Ohrid Lake and traditional part of Albania, Round Trip 5 Days

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Day 1: Arrival Skopje

Arrival in Skopje. Meet and greet the guide at the airport. Upon arrival in capital of Macedonia walking tour of Skopje and visit Mother Theresa house, Old Railway station, Warrior on horse, and many of the monuments from the project Skopje 2014, famous Stone Bridge and part of the old bazaar, Kale Fortress, Mustafa Pasha mosque, Old Bazar, Lead Inn, Sulu Inn, Double Bath, Kapan Inn, Macedonia Street. Lunch and free time. Accommodation and dinner at the hotel.

Day 2: Skopje-Tetovo-Ohrid

Breakfast at hotel. Check out and proceed to Ohrid. On the way to Ohrid, first stop will be in Tetovo, where you can visit Multicolored Mosque.  Upon arrival start with exploring of Ohrid old town – the cultural capital of Macedonia protected by UNESCO and the birthplace of the Cyrillic script. During the city tour St. Sofia Church, Old Plane Three, the statue of Kiril and Methodi, Ali Pasha Mosque, Old bazaar will be seen. Lunch and free time. Accommodation and dinner at the hotel in Ohrid.

Day 3: Ohrid-St.Naum-Ohrid

After breakfast, you will have tour in the old part of Ohrid city. The tour starts from the Upper Gate, and you will experience Ohrid through the centuries. This tour includes visits on the antique theatre, the Gallery of Icon, the Samoil Fortress from where you will have beautiful panoramic view over the Ohrid lake and the city. After this follow visit in the monastery St. Clement at Plaosnik, where he founded the first Slavic University. Visit in the cathedral St. Sofia with beautiful frescos from the 11th century and the home of the family Robevci, today Museum of Ohrid city, is also included . Then you will enjoy lunch and after the lunch the journey continues to the beautiful monastery St.Naum and the springs of the river Black Drim. Dinner and overnight in Ohrid.

Day 4: Ohrid-Albania, Pogradec-Ohrid

Today, travel back to Albania, city of Pogradec and village Lin. Pogradec is the only city on the Albanian side of the Ohrid Lake. Lin is a small village with stone houses and stone streets, situated on the only peninsula in Ohrid Lake, and here you can see foundations of an early Christian basilica from the 4-6th century. Lunch and free time. Overnight and dinner at hotel in Ohrid.

Day 5: Ohrid-Skopje

After breakfast at hotel, transfer to the Skopje airport for return flight home, with beautiful memories from this round trip.

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