Skakavac Waterfall

Guided One-Day Trip from Sarajevo

Amazing waterfall above Sarajevo

HIKING | Full Day | 38€ | Discover Bosnian highest waterfall in the mountains around Capital of Sarajevo.The Skakavac Waterfall provides a perfect city escape in the hot summers.

The waterfall is 98 meters high and it is located in southwest part of Ozren Mountain in the landscape of extraordinary beauty, 1.532 metres above the sea level. The journey isn't so easy but worth it! The trail leads through beautiful natural environment, over seven small bridges crossing over seven streams. And the view from the top is breathtaking!

Hiking with a professional licensed hiking guide could be your unique chance to experience magical places around Sarajevo. You will be rewarded with great views, stunning landscape and lots of natural attractions.

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Meeting point in Sarajevo City

9:00 AM - Meeting point in Sarajevo City

Meeting point for the day-trip to Skakavac Waterfall is the north part of Sarajevo called „Koševo“, near the building of the Government of Bosnia-Herzegovina. From here we’ll take a 30 minutes drive by bus to the village of Nahorevo and entrance to the natural monument "Skakavac".

Hike to the top of Skakavac Waterfall

9:30 AM - Hike to the top of Skakavac Waterfall

From the foothills below Seven Sources we’ll begin a medium-difficulty hike (about 6 km) along a mountain road to the top of the waterfall. From here on the edge of a cliff at 1.136m you can enjoy a breathtaking view of the Waterfall Skakavac from above (the name „skakavac“ means grasshopper in Bosnian) and the magnificent scenery of surrounding area. With its height of 98 meters, Skakavac is the largest continually flowing waterfall in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Here we will have a relaxing break with some tea or coffee before we continue our hike downhill.

Arriving at the bottom of the waterfall

13:00 AM - Arriving at the bottom of the waterfall

After break it goes down in serpentines to the bottom of the waterfall. The trail, which is 850 metres long, leads through thick beech forests and the terrain is little bit harder but the track is well-set and arranged so that the descent is safe. At the bottom of the waterfall you will fully enjoy the majesty of the waterfall and it is going to make you feel it was worth it.

Return to Sarajevo City

17:00 AM - Return to Sarajevo City

As we begin our journey back, we wind our way back through the forest to the village. This moderately cool hike is a nice refreshing break from the hot summer months. We continue our hike through the shade in the pine and beech forests. The area is full of beautiful waterfalls, views of Sarajevo and its surrounding mountains. A truly amazing place in a nature so close to Sarajevo. Return to Sarajevo City Center around 17:00 PM.

Departure days 2019: on weekdays

Price: 38 € per person

  • The excursion price is based on a minimum of three (3) participants.
  • Individual guests can join an existing group.
  • Definite departure will be confirmed to participants by e-mail.
  • Participants interested in a private trip may contact Inlandia for an individual offer.

INCLUDED IN THE PRICE:

  • One fully-equipped and experienced English/Dutch speaking guide.

NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE Additional costs:

  • Bus tickets and food.
  • Additional health and cancellation insurance, which can be arranged by e-mail to info@inlandia.com
  • All other expenses not covered by the programme.

You need to bring:

Hiking boots or sturdy walking shoes are recommended, a day pack, 1 liter of water, rain gear, sun hat and camera.

  1. Skakavac Waterfall.
  2. Panorama view of Sarajevo and its surrounding mountains.
  3. Rich and diverse vegetation through which the hiking trail leads.

The Skakavac Waterfall is located 12 km north of Sarajevo, above village Nahorevo. This is one of the biggest and most beautiful waterfalls in Bosnia and Herzegovina and a real tourist attraction.

The 98-meter-high waterfall is located in a landscape of extraordinary beauty. It is characterized by exceptional beauty, especially in winter when his slap overlaid ice forming fantastic scenes.

Except for walking and relaxing in nature, trails in the natural monument "Skakavac" are very attractive for mountain biking. Also, Skakavac is included in the world list of BASE Jump destination for jumping, called Gogo Base jump Grasshopper.

So many can find their pleasure and recreation at this unique piece of nature. This beauty is worth seeing, the experience is truly unforgettable.

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