This tailor-made, twin centre itinerary combines two of Bosnia-Herzegovina’s most appealing yet most diverse cities - Bosnia’s cosmopolitan capital Sarajevo and Herzegovina’s Ottoman gem, Mostar. Travel between the two by train, enjoying free time in each city to explore at your own pace.
Fly to Sarajevo and transfer to the hotel for two nights. Perhaps head out to soak up the lively evening atmosphere at the cafés and bars of the old town or jazz clubs of the city centre.
Explore Bosnia’s historic capital at leisure. Perhaps visit the oriental Bascarsija area and stop for Turkish coffee at Halvat cafe or Morica Han. Stand on the site where Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated near the Latin Bridge, shop for handmade copper dishes on Kazandziluk Street, visit beautiful Gazi Husrev Begova Mosque or why not try the local beer at Pivnica - the old Sarajevska brewery. (B)
Free time in Sarajevo before the transfer to the railway station to board the afternoon train bound for Mostar. Admire the stunning scenery of the Dinaric Alps on this 2 hour journey. On arrival, make your way to the hotel for a 2 night stay. (B)
Discover Herzegovina’s beautiful Ottoman city. Why not stop for a Turkish coffee at the 16th century Tabhana Turkish Bath courtyard, a favourite social spot for locals. Shop for pomegranates at Tepa Market and admire the ornate Islamic architecture of Koski Mehmed- Pasha Mosque. In the evening, dine at one of the many restaurants on the banks of the river for spectacular panoramas. (B)
Continue exploring Mostar at leisure today before the afternoon train departs for Sarajevo, or take a private transfer back to Sarajevo via Blagaj to discover the 15th-century dervish tekke. (B)
Excellent - keep up the good work. Service from Regent was excellent - really responsive and helpful. Very professional local partners, especially in Bosnia and great quality hotels - thank you!
I found the staff at the Guesthouse Kandilj particularly hospitable and helpful. My guide Mustafa was most helpful, pleasant, polite and very knowledgable. He took me to all the sites I had specified in Sarajavo, Blagaj and Mostar. Damil, his brother was our taxi driver - most competent driver. Thanks to them both.