Two Lakes Tour

 

Two Lakes Tour

Experience Ohrid & Prespa region on two wheels with E - bike.

 

Highlights

 7 days E-bike tour.

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

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 accommodation 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 - St Naum 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 a 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 - Struga and Radozda Tour

Breakfast at 8:00 AM
Start of the tour at 9:00 AM. 
We ride on asphalt road that goes to Struga, 16 km from Ohrid. The road that we use is local and not too busy, close to the lakeshore. After we reach Struga, we will ride in the old part of town known as Charshija, from Struga we proceed to ride towards village of Kalishta, passing by Elen Kamen and ending in village of Radozda. 
When we arrive in Radozda, we will have lunch in local restaurant tasting some local dishes.
After the lunch we can visit archaeological remains of the Via Egnatia - famous Roman Road from II century BC, that goes from Durres to Thessaloniki, passing by Lake Ohrid.
After this we can relax on the near beach.  
Around 6:00 PM we're heading back to Ohrid.
Dinner at 8:00 PM
Overnight in Ohrid 
Tour distance: 30 km

 

Day 4. Ohrid - National Park Galicica Tour

Breakfast at 8:00 AM
Start of the tour 9:00 AM from village Velestovo, we transport from the hotel on 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 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 are going to have lunch in 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 Tour

Breakfast at 8:00 AM
Transport to Stenje. 
This tour starts at 11:00 AM from village Stenje, which is positioned on the shores of Lake Prespa. We ride towards village Konjsko on wide unpaved road, on our way we are visiting Saint Ilija Church, located on the lakeshore. When we arrive in Konjsko, one of the most beautiful and remote village on Lake Prespa, we are going to take a longer break on the nearby beach. 
Around 3:00 PM we return to Stenje, where we have lunch. After the lunch we have free time. 
Dinner at 8:00 PM
Overnight in Stenje
Tour distance: 22 km

 

Day 6. Prespa - Stenje Brajcino 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  
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.
Transport of passengers and E - bikes.
Professional licensed English-speaking guide.
E-bike + helmet.
Entrance fees for the national park Galicica, Boat trip in Saint Naum, entrance fee for the Monastery of Saint Naum, and other tourist attractions. 


What is not included:


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

Minimum travelers:
Maximum travelers: 7

Difficulty: easy/moderate - total mileage 208 km - daily average 41.6 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

 

For pricing and dates, please request a quote!