“The awe-inspiring Monument of Nature “”Skakavac,”” is a true gem among tourism destinations in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Standing tall at 98 meters, this magnificent waterfall is renowned as one of the highest in the entire Balkans. Protected since 1954, the area spanning 4.00 hectares is a nature lover’s paradise teeming with native flora and fauna, including the elusive Bosnian lily (Lilium bosniacum) found exclusively in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Explore the 13th to 15th-century necropolis tombstones (stećci) near Babin Creek, a testament to the region’s rich historical heritage. Surprisingly, this natural wonder lies a mere 12 km away from Sarajevo’s city center, offering convenient access to a unique and unforgettable natural and cultural experience.”
Kozara National Park with its natural beauties represents a great place for nature lovers. Mountain springs and streams of clean, drinking water can be seen in the whole National Park area. Some parts of the watercourses are very picturesque, narrowed in the form of canyons and gorges which makes an impression on visitors. Sites such as Zeciji kamen (a waterfall) and Gumlinski tjesnac (a gorge) are worth seeing. The peaks of the National Park boast beautiful views of the surrounding area. Picturesque landscapes can be seen from numerous viewpoints. The Park is home to over 900 plant species and its vast and dense coniferous and decidous forests hide various animal species. The center of cultural life is a Memorial Complex with a museum, memorial wall and 33 m high monument.
“Tišina Wetlands: A Natural Water Wonderland
Tišina wetlands are a hidden gem nestled in Republika Srpska’s enchanting Municipality of Šamac. This protected wetland complex, comprising Mala Tisina, Velika Tisina, and Zandrak ponds, offers an untouched continental natural habitat. Thriving in harmony, Tišina Pond plays a crucial role in preserving diverse plant and animal species, influencing the region’s ecosystem with its flood plain protection.
Prepare for tranquility as you explore Tišina’s wetlands’ lush surroundings. Covering 196.49 hectares, the picturesque landscape captivates nature enthusiasts and curious travelers alike. With over 130 bird species and 21 fish species, this aquatic wonderland promises unforgettable moments for birdwatchers and aquatic enthusiasts. The destination offers kayaking and canoeing, sport fishing, walking paths, a campsite, and a plethora of cultural heritage activities and events to make this a worthwhile stopover in your discovery of Bosnia and Herzegovina.”