Adventure - Highlander Rafting Camp

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  • For one Highlander, it is difficult to ignore the "call of the wilderness", which slowly starts to speed up its pulse in the spring, and the view begins to disappear somewhere on the horizon, looking for mountain massifs waiting to be conquered again.

  • Rafting and spending time outdoors requires shoes and clothing that is comfortable, if necessary, warm and layered, so you feel comfortable at any time. In the following few tips you may find a list of mandatory items "to wrap up" so you don’t forget something.

    The most important things to bring:

    -Pajamas or light tracksuit for sleep
    -Towels for face and shower
    -Cosmetics case with personal hygiene (+ moisturizing lotion, wipes, pharmaceuticals, and some insect repellent)
    -Slippers for shower / beach
    -Shorts for swimming or bathing suit (2 pcs)
    -Cap or hat for sun protection
    -Sunglasses
    -Tracksuit
    -Sneakers
    -Cotton socks
    -Cotton shirts: short and long sleeves (2 pcs)
    -Something warm for sitting beside a campfire
    -Shoes / sneakers for mountain walking (required!) because in sandals and sneakers you can not hike
    -In case of rain - rain jacket, waterproof clothes and shoes
    -If you plan to bring your phone with you on the river, we suggest to protect it against water, shock and dust.
    -Be sure to take with you documents for crossing the border Bosnia and Herzegovina / Montenegro

    CAMP CLOTHES

    Any clothes that you find comfortable at home are great for camp. Shorts and a T-shirt or a casual skirt or dress for women are great for warm summer evenings. For cooler nights and mornings you may find prefer to wear light-weight pants and a long-sleeved shirt. Long-sleeved camp shirts can also double as a shirt to wear on the river to help keep the sun off of your arms.

    Warm Jacket: Even in the summer, evening and mornings can be chilly. You’ll want to have a layer to wear around camp before bed and at breakfast. It often it takes the sun longer to hit some camps due to the large canyon walls. We ask that you bring a light-weight puffy jacket or warm fleece shirt.

    Rain Gear: You never know if it’s going to rain, so bring a rainshell. This is also a great layer for colder temperatures. People will often wear rain pants to help keep the sun off their legs. Tops of knees are a common place for sunburn on the first day.

    Camp Shoes: These could be another pair of sandals, hiking shoes, or sneakers. Anything that is comfortable, gives your feet a break from being in a wet river shoe, and protects your feet from rocks while walking around camp.

    Hiking Shoes (Optional): Most people end up doing short day hikes in their river shoes. If you have a camp shoe that can double as a hiking shoe, you can save room in your bag.

    Make sure to break in your river shoes if you are buying new ones for your trip. Nothing is more annoying than fresh blisters while you’re on your vacation.

    RIVER CLOTHES:

    For your daytime river outfit, you'll want quick-drying clothes so that you don't feel soggy all day. Wearing shorts with a lightweight long or short-sleeved shirt are great. Long-sleeves help prevent sunburn.

    Some people also like to wear long under bottoms under river shorts or capri-length pants to help keep sun off of their legs. We suggest light weight base layers as they can help keep your warm if it is chilly, but also are great sun protection that isn't too hot.

    River Shoes: Anything that will stay strapped to your foot and provide solid support for walking around on rocks will work.
    Hat: A hat with a brim makes bright, sunny days more enjoyable and a baseball cap that fits under a helmet are perfect for paddling an inflatable kayak.

    COLD WEATHER GEAR (FOR SPRING TRIPS)

    For the majority of summer trips the weather is quite nice. For any trip in the Spring you'll need to bring the following extra cold-weather gear to wear in camp and on the river.

    -Polypro Shirts
    -Polypro Beanie
    -Polypro Gloves
    -Polypro Socks
    -Polypro Long Underwear
    -Warm Pants
    -Thick Polypro/Wool or Puffy Jacket
    -Shoes for walking on wet, slippery or rocky terrain

     

     

  • People have a strange need to strive in life to reach some existential peaks, which become much more valuable than life itself.

  • Come with us on a new adventure!

    Rafting camp "Highlander" is a travel agency specializing in adventure tourism. For 21 years we have been organizing rafting tours through the largest canyon in Europe, canyoning adventures through the most attractive canyons of BiH and Montenegro, hiking, treking and mountain biking in the most beautiful parts of BiH and Montenegro, fly fishing, horseback riding, various excursions and jeep safaristhrough Sutjeska National Park and Durmitor.

    Our guests always choose the most sought after destinations:

    Rafting down the second largest canyon in the world - Tara Canyon
    Conquest of the highest mountain peak in Bosnia and Herzegovina - Maglić
    Tour of the most beautiful lake - Trnovac Lake
    Canyoning down - Hrčavka canyon
    A tour of the last rainforest reserve in Europe - Perućica Rainforest
    Tour of Lake Zelengora - part of the Via Dinarika hiking route

    When they choose the desired arrangement, we welcome all our guests in a rafting camp located on the right bank of the river Drina, with wooden bungalows, built in mountain style, a restaurant with a campfire and a terrace with a beautiful view of turquoise. the green river Drina. We offer guests comfortable accommodation and free parking and WiFi, and what makes guests always come back is delicious homemade food prepared according to traditional recipes. After each activity, our guests can enjoy by the campfire in the silence of a summer night or with the sounds of acoustic music and a large selection of local and traditional specialties.

    Welcome to Rafting Camp Highlander!

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  • Team building is more than a three decades a trend that all successful companies practice. Companies that want to enable their employees to get to know each other, to build mutual trust regardless of the job position and thus develop a team spirit and a sense of belonging to the company.

    The literal meaning of “team building" would be creating a team, but put it most briefly team building is a group of educational - recreational or entertainment - recreational activities aimed to create or strengthen the team and improve interpersonal relationships in order to achieve common goals.

    This can be achieved through motivational programs, adventure travel, contests and adventure tours (rafting and hiking). All these aspects of social activities can establish confidence, develop team spirit and raise adrenaline. They can be arranged in the nature, but can also be indoors, like following activities: wellness and spa, culinary competition, bowling or darts competition.

    There are many reasons why team building is useful and the Highlander Team recommends you to strengthen your team in the canyon, on the waves of the wild and beautiful river Tara.

    10 advantages of the team building activities:

    1. Improves communication amongst employees
    2. Develops better mutual understanding of the team members
    3. Allows team members to get to know each other, discover their weaknesses and virtues
    4. Allows team members to learn from each other and to cooperate better
    5. Increases productivity and efficiency of employees
    6. Increases employees’ loyalty
    7. Increases employees’ motivation
    8. Indicates the importance of the impact of each employee
    9. Creates a better understanding of the common goals of the company
    10. Company becomes more pleasant place to work

    Rafting in the Tara canyon is by far the biggest adventure that your employees will have and for a short time together they will overcome many challenges. Choose the Highlander team and give yourself and your employees something special, something that will be remembered. Make sure your team is even stronger and more unified!

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