Each tour 5 Days hiking /8 Days Total.
Max.12 people per tour.
Experience: No need for high level of experience.
Physical Fitness: Participants must be in good physical condition.
Price per Person:
Exciting active holiday new hiking experience in the best places of the Macedonian mountain ranges.Forest massifs, cultural churches, and the best peaks of the region all in this amazing trip. The mountain peaks we will hike up during the trip are Medenica in National park Mavrovo, Magaro peak in National Park Galicica, Jablanica mountain on the border with Albania and Macedonia and hike to the lake in National Park Pelister.These mountains not only offer beautiful views they are also full of history and culture, interesting flora and fauna of the region, including many endemic species.Five days will be dedicated to the hike among this fantastic mountain ranges visiting old villages Galicnik and Malovista and explore city Ohrid a UNESCO protected cultural heritage city. Stay in cities Bitola, Skopje village Galicnik learning about the Macedonian culture and tradition, tasting Macedonian food and vine.
Day 1: Arrive in Macedonia, pick up from the airport, and transfer to Mavrovo national park 1.30h.drive to the hotel in the village Galicnik at the foot of the mountain.
Day 2: We are in National Park Mavrovo, the first peak for this hiking trip is Medenica Peak 2.163m. We start with hiking from the hotel in the village of Galicnik from 1560m. The duration of the hike is 4 to 5 hours, with a total length of 10km. and altitude change of 603m. After descending from the peak we have 2h. transfer to the Ohrid city. As part of our transfer to Ohrid, we will stop for some refreshments and coffee, and visit the old monastery, St.John Baptist.
Day 3: Ohrid will be our base for the next days of the tour for hiking on Magaro Peak 2255m. at Galicica National Park. We will have 40min. drive to the starting point of the hike at 1600m. Duration of the today’s hike is 4 to 5 hours total length of 8.5km. with an altitude change of 700m and beautiful views of the two biggest lakes in Macedonia Ohridsko and Pespansko Lake.
Day 4: In Jablanica mountain we hike to the peak called Crn Kamen or black stone on the border with Macedonia and Albania. The trail is 12km. long, with a height difference of 837 meters, and with a 5-6 hour hike.
Day 5: It’s planned to enjoy a fine rest day in the city of Ohrid and the surrounding. We have an option for a guided city tour followed by a fine lunch by the lake. Or we can have other activities like Boat sailing, kayaking, sup riding, etc.
Day 6: We check out from the hotel in Ohrid and we go hiking In the old village Maloviste to the peak above the village called Vrteska 2010m. 12km. the length of the hike, with a 620m altitude difference. After the hike, we continue to the city of Bitola.
Day 7: The last hiking day we go to the big mountain lake at 2218m. National Park Pelister. The duration of the hike for today is 6-7 h. Length 12 km. 1048 m. altitude difference. When we end the hike we have to transfer to Skopje city where we will spend the last night of this trip.
Day 8: Transport to the airport.
Participants will need to arrive in Skopje or Ohrid airport on or before Start date. We will return to Skopje or Ohrid by late afternoon/evening on one day before departures on the airport.
All Transport during the tour; Accommodation BB in 3 star hotels; All meals as per program dinner.( beverages excluded); Local english speaking guide; Entrance fees at national parks.
Airfare and baggage fees; Medical/evacuation insurance; Drinks ; Tips for guides.
A 20% deposit is required to secure your spot, with the remainder due 2 months prior to the trip start date. Our cancellation/refund policies can be found here.
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