Feel the spirit of adventure as you descend through the hidden treasures of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Explore some of the country's most beautiful natural scenery, and leave the bustle of the city far behind without worrying about transport, accommodation, or guiding on this unique, 7-day tour. This is the perfect trip for true adventure-seeking wanderers who want to eat with the locals and do what the locals do.
Among many other natural wonders you will get to experience whitewater rafting on beautiful waterfalls of Una National park, the highest and most isolated mountain village in the country - Lukomir and the scenic trails towards the Skakavac waterfall.
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We begin our adventure with a whitewater rafting on the Una river, a natural border between Bosnia and Croatia. Waterfalls and rapids of Una represent a remarkable heritage, and the entire upper flow is characterized by rich biodiversity.
The Una will steal your heart with its beauty, emerald green waters and a landscape of dense forests. The eighteen-meter Strbacki Buk Waterfall is one of the highest waterfalls in this part of Europe and our Una River rafting trip starts right below it. Meet your experienced guides who will give you all the necessary equipment and your Una River rafting adventure can start. We will do the most exciting and challenging route with plenty of waterfalls and rapids: Štrbački buk – Lohovo.
After rafting, traditional Bosnian lunch is waiting for you – Bosnian pot, homemade bread, cevapi (meat sticks), pies with meat, potato, cheese, spinach. Finish this day with a delicious dinner followed by a campfire and music.
Overnight stay in apartments by the river.
After breakfast, you are going to visit the waterfalls in Martin Brod, a must-see in National Park Una. Later on, we are going to Sarajevo with a few stops through smaller towns along the way. The first stop is Mrkonjić Grad with a visit to a memorial museum of the first ZAVNOBiH session, which is the center of the city's cultural and social life.
On your way to Sarajevo, you will visit Jajce and of course the breathtaking Pliva waterfall. Set in the town of Jajce, this 22-meters-high waterfall is the only one in the world located in the city centre. Here you're going to have a lunch break. After the break, you will visit Travnik, the city once used by the Ottoman Governors (Viziers) as their seat of power. Furthermore, you will see the colorful mosque of Sultan Sulejman which is specific for the amount of color interlaced into its decoration.
After Travnik, we continue our trip to Sarajevo - the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Get ready for another full day of adventure! After a relaxing breakfast at the hotel, we embark on a once-in-a-lifetime journey through the magnificent landscapes and natural environment of the Olympic Mountain Bjelasnica and the village ofLukomir.
At almost 1,500 meters above the sea level, there is the highest and most isolated village in Bosnia and Herzegovina - Lukomir. Here you will learn about local traditions that have been preserved for several centuries, taste traditional food, meet local people and hear some amazing legends. Experience their lifestyle, enjoy the traditionally made lunch and coffee and witness some of the most beautiful mountain views you'll ever see. You will also be able to visit the necropolis of medieval tombstones in the vicinity which testify to the centuries-old history.
You will also be able to visit a necropolis of medieval tombstones in the vicinity which testify to the centuries-old history. In the late afternoon, you'll return to Sarajevo followed by a guided tour of the city and dinner in a local restaurant.
In the morning, you'll leave Sarajevo and head toward Skakavac waterfall which is 12 km away from Sarajevo, above the Nahorevo village where our hiking tour begins.
This natural area covers 1430.7 hectares and is rich in plant and animal species leading to the 98m high Skakavac Waterfall which is considered to be the second-highest waterfall in Europe. The tour lasts for 6 hours, depending on tempo and finishes at Crepoljsko where there is a mountain hut where you will have lunch. Here, the driver will be waiting for you and will take you back to the hotel in Sarajevo.
Relax at your hotel, then head out into the city and explore Sarajevo's diverse culture and heritage, as well as the unique culinary scene that combines Balkan delights with Eastern flavors.
This day is reserved for exploring several of Herzegovina's most popular attractions. The first stop of our tour is the town of Konjic where we are going to visit Tito’s bunker. Amazing infrastructure, heritage, and history in one place! Tito’s bunker near Konjic has been a secret in the former Yugoslavia for years. It was built secretly from 1953 to 1979 and its main purpose was to serve as a military operations center and shelter for President Tito, his family and closest associates in case of a nuclear disaster.
This provides a real experience of traveling back in time to the period of the former Yugoslavia where you will have the opportunity to personally visit Tito's office and, for a moment, experience what it feels like to sit in the chair of one of the most influential statesmen of the 20th century. The next destination after short driving is town Blagaj, where you will have a lunch break. After lunch, we will explore Blagaj town and the river Buna spring, one of the largest and most beautiful springs in Europe.
The afternoon will be reserved for a photo safari at Hutovo Blato Nature Park. This unique submediterranean swamp „Hutovo blato“ is known as a green oasis with an abundance of freshwater in which are very suitable life conditions for lots of bird and animal species. Hutovo blato is also considered as one of the biggest wintering places for birds in Europe.
After enjoying the natural environment of the swamp you will proceed to your hotel in Mostar. After a short break, get ready for a thrilling zip-line ride over beautiful rocky and delicious dinner in a restaurant overlooking the Old Bridge.
With your experienced guide, you’ll embark on a canoe trip that starts off slow before the river changes into a dynamic flow towards the estuary. You will be able to enjoy the beautiful atmosphere of the pristine nature wherever you turn. During the summer months, the water temperature is around 20 degrees Celsius, which makes it ideal for canoeing or swimming.
Trip Length: About 8 km
After the canoeing in the clean river Trebizat, you will have some rest and a delicious traditional lunch - veal prepared traditionally by local people that perfectly complements today's adventure.
On the way to Trebinje, you will visit one of the most beautiful and famous caves in Bosnia and Herzegovina - the Vjetrenica Cave. Vjetrenica is characterised by an extremely rich cave world with more than 200 different species of animals, many of which are endemic and were first found and recorded in Vjetrenica.
After dinner in Trebinje, it is time to go back to Mostar to get some rest or take the opportunity to buy souvenirs and local crafts.
The last day of the adventure takes us to Kupres, a small town situated at an altitude of 1,200 meters. This is our final destination, where we should feel relaxed, refreshed and renewed! This region is particularly known for active tourism where can engage in various activities, such as skiing, hiking, horse riding, and cycling.
Upon arrival in Kupres, we embark on a cycling tour with local guides and you will have a freshly prepared outdoor lunch and get lost in the beauty of nature everywhere you look. Feel the wind rush in your hair and enjoy a fantastic time out on your bike along these scenic routes through forests and valleys.
After cycling, it's time for horse-riding adventures and paintball in nature followed by a dinner to share the overall impressions and experiences you are likely to remember forever. You will love this tour so much, we know you will brag about it to all your friends!