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Sarajevo: War Tour with Tunnel of Hope and Trebevic Mountain

1. Sarajevo: War Tour with Tunnel of Hope and Trebevic Mountain

Travel back to the bygone war times on a war and history tour of Sarajevo with a hassle-free pickup from your hotel included. Visit the Tunnel of Hope War Museum, Sniper Alley, and Yellow Fortress, learning about these landmarks from your local guide on the way. Take a comfortable ride from the hotel to the first stop of this experience, the Tunnel of Hope. Wander through its passages and learn about the important role it had throughout the siege. Listen to stories of how it transported supplies and people during the war. Pass through the Sniper Alley, and take in the Yugoslav-era structures that bear the scars of the wars. Upon reaching the Yellow Fortress, be treated to a captivating view of Sarajevo's landscape. Listen to stories about the siege and how this fortress defended against enemy forces. Stop by the grave of Sarajevo's Romeo and Juliet, an emotional representation of love during the siege. Pass by the Chapel of Princip Gavrilo, gaining insights into the Sarajevo Assassination and the beginning of World War 1. Stop at the Latin Bridge, a symbolic landmark filled with historic events. Finally, gear up for a cable car trip to Trebević mountain, a frontline historical place that played a significant role during Sarajevo's Bosnian War. Enjoy at views of the Olympic Mountains before wrapping up the experience. Find yourself rewinding the moments of the day as you return to the old downtown.

From Sarajevo: Full-Day Hiking Lukomir Village Small Group

2. From Sarajevo: Full-Day Hiking Lukomir Village Small Group

Lukomir is located just 42 kilometers away from Sarajevo and represents the highest settled village in Bosnia and Herzegovina and one of the main Bosnian tourist attractions. The stone houses with wooden roofs and women still wearing traditional clothes are main characteristics of local life from April until December when the village is reachable. Settled at the height of 1,495 meters on the top of Bjelasnica Mountain, Lukomir has stayed out of human touch and represents the most traditional nomadic lifestyle. Indeed, access to the village is impossible from the first snows in December until late April and sometimes even later, except by skis or on foot. Lukomir is known for its traditional attire and the women still wear the hand-knitted costumes that have been worn for centuries. Local food such as pie, domestic donuts, traditional Bosnian coffee and admirable sightseeing are definitely the kind of experience you do not want to miss. Let’s make one more experience together. From there, you can do some magnificent hiking in the area along the ridge of the Rakitnica Canyon, which drops 800 meters down below.

Natural Wonders:Bijambare and Vrelo Bosne Tour from Sarajevo

3. Natural Wonders:Bijambare and Vrelo Bosne Tour from Sarajevo

Embark on a seamless journey as your driver picks you up from your hotel and escorts you to the captivating Bijambare Cave. Upon arrival, you have the option to take a delightful train ride or embark on a scenic hike through lush forests, immersing yourself in the beauty of nature. Explore the upper and lower caves, marveling at the breathtaking formations of stalactites and stalagmites that adorn the underground world. Afterward, take a well-deserved break and indulge in a cup of tea or coffee at the mountain ambient cafe. Then, we'll continue our adventure to the enchanting Vrelo Bosne. Along the way, savor the opportunity to taste traditional Bosnian food, adding a culinary delight to your journey. In Vrelo Bosne park, be captivated by the verdant surroundings and the tranquil waters of the Bosna River. Immerse yourself in the serene ambiance and perhaps encounter graceful swans gliding across the surface. As an optional activity, embark on a charming horse carriage ride through the picturesque oak alley, revealing the architectural splendor of the Austro-Hungarian monarchy. Admire the most beautiful villas and houses that showcase the grandeur of a bygone era. This tour seamlessly combines the exploration of captivating caves, the embrace of nature's beauty, the taste of traditional flavors, and the opportunity to delve into the region's rich history. It's a journey that promises unforgettable memories and a deep appreciation for the wonders of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

From Sarajevo to Visoko - Bosnian Pyramid Valley

4. From Sarajevo to Visoko - Bosnian Pyramid Valley

Visit Visoko and decide for yourself whether Bosnia and Herzegovina also has pyramids? In this complex, you will not only see the pyramids, which were discovered in 2005, but also the entire complex that contains tunnels and parks. Explore Bosnian pyramid valley in Visoko, including historic and recreational part. Prehistoric tunnel Ravne is a network of tunnels below the Bosnian pyramid valley, which can be also be visited, if the guests desire. Besides the tunnel, Park Ravne 2, centered on enormous green surface suitable for relaxation and strolls, is currently the most visited arheological tourist park in the Balkans. The employees of this complex will provide us with the lectures about the origin of these pyramids, as well as medicinal ions found in the tunnels.

From Sarajevo: Olympic Mountains Private Trip

5. From Sarajevo: Olympic Mountains Private Trip

Explore and learn about Olympic Sarajevo on this private guided tour. In 1984, Sarajevo hosted the 14th Olympic Winter Games, introducing Sarajevo to the world. The mountains that surround Sarajevo were perfectly suited to host the Olympic Games. The period of organizing the Olympic Games changed the face of Sarajevo, particularly in terms of construction. Whole new villages arose in the same period. Visiting these Olympic sights will take you back in time to when Sarajevo was the center of the World. For this tour, you can choose to visit either Igman and Bjelasnica or Trebevic and Jahorina. Fresh air, thick woods, Olympic history, and the rich green landscape will offer great relaxation and replenish your soul.

Private Tour from Sarajevo: Vrelo Bosne Nature Park

6. Private Tour from Sarajevo: Vrelo Bosne Nature Park

After just a half an hour drive from the city center, you will arrive to a very peaceful and green area of Sarajevo. The name of this tour says it all. Vrelo, meaning springs, are the main attraction, and these springs are of the river Bosna, located in the central part of our heart-shaped country. The River flows along the country and the spring is the greatest in all of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The springs and the surrounding nature of the Igman mountain present a beautiful natural complex, ideal for family relaxation. It also offers fresh, crisp air even in hot summer days.  Swans, man natural water features, fresh breeze off of Igman mountain, rich green vegetation, parks for kids and an Eco-zone all contribute to making this the perfect family outing! The tour is ideal for family with children.

Vlašić mountain, Ilomska waterfall: hiking, mountain lunch.

7. Vlašić mountain, Ilomska waterfall: hiking, mountain lunch.

We'll start the day by picking you up from the pick up place in the morning and driving towards Vlašić mountain, which is located about 150 km from Sarajevo. The drive will take approximately 2.5 hours, during which you can sit back, relax, and enjoy the stunning scenery along the way. Once we arrive at Vlašić mountain, our friendly and professional guides will take you on an exhilarating mountain tour. We'll explore the stunning natural beauty of the mountain and enjoy breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape. You'll also have the chance to learn about the history and culture of the area from our knowledgeable guides. After our mountain tour, we'll stop for a delicious mountain lunch at a local restaurant. You'll have the opportunity to try some traditional Bosnian dishes and enjoy the stunning views of the mountain while you eat. Next, we'll head to the impressive Ilomska canyon, where we'll visit the stunning Ilomska waterfall. The waterfall is between 25 and 30 meters high and is one of the most beautiful natural wonders in Bosnia and Herzegovina. You'll have the chance to take photos, breathe in the fresh air, and soak up the stunning scenery of the waterfall and the canyon. Finally, we'll visit the charming town of Travnik and its sights. Travnik is a historic town that was once the capital of the Ottoman province of Bosnia and Herzegovina. We'll visit the famous 15th-century castle, which offers stunning views of the town and the surrounding countryside. We'll also see some of the town's historic mosques and visit the birthplace of Nobel laureate Ivo Andrić. After our visit to Travnik, we'll end the tour by dropping you off at a central location in Sarajevo, where you can explore more on your own. Join us for an exciting adventure to Vlašić mountain and the Ilomska waterfall, and experience the stunning natural beauty and rich cultural heritage of Bosnia and Herzegovina!

From Sarajevo: Half Day Hiking Tour to Skakavac Waterfalls

8. From Sarajevo: Half Day Hiking Tour to Skakavac Waterfalls

Located approximately 12 km south of Sarajevo, Skakavac Waterfall is a hidden gem tucked away in the heart of Bosnia and Herzegovina. With a height of 98 meters, the waterfall may not have large quantities of water, but its mesmerizing beauty makes it a top destination for nature enthusiasts. The hiking difficulty for this tour is classified as Low or Beginner friendly, so it’s perfect for nature lovers of all ages and abilities. Our expert guides will take you through one of the many trails available, and you’ll get to experience the beauty of Skakavac Waterfall up close and personal. Alongside the trail, you’ll discover multiple water springs with drinkable water, and we highly recommend bringing your own water bottle so you can try the fresh spring water. This approximately 9 km tour lasts approximately 4 hours, and the maximum elevation is 400m. Resting stops are included along the way, and there are plenty of benches for you to catch your breath, especially on the lower path leading to the bottom of the waterfall.

Sarajevo: Trebević Mountain Summit Hiking Tour

9. Sarajevo: Trebević Mountain Summit Hiking Tour

If you are looking for a fun way to spend the day in nature, but you don't want to go way too far from Sarajevo city, the perfect solution is to take a short hike on the mountain Trebević. Experience the joy of slow travel and spend a day in nature. As the city of Sarajevo is surrounded by mountains, one of the go-to choices for locals and travelers is spending the day outdoors at Trebević mountain. This is the closest mountain to the city and you need less than 20 minutes with the cable car ride to reach one of the peaks. This particular mountain was very important, since during the 14th Winter Olympic games, many visitors came to see the bobsleigh tracks. Being one of the 13 bobsleigh tracks in the world, one would imagine it would stay popular to this day. In a way, it definitely is popular but not with athletes but with artists who use it as a canvas to paint various graffiti. Overview The tour starts from the old town of Sarajevo, where you will take a cable car and enjoy the sightseeing views. As you reach the top of the mountain Trebević, our journey starts from the Pino Hotel, from where we will go through foresty paths and pass by several natural springs of clear water of the Tri Budalasa spring. Following a short break, our journey continues along the ridge of mt. Trebević, from where we ascend towards the summit. At this point, the elevation is 1629 m above sea level. As we reach the summit, a mesmerizing panoramic view of the city will be presented. This peak holds a very important place at the heart of locals, as it's their closest mountain and it's often nicknamed "the lungs of Sarajevo". On our way back, we will descend through the old Austro-Hungarian trail. It's important to note that you will also be able to see frontlines and war trenches from the Bosnian war, as well as the abandoned Olympic bobsleigh track. Our very knowledgeable guides will provide you with insights and stories of war, its impact, and the aftermath that struck the people of Sarajevo and Bosnia and Herzegovina. The return to the city will be guided through local mahale neighborhood, where you will learn about the daily life of the locals. The goal of the tour is to promote not only hiking but sustainable travel as well as lowering your carbon footprint. Join us for this amazing and exhilarating hiking adventure!

Trebević mountain hiking tour

10. Trebević mountain hiking tour

We start the tour from the place where the cable car starts, in the part of the city called Bistrik. The cable car offers an incredible view of the city, where you can take photos and learn more about the main locations of the city from a bird's eye view. After we arrive at Trebević, from the cable car through the forest, we will go down to the Pino hotel, which will take us about 10 minutes. From the Pino hotel, we climb to the top in about 3 hours, depending on breaks and weather conditions. After we prepare for climbing, we leave the hotel on the trail called H1. All trails are marked and safe. We will take the first long break at the mountain lodge of Jure Franko, from which you can see the peak and refresh yourself with something from their offer. After the rest, we continue climbing, this time not all the way through the forest but on a slightly steeper path, for which you need to be more physically prepared, but also relax and enjoy. We take a second long break at the top, from a place whose altitude is 1629m. Returning through the forest, down the hill, will benefit you and definitely relax you. After we return to the point from which we started - Hotel Pino, we climb the cable car and finish our adventure tour.

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based on 6 reviews

Such a friendly and informative guide. The park is a great place to get rid of the crowd. Totally recommended

The guide was nice and friendly he gave us a background idea about the place and took us back to our hotel

Great organization. Very nice private guide "Vedo". Polite, helpful and informative.

Great activity, cooperative & informative guide. I enjoyed this short time activity!