Hiking and Trekking

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Conquering the highest of the highest mountain peaks, hanging out with other fellow adventurers, fresh mountain air and enjoying in natural beauties you don’t get to see every day, gives you the energy you really need! All of that and more is what you can get with mountaineering - hiking and trekking, which can easily become your lifestyle.

Hiking develops your resourcefulness, courage and endurance which are formed by overcoming all natural and personal obstacles. When it comes to hiking and trekking in Montenegro, this is when Tarasport adventure club pops up. Tarasport is famous for its mountain climbing, hiking and trekking tours which usually vary in intensity, distance and route difficulty. Mountaineering can be demanding so prior physical fitness and special equipment might be needed.

Every mountaineer chooses his own mountain, route and type of mountaineering. This is why regions of Old Herzegovina (Foca) and Northern Montenegro are so interesting. Here, you can find a long variety of mountains formed by Dinar mountain range. Active vacation is our specialty, and it seems that many of our guests from all around World share the same opinion.

Our region has not one, but two large national parks: Durmitor and Sutjeska. Like that’s not enough this region of Montenegro and Bosnia & Herzegovina includes the last remaining rainforest Perurica, mountains Maglic, Zelengora, Volujak and Ljubisnja with many natural attractions like Skakavac Waterfall glacial lakes, wild water sources, rich forests and green meadows, various caves, and unforgettable canyons of Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Activity description: 
What is Hiking?

When you’re not having the best day ever, often you might hear “Just walk it off”. And most of the time that is the great advice. Now, think about the whole day walking tour with surreal mountain scenery ahead of you. In short - this is hiking. Hiking is a great way to explore hidden gems of nature. Just like trekking, it includes mountaineering equipment precisely developed for long walks, physical exercise, exploring and enjoying dreamy scenery.

Even though hiking might be physically demanding, actually it is considered easier and shorter activity tour here at Tarasport. Hiking is actually walking through the well known routes and tracks which someone already conquered and marked. Hiking trails are easier and more reachable with other methods of transport, and are usually located closer to the roads, which means that you are safe, if for any reason you decide to come back and need some help.

This is why hiking routes are fit for everybody who wish to enjoy beautiful mountain scenery, and those who long for excitement and sense sharpening. This is a great way to discover hidden lakes, to look, smell and feel those beautiful greeny meadows. This is a great way to spend a weekend in nature and refresh yourself for new everyday battles.

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For whom is trekking intended for?

If you are in love with “the roads less travelled”, wilderness and adrenaline, and you like to overcome any obstacle you can encounter, while you push yourself to the limits, then trekking is your nature adventure! Trekking is a type of demanding, multi day walking mountaineering tours through less explored and unpredictable mountain routes without a defined goal. It is meant for people with a lot of nature, mountaineering and exploring experience, and good physical condition of course.

Trekking tours in Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina are organized by mentorship of experienced mountaineering guides. They will help you to explore inaccessible mountainous regions.

Fighting with nature, sleeping in the tents under the starry sky after demanding physical effort, mountain sounds and smellscold water, breathtaking panoramic views - all of this and more is trekking!
Nature can be rewarding for the bravest ones, which means that you’ll need to look for the gems hard enough that you deserve to find them. Exceptional body strength, muscles and bones, clear lungs, healthy heart, positive thoughts, zero level of stress, calmness and new look on life are the things you’ll take home, after you experience trekking in Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Equipment for hiking and trekking

Equipment used for hiking and trekking is very similar, with few differences. For example, trekking routes are long and unpredictable, therefore you need to make sure your safe at all times. The best way to achieve this goal is to prepare all of necessary equipment for hiking and trekking.

If you chose a one day hiking tour through mountain ranges you need to have: hiking boots, water reserve, mountaineering stick, compass, day backpack, sun protection lotion, bug spray.

Trekking routes take place in hidden roads full of surprises and can last for couple of days or even weeks, this is why you need full trekking and camping equipment and nature survival kit. A lot of clothing layers, first aid and medication.

You must’ve heard of old saying “Throw your watch and buy a compass, for what is time if direction is wrong”. We’ are waiting for you, to explore wild routes together!

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