15 days in Montenegro Itinerary

15 days in Montenegro Itinerary

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15 days in Montenegro Itinerary

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, snap pictures at Đurđevića Tara Bridge, and then take in the awesome beauty at Bobotov Kuk. On the 30th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the stunning scenery at Tara River Canyon.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Zabljak holiday planner.

Chennai (Madras), India to Zabljak is an approximately 24-hour flight. Traveling from Chennai (Madras) to Zabljak, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kotor.

Things to do in Zabljak

Parks Nature

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.
Get in touch with nature at River Rafting & Tubing and Kalardovo Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Plavi Horizonti Beach and Grubonja Palace. Change things up with these side-trips from Kotor: Palace Zmajevic (in Perast) and National Museum of Montenegro (in Cetinje). There's much more to do: make a trip to City Walls, step into the grandiose world of Kotor’s Castle Of San Giovanni, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Blazena Ozana, and whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Kotor trip builder.

You can drive from Zabljak to Kotor in 3 hours. April in Kotor sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to drive to Budva.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

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

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), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Punta Church, learn about all things military at Citadela, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Holy Trinity, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Ivan Church, and finally kick back and relax at Mogren Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): stroll through Becici Beach, then examine the collection at City Museum of Budva, and then steep yourself in history at Altstadt (Old Town) Budva.

For ratings and tourist information, you can read our Budva trip itinerary planner.

Budva is just a short distance 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

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Becici Beach
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Church of the Holy Trinity ©
Church of the Holy Trinity
Saint Ivan Church ©
Saint Ivan Church
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): admire the natural beauty at Milocher Park, steep yourself in history at Church of the Prophet Elijah, and then take a leisurely stroll along Petrovac Quay.

To find maps and tourist information, you can read our Sveti Stefan itinerary planner.

Sveti Stefan is very close to Budva. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bar.

Things to do in Sveti Stefan

Parks Beaches Outdoors

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. Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Sutomore Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach, and then admire the landmark architecture of Bar Stari Grad.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bar trip planner.

Bar is just a short distance from Sveti Stefan. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in May, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Ulcinj.

Things to do in Bar

Parks Beaches Outdoors

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. On the 10th (Wed), kick back and relax at Long Beach (Velika plaza), then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas' Church, and then see the interesting displays at Ulcinj Museum of Archaeology, Ethnology and Local History.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Ulcinj travel itinerary creator.

Ulcinj is very close to Bar. In May, daytime highs in Ulcinj are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Podgorica.

Things to do in Ulcinj

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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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. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Dajbabe Monastery, do a tasting at 13 Jul-Plantaze Vineyard, then contemplate the waterfront views at Bukumirsko Lake, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. George's Church.

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

Drive from Ulcinj to Podgorica in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Podgorica can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Podgorica

Parks Nature 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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