SKOPJE AND OHRID IN TWO DAYS

Combined tour Skopje and Ohrid in two days
including city tours and visit to St. Naum monastery

(Escorted tour with Guaranteed departure dates)
Do you want to visit two most famous cities in Macedonia?
The perfect combination while you are here.

FRIDAY:
09:00 Morning drive to nearby Vodno mountain, part of nature just few kilometers from the city center.
Visit to St. Panteleimon monastery with its unique fresco paintings from 12th century.
Back to Skopje and with our experienced and professional tour guide,
you can stroll Skopje city center and Skopje Old Bazaar.
Visit to the Church of St. Spas, with its unique iconostasis from 19th century.
Pass across river Vardar on historical Stone bridge from 15th century.
Visit Mother Teresa memorial house and the place where she was born in 1910.
Later on, transfer to the south part of Macedonia and Ohrid lake.
Overnight in a hotel in Ohrid.

SATURDAY:
09:00 Start the walking (2-3 hours light walking) tour with our experienced 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 (included).
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 paid on the spot)
Later on, transfer back to Skopje and arrival in Skopje early in the evening.

Some of the sights you will see and visit:

In Skopje
Church of St. Spas (the Holy Salvation) (inside), St. Panteleimon monastery (inside)
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)

For more information and booking of this tour please contact us on info@incomingmacedonia.com
Similar to this tour is also offered as a Private tour – contact us for more information.

Tour code: 1201
Duration: 2 days
Price: 159 € per person
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 with air conditioned vehicle according the itinerary;
– 1 night accommodation in 4* hotel in Ohrid,
including breakfast,
hotel taxes and service charges;
– Services of an English speaking driver
and local host for 2 days;
– Guided tours in Skopje and Ohrid;
– Inside visits as described above,
excluding admission charges;
– “Visit Macedonia” organization.
Not included:
– Supplement for accommodation
in Single room – 26 EUR;
– Supplement for 3 course dinner at the hotel –
12 EUR per person, per dinner;
– optional visits ad tours
as described in the program;
– additional meals and snacks
during the tour;