Bosnia Experience Tour
9 Days Hotel 5* Sarajevo, Mostar, Nisicka Highland, Travnik
Arrival at the Sarajevo Airport, meet and greet at the Airport, departure with all possible assistance by A/C modern coach & Depending on time of arrival, proceed to hotel, check-in, free time at leisure. Overnight.
After breakfast, sightseeing of Sarajevo, the beautiful Ottoman style mosques and architecture, the old quarters still maintain an authentic Ottoman carsija with oriental sweet shops, cafes, and traditional Bosnian food. During this sightseeing, the group will be followed by our guide who is going provide them with the detailed explanations and the meaning of the most famous religious, cultural, historical and economic monuments in Sarajevo such as: The Old City Hall, Old handcrafts street, Gazi Husrev bey's mosque, Clock Tower, Gazi Husrev bey's mausoleums(turbe), Kursumlija Madrasah, Faculty of Islamic Studies Emperor mosque, Eternal flame Sacred Heart Cathedral , Latin Bridge, Old and new Jewish temple. Free time for shopping before we transfer you back to hotel. Overnight in Sarajevo.
Breakfast at the hotel. Today we will take you to Herzegovina part of the country where the influence of Adriatic sea and Mediterranean climate dominates and the landscape is different from Bosnia region. We will drive 140 kilometers south from Sarajevo to city of Mostar. Upon arrival we will take you to the Old town form Ottoman Era because that is where the famous UNESCO protected Old Bridge is located. From Koski Mehmet Pasha's mosque build in XVII century you will have the best view on the Bridge. Also we will visit Mostar Gallery to watch a short movie that shows the destruction and renovation of this Bosnian Landmark. Free time for lunch and shopping in Old town before check in at the hotel. Overnight in Mostar.
Breakfast at the hotel. Today we will take you to several points of interest in Herzegovina. First to visit is Kravica waterfall - 30 meters high and 130 meters wide making it the largest in the region. After Kravica we go to medieval stone town Pocitelj with fortress from XV century. Continuing our tour to Blagaj village and Buna river Springs. This area is very natural and the whole river Buna is springing from one cave next to which in the XV century the Sufi's have built a Tekke. We recommend lunch in one of the restaurants on Buna river. In noon hours we will drive back to Sarajevo. Overnight in hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel. For this day we plan to drive to Nisicka highland 40 kilometers from Sarajevo. When we reach the highland you will notice several traditional villages where you can by domestic cheese, milk, honey and tea. From there we will continue through the forest to reach the Eco protected zone called Bijambare Caves. First we shall take a nice walk through the beautiful combination of oak, beech and pine forest to reach the Cave complex. The walk is enriched with plenty of beautiful scenery, small creeks, small lake usually there in spring/winter, fresh air and much more, what will make us have a great start. The main cave is of considerable magnitude, 470 m long (along the main path, neglecting branches) with 4 huge “halls” stretching up to 60 m in the diameter and to over 30 m in height. Back to Sarajevo.
Breakfast at hotel. Today we take you to half day tour to Vrelo Bosne (Bosna Springs) protected area. As it is the source of the Bosna River, with lovely lakes full of fish and swans and small green islands, and since temperatures in summer are several degrees lower here than in Sarajevo, Vrelo Bosne has been a favorite outing destination for Sarajevians for the past 100 years. Afterwards we take you Shopping to the SCC and Alta malls for 2 hours before we transfer you to the hotel. Overnight.
Breakfast at the hotel. After Breakfast we will take you to Vezir's town Travnik located 90 kilometers west from Sarajevo. Most of the road is motorway so we need around 90 minutes to get there. Upon arrival we will stop at the entrance of the town nearby famous Plava Voda perfect for pictures on the small blue river. From there you will see the fortress on the hill above the town. We will visit the fortress from medieval times that tell the story about the Bosnian Kingdom before the Ottoman empire. Inside is a small ethno museum and you will see how Bosnian citizens lived from bronze age till World war 2. After the fortress we will take you to the center of the town to see the colorful mosque, but also you can taste our most famous cheese from nearby mountain Vlasic, made by nomads - and if you wish you can buy some yourselves. We will give you free time for lunch and coffee. In noon hours we go back to Sarajevo.
Breakfast at the hotel. Free day for personal activities.
Breakfast at the hotel. Check-out from the hotel, Free time for shopping. Departure to Sarajevo Airport for final departure.
PLEASE NOTE: ALL CHANGES IN THE PROGRAM CAN BE MADE AS PER YOUR WISH. ALSO WE CAN OFFER ANY OTHER HOTEL THAT YOU WOULD PREFFER.