Let Saray Bosnia Travel Agency guides you on an amazing adventure through the Balkans to explore the historical richness, Medieval towns, tourist jewels, and pure and breathtaking nature of these beautiful countries.
Sarajevo – arrival, panoramic tour, and accommodation
Welcoming at SJJ Airport, panoramic tour, introducing the basic information about the country, city, weather, people, currency, and best places where to eat. Transfer to the hotel, check-in, arrangement of the timing, and schedule for the following day.
Free time and overnight in Sarajevo.
The Sarajevo Tunnel of Hope (famous war tunnel) museum, Sarajevo city tour, Sarajevo cable car, Olympic mountain Trebevic, Sunnyland entertainment park
After breakfast in the hotel, we will start our day with a visit to The Sarajevo Tunnel of Hope (Bosnian: Tunel spasa) museum. The tunnel was an underground tunnel constructed between March and June 1993 during the Siege of Sarajevo.
After the Tunnel, we are going to explore the Old Town and city center of Sarajevo. As part of the City tour, you will see the historical monuments of Sarajevo city. This walking tour will provide you with information about every aspect of living in Sarajevo nowadays and in the past. You will enjoy a delightful mixture of Ottoman, Austro-Hungarian, and modern heritage.
After the Old Town adventure, we are going to enjoy an unforgettable panoramic cable car ride to the Olympic Mountain Trebevic. During the 1984 Winter Olympic Games, Trebevic was the location of the competition in the bobsled sport discipline.
Today Trebevic is a favorite excursion place for the locals and tourists, where you can walk through the forest, take a bike, have exciting paintball fun in the Brus picnic area, or enjoy in the adrenaline park and have a crazy ride on an alpine coaster in Sunnyland entertainment park.
If you are looking just for a chill we suggest you enjoy the natural ambient and fresh air sitting in one of the many mountain cafes surrounded by the amazing forest.
Free time and overnight in Sarajevo.
Sand pyramids, Biogradska Gora National Park tour, Bjelasica mountain – MNE
After breakfast in the hotel, we will depart for Montenegro.
On our way to the border between B&H and Montenegro, we will visit the “Bosnian Colorado”, the fascinating sand pyramids near Foca. Looking more like scenery from the Wild West than green Bosnia, these Sand Pyramids are a genuine masterpiece of nature. A rare and unique phenomenon, as well as a nature reserve, will unveil an unexpected side of this country.
Our first stop in Montenegro will be at Biograd National Park.
We will have the chance to visit the hidden nature jewels of the Biograd national park and Bjelasica Mountain – the unspoiled forests and the amazing Biograd Lake.
After lunch at the restaurant on Biograd Lake, we are going to discover the beauties of the mountain Bjelasica.
Optionally we can organize an ATV/Quad safari adventure which will allow us to discover the most beautiful areas of the National Park or Bjelasica mountain.
The afternoon will be reserved for enjoyment and relaxation in the SPA and wellness center in the hotel.
Check-in, free time, and overnight in Kolasin.
Djurdjevica Tara Bridge (Unesco), Durmitor National Park (Black Lake), Kolasin
After breakfast in the hotel, we are going to discover the region of Durmitor National Park, the jewel of northern Montenegro, and its breathtaking landscape.
We will visit a must-see place the amazing Black Lake, a natural gem hidden in-between the mountains at 2000 masl. After lunch at the restaurant from where we will enjoy the best lake view, we continue our trip to Kolasin.
Our next stop will be at the Djurdjevica Tara Bridge from where we will admire the Tara river canyon (UNESCO). It’s the second-largest canyon in the world, after the famous Grand Canyon.
The Djurdjevica Tara area offers us a lot of activities such as an amazing Zipline over the beautiful Tara river, and the unforgettable adrenalin adventure – the Tara river rafting…
Free time and overnight in Kolasin.
Podgorica – Niagara waterfalls, Shkoder Lake and Buna river, Rozafa castle, Venice Art Mask Factory, Mesi bridge (ALB)
After breakfast in the hotel, we will depart for Albania.
Before we cross Montenegro – Albanian border, we will stop in the Montenegrin capital – Podgorica, where we will visit the Montenegrian Niagara waterfalls located on the Cemi river.
We start our Skoder adventure by visiting the Mesi bridge over the crystal clear Kir river.
The bridge was built in the 18th century, around 1770, by Kara Mahmud Bushati, the local Ottoman pasha, and spans the Kir River. The building was divided into 2 phases where the first phase was only the middle arc and the arc near it and the second phase included the other 11 arches. The purpose was to connect the city of Shkodër with the city of Drisht and other cities on the northern side. It is 108m long, 3.4 meters wide, and 12.5 meters high with 13 arches, and is one of the longest examples of an Ottoman bridge in the region. It was built as part of the road that goes up the Kir Valley, eventually to Pristina.
After the bridge, we will visit the Venice Art Mask Factory – a taste of Venice in Shkoder.
The mask exhibit at the Venice Art Mask Factory contains the most diverse and exquisite collection of Venetian masks. The display of styles and colors is enough to immediately transport you to the atmosphere of Venice Carnevale! But the factory is in Shkoder, where the passion, creative genius, and business acumen of Edmond Angoni have enabled the creation of one of the most important mask factories in the World!
Our next destination is Rozafa Castle also known as the Shkodër Castle (Albanian: Kalaja e Shkodrës), a castle near the city of Shkodër, in northwestern Albania. It rises imposingly on a rocky hill, 130 meters (430 ft) above sea level, surrounded by the Buna and Drin rivers. Shkodër is the seat of Shkodër County and is one of Albania’s oldest and most historic towns, as well as an important cultural and economic center. From the castle’s viewpoint, we will have the chance to enjoy an unforgettable view over the Shkoder Lake, Buna, and Drini rivers.
Late afternoon will be reserved for a boat cruise through the Buna river and Shkodra Lake (Albanian side). During this beautiful experience, we will enjoy a tour through the lake and see the whole lakeside until the border with Montenegro.
Check-in, free time, and overnight in Shkoder.
Kruja Old Town, Dajti mountain National Park, Tirana, Shkoder
After breakfast in the hotel, we depart for Tirana.
On our way to the Albanian Capital, we will visit the Old Town of Kruja, the center of Albanian resistance against the Ottomans under our national hero Scanderbeg who defeated them in 22 battles including one of the most warriors like sultans Mehmet the Conqueror and resisted the Ottoman occupation for 25 years. We visit the Old Ottoman-style bazaar.
After Kruja, the adventure continues with the cable car ride which will take us to Dajti Mountain which offers numerous opportunities all year round for excursions and recreation. Its untouched nature attracts many visitors during all seasons. Dajti is also a National Park, rich in diversity of flora and fauna.
After enjoying Dajti mt, we will ride to Tirana city center. The Tirana walking tour will lead you first to Skanderbeg Square, the heart of the city, one of the places where people meet, walk, relax, and enjoy concerts, festivals, and events. The Square is named after the national Albanian hero and is one of the biggest squares in Albania. The guide will tell you the story of the main buildings around the square, such as The Clock Tower of Tirana; a first-category cultural monument Et’hem Bey Mosque; located in the center of Tirana, one of the oldest mosques not only in Albania but all over the Balkan The Scanderbeg Square tells us the story of the last 100 years of Tirana.
In the evening we will come back to Shkoder. Free time and overnight in Shkoder.
Ulcinj Old Town, Porto Montenegro marina, Kotor Old Town (Unesco)
After breakfast in the hotel, we depart for Montenegro Riviera.
After entry to Montenegro, we are going to visit the UNESCO-listed Ulcinj Old Town.
Ulcinj Old Town is a lot like many other medieval towns on the Montenegrin Coast. It is encircled by big stone walls and fortresses, which for centuries have been the keepers of the Ulcinj: history, culture, and tradition. For the Old Town, people from Ulcinj say that it is a fortress of unique beauty. During the tour, we will discover many historical sites, and visit the unique Sailors’ Mosque, situated just a few meters from the central beach and the crystal clear Adriatic Sea.
Our next destination is “Balkans Monte Carlo” – The Porto Montenegro marina.
The boulevards of the marina village bring open-air waterfront shopping designed to create an intimate and cosmopolitan environment, ideal for a relaxing stroll with leisurely shopping and fine dining opportunities.
Our today adventure ends in the picturesque and most historical city on the Montenegrin coast, the UNESCO World Heritage-listed town of Kotor, known for its well-preserved medieval walled town.
Check-in, free time, and overnight in Kotor.
Lipa Cave and Lovcen National Park, Budva Old Town (Unesco)
After breakfast in the hotel, we are going to visit Lovcen National Park and the Lipa cave complex.
On the way, we will pass via the most famous section of Montenegrian roads road – Kotor Serpentine, from where we will have a chance to admire the magnificent view over Kotor Bay and the Adriatic Sea.
Our first stop will be at Lovcen National Park, where we will visit Ivanova Korita and Lovcen adventure park.
Our next destination is Lipa Cave – one of the largest cave monuments in Montenegro. Its 2,5 km long system of passages and halls makes it a place you simply must visit while in Montenegro.
The beauty of Lipa cave was recognized and admired by notable historic figures, among which the Montenegrin royalty. Lipa cave was known before Njegosh´s time, and cave expeditions were organized even back then. Various renowned explorers from the 19th century left written documents regarding the cave’s existence and its abundance in cave ornaments, and explorations continue up to this day.
Lipa Cave was opened in 2015 and since then it’s been offering unforgettable tours conducted by trained guides whose kind and helpful attitude adds to the overall experience.
We end our day visiting the most famous city of the Montenegrian Riviera – Budva and exploring the UNESCO World Heritage–listed Old Town of Budva.
Free time and overnight in Kotor.
Trebinje Ottoman bridge, Vjetrenica cave, Stolac Town (Provalije waterfall), Mostar City (B&H)
After breakfast in the hotel, we depart for Bosnia and Herzegovina. Our first stop will be in Trebinje town situated on the banks of the river Trebisnjica, famous for its Mediterranean charm and the beauty of the Arslanagic Bridge, and the natural beauty in its surroundings.
The next stop is at the Vjetrenica cave complex. Vjetrenica (“wind cave”) is the largest and the most famous cave in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The next destination Stolac town developed on the banks of the river Bregava and surrounded by mountains Hrgud and Vidovo polje. Famous for its watermills, good water, mild sky, gentle landscape, and the harmony of the natural beauty of the Provalije waterfall. After lunch in Stolac, we will proceed to the necropolis at Radimlja the best-known area in Herzegovina containing stecci (medieval tombstones).
Our last today destination is the largest city in Herzegovina – Mostar.
Check-in, free time, and overnight in Mostar.
Mostar city tour, Kravice waterfalls, Hutovo Blato nature park, Medieval Town Pocitelj, Blagaj Tekke & Buna river spring, Sarajevo
After breakfast, we will enjoy a walking City Tour of Mostar (UNESCO World Heritage-listed Old Town, Koski Mehmet Pasa Mosque, Karagozbey Mosque, Old Bridge, Ottoman Hamams…).
After the city tour, we are going to Kravice Waterfalls. In one word you will be amazed by untouched nature and amazing waterfalls.
The next stop is in Hutovo Blato nature park. Recreational visits and admiration of the beautiful scenery, whose natural diversity and harmony of forms and colors are breathtaking at any time of the year, as well as the variety of flora and fauna inhabiting the endless swamps, are inviting you to come and visit it. The park offers a lot of fun such as photo safari, sport fishing, and educational pathways.
After spending a nice time in Hutovo blato nature park, we continue our adventure in Pocitelj– a beautiful Medieval stone Town located below the high cliffs above the Neretva river, dominated by the medieval defense fortresses.
After Pocitelj, we will visit Blagaj, here you will enjoy the peace of Dervish House (Tekke) and the beautiful waters of the Buna river. You will experience unique and unforgettable scenes that evoke the beauty and grandeur of this beautiful place.
In the evening we will come back to Sarajevo.
Free time, and overnight in Sarajevo.
Nature Park Vrelo Bosne, Olympic Mountain Jahorina
After breakfast in the hotel, we are going to visit the nature park „Vrelo Bosne“. This is one of the country’s popular natural landmarks, featuring the spring of the River Bosna, and provides a quiet escape and relaxation from the city crowd. The park is magical and it is ideal for walking and enjoying nature. You will enjoy a romantic horse carriage ride via a 3 km straight main avenue (called Velika Aleja) leading into it.
Our next destination is the Olympic mountain Jahorina. Our adventure continues at the Olympic mountain Jahorina. The best ski resort in our Country. You will be able to enjoy nature, fresh air and walk through the forest. For you more active and feel adventurous we suggest you try the unforgettable ride on the biggest alpine coaster in this part of Europe, mountain biking, enjoying a quad safari, paragliding, or one of the panoramic cable car rides.
The end of the day is reserved for shopping in the best malls.
Return to the hotel in the evening. Free time and overnight in Sarajevo.
Breakfast in the hotel. Free time for shopping or walking through the Town.
Departure to the airport.
Here your 12 days tour concludes and unfortunately, it is time to say goodbyes… We hope you have enjoyed your tour with our agency!
- Private transportation by modern air-conditioned vehicle, with all fees included (fuel, tolls, parking…) – including airport transfers.
- Services of an experienced, English-speaking driver/escort (during daily tours – max 9 hours per day)
- Professional Guide Service on selected locations – heritage sights
- Hotel accommodation: 11 nights (bed & breakfast basis), including any obligatory service charges and taxes as levied by the hotel.
- Welcoming refreshment
- Visa fees.
- Travel insurance.
- International airfares and airport taxes.
- Excursions, activities, and sightseeing trips that are not shown as included.
- Attraction and museums entrance fees.
- Charges for extra meals not mentioned above.
- Charges made by the hotels for the use of a higher category of room, certain facilities, extra meals, drinks, laundry, and personal items including any tax or service charge levied for them.
- Tips that are on a voluntary basis.
- All prices are expressed per PAX (based on 2 people traveling together and sharing a double/twin room).
- For a group of 3 up to 4 adult travelers, we grant up to a 10% discount
- For a group of 5 up to 8 travelers we grant up to 15% discount
- For a group of 9 up to 19 travelers, we grant up to 25% discount
- For a group of 20+ travelers, we will calculate special group rates
CHD sharing the room with parents:
3* and 4* HOTELS: 0-7 years FOC; 7+ years 25,00€ in EXB per night
5* HOTELS: 0-5 years FOC; 5-11 years 30,00€ in EXB per night; 11+ years 35,00€ in EXB per night
Maximum number of EXB per room: 1 (single or sofa bed)
CHD in an extra room: full ADL amount; INF – FOC (sharing a bed with parents or in an INF bed)
Half board additional payment per day: 20€ per person in 4*, 25€ in 5* Hotels.
Full board additional payment per day: 35€ per person in 4*, 45€ in 5* Hotels.