Montenegro half-day hiking tours
hike to Vrmac hill in Montenegro
Vrmac is a hill in south-western Montenegro, overlooking the coastal town of Tivat and a peninsula dividing Tivat Bay from Kotor Bay.
It is an extension of Mount Lovćen, and its highest peak is Sveti Ilija (Saint Elijah), which is 785 meters high. It is located north of the town of Tivat and encloses town of Kotor from the south. Vrmac Tunnel, which connects Kotor with the Adriatic Highway, goes through the mountain. It is a popular destination for hiking, orienteering and mountain biking and its position offers remarkable 360 degrees sight.
Our driver will pick you up at the agreed time and transfer you to Kamenari, where we will embark on a ferry for a short trip to Lepetane. From there starts 15 min walk to the point where ascent begins. From sea level to the top of Vrmac hill takes approx 2.5 hours. After reaching the summit we’ll take half an hour break to take a rest, enjoy the beautiful view and eat some snack. After recovery, we sAtart descending and in about 2 hours we’re at sea level, in Donji Stoliv. There you choose if you want to have a lunch in a good fish restaurant, free time for taking a swim or to take a car and go back to Herceg Novi.
60% easy, 40% moderate hiking
Transfer to the point where hiking starts and back; local guide willing to share with you his knowledge about the place; snack
What to bring:
Footwear such as joggers or hiking shoes, comfortable clothes, hat, sunscreen, water.
Max number of people:
- Tour is not suitable for guests with limited mobility.
- Guests less than 16 years old must be accompanied by an adult.
- In case you do not have health insurance during your stay in Montenegro, contact us so we can assist you regarding this issue.
- The guide keeps the right to prevent you from commencing the tour in case you are intoxicated or he estimates that you could bring personal or any others safety in jeopardy, as a consequence of your unconscionable behavior.
*During hot summer months, July and August, we highly recommend this tour to start early in the morning. That makes the hiking more comfortable and healthy. After midday, when the Sun becomes a bit unfriendly, we are close to the finish line in Donji stoliv.
*In case you are staying out of Herceg Novi municipality feel free to contact us so we can arrange transport for you.