Bike&kayak around Ohrid and Prespa Lake

 

Bike & kayak around Lakes Ohrid and Prespa

Experience the magic of the two beautiful lakes. 

 

Highlights

7 days E-bike and kayak tour.

Visiting the most interesting places and tourist attractions in that area such as: Ohrid - City of UNESCO (city tour), Saint Naum - medieval monastery (boat tour), Galicica National Park, Lake Prespa and beautiful villages Trpejca, Ljubanista, Radozda, Stenje, Konjsko, Kurbinovo, Ljubojno and Brajcino.

Kayaking on beautiful wild beaches of the Lakes Ohrid and Prespa.

Tasting local dishes made from local ingredients.

6 overnights (4 overnights in hotel and 2 overnights in private apartments).

Meals: 6 breakfasts 5 lunches and 6 dinners.

Energy bars and water bottle during the e-bike tours.

Professional licensed English-speaking guide.

Airport pick up and drop off.

Itinerary

  

Day 1. Arrival in Skopje and transport to Ohrid

Arrival in Skopje, pick up from the airport and transport to Ohrid 
Arrival and accomodation in Ohrid.
Dinner and informing the guests about the tour program for next days.
City tour around Ohrid Old Town.
Overnight in Ohrid.

 

Day 2. Ohrid - Saint Naum E - bike Tour

Breakfast at 8:00 AM 
Start of the tour at 9:00 AM. 
We ride on asphalt road that stretches along the shore of the Lake Ohrid. While riding we can see magnificent Galicica National Park and visit some of the most beautiful villages in this area such as: Peshtani, Trpejca and Ljubanishta. After we arrive in Saint Naum, we go to lunch, then we take boat trip on the springs of Saint Naum. When the boat trip ends, we are visiting Monastery of the Saint Naum from X century, and later we can enjoy on the beautiful beach near monastery. Around 5:00 PM we're heading back to Ohrid. 
Dinner at 8:00 PM
Free time in Ohrid
Overnight in Ohrid 
Tour distance: 65 km

 

Day 3. Ohrid - Trpejca Ljubanista kayak Tour

Breakfast at 8:00 AM 
Transport to Trpejca
Start of the tour at 10:00 AM. 
We start to paddle from Trpejca Beach, on our way to Ljubanista we make few breaks. First, we stop on Saint Zaum, beautiful church from XIII century located near to shore, accessible only by water. From Saint Zaum we proceed to paddle alongside the most beautiful wild beaches on Lake Ohrid. Our destination is Ljubanista beach, where we have lunch break. After the lunch we can relax on the beach. At 5:00 PM we return to Trpejca, and from there we have transport to Ohrid. 
Dinner at 8:30 PM
Overnight in Ohrid
Tour distance: 9 km

 

Day 4. Ohrid - National Park Galicica E - bike Tour

Breakfast at 8:00 AM
Start of the tour 9:00 AM from village Velestovo, we transport from the hotel with the bikes.
We ride on wide unpaved road. In front of us is 7.5 km long, but not so steep uphill. When we reach altitude of 1550 meters (starting point is 1050 meters) we are taking a longer break in the heart of the Galicica National Park. After the break we continue to ride on the one of the most beautiful unpaved roads in Macedonia. This road is 14 km long and joins the asphalt road that goes to village of Trpejca.
After this we have 21 km asphalt road (downhill) to Trpejca where we gonna have lunch at a local restaurant. After the lunch we can relax on a nearby beach. Around 7:00 PM we have transport from Trpejca to Ohrid.
Dinner at 8:30 PM
Overnight in Ohrid 
Tour distance: 44 km

 
 
 Day 5. Prespa - Stenje Konjsko Kayak Tour

 

Breakfast at 8:00 AM 
Transport to village Stenje.
Start of the tour at 11:30 AM. 
We start to paddle from Stenje near to the lakeshore towards Konjsko. This village is one of the most remote settlements in Macedonia. On the way to Konjsko, we make stop to visit church of Saint Ilija near the shore. After the break we continue with our trip, on the way we can see lots of different birds common to this lakeshore, such as: pelicans, great cormorants, wild ducks, and others. When we reach Konjsko we take a lunch break, and after the lunch we can relax on the beautiful beach in Konjsko. From the beach in Konjsko, we can see the only Island in Macedonia, Golem Grad.
At 5:00 PM, we return to Stenje. 
Dinner at 8:30 PM
Overnight in Stenje
Tour distance: 12 km

 

Day 6. Prespa - Stenje Brajcino E - bike Tour

Breakfast at 8:00 AM
Start of the tour 9:00 AM 
We are riding on local asphalt road around Lake Prespa. On our way to Brajcino we are going to pass apple tree plantations which are very common in this area.  Also, we are going to visit the village of Kurbinovo, famous for the beautiful Byzantine fresco paintings in the Church of Saint George from the XII century. Our destination is beautiful village Brajcino, located on the foothill of the National Park Pelister. In Brajcino we will have lunch in the local restaurant, tasting some local dishes. After the lunch we can visit nearby village of Dolno Dupeni.
Dinner at 8:00 PM
Overnight in Brajcino
Tour distance: 47 km

Day 7. End of the Tour

Breakfast at 8:00 AM
Depending on the time of flight departure, we can have some free time on the nearby beach.
Departure to Skopje Airport 
End of the tour

What is included:

6 overnights in double bedrooms (4 overnights in a hotel and 2 overnights in private apartments)
Meals: 6 breakfasts 5 lunches and 6 dinners.
Energy bars and water bottle during the tours.
Transport from and to Skopje airport on arrival and departure day.
E-bike + helmet
Double sit on top kayak + life jackets and paddles 
Transport of passengers, E - bikes and kayaks.
Professional licensed English-speaking guide.
Entrance fees for the National Park Galicica, Boat trip on Sveti Naum, entrance fee for the Monastery of Sveti Naum, and other tourist attractions.

 
 
What is not included:

Single room supplement 
Transport to Macedonia
Personal expenses 
Drinks during the meals
Tips 
Travel insurance e 

Minimum travelers: 2 
Maximum travelers: 7

Difficulty: easy/moderate - total riding mileage 109 km - daily average 54.5 km 
                  total paddling mileage 25 km - daily average 12.5 km


Important note: 
You must specify your height, for choosing correct E-bike size. 
You must notify us of you flight arrival and departure.

E-Bike model: 29 SPECIALIZED LEVO HT- Hardtail mountain E-bike

 

Kayak model: Bic Tobago double, sit on top kayak

 

For pricing and dates, please request a quote!