Bosnia & Herzegovina Tours & Holidays

Small Group Tours & Tailor-Made Holidays


Set amongst the rugged beauty of the Balkan Peninsula, Bosnia and Herzegovina presents a wonderful mix of the historic and the chic. Straddling the old empires of the Ottoman Turks and the Austro-Hungarian emperors, its medieval towers and forest-clad mountains hide an engaging array of small rural towns, whilst the historic centres of Mostar and Sarajevo provide visitors with some world-class heritage sites. Sandwiched between the cool mountains and the azure waters of the Adriatic, the country ...

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Group tours

Travel to Bosnia & Herzegovina with like-minded people on one of our small group tours (usually max size 12), featuring knowledgeable local guides and an expert tour leader.



Explore Mostar's old town

Explore Mostar's old town

Explore Mostar's winding cobbled streets, and the iconic Stari Most bridge.

Tunnel of hope

Tunnel of hope

Discover Sarajevo’s ‘Tunnel of Hope’, which was ran from underneath the airport to the city centre, and was a lifeline during the city's long siege.

Discover the history of Sarajevo

Discover the history of Sarajevo

Explore the museums, cafes and restaurants of cosmopolitan Sarajevo, which has seen so much history,

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Bosnia & Herzegovina’s proximity to the Mediterranean Sea allows for generally mild and dry weather in the south, whilst the Dinaric Alps create more seasonal, alpine weather patterns. The country is popular amongst hikers, the best months being May, June and September, with minimum temperatures around 8°C and maximum temperatures around 21°C. Sarajevo is surrounded by mountains on all sides so weather conditions in the city are more unpredictable.

LGBTQIA+ Guidance

When planning to travel as a member of the LGBTQIA+ community, there may be additional things you wish to consider doing, such as:

  • Speaking to one of our travel experts for information about travelling in your chosen destination and local attitudes towards members of the LGBTQIA+ community
  • Checking the Human Dignity Trust map of countries that criminalise LGBTQIA+ people, which highlights potentially dangerous regions and countries
  • Checking the ‘Local laws and customs’ section of your country's official foreign travel advice page
  • Looking for any updates for your desired destination on the Human Rights Watch LGBTQIA+ rights page
  • Buying a recommended guidebook, as many include an LGBTQIA+ section and advice for LGBTQIA+ travellers


Health and Vaccinations 

There are no mandatory immunisations for travellers to Bosnia and Herzogovina, though you should be up to date with Typhoid, Tetanus, Polio and Hepatitis A. We recommend you seek advice from your local GP or travel centre as to the correct immunisations and preventative treatments. 


In Bosnia & Herzegovina the official unit of currency is the Mark.  

To check out the latest exchange rate for the places that you are visiting you can go to

Cultural Sensitivity 

On our tours you will frequently interact with local people, each with their own distinct customs and traditions. We therefore ask you to be considerate and to treat them with respect. Your tour-leaders and guides will always be able to advise you accordingly.  

In the churches and cathedrals women should cover their heads with a scarf or hat, while men should take their hats off. 

Language & Religion 

There are three predominant ethnic groups in Bosnia and Herzegovina, namely Bosniaks, Serbs, and Croats. Bosniaks are mainly adherents of the Islamic religion, while Serbs are more likely to be followers of the Eastern Orthodox Church, and the Croats are mostly Roman Catholic. Bosnian is one of the three official languages of Bosnia and Herzegovina, along with Croatian and Serbian, and also an officially recognized minority or regional language in Serbia, Montenegro, and the Republic of Kosovo. Bosnian uses both Latin and Cyrillic alphabet, with Latin in everyday use. 


Bosnia and Herzogonia is 1 hour ahead of GMT  

A useful website to check the time zone differences is  

Food and drink 

In this region meat seems to be the predominant ingredient although seasonal fruits and vegetables are widely available.  In Bosnia and Herzegovina food is often prepared with meat, often organic, and well prepared. Meat is the ingredient of some of the most popular Bosnian dishes such as bosanski lonac, ćevapi, begova čorba, burek, and grah. Herzegovina region is suitable for growing grapes and wine production, while in Bosnia the home-made brandy is made from plums.  

Travelling Solo In Bosnia & Herzegovina

All of our small group tours are designed to cater for solo travellers: the number of solo travellers will vary from tour to tour, but usually over half will be travelling alone. Get all of the excitement of discovering new places combined with the security of travelling with an organised group, with like minded people.