Mountain Experience

Seven Days Hiking Trip in Macedonia


Seven-days hiking tour in Macedonia represents the best way to meet with spiritual wealth, cultural values and natural beauties of Macedonia. Climbing the highest peak in Macedonia - Golem Korab, tour in the spiritual sanctuary in the Balkans - the city of Ohrid and introduction into the history of the area through testing of traditional food and local wines

Highlights of the tour:

1. Hiking in three national parks
2. Climbing the highest peak in Macedonia - Golem Korab
3. Visit strictly protected areas with endemic flora
4. Enjoying traditional food and local wines at homes of local villagers
5. City tour in Ohrid, city of UNESCO
6. City tour in Skopje, capital of Macedonia
7. Visit most famous Orthodox temple in Macedonia

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: Arrival at Skopje airport and Skopje city tour

  • - Meeting at Skopje airport
  • - Transfer to Skopje and accommodation in the hotel
  • - Skopje city tour
  • - Dinner with traditional food and local wines
  • Day 2: Shar Mountain - hiking to Tito's Peak

  • - Morning transfer to Popova Sapka
  • - Hiking to the highest peak of Shar Mountain - Tito's Peak 2747m
  • - Testing the local sheep's cheese
  • - Dinner with local food and Macedonian's wines
  • Day 3: National Park Mavrovo - hiking to Medenica peak

  • - Morning transfer to National Park Mavrovo
  • - Hiking to the top of the highest peak on Mount Bistra - Medenica Peak 2163m
  • - Walking tour through village of Galichnik
  • - Dinner with local food
  • Day 4: National Park Mavrovo - hiking to peak Golem Korab

  • - Transfer to Mount Korab
  • - Hiking to highest peak in Macedonia - Golem Korab 2754m
  • - Driving through picturesque canyons of rivers Radika and Drim
  • - Visiting the most important Orthodox temple in Macedonia, Monastery St. John the Baptist
  • - Transfer to city of Ohrid
  • Day 5: National Park Galichica - hiking to Magaro peak and Ohrid city tour

  • - Transfer to Mount Galichica
  • - Hiking to the highest peak of Mount Galichica - Magaro Peak 2245m
  • - Light lunch at village of Konjsko
  • - Ohrid city tour
  • - Dinner with local fish and wine on a lake coast
  • Day 6: National Park Pelister - hiking to Anteni Peak

  • - Transfer to National Park Pelister
  • - Hiking to the highest peak of Mount Baba - Pelister 2601m
  • - Walking through historical trail in the park
  • Day 7: Transfer to Skopje airport and fly back

  • - Transfer to Skopje airport and fly back
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