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Lukomir Hiking Tour from Sarajevo

(14 Reviews)
  • Duration: 8h
  • Max people: 7
  • Pickup: Sarajevo
  • Min age: 5
  • Difficulty: Medium
  • Drop-off: Sarajevo
What to expect from Lukomir Village tour

Lukomir hiking tour is perfect for nature lovers since Lukomir is Bosnia’s highest and most isolated mountain village.

Lukomir is like a living ethnological museum, where the customs of nomadic tribes and Dinaric highlanders are still practised.

We invite you to join us and visit this important part of Bosnia & Herzegovina’s historical, cultural and architectural legacy which is a top-rated rural tourism destination.

Tour Highlights
  • Explore a real traditional village in Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Enjoy hiking in Lukomir Village
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  • Find our more about customs and traditions of Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Enjoy the most beautiful view of Raketnica River canyon and mountains
Lukomir hiking tour essential information

Departure & Return Location

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Departure Time

🕣 08:30 AM

Price Includes

  • Professional guide
  • All transportation in destination location
  • Hotel pick-up
  • Hotel check-out
  • Free Cancellation 24hr prior - No charge

Price Excludes

  • Private tour - on request
  • Food and beverages
  • Any Private Expenses

Good to know

  • You should wear comfortable clothing
  • Minimum required number of people for the tour is 2

Lukomir tour details

Exploring Lukomir village

Present-day Lukomir gives plenty of evidence that the population descended from Podveležje in Herzegovina.  Podveležje, the dry plateau above Mostar, could not provide the herds with enough water to sustain these semi-nomadic tribes, over the summer months. Eventually, many of the villagers from the Podvelezje region made permanent settlements in the canyon and later in the place where it is now located.

Why should you take our Lukomir hiking tour?

Lukomir village is interesting for its unique stone houses with cherry-wood roof tiles. Indeed, access to the village is impossible from the first snows in December until late April.  The only way to rach it is by skis or on foot. A newly constructed lodge is now complete to receive guests. From there, you can do some magnificent hiking in the area along the ridge of the Rakitnica Canyon.  From the edge of the village, located at almost 1,500 meters above the sea level, you will have a  breathtaking view of this canyon. Also you can see the neighboring Obalj and Visočica Mountain. On the other side, you can see Igman, a beautiful Olympic mountain.

Lukomir Village is known for its traditional attire

In Lukomir you can still see women wearing traditional hand-knitted costumes that had been worn for centuries. They still knit pretty, colourful things for their children and grandchildren. In general, you will see how does everyday life in Lukomir Village look – a normal life, but without electricity, water or internet we are now used to.

Of course, you will be able to try delicious traditional Bosnian food. So, our Lukomir hiking tour will give you an amazing experience.

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Hasan

Family Traveller

The village is amazing and so was our guide. We really enjoyed this day. Thank you.

July 10, 2019

SImona B

Solo Traveller

Guided tour sarajevo
A competent and dedicated guide that will inspire you with his passion for his city and country . A true lesson of history and civilisation!

August 3, 2017

Cara J

Couple Traveller

Very interesting trip out of Sarajevo and into the mountains to the highest and most remote village. This trip takes a long time but it is worth it if you want to see something completely different. The views are amazing, and the village life is fascinating. If you do not like long drives on windy roads, or are prone to car sickness this might not be the best choice for you. Our guide was very patient and took us on a wonderful journey for the day, stopping first at the former Olympic high jump site, and then up high into the mountains. We tasted some local village bread and cheese, and were able to spend some time walking all around Lukomir Village

June 26, 2017

Olena E

Solo Traveller

Amazing Tours, Excellent Service
I am truly impressed with the attention to detail, knowledge and availability of the tour guide to help as and when needed. Excellent job, Edin!

January 20, 2017

Wadee A

Solo Traveller

Best Tour Guide ever
In themis Sep. 2016, me with my small family from Bahrain visited Bosnia. And we were so lucky to have this Guide Tour; they are really so kind, helpful and amazing. Strongly recommended

September 5, 2016
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