Mostar tour | Full-day guided tour to amazing Herzegovina from Sarajevo is a full-day tour to Konjic, Kravice Waterfall, Pocitelj, Blagaj and Mostar. The area of Herzegovina is a must-see region for everyone coming to the Balkans.
We enable you to experience this region from the perspective of cultural diversity and unique history, genuinely amazing scenery and delicious food as well. Join us for this fantastic, UNESCO-based trip and get to see Herzegovina attractions with our local guides. Mostar Tour is a must-do tour in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Mostar tour starts from our agency but can be arranged elsewhere if requested.
The first stop of the day tour is a short visit to the old part of Konjic. The symbol of Konjic is The Old Stone Bridge, which was connecting the banks of Neretva river for centuries.
It was since 1682. until WW2, when the German occupiers destroyed it, during the withdrawal of their troops. It was reconstructed as the original bridge in 2009, and has been on the list of national monuments of BiH since 2003.
Then we continue through some really amazing parts of Neretva river canyon, telling the unique stories of Herzegovina.
After Konjic we arrive at our next stop – Kravice waterfalls. Kravice waterfall, located on the Trebižat River is s a mini version of Niagara Falls, hidden in the Balkans.
Kravice waterfalls form a natural amphitheater 40 km southwest of the city of Mostar. For its amazing beauty and untouched nature, the state has protected it as a natural rarity. Its height is 25 meters. Moreover, Kravice waterfall is a popular swimming and picnic area.
Later on, we arrive at Pocitelj – the stepped Ottoman-era fortress village. It is a medieval and Ottoman-Mediterranean wonder of nature and architecture, a place like no other. Cupped in a steep rocky amphitheater, it’s a warren of stairways climbing between ramshackle stone-roofed houses and pomegranate bushes.
Towering over this dreamlike scene is the Kula (Fort of Počitelj), at 45m above sea level, it offers breathtaking views. In only one photo you will have Neretva River, impressive Hajji Alija’s mosque, the mekteb (Muslim primary school), the imaret (charitable kitchen), the medresa (Muslim high school), the hamam (public baths), the han (public inn) and sahat-kula (clock-tower).
On the other hand, the most dominant residential structure in the village is Gavrakanpetanović House. In that house there were thousands of artists and cultural actors from all over the world for the International Art Colony. Počitelj has a magical air that transcends time. It is a place just to wander, get lost in thoughts, and feel a profound sense of wonder and serenity.
Our next destination is Blagaj – a haven of peace and natural harmony. In Blagaj you will see a Tekke – the Dervish Monastery, built around 1520. The monastery is an important monument of the early Ottoman period in Bosnia & Herzegovina.
The dervishes have been using the monastery in order to perform their special rituals – Dhikr (praise to God). Blagaj Tekke is situated by the Spring of the river Buna, surrounded by beautiful mountains. In the silence of the Dervish house’s garden, cooled by the freshness of the wonderful river with the most spectacular view.
Therefore, you will understand why Blagaj was the focus of interest of historical personalities, Roman nobility, Ottoman viziers and kadis, Austro-Hungarian officers and many travelers searching for the freshness of the water, the warmth of the sun and blue sky.
So in the end, it’s time for Mostar tour from Sarajevo – the lovely experience in one of the most important pearls of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Mostar is a city of stone on stone, historical, political, scientific and cultural center of Herzegovina. It lies at the foot of the slopes of Velez Mountain, in the Neretva River valley.
Mostar was one of the most destroyed cities during the war in Bosnia. But even today it has enough preserved architecture speaks to the rich cultural past of this city.
The most famous attraction in Mostar is the Old Bridge, built in 1566 according to plans of Hayruddin, the great Turkish builder of the 16th c. From 2005 it is on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. Above all, it’s the beating heart of the city, a strong iconic symbol of its history and one of the country’s most recognizable landmarks.
The bridge is 24m high, but in spite of that, you will frequently see members of the Mostar Diving Club dive off the bridge. The practice dates back to the time the bridge was built. We will also see the Crooked Bridge – the oldest arch bridge in Mostar.
In Mostar you will find Hamam – a Turkish bath. It is the only Turkish bath still existing in Mostar and one of the few remaining examples in the whole of Herzegovina. By visiting this location you will have the unique opportunity to take an immersive step “back in time,” engaging in an element of Mostar lifestyle that has been prevalent for centuries.
In addition, Mostar tour from Sarajevo will cover Koski Mehmed Pasha Mosque, the second biggest mosque in Mostar. Its original color and wall decorations have been preserved until today. You can climb the mosque’s minaret, which offers an amazing panoramic view of the city and The Old Bridge.
Kujundžiluk – Old Bazzar, winds along a small, pretty, cobbled street, dating back to the middle of the 16th century. Therefore, you can find characteristic crafts shops and traditional restaurants in this area.
“When you spend a night in Mostar, it is not the sound that wakes you up in the morning, but- the light. I know this from my own experience. It was the light that welcomed me when I arrived, it followed me from the morning to the evening, and when I left, that light forever stayed in me as the main characteristic of my memories of Mostar…”
Ivo Andric, Nobel Prize winner
In conclusion, we will ride and walk through fascinating landscapes, interesting villages and cities, historical museums, we will go back to history and learn about Ottoman Empire, WW2, Tito’s Yugoslavia and taste delicious Bosnian food and enjoy the tradition. The day you will certainly never forget!
Edin is a wonderful guide. He gave us a fascinating and informative brief to the quaint city of Herezgovina, its complex history, key people and sights. Highly recommended.
THANKS MEETING BOSNIA It was an amazing trip to Herzegovina (Mostar, Blagaj ,spring of river Buna , Kravice waterfalls and Pocitelj). The trip guide Amer have passion, deep knowledge and very informative which added a different level of excitement! I really enjoyed the private trip with such a comfort luxury car , relaxed, stops, and professional captain.! Highly recommended trip and bring your towels and shirt to enjoy the magnificent waterfalls!!!👌
I did this tour as well as the free walking tour with this company. I can’t stress enough how amazing they are. They are primarily interested in showing their beautiful culture to the world and making their visitors happy. They are so accommodating and so incredibly nice. The tour of Mostar and the 4 pillars of Herzegovina is nothing short of breathtaking. I did the tour with 2 other tourists and our guide Adnan. I honestly believe I hav found e a wonderful friend in Adnan, he was just so lovely and so knowledge about everything in bosnia, including its history and culture. He never got bored of us asking him all sorts of questions and was extremely courteous. Adnan, if you’re reading this, please know you are a friend and if you ever find yourself in Egypt, we would love to show you around!
The free walking tour was so informative and was conducted by the lovely Zahra whose knowledge of Sarajevo’s was also so impressive! I passed by the monuments on the daily not really knowing the significance of any of them. Taking this tour really opened my eyes to the history and significance behind each one.
In short, I 100% recommend this tour company!
Could not recommend this tour highly enough! We saw so much and learnt even more. Edin was a terrific guide and super friendly. And the staff in the office were incredibly helpful too!
We give 5 stars because everything was so well coordinated and our lady guide was the sweetest and the driver as well. She knows the local people which means that we tasted the specialities of their country and saw some extra things. It was all the money worth it and if you want to see Hercegovina it is the perfect way to do it. We feel very grateful for the trip and thank you so much for the good experience!
Best regards from Denmark