Old bridge of Mostar and Four Pearls of Herzegovina Tour from Sarajevo is a full day tour to Konjic, Kravice waterfall, Pocitelj, Blagaj and Mostar. The area of Herzegovina is a must see for everyone coming to the Balkans. First stop of the day is a short visit to the old part of small but beautiful town - Konjic. Konjic is known for The Old Stone Bridge, which is connecting the banks of Neretva river for centuries.
Then we continue through some amazing parts of Neretva river canyon, telling the unique stories of Herzegovina. Afer Konjic we arrive to our next stop – Kravice waterfalls. Kravice waterfall, located on the Trebižat River in Bosnia and Herzegovina. It’s a mini version of Niagara Falls, hidden in the Balkans. The Kravice waterfalls form a natural amphitheater 40 km southwest of the city of Mostar. For its amazing beauty and untouched nature, it’s protected by Bosnia and Herzegovinia as a natural rarity. Its height is 25 meters. Kravice waterfall is a popular swimming and picnic area. Visit in spring and you can see them at their glorious best. During summer it will give you refreshment, the natural pools are an excellent place to cool down.
After enjoying Kravice waterfalls we will arrive at Pocitelj. This stepped Ottoman-era fortress village of Počitelj is a medieval and Ottoman-Mediterranean wonder of nature and architecture, a place like no other. Cupped in a steep rocky Amphitheatre, it’s a warren of stairways climbing between ramshackle stone-roofed houses and pomegranate bushes. Since the year 2000, the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina Government has placed the village under a Program of Permanent Protection.
Next destination is Blagaj – a haven of peace and natural harmony. The Blagaj tour will include Tekke, or the Dervish Monastery, was built around 1520. The monastery is an important monument of the early Ottoman period in Bosnia & Herzegovina. The monastery has been used by the dervishes in order to perform special rituals and today they still perform Dhikr (praise to God). The Blagaj Tekke is situated by the spring of the river Buna, surrounded by beautiful mountains.
Last stop is Mostar. The most famous attraction in Mostar is the Old Bridge, built in 1566 according to plans of Hayruddin, the great Turkish builder of the 16th c. It has been entered on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. It’s the beating heart of the city, a strong iconic symbol of its history, one of the country’s most recognizable landmarks. The bridge is 24m high and you will frequently see members of the Mostar Diving Club dive off the bridge. The practice dates to the time the bridge was built. Kriva Ćuprija, the oldest arch bridge in Mostar.
Drive back to Sarajevo. Overnight in hotel Han.