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Experience probably the greatest adventure of your life and explore underground world caves – Enjoy a boat ride on famous Uvac Lake – Visit the most beautiful mountain scenery of Tara Mountain – Enjoy kayaking on the unique Drina River, chill out in the waterfalls of river Vrelo and swim on the sandy beaches – Visit a unique attraction of the Drina River “House of the rock” – Enjoy the preserved nature and canyoning adventure – Observe griffon vulture, protected species and a symbol of the Serbian Olympic team – Visit nature protected areas of the Uvac Special Nature reserve, the Tara national park, the Tresnjica gorge – Visit Valjevo, a middle size picturesque city in Western Serbia…
IN COOPERATION WITH WILD SERBIA – Level of activities : Easy, Moderately Easy, Moderate
Day 1 Departure from Belgrade. After short sightseeing of Zlatibor Mountain arrival on Zlatar Mountain in the afternoon hours. Accommodation in private mountain-style apartments. Dinner and overnight.
Day 2 One-hour ride to the Uvac cave, the second cave system in Serbia according to its length. The challenging entrance of the Uvac cave is located on the Uvac Lake. Adventure tour through 4 km long cave that takes about 4 hours, where the fantastic cave shapes and decorations are seen. At the cave’s exit the boat waits for participants for an 1-hour ride along the Uvac lake, which is one of the largest natural habitat of Griffon vulture in this part of Europe. Return to Zlatar Mountain. Dinner and overnight.
Day 3 Driving to Tara Mountain – Predov krst. Accommodation in mountain hut. Hiking tour to the most beautiful sights of the Tara Mountain, including the wonderful sights of the Drina canyon and Perucac Lake. Short visit to the tiny mountainous village of Jagostica, meeting local highlanders and outstanding gastronomy. Outdoor lunch. Dinner and overnight.
Day 4 One-hour ride to Perucac village on the Drina River. Kayak adventure down the Drina River in the length of 18 km for the period of 5 hours, with short breaks on limestone or sandy beaches and lunch on the river. After a full day of adventure on the Drina River, well-deserved rest and delicious traditional dinner (lamb or trout prepared in specific way). Overnight.
Day 5 One-hour ride to Valjevo mountains and location for canyoning activities. Before getting into the canyon, all participants will take a short canyoning course after which they will be familiar with the basics of canyoning techniques and rules for safe pass through the canyon. Canyoning 4 hours adventure in Beaver’s Canyon implies traveling through canyons using variety of techniques that may include walking, climbing, jumping, abseiling, and/or swimming. Lunch in the canyon. On the exit of the canyon the road leads through the forest path below the cliffs of fantastic Tresnjica gorge, home habitat of Griffon vultures. Back to Valjevo city. Optional evening program in the city including visit to the old town of Tesnjar. Dinner and overnight.
Day 6 Arrival in Belgrade, end of program and services.
Price : 480 EUR per person Minimum 12 participants
Important note : in case of bad weather, kayaking activities can be replaced with a trip to the monastery Soko Grad and trekking tour to Sokolske Mountains (Hawks Mountains).
Included : Transportation with tourist class bus, necessary equipment for caving (over suit, boots, helmet, light, harness), Necessary equipment for kayaking (kayak, paddles, life jackets), necessary equipment for canyoning (diving suit and socks, helmet, harness, ropes), 4 full boards and 1 half-board, 5 nights in private apartments/hotel/mountain hut/traditional village, Panacomp Wonderland Travel/Wild Serbia Logistics and professional guidance
APPLICATION DEADLINE : 60 DAYS PRIOR DEPARTURE