Full day tour of Skopje and Matka canyon
This tour is the best way to feel the atmosphere and explore the city of Skopje. You will be guided by a highly educated English speaking guide who will do his best to share with you all the knowledge and show you Skopje from the inside. You will also visit one of the natural wonders of North Macedonia-Matka canyon.
The experience will be transformed into an adventure with a boat trip in the canyon and a visit of a cave.
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Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Boat trip in Matka canyon
- Entrance fees
- Air-conditioned vehicle
- Entry/Admission - Memorial House of Mother Teresa
- Entry/Admission - Matka Canyon
What's excluded :
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Old Bazaar, Skopje, Skopje Republic of North Macedonia
At 9:00 our guide will pick you up from your hotel/accommodation in Skopje. Your first stop will be in the Old Bazaar area of the city. You will have the chance to hear the stories about Yugoslavia and the modern way of life in the country from a native, which will make your experience much more fulfilled. In addition, you will compare the two historical interpretations and make your own conclusions. The highlights you will visit are the Old fortress, Sultan Murat Mosques, and the Old Bazaar, where we will have the chance to see Caravanserais (inns) from the Ottoman period when Skopje was one of the main trade centers on the Balkans.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Skopje Fortress Kale, Old Town, Skopje Republic of North Macedonia
After the Bazaar, you will climb on the highest hill of the city where the old fortress was situated. The remains of the fort are from the Middle Ages and the Ottoman period. You will learn about the history of those times and turbulences of the region.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Sultan Murad Mosque, Skopje Republic of North Macedonia
A mosque from the Ottoman-era, built during the 15th century. It is a masterpiece of the architectural achievements of the early Ottoman empire.
Duration: 20 minutes
Stop At: Macedonia Square, Centar, Skopje Republic of North Macedonia
To enter the new part of Skopje we will cross the Vardar River by the Stone bridge, the only preserved bridge from the Middle Ages. We will visit the new neo-classical square Macedonia. There we will admire the biggest statue of Alexander the Great and his father Phillip II. You will stop and learn the history of the ancient Macedonians and the adventures of their rulers. Despite that these rulers have never ruled from the lands of modern North Macedonia, the heritage of those famous people is in the foundations of the modern nationality of the Macedonians.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Memorial House of Mother Teresa, Macedonia Str. No.9, Skopje 1000 Republic of North Macedonia
We will continue to Mother Teresa memorial house. She is the most famous person born in Skopje. Her work and contribution to the world deserve huge respect. In the house museum, you will learn about her story and will track her life by the big photography collection. The walking part of the tour will finish at the Gate Macedonia (newly built triumphal arch).
After the walking tour, you will have 2 hours of free time during which you will have the chance to have lunch and taste the traditional Macedonian cuisine. Feel free to ask your guide for recommendations.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Matka Canyon, Street 1, Skopje 1000 Republic of North Macedonia
After finishing with Skopje your guide will drive you to Matka Canyon. The driving time is around 40 minutes. This is one of the most beautiful places in Macedonia. You will admire it on a boat trip inside the canyon. The boat will stop us at the entrance of a beautiful and unique cave. Your guide will show you the inside of it. After that, we start our boat journey back to the car. During it, we will pass by probably the deepest underwater cave in the world. Unfortunately, you will not be able to see it in detail. When you get to the car our guide will drop you at your hotel in Skopje.
Duration: 2 hours
Departure Point :Traveler pickup is offered
Departure Time :9:00 AM
Return Detail :-
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Near public transportation
- Infant seats available
- Most travelers can participate
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
- Face masks required for guides in public areas
- Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
- Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
- Guides required to regularly wash hands
- Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.