5 nights/6 days
Day 1 - Sarajevo
Accommodation in the hotel upon arrival. After having some rest, we will have an organized city tour trough Sarajevo. Sarajevo is the capital city of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the biggest urban, cultural, economical center of B&H. It is known as the „European Jerusalem“, because of the fact that in a radius of 200 m, you can find a muslim mosque, rimocatholic Cathedral, an Ortodox church and a Jewish sinagogue. We will be happy to take you trough the city and show you some of the most important historical sites and monuments: The Canon fort viewpoint, The Library, the City fountain, Baščaršija, the crafts streets, The Cathedral, Old Jewish temple, Gazi Husref-beys mosque, hammam, library, medresa, The clock tower, The assasination place, The Emperors mosque etc. After the city tour, lunch in the local Sarajevo restaurant for traditional specialites. Arrival to the hotel after the tour. Dinner in a traditional Bosnian restaurant with a beautiful view of the city. After dinner, arrival to the hotel. Overnight.
Day 2 - Konjic-Blagaj-Pocitelj-Mostar
Breakfast in the hotel. After breakfast departure to Konjic. Konjic is a mountainous, heavily wooded area. It is one of the oldest permanent settlements in Bosnia, dating back almost 4000 years. You will have the chance to see the old part of the city, incorporated into the Ottoman Empire, of which the lasting feature for the town apart from the many mosques is the Ottoman inspired bridge. We will take you also to a wood crafting shop, where you will be able to see the traditional bosnian designs of furniture, souvenirs, bosnian rooms and traditional wood crafting techniques. This excursion will also take us to Buna springs (Blagaj) – the strongest spring in Europe that takes out more then 45 000 liters per second. Buna springs is the home to the most famous dervish convict (tekke) in the Balkans. In Blagaj we will have lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch you will have the chance to visit Pocitelj, an old pass keeper on the banks of emerald Neretva river. Later on we will visit the city of Mostar, the largest and the most important city in the Herzegovina region. It's situated on Neretva river and is the fifth largest city in the country. Mostar was named after the bridge keepers (natively: mostari) who have guarded the Old Bridge during medieval times. The Old Bridge is one of the city's most recognizable landmarks and under the protection of UNESCO. You will also have the opportunity to see the Koski Mehmed-pasha's mosque, Tabacica mosque, the Old Bridge and the old turkish quarter. Departure to Sarajevo. On the way, we will stop for a short break in Jablanica, where you will be able to see the local, traditional way of making the lamb on the spit. Departure to Sarajevo. Arrival at the hotel in the evening. Dinner at the hotel. Overnight.
Day 3 - Travnik–Jajce-Šipovo
Breakfast in the hotel. After breakfast departure to Travnik. Travnik is a city in central B&H, famous for being the capital city of the governors of Bosnia from 1697 to 1850 and having a cultural heritage dating from that period. Trough the city tour you will be able to see the Suleimania Mosque, the Travnik Castle, Blue water, the Old town etc. After Travnik we will depart to Jajce. Jajce was first built in the 14th century and served as the capital of the independant Bosnian kingdom during its time. Eventually, in 1527, Jajce became the last Bosnian town to fall to Ottoman rule. There are several mosques and churches built in different times during different rules, making Jajce a diverse town in this aspect. You will also be able to see the beautiful Jajce waterfalls. The tour will take you to the catacombs a unique, monumental building in Europe. It is located within the medieval walls, built in the late 14th and early 15th century. Departure to Šipovo. Šipovo is a city in west Bosnia. It's a hilly area with rivers Janja and Pliva. You will have the opportunity to see the Spring of river Pliva, a protected area, and discover the possibilities for different kinds of tourism, most popular being flyfishing. Accommodation in Fly Fishing center Pliva. Dinner at the Fly Fishing center. Free time for individual acitivites. Overnight.
Day 4 - Šipovo
Breakfast in the Fly Fishing center. After breakfast departure to rafting on Pliva river. After the safety procedure speach of the skiper, departure to rafting, which takes 2 to 3 hours. After rafting arrival to the Fly Fishing center where you will be able to taste some local traditional food, for lunch. After lunch departure to the islands Janja. It's a popular flyfishing place. After some training for flyfishing, you will be able to have a photo safari on the river. After flyfishing arrival back to the Fly Fishing center and after some rest you will have the chance to visit the springs of river Pliva and the surrounding natural area. Arrival back to the Fly Fishing center. Dinner. Overnight.
Day 5 - Sarajevo
Breakfast in the Fly Fishing center. After breakfast departure to Sarajevo. Accommodation at the hotel. This day will be a free day for You to enjoy and try to discover all the secrets of Sarajevo. If you still do not know where to go or what to see, we recommend you the Sarajevo art galleries, The Gallerie of Contemporary art ARS AEVI, the gallerie of the Kuršumli medresa, Galerie of the Academy of Fine Arts, Galerie New Temple, Galerie Mak. If you are not that into art, you will have a big opportunity to go for shopping in some of our shopping centers, BBI, Alta, Wisa, Interex, as well as a lot of shops on the pedestrian zone. If none of these meet your needs than you could go for a slow walk trough the city center, where you will have the opportunity to taste the „local life“, have a bosnian coffee in some of the local cafe shops, or try our local traditional food. Free time for individual activities. Dinner at the hotel. Overnight.
Day 6 - Sarajevo
Breakfast in the hotel. The sixth day of the tour will be a free day for You to enjoy and try to discover all the secrets of Sarajevo. If you still do not know where to go or what to see, we recommend you the Sarajevo art galleries, The Gallerie of Contemporary art ARS AEVI, the gallerie of the Kuršumli medresa, Galerie of the Academy of Fine Arts, Galerie New Temple, Galerie Mak. If you are not that into art, you will have a big opportunity to go for shopping in some of our shopping centers, BBI, Alta, Wisa, Interex, as well as a lot of shops on the pedestrian zone. If none of these meet your needs than you could go for a slow walk trough the city center, where you will have the opportunity to taste the „local life“, have a bosnian coffee in some of the local cafe shops, or try our local traditional food. Departure to the airport at scheduled time.