15 days in Montenegro Itinerary

15 days in Montenegro Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Chennai
Fly + Drive:  24 h
1
Zabljak
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Kotor
— 6 nights
Drive:  30 min
3
Budva
— 2 nights
Drive:  15 min
4
Sveti Stefan
— 1 day
Drive:  30 min
5
Bar
— 1 night
Bus:  30 min
6
Ulcinj
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
Podgorica
— 1 night
Fly:  21 h 45 min
End: Chennai

1
night
Zabljak

Zabljak ©
Žabljak is a small town in northern Montenegro. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Zminje Lake, then snap pictures at Đurđevića Tara Bridge, and then get great views at Bobotov Kuk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sun): take in breathtaking views at Tara River Canyon.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Zabljak journey planner.

Chennai, India to Zabljak is an approximately 21- hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Chennai to Zabljak, you'll gain 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can drive to Kotor.

Things to do in Zabljak

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Tara River Canyon
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Bobotov Kuk ©
Bobotov Kuk
Zminje Lake ©
Zminje Lake
Tara River Canyon ©
Tara River Canyon

6
nights
Kotor

Kotor ©
Perched on the edge of a fjord-like bay rimmed by rugged mountains, Kotor grew around a medieval settlement purposely built like a maze.
Step off the beaten path and head to Palace Zmajevic and Church of St. Eustachius. Your inner history buff will appreciate R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela and Church of Blazena Ozana. Change things up with these side-trips from Kotor: National Museum of Montenegro (in Cetinje) and Plavi Horizonti Beach (in Radovici). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Castle Of San Giovanni, make a trip to City Walls, contemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Kotor, and delve into the distant past at St. Tryphon Cathedral.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kotor trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Zabljak to Kotor takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Kotor can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Budva.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Tivat Municipality, Perast, Church of St. Eustachius, National Museum of Montenegro, Castle Of San Giovanni
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R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela ©
R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela
Palace Zmajevic ©
Palace Zmajevic
Church of St. Eustachius ©
Church of St. Eustachius

2
nights
Budva

Budva ©
Montenegro's top tourist destination, Budva draws big crowds with its pulsating nightlife and sun-kissed beaches.
On the 6th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Punta Church, brush up on your military savvy at The Library In The Citadel, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Holy Trinity, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Ivan Church, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Mogren Beach. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Becici Beach, then examine the collection at City Museum of Budva, and then steep yourself in history at Altstadt (Old Town) Budva.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Budva trip itinerary planner.

Budva is just a stone's throw from Kotor. May in Budva sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Sveti Stefan.

Things to do in Budva

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Becici Beach
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Saint Ivan Church ©
Saint Ivan Church
Church of the Holy Trinity ©
Church of the Holy Trinity
Santa Maria in Punta Church ©
Santa Maria in Punta Church

1
day
Sveti Stefan

Sveti Stefan ©
Sveti Stefan is a small islet and 5-star hotel resort on the Adriatic coast of Montenegro, approximately southeast of Budva.The resort, known commercially as Aman Sveti Stefan, includes part of the mainland, where the Villa Miločer part of the resort is located. Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Milocher Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Prophet Elijah, and then take a leisurely stroll along Petrovac Quay.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Sveti Stefan itinerary planning website.

Sveti Stefan is just a short distance from Budva. In May, daytime highs in Sveti Stefan are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bar.

Things to do in Sveti Stefan

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Petrovac
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Milocher Park ©
Milocher Park
Church of the Prophet Elijah ©
Church of the Prophet Elijah
Petrovac Quay ©
Petrovac Quay

1
night
Bar

Bar ©
Bar is a coastal town and seaport in southern Montenegro. On the 9th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Sutomore Beach, then stroll through Red Beach, and then contemplate the long history of Bar Stari Grad.

Plan a Bar trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Sveti Stefan to Bar takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. May in Bar sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Ulcinj.

Things to do in Bar

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Sutomore, Bar Stari Grad
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Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Bar Stari Grad ©
Bar Stari Grad
Sutomore Beach ©
Sutomore Beach

1
night
Ulcinj

Ulcinj ©
Ulcinj is a town on the southern coast of Montenegro and the capital of Ulcinj Municipality. Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): kick back and relax at Long Beach (Velika plaza), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas' Church, and then examine the collection at Ulcinj Museum of Archaeology, Ethnology and Local History.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Ulcinj day trip planning app.

Ulcinj is just a short distance from Bar. In May in Ulcinj, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Podgorica.

Things to do in Ulcinj

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Long Beach (Velika plaza) ©
Long Beach (Velika plaza)
St. Nicholas' Church ©
St. Nicholas' Church

1
night
Podgorica

Podgorica ©
Podgorica is the capital and largest city of Montenegro. On the 11th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Dajbabe Monastery, do a tasting at 13 jul Plantaže, then contemplate the waterfront views at Bukumirsko Lake, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. George's Church.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Podgorica trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Ulcinj to Podgorica in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Podgorica

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bukumirsko Lake
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Bukumirsko Lake ©
Bukumirsko Lake
St. George's Church ©
St. George's Church
Dajbabe Monastery ©
Dajbabe Monastery

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