Bosnia and Herzegovina Travel Guide

Bosnia travel guide

Get information, tips, itineraries and inspiration if you would like to travel to Bosnia.

  • Capital: Sarajevo
  • Currency: Convertible Mark (BAM)
  • Area: 51,129 sq km
  • Population: 4,552,000 (approx)
  • Language: Bosnian, Serbian, Croatian


Best Places to Visit in Bosnia and Herzegovina:

Travel Bosnia

Bosnia is packed with some of the best sights in Europe and these are some essential places to add to your itinerary:

  • Sarajevo
  • Travnik Castle
  • Jahorina
  • Sarajevo
  • Trebinje
  • Stolac
  • Mostar
  • Jajce
  • Brcko
  • Banja Luka
  • Kravice Falls
  • Una National Park
  • Tuzla
  • Bihac
  • Blagaj
  • Blidinje Nature Park


Volunteer Bosnia

Guide to Volunteering in Bosnia & Herzegovina

Bosnia is one of the most up and coming places to volunteer in Europe, this is a beautiful country still relatively untouched by tourists. You will get a really authentic experience volunteering here.



Location of Projects

Projects can be joined throughout the country in places like:

  • Sarajevo
  • Banja Luka
  • Zenica
  • Tuzla
  • Mostar
  • Bihać
  • Bugojno
  • Brčko
  • Bijeljina
  • Prijedor



Volunteer Programs Bosnia

Types of Programs

  • Community Development
  • Education
  • Sports
  • Arts
  • Music
  • Drama
  • Sports
  • Geography
  • Languages



At a Glance

  • Duration: 2 weeks+
  • Requirements: age 17+
  • Working hours: Shift work, Monday to Friday, 6 hours per day
  • Project availability: All year round



How to Apply

You can apply independently to charities, NGO's and local organisations. You can also apply through an international sending agency which will provide you with a safe and structured experience.  

What is included

  • Accommodation
  • Food: 3 meals per day
  • Airport pick up 
  • Training: Pre-departure pack and project induction provided
  • Support: 24 hour support from on-site coordinator

What is not included

  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Visas
  • Police/Government Background Check; US and UK citizens will be processed through Kaya (admin fee applies) all other nationalities must provide local police check.




If you have ever been to volunteer in Bosnia and would like to share your experience get in touch with us.



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