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Skiing at Sarajevo Olympic Mountains – Private Ski Lessons

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9 Hours
Availability : Every Day
Min Age : 5
Max People : 4 persons
Tour Overview

You may be surprised to know that some of the best skiing, then can be done in region of Balkans, can be done in Sarajevo surrounding Olympic mountains: Bjelašnica and Jahorina.

No matter if your are amateur, medium or pro level of skier. We have amazing ski activities and challenges for anyone!

What else you may need than great fresh air, some great skiing, hot tea, good food and in the end amazing experience. Join us and have fun.

Highlights

  • Optimise your time and save money by taking a most budget friendly half day private ski lessons.
  • Ski at 1984 Winter Olympic Mountains only 35min away from Sarajevo.
  • Heal your body, mind and soul enjoying the white dove snow and endless slopes.
  • Have your very own private ski instructor and learn valuable fundamental skills from an expert.
  • Progress at your own pace, with no pressure at all and learn from the specific feedback. 
  • Boost your mood, strengthen your muscles, improve flexibility, burn calories and have some great time!

What's Included

INCLUDED

Ski Instructor
English speaking ski instructor.
Private Tour
All ski lessons are private. If you are group bigger then 4 persons, please request a custom inquiry.
Equipment
Pair of skis, poles and boots.
Free pickup on request
If you are staying in the old town of Sarajevo meet us at our office. If you are bit away from us, please let us know and we can organise advance pickup.
All Transfers
All tour transfers are provided by Funky Tours.
Taxes & Flexible Cancellation Policy
No hidden costs. VAT 17% included in the price. Cancel 1 day prior for full refund or change dates anytime.
Availability
Tour is available from December to late March.
Online Payments
Pay safely online with a credit card. We accept payments for all types of credit cards.

NOT INCLUDED

Insurance
Travel insurance is not included. Please buy it at home country.
Guide Tipping
Tips are not included in the tour costs. If you receive excellent service, please consider tipping.
Food
This tour does not include food or drinks.
Ski Pass
Tour does not include ski pass. This will be bought at the spot considering the ski skills of the candidate.

Starting Point & Departure Times

Logistics

  • Tour departs from Funky Tours office. If you need pickup please let us know in advance.
  • Departure Times: 8 AM.

Itinerary

All the mountains around Sarajevo (Bjelasnica or Jahorina) are roughly 40 min driving from Sarajevo city centre, that is why we usually do one of these as day tour. Depending on the guests personal ski experience we shall adjust the itinerary for every single person.

Skiing will take full day starting roughly from 8 AM until 3 PM. You should expect return to Sarajevo around 5 PM.

We shall provide you with first class ski instructor who will help you learn to ski if you are beginner or improve your ski skills if you are medium level skier.

Skiing at Sarajevo Olympic mountains
Skiing at Sarajevo Olympic mountains

What to Bring

What Do I Need to Bring?

  • Snacks
  • Layered clothing
  • Ski trousers and jacket
  • Gloves
  • Helmet (available to rent)

What’s Available to Rent?

  • Ski trousers and jacket
  • Gloves
  • Hat
  • Helmet

Trip Photos

Jahorina Skiing near Sarajevo
Jahorina Skiing near Sarajevo
Skiing at Bjelašnica Olympic Mountain
Skiing at Bjelašnica Olympic Mountain
Jahorina Ski Slopes - Bosnia and Herzegovina
Jahorina Ski Slopes – Bosnia and Herzegovina
Jahorina Mountain
Jahorina Mountain
Jahorina Olympic Mountain Winter Time
Jahorina Olympic Mountain
Jahorina Ski Lift Near Sarajevo
Jahorina Ski Lift Near Sarajevo

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Can I have snowboarding lessons instead?
    Yes, in case you are interested in private snowboarding lessons let us know and we will make the arrangements for you.
  2. Is this tour for me?
    Private Ski lessons are suitable for anyone regardless the fitness level.
  3. I would like to join this tour but I do not have the necessary winter clothes.
    Peel free to contact our team and we will do our best to provide the necessities. 
  4. Is ski equipment included?
    Yes, ski equipment is included in costs. You will get a pair of skis, poles and boots.
  5. Is lunch included in costs?
    No, lunch is not included in the costs. You can have a great lunch for 7-10 EUR per person.
  6. Can I join this tour other than from Sarajevo?
    In case you are staying outside the city of Sarajevo please feel free to contact us so we could find the best way for you to join us.
  7. Can I book as a solo traveller?
    Yes you can. Significant number of our fellow travelers are solo.
  8. How much should I tip?
    Tips are not included in the tour costs, nor they are heavily expected in Bosnian culture. However when you receive excellent service, we recommend tipping.
  9. How much in advance do I need to book this tour?
    It is recommended to book at least 15 days in advance but our team will go above and beyond to confirm the trips even 24h before the supposed departure.
  10. Can I pay for the tour with credit card?
    Yes, we accept VISA and Maestro. Please note that, in case you would like to make a credit card payment, you will need to do it at our office or by prepayment via credit card authorisation form. Our guides can NOT accept credit cards. 
  11. Which currency is accepted for cash payment?
    We are fans of our local currency (BAM), but you can also pay in EUR, HRK, USD, GBP or even combined.
3 Reviews
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MENG HAN Lim

Solo Traveller

I went to skiing tour with them today. It’s absolutely fantastic starting with the driver who picked us up. He makes us feel very welcomed and make good conversation regarding the history of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Meanwhile, the ski instructor named Aida if I am not mistaken, she is so professional and such a good teacher in giving is beginner lesson of skiing. Me and my wife totally happy to get her as our first ski instructor.

January 9, 2020

Roxanne S

Solo Traveller

Fell in love with the mountains at Jahorina! With added history on top 🙂

My tour wasn’t listed in the drop down, I went on the Skiing tour with Siege of Sarajevo as this was an excellent cherry on top. As a complete newbie to skiing I wanted to go to a country that gave affordable prices and good hospitality! The FunkyTours was my first option this tour gave me the ability to ski that was really good prices and to be lost in the mountains in addition to experiencing the history, the hustle and bustle of Sarajevo at the end! It is a wonderful place to experience, full of culture, coffee, great food and friendly people. My organiser of the trip Ema was so welcoming as well as my skiing instructor Adhan. They were always making sure I was happy and had everything I needed. Adhan my guide gave great detail in terms of the history and the events that took place the siege. I stayed in a lovely hotel in Jahonira & Sarajevo and I felt well and truly cared for and looked after as a solo traveler. Cannot recommend the team more, look forward to seeing them again soon in the summer to enjoy the Bosnian heat in the waterfalls 🙂

September 3, 2019

ReneeS

Couple Traveller

Top Notch!

We absolutely loved everything about Funky tours. From the minute we started writing to plan the trip we knew it would be fabulous. Skender helped make sure that our tour was customized to what we wanted to see.

Skender picked us up at the airport when we arrived and provided us some background on the city as he took us to our hotel. He was very friendly and made sure he answered any questions we had before leaving us at our hotel.

The next day Skender had us booked for the city walking tour. We do not remember the name of the guide but he was excellent. He knew all the facts on Sarajevo. We were with a nice couple on the tour and he was willing to stop at a cafe along the way when we said we needed a rest break.

The next day is when we started our two day tour with Faruk. He was an awesome tour guide. He was so fun, knew all the history of what we saw and pretty much could naivgate anywhere in Bosnia. He made sure we got our vegetarian food, had great music to listen to in the car and that we got to visit the Olympic museum, Bob Sleds and an added bonus of the Olympic ski slopes. Also, he even was our photographer capturing every shot along the way.

On the second day, I ended up getting really sick on the tour and Faruk was willing to do anything to help me. He even offered to help find a doctor if needed later in our trip in Dubrovnik.

After our two days we thought the tour would end there. However, both Skender and Faruk checked in over the next couple days to see how I was doing and if we needed anything. We know we will be life long friends with Faruk.

Do not hesitate to book a tour with them. You will not be sorry. Worth every penny!

June 6, 2015
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