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Multi-day Sarajevo winter tour | 2024 Olympic winter bliss

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  • Duration: 4 days
  • Max people: 12
  • Pickup: Sarajevo Airport
  • Small groups
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Drop-off: Sarajevo Airport

Multi-day Sarajevo winter tour offers you a unique experience to explore the enchanting beauty of Bosnia’s snow-covered landscapes and culture.

Discover Sarajevo: A cozy winter Getaway from London

Touch down in Sarajevo, and rest assured—your adventure begins the moment you land. A dedicated driver is ready to extend a warm welcome, ensuring a smooth transfer from the airport to your accommodation.

As you touch down, you step into a city woven with stories from Ottoman, Austro-Hungarian, and Yugoslav chapters. What tales do the cobbled streets of the Old City whisper? Can you sense the history in the air as you explore the enchanting Bascarsija and cross the Latin Bridge?

Now, let’s talk winter adventures. this tour will take to the Olympic Bjelašnica mountain, inviting you to experience the thrill of the season. Have you ever skied down the Bosnian slopes or tried snowshoeing adventures, enjoying these breathtaking landscapes as your backdrop?

Yet, it’s not just about the scenery. Sarajevo’s warmth extends beyond the chilly air. Have you ever felt the genuine friendliness of the locals, ensuring your stay is not just memorable but also heartwarming? It’s like stepping into a story where every encounter is a chapter in your winter escapade. And yet, you comfortable since the prices in Sarajevo make you enjoy your trip even more, as one can eat and drink for a very fair price.

From cultural discoveries to the excitement of winter sports, every experience is a page-turner in Sarajevo. Can you envision the stories you’ll collect as you explore this city, leaving with tales of a winter adventure unlike any other? Don’t let your story be unwritten. Secure your spot now on our Multi-day Sarajevo winter tour and be part of this unforgettable journey!”

Extend your trip

If you’d like to prolong your stay by more days when booking a tour, please reach out to us. We’ll be happy to tailor your extended stay. Contact us at info@meetbosnia.com

Tour highlights

  • Airport transfer
  • Sarajevo walking tour
  • Traditional Bosnian dinner
  • A journey to Herzegovina
  • Visit Blagaj Tekke
  • UNESCO Old Bridge
  • Wine tasting
  • Dinner with Bosnian family
  • Snow adventure on Olympic Bjelasnica mountain
  • Snowshoeing experience

Departure dates

Sold out January 04 – 07

Sold out January 11 – 14

Sold out January 18 – 21

Available Janaury 25 – 28 

Available February 01 – 04

Available February 08 – 11

Available February 15 – 18

Available February 22 . 25

Sold out February 29 – March 03

Sold out March 07 – 10

Available March 17 – 21

Sold out March 24 – 28

Hurry up! Only 9 more spots left!

Tour information

  • Departure & return locationSarajevo International Airport
  • Tour duration4 days
  • What's included3 nights' accommodation in a double room (additional charge of 60€ for single occupancy)
    Transport from/to Airport
    Delicious Bosnian breakfast
    Modern vehicle transportation
    Personal guides
    Traditional Bosnian Dinner
    Winery tour and wine tastings + prosciutto, sujuk (sausage), cheese, pastries.
    Walking tour with private guide in Sarajevo/Mostar
    Snowshoeing equipment (snowshoes and poles) - Meet Bosnia will provide appropriately sized snowshoes for all participants.
    Snowshoeing tour with mountaineering guide
    Visit to museum Tunnel of Hope
    Scenic drive throughout Neretva Canyon
    Entrance fees
  • What's NOT includedSki equipment, Ski pass - (If you opt for the skiing option)
    Airfare
    Lunch & dinner during your leisure time

What to bring?

  • Layered ClothingSarajevo's winter can be chilly, so pack layers for versatility. Bring thermal undergarments, sweaters, and a waterproof, insulated jacket to stay warm during outdoor activities.
  • Winter AccessoriesDon't forget essentials like a warm hat, gloves, and a scarf to protect against the winter chill, especially during your snowshoeing or skiing experience in the mountain.
  • Winter-Ready FootwearFor those opting for skiing or snowshoeing, make sure to pack appropriate footwear.
  • DaypackBring a small daypack for your daily adventures. It's ideal for carrying essentials like water, snacks, and extra layers during your outdoor excursions.
  • Sun ProtectionDespite the cold, the winter sun can be strong. Pack sunscreen, sunglasses, and lip balm with SPF to protect your skin against the elements.
  • Reusable Water BottleStay hydrated, even in colder temperatures. A reusable water bottle is convenient and eco-friendly.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Sarajevo

As you touch down in Sarajevo, our friendly guides eagerly await you at the airport for a warm meet and greet. A swift transfer takes you to your hotel, where you’ll check in and indulge in a quick lunch featuring local cuisine at a nearby restaurant.

Post-lunch, our 2-hour walking tour commences, led by a knowledgeable local expert. Multi-day Sarajevo winter tour gives you an opportunity to explore the city’s most significant historical landmarks, including Baščaršija Square, Sebilj Fountain, the Oldest Street in Sarajevo, Old Orthodox Church, Sacred Heart Cathedral, Synagogue, Gazi Husrev-bey Mosque, Clock Tower, Caravan Saray, Old Madraasa, Bazaar, Meeting of Cultures Spot, Sarajevo Roses, Hotel Europe, Assassination Spot, and the iconic Latin Bridge.

Following the walking tour, we arrange a traditional Bosnian dinner with local family in order for you to experience an authentic journey full of local delights.

Sarajevo airport - What to see in Sarajevo
Sarajevo International Airport
Sarajevo airport transfer
Comfortable drive to accommodation
Sarajevo tours
Sarajevo wishes you a warm welcome
Sarajevo free walking tour featured image
Hop-on our excellent walking tour 
Bosnian Dinner Experience with Local Family in Sarajevo
Enjoy Bosnian Dinner Experience with Local Family

Day 2: Journey to Herzegovina

After a hearty breakfast, we depart from Sarajevo towards the southern part of our country, Herzegovina. Our first stop is in Konjic, where the Stone Bridge awaits exploration. The scenic journey along the green Neretva River leads us to Mostar, a city with a captivating blend of cultural and ethnic diversity.

The highlight is the iconic Old Bridge, a UNESCO World Heritage site since 2005. Continuing to Blagaj, a haven of tranquillity, indulge in a delightful dinner featuring trout fish. Explore the Tekke, or Dervish Monastery, a significant Ottoman-era monument, followed by a delightful lunch by the enchanting Buna River Spring.

The day concludes with a wine-tasting experience at Emporia Vineyard, sampling the finest wines from Herzegovina. Return to your accommodation in Sarajevo.

Mostar tour - Konjic
Konjic bridge – “Stara ćuprija”
Mostar tour
Explore UNESCO Old Bridge Mostar
Blagaj - Cycling Balkans Tour
Blagaj Tekke at Buna river spring

 

Day 3: Adventure Day at Bjelašnica Mountain

Following breakfast, embark on a historical journey to the Tunnel of Hope museum, learning about its captivating narrative and the critical role it played during the siege of Sarajevo. En route, a panoramic tour takes you through Sniper Alley, a descriptive street in the city, and past the iconic Holiday Inn.

At the Tunnel of Hope, gain detailed insights into its significance, and pass through a small section of the original tunnel. The adventure continues to Bjelašnica, the Olympic beauty, where you can choose to ski or join a snowshoeing tour. If you decide on a snowshoeing tour is good to know that the length of this trail is 3.17 km, while the average increase in altitude is 319 m. The starting point is Babin Do, which is located at 1267 meters, towards the Heliodrom over the Kolijevka trail with an increase in altitude of 200 meters – duration is 2 hours.

Revel in the breathtaking views and immerse yourself in the picturesque surroundings. Upon returning to Sarajevo, the evening offers leisure activities and a relaxed atmosphere.

Sarajevo War Tunnel
Sarajevo War Tunnel tour
Join us for snowshoeing on Olympic Bjelašnica mountain
Mountain activity at its best
Visitar Sarajevo y Bosnia - Sarajevo por la noche
Enjoy leisure time in romantic Sarajevo

Day 4: Departure

Check out from your hotel and enjoy a smooth transfer to the airport, marking the end of this unforgettable journey. Multi-day Sarajevo tour leaves you with a lot of new memories!

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What airport should we fly in and out of?

The tour starts and ends at Sarajevo SJJ Airport. We chose this airport because there’s a direct London-Sarajevo flight. In January, departures from London are on 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th, with return options on 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th. For February, departures are on 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th, and returns on 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th, 3rd (March) – and so on. We’ve tailored the tour to match these flights, ensuring your journey is convenient.

Is there free time to explore or do we stay with the group the whole time?

On our Multi-day Sarajevo winter tour, our goal is to deliver a balance of curated experiences as a small group while giving you ample time to explore on your own, with some thoroughly tested recommendations, of course.

Where to rent ski equipment on Bjelašnica?

If you don’t bring your own gear, we can assist you in renting skiing equipment and obtaining ski passes at the best prices.

What if I am traveling alone? Is this tour only for couples or can I bring a friend?

Although the majority of our guests tend to be couples, we host lots of duos, including mother and daughters, girlfriends, and travel buddies. Solo travelers are welcome with  supplement or sharing options in case that there is another person interested. All rates are based on double occupancy. 

What if something unexpected happens and we need to cancel?

OUR ‘LIFE HAPPENS’ GUARANTEE

Lifetime Deposit – Your deposit for a lifetime is transferable to other trips in case of cancellation.

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