Varied action and unique nature
The canyon of the river Tara is 1330 m deep and is the deepest canyon in Europe and the second deepest in the world (after the Grand Canyon in Colorado). A large part of Tara is located in the "Durmitor National Park," which on 4 September 1980 was appointed a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Early in the morning we leave for Šćepan Polje, the starting point of the rafting tour. Passing Podgorica and Danilovgrad, in about half of the distance, we approach the city Nikšić (known by the popular beer "Nikšićko Pivo" ), where we take a short coffee break. We pass now Plužine and drive along the imposing Piva dam. The Piva dam is about 33 km long and covers an area of 12.5 km².
The panorama on the last 20 km is unique and will inspire you. Over 60(!) tunnels has to be passed on that way. Shortly after the dam Mrjatinje we make a brief photo stop at the Piva Bridge and then reach our destination Modra Rijeka, where the breakfast is already waiting for us.
Re-covered and strengthened, we get our gear and drive by jeep to the starting point in Brštanovica. After a short briefing by experienced guides the Tara adventure begins.
The rapids at Borovi, Varda, Celje and Vjernovića bring unforgettable pure action. In between, we make breaks for photography and swimming. After about 13 km (or about 3-4 hours), we reach the end point where the jeeps are already waiting for us to bring us back to the camp .
There is already prepared our lunch. Classic Montenegrin dishes, homemade and traditional cooked on the open flame quench our hunger.
Now it is time for the return journey and we will reach the coast in time for sunset.