39 days in Bosnia and Herzegovina Itinerary

39 days in Bosnia and Herzegovina Itinerary

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39 days in Bosnia and Herzegovina Itinerary

Start: Bangkok
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Sarajevo
— 12 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Visegrad
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Trebinje
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Mostar
— 7 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Bihac
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Banja Luka
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Jajce
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  20​h
End: Bangkok

12
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.
Let the collections at Galerija 11/07/95 and Museum Of Crimes Against Humanity And Genocide 1992-1995 capture your imagination. Your inner history buff will appreciate Bascarsija and Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque. Explore Sarajevo's surroundings by going to Franciscan monastery Kraljeva Sutjeska (in Kakanj) and ARK D-0: Tito's Nuclear Bunker (in Konjic). Spend the 2nd (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 5th (Mon), hike the day away at Vrelo Bosne. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at War Childhood Museum, snap pictures at Latin Bridge, examine the collection at Jewish Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and contemplate the long history of Sebilj Brunnen (Fountain).

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Sarajevo vacation planner .

Bangkok, Thailand to Sarajevo is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Bangkok to Sarajevo is minus 6 hours. When traveling from Bangkok in August, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in Sarajevo: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Visegrad.

Things to do in Sarajevo

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Roman Bridge, ARK D-0: Tito's Nuclear Bunker, Franciscan monastery Kraljeva Sutjeska
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Galerija 11/07/95 ©
Galerija 11/07/95
Bascarsija ©
Bascarsija
War Childhood Museum ©
War Childhood Museum

2
nights
Visegrad

Visegrad ©
On the 14th (Wed), wander the streets of Andricgrad and then snap pictures at Mehmed Paša Sokolović Bridge.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Visegrad trip itinerary maker app .

Drive from Sarajevo to Visegrad in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. On the 15th (Thu), you'll travel to Trebinje.

Things to do in Visegrad

Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Andricgrad ©
Andricgrad
Mehmed Paša Sokolović Bridge ©
Mehmed Paša Sokolović Bridge

5
nights
Trebinje

Trebinje ©
Trebinje is the southernmost municipality and city in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Visit Tvrdoš Monastery and Hercegovacka Gracanica for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cathedral Temple of Holy Transfiguration of Our Lord and Fort Strac (Tvrdava Strac). When in Trebinje, make a side trip to see Vjetrenica in Zavala, approximately 1h 05 min away. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 19th (Mon) at Grad Sunca - Aqua & Dino Park. Next up on the itinerary: do a tasting at Andjelic Wine Cellar, admire the striking features of Trebinje Old City, view the masterpieces at Hercegovina Museum, and explore the activities along Trebisnjica River.

Plan trip to Trebinje with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Visegrad to Trebinje in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Visegrad in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 24°C in Trebinje. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Mostar.

Things to do in Trebinje

Historic Sites Parks Theme Parks

Side Trip

Vjetrenica
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Tvrdoš Monastery ©
Tvrdoš Monastery
Hercegovacka Gracanica ©
Hercegovacka Gracanica

7
nights
Mostar

Mostar ©
Famed for its 16th-century bridge, Mostar boasts a rich cultural and architectural heritage.
Appreciate the collections at Museum of War and Genocide Victims 1992-1995 and Bosnaseum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Bridge (Stari Most) and Old Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mostar: Nature Park Hutovo Blato (in Capljina), Kravica (in Studenci) and Medjugorje (Apparition Hill & il Monte Della Croce). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Koskin-Mehmed Pasha's Mosque, hunt for treasures at Old Bazar Kujundziluk, view the masterpieces at Art Studio Pandur, and contemplate the waterfront views at Neretva River.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Mostar journey maker site .

Traveling by car from Trebinje to Mostar takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Trebinje, expect a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Mostar, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bihac.

Things to do in Mostar

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Medjugorje, Blagaj tekija, Kravica, Nature Park Hutovo Blato
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Old Bridge (Stari Most) ©
Old Bridge (Stari Most)
Koskin-Mehmed Pasha's Mosque ©
Koskin-Mehmed Pasha's Mosque

3
nights
Bihac

Bihac ©
Bihać is a city on the River Una in northwestern Bosnia and Herzegovina, in the Bosanska Krajina region. Get some cultural insight at Ostrozac Castle and Fethija Mosque. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bihac: Mlincici (in Bosanska Krupa), Bliha Waterfall (in Sanski-Most) and Seosko Domacinstvo Cardaklije (in Bosanski Petrovac). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Una National Park, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and stroll the grounds of Muslim cemetery.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Bihac trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Mostar to Bihac in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Mostar in August: high temperatures in Bihac hover around 33°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can drive to Banja Luka.

Things to do in Bihac

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Seosko Domacinstvo Cardaklije, Bliha Waterfall, Mlincici, Ostrozac Castle
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Bliha Waterfall ©
Bliha Waterfall
Ostrozac Castle ©
Ostrozac Castle
Fethija Mosque ©
Fethija Mosque

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. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Tesanj Castle and Etno Muzej Ljubacke Doline. Visit Ferhadija Mosque and Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, Banja Luka for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to National Park Kozara (in Prijedor) and Dabarska Cave (in Sanski-Most). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Tvrdava Kastel, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sv. Bonaventure Catholic Cathedral, take in the exciting artwork at Republika Srpska Art Gallery, and examine the collection at Museum of Republika Sprska.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Banja Luka trip planning app .

You can drive from Bihac to Banja Luka in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Jajce.

Things to do in Banja Luka

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Tesanj Castle, National Park Kozara, Dabarska Cave
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National Park Kozara ©
National Park Kozara
Tesanj Castle ©
Tesanj Castle
Etno Muzej Ljubacke Doline ©
Etno Muzej Ljubacke Doline

3
nights
Jajce

Jajce ©
Jajce is a town and municipality located in the central part of Bosnia and Herzegovina, in the Bosanska Krajina region. Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): see the interesting displays at AVNOJ museum, explore the activities along Pliva Lakes, then contemplate the long history of Catacomb of Jajce, and finally examine the collection at Etnographic Museum. On the 5th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Pliva Waterfall, delve into the distant past at Temple of Mithras, contemplate the long history of Tvrdava Stari grad, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sarena Dzamija, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum Birth House of Nobel Prize Winner Ivo Andric.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Jajce tour itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Banja Luka to Jajce takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Jajce when traveling from Banja Luka in September, with lows around 9°C. On the 6th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jajce

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Travnik
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Tvrdava Stari grad ©
Tvrdava Stari grad
AVNOJ museum ©
AVNOJ museum
Temple of Mithras ©
Temple of Mithras

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