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Check why many tourists choose just this tour package and let to enjoy the combination of the Adriatic sea and adventure on unforgettable rafting with the ‘’Monte Mare Travel’’ agency! What is certain is that the connection between the visit and stay in Budva, the so-called metropolis of Montenegrin tourism with the experience of everything that it offers to tourists, with the city’s bustle and rich nightlife on the seashore, then Perast – a medieval town and island Our Lady of the Rocks with its legend, Kotor – under UNESCO protection, also in top 10 Europe destinations, Tivat – luxurious marina, called ‘Montenegrin Monaco’), and rafting adventure in a completely different ambience, in the richness of untouched nature, will be something that you will persuade for a long time and describe as the most beautiful journey in your life.
Budva is a coastal city on the Adriatic coast in Montenegro. This city dates back 3,450 years ago and is one of the oldest cities on the Adriatic Sea.
The name Old Town, Budva was worn in the Middle Ages, and most of the architecture of this city was of Venetian origin. Doors, windows, balconies, and many other parts of the building are of Roman style. Budva has many cultural and historical monuments, monasteries and churches that document past historical and social events in the area of the Budvanska Riviera. Among the most famous churches is the Church of St. John the Evangelist, built in the 7th century, the Church of Santa Maria “in Punta” from 840, and the church of the Holy Trinity from 1804. The most famous part of the city walls is called Citadel and is an interesting tourist attraction. The city abounds in beautiful beaches of which the most famous are: Mogren, Slovenska, Bečići, Jaz…
Today Budva is a tourist centre, a monumental resort, a city theatre, and a prestigious village on the tourist map of Europe and the world. Budva is often referred to as the “metropolis of tourism” because it is the most visited destination in Montenegro and one of the most visited ones on the Adriatic, and it is often given epithets like “Queen of the Adriatic”.
Perast is located in the heart of Boka Bay, at a distance of 12 km northwest of Kotor. In Perast, remains of the Neolithic culture (dating back to 3500) are found, before the new era, which speaks of its long unique history of long maritime, churches, palaces. Across the coast of Perast, near the coast, there are two beautiful islands that represent the special attraction of the city: Saint George which is natural, and the artificial island of Our Lady of the Rocks. The legend says that on July 12, 1452, two fishermen found the icon of the Virgin Mary on the rock. The settlers thought it was a sign that the island and the church were to be built there and they called Our Lady of the Rocks. They threw rocks, as well as small boats and large ships damaged in fights fought to build an island. For this, they took 250 years. To date, the ritual throwing of stone around the island has been preserved. This manifestation is known as ”Fašinada” and is held on July 22, each year, as a monument on the day of iconography of the Virgin with little Christ in 1452 on the cliff. As the highlight of the ceremony, stones are cast into the sea around the island, and the ships return back. Traditionally, only men participate in the event. The church itself was built in 1630, and the octagonal chapel after forty years. A special significance in the museum is the famous needlepoint of the Virgin made by own hair, which is a vowel work by Perastanka Kunić from 1828.
Kotor is a city and municipality on the coast of the Boka Bay in Montenegro. Situated in one of the most beautiful bays, this town of merchants and sailors has a lot to show. Kotor Bay (Boka Kotorska) is one of the deepest and longest in the Adriatic Sea and is often called the southernmost fiord of Europe. The old Mediterranean archipelago, surrounded by impressive city walls, is very well preserved and included in the UNESCO list of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage. Between 1420-1797 Kotor was surrounded by Venice and Venetian influence stands out in urban architecture. Throughout the city, there are buildings, intertwined with streets and squares, and on one of them there is a Cathedral of Saint Tryphon (XII century) – the recognizable symbol of the city – dedicated to the patron of the town. The most imposing are, however, the city walls that surround the city, about 5 km long, high to 20 and wide to 10 meters. Climbing along the walls, you will arrive at the San Giovanni fortress at about 280m above sea level from which you can see the enchanting panorama. Various events, carnivals and festivals organized each year give this city extra charm. In recent years, it has been an increasing number of tourists who are attracted to the natural beauty of Boka Bay, as well as the old town of Kotor, which is not surprising, since Kotor has been on the top list of the most visited destinations for years. It was nominated for the title of the best European destination in 2019, following the results achieved in 2018 at a competition conducted by European Best Destinations – EBD. The old town of Kotor also has a great number of nicely arranged restaurants and hotels where you can taste traditional specialties as well as varied Mediterranean food. Simply, Kotor is the city to which the visit is unavoidable!
Tivat has a reputation as one of the sunniest places in the Bay of Kotor. Since 2011, it is home to one of the largest mariners in this part of the Adriatic Sea – Porto Montenegro – so at any moment you can find hundreds of yachts of different sizes and shapes with their owners from different meridians. Because of it Porto Montenegro is called ‘Montenegrin Monaco’.
Tara River is formed by the merging two rivers, Opasnica and Veruša, at the foothill of the mountain Komovi. This river is known for its clean water as the “tear of Europe”. With a length of 146.4 km it is the longest river in Montenegro. Its clear, icy water can be drunk in any part of the stream. It is one of the most attractive rivers in the world, created for lovers of adventure and active vacation. The last 25 km of river Tara and the canyon, represent the most attractive part for rafting with beautiful landscapes and 20 most exciting rapids. The Tara canyon is the deepest in Europe (1.333 m deep), and the second in the world after the Colorado canyon in America. The largest part of the Tara River, including its canyon, is under the protection of UNESCO as a part of the Durmitor National Park since 1977, and it is one of the 25 most important natural sights. The river and the canyon abound with natural phenomena, cliffs and rapids, wild and untouched nature, which takes breath away to the visitors. The rich flora of this river conserves many species of plant from time, so it is possible to find some types of terrestrial flora from the ice age. A large part of the canyon is covered with conifers, among which the most important is black pine, old up to 400 years in certain locations, with a height up to 50 m.
Podgorica Tivat Kotor Bar
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Day 1 – Arrival at the airport (Podgorica or Tivat) or port (Kotor/Bar/Tivat). Accommodation in 4 – star hotel in Budva/Bečići. Budva Old Town sightseeing.
We will welcome you to the airport, and then head towards Budva, the beauty of the Adriatic.
Accompanied by a guide, you will see the Old Town, which respires with unity, walk in the winding streets, enjoy the view of the late Middle Ages squares that form a whole with solid ramparts, their towers and city gates, Orthodox and Catholic churches – approx. 1 hour.
Time to refresh on one of the beaches.
Check-in 4-star hotel in Budva/Bečići, free time and overnight stay.
Budva is also famous for its nightlife, its squares and streets live deep into the night, so you can’t miss the opportunity and go out already first night in some of the famous discotheques or restaurants on the seashore, cafes, pastry shops, taverns. Offer in Budva’s restaurants is very diverse, dominated by Mediterranean and Montenegrin national cuisine, while in the foreground there are marine specialties along with unavoidable olives and wine.
Day 2 – Tivat – Porto Montenegro – Perast – Our Lady of the Rocks – Kotor
Driving towards Tivat – approx. 30 min. Free time for city tour and luxurious marina Porto Montenegro – approx. 1h.
Ferry drive. Taking ride around unique bay of the Mediterranean – Boka Bay until we reach Perast – approx. 40 min.
Arrival at Perast. Easy walk through this beautiful coastal city. Boat riding towards the island of Our Lady of the Rocks. Visiting the 15th century church and museum (all approx. 1 hour).
Continuing drive to Kotor – approx. 30 min.
Arrival at Kotor. City walk accompanied by a tourist guide through its Old Town, where you can see its famous monuments and squares – the Arms Market, Saint Tryphon Cathedral and square, Saint Luke’s church and square, Cats square – approx. 1 hour.
Lunch at the restaurant or local household.
Return to hotel. Free time. Overnight stay.
Day 3 – Tara ‘’white water’’ rafting
Departure in the early morning hours, driving towards Šćepan Polje. Duration of the journey: approx. 3 hours – 3h 30 min. Arriving at the camp, meeting with skippers and other participants in rafting, a traditional Montenegrin breakfast at the restaurant on the riverside (approx. 1h 30 min).Preparation for rafting – fitting with neoprene clothing and footwear, safety belts, helmets (set for Go Pro camera) – approx. 30 minutes. You can take camera and mobile phones with yourselves, because there is a safety, waterproof bag in your boats where you can leave your stuff during rapids, and use them during breaks as well as in quiet parts of the river. Your adventure begins with short and exciting driving by off-road vehicles to the starting point of the rafting tour “Brštanovica” (approx. 40 min). When you arrive, skipper will give you all instructions that you need for rafting, so the important thing is listen to him and be careful what he will say. Also, he will inform you during the rafting before each rapid. Rafting with pauses for swimming and photography at the most beautiful places and unavoidable most beautiful waterfall on the Tara (approx. 3 – 4 hours). Tara River seems to have white restless water stairs with beautiful, peaceful pools between rapids that allow you to rest, take a photo of its unique landscapes, or to try out swimming in crystal clear but very cold water. Back to the camp. Traditional Montenegrin lunch (various dishes – gourmet, vegetarian, vegan, gluten free and other dishes of your choice + aperitif – homemade Montenegrin brandy) – approx. 1h 30 min. Almost all products are of organic origin, purchased from local breeders and manufacturers.
Return. Driving to the hotel in Budva/Bečići. Free time. Overnight stay.
Day 4 – Transfer to the airport (Podgorica or Tivat) or port (Kotor/Bar/Tivat)
Breakfast. Check out. Free time. Transfer to the airport or port. The end of the arrangement.
With this program General Terms of ” Monte Mare Travel ” agency are valid!
The price of the arrangement includes:
Additional options (for extra charge):
Note: Min. age for rafting tour is 6 years old
*Arrangement availability: From April to October each year (depending on weather conditions)
*The Organizer reserves the right to change (rotate) tours by day in case of bad weather conditions, for a better atmosphere.
*The Organizer reserves the right to cancel the trip due to bad weather conditions.
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*VAT included in price
*No group size limit. For larger groups, price on request.
*Possibility of organizing tourist packages according to your wishes, budget and interests.
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