Bosnia In Depth Group Tour

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Combine the stunning landscapes of this Balkan gem with a journey through history from the 4th century BC to the modern day. Pay respects at the WWII Sutjeska battlefield, soak up Sarajevo’s captivating atmosphere, discover the history behind Mostar’s famous bridge and travel into the Bjelasnica Mountains to experience local life in Bosnia’s most isolated village.

 

Destinations
  • Bosnia-Herzegovina
  • Dubrovnik
  • Jajce
  • Lukomir
  • Mostar
  • Sarajevo
  • Trebinje
Tour Types
  • History
  • Scenic
  • Small Group
Day 1

Fly to Dubrovnik and transfer to the pretty town of Trebinje in Bosnia-Herzegovina for a tour of the town and a welcome dinner. An 18th century trading centre, the town is famed for the enormous old mills treading the Trebisnjica River. (D)



Day 2
Visit Sutjeska National Park, home of the highest mountain peak in the country and site of the WWII Battle of Sutjeska – one of the toughest battles fought by the Yugoslav partisans. Visit the Tito WWII Heritage Monument before travelling to Sarajevo for three nights in the nation’s capital. (B,L,D)

Day 3
Explore Bosnia’s multi-cultural capital on a sightseeing tour. Visit the Museum of Sarajevo, built on the site of the assassination of Franz Ferdinand, as well as the Sarajevo Tunnel Museum which offers an intriguing insight into life during the Bosnian conflict. In the afternoon travel to Vrelo Bosne, an area of outstanding natural beauty. Stroll past bubbling streams and waterfalls and discover the AustroHungarian buildings, which hint at the country’s opulent past. (B,L)

Day 4
Journey into the Bjelasnica Mountains to Lukomir, Bosnia’s highest and most isolated village, where the inhabitants still wear traditional costume. For those who wish, take a breathtaking walk along the Rakitnica Canyon, with alpine green hills on one side and the deep craggy expanse of the canyon on the other. Return to Sarajevo and enjoy free time to explore at leisure. (B,L)

Day 5
Step back in time in the tiny town of Kraljeva Sutjeska. Explore the Franciscan church and monastery with its rich library and stop at one of the oldest mosques in Bosnia. Drive to Travnik, picturesquely located in the Lavsa river valley. Former capital of the Ottoman Empire, this historic town was once known as the European Istanbul. Continue to Jajce for an overnight stay. (B,L,D)

Day 6
Discover the highlights of Jajce on a sightseeing tour including the beautiful waterfall and ruins of St. Luke’s Church. Continue to the village of Prusac, the largest Muslim gathering site in Europe, where highlights include the Handanija Mosque and medieval castle of Biograd, situated on a rock overlooking the valley. After lunch depart for Mostar for three nights. (B,L)

Day 7
Embark on a guided city tour of Herzegovina’s cultural capital. View the famous bridge and visit a farmers’ co-operative to sample delicious local delicacies such as prosciutto and livno cheese. In the afternoon travel to Blagaj, a beautiful village at the source of the River Buna, to discover the impressive tekke, a 15th century Dervish monastery at the foot of a 200 metre cliff. (B,L)

Day 8
Visit the old Ottoman town of Pocitelj and wander its narrow lanes. Continue to Mogorjelo, the ruins of a Roman villa rustica, and stop at the Herceg Ethno Village to gain an insight into traditional ways of life. See the impressive 120-metre-wide Kravice waterfalls, before returning to Mostar. (B,L)

Day 9
Explore Radimlja, a stecak necropolis, and Vjetrenica Cave, famed for its cave drawings estimated to be over 10,000 years old. Finally, discover the medieval Orthodox monastery of Zavala, built into the rock face, with its interior covered in 17th century frescoes. Return to the Trebinje area for the final night. (B,L)

Day 10

Transfer to the airport for the flight back to the UK. (B)




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