Experience all true, rugged colors of Bosnia & Herzegovina, from the old town of Trebinje, rare tempered rainforests called Perucica and Maglic, its highest peak.
Your adventure will start from the bottom up (as it should), visiting Trebinje city and its old parts dating from 18th century Ottoman period, moving to Perucica, rare European rainforest with a visit to Skakavac(Grasshopper) waterfall hidden in it, before climbing the highest peak this gorgeous country can offer. All with the helping hand of your guide, discussing about the history and difficult past of these magnificent places.
Friday: Arrival and tour of old Trebinje city
Transfer from airport in Dubrovnik to our first stop – Trebinje. We’ll visit the old center of the city, full of buildings dating from several centuries ago. Later, a lunch break in one of the local restaurants offering local cuisine.
Then, as a perfect addition for our full stomachs, we’ll visit Tvrdoš Monastery with organized tasting of their famous wines. After a cheerful reception, we head on to our accommodation in Tjentište, just in time to prepare and discuss our tomorrow’s adventure over dinner.
3 hours of driving, 1-2 guided tour of Trebinje city, organized visit to Tvrdos monastery winery
Saturday: Climbing Maglić – highest peak of Bosnia
We’ll rise early, at 7.00 am, then breakfast at 7.30h, so we can be prepared for departure to Dragoš sedlo at 8.00h. There we’ll make a brief stop to experience and photograph a stunning view of the Perućica rainforest and waterfall Skakavac, located in the heart of Perućica. We then continue with our jeeps towards Prijevor, from where we’ll clearly see our goal for today – Maglic.
From here we start our climb, secured by a hiking trail all the way to the top of Maglić. After around 3 hours of hiking, we reach the top of Maglic (2386m), there, we’ll take a break to enjoy its glorious views, while also replenish our energy in the form of a lunch packet.
Well refreshed, we head down the same path to Prijevor and our return to Tjentište. Tired and happy, we arrive just in time for dinner. Later, if there’s some energy left, we’ll take a short tour to visit the valley of heroes and monument of the Battle of Sutjeska which took place in 1943. We return to our hotel, for a good night sleep.
1 hour of driving, 6-7 hours of hiking
We rise early for breakfast, then pack and head to Dubrovnik airport so you can catch your flight home.
3-4 hours of driving
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.