This tour will provide you with a rich experience of the history, religion and tradition that has shaped Macedonia throughout the centuries. With a combination of traditional Macedonian cuisine, superb wines and hospitality, you will discover the beauties of Macedonia that will leave you etching for more.
Firstly, you will discover the gem of Macedonia, a city positioned beside a lake that has been declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO, the 'City of Light' Ohrid. Then you will explore the 'City of Consuls' Bitola, the town under Marko's towers "Prilep"and finish with tastings of Macedonia's mouth-watering cuisine that includes a rich array of dishes and superb local wines from the biggest wine region in South Eastern Europe - Tikvesh
Day 1: Skopje- Ohrid
Day 2: Ohrid-Bitola - Stobi- Skopje
Lives in: Skopje, Macedonia
Credentials: Diploma Faculty of Law.
Certificates for tourist guide and companion with English and Russian languages, issued by Faculty for tourism.
Certificate for safe driver from US Embassy.
References from United Nations and NATO.
USA driver license and UN driver license for B and C category.
My name is Vlado, and Iam an independent personal tour guide based in Skopje, Macedonia. I work with small groups, maximum eight people, in order to give exclusive service to each of my customers. I am fluent in English, Serbocroatian, Bulgarian and Russian. With over 20 years of local guiding experience, I have a complete knowledge of Macedonia - its history and legends, its traditions and culture. I organize private tours with free vehicle for transport, door to door, back 100% customized and tailored to your tastes and needs, all around Balkan, providing exceptional service, assisting rent of vehicles and apartments, at prices to meet every budget!
My services were used during my 20 years work for UN, NATO and US Embassy. I am graduated in International Law, and Licenses from Faculty of Tourism. Member of the Association of Macedonian Tour Guides. I have gained the experience of creating tailor made itineraries and/or routes, professionally organize and do individual tours around Macedonia and Balkan countries, with accommodation (hotels, private apartments, bed and breakfast, or all inclusive}or with out accommodation, acting both as a driver using for free own AC vehicles, and a tour guide and companion. My services include guiding, - giving the travelers rich historical and cultural information about the whole of Balkan Area, driving, - providing airport transfers, as well as transfers to Macedonia neighboring countries - Sophia (Bulgaria), Istanbul (Turkey), Thessaloniki (Greece), Skopje, Ohrid, Belgrade (Serbia).
Organizing all trips for small groups (8 people), for bigger groups arranging visit in cooperation with licensed travel agency. The journey is the pleasure . . . Macedonia (the land of the bible) is the unforgettable positive experience. Travel is with cooperation with rental-car