Lukomir Village Hiking tour

  • Lukomir Village Hiking Tour
  • RUNS: Every day at 08 AM
  • DURATION: Full Day if hiking / Half day if driving only
  • PRICE: 45 EUR with hike / 35 EUR without hike

Lukomir village hiking tour overview

On this Hiking tour you will experience Lukomir village that is located on Bjelasnica mountain. It is considered as the last Bosnian village with the settlement on 1.495 m above sea level. When you enter Lukomir you will get the feeling as if the time has stopped in this community. The main reason are the people who have been living the same kind of lifestyle for hundreds of years. 

 Considering the height you will be able to witness some of the most astonishing views. By hiking the hill right above Lukomir you will be able to take a look at 1000m Rakitnica canyon, which will simply take your breath away. Besides this you will also be able to meet some of the giants (mountain Visocica is one of them) that are protecting Lukomir village.

 By exploring Lukomir you will learn more about the last traditional settlement in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Learn about their customs and their way of living in harshest conditions on a mountain region. The ideal time for visiting Lukomir is in Spring, Summer, and early Autumn. 

Residents of Lukomir are not present during the winter season, as the village becomes unapproachable. But they do return to their well-known lifestyle with the arrival of Spring. Experience their lifestyle, enjoy the traditionally made lunch and coffee and witness the most beautiful mountains-capes in Bosnia.

Medieval Tombstones called ''Stećak'' next to the Lukormir village.
  • TOUR STARTS
    Every Day at 08 AM
  • TOUR PRICE
    45 EUR with hike | 35 EUR without hike
  • TOUR LENGTH
    The tour is minimum 5 hours long
  • Tour runs from the 1st of March until 31st of October

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Lukomir village hiking tour overview

Lukomir is a village located on the Bjelasnica mountain. It is considered the last Bosnian village with the settlement on 1.495 m above sea level. When you enter Lukomir you will get the feeling as if the time has stopped in this community. The main reason are the people who have been living the same kind of lifestyle for hundreds of years. 

 Considering the height you will be able to witness some of the most astonishing views. By hiking the hill right above Lukomir you will be able to take a look at 1000m Rakitnica canyon, which will simply take your breath away. Besides this you will also be able to meet some of the giants (mountain Visocica is one of them) that are protecting Lukomir village.

 By exploring Lukomir you will learn more about the last traditional settlement in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Learn about their customs and their way of living in harshest conditions on a mountain region. The ideal time for visiting Lukomir is in Spring, Summer, and early Autumn. 

Residents of Lukomir are not present during the winter season, as the village becomes unapproachable. But they do return to their well-known lifestyle with the arrival of Spring. Experience their lifestyle, enjoy the traditionally made lunch and coffee and witness the most beautiful mountains-capes in Bosnia.

Medieval Tombstones called ''Stećak'' next to the Lukormir village.

The tour starts at 8 AM from in front of our office in Sarajevo where you will meet your guide for the tour and transportation to Umoljani Village. Estimated arrival to Umoljani is around 9 AM from where we will start our hiking trip towards Lukomir. During the hiking trip, there will be plenty of stops so you will be able to refresh yourself and take a few shots of beautiful Bosnian landscape.

Upon the arrival to Lukomir we‘ll have a coffee break to catch our breath. While in Lukomir, you‘ll have free time to explore surroundings by yourself. Free time ends with a lunch traditionally made by the local “chefs”. Departure from Lukomir is after lunch. You will return to Umoljani via Cold Creek trail.

Transport to Bjelašnica and transport to the starting location of the tour by the end of the tour will be organized.

  • Umoljani Village
  • Lukomir Hiking via Obalj Peak
  • Lukomir Village
  • Return through Canyon of river Rakitnica and Cold Creek Trail
  • Traditional Bosnian cuisine 

The tour starts at 8 AM from in front of our office in Sarajevo where you will meet your guide for the tour and transportation to Umoljani Village. Estimated arrival to Umoljani is around 9 AM from where we will start our hiking trip towards Lukomir. During the hiking trip, there will be plenty of stops so you will be able to refresh yourself and take a few shots of beautiful Bosnian landscape.

Upon the arrival to Lukomir we‘ll have a coffee break to catch our breath. While in Lukomir, you‘ll have free time to explore surroundings by yourself. Free time ends with a lunch traditionally made by the local “chefs”. Departure from Lukomir is after lunch. You will return to Umoljani via Cold Creek trail.

Transport to Bjelašnica and transport to the starting location of the tour by the end of the tour will be organized.

  • Umoljani Village
  • Lukomir Hiking via Obalj Peak
  • Lukomir Village
  • Return through Canyon of river Rakitnica and Cold Creek Trail
  • Traditional Bosnian cuisine 

DEPARTURE TIME

  • Tour start at 08 AM (definite departures from 1st of May until 31st of October)

INCLUSIONS

  • Lunch in Lukomir Village
  • Mountain Hiking Guide with Experience
  • Free Pick Up / Available on request
  • Transport and Experienced driver in AC Transportation

EXCLUSION

  • Tipping or Gratituties
  • Private Tours / All tours are shared unless specifically agreed private in advance

INFO

  • BOOK AND GO! Tour is having definite departure every day.
  • Max number of people on the tour is 8 pax.
  • Groups of 8+ people contact us on info@tt-tours.com to see what we can do in order to organize the tour for you.
  • All Transportation in 8 seater AC vans or AC cars (depends on the number of people)
  • Small amount of walking
  • Free Pickup (available on request)
  • Group Discounts and Multiple Tours Discount

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

  • Hiking Shoes are essential or Sport shoes with good and thick platform
  • Bring suncream, pair of T-shirts and light snack (seeds, fruit or energy bar)
  • Bring bottled water. You will be able to refill it on the way
  • Tour Class is medium and requires basic amount of fitness
  • Walking distance is 19 km
  • Minimum altitude: 1275m
  • Maximum altitude: 1896m
  • Altitude Difference: 621m

CANCELLATION POLICY & PRICE

  • 45 EUR per person with the hike
  • 35 EUR per person without the hike

Itinerary

Tombstones and a valley behind them with mountains in the background
Dolovi Stećak Necropolis

1st Stop / Dolovi Stecak Necropolis - UNESCO heritage

Explore the medieval Bosnian Kingdom tombstones. Stećak tombstones are located throughout the entire Bosnia and Herzegovina and they represent our medieval heritage. Check out our article about Bosnian Kingdom by clicking here.

Old mosque, around it trees and a couple of tombstones behind
Umoljani Mosque

2nd Stop / Umoljani Village

Umoljani Village is our starting location for the hike. We will also visit Umoljani mosque and learn about the Sarajevo Haggadah. We have article about this as well so be sure to check it out.

hikers walking down the grassy field and behind them a mountain peak
Hike to Lukomir via Obalj Peak

3rd Stop / Umoljani to Lukomir Village Hike via Obalj Peak

Amazing hiking experience during which we’ll cover height altitude of more than 600 meters in a hike that is 19 kilometers long. This hike is listed in our Blog section as the top 3 around Sarajevo.  Check it out.  

Herd of sheep and in front of the old village and houses with metal roofs
Experience different lifestyle in Lukomir village

4th Stop / Lukomir Village

Visit semi-nomad village and learn local traditions. Explore the lifestyle of natives and check out the view on River Rakitnica Canyon. Local lunch break is included.

A small and curvy river in a flat valley at the countryside in autumn on a cloudy day, three people staying on a small ledge turned towards the river
Cold Creek trail

5th Stop / Return Hike from Lukomir to Umoljani Village

Admire Rakitnica river canyon and Cold Creek valley on our way from Lukomir village. Listen to the well known folklore tale about the dragon and priest.

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Frequently asked questions

Keep in mind that this is a hiking trip on one of the highest mountains in Sarajevo surroundings. Some type of hiking shoes are a must, when it comes to clothes you should dress in layers because weather on the mountain can change throughout the day.

This is a full day trip which means if we start around 9 then you can expect to be back in the city around 5 or 6 o’clock. 

If you take the option without the hike then you will 5 hours,

Unfortunately not yet. Check it with our team is it available.

Please be 10 minutes before the start of the tour. If you have problem finding us, you have google map link HERE.

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