32 days in Bosnia and Herzegovina Itinerary

32 days in Bosnia and Herzegovina Itinerary

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32 days in Bosnia and Herzegovina Itinerary

Start: Abu Dhabi
+4
bus + train + Fly + taxi + train:  12​h 30​min
1
Mostar
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Trebinje
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Foca
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Jajce
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Banja Luka
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Sarajevo
— 10 nights
+2
Fly + train + bus:  11​h
End: Abu Dhabi

7
nights
Mostar

Mostar ©
Famed for its 16th-century bridge, Mostar boasts a rich cultural and architectural heritage.
Change things up with these side-trips from Mostar: Medjugorje (il Monte Della Croce & Apparition Hill) and Kravica (in Studenci). There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Old Bridge (Stari Most), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koskin-Mehmed Pasha's Mosque, pause for some photo ops at Crooked Bridge (Kriva Cuprija), and contemplate the long history of Kajtaz House.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Mostar planning website .

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Mostar is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of bus, flight, and train. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Abu Dhabi to Mostar. Traveling from Abu Dhabi in July, you will find days in Mostar are slightly colder (39°C), and nights are cooler (22°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can go by car to Trebinje.

Things to do in Mostar

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Medjugorje, Kravica, Blagaj tekija
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Old Bridge (Stari Most) ©
Old Bridge (Stari Most)
Kravica ©
Kravica

5
nights
Trebinje

Trebinje ©
Trebinje is the southernmost municipality and city in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Take a break from Trebinje with a short trip to Vjetrenica in Zavala, about 1h 05 min away. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 28th (Sun) at Grad Sunca - Aqua & Dino Park. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tvrdoš Monastery, learn about winemaking at Andjelic Wine Cellar, take some stellar pictures from Fort Strac (Tvrdava Strac), and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Temple of Holy Transfiguration of Our Lord.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Trebinje journey planner .

You can drive from Mostar to Trebinje in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Mostar in July: highs in Trebinje hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to drive to Foca.

Things to do in Trebinje

Historic Sites Parks Theme Parks

Side Trip

Vjetrenica
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Tvrdoš Monastery ©
Tvrdoš Monastery
Grad Sunca - Aqua & Dino Park ©
Grad Sunca - Aqua & Dino Park
Hercegovacka Gracanica ©
Hercegovacka Gracanica

2
nights
Foca

Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): don't miss a visit to Pjescane Piramide Foca and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maglić. Keep things going the next day: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Foca trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Trebinje to Foca in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Trebinje in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Foca, with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Jajce.

Things to do in Foca

Adventure Tours Nature
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River Rafting & Tubing
Maglić ©
Maglić
Pjescane Piramide Foca ©
Pjescane Piramide Foca

3
nights
Jajce

Jajce ©
Jajce is a town and municipality located in the central part of Bosnia and Herzegovina, in the Bosanska Krajina region. Explore Jajce's surroundings by going to Travnik (Tvrdava Stari grad, Sarena Dzamija, & more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Pliva Lakes, admire the sheer force of Pliva Waterfall, make a trip to Watermills, and examine the collection at AVNOJ museum.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Jajce trip planner .

Drive from Foca to Jajce in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Banja Luka.

Things to do in Jajce

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Travnik
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Tvrdava Stari grad ©
Tvrdava Stari grad
Pliva Lakes ©
Pliva Lakes
Pliva Waterfall ©
Pliva Waterfall

4
nights
Banja Luka

Banja Luka ©
Banja Luka, ) or Banjaluka is the largest city and the de facto capital of the Republika Srpska entity and second largest city in Bosnia and Herzegovina after the capital Sarajevo. Change things up with these side-trips from Banja Luka: Old Town Kljuc (in Kljuc), Bliha Waterfall (in Sanski-Most) and National Park Kozara (in Prijedor). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Vrbas River, admire the sheer force of Krupa Water Falls, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ferhadija Mosque, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, Banja Luka.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Banja Luka trip planner .

You can drive from Jajce to Banja Luka in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Banja Luka, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Sarajevo.

Things to do in Banja Luka

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

National Park Kozara, Bliha Waterfall, Old Town Kljuc
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National Park Kozara ©
National Park Kozara
Aquana ©
Aquana
Vrbas River ©
Vrbas River

10
nights
Sarajevo

Sarajevo ©
Nearly destroyed by war during the 1990s, the riverside city of Sarajevo now serves as one of the region's major educational, cultural, and commercial hubs.
Bring the kids along to Terme Ilidza and Sarajevo Zoo. Step out of Sarajevo to go to Konjic and see River Rafting & Tubing, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. On the 15th (Thu), hike the day away at Vrelo Bosne. There's lots more to do: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, find something for the whole family at Eco Futura, squeeze the most out of the city with City Tours, and don't miss a visit to Sarajevo War Tunnel.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Sarajevo trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Banja Luka to Sarajevo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 16°C. On the 20th (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Sarajevo

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

River Rafting & Tubing, Roman Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Bascarsija ©
Bascarsija
Eco Futura ©
Eco Futura
Sarajevo Zoo ©
Sarajevo Zoo

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