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A Seven-day tour of Northwestern and Central Bosnia's highlights from Banja Luka to Sarajevo

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Duration:
7 Days
Group Size:
8 persons
Location:
Banja Luka
Tour Type:
Sightseeing

Overview

During this seven-day tour, you will have the chance to explore the highlights of Northwestern and Central Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Explore the vibrant cities of Banja Luka and Sarajevo, the largest urban centers in Bosnia.

Banja Luka is a vibrant city that never fails to impress. With its exciting festivals, lively beer scene, and mouthwatering food delicacies, there is always something happening here. Not to mention the breathtaking natural beauty that surrounds the city.

Sarajevo, the capital city of Bosnia and Herzegovina, is a captivating destination where the rich cultures of the East and West converge and its known as Europeen Jerusalem. With its charming cobblestone streets, delightful shops, and vibrant atmosphere, this place is guaranteed to capture your heart.

Both cities share a common thread of welcoming locals and rich traditions.

Furthermore, this tour ensures that you will witness breathtaking natural wonders such as waterfalls and rivers, along with two lively cities that are considered the top destinations in Bosnia and Herzegovina. 

 

HIGHLIGHTS:

 

  • Experience the charm of northwestern and central Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Be amazed by the beauty of two majestic waterfalls.
  • Hike through the largest National Park Una
  • Relax and cool off in the clearest springs and on the sandy beaches of river Una
  • Get to know our small towns full of natural wealth and the hearts of good hosts
  • Enjoy an unforgettable rafting experience, full of adrenaline and fun
  • Peace of mind and the most delicious food you will never forget
  • Shop at Banja Luka on Gospodska Street with its famous clothing boutiques, jewelry, shops, and dining venues

 

 

KEY INFORMATION:

 

  • 6 nights in hotels and pensions
  • Group normally 6 to 16, plus leader. 
  • Travel by air-conditioned private minibus

Included/Excluded

6 nights in Hotel or private accommodation
6 breakfasts
6 lunches
2 kayak/boat rides
Professional English-speaking local guides and tour driver
Additional services, excursions. Feel free to contact us for any additional arrangements you may need.
All tours are shared, unless specifically booked as private.
Personal travel insurance is not included. Please buy it at home country
Tips are not included in the tour costs. If you receive excellent service, please consider tipping.

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Travel Styles
  • Cultural
  • Nature & Adventure
  • Activities
  • Festival & Events
  • Special Interest
Facilities
  • Wifi

Itinerary

1
Day 1
Explore the beautiful city of Banja Luka
Explore the beautiful city of Banja Luka
Our journey starts in Banja Luka, where we will coordinate your transportation either from the Banja Luka international airport or directly from your hotel in Banja Luka.
Banja Luka is a truly captivating city in Bosnia and Herzegovina, known for its stunning architecture, rich cultural landmarks, charming parks, and awe-inspiring natural surroundings.
This destination is renowned for its exquisite culinary offerings, featuring mouthwatering cevapi, fine cheeses, and an abundance of beer breweries.
The locals are known for their warm and welcoming nature, creating a vibrant and thrilling nightlife experience.
Our package provides a well-rounded experience of the city, guiding you on a sightseeing tour to discover its top attractions, including Kastel castle, the historic Ferhadija mosque, and the stunning Orthodox Church of Christ the Savior.
Embark on a scenic hike to Banj Brda or Šehitluci, where you'll be surrounded by the awe-inspiring beauty of nature and stunning panoramic view of the city.
As part of the trip, you'll get to enjoy a scenic cruise along the Vrbas River on a Dajak boat. This is a cherished tradition in Banja Luka.
Included meals: Lunch
Accommodations: Hotel IN or private guesthouse
2
Day 2
Discover the beauty of Bosanska Otoka, with its picturesque sandy beach Milincici and the enchanting river Una, before continuing your journey to Cazin.
Discover the beauty of Bosanska Otoka, with its picturesque sandy beach Milincici and the enchanting river Una, before continuing your journey to Cazin.
The next part of the journey is dedicated to unwinding, taking a dip in the water, and creating wonderful memories.
Following exploration of Banja Luka, our next destination will be Bosanska Otoka, known for its stunning sandy beaches.
Our day will be filled with relaxation and enjoyment at the renowned beach "Milincici".
Following a delightful day basking in the sun and lounging on the picturesque river Una's sandy shores, we will indulge in the delectable local specialty: trout from the Una.
Next, we'll make our way to Cazin, where we'll be staying overnight. Meals included: breakfast, lunch
Accommodations: Motel Kula or private guesthouse
3
Day 3
visit Bosnia and Herzegovina's best-preserved castles and fortresses, eco-villages, dine on the Una, explore its islands
visit Bosnia and Herzegovina's best-preserved castles and fortresses, eco-villages, dine on the Una, explore its islands
Following our exploration of Cazin city, we will make our way to Ostrožac, a remarkable castle in Bosnia and Herzegovina that has been exceptionally well-preserved since its construction in the 13th century.
Next on our journey is the city of Bihac, nestled alongside the picturesque river Una.
Prepare to be captivated by its vibrant culture and fascinating history.
Our itinerary includes a visit to the Sokolacka fortress, a historical site from the 14th century, the eco-village of Natura Art, known for its sustainable practices and the Japod Islands, heart shaped islands, with rich local cuisine such as Begova Corba, river trout, honey cake and so much.
Meals included: Breakfast and lunch.
Accommodations: Hotel Swiss Plus or a cozy private guesthouse
4
Day 4
The fourth day is about those two stunning waterfalls, National Park Una, and Martin Brod and Kulen Vakuf.
The fourth day is about those two stunning waterfalls, National Park Una, and Martin Brod and Kulen Vakuf.
Hike through the largest National Park Una and explore two majestic waterfalls, Strbacki Buk and Martin Brod. After visiting the most famous Strbacki Buk waterfall, we will travel to Kulen Vakuf for fortress sightseeing and lunch. Finally, we will visit Martin Brod, a picturesque village with one of the national park’s grand waterfalls. The river Una flows through the village, creating stunning views and scenery and travelers can check out the locals’ unique eco-laundry system. Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch Accommodations: private guesthouse
5
Day 5
Visit Royal Jajce, the only city in the world with a central waterfall and a rich cultural heritage.
Visit Royal Jajce, the only city in the world with a central waterfall and a rich cultural heritage.
Jajce is a majestic city situated at the confluence of the Pliva river, surrounded by serene lakes and breathtaking waterfalls.
This city boasts a unique feature that sets it apart from all others - a stunning waterfall right in the heart of the urban landscape.
Discover the rich history of Jajce such as the Old Town, a formidable fortress dating back to the 13th century,the Catacombs, Omer Bey's house, the Church of St. Mary, the Temple of Mithras, and the Tower of St. Luke.
In the heart of Jajce, you'll find a collection of nineteen watermills known as "Mlinčići" by the locals.
These national monuments have origins that can be traced back to the Middle Ages.
Experience breathtaking scenery while enjoying a delicious lunch on the picturesque Lake Pliva.
Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodations: Hotel Turist 98 or private guesthouse
6
Day 6
Travnik, home to Nobel Prize winner Ivo Andric and cevapi and cheese, is worth visiting. Visit the Bosnian Sun Pyramid
Travnik, home to Nobel Prize winner Ivo Andric and cevapi and cheese, is worth visiting. Visit the Bosnian Sun Pyramid
Our next destination is Travnik, a town that showcases the rich history of the medieval and Ottoman eras in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
It is also the birthplace of the renowned Nobel Prize winner for literature, Ivo Andric.
Our itinerary includes a visit to the Great Karst Spring, the source of the mesmerizing blue water, as well as a stop at the museum dedicated to the Nobel Prize-winning librarian.
For lunch, we'll savor the delicious famous Travnik cevapi (small, linked sausages). And of course, we can't miss out on trying the exquisite "Luftina" coffee, accompanied by delectable sweets and a cigar.
During our journey to Sarajevo, we will make a stop in Visoko to explore its fascinating pyramids.
The Bosnian Pyramid of the Sun stands at an impressive height of over 270 meters, making it the tallest pyramid in the world.
Included meals: breakfast, lunch
Accommodations: Hotel Boutique Libris or private guesthouse
7
Day 7
End of tour. Time to say goodbye.
End of tour. Time to say goodbye.
The trip ends this morning after breakfast and return to the Sarajevo international airport for departure.
Should you wish to spend more time in Bosnia and Herzegovina, please contact our sales team for post-tour packages.

FAQs about
A Seven-day tour of Northwestern and Central Bosnia's highlights from Banja Luka to Sarajevo

1.When and where does the tour start and ends?

The tour starts in Banja Luka and finishes in Sarajevo. Additionally, there is an option to arrange organized transport from Zagreb or Zadar (Croatia) International Airport for an additional cost. Feel free to get in touch with us via email at info@explore-bosnia.com or reach us on WhatsApp at +387 60 305 6493 (English Help) to organize transportation or for any additional trip extensions.

2. Is airport transfers included in the price of this tour?

The price of this tour includes transfers to and from Banja Luka as staring point and Sarajevo International Airport as finishing point.

3. Can I book as a solo traveler?

Yes, you can. A considerable portion of our fellow travelers are traveling alone.

4. Can I join the group from a location other than the starting point location?

Yes, if you happen to come across a more suitable arrival destination, feel free to reach out to our team. We'll be more than happy to assist you in finding the most optimal way for you to join our departure.

5. What currency should I use while in Bosnia and Herzegovina?

While some places do accept EUR, please make sure to have local Bosnia and Herzegovina currency, Bosnian convertible marks (BAM).

6. Can I book a private customized trip based on this one?

Yes, that is possible. Our expertise lies in creating personalized travel experiences. Please reach out to our team and share your preferences. We would be delighted to assist you and provide some incredible options based on your requirements.

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