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Sarajevo snowshoeing tour | Bjelasnica full day experience

(15 Reviews)
  • Duration: 2h
  • Max people: 30
  • Pickup: Sarajevo
  • Min age: 10
  • Difficulty: Medium
  • Drop-off: Sarajevo
Sarajevo snowshoeing tour details

Sarajevo snowshoeing experience involves walking in the snow with specially adapted equipment – snowshoes that allow a large enough area and do not allow you to sink into the snow. Snowshoes are usually made of aluminium and rubber so that the walk is pleasant, and they are not difficult to carry in a backpack.

Sarajevo snowshoeing tour experience on Olympic mountain Bjelašnica is a dynamic activity in which tourists and local participants will be able to present interesting cultural and historical facts, especially the Winter Olympics, flora and fauna.

Departure & Return Location

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Departure Time

Every day

Price Includes

  • Private transportation
  • Equipment
  • Licensed tour guide

Good to know

  • Offered on English language
  • Tour is shared, not private
  • Maximum number of participats is 30
  • Available from January until April
  • Post booking policiesWe may reserve the right to cancel a booking for a full refund in case of bad weather

Facts about Bjelašnica

A quick introduction to Bjelašnica

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). Other notable peaks are Krvavac (2061 m), Mali Vlahinja (2055 m), and Hranisava (1964 m). The Bjelašnica range is bordered by the Rakitnica in the south, the Neretva in the west, Mt Igman in the northeast and Mt Ivan in the northwest. Only at 20 minutes distance of Sarajevo, it is a tourist attraction for hiking and skiing.

Name etymology

The mountain’s name stems from the root bijel, which means “white”.

Bjelašnica geology

Geologically, Bjelašnica is part of the Dinaric Alps and is formed largely of secondary and tertiary sedimentary rock, mostly Limestone and Dolomite.

Tour experience options

1️⃣ Sarajevo snowshoeing tour experience | Easy trail: Babin do – Heliodrom and return by trail 4

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

2️⃣ Sarajevo snowshoeing tour experience | Moderately demanding trail: Cradle – Heliodrom – Top of the elevator – descent on trail number 5 in Štinja Do

The length of this trail is 4.15 km, while the average increase in altitude is 423 meters. The starting point for this tour is Babin Do, which is located at an altitude of 1267 meters, towards the Heliodrom, over the Kolijevka trail.

2 hours

What makes this experience amazing

This winter we present an entertaining activity for all-mountain lovers: snowshoeing. If you have ever tried this amazing sport, then you surely know that great fun and unforgettable memories require snow, sticks and a little exercise.

The experience of snowshoeing is something you will never forget. Walking in the snow certainly adds a new dimension to hiking and climbing a mountain is a striking way to spend your weekends.

Hiking is easy and fun in spring, summer and autumn, but during the winter these healthy walks are now under 2 meters of snow, so hiking on snowshoes and poles, with the sun shining on the snow, is another reason for this challenging sport.

If you’re into snowshoeing or would like to try it out as a new activity, don’t hesitate. A new, specially crafted Sarajevo snowshoeing tour experience will help you master it. We offer you a pleasant atmosphere and all the needed skills to enjoy the charms of snowshoeing on our Olympic beauty Bjelašnica throughout the winter season.

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15 Reviews
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Daniel Jacob

Couple Traveller

Great experience, me and my girlfriend spent an amazing day. Great guides, I’d recommend this tour to everyone!

January 20, 2022

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

Hoho H

Solo Traveller

You shouldn’t hesitate to go with them.
I recently went on a trip to Bosnia with my family and our tour guide was Edin. He was friendly and provides excellent taste and recommendations when it comes to food in Sarajevo.

Edin is also unafraid to make himself a part of the family, and in return, makes his tourists feel welcome in Bosnia. I had a wonderful time listening to his knowledge about Bosnia and Islam.

Don’t hesitate to go and contact them, they’ll make your trip to Bosnia worth it.

February 16, 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

randy s

Solo Traveller

Wonderful afternoon tour
I highly recommend you contact Edin or Eddie to show you around Sarajevo or Bosnia Herzegovina. Excellent guide full of facts and entertaining. He took a history of the area and Olympics tour. Edin was a dream for keeping me informed and helping me understand the past and recent history of the area. I will return.

June 8, 2016
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