Bosnia and Herzegovina has a long and exiting history, being occuied by the Ottomans for almost 500 years, and being a part of the Austrian-Hungarian empire, before becoming a part of Yugoslavia. On this nine-day tour you will experience many of the most interesting sites and cities of the country.
Join Relax Tours on this great adventure of the Balkan Peninsula, we garantee that you will have an unforgettable experience.
P/N: Praying will be arranged during the tour.
DAY 1 SARAJEVO:
Arrival at Butmir airport where our Relax Tours guide will welcome you at the airport. We check in at the hotel, and have a half day city tour through the city center. We have halal dinner at the hotel.
DAY 2 SARAJEVO – OLYMPYC MOUNTAINS:
After breakfast we have a sightseeing tour of Sarajevo, where you will experience the beautiful Ottoman style mosques and architecture, the old quarters still maintain an authentic Turkish carsija with oriental sweet shops, cafés, and traditional Bosnian food. During the tour our guide will tell you about the most famous religious, cultural, historical and economic monuments in Sarajevo such as: The Old City Hall, Old handcrafts street, Gazi Husrev bey’s mosque, Eternalflame. Noon prayer in Gazi Husrey bey mosque or Baščaršijska mosque. We continue to the Olympic mountains about 30 minute drive from Sarajevo where we will enjoy a lelicious halal lunch about 2000meters about sea level. After lunch you will have time on your own to enjoy the specacular mountains, with hiking, biking or even taking the ski lift to the top. In the afternoon we return to Sarajevo, where we have halal dinner in a traditional restaurant.
DAY 3 SARAJEVO – TRAVNIK – VLAŠIC MOUNTAIN:
Breakfast and check out from the hotel. From Sarajevo we drive to Travnik. Travnik was for over 150 years, the vizier, the Ottoman Sultan representative in Bosnia and where he had his headquearters. In Travnik we will visit the Old Town, the birth house of the famous nobel prize winner Ivo Andric and Sulejmanija Mosque. We have a noon prayer in Sulejmanija Mosque followed by a halal lunch in a traditional restaurant on the spring of Plava Voda. From Travnik we drive to Vlasic mountain, a mountain over 2000 meters above sea level, where you will have time to enjoy the fresh mountain air. Halal dinner at local traditional restaurant.
Breakfast and check out of the hotel. We drive to Jajce where we will have a tour in the Royal City museum, see the beautiful 20 meter high waterfalls and visit the AVNOJ grounding of ex-Yugoslavia museum. Noon prayer Esma Sultana Mosque in Jajce. From Jajce we drive to Pliva lakes where there will be time to enjoy the beautiful surroundings. Pliva lakes are situated in a pure nature area and in the middle separated with several mills built during the Ottoman era. They are known as “mličići” (small mills). Lunch at local seafood restoraunt. We arrive to Bihac in the afternoon, and will enjoy a halal dinner and spend the night in Bihac.
DAY 5 BIHAĆ:
After breakfast we drive to Una national park. Una national park have some of the most preserved natural division of Europe, Strback and Martinbrod waterfalls, and the river Una. Noon prayer in Fethija mosque. Lunch in local restaraunt on the river bank. ( halal or seafood ). After lunch we will have a city tour of Bihac, and eat dinner at the hotel.
DAY 6 BIHAĆ – B. GRAHOVO – LIVNO – MOSTAR:
Breakfast and check out of the hotel. On our way to Mostar we drive through Livanjsko field, one of the most significant fields in Bosnia. We have a half day city tour in Livno. Noon prayer in Hajji Ahmed the Ducat Minter’s Mosque in Livno. Lunch at local restaurant before proceeding to Mostar. Arrival in Mostar in the afternoon where we have a panoramic city tour. Check in at hotel, and dinner at a local restaurant.
DAY 7 MOSTAR – BLAGAJ – POČITELJ – BLAGAJ:
Breakfast and a guided tour of Mostar, where we can experience the Stari Most bridge and the Ottoman part of the city. We drive from Mostar to Blagaj where we visit Dervish Tekia. Noon prayer in Tekia and lunch with fresh river fish menu. After lunch we visit Počitilj, and old Ottoman city. In the afternoon we return to Mostar where we will have a Halal dinner.
DAY 8 MOSTAR – JABLANICA – KONJIC – SARAJEVO:
Breakfast and check out of the hotel. On our way to Sarajevo we stop in Konjic for Halal lunch. Noon prayer in one of the mosques in Konjic, and a visit to a destroyed minaret from the war. We continue to Sarajevo, where the afternonn is freetime. Halal Dinner in the hotel.
DAY 9 SARAJEVO DEPARTURE:
Breakfast and check out of the hotel. A visit to the “Tunnel of Hope”, war museum. The tunnel was the only way to get in and out of Sarajevo during the siege of the city. From the museum we visit Vrelo Bosne, the spring of Bosna, a protected natural area. After Vrelo Bosne we drive to Butmir airport for the departure.
-Accommodation for 8 nights on HB basis at 4* hotel or similar
-All land transport
-All sightseeing mentioned in the itinerary
-English speaking tour guide for all sightseeing tours.
– English speaking tour guide from Relax Tours.
-Bottle of mineral water during sightseeing
Price does not include:
– Extra meals or drinks not mentioned above
– Tips and personal expenses
This tour combination is merely a suggestion, and Relax Tours can arrange a tour that best fits the needs of your group. We can arrange shorter tours, or different tour combinations.
For more information, enquiries or prices, please contact us by phone or email. We look forward to hearing from you and helping you create a great trip around the Balkan Peninsula.