Climb Mount Maglic (2386m)
Climb the highest peak in Bosnia & Herzegovina via one of the last primeval rainforests in Europe. 1 day off work.
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Anyone who loves hiking and discovering a new city. You'll need a reasonable level of fitness for this trip; ascending approximately 700m at a relaxed pace. You’ll need to be able to handle 5-6 hours of hiking at a continuous pace.
Starting in the 18th-century city of Trebinje, this trip will uncover true Bosnia; you’ll explore the remains of the Ottoman period, enjoy a Monastery winery and venture through one of the last remaining primaeval rainforests in Europe, before climbing the highest peak of this country’s rugged landscape, Maglic (2386m).
Friday: Tour of Trebinje City
Your host will meet you at Dubrovnik Airport at around 12:00 and transfer you to the old centre of Trebinje, adorned with some of the oldest buildings dating back to the 18th-century.
After lunch in a local restaurant, you’ll visit the Tvrdos Monastery for an organised tasting session of some of their famous wines.
Then you’ll head to your accommodation in the village of Tjentiste and discuss plans for the days ahead over dinner.
3 hours driving, 1-2 hours touring the city
Saturday: Climbing Maglic Peak
After an early breakfast, you’ll depart at around 08:00 for Dragos Sedlo; a magnificent viewpoint over the Perućica rainforest and the Skakavac waterfall.
You’ll start today’s climb at Prijevor and follow the hiking trail all the way to the top of Maglic (2386m). When you reach the rocky summit, you’ll take time to absorb the views while you eat lunch and replenish your energy stores.
You’ll take the same path to descend to Prijevor for your transfer back to Tjentiste for dinner. If you can find the energy after dinner, there’ll be the opportunity to take a short tour of the valley of heroes before returning to the hotel for a good night’s rest.
1-hour driving, 6-7 hours hiking
Sunday: Return Journey Home
It’s an early start for breakfast this morning before your transfer takes you back to the airport for your forwarding journey home.
3-4 hours driving
Note: This itinerary and the duration of the activities are subject to change due to group abilities and preferences, and weather conditions and forecasts.
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Trebinje is the southernmost city in Bosnia, just an hour away from Dubrovnik. The Old Town was established in the 18th century and managed to escape any heavy damage during the war, leaving its historic buildings and quaint stone bridge still intact today.
Bosnia’s highest peak, Maglic, lies in the Sutjeska National Park in the south-east. This area was a huge battleground during World War II and holds monuments to commemorate those lost in battle.
Sitting in the centre of a natural triangle of mountains; Zelengora, Volujak and Maglic; the park is home to one of the last remaining primeval forests in Europe and the Skakavac (Grasshopper) waterfall hidden within it.
Dubrovnik Airport - 12:00
Your adventure begins at Dubrovnik Airport (DBV) with your airport transfer at 12:00. Please schedule your flight to arrive more than 30 minutes before this time, your host will be waiting for you in the arrivals area.
Dubrovnik Airport - 09:00
At the end of your adventure, you will be dropped back at Dubrovnik Airport at 09:00. You’re free to book any flight that departs after 10:30.
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