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The city sits at the confluence of two rivers. West of the Morača is the business district, while the Ribnica divides the eastern side in two. The south side is Stara Varoš, the old Ottoman town, while north is Nova Varoš, home to a lively mixture of shops and bars.


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$39.42 Transfers & Ground Transport

Dubrovnik from Budva Hotel Private One-Way Transfer

Whether you’re traveling individually, with a partner or in a group, this private one-way transfer service takes the hassle out of traveling from the Montenegrin towns of Budva, Kotor, Podgorica or Tivat to gorgeous Dubrovnik.When you’re ready to leave, join up with your professional driver at your centrally located hotel at a prearranged time. Then, hop aboard your air-conditioned, private vehicle and relax. With your driver at the wheel, sit back and absorb the views over Croatia’s coast and countryside on your way to your destination. Then, arrive in Dubrovnik relaxed and raring to go.When you make your booking, you will need to advise your Montenegro accommodation details as well as your Dubrovnik accommodation details. Your transfer will be confirmed instantaneously and you will be provided with a travel voucher to present to the driver. Approximately 24-48 hours prior to your pickup in Montenegro, you will then be required to reconfirm the exact pickup time and place (the contact number will be provided on your travel voucher).Price is per person, based on one to three, four to seven or eight to nine adults per car/vehicle.

$670.40 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Montegro Wine Tasting Experience at a Family Winery

Depart from Kotor into direction of the village Gornji Ceklin, which belongs to the Rijecka Nahija, located between Podgorica and Cetinje.To welcome visitors, brandy made from the Ceklin grape, cherry, blueberry or cornel berry liquor or home-made juice according to the taste of visitors is offered.The program also includes a visit to the wine cellar, the beehives, vineyard and orchard. You will be tempted by the food-tasting and the refreshment offered in an authentic Montenegrin atmosphere with delicacies made from honey and fruit, after which a well-prepared traditional country-style lunch will be served. After lunch you will return back to Kotor.

$19.55 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Rozafa Castle with a Private Guide

Visit Rozafa Castle and museum in Shkodër. The museum showcases artifacts from the Hellenistic and medieval periods up until World War I. As you walk along the Illyrian walls from the 4th-century BC, you will learn about the history and the vivid legend of the woman who got walled in alive within the castle walls. Soak up the atmosphere and enjoy the breathtaking views over the confluence of the Buna, Drin and Kir rivers. You'll be picked up from your hotel in Shkodër and walk up through the cobblestones street to the entrance of the castle. Along the way, you will be rewarded with fantastic views of Shkodra Lake and the Lead Mosque. In addition you will get to know more about the people’s history and how they survived through different occupations. The next stop is the museum that sheds light on every stone and ruin you have visited so far, giving answers to the questions you might have had throughout the tour. Once inside the museum, you will see the monument of Rozafa feeding her baby from the walls. Finish off by soaking up the breathtaking views of Tarabosh mountain and Shkodra Lake and enjoy some free time to shoot pictures.

$1997.98 Outdoor Activities

Ski Tour Holiday in Montenegro, Kosovo and Albania

Day 1. Podgorica Airport – Kolašin You will be met by a guide when you land in Montenegro. Next, you will be transferred to Kolašin, a small town in Northern Montenegro.  Overnight in Kolašin.Day 2. Kolašin – Rozaje We will explore the area around Kolašin as we ski from Kolašin to Bojiste and back. This trail is 8 kilometres long and will take us around five hours. The total ascent and descent is +/- 200m. In the afternoon we will leave the hotel in Kolašin and will drive toward the city of Rožaje about 100 km away from Kolašin, where we will spend the night.Day 3. Rožaje – Hajla We will ski from Rožaje at an altitude of 1045 m up to Mountain Cabin “Grope” at 1900 m. This 10km long trail will take us around 6-7 hours. We will spend the night in the cabin so we are situated well for the next day's skiing. Day 4. Hajla – Pejë After a wonderful day skiing from Grope Mountain Cabin, we will ski back down to the city of Rožaje from where we will depart for the city of Peja in Kosovo. We will reach Peja in the afternoon and stay the night in the city centre. It will take us about 1.5 hours to reach the city.Day 5. Pejë – Bogë We will be leave for the village of Bogë and from there start skiing toward Haile Mountain. On the way to Bogë, we will travel through Rugova Gorge which is about 25 km in length and about 1,000 meters deep. Rugova gorge is considered one of the longest and deepest canyons in Europe. We will stay the night in the village of Bogë.Day 6. Bogë – Deçan – TropojëIn the morning we will visit one of the largest and most beautifully preserved medieval churches in the Balkans. After that, we will drive to the border village of Koshare. We will switch to skis, then cross the border into Albania. In the afternoon we will reach the small Albanian village of Tropoja where we will stay the night in a small guest house.Day 7. Tropojë – Valbonë  We will be transferred for about 1 hour from the village to Valbona National Park. The peaks surrounding Valbona Valley range from 2500 m and up so the view will be marvelous.   On a clear day we can see the Peak of Jezerca Mountain which, at 2642m high, is the highest mountain in Northern Albania.Day 8. Valbonë We will spend another beautiful day in Valbona Valley.  Overnight: Margjeka HotelDay 9. Valbonë – Prizren – Kruje We will leave the valley and travel to the city of Prizren in Kosovo. After the visit and lunch in Prizren we will resume driving toward the city of Kruja in Albania where we will spend the night.Day 10. Krujë – Tirana Airport Before our departure from Krujë we will visit Kruja bazaar and the Ethnographic museum. After this, we will transfer to the Tirana Airport where our tour will end.

$1999.71 Outdoor Activities

Snowshoeing in Montenegro, Kosovo and Albania

Day 1. Podgorica Airport – Kolašin Arrive in Podgorica Airport and meet the group. We will then be transferred to Kolašin, a small town in Northern Montenegro. Kolasin is located at the altitude of 954 m and offers excellent snowshoeing opportunities during the winter season.  Dinner will be served at the hotel.Day 2. Kolašin – Rozaje In the morning morning we will explore the area around Kolašin as we snowshoe from Kolašin (954 m) to Bojiste at an altitude of 1200 m and back. This 8 kilometer walk will take us around five hours. The total altitude change is +/- 200m. In the afternoon we will leave the hotel in Kolašin and will drive the 2.5 hours toward the city of Rožaje where we will spend the night.Day 3. Rožaje – Hajle   After a 6-7 hour hike from Rožaje at an altitude of 1045 m up the Haile Mountain, we will arrive at the 1900m mountain cabin where we will spend the night. Day 4. Hajle – Pejë After a wonderful evening and morning in Grope Mountain Cabin, we will snowshoe back down to the city of Rožaje and drive the 1.5 hours toward the city of Peja in Kosovo. We will reach Peja in the afternoon and be accommodated in the city centre.Day 5. Pejë – Bogë  We will be transferred to the village of Bogë and from there will drive through Rugova Gorge which is about 25 km in length and about 1,000 meters deep. We will return in the afternoon and spend the night in the village of Boge.Day 6. Bogë – Deçan – Koshare – Tropojë From Bogë we drive back toward Albania where we will cross the border by snowshoe. Before the border however, we will visit the UNESCO-protected Monastery of Decani.  In the afternoon we will reach the small village of Tropoja on the Albanian side. There we will stay in the quaint Aste Guesthouse. This is a small guesthouse so the rooms will be shared.Day 7. Tropojë – Valbonë We will be transferred from the village to Valbona National Park.  We will make a loop near the ridge of White Circle and return to the village of Kukaj. We will spend the night in Valbonë.Day 8. Valbonë Another beautiful day spent in Valbona Valley. Day 9. Valbonë – Bajram Curri – Prizren – Kruje In the morning we will leave the valley and travel to the city of Prizren in Kosovo. After the visit and lunch in Prizren we will resume driving toward the city of Kruja in Albania where we will spend the night.Day 10. Krujë – Tiranë – Tirana Airport  Today before our departure to Tirana Airport we will visit Kruja bazaar and the ethnographic museum. Kruja was the most important town for the Albanians during the 15th century and it still preserves it’s ottoman look, especially in the bazaar area. We will then transfer to the airport where our tour will conclude.

$1940.49 Cultural & Theme Tours

Balkan Highlights Tour

Day 1. Airport Transfer – Tirana (Albania)  Start at Mother Theresa Airport and transfer to the hotel to check-in. Day 2. Tirana – Marikaj – Berat (Albania) We start the day by visiting Bunk Art Museum. After lunch we travel to Berat, the UNESCO Town where we will take a guided walk of Mangalem and Gorica quarters. These quarter give that distinctive ottoman look to the city for which it was enlisted in the UNESCO heritage list.Day 3. Berat – Elbasan – Ohrid (Macedonia) This morning we start with the castle of Berat which dates back from the 4th century BC. The imposing castle has been a dwelling place from the antiquity being inhabited even nowadays. After the visit we head to the city of Ohrid in Macedonia.Day 4. Ohrid – Saint Naum – Ohrid Today we start with a guided tour of Ohrid old town. Ohrid is as well enlisted in the UNESCO Heritage List since 1979. Some of the sites we will visit are: Tsar Samuel Castle, Ohrid Amphitheatre, St. Caneo Church and St. Sophia Church. Our next stop after lunch will be Saint Naum monastery, a venerated place for the Macedonias. The remainder of the day will be enjoyed at group leisure.Day 5. Ohrid – Skopje  We will be transferred to Skopje the capital of Macedonia today. It will take about 3.30 min to reach Skopje. After lunch we will begin our guided visit from the hotel. Day 6. Skopje – Prizren – Gjakovë – Pejë (Kosovo) We travel to Kosovo today passing through the small towns of Štrpce, and the ski resort of Prevalla as we drive down to the city of Prizren. Day 7. Peja – Višegrad (Bosnia and Herzegovina)  Today we start early since we will be covering a long distance toward Višegrad, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Višegrad was made known through the Nobel Prize Winner Ivo Andric and his masterpiece “The Bridge over Drina River”.Day 8. Višegrad – Sarajevo This morning we will visit, Ivo Andric Housea and Andrictown or the Stone Town dedicated to Ivo Andric and much moreDay 9. Sarajevo  Our guide will take us through the old part of Sarajevo and first will take us to the famous site where the assassination of Franz Ferdinand happened in 1914. Day 10. Sarajevo – Jabllanica – Blagaj – Mostar On the way to Mostar we visit Jablanica, a symbol of World War II for the ex-Yugoslavian partisans . Day 11. Mostar – Poćitelj – Dubrovnik – Tivat (Croatia and Montenegro) Today we travel to Dubrovnik, Croatia and before crossing the border we take a break in the small town of Počitelj.Day 12. Tivat – Kotor – Podgorica Airport (Montenegro) We start the day visiting Kotor the UNESCO town and after seeing much more we continue for lunch passing through Budva and Sveti Stefan. We finish the tour in Podgorica Airport.