Intact nature of Lake Skadar

152.5€ / per person

(price based on tour for two people)

Explore the largest lake in Balkan Peninsula. Lake Skadar is wildlife hot spot, swamp of international significance and one of the largest bird reserves in Europe. Lake is home to 270 species of birds, among them pelicans which became the symbol of the lake, but also seagulls, herons and other. Where you find birds, you also find fish. Lake Skadar is abundant in fish, especially carp, bleak and eel. It is also rich in culture as it has been inhabited for centuries as depicted by the stone ruins all around it!

Included
  • Licensed tour guide (English language)
  • Drive in a standard sedan vehicle
  • Parking and all road fees
  • A Boat ride and sightseeing over Lake Skadar (1 hour and 30 minutes)
  • Entrance fee to national park lake Skadar
  • Snacks and beverages during the boat ride (donuts, wine, rakija brandy, juices, water)
  • Entrance fee to enter fortress Besac (above Virpazar)
Not included
  • Drinks and snacks that you buy during the tour, visits to restaurants and bars.
Additional options
(for an extra fee)
  • Tour guide for a specific language
  • Meeting with your guide - Ride to Lake Skadar

    The tour begins when you are picked up from your accommodation and we drive towards Lake Skadar.

  • 20 minutes: Virpazar visit

    We arrive at Virpazar and do a short walking tour around this small and charming fishing town.
    *Optional – you can visit the old Besac fortress situated at the hill above the town from where you can enjoy the beautiful panoramic view of Lake Skadar, or you can enjoy coffee or drink at the surrounding coffee and bars, take a stroll around the area, and take photos for memories.

  • 1 hour 30 minutes: Boat ride on Lake Skadar

    We start the boat ride. You will enjoy the most beautiful scenery and learn about Lake Skadar’s value as the great natural and cultural resort of Montenegro. If we are lucky we will enjoy the bird watching of some rare species that are common to the lake, or even take a swim if the weather conditions allow. For refreshments, our host on the boat will serve us with delicious homemade donuts and drinks (wine, rakija-brandy and juices). After the ride, we head back to Virpazar.

  • 45 minutes: Ride through the national park / sightseeing

    We will continue our car ride across the Lake Skadar National Park, driving by old villages, looking at the interesting architecture of the old stone houses and enjoy amazing sceneries.

  • 45 minutes: Rijeka Crnojevica visit and free time

    Arrival at Rijeka Crnojevica, we will take a short break at this old fishing town. This town is famed in Montenegrin history as one of the medieval capitals and important places and known today as one of the most favorite holiday places of Montenegrin people, but also higher and higher number of tourist that enjoy nature and rural tourism.

  • 20 minutes: Ride to Pavlova side / Photo stop

    You will now be driven to the Pavlova side for a photo break – one of the most famous viewpoints at Lake Skadar and in whole of Montenegro, also listed in well-read travel and destinations magazines as one of the most spectacular views of the world.

  • Drive back to your accommodation

    We start a journey back to your accommodation.

    End of the tour.

Tour details
  • Departure: Podgorica, Budva, Kotor, Tivat and Bar (pickups can be arranged from other cities upon request)
  • Location:  South / Continental Montenegro
  • Duration:  5 to 7 hours (the duration depends on where you want to start and finish the tour, or if you would like to add some more attractions to the tour)
  • Availability: March till December each year (It can also be arranged in the winter months if weather permits)

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