lake at Durmitor National Park
Areal view of the Black Lake at Durmitor National Park

You’ll need to pay the entrance fee to visit the lake for National Park. Tickets cost 3 euros per person, and children under 7 go free.

16:30Return journey to Podgorica

After we have walked on the lake, the return journey to Podgorica, or under the program. Along the way we make a few short stops to rest the opportunity to enjoy the natural beauty of Montenegro.

stones on grass in valley of Durmitor massif, Montenegro
stones on the grass in the valley of Durmitor massif, Montenegro

18:30Arrival in Podgorica and end of the tour

Arrival in Podgorica. We hope you enjoyed it.

King Nikola statue in Podgorica
King Nikola statue in Podgorica

You are welcome back!
Goodbye.

Important Info

Main details

– To realize this day tour the minimum number of participants must be at least 2 people (couple – 2 adults). If the minimum number of participants (2) is not reached see Booking Form prices, also Pricing information and Prices, or contact us if you have any questions.
– The maximum number of participants is 15 (larger groups on request).
– The program can be changed (eg, due to traffic, safety, etc.)
– The program time can be adjusted if needed (eg conditions, service, etc)

Starts on & Ends on

Please, come 10 – 15 minutes before departing time at the meeting place in Podgorica according to the itinerary or agreement.
• Starts on: Podgorica
Depart at the scheduled time and location. Your guide can give you more details about the tour.
• Ends on: Podgorica
Arrive at the scheduled time and location in Podgorica. Your guide can give you more information about the day tour and any other information you want.

Booking confirmation & Voucher

– Please confirm your booking in accordance with terms and conditions, or contact the travel agency. Confirm booking within 7 days of the booking date by paying a 30% deposit, and the rest based on a payment plan. Please, confirm the booking immediately during the booking process if it’s less than 7 days before the planned departure for this day tour.

NOTEIf you don’t confirm your booking within the stipulated period, your booking will be cancelled automatically. In that case, a new booking must be made, but then we don’t guarantee availability.
– Bookings that are made online can be confirmed using My Account. My Account includes all information, you’ll be able to track the confirmation, track your payment status, meeting point location and you can also rate the day tour after you finished it.
Note: Bookings made by phone cannot be checked from My Account.

e-VOUCHER:
All of our customers who are booking with Montenegro Adventure are supplied with useful material to ensure a worry-free, yet adventurous tour. Upon receipt of full payment, the customer receives an e-Voucher with all material delivered by e-mail which can be printed as PDFs or redeemed on mobile.

This e-Voucher includes:
• A detailed itinerary
• Copies of your activity vouchers and invoices
• A detailed map with your route and day tour marked

Voucher:
The customer is supposed to show either a paper or an e-Voucher to our staff or tour guide at the start of the tour.

Change and Cancellation Policy

Change:
All changes are subject to availability and a price increase or equivalent administrative charge imposed during the booking process.

  • For any type of change, please contact our Customer Center directly.
  • The addresses or locations on the voucher are the places where you will be picked up and left.

Montenegro Adventure also reserves the right not to offer the tour if the ordered service differs too much from the service booked at the first opportunity. Changes made less than 7 days before the scheduled departure time are not allowed unless the transfer provider or destination requires otherwise.

Cancellation Policy:
The passenger is entitled to cancel the day tour and is required to inform the organizer. Cancellation can be made directly on the website, or in writing including cancellation by e-mail: booking@montenegroadventure.travel. The date of the written cancellation is the basis for calculating the fee, according to the law of the Organizer, expressed as a percentage of the total price, if the program is not otherwise stated, as follows:

  • no cancellation fee if cancelled at least 7 days before the scheduled departure
  •  50% if cancelled 6 – 3 days before the scheduled departure
  •  100% if cancelled within 48 hours before the scheduled departure

Note: If a day tour is missed due to delays or missing arrival, refunds will not be issued

We advise all clients to take out cancellation insurance.

Additional information

RELEASE:
It is recommended to book as early as possible to guarantee availability – or at least seven days before departure for a day tour.

  • If there is an insufficient number of participants during your reservation and you want to book a “private day tour” and pay a deposit, but in the meantime, other people also booked then, the basic price will be calculated. Just give us a notification when booking for this “basic” option.
  • The day tour is possible to arrange with transfer for individuals and groups. (Contact us for details and prices).
  • The day tour can be organized in conjunction with another activity or tour (with/without accommodation) or longer. See our offers and contact us to meet your needs or according to your wishes.
  • Montenegro Adventure keeps the right to change the price if service providers change prices.
    CUSTOMIZE THE DAY TOUR:

    – Your day tour duration can be customized to your needs as well as according to your wishes.
    – The day tour can be organized in another order than it is in the itinerary, as well as with other places/bus stations in the region for the group. Contact us for more information and prices.
    – The day tour can be organized in conjunction with other activities or tours. Contact us to meet your needs or according to your wishes.

    CHANGE & ADJUST:
    – The program can be changed (eg, due to traffic, safety, etc.)
    – The program time can be adjusted if needed (eg conditions, service, etc.)

Participants & Children

Participants & Children:

  • Participants on the day tour are individuals or small groups.
    • Children with parents or guardians must be 2-12 years.
    Children under 7 years can’t participate in activities planned on this day tour (see below children’s minimum age).

If you are under 18 you will need parental permission, unless you travel in the company of an adult (18 years of age or older).

Children’s minimum age:

Please, be sure to check in the travel program if the child’s age is limited. In most day tours we offer, the minimum age for children is 7 years, but we also have tours where the age of the child is not limited.

However, children under 7 years (0-6 years) cannot do all the activities, and parents must always supervise them. If there is a possibility, we can arrange childcare if parents want to leave their younger children to stay with our staff.

The minimum age for Rafting, Canyoning, Walking or Trekking – child older than 7 years. Paragliding, Horseback riding and Quad (ATV) would be 10 years. The minimum age for Kayak, SUP and Rock Climbing is 12 years.

Children’s minimum age:

Please, be sure to check in the travel program if the child’s age is limited. In most day tours we offer, the minimum age for children is 7 years, but we also have tours where the age of the child is not limited.

However, children under 7 years (0-6 years) cannot do all the activities, and parents must always supervise them. If there is a possibility, we can arrange childcare if parents want to leave their younger children to stay with our staff.

The minimum age for Rafting, Canyoning, Walking or Trekking – child older than 7 years. Paragliding, Horseback riding and Quad (ATV) would be 10 years. The minimum age for Kayak, SUP and Rock Climbing is 12 years.

Useful Information

• Season: All year, but usually from May to October
• Duration: 12 hours
• Code: GDM – DTMA– 002 – MAPG

Good to Know

TIPPING (Gratuity, Bakhshish): Please note that tipping is customary in Montenegro since a service charge is not added to the bill for example meals at restaurants, guide/driver, and so on. However, a modest tip is always appreciated when left as a thank you to staff who have served you, for exceptional service on a guided tour or at a restaurant, for example. The staff will appreciate it and be grateful for your gesture.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: This is an easy/moderate difficult day tour, with a few long sightseeing combined with activities such as walking. We recommend you be physically fit for the trip.
SUGGESTED PACKING LIST: Credit card, extra cash – euro € (currency), camera (possibly extra batteries and memory card), sunblock, sunglasses, sun hat or cap, water bottle, smaller rucksack, flashlight/torch, personal first aid kit (possibly. hand sanitiser, mask).

CLOTHES: Make sure you wear comfortable clothes and shoes for the day tour. A hat or cap, sunscreen, and appropriate sun protection clothing are required during warmer months. A small umbrella or raincoat for rain will be useful in case of light rain. The weather in the mountains of Montenegro can be very unpredictable (warmer clothing for months other than summer). Please prepare for various weather conditions.
DON’T FORGET THE ESSENTIALS: ID or original passport, Certificate that you have been Covid 19 vaccinated, personal medications, and other essentials you need during your day tour.

Pricing information

– The price is based on the packages of how many people participate, and per person, as well as according to the suggested date of the day tour.

– To realize this day tour must be at least 2 people (couple – 2 adults). Also, see Booking Form prices, or contact us.
– If there are more than 15 participants in the group, then get a smaller discount. Also, contact us.

Price policy*: The price of the day tour is based on per person (and by age)
*Our price policy: for adults is (12+), children from 2-12 (who have not reached the full 12 ​​years), and infants (baby) 0-23 months (children) who have not reached the full 2 ​​years.
– Adults are always 12 years
(excluding separate activities or day tours).
– Children aged 2-12: for activities or day tours, different discounts are depending on the program and the other included things in the price, and most often it is 10-15 %.
*For some activities such as kayaking, paragliding, etc. there is no discount for children 2-12 years, and most of our activities are for children from 7 years. Example: The age limits for practising ie canyoning – the lower limit is about 8 years, depending on the constitution of the child.
– Children from 0-23 months: Child/Baby-  It is not recommended that they participate in this day tour.
Other Price policy**:
Montenegro Adventure keeps the right to change the price if service providers change prices.

Prices

CURRENCY: Euro (€)
PRICES:

  • Adults: from 90 € (Adults older than 12 years)
  • Children: from 80 €
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