SAFARI AROUND DURMITOR
THE TRIP INCLUDES:
Breakfast and lunch
Fee for the National Park Durmitor
Transportation with jeeps
Informative driver services
126 KM (DURMITOR RING)
9:30 am – Your day starts with great breakfast and meeting with your drivers. After several kilometers they take you to your first stop at the Crkvicko Field for amazing panoramic view of the Tara River Canyon (1100m). Continuing our journey to the authentic Village Nikovici and breathtaking panoramic view of the River Susica and River Tara (1365m), and Village Nedajno on the edge of Susica Canyon and extraordinary view on Mountain Durmitor (1439m).
Coming down to the Sušica lake (1000m) which was created after glacial erosion of the water from Sušica river and belong to the group of few periodical lakes in Durmitor. Drive on the other side of the canyon to the village Mala Crna Gora, situated between two great canyons of the Tara and Susica (1500) known as permanently but rarely populated community in the highest region of Balkans, above 2000 m.
Next stop is for photographing and amazing viewing is Veliki Štuoc, the largest peak in the Tara River Canyon (2104m), after which we stop in Zabljak (1420m), the city with the greatest height above the sea level in the Balkans, 1,456 m. It is surrounded by 23 mountain peaks over 2300m and 17 glacier lakes called “Mountain Eyes” of Durmitor.
We will take about 3km long walk from the Zabljak centre to the most famous lake – Black Lake (1416m above the sea level) which consists of the Small and the Great Lakes, 1150m long and 800m wide, with a maximum depth 49m. Between the steep hillsides, hidden in the green, thick foliage are the magic beauties: Zmijinje, Barno, Riblje, Vrazje, Modro and the other lakes. The highest Durmitor peak 2523 m Bobotov kuk dominates over all area and wider. After break for photographing and viewing we will walk back to the centre and enjoy delicious meal.
As we continue our tour, we reach the Village Virak and peak Stozina (1905m) where we will make short break for outstanding panoramic view on the Modro Lake and the Valovito Lake. The next spot is Todorov Do, small village situated below the most beautiful peak of Durmitor Prutaš (2300m).
We will drive through interesting villages in Piva region, passing an old livestock in the Village Pisce (1390m) after which we will make coffee/tea break in the Ethno Restaurant in the authentic Dormitory village Trsa (1450m). Our next spot for viewing is picturesque view on the Piva Lake and Durmitor Mountains.
Our road goes to Plužine, the smallest and youngest Montenegrin municipality, built next to the Piva lake, the greatest reservoir of drinking water in Europe (the lake is 45 km long with depth up to 150m), and it continues next to the Piva lake shore, crossing the lake dam 240m height and passing 57 tunnels of the Piva Canyon.
This long day full of many surprises and the excitements finishes about 18.00.