Bosnia 7 NIGHTS / 8 DAYS


Bosnia 7 NIGHTS / 8 DAYS

Nights:
7 Nights
Board Basis:
As per itinerary
Destinations:
Bosnia
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TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:
DAY 1- Arrival to Sarajevo International Airport and transfer to the hotel
DAY 2- Visiting spring of the river Bosna, Tunnel of Hope and Old Town Bascarsija
DAY 3- Visiting Bihac city, Travnik city, the lake and waterfalls in Jajce city
DAY 4- Visiting waterfalls Strbacki buk and Martin Brod
DAY 5- Visiting eco-village Semesnica and return to Sarajevo
DAY 6- Visiting Prokosko lake or Srebrenica city
DAY 7- Visiting Jablanicko lake, Old Bridge in Mostar city and spring of the river Buna
DAY 8- Departure

Itinerary

Arrival to Sarajevo international airport and transfer to the hotel You will arrive in Sarajevo Airport and will be welcomed by one of our staff who will take you to your hotel.

Visiting spring of the river Bosna, Tunnel of Hope and Old Town Bascarsija. On the tour you will discover why it was built in the first place and why it is so important to visit it. After all the history and buildings, it is time to enjoy the nature. Spring of the river Bosnia is the most beautiful and visited park in Sarajevo. There you can enjoy fresh air, numerous water streams, watching birds, fish, swans and ducks. Our next destination is The Tunnel, known as Tunel spasa or Tunnel of Hope. You will see and go through the Tunnel itself, but only for 25 meters. The Ottoman Empire made Sarajevo an important administrative centre by 1850. Bascarsija was built in the 15th century when Isa beg Isakovic founded the town and it become and old bazaar and a historical and cultural center of the town. The word Bascarsija derives from the Turkish language. Vrelo Bosne. The pearl of the Bosna river with invigorating air, pleasant atmosphere and a picturesque landscape. Sarajevo. The capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina situated in the very heart of the country is one of the most interesting cities in Europe that connects eastern and western world as an excellent example of the city that has never lost its multi-ethnic character in spite of frequent historical turbulences.

Visiting Jablanicko lake, Old Bridge in Mostar city and spring of the river Buna. Mostar is situated on the Neretva River and is the fifth-largest city in the country. Mostar was named after the bridge keepers (mostari) who in the medieval times guarded the Stari Most (Old Bridge) over the Neretva. The Old Bridge, built by the Ottomans in the 16th century, is one of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s most recognizable landmarks, and is considered one of the most exemplary pieces of Islamic architecture in the Balkans. The Buna is a short river in Bosnia and Herzegovina; it is a left bank tributary of the Neretva. Its source (Vrelo Bune), a strong karstic spring, is near the village Blagaj, southeast of Mostar. Actually, it is best known by famous Buna Spring (Vrelo Bune), one of the strongest springs in Europe and extremely cold water. The Buna flows west for approximately 9 km, starts at Blagaj and meandering through villages Blagaj, Kosor, Malo Polje, Hodbina and joins the Neretva at Buna village. The Bunica river is main left bank tributary of the Buna. The Buna river spring. Near the old village Blagaj, southeast of Mostar, the Buna river spring flows out of a 200m cliff wall and creates a beautiful, crystal clear, extremely cold and 9 km long river that flows into the Neretva. This place is an important part of a rich cultural and historical heritage of Bosnia and Herzegovina and a site of great tourist attendance. Mostar - A historical and cultural center in the western Herzegovina, situated in a green valley along the Neretva river surrounded by the Mediterranean mountain terrain.

Visiting waterfalls Strbacki buk and Martin Brod The legend behind the river’s name goes back to Roman times when a legionnaire had his first glance of the sparkling waters and uttered ‘Una, solo una’ (the only one), suggesting he had never seen anything like it in his life. You might feel the same. Rafting on the Una is becoming a national pastime. The annual international Una Regatta has increased so much in popularity that places in the three-day competition are booked months in advance. It’s a fabulous experience and more than worth a stop.  There are at least four different raft runs on the Una River, from two hours of easy rafting to six hours of up to class VI rapids. The most attractive, interesting and exciting part of the river is the Strbacki Buk-Lahovo run. This 15km route is a class IV-V run that conquers waterfalls you’ve only seen in films. No other Bosnian town gives so much importance to water as the town of Martin Brod. Not so long ago all its inhabitants lived from and thanks to water and its energy. There is a stream flowing by almost every house in Martin Brod; in recent times each of them have provided power for one or even two mills. People from surrounding areas brought grains to Martin Brod and thanks to the skill of its people and the power of water they managed to turn grains into flour. It was such a developed activity that the people from that area themselves never had the need to grow any crops, but they provided them by interchanging them for the power of wells that cross all over the area even today and surround almost every house. Rafting in BiH. Rafting in Bosnia and Herzegovina – A pleasure you will never forget5 day – Return to Sarajevo after visiting Semesnica village

We will visit the area around hotel Kostelski buk where you will take some of the amazing photos with the animals before we start to climb up to Brekovica mosque and its breathtaking location over the Una valley. Semesnica is now a protected area. 10 km from the town Donji Vakuf is an excursion area and fish rearing pond that can be reached via a gravel road. The excursion area is at the site where the Semesnica River descends in numerous cascades. This is the perfect place for a relaxing day trip in nature and visitors can enjoy freshly grilled trout.

Visiting Prokosko lake or Srebrenica city. Glacier made, Prokosko Lake is “nested” at 1636 m.a.s.l, with number of old, shingle covered, shepherd’s wooden huts – Katuni at its vicinity and amphitheater of Vranica mountain behind, are definitely something not to miss for any nature lover during the trip to Bosnia and Herzegovina. No doubt about it. lake is visited by 20,000 tourists each year. The Srebrenica massacre, also known as the Srebrenica genocide was the July 1995 genocide of more than 8,000  Bosniaks, mainly men and boys, in and around the town of Srebrenica during the Bosnian War. The killings were perpetrated by units of the Bosnian Serb Army of Republika Srpska (VRS) under the command of Ratko Mladic.

Visiting Jablanicko lake, Old Bridge in Mostar city and spring of the river Buna. Mostar is situated on the Neretva River and is the fifth-largest city in the country. Mostar was named after the bridge keepers (mostari) who in the medieval times guarded the Stari Most (Old Bridge) over the Neretva. The Old Bridge, built by the Ottomans in the 16th century, is one of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s most recognizable landmarks, and is considered one of the most exemplary pieces of Islamic architecture in the Balkans. The Buna is a short river in Bosnia and Herzegovina; it is a left bank tributary of the Neretva. Its source (Vrelo Bune), a strong karstic spring, is near the village Blagaj, southeast of Mostar. Actually, it is best known by famous Buna Spring (Vrelo Bune), one of the strongest springs in Europe and extremely cold water. The Buna flows west for approximately 9 km, starts at Blagaj and meandering through villages Blagaj, Kosor, Malo Polje, Hodbina and joins the Neretva at Buna village. The Bunica river is main left bank tributary of the Buna. The Buna river spring. Near the old village Blagaj, southeast of Mostar, the Buna river spring flows out of a 200m cliff wall and creates a beautiful, crystal clear, extremely cold and 9 km long river that flows into the Neretva. This place is an important part of a rich cultural and historical heritage of Bosnia and Herzegovina and a site of great tourist attendance. Mostar - A historical and cultural center in the western Herzegovina, situated in a green valley along the Neretva river surrounded by the Mediterranean mountain terrain.

Departure (transfer to Sarajevo International Airport)