Experience a great mix of point to point and single centre walking in just one holiday!
Dates: 19th April – end June, September and October any start date
Your holiday includes
3 nights bed and breakfast in Lovcen NP
4 nights in 4 star Lustica Villa on All Inclusive basis includes Hot breakfast, packed lunch, tea & cakes, supper, wine, beer, local spirits and water
Transport to and from Trails
Information packs on the area
24/7 In Country Host & Trail Support
It does not include
Flights, Personal spending, Extra activities, Travel Insurance
Best of both Worlds £595 ex. Flights
No Single supplement
Return Transfers: All transfers are included for the Best of both Worlds holiday.
Accommodation: Your holiday includes hotel accommodation in Lovcen NP and in our own 4 star Lustica Villas. The Villas have everything you need for a great walking holiday. Hugh Chapman renovated the properties from old stone village farmhouses so the Villas are full of character and charm. The villas can sleep up to 12 in twin/double bedrooms all are ensuite. Enjoy the use of the comfortable lounge or sit and enjoy the sun on one of the many terraces with sea views. Help yourself to tea, coffee from the beverage bar. Enjoy home cooked hearty meals with wine and beer taken outside on the dining terrace or in the main dining room on the large oak table.
Day 1 – Arrive and transfer direct to your accommodation in Lovcen National Park, discuss the walking for the week and receive your trail information.
Day 2 – King Petar’s Trail – Lovcen National Park. The Lovcen Massif is a beautiful area, the National Park has endless paths for all abilities (we advise on the best paths for you to walk) that take in the Beech Woods and rocky ridges with fantastic views and a great ascent to the mausoleum of King Petra of Montenegro. Lovcen is definitely not one to be missed.
Day 3 – Walk from your Hotel down through the Park to the Old Royal Capital of Cetinje. Time in the afternoon to have a tour of the town with its interesting architecture and old embassies.
Day 4 – Lake Skadar Trail
Your walk descends all the way down an old trade route to the village of Rijeka a tiny village beside one of the rivers that is a source of Lake Skadar. You will experience amazing tranquillity as you pass through tiny hamlets with stunning vistas down to Lake Skadar. In season enjoy a boat ride on the river and glide through the thousands of water lilies as they dance on the water. Take the climb up to the Odbod cave and have a swim in the clear spring pool. Distance: 16km
Collection from Rijeka and transfer to Lustica Peninsular and your Villa.
Day 5 – Lustica Olive Trail
The Lustica peninsular was one the most important olive growing areas in Montenegro. This walk lets you experience the beauty and tranquillity of the Olive Groves some dating back to the Venetian period. Experience the pace of local life as you walk through the countryside. Highlights include stunning views Of Boka Bay and the Adriatic Sea, lunch amongst the olives at Zanjce beach with views to an old island fort and finish at the quaint fishing village of Fort Rose. Walk from the door with pick up at Rose. Distance: 16.5km Time: 5 hours Grade: Easy some gradual climbs.
Day 6 – Vrmac Fort Trail
Montenegro is full of history with many Austro Hungarian Forts, this walk takes you up to the large fort of Vrmac overlooking both the Adriatic Sea & the Kotor fjord. Enjoy exploring the fort and woodland paths before heading off along the ridge to stunning views descend along an old track with glimpses of the sea below. Visit the old village of Gornja Lastva and then descend down to the narrow mouth of the fjord, relax with a drink on the waterfront. Distance 16km Time: 6 hours Grade: Moderate Climb 380m Decsent 765m to sea level.
Day 7 – Kotor UNESCO World Heritage Site and Perast / Our Lady of the Rock
Start the day in the restored Venetian waterside village of Perast and take a 5 min boat ride to Our Lady of the Rock Island.Walk through Perast village and take a short transfer to Dobrota for an interesting level walk along the seafront to Kotor (7km easy).Kotor is an ancient fortified town with tiny cobbled streets, churches, old palaces and museums. Explore the town and enjoy a coffee at one of the vibrant cafes before walking round the fortifications. Imagine the effort that went into building the walls hundreds of years ago ! At the top enjoy the stunning views across the fjord. 15 mins transfer to Kotor. Distance: 5km(Kotor) 7km (Dobrota) Time: 4 hours Grade: Easy Kotor steps are Moderate
Day 8 – Transfer to airport