Private family hiking tour of Matka Canyon with Millenium Cross and Nerezi village
Walking tours

Private family hiking tour of Matka Canyon with Millenium Cross and Nerezi village

Availability: Everyday
Duration: 8 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Spend a full-day with the family on a guided hiking tour
  • Discover the oldest artificial lake in the country
  • See two monasteries frescoed walls
  • Get a free e-guide of the region to download on your smartphone
What to expect

Enjoy an adventurous full-day with the family on a guided hiking tour (approx. 6-8 hours) in the Matka canyon. Visit the the monastery of St Nikola Shioshevski, old boonkers, Milenium cross, the vilage of Nerezi with its old monastery St Panteleimon and the ethno-vilage museum. Your tour will finish at the Vodno mountain parking.

Highlights include:

  • Matka - a canyon located west of Skopje, Macedonia. Covering roughly 5,000 hectares
  • Matka - popular outdoor destinations in Macedonia and home to several medieval monasteries. The Matka Lake within the Matka Canyon is the oldest artificial lake in the country. The canyon area is home to several historic churches and monasteries
  • St Andrew's Monastery - built in 1389 by King Vukašin's son Andrijaš and situated in the gorge of the Treska River, it contains frescoes painted by Jovan the Metropolitan
  • Matka Monastery - built in the 14th century, is located on the left bank of the Treska
  • St Nicholas Monastery - located on a cliff above the canyon and St Andrew's Monastery the monastery offers a unique view high above the canyon. It contains an iconstasis of the church was painted in 1645, while the western side was frescoed in 1630
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What's included
  • Professional guide
  • E-guide to load on smartphones
What's not included
  • Transportation (from the city to Matka Canyon and from the middle of Vodno mountain to the city is 2 EUR per person payable on the spot)
  • Ticket for the museum
  • Personal expenses
Where
Meeting point:

Meet your guide in the lobby of your hotel. Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local operator. You can find their contact information in the voucher after booking.

What to remember
  • Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local operator. You can find their contact information in the voucher after booking
  • Tours are available for a minimum and maximum of 4 people
  • Displayed prices are priced per person, at checkout you will be required to pay full tour price for 4 people
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When
  • Daily at 9.00am
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Provider
VIP-Sliven Ltd.
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

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