Sarajevo Tour from Dubrovnik

  • Free cancellation – full refund if cancelled 48h in advance
  • Duration app. 14 hours, start time 05:30AM, all 2024
  • Instant Confirmation, with only 20% deposit paid by PayPal in advance
  • Private Pick-up (type your address in booking-form)
  • Physical rating: Light (light walking, nothing too challenging)
  • COVID-19 measures: all vehicles regularly sanitized
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Sarajevo Landmark Fountain Sebilj
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Sarajevo Oriental Carpets
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Sarajevo 1993 War Damage
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Sarajevo Old City Hall
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Mostar Old Bridge
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Cevapcici traditional Bosnian Meat Dish
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Tour Highlights

  • SARAJEVO OLD TOWN – numerous historical and cultural sights (Bascarsija, Sebilj, Latin Bridge)
  • PRIVATE WALKING TOUR – stroll Sarajevo streets with a local licensed guide
  • TRADITIONAL BOSNIAN LUNCH – try Cevapcici, SIS-CEVAP, BUREK, and other famous local delicacies (at your own expense)
  • MOSTAR OLD TOWN VISIT – 16.ct Old Bridge, Bazaar Street, Koski beg Mosque

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The city of Sarajevo is the Capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina and one of the 10 cities that must be visited in Europe according to Lonely Planet Guides. It is located 270 km/160 miles from Dubrovnik.

It was founded half a millennium ago with the arrival of Ottomans (Turkish Center, Fountain, Mosques, and covered Bazaar).

Sarajevo was also ground zero of World War 1 (Prince Franz Ferdinand was assassinated crossing Miljacka River in the center of Sarajevo in 1914), it was home to the Winter Olympics 1984 when the whole world got to know this place. Unfortunately, it also suffered greatly in the 90s being under siege for more than 3 years and heavily damaged in the 1992-1995 War, a lot of which can be seen today. Drive from Dubrovnik takes about 4 hours and 15 mins.

Dubrovnik is Sarajevo’s twin city and the two cities have been connected for centuries in trade and warm neighboring ties. Even today, the hills around Sarajevo are one of the favorite skiing spots for Dubrovnik people (only 4 hour drive away from Dubrovnik).

Our tour starts at 5:30 AM (it is optimum timing to avoid any crowds in and out of Sarajevo), driving first along the Croatian coast and then into Bosnia near the village of Ravno, passing the Serbian part of Bosnia (Ljubinje) and through medieval cities of Stolac and Mostar, stopping along the way for restroom/toilette/breakfast and continuing up the Neretva River passing Jablanica, Konjic all the way to Sarajevo.

In Sarajevo, you are greeted by our partner local licensed guide who will take you on a private tour of the city, where you will learn about all the interesting facts and visit all the major sights of Sarajevo. After the tour, we suggest you have some free time for lunch and Turkish (Bosnians called it “Bosnian”) coffee with a cube of sugar to dip into while soaking up all the sounds of the bustling metropolis.

At about 13:30 we will continue towards Mostar, the bridge city where guests will have some free time to take photos of the 16ct bridge, destroyed in the recent war and reconstructed to the very last detail, or to have a tea or beer overlooking the river Neretva.

Our departure towards Dubrovnik would be around 16:45 and with expected arrival in Dubrovnik at about 19:15 or later due to traffic and border conditions.

Itinerary: (Example)

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  • 05:30 – Pick up from your hotel/apartment/airport/sea port – I*
  • 06:30 – Driving alongside Croatian coast, crossing the border at Ravno village to Bosnia
  • 06:30-08:00 – Drive through villages: Ljubinje, Stolac, passing city of Mostar
  • 08:30-10:15 drive along the Neretva River Canyon, passing towns of Stolac, Jablanica (coffee break option) – C*, and Hamzici
  • 10:15 – Arrival Sarajevo, meeting with local guide – D*
  • 10:15-11:30 (12:00) – Tour of Sarajevo with local licensed guide
  • 11:45-13:20- Free time for lunch and further exploration of the city
  • 13:20-15:30 – Drive Sarajevo – Mostar
  • 15:30 – 16:45 – Mostar visit and free time – E*
  • 16:45 – Departure Mostar
  • 19:15 – Arrival Dubrovnik hotel/apartment/port

What is included?

  • air conditioned vehicle, professional driver-guide throughout the whole journey
  • private tour of Sarajevo with Sarajevo local licensed guide
  • Visit to Mostar

What is not included?

  • Entrance tickets to sights not included in the tour
  • Lunch in Sarajevo (optional)
  • SARAJEVO 1993 WAR TUNNEL VISIT (contact us for details)

Important

  • Guests need to have valid passport/visa with them at all times during whole duration of the tour
  • Bosnian currency – BAM – Bosnian Mark (Euro is usually accepted)
  • Later return to Dubrovnik is possible during Summer months due to border and traffic conditions
  • For up to 3 persons we use mid-size car, while for 4 and more persons we use 8 seater van

How to book this tour

  • Use booking form to check availability, prices, and book your tour
  • 20% deposit is required at the time of booking by PayPal
  • The outstanding amount should be settled with the tour guide after the tour
  • After successful booking you’ll receive a confirmation e-mail
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fantastic sarajevo
Carter Quillen and Brenda Roth
November-2023

Our Sarajevo & Bosnia Ultimate 2-Day Tour with Miho was fantastic. Miho is a knowledgeable guide with a great sense of humor with whom you feel well cared for.(…)

amazing tours with expert locals
he_man_o
September-2023

We did 2 tours with this company, the dubrovnik > sarajevo > mostar trip, and the bosnia > montenegro trip. both were excellent and truly eye opening. Booking and communication over email was easy,

Wonderful 1-day tour to Sarajevo
Juan C N
August-2022

We took the 1-day tour to Sarajevo with Filip as our guide/driver. What an experience it was!

Filip is very energetic, friendly and knowledgeable – and a(…)

Excellent
C B
July-2022

Sarajevo Day Tour. My husband and I took the day tour to Sarajevo and could not recommend enough. Filip our tour guide was absolutely brilliant from start to(…)

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