Two States Two Lakes E-Bike&Kayak Tour

 

Two States Two Lakes Tour (bike & kayak)

Ride in 2 states, paddle in 2 lakes.

 

Highlights

7 days E-bike and kayak tour.

Visiting two states, two lakes and most interesting places and tourist attractions in the area, such as: Ohrid - City of UNESCO (city tour), Pogradec (Albania), ancient Roman Road Via Egnatia, Struga, 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 a 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 - Pogradec 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 Ljubanista. When we arrive in Saint Naum, we will take boat trip on the springs of Sveti Naum, and afterwards visit the monastery from X century.
From here we are leaving Macedonia and go to Pogradec, Albania which is 11 km from Saint Naum. In Pogradec we check into a hotel, and later we go in a local restaurant for lunch at 1:00 PM.
After the lunch we have free activities on the nearby beach.
Dinner at 8:00 PM
Overnight in Pogradec
Tour distance: 40 km

 

 

Day 3. Pogradec - Radozda Ohrid E - bike Tour

Breakfast at 8:00 AM 
Start of the tour at 9:00 AM. 
We ride on asphalt road on the Albanian side of the Lake Ohrid, passing by few villages on the lakeshore. Our lunch break is in village of Radozda around 12:30 PM. After the lunch we gonna visit archaeological remains from the ancient Roman Road Via Egnatia, and relax on the nearby beach. From Radozda we ride to Struga, by the way we are visiting lake settlement Elen Kamen and Kalishta. From Struga we return to Ohrid.
Dinner at 8:00 PM
Overnight in Ohrid
Tour distance: 54 km

 

Day 4. 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 XII century located near the 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 the City of Ohrid. 
Dinner at 8:30 PM
Overnight in Ohrid
Tour distance: 9 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 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 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: 2 
Maximum travelers: 7

Difficulty: easy/moderate - total riding mileage 87 km - daily average 43.5 km 
                  total paddling mileage 21 km - daily average 10.5 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!