18 days in Montenegro Itinerary

18 days in Montenegro Itinerary

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18 days in Montenegro Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly:  31​h
1
Kotor
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Ulcinj
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Zabljak
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Podgorica
— 4 nights
Fly:  31​h
End: Perth

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Mogren Beach and Jaz Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like City Walls and Citadel. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kotor: Plavi Horizonti Beach (in Radovici), Milocher Park (in Sveti Stefan), Ploce Beach (in Budva) and Becici Beach (in Becici). On the 15th (Sat), spend a relaxing day on the river with a rafting and tubing tour. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Altstadt (Old Town) Budva, take a leisurely stroll along Porto Montenegro, appreciate the history behind Ballet Dancer Statue, and admire the striking features of Palace Radonichichey-Milosevic.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Kotor trip itinerary maker.

Perth, Australia to Kotor is an approximately 31-hour combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Perth to Kotor. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Perth in July: highs in Kotor hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Ulcinj.

Things to do in Kotor

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Budva, Tivat Municipality, Ploce Beach, R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela, Milocher Park
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Bay of Kotor ©
Bay of Kotor
R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela ©
R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela
Altstadt (Old Town) Budva ©
Altstadt (Old Town) Budva

2
nights
Ulcinj

Ulcinj ©
Ulcinj is a town on the southern coast of Montenegro and the capital of Ulcinj Municipality. On the 16th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas' Church, stroll through Beach Velika Plaza, and then kick back and relax at Long Beach (Velika plaza). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sutomore Beach and then delve into the distant past at The Old Town.

To find more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Ulcinj vacation trip planner.

You can drive from Kotor to Ulcinj in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Ulcinj when traveling from Kotor in July, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Zabljak.

Things to do in Ulcinj

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Sutomore Beach
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Long Beach (Velika plaza) ©
Long Beach (Velika plaza)
The Old Town ©
The Old Town
Sutomore Beach ©
Sutomore Beach

3
nights
Zabljak

Zabljak ©
Žabljak is a small town in northern Montenegro. Visiting Tara River Canyon and Crno Lake will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Đurđevića Tara Bridge, take in the awesome beauty at Bobotov Kuk, head outdoors with Adventure Park Durmitor, and explore the stunning scenery at Canyon Nevidio.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Zabljak itinerary maker.

Getting from Ulcinj to Zabljak by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can drive to Podgorica.

Things to do in Zabljak

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Tara River Canyon, Canyon Nevidio
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Bobotov Kuk ©
Bobotov Kuk
Tara River Canyon ©
Tara River Canyon
Black Lake ©
Black Lake

4
nights
Podgorica

Podgorica ©
Podgorica is the capital and largest city of Montenegro. Escape the urban bustle at Skadar Lake National Park and Biogradska Gora National Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Podgorica: Virpazar (Nature & Wildlife Tours & Kayaking & Canoeing). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Skadar Lake National Park, pause for some photo ops at King Nikola Monument, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hram Hristovog Vaskrsenja, and snap pictures at Millennium Bridge.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Podgorica trip builder.

Drive from Zabljak to Podgorica in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 25°C. On the 25th (Tue), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Podgorica

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Biogradska Gora, Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Biogradska Gora ©
Biogradska Gora
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Lake Skadar ©
Lake Skadar

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