Oasis of tranquility and hedonism
In the very heart of the Tara River Canyon, miles away from modern civilization and at the beginning of the most exciting rafting part of river, there is a place called Brstanovica and Camp Encijan on it, one of the most beautiful camps on Tara river and only one at the Bosnian side of river.
Rafting Camp Encijan has a tradition of over 15 years and thousands of happy tourist per season…
Here is one of the last remaining oases of tranquility and hedonism…
One of the first camps ever built on the banks of Tara River…
Encijan is not just a camp, for nature lovers and people that love adventure, relaxing and getting away from civilization, Encijan represents one of the last remaining oases of peace in nature that is still not touched by human hand and they always and often come back.
Bungalows like old mountain cottages provide complete comfort and convenience, for a normal and uninterrupted stay in the untouched nature. Terrace above the river, scattered swings and chairs, Tara noise, magic silence…. Arranged beach for sunbathing and swimming, paths for hiking… These are all preconditions for a complete experience.
The Camp has a steady source of power supply, which we produce on the spot, and we are very proud that our power source is eco-friendly and we do not pollute the human environment and draw it from renewable energy sources.
We offer something different…
Top service, traditional cuisine and unforgettable atmosphere in which you’re always are welcomed.
Battery recharge and harmony of minds are guaranteed.
Outdoor resort in very heart of Tara River Canyon
At the starting point for rafting on the river Tara, in the heart of the canyon, miles away from modern civilization and at the beginning of the most exciting rafting section there is place called Brstanovica and Camp Encijan on it, one of the most beautiful campsites by the Tara River and only Camp at the Bosnian bank of the river.
Encijan rafting camp is located in the lower part of the Tara River Canyon, on Bosnian – right bank.
Fifteen kilometers downstream, there is a border crossing Šćepan Polje (Hum), from where starts the access road, by which is possible to reach our camp.
The aforementioned road extends along the Montenegrin side of the Canyon and ends in Brstanovica. It is covered with asphalt. Other route goes from town of Foca to Brstanovica or Camp Encijan, in total length of 52 km. For those of you who do decide to come to us on their own, here are coordinates that you need, N 43 19.308 E 18 57.617.
Brstanovica is the starting point for the most attractive rafting section among 100 km navigable part of the river Tara. Due to excellent location of the Camp Encijan, it is unavoidable stop for all who are looking for adventure or simply a place to vacation, and find themselves in the heart of the canyon.
Spend the night in the very heart of the deepest canyon in Europe
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 55 m2) 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.
Taste delicious traditional organic home made 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.
Breakfast in our camp
– Hot donuts, fritters
– Homemade bread baked under the iron lid
– Smoked ham form “Njegusi”, and homemade bakon
– Cheese and sour cream form shepherds cottages
– Fresh milk and honey
– Eggs and different omelets with side dishes
– Hand-made jams , marmalade and butter
– Homemade cheese, sausages and pates
Lunch in our camp
– Rafter’s veal soup
– Homemade bread baked under the iron pane
– Seasonal salad (lettuce, tomato, cucumber and cabbage)
– Hot corn doughnuts
– Pies, baked under the iron lid
– Veal or lamb with potatoes and vegetables cooked under the iron lid
– “Stuffed” stored in Rastan il’ sauerkraut with smoked meats and ribs
– Charlotte, tulumbe or hurmašice.
Dinner in our camp
– Rafter’s veal soup
– Homemade bread baked under the iron pane
– Baked potato slices attached with cottage cheese and cream cheese
– Njeguški ham and homemade roast
– Hot corn projarice
– Gibanica baked under a baking lid
– Grilled peppers in a sauce of garlic and rosemary
– A young veal cooked in “cooked”
– Brown trout or grayling
– Veal stew with prunes
– Baklava, tulumbe or hurmašice
Deserts in our camp
How to reach us?
How to reach us from Bosnia and Herzegovina?
When you come to Foca, continue towards Niksic (main road Foča-Niksic, M 18). At the border crossing Hum you will leave Bosnia, cross the bridge on the Tara River, followed by checking at the border crossing Scepan Polje (entrance to Montenegro).After checking the documents on the border crossing, you need to tell them that you are going to the Tara canyon, Brstanovica. After checking in, turn around and go back 100 m where you turn off right from the main road then turn on the local (asphalt) road which leads to the Tara River, Brstanovica. After checking at the border crossing, you need to contact us at the following telephone numbers:Camp satellite number +38758/480280; Camp mobile number: + 38269 / 673-655. Both phones are always available, so there won’t be a problem to contact us.
After turning off the main road, you landmark will be a toll ramp and a white toll house on the left. At the sixth mile from the turn to the local road, you will come to the crossroad and turn left at the orange kiosk and follow the asphalt to the end without turning to the connection roads. When you come to the end of the asphalt, you need to park your cars on a macadam road in the right line.
How to reach us from Montenegro?
After coming to Montenegrin boarder called Scepan Polje and after checking your documents by the policemen, you have to say how you are going to Tara Canyon (Camp Encijan). Because in that case you are not going out of Montenegro and you don’t need to check out on the Boarder. When you finish the procedure you are going to continue your trip. After 100 m going forward, you are going right from the primary road and go on on local asphalt road next to the Tara River toward Brstanovica.
After preclusion from the main road, your orientation is a white toll house and toll ramp which is placed on the left side. On the 6th km you are coming on the crossover and you are going left. There will be a small orange shop on that crossover and from it you are going left. Just go straight. Keep going on the asphalt road. When you come until the end of this asphalt road, leave your cars on macadam parking in the right track. What is important – when you come to Montenegrin boarder, please call one of those 2 numbers: 0038758 480 280 (this is a number from the Camp) 0038269 673 655 (Camp mobile number) so that someone (mostly skippers) can transfer you (over the water) from the parking to another side where is our camp.
Greater emphasis of comfort and service with many offers in our camp rated with 3 stars.
Camp Encijan has capacity of 100 beds in 15 mountain huts (bungalows). Bungalows divided in to double-bed room, three-bed room, four-bed room and five-bed room.
Our Camp Encijan offers a rich organic traditional , vegan and vegetarian menu.
In our Camp Encijan you can choose your drink from non-alcoholic and alcoholic, to home-made and foreign drinks.
Camp has its own water resources
The camp is orderly supplied with an electricity which we receive from renewable energy resource through our own mini hydro power plant (HPP)
Our Camp is covered with Montenegro mobile network.
Free guarded parking line secure safe parking for your cars.
Since we are also lovers of animals and we have them in our camp, all kind of your pets are welcome in our camp
In the very heart of Tara river Canyon where is located our Camp we offer you great rafting opportunities.
Crystal clear Tara river with beautiful sand beach where you can swim and sunbathe.
Since we are located in very heart of Tara River Canyon, there is a great opportunity for short trek tours near our camp.
Our camp is on the riverbank, and our guests have a chance to go on fishing and catch the Grayling and Bosnian famous fish called Trout
You need more info ?
If you have any question, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We will reply as soon as possible.
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:
Choose your ADVENTURE !
According to our many years experience in outdoor tourism, we are able to offer you more variants from our well designed arrangements (or packages) from oneday and mutltiday adventures tour in our country. Shell us, together with you, go into a little adventure and fearlessly stream our boats down the Tara and its boiling cascades…Or we go together with you with our backpacks to cruise along one of the most beautiful national parks in The Balkans…And maybe we’ll just get lazy together with you and enjoy the ethnic specialties of our cuisine…We have created programs which will exceed all your expectations! Whether you are an adrenaline junkie, nature lover, history buff or even foodie – do not worry, we have got you covered! Choose a program that fits your personality the best and live through an unforgettable experience!
It`s your choice…
Choose your ACTIVITY !
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. Explore the hiking trails of our national parks, trek to some of the most beautiful, emerald green, lakes or swim in the ice cold Komarnicariver while overcoming all the obstacles that Nevidio canyon has to offer. Oh, you want even more? Embark on a boat and hug that paddle like Its your dearest friend, because you are going to need it, we are on a magnificent Tara river and she does not like you nor the boat, not one bit!.Go to the rafting adventure in the most exciting part of Tara river.