Meet team

Balkan Expeditions

Balkan Expeditions was born out of a passion for adventure and a deep love for nature. Our founder, Gigo is a adventure philosopher who share a commitment to nature conservation. After traveling and experiencing some of the most incredible wilderness, I knew that the stunning landscapes of Western Balkans had to be shared with others. So, I founded Balkan Expeditions to provide bespoke and personal adventures with a minimal environmental footprint. Now we are small, dedicated team, we take pride in offering the best possible experiences for our clients. All of our adventures are carefully selected and personally enjoyed by our team, ensuring that we offer only the most incredible experiences in handpicked locations. Whether you're interested in kayaking, packrafting, canoeing, SUP, mountain trekking, fishing, cycling/e-bike, or ski and snowshoe touring, we have the expertise and passion to make your adventure unforgettable. We believe that exploring the wilderness shouldn't come at the cost of our environment, which is why we prioritize sustainability and minimize our environmental impact. When you choose Balkan Expeditions, you're choosing a company that is committed to creating unforgettable experiences that also help protect the natural beauty of Western Balkans through amazing and unique expeditions . We can't wait to take you on your next adventure and show you why we love this region so much!

Adventure Team

We are more than just a tour company; we're a group of passionate individuals dedicated to sharing the thrill of exploration, the beauty of untouched landscapes of Western Balkans, and the importance of preserving our environment. We invite you to join us on this journey and experience the Balkans through our eyes,, eyes of locals. What makes our journey even more special is the fresh energy that we get during the summer and winter seasons. Our l team comes alive with the addition of young, passionate guides who share same vision as us . They bring new perspectives, ideas and enthusiasm to our experiences, making every adventure with us a unique and unforgettable journey.

Gigo - Balkans Expedition guide


Gigo, Balkan Expeditions’ lead guide and founder, was born and raised in Montenegro, a place he believes offers unparalleled natural beauty. He is a passionate conservationist and active campaigner for the preservation of the Balkan rivers. Gigo has a degree in philosophy and is a proud father of two little naturalists. He is also the founder of Nature Lovers Montenegro, an environmental NGO. Gigo’s in-depth knowledge of Western Balkans wilderness, history and people and great deal of outdoor experience makes him the perfect guide for adventurers looking to explore this amazing region.
Baki - Balkans Expedition guide


Tour Guide
Baki, born and raised in Balkan Expeditions’ hometown of Nikšić, has always had a deep love for nature. As a young boy, he joined the scouts and spent countless hours exploring Montenegro’s rugged wilderness, sparking a passion for adventure that has stayed with him ever since. Baki is an IRF rafting guide and a licensed snowboard instructor, with years of experience in both. He is also a seasoned trekking, cycling, jeep safari, whitewater, and sea kayak guide, making him a valuable addition to the Balkan Expeditions team. If you’re lucky enough to have Baki as your guide, we know you’ll have an unforgettable adventure.

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