Lake Zavoj – a unique pearl of “Stara planina” (Balkan Mountains) nature park. It was formed in 1963, when a big landslide made a natural dam, which was later finished by building an artificial dam. In this process, the villages of Mala Lukanja, Velika Lukanja, and Zavoj disappeared forever. The rock village is located 17 km from Pirot at the upper part of the Visočica river, at a spot called Visok.
Departure from Niš, from the car park at the City Hall, Vojvode Bojovića Square at 08:00 AM. We travel on the single carriageway road through the Sićevo Gorge to Pirot and farther to the gorgeous Lake Zavoj and to our starting point in Pakleštica village. We prepare the equipment and arrange all details for the kayak adventure. We set out on the kayak adventure on Lake Zavoj, through wonderful meanders 7 km long. We arrive in bay of Gostuša and set out on a hiking tour that last about 30 minutes. We visit the stone village that represents a unique ambience whole, a natural and historic-cultural monument. Degustation of traditional homemade products in our host’s house with lunch break. After facultative sightseeing, we return by the same route we arrived. We pack the equipment and return to Niš. Arrival in Niš in the evening hours. The end of the programme.
- guiding service
- travel organization expenses
- individual expenses
Sneakers or climbing shoes, a few pairs of socks, T-shirts, a hooded waterproof parka, sweatshirt, spare pants, sun glasses, a cap, suntan cream. It’s also recommended to take candy bars, nibbles, refreshing beverages and water. Put everything into a small backpack.