Sarajevo: Grand Walking Tour
- Small group
- Duration: 3 hours
Board a bus in Sarajevo and head out of the city. During the bus ride, find out how the war started, why the National Library of BH was destroyed, and how many people died. While driving to the Tunnel Museum along the Sniper Alley, listen to stories about what life was like during these years of darkness. After this introduction, discover the story of a vitally important 800 m long tunnel that connected the occupied and free Sarajevo territories. Upon arrival at the museum, pass through one part of the original tunnel and see the movie about the war in Sarajevo. Listen as your guide explains the role of the tunnel during the siege, its construction, use method and will happily answer all your questions. On the way back to the town, talk about Sarajevo and its future with your guide.
Excellent experience. Our guide was very knowledgeable about the war, and included personal experiences. I highly recommened this tour!
The city that is commonly associated with the siege in the 1990s has plenty more to offer. City that from which First World War started and where you had first Winter Olympic Games in communistic country have more history to offer. Join us on a journey through the past where the guide will reveal the small and big secrets of this city and introduce you to the mysticism of Sarajevo streets and alleys. The tour will take you to the main sights of the Ottoman and Austro-Hungarian architecture and will show you a unique line where East meets West. Enjoy the scent of fresh made coffee, flavors from hookah, sound of church bells and call from the minarets. Learn about the assassination that triggered the First World War and discover why Sarajevo is called European Jerusalem. City Hall/National Library Spite House Sarajevo fortresses Streets Bravadziluk and Kazandziluk (old handcrafts) Seb...
Bojan was a fantastic guide! He was very knowledgeable and offered great tips outside of the tour. Highly recommended!
After meeting with your group and guide, you will begin your 3-part, best of Sarajevo tour. You will begin by admiring the symbols of the Austro-Hungarian rule, hearing the story of the Spite House. You will then move on to discover the heart of the Ottoman rule, Sarajevo’s Bascarsija, before drinking water from the Sebilj Fountain. Moving on, you can pray in one of the four big houses of God in Sarajevo, and find out why people call it a “European Jerusalem”. You will then learn about the local hospitality over a cup of Bosnian coffee, whilst sharing the importance and the meaning of its consumption. Next, you will begin a war tour. You can find out what it was like to live without food, water, electricity and gas, as well as how the children were going to school and what the culture and sports scene was like throughout war. Upon arrival at the Tunnel Museum, you will pass through 20 m...
We have travelled to many places over the world and this "Best of Sarajevo" tour is one the best tours we have ever experienced. We got an excellent information on this exceptional history and we recommend this tour for everyone visiting Sarajevo. What a day :-)
The day trip starts in the morning, 8 am. The meeting point can be upon request, either from the tour agency or from your hotel. Feel free to make your own request. The guide will give you a short introduction of the tour, and you can sit comfortably in your seat, and enjoy the view. Driving over the mountains, you will be shown almost the exact line between Bosnia and Herzegovina. Also, depending which time of the year you take a tour, you will be fascinated by the nature. Every season has its own color. Head to Mostar, enjoying the view on Jablanicko lake, and amazing nature. For those interested in communism, go to Jablanica to see a piece of history where you see a ruined old train bridge which is a witness of the Battle of the Neretva, also known as the Battle for the Wounded. Mostar will wait for you with its warm climate, unique beauty and amazing history. Your guide will tak...
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Start with pickup from your hotel in Sarajevo and travel to the town of Visoko. Arrive at the Ravne tunnel complex where you will meet your local guide and get equipped with your safety gear. Enter the mystical labyrinth underneath the pyramid structure outside the town. Due to the huge network of underground tunnels, intersections, chambers and water accumulations, it is not possible to explore without a local. Learn about the construction and purpose of the tunnels which wind underneath the pyramid. Learn about the theories behind the pyramid, and who may have constructed it. Afterwards, enjoy some free time in the Ravne tunnel complex, before being returned to your hotel.
Bijambare is natural complex of caves, located 40 kilometers away from Sarajevo. This wooden road, which leads to the Bijambare complex, belongs to the mountain complex and will offer you the pleasures of the natural surroundings and relaxation in the thick woods. This complex is presented in three major caves, a small river and lake, educational eco-paths, a mountain ambient restaurant and is ideal for families. If you are nature lover, you will be fascinated by the beauty of this natural treasure. Entering the caves, you will visit the acoustic part of the cave. Learn about the endemic flora and fauna of the area while walking through the woods. There activities are only part of the richness of Bijambare.
Loved it! Beautiful autumn colours all around and the freshest purest air you could ever imagine. It was like breathing for the first time. The caves were astonishingly beautiful and the acoustics out of this world. I had a wonderful Guide with Invicta Travel, highly recommended.
Enjoy your morning and early afternoon with a unique local experience. Treat your senses with traditional delicacies, learn about Bosnian hospitality, and the meaning behind a cup of Bosnian coffee. You can admire the symbol of the Austro-Hungarian rule, hear stories about the House of Spite, and walk through streets where you’ll learn more about different crafts which have existed in Sarajevo since the 15th century. You can discover the heart of Ottoman architecture, Sarajevo’s Baščaršija, before learning of the difference between “burek” and all other pies. Pray in four places of worship in Sarajevo, and find out why people call it a “European Jerusalem”. Later on, you will learn about the local hospitality over a cup of warm Bosnian coffee, as you share the importance and meaning of this special drink.
After hotel pickup, start your tour by visiting Sniper Alley and the hotel that was home to foreign correspondents during the Bosnian war. Continue to the War Tunnel Museum and learn more about the Siege of Sarajevo. You'll be guided by a survivor of the siege, who will answer any questions you might have. Head to the mountain of Trebević to explore the sites of battlefields. See the remains of bunkers, minefields, tank caterpillar traces, trenches, and other reminders of the destruction of war. Then visit the abandoned Sarajevo Bobsleigh track, built for the 1984 Winter Olympics, and see amazing graffiti by artists from around the world. Continue to the Jewish Cemetery, one of the largest in Europe. During the Siege of Sarajevo, the cemetery was the main front line and sniper nest of the Republic of Srpska army, overlooking the infamous Sniper Alley. The last stop is at Yellow Bastion...
Explore and learn about Olympic Sarajevo! In 1984 Sarajevo hosted the 14th Olympic Winter Games, introducing Sarajevo to the world. The mountains that surround Sarajevo were perfectly suited to host the Olympic Games. The period of organizing Olympic games changed the face of Sarajevo, particularly in terms of construction. Whole new villages arose in the same period. Visiting these Olympic sights will take you back in time to when Sarajevo was the center of the World! Fresh air, thick woods, Olympic history and the rich green landscape will offer great relaxation and replenish you soul. Do not miss the chance to visit Olympic Sarajevo! For this tour you can choose to visit either Igman and Bjelasnica, or Trebevic and Jahorina. You will have the opportunity to make your own plan for the Olympic mountain tour. The tour is ideal for a family.
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 th...
This was one of the best trips I have ever been on. Edis is the most knowledgeable, witty, caring guide you could ever meet. He went over and beyond to regale me many interesting and personal stories. I have been so looking forward to visiting Sarajevo since reading the novel 'The Cellist of Sarajevo' which was so beautifully descriptively written- Edis made this very personal, his father's experience of being shelled during the war his subsequent recovery and his massive efforts to be forgiving and reconcillary ....what a guy and what a son! Both are a force for good in this world. I'm humbled and proud that I was able to spend time you and learn first hand 'The Cellist of Sarajevo'
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Adi was my guide - he is excellent in all respects. The Bosnia Herzegovina history he narrated while en route to the railroad was superb. At all stops on he tour he always made the place interesting. The Sarkan Eight Railway is an engineering marvel. Well worth the tour. A great day.
A beautiful trip with more than enough time to spend at the different sights. Our guide, Nedim, was very friendly and had a lot of information about the places we visited and Bosnia & Herzegovina in general. I definitely recommend this tour!
Nervit was a great guide, he not only lived through the Sarajevo Siege but knows a lot about it. Definitely a must do if you visit Sarajevo.
it's a quite place , the road to and from the village is beautiful and great for photography
Everthink is unbleavable, but just only think, you need more time in the mostar.