Arrival to Pristina and tour of Pristina. City of Pristina where we stroll along its streets and Main Square.
1. Day –Priştina- Prizren, Kosova – Tetova – Ohrid, Macedonia
Arrival to Pristina and tour of Pristina. City of Pristina where we stroll along its streets and Main Square. We start with a visit of the 14th C Monastery of Gracanica (WHS). Its architectural structure represents the apex of Serbian buildings that followed the spirit of the Byzantine tradition. After tour , drive to Prizren which is nicest city of Kosova. We will walk along streets and will see Stone Bridge, Gazi Mehmet Pasha Hamam, Sinan Pa-sha Mosque and Castle of Prizren. Continue to the historical country of Macedonia and arrive to Tetova. During Tetova tour we will see Arabati Baba Teke Tetovo Kale , Bal Tepe Fortress ,The Painted Mosque and St. Cyril and Methodius Church and Turkish Amam – After tour drive towards Ohrid. Check in to hotel. Dinner and overnight.
2. Day Ohrid –Resne-Bitola-Ohrid- Macedonia ( FYROM)
Breakfast in the hotel. City tour of Ohrid. Walk through the Lower Gate to the Archeolog-ical Museum in the Robev Family House, and tour an exhibition of ancient artifacts, in-cluding a statue of the Goddess Isis. Continue to the 11th-century cathedral church of St. Sofia, the Ancient Theater from the 2nd century BC, and the beautiful icons at the church of St. Mary Perivleptos. Get fantastic views of Ohrid Lake from the medieval walls of Samuil Fortress. Descend to Plaosnik at the crossroads of civilizations on Ohrid Hill. Visit the burial place of St. Kliment, and the newly reconstructed church of St. Pan-telejmon. After Ohrid city tour drive to Resne, Bitola. Resen is a town in southwestern Macedonia, with just under 9,000 inhabitants. Resen is approximately equidistant be-tween Bitola and Ohrid. Resen was under Byzantine rule. Later, Resen became part of the Ottoman Empire, and it was the birthplace of Ahmed Niyazi Bey, an Albanian officer from a noble family of the town, who was one of the initiators and leaders of the Young Turk Revolution in the region in 1908. Ahmed Niyazi Bey’s most famous monument in Resen is the Saraj, a French-style estate he built. In the late 19th and early 20th century, Resen was part of the Manastir Vilayet of the Ottoman Empire. Then drive and tour of Bi-tola , which is the second largest city in Macedonia located in the south-western part of the country and also of great importance as a tour location. The city still bears the marks of the diplomacy and is well known as “the city of the consuls”. Bitola is located on an important strategic and trade point near the Greek boarder at the base of Pelister Mountain which presents one of the three National Parks in Macedonia. Dinner in the hotel. Overnight.
3.Day-Ohrid –Skopje, Macedonia ( FYROM)
Breakfast in the hotel. Drive to Skopje. Panoramic and walking tour of capital of Mace-donia Skopje. Museum of city of Skopje, Monument of Mother Therese, Memorial house of mother Therese ,Stone bridge- monumental in the city centre built in the beginning of the 6th century ; Daut pasin hamam –monument of Islamic arquitecture from 15th centu-ry .Visit the church Sv Spasa built in 17th century and Skopje fortress . After tour, Trans-fer to hotel. Dinner and overnight.
4. Day – Skopje
Breakfast in the hotel. Optional Matka Canyon tour. Start at the 14th-century Monastery of Matka, dedicated to the Dormition of the Most Holy Mother of God, a religious festi-val celebrated every year. Walk along the banks of the River Treska, famous for its kayak competitions, following the path past the Dam and manmade Lake Matka.
Next, climb aboard a small boat to cruise along the 5-mile (8-kilometer) canyon, soaking up the surroundings and scent of flowers. Listen and look out for abundant birdlife, and keep your eyes open for wild boar and hare. On your return, stop opposite the Monas-tery of St. Andrew and climb up forested hills to the Monastery of St. Nikola. After tour transfer to airport and end of tour.