Tours & Accommodation

Offer of the International University of Sarajevo

18-19 October 2018 TRENCHLESS BALKANS, Sarajevo / Bosnia and Herzegovina

17 OctArrival to Sarajevo
All day welcoming the participants at the airport and transfer to hotel
18 Oct1. Day of Conference
Lunch - IUS
Gala Dinner with local dance shows and songs at Hotel
19 Oct2. Day of Conference
Lunch - IUS
20 OctTrip to Mostar, Počitelj, and Blagaj
Lunch - trout fish at Blagaj Dervish Tekke
Dinner – roasted lamb meat at Jablanica
21 OctSarajevo City Tour
Lunch - famous Bosnian Čevapi and Baščaršija trip accompanied by guides
Transfer to the airport for the departure

Conference Registration Fee and Gala Dinner Ticket are NOT included in the below packages.

Places to be seen during the below packages:

  • Most exceptional old city of Europe, Baščaršija
  • The Cemetary of Kovači, and the grave of Alija Izetbegović
  • Sahat Kule, the Catholic Catherdral, the Orthodox Church, and Jewish Synagogue
  • Latin Bridge, where the assassination of Archduke of Austria-Este Franz Ferdinand took place. It is the reason of the outbreak of World War I
  • Ottoman fortress, White Bastion
  • Kuršunlu Madrasah which had built by Gazi Husrev Beg, and Begova Mosque
  • Fatih Mosque, and Inat House
  • Vrelo Bosnia, water supply of Sarajevo. It is located in the foothills of Mountain of Igman
  • Tunnel of Survivors
  • Mostar Bridge
  • Koska Mehmet Pasha MosqueBlagaj Dervish Tekke
  • Počitelj known as the Turkish village
Gold Package
€400
  • 4 nights of accommodation in Hollywood Hotel between 17 Oct and 21 Oct
  • Visits to Konjic, Blagaj, Pocitelj and Mostar
  • Visits to National Park, Vrelo Bosnia
  • Visit to War Tunnel
  • Sarajevo City Tour
  • 2 lunches (1 in Restaurant Ferhatović – Sarajevo , 1 is in Blagaj)
  • 3 dinners (2 in hotel Hollywood, 1 is in Jablanica)
  • Airport Transfers
  • Transfers to town for city tour
  • Guidance services

(single room difference is € 60)

Silver Package
€300
  • 3 nights of accommodation in Hollywood Hotel between 18 Oct and 21 Oct
  • Visits to, Blagaj, Pocitelj and Mostar
  • Visits to National Park, Vrelo Bosnia
  • Visit to War Tunnel
  • Sarajevo City Tour
  • 2 lunches (1 in Restaurant Ferhatović – Sarajevo , 1 is in Blagaj)
  • 2 dinner (1 in hotel Hollywood, 1 is in Jablanica)
  • Airport Transfers
  • Transfers to town for city tour
  • Guidance services

(single room difference is € 50)

Local Package
€200
  • Visits to Konjic, Blagaj, Pocitelj and Mostar
  • Visits to National Park, Vrelo Bosnia
  • Visit to War Tunnel
  • Sarajevo City Tour
  • 2 lunches (1 in Restaurant Ferhatović – Sarajevo , 1 is in Blagaj)
  • 1 dinner ( in Jablanica)
  • Transfers to town for city tour
  • Guidance services

Terms and Conditions

  • For Gold and Silver Package participants, registration and full payment deadline is 30 August 2018.
  • For Local Package participants, registration and full payment deadline is 30 September 2018.
  • There will be no additional time for the duration of registration and payment.
  • Payment is required for each individual.
  • Cancellation will be available until 30 August 2018 and the whole amount will be refunded.
  • If the cancelation takes place between 30 August 2018 and 30 September 2018, the fee will be refunded after a 30% cut-off. No refund is possible after 30 September 2018.
  • For the guest participants (accompanying family member) such as wife and child, extra registration fees must be paid.
    • 0-6 age is free of charge,
    • 7-12 ages pays 70 %
  • ****A twin room has 2 separate single beds. If you are staying in a twin room, please note the name of the person you would like to share the room with. Otherwise, the system will randomly place you with one of the participants.

SARAJEVO, MOSTAR-BLAGAJ-POCITELJ TRIP DETAILS

4. Day Mostar, Blagaj and Počitelj (20th October 2018)

  • Having breakfast at the hotel
  • Setting off towards Mostar
  • Visiting historic Konjic Bridge which was destroyed by a German bombardment, and then restored and opened to visitors by the the Republic of Turkey TIKA.
  • Visiting the first dervish lodge in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Its name is Blagaj Dervish Tekke. Ottoman Army took Blagaj region under its dominance in 1446, during that period Dervish Tekke was built by Sari Saltuk.
  • Lunch
  • Visiting Počitelj known as the Turkish village.
  • Visiting Mostar Bridge which is heirloom of Ottoman Empire. The bridge was destroyed by Croatian artillery in 1993, and later it was restored by Republic of Turkey.
  • Visiting Koski Mehmet Pasha Mosque
  • Dinner
  • Setting of towards hotel in Sarajevo.
  • Transfer to the hotel and relaxation

5. Day Sarajevo (21st October 2018)

  • Having breakfast at the hotel
  • Visiting the Tunnel of Survivors, and War Museum
  • All the needs of those who lived in Sarajevo during the wartime (two and half years) were provided through the tunnel, and it was the only exit/entrance to the city at that time.
  • Visiting Vrelo Bosnia, water supply of Sarajevo. It is located in the foothills of Mountain of Igman.
  • Driving from Vrelo Bosnia to Baščaršija
  • Visiting Ottoman fortress, White Bastion
  • Visiting The Cemetary of Kovači, and the grave of Alija Izetbegović
  • Moving to Baščaršija and old city tour
  • Strolling through most exceptional old city of Europe, Baščaršija.
  • Visiting Kuršunlu Madrasah which had built by Gazi Husrev Beg, and it still provides continuous education.
  • Visiting the National Library Vijećnica which was hit by artillery at the beginning of the war in 1992, thousands of manuscripts were destroyed.
  • Visiting Bezistan, museums in Baščaršija, Sahat Kule, the Catholic Catherdral, the Orthodox Church, and Jewish Synagogue.
  • Having chance to see the Latin Bridge, where the assassination of Archduke of Austria-Este Franz Ferdinand took place. It was the reason of the outbreak of World War I.
  • Transfer to the airport for returns in the afternoon

Meals and beverages during the trip of Mostar-Blagaj-Počitelj (20th October 2018)

Lunch: Trout Fish + Salat + Beverage + Dessert + Bosnian Coffee, In Blagaj Dervish Tekke

Dinner: Roasted Lamb Meat + Beverage, In Jablanica

Meals and beverages during the Sarajevo Tour (21st October 2018)

Lunch: Famous Bosnian Čevapi + Beverage + Bosnian Coffee, In Restaurant Ferhatović