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Arrangement D16 - Visit Mostar (one day)

Mostar, the city of outstanding natural beauty, architecture, traditional restaurants, mosques and other historic buildings. It is also surrounded by stunning landscape waiting to be explored. We discover the top things to see and do in and around Mostar.

Mostar is worth visiting, it’s beauty will steal your heart.The town has exceptional dwellings and monuments that were assembled harmoniously over the centuries thanks to favorable geographical conditions and a sound economic climate. Mostar is known as a melting pot of cultures and religions, where east meets west and north meets south.

Note:
The minimum number of participants for this arrangement is 4, and if there is less, please feel free to contact us to check if we can combine your reservation with another group of participants.

Plan trip

After accepting the guests at the agreed location, such as our agency Encijan in the city  Foca or our camp in the very heart of the Tara canyon in the morning hours (recommended time between 9 h-10 h), the next is a transport to the destination.

When we mention Mostar, what is dominant is Old Bridge in this city. Rebuilt 16th-century Ottoman bridge in the city of Mostar in Bosnia and Herzegovina that crosses the river Neretva and connects the two parts of the city.Old Bridge diving is a traditional annual competition in diving organized every year in mid summer (end of July). This is our first station.

Biscevic House, Turkish House Museum with a courtyard, showcasing furnishings such as rugs, silver and ceramics. This hoes was built in 17th century in Ottomman time. For sure we won’t miss to visit it.

BlagagTekke is considered to be one of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s most holy and ancient sites. Also known as the Dervish Monastery, the tekija was built to host gatherings of the Sufi Brotherhood. The stunning half-timbered tekija rests beside the fast-flowing blue green Buna River, which spills out of a darkened cliff-cave.

We will launch at national restaurant in the heart of the Old Town of Mostar, and conjure up the ambience of our old culture and the tradition that is an integral part of the restaurant where you will enjoy in the tradtional specialties!

A short drive south of Mostar are the Kravice Falls, some amazing waterfalls near the small town of Kravice. The Kravice waterfall is roughly 25 meters high and separated into 20 falls, with the lake below being about 120 meters in radius. However, it is this small size of the fall that makes it so accessible, unlike most large waterfalls. The Kravice waterfalls are a serene natural site to behold, but there are also the added attractions of camping, swimming and even a small cafe for people to just sit, chat and enjoy the general beauty of the place.

After launch is transportation to Foca where the arrangement ends.

Traditional organic food

Organic food

Our traditional homemade cuisine and organic food prepared at our Camp Encijan, which we offer as part of our packages, is another reason why most of our long term and satisfied guests wish to visit us again.

The huge amounts of our delicious home-made food is prepared with love and in a traditional way, entirely from fresh organic food which we provide from our natural surroundings. In a moment, every new bite know to send you to some other and slightly forgotten dimension, in a time of our grandmother’s cuisine.

Our menu offers everything … From a hot doughnuts and home-made bread baked in  a wood stove, all kinds of milk products such as home-made cow and goat cheese, pure mountain honey, fresh trout and home-made ham and prosciutto, lamb and goat meat made under metal pan and everything else what is characteristic for our country.

Here are some of the most frequently asked questions

Where is your camp located and how can I reach you?

We are located at a starting point for rafting, place is called Brštanovica.
GPS coordinates of the camp: Latitude: 43.321849 | Longitude: 18.960388
Tourists should come to Šćepan Polje, that is the official B&H – MNE border crossing.We own a parking lot, you can leave your car or RV there, It will be safe. We will pick you up at Šćepan Polje and transport you to our camp. If you are in Foča, you can come to our agency, located in Krajiška 2. Agency is located in the city center, in a passage below the Mozzart restaurant.

Can we pay in cash after arrival ?

You can pay with cash upon your arrival to our camp, that will not be a problem. Many passengers, backpackers and wanderers use this option because It is much easier.

What is water level?

Depends, in May, water level is very high, so you will have to come prepared, physically. In June and July, water levels are medium, so you don’t have to worry, It will not be hard, you can even bring kids. August and September- water level is low, perfect for family rafting.

Do l need previous experience?

You do not need to have previous experience, our skippers will brief you on everything that you need to know.

Is rafting dengerous?

Basically, like in every other adventure, it is a bit dangerous, but we take all precautionary measures and focus on your security. So do not worry too much and enjoy your vacation.

There are not enough us to feel a boat. What now?

You will be on a boat with other tourists. When the number of passengers reaches eight, we will assign a skipper and you are ready to go.

I have Go Pro/Camera, can i wear it on the river?

You are ALLOWED to use your own GoPro and other cameras. You will not be charged, there are no fees.

If you are interested, below you can read all the FAQ related to our business

ARRANGEMENT PRICE

70€ per person

  • Two meals
  • Certificated guide
  • All transports during the arrangement by our vehicles
  • Guarded parking lot for your private vehicles
  • Accident insurance during the arrangement in amount of 1.00 € per person per day
  • Extra services upon request
  • All other expenses that have not anticipated by the programme.

Total tax: 1.00 €

  • The listed hours, as well as the program schedule are changeable according with your needs and requirements.
  • Previous experience unnecessary.
  • The program schedule can be extended or combined with other arrangements from our offer.
  • The offered program can be realized during the week.
  • Payment in KM or €.
  • Unnecessary minimum number of participants for the realization of the arrangement.
  • Discount for group over 10 people.
  • Guaranted maximum  security and comfort.
  • Required ID and passport.

HOW TO REACH US

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Bosnia and Herzegovina, a heart shaped land, has a lot to offer when It comes to tourism. Spacious mountain views, emerald green lakes, beautiful landscape and picturesque towns. West and the East meet here, so you will learn a lot about cultures, traditions and people. Share what you have learned with your friends at Encijan’s campfire. When It comes to the tours that we organize, here are some destinations that we recommend you to visit:



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How to reach us

At the border crossing of Scepan Polje, when submitting documents to border police officers, it is necessary to emphasize that you are going to the Tara canyon to Brstanovica. After completing the registration (in case you coming from Bosnia and Herzegovina turn round and turn back only 100m,  and if you are coming from Montenegro, you go only 100m forward) where you turn off right from the main road and turn on the local asphalt road leading along the river Tara towards Brštanovica. For more information on how to get to us, see the link below.

Safety & Skippers

All skippers hired by agency Encijan have passed various international trainings and licensed and certified by the IRF(International Rafting Federation), and each of them has multiyear experience in their work and has encountered many trips down the Tara River and most of them consider rafting and adventure as satisfaction and their lifestyle, and then the job. Our mountain guides are passionate, experienced mountain enthusiasts who work for years in the outdoor industry and are dedicated to providing you with an exceptional experience.

Qualifications

Prospective guides for Encijan Adventure team spend five years minimum perfecting their Tara River rafting skills under the guidance of veteran trip leaders before earning the position of “Rafting Skipper”. New guides, or guides in training, are known as “Skipper Interns” and it takes a very special person, full of passion, to be successful on the river and work in the natural wilderness of the Tara River Canyon.