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Type of Trip
This 7-day hiking trip in Macedonia will take you to the most beautiful spots on the western region of this country.
This is a very exciting hiking experience because of the amazing beauty of Macedonia’s highest peaks combines with its rich and ancient history. So I’ll show you deep forests, great mountain massifs and lots of cultural spots while you learn about the area in this amazing trip.
I’ll guide you around three National Parks – Mavrovo, Galicica and Pelister-so you can get a glimpse of different landscapes. Plus we’ll hike to the top peaks with breathtaking views. Medenica peak (2163 m), Jablanica Mountain Crn vrv peak (2257 m), Magaro peak and Pelister peak (2601 m) are just some of the options.
But during the trip we’ll also be able to get to know the culture and history of this country, by visiting the ancient city of Ohrid, a town declared World Heritage because of its cultural and natural features.
There are just too many thing to show you that I can’t tell you all about it in these lines. So send me a request to book this 7-day hiking trip in Macedonia and get ready to discover an amazing and remote area.
And if you’re coming to Macedonia in winter, you might also be interested in my 5-day Macedonia Ski touring program.
Price per person
- Guiding fee
- Transport during the trip
- Mountain guide's expenses
What happens if I need to cancel the trip?
If you decide to cancel, you’ll get a 100% refund (minus fees) if the cancellation is notified up to 60 days before the start of the tour, a 75% refund (minus fees) if you cancel between 59 and 30 days before the start of the tour, and a 50% refund if you cancel between 29 and 21 days before the start of the tour. If you cancel less than 21 days before the first day of the tour, you won’t receive a refund. Take into account, however, that if accommodation, flights or transfers were included in the trip you booked, then a different policy may apply as the guide will be bound by the provider’s cancellation policy.
What happens if the guide cancels the trip because of bad weather/unsuitable conditions?
If bad weather or unsuitable conditions force the guide to cancel the trip, he or she will: a) propose a similar activity at a different place where conditions are better, or b) propose to postpone the activity until a later date, or c) cancel. If you refuse option a), our cancellation policy will apply. Please note, however, that the call to cancel a trip due to bad weather can only be made by the guide (not the client).
What happens if the guide doesn’t show up or cancels for personal reasons?
If the guide cancels for reason of injury or other, you will get a 100% refund on your trip.
Arrival to Macedonia. I’ll pick you up in the airport (Skopje or Ohrid) and we’ll go to the city. Depending on your arrival time you’ll be able to visit the city and then we’ll go to Mavrovo National Park, where we will be spend the first night.
After breakfast we’ll start our hike to theMedenica Peak (2163 m). From the top we’ll hike down to Galicnik old village, where we can have lunch. Overall hiking time for this day is 4 to 5 hours. Then, we’ll drive for 2 hours along the Radika river canyon to Vevcani village, where we’ll spend the night.
Crn vrv peak
Today we’ll hike to the Crn vrv peak (2257 m). From the peak we will descend to the glacial mountain lake Vevchanska Lokva, and we will finish the hike at the Vevchani Springs. We can have a lunch in a local restaurant tasting traditional food. Overall hiking time for this day is 6 to 8 hours. From Vevcani we’ll take a transfer to Ohrid city.
Ohrid city tour.
In the morning we’ll take a transfer to the starting point of our hike at 1600 m. Today’s hike will last 4 to 5 hours with an altitude change of 600m to the Magaro peak (2245 m). Then we’ll descend and drive to Stenje village. From here we’ll take a small boat to Golem Grad. At the end of the day, we will transfer to a hotel in the of city Bitola where we will spend the night.
Pelister National Park
Today there are lots of hiking options inside the Pelister National Park.
Transfer to airport and departure
Depending on your departure time we can add some additional activities like visiting Bitola city best spots.
Guesthouses and family hotel.
- The accommodation includes breakfast. I didn’t include lunch and dinner, so that we can be more flexible and decide where to eat on the spot.
- It could be possible to book the trip with less than 4 people. Please let me know.
- The program can be changed due to the customer's wishes, the flight organization and weather conditions.
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