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Overview

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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Into The Balkans: Serbia, Kosovo, Bosnia & Herzegovina

Visit Serbia, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Kosova. Highlights include Mostar, Sarajevo and Belgrade, the forests of Serbia and the monasteries of Kosovo.
14 days from $3,983

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USEFUL INFORMATION

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. 

Currency 

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 www.oanda.com

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. 

Time 

Bosnia and Herzogonia is 1 hour ahead of GMT  

A useful website to check the time zone differences is www.worldtimezone.com.  

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.