Duration: 7 days / 6 nights
Start / End: Skopje/ Skopje
Activities: Trekking, walking, boat ride, sightseeing
Highlights: Skopje, Golem Grad, Ohrid UNESCO World Heritage Site, Pelister National Park, Galicica,
Season: April to September
Included: Comfortable and air-conditioned transportation throughout the journey, accommodation in double rooms, meals mentioned in itinerary, boat trip to “Golem Grad”, professional guides and all the necessary equipment for the active tours
Not Included: Tips, domestic and international flights, meals not mentioned in itinerary, personal expenses, boat trip of Vrelo cave: USD $13 per pax (day 7)
Prices: USD $924 per person in double rooms (min 2 people)
This adventure takes you through the stunning Prespa Lake region of Macedonia. After your arrival and some sightseeing in Skopja, Macedonia’s capital, you will then head southeast to the Prespa Lake and Ohrid Lake region. Enjoy a hike in the Galicica National Park, a picturesque boat ride to Golem Grad island which is home to ancient ruins and churches, walking and hiking along trails in the Pelister National Park, a trek to the summit of Pelister, and sightseeing in the UNESCO World Heritage site of Ohrid.
Option I: Accommodation at hotel in Skopje. Presentation of the whole journey. Walking tour of Skopje (Skopje Fortress – Kale, the Old Bazaar, the Church of St. Spas. We stop by for a lunch in the bazaar. After the lunch we have time for some souvenir shopping in the Bazaar. We continue with our Skopje tour in the afternoon, with visits of the Stone Bridge, the Mother Theresa Memorial House, the Old Railway Station. The group will enjoy coffee break on the Street Makedonija. Dinner and overnight in Skopje. (L/D)
Option II: Departure to Kopanki. Accommodation at hotel Molika. Dinner and overnight in Kopani – Bitola. (D)
MacedoniaDay 4 – Boat ride to “Golem Grad”: Breakfast and check out from the hotel. Transfer to the village of Stenje. Check in at hotel. Boat ride to the island of “Golem Grad”, an island on Lake Prespa, home to ancient ruins and churches. We spend 2 hours sightseeing and also have lunch on site. After boat trip transfer back to hotel. Leisure time. Dinner and overnight in Stenje. (B/L/D)
Option I: Departure to the airport.
Option II: In case of late departure optional visit of Matka canyon near Skopje. The group will be offered optional boat trip and visit of the Vrelo cave. We will have lunch at the restaurant by the Matka Lake. Departure to the airport. (B)