Tara Rafting

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Explore your adventorous side

The USA has the Grand Canyon. Well, Balkan and Serbia has Tara River Canyon, that, apart from its glorious, breath-taking beauty and incredible natural wonders, offers an array of exciting activities for adrenaline junkies and for those of you who are tired of doing the same old thing and bored of visiting the same, already known places. I am convinced it will offer you unforgetable moments. Now, get ready to jump off your comfy sofa upon reading this article and to embark on an amazing adventure - Tara River Rafting.

The Tara River is a unique canyon valley famous in the world as the most picturesque, deepest and steepest river valley in Europe. This capricious mountain river attracts a lot of tourists from all over the world, as it is the wildest, most beautiful and clearest river of the old continent, thus commonly referred to as the “tear of Europe". With its beauty it perfectly compliments the steap tops of mountain Durmitor.

Moreover, disputably the most attractive part of the canyon is rich in the most exciting countryside in the region with gorgeous waterfalls, thick forests with the most various trees, the emerald river pools and more than 50 foaming rapids. At the very end of rafting down the canyon, the Tara and the Piva make a new river, the Drina, which is one of the longest river on the Balkans and it is very rich in water. As a counterpart to a Grand Canyon, especially if you are on a budget, both calm and turbulent canyon of the Tara offers you the opportunity for unforgetable adventures with your friends. What you should keep in mind is that the the last 15 km of the river, before the Tara and the Piva become the Drina, is definitely the most exciting section with over 20 rapids, where water with emerald river pools and waterfalls goes crazy, then so you will, while the blood will go rapidly in your veins and you will feel that amazing adrenaline rush you wanted.

Furthermore, the Tara Rafting Tour has become tremendously popular for all the adventure lovers worldwide, as well as for a lot of celebrities. The last royal to have visited this spot was Prince Albert II of Monaco, who was more than thrilled about the beauties of this natural wonder, but at the same time he pointed out the dangers of water polution as a pressing societal issue and invited everybody to visit the Tara Canyon, as once you do, it will certainly grow closer to your heart.

Tara River teaches us how to love the sea. Prince Albert II of Monaco

And if you truly decide to go rafting, there are quite a lot of convenient options offered such as a one day, weekend or even a weekly programme. Most of the offers, apart from being rather affordable, include transportation, accommodation and complete equipment, so you really have no excuse even if you are very much comfort driven. All you need is your group of people and enthusiasm, and you are ready to go. Keep in mind that the best time to plan your activities would be spring and summer.

After all, I hope at least one of you is convinced to embark on this exciting trip along with your group of friends. I am pretty sure you will not regret it, as rafting at the Tara Canyon, apart from being a great amusement and fun, will really make you feel alive.

Tara River Canyon
Tara River Canyon
Svetog Save 37, Žabljak 84220, Monténégro
Durdevica Tara Bridge
Durdevica Tara Bridge
Đurđevića Tara, Monténégro
Tara Rafting
Tara Rafting
Национални парк Тара, Мокра Гора, Србија

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Lejla Dizdarevic

Lejla Dizdarevic

I am Lejla, from Serbia, passionate about writing, radio and theatre. I would love to show you the hidden gems of my beloved Balkan countries.

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