BEST OF SKADAR LAKEIncluding boat tour and wine tasting






full day




93 €
per person



General info 


Best of Skadar lake in one day - Virpazar, boat tour to Kom Monastery and wine tasting in famous Crmnica region.

Lake Skadar still remains off the beaten track for many visitors to Montenegro, but if you do visit it - you'll be richly rewarded. Skadar Lake is the largest lake at the Balkan Peninsula, with fresh water and one of the largest national parks in Montenegro. In just one day you'll get the opportunity to: Experience breathtaking landscapes of National Park Skadar lake by boat, learn about Europe's largest bird reserve, explore the idyllic town Virpazar and go wine tasting.

Key words: Skadar Lake tours, full day tours Montenegro, guided tour Skadar Lake National Park, Virpazar

Dates open for booking:





93,00€ per person

Price for private tour 1-4 pax: 410,00€ 

Overview of the tour 

Part 1 - Virpazar and Besac Fortress

Arrival to Virpazar - the "center" of Skadar Lake National Park. We take a walk around Virpazar and will enjoy some free time. You have the additional opportunity to visit Besac Fortress, built by Turks in 1478. or have a coffee in one of the restaurants by the shore. Besac Fortress is a cultural and historical site of exceptional importance and one of the most attractive lookouts on Skadar Lake. 


Besac fortress

Part 2 - Boat ride across the biggest lake on Balkan Peninsula

The trip heads to Skadar Lake, the biggest lake on Balkan peninsula, where we take a 3-hour boat ride to Kom Monastery. On the way to this XV century monastery we get the chance to explore the wild beauty of Skadar Lake, see fishing villages, lotus flower channels and much more! Skadar Lake is famous for being the last remaining breeding ground of the endangered Dalmatian Pelican and Pygmy Cormorant. It is also a key resting place for birds migrating from northern Europe to Africa. The Kom Monastery, built between 1415 and 1427, has some of the oldest frescoes in Montenegro.

Skadar lake boat tours

Part 3 - Wine tasting

After the boat tour it is time for some good food and wine. We head to a local family-run winery with a long wine-making tradition, to try local wines and Montenegrin cuisine. The wine tasting tour takes about 2 hours. You will learn about Montenegrin indigenous grape varieties, family traditions and life in this well known wine region. Departure to Budva.




  • Fully guided
  • Virpazar
  • Besac fortress built in 1478
  • 3-hour boat tour to Kom monastery 
  • Incredible flora and fauna of NP Skadar Lake
  • Spectacular lake views
  • Wine tasting


  • In case of bad weather, the tour can be delayed or refunded
  • Booking process: When booking you will receive an email with confirmation or options for other dates. The tour is only confirmed 5 days prior as you get an e-mail with confirmed departure as well as link for online payment (otherwise you will be notified if the departure is cancelled). After the payment is done, you will get your voucher for the tour
  • Cancelation policy: Payment is made only few days before the confirmed departure so booking is non-refundable
  • Please note by booking this tour you will join a group 
  • Contact us for a private tour

What is included 

  • Transportation in minivan with air conditioner (Feel free to ask to stop whenever you need, for nice image or some snack)
  • Licensed English-speaking tour guide
  • Tour of Virpazar
  • National park ticket
  • 3-hours boat tour
  • 2-Wine tasting tour

What is not included 

  • Transfer to the meeting point (can be arranged upon request - please contact us)
  • Besac castle tickets
  • Lunch/ drinks
  • Insurance (can be arranged additionally)

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