Titos Partizans Trails – Tito Tour

Titos Partizans Trails – Tito Tour




A one-week tour of combined ex-Yugoslavia countries covering Tito’s footsteps – the package which celebrates the life and legacy of the former Yugoslav president Marshal Josip Broz Tito



Day 1 Start Sarajevo – Sutjeska National Park

Arrival to Sarajevo and tour of the places known for WWII in the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Ride to Sutjeska, the oldest National Park in Bosnia that took very important role in Yugoslav history and partisan movement because one of the greatest WWII battles actually happened here. After lunch visit the main monument in the heart of Sutjeska National Park and a grave of one of the most famous commanders of the Sutjeska battle, Sava Kovacevic. Tour of the place where Supreme Commander Josip broz Tito was wounded. At the end of the day we turn back to hotel in the gorgeous Tjentiste valley. Hotel accommodation, dinner, overnight.

Day 2 Sutjeska NP – Mostar

After breakfast before laeving to Mostar ride to Dragos Sedlo, a place where some of the hardest battles during Nazi offensive happened offering picturesque view on the Sutjeska River valley and one of two remaining primeval forests in Europe – the Perucica rain forest with impressive Skakavac waterfall. Morning historical lecture and transfer from Sutjeska National Park (approximatelly 3 hours) to stunning Mostar which was founded in the 15th century. The Mostar architecture is a precious combination of the Ottoman ingenuity and Herzegovina’s and Dalmatian workmanship. Undoubtedly you have heard much about this city, which was hardly affected and split during the conflict in the early 1990s. The scars of war are still visible but these days Mostar is again a warm and bustling place with a fascinating history which is frequented by numerous visitors. After lunch we take a short 15 minute drive to the nearby village of Blagaj to explore its highlights – amazing Buna River Spring and the adjacent Ottoman house/monastery. The Ottoman sultan was impressed with the majestic Buna River springs and ordered a Tekija to be built right next to it. This 16th century religious house/monastery was built for the Dervish cults and is still one of the most mystical places in all of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Return to Mostar for the evening. Hotel accommodation, dinner, overnight.

Day 3 Mostar – Jablanica – Konjic – Jajce

Leaving the Mostar behind us and after an hour of drive visit Jablanica, the place where in April 1943 a huge offensive was launched by the German troops against the Yugoslav Partisans. The Germans aimed to destroy the Central command of the Partisan movement, the Central Committee of Communist party of Yugoslavia, as well as the main Partisan hospital. The remains of this historical site are still visible on the banks of Neretva River. Continue to Konjic for visit to the unique Tito ARK Bunker which was constructed deep under the Bosnian gigantic mountains as the shelter of Marshal Tito in case of a nuclear war. Drive on to Jajce, picturesque place in North-western Bosnia, where Socialist Yugoslavia was born in November 1943 and the candidate for UNESCO Cultural Heritage list. Short walk around the walls of this ancient town. Hotel accommodation in Jajce, dinner, overnight.

Day 4 Jajce – Mecavnik Kustendorf Wooden Town

After breakfast we finish our Bosnian AVNOJ trip. Drive to Serbia passing beautiful scenery with stopover in Visegrad for visit to the famous Old Bridge over Drina River which inspired best known Nobel Writers Prize Ivo Andric who was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1961. Lunch en route. Upon arrival to Mecavnik Wooden-town – Film Academy and traditional settlement established by famous film director Emir Kusturica accommodation in luxuriously equipped wooden chalets. Short film projection and tour of this famous cultural sight known for cultural and film festivals and unique artistic exhibitions. Dinner, overnight.

Day 5 Mecavnik Wooden Town – Belgrade

After breakfast drive to Uzice /former town named after Tito/ and visit to the Museum of Revolution with possible ‘pioneer performance’. Drive to Belgrade with stopover in beautiful Ovcar-Kablar Gorge for break and lunch with photo-shooting, or visit to the Kadinjaca Battle Memorial Park. Accommodation in Belgrade hotel Srbija, dinner, overnight.

Day 6 Belgrade – Belgrade city tour and the Museum of Yugoslavia

After breakfast half day city tour ending at the Museum of Yugoslav History where numerous partisan objects, Tito’s relays-The Youth relays and historical artifacts are exposed. Lunch. Afternoon free for individual program. Traditional dinner in restaurant in Skadarlija famous bohemian quarter of Belgrade with live music. Overnight.

Day 7   Belgrade departure

After breakfast free time before departure transfer to Belgrade Airport and departure flight. End of program and services.

PRICE : from 920 EUR Minimum : 15 participants;  SINGLE SUPPLEMENT : 190 EUR

Included : high tourist class AC bus/van transportation, accommodation in 3-4 stars hotels with half-board services, lunches as per program, sightseeing with local guides and entrance fees for all sights as per program, 24 hours support, logistics and professional guidance of PANACOMP Wonderlan Travel

Note: the program can be extended with a visit to Tito’s birth house in Kumrovec /Croatia/. Please get informed about the the prices and details of the expanded part of the program with the application.