Our most recommended things to do in Bosnia and Herzegovina
1. Mostar & Kravica Waterfall: Small Group Tour from Dubrovnik
Depart Dubrovnik and journey in a small group to the border of Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina. Continue to the small coastal town of Neum, admiring the pretty scenery of the Adriatic coast along the way. Make your way to the Kravica Waterfalls complex to see the amazing tufa cascades of the River Trebižat drop 25 meters through the lush green forest. In the springtime the force of the water can be truly dramatic, whilst in the summer and fall the pools become shallow enough for a refreshing swim. Next, drive to the historic city of Mostar to explore the old town and see the famous Old Bridge over the Neretva River. Take a short walking tour with a local guide and learn more about the town and its monuments. Benefit from some free time to explore on your own and enjoy a local meal. Travel back to Dubrovnik and get dropped off at your pick-up point.
This is a long tour = 12 hour day. Mostar can be hot in summer. Maria the tour guide does a great job with Dubrovnik Select Tours. Bus tends to be small, not so comfortable for long rides, but good value overall.
2. Mostar Full-Day Trip from Dubrovnik
After departure from Dubrovnik you will take a short break on the Dubrovnik bridge for some scenic photography of the town. Continue along the Adriatic coast while learning about the various sites that you encounter along your route. When the tour reaches the town of Neum you can take a break for shopping and morning coffee. The tour then proceeds through a picturesque delta of the River Neretva to the small town of Pocitelj. In Pocitelj you will have an opportunity for sightseeing and free time. Pocitelj is a beautiful cultural and historical site featuring structures from the 15th century. Continuing to Medjugorje you will have more time for sightseeing and discovery. Medjugorje is a spiritual and religious site and is one of the most famous pilgrim destinations in the Catholic world. Since the apparition of Our Lady of Peace in 1981 this place has been visited by pilgrims and touris...
The trip was so good! The organisers were super accommodating with pick ups and on time. We didn’t have any trouble getting through the borders. You go first to the waterfalls which a beautiful I think entry to that was 80kunas then we drove to Mostar. The walking tour there was ok. You go to another small town on your way back. Throughout the drive the driver is telling you all about the areas you are driving through which was great as we learnt so much
3. Dubrovnik: Kravica Waterfalls and Mostar Day Trip
Start your journey in Dubrovnik and enjoy a less than 2-hour drive with your English-speaking driver. Discover the scenic routes of Croatia and across the border to Bosnia and Herzegovina. First, stop at the Kravica falls, one of the best-kept secrets of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The falls created by the river Trebizat provide a relaxing background for swimming and picnics in summer. Then, continue to your next stop, the city of Mostar. Join your local guide for a tour of the narrow cobblestone streets of the old town. Then marvel at the Old Bridge that crosses the river Neretva. Finally, stop at the medieval town of Počitelj, before going back to Dubrovnik.
We were picked up from the hotel. The ride was comfortable and the driver Luka was wonderful. It was like a mini tour along the way during the drive. In Mostar Irfaan, our local guide, explained us about the history of the place and showed us the beautiful city. On our way back we stopped at the Kravice waterfall. Very serene and beautiful. Not many tourists.Overall a very memorable trip and highly recommended to anyone travelling to Croatia.
4. Sarajevo: Tunnel War Tour
Board a bus in Sarajevo and head out of the city. During the bus ride, find out how the war started, why the National Library of BH was destroyed, and how many people died. While driving to the Tunnel Museum along the Sniper Alley, listen to stories about what life was like during these years of darkness. After this introduction, discover the story of a vitally important 800 m long tunnel that connected the occupied and free Sarajevo territories. Upon arrival at the museum, pass through one part of the original tunnel and see the movie about the war in Sarajevo. Listen as your guide explains the role of the tunnel during the siege, its construction, use method and will happily answer all your questions. On the way back to the town, talk about Sarajevo and its future with your guide.
Excellent experience. Our guide was very knowledgeable about the war, and included personal experiences. I highly recommened this tour!
5. From Split: Mostar Tour with Kravica Waterfall
A scenic route takes you through picturesque villages of Bosnia and Herzegovina as you approach Počitelj. This small medieval town was built on a rocky cliff on the Neretva River and gives a great overview of the Ottoman Empire. Take a short ride to Mostar – a city from the past. Explore the city with a local guide, find yourself bedazzled at the sight of the famous Stari Most (Old Bridge), connecting two medieval towers, giving the city a widely recognizable visual identity. See young locals showing off their daredevil stunts. Cross the bridge to check out the Ottoman quarter, attractively restored after the War in the nineties. Check out the old Bazar, the Mosque and, after the walking tour, explore the city on your own. This city will inspire you with its oriental structured streets and buildings, friendly people, tasty food, and very distinctive coffee culture, which might remind yo...
The trip to Mostar was a delight, as the historic city is beautiful, photogenic and provides a colorful change of landscape and culture, compared to Croatia, from the mosques, to the burek pastry and the Turkish coffee, served in cute little cups. In the morning a first stop was mode in Pocitelj, the first opportunity for a short hike, beautiful photos, and an enjoyable coffee break. The next stop was Mostar, where the temperature was really hot compared to Split. The local guide, Ana Maria, was really good at providing interesting and concise information about the history (old and new) of the place, as well as practical tips, and thus covering the introduction that should have been done by the Croatian guide (otherwise a funny guy), presumably. Border crossing was rather time consuming. On the way back to Split, a refreshing stop is made at Kravica waterfall. While the water is too cold for swimming, the scenery is lush and makes one forget about the hike back :-).
6. Mostar Day Tour From Split
Your tour starts at 7:00 AM in Split and you will head out to experience the ambiance of Bosnia and Herzegovina when visiting the incredible city of Mostar. Mostar is a small picturesque town, famous for its Old Bridge from the 16th century and professional jumpers who jump from the bridge into the cold Neretva River to impress visitors. The architecture here presents a symbol of tolerance: a shared life between Muslims, Christians, and Jews. A local guide will great you there and you will have a guided tour followed by 2 hours of free time for you to explore the rich culture of the city. The last stop on the tour depends on what the majority of the group wants to see. You can either visit the wonderful Kravica waterfalls where you can go swimming during the summer months or you can visit the Medjugorje Sanctuary where the Virgin Mary appeared in front of six witnesses. After the last s...
Super interessante und abwechslungsreiche Tour nach Bosnien Herzegowina. Gute Organisation und sicherer Transport. Zunächst wurde ein kleiner Ort besucht, danach ging es nach Mostar mit Stadtführung und Zeit zur freien Verfügung. Der Abschluss bildete ein Aufenthalt an wunderschönen Wasserfällen. Guide Josipa war sehr engagiert, ging immer auf die Wünsche der Teilnehmenden ein und begleitete den Tag sehr kompetent und sympathisch.
7. Sarajevo: Bosnian War and Fall of Yugoslavia Tour
Explore the war history of Sarajevo on this informative walking tour and learn about the 4 long years that the city and its people suffered under the constant threat of bombing. Visit the main locations from the 1992 to 1995 war following the Siege of Sarajevo. See remnants of monuments kept as a reminder that it should never happen again. Hear the story about the Tunnel of Hope and get a better understanding of this memorial by watching a short movie made during the war. Pause to reflect at the site of one of the largest massacres at Markale Market, and visit the Yellow fortress to see best panorama of Sarajevo where tour guide explains how Yugoslavia fall apart and how Sarajevo ended up in siege. Admire the view from the Vidikovac viewpoint. Visit the Olympic complex and its cemetery, and hear how it was host to the 1984 Olympic Games, just a few years before the Bosnian War.
Very interesting tour to understand the history of the city and country! Adnan the guide had a lot of important background knowledge to provide context
8. Mostar and Medjugorje: Full Day from Trogir or Split
You’ll have the choice of departing from Trogir or Split on this full-day trip to the historical city of Mostar and the religious pilgrimage site of Medjugorje. In Mostar, your local tour guide will provide an introduction to the history of this city known as a window to the Orient. You’ll visit the old Bazaar, and admire the picturesque shops and workshops. See the city’s main mosque and then enjoy a walk across the famous 16th-century Turkish bridge, after which the town was named. You’ll have free time for shopping and the opportunity to taste authentic Bosnian specialties. Your second and final destination is the famous pilgrimage center in Medjugorje. For pilgrims and those who are looking for something spiritual there is a holy mass held, along with a visit to Apparition Mountain, where it is believed that the Virgin Mary made her first appearance to local children in 1981. Enj...
This day tour exceeded our expectations, thanks to our guide Mile, the time on the road was as interesting as the tour itself. Mile shared a lot of interesting facts regarding Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, and in Mostar, we had an excellent guide sharing the city's history while guiding us through the old town. We had the opportunity to dine at an amazing restaurant called Tima-Irma an enjoyed a local mixed meat platter feast for two at very reasonable price. The Apparition Hill (a religious site) visit in Medjugorge was nice too, however this involves a bit of hiking on a rocky hill, which means proper footwear is recommended. The hike itself was worth it even for normal tourists. The tour lasted exactly 12 hours, border crossings were smooth and I thank the organisers for a well managed trip!
9. Sarajevo: Grand Walking Tour
The city that is commonly associated with the siege in the 1990s has plenty more to offer. City that from which First World War started and where you had first Winter Olympic Games in communistic country have more history to offer. Join us on a journey through the past where the guide will reveal the small and big secrets of this city and introduce you to the mysticism of Sarajevo streets and alleys. The tour will take you to the main sights of the Ottoman and Austro-Hungarian architecture and will show you a unique line where East meets West. Enjoy the scent of fresh made coffee, flavors from hookah, sound of church bells and call from the minarets. Learn about the assassination that triggered the First World War and discover why Sarajevo is called European Jerusalem. City Hall/National Library Spite House Sarajevo fortresses Streets Bravadziluk and Kazandziluk (old handcrafts) Seb...
Bojan was a fantastic guide! He was very knowledgeable and offered great tips outside of the tour. Highly recommended!
10. Private Tour: Sarajevo Walking Tour
The city of Sarajevo represents the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is a place where different cultures meet and makes Sarajevo a unique multicultural center. It is also a city where great empires ruled and left marks all over the country like the Ottoman Empire, Austria-Hungarian Empire, Communist Yugoslavia and the modern period of independence. Is there a better example of a multi-confessional society than four religious temples within a 100 meter radius? The sounds and prayers one can hear at the same time represents a feeling which cannot be described but has to be experienced. The scent of authentic coffee, the smell of a traditional kitchen, the historical appearance of the old part of the town, friendly citizens and the soul of the city itself will definitely guarantee an excellent vacation. Can you imagine that Sarajevo was the center of the world in 1984? It was the yea...
Zara (spelling) was a wondeful tour guide. She was very knowledgeable and personable, and her English was excellent. I would highly recommend this tour.
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