Do you want to experience one of the Best Hikes in Montenegro? We designed a one-day Montenegro hiking tour for all backpackers and enthusiastic nature lovers passing through, offering a one-of-a-kind Montenegro Outdoor experience that will leave you amazed and speechless, with a desire to return and see what else hides in this marvelous piece of planet Earth. Expect anything but ordinary – starting from our beloved base in Boka bay, our goal for the day is Durmitor, a national park with over 40 peaks exceeding 2000 meters (6561 feet) above sea level, as we aim to summit the second highest and most beautiful one – Prutas, which stands at 2393 meters! While there, we won't miss out on visiting local households to sample the best gastronomic specialties this region has to offer. We designed this tour to be ALL-INCLUSIVE, so there isn't much for you to worry about, and the only thing we expect during the day is good spirits and strong-willed Smurfs! :)
THINGS TO NOTE: Participating in this tour requires a medium physical fitness level. Not recommended for people with health issues.
WHAT TO BRING: hiking shoes, backpack, sun cream, hat, camera, water, snacks (protein bar, nuts, fruit), warmer clothes (hoodie/jacket)
INCLUDED: Full-day transportation, English-speaking tour guide, professional mountain guide, 2 meals (drink with breakfast and dinner), entrance fees for Durmitor NP
NOT INCLUDED: more than one drink, tips for tour guides, snacks
HIGHLIGHTS: Perast photo stop, photo stop above Boka bay, Eco Village and Organic Farm households, Dobri do, Škrčki Pogled viewpoint (view of Šareni Pasovi and Bobotov Kuk), final climb on Prutaš, view of a large part of Montenegro from the top
07.00 am departure from Kotor
07.20 am Perast photo stop
08.50 am short coffee break at Floyd Food Factory
10.00 am breakfast at Pošćenje, traditional and homemade food
10.40 am departure to Dobri do
11.00 am start of a hike
12.00 pm Škrčki Pogled viewpoint (view of Šareni Pasovi and Bobotov Kuk)
01.00 pm arriving on Prutaš, 20 minutes break
03.30 pm finishing the hike, lunch
04.30 pm departure to Kotor
08.00 pm arrival at Kotor
Hike details (important!):
Length: 6.5 km (13 km) - 4 miles (8 miles)
Technical difficulty: 6/10
Conditional difficulty: 6/10
Elevation gain: 730 m – 2395 feet
Duration: 4.5 h (+ 3h)
We'll begin our adventure with an adage: eat the frog! The hardest thing you'll have to do on this tour is probably the first thing you'll have to do. After questioning your life decisions at 7 am, we'll boost your energy with a nice rakija shot before boarding the minibus. After boosting our energy, a car will take us to Dobri Do, where hiking begins! The route will provide us with great photo stops along the way, so expect some stunning views and stories about Montenegro in the early morning hours. We'll make a quick stop at Eco Village Camp around 10.30 am to eat a delicious breakfast prepared for us.
Prutaš (2393 m) is one of the most beautiful, famous, and colossal Durmitor peaks. View from Prutaš is simply unique and breathtaking, better than photos can show.
Prutaš is something worth seeing, not only on Durmitor but afar. It got its name from its cliffs called "Prutovi," the plural of the word "Prut" - a mountain made of twigs. If a peak can take the first place for an amusing and beautiful climb, it is this one.
On Prutaš summit and its beautiful grassy slopes, you can enjoy a day in the most beautiful alpine panorama of Durmitor massif.
From here, you can witness a breathtaking view of the main and highest crest of Durmitor called "SOA NEBESKA" which means "Altar of the Sky," and its three tallest peaks: Bezimeni Vrh (2487 m), Bobotov Kuk (2523 m) and Djevojka/Soa (2440 m). South Face of SOA NEBESKA proudly stays above the most beautiful corners of Durmitor massif - glacial cirque Skrcka Lakes Valley.
Colorful Stit (2248 m), with its unique colorful layers, is located north of Prutas. During clear days, in the far south, you can see the Orjen massif and the Adriatic Sea.
Embrace yourself to enjoy pure beauty!
In places like this, a half-hour break goes by quickly, and it's time to make our way back slowly and safely to the minibus. From there, we'll drive to Organic Family Farm, where dinner will be served. No time for guilt now; dig into the delectable traditional dishes and make this Montenegro outdoor experience count!
We return to our base after a two-and-a-half-hour trip, so don't be afraid to doze off as our driver ensures that we get in Kotor on time and safely. Days like these can feel like they last an eternity, and how much delight can be crammed into 13-14 hours? We'll leave it up to you to decide on this one.