This trip can be tailor made between May and October
Responsible tourism: Montenegro holiday, mountains, rivers & canyons of the north
This tour was designed specifically for small groups and we constantly vary the route and itinerary to minimize direct impact on this sensitive area. Our staff monitor this area regularly to maintain paths, trail markers and remove refuse. Accommodation is in local farm stay or ethno village when available or in hotel or guest house selected for its high eco-rating (I will forward this, we will need to score them) 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 % 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 local businesses. As this itinerary includes travel through remote regions of the country it provides an excellent opportunity for unique interactions between visitors and the local people. Visitors support the local people by both being a guest and through the purchase of their local products. Visitors contribute to the education of local people and stakeholders by providing a cultural exchange between the guests and the hosts. It can foster understanding between people, this increases the chances for people to develop knowledge, mutual sympathy, tolerance and understanding and to reduce prejudices and promote the necessary 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 level and interest in its conservation. 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.