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North Macedonia – Ohrid and Struga Full Day Tour from Tirana

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North Macedonia – Ohrid and Struga Full Day Tour from Tirana

Duration :   1 Day
The Price :   £90.00
Max People :    21
Start Location:   Tirana
North Macedonia – Ohrid and Struga Full Day Tour from Tirana

 

Ohrid Day Tour from Tirana

Ohrid is a picturesque city located in the southwestern part of North Macedonia, near the border with Albania. It is one of the oldest and most significant settlements in the Balkans, known for its rich history, cultural heritage, and natural beauty. Ohrid, along with Lake Ohrid, has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1980. The city is recognized for its cultural, historical, and natural significance. Lake Ohrid is one of Europe’s oldest and deepest lakes, and it is shared between North Macedonia and Albania. The lake is known for its crystal-clear waters and biodiversity, hosting numerous endemic species.

Day Tour Itinerary: Tirana to Struga and Ohrid

1. Departure from Tirana: Our professional tour leader will pick you up from your hotel in Tirana, marking the start of the day’s journey. We will make a quick stop and visit the Elbasan Castle on the way.

2. Struga – Quick Stop by the Drini River: In Struga, North Macedonia, we will enjoy a quick drink by the beautiful source of the Drini River, one of the longest rivers in the Western Balkans.

3. Ohrid – Drive to Ohrid: We will continue the journey towards Ohrid, a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the oldest human settlements in Europe.

4. Ohrid Lake: Time to explore the surroundings of Ohrid Lake, once inhabited by the Illyrian Tribe of Enkeleys and named “Lyhnidas” by the Romans.

5. City of Ohrid: Discover the city of Ohrid, known for its rich history and significance in Orthodoxy.

6. Ohrid Landmarks: Exploring the famous viewpoint of the Church of St. John, the Church of St. Nicolas, and the mosque Halveti Hayati Tekke. We will learn about Ohrid’s architectural heritage, featuring 365 Orthodox churches, symbolizing one for each day of the year. Visit Ohrid Amphitheater and Castle.

7. Return to Tirana: After a day of exploration, we begin our  journey back to Tirana, marking the end of the day tour.

Travel Tips:

  • Wear comfortable clothing and footwear suitable for walking and exploring historical sites.
  • Bring a camera to capture the scenic landscapes and cultural landmarks.
  • Enjoy local beverages and snacks during stops to experience the regional flavors.
  • Check with the tour leader for any specific guidelines or recommendations during the tour.

This day tour offers a blend of natural beauty, historical exploration, and cultural insights, allowing participants to immerse themselves in the charm of Struga and Ohrid in North Macedonia.

Included in the tour;
      1. Private Transport: Transportation is provided by the company.
      2. Professional Tour Leader: A professional tour leader is included, guiding and providing insights throughout the trip.
      3. Hotel Pick-Up in Tirana: The tour includes the convenience of hotel pick-up in Tirana.
      4. Hotel Drop-Off in Tirana: The tour concludes with hotel drop-off in Tirana.
      5. Entry Tickets: Entry tickets to the visited sites (as specified in the itinerary) are included.
      6. International Car Insurance: Insurance coverage for the international car used during the tour is included.
      7. Excluded from the Tour: Specific items or services not explicitly mentioned in the inclusion list would be considered excluded from the tour.

Places You’ll See :

What's Included

  • Driver/Guide
  • Entry Admission Ticket
  • Guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Hotel Pickup/ Drop off
  • Transportation with A/C Vehicle

Activities

  • City Tours
  • Cultural Sites
  • Natural Attractions
  • Sightseeing

Location Map

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