This trip can be tailor made between May and October
Responsible tourism: Montenegro holiday, nature & culture
We believe in managing the volume of tourism to provide individually unique nature experiences that allow interaction while safeguarding the environmental and cultural heritage within Montenegro for the benefit of current and future generations. This tour was designed specifically for small groups and we constantly vary the route and itinerary to minimize direct impact on this sensitive area. All our guides are local to the region and are personally selected for their specific knowledge of the areas flora and fauna. They are passionate about the environment and ensure that guest follow the simple principal of leave no trace, only footprints. Our staff monitor this area regularly to maintain paths, trail markers and remove refuse. Lovcen is a National Park so your visit and Park fees will help sustain the facilities and provide ongoing protection for this area. Accommodation is in local farm stay or ethno village when available, or in hotel or guest house selected for its high eco-rating and excellent valid corporate social responsibility policy. Accommodation providers are given support and advice from our staff on all aspects of providing excellent facilities and services in line with the principals of sustainability. All service providers are encouraged to promote the Reduce, Recycle, Re-use principals of waste management. Transfers are provided by recognized service providers licensed by the government of Montenegro. All vehicles are eco-rated and chosen for their respective high compliance. This itinerary was designed to minimize excessive vehicle travel and to promote interaction with the natural environment. Guests are given options to reduce their carbon footprint on the tour and educated on the principals of responsible travel. As with all of our tours, a percentage of the profits will be used to sponsor environmental programs within Montenegro as highlighted by the ministry of sustainable tourism. Travel with us also helps support our non-profit initiative Zero waste Montenegro.
By travelling with us you will ensure ongoing economic benefits, alternative employment and income opportunities for local people and businesses. This itinerary includes travel through small communities and a visit to a local producer. Places such as Honey Trails and Tales with Nikola will host you and will show you warmth of Montenegrin hospitality at its best. Different mentality but same hospitality you will find at Djurisic estate on the Lake, where they put a lot of care to the wine they make, but even more to the guests who visit them. It provides an excellent opportunity for unique interactions between the visitor and the local people. Visitors support the local people by both being a guest and through the purchase of local produce. Visitors contribute to the education of local people, and stakeholders, by providing a cultural exchange between guests and hosts. It can foster understanding between people, which increases the chances for people to develop mutual sympathy, tolerance and understanding, and to reduce prejudices, and promote the sense of global brotherhood. Tourism also helps to raise local awareness concerning the financial value of natural and cultural sites. It can stimulate a feeling of pride in local and national heritage and interest in its conservation.