Pre and Post-congress tours

 

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 Time to enjoy Sarajevo!

 

Attending SaMED 2020 will be a life changing experience and everyone at Organising Committee is dedicated to make it exactly that, and more. The Pre- and Post-congress tours are a time to unwind, make new friends and discover the hidden gems of our beautiful country.

Paired with a professional tourist agency - CoolTour - we offer 1 educational program and 3 budgetfriendly day trips,  whether you are a summer of winter type of person. 

Information about each tour is listed below, so please read it carefully. For any further questions write us on info@samed.ba.

Apply for the  Pre- and Post-congress tours during the registration process.

Pre-congress tours

Option #1 - ATLS course - Advanced Trauma Life Support

If you have ever had a dream to become a great doctor, you know the importance of educating in different fields of medicine. Whether you are on the street or in the hospital, knowledge of Basic and Advanced Life Support is equally important. So, here is your opportunity to join this extracurricular activity and improve your skills as medical student and a young doctor. We are proud that Dr. Senail Sivro, ATLS instructor, will share his knowledge, as well as experience from Rwanda with you. By joining this course you can learn  how to assess a patient’s condition, resuscitate and stabilize him or her, and determine if his or her needs exceed a facility’s capacity. The course will teach you a systematic, concise approach to the care of a trauma patient by using real actors and medical training models. All students will be provided with introductory lecture, workshops and written and practical test of their skills and knowledge.

Date of the course: 19/2/2020 

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Course includes

  • Lecture
  • BLS and ALS course
  • Course written and practical test
  • Certificate
  • Lunch and refresh stations
  • 1 night accommodation in the hostel

Price

15€

Option #2 - Don't skip history class - Tunnel of Hope 

During the Siege of Sarajevo, Tunnel of Hope was the only connection with the outside world. Built under the Sarajevo Airport Runway, it was the only means of supplies and humanitarian aid for the citizens of the city, during the longest siege in the history of modern warfare. The entrances to the tunnel are below buildings, on the Dobrinja side, under an apartment building, and on the Butmir side underneath a private family home, which today is the Tunnel of Hope Museum. Don't miss the chance to know what did famous tunnel mean for the city, how was it built and how did it shape our history.

Date of the tour: 20/2/2020 in the morning (10am or 12pm)

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Tour includes 

  • Transportation
  • English guided tour
  • Entrance fees 

Price

15€

Post-congress tours

Option #1 - It's not only Bosnia it's Herzegovina as well

Throughout the idyllic green oasis of the Neretva River canyon, which many find as one of the most beautiful in Europe; you will emerge into sunny Herzegovina, despite the snowy Bosnia, and feel the Mediterranean breath. This full day excursion will take you first to Konjic, which will give you an insight in Ex-Yugoslavia military forces, you’ll hear a story about the fear of Cold war, visit one of the best kept secrets of 20th century in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Tito's’ Bunker D0 ARK Museum is a place for Biennale of Arts so you can enjoy in different views on this masterpiece of II World War effects. After that you’ll get the opportunity to visit one of the most famous bridges of South East Europe, Old Bridge in Mostar, which is under the protection of UNESCO World Heritage. This is a sight that will leave you breathless and its well worth of visiting it. Watch a 4k video of Mostar here.

Date of the tour: 23/2/2020 

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Tour includes

  • Transportation
  • Enterence fee for 'Tito's bunker'
  • Guided tour in museum 'Tito's  bunker'
  • Two hours city tour in Mostar

Price

35€

Option #2 - Skiing on '84 Olympic mountaints

The XIV Olympic Winter Games were held in Sarajevo in February 1984. It was the first Winter Olympics to be held in a socialist state. Come with us to see the place where opening ceremony took place and discover what the Olympic games meant for people of Sarajevo and how they prepared for it. We will take you one of the three breathtaking mountains around the city that hosted the '84 Olympics then, and European Youth Festival – EYOF in 2019.  We are taking you to Bjelašnica  (2067 m) and once you try these slopes you will come back for sure. With the bit of luck, we hope that on the 23rd, Bjelasnica Ski Center will organize 'Sunrise skiing' that starts at 5:30am. Read more about the Sarajevo Olympics here.

Date of the tour: 23/2/2020 

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Tour includes

  • Transportation
  • One day ski pass
  • Full ski/snowboard equipment
  • Tour guide

Price

65€

Disclamer for both options

The prices DOES NOT include any accommodation, food, drinks or personal expenses.

The price DOES include VAT and taxes.