Abstract:The central morphological feature of the resevre is the canyon-like valley of Uvac river, along with valleys of its tributaries. The centerpieces of the valley are criss-crossed meanders, largest ones in Europe, headlines of which are up to 100 meters high. The surrounding terrain is primarily made of karst.
entering a cave
wine and rakije tasting
pršuta, panceta and kulen tasting
viewing the nest of the Griffon vulture
Departure from Belgrade in the morning. Travelling to Zlatibor and rest in Zlatibor mountain or optional excursion to Mušvete village for the prosciutto, pancetta, brandy and wine tasting... An unusual thing is that one Dalmatian discovered that the best place to make prosciutto is on Zlatibor mountain - far from the sea coast of Dalmatia. Visit the company "Aćim" engaged in production of dry meat products and wine. Tasting of Dalmatian smoked ham from Zlatibor, Dalmatian bacon, sausage and wine.
The journey continues to the hotel in Sjenica. Accommodation at the hotel. Leisure time. Dinner. Overnight.
Day 2 Breakfast at the hotel. Leaving the hotel. Departure to the ranger’s camp on the river at the entrance to the nature reserve Uvac River Gorge. Central morphological entity represents the canyon valley of the river Uvac with the valleys of its tributaries. Special site of the canyon valley are curving meanders. Capes of meanders have relative heights of up to 100 m. The environment is made up of lime rocks and fields. Caves are numerous and vary in size from rock shelters to the largest known cave system in Serbia, such as Ušac cave system (6185 m long). Caves are very rich in speleothem deposits left by dripping water to form stalactites, stalagmites, columns, draperies, transparent needles etc.
Special Nature Reserve Uvac distinguishes the presence of 104 bird species. The greatest attraction in the reserve is griffon vulture (Gyps fulvus). Griffon vulture is a vulture species, impressive size and a has wingspan of up to 3 meters which makes it a powerful flier whose flight has been studied by scientists - aeronautic engineers and applied in aircraft construction. - Boarding the boat and ride through the meanders of the river Uvac. - Visiting the griffon vulture nests. - Entry into the ice cave directly from the river. - The return with optional swimming in the canyon below Medieval Fortress Klek (depending on weather conditions) -
Upon arrival awaits you grilled meat with the famous Sjenica cheese. Optional - 20 minutes safari in one direction over meadows and rough trails of Zlatarska plateau. Arrival at the "Prayer" lookout, where the giant vultures flying below you, and meanders of Uvac will be seen in all its glory. Return to the beach by jeeps. - Departure for Belgrade and arrival in the evening.