BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA 6 NIGHTS / 7 DAYS
Meeting at the airport with the guide. Transfer to the hotel, check inn. Free time.
BIJAMBARE CAVE AND SHOPPING DAY
After Breakfast, we are going to explore very interesting place - Bijambare cave. When arriving from the river Ljubina valley, after climbing some 150 meters altitude, the traveler finds himself at the beginning of the spacious Nisici plateau between small towns called Srednje and Olovo. The protected area covers some 497 hectares, and its main elevation is around 950 meters above sea level. Covered in thick evergreen forests, it also contains some lovely pastures that are crisscrossed by two streams which give rise to several small but beautiful lakes.
Visitors wishing to visit Bijambare caves can enjoy landscapes of incredible natural beauty while riding in the tourist electric train, have access to walking and biking trails, use the bike rentals service, as well as a chance to rest and have some refreshments or drink the traditional Bosnian coffee in a cozy mountain hut.
The area is distinguished by its great biodiversity. There are 133 different communities of life found, and their structure is made by over 800 higher plant species. It is especially rich with species belonging to the group of medical flora, healing, edible, aromatic and vitaminic plants. Different medullary plants are present as well. There are also numerous representatives of fauna – mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, mollusks, insects and other animal groups at a lower level of development.
There are 8 caves in total, but only the Middle cave can be visited. Main Bijambare cave is full of striking formations (stalactites, stalagmites, curtains, basins, pillars…), and about 500 meters of the cave are open to the public. Particularly interesting is the fourth hall, which is due to its exceptional acoustics called the “concert hall”.
After visiting Bijambare cave, we are going back to Sarajevo, wher we will have time for shopping.
Back to the hotel, free time. Overnight
SARAJEVO CITY TOUR AND TREBEVIC MOUNTAIN
After bereakfast, we are giong to Sarajevo city tour.
Start from the hotel at 10:00. First we are going to the Šeherćehaja bridge at 10: 00h; After we will visit the Baščaršija (old town) at 10: 30, and the Gazi Husrev-beg waqf - going to the Gazi Husrev Bey's mosque, which is one of the most famous mosques in Bosnia and Herzegovina, we will see outside also Medrese (school) - the oldest educational institution in BiH, and Bezistan market. Continue to the Careva's Mosque (Emperor's mosque) - first built mosque in Sarajevo , which is built by the creator of Sarajevo Isa Bey Ishakovic, here you can refresh and have time for praying. We will see also Kazandžiluk - one of the oldest and most beautiful streets of Sarajevo where you can see and buy authentic Sarajevo's souvenirs hand made of copper. We will also visiting the inevitable destination and symbols of Sarajevo - Sebilj - where you can refresh with always cold water and take pictures with constant visitors sebilj - pigeons. Here you can relax with Bosnian coffee or try some of the traditional Bosnian dishes. We recommend walking Bascarsija and Ferhadija;
Breakfast. Departure at 08:00 to the Mostar - a town located on beautiful river Neretva, and also the largest city of Herzegovina; On the way we will pas through Konjic - a town situated on the beautiful river Neretva. Here you will see the stone bridge which was a masterpiece of architecture in the 7.th centuries. We are continue to Počitelj - medieval town Mediterranean-Oriental look. We recommend climbing to the fortress, which will provide stunning views of the surrounding nature; After visiting Pocitelj, we will continue to the Blagaj. Blagaj is old city built in the Roman Empire. Below the rocks several hundred meters high springs Buna river, forming one of the most beautiful and largest source in Europe. You will visit the Tekke - the most important part of Blagaj, which they know tourists from around the world, it is an important monument from the early Ottoman period in BiH. This is the place where the dervishes performed and still perform zikir with special ritual. This place is full of restaurants and cafes where you can eat or drink next to the river. Free time for lunch; After lunch, we will continue to Mostar. Upon arrival in Mostar follows visits the Čaršija - the Old Town and Old Bridge. In the Old Town you can enjoy in the oldest parts of Mostar - Kujundžiluk (old bazaar) - alley from the mid-sixteenth century, which today are typical artisan shops and traditional restaurants. You will visit the Old Bridge - the symbol of the city of Mostar, which was built by Suleiman the great. Here you can see the jumpers who jump all day in the cold water of river Neretva, you can make beautiful photos, or enjoy the food, drink or shisha in one of the restaurants or cafes that are located next to the Old Bridge. We recommend walking the Čaršija; After visiting Mostar, we will start to go back to Sarajevo. On the way back, we will stop in a restourant near Jablanica, where You can try bosnian roasted Lamb. Return to Sarajevo arround 22:00..
GREEN NATURE TOUR
Once upon a time, in the year 1984, Sarajevo had honor to be a host of the 14th Olympic Winter Games. It was the event which marked Sarajevo for the time of being and in those moments, Sarajevo became the center of the world. Sarajevo was symbol of peace, unity and brotherhood in the World and this special event came as a crown to all of it it. The atmosphere which could be not felt but almost touched in the air, is still very often spoken theme among the citizens of Sarajevo and Bosnia and Herzegovina in general.
BJELASNICA MOUNTAIN - During the Winter Olympics, Bjelasnica was the venue for alpine skiing. This mountain is considered to be among the highest mountains in the country. It is interesting to mention that the point of 2.067m altitude is the highest point being inhabited in our country. The lowest temperature ever on the Bjelasnica mountain was 41 degrees Celsius below 0. Bjelasnica has cca 200 winter days per year. These facts have determined the name of the mountain: “bijela” in Bosnian language means “white” and since the mountain is so high, snow coat sometimes stays on the very tops up until summer days. It is also important to mention that on the top of Bjelasnica, the television tower was located, but it is not surprising that it was also destroyed during the war period. On the Bjelasnica, you can enjoy fantastic skiing, sliding and a lot of other winter sports and activities: hunting, alpinism, paragliding, riding, mountain cycling. On the other hand, you can also find fantastic hotel infrastructure here, where you can enjoy the winter, but from inside.
IGMAN MOUNTAIN - The second on the list of Olympic Mountains is Igman. Igman, with its ski jump track was the venue for ski jumping. Igman was also the host of biathlon and cross country on its snow trails even though it is considered to be one of the lowest mountains in the region. The legend says that once upon a time there used to live an extraordinary wise and clever man named Iguman. Soon after he died, the people who used to live on the mountain built a monastery. The monastery used to be called Igman. Nowadays Bjelasnica has working ski facilities while Igman ski jump track is not operational and stands as a reminder of the Winter Olympic Games held in 1984.
CENTRAL BOSNIA TOUR
After breakfast, we will proceed toTravnik - vizier town in central Bosnia, which is located 90 km from Sarajevo; Upon arrival in Travnik. First we will go to the Blue Water - one of the most attractive places in Travnik, because of the beautiful environment along the creek. That is where you can drink the famous LUTVINA coffee, and right across from the tavern and blue water, with the interior furnishings in the Bosnian style, which is why the winter attended almost like summer, when there is a garden with a stream. We will see Elci Ibrahim Pasha's madrasah (outside) - founded during the reign of the Ottomans in Bosnia, was founded by one of the then vizier Elci Ibrahim Pasha, and visit Colourfull mosque which is so named because of the unusual art decoration on the internal and external walls. Next to the colorful mosque can buy souvenirs with symbols of Travnik; After visiting Travnik, we will continue to the Jajce town, which is situated at the confluence of the Pliva and the Vrbas; In Jajce, We will see from above (the most beautifull place of view) Pliva waterfall, which is considered one of the 12 most beautiful waterfalls in the world. Formed by rivers Pliva, which is with a height of 17 meters magnificently gushes into the river Vrbas, creating a beautiful scene. After, we will continue to Pliva lakes with complex mills - Pliva mills that are used to grind grain. They delight all lovers of nature and water. We recommend a walking tour of the inside of the complex. Pliva Lake is located in a beautiful natural setting. Here you can enjoy food and drinks by the lake, and you can enjoy horseback riding, walking or riding a boat on the calm waters of the lake; Returning to Sarajevo late afternoon or evening. Overnight
Breakfast. Check out from the hotel until 12. You can store Your kugage in the lugage room. Dearture to the airport, depends of Your flight times.
END OF THE TOUR
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- Hotel accomodation in hotel Holywood 4* 6 nights BB
- All tours and transfers like in programm (SIC - Sit in coach basis)
- Airport transfers two way
- Multilingual speaking guide
- Trip organisation
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- Flight tickets to and form Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Personal expenses
- PCR test for returning to Your country, if needed 50 €)
HOTEL HOLIDAY SARAJEVO 4* OR SIMMILAR
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