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Virpazar and nearby Skadar Lake make an ideal day tour from Podgorica, but organizing transportation to explore independently takes up valuable sightseeing time. On this tour, spin through the pretty countryside by private air-conditioned vehicle, and visit both sites in a day with round-trip transport from your Podgorica accommodation included. Delve into Virpazar’s medieval history with your guide, and admire sweeping views over the beautiful Lake Skadar National Park.
Cruise Lake Skadar (Podgorica) to see the shoreline of Lake Skadar National Park from the water; you’ll have the perfect vantage point for spotting Lake Skadar’s island monasteries, beaches, fishing villages, and many bird species. Exploring the lake in traditional ‘cun’ boat with a shallow bottom means you can follow narrow canals that larger boats can’t reach, and routes are designed to take in some of Lake Skadar’s scenic highlights.
Departure from Tivat as discussed. A short stop above the memorable view of Jaz beach and the open Sea. Passing throughBudva, with a stop above the peninsula St. Stefan followed by the arrival in Virpazar, where will be 2-3 hours of free time.This free time may be used with 1-2 hour boat rides on the lake. The remainder of the free time may be used to enjoytraditional food in the restaurants surrounding the Lake.
We start from village Virpazar which was one of the first living places in this area. At this point we are preparing our kayaks and protecting our goods in dry bags, make short briefs and instruction than start. At the very beginning you will be on small river Crmnica that goes under old bride which was built 1905. Later on we are getting trough area of high water grass which is nature reservation park for huge numbers of different birds. After 30 minutes we are at the Skadar lake, which is our National park and home for lot species of fish. Heading north we are going under new railway and highway bridge and keep paddling all way to Lesendro castle which was one of the most important fort in 18th century. After 1 hours paddling here is relaxation point. We will visit remains of Lesendro fortification and take some rest. You can swim or just sunbath. When you get ready, we are heading back same route to the Virpazar, where we get taste local wine or rakia.IMPORTANT: MINIMUM 2 guests.
On our excursions you can see beautiful parts of the lake, different bird species, carpet of lotus flowers, fortresses, fishermen’s villages, beaches… We will take you to discover the beautiful nature of the lake and we can suggest you the most enjoyable places that we can visit together. Cruising begins through a beautiful little channel surrounded by various plants and birds, after which we come to a bigger part of the lake. By boat we pass under the bridge. Then you will see peninsula and fort Lesendro which is an example of the long lasting struggle of the Montenegrin people for independence. We round up our tour with cruising around small islands Mala and Velika Cakovica. This extreme contact with the nature will make you fall in love at first sight of these beauties you are going to see. You can enjoy yourself in swimming and even to drive a boat with guide instructions. Here you will experience our local way of life and find out more about places that are in our hearts.
This is very interesting boat trip where you would have a chance to visit two most interesting lake islands. Skadar lake is national park and home for hundred species fish and birds and it is nice for bird watching. Tour begins from Virpazar and we are heading to the firs stop at island Grmozur. This fort was built in 19th century like military stronghold, but later on was used like prison. After short break and taking photos, we are heading to next point Lesendro. This fort is built in 18th century and was battle place between Montenegrians and Turks for many years. Now is mostly abandoned and damaged in wars and earthquakes, but in solid condition. After short break and taking photos we are going back to Virpazar. During trip you would have a chance to enjoy in bird watching or swim if you like.IMPORTANT Minimum 4 guests
We start this tour from village Rijeka Crnojevica, which was one of the first living places in this area, named by ancient Montenegro rulers, Crnojevici. At this point we are preparing our kayaks and protecting our goods in dry bags, make short briefs and instruction than start paddling. At the very beginning you will go under Danilov bride which was built 1885. Later on we are getting under New bridge - Nikola bridge, which was built 1905. Rest of the kayaking rout goes trough river meanders where you can enjoy watching birds and feel mostly untouched nature which belongs to National park of Skadar lake. Interesting shape of river that goes trough hills on bout sides and colorful river flowers will make peace in your aye. After 2.00h of paddling we are getting to small beach and take rest for swimming or sunbath. When you get rest we are paddling back to start position and taste local wine or rakia and ham in local restaurant.
We are starting the trip to Skadar Lake National Park and Virpazar town.Skadar Lake is a paradise for fishermen, bird lovers, nature lovers and devotees of culture and historical monuments. The boat ride here is really spectacular here.To full feel your senses we will visit the family winery and taste three kinds of wine, rakija-grappa, homemade bread, prosciutto, cheese, and more dishes of the home and learn about it by the local winemaker. People here are proud of their products and you will see (taste) why. This tour will leave you with the strong impressions of Montenegrin nature food and lifestyle.
If you want to get a brief experience of Skadar lake and it's nature this is the perfect tour for you. First you will go through a small river called Oraošnica, which is surrounded by reeds, trees and small waterlillie carpets. After that you will proceed through the open water to see the fortress called Lesendro. On your way back yo will have a chance to swim.
If you want to explore the nature of Skadar lake, all the beautiful different sceneries that it possess, and even take a swim in it, but you don't mind sharing experience with other travellers, this is the perfect option for you. The Kingfisher team is waiting for you, to give you a perfect experience with a glass of wine and nice talk, in the beauty of Skadar lake.