MACEDONIA ROUND TRIP 1

4 days Scheduled tour with visit to Vodno mountain and city tours in Bitola, Ohrid and visit to Tikvesh wine region

TOUR ITINERARY

DAY 1: Vodno mountain and Tikvesh wine region
Morning visit to Vodno mountain near Skopje and visit to St Panteleimon monastery (12th century)
Later on visit to the Millenium cross, built on the top of the mountain with cable car.
Afternoon drive towards the most famous Macedonian wine region – Tikvesh. On the way, visit to Stobi ancient site.
In the evening – optional – dinner and wine tasting at the local winery. O/N in Tikvesh area.

DAY 2: Bitola, Prespa lake and Galichica NP
Departure after breakfast towards Bitola. Visit to Heraclea Lynkestis ancient site.
Passing by Prespa lake and drive across Galichica NP, with spectacular views of both Prespa and Ohrid lakes. Evening at leisure in Ohrid and overnight.

DAY 3: Ohrid and Ohrid lake
Ohrid walking tour in a morning and visit to the most important Ohrid sites
(no transportation is planned or included this day)
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! Since 1979 the city and the lake of Ohrid are under protection of UNESCO.
You can have a lunch at some of many traditional restaurants by Ohrid lake.
Afternoon at leisure. Overnight in Ohrid

DAY 4: St. Naum monastery and back to Skopje
Morning drive to the south part of the lake and St Naum monastery, originally built by St. Naum in 9th century.
Visit to the monastery and to have a boat ride above the springs of Black Drim river.
(optional, could be paid on the spot) Afternoon drive back to Skopje. End of the tour.

Some of the sights you will see and visit:
In Skopje: St. Panteleimon monastery (inside), Millennium cross (with cable car fee included)
In Ohrid: 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)
In Bitola: the Bazaar area, the old square, Heraclea Lynkestis ancient site (inside)
On tour: Stobi ancient site, Galichica NP, Prespa lake

Planned hotels
Tikvesh – Boutique hotel Popova Kula winery / Ohrid – hotel Millenium Palace 4* or similar
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NOTES:
Pre or post tour accommodation could be offered on request
All our tours with scheduled departure dates are based on combining different tours and itineraries.

Discounts:
“Early booking” discount of 10% apply for all reservations made and paid at least 9 months before departure date. Discounts for Children and 3rd person in DBL room apply on request.
Similar to this tour is offered as Private tour, with flexible departure dates and possibility for Tailor made itinerary.
Please read carefully our Terms & Conditions for Tours with Scheduled Departure dates.

For more information / booking of this tour, or to check for Special offers, if any, please use red buttons on the right.
This tour is also offered as a Private tour with flexible departure dates and time – contact us for more information.

Tour code: 1252
Duration: 4 days
Price: 299 € per person
Scheduled departures 2018: 01.05 | 25.05 | 18.06 | 12.07 | 05.08 | 29.08 | 22.09 | 16.10
Tour starts at: 09:00
Tour starts from: In front of Gate Macedonia, near the main square in Skopje
We guarantee that this tour will depart as scheduled even with only two persons booked.

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Included:
Transportation according the program;
3 nights accommodation in 4* hotel in Ohrid, in DBL room;
3 x Breakfast at the hotel;
English speaking tour guide for 4 full days, according the itinerary;
Visits inside: as described in the program, including admission fees
“Visit Macedonia” maps and brochure

Not Included:
– Supplement for accommodation in Single room – on request – 74 EUR for 3 nights;
– Supplement for 3 course dinner at the hotel – 12 EUR per dinner;
– all visits, tours or boat trips described as optional;
– Additional meals and snacks during the tour