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  • Sarajevo: Tunnel War Tour

    1. Sarajevo: Tunnel War Tour

    Board a bus in Sarajevo and head out of the city. During the bus ride, find out how the war started, why the National Library of BH was destroyed, and how many people died. While driving to the Tunnel Museum along the Sniper Alley, listen to stories about what life was like during these years of darkness. After this introduction, discover the story of a vitally important 800 m long tunnel that connected the occupied and free Sarajevo territories. Upon arrival at the museum, pass through one part of the original tunnel and see the movie about the war in Sarajevo. Listen as your guide explains the role of the tunnel during the siege, its construction, use method and will happily answer all your questions. On the way back to the town, talk about Sarajevo and its future with your guide.

    Excellent experience. Our guide was very knowledgeable about the war, and included personal experiences. I highly recommened this tour!

  • Sarajevo: Bosnian War and Fall of Yugoslavia Tour

    2. Sarajevo: Bosnian War and Fall of Yugoslavia Tour

    Explore the war history of Sarajevo on this informative walking tour and learn about the 4 long years that the city and its people suffered under the constant threat of bombing. Visit the main locations from the 1992 to 1995 war following the Siege of Sarajevo. See remnants of monuments kept as a reminder that it should never happen again. Hear the story about the Tunnel of Hope and get a better understanding of this memorial by watching a short movie made during the war. Pause to reflect at the site of one of the largest massacres at Markale Market, and visit the Yellow fortress to see best panorama of Sarajevo where tour guide explains how Yugoslavia fall apart and how Sarajevo ended up in siege. Admire the view from the Vidikovac viewpoint. Visit the Olympic complex and its cemetery, and hear how it was host to the 1984 Olympic Games, just a few years before the Bosnian War.

    Very interesting tour to understand the history of the city and country! Adnan the guide had a lot of important background knowledge to provide context

  • Sarajevo: Grand Walking Tour

    3. Sarajevo: Grand Walking Tour

    The city that is commonly associated with the siege in the 1990s has plenty more to offer. City that from which First World War started and where you had first Winter Olympic Games  in communistic country have more history to offer. Join us on a journey through the past where the guide will reveal the small and big secrets of this city and introduce you to the mysticism of Sarajevo streets and alleys. The tour will take you to the main sights of the Ottoman and Austro-Hungarian architecture and will show you a unique line where East meets West. Enjoy the scent of fresh made coffee, flavors from hookah, sound of church bells and call from the minarets. Learn about the assassination that triggered the First World War and discover why Sarajevo is called European Jerusalem. City Hall/National Library Spite House Sarajevo fortresses Streets Bravadziluk and Kazandziluk (old handcrafts) Seb...

    Bojan was a fantastic guide! He was very knowledgeable and offered great tips outside of the tour. Highly recommended!

  • Private Tour: Sarajevo Walking Tour

    4. Private Tour: Sarajevo Walking Tour

    The city of Sarajevo represents the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is a place where different cultures meet and makes Sarajevo a unique multicultural center. It is also a city where great empires ruled and left marks all over the country like the Ottoman Empire, Austria-Hungarian Empire, Communist Yugoslavia and the modern period of independence. Is there a better example of a multi-confessional society than four religious temples within a 100 meter radius? The sounds and prayers one can hear at the same time represents a feeling which cannot be described but has to be experienced. The scent of authentic coffee, the smell of a traditional kitchen, the historical appearance of the old part of the town, friendly citizens and the soul of the city itself will definitely guarantee an excellent vacation. Can you imagine that Sarajevo was the center of the world in 1984? It was the yea...

    Zara (spelling) was a wondeful tour guide. She was very knowledgeable and personable, and her English was excellent. I would highly recommend this tour.

  • Sarajevo: Under Siege War Tour

    5. Sarajevo: Under Siege War Tour

    Start your tour with transportation to the War Tunnel Museum. On the way (25-30 minutes) receive a short introduction to the topics of the war and see important sites and buildings with your own eyes, that you will later hear about again in the museum. Arrive at the Tunnel of Hope, learn about the position of the museum and its famous mark in front of the entrance named "Sarajevo Rose". After seeing a short movie, a one-hour long presentation starts, which will explain the fall of Yugoslavia, the war in Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and the creation and importance of the tunnel.  After the Tunnel, head toward the 1984 Olympic mountain Trebević, which is the closest mountain to the center of Sarajevo and was part of the front line during the siege of Sarajevo. At the site, you have the opportunity to see and walk on the former bobsleigh and luge track and experience the most...

    Our guide Ibrahim was so knowledgable and so kind! We learned so much on this tour and got to see so many eye opening things. Ibrahim has a passion for what he does and made us feel like family!! 10/10

  • From Sarajevo: Day Tour to Jajce and Travnik

    6. From Sarajevo: Day Tour to Jajce and Travnik

    Discover the natural beauty and history of Central Bosnia on this guided tour. After getting picked up from your hotel, begin the journey to Jajce. Pass through the Ottoman, Austrian-Hungarian and Yugoslav parts of the city to get an idea of how the city of Sarajevo developed. Upon arrival in Jajce, soak up the rich historical atmosphere of the town and see an array of national monuments. Pay a visit to an underground catacomb where the aristocratic Hrvatnić family are buried before heading back above ground to the citadel, where you can admire panoramic views of the surrounding area. Later, continue to the Jajce Waterfall and marvel at the beauty of this 21-meter high natural phenomena which joins 2 rivers. Pay a visit to the cluster of historical watermills located nearby and even purchase some freshly-milled flour from one of the mills which is still in operation. Stop for lunch at a...

    The trip was amazing, all stops were worth it, it took a bit more than 10 hours but we enjoyed every bit of it. The driver Idze was very friendly and well educated about all the historical activities that we passed by. You shouldn’t miss this trip when you come to bosnia.

  • Sarajevo: Best of Sarajevo Full-Day Tour

    7. Sarajevo: Best of Sarajevo Full-Day Tour

    After meeting with your group and guide, you will begin your 3-part, best of Sarajevo tour. You will begin by admiring the symbols of the Austro-Hungarian rule, hearing the story of the Spite House. You will then move on to discover the heart of the Ottoman rule, Sarajevo’s Bascarsija, before drinking water from the Sebilj Fountain. Moving on, you can pray in one of the four big houses of God in Sarajevo, and find out why people call it a “European Jerusalem”. You will then learn about the local hospitality over a cup of Bosnian coffee, whilst sharing the importance and the meaning of its consumption. Next, you will begin a war tour. You can find out what it was like to live without food, water, electricity and gas, as well as how the children were going to school and what the culture and sports scene was like throughout war. Upon arrival at the Tunnel Museum, you will pass through 20 m...

    We have travelled to many places over the world and this "Best of Sarajevo" tour is one the best tours we have ever experienced. We got an excellent information on this exceptional history and we recommend this tour for everyone visiting Sarajevo. What a day :-)

  • Sarajevo: Tour to Mostar, Blagaj, Počitelj & Kravice Falls

    8. Sarajevo: Tour to Mostar, Blagaj, Počitelj & Kravice Falls

    The day trip starts in the morning, 8 am. The meeting point can be upon request, either from the tour agency or from your hotel. Feel free to make your own request. The guide will give you a short introduction of the tour, and you can sit  comfortably in your seat, and enjoy the view. Driving over the mountains, you will be shown almost the exact line between Bosnia and Herzegovina. Also, depending which time of the year you take a tour, you will be fascinated by the nature. Every season has its own color. Head to Mostar, enjoying the view on Jablanicko lake, and amazing nature. For those interested in communism, go to Jablanica to see a piece of history where you see a ruined old train bridge which is a witness of the Battle of the Neretva, also known as the Battle for the Wounded. Mostar will wait for you with its warm climate, unique beauty and amazing history. Your guide will tak...

    Everthink is unbleavable, but just only think, you need more time in the mostar.

  • Sarajevo: Small-Group Tour to Srebrenica Memorial Complex

    9. Sarajevo: Small-Group Tour to Srebrenica Memorial Complex

    After more than three years of the war in Bosnia, on July 11, 1995, Srebrenica was attacked. Most importantly, it was a city in East Bosnia which the UN designated to be a protected area in the war. Finally, it became the stage of the worst crimes against humanity. Armed soldiers and paramilitary units killed more than 8,000 people in the following days. While there, you are going to see a huge graveyard where the victims are buried. The High Representative Wolfgang Petritsch established the memorial and the museum in 2001 as a part of the Foundation “Srebrenica-Potocari”. Today, the complex serves as a warning and a memory for all the victims of Srebrenica Genocide. US President, Bill Clinton officially opened the memorial in 2003. From that year onwards, there were successive burials of hundreds of victims every year. The atrocity was on such a massive scale that the experts are still...

  • Sarajevo: 2.5-Hour Grand Walking Tour

    10. Sarajevo: 2.5-Hour Grand Walking Tour

    Discover Sarajevo, a relatively young city founded in the middle of the 15th century, with a turbulent history. Experience a combination of Oriental, European and Yugoslav influences, which creates uniqueness and beauty seen nowhere else but in Sarajevo. This city embraced all different nationalities, but unfortunately faced destruction at the end of the 20th century.   On this tour, you will be able to see Muslim, Catholic Christian, Orthodox Christian, and Jewish architecture just a few minutes away from each other. Hear Muslim calls to prayer, and at the same time hear the sound of bells from nearby churches. Try some traditional dishes and see traditional crafts. Learn about the assassination that triggered the First World War, and how Muslims and Jews protected each other through the different wars. Understand how a city that suffered so much can be so pleasant. In just three hour...

    Informed educated perfect guide. I was lucky enough to have a personal tour. A 1 in every way, highly recommended

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4.9 / 5

based on 665 reviews

Adi was my guide - he is excellent in all respects. The Bosnia Herzegovina history he narrated while en route to the railroad was superb. At all stops on he tour he always made the place interesting. The Sarkan Eight Railway is an engineering marvel. Well worth the tour. A great day.

A beautiful trip with more than enough time to spend at the different sights. Our guide, Nedim, was very friendly and had a lot of information about the places we visited and Bosnia & Herzegovina in general. I definitely recommend this tour!

Our guide Ibrahim was so knowledgable and so kind! We learned so much on this tour and got to see so many eye opening things. Ibrahim has a passion for what he does and made us feel like family!! 10/10

Nervit was a great guide, he not only lived through the Sarajevo Siege but knows a lot about it. Definitely a must do if you visit Sarajevo.

it's a quite place , the road to and from the village is beautiful and great for photography