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Skadar Lake

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Duration: 7.5h
Availability : All Year
Departure: Kotor
Destination: Skadar Lake
Max People : 8
Tour Details

Skadar Lake with a surface of 391 km2 is the largest lake in the Balkans, located in Zeta-Skadar basin.

Montenegro owns 2/3 of the lake, while the third in the territory of the Republic of Albania. Montenegrin part of the lake was declared a National Park in 1983. 1996 Ramsar Convention added Skadar Lake to the List of Wetlands of International Importance. The lake is a crypto depression, which means that its bigger part is below sea level. The coastline is jagged, with numerous bays, peninsulas and capes, consisting mostly of swamp area overgrown with reed.

 Virpazar is small town on Skadar Lake. Old part of the town is connected to the land via three bridges over small rivers that flows into the lake. Virpazar was the most important port on the lake.

Visitor center is located in Vranjina, near Virpazar and there one can see exibit and get information about all national parks in Montenegro.

Skadar lake is a bird paradise, it has 264 species of birds, many of which are in most of its range, narrow and vulnerable. This is the only habitat of pelicans in the south of Europe.

Departure & Return Location

Kotor

Departure Time

Flexible

Price Includes

  • Transfers (English speaking driver)
  • Boat ride with English speaking guide and servings
  • Insurance
  • The entrance to the national park
  • Entry ticket to the visitors center

Price Excludes

  • Guide Service Fee
  • Driver Service Fee
  • Any Private Expenses
  • Room Service Fees

On the way to the Skadar Lake will have the opportunity to enjoy the beauty of the Montenegrin coast.

Important

Reservations are possible for a minimum of 3 people.

Itinerary
  • 00:00h Departure from Kotor
  • 02:00 Arrival at the Skadar Lake
  • 02:30 Boat ride on Lake Skadar (2 hours long boat tour with English speaking guide, with stop of 20 minutes for swimming. On the boat local homemade pastries with honey and cheese will be served)
  • 05:00 Tour through the visitor center of National park
  • 05:30 Departure for Kotor
  • 07:30 Arrival in Kotor
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