07.novembar 2021.
Dates
1 day
Duration
all ages
Years
easy
Category
Boracki krs
Location

Boracki krs has been declared a natural monument. This rare form of relief is part of an extinct volcano of 20 million years old. Hiking tour from Jesevac mountain to Boracki Krs whose top, which is at 515 m offers fantastic views of Sumadija, Gruzansko Lake, and the village of Borac.Easy hiking trail, and on the ridge of Boracki krs there is a trail for the braver ones.

DEPARTURE LOCATION Novi Sad, near Lokomotiva

Belgrade, parking lot in the municipality of Novi Beograd

DEPARTURE TIME 5.30h Novi Sad

7.00h Beograd

INCLUDED IN THE PRICE Transportation by minibus from Belgrade

Hiking tour at Boracki krs

NOT INCLUDED Lunch and other individual costs

Transportation from Novi Sad

Additional notes:

  • Description of the hiking trail: the trail is easy, about 10 km long, about 350 m of the total ascend. At the very top of Boracki Krs, one group of the most adventurous can pass the path that leads part of the ridge over the rocks.
  • Equipment: Deep hiking boots with a vibram sole or sports shoes with a stronger sole, adequate clothing in accordance with the weather conditions. Backpack with the necessary mountaineering equipment for a one-day action. Be sure to bring enough water (1.5 l), one meal, energy bars, fruit, a spare T-shirt, long pants or tracksuit, an ID card and a health card.
  • The tour is organized for at least 18 registered passengers.
  • In organized transportation, it is mandatory to wear protective masks.
  • Price is for members of "Explore Serbia". You can find membership information here. For those who do not have a membership card, price is 2500 dinars.
  • Transportation from Novi Sad: surcharge is 1000 dinars.
  • Own transportation: in case you come by your own transport, the price of the tour is 1000 dinars (with Explore Serbia membership cards) or 1600 dinars (for those who do not have a membership card).
  • In case of insufficient number of registered passengers or unfavorable weather conditions, the deadline for notification of postponement or cancellation of the tour is 2 days before departure.
The organizer of the tour is the travel agency Explore Balkans doo. With this program is valid Rulebook on conducting tours by Explore Balkans doo. According to Article 79 of the Law on Tourism, protection is not provided for one-day tours in terms of travel guarantees.
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Novi Sad - Belgrade - Borac

  • Departure from Novi Sad at the Lokomotiva at 5.30 h
  • Departure from Belgrade at 7 am, from the parking lot at the municipality New Belgrade
  • Journey to the village of Borac in Šumadija. 30-minute break for breakfast / coffee.
  • Arrival at the starting point for hiking in the village of Borac on the slopes of Jesevac mountain which is of volcanic origin.
2

Boracki krs

  • Arrival at the starting point for hiking in the village of Borac on the slopes of Jesevac mountain which is of volcanic origin.
  • Hiking on forest paths towards Boracki Krš.
  • Hiking tour to top of Boracki krs at 515 m. The trail is not demanding, it is about 10 km long, the ascent is about 350 m and everyone can cross it.
  • At the top we will take a break, which offers a phenomenal view of Gruza Lake and Sumadija.
  • Only the bravest at the top embark on a path that leads to one part of the ridge, which involves climbing the rocks. The trail is short but attractive.
  • Descent to the foothills of Boracki krs.
  • A short visit of the church of the Holy Archangel Gabriel from the 14th century. The church together with the medieval town of Borac and the old cemetery in Borac represents an immovable cultural property as a cultural monument of great importance. It was erected in 1359 during the famous Nemanjic dynasty.
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Lunch in a rural household/restaurant

  • After hiking, going to a nearby rural household or a restaurant for a late lunch.
  • Return to Belgrade by 9 PM.

Boracki krs

The nature monument "Boracki krs" encompasses part of the Rudnik-Kotlenica area and is located in southwestern Sumadia between Rudnik, Kotlenic and Gledic mountains, on the territory of the municipality of Knic. It is a rare form of relief - an elevation that is part of an extinct volcano of about 20 million years old. It is made of rocks of great strength and stability. Its highest peak is located at 515 m. It was declared a natural monument by a decision of the Government of the Republic of Serbia in 2019.

Boracki krs together with the Gruza Lake, forms the national IBA (Important Bird Area). There are 79 bird species recorded in Krš itself, representing 22% of the total bird diversity in Serbia. First of all, birds of prey and singer birds stand out. Some of the most important species are: the oyster predator, the mousetrap, the nocturnal predator of the bush, the owl and the songbirds - the woodpecker, the black-throated stork, the water-fowl, the black reaper, the gray reaper, the rumpus, the woodpecker.

During the Middle Ages, Borac Krs was an important fortification and on it there was the city of Borac, strategically placed in the best place in this part of Sumadija, from whose towers the entire valley of Gruza was visible. Today, the remains of the former fortification are located in Krš, which together with the Church of Sv. Archangel Gabriel and the old cemetery, located at the foot, represent the architectural - petrologist objects of Serbia 's because they are built of stone from Borac Karst.

Church of the Holy Archangels in Borac, together with The Medieval Town of Borac and The Old Cemetery represents an immovable cultural property as a cultural monument of great importance. It was erected in 1359 during the famous Nemanjic dynasty.

Numerous legends and folk tales are tied to her past. According to one legend, Prince Lazar and Princess Milica came to the church before The Battle of Kosovo.

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