Montenegro active holiday, tailor-made
Description of Montenegro active holiday, tailor-made
This eight-day Montenegro active holiday is tailor made so you can discover this wonderful country at your own pace. Our suggested circuit takes in lakes and mountains, pretty villages and the country’s atmospheric ancient capital, with a range of included and optional outdoor experiences, from hiking and kayaking to boat cruises and guided walking tours.
You will travel from the capital Podgorica to the north, to discover the canyons, rivers and mountains around Durmitor National Park, and then return south to enjoy Lake Skadar and the villages, monasteries and fertile landscapes here. With lots of optional activities available, you can be as active as you like, and throughout this week’s break you’ll stay in friendly homestays and guesthouses, sampling superbly fresh local food and enjoying a true Montenegrin welcome. This is a wonderful trip, perfect if you’re travelling with family, friends or your partner.
PlanetWe 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 for small groups (up to 8 people), that is due to our efforts 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 area. Our staff monitor this area regularly to maintain paths, trail markers and remove refuse.
Skadar Lake is a National Park so your visit and Park fees will help sustain the facilities and provide ongoing protection for this area. Also visit to Piva Regional Park of nature improves the living conditions for people in the area who are very dependant on the rafting season.
Accommodation is in local homestays of the central part and in the north when available 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 and educated by ourselves to promote the “Reduce, Recycle, Re-use” principals of waste management.
As with all of our tours, we give 5% of our profits to sponsor environmental programs within Montenegro in line with the priorities set by the ministry of sustainable tourism. Travel with us also helps support our non-profit NGO – Zero Waste Montenegro.
PeopleBy 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 we take you are filled with hospitality and are run by locals, you will find peace at Mitric household in Pluzine, or Ivo's place at Limljani or Marko from Zabes. All of them work like us, sustainable, with small groups and treat every guest not like a client but like a family. 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. This increases the chances for people to develop mutual sympathy, tolerance and understanding and to reduce prejudice 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.
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