12.decembar 2021.
Dates
1 day
Duration
easy-moderate
Category
Planina Orovica
Location

Orovica is a mountain located in the massif of the Ovčar-Kablar gorge, about ten kilometers west of Kablar. In recent years, it has increasingly attracted the attention of hikers and hikers. It is much less known and visited than Ovčar and Kablar, but it is no less beautiful and picturesque. It stretches in the direction of the village Tučkovo - Vrnčani, and is surrounded by the villages Rošci, Jančići, Gornja Dobrinja, Jelen do. It is 856 m high, and from the nearby peaks and lookouts there are beautiful views of Ovčar, Kablar, Šest, Debela gora, Jelen do, Požega valley.

The nearby peak and lookout, known as Vlasenac, since when you can best experience the canyon of the Vrnčanska river, provides a truly special and unusual experience.  

DEPARTURE LOCATION Novi Sad, Merkator Shopping center

Belgrade, the parking lot at the municipality of New Belgrade

DEPARTURE TIME 5.30h Novi Sad

7h Belgrade

INCLUDED IN THE PRICE Transportation from Belgrade

Hiking tour on mount Orovica with a licensed hiking guide

Group coordinator and tour organization

NOT INCLUDED Lunch

Transportation from Novi Sad

Other individual costs

Additional notes:

  • Equipment for the mount Orovica tour: Deep hiking boots with a Vibram sole or deep sports shoes with stronger sole, backpack, layered wardrobe, adapted to weather conditions, we recommend trekking poles, bring enough water and some food (snacks, sandwiches, fruit). In winter conditions, when there is snow or mud on the trail, we recommend gaiters and bring spare clothes (sneakers, socks, T-shirt).
  • Information about a hiking trail:
    • Length: 14 km
    • Total ascend: around 600 m
    • Category: easy-moderate, hiking on forest roads, partly macadam and rocky sections on the ridge
    • Duration: around 6 hours
  • For the realization of the tour, a minimum of 18 registered passengers is required.
  • In organized transportation, it is mandatory to wear protective masks.
  • Price is for members of "Explore Serbia". You can find membership information here. For those who do not have a membership card, the price is 2900 dinars.
  • Transportation from Novi Sad: surcharge is 1000 dinars.
  • Own transportation: in case you come by your own transport, the price of the tour is 1200 dinars (with Explore Serbia membership cards) or 1800 dinars (for those who do not have a membership card).
  • In case of insufficient number of registered passengers or unfavorable weather conditions, the deadline for notification of postponement or cancellation of the tour is 2 days before departure.
The organizer of the tour is the travel agency Explore Balkans doo. With this program is valid Rulebook on conducting tours by Explore Balkans doo.
According to Article 79 of the Law on Tourism, protection is not provided for one-day tours in terms of travel guarantees.
1

Belgrade - Čačak - village Tučkovo

  • Departure from Novi Sad at 5.30, in the front of Merkator
  • Departure from Belgrade at 7 AM from the parking lot at the municipality New Belgrade
  • Travel by highway to Čačak, then to Ovčar Banje and arrival in the village of Tučkovo. On the way, one break for morning coffee.
2

Pešačka tura na planini Orovici

  • Departure for hiking tour around 10 am from the village of Tuckovo. The trail is very beautiful and interesting. After a short walk on a macadam road, we will cross the Vrnčanska river and reach the saddle, from where you start climbing the mountain range. That's when the real enjoyment begins, because after the wooded landscape, a narrow rocky path leads to the top of Vlasenac and the hunting lodge. Beautiful peaks and a view of the Vrnčanska river canyon can be a special inspiration for lovers of beautiful photography.
  • Arriving at the top of Vlasenac, we will see one of the most beautiful views of the canyon, and it is also a place where you can relax and enjoy. The trail continues to the top of Velika Orovica (856 m), and then descends towards the hamlet of Karanci. We will go out on a shorter part of the asphalt road, and then you go down the macadam road to the starting point, the village of Tuckovo. The macadam road leads along beautiful rocky landscapes, and for the most part above the canyon of the Vrnčanska river.
  • Information about a hiking trail: easy-moderate, 14 km long, with a total ascent of about 600 m, duration about 6 hours with breaks. We will hike on forest roads, partly macadam and rocky sections on the ridge. The trail is circular.
3

Ovcar Banja

  • After the hiking tour, departure to Ovčar Banja, where it is possible to visit one of the monasteries, use the wellness facilities and have lunch at a nearby restaurant.
  • Departure for Belgrade where we will arrive by 9 pm.
Planina Orovica
Planina Orovica
Planina Orovica
Planina Orovica
Planina Orovica
Planina Orovica