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Virpazar: Skadar Lake by Boat and Kom Monastery Guided Tour

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Explore the beauty of Skadar Lake and enjoy a small group tour of Kom Monastery on this half-day trip from Virpazar. Marvel at the local birds, sip on delicious wine, and take a swim in the lake.


  • Admire many rare birds whilst passing by carpets of lotus flowers.
  • Sail along a narrow river channel wrapped with reeds and rows of willow trees.
  • Visit monastery Kom from 15th century.
  • Cruise near the river of Morača, an International Birding Area.
  • Hear fascinating facts about Montenegrin history and culture from local guide.


Explore wild beauty of Skadar Lake during our guided small group monastery Kom 3h boat tour. Enjoy watching different bird species, drink local wine and take a refreshing swim in the lake. Admire water lilies carpet. Me and my team, as someone who was born and leave in Virpazar, will share with you stories about the lake. Begin your journey in Virpazar- a tiny townlet situated in the heart of Skadar Lake, navigate along a small river channel surrounded by reeds and willow trees. After exiting the first river, find yourself on the open lake while the boat proceeds to peninsula and island Lesendro 18th century. Meanwhile, soak up the incredible views of peninsula and fishing village Vranjina. This tour includes passing by bird reservat and few small islands cruising surrounded by carpet of lotus flowers. When we park the boat in front of island Kom, you will need 3-4 min to reach the monastery Kom from 15th century, from where the lake view is amazing. There will be some free time to enjoy a refreshing swim on the open lake, following which you can enjoy a refreshing drink(water, juice, local wine) on board. Finally, return to the starting point where the tour concludes. ! Note that entrance ticket 4 euros per person is not included in the price. Entrance is free for children bellow 15 years.


Local English-speaking guide Safety equipment Free drinks (juice, water, local wine) Binoculars and books about the lake and birds

Important Information

  • Please note that the National park fee is not included in the price. It is mandatory to pay it upon arrival. It costs 4 euros per person (free for children under 15). In high season it is hard to find quickly parking In Virpazar. Furthermore, during the summer, Montenegro has constant traffic jams, so be sure to plan your journey to Virpazar ahead. Please be at least 15 minutes before departure to check-in at our meeting point.

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