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West Macedonia in 3 days - from Skopje

By Visit Macedonia DMC
Price was undefined, price is now $368

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Free cancellation available
Mobile voucher
Instant confirmation
Selective hotel pickup
Cleanliness and safety

Cleaning and safety practices

Masks required
Vehicles and venues disinfected
Guides required to wear masks

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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    2x Breakfast

  • What's included

    Accommodation included: 2 nights

  • What's included

    2 nights accommodation at 4* hotel in Ohrid

  • What's included

    Experienced English speaking local tour guide (for parties 2-3 pax guide will be a driver as well)

  • What's included

    Inside visits as described

  • What's included

    1 bottle of water per day

  • What's included

    Transportation according the itinerary by car, minivan or van

  • What's included

    Air-conditioned vehicle

  • What's included

    WiFi on board

  • What's included

    Entry/Admission - Plaoshnik

  • What's excluded

    Supplement for accommodation in Single room - 52 EUR (if required)

  • What's excluded

    Gratuities to the driver/guide (not mandatory)

  • What's excluded

    Personal spends during the tour

  • What's excluded

    Entry/Admission - St. Jovan Kaneo

  • What's excluded

    Entry/Admission - Bay of the Bones Museum

  • What's excluded

    Entry/Admission - Monastery of Saint Naum

Know Before You Book

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 12 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability

  • Not wheelchair accessible

  • Near public transportation

  • Infants must sit on laps

  • Most travelers can participate

  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers

  • Returns to original departure point

  • Departure time: 9:00 AM


What you can expect

Itinerary

Day 1: Skopje walking tour, visit to Matka and travel to Ohrid lake

Stop At: Skopje Fortress Kale, Old Town, Skopje Republic of North Macedonia
Enjoy the panoramic view to the city center and nearby mountain Vodno from the highest hill in Skopje valley.
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Old Bazaar, Skopje, Skopje Republic of North Macedonia
Walk with our guide on narrow streets of Skopje old bazaar. Have a cup of Turkish tea at some local tea shop.
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Warrior on a Horse, Macedonia Square, Skopje Republic of North Macedonia
Have a relaxed walking at Skopje main square. Our guide will give you wide explanation of each statue and building on this square
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Memorial House of Mother Teresa, Macedonia Str. No.9, Skopje 1000 Republic of North Macedonia
Did you know that the famous humanist Mother Teresa was born in Skopje in 1910. Do not miss to visit her Memorial house in the city center.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Matka Canyon, Street 1, Skopje 1000 Republic of North Macedonia
Matka valley - a piece of nature in the vicinity of Skopje.
A lot of possibilities to escape from city life here - you can take a boat trip to the entrance of cave Vrelo or alternatively, hire a kayak or raft and see river Treska canyon by water.
Or simply you can walk along the lake and enjoy the nature before you have coffee break at nearby restaurant.

Duration: 2 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight at 4 hotel at Ohrid lake

Day 2: Ohrid and Ohrid lake - UNESCO sites

Stop At: Ohrid, Ohrid, Southwestern Region
Because of the religious importance and its numerous churches and monasteries, Ohrid is also famous under the name “Macedonian Jerusalem”. According the history facts, there used to be 365 churches - a church for each day! In 12th century, the city was also the seat of Archbishop of Ohrid.
Since 1979 the city and the lake of Ohrid are under protection of UNESCO.
Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: St. Jovan Kaneo, Kaneo Plaosnik Pateka, Ohrid 6000 Republic of North Macedonia
On a natural platform, upon a world of crags above Lake Ohrid, the church dedicated to the evangelist St. John the theologian stands on the most beautiful of the town’s spots, known today as Kaneo.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Plaoshnik, Ohrid Republic of North Macedonia
The Holly area of Plaosnik is the place where the first Slavic university was established by St Clement at 9th century. The area is home of the remain of an early Christian basilica and now days the new St. Clement's church is built on remains of the old church from 9th century.
Duration: 45 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at 4
hotel at Ohrid lake

Day 3: The pearl of Ohrid lake - St. Naum monastery

Stop At: Bay of the Bones Museum, Gradiste, Ohrid Republic of North Macedonia
In prehistoric times Lake Ohrid was home to a settlement of pile dwellers who lived literally on top of the water, on a platform supported by up to 10,000 wooden piles anchored to the lake bed.
Visit to this reconstructed settlement is must.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Monastery of Saint Naum, Ohrid Republic of North Macedonia
As part of Galichica National park, St Naum monastery complex is the real perl of Ohrid lake. Visit to St Naum's church and have a boat ride above the springs of Black Drim river
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Masks required
  • Hand sanitizer provided
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Location

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Activity Location

  • Skopje Greater Skopje

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Gate Macedonia, 11th October St., Skopje 1000, North Macedonia Traveler pickup is offered
    • Skopje Greater Skopje

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