38 days in Montenegro Itinerary

38 days in Montenegro Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Montenegro vacation maker

Make it your trip
Fly to Podgorica Airport, Drive to Žabljak
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Žabljak
— 6 nights
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Kolašin Municipality
— 5 nights
Drive
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Podgorica
— 7 nights
Drive
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Ulcinj
— 6 nights
Drive
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Kotor
— 13 nights
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Žabljak

— 6 nights
A trip to Zabljak takes you to the north of the country, a mountainous region that's as steeped in great scenery and views as it is in history and culture.
Explore Žabljak's surroundings by going to Plužine (Lake Piva & Piva Canyon) and Tara River Canyon (in Dobrilovina). On the 2nd (Wed), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Bobotov Kuk. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Black Lake, snap pictures at Đurđevića Tara Bridge, don't miss a visit to Stecci, and admire the engineering at Mratinje Dam.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Žabljak trip planner.

Mumbai, India to Žabljak is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Kolašin Municipality.

Things to do in Žabljak

Parks · Nature · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trips

Kolašin Municipality

— 5 nights
Kolašin Municipality is one of the municipalities of Montenegro. Explore Kolašin Municipality's surroundings by going to Komovi Mountain Range (in Andrijevica) and Plav (Prokletije National Park, Plav Lake, &more). Spend the 4th (Fri) exploring nature at Biogradska Gora National Park. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Mrtvica Canyon, don't miss a visit to Monument to the Fallen Soldiers, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Demetrius Church.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Kolašin Municipality trip planner.

Drive from Žabljak to Kolašin Municipality in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Podgorica.

Things to do in Kolašin Municipality

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Podgorica

— 7 nights
One of Europe's most relaxed and newest capital cities, Podgorica sits on the confluence of two rivers, with two sides of it offering two different options for exploring.
Kids will enjoy Church of St. Petka and Petrovac Quay. Get out of town with these interesting Podgorica side-trips: Cetinje (King Nicholas Museum, Lovćen National Park, &more), Virpazar (Monument to the Partizans and Heroes of the World War II, Boat Tours & Water Sports, &more) and Ostrog Monastery (in Dabojevići). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Skadar, take in the views from Millennium Bridge, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Gradište Monastery.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Podgorica vacation builder site.

Traveling by car from Kolašin Municipality to Podgorica takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Ulcinj.

Things to do in Podgorica

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Ulcinj

— 6 nights
While on vacation in Ulcinj, you'll be able to experience two distinct cultures without having to put one foot out of Montenegro.
Bring the kids along to Budva Old Town and Long Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Ulcinj: Budva (Budva City Walls, Citadel, &more), Bar (Church Of Saint John & Bar Stari Grad) and St. Thomas Church (in Petrovac). And it doesn't end there: take in the waterfront at Porto Montenegro, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bečići Beach, get outside with Mount Vrmac, and don't miss a visit to Bucha Palace.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Ulcinj trip website.

You can drive from Podgorica to Ulcinj in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. In June, daytime highs in Ulcinj are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kotor.

Things to do in Ulcinj

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kotor

— 13 nights

Bride of the Adriatic Sea

Perched on the edge of a fjord-like bay rimmed by rugged mountains, Kotor grew around a medieval settlement purposely built like a maze.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Our Lady of the Rocks and Island of Saint George. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Bay of Kotor, appreciate the extensive heritage of Kotor City Walls & Fortress, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, and admire the landmark architecture of Piazza of the Arms.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Kotor travel route planner.

Getting from Ulcinj to Kotor by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Kotor when traveling from Ulcinj in June, with lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Montenegro travel guide

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Historic Sites · Bodies of Water · Beaches
Whether you're in the mood to explore unspoiled nature, see historical sights, or soak in the Mediterranean atmosphere of beaches and parties, in Montenegro you can find everything within arm's reach. The Montenegrin coastline offers both large city beaches abundant with amenities, as well as peaceful fishing villages and secluded coves. Fortified old towns, medieval cathedrals, and monasteries are certain to satisfy history enthusiasts. Further inland are some of the nation's larger cities, as well as an abundance of opportunities for an active vacation. Wander off the beaten path, hike the mountains and canyons, and experience the traditional hospitality of villages where time seems to stand still. The national cuisine reflects the diversity of the landscape, including everything from fresh meat and dairy specialties, to a selection of seafood. The size of the country allows you to see a lot even during a short stay.