North Macedonia Ski Touring

Tour type Ski touring
Best season: from January to beginning of April for best conditions.
Guided Tour
Activity Level
Moderate to Challenging
Group Size
Groups from
1 to 6 people

North Macedonia Ski Touring

Winter is a great time with skis to explore the most beautiful mountain ranges in Macedonia. Macedonian mountains are not as high or steep as the Alps, but they are just perfect for a great ski-touring holiday, for all kinds of ski touring levels from beginners as well and experienced skiers. Ski holiday in untouched and pristine nature, fresh lines on all possible varieties of the snow surface. Every day we will discover new routes with vertical descends of up to 1000m. and you will be able to leave your signature on some untouched slopes of the highest mountains in Macedonia. Besides enjoying wonderful views of the mountains, on this trip we will visit different cities like Skopje,Ohrid and Bitola discover Macedonian culture, tradition and tasting Macedonian food and vine. On this eight-day ski tour, we will enjoy six days of ski touring and ski in the best slopes of the mountains in our four national parks and ski touring on the borderline with Macedonia and Albania. 

Departure/Return Location
Skopje or Ohrid Airport / Hotel
Not Included
Check the Available Dates to share a trip with friends, family, or on your own.

Short Itinerary

Day 1.

 It’s an arrival day, meet with the guide at the airport. Drive to Popova shapka ski center where we will be spending the first two nights.

Day 2 and Day 3. 

Are for ski touring on Shar Mountain we start ski touring from our hotel at 1800m. Depends on the weather and snow conditions we will decide whether to climb the route all the way to Tito’s peak 2748m. or 2550m. At the end of the third day, we transfer  to a hotel in the Mavrovo National Park.

Day 4.

It’s for Korab mountain and ski touring in pristine nature far from any infrastructure to the peak Kepi bard 2638m. with 1300m. Descent. After the descent, we drive toward Ohrid city the UNESCO-protected cultural and natural heritage site.

Day 5 and Day 6.

We will stay in Ohrid city and ski touring in National Park Galicica. Ski from Magaro peak 2255m.and descent ski 700m.From the peak, there is a beautiful view of the two biggest lakes in Macedonia Prespa and Ohridsko lake. And next is Jablanica mountain ski touring on the border line with Macedonia and Albania.

Day 7.

The last ski tour day of this trip is at Pelister National Park and climb Pelister peak 2601m. with 1240meters descend. After Pelister we drive to Skopje city where we spend the last night of this ski touring trip.

Day 8.

Transport to the airport.

It’s good to know. The tour can be adapted to your specifications like: difficulty,duration of the tour in days, rest day if is needed. Mountain weather is unpredictable in all seasons and is a constant factor that shapes the decisions we make before and during the program. Contact us and request a quote for a tailored experience.

Essential equipment for the tour