KATUN ROAD - BORDERLINE PEAKS 8 DAYS
Čakor-Kaludarske kape- Cmiljevica-Hajla
The katuns are active from mid- May till mid September, when farmers move back to their villages. As in all other katuns, the whole life here is dedicated to caring for cattle and to cheese making. Farmers are friendly and hospitably, and will give you an opportunity to parcitipate in any of the traditional activites that make their everyday life. The food you will eat here is not served in any of the resturants in Montenegro and it si very tasty and special.
Spit- roasted lamb is a real delicacy!
Besides from the fantastic food here you can try many others activities and services: kamping, renting a tent, making a barbeque, hanging by the fireplace, horse riding. You can also recharge your electronic devices, purchas all kind of homemade products such as famous brandy (rakija), woolen socks and vests….
Day 1: Katun Čakor
Arrival at the katun in morning hours. Host will welcome you with refreshment : homemade juices, milk, seasonal fruits… Staying in the katun, participate in katuns everyday work such as making cheese, milking cows/sheeps/goats. Lunch - homemade specialities.Free time for explore the area and taking photos. Dinner. Night
Distance : 0 m ( Accessible from Murino)
Lowest point : 1797 m Highest point : 1797 m
Total climb : 0 m Total downhill : 0 m
Walking – 0 h, biking -0h , jeep – 0h
Day 2: Čakor- Ćafa Prijedolska- Rušin Krš- Mašnički katun
After the rich breakfast we start walking towards the Cafa Prijedolska, over the Cakor mountain. At the highest peak of the road we will visit small village church. We continue to the katun Rusin Krs, where we make a short break for refreshment and lunch. We will eat traditional food that is made in katuns for centuries : fresh bread, cheese, cream cheese, milk.. Arriving at Masnicki katun, accommodation in mountain cottages. Dinner. Night.
Distance : 13.000 m
Lowest point : 1746 m Highest point : 1930 m
Total climb : 412 m Total downhill : 3820 m
Walking – 4,5 h, biking -2h , jeep – 1,5h
Day 3: Mašnički katun- Kaludarske kape- Skrobutača
After the rich breakfast we start walking towards the katun Kaludarske Kape, over the Vracevo katun.We can visit Nizam Tower, short break at the katun for refreshment. Arrival at Kaludarske Kape. Lunch – homemade specialities. After lunch walking to the katun Skrobutaca. Tasting brandy (rakija). Dinner. Night.
Distance : 16.500 m
Lowest point : 1113 m Highest point : 1904 m
Total climb : 658 m Total downhill : 658 m
Walking – 6-7 h, biking -3h , jeep – 2h
Day 4: Skrobutača- Mokri do- Džakovica
After the rich breakfast we start walking towards the katun Murgaš where we are planning to have lunch. We continue walking to the katun Mokri do where we are gonna stay for the night. After arrival free time to explore the katun or to visit nearby Dzakovica. Dinner. Night.
Distance : 12.000 m
Lowest point : 1536 m Highest point : 1824 m
Total climb : 531 m Total downhill : 407 m
Walking – 4 h, biking -1,5h , jeep – 1h
Day 5: Mokri do- Badžov- Hajla
After the rich breakfast we start walking to Bandžova, where we are going to have a lunch in a local restaurant. After the break and good food we are heading to Eco Katun Hajla, who is situated at 2000 meters above sea level. Dinner. Night.
Distance : 14.000 m
Lowest point : 1180 m Highest point : 1919 m
Total climb : 748 m Total downhill : 501 m
Walking – 5 h, biking -1,5h , jeep – 1h45m
Day 6: Hajla peak 2403m
After the rich breakfast climbing to the peak of Hajla (2403m). This is usual mountain path, partly rocky. From the top of the Hajla you can enjoy the view to Kosovo, Bjelasica, Prokletije, Pester plateau.Going back to the katun for a lunch. Free time. Dinner. Night.
Distance : 5.500 m
Lowest point : 1919 m Highest point : 2403 m
Total climb : 484 m Total downhill : 484 m
Walking – 4 h
Day 7: Hajla- Štedim
After the rich breakfast leaving katun, walking to Stedim. Hajla with its peaks Ahmica and Stedim will leave you breatless. Lunch. Arrival at the mountain hut at the foothill of Stedim.Dinner. Night.
Distance : 10.000 m
Lowest point : 1723 m Highest point : 2062 m
Total climb : 345 m Total downhill : 535 m
Walking – 4 h
8.Dan: Transfer to Rožaje-End of program
Price – from 340 € per person,
Children under 12 - 50% discount
Price include: Staying at the katun, refreshment, 7 nights, 6 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners, participation in katuns works, gift souvenir , local guide
Price does not include: Transfer to the katun, Homemade products guests want to purchase.
- Transfer from katun to katun is possible upon request
- This program can be arranged for families with children over 8 years old and for the families who want to spend quality time in the mountains.
- We recommend that you take your own towels and bed sheets
- Best time to take this program : from May till October
- Program is based on a group of 10 persons
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Peaks of the Balkans - This 192km circuit will take you through the mountains of northern Albania, eastern Kosovo and southern Montenegro. The official route offers a diversity of landscapes and cultural experiences, but it does include a few asphalt road segments.
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