Kosovo and North Macedonia in 2 Days from Sofia
1 night in 4* hotel in Prizren
During this intensitive 2 days tour from Sofia, we will explore the heritage and culture of two countries in the Western Balkans – North Macedonia and Kosovo. You will learn about the rich and fascinating ancient history of these lands and understand a bit better the complexity of the politics and the search for identity in the modern age.
In North Macedonia, we will visit the capital of the country – Skopje. This city is one of the most bizarre cities on the Balkan Peninsula - a mixture of authentic monuments from the Ottoman period, and new neo-classical buildings. In Kosovo – Europe’s newest country, we will explore two of the most popular cities- Pristina (the capital of Kosovo) and Prizren. Please prepare for long distances and a lot of new impressions.
Our tour will start with pick up from your hotel/accommodation in Sofia at 08:00 am. The first destination will be Skopje - the capital of North Macedonia. After approximately 3 and a half hours guided trip we will reach the city. During the long drive, you will learn the Bulgarian point of view regarding the history of the region. Then you will have two hours guided tour of the city made by a Macedonian guide. You will have the chance to hear the stories about Yugoslavia and the modern way of life in the country from a local, which will make your experience truly worthy. After the walking tour you will have 1,5 hours for lunch and rest before we continue our journey to the capital of Kosovo- Pristina. After approximately 2 hours drive from Skopje, we will reach Pristina- the capital of Kosovo. We will have hour and a half walking tour of the city and we will continue to our final destination for this day- Prizren. Diner and overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast in the hotel, we will start our walking tour of Prizren (at around 08:30 am). We will explore the charming city with its narrow cobblestone streets and authentic Ottoman buildings. Our first stop will be Mahmet Pasha Hamam, built during the 16th century. On our way to the fortress, we will cross the 15th century Stone bridge from where we'll have the chance to admire the picturesque view of the old part of the city and the surrounding nature. The next site that we will visit is The Sinan Pasha Mosque built at the beginning of the 17th century. We will continue our walking tour with an exploration of the fortress situated high above the city from where wonderful views will reveal.
You will hear the history of the site which keeps the memory of long lost cultures and peoples.
This is the last site that we will visit in Prizren. Then we will go back to Skopje (which will take approx. 2.5 hours drive) where we will have some time to relax and have lunch. At 15:00 we will head back to Sofia, where you will be dropped off at the location you want.
Price from 190€ per person
for 1 person - 490 €
for 2 persons - 309 € per person
for 3 persons - 270 € per person
for 4 persons - 230 € per person
5 + persons - 190 € per person
1 night + 1 breakfast
English speaking tour guide
Recommended period: All year round
Walking time 3h per day
Driving time: 4h per day
Handicap accessible: No
Requirements: comfortable shoes
How to book?
By filling the form you will send a request for the mentioned tour. After we clear all the information required (hotels,places of interest, food and any other amendments you want to make, etc.) you will receive a complete itinerary and payment link. Once payment is confirmed we will send your voucher.
Is this tour guaranteed only for 1 person?
All our tours are designed in a way that we guarantee departure even for only 1 person. If there is no other interested in the same tour for the mentioned dates there is no problem. Your departure is guranteed!
What to expect?
Our trips & tours are focused on small groups, so do not worry you won't be put in a big bus with onother 30-40 people. Our goal is to build personal and individual rellations between you and your tour guide, so you can enjoy the excursion in more private way. The biggest tours groups are no more that 8 people with 1 tour guide.
For groups - 7 days or morebefore the date of departure (a group is considered at least 5 or more tourist with the same package of tourist services) and for individual tourists - 2 days or more before date of departure without cancellation fee. In case of annulations of tours and transfers less that 2 days for individual and less than 7 days for group bookings, 50 percent of the travel services rate will be withheld from the deposit.
The tour operator has the right to cancel the contract without any liability, if the tourist(s) does not make payment within the indicated period. If the tourist(s) have paid a deposit but did not pay the full amount according to this agreement deadlines, the deposit will not be refunded and the trip will be cancelled.