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From Mostar: Blagaj, Počitelj, & Kravice Waterfalls Day Tour

From Mostar: Blagaj, Počitelj, & Kravice Waterfalls Day Tour

History, tradition, countryside, waterfalls, food, Herzegovina has it all. If you only have one free day, venture into Herzegovina on this Discover Herzegovina day tour from Mostar and explore the region's highlights led by an expert local guide. Panoramic View of Mostar / Mostar Skywalk A ten minute ride from Mostar through green valleys and amazing views will take us to Fortica Hill. This is a place where you will feel amazing freedom and peace. Fortica skywalk will provide absolutely amazing views over the entire city of Mostar. After sightseeing, the guide will introduce you to the history of Bosnia and Herzegovina and a short 10 min explanation of the war 1992- 1995 in Mostar and what happened between the lines, with first-hand stories. Blagaj Old town Blagaj is a place where history, religion, and one of a kind nature mix together in a mystic-spiced combination. A Dervish house carved into a breathtaking cliff in the 16th century is a place where you can catch the bright sun, the blue sky, and freshwater from Buna spring, which is among the strongest springs in Europe. Počitelj Medieval stone town Počitelj is built in the 14th century by the order of Bosnian king Tvrtko. Often referred to as Bosnia and Herzegovina’s ‘open-air museum’, its location in a natural karst amphitheater on the bank of the Neretva river is both stunning and strategic. Along with its stunning oriental architecture and Ottoman feel, in Pocitelj you can always enjoy eating figs, grapes, pomegranates, and other various organic fruit. Kravice Waterfalls Kravice waterfalls is a beautiful oasis of peace a place where you are left to have a fun, swim, ride a canoe, relax on the nearby beaches, enjoy a cold drink with a beautiful view, or try delicious local specialties in restaurants located right across the waterfalls. It’s an oasis of life, it’s an oasis of fun, and it’s everyone’s favorite destination. Buna channel The last stop is Buna channel a place where the river Buna flows into the river Neretva. A place where the blue-green beauty of the Neretva passes through a narrow natural channel created a thousand years ago. At the confluence of the Buna and the Neretva, nature offers the greatest splendor of colors, a combination of water, greenery, and stone. The scene is different every time, depending on the season and the amount of water in the canal.

Sarajevo: Mostar, Konjic, Blagaj Tekke, Pocitelj & Waterfall

Sarajevo: Mostar, Konjic, Blagaj Tekke, Pocitelj & Waterfall

Embark on a magical journey through the historic highlights of Herzegovina. Depart from Sarajevo on a guided tour and explore ancient towns, beautiful waterfalls, and the world-famous Old Bridge of Mostar. Learn about the country's rich history and taste some traditional food. Make your way to the first stop of the day: Konjic, a unique, prehistorically inhabited place from which Herzegovina originates. It is famous for its 17th-century 6-arch Old Bridge and a perfect introduction to the emerald-green Neretva river. From Konjic, continue towards Kravica Falls, a favorite Herzegovinian picnic area and summer swimming spot. Admire the biggest and most beautiful waterfall in the country. During the summertime, jump into the water for a refreshing swim. Move on to the medieval and Ottoman fortified village Počitelj. Take an easy hike towards the Kula, a silo-shaped fort overlooking the village from the top of the hill. Learn about the 15th-century tree that stands tall next to the minaret of the mosque. After a short hike, continue your way to Blagaj, situated at the source of the Buna river. Enter the Dervish House and be amazed at the number of details and craftsmanship. Built at the site of the earlier Bogumil sanctuary in the 16th century, discover Tekke, the perfect spot to learn about the Sufi order. Visit the city of Mostar, known for its old Turkish houses and Old Bridge. Gaze at the architecture, which presents a symbol of tolerance between Muslims, Christians, and Jews. Focus on Mostar’s Old Bridge, Old Bazaar, and Old Town, and hear stories of their heritage. Enjoy an included meal of traditional Bosnian sandwiches, or a vegetarian alternative, before riding back to Sarajevo.

Sarajevo: Mostar, Konjic, Počitelj, Sufi House, & Waterfalls

Sarajevo: Mostar, Konjic, Počitelj, Sufi House, & Waterfalls

Your Herzegovina Journey Begins As your tour commences, you'll be picked up in Sarajevo and introduced to your licensed tour guide. Relax and enjoy the scenic countryside views on your way to Mostar. A ride through Konjic and Jablanica - a photo stop During your journey to Mostar, we will pass through Konjic, a charming town along the Neretva River known for its picturesque landscapes. Notable highlights include Prenj Mountain and an Ottoman bridge. Enjoy the serene beauty of Jablanicko Lake on the way, and learn about the historical significance of Jablanica, where a ruined old train bridge stands as a witness to the Battle of the Neretva. Wonderfull Kravica Waterfalls visit On the way to Sarajevo, the additional stop is the stunning Kravica Waterfalls. In great weather conditions, you can take a refreshing swim in the crystal-clear waters of Kravica Falls. Počitelj - An Architectural Gem Our next destination is Počitelj, an authentic 16th-century Ottoman town that doubles as an open-air museum. The town's remarkable architecture and scenic location promise an engaging experience. Discover Mostar & The Old Bridge Upon arriving in Mostar, you'll be welcomed by its inviting climate, rich history, and distinctive charm. Our guide will lead you to the Old Town, where the iconic Old Bridge stands as a symbol of 16th-century Ottoman architecture. Discover the bridge's resilience through a poignant video at a local gallery. Enjoy a lunch in Mostar or Blagaj Sufi House Following your exploration of Mostar, your guide will recommend a delightful lunch at a local restaurant or a visit to Blagaj. Blagaj is a picturesque village situated at the source of the crystal-clear Buna River, which emerges from towering cliffs. Visiting the 16th-century Blagaj Tekke, a Sufi house, adds a spiritual dimension to your experience. Drop-off at your accommodation Your day ends with a convenient drop-off at your hotel, leaving you with cherished memories of your Mostar & Herzegovina tour.

From Mostar: Herzegovina Full-Day Tour

From Mostar: Herzegovina Full-Day Tour

Discover the region of Herzegovina on a full-day tour from Mostar. Experience beautiful nature, extraordinary landscapes, historic sites, and charming towns. First stop is town of Počitelj, a medieval town built next to River Neretva. Learn about the rich history of the town, meet locals, and taste fruits and vegetables that the little town is famous for. Take a short 15-minute hike to the fort overlooking the town for some fantastic 360-degree panoramic views of the region. Next stop in the town of Blagaj where you will learn about its Ottoman culture and history. Visit the Buna River spring, the site of Vrelo Bune, which is a Sufi lodge built into the side of the cliff beside the source of the spring. Admire this marvel of Ottoman architecture and swim in the spring water. Next, travel to the town of Počitelj, a medieval town built next to River Neretva. Learn about the rich history of the town, meet locals, and taste fruits and vegetables that the little town is famous for. Take a short 15-minute hike to the fort overlooking the town for some fantastic 360-degree panoramic views of the region. Finally, travel to the Kravica Waterfall, located in the southwestern part of the region. Admire its 28-meter-high waterfall and the beautiful natural swimming pools. Swim in the refreshing waters of River Trebižat, before being returned to Mostar.

From Mostar: Day Trip to the Countryside of Herzegovina

From Mostar: Day Trip to the Countryside of Herzegovina

After a pickup from Mostar, make your way to Fortica, on top of the hill directly behind the city. Walk out onto the Skywalk for panoramic views of the city below and the surrounding hills and mountains. For those seeking more adrenaline, enjoy the longest zip line in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Continue to Blagaj, one of the country’s oldest towns. Discover years of history, including a Fortress from the Middle Ages, and a Dervish House from the Ottoman era. Feast your eyes on natural wonders including a view of the canyon walls, the cave, and the largest karst spring in Europe. Make a stop to enjoy Bosnian coffee right on the river edge, before heading to Bunski Kanali, where Mostar’s two rivers, the blue-green Neretva and the Buna meet. Learn how, over thousands of years, the waters have carved their way through the valley and rock, creating this narrow canal. Next, step into the captivating world of Počitelj. Explore the historic Old Town, with its Ottoman-style buildings, and restored 16th-century mosque, or climb the medieval tower of Džebhana to enjoy views of the Neretva River and surrounding countryside. Finally, arrive at the natural wonder of Kravice. Immerse yourself in the beauty of cascading waterfalls, surrounded by lush greenery and pristine turquoise pools. Swim in the crystal-clear waters, have lunch on the scenic shores, or simply bask in the tranquility of nature.

From Mostar: Day Tour to Blagaj, Pocitelj and Kravice

From Mostar: Day Tour to Blagaj, Pocitelj and Kravice

Embark on our Herzegovina Day Tour, an immersive journey into the rich cultural and religious heritage of Herzegovina. Explore extraordinary sites like the ancient Islamic monastery in Blagaj and the Christian Orthodox monastery in Žitomislići. Our experienced guides will provide captivating insights into their historical significance, offering a glimpse into Herzegovina’s past. Begin with a pickup in Mostar around 9:00 AM, followed by a short 20-minute drive to Blagaj. Nestled beneath a majestic cliff, the Blagaj Tekke offers a glimpse into the mystical world of the dervishes. Enjoy a 50-minute guided tour to discover the city and learn about the whirling dervishes' lives. Take some free time to explore the area and walk to the source of the Buna River, offering beautiful views of the site. Next, head to Žitomislići, just a 20-minute car ride away. Discover a 16th-century Christian Orthodox church adorned with vibrant frescoes and the scent of incense. Meet Christian Orthodox monks and hear about how Bosnia and Herzegovina became a melting pot of many different religions. Take some more free time to explore before heading to your third city. In Počitelj, get a detailed historical introduction from your guide. Explore this authentic Bosnian citadel perched atop the Neretva River. Wander through its charming cobblestone streets, marvel at the well-preserved Ottoman architecture, and soak in the ambiance of this ancient town. Take an hour to taste fruits and drinks from local sellers, climb to panoramic viewing sites, or just stroll the streets. Finally, head to the highlight of the day: Kravice Waterfalls. Prepare to be mesmerized by the breathtaking beauty of the falls. Spend two hours relaxing, swimming in the pristine waters of the Trebižat River, or enjoying a nice meal and fresh drinks, surrounded by lush greenery and cascading falls. After a full day well spent, take the 50-minute drive back to Mostar, during which you can chat with the guide or have a rest. You’ll arrive back in Mostar around 4:30 PM. Join us on Herzegovina Day Tour for an unforgettable 8-hour journey filled with discovery and adventure.

eSIM Bosnia and Herzegovina: Internet Data Plan high-speed

eSIM Bosnia and Herzegovina: Internet Data Plan high-speed

Discover the rich history and stunning landscapes of Bosnia and Herzegovina without missing a beat! Our eSIM ensures you stay connected with high-speed data, whether you're marveling at the historic architecture of Sarajevo, exploring the majestic waterfalls of Kravice, or wandering through the picturesque streets of Mostar. How It Works: 1. Purchase: Select the data package that fits your travel plans. 2. Scan & Activate: Upon purchase, you'll receive a QR code. Scan it with your eSIM-compatible device, and you're ready to go! 3. Stay Connected: Enjoy uninterrupted connectivity throughout your Bosnian and Herzegovinian adventure. Compatibility: Ensure your device supports eSIM. Check our compatibility list at https://esimfox.com/pages/compatible-devices for more details.

From Mostar - Herzegovina day tour

From Mostar - Herzegovina day tour

Blagaj is located at the source of the Buna river, near Mostar. It represents a valuable sacral-residential building of Islamic architecture in Bosnia and Herzegovina, with very pronounced features that arose from the influence of the Baroque on Ottoman architecture. The Commission for the Preservation of National Monuments, at its session held from December 6 to 11, 2003 in Sarajevo, made a decision to declare Tekija in Blagaj a national monument of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Počitelj is a populated place in the town of Čapljina, Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is located on the left bank of the Neretva River, on the main road from Mostar to Metković, in the north of the town of Čapljina. Its historical urban center dates back to the 14th century and is a protected national monument of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Kravica waterfall is a favorite Herzegovinian picnic spot and summer swimming spot. 3 kilometers downstream from the village of Hrašljani, between the villages of Studenaca and Zvirić, the Trebižat river falls from a height of 28 meters, creating a beautiful natural amphitheater 120 meters wide. This natural show has been attracting many nature lovers for years, and in the summer months it offers rest and entertainment for all lovers of swimming and activities on the river. Tours are relaxed and our goal is for guests to enjoy their trip.

From Mostar: Kravica Waterfall, Počitelj & Blagaj journey

From Mostar: Kravica Waterfall, Počitelj & Blagaj journey

We created this tour with one goal in mind: to teach people about the culture, traditions, history and overall way of life in Bosnia and Herzegovina through our professional guides while helping them explore its natural and historical beauties. It's an all-in-one tour for anyone who wants to learn about the mentality and way of life of our people and visit a few of our many wondrous sites in around 6 hours. We will pick you up at your location in Mostar, then we go visit 4 stops: 1. Počitelj; a scenic Ottoman old town on a side of a hill Only 200 years ago it was a thriving and rich town, now an authentic Ottoman historical site with only a few reconstructions. It takes you back to the Ottoman days. A beautiful historical site overrun by the traditional fruit, pomegranates. Activities for your free time (may include additional costs): • Explore the scenic roads and visit 3 points of interest: 1. A fort at the top of this town 2. A vantage point overlooking the whole town 3. An old Ottoman tower with a beautiful courtyard • The 11 people in total still living here set up shops with traditional pomegranate juice, dried figs and lots of other local snacks • Cafes and restaurants in the unesco protected Ottoman buildings 2. Kravica Waterfall: A stunning site of natural beauty. A large area full of unreal looking scenes straight from your dreams. Hang around and go swimming in main area where the waterfall is located, with lots of restaurants, ice cream stands...; a real resort (during summer). If you're adventurous you can get lots in the mesmerizing nature surrounding the main area. Your guide will organize an adventure with the group to a nearby smaller waterfall, the Small Kravica. Activities for your free time (may include additional costs): • Fully immerse yourself in the aquatic beauty of the waterfall and its surrounding area • Take boat rides that let you have an up-close view of the waterfall • Check out the paths that lead you through nature (one even leads to a second, smaller waterfall!) NOTE: This tour is different during summer compared to winter due to the changing water levels in Blagaj and at the Kravice Waterfall. 3. The canals of the river Buna - a natural phenomenon on the river Neretva. 4. Blagaj, a place of unique natural and architectural beauty, but also a bundle of historically important sites Blagaj, at the source of the Buna River is one of the most beautiful and peaceful places in Bosnia and Hercegovina. The Ottoman old town and its Tekke in Blagaj are made even more beautiful by the source of the Buna River (largest freshwater source in Europe) which it was built around. Activities for your free time (may include additional costs): • Walk around, there are lots of unique buildings • The Tekke (entrance fee is 5E/10KM per person) • Many traditional restaurants to try • Take a boat tour inside the cave (only during summer) After this you are dropped off at the location of your choosing within or near Mostar.

From Dubrovnik: 1-Way Tour to Sarajevo via Mostar and Konjic

From Dubrovnik: 1-Way Tour to Sarajevo via Mostar and Konjic

After getting picked up from your hotel, begin the journey across the border into Bosnia and Herzegovina, taking in views of the Croatian coastlines and historic towns along the way. Your first stop will be at the incredible Kravica Falls where you can enjoy a dip in refreshing emerald waters. After your swim, head to the fortified village of Počitelj for a walk to the top of an exhilarating hill where you will be rewarded with panoramic views of the Neretva Valley. Next, head to the gem of Herzegovina, Blagaj. Marvel at the beauty of this monastery located at the base of a cliff and on top of a picturesque lake. You can even take a boat ride into a cave for an authentic local experience. Your next stop is the world-famous city of Mostar. Wander around the city's cobbled streets and small shops to reach the stone masterpiece that is the Old Bridge. Here, enjoy a bite to eat at one of the local restaurants and admire panoramic views of the bridge as you eat before continuing to your next stop. After lunch, continue to one of the oldest towns in the country, Konjic. This city is also famous for its iconic bridge and abundance of surrounding natural beauty. Enjoy some free time to explore the town before continuing to your final destination in Sarajevo.

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The trip was very well organized and very comfortable, the itinerary is great and shows u the best places and the best of all the guide is a really great, friendly and cooperative guy and does his best to make u get the most of the tour, would definitely do it again and recommend it to anyone

Best tour my partner and I have ever been on. Esmer was a fantastic tour guide. We explored some absolutely beautiful spots that we may not have explored if we didn’t go on the tour. It was such a fun day, fantastically organised and it was very moving to hear about the war.

Great guide who was very flexible with timings and gave us a lot of information on Bosnia & Herzegovina'a history. Really enjoyed it

This is tour was amazing, this my 2nd trip with this agency and it was great both times. Our guide Almira was wonderful.

Incredible tour, super highly recommended.. The most impactful thing is the wonderful Kravice waterfalls..