Test the best – seven days hiking tour in Macedonia


The title says it all – Taste the most beautiful areas for hiking in this part of the Balkans and visit most important monuments in Ohrid, city of UNESCO.

Highlights of the tour:

Hiking in three national parks
♦ Visiting four glacial lakes
♦ Visiting Ohrid, city of UNESCO
♦ Tasting traditional food in local’s houses

Difficulty level: Moderate to difficult

Best period: Early June to early November


Day 1
Transfer to National Park Mavrovo

Day 2
Hiking from village of Bitushe to village of Zhirovnica through Velivar Peak

Day 3
Hiking from village of Podgorci to village of Vevchani through Crn Kamen Peak

Day 4
Ohrid city tour

Day 5
Hiking from village of Peshtani to village of Stenje, through Magaro Peak

Day 6
Hiking from village of Dihovo to hotel Molika

Day 7
Transfer to Skopje airport



Day 1 – National Park Mavrovo

♦ Transfer to National Park Mavrovo
♦ Visit monastery St. John the Baptist
♦ Short hike from monastery to village of Janche
♦ Coffee at hotel Tutto, village of Janche
♦ Transfer to village of Rostusha
♦ Accommodation at “Rooms at Fuad” in village of Rostusha
♦ Dinner at local restaurant

Day 2 – Village of Bitushe – Peak Velivar – village of Zhirovnica

♦ Short transfer to village of Bitushe
♦ Hike up on a trail BHA M15 to Velivar Peak
♦ Hike down from Velivar Peak to village of Zhirovnica on a trail BHA M14
♦ Accommodation at mountain hut Govedarnica in village of Zhirovnica
♦ Short  walking in a village
♦ Traditional dinner with local food at mountain hut

Day 3 – Village of Podgorci – Podgorecki Lakes – Peak Crn Kamen – Vevchanska Lokva – village of Vevchani

♦ Transfer to vilalge of Podgorci
♦ Hike on a trail BHA M20
♦ Photographing three most beautiful lakes on Jablanica Mountain
♦ Accommodation in private rooms in Vevchani
♦ Dinner with traditional dancing at restaurant Kutmichevica in Vevchani

Day 4 – Ohrid, city of UNESCO

♦ City tour in old town of Ohrid
♦ Lunch at local restaurant
♦ Boat trip to monastery St. Naum
♦ Dinner at restaurant Noa on Ohrid Lake coast

Day 5 – Village of Peshtani – Magaro Peak – village of Stenje

♦ Transfer to village of Peshtani
♦ Hike on a trail BHA M25
♦ Photographing   panorama   two largest lakes in Macedonia
♦ Hike down to village of Stenje through trail BHA M26
♦ Accommodation in private rooms in village of Stenje
♦ Enjoy traditional dinner at the home of local villagers

Day 6 – Village of Dihovo – hotel Molika

♦ Transfer to village of Dihovo
♦ Hike on a trail BHA M27
♦ Accommodation in hotel Molika
♦ Visit info point at National Park Pelister
♦ Dinner at hotel Molika

Day 7 – city of Bitola

♦ Short transfer to city of Bitola
♦ Coffee at famous street Shirok Sokak  in the center of Bitola
♦ Transfer to Skopje
♦ Fly back