About Lake Plav National Park
Prokletije National Park opens a door on to an astonishing ecological treasury, perfect for those looking for adventure. They rise in a Southwest-Northeast axis from the Skadar-Zeta plain to the Bogicevica Massif and all the way to the passes of Čakor and Rugova, in total around 70 km.
Plav is located at the foot of the Prokletije mountain by the springs of the river Lim; it is a region which juts into the border area with Kosovo and Albania and is now Montenegro's fifth national park, thanks to its extraordinary natural resources and assets. Nature has truly gifted this region with such a variety of scenery - Plav abounds with lakes, the most famous being Plavsko Lake, a glacial lake and one of the largest in this region, additionally, Hridsko and Visitorsko Lakes are beautiful mountain lakes and the latter is known for its island. The cultural heritage of Plav includes the Old library, Old Mosque, the Red Tower, the Holy Trinity Church at Brezojevici and the Mosque "Sultania".
The Prokletije mountains (translated as "accursed") are truly off the beaten track but are criss-crossed with many excellent hiking trails, accessible primarily from the traditional village of Gusinje. The highest peak is Zla Kolata at 2,536 m but many more are a challenge to trekkers such as Nedžinat (2,341 m), Čakor (2,046 m), Mokra planina (1,932 m), Haila (2403m) and Mokra gora (2,154 m). The main lake below the town of Plav offers opportunities for boat trips and fishing excursions.
Where to stay
"Fantastic holiday, booked at short notice. All plans worked well. Local people exceptionally helpful. Thank you for your help. For feedback - Hotel Kula Damjanova was a little disappointing as they had a big function on in the evening with extremely loud music and we had to eat outside which was cold and rainy and the food & service was rather disappointing. We could hear the guests in the next bedroom very clearly and the water supply was sporadic. However we are easy going so it was not a particular issue for us (wheres it could have been for some) and we enjoyed an interesting place with a lovely position on the lake."
E Nelson, UK, August 2016