Bosnia and Herzegovina
The perfect 6 days itinerary

Bosnia and Herzegovina, often referred to simply as Bosnia, is a country in Southeastern Europe known for its diverse cultural heritage, picturesque landscapes, and historical sites. The country is divided into two entities: the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Republika Srpska. Key attractions include the historic city of Sarajevo, the stunning Kravica Waterfall, and the medieval town of Mostar with its iconic Stari Most (Old Bridge). Bosnia's rich history, combined with its natural beauty, makes it a unique destination for travelers seeking both adventure and cultural enrichment.

What to do in Bosnia and Herzegovina?

This 6 days itinerary is the perfect guide to the best things to see in Bosnia and Herzegovina. It includes day-by-day activities, travel tips, and the top places to visit.

Day 1: Arrival and Exploration of Sarajevo

Morning

Arrive in Sarajevo, the capital city. Start your exploration with a visit to the Baščaršija, Sarajevo's old bazaar and the historical and cultural center of the city. Enjoy a traditional Bosnian coffee at one of the quaint cafés.

Afternoon

Visit the Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque, one of the most important Islamic structures in the Balkans, and the Sarajevo War Tunnel Museum, which offers insights into the recent history of the city during the Bosnian War.

Evening

Dine at a local restaurant to try some authentic Bosnian cuisine, such as ćevapi or burek.


Day 2: Journey to Mostar and Exploration

Morning

Travel from Sarajevo to Mostar. Upon arrival, visit the iconic Stari Most (Old Bridge), a reconstructed medieval arched bridge that symbolizes reconciliation and coexistence in the post-war era.

Afternoon

Explore the cobbled streets of the Old Town, visiting shops and galleries that showcase local art and crafts. Stop by the Koski Mehmed Pasha Mosque for panoramic views of the city.

Evening

Enjoy dinner at a riverside restaurant, experiencing the beautiful views of the bridge lit up at night.


Day 3: Natural Wonders of Herzegovina

Morning

Drive to the Kravica Waterfall, a breathtaking natural wonder in Herzegovina. Spend the morning swimming or just enjoying the scenic views.

Afternoon

Visit the nearby town of Blagaj, known for its historical Dervish monastery, Blagaj Tekija, situated at the base of a cliff next to the source of the Buna River.

Evening

Return to Mostar and relax at your accommodation or explore more of the city at your leisure.


Day 4: Cultural Insights in Travnik and Jajce

Morning

Travel to Travnik, known for its medieval fortress and colorful history. Explore the Travnik Fortress and visit the birthplace of Nobel Prize-winning author Ivo Andrić.

Afternoon

Continue to Jajce, a town famous for its beautiful waterfall where the Pliva River meets the Vrbas. Explore the Jajce Fortress and the catacombs.

Evening

Stay overnight in Jajce and enjoy a traditional dinner in the town.


Day 5: Exploration of Banja Luka

Morning

Drive to Banja Luka, the second largest city in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Start your visit at the Kastel Fortress, located in the heart of the city along the Vrbas River.

Afternoon

Visit the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour and stroll through the city's lively Gospodska Street, known for its shopping and cafes.

Evening

Experience the nightlife of Banja Luka or enjoy a relaxing evening at one of the local restaurants.


Day 6: Return to Sarajevo and Departure

Morning

Return to Sarajevo. If time allows, visit any sites you may have missed during your first day or do some last-minute shopping in Baščaršija.

Afternoon

Prepare for your departure from Sarajevo. Reflect on the beautiful landscapes and rich history you've experienced in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Evening

Depart from Sarajevo.


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