Macedonia; A Paradise For Hikers RF02

8 Days From £0 (Please Enquire)

Discover Macedonia on this guided hiking tour through the beautiful landscapes of Skopje, Mavrovo, Ohrid, Sveti Naum, Vlestovo, Elshani, National Park Galicica, Bitola, Prilep, Krusevo and finishing with wine tasting!

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Key Information

Travel Style: Small Group
Start Location: Skopje, Macedonia
End Location: Skopje, Macedonia
Accommodation: Hotels
Period: All Year Round
Difficulty: Suitable for Most Travelers

About The Operator

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Years In Business: 12

Description

A full day by day itinerary will be provided by the tour operator when you make an enquiry about this holiday.

Includes
-Tour in a comfortable tour bus
-7x overnight stay in a selected 3 *- 4 *- hotel
-Halfboard (7. day dinner at a restaurant in Skopje)
-Picnic 5th Day / Winetasting 7th Day
-Guide from / to airport

Excludes
- International flights

Prices per person, based on 2 people traveling - please submit an enquiry to receive a personalized itinerary and costs.

Itinerary
Day 01. Airport Mavrovo - Flight to Skopje or Sofia. Depending on the flight today, we take an informative walking tour in Skopje (or day 8). We let ourselves be enchanted by the charm of the Macedonian capital, Skopje, it was the new, with its interesting architecture or the old one - at times reminiscent of Turkish Skopje. Then drive to our hotel in the area Mavrovo. Dinner/Hotel in Mavrovo
Day 02. Mavrovo - Ohrid (ca. 3 hrs. Medium Hike) - Today impress us at first, the massive mountains around Mavrovo. An approximately 3-hour hike in the national park the first time, shows us the many beauties of the Macedonian nature. After the hike we've earned a strengthening and we have the optional opportunity to spend lunch in the Macedonian town of Debar. Then drive via Struga to our hotel in Ohrid. Dinner/Hotel in Ohrid.
Day 03. Ohrid - Sveti Naum - We begin our sightseeing tour of Ohrid with a short cruise on the lake, where we enchant the first impressions of this unique landscape. Then it goes on foot, where we visit the famous churches and of course, the stronghold of the Macedonian king, Samuel. In the afternoon we drive to Sveti Naum, where we can first take a romantic trip with the boat and marvel at the underground water of the Lake Ohrid. At least we visit the monastery of Sveti Naum. Dinner/Hotel in Ohrid.
Day 04. Vlestovo - Elshani (about 3 hours easy hike) - In the morning we drive by bus to Vlestovo. Here we start our first hike, which takes us through a dream for us, a picturesque scenery to the village Elshani. The entire area between Lake Ohrid and Prespa National Park is named Galicica and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Afternoon free time in Ohrid, Dinner/Hotel in Ohrid.
Day 05. National Park Galicica (about 4 hours Medium Hike) - Today, two walks are on the program. In the morning the bus brings us to the National Park Galicica, where we were the first and more difficult hike expected. We are here to experience the unique diversity of nature. Around noon we reached our highest point of today's hike at around 1.400m. Here we have a picnic in the green before it goes through a breathtaking mountain road in the direction of Lake Prespa. We achieve Brajcino, where we meet with a slight hike the wild rivers of the region. Dinner/Hotel in Ohrid.
Day 06. Bitola - Prilep Krusevo - Today we say goodbye to the Ohrid Lake, and we first drive into the city of Bitola. The city was during the Ottoman period an important base for diplomats and thus we experience in the architecture of the city is a hodgepodge of cultures. Then visit the ancient city of Heraclea Linkestis and drive to Prilep, where we have the opportunity to lunch. The highlight is waiting for us - the "hanging" Monastery near Prilep, built like a bird's nest in the rocks. In the evening we reach our hotel in Krusevo, the highest town in Macedonia. Dinner/Hotel in Krusevo
Day 07. Krusevo - Wine Tasting Festival - Skopje (about 1.5 hours easy hike) - Fortified by breakfast we start our hike from the hotel. A unique panorama awaits us in this circular walk around Krusevo. We also visit the national monument in Macedonia, before we travel by bus to the famous wine region of the country. An optional lunch is the ideal base for the following services included wine tasting. After a short walk, or rather dinner walk to a farm, which produces natural cheese. In a good mood by the wine-tasting we reach our hotel in Skopje in the evening. To end this wonderful journey, there is a Macedonian evening of music and cuisine of the country. Hotel in Skopje.
Day 08. Skopje - Flight home - Depending on the flighttime we have a guided tour in Skopje and then (see Day 1) transfer to the airport.