Hiking Between Two Lakes

Tour type
Hiking, Guided Tours
Activity Level
Easy to Moderate
Group Size
Groups from
1 to 12 people
Hiking Between Two lakes

Between the two biggest lakes in Macedonia Prespa lake and Ohrid lake are the two national parks Pelister and Galicica. Pelister peak with 2601m. is the highest peak on the Baba mountain massif a mountain range that extends all the way to Greece.
Galicica National Park with the highest peak Magaro 2255m. It is situated in the outermost southwest part of Macedonia between the two lakes it’s a mountain range stretching across the border of Albania and the Republic of Macedonia.
An exciting way to spend three days with activities hiking, swimming, and tasting homemade food and vine in one of the most beautiful regions in Macedonia.

Departure/Return Location
Skopje or Ohrid Airport / Hotel
Not Included

Day 1 : Pelister Big lake mountain hut– From Bitola we have 20min. Drive to the start point at 1360m. We climb to the peak Pelister at 2601m. Around 4 to 5 hours 1240m. аltitude difference. From the peak, we continue to the mountain hut at the big lake 2218m. Where we will sleep the first night. On the way to the hut, we will pass also the small lake at 2180m. The booth lakes big and small are also famous like Pelister eyes. All tour total is around 18km.Dinner in the mountain hut.

Day 2 : Brajcino village –From Big lake after breakfast, we go down to village Brajcino at 1000m. On the way first, we will go to the near peak called Golemo vrvce or big peak. 2080m. From where we have a beautiful view of the lake and the region of Greece and Albania. We are continuing down to the village Sleeping in the guest house in the village or monastery above the village. Home-made dinner in the village. Descending 1218m. 17km. long and 5-6h.hiking.

Day 3 : Galichica/ Ohrid-After breakfast from Brajcino, depending on the weather we can cross the Prespa lake to the other side with a small boat and visit the island called the Big island with great cultural and historical importance. From the island, we transfer by car to Galichica National Park and hike to Magaro peak 2255m. From where we can see the two lakes Prespa and Ohrid and the regions of Albania and Greece. We start hiking from 1600m. Altitude difference +700m. 6km. Long and 4-5h. All tours after the peak option are to go to a restaurant by the coast for or beer and swim in the lake. Transfer to Ohrid or Bitola.