On the way between two national parks, in the river Moraca canyon we will stop to visit famous Moraca Monastery from 13th century with beautiful (Byzantine style) frescoes and collections of icons and old church books.
Biograd lake is the oldest National Park in Montenegro. It takes 5400ha of the central part of the Bjelasica Mountain, between the rivers Tara and Lim. The 80 percents of this area are the woods. In this National Park is rain forest - one of the last three in Europe, with its typical vegetation. The many trees are over 500 years old. The one hundred old trees are 40 – 50m high. There are typical mountain trees: the oak, the maple, the beech, the fir, etc. The birds’ observers and ornithologists can enjoy the flights of eagles and 150 other birds. The most famous and the biggest lake in the area is Bigradsko jezero, located in the middle of the park, 1094 m above the sea level. The Biogradska gora is attractive not only for explorers, but for the numerous visitors, as well. Take a deep breath and face the unique nature.
After Biograd lake and national park our road continues to the canyon of the river Tara. The deepest canyon in the Europe and second in the world. Bridge Djurdjevica Tara is the place which takes breath away.
The National Park “Durmitor” spreads across 39000 ha, and its area of 20000 ha has been included in the UNESCO since 1980. It is surrounded by 23 mountain peaks over 2300m high. There are 17 glacier lakes called “mountain eyes” in the area of Durmitor. The most famous is the Black Lake covered with ice and crystals of frozen snowflakes in the winter. You can swim in the middle of the summer. Ledena pecina (the Ice Cave), located under the peak Obla Glava, 2100 m above sea level, represents the fascinating natural phenomena. There are snowy areas in the highest parts of Durmitor even in the middle of summer, and you can ski in the area of Velika Kalica.