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“Amazing experience”
Review of Green Visions

Green Visions
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US$57.66*
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Lukomir Highland Village Tour and Hike from...
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: We are a Bosnian eco tourism and outdoor adventure operator, with over 17 years of experience. Not only do we organize insightful trips through out the region and the Central Dinaric Alps, we also assist various highland communities develop their own responsible tourism activities. We believe that a holiday is most rewarding when it provides you with an insight into the local culture while treading lightly upon the earth. Rest assured that your contribution will help support responsible development and environmental protection in the region. Summer season is on the door and we're ready to take you for walks and bike rides throughout Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Green Visions did a fabulous job in planning a 4 day hiking and rafting getaway for our family.

Sutjeska national park is just an amazing place to visit and the guides, Brando and Laurence, really did a fabulous job in making sure the hikes were well paced for s family with kids, filling all of our heads full of local cultural and ecological knowledge and keeping it all safe

Accomodations are a little basic :) particularly the rafting camp that takes "shared facilities" to a level we were not fully prepared for ..... but all utterly worth it !

Thank havekidsandtravel437
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Samer H, Mountain Guide / Program Coordinator at Green Visions, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Thank you for your review.

We're so glad you enjoyed the tour with Branko and Lorenc, who definitely know how to make a tour "a special" and interesting experience.
We're aware that some facilities in more remote parts of the country, are occasionally not the highest standard. Still, that is a part of the experience.

As long you're aware of this, it won't be a disappointment.
Thank you once again and greetings from all Green Visions Team.

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Reviewed 9 September 2017

I arranged a 3 day hiking trip to Sutjeska NP for myself and a couple of friends through Samer at Green Visions. His organisation and enthusiasm were excellent, the mountains are stunning but very much unvisited - certainly compared to other parts of Europe.

Samer lived through the Sarajevo siege in the 90's so aside from the hiking it was fascinating speaking to him about his experiences of this time.

Thank ChrisNash1981
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Samer H, Mountain Guide / Program Coordinator at Green Visions, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Hello Chris.
Thank you for your time to write a review here and giving us a chance to share some of the Bosnian Highlands with you.

Sutjeska National Park is one of the gems of Bosnia and Western Balkans in general. In terms of hiking this area has so much to offer and who ever visited any part of Dinaric Alps is aware of it.

I really enjoyed the hikes with you guys and hope to see you back in the future.
All the best.

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Opted for the Sutjeska National Park hike (day trip from Sarajevo) based on great reviews and photos. It ended up being only two of us on the tour, as the other people who had booked cancelled at the last minute. I have a lot of respect for Green Visions who would have been well within their rights to cancel the trip as there was not sufficient numbers. Thankfully they didn't and we enjoyed the day trip from Sarajevo to experience this beautiful part of the country. Our guide Mustafa was brilliant, full of knowledge about the national park, the wildlife and the history of the country in general, and a good laugh. it is also clear that Green Visions are very safety conscious and keen to tailor their trips to the particular needs and interests of the customer. The hike itself started in a lofty position on the lower slopes of Maglic mountain with incredible views over the canyon and primeval forest below, before descending through woodland to the dramatic natural amphitheater of Trnovacko Lake. On the way back from the trail head we even saw a brown bear from the car, which rounded off a great day. Well worth the money as it would be very tricky to access this area independently. I hope to be back in the country to do some of the longer hikes in the area with green visions..

1  Thank Sam M
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Samer H, Mountain Guide / Program Coordinator at Green Visions, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2017

Thank you very much on your positive and very detailed feedback.
It is highly appreciated.

We try to keep our guests and people interested in our tours, aware that we run these weekly tours no matter the number of participants. In past we realized that it can be very disappointing for our guests cancelling a tour in last minute, from our side...
So we decided we won't do it anymore!

We try on every tour to give our guests best possible service and experience. I dare to say that we have the best guides in the business and Mustafa is for sure one of the best.

I know only few people being lucky enough to see a bear in our woods.
So you had a real privilege, since they mostly avoid any contact with humans.

Hope you will decide to come back and give us a chance to share some more of hidden corners of Bosnian Highlands.

Until than,
All the best dear friends.

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

We went on a 1 day hike in the Sutjeska National Park with Green Visions and it was a great trip. The scenery and views on the hike were amazing, as was the lake that was the end destination. You could even swim in it if you wished. A delicious lunch was also provided. It was a fairly long drive there and back but the vans are clean and comfortable and it is a nice scenic drive. Overall would definitely recommend.

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Samer H, Mountain Guide / Program Coordinator at Green Visions, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2017

Hi Dominic,

Thank you for your feedback. Sutjeska National Park is one of Bosnia's gems and we're glad we had the opportunity to share it with you.

Have a great end of the year.
Until some next time, All the best!

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Reviewed 5 September 2017

I attended Green Vision´s day trip to Lukomir in Bjelasnica mountains. It is a great experience if you are interested in nature and history. The 1,5 hour drive to Lukomir was full of great impressions of the beautiful nature around Sarajevo, such as Bjelasnica and (from far) Treskavica mountains. During the drive, our guide Bakir told us many interesting things about nature, culture and history. After arriving in Lukomir, we started walking along Rakitnica canyon. We then had a picnic lunch at a viewpoint with great sight to the canyon and Visovica mountains. After walking we had free time to explore village Lukomir on our own. I would recommend this day trip to all travellers interested in nature and Bosnian history. (Green Visions also offers other day trips, to Sutjeska National Park for example, as well as multi-day tours and private tours.

Thank Steffen M
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Samer H, Mountain Guide / Program Coordinator at Green Visions, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2017

Thank you for your words and praises about our work.

Many people miss out on the full Sarajevo experience, when not venturing out to one of the many mountains a stone's throw away from the Old town. I'm happy to hear you had a fun trip to Lukomir highland village and thank you for the review.

Greetings from your Green Visions friends!

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