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8 days/ 7 nights walking guided holiday in the Macedonia

In 8 days we will explore National Parks, the UNESCO site Ohrid and Macedonian capital Skopje and neighboring Matka Canyon. We will discover this sleepy corner of Europe and its people, customs, cuisine and history.

2 days of 4h walking, 4 Days of 2h walking, Skopje sightseeing

Walking grade: easy

Arrival location:

Skopje, Macedonia

Departure Location:

Skopje, Macedonia

Included in your experience:

•seven nights in 3* hotels (rooms with private facilities)

•seven breakfasts, five dinners, four lunches

•guiding service of English, French, German or Japanese speaking tour leader

•full van support

•use of walking poles

•snacks and refreshing drinks during the hiking tour

•entry fees for Tsar Samoil’s fortress, archeological site Heraclea, National Parks Galicica and Pelister

•boat trips in the Matka Canyon and on the Ohrid Lake

•guided tour of Skopje

The prices does not include optional.

The tour is available from April to November

Ground Transportation, Airport transfers, English Speaking Guide, Internet, Meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Not included in your experience:


Required Equipment:

Walking poles

* Rental equipment is availabel, see 'Additional activities' for details
    None Available for this package
  • Day1
    Arrival and transfer to Skopje - Meeting the group at the Skopje airport and transfer to Skopje.
    3 Star Hotel
  • Day2
    Skopje and Matka Canyon - 2h30 long guided walking tour in Skopje starting from the old Turkish district- Skopsko Kale, the old town (Stara Carsija), the Church of the Holy Savior… . Free time for lunch. Transfer (12km, 20 min) to Matka Canyon. Boat trip in the Matka Canyon to the Cave Vrelo. Walking in the canyon back to the hotel located at the entrance of the Matka (1h30, flat terrain). Night in 3* hotel in the Matka Canyon. Dinner in local restaurant. Meals: B, D
    Night in 3* hotel in the Matka Canyon | Breakfast Included
  • Day3
    Ohrid town and Ohrid Lake - Transfer to Ohrid town (160km, 2h30). We will take a walk to the Roman Amphitheater, Tsar Samoil’s fortress and the St. Jovan Kaneo Church located above the Kaneo- a picturesque fishermen village, now connected to the Ohrid town. (1h30 long walk denivelation +80m/ – 80m). We will take a boat ride back to the hotel. Night in 3* hotel in Ohrid. Meals: B, D
    Night in 3* hotel in Ohrid | Breakfast Included
  • Day4
    Galicica National Park hike - Getting off from the hotel we will take a scenic walk on the slopes of the Galicica Mountain National Park with great views over Lake Ohrid. Hidden in the forests, we will discover the Church of St. Atanas, the Cave-church of Virgin Mary and the Monastery St. Petka. (4h long walk denivelation +500m/ – 500m). Return to Ohrid and dinner in town. Night in 3* hotel in Ohrid. Meals: B, L, D
    Night in 3* hotel in Ohrid | Breakfast Included
  • Day5
    Galicica National Park, Prespa Lake and Maloviste village - We drive down beside Lake Ohrid and cross the crest of the Galicica mountain, with short walk down to the Prespa Lake were will stop for a picnic lunch (1h30 walk denivelation –100m). In the afternoon we will stop in the village of Maloviste. When entering the village we have impression that we step into the world of our grand, grand parents. The time has stopped there a few hundred years ago. Above the village there is an impressive Church of St. Petka where we could view some amazing woodcarving works and icons. Finally we continue to our peaceful oasis- 3* family run hotel located just outside Bitola on the foot of the National Park Pelister. Night in the 3* hotel. Meals: B, L, D
    3 Star Hotel | Breakfast Included
  • Day6
    Pelister National Park hiking - Short transfer to a suitable starting point where we start our loop hike on the Pelister Mountain. Hike lasts about 4h30 with denivelation +350m /- 800m. Walking down to the hotel for dinner. Night in 3* hotel at the foot of the Pelister Mountain. Meals: B, L, D
    Night in 3* hotel at the foot of the Pelister Mountain | Breakfast Included
  • Day7
    Bitola, Heraclea Linkestis, Prilep and Marko’s town - Short transfer to Bitola where we visit the ancient Greek city of Heraclea Linkestis, founded by Philip II. From Bitola we drive (40min) to Prilep town for lunch in a traditional Macedonian restaurant. After lunch we walk into the old Prilep town and Monastery of St. Archangel Michael where we will take a hike to the Marko’s town (2h long hike with denivelation +150m/ –150m). Transfer to the hotel in Skopje (120km, 1h45). Free dinner and night in 3* hotel in Skopje. Meals: B, L
    Night in 3* hotel in Skopje | Breakfast Included
  • Day8
    Transfer to Skopje airport (20min) for departure.
    | Breakfast Included
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