18 days in Montenegro Itinerary

18 days in Montenegro Itinerary

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18 days in Montenegro Itinerary

Start: Honolulu, Oahu
Fly:  31​h
1
Podgorica
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Herceg-Novi
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Ulcinj
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  32​h
End: Honolulu, Oahu

7
nights
Podgorica

Podgorica ©
Podgorica is the capital and largest city of Montenegro. Do some cultural sightseeing at King Nicholas Museum and Church of the Holy Trinity. Explore hidden gems such as Biogradska Gora National Park and Kayaking & Canoeing. Get out of town with these interesting Podgorica side-trips: Budva (Island of St. Nicholas, Citadel, & more) and Cetinje (Lipa cave, The Monastery of Saint Peter (Sveti Petar Cetinjski), & more). It doesn't end there: explore the activities along Moraca River and pause for some serene contemplation at Hram Hristovog Vaskrsenja.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Podgorica vacation planner.

Honolulu, USA to Podgorica is an approximately 31-hour flight. Traveling from Honolulu to Podgorica, you'll lose 11 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, Podgorica is slightly colder than Honolulu - with highs of 76°F and lows of 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Herceg-Novi.

Things to do in Podgorica

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Budva, Cetinje, Biogradska Gora, Lipa Cave, Trsteno Beach
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Biogradska Gora ©
Biogradska Gora
Saint Ivan Church ©
Saint Ivan Church
Church of the Holy Trinity ©
Church of the Holy Trinity

5
nights
Herceg-Novi

Herceg-Novi ©
Herceg Novi is a coastal town in Montenegro located at the entrance to the Bay of Kotor and at the foot of Mount Orjen. Get some cultural insight at Maritime Museum and Miki Travel Kotor. Monastery Savina and zvonik will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Herceg-Novi: Kotor (Piazza of the arms, River Rafting & Tubing, & more), Dobrota (Palace Radonichichey-Milosevic & Church of St. Eustahije), Perast (Perast Museum & R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela) and Plavi Horizonti Beach (in Radovici). There's still lots to do: cast your line with a fishing tour, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and appreciate the history behind Monument to The King Tvrtko I.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Herceg-Novi travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Podgorica to Herceg-Novi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Podgorica in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Herceg-Novi, with lows of 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Ulcinj.

Things to do in Herceg-Novi

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Kotor, Perast, Dobrota, Plavi Horizonti Beach
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Savina Monastery ©
Savina Monastery
Church of Blazena Ozana ©
Church of Blazena Ozana
Church of St. Eustachius ©
Church of St. Eustachius

3
nights
Ulcinj

Ulcinj ©
Ulcinj is a town on the southern coast of Montenegro and the capital of Ulcinj Municipality. Get in touch with nature at Milocher Park and Beach Velika Plaza. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Long Beach (Velika plaza) and Sutomore Beach. Explore Ulcinj's surroundings by going to Bar Beach (in Bar) and Red Beach (in Sutomore). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas' Church.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Ulcinj travel itinerary creator.

Traveling by car from Herceg-Novi to Ulcinj takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ulcinj

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Sutomore, Bar Beach, Milocher Park
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Milocher Park ©
Milocher Park
Sutomore Beach ©
Sutomore Beach
St. Nicholas' Church ©
St. Nicholas' Church

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