detox glavna

Category: Nature + Beauty + Relax
Country: Macedonia
Area: Central Macedonia
Tour duration: 4 days (3 nights)
Evaluation of the Trek: Easy
Price: 275 euro per person

skopje gemijii days

As you arrive at Skopje airport your guide will take you for a brief walking tour of the capital Skopje to visit its main landmarks: Mother Teresa memorial house, Alexander the Great fountain, and into the narrow streets of the Old town lined with art-craft shops, Byzantine time temples and Ottoman mosques and baths turned into art galleries. Afternoon drive to the homestead in the countryside where you will meet you hosts over a tasty welcome dinner in their gardens.

countryside food days

After a hearty village breakfast take a walk and a donkey cart around the village and visit the local people to get introduced in their slow countryside lifestyle. You will see how they still thread the tobacco leaves manually and how they extract honey the old fashioned way. On your way back to the house you can collect some fresh eggs right from the roost nextdoor and goat cheese from a small goat farm nearby for your breakfast tomorrow. In the afternoon you will learn how to find and collect herbs from nature, how to store them and use them in medicine (tea, tinctures, oils). You will learn all about lemon balm, thyme, St Johns wort and many more, and you will make yourself the herbal therapies for the following day of aromatherapy!

countryside ovca days

Learn how to make your 100% natural cosmetics that you will take home with you! You will be using only natural ingredients in the preparation of your face cream, face & body scrub, deodorant, toothpaste and hair revival. You will learn how to experiment with the aromatic herbs in creation of your own scent in future. BBQ evening by the fire.

countryside bazen days

After breakfast transfer to Skopje airport for flight home.

In 2010 Mrs Kathy bought an abandoned house in the countryside with a vision to develop rural tourism here. She carefully restored the house by strengthening the base stone walls, repairing the beams, setting a new loggia which is a copy of the old one and constructing a new roof (using the old tiles), water supply network, bathrooms and a solar collector. She also re-structured the older house in a corner with a summer kitchen, eaves of wooden beams and a small swimming pool. Thus, this ranch offers to the guests a unique opportunity to authentically capture life in a rural village and also enjoy the luxury of the facility with dining and living room with TV and Wi-Fi available everywhere in the house and in the garden.

ranch kata outside big
ranch kata pool big
ranch kata room big
ranch kata toalet big

host katarina

And few words about your lovely host Katarina: after she graduated biochemistry back in 1997, she worked over 20 years in international organizations on sustainable development and environmental protection. She also studied classical homeopathy and received the EDIKTA homeopathy certificate in 2013, and she is practicing Gnostic meditations for many years by now.
Her ultimate interest has always been nature protection and rural development, thus she bought an abandoned house in a village at the foothills of mountain range Dautica and decided to develop rural tourism there. She reconstructed the old house completely in the original style, and additionally she installed water supply and a solar collector, as well as a small swimming pool in the garden. Today she welcomes her guests with organic homemade food, grown and produced locally, and she teaches them to the varieties of use of natural plants in everyday life. Her workshops include courses on preparing healthy food combined with her knowledge of homeopathy, while her specialty is preparing of handmade cosmetic products from pure natural origin.

mapa countryside detox

13 – 16 May 2016
27 – 30 May 2016
12 – 15 Aug 2016

Price per person: 275 euro per person (accommodation in double room)
Supplement for single room accommodation: 31 euro (please contact the agency for booking)
Price is valid for min 2 passengers

Included in price:
Accommodation: 3 x homestead; Meals: 3 x breakfast, 2 x lunch, 3 x dinner
Transport with air conditioned mini van
Full escort by English speaking professional host (view CV)
Guided tour of Skopje
Traditional village welcome
Guided tour of the village and surroundings on foot and by donkey cart; Visit of cheese producers
Visit of tobacco producers
Herbs and spices workshop
LaSoy 100% natural cosmetics workshop
Reforestation certificate for one tree planted in your name in Macedonia
Full organization and logistic by Macedonia Travel

Not included in price:
Drinks during the meals
Travel insurance
Single accommodation supplement (31 euro)
Any extra expenses not mentioned under "included in price"

NOTE: 4 double rooms available for accommodation in total
NOTE: Max accommodation in the household is 8 persons

What to pack

comfortable walking shoes
Casual clothes
Water/windproof jacket with hood
Trip voucher
cash, or, you can also use your credit card in most cities in Macedonia. Feel free to ask your guide for help
Travel insurance
Personal medications

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