The Tara River
Unique canyon valley known in the world as the deepest and steepest river valley in Europe and capricious mountain river attract a lot of tourists from all over the world. The Tara is the wildest, most beautiful and clearest river of the old continent. Because of its clearness it is called the “tear of Europe ”. It will offer you unforgettable moments. The beauty of lake plateau with clear “mountain eyes” among sharp limestone tops of Mount Durmitor is complemented with the beautiful canyon of the Tara which is 1330 metres deep.
The most attractive part of the canyon (85 km long) is rich in the most exciting countryside in the world: beautiful waterfalls of wild tributaries and thick forests with the most various trees (coniferous and other trees) which can be 50 metres high, and they can be about 400 years old; the Tara has 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.
Montenegro has its own Colorado- European counterpart to the American Canyon . What our tourists look for around the world for thousands of dollars, foreigners have found it here, in the canyon of the Tara which is wild and sleepy at the same time. The canyon is the most picturesque, the deepest and the steepest one in Europe . The most attractive part of the canyon is 85 km long, and 1330 metres deep. The last 15 km of the river, before the Tara and the Piva become the Drina , is the most exciting section with over 20 rapids, where water “goes crazy” and the blood goes faster in the veins, and with emerald river “pools” and waterfalls of wild brooks.