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.
Visegrad, Sargan Eight Train ride, Ethno Village Drvengrad, Belgrade (SRB)
After the early breakfast in the hotel, we will depart to the Serbian capital – Belgrade.
Our first stop will be in Visegrad a small town in the eastern part of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is located in the valley of Drina River, in the hilly slopes gently rising high into the mountains, over 1000 meters in height. This town is full of pretty streets but we will dedicate our visit to The Old Stone Bridge, the endowment of Grand Vizier Mehmed Pasha Sokolovic built in 1577.
Our adventure continues by visiting Andricgrad (Andric town) also known as Kamengrad (Stonetown). Andricgrad is a project of a famous film director Emir Kusturica. He was inspired by the events and characters of the mentioned famous writer, Nobel prize winner, Ivo Andric. It is a tourist, cultural, administrative, and educational complex, situated on a peninsula between the rivers Drina and Rzav in Visegrad.
After we cross the border between Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia we will enjoy the train ride on the Nostalgia train. Sargan Eight is an old–fashioned narrow-gauge railway, its construction was finished in 1925., unfortunately, the narrow–gauge railways are no longer used since the ’70s in Yugoslavia. Accordingly, this part of the railways in Mokra Gora and Nostalgia Train, the only one preserved today represents a major tourist attraction. Certainly, you are going to enjoy the beautiful scenery on this ride that you will remember.
Our next stop will be at the Ethno Village Drvengrad.
Drvengrad means wooden town and that’s exactly what you’ll find here. Everything is made of timber from conifer trees. Interestingly, the village is also known by the name Kustendorf, which means “a coastal village”. This traditional village is located in the Zlatibor region in the nature park Mokra Gora. Is built by the mentioned film director Emir Kusturica.
In the evening we will arrive in Belgrade. Check-in, free time, and overnight in Belgrade.
Belgrade city tour
After breakfast in the hotel, we start our day with an exciting guided walking tour through Belgrade’s city center. As part of the tour, we will explore the highlights of Belgrade. Learn about Serbia’s two royal dynasties at the Royal and White Palaces, and the City Assembly, the Old Palace of Serbia’s first king. Discover the Church of St. Sava – Serbia’s largest Orthodox church; walk along Prince Mihailo Street – Belgrade’s main shopping avenue, and stroll around the old Kosancicev Venac to see the Residence of Princess Ljubica and Church of St Michael and other sights.
After lunch, we continue our tour by visiting the Belgrade Fortress Kalemegdan. Belgrade Fortress is known for its kilometers-long tunnels, underground corridors, and catacombs, which are still largely unexplored. In the true sense, the fortress is today the green oasis in Belgrade’s urban area.
We will discover Donji Grad (or “Lower Town”); which occupies the slope towards the riversides, from the top spot (ridge where “The Victor” is). Between the lowest section and the Danube is Kula Nebojsa (“Impregnable, Fearless, or Daredevil Tower”), which has been turned into a museum of the Greek revolutionary Rigas Feraios, who was strangled by the Turks in this tower, and his corpse thrown into the Danube. The Orthodox churches of Ruzica (former Austrian gun depot) and Sveta Petka are also located in this area, as is the Belgrade Planetarium.
Gornji Grad (or “Upper Town”); the upper section of the fortress, turned into a park, with beautiful promenades and the statue of “The Victor” (Serbian Pobednik), the so-called “Roman well”, actually built by the Austrians, the Popular Observatory, the türbe (tomb) of Damad Ali Pasha.
Veliki Kalemegdanski Park (or “Large Kalemegdan Park”); occupies the southern corner of the fortress, with geometrical promenades, the Military Museum, the Museum of Forestry and Hunting, and the Monument of Gratitude to France.
In the afternoon we can visit the Belgrade ZOO near the Fortress or the Avala Tower viewpoint and park.
Optionally: In the evening we can finish our adventure by visiting the Yachting Club, where we will have a magical boat cruise on the Sava and Danube rivers or enjoy the end of the day shopping in the best malls (Gallery, Ada Mall, Usce mall…).
Free time and overnight in Belgrade.
West Morava river and Medjuvrsje Lake, National Park Zlatibor
After breakfast in the hotel, we depart to discover the beauties of Zlatibor National Park.
On our way, we will visit The Ovcar-Kablar Gorge, and admire the outstanding landscapes of the valley of West Morava river and the beautiful Medjuvrsje Lake.
After the lake adventure, we proceed to the National Park Zlatibor.
When you step on Zlatibor, the first thing that will catch your eye is the beautiful Zlatibor Lake, which has become a metaphor and the most beautiful decoration of the tourist center. Just above the lake is King’s Square, a spacious plateau and promenade where various cultural events and concerts are organized throughout the year.
Optionally: we can organize an ATV/Quad safari or horseback riding adventure which will allow us to discover the most beautiful areas of the National Park.
Check-in, free time, and overnight in Zlatibor.
National park Zlatibor tour, Stopic cave, Sirogojno village, Gostilj waterfall
After breakfast in the hotel, we start our Zlatibor adventure.
Our day begins with the longest cable car ride in this part of Europe. The 9 Km ride will take Us from the center of Zlatibor to the mountain peak Tornik, the highest peak on Zlatibor NP (1496 masl).
A 25-minute cable car ride will allow us to enjoy the incredible view of the picturesque landscapes of Zlatibor. The special attraction is the view over Ribnik Lake. The heart of the cable car route is located at the intermediate station which will allow us to come out and explore the Ribnik Lake area.
After the cable car adventure, we are going to visit the hidden gems of the Zlatibor NP.
Our next stop will be at the Stopic Cave. This cave is a geomorphological tourist attraction located between the villages of Rožanstvo and Trnava, 19 km from the tourist center. Stopic cave was named after the hamlet of Stopići where it is located, and according to the way it is formed, it belongs to the river caves.
The cave is 1690 meters long, which ranks it among the twenty largest caves in Serbia. The cave is of a branched type and consists of five speleo morphological units, namely: light halls, dark halls, halls with bathtubs, a canal with bathtubs, and a river canal.
The biggest attraction and trademark of the Stopic cave are bigrene tubs. Bigren tubs are depressions bordered by winding, bigrene folds, similar to tubs, formed by the indentation of limestone. There are over a hundred of them, they are of different dimensions, and they work most impressively during the early spring when they are filled with water, which is a sight to remember.
Our adventure continues with the visit to the museum “Staro Selo”(Old Village) which is located in the area of village Sirogojno and is a unique museum exhibition under the open sky. It consists of over 50 old Zlatibor log cabins, showing how the house and garden of the Zlatibor village looked more than two centuries ago. This unique museum is the heir of the past, created to tear the architecture and way of life of the Zlatibor peasant from oblivion.
We will end our Zlatibor adventure by visiting the biggest hydrological tourist attraction of Zlatibor – the famous Gostilj waterfall. The waterfall is located in the village of Gostilj, 25 kilometers from the center of Zlatibor. Located in the hidden areas of a beech forest, through which guests make their way along a paved footpath.
It offers guests a scene of enchanting beauty in the form of a view of a strong jet of water rushing down a limestone cliff. The waterfall was created on the river Vrelo, it is 20 meters high, which makes it one of the ten largest waterfalls in all of Serbia. Downstream this Waterfall, there are several smaller waterfalls and cascades that also attract a lot of attention and win the hearts of the visitors of Gostilj.
Free time and overnight in Zlatibor.
Zlatar Lake, Biogradska Gora National Park tour, Bjelasica mountain (MNE)
After breakfast in the hotel, we depart for Montenegro.
Before we cross the Serbo-Montenegrin border, we will stop to capture some amazing photos of the beautiful Zlatar Lake landscape.
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.
Tara river canyon, Djurdjevica Tara Bridge (Unesco), Durmitor National Park, Black Lake
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.
Our first 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…
After the Tara adventure, 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.
In the late afternoon, we come back to Kolasin. 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 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 Drin 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. 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.
Dubrovnik city tour, transfer to Split, short visit of Ston Saltworks & town walls (CRO)
After breakfast in the hotel, we depart for Croatia. On our way to Split, we will visit a pearl of the Adriatic coast – Dubrovnik City. Located in the region of Dalmatia it is one of the most prominent tourist destinations in the Mediterranean Sea. Old City is, by all means, the most interesting and the most attractive part of Dubrovnik which we will explore and have a walk through the romantic city lanes, where you will not only see the most interesting sights but also feel the specific, somewhat mystic atmosphere rising from the ancient stone walls. The walls of Dubrovnik have also been a popular filming site for the fictional city of King’s Landing in the HBO television series, Game of Thrones. Before we leave Dubrovnik, the Dubrovnik Cable Car will take us to enjoy the most beautiful panoramic views of the Adriatic Sea. We will have a drink or a meal in the restaurant at the top overlooking the Old Town.
After the Dubrovnik adventure, we depart for Split City. On our way, we will make a short stop in Ston, where we will visit the oldest salt pans in Europe and the largest preserved ones in the history of the Mediterranean. In Ston, we will have the opportunity to admire the beauty of the “Great Wall” of Europe – the Ston medieval town walls.
After spending a nice time in Ston, we will enjoy a comfortable ride to Split City.
Split is the largest city in Dalmatia, the second-largest city in Croatia, and the second-largest Croatian cargo harbor, but also one of the largest passenger harbors on the Mediterranean.
The evening will be reserved for free time on your own arrangement.
Free time and overnight in Split.
Krka National Park, Split City tour
After breakfast we are going to visit the second most visited national park in Croatia “National Park Krka”.
Krka is one of the best national parks in Croatia known for its large number of lakes and waterfalls. It is named after the river Krka which is part of the park. The national park is located in central Dalmatia downstream from Miljevac, and only a few kilometers northeast of the city of Sibenik. It covers the area along the river Krka, which springs at the foot of the Dinara mountain near Knin, flows through a 75 km long canyon, flows through Lake Prokljan, and flows into the Šibenik Bay. It covers 109 square kilometers, of which 25.6 square kilometers is water surface. Today, the Krka River has 7 travertine waterfalls and its beauties represent a natural karst phenomenon, which is recommended to visit in spring and summer because then it is in full glory, and you can also refresh yourself in clean water.
Krka became a national park on January 24, 1985. A year and is the seventh national park in Croatia. It is known for its large number of lakes and waterfalls.
During the NP adventure, we will discover the most attractive waterfalls and visit the Skradinski Buk which is the most famous spot inside the national park.
After the Krka adventure, we return to Split.
The late afternoon will be reserved for a walking tour which will allow us to explore the Split Old Town. Walking around the walls and through narrow Diocletian’s Palace streets, you will hear the story of the history of this amazing site, considered to be one of the most alluring world heritage sites to live in. Diocletian’s Palace is a unique place, being always inhabited, since the Roman age; today the world heritage site is protected by UNESCO. There are still people living inside the palace which makes it unique in the World. In Split are numerous beaches with extraordinarily clean sea, from the well-known Bacvice to the stone secluded oases’ all around Marjan.
Free time, and overnight in Split.
Kravice waterfalls, Hutovo Blato nature park, Pocitelj Medieval Town, Blagaj Tekke & Buna river spring, Mostar City (B&H)
After breakfast, we depart for Bosnia and Herzegovina.
On our way to Mostar, we will visit 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 and Buna river springs. Here you will enjoy the peace of Dervish House and the beautiful waters of Buna. You will experience unique and unforgettable scenes that evoke the beauty and grandeur of this beautiful place.
In the late afternoon, we will enjoy a walking tour through the largest city in Herzegovina – Mostar, and visit the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Old Town, Koski Mehmet Pasa Mosque, Karagozbey Mosque, Old Bridge, Ottoman Hamams…
Check-in, free time, and overnight in Mostar.
Konjic Ottoman Bridge, Nature Park Vrelo Bosne, Olympic Mountain Jahorina, shopping
After breakfast in the hotel, we depart for Sarajevo.
On our way, we will make a short stop in Konjic – a small city in Herzegovina attractive for its beautiful nature in its surroundings and famous old stone bridge from the Ottoman period.
After reaching Sarajevo, 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 16 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: 15 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.
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- 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.