9 days in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sofia & Belgrade Itinerary

9 days in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sofia & Belgrade Itinerary

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9 days in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sofia & Belgrade Itinerary

Start: Pune, India
Fly:  15 h
1
Sofia, Bulgaria
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Belgrade, Serbia
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
3
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h
4
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 3 nights
+2
Train + Taxi + Fly:  16 h
End: Pune, India

1
night
Sofia, Bulgaria

Sofia ©
Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
On the 19th (Sun), catch all the local highlights with Sightseeing Tours, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Sofia Church, and finally admire the striking features of Temple Sveti Nikolay.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Sofia road trip planning tool.

Pune, India to Sofia is an approximately 15- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Pune to Sofia, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In April, daily temperatures in Sofia can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Belgrade.

Things to do in Sofia

Historic Sites Tours
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St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral ©
St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral
Walking tours
Temple Sveti Nikolay ©
Temple Sveti Nikolay

2
nights
Belgrade, Serbia

Belgrade ©
The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): take in the local highlights with Walking tours, steep yourself in history at Kalemegdan, then wander the streets of Knez Mihailova, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Sava Temple. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ada Ciganlija, then engage your brain at Nikola Tesla Museum, then take a stroll through Skadarlija, and finally get your game on at OldTown Archery Belgrade.

To see where to stay and more tourist information, use the Belgrade trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sofia to Belgrade takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. April in Belgrade sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Sarajevo.

Things to do in Belgrade

Tours Beaches Outdoors
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Kalemegdan ©
Kalemegdan
Walking tours
St. Sava Temple ©
St. Sava Temple

2
nights
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Nearly destroyed by war during the 1990s, the riverside city of Sarajevo now serves as one of the region's major educational, cultural, and commercial hubs.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque, contemplate the long history of Vijećnica, contemplate the long history of Sebilj Brunnen (Fountain), then see the interesting displays at War Childhood Museum, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Galerija 11/07/95, make a trip to Sarajevo War Tunnel, and then walk around Vrelo Bosne.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Sarajevo trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Belgrade to Sarajevo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can take a train to Mostar.

Things to do in Sarajevo

Parks Tours Museums

Side Trip

Vrelo Bosne
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Walking tours
Sarajevo War Tunnel ©
Sarajevo War Tunnel
War Childhood Museum ©
War Childhood Museum

3
nights
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Mostar ©
Famed for its 16th-century bridge, Mostar boasts a rich cultural and architectural heritage.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): browse the eclectic array of goods at Old Bazar Kujundziluk, then steep yourself in history at Kajtaz House, then see the interesting displays at War Photo Exhibition, and finally snap pictures at Old Bridge (Stari Most). Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Old Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar, take an in-depth tour of The Hamam Museum, get engrossed in the history at Old Bridge Museum, then make a trip to Mehmed Karadoz Moschee, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Koskin-Mehmed Pasha's Mosque, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Bosnaseum.

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You can take a train from Sarajevo to Mostar in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Mostar are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mostar

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Old Bridge (Stari Most) ©
Old Bridge (Stari Most)
Bosnaseum ©
Bosnaseum

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