Sarajevo: Balkans Dark History and War Private Tour
- Small group
- Pickup available
- Duration: 3 hours
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A must do if you visit Sarajevo. Best tour I have ever been on. This tour was an amazing experience. The guide, Eddie, was very knowledgeable, and super nice. He answered all of my questions. Unlike the other tours that I have been to in Europe, the entirety of this tour was jam packed with information regarding the Bosnia war with Serbia. The guide transported you to different areas of Sarajevo so you could experience key points in the history. It was very moving. In addition to really opening my eyes as to the full scale atrocities suffered by the Bosnian people and the heroism of the population of Sarajevo during the seige, this tour was also a great way to see the city. You even get to visit the old Olympic bobsled track with amazing views of Sarajevo (this is one area where the Serb army was encamped and had strategic positions) In addition to Eddie, the other gentleman in the office was also super nice. I highly recommend and have not one complaint.
The experience was excellent as we had a detailed history of main points of Sarajevo and Asim our tour guy was very informative and also advised us on nice shopping places, we have also booked the war history with him as well so we had covered both history and main points of Sarajevo in one single day. I advise you fo ask him to drop you near the Cable car at the end of the War tour which will be at the top of the mountain and ride down the mountain with the cable car to experience a nice view of the city.
Such a fascinating insight into the war in the 1990s. The Tunnel of Hope was such a fascinating feat by many who miraculously built this tunnel to assist the people of Sarajevo. Ingenious! We were also taken to the site of the Winter Olympics and the bobsledding and luge tracks. The old Jewish Cemetery made us realise the diversity of religions that make Sarajevo. To top the afternoon was the late afternoon/night view of Sarajevo from the Yellow fort.
The Under Siege tour far exceeded expectations and we highly recommend it! Eddin is an exceptional tour guide. He is incredibly knowledgeable and passionate and was able to teach us about a very difficult and complex topic. The staff was also very friendly and helpful. We were so happy with our experience we even signed up for another tour!
This was a really great tour seeing the former Winter Olympic sites and hiking through the snow. My guide Safet was absolutely amazing and I would rate him A++++. He is very friendly, welcoming and has a wealth of knowledge and passion for his job. I couldn't recommend this tour and especially Safet any more highly.