2 Day Montenegro PRIVATE Tour from Dubrovnik

  • Free cancellation – full refund if cancelled 48h in advance
  • Duration 2 days, start time 06:00AM, all 2024
  • Instant Confirmation, with only 20% deposit paid by PayPal in advance
  • Private Pick-up (type your address in booking-form)
  • Physical rating: Average (light hiking in addition to walking)
Bay of Kotor panorama
Streets of Kotor
Our Lady of the rocks
Bay of Kotor panorama
Streets of Kotor
Our Lady of the rocks
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Piva Lake
Durmitor National Park
Ostrog Monastery
Podgorica center bridge
River Crnojevica
Njegos Mausoleum - Lovcen
Bay of Kotor panorama
Bay of Kotor panorama
Streets of Kotor
Streets of Kotor
Our Lady of the rocks
Our Lady of the rocks
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Tour Highlights



  • DURMITOR MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK – breathtaking scenic drive with numerous photo opportunities
  • ZABLJAK BLACK LAKE – high altitude glacial lake – walking, hiking, lunch spot
  • OSTROG MONASTERY – mystical Orthodox monastery carved in solid rock
  • PODGORICA OVERNIGHT – bustling Montenegro’s capital – great choice of restaurants, and night life




  • RIJEKA CRNOJEVICA -historical and scenic riverfront village
  • SKADAR LAKE BOAT RIDE – Rijeka Crnojevica/Skadar Lake National park private boat ride
  • LOVCEN NATIONAL PARK – visit Lovcen peak with its Njegos Mausoleum and 360-degree viewpoints
  • PERAST – the city of Captains and pirates
  • KOTOR BAY – UNESCO-protected nature wonder with great photo opportunities
  • KOTOR OLD TOWN – a medieval walled city with rich maritime and trade history and culture

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Our experienced driver guide will pick you up at your hotel/apartment in Dubrovnik at 06:00 am and our tour begins. We will be shortly driving through Bosniapassing the town of Trebinje, and continuing through Montenegro before stopping for breakfast/toilet break in front of the town of Niksic.
During the drive, our guide will introduce you to Montenegro and the overall itinerary.
Departing Niksic we will be driving north to the town of Pluzine and Piva river artificial lake where we will commence 50 kilometers of a spectacular scenic drive through Durmitor mountain massive: Glacial lakes, high planes, steep mountains with snow still on the top surrounding the road. Possibility to stop along the way for a snack or lunch in one of the local households (alternatively the lunch will be in Zabljak).

We will arrive in Zabljak at around 12:30-13:00 and it Black Lake (a mountain lake at more than 1600 m of altitude) guests will have free time for swimming, walking, chilling, and a coffee.

After departing Zabljak we will drive through towns of Savnik (we will make short detours to stop at the viewpoint over Kanjon Nevidio) and Niksic before climbing to Ostrog monastery carved in the steep rock. You will hear the story about the wonders of Saint Basil and visit Saint Basil’s painted cave.
Our road continues to Podgorica, the capital of Montenegro where we will check in the hotel (3 or 4 stars, ask us for details) at around 19:15 and spend the night.

You will have the rest of the evening off to wander through Podgorica’s Old and New Centers and have a wonderful dinner in one of its many restaurants.

Dinner Suggestions

Traditional Montenegrin food:

  • Pod Volat
  • Lanterna

Modern and hip restaurant serving international food:

  • Sto Manira
  • Porto
  • Urban

Beer and burgers:

  • Munchen Brewery
  • Hard Rock Cafe

Day 1 finishes with OVERNIGHT IN PODGORICA.


After breakfast in the hotel, we will check out and continue for 30 min to Rijeka Crnojevica village – the historical capital of 14ct Earldom of Zeta. We will take a private boat ride winding river Crnojevica until Skadar lake national park.
Returning ashore, we will continue through another ancient Montenegrin capital of Cetinje to Lovcen Mountain national park and stop at 1567 m of altitude where we will continue another 445 steps on foot to reach Montenegrin Duke Njegos’s memorial tomb with spectacular 360 view of Montenegro, Adriatic sea, Albania and Croatia.

After marveling the view and visiting Njegos’s tomb, we will continue our descent down to the coast following a 19ct Austrian road with 25 switchbacks, stopping along them for great photo opportunities. We will reach the coast in the town of Kotor.
There will be some time for guests to visit Kotor and have lunch before continuing to Perast.

In the town of Perast, we will board another small private boat to take us to the man-made island of Our Lady of the Rocks where we will visit its Baroque Catholic church and museum, following the short ride back to the mainland
We will continue the drive through UNESCO protected bay of Kotor, passing towns of Risan, Bijela, and Herceg Novi until the border with Croatia.

Crossing the border and 40 min drive back to Dubrovnik. Arrival in Dubrovnik at about 19:15, hotel drop off, and end of the tour.

Itinerary: (Example)

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Day 1

  • 06:00AM Departure from Dubrovnik – J*
  • 07:40 Stop in Niksic for breakfast and toilet
  • 09:30 Departure Niksic
  • 10:30 Arrival Pluzine, photo stop at River Piva lake – B*
  • 10:30 -12:15 Scenic drive through Durmitor mountain range (see details below)
  • 12:30 Visit of Black lake in Zabljak, lunch – C*
  • 15:45 Departure Zabljak
  • 16:15 Photo stop at Nevidio Kanjon
  • 18:00 Arrival Ostrog, visit Cave of Saint Basil – D*
  • 18:30 Departure Ostrog
  • 19:15 Arrival Podgorica, check in accommodation, free time – E*

Day 2

  • 08:15 Departure from Podgorica
  • 09:00 Arrival Rijeka Crnojevica
  • 09:00 Traditional boat safari through Skadar lake national park – F*
  • 10:00 Departure Rijeka Crnojevica
  • 11:00 Arrival Lovcen mountain National Park – G*
  • 11:00 – 12:00 Visiting Njegos Mausoleum and great viewpoint
  • 12:00 – 13:00 Switchback panoramic ride over Kotor Bay
  • 13:00 – 15:00 Kotor Old town and lunch – H*
  • 15:00 – 15:30 Drive to Perast
  • 15:30 – 16:20 Boat ride and visit of Our Lady of the Rocks island – I*
  • 16:20 Continuation to Dubrovnik
  • 18:20 Arrival to Dubrovnik, end of tour – J*

What is included?

  • Private Pick up and drop off at your hotel/apartment in Dubrovnik
  • Knowledgeable English speaking licensed driver/guide
  • Air Conditioned vehicle (MPV or Minivan)
  • 1 night 3 stars accommodation in Podgorica (breakfast included)
  • National park Durmitor entrance tickets
  • Spectacular car ride through Durmitor Mountain Ring (from June 1st to Oct 8th, other months subject to weather conditions)
  • Visit to Ostrog – Orthodox cave monastery from 17.ct.
  • National Park Skadar Lake entrance tickets
  • Skadar Lake/Rijeka Crnojevica panoramic boat ride (35-40 min)
  • Lovcen National Park entrance tickets
  • Njegos Mausoleum entrance tickets (top of Lovcen Mountain)
  • Stop in Kotor
  • Our Lady of the Rocks Island private boat ride and visit to the museum of Church
  • Number of photo stops along the way
  • Car parking, and other vehicle or tourist fees

What is not included?

  • Entrance fees (other than those specified above)
  • Food and drinks along the way
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Gratuities and tips (not mandatory)


  • Later return to Dubrovnik is possible during Summer months due to border and traffic conditions
  • Bring your passport with you (picture ID if you are EU citizen).
  • Montenegro currency – EURO

How to book this tour

  • Use inquiry form to check our availability and prices - we aim to respond within 12 hours
  • 30% deposit is required at the time of booking by PayPal
  • The outstanding amount should be settled on first day of your tour
  • After successful booking and deposit payment, you’ll receive a confirmation e-mail with tour voucher

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