Hiking in Durmitor NP!
For any hiker, hiking in Durmitor and Biogradska Gora National Parks in Montenegro is a must!
The diverse flora and fauna of Biogradska Gora National Park are the amazing treasures of Montenegro’s nature. Biogradska Gora came under state protection in 1878, only six years after Yellowstone became America’s first national park. UNESCO proclaimed Biogradska Gora National Park as a World Heritage Site in recognition of its natural wealth and preservation. The most impressive part of the National Park is the primeval rainforest reserve, one of the last in Europe. Many of the trees in the forest are over half a millennium old, with some soaring to 60 m high. This is a region of magnificent beauty and graceful experience.
Durmitor National Park is the largest National Park in Montenegro and it is a UNESCO World Heritage site. The Park is characterized by diversified ecosystems and numerous endemic species, as well as the highest peaks of the Dinaric mountains, Tara River Canyon, which was proclaimed a world ecological reserve, 18 glacial lakes known as “the mountain eyes” of which the Black Lake is the most famous one and represents a sort of the symbol of the Park and its beauty. The Park territory covers the Durmitor massif and the narrow Tara Canyon which is 1.300 meters deep – second after the Grand Canyon Colorado. Tara River, also known as the “Teardrop of Europe”, is considered to be one of the most beautiful rivers on the entire continent.