Everyone can participate (hotel's or hostel's guests or the guests from other accommodations in Podgorica)
ABOUT OSTROG MONASTERY & NIKSIC TOUR
MH Travel offers a unique tour visited by the world famous Ostrog Monastery and the city of Nikšić famous for the production of the popular Nikšić beer. This tour is an ideal choice for all guests who stay in Podgorica. Especially Niksic as the town is not so often on the tourist maps among travel agencies in Montenegro. The town is close also to Durmitor national park, so a lot of agencies just pass by Niksic, and do not offer any option to their guests to explore the town. Niksic is also teritorialy the largest municipality in Montenegro. In the last couple of years Ostrog Monastery became very busy and the numbers of pilgrims from all over the world has been rised up to the several thousand visitors per day. That makes the visit to Ostrog Monastery from the cities on the sea coast like Kotor and Budva more complicated. So, we decided to make a perfect budget tour only to Ostrog Monastery and city of Niksic. This is a one of a kind tour in Montenegro, and we are sure that we have the best possible itinerary for Ostrog Monastery to avoid the big pilgrim crowd. By choosing this tour you will have the opportunity to get acquainted with the fascinating and miraculous energy of the Monastery as well as the relaxing energy of the city of Niksic, which is surrounded by beautiful nature.
After visiting the upper monastery, we will visit the lower monastery that was built in the 19th century, made up of the church of the Holy Trinity, monasteries and a religious school founded in the 18th century. Today, liturgies are held regularly, baptisms and weddings too. From the Upper to Lower Monastery, the asphalt road is 5 km long and the track through the forest is much shorter and can be crossed in about 25 minutes. To get the feeling of how long it is we will take a 10 minute walk as the most modest pilgrims would.
There are many places worth seeing in the center of Niksic: the Central Square of Liberty, the Royal Palace of King Nikola I Petrović Njegos containing the museum, the Church of St. Basil of Ostrog, who was built in the 19th century in Montenegrin heroes, who gave their lives for the freedom of the country. Near the center there is an old Turkish city walls and Hadji-Smajil's mosque. The beautiful forest-park called Trebjesa is about ten minutes moderate walk away from the center with restaurants where guests can take the lunch. Niksic is a city filled with cafes and restaurants, and food and drink prices are considerably lower than on the coast.
The Salt Lake, which is 6 km from Niksic, is an attraction that we can not visit, because unlike Lake Krupac this lake has no proper access road. We'll see the lake from the main road when he returns. This lake is full of islands and peninsulas, extremely rugged coasts, suitable for fishing, but there are no organized beaches for visitors.
After a two-hour visit to Niksic, we go back to Podgorica, where the tour ends.
BOOKING AND PAYMENT
Tour ticket can be bought on-line via BOOK NOW! option, or directly at the reception of Montenegro Hostel B&B Pogorica (address: Radoja Jovanovica 52 Stara Varos (Old Town), GPS (Latitude 42,436753 Longitude 19,257377)
The last on-line booking is possible to make up to 21:00 (9 pm) the day before departure. After that time ticket can be bought only at the reception of Montenegro Hostel B&B Podgorica. Receptions are open from 8 am till midnight. Guests can purchase the transfer ticket at the reception of the hostel up to 23:00 the day before departure. Purchasing ticket directly in the mini-bus is not possible.
Tour is organized by air conditioned cars or mini vans or mini buses.
Licensed tour guide on English language.
Price doesn't includes
Standard lunch costs from 8 till 12 euro
Guests can use their own food and drink (lunch is not mandatory).
Before you decide to purchase the tour ticket check our itinerary and terms and conditions.
For more info about the transfer and booking, contact us on e-mail
Hope you will enjoy on our tour:)
MH Travel Agency Team