Ascent to Maglić

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Ascent to Maglić

Mountain Maglić, officially the highest peak in Bosnia and Herzegovina (2386 mamsl), is one of the most important landmarks in National park Sutjeska. It is located on Bosnia and Herzegovina’s border with Montenegro and the ascent to Maglić is said to be the most attractive one in NP Sutjeska. This tour offers a lot, from a relatively challenging climb, secured by ropes on the most demanding parts of the route, to a fulfilling sense of achievement upon arrival at the highest peak in Bosnia and Herzegovina, which offers a view of the entire National Park Sutjeska, Nature Park Piva, and National Park Durmitor.


8-9 hours (6-7 hours of hiking)

Physical rating:


Group size:

4+ people

Age range:


Time of year:

June - October


Serbian and English


The trip usually starts in the morning by gathering in front of the hotel Mladost or the restaurant Komlen from where we go to the starting point – Prijevor (1670 mamsl) by an off-road vehicle, which is a 50-60 minute drive. Along the way we visit a few lookouts on the edge of primeval forest Perućica that offer a beautiful view of the primeval forest, waterfall Skakavac, and the mountain massifs of Maglić, Volujak, Zelengora, and Bioč. Upon arrival at Prijevor, after we look around, we refresh ourselves at a nearby water spring and head toward the top taking an alpine trail, which is secured by a rope on the demanding parts of the route. The climb takes 2-2,5 hours at a moderate pace. It is possible to organize the climb from the plateau Vučevo, in which case, it would take 2,5-3 hours. Upon arrival at the top (2386 mamsl) we take a half an hour break to look around, take photos, have a snack. After that, we go along the mountain ridge toward Bioč, entering Piva Nature Park (Montenegro), through Carev Do, from where we can enjoy the legendary view of heart-shaped Trnovačko (Volujsko) lake at 1517 mamsl. After a short break, we go down toward the lake, along Šarena Lastva, across the scree, where extra caution is needed when descending. After 2 or 2,5 hours, we get to the beautiful lake, where we refresh ourselves at a nearby water spring or take a swim in the lake. Here we take a half an hour or an hour break to have a snack/lunch. After the break, we set off to Prijevor lookout point (1670 mamsl), across Suva Jezerina (1350 mamsl). After an hour and a half of hiking, a vehicle takes us back to Tjentište, which is the end of the tour.

What to bring

Hiking clothes and shoes, warm clothes in case the weather is cold, spare clothes to change upon the arrival at the top, a water bottle and snacks to have for a break on Maglić and at the lake. You can bring hiking poles (optional). From May to June it is recommended that you take a mosquito repellent and a sunscreen. This tour requires certain hiking experience and a basic level of fitness. A positive attitude is necessary!

The price includes:

Local transportation, a licensed guide, and tours listed in the description.

The price does not include:

Entrance fee to National Park Sutjeska: 10 KM per person and entrance fee to Nature Park Piva: €1 per person.

Tour price: €68 per person

* Feel free to contact us for more information, information about booking, and a discount for bigger groups