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Organized long distance hiking

Čvrsnica and Prenj mountains – hiking Herzegovina’s Himalayas 

Organized long distance hiking · Bosnia and Herzegovina
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  • Trail signs near Blidinje Lake
    / Trail signs near Blidinje Lake
    Photo: Olja Latinovic, CC BY-SA, Terra Dinarica
  •  The Saint Elijah’s Church in Masna Luka
    / The Saint Elijah’s Church in Masna Luka
    Photo: Olja Latinovic, CC BY-ND, Terra Dinarica
  • Blidinje Lake
    / Blidinje Lake
    Photo: Elma Okić, CC BY, Terra Dinarica
  • Sunrise over Diva Grabovica
    / Sunrise over Diva Grabovica
    Photo: Adnan Bubalo, Terra Dinarica
  • Hajducka Vrata (Rebel's door) - the symbol of Via Dinarica
    / Hajducka Vrata (Rebel's door) - the symbol of Via Dinarica
    Photo: Elma Okić, CC BY, Terra Dinarica
  • Crvenjak tarn on Cvrsnica mountain
    / Crvenjak tarn on Cvrsnica mountain
    Photo: Elma Okić, CC BY, Terra Dinarica
  • / Mountain lodge Vilinac
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  • / view from Vilinac
    Photo: Elma Okic, Terra Dinarica
  • / Hajducka Vrata (Rebel's door) - the symbol of Via Dinarica
    Photo: planinarenje .ba, CC BY, Terra Dinarica
  • / Trinjaca 2038 m
    Photo: Via Dinarica BiH, Terra Dinarica
  • / Zakantar karst forms
    Photo: Elma Okic, CC BY, Terra Dinarica
  • / Edraianthus hercegovinus
    Photo: Project Noah, http://bit.ly/1Mxsz2I
  • / Hiker in Zakantar area
    Photo: Elma Okić, CC BY, Terra Dinarica
  • / Otis 2093 m
    Photo: Elma Okić, CC BY, Terra Dinarica
  • / View on Otiš (left) and Zelena glava on the right
    Photo: Adnan Bubalo, Terra Dinarica
  • / Rafting and kayaking on Neretva river
    Photo: Olja Latinovic, CC BY, Terra Dinarica
  • / Necropolis with Stecak Tombstones
    Photo: Olja Latinovic, Terra Dinarica
  • / Necropolis at Zijemlje
    Photo: Olja Latinović, CC BY, Terra Dinarica
  • / Hiker on Prenj
    Photo: Via Dinarica BiH, Terra Dinarica
  • / Crvenjak Lake
    Photo: Via Dinarica BiH, Terra Dinarica
  • / Hajducka Vrata
    Photo: Via Dinarica BiH, Terra Dinarica
  • / Lupoglav summit
    Photo: Via Dinarica BiH, Terra Dinarica
  • / Trinjaca summit
    Photo: Via Dinarica BiH, Terra Dinarica
  • / Hikers on the trail to Medjuprenje
    Photo: Via Dinarica BiH, Terra Dinarica
  • / Hikers on Prenj
    Photo: Via Dinarica BiH, Terra Dinarica
  • / Hikers on Prenj
    Photo: Via Dinarica BiH, Terra Dinarica
  • / Hikers in Zakantar before Crnoglav
    Photo: Via Dinarica BiH, Terra Dinarica
  • / Hikers in Zakantar before Zelena Glava and Otis
    Photo: Via Dinarica BiH, Terra Dinarica

5 Days
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Available until September 29, 2019

These are definite highlights of Via Dinarica and some the most beautiful mountains in the region. Note that Prenj is a tough mountain, very remote and wild, but for anyone who is up for a hiking adventure, it is highly recommended.

This tour involves 4x4 transfers on the second day, and the last day is a combination of a cultural tour, swimming in the lake and/or rafting. 

Day 1 – Arrival to Blidinje Nature park, drive to the lake and drive to the trailhead located near the Monastery Masna Luka. Hiking to Vilinac mountain hut. Stay overnight in the highest mountain hut in the Dinaric Alps. Hiking time 6 h. 

Day 2- Hiking Čvrsnica mountain via Plasa. Highlights are a rock phenomenon Rebel’s door, Crvenjak tarn and Trinjaca summit. Descend down to forest road where a 4x4 vehicle will be waiting. Transfer to Jablanica (optional WW2 bridge and museum visit), and have lunch in one of the restaurants by the road (traditional lamb roasted on a spit if preferred).  Overnight in Jablanica. 

Hiking time 6 h (4+2). Driving time 2 h (45+ 1,15 min). 

Day 3 – Transfer to a trailhead to Medjuprenje. Hiking to Medjuprenje mountain hut. Hiking on Prenj mountain. Highlights: views over Prenj summits and karst amphitheaters of Zakanatar. Arrival to Tisovica valley and Vrutak mountain hut.

Hiking time 5 h. 

Day 4 – Hiking on Prenj mountain. Optional: Ascent to highest summit Zelena Glava (hard, exposed, involves scrambling). 

Arrival at Bijele Vode mountain hut or Ruište Snow House hotel

Hiking time 6 or 8 h. 

Day 5- Optional 4x4 transfer 45 min. Optional mountain bike ride or transfer to Boračko lake. Highlights on the way include 3 stećci necropolises. Rafting on Neretva river. 

Arrival to Konjic. Lunch in one of local restaurants by Neretva (fresh trout, if preferred). 

End of the tour. 

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Terms

 The following are not included in the trip package:

  • Flights to/from Sarajevo or Mostar;
  • Personal expenses;
  • Travel insurance;
  • Tips for your guides (optional).

Transfers and services on the fifth day are subject to prior agreement.

Services

 Your hassle-free tour includes:

  • Accommodation in mountain huts and local hotels on the trail;
  • 1 night in 4* hotel in Sarajevo;
  • All meals as described in the itinerary;
  • All ground transportation in the itinerary;
  • Luggage transfer to two points;
  • Professional, experienced, English-speaking guide;
  • Local taxes. 

 

 

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Getting there

Van transfer is provided from Sarajevo and Mostar. 

Parking

Parking available for the guests

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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