Explore snowshoeing in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Visit the beautiful scenery of “Herzegovina Alps” – Mount Prenj
Activity: 8 – 10h hike (700-900 ascent)
Period: December to April (depending on snow availability)
Prenj Mountain, widely considered one of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s most beautiful mountains, is a true heaven for hikers. Still wild, with sharp and elegant peaks, impressive reefs that overlook the entire Herzegovina, it’s proclaimed as most attractive mountain in the country. Prenj is located at the heart of Dinaric Alps, in the northern part of Herzegovina region, and with its numerous demanding peaks over 2000masl, highest being Zelena glava (Green head - 2155 masl), it has been called the “Herzegovinian Alps” by mountaineers.
Transport from Mostar to the starting point of mountain trail and back, English speaking, fully equipped, and experienced mountain guide, sandwich, snack, coffee or tea and dinner at local national restaurant. Hiking poles and snowshoes included as well.
Hiking boots, medium backpack, minimum 2 l of water, winter outdoor clothes, spare shirts, warm gloves, hat and sun protection crème and sun glasses.
From your accommodation site at 6:00 am where our guide will be greeting and transporting you to your starting point. We return 7:00 pm to your accommodation site
High mountains in Herzegovina region are ideal for snowshoeing as they are covered with plenty of snow in winter. This hike starts on Ruiste at 1000 masl. Hiking trail leads us through high forest to the open valley deep in the Prenj mountain range where we capture beautiful view points of its highest peaks. We take our time to explore, enjoy untouched wilderness and memorize the power of nature. Along the way we take our lunch, snacks a good rest and we had back on our route. Untouched snow and hiking in wilderness of complete silence is a unique experience awaiting you on this hike. After 4-5h return enjoying fresh, perfumed air of Prenj Mountain, we finis our tour with a warm dinner with traditional national dishes of Herzegovina upon which we drive back to Mostar.
Mountains invite you to sharpen your senses