Kokino Tour

Kokino Tour

Reveal the mysteries of 4th oldest megalithic observatory in the world.


This tour starts by picking up the guests from the hotel, and transport to Kumanovo which is a 50 minutes ride from Skopje. We start the tour from a local restaurant, riding on asphalt road. Our first stop is Church of Saint George from XI century, famous by the architecture and fresco painting. After this visit, we continue to ride to Kokino, passing by few villages on our way. When we arrive in Kokino, we will have a view of the 4th oldest megalithic observatory in the world, according to NASA. We can see and take a seat in the special stone markers used to track the movement of the Sun and Moon on the eastern horizon. Four stone seats or "thrones" are placed in a row on the lower platform. The observatory used the method of stationary observation, marking positions of the Sun at the winter and summer solstice, as well as the equinox.
After we finish view of the observatory, we return to our starting point for lunch in the local restaurant. When we finish with lunch, we can enjoy in the beautiful atmosphere that surrounds us, after that we are transported back to Skopje.

Tour includes: renting E- bike, helmet, 0.5 liter of water, energy bar, licensed tour guide, lunch in restaurant.

This tour does not include: Drinks during the lunch.

Duration: 7:00 - 8:00 hours 

Distance: approx 50 km

Difficulty: easy 

Minimum participants: 2 people

Maximum participants: 7 people

 

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