Ohrid Full Day Tour From Skopje

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    we will pick up you from all accommodation in Skopje
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

This private tour Skopje Ohrid the top tourist destination in Macedonia known as the Balkan Jerusalem, its a full-day trip to the pearl on Macedonian crown Ohrid. Its a must do once when you are in Macedonia, grab the chance to visit the town and lake of Ohrid, both protected by UNESCO!!!!!!

Highlights

See native wildlife in their natural environment

Free hotel pickup and drop-off included

Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver

Know More about this tour

The tour includes visit to the city Ohrid, starting from Skopje. Drive time Skopje Ohrid its take about 2 hours. After arrive in Ohrid starting a tour with visit of the church of St. Sophia which dates from the 11th century and then you go up to the Roman amphitheater which dates back to the 3rd century BC. Afterwards continue walking to the Icon Gallery, which shows a range of some of the most famous and valuable icons in the world right after the ones on Athos and in Russia. In the vicinity of the gallery is the church of St. Clements Church of the Holy Mother of God Most Glorious which dates from the 13th century and possesses some of the most beautiful and valuable frescoes from the 13th century not only in our country but in the Balkans as well. After that carry on walking to Tsar Samoils Fortress which was named after the first tsar of the Macedonian Slavs, who having conquered Byzantium, brought most of Macedonia under his rule. Then you walk to Plaoshnik, the place where you visit the newly built St. Clements Monastery Church which is dedicated to St. Clement, the patron of Ohrid, and St. Panteleimon and which stands beside the original site of St. Clements University, the first university of the Macedonian Slavs started in the 9th century AD. Inside the church you can also see the tomb with St. Clements relics. Beside the church you can see the foundations of the 5th-century basilica with beautifully preserved mosaic floors and some swastikas also discovered on the floors. From here you head towards the Church of St. Jovan at Kaneo, which was built at the end of the 13th century, and is one of the most frequently visited churches in Ohrid because of its beautiful location on the cliffs directly above the lake. After this you go back to the town on foot. Another option is to return to the town by boat and at the same time to make a tour of the lake providing you with a great view of the town. After a short brake leaving for Skopje.

Inclusions

Hotel/port drop-off

Driver/guide

Local guide

Hotel pickup

Private tour

Round-trip private transfer

Transport by private vehicle

Exclusions

Food and drinks

Gratuities

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Dress code is casual

Not wheelchair accessible

Stroller accessible

Near public transportation

Infant seats available

Most travelers can participate

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate