Learn about Montenegro Heritage and hike to the Lovcen Mausoleum
Kotor-Budva- Lovcen Mausoleum-Njegusi -Kotor
With this excursion you will enjoy both amazing natural settings of Montenegro, as well as cultural highlights,Njegos Mausoleum located above the national park of Lovcen ,the town of Njegusi where you would visit our friends smokehous and our Budva Riviera.
Outdoor active tour along with heritage intake and gastronomy
Type: Charming Village,Gastronomic, Culture, Historic Monuments, Scenic Drive Length: 8 Hours Walking: Medium - high Guide: Licensed Guide Language: English , Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, French
You will start the day with a spectacular drive along our Budvan Riviera for a visit of the old town of Budva, the oldest city along the Montenegrin coastline It’s a great place to experience the real Mediterranean atmosphere.
Then we will continue our drive towards Lovcen Pass at around 1000 metres for some spectacular views of the UNESCO protected inner bay, seemingly just a stone’s throw away. The Mausoleum is reached by 461 stone steps and gives commanding views of the northern mountain ranges, Skadar Lake and Albania.
The road continues to Njegusi mountain village where in 1813 Petar II Petrovic Njegusi one of the most important Bishop and ruler of Montenegro was born. Petar became the Prince-Bishop of Montenegro at the age of 17,he was also a famous poet and philosopher. In Njegusi you visit our friend's smoke house to learn about the prosciutto making process and of course to sample their local delicacies such as local ham "prosciutto" ,cheese,bread, tomatoes, wine and grape brandy.
Later you head for the sunny . The tour ends in Kotor after the city tour of this amazing UNESCO world heritage site.
Shore Trip Breakdown- All times are approximate based on traffic conditions and your personal interests.
Meet guide and drive to Budva - 30 Minutes
Visit City tour Budva Old Town - 45 Minutes
Drive to Mausoleum 1 hours
Visit and leisure time 1 hour
Drive to Njegusi 30 minutes
Njegusi local specialites tasting/ meal - 1 hour
Return to Kotor - 1 hour
City tour of Kotor Old Town - 1.5 Hour
Enjoy Lovcen National park
This 8 Hour Private Shore Excursion Includes:
Escort from Port of Kotor and back
Private transfers in a fully equipped car,minivan or minibus, parking fees,fuel and gratuities
Local specialties meal at our Njegusi family home (bread, prosciutto, cheese, tomatoes,wine and grape brandy)