From  £1485
per person
Tour Highlights
  • Ideal for the first time visitor to Bosnia
  • Tour the country with a tour guide and small group
  • Visit Bosnia's highest village Lukomir
  • Discover Bosnia's oldest National Park
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Bosnia In Depth Group Tour

10 Day Tour, from £1485 per person

Following on from the success of our inaugural Bosnia-Herzegovina group tour in 2014, the Bosnia in Depth tour has become a firm favourite amongst our clients. Combining 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 with a pot of Bosnian coffee at one of its many outdoor cafes, travel into the Bjelasnica Mountains to experience local life in Bosnia’s most isolated village and discover Blagaj’s impressive dervish monastery at the source of the River Buna.

 

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1
FLY TO DUBROVNIK
FLY TO DUBROVNIK
Fly to Dubrovnik and transfer to the pretty town of Trebinje in Bosnia-Herzegovina for a welcome dinner. An 18th century trading centre, the town is famed for the enormous old mills treading the Trebisnjica River. (D)
DAY 2
TREBINJE TO SARAJEVO
TREBINJE TO SARAJEVO
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
SARAJEVO
SARAJEVO
Explore Bosnia’s multi-cultural capital today with a morning city tour. Visit the Museum of Sarajevo, built on the site of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, as well as the Sarajevo Tunnel Museum which offers a fascinating 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 Austro-Hungarian buildings, which hint at the country’s opulent past. (B,L)
DAY 4
SARAJEVO TO LUKOMIR
SARAJEVO TO LUKOMIR
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. (walking shoes required). After a mountain lunch, find out how they practise traditional ways of life in this beautiful but hostile environment. Return to Sarajevo in the late afternoon where perhaps you could head to an outdoor café to sample the local speciality cevapi - delicious spicy sausages served in a warm flat bread. (B,L)
DAY 5
SARAJEVO TO JAJCE
SARAJEVO TO JAJCE
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
JAJCE TO MOSTAR
JAJCE TO MOSTAR
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
MOSTAR
MOSTAR
Embark on a guided city tour of Herzegovina’s cultural capital. View the famous bridge and visit a farmers’ co- operative to sample Herzegovinian wines and 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
HERZEGOVINA
HERZEGOVINA
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 (where swimming is permitted!) before returning to Mostar. (B,L)
DAY 9
MOSTAR TO DUBROVNIK
MOSTAR TO DUBROVNIK
Explore Radimlja, a stećak 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. Continue to the Dubrovnik area for the final night. (B,L)
DAY 10
FLY TO THE UK
Transfer to the airport for the flight back to the UK. (B)

Pricing Information

10 day tour, from £1485 per person

Price Includes

  • Return flights in economy class with British Airways direct from London Gatwick 
  • All airport taxes & security charges
  • Accommodation in  three/four- star hotels with breakfast
  • Meals as specified (B= Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner) 
  • All transfers and transportation
  • Sightseeing with English-speaking guide
 

Price Excludes

  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips and gratuities
 

Price Notes

Single room supplement £155

Tour Route Map


  1. Croatia, Dubrovnik
  2. Bosnia-Herzegovina, Trebinje
  3. Bosnia-Herzegovina, Sarajevo
  4. Bosnia-Herzegovina, Lukomir
  5. Bosnia-Herzegovina, Sarajevo
  6. Bosnia-Herzegovina, Jajce
  7. Bosnia-Herzegovina, Mostar
  8. Croatia, Dubrovnik

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