MainInfo_Trekking West Macedonia

Tour duration: 3 days (2 nights)

Category: Hiking, Nature

Area: Macedonia

Evaluation of the Trek:

Moderately Easy - 1-3 hours physical activity daily

Cable car transfer over Skopje to the Millennium Cross on Mt Vodno. Trekking starts right from the cross, on the mountain ridge, with fantastic views over the capital, and the surrounding mountains. Above Matka Canyon for a picnic lunch, and continue with boat along the lake to one of the deepest caves in Europe: the Vrelo cave. Late afternoon continue to National Park Mavrovo, for dinner and overnight in a hotel above Mavrovo Lake.


Morning visit to a sheepfold near Galicnik village for cheese tasting. Apart for its excellent white sheep cheese, Galicnik is also famous for its local traditional architecture, and the beautiful countryside. From here trekking starts through the woods of National Park Mavrovo to Jance village, and transfer to Vevcani village for traditional Macedonian lunch. In the afternoon visit of the cave churches in Kalishta. Overnight in guesthouse in Vevcani village.


Explore Ohrid, the UNESCO city of art, spirituality and Slavic literacy. Take a break by one of the oldest and deepest lakes in the world, also UNESCO heritage site. Enter the prehistory in the Bay of Bones, the museum on water, and taste the best trout on the Balkans in a fishermen village by the lake. Late afternoon departure to Skopje.

Day 1
The hotel is located at the altitude of 1300 meters on the slopes of Bistra Mountain in Mavrovo National Park. It offers rooms equipped with satellite TV, free Wi Fi,  telephone, mini bar, a private bathroom and balcony with a wonderful view on the ski runs.

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Hotel Makpetrol   lobby small
Hotel Makpetrol   restaurant small
Hotel Makpetrol   rooms small

Day 2
The hotel in Ohrid (3*) is located only 500m from Ohrid Lake, overlooking the main pedestrian street of Ohrid Old Town. It offers 32 airconditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi, cable TV, minibar and private bathroom, and 1 restaurant.

Hotel Cingo   outside small
Hotel Cingo   lobby small
Hotel Cingo   restaurant small
Hotel Cingo   room small
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Price per person: Call for pricing

Included in price:
Accommodation in 3* hotels;
2xbreakfast, 2xdinner, 1xpicnic lunch
Cable car ride to Milennium Cross
Boat in Matka to the caves
Cheese tasting
Full escort by professional guide
Reforestation certificate for one tree planted in your name in Macedonia
Organization and logistic by Macedonia Travel

Price doesn’t include:
Drinks during the meals
Any individual costs

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