Macedonia round trip - from Skopje

Round trip in the west part of the country, with visit to Vodno mountain, Tikvesh wine region, city of Bitola, Prespa lake and Galichica NP, St. Naum monastery and walking tour in UNESCO town Ohrid

per adult from

$419

AUD

Duration

3 days

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  • What's included :
    • 2x Breakfast
    • 1x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 2 nights
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Pick up / Drop off at any hotel or address within Skopje
    • 2 nights accommodation at 4* hotels in Bitola and Ohrid
    • Experienced English speaking local tour guide (for parties 2-3 pax guide will be a driver as well)
    • Wine tasting tour - 4 kind of wines
    • Visits inside as described, excluding admission fees
    • 1 bottle of water per person
    What's excluded :
    • Supplement for accommodation in SGL room - 52 EUR
    • Any other meal (lunch or dinner)
    • Gratuities to the driver/guide (not mandatory)
    • Personal travel insurance
    • Personal spends during the tour
    • Entry/Admission - Church of St. Panteleimon
    • Entry/Admission - Stobi
    • Entry/Admission - Heraclea
    • Entry/Admission - Monastery of Saint Naum
    • Entry/Admission - St. Jovan Kaneo
    • Entry/Admission - Plaoshnik

  • Day 1: Visit to St. Panteleimon, Stobi ancient site and drive to Bitola

    Stop At: Church of St. Panteleimon, Nerezi village, Skopje 1000 Republic of North Macedonia
    Located high on Vodno mountain, this monastery is well preserved. Its most important and most famous frescoes are the Lamentation and Descending from the Cross, painted by local painters in 12th century.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Stobi, Sito Archeologico, Skopje Republic of North Macedonia
    The biggest Roman site in Macedonia dates from 1st century AD. Well preserved Roman amphitheater, unique mosaics, the Baptistery and many more makes this site most see.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Bitola, Bitola, Pelagonia Region
    The second biggest town in Macedonia, one of the most important cities during the Ottoman Empire, today a modern city where Ottoman architecture is combined with modern buildings.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Lunch: With wine tasting of 4 kind of wines
    Accommodation included: Overnight at 4* hotel in Bitola

    Day 2: Prespa lake, Galichica National park and St Naum monastery

    Stop At: Heraclea, 41. 011036, 21. 342487, Bitola 1000 Republic of North Macedonia
    Heraclea Lyncestis is ancient Macedonian city located 2 km from Bitola. Founded in the middle of IV-th century B.C. by Philip the Macedon, Heraclea existed for over a millennium as an important strategic point.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Galičica, North Macedonia
    From the National Park Galicica stretch the stunning views of the Ohrid Lake and Prespa Lake. It is especially attractive for visitors to observe the two beautiful lakes at the same time. The landscape attractive, aesthetic and rare values also apply to the mountain characteristics Galicica owns.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Monastery of Saint Naum, Ohrid Republic of North Macedonia
    Situated near the place where river Black Drim flows into Ohrid lake, this monastery is simply a pearl of Ohrid lake. The original monastery church was erected by St Naum in 9th century.
    Duration: 2 hours

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

    Day 3: City of Ohrid - Jerusalem on Balkans

    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: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Gate Macedonia, 11th October St., Skopje 1000, North Macedonia
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 3/7/2021 - 11/28/2021
    Sunday:08:30 AM - 09:00 AM
    3/6/2022 - 11/27/2022
    Sunday:08:30 AM - 09:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day 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
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

12

Organised by Visit Macedonia DMC

Activity ID: V-25954P15

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