Bosnia and Herzegovina Vacation will take you to see and discover this country’s best tours and destinations in 8 days.
Your Bosnia and Herzegovina vacation begins with arrival to Sarajevo and accommodation in hotel. Regarding to the time of your arrival we will arrange following activities.
On your Bosnia and Herzegovina vacation we will firts meet Sarajevo! It is a city with a heart and also city of friendship. Seems like the citizens of Sarajevo always have time for friends, family, and hospitality. Take Sarajevo tour and meet the lively and turbulent history of the city. Learn about the cultural traditions, the history and society. Also, get a close-up look of the rich architecture that has filled the country of Bosnia and Herzegovina through centuries.
And more: famous old town Bascarsija, oldes streets like Kazandziluk, fountain Sebilj, Inat Kuca (the House of Spite), river of Miljacka, Vijecnica (the City Hall), Cathedral of Jesus’ Sacred Heart, old bridges of the city and many other historical monuments and structures.
After the exploring of old city we will continue to Skakavac waterfall. It is a place to explore, enjoy and relax among the natural aromas and sounds of the waterfall and birds chirping in the forest.
Skakavac is beautiful, not large but high waterfall of 98 meters which flows down in many small waterfalls jumping from one point to the other, giving the effect of water dust. It is surrounded by green forest with rich flora and fauna, variety of trees, and many species of fungi and animals, of which many aer endangered species. Further down the track, we will visit the medieval Necropolis graveyard where you can see large ancient tombstones. In conclusion, the tour to Skakavac will immerse all your senses allowing you to enjoy the wonders of nature’s’ variety.
On our second day of Bosnia and Herzegovina vacation we will also visit Vrelo Bosne. This is big oasis located around the spring of River Bosna. It is an ideal place for families, children, and romantic couples. It is a huge, vivid green park surrounded by abundant vegetation, with the river Bosna flowing through it. A variety of flora and fauna, species such as swans and ducks, small waterfalls, thermal waters and the spring of the river Bosna. You can also see the ruins of Austro Hungarian structures and palaces. Finally, we will have a traditional Bosnian meal at the central mill restaurant, made of rock and wood in proper medieval Bosnian style.
Third day of Bosnia and Herzegovina vacation is dedicated to green beauty of Rama Lake. This is lush and green area which offers great fishing, boating, walking and hiking and an interesting look at village life in the surrounding hills. If you want peace and quiet, look no further – Rama Lake will meet your needs.
Starting from Sarajevo we are going to visit the beautiful and artificial Rama Lake which is located in the upper Rama valley on the north of Herzegovina, in today’s Prozor-Rama municipality. The island Šćit, connected with the shore by a causeway, really makes this lake pretty. Besides Šćit, there are also two smaller islands, Umac and Škarine, which additionally break up the uniformity of the water surface and beautify the ambience of the Rama Lake and its surroundings. The lake is of a semicircular shape, with a lot of bays, and the slight coastal drop makes it accessible from almost every end.
Before we go back to Sarajevo, we will have lunch and coffee break in breathtaking nature.
On the third day of Bosnia and Herzegovina vacation we will go to the sunniest city in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and the heart of Herzegovina. Mostar is located in the valley of Neretva, and it has an abundance of historical stories, events, and monuments to relish in. The history and natural wildlife of Mostar are indeed a fascination for all senses. On our tour around Mostar, you will see and hear the details and stories which make it so admirable.
You will see the old part of Mostar with cobblestone streets, medieval structures and traditional Ottoman monuments and buildings. The river Neretva divides the town of Mostar and provides a fascinating view of the architectural and cultural view of the town of Mostar. The two sides of the city of Mostar, the west and the east coast of the river, are joined by the Old Bridge of Mostar. The Old Bridge was completely destroyed during the homeland war, but it was rebuilt and returned to its former glory and it has since become a symbol of unity of the both sides of the river. Walking through the city of Mostar, you will explore the narrow streets which associate a labyrinth of ancient times in history.
And more: The Old Traditional Turkish Home, the colorful Old Bazar, The Hadži-Alija Mosque, the Gavran Kapetanović house, and the Sisma-Ibrahimpaša Madrasa.
We will continue this Bosnia and Herzegovina vacation with a trip of comfort, style, and indulgence where you will taste and enjoy some of the finest Herzegovina wines. You will see the beautiful landscapes and vineyards where Herzegovina wine is made and which is known for its wild yet beautiful nature.
The Herzegovinian countryside has much to offer in flora and fauna. You will see Mostar and also Trebinje, charming towns of Herzegovina filled with historical monuments and nature attractions. During the summer, Herzegovinian climate provides intense sunlight and hot summer days, these give the ideal conditions for wine grape growth. Whereas winters are harsh and wet with northern bora wind during most of the winter days. You will be given a variety of wines to taste during the Herzegovina wine route. Žilavka is a fruit-filled white wine with a dry taste. Blatina and Vranac are the best known red wines of velvety and complex tastes.
You will visit some of the most popular wineries of Herzegovina: Škergo, Nuič and Andrija Winery.
Day 5 of Bosnia and Herzegovina vacation is dedicated to one more lake. Prokosko lake is located on Vranica mountain at altitude of 1635 meters above sea level and it is one of those breathtaking places which makes every moment unforgettable. Lake is 426 meter long and 191 meter wide with maximum depth of 13 meters. With high altitude climate and nice position the lake is considered to be one of the most beautiful locations in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
We will visit small village and unique and beautiful small mosque, possibly highest one in whole of Europe at altitude of 1666 m.a.s.l. and is possible to visit. Then we’re going to have a local lunch in one of the small houses, we suggest some of the local specialties like local bread, sheep cheese, pies, donuts and locally made tea. Hear all about how certain types of Prokoško cheese are being made, how general shepherd life at Vranica Mountain looks like and what happens when winter season is there. Cultural insight is quite important, to understand how life was, and is today.
After lunch, we go back to Sarajevo.
Starting from Sarajevo, our first stop will be city of Travnik which was one the capital town of governors’, also known as the Ottoman Vizier Town. We will see the colorful mosque of Sultan Sulejman which is specific for the amount of color interlaced into its decoration. We will also see the other mosques and churches in Travnik. We’ll pass on to the vizier tombs, known as the Ottoman Turbe and a picturesque cemetery. Then we’ll walk up the hill to see the Travnik Fortress, beyond the fortress you will see an uphill trail which leads up to the famous mount Vlašić.
Next stop will be Jajce. Known as the King’s town, just like Travnik, located in a valley and watched over by a fascinating roman Fortress. Differently to Travnik, the Jajce fortress stands in the middle of the town Jajce. The rest of the town is built around the hill where the fortress is located.
After that, we will move on to the most famous site of Jajce, which is the river Pliva waterfall. The waterfall is located below the old town and this is the place where the river Pliva flows into the river Vrbas. In this location, we will have a break with lunch and refreshments. You will enjoy the relaxing sounds and scents of these natural surroundings.
On Bosnia and Herzegovina vacation we should not miss Kravice Waterfall. Let us take you to heaven on Earth and make you a part of the wonders of nature! The Kravice Waterfall is a magical experience of nature. All that because vivid green landscape, sparkling water particles and fairytale like mist above the valley.
Kravice is indeed a fascinating experience. It is a sparkling waterfall which cascades into a beautiful emerald colored lake within a small valley from the river Trebižat. In the afternoon sunlight, the water particles clash with the hot air above the valley to create a mist which then provides a magical shade to the visitors of Kravice. During the tour, we will take you through the falls which are 25 meters high and across a wooden bridge. Additionally, at the bottom of the waterfall lays the pool-like emerald lake. This makes is very safe for bathing in even for non-swimmers.
Kravice is a perfect destination for families and children. Also, you can relax and enjoy the uncontaminated nature accompanied by nature’s pleasing sounds of birds and running water. There is lots of green space for picnic and relaxation. You will also see a small cave with calcium carbonate stalactites. Also, there is a sailing boat for kids to admire and an old mill.
After Kravice Waterfall we will drive cca 1 hour to Hutovo Blato Natural Park. This is the nature and bird reserve and the Mediterranean wetland in the delta of Neretva River.
On this tour we will go on the photo safari in the nature Park Hutovo Blato. This implies sightseeing of the landscape, bird observation and enjoying the natural environment of the swamp with boat ride. Whole ride takes about an hour and after that we will have a traditional lunch in the nature.
After lunch we are going back home. Soon after short ride we will make a coffee break in Blagaj town. The spring of the Buna River is one of the largest and most beautiful in Europe. Just next to the spring, under the rock, is also home to Blagaj Tekke. Oriental Bosnian architecture which attracts with its beautiful bright-colored twin houses, a floor and an extended room /like balcony/ reflecting upon the surface of the dark green water of Buna River.
Day 8: Departure from Sarajevo and end of Bosnia and Herzegovina Vacation
This is the day when we are going to say goodbye. You will have some free time in Sarajevo before we take you to the airport and finish up there.
All in all, we hope that this experience will be life-changing. Thank you for being our guests.
Bosnia and Herzegovina Vacation (8 days package) Price: on request
Duration of Bosnia and Herzegovina vacation package: 8 days / 7 nights
Accommodation: 4* hotel
Schedule for Bosnia and Herzegovina vacation: This package does not have definite departures, so you are free to request this package any time of the year.
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