Banja Luka-Šipovo-Mrkonjić Grad-Piskavica
Embark on an inspiring journey from Banja Luka to Piskavica Village, passing through scenic destinations. Explore the natural haven of Janj’s islets, visit the source of the Janj River, and discover the Vagan Cave. Marvel at the Glogovac Monastery and optionally, step foot within the UNESCO-recognized Janj Primeval Forest. Indulge in a delicious lunch in Šipovo, known for its rural charm and fly-fishing opportunities. Take a break at Pecka or visit the Medna Serbian Orthodox Monastery. On the way back, admire the beauty of Krupa na Vrbasu. In the evening, experience an ethno Slava celebration in Piskavica Village.
Discover the cultural and natural gems near Banja Luka. Visit the open-air museum and ethno village in Ljubačevo, followed by a stop in Laktaši to learn about its rich history. Explore the Livač agricultural cooperative and sample local Trappist cheese. Enjoy the archaeology, mystery, and nature in Čelinac or participate in a traditional ‘Kolo’ dance with locals. Indulge in a delightful lunch and wine-tasting session at a family vineyard and visit the Stuplje Monastery. Continue to Doboj, where you can explore the medieval fortress and the local heritage museum.
Embark on a scenic drive to Jajce, a town with a rich history and stunning waterfalls. Visit Pliva Waterfall, Jajce Fortress, and the Mithraeum Temple. Enjoy a special lunch near Pliva Lakes and experience a pedal boat or canoe ride. Continue to Travnik, where you can explore the Old Town and its iconic landmarks. Visit the Medieval Fortress, Musala Clock Tower, and the Birth House of Nobel Prize Winner Ivo Andric. Don’t miss the opportunity to try local ‘Travnički ćevap’ and enjoy a coffee break at ‘Lutvina Kahva’.
Start your day with a coffee-tasting experience in Travnik before visiting Kraljeva Sutjeska. Explore the Franciscan Monastery and Bobovac, a well-preserved medieval royal town. Discover the mysteries of Visoko, including its underground tunnels, pyramid valley, and archaeological park. Enjoy lunch in the peaceful Ravne Park and learn about the local leather, fur, and meat production customs. Sleep in authentic Bosnian houses within the unique heritage complex of Bey’s Ethno Village.