Bosnia Heritage: Rivers, Mountains & Mosques

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

7
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5
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$ 733
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The package includes: The package comes without flights but includes local transportation, breakfast only, 3* hotel accommodation. Lunch and dinner is not provided but can be arranged our guide. The food we offer is good wholesome and indigenous to the area, thus giving an authentic feel of the tour. Main entrance fees to sights/museums mentioned below. Each day there will be a brief for the day, spiritual reminders throughout the day with important historical facts and points by our guide and an evening summary. Highlights: Baščaršija area including National Library Sebilj Fountain, Baščaršija Mosque, Ferhadija, Old Orthodox Church, Morića Han Gazi-Husrevbey Madrasa Tunnel of Hope The Spring of the river Bosna (Vrelo Bosne) Olympic mountain Bjelasnica Nahla Women’s Centre Mostar Old Bridge Alija Izetbegovic museum Svrzo House Markets Martyrs Cemetery Pliva Waterfall Pasha’s Madrassah Colored (Sulejmania) Mosque Travnik Fortres and more. Main Locations: Srebrenica Pocitelj Konjic, Mostar and Blagaj Sarajevo Travnik and Jajce Addition Locations for Extended Tours: Croatia (Dubrovnik) Airport As flights to Bosnia and return are not included in the package, you are advised to make flights according to the dates advertised. Austrian Airlines or Lufthansa Airlines are the most frequent flyers or Turkish Airlines or WhizzAir. Destination: Sarajevo International Airport [Code: SJJ] or Tuzla Airport [Code: TZL] Time: Any time after Midday and early afternoon to allow for jet lag and rest Departure: Your return country of origin or else Time: Any time after breakfast or your preferred time Those who wish to join the group tour from UK are recommended to take the flight from London Luton to Tuzla Bosnia via WhizzAir [ www.wizzair.com ] to save money! If you choose an alternative flight path from the above, please do let us know first before booking, as it may incur an extra charge depending on the time and number of travelers arriving together. Upon arrival to Bosnia, our local operatives will take over all transportation within Bosnia i.e. to hotel, back to airport and during tour. Hotel: 3 Star hotels in a convenient location will allow you to easily reach the most famous tourist attractions in Sarajevo, Srebrenica and Mostar. Rooms: 2 beds to a room or 1 double bed for couples or 3 beds for larger families, en-suite shower and toilet , air-conditioning, internet connection, heating, balcony, phone, hairdryer, satellite TV and more.
Itinerary
1
Sebilj Fountain, Baščaršija Mosque

The Sebilj is a pseudo-Ottoman-style wooden fountain in the centre of Baščaršija square in Sarajevo built by Mehmed Pasha Kukavica in 1753. It was relocated by Austrian architect Alexander Wittek in 1891.

2
Ferhadija, Old Orthodox Church, Morića Han

Ferhat Pasha Mosque, also known as the Ferhadija Mosque, is a central building in the city of Banja Luka and one of the greatest achievements of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s 16th century Ottoman Islamic architecture in Europe. Along with Islamic places of worship erected at that time, Baščaršija is also location of Old Orthodox Church, built sometimes during 16th century and first mentioned in Ottoman sources from 1539, and also first Sephardi temple called Old Synagogue which is built between 1581 and 1587.

3
Gazi-Husrevbey Madrasa

The Gazi-Husrev-beg Library is a public library in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina founded in 1537, and is part of a larger complex with Gazi Husrev-beg Medresa. It holds one of the most important collections of Islamic mansucripts in Bosnia-Herzegovina, including many originally donated by Gazi Husrev-beg. The collection survived through Bosnian war and Siege of Sarajevo. The library also holds a sizable number of books, journals, newspapers, documents and photographs.

4
Tunnel of Hope

The Sarajevo Tunnel also known as Tunel spasa and Tunnel of Hope, was an underground tunnel constructed between March and June 1993 during the Siege of Sarajevo in the midst of the Bosnian War. It was built by the Bosnian Army in order to link the city of Sarajevo, which was entirely cut off by Serbian forces, with Bosnian-held territory on the other side of the Sarajevo Airport, an area controlled by the United Nations. The tunnel linked the Sarajevo neighborhoods of Dobrinja and Butmir, allowing food, war supplies, and humanitarian aid to come into the city, and allowing people to get out. The tunnel became a major way of bypassing the international arms embargo and providing the city defenders with weaponry.

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The Spring of the river Bosna (Vrelo Bosne)

Spring of the Bosna river (Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian: Vrelo Bosne / Врело Босне; pronounced [ʋrê.lo bôs.neː]) is a public park, featuring a spring of the River Bosna, at the foothills of the Mount Igman on the outskirts of Sarajevo, capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

6
Olympic mountain Bjelasnica

Jump to The Bjelašnica Olympic Mountain Ski Centre - Bjelašnica is a mountain in central Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is found directly to the southwest of Sarajevo, bordering Mt. Igman. Bjelašnica's tallest peak, by which the whole mountain group got its name, rises to an elevation of 2067 meters (6782 feet).

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Mostar Old Bridge

Stari Most (literally, "Old Bridge") is a rebuilt 16th-century Ottoman bridge in the city of Mostar in Bosnia and Herzegovina that crosses the river Neretva and connects the two parts of the city. It was built by a famous Ottoman Sultan's architect Mimar Sinan/Hajruddin who built many of the key Sultan's buildings in Istanbul.

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Alija Izetbegovic museum

The Museum “Alija Izetbegović” was opened at the fourth anniversary of the President's death, on the 19th of October, 2007. In the old fortress of the city, that is, in the towers Kapi-kula Ploča and Širokac , located in the Old Town neighbourhood called Vratnik, thanks to the enthusiasm and respect for the persona and work of Alija Izetbegovic, there was another monument born. Together with the Martyr’s Memorial Cemetery Kovači, the Museum tells the never-ending story of Bosnian life and death, marked by the fight of good against evil.

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