Day 1: Sarajevo
Upon arrival at the Sarajevo Airport, transfer to your selected hotel in Sarajevo. The rest of the day is free at leisure.
Day 2: Sarajevo - Vrelo Bosne - Sarajevo
After breakfast at the hotel, enjoy a sightseeing tour of Sarajevo with a local guide. Variety of cultures and religions, as well as three contrasting components of the town from former times are the reason to visit Sarajevo. Baščaršija is Sarajevo's old bazaar and the historical and cultural centre of the city. First, we start with Baščaršija Square itself and its famous fountain called Sebilj and learn the whole story behind it. Later we move on towards Kazandžiluk Street (Coppersmith's Street), burned library (Vijecnica), with a thorough explanation regarding the two distanced fortresses, as well as the Yellow and White Bastion. We then learn about a few bridges, including Šeher Ćehaja and the Latin Bridge. The Latin Bridge is World famous due to one unfortunate event that took place there, the assassination of Franz Ferdinand. We will than continue walking and see the Imperial Mosque, the Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque, the Clock Tower and a few other must see spots not to be missed.
In afternoon we drive to Vrelo Bosne. Vrelo Bosne is a spring of the river of the same name and it is one of the most famous landmarks in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Vrelo Bosne is located on the outskirts of Sarajevo, near Ilidža, below the slopes of mountains Igman and Bjelasnica. The spring of this river is certainly one of the most famous scenes of natural beauty in the region. It consists of several small islands, connected with bridges over numerous small streams. Return to hotel in Sarajevo where you'll stay overnight.
Day 3: Olympic Mountains - Trebević Mountain - Bjelašnica Mountain
Today we discover the Olympic mountains, where the winter Olympic games were held in 1984. Our first stop is Trebević Mountain, connected to Sarajevo with a cable car, destroyed during the war in the 90's and completely renovated in 2018. We'll enjoy beautiful panoramic views from the mountain, while walking around the plateau. Trebević Mountain hosted sledding and bob sledding competitions during the Olympics and the ruins of the bob sleds can still be seen today. We then continue to Bjelašnica Mountain, the highest part of the Dinaric Alps, located south of Sarajevo. Bjelašnica Mountain hosted the Alpine skiing competitions during the Olympics and is still a popular recreational centre for the locals all year long. On our way back to Sarajevo, we will stop in the small authentic Bosnian mountain village Umoljani. Overnight stay at the hotel in Sarajevo.
Day 4: Bijambare Nature park
Bijambare Nature Park with Bijambare Cave is located 40 kilometres north of Sarajevo. Bijambare is a nature lovers dream with clear waters, caves and pine forests. The park offers bicycle, education and forest trails, you can also enjoy a tourist train ride, that runs from the entrance to the centre of the nucleus. In the area of Bijambare there are 8 caves but only one is open for visitors, which we will visit today. Srednja Bijambarska Cave is approx. 500 metres long and consists of four halls that are rich in cave decorations and is considered as one of the most beautiful in the country. Return to Sarajevo where you'll stay overnight.
Day 5: Sarajevo
Full day at leisure to explore the city on your own.
Day 6: Departure
After breakfast enjoy some free time until departure. Transfer to Sarajevo Airport for your onward journey.
Private Guided Tour Package Includes:
- 5 nights' Accommodation in Sarajevo in selected 4 or 5 star hotels
- Breakfast Daily
- Arrival and Departure Transfers
- Private transportation throughout with driver/guide from Day 2 til Day 4
- Entrance fees: Cable car ride to Mt Trebevič and Bijambare Nature park incl. entrance to the cave and tourist train ride
- Luggage handling in hotels not included (if requested, supplement might apply)
- Baby cots, baby seats not included (if requested, supplement might apply)
- Any additional entrance fees that are not included in the quotation will be added as supplement
- Tips for guide/driver/assistants not included
- Airfare not included
- Visa (if required) not included; We can provide invitation/confirmation letter for visa application
- Anything not mentioned in 'Package Includes'
4 Star Hotels (or similar):
- Sarajevo: Hollywood 4*
5 Star Hotels (or similar):
- Sarajevo: Malak Regency 5*
Tour Prices are per person twin share in Australian Dollars. Conditions apply and escorted tours are subject to change and availability. Prices are subject to currency fluctuations. (km)