Private One Day Tour of Ohrid from Tirana

According to an UNESCO article, the town of Ohrid is one of the Oldest Human Settlements in Europe. Furthermore, it lies in the shores of Ohrid, one of the oldest lakes in the world as well. In addition, it has been in centuries a crossway if different Cultures, traditions, and different invasions.

Called as the “Jerusalem of the Balkan”, Ohrid has played a huge role in the spread of Slavic Orthodoxy. It has had 365 Churches, one per each day of the year and dating from the 11th Century.

per adult from

$473

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Duration

10 hours

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Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Professional Tour Guide
    • Tickets in the mentioned attractions
    • Hotel Pick Up / Drop Off
    • Road Taxes and Car Insurance
    • Entry/Admission - Tsar Samuel's Fortress
    • Entry/Admission - St. Jovan Kaneo
    • Entry/Admission - Monastery of Saint Naum
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
    • Any Private Expenses or Tips
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Tsar Samuel's Fortress, Braka Miladinovtsi st, Ohrid Republic of North Macedonia

    Leaving Tirana at 09:00 we will head toward the South-East of Albania. After entering the Macedonian Border the first city is Struga, named after an ancient local legend of a young boy.
    Ohrid is situated next to Stuga, on the shores of the same lake for centuries has been the place when different cultures have to meet each other. Founded from Ancient Ilirain and Greek tribes it has passed into many different riling systems such as Roman, Byzantine, Bulgarian, Turkish, Serbian, Yugoslavia and lately being part of the Independent Republic of North Macedonia.
    Situated into the Hills of the City it was built under the rule of Bulgarian Tsar Samuil on thr 10th Century. It is believed that it has built-in the settlements of an ancient fortification of 4th century BCE, build by Philip 2nd.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: St. Jovan Kaneo, Kaneo Plaosnik Pateka, Ohrid 6000 Republic of North Macedonia

    Situated on the cliff over Kaneo Beach overlooking Lake Ohrid in the city of Ohrid, North Macedonia. The church is dedicated to John of Patmos, the writer of Revelation, who has been by some considered to be the same person as John the Apostle.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Ohrid, Ohrid, Southwestern Region

    Visit the City center and the Old Bazaar area where we will see the typical houses of Ohrid. Most of the city is paved in Stone, a reason why it was first called Lyhnidas coming from the Latin Language (a precious stone that emits light.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Monastery of Saint Naum, Ohrid Republic of North Macedonia

    After the visits of Ohrid we will drive toward the Monastery of Sveti Naum. This monastery is also at the same time also where St Naum is buried. It is a holy place where people from all over the world came to practice their religion. Furthermore, the Monastery Complex was part of Albanian border from 1912 – 1925 where it was returned to Yugoslavia.
    Visit at Tushemisht
    Leaving Macedonian border we will head toward Albania and stop at Tushemisht. Different from most of the Villages if the Albanian Part, it is very similar to Ohrid with the main Orthodox religion.
    In addition, we will drive to Tirana where will be the end of our tour.

    Duration: 45 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Tirana, Albania
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 12/18/2019 - 10/20/2021
    Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • 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.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Go as Local

Activity ID: V-107865P24

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