Mountain Experience

Six Days Hiking Trip in Macedonia


During the six days stay we will visit the most beautiful mountain landscapes in the country and we will introduce the local culture, food and wines to you so you could enjoy the variety of the Macedonian beauties.

Highlights of the tour:

1. Hiking in three national parks
2. Visiting strictly protected areas with endemic flora
3. Enjoying traditional food and local wines
4. City tour in Ohrid, city of UNESCO
5. Night boat trip around the city of Ohrid
6. Climbing on the highest peak on Shar Mountain - Tito's Peak
7. Accommodation in four star hotels with spa

Difficulty Level



Best period

Late May to early November


Everybody has to know that the right clothing and equipment is essential for a successful mountain trip. There will be some items and travel clothes which you will want to pack for the journey which will not be required on the tour in the mountains, so these may be left at your hotel and collected at the end, a light fold away small bag is useful for these items.

The following list is a combination of suggestion, advice and our experience of what you will need. For additional information's do not hesitate to contact us.

This is what we think essential for safety and basic comfort.

  • Compass
  • Map
Sun protection
  • Sunscreen
  • Lip balm
  • Sunglasses
Clothing - warm weather
  • Wicking T - shirt (synthetic or wool)
  • Wicking underwear
  • Quick - drying pants or shorts
  • Long - sleeve shirt (protecting from sun, bugs)
  • Rainwear (jackets, pants - waterproof and breathable)
  • Sun - shielding hat
  • Bandana or Buff
Clothing cool weather
  • Wicking long - sleeve T - shirt
  • Wicking long underwear
  • Hat, cap, skullcap, balaclava or headband
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Rainwear (jackets, pants - waterproof and breathable)
  • Fleece jacket or vest, and pants
  • Hiking Boots suited to terrain and conditions
  • Trekking socks (synthetic or wool) plus spares
  • Gaiters (for snow conditions)
  • Backpack 30 - 45 liters
  • Trekking poles
  • Energy food and beverages
  • Water bottle or camelback
  • Nylon cord (5 meters)
  • First aid kit
  • Knife or multi - tool, duct tape strips
  • Headlamp with extra batteries
  • Camera
  • Wet wipes and toilet rolls
  • Small Ziploc plastic boxes
  • Notebook & Pencil
  • Money belt


    Day 1: Ohrid

  • - Meeting at the Ohrid aerport
  • - Accommodation in the hotel
  • - Overnight in Ohrid
  • Day 2: National Park Galichica, Magaro Peak 2255m

  • - Transfer to Mount Galichica plateau
  • - Hiking up to the highest point of Mount Galichica - Magaro Peak
  • - Lunch at the village of Trpejca on the Ohrid Lake coast
  • - Visiting the museum on water "Bay of Bones" - Neolithic settlement
  • - City tour in the old part of the town
  • - Night boat trip on Ohrid Lake
  • - Dinner in a restaurant on the lake coast
  • - Overnight in Ohrid

    Day 3: National Park Pelister, Pelister Peak 2601m

  • - Morning transfer to the National Park Pelister and starting point of the hike
  • - Hiking to the highest peak of Mount Baba Pelister - 2601m
  • - Picnic on the mountain
  • - Walking through the historical trail in the park
  • - Transfer to National Park Mavrovo
  • - Dinner at the hotel in Mavrovo
  • - Overnight in Mavrovo
  • Day 4: National Park Mavrovo, Medenica Peak 2163m

  • - Transfer to high mountain plateau of Mount Bistra
  • - Traverse of Medenica Peak from Frchec to the village of Galichnik
  • - Galichnik walking tour
  • - Lunch in the village of Galichnik at a local villagers home
  • - Transfer to Mountain resort Popova Sapka
  • - Dinner in the hotel at Popova Sapka
  • - Overnight in Popova Sapka
  • Day 5: Shar Mountain, Tito's Peak 2747m

  • - Hiking up to Tito's Peak
  • - Lunch in the hotel at Popova Sapka
  • - Transfer to Ohrid
  • - Dinner at a fish restaurant in Ohrid
  • - Overnight in Ohrid
  • Day 6: Jablanica Mountain, Circular hiking above village of Vevchani

  • - Morning transfer to the village of Vevchani
  • - Hiking on a circular trail abovethe vilage of Vevchani ancient area Vajtos.
  • - Walking tour through the village of Vevchani
  • - Local food lunch
  • - Transfer to hotel in Ohrid
  • - Transfer to airport
  • - Fly back
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