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A majority Muslim town before the 1990s war, a brutal campaign of ethnic cleansing resulted in the death of at least a thousand Bosniaks in and around Višegrad. The population is now 88% Serbian.


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$100.96 Transfers & Ground Transport

Private transfer tour to Sarajevo via Visegrad with sightseeing

Your tour host will pick you up at the address of your hotel or other location in the city of Belgrade (or in Sarajevo if you choose to take vice versa trip). First attraction en route is famous Drina river house, which sits on the rock in the middle of the river. This will be ideal photo and coffee break after a long drive from Belgrade. Further, we’ll take you to Mokra Gora town to get on Sargan Eight train. Alternatively you can take train to Višegrad. Both trains are subject to availability. In Višegrad you can take a boat ride on Drina river to get best views from all angles to famous Drina river bridge. For hungry ones, best option is to have Ćevapčići, Bosnia style.After all attractions and activities we are driving straight to Sarajevo. You’ll reach Sarajevo in late evening.

$105.04 Cultural & Theme Tours

East Bosnia & West Serbia UNESCO heritage day tour from Sarajevo

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Mehmed Pasa Sokolovic Bridge, Visegrad, Republika SrpskaVisit to UNESCO Bridge of Mehmed Pasa Sokolovic and during the season do Drina river 20 min boat ride, with historical information providedDuration: 1 hourStop At: Andricgrad, Visegrad, Republika SrpskaTown dedicated to Ivo Andrić, Nobel Prize Winner for literatureDuration: 45 minutesStop At: Drvengrad - MecavnikVillage-town designed by the movie director Emir Kusturica for his movie “Life is Miracle” and the design which won the "Philippe Rotthier European Architecture Award" from the Brussels Foundation for Architecture. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Sargan Eight Railway, Mokra Gora, Central SerbiaThe Šargan Eight is narrow gauge (760mm) steam railway originally built in 1925., famously called Ćira (Chira). Once it used to connect Sarajevo and Belgrade, and the name “eight” origins from the pure shape of the track which if looked from the sky looks like number 8. Duration: 1 hourStop At: National Park Tara, Tara National Park, Central SerbiaNational Park Tara (declared in 1981.) with its biological diversity is one of the most amazing areas if whole Serbia, offering great nature experiences, stunning views, hiking and trekking opportunities, unique Picea Omorica, vast animal diversity, and many other way to fully enjoy life.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Banjska Stena, Bajina Basta, Central SerbiaStunning viewpoint of “Banjska Stena” offers us amazing panorama of Perućac Lake on Drina river, which naturally borders Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia.Duration: 1 hour

$140.05 Day Trips & Excursions

Sarajevo to Belgrade UNESCO One-Way Day Trip via West Bosnia and East Serbia

After departing Sarajevo in the morning 8 AM we’ll take beautiful 1 hour ride to reach Rogatica and first stop of the day, Borak Stećci necropolis near the Burati village. This hidden gem deep in the misty forrests of East Bosnia just recently inscribed as UNESCO World heritage, so we surely make a visit there. Later we continue for one more hour of ride through mountain parts of Bosnia before we meet up with turquoise Drina river canyon and arrive to Višegrad.Višegrad is home to UNESCO heritage too, an Ottoman time bridge built in 1577. by the Grand Vizier Mehmed Pasa Sokolovic. The book: “Bridge Over Drina” by Bosnian and Travnik born, World famous Nobel Prize winner, Yugoslav writer Ivo Andrić has given most of the glory to this amazing place.As soon as we see the Bridge and take the river cruise through amazingly green Drina river, we’ll explore stone town of Andrićgrad (eng.Andrić town). Small, stone made town, recently built, named and dedicated after novelist Ivo Andrić. After Višegrad, we’ll continue driving towards east Bosnian border and on the way will pay visit to one of the most important Serbian Orthodox monasteries, Dobrun Monastery. Originally built in 1343 with frescoes preserved until today is ideal stop to learn more about local history.Later on, time to cross the Bosnia to Serbia border and as soon as we do, we will enter amazing area of nature park of “Šargan-Mokra Gora”. Next stop (for lunch possibly) will be ethno village of Drvengrad (eng.Timber Town) also know as Küstendorf and Mećavnik. Village-town designed by the movie director Emir Kusturica for his movie “Life is Miracle”.As soon as finished at Drvengrad we are about to take train ride, but not just any train ride, we will do the famous “Šargan Eight”. The Šargan Eight is narrow gauge (760mm) steam railway originally built in 1925., famously called Ćira (Chira). Once it used to connect Sarajevo and Belgrade, and the name “eight” origins from the pure shape of the track which if looked from the sky looks like number 8. Road towards Belgrade will take us explore amazing area of one of the most beautiful National Parks in Serbia - National Park Tara. National Park Tara (declared in 1981.) with its biological diversity is one of the most amazing areas if whole Serbia, offering great nature experiences, stunning views, hiking and trekking opportunities.One of the most important stops will be stunning viewpoint of “Banjska Stena” which offers us amazing panorama of Perućac Lake on Drina river, which naturally borders Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia.Generally after Tara National Park explorations, rest of roughly three hours ride to Belgrade will take us through Bajina Basta town and few other interesting locations such as "House on Drina", where we hope to be no later than 9 pm as this is quite long daytour.

$93.37 Day Trips & Excursions

From Sarajevo: Full-Day Visegrad Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Invicta Travel, Sarajevo, Sarajevo CantonHotel pick up is included for each traveler.Stop At: Mehmed Pasa Sokolovic Bridge, Visegrad, Republika SrpskaOur first stop is Mehmed Pasa Sokolovic Bridge, magnificente vitness of 400 years old history. The Famous tourist attraction from the Ottoman -era Mehmed Pasa Sokolovic Bridge, a UNESCO world heritage site which was popularized by Nobel prize-winning author Ivo Andric in his novel The Brigde on the Drina.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Andricgrad, Visegrad, Republika SrpskaEnjoy the past by walking through this small stone town. Andricgrad is the stone town inspired by the literary works and characters of Nobel Prize winner Ivo Andric. It’s architecture is a mix of different eras and styles that passed throughout Visegrad history: the Byzantine style, the Ottoman period, the Renaissance, the Classicism.Duration: 1 hour

$75.86 Cultural & Theme Tours

Visegrad Andricgrad Sargan Mecavnik two day tour

Day one (Saturday)We will start from Novi Sad at 7 am, from the parking lot opposite Hotel Sajam; our passengers from Belgrade will join us at 8.30 am from the parking lot opposite the Flea Market (Buvljak).Our first stop will be in the picturesque Ovčar-Kablar gorge, where we will visit Nikolje monastery, the most beautiful among the 16 tiny monasteries to be found here.  Just a short drive away from the gorge is the village of Potpeće and above it the imposing cave best known for its huge entrance. We will enjoy our lunch in the Vodeničar restaurant directly beneath it.Continuing our journey we will cross the border to enter Bosnia-Herzegovina; just a few minutes more and we reach the town of Višegrad and our hotel. After the check-in we will visit Andrićgrad, a theme park dedicated to Ivo Andrić the famous writer and the only Serb who received a Noble prize. During the summer months, while the days are still long, we recommend that you take a short boat ride on the river Drina. Dinner at the hotel. Afterwards we will again visit Andrićgrad with its great selection of places to spend an evening, including a beer hall, wine tavern, rakia bar, confectionery etc.Day two (Sunday)Breakfast at 7.30 am. Optional visit to the Ivo Andrić Schoolroom where an interesting lecture about his life and work will be given.Crossing back into Serbia we reach Mokra Gora village where we will step onboard the train that will take us on a narrow gauge line known as the Šargan Eight. The name comes from the way the climb atop the hill of Šargan was mastered, full of twists, turns, 22 tunnels and, of course, great views.After this memorable train ride we will go to the hill of Mećavnik where the famed movie director Emir Kusturica has built an ethno-themed “Wooden Town”, or Drvengrad in Serbian. Free time for lunch.We will reach Belgrade, and then Novi Sad, in late evening hours.Included in priceaccommodation in Andrićev Konak Hotel (3*) in Višegrad or the pension in Andrićgrad: 1/2 and 1/3 rooms, half-board (breakfast and dinner)a licensed tourist guide as well as a local guide in AndrićgradNot included in pricelunch at Vodeničar restaurant in Potpeće; a la card lunch from 700 RSD (prior reservation through agency needed)entry ticket to Potpeće Cave (adults 200, children 160 RSD)train ticket for the Šargan Eight railway (600 RSD, payment needed at the time of reservation in the agency)entry ticket for Drvengrad (250 RSD, payment needed at the time of reservation in the agency)individual passenger expenses

$233.42 Tours & Sightseeing

Transfer from Sarajevo to Belgrade with visit Visegrad, Andricgrad and Drvengrad

On the way to Belgrade we will visit Visegrad, Andricgrad and Drvengrad. In small town Visegrad, located in the valley of the Drina river, we will see The Old Stone Bridge, the endowment of Grand Vizier Mehmed Pasha Sokolovic. He is one of the great Ottoman military leader of Bosnian origin. In the ascendant of his powers, he ordered that the most beautiful bridge must be built in Visegrad on the Drina river. The main architect of the bridge was Mimar Sinan, the greatest architect of the Otoman empire. It was built in the oriental style. It is a masterpiece of architecture in that era. The Bridge is one of the most important national monuments of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and was entered in the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites in 2007. Ivo Andric, Winner of the 1961 Nobel Prize in Literature, wrote the famous novel "The Bridge on the Drina". It is a historical novel. The story spans about four centuries and covers the Ottoman and Austro-Hungarian periods of the region, with a particular emphasis on the lives, destinies and relations of the local inhabitants. The Bridge symbolizes strength, permanence and stability in spite of all disasters. It is amazing what such a building or the river below it goes through during the centuries. Just nearby this famous bridge is another tourist attraction - Andricgrad (Andrictown) also known as Kamengrad (Stonetown). Andricgrad is a project of a famous film director Emir Kusturica, inspired by works and characters of mentioned famous writer, nobel prize winner, Ivo Andric. It is a tourist, cultural, administrative and educational complex, situated on a peninsula between the rivers Drina and Rzav in Visegrad. It is actually a vision of how Visegrad would have looked like if the Renaissance and other historical periods had not gone by it. Ethno Village Drvengrad is also known by name Kustendorf. It is also traditional village in its shape and structure. In this place You can enjoy the train Nostalgia. Sargan Eight is an old-fashioned narrow-gauge railway. Its construction was finished in 1925. Today it represents a major tourist attraction.