Day 1: Skopje. Transfer from Skopje airport to hotel, where we will stay for two nights. Day of arrival no program, but a little bit of explanation about the journey, about the Macedonian people, habits, etc.
Day 2: Skopje. Breakfast at hotel. We will start tour with visit of Old Railway station. After that we will visit Monument and Museum of Mother Theresa and Central Square of Skopje and born house of Mother Theresa. Then we will go to Old town (Turkish street and Bazaar) and here we will visit church “Holly Savior” and National Museum of Macedonia, this will be the end of the excursion. For afternoon, we will propose you our optional tour: visit of lake Matka, cave Vrelo, river Treska and monastery “St. Andrew” (15 EUR). Free activities for one who will stay in Skopje.
Day 3: Skopje - Tetovo - Mavrovo. Breakfast at hotel. We will go for Tetovo (45 km) to visit Sarena Mosque. Then we will go for Mavrovo (50 km), to check in hotel. After check in, we go to the sheep’s (tea hut), then to village Galicnik (if there isn't a snow). After that we will visit the cave Sharkova dupka. (optional tour – 15 EUR).
Day 4: Mavrovo - Ohrid. Breakfast at hotel and We leave the hotel in Mavrovo. On the way to Ohrid (105 km), we will visit the church “St. Jovan Bigorski”, the most beautiful iconostasis in Europe and sight seeing on the river Black Drim. Check in, in hotel. In afternoon, we will visit the old part of Ohrid (St. Sophia, Antique theatre, St. Holly Mother of God Perivleptos, Icon gallery, St. Clement (Plaoshnik), and at the church St. Jovan Kaneo, back to the center by small boats.
Day 5: Ohrid - Bitola. Breakfast at hotel and we will visit the monastery “St. Naum” (27 km). Trip by small boats in the springs of Black Drim. Driving through the National park “Galicica” with sightseeing (if the excursions are from May till October) to Bitola (70 km). Check in, in hotel and after that we will visit Heraklea Linkestis (town found by Filipus the Great, Alexander’s Father) and then we go to Bitola to visit the City Museum. After this people can choose to go in to town or they can choose to go by bus to Pelister for a walk in the national park (optional tour – 10 EUR). After that, free time (possibility for Spa center).
Day 6: Bitola – Prilep – Demir Kapija. Breakfast at hotel and we leave Bitola and go to Prilep (42 km). Visit the monument of Alexander the Great and the center of the town with the tower and shopping street. Option for lunch in ethno (national) restaurant “Macedonian house” (10 EUR menu). Free time for the rest. Than we go to vinery “Popova kula” in Demir Kapija (80 km), degustation of Macedonian wines (tourists own expenses). We will accommodate in hotel.
Day 7: Demir Kapija - Strumica. We will leave Demir Kapija and travel to Strumica (57 km). There we will visit monasteries “St. Leontij” - Vodoca and “Holly Mother Merciful” – Veljusa. Then we will accommodate in hotel. Then we will go in center in Strumica , free time, lunch at their own expenses. Than we will go to visit Roman bath in village Bansko and the highest waterfall in Macedonia – Smolare (39 metres).
Day 8: Strumica - Berovo. Breakfast at hotel and we will leave hotel and we will drive to Berovo (45 km). We will check in the hotel. We go by bus to the Berovo Lake and from there we will walk together with a local guide to the Bacilo (Tea hut), we can look around at after that we will enjoy a beautiful lunch prepared from all the good things of nature). Free time in town Berovo.
- Transfer with minibus, high–tourist class (air condition, DVD, TV, refrigerator) for all days,
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