Let Saray Bosnia Travel Agency guides you to an amazing adventure through Bosnia &Herzegovina and Marmara region of Turkey. Explore and enjoy in ten days tour through those beautiful countries and their historical richness, medieval towns, tourist jewels and pure and breathtaking nature of B&H and Turkey.
Istanbul Old Town, Bosphorus boat cruise
Transportation from Airport to the Hotel. Check-in and short rest.
Afternoon will be reserved for exciting guided walking tour through the Old Town of Istanbul. We will visit the historical monuments such as: Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque and the ancient Hippodrome, explore Grand Bazar, one of the oldest and biggest covered markets.
After the walking tour you will have a boat trip on the Bosphourus, an amazing cruise between Europe and Asia continents.
We will have a dinner on the boat during the cruise, or in traditional restaurants after the the cruise.
Free time and overnight in Istanbul.
Istanbul tour (Topkapi Palace museum, Dolmabahçe palace, Üsküdar, Camlica hill)
After the breakfast we will start our day with the visit of Topkapi Palace museum. Topkapi Palace, was the administrative, educational and art center of the Empire for nearly four hundred years. Although Palace was abandoned by the Ottoman Dynasty by moving to the Dolmabahçe Palace at middle 19th century.
After Topkapi we will visit one of the most glamorous palace in the world Dolmabahçe, located on the European coast of the Bosphorus, served as the main administrative center of the Ottoman Empire from 1856 to 1887 and 1909 to 1922.
Our next destination is Üsküdar and the Maiden’s tower (Kız Kulesi) on tiny island.
We will finish the perfect day on Camlica hill one of the highest hills of the city, located on the Asian side. Camlica attracts many local and foreign visitors , who enjoy in the magnificent panorama of the Bosphorus and the city.
Free time and overnight in Istanbul.
Full day Bursa tour
After the breakfast, we will drive to the city of Bursa, holding great importance for Ottoman Empire’s history for being the first capital and having a rich Islamic Cultural Heritage for centuries.
Our day will start with the visit of the Green Mosque and the Green Mausoleum neighboring each other. They are both known for the green-blue tiles used for the impressive decorations. Green Mosque also represent the architectural transformation between Seljuk style and Ottoman Style, later its architectural form will be known as “Bursa Style” and will be used during the construction of other mosques in Bursa.
Next, we will visit Great Mosque, a remarkable landmark form early Ottoman period. Its importance lies in well preserved early ottoman architecture of the mosque. Great Mosque is also known for its inner fountain used for ritual ablution. The fountain is well placed under one of the domes of the mosque, capping the sky-light and illuminating the mosque. The dim light also serves creating a sense of privacy during the prayer.
Our next destination will be Koza Han dating from 14th century. Koza Han was the center of trade of silk of Bursa and played an important role promoting Bursa’s Textile Industry during early republic era of modern turkey.
The lunch will be served in an Ottoman Cuisine Restaurant.
Our last destination on this beautiful tour will be the Mount Olympus or Uludağ as we name it in Turkish. We will take the cable car to reach the summit of the mountain. Uludağ is major revenue for winter tourism and skiing. Since the roman era, the fresh waters of Uludağ are used for baths and health tourism. Still today, there are lots of hotels located on the summit to accommodate guest visiting from all of the corners of the world for the skiing.
Drive back to the hotel in the evening, free time and overnight in Istanbul.
Transportation from Airport to the Hotel. Check-in and short rest.
Afternoon will be reserved for an exciting guided walking tour through the Old Town and the centre of Sarajevo. As part of the Grand City tour you will see the historical monuments of the city. This walking tour will provide you information about every aspect of living in Sarajevo nowadays and in the past. You will enjoy in a delightful mixture of Ottoman, Austro-Hungarian and modern heritage.
After the walking tour, it is time for late lunch or dinner. When in Bosnia, do as Bosnians do-certainly you should eat the Bosnian traditional cuisine (cevapcici, burek, dolmas…) and drink Bosnian coffee and try traditional sweets (hurmasica, tufahija, baklava…).
Free time and overnight in Sarajevo.
Old Town Travnik, Jajce Old Town and Pliva waterfall, Pliva Lakes
After the breakfast in the hotel we are going to small, medieval city Travnik. After Travnik, we continue our trip to Jajce, home of Bosnian Kings. Jajce is famous for the impressive real natural monument-22 meter hight Pliva Waterfall. It is one of the twelve most beautiful waterfalls in the world.
We will also visit the beautiful watermils on the Pliva Lakes, where you can enjoy in a boat ride.
Adventure continues to ethno village Semesnica– an oasis of peace, beauty and excellent local gastronomy. You will have lunch and enjoy in traditional food.
Return back to Sarajevo in the evening. Free time and overnight in Sarajevo.
Raj u raju, Jablanicko lake, Mostar
After the breakfast in the hotel, we are going to Herzegovina – part of our country full of great natural wonders, beautiful rivers and cities with mixed cultures. Our first stop will be at the Ecco village „Raj u raju“ (Paradise in paradise)
After the village we will visit Jablanicko lake and enjoy in a boat ride on the lake.
Optionally we can make an excursion at the hidden Ranch „Water paradise“, where you will have swimming and leisure time, place where you feel real freedom.
We will end today trip in Mostar, one of the largest city in Herzegovina. Mostar is the most famous by the UNESCO protected Old Bridge (Stari Most) that crosses the river Neretva and connects two parts of the city. You will enjoy in magnificent architecture and stunningly beautiful river and its surroundings. Large number of oriental caffe bars will make you sit, enjoy and soak the sounds, views and impressions made by this marvelous town.
Free time and overnight in Mostar.
Kravice Waterfalls, Pocitelj, Blagaj and Buna river springs, Sarajevo
After the breakfast, we start our day visiting Kravice Waterfalls. In one word you will be amazed by unticible nature and amazing waterfalls.
After spent nice time on Kravice, we continue our adventure in Pocitelj– beautiful Medieval stone Town located below the high cliffs above Neretva river, dominated by the medieval defense fortresses.
After Pocitelj, we will visit Blagaj and Buna river springs. Here you will enjoy in the peace of Dervish House and the beautiful waters of Buna. You will have lunch and experience the unique and unforgettable scenes that evoke the beauty and grandeur of this beautiful place.
Return in Sarajevo in the evening. Free time and overnight in Sarajevo.
Nature park „Vrelo Bosne“ and Olympic mountains Igman and Bjelasnica
After the breakfast, we are going to visit nature park „Vrelo Bosne“. This is one of the country’s popular natural landmarks, featuring spring of the River Bosna, and provides a quiet escape and relaxation from city crowd.
After the visit of nature park „Vrelo Bosne“ we are going to Olympic mountains Igman and Bjelasnica. You will be able to enjoy in the nature, fresh air and walk through woods. For you more active and feeling adventurous we suggest you to try mountain biking, enjoy in quad safari or paragliding.
Optionally we will visit village Lukomir. Lukomir is the highest altitude and most remote village in the entire country.
Return in the hotel in late afternoon. Free time and overnight in Sarajevo.
Bijambare nature park, Olimpic Mountain Trebevic and Sunnyland entertainment park, shopping
After the breakfast we are going to Bijambare nature park and cave complex, very popular protected landscape located near Sarajevo. Optimum height above sea level (950 m on average), thick conifer woods, meadows, two water flows with lakes and chasms, five caves, rocky massif and high quality air provide ideal conditions for alpinism, speleology, skiing, mushroom picking, medicinal herb picking, or simply for nature excursions and visits.
We continue our adventure to Olimpic Mountain Trebevic. During the 1984 Winter Olympic Games, Trebevic was the location of the competition in the bobsled sport discipline. Today Trebevic is favorite excursion place for the locals and tourists, where you can walk through the forest, take bike, have an exciting paintball fun, enjoy in the adrenaline park and have a crazy road on alpine coaster, or just sit and enjoy in silence, beautiful nature and fresh air.
We will have lunch in one of the restaurants on Trebevic mountain.
The end of the day is reserved for the shopping in best malls.
Return in the hotel in afternoon. Free time and overnight in Sarajevo.
Breakfast in the hotel.
Free time for shopping or walking through the Town.
Departure to the airport.
- Transportation by modern air-conditioned car/van/bus (as mentioned in the tour program).
- Services of an experienced, English speaking driver and guide or other language as agreed.
- 3 nights in Istanbul, 1 night in Mostar, 5 nights in Sarajevo, Hotel accommodation (bed & breakfast basis) as confirmed, including any obligatory service charges and taxes as levied by the hotel.
- Bosphorus boat cruise
- Horse carriage ride at nature park „Vrelo Bosne“
- Boat ride on Jablanicko Lake
- Travel insurance.
- International airfares and airport departure taxes.
- Passport and visa fees.
- Excursions, activities and sightseeing trips which are not shown as included.
- Attraction entrance fees.
- Charges for extra meals not mentioned above.
- Charges made by the hotels for the use of certain facilities and extra meals, drinks, laundry and personal items including any tax or service charge levied for them.
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- All prices are expressed per person who travel in group of 2 up 4 travellers (based on 2 people travelling together and sharing a double or twin room).
- For group of 5 up 8 travellers we grant 5-10% discount.
- For a group with more than 8 travellers we grant extra discount.