For everyone in love with hiking & outdoors, Montenegro is a hiker’s paradise! Known as a small Southeast European country, with stunning natural beauty and abundance of outdoor recreational opportunities, from its rugged coastline to its high mountain ranges, Montenegro hiking experiences can be found behind every corner. And with about 80% of the country covered in mountains, why wouldn’t they be?

    Best Montenegro Hiking Experiences:

    Prutaš Peak – Durmitor National Park


    Prokletije National Park

    Kotor Bay

    Mount Lovćen

    Kapa Moračka

    Ready to get to know some of the best hikes in Montenegro? Put your hiking boots on, and let’s hit the trails!

    Durmitor National Park

    The Durmitor National Park offers many beautiful hiking trails. From Bobotov Kuk Hike for those in shape, to scenic short hike around the Black lake and many others. Somewhere in between, leaning more towards moderate physical activity and with medium fitness level, Let’s take a peak in one of our favourites – Prutas peak hike.


    Prutas peak is renowned for its tumultuous geological history and breathtaking views from the top! From its highest point, you can see other famous Durmitor peaks such as Bobotov Kuk & Šareni Pasovi.

    Hidden beneath these peaks are the magical Škrčka Lakes – a sight not to be missed & one of the things that make this peak absolutely fantastic! This is truly an extraordinary place that is sure to take your breath away.


    Standing at 1,894m (6214 ft)Orjen is the tallest mountain in Boka Bay and a hike worth doing when visiting this part of Montenegro. With medium physical difficuly, get ready to experience the breathtaking views of Boka Bay in this 7-8 hours long hike. After you’re done, you can go straight to the Adriatic sea for a dip and quick cooling down.

    Prokletije National Park

    Are you ready to test your mountain skills and feel like a true outdoors person? Look no further than Prokletije National Park! This park in eastern Montenegro boasts the highest peak in the country, as well as several other heights that will make your inner mountaineer do a happy dance. But the views aren’t the only thing that will take your breath away – the trails in this park are no joke. They’re tough, they’re challenging, and they’re guaranteed to give your legs a workout. But trust us. It’s worth it.

    Kotor Hiking

    Kotor and its Bay are lesser known destination for hikers in Montenegro, known more for their stunning natural beauty and rich history. Located on the Adriatic Sea, the Bay of Kotor is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and offers many hiking trails that give stunning views of the sea and the surrounding landscape.

    One popular hike is the Ladder of Kotor, a 1360 steps that take you to the top of the San Giovanni fortress(from where you can see the entire Bay of Kotor stretched out below you. Wanna put those legs to the test? From San Giovanni (St. John’s Fortress) continue upwards and try and conquer Pestingrad Peak! Definitely worth the hike and afer you’re done you can come by Restobar Taraca for some freshly squeezed juices & healthy food choices.

    Mount Lovcen

    Perfect spot for hikers looking to add a little bit of culture to their outdoor adventures. It offers panoramic views of the Bay of Kotor as well as the surrounding landscapes which include most of Montenegro.

    One of the most popular trails is the Kotor to Lovcen hike, which takes you to the top of the mountains Lake Peak where you can visit the highest Mausoleum in the world. Bare in mind that you are entering Lovcen National Park so you’ll need to pay entrance fees to both NP & the Mausoleum. But it is deffinitely worth it!

    Kapa Moracka

    Kapa Moračka is a towering, majestic peak located in the breathtaking Morača Mountains of Montenegro.

    If you’re planning a visit to Kapa Moračka, you’ll want to follow the winding road that leads to this awe-inspiring peak. Starting from Niksic, on the way to the picturesque village of Mala Lukavica where you can see Mali Žurim (one of the most beutiful peaks in Montenegro) and from there proceeding on foot towards the breathtaking Kapetanovo Jezero (Captiain’s Lake). From there follow the path and the markings until you reach the top. The view from the summit is out of this world!