Cetinje & Lovcen Mountain - history and nature

165€ / per person

(price based on tour for two people)

Taking this tour you will have a chance to visit the old royal capital of Montenegro - Cetinje and learn about its heritage, historical significance and interesting way of life. You will be taken to the Falcon heights of the Lovcen Mountain and national park that played a great historical role in shaping key events in old Montenegro. Rich in flora and fauna, Lovcen is an important reserve for many of Montenegro native bird species and variety of plants. On the second highest peak of Lovcen Mountain you can find the mausoleum on the highest altitude in the world, dedicated to Petar II Petrovic Njegos, a famous Montenegrin leader and poet from 19th century.

  • Licensed tour guide (English language)
  • Drive in a standard sedan vehicle
  • Parking and all road fees
  • Lovcen mountain national park entrance fee
  • Mausoleum on Lovcen entrance fee
Not included
  • Drinks and snacks that you buy during the tour, visits to restaurants and bars.
Additional options
(for an extra fee)
  • Lunch in one of the local restaurants
  • Visit of the King Nikola's museum at Cetinje
  • Tour guide for a specific language
  • Meeting with your guide – Ride to Cetinje

    The tour begins when you are picked up from your accommodation and driven to the old royal capital Cetinje.

  • 1 hour: Cetinje – Walking tour and visit

    After arriving at Cetinje, we will take an easy city tour through the historical path of this cozy town. We will visit the Monastery of Cetinje, pass next to Cipuri church, new castle – Biljarda, King Nicola's Castle – today museum, the Presidential Palace and take a walk on the main pedestrian street. Cetinje is a city - museum and it has a lot of interesting stories to tell to its visitors.

  • 20 minutes : Ride to Njegusi - old royal village

    We will have 20 minutes of easy sightseeing ride in direction of the village Njegusi.

  • 45 minutes : Tasting of local products at Njegusi village

    This village, known as a birth place of Petrovic dynasty members is well known for production of prosciutto ham, dry cheese, Rakija (strong brandy traditional for this region, especially former Yugoslav counties), honey wine, and you will have opportunity to taste in one of the oldest bars in Montenegro, and you will have opportunity to see special room adapted for drying prosciutto.

  • 25 minutes: Ride to mausoleum with the photo stops

    We drive in direction of mausoleum on the other side of Lovcen national park.

  • 1 hour: Mausoleum of Njegos – Walk and visit

    When we reach the ‘Lake Peak’, second highest peak on Mountain Lovcen we will visit the mausoleum that is the burial place of our most famous poet, country and church leader Archbishop Petar II Petrovic Njegos. Keep in mind that to reach the top of the mausoleum you need to walk up to 461 stairs, but the climb is absolutely worth it! You will get to see and understand its great historical background and treat yourself to a remarkable 360 degrees view on Montenegro.

  • 45 minutes: Ride through the heart of national park Lovcen

    After the mausoleum visit, we will continue driving to the central part of Lovcen national park, followed by beautiful forest and peaceful environment.

  • Drive back to your accommodation

    End of the tour.

Tour details
  • Departure: From Podgorica, Budva, Kotor, Tivat and Bar (pickups can be arranged from other cities upon request)
  • Location: South / Continental Montenegro
  • Duration: 6 to 8 hours (the duration depends on where you want to start and finish the tour, or if you would like to visit some additional attractions)
  • Availability: From May till November each year

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