Walking in the Bay of Kotor and coast of Montenegro

Walking in the Bay of Kotor and coast of Montenegro

Experience the highlights of one of the most beautiful hiking areas in southern Europe the Bay of Kotor. Discover in your pace the beauty of the Montenegrin coastline. Enjoy fantastic views, great food and Mediterranean atmosphere.

Travel style:

Self-guided or guided on request


8 days/7nights




Apr, May, June, July, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov

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Day 1: Arrival

Arrival at Tivat, Dubrovnik or Podgorica airport: Optional transfer to Kotor.

Day 2: The Bay of Kotor (5,5 hrs, + 700 m/- 700 m; 13 km)

Mount Vrmac is situated like a barrier between the innermost part of the Bay (Bay of Kotor) and the outer part (Bay of Tivat). The hike starts from Kotor on a zick-zack trail to the fortress Vrmac and you follow the mountain ridge to the highest top of Vrmac, Sveti Ilija (765 m). The descend follows an old shepherd’s trail down a village in the Bay of Kotor.

Day 3: Above of Perast (5hrs, + 700 m/- 700 m; 12 km)

Another top tour: On the northern side of the bay, you start in Orahovac village to the ruins of Vranovo Brdo fortress, where an absolutely breathtaking view awaits you. Then another military path takes you down to the small town Perast. There it is possible to take a boat to visit the famous island with the church Gospa od Skrpjela (our Lady of the Rock). Return by boat to Tivat. Dinner in the old town of Kotor.

Day 4: Ladder of Kotor and Cetinje (4hrs, + 900 m/; 11 km)

Right from Kotor you follow the old trade route which once connected Cetinje with Kotor – the ladder of Kotor. Even Billard tables were transported along this trail! This old horse trail with more than 70 zig-zags takes you Krstac pass offers countless magnificent views of the whole bay. Upon arrival at the pass 900m, we have a try of local Njegusi ham and cheese. You are transferred to the old capital of Cetinje, where the old buildings of the powers of the 19th century stand in big contrast to the simple architecture of the local architecture style. Transfer to Budva, which offers a romantic old town and nice close by beaches for swimming.

Day 5: Stari Bar and Rumija mountain 5hrs, + 800 m/- 800 m; 14 km

A panoramic transfer along the Montenegrin coast takes you to Bar. You start our walk in the olive orchards of Old Bar and continue to an abandoned village above of the Bay of Bar. On the way there you have the chance to visit the ruins of Old Bar, where you can feel the oriental spirit of this part of Montenegro. Return to Budva.

Day 6: Monasteries of Budva – Sv. Stefan (5 hrs, + 800 m/- 200 m; 14 km)

A short transfer (30min) takes you to our starting point above of Budva. There you start a pleasant panorama walk above the Riviera of Budva. After a refreshing stop at the church of Ogradnica you start your descent to Sv. Stefan, the iconic hotel island.
Return to Budva.

Day 7: Lake Skadar National Park (3hrs, + 200 m/- 200 m; 8 km)

Not the miss a walk in another unique landscape of Montenegro, Lake Skadar Nationalpark. Enjoy a pleasant and scenic loop walk to the ancient village of Godinje. This region is also well known for producing the best wines of Montenegro. Reward yourself with a glass of “Vranac” wine and fish from the lake. Return to Budva.

Day 8 – Transfer (optional)

To the airport Podgorica, Tivat or Dubrovnik


This tour is completely customizable
The itinerary for this tour can be customized to suit your needs from your accommodations, difficulty and pace. Drop us a message.