Macedonia – located between Šar and Rhodope Mountains, intersected by fertile valleys of the Black Drim River and valleys adorned with beautiful lakes – Prespa, Dojran and Ohrid, one of the oldest lakes on the planet.

Ohrid is a magnificent city in the beautiful southwestern part of Macedonia and the leading summer tourist center of the country. Ohrid is the soul of the Balkans and, certainly, the cradle of Slavic literacy. It is located on the shore of Ohrid Lake, about 170 km from Skopje, the capital of Macedonia. Thanks to its outstanding natural beauty, rich historical and cultural heritage, Ohrid has been part of the UNESCO world cultural heritage since 1979.

Tour plan:

Departure at 07:30 a.m. in front of the hotel in Niš. Driving through Serbia and North Macedonia with occasional breaks for rest and border formalities.

Arrival in Malo Nagoričano, a village in the immediate vicinity of which there is a memorial ossuary and the monumental memorial monument Zebrnjak, dedicated to the heroes of the Battle of Kumanovo. Tour of the monument accompanied by a local guide.

The trip continues to Skopje. Lunch break in a traditional restaurant. Arrival in Ohrid in the evening. Accommodation in guesthouse type villas. Dinner. Overnight stay.

Breakfast. Transfer to the Galičica National Park at 1600 m above sea level. A three-hour walking tour to the peak of Magaro, 2254 m above sea level, the highest peak of Galičica. Lunch in the nature. The view from the top of Ohrid and Prespa Lakes is unforgettable. The circular tour, with a total length of 9 km, requires an average level of physical fitness.

Return to Ohrid with a tour of UNESCO sights – the churches of Saint Panteleimon, Saint John Kaneo, Church of Saint Sophia, Church of the Virgin Perivlepta… Dinner in one of the traditional restaurants. Overnight stay.

Transfer to the Saint Naum Monastery – tour of the monastery and the source of the Black Drim River. Lunch break. Driving to Serbia with stops along the way for rest and border formalities. Arrival in Niš in the evening. The end of the program.

Details:

  • Transportation by high class tourist van
  • Two nights in guesthouse/hotel
  • Residence tax
  • Entrance ticket for Galičica NP
  • Licenced guide during the program
  • Mountain and tourist guides services during the second day
  • Zebrnjak guided tour
  • Entrance ticket for the Saint Naum complex
  • Trip organization costs
  • Other meals
  • Cruise to the source of Black Dream – 5 EUR per person
  • International health insurance
  • Individual expenses

Sneakers, a few pairs of socks, T-shirts, a hooded waterproof parka, sweatshirt, back up clothes and shoes, sunglasses, a cap, suntan cream. It is also recommended to take candy bars, nibbles, refreshing beverages and water. Put everything into a small backpack.

Villa & Winery Mal Sv. Kliment – 4* hotel: http://vilamalsvetikliment.com/

Villa Blazeski Ohrid: https://www.facebook.com/villa.blazeski/

Cash: cash, up to 7 days before departure, or in instalments – the first instalment is 50% upon registration, the rest of the following month by depositing a check in dinar equivalent at the mid-rate of the National Bank of Serbia on the day of payment. This program was made on the basis of 7 registered passengers. In the event of changes in the monetary market (or the market of goods and services) or an insufficient number of registered passengers, the travel organizer reserves the right to correct prices, change the program or cancel the trip no later than 5 days before the start of the trip.

NOTE: For departure from Belgrade, additional payment of 17 EUR per person should be done. The payment is made in RSD equivalent. The organizer reserves the right to change the plan and program in case of unforeseen circumstances.

The organizer of the trip is travel agency Lord Travel, licence number OTP 211/2021-A issued by the Business Register Agency as of 30 November 2021. Lord Travel is insured by an insurance policy against responsibility for travel agencies in case of insolvency and liability in case of damage to the traveller, number 2700924, by the insurer KOMPANIJA DUNAV OSIGURANJE ADO Belgrade. The policy is valid from 01 October 2021 to 01 October 2022. In this program, travel agency Lord Travel applies their general terms and conditions of traveling, which are included in signing up for the trip.

According to the Serbian Law on Tourism (Article 79), for one-day excursions (trips shorter than 24 hours), protection is not provided in terms of travel guarantee.