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Trešteni Vrh

Trešteni Vrh

Page Type: Mountain/Rock

Location: MAGANIK, Montenegro, Europe

Object Title: Trešteni Vrh

Elevation: 6496 ft / 1980 m


Page By: vvujisic

Created/Edited: Apr 27, 2010 / Apr 29, 2010

Object ID: 616935

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Trešteni Vrh
Impressive cliffs of Trešteni Vrh Photo: Dobrica Dabović

The massif of MAGANIK stretches in east-west/northwest direction. Maganik is an aloof group of impressive limestone formations. The geological composition of Maganik is made of cretaceous bank limestone. The base of this mountain range from the Niksic side and the Moraca River valley is made up of Triassic limestone.

When you enter into "Rocky Sea" of glacial cirques of Rudine, Prošćenje and Do pod Treštenim Vrhom, you can see impressive rocky wall of Trešteni Vrh (1980 m). That peak is a huge carstic massif. The top of that mountain is about 800 m long and about 400 m wide. Here you can see many caves, crevases, rocky bridges, very sharp rocks and many others expressions of strong carstic influence of Mother Nature. From all sides the walls of Trešteni Vrh are high from 50m to 150 m. In these cliffs and rocks you can also sea many pine trees which grow up from the rocks. Area below Trešteni Vrh is a same type terrain, so when you visit this area you should be very careful because of very sharp rocks and many caves and crevases.

Trešteni Vrh is placed in eastern part of Maganik massif, on the NE side from Međeđi Vrh (2139 m)(Bear's Peak), on E from Babini Zubovi (2111 m) and Kokotov Vrh (2001 m).

From all of peaks of Maganik range, Trešteni Vrh is very special, unique and recognizable because of its carstic rocky massif and very wild terrain and landscape. But, be sure that you'll be very impressed and fulfil when you'll visit Trešteni Vrh area. If you want to know what is the most harsh and bizarre part of Maganik range, visit Trešteni Vrh and its surroundings. For sure, you'll recognize it.

Getting There

View to Trešteni Vrh area
View to Trešteni Vrh area from Prekobrđe (Donja Morača)
Trešteni Vrh
The wall of Trešteni Vrh

You can choose to approach Trešteni Vrh from three sides - from Niksic via Laz-Kutsko Brdo-Rekocica-Maganicko Polje, from Medjurijecje via Mrtvo Duboko village and from Velje Duboko village.

By plane:
The closest airport is the one in Podgorica (70km away).
If you are planning to come via Serbia, you can use the Belgrade (Beograd) Airport in Beograd (Belgrade) city, capital of Serbia and Montenegro.
Information about flights and tickets on JAT Airways web page.

By train:
Beograd - Kolašin (Bar - Beograd) railway passes through Mojkovac and Kolasin. Then by car or taxi from Kolasin to Međuriječje or Nikšić.

By Bus:

From Beograd (Belgrade):
Beograd (Belgrade) - Cacak - Uzice - Zlatibor - Nova Varos - Prijepolje - Bijelo Polje - Mojkovac - Kolasin
Then by car or taxi from Kolasin to Međuriječje or Nikšić.

From Podgorica:
Podgorica - Međuriječje
Podgorica - Nikšić

For the bus tickets and informations about but lines see Belgrade Bus Station page.

By car:

From Beograd (Belgrade):
Beograd (Belgrade) - Cacak - Uzice - Zlatibor - Nova Varos - Prijepolje - Bijelo Polje - Mojkovac - Kolasin - Međuriječje (or Nikšić)

From Podgorica:
Podgorica - Međuriječje (or Nikšić)

You should drive along the central Montenegrin highway, which connects the seaside to the towns: Cetinje - Podgorica - Kolasin - Mojkovac - Bijelo Polje; and goes on to Serbia (Belgrade city). This road is passable during most part of the year. It is closed only in case of abundant snowing or great rockslides. The landscape along the highway is particularly picturesque in the segment of the Moraca River Canyon between Podgorica and Kolasin. This part of the canyon is called “Platije”. The highway is built along the edge of the narrow canyon. Thus, you can enjoy in observing the beautiful contrast between steep, dark cliffs and light, green river, while round, white peaks of Bjelasica glow in the distance. At moments, this beauty becomes scary!


If you approaching Trešteni Vrh from Morača Canyon via Međuriječje, the optimal place to stay is Velje Duboko village, placed below the massif of Maganik.

Also, the massif of Maganik is surrounded by many katuns (lodges) where people living on the mountain only during summer. Known katuns are Rekocica, Maganik, Poljana, Vragodo, Ogradjenik, Zabrdje, Razbijena Jela, Magline, Stanjevica Rupa, Besovica Katun and others, where you can freely use your tent for camping or stay in free shepherd's lodges.

The map of Maganik area

Meteo Info

Before the visit of Trešteni Vrh check the meteo info for Kolašin and Nikšić.

Red Tape

No extra fees.


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