The Tara massif is located in the western part of Serbia, in the border zone towards Bosnia and Herzegovina, or Republika Srpska. From the south and southeast, Tara is bordered by the Kamišna River and Kremna basin, relying on Zlatibor and Mokra Gora. To the east it rests on the branches of Ponikve and Stapar. To the northeast it is bounded by the Pilica River. To the north, the Tara massif is bordered by the Drina River Canyon, to the northwest by the Derventa River, and to the west by the White Rzav River. The surface of the Tara Mountains is 183 km2 and the altitude is 1000m to 1200m. The highest peak of Tara is Zborište with an altitude of 1544 m.
The most famous tourist sites on the Tara Mountain are Kaluđerske Bare, Mitrovac, Zaovine with their lakes, Šljivovica, Sokolina, Predov Krst and a beautiful lookout on it. On the most beautiful Tara Mountain you can surely choose the right accommodation for your ideal nature vacation. The tourist offer includes beautiful cottages, apartments and hotels. In the wider area of Tara Mountain there are many natural and cultural attractions, city and tourist centers, such as Bajina Bašta, Zlatibor or Višegrad, and at the bottom of Tara is the 13th century Rača Monastery, the center of cultural and spiritual heritage of this region. The well-known trademark of the Drina and Bajina Bašta is the famous Rock cottage.
Tara is a space of pure and untouched nature. Due to its favorable climatic and geological factors, it has an extremely positive role in the life and health of plants, animals and humans. Air, with its quality and purity, is an invaluable value and a true oasis of health. Mount Tara, with the richness of its flora and fauna, is a treasure trove of present and, in other places, long-extinct life treasures. It is here that the famous Pančić Omorika grows, a relic and endemic that has been left behind since prehistoric times and survived only in these areas. Omorika was discovered by the great scientist Josif Pančić, after whom this "new conifer fela" was later named "Pančić Omorika".
A combination of exceptional natural conditions and unique ambience, Tara Mountain is a rare tourist asset and an ideal place for rest and recreation for both top athletes and mountaineers, as well as for recreational and nature lovers. Thanks to the ideal natural conditions and considerable accommodation capacities, both hotel and rural-apartment, it provides exceptional tourism opportunities all 365 days during the year.
They say that those who visit Tara once tend to keep coming again and again. People seem to be captivated by the surroundings with typical regional features and yet so specific that it cannot be compared to any other mountain in Serbia.