1 Day Tour
The Treasures of Ohrid Lake
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Tirana, Albania|
|DEPARTURE TIME||From 8:00 AM. at your hotel|
|ESTIMATED DURATION OF TOUR:||12 hours|
If you are more then 5 persons, please contact us
Depart to Ohrid, Macedonia and on the way we can have a short stop for cafe in Pogradec.
Cross the border to North Macedonia and firstly visit the amazing monastery of St.Naum. The church was built on this site in 9th century as his memorial by the Slavonic educator St.Naum of Ohrid, the disciple of Cyril and Methodius. Naum was also buried there. Locals say that if you put your ear close enough to his tomb at St.Naum Monastery, you can still hear St. Naum’s heart beating 1100 years after his death.
Have lunch in a local restaurant.
Transfer to the city of Ohrid the only one in Balkan inscribed in UNESCO World Heritage as a natural site and as Historical site since 1980. Called the “Jerusalem of Balkan”, famous for having in the past 365 Orthodox churches, one church for each
day of the year. Today the city is famous for its architecture, the churches, the castle on the top of the city, the amphitheater, the beautiful view of the lake surrounded by mountains and the pearls from the lake.
The tour includes sightseeing of the old town of Ohrid, Samuel’s fortress, the “Charsija” and you will get a chance to do some traditional Ohrid pearl jewelry shopping.
Once in Ohrid, you can choose to join a boat ride around the city or walk by the lake in a wooden path.
Transfer back from Qafa Thanes Border and have some stops along the way.