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Climb Mount Maglić (2386m)

Climb the highest peak in Bosnia & Herzegovina via one of the last primeval rainforests in Europe

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Adventures / Summit Fever

Climb Mount Maglić (2386m)

Climb the highest peak in Bosnia & Herzegovina via one of the last primeval rainforests in Europe

DURATION
2 nights
LOCATION
Bosnia and Herzegovina
ANNUAL LEAVE
1 day off work
GROUP SIZE
Up to 16 people
ACCOMMODATION
Hotel
DIFFICULTY
Moderate

You'll be hiking for 5-6 hours each day, ascending and descending, so a reasonable level of fitness is required.

Uncover the true Bosnia as you climb the highest peak in the country - the 2,386 metre summit of Maglić Mountain

Explore the surrounding Sutjeska National Park - 43,000 acres of protected and dramatic wilderness

Wander the Perućica, one of the last primeval forests left in Europe - estimated to be 20,000 years old and completely impenetrable in parts

Included

Guides

Local, certified guide

Accommodation

2 nights in a hotel

Meals

Munch on tasty food throughout

Transfers

To and from the airport and all local travel

Permits

Sutjeska National Park entry permits

Not Included

Flights to and from the meeting point

Travel insurance

Personal expenses

The Area

Logistics

Starts

Dubrovnik Airport, Croatia

12:00 on Day 1

Ends

Dubrovnik Airport, Croatia

09:00 on Day 3

Transfers

You'll be picked up on arrival on Day 1 and dropped off on Day 3. If you would like to arrive outside of the set transfer times your host can organise a private transfer for you, please see Optional Extras for the price.

Travel options

There are regular flights to Dubrovnik from airports across the UK and Europe. Please schedule your flight to arrive more than 30 minutes before the start time. You’re free to book any departing flight that leaves after 10:30.

What about all the carbon?

We mitigate 4x the carbon generated by all our customer flights annually through our partnership with Cool Earth.

Day 1

Hotel · Twin share

Breakfast

Lunch

Dinner

Day 2

Hotel · Twin share

Breakfast

Lunch

Dinner

Day 3

Departure day

Breakfast

Lunch

Dinner

What is the food like?

Food will be home-cooked from fresh, local ingredients. Common items include artisinal cheese, cured meats, fish, freshly baked bread and pastries, as well as local fruits and veggies. If you have any dietary requests, let your host know in advance and they will do their best to accommodate them.

What is the accommodation like?

Tjentiste Village

You’ll stay in a twin-share, en-suite room in a traditional 3-star hotel in the village of Tjentiste. The hotel also offers WiFi and an on-site restaurant.

Upgrades

For solo travellers looking for their own space, an optional private room and tent can be booked for an extra charge, see Optional Extras for the price. Please request this at the time of booking (this is subject to availability).

Day 1

Trebinje City

Head for the old town of the 18th century city of Trebinje. After lunch in a local restaurant and the chance to meet your guide and team, visit the Tvrdos Monastery and taste some of their famous wine. Check into your hotel in the village of Tjentiste and discuss plans for the coming days over dinner.

Day 2

Maglic Peak

Hiking

6-7hrs · 10km · 718m up · 718m down

After an early breakfast, travel to Dragos Sedlo, home to a magnificent viewpoint over the Perućica rainforest and the Skakavac waterfall. From the trailhead at Prijevor, hike to the top of Maglić (2386m). When you reach the rocky summit, take some time to absorb the achievement (and the view) over lunch and then return to Tjentiste. If you have the energy, take a short tour of the valley of heroes before getting a good night’s rest.

Day 3

The journey home

Relax over breakfast and then head back to the airport in time for your flight home.

Please Note

All our adventures take place in wild places. Things can go wrong in wild places. Your perfectly planned itinerary may change a bit (or a lot) if the weather turns, someone gets hurt, or a volcano erupts. Usually though, changes make it all the better.

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What do I need to bring?

  • Hiking trousers
  • Hiking shoes (broken-in)
  • Breathable, quick-drying sports clothes
  • Sandals
  • Sun protection inc. hat, sunglasses, suncream
  • Warm layers for evenings
  • Rain jacket
  • Shorts
  • Energy snacks
  • Camera
  • Mobile phone
  • Personal medicine if required (please inform your guide in case of emergency)

You'll need a reasonable level of fitness as you'll be hiking for 5-6hrs/10km, while ascending and descending, albeit at a relaxed pace.

Sure can! Over 50% of our travellers travel solo, it’s a great way to meet like-minded people.

Summer is the best season to experience Bosnia, when daytime temperatures range from 22°C – 30°C, however, the nights can get cooler. During autumn, the days are a little shorter and colder with a higher chance of rain.

Any excess luggage can be safely stored in your hotel.

We’ve teamed up with the guys at World Nomads to offer insurance designed for adventurous travellers across 140 countries that includes overseas medical, evacuation, baggage and a range of adventure sports and activities. To get yours sorted, click here.

We suggest that you book travel insurance as soon as you book the trip, just to cover you for any last minute life changes. We know you’re an active lot and injuries do happen!

For current advice about travelling in Bosnia, have a read of the UK Foreign Office pages here.

We automatically convert prices from the local currency that a host receives to your chosen currency. We update our exchange rates on a daily basis so this does mean that prices displayed on the site are subject to currency fluctuations, which is why you may see them change over time.

If you wish to change the currency you pay in, head to the bottom of the page.

All of our group adventures are specifically designed for adults to enjoy (18+) as we want them to bring together outdoorsy people who are truly likeminded.

“I cannot recommend this highly enough! The people on the trip were amazing. Easily the best trip I’ve ever been on!” Charlotte, 2019, Trustpilot.

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