• Trip duration
    5 days
  • Trip level
    Intermediate
  • Max people per guide
    10 people
  • Mountain range
    Baba Mountain
  • Best period
    Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct

Description

Very exciting hiking experience among the highest peaks of Macedonia during 5 unforgettable days. You will discover the three main mountain regions of the western side of this country.

The three powerful mountain ranges we will hike up during the expedition are:

  • Mount Korab, with Korab peak (2764 m) – Korab is the highest peak of Macedonia and Albania
  • Šar Mountains, with Titov vrv (2747 m)
  • Baba mountain, with Pelister peak (2601 m)

These are the best and highest summits in this area of Macedonia. Also, they are full of history and culture that will surprise you. Three days will be dedicated to the hike among these fantastic mountain ranges. Another day will be exclusive for visiting the city of Ohrid. This town was declared World Heritage because of its cultural and natural features.

The following itinerary (see below) contains the complete information for this 5-day trip.

The program can be changed depending on the customers’ wishes, the flight organization and weather conditions.

The West of Macedonia, its mountain ranges and the breathtaking landscapes will make you live the best mountaineering experience of your life. I am waiting for your contact!

Itinerary

Day 1

Arirval - Starting point

Depending on the arrival time, and if time allows it, short sightseeing of Skopje’s and Tetovo. Next we will be transferred to Popova Sapka, a ski resort where we will spend the first night.

Day 2

Hike up to Titov vrv

Our hiking day will start early in the morning. We will go up to 2747 meters high to the Titov Vrv mountain. It is the highest peak of the Šar Mountains, very close to the border with Kosovo, in Northwest Macedonia. After that we will descend. We take a break in the hotel and transfer to the Mavrovo National Park. Duration of the hike for today is 7 to 9hours, with a height difference of 1,050 m.

Day 3

king day to mount Korab

Once we are taken to our starting point, the goal of the day will be to ascend to 2774 meters and climb Mount Korab. The duration of this hiking day is 7 to 9 hours. As part of our transfer to Ohrid we will visit a monastery church dedicated to St. John the Baptist, a preacher of the first century A.D. At the end of the day, we will arrive in the hotel in Ohrid where we will spend the night.

Day 4

Ohrid City Tour

We will visit the amazing old city, the Church of St Sophia, the Roman amphitheatre, and the St. Naum monastery. After that we will go to Bitola city, where we will get ready for the last day of the trip.

Day 5

Pelister peak

Our starting point for the last day will be the Pelister National Park trailhead. Here we will hike up to Pelister Peak (2601 meters). The duration of the hike for this day is 7 to 9 hours. Our transfer back will take us to the Širok Sokak pedestrian street in the center of Bitola city, to have a rest. The trip ends with a transfer to the hotel or the airport.

Price per person

Group of 4450EUR
Group of 5450EUR
Group of 6400EUR
Group of 7400EUR
Group of 8380EUR

Price includes

  • Guiding fee
  • Accommodation
  • Transport during the trip
  • Mountain guide's expenses
The price for groups of 9 or 10 guests is €380 per person. Accommodation includes breakfast.

Other details

Skill level required

Intermediate
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Fitness level required

Fit

Meeting point

Skopje Airport or Ohrid Airport

Accommodation

Guesthouses and family hotels

More info

For groups of less than 4 people, or if you alone want to hire my mountain guiding service, request price.