Arrangement A9 – Tara River Weekend (3 days / 2 nights)
Taste rafting and experience two relaxed nights in the heart of the Canyon! Package for those who do not rush, and want to spend one more night in the Camp after rafting experience, and go back on trip home, really relaxed.
Rafting is a synonym for a combination of adventure and untouched nature that no one can even imagine.
Spectacular landscapes, rich offer, authentic cuisine, cozy accommodation always enriched with new amenities, recreation, great entertainment and atmosphere, cordial, hospitable people are an integral part of Rafting Tara and without it would not be one of the points on the map of the world that a tourist must experience.
Neither on the sky nor on the earth – this is Rafting. Tara River is fantastic for Rafting, quiet and wild at the same time. Tara rapids are between the the third and fifth category and when the water level is extremely high, it can be reached the highest category, the sixth one.
Rafting is a song which has to be listen to the end.
Three days and two nights will be enough to see these beautiful landscapes, try natural spring water, inhale the air that heals. And when a night comes, you will see a magnificent sky above Tara.
Day 1 - Arrival to the camp Encijan
After arrival to the boarder Hum-Scepan Polje in prearranged time, in the afternoon hours between 4pm-6pm, the next is half hour drive through the pleasant ambient of Tara River Canyon to the place called Brstanovica which is also the starting point for Rafting. Our Camp is also located there. For all the participants of this Arrangement is secured parking line for your personal cars. After arrival to the Camp and welcome drink and accommodation to the in the cottages – bungalows and introducing our camp and environment. At 8 pm a dinner will be served. On the menu are our local specialities such as veal, lamb, homemade cheese, ham, etc). A night will be continued with the damp fire and traditional live music and you may enjoy as much and as long as you want.
Day 2 - Rafting River Tara
After breakfast and preparations till to 11:30 am (everyone gets rafting gear, wet suit, boots, life jacket, helmet, paddle) rafting follows along most exciting part of Tara River. Rafting lasts around 2-3 hrs with the brakes for photo safari, swimming and refreshment. From the end point of rafting, Šćepan Polje, Mouth of rivers Tara and Piva, we set back by our 4×4 vehicles to our base camp, where lunch awaits us. (On the menu are local ethno specialities: rousted veal, fish and other dishes of ethno cuisine…). After lunch afternoon leisure, swimming, fishing hike around the camp and upon request visit to old suspension bridge. Around 9pm diner by the camp fire and afterwards all evening leisure, music “live”, etc…
Day 3 - Breakfast and packing
After breakfast and packing, in the morning hours (at agreed time) your’s arrangement ends.
Camp Encijan has capacity of 100 beds in 15 mountain huts (bungalows). All huts are built entirely from natural materials, breathable and comfortable. Furniture within the bungalow is new.
Two mountain houses – chalets (each 55m2) are fully furnished with new furniture and comprise of bathroom, kitchen and a spacious living room on the ground floor and two double bedrooms in the attic.
Toilets, sinks and showers are decently furnished, immaculately clean and fully meet the needs of a modern person.Hot water is available in showers.
The best known – outdoor terraces. Most of the terraces are surrounded by greenery and equipped for a comfortable and cozy stay with adequate roofing and are just few meters from the river. Each of these terraces has a fire place and the fire itself gives special charm to evening parties.
Bungalows, terraces, the beaches for sunbathing and swimming, many deck chairs and swing chairs that are a few meters from the river … All of these will make your stay at the camp more comfortable and enjoyable.
Traditional 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
80€ per person
- Accommodation in the camp in bungalows on a full board basis
- All necessary rafting equipment and certified skippers
- All transports during the arrangement
- Guarded parking lot for your private vehicles
- Rafting tax on Tara river in amount of 4.30 € per person
- Accommodation tax in amount of 0.80 € per person per day
- Accident insurance during the arrangement in amount of 1.00 € per person per day
- All other expenses that have not anticipated by the programme
Total tax: 8.90 €
- 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.
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Attractions from our region
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:
Activities perhaps u like !
The phenomenal nature leaned on the two National Parks (Sutjeska and Durmitor) and the camp Encijan outdoor resort in the very heart of the canyon provide us with inexhaustible opportunities for the activities which we organize every day. Magical sojourn in untouched nature; Spend unforgetable moments in the very heart of Tara River Canyon where is also our Camp located. Get away from the crowds and join us on an unforgettable journey. Get out of everyday life and change the asphalt with untouched nature.
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 100 m, and if you are coming from Montenegro, you go only 100 m 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.
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.