In Summer 2018, Isabelle Harbrecht with her companion trekked our “track the roots” route and sent her impressions:
We did the self-guided Track the Roots Tour with ZalaZ last August and had a fantastic time. It is the perfect way to explore Montenegro and although we were warned about the hot weather it was actually really pleasant in the mountains. The landscape is fantastic. The hikes are beautiful and there is an appropriate mix between challenging days and easier, more relaxed days. Overall I would say that this tour is for hikers who either hike rather regularly or have done multiple day trips before. However, my companion, who is pretty new to hiking in general and a city dweller, was also able to do and enjoy it.
The paths are off the beaten track and some were really overgrown. You will definitly get away from the tourist crowds who roam Montenegro in summer but we would also recommend renting the GPS because if you get lost, there is nobody around to ask
The organization by ZalaZ is perfect. There is always somebody available via phone or WhatsApp and you will have a wide variety of accomodation which includes homestays with local families, wooden huts and, the nicest surprise of all of them, a really nice 4 star hotel with fantastic mountain views.
I can definitly recommend Zalaz for people who want to enjoy nature and local culture away from the crowds.”