Private tour

Podgorica: Ostrog Monastery and Niagara Waterfall Tour

Podgorica: Ostrog Monastery and Niagara Waterfall Tour

Activity provider: Montenegro Mont Travelers

From US$ 133.96 per person

A magnificent 4-hour private tour to the beautiful oasis of peace which is Montenegro's Niagara Waterfalls. Following the falls, you will also experience a tour of the Ostrog Monastery, with plenty of time for photos and exploration.

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Duration 4.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Your guide will meet you at the address you provide in the booking request (hotel lobby, in front of the apartment, port)
Wheelchair accessible
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • See one of the most famous ortodox monasteries in the world
  • Tour Podgorica's Niagara waterfalls
  • Embrace yourself in both nature and history
Full description
You will begin your tour by visiting the most famous waterfalls near the capital, Niagara Waterfalls. On the way to the falls, you will be able to see the Cijevna River Canyon, which was formerly the border between Montenegro and the Ottoman Empire until 1912. The waterfall was named after the Niagara waterfalls in Canada. Being much smaller, the waterfall is a great attraction for "Podgorica", and a place to rest on hot summer days.  Sometimes during the summer, the waterfalls dry up, so you get the opportunity to visit Virpazar or the lookouts above the river Crnojević, both part of the Skadar Lake National Park. These options are always available at the client's request. Kayaking in Virpazar can also be organized for an extra fee. After visiting the waterfall, the road will lead you up to the Ostrog Monastery. The beauty of this monastery, made by St.Vasilije, was written by Napoleon’s colonel and French commander Viala de Somier, who visited the monastery in 1810. He wrote a book about Montenegro before published it in Paris 10 years later. Ostrog Monastery also has relics of a boy named Stanko from Podvraca Village, who was killed by the Turks in 1714. From the terraces of this monastery, there are beautiful views of the Bjelopavlic plain and the Zeta River. In the Upper Monastery, all believers are provided with a bottle of holy water and oil. The monastery complex consists of a church, a large conch, and a series of ground-level buildings that once served as classrooms. The whole complex is surrounded by a high stone fence. At the conclusion of your tour, you will be returned to your point of origin.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup
  • Panoramic drive to the Ostrog Monastery
  • Visit to the Ostrog monastery (upper and lower parts)
  • Drive to Niagara waterfalls/Virpazar or lookouts above river Crnojevica if the waterfalls dries up
  • Free time for taking photos
    Not suitable for
    • Wheelchair users

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    What to bring

    • Comfortable shoes

    Not allowed

    • Pets

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    • Upon your request, your guide can organize lunch throughout the tour
    • A visit to the monastery requires clothing that covers the shoulders and knees for all visitors
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

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    Fantastic walk and ostrog monastery is so beautiful. My guide had a huge amount of knowledge and happily shared it. All questions I had he could answer or quickly found out the answer. I asked my guide what else to see in Montenegro and he gave a great deal and drove me around to the most beautiful sights in Montenegro. Can highly recommend this trip to anyone

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    September 23, 2021

    The trip was very well organised. It was very convenient that the guide picked us at the hotel. The guide was very informative, explained for us history of the points that we visited. All stops were very beautiful. The guide was very kind , we were able to ask about anything we need. He gave us hints how to spend free time and what to eat. It is really worth for money. Thank you Dimitrije for the nice trip. It was beyond my expectations !

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    August 19, 2022

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    Mein heutiger Tourguide war die fabelhafte Sladjana. Die Tour wurde vollständig auf Englisch durchgeführt. Sie hat mir auf den Fahrten zu und zwischen den Ausflugsorten eine Menge Infos über Montenegro und die Umgebung von Podgorica mitgeteilt. Zudem bot sie oft die Möglichkeit anzuhalten, damit ich Fotos machen konnte. An beiden Orten angekommen erzählte sie mir außerdem alles wissenswerte zu dem Kloster und den Wasserfällen. Bei Fragen meinerseits hat sie stets zufriedenstellend und motiviert Antworten gegeben. Eigenständig hat sie angeboten von mir an tollen Kulissen Fotos zu machen, was ich sehr zuvorkommend fand. Perfekt abgerundet wurde die Tour durch ein Besuch und eine kurze Rast bei dem Lokal an den Niagarafällen. Die Agentur als auch den Guide kann ich vollsten empfehlen! Buchung und Organisation haben problemlos geklappt und die knappen 5 Stunden, die ich unterwegs war, haben nachhaltig Impressionen und Eindrücke verschafft! Lieben Dank für die tolle Zeit :-)

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    June 8, 2022

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