Šipovo is a beautiful town in Krajina, which is located in the far south-west of the Republic of Srpska, that is in the western part of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It lies on the pearl mountain beauties, rivers Pliva and Janj, as well as the rivulets Sokočnica, Lubovica and Volarica. This small town with the population of approximately 10,000 residents is surrounded by mountains Vitorog, Plazenica, Ravna Gora, Gorica, Lisina and Čardak. The area is covered with forest and Šipovo itself has become indispensable representative of more and more popular country tourism. It is a place where you will certainly enjoy its natural beauties, good couisine as well as friendly and attentive people and where you will, at least for a moment, forget tha harsh laws of civilization!
Arrival to Šipovo, meeting place – Mountaineers lodge or country household
9.00 – 10.30 h
Welcome breakfast – homemade specialties (fritters, milk cream, pies, homemade sour cream, yoghurt and bread from Šipovo, accompanied by smoked meat, homemade brandy, salads, …).
11.00 – 15.00 h
Active programs in nature: hiking or cycling tour
Hiking tour – 2 options:
Option No.1: source of the Janj river – Janj’s islets, 11 km, altitude difference 150 m, 3 h walk.
Option No.2: Mountaineers lodge – sources of the Pliva river – Ada Sokočnica, 11 km, altitude difference 400 m, 3 h walk.
Cycling tour – 2 options:
Option No.1: Šipovo – Dragnić – Olići – Donji Mujdžići, 19.6 km, 2-3 h riding.
Option No.2: Šipovo – sources of the Pliva river – 15.8 km – riding combined with walking detour of the 3 sources – 1.5 to 2.5 h.
Return to starting location – Mountaineers lodge or country household
15.00 – 16.30 h
Lunch – homemade specialties in accordance with the offer (Surprise gift – bread from Šipovo and milk cream)
Two meals (breakfast and lunch);
Bicycles (if the client chooses a cycling tour).
Transportation to Šipovo (organized on request).
Recommended equipement for the hiking tour:
5 – 1 l of water;
Something sweet or some bisquites;
Comfortable hiking shoes;
Cap or hat as a sun protection;
For the first time in the history of the city, the tourist organization of the municipality of Šipovo was officially established on June 19, 2007 by the Municipal Assembly of Šipovo. Its main task is to present and improve the tourist offer of the municipality. The seat of the organization is, in Gavrila Principa Street, no. 7a.
Contact phone: +387 (0) 50 371 928.