Discover Lukomir ethno village

Day Trips & Excursions in Bosnia & Hercegovina

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This is the highest point above sea level at which the people of B&H live! As one of the rare bosnian villages that is preserved in its original state, Lukomir is at 1,500m above sea level. The village was declared as a cultural landscape and a national monument of B&H. Isolated from civilization in raw nature, Lukomir is a rather unique space. The stone houses (covered by roof shingles made out of cherry tree), fresh air, the smell of nature, domestic cuisine, quality dairy products, organic food, excellent hospitality. Legend says that in Lukomir people came from the area of Dubrovnik. This is confirmed by a necropolis of tombstones from the 14th and 15th century. According to some legends when they arrived at the place of today's Lukomir and saw a plateau that is not visible from any side, surrounded by canyons, the people said 'this is our harbor of peace'. A literal translation: “Luka” – harbor, and “mira” – peace, and becouse of that this village is called Lukomir.
Participants arrive to Konjic - agency “Visit Konjic” at 9 a.m. or with transport from Sarajevo. With organized transport participants go to an unforgettable eco tour and a trip to the last traditional Bosnian village, Lukomir. During the tour breaks for taking photos. Arrival to Lukomir. Lukomir is a village on Bjelašnica mountain. It is the highest settlement in Bosnia and Herzegovina (1472 m above sea level). The village is in ethno style and it is visited by many tourists who enjoy in its authenticity and the untouched nature.If you hike up the small hill above the village, a magnificent view of the long ridge of the mountain Visočica, whose edge descends like a cliff into the nearly 1000 m deep canyon Rakitnica, will take your breath away. Lukomir is known for its traditional Bosnian clothes and even today women wear knitted clothes as a few centuries ago. Lunch is organized in the village (traditional bosnian meals and coffee). Departure after lunch.

What’s included

  • Transport from Konjic/Sarajevo to Lukomir and back
  • Lunch and coffee (traditional Bosnian meals)
  • Touristic visit of Lukomir
  • Professional guide
  • Breakfast if you choose full arrangement tour

What’s not included

  • Clothes, shoes, backpack
  • Sunglasses
  • Suncream