THE NATURAL BEAUTIES OF MACEDONIA

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 Day-1, Arrival in Skopje (20 km) (D)

Pick up from the airport. Accommodation in a hotel in Skopje. Orientation walk and time on your leisure. Welcoming dinner in a national restaurant. Overnight.

Day-2, Skopje – Canyon Matka – Vodno – Skopje (40 km) (B, L)

Breakfast. We will visit one of the most beautiful canyons in Europe, Matka, on the river Treska. We will have lunch break in the restaurant on the bank of the river, possibly river trout, and by small boats we will set sail 6 km upstream to visit the cave Vrelo, full of cave decorations, like stalactites and stalagmites. After that, we drive up to the close mountain Vodno to visit the Millennium cross using Cable cars. From here we have almost 360 magnificent view of the whole surrounding. Than free time for individual activities. Overnight.

 Day-3, Skopje – Mavrovo – Vevchani – Ohrid (220 km) (B, L, D)

Breakfast at the hotel. We are driving toward the national park – Mavrovo (95 km). There, We will visit the cave Sharkova dupka and have chance to stroll through the national park. Lunch at a restaurant. We will travel through the canyon on the river Radika and our next stop will be the Vevchani springs (95 km). There we will walk through the village Vevchani. Transfer to Ohrid (30 km). Accommodation in a hotel. Dinner. Overnight.

 Day-4, Ohrid – St. Naum – Ohrid (50 km) (B, L, D)

Breakfast at the hotel. Boat trip to the unique prehistoric settlement on water from the bronze age, the most visited site in Macedonia. Guide through history by the professional curator. We continue sailing to the extraordinary monument of nature – lake springs and the monastery of St. Naum from the 9th century. The first Cyrillic and Glagholitic alphabet was written in this monastery and the tablets are still standing on the pillars there. Lunch in the restaurant near the springs. Free time. Sailing back to the town. Dinner in a restaurant. Overnight in a hotel.

Day-5, Ohrid – Prespa Lake – island Golem grad – Bitola (110 km) (B, L, D)

   Breakfast at the hotel. We drive through the national park Galichica and we will stop a few times to take photos of the Ohrid Lake and the Prespa lake. We will arrive in the village Stenje (55 km) and there we will have lunch. We will drive with small boats toward the only Macedonian island Golem grad, located in the Prespa Lake. We will visit the island and stroll a little bit. After that transfer to the city of consuls – Bitola (55 km) and we will accommodate in a hotel outside the city, in the national park Pelister. Dinner. Overnight.

 Day 6, Bitola (15 km) (B, L)

      Breakfast. We will hike through the national park “Pelister” and visit the two little lakes Pelister’s eyes. Lunch. In the afternoon free time for leisure in Bitola. Overnight.

 Day 7, Bitola – Prilep – Dojran – Strumica (235 km) (B, L,D)

Breakfast at the hotel. We will have transfer to the nearby city – Prilep (45 km), where we will see the city fortress – Marko’s towers and karst forms. After that we will continue our tour for Dojran (150 km) and the Dojran lake. Lunch in a local fish restaurant. You will have opportunity for city stroll or swimming (depends on the season). We will have transfer to the biggest city in southeast Macedonia – Strumica (40 km). In the evening we will have dinner in a local restaurant. Overnight.

 Day-8. Strumica – Koleshino – Mokrino – Smolare – Strumica (60 km) (B, L, D)

After the breakfast, we will continue our tour. Next stops are a few waterfalls and natural springs all situated on the mountain Belasica. First stop is the beautiful Koleshino waterfall (17 meters high). After that we will visit Mokrino’s spring, area with beautiful nature and very popular among local citizens. After visits of these two sites, we will have break and lunch in a local restaurant. For the end of today’s program is the highest waterfall in Macedonia (39 meters), near the village Smolare. We will stroll through 300 steps to have chance to see it and take some photos. Back in Strumica. Free time. Dinner in a local restaurant, on the hill above Strumica. Overnight.

 Day-9. Strumica – Berovo (55 km) (B, L)

Breakfast at the hotel. Next place for visit will be the region of Berovo, or, as we locals like to call it “our Switzerland”, because of the mountainous region. We will visit the artificial lake – Berovo in the mountain Maleshevo. After that we will go for home hosted meal lunch in a tea-hut. Free afternoon. Overnight in a hotel.

 Day-10. Berovo – Kratovo – Skopje (200 km) (B, L, D)

  Breakfast at the hotel. We will drive for Kratovo (110 km), a little town with medieval look, erected on a former volcano. Also we will see karsts figure with human looks. Lunch. We will continue for Skopje (90 km). We will accommodate in a hotel and have farewell dinner in a restaurant. Overnight.

 Day-11. Skopje (B)

Breakfast at the hotel. Free time. Driving to the Skopje International Airport, about 40 minutes from the hotel.
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Our services for the tour

  • Professional local tourist guide;
  • All transfers with our vehicle;
  • Accommodation in hotels on BB basis;
  • Meals in restaurants, according the program;
  • All entrance fees for museums and churches.

Price: Rate depends from the number of travellers