- duration 3 days
- tour type Private
- minimum participants 4
- age requirement 18-50 yrs
- guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
- Take a guided tour of the charming city of Mostar
- Hike a via ferrata all the way up to a tower overlooking the whole region
- Visit Tekija, a 600yearold Dervish monastery
Head for Blagaj, a city known for the famous, 600-year-old Dervish monastery of Tekija. Blagaj had already been settled by the Roman times and in the 15th century, the city was ruled by king Herceg Stjepan Kosaca. Climb a via ferrata all the way to the tower of king Herceg and enjoy the views of the surrounding areas. Please note that the path to the tower involves negotiating your way through a cliff with the aid of steel cables, steel wedges and ladders attached to the cliff.
Drive back to Mostar after the hike is over. This trip is perfect for active people who want to try something challenging while learning more about the history and culture of this ancient land.
Day 1: Arrival & guided tour of Mostar
Day 2: Via ferrata hike
Day 3: Departure
- 2 nights of accommodation in a 3* hotel in Mostar
- All breakfasts, dinners and packed lunches as mentioned on the itinerary
- Local, English-speaking, UIAA-licensed guides
- Free airport transfers: Pickup at Dubrovnik Airport only if your flight lands at 13:00 or earlier and drop off at Podgorica Airport only if your flight leaves after 10:30 in the morning
- Local transfers
- Tourist taxes
- Additional charges for a single room
- Flights to/from Dubrovnik
- Travel insurance
- Drinks and snacks
- Personal expenses
- Earn US$ 11+ in travel credits.
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20% Deposit payable upfront. Remaining balance payable 45 days prior to trip departure. Free cancellation up to 45 days prior departure, but the 20% deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applicable within 45 days of departure.Payment
A deposit of 20% is required when booking this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 45 days prior departure. For any bookings within 45 days of departure, the full tour amount will be charged upon booking.Travel Insurance
We advise to take out Travel Insurance to cover for any unforeseen circumstances. Bookmundi recommends World Nomads' travel insurance.Other Practical InformationCan I book on my own? Sure you can! A lot of people do. It’s a great way to meet like-minded people. How big will the group be? This trip will run with a minimum of 4 people. The maximum is 16. Please note that if there aren't 4 people on the trip, your booking will either be rescheduled or cancelled. What’s the food like? The food is local, fresh, home-cooked and hearty. Common food items include domestic cheeses and other dairy products as well as dry meats, fish, freshly baked bread and pastries and local fruits and veggies. Can my dietary needs be accommodated? Absolutely! Just let us know at the time of booking. How fit do I need to be? A reasonable level of fitness is required for hiking. You should be able to handle 5 – 6 hours of hiking at a continuous pace. What’s the weather like? Summer is the best season to experience Bosnia, when daytime temperatures range from 22 – 30 °C. However, at night it can get cooler, so don’t forget to bring some layers of clothing to keep you warm! Also, during autumn, days are a bit shorter and colder, with a higher chance of rain. So we advise you to carry a raincoat. What should I pack? Please bring hiking shoes and trousers, breathable t-shirts, sandals, sun protection, and warm layers of clothes for evenings. Also bring a small backpack to carry personal items throughout the day (water, snacks and t-shirts). We will provide all the necessary hiking equipment. Here’s our check list: Hiking trousers Hiking shoes Breathable, quick-drying, sport clothes Sandals Sun protection (hat, sunglasses, sun block) Warm layers for evenings Rain (Gore-Tex) jacket Backpack (30L minimum) Shorts Energy/protein bars Pickup point You will be met at Dubrovnik Airport (DBV) on Thursday. Your transport will meet all flights scheduled to land by 13:00 or earlier. Your host will be in touch before the trip to finalize all details. Drop off point Your transport will drop you off at Podgorica Airport (TGD) on Sunday. You are free to book any flight departing on Sunday after 10:30. Your host will be in touch before your trip to finalize details. You can book any flights that suit you, but make sure they fit the times mentioned above to take advantage of the included transfers. Your host will contact you before you leave to check your arrival and departure plans. Getting there and away? Dubrovnik Airport (DBV) is served by regular, inexpensive flights, including those by EasyJet. Important note: This itinerary and the duration of the activities are subject to change due to group abilities and preferences, weather conditions and forecasts, special events, etc.