Private Full-Day Tour in Moraca and Tara Canyons, Durmitor & Biogradska Gora NP

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This tour that connects central and spectacular northern region of Montenegro, includes two national parks, Durmitor and Biogrdaska Gora with their pearls - two glacial lakes, 2 deep canyons, Tara and Moraca, all the way providing beautiful scenery. Two clean and green rivers will refresh our eyes and one famous Montenegrin monastery will tell us all its secrets and show us beautiful fresco paintings and icons. The tour celebrates Montenegrin forests and you will have the opportunity to enjoy freshness and uniqueness of one of the three remaining primeval European forests, while black pine trees in Tara canyon will impress you with their tallness. This tour will also tell you something about highlander’s way of life in remote areas of Montenegro. On our way you will have the opportunity to enjoy local meet and dairy delicacies in some of the traditional restaurants and famous Sljivovica brandy.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Natour Montenegro travel agency

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Stop At: Moraca River Canyon

Just 30 minutes away from Podgorica there is a spectacular canyon of Moraca river, about 30 km long and up to 1000 m deep, famous for its steep cliffs. Our stop will be in the middle of the canyon with a view on clear and green Moraca river, and cliffs. Moraca river is one of not many remaining wild rivers in Europe, long about 113 km with the spring under the high peaks of Moracke mountains, with clear and always cold water.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Moraca Monastery

One of the most significant Montenegrin monasteries is located just next to the Moraca river, and contains some of the most beautiful icons and frescoes not just in Montenegro but in the Balkans. There is a great history behind this 8 centuries old religious place and it is one of the most visited monasteries in Montenegro.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At:

Some 90 km away from Podgorica, the national park Biogradaska Gora will welcome us with its primeval forest, one of the 3 remaining in Europe. In the heart of the park there is a beautiful Biogradsko Lake with nice and mild for walking 3.3 km long path around the lake. It is a real chance to feel the harmony with nature, to breathe deeply and enjoy tranquility in the shade of up to 60 m tall and 400-500 years old trees.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Tara River Canyon

The route takes us further through the long and deep canyon of Tara river, with many nice views on different shades of green colored Tara River, whose nickname is tear of the Europe. We will not miss the chance to touch its green and cold water. Black pine guardians of the canyon will impress us with its tallness, while famous Tara ridge 160 m high will amaze us with its graciousness. For all the adventure lovers it is the chance to try one of the longest zip lines in Europe.

Duration: 2 hour 30 minutes

Stop At:

Black Lake is the largest of 18 glacial lakes of Durmitor mountain massif, so called mountain eyes. It is the last pearl in the necklace of this tour and maybe a perfect moment for you to have a seat on one of many benches around the lake and, surrounded with dense coniferous forest, to sum up all the nice and inspiring memories of this day. The lake lies at the altitude of 1500 m above sea level and actually consists of two lakes that in dry season are separated and in rest of the year connected. Swimming in the lake is possible but it is on your own responsibility.

Duration: 1 hour
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