SARAJEVO EXPLORER

John & Rachael welcome you to the city of Sarajevo & its ski resorts

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Arrival Day & Welcome Dinner

 

Arrive at Sarajevo Airport, where we will meet you and transfer you to the hotel. Check in and settle into the hotel. Welcome dinner with us. That evening we will host a welcome dinner, for you to meet the rest of the group and enjoy your first taste of the delicious Bosnian cuisine.

 

Included meals: Dinner

Day 1 Walking city and food tour including coppersmith workshop

 

After breakfast at the hotel we head out into the beautiful old centre of Sarajevo to enjoy a guided walking and food tour with a professional local guide. This tour will give you a true insight into the history of the city through the centuries, as well as an introduction to the traditional culinary scene of Sarajevo. At the end of the tour we will stop at a copper-smiths shop. Here you will be given a tutorial in the artisan craft and try your own skills out making a souvenir. After this day we hope you will feel more culturally enriched and have your bearings around the city.

 

Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Snacks

Day 2 Hike to Skakavac or Snow-shoeing (weather dependent)

 

Hike to Skakavac > After a short drive away from the city we head to the beautiful countryside to start a hike through stunning mountain, forest scenery. Our destination is the largest waterfall in Bosnia and Herzegovina at an impressive 98 metres. This moderate hike is a fantastic break from the city to quiet and naturel surroundings you will surely enjoy.

 

Snow-shoeing > Today we will take in the spectacular views available from the side of one of Sarajevo’s biggest and most famous mountains, Bjelasnica. After the 45 minute drive into the mountains we will don our snowshoes and embark on a trek through beautiful pine forest until we hopefully (weather permitting) take in views of the stunning valley below and mountains in the distance. A guide will be with us to show you all you need to know, providing snacks, lunch and hot drinks.

 

Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Snacks

Day 4 Free day and beer tasting dinner

 

Enjoy a day to explore the city or surrounding area at your leisure. We will provide you with some ideas and possible activities you can enjoy. That evening we will get together again and head out for a beer tasting dinner in the suburb of Dobrinja, a short drive from the city centre. Catch up with your fellow group members whilst sampling plenty of top quality regional beers, as well as some delicious pub food.

 

Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner + beer tasting

 

Day 5 Bosnian Cooking Class

 

This morning is free for you to relax, but in the afternoon it’s time to get cooking. We’ll meet up with our guide over a traditional Bosnian coffee before exploring the best food markets of Sarajevo. It is then time to transfer to the venue for our cooking class, located in a beautiful spot with stunning views. Here you will enjoy learning how to make several regional specialities. The day ends with us all enjoying the dishes we have made, with a few glasses of wine!

 

Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

 

Day 6 Cable car & driven tour of the surrounding area 

          Farewell Dinner        

 

The morning you will have at leisure before we head out that afternoon to take in several of the city’s most important historical sights with a local guide. We will start the day with a cable car ride up to the mountain of Trebevic, which overlooks the city. Disembarking from the cable car, we will take a short walk to see the olympic bobsled track. From here we hop into our mini-van/bus to see the historic Jewish Cemetery and the Tunnel of Hope, which was used by the city’s inhabitants for supplies during the siege of Sarajevo. We end up at the white fortress overlooking the city once more for memorable views.

 

That evening we will enjoy our final meal together in Sarajevo and reflect on the great week we have experienced.

 

Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Please note, this is the typical itinerary that is used for the trip. However itineraries are subject to change based on weather and other circumstances.

Departure Day

 

Enjoy your last breakfast in Sarajevo. We will arrange a transfer to the airport at your preferred time.

 

Included meals: Breakfast

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Day 3 Tito's Bunker & Lunch at Jablanica

 

After breakfast we head out of Sarajevo to discover one of the regions biggest secrets - the command centre and nuclear bunker of former Yugoslav president Tito. At this huge bunker complex not far from the beautiful village of Konjic, you will take a tour exploring the former command rooms which were built over 26 years ago due to Cold War paranoia of a nuclear attack. Much of the bunker has been transformed into one of Europe’s finest contemporary art installations. This will be a fascinating experience for all. Following our tour of the complex we head off to Jablanica for an indulgent lunch, dining on the region’s speciality of spit roast lamb.

 

 

Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch

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