OHRID AND OHRID LAKE

Full day Private tour from Skopje
with visit to UNESCO sites and St. Naum monastery

TOUR ITINERARY

Already in Skopje, but you want to see more!

We recommend this full day tour to Ohrid and Ohrid lake – the most famous tourist destination in Macedonia.

Start in a morning with private transfer from Skopje to Ohrid. Passing the western part of Macedonia,
in less than 3 hours drive and one coffee stop, you will arrive in Ohrid.
Start the walking (2-3 hours light walking) tour with our experinenced guide in Ohrid Old town.
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.
Do not miss to have a nice panoramic picture from Ohrid fortress and to visit remains of the first Slavic university in the Balkans, today founded at Holy area of Plaoshnik. Go inside the recently rebuild Church of St Clement. Pass by the unique church of St. John – Kaneo. Enjoy a boat ride from Kaneo with panoramic view of Old town. Finally, visit to the cathedral church from 10th century, St. Sofia.
You can have a lunch at some of many traditional restaurants by Ohrid lake.
In the afternoon, light drive along the lake coast to visit another pearl located on the south part of the lake. St. Naum monastery complex, with its unique church, originally built by St. Naum in 9th century.
As final surprise – you can have an unforgettable 40 minutes boat ride above the springs of Black Drim river
(optional, could be ordered and paid on the spot)
Later on, private transfer back to Skopje and arrival in Skopje early in the evening. .

Some of the sights you will see and visit:
The Ohrid fortress (inside)
Plaoshnik area (inside),
New St. Clement church (inside)
St. John Kaneo church (from outside)
St Sofia church (inside)
St. Naum Monastery (inside)
For more information and booking of this tour please contact us on info@incomingmacedonia.com.
Similar to this tour is also offered with scheduled departure dates – contact us for more information.

Tour code: 107
Duration: Full day
Booking deadline:
72 hours before departure
Price: From 70 € per person,
for minimum 5 persons per tour
Departure date: you will choose
Departure time: 08:00
Meeting point:
any hotel or address within Skopje.

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Included:
– Private transportation with air conditioned car or van according the itinerary;
– Services of an English speaking tour guide
(for parties 2-3 pax, guide will be a driver as well)
for full day;
– Visits inside: Ohrid fortress, Plaoshnik area, New St. Clement church, St Sofia church,
St. Naum Monastery, including entrance fees;
– Boat ride fee from Kaneo to Ohrid;
– “Visit Macedonia” organization.

Not Included:
– optional inside visits –
to be required and paid on the spot;
– optional lunch during the tour;
– refreshments during the tour;
– Guide on other language than English – supplement may apply.