Bosnia and Herzegovina is a single, European country situated on the Balkan Peninsula in Southeastern Europe. It borders Serbia to the east, Montenegro to the southeast, and Croatia to the north, west, and south and it has a coastline on the Adriatic Sea. Its capital and largest city is Sarajevo. It was part of Yugoslavia before gaining independence in 1992.
Entry into the country is relatively easy. As is the case with most Balkan nations entry by a citizen of several selected countries as in this case: Argentina, Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Brazil, Honduras, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Seychelles, Singapore, South Korea, Israel, Japan, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, Montenegro, New Zealand, Albania, Antigua and Barbuda, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Guatemala, Bahamas, Barbados, Panama, Paraguay, and Taiwan, passport-free if the visit is under 90 days.
There are many alternatives to the mode of transport to use when traveling to Bosnia. If you are traveling by air, Sarajevo Airport is the largest airport in Bosnia. Many airlines are connecting there airport with the outside world. BH Airlines, formerly known as Air Bosnia, is the national carrier and connects the country to many European cities with several daily flights. Other important airlines operating from the airport include Croatia Airlines, Serbia’s Jat Airways, Adria Airways, Lufthansa, Austrian Airways, MALEV, and Turkish Airlines.
Travel around Bosnia is predominately by bus. There are also daily international buses that bring in visitors from various European cities. There are daily buses from Zagreb, Split, Pula, Rijeka, and Dubrovnik all in Croatia, Belgrade in Serbia, Ljubljana in Slovenia and Kotor in Montenegro. There are also regular buses from the Republic of Macedonia, Austria, and Germany. You can travel to and from Croatia by any of the two daily trains from Sarajevo to Zagreb or come in from Serbia on board the Belgrade to Sarajevo express train. Ferry services are also offered at the Neum city on the Adriatic Sea to Croatia and other countries. There is also privately operated water transport on internal rivers and lakes.
Bosnia and Herzegovina offers the visitor a wide variety of accommodation facilities to spend nights in this wonderful state. These range from hotels, hostels, motels to home accommodation. For more information you will have to check the official tourism website for Bosnia.
While in Bosnia there are numerous beautiful places to visit and various fun things to do. The lovely rivers Neretva, Una, Drina Vrbas, and ricotta are great destinations. If you love water sports it is mandatory-you visit these rivers. They are great rafting sites great for kayaking and canoeing. You could also enjoy hiking strolling and taking nature photography along the lovely basins of these rivers.
Another important attraction in Bosnia is the Kozara national park in the northwest. This dense forest meadow is a great hiking site and it is also a favorite hunting destination. The park is an important bird viewing destination as numerous birds’ species abound its forests.
During winter the Bjelasnica near Sarajevo with over 8km of ski trails, Jahorina and Sigman mountains is a must-visit if you want to have a fabulous time enjoying so winter sports. You could also visit the Vlasic Mountain near Travnik for some fun winter sport.