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9 days North Macedonia - Albania – Montenegro
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9 days North Macedonia - Albania – Montenegro

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Created: Sunday, June 16, 2024
Ref ID: 9460123
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US$1,045
Based on 2 adults
Created: Sunday, June 16, 2024
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Tours

Day 1: Day 1: Arrival Skopje

Arrival Skopje


Day 2: Day 2: Skopje Mavrovo Ohrid

In the morning sightseeing of the Macedonian capital, we will see the Old Town with the Kale Fortress and the Church of St. Spas, as well as the New Town with the Alexander Fountain and the Mother Teresa Memorial House. After that we will drive to the Mavrovo National Park. Unique nature and the highest mountains of Macedonia are waiting for us. Sightseeing of the monastery Sv. Jovan Bigorski, further to the UNESCO city Ohrid.


Day 3: Day 3: Ohrid Sveti Naum

We drive to the center of the UNESCO town and get our first impressions during a boat ride along the promenade to the church Kaneo, probably the most famous photo spot in Macedonia. From here we explore the city on foot. Afterwards free time for strolling, in the afternoon we visit the monastery of Sveti Naum, one of the most important sanctuaries of the Macedonian Orthodox Church. In the evening back to our hotel in Ohrid.


Day 4: Day 4: Ohrid Berat Tirana

Today we leave Macedonia and travel to Albania. We reach the UNESCO city of Berat, also called the city of a thousand windows. We will visit the fortress, which is still inhabited today. Then we continue to the capital Tirana, where we check into our hotel after a city tour.


Day 5: 5. Tirana Shkodra Lake Scutari

After breakfast we head north to the city of Shkodra, the largest city in northern Albania. We will visit Rozafa Fortress, one of the largest fortifications in the Western Balkans. Then we pass the border with Montenegro and reach Lake Scutari. Here we will take a boat trip and besides the charming nature we will see the "Alkatraz" of Montenegro, an abandoned prison island. Hotel in Budva.


Day 6: Day 6: Budva Cetinje Njegusi Perast Kotor

Drive to Cetinje - the old capital of Montenegro. Aging embassy buildings still tell the story of the metropolis of a state that was once considered the poorest kingdom in Europe. We pay a visit to the Royal Palace. Then we drive to the village of Njegusi. Here we will taste the famous raw ham. We can also watch the women baking and preparing bread. In the afternoon the next highlight of the trip, after a breathtaking descent on one of the most spectacular roads of the country we reach Perast. Boat trip in the bay of Kotor to the monastery island Maria on the Rock. City tour Kotor with the cathedral Sv. Trifun, then we return to Budva.


Day 7: Day 7: Budva Podgorica Tara Canyon Pec

Today we first explore the Montenegrin capital Podgorica. After a city tour we continue through the famous Moraca Canyon to the deepest canyon in Europe, the second deepest in the world - Tara Canyon. In the afternoon we drive to the Kosovar border, shortly after we reach the town of Pec, where we check into our hotel.


Day 8: Day 8: Pec Prishtina Skopje

After breakfast we will visit the Patriarchate Church in Pecs. Short tour in Prishtina, the capital of Kosovo. We pass the border with North Macedonia and reach the capital Skopje. We will take a city walk - we will see among others the Old Town with the Kale Fortress, the Church of St. Spas and the Great Bazaar, as well as the New Town with the Alexander Fountain and the Mother Theresa House. In the evening, a traditional dinner with music awaits us in a restaurant in Skopje.

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Destinations 4
Accommodations 5
Tours 1
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Guide languages
English
Included

Accommodation in selected 4* hotels on half board basis.


Bus service from/to airport as well as continuous English-speaking guide for the whole trip.


City tax.


Included entrance fees: Skopje.


Church of St. Spas.


Monastery Sv. Jovan Bigorski.


Boat trip Ohrid (approx. 25 minutes).


Ohrid.


entrance fee church Sv. Peribleptos.


Monastery Sveti Naum.


Berat Fortress.


Rozafa Shkoder Fortress.


Lake Scutari National Park + boat trip with snacks.


Cetinje.


city tax + entrance fee to the Royal Palace.


Njegusi.


ham tasting (snack).


Kotor.


city tax + entrance fee to Sv. Trifun.


Boat trip Perast - Mary on the rock - Perast.


Entrance fee to Mary on the Rock.


Pec.


entrance fee Patriarchate church.


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Excluded

Fly tickets.


Travel insurance.


Personal expenses.


Anything not mentioned as included.

Accommodation

Planned hotels

Tirana Hotel Dinasty 4*

Budva (Svetti Stefan) Hotel Idila 4*

Day 7: Budva Podgorica Tara Canyon Pec Hotel Dukagjini 5*

Ohrid Hotel Aqualina 4*

Skopje Hotel Next Door Park 4*

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