The Balkans is one of those destinations that you can explore for years and admire what you discover every time. For many, the journey through the Balkans is a "journey through time", through its rich history, magnificent heritage, stunning buildings, natural beauty, diverse tastes, scents, colors, striking cultural heritage of peoples who died centuries ago for just one word "freedom". . In the Sutjeska National Park, in the Valley of Heroes Tjentište, there is a memorial complex dedicated to the famous Battle of Sutjeska. This is the best example of a joint struggle of members of all nations, not only Bosnia and Herzegovina but also the entire former SFRY, who fought against the occupiers in World War II. The battle, about which many of us listened to stories during our childhood, lasted from May 15 to June 15, 1943, and was a turning point in the partisan struggle in the Second World War. About 7,000 partisans died in Sutjeska and left their lives in the Valley of Heroes with the last message to their generations - "Death to fascism, freedom to the people". That is why you must see this memorial complex dedicated to heroes whose names are still a reminder of how much freedom means to people from the Balkans.
For the realization of this arrangement, the minimum number of participants is 2 people, and the maximum is 8 people per guide
The minimum recommended age of participants is 8 years
No previous experience is required
Prices are in euros and per person
The menu can be adapted to both vegetarians and vegans, but with prior notice
The hours in the description of the arrangement are not fixed and can be changed depending on the wishes and needs of the guests
In the peak season when there is great interest in rafting management, the camp reserves the right to organize activities in several terms
All arrangements can be extended and combined by agreement
We reserve the right to assess the readiness of participants
DO NOT FORGET!
Passport or ID card (depending on the country you come from)
Adequate clothes and shoes for walking
Meeting place of your choice - Highlander camp or Foča center. Then we head in the direction of the National Park Sutjeska and Tjentište. Sutjeska National Park is the oldest and largest national park in Bosnia and Herzegovina, which is a jewel of our country due to its natural values and beauties. In addition to the natural beauty it possesses, the park has exceptional historical value and is under UNESCO protection. The Valley of Heroes is about 30 km away from our camp, so you can reach this complex very quickly. The intoxicating smell of the forest, emerald green landscapes and the silence disturbed only by the occasional chirping of birds and the whistling of the wind will simply leave you speechless. We plan to visit the ossuary where the heroes of the Battle of Sutjeska are buried, then the Museum (renovation is underway and will be open to visitors this year), Brigadirsko naselje where the famous youth music festival "OK Fest" is held, and then rest we summarize the impressions next to the pool, which was the largest pool in Europe due to its 16,000 square meters at the time it was opened (Tito's time). At the end of the trip we return to the Highlander camp where lunch awaits us after which our arrangement ends.
How to reach Highlander Rafting Kampa
Rafting camp Highlander is located on the main road Foča - Nikšić, more precisely 20 km away from Foča, in the direction of Montenegro and 5 km before the border crossing Šćepan Polje / Hum (BiH - CG).
N: 43°21'08" E: 18°48'28.5"
Sarajevo – Trnovo – Foca (80 km)
Beograd – Cacak – Uzice – Visegrad – Gorazde – Foca (350 km)
Banja Luka – Doboj – Zenica – Sarajevo – Trnovo – Foca (340 km)
Podgorica – Niksic – Pluzine – Scepan Field – Foca (172 km)
Dubrovnik – Trebinje – Bileca – Gacko – Foca (165 km)
Herceg Novi – Trebinje – Bileca – Gacko – Foca (172 km)
Zagreb – Banja Luka – Travnik – Visoko – Sarajevo – Foca (527 km)
There are regular daily bus lines to Foca from Belgrade, Novi Sad, Podgorica, Sarajevo, Banja Luka, Mostar, Dubrovnik and Zagreb.
If you arrive from abroad by plane, we recommend that you land at the airport in Sarajevo, from where you have another 70 km to Foca.
A popular proverb says that hospitality implies the warmth of the hearth, delicious food and the right to silence. You can find all this in the rafting camp Highlander, which is located right next to the river Drina. The silence of nature is a common "spice" of each of our meals.
Whether you are just a casual passerby and want to enjoy a beautiful view of the turquoise green river Drina from our terrace, or you are a guest on a full arrangement, be sure that you will enjoy delicious food in our camp. We will serve our local specialties prepared in the old old-fashioned way with a large selection of domestic and foreign drinks.
The ingredients we use are of domestic origin, from our area and with a valid declaration, and bread, pastries, pies and cakes are kneaded, dried and developed by the skilled hands of our cooks. All food is prepared according to traditional recipes, so guests often ask for a little "repeater".
Before going to any activity (rafting, hiking, canyoning, mountain biking, hiking ....) guests are served "Mountain Breakfast", which aims to provide enough strength and energy to overcome any challenge in nature. Upon your return, you will be greeted by hot soup and veal under the sac, and for dinner, barbecue, fish, and chicken with mushrooms or pie under the sac. Always expect a surprise from sweets, but sweet, like sweets made by our mothers and grandmothers. There will be tulumba, urmašica, and baklava, but also fruit and chocolate cakes, as well as good old donuts and pancakes with Euro cream and ice cream. In a word, many deacons for everyone's taste. They say that tastes are different and should not be discussed, but exciting rafting and accommodation in nature are offered by almost all camps on the banks of the Tara and Drina, but we know that the food we make is what makes us very different and why our guests they return.
HIGHLANDER CAMP MENU:
BREAKFAST: Homemade bread and pastries, Highlander breakfast (prosciutto, tea, cream (kajmak), cheese, eggs, donuts (uštipci), proja), tea, milk, sour milk.
LUNCH: Veal soup, of your choice veal under sacha or fish, mixed salad, bread, fruit or cake.
DINNER: Optional, flint, fish, chicken in mushroom sauce, Sarajevo kebab, white hanger, bread, mixed salad or shop salad.
***According to the wishes and needs of guests menu can be adapted for vegetarians and vegans or by appointment (during booking or at the beginning of the arrangement).
***It is not allowed to bring your drink to the restaurant / bar and the terrace.
The Rafting camp Highlander is located 20 km from Foča and only 5 km from the border crossing Šćepan Field between Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro. It is surrounded by hornbeam trees and is situated in an attractive location on the right side of the Drina River.
Its capacity is 100 beds that have mattresses and clean bedding. Wooden bungalows are made for two, three, four or five people, while the small houses, popularly called “Torarica” are for one or two people (read: for those in love).
The camp has electricity, wireless internet (Wi-Fi), lux bungalow with private bathroom and standard bungalows with shared showers and toilets, with hot and cold drinking water. The restaurant offers local/traditional cuisine in which every guest gets his meal according to paid arrangement. Travelers who just passing by can also get the food of their choice for prices that are official.
Location of the camp Highlander is ideal for rafting, hiking, trekking, mount biking or fly-fishing. It is the starting point for the tours National Park “Sutjeska" and National Park "Durmitor". Mountain peaks Maglic, Durmitor, Bioc and Zelengora are just some of the peaks that are located near the camp. There are also lakes of Zelengora, more precisely nine of them, rainforest Perucica and waterfall Skakavac 73 m high.
In short landscape, that takes the breath away. The nature wonders worth coming back. The location is well connected by road with all the major tourist cities of Bosnia, Montenegrin and Croatian coasts as well - Budva, Herceg Novi, Kotor, Dubrovnik, Trebinje, Sarajevo, Mostar, Visegrad and Zabljak.
If you live in one of these ex yu republics or you are just traveling to these destinations, and you love nature and adventure tourism, we recommend our Rafting camp Higlander. It is a camp where a complete vacation in the silence of nature and the murmur of the Drina River awaits you with homemade food that you will remember for a long time.
N 43°21’41.8″ E 18°48’28.5″
2 000 m2
100 beds in wooden bungalows for 2,3,4 or 5 people
Toilets / showers
Lux bungalows have their own bathrooms.
Traditional cuisine. Opening hours from 07h to 23h every day during the season.
Parking places for small passenger cars and buses
There is a space to set up tents.
Wild beach for swimming.
For volleyball, soccer and badminton. Social games: chess and cards.
Pets are allowed in the camp, but not in bungalows and in a boat.
Rafting Camp Highlander has 9 lux bungalows for 4 people. Total capacity for 36 person. In each bungalow there is:
*French bed with two separate sheets
*Bunk bed (spacious for both children and adults)
*Terrace or balcony
There are 16 standard bungalows for 2 people in the Rafting camp Highlander. Total capacity for 32 persons. In each of these bungalows there are:
*Large bed with two separate sheets
*Space for suitcases and civiluk
In the Rafting camp Highlander there are 2 standard bungalows for 4 people. Total capacity is for 8 persons. In each of these bungalows there are:
*2 single beds
*1 bunk bed
*Space for suitcases and civiluk
In the Rafting camp Highlander there are 4 standard wigmans for 5 people. Total capacity is for 20 persons. In each of these bungalows there are:
The Rafting camp Highlander has 4 standard bungalows for 1 or 2 people. Total capacity is for 4 or 8 people. In each of these bungalows there are:
*One bed for 2 people with one bed linen
*Space for suitcases and civiluk
THE PRICE OF THE PACKAGE INCLUDES:
Transportation by off-road vehicles during the arrangement
Tour of the memorial complex in Tjentište
THE PRICE OF THE PACKAGE DOES NOT INCLUDE:
Non-board offer (drinks, additional meals ...)
All other costs not foreseen by the program (additional excursions, additional nights ...)
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