Strumica – Monasteries and Waterfalls

8 Hours

Dates:

Every Monday and Friday

Starting Point – Strumica

Strumica is our starting point, but whether you’re already in Strumica or planning your journey from afar, we can organize a transfer for an extra fee.

Transport from Skopje (we can help)

You’re traveling from Skopje and require transportation to Strumica, we’ve got you covered. Our reliable transport services ensure a smooth and comfortable journey, allowing you to sit back, relax, and enjoy the scenic drive to Strumica.
For small groups of 1-3 people, there will be an additional reasonable charge for transportation by car. Larger groups of 4-8 people can opt for a spacious van at a reasonable price. Rest assured, our reliable transportation services will whisk you away to Strumica, where an unforgettable day of exploration and adventure awaits.

Sit back, relax, and let the journey begin!

Overview

This day tour offers you a unique blend of culture, nature and spirituality, local stories told by the Storyteller guide and other unforgettable experiences. Explore the old monasteries, the enchanting nature and the delicious food that awaits you. Travel with a story and make your day a fairytale.

Trip Highlights

  • St. Leontius - Monastery Vodoca
  • St. Mother of God - Eleusa - Monastery Veljusa
  • Waterfall Smolare
  • Waterfall Kolesino
  • Springs of Mokrino
  • Belasica mountain foothills

Itinerary

- 09:00 AM - Our tour begins in Strumica, where we set off on a short drive to the renowned Veljusa Monastery. This architectural marvel, dating back to the 11th century, offers a glimpse into the region’s rich religious heritage. We’ll have the privilege of a guided tour led by a local nun, who will share fascinating insights and stories about the monastery.
- 10:30 AM - Next, we continue our expedition to the nearby Vodoca Monastery, dedicated to St. Leontij and dating back to the 9th century. This ancient site is steeped in spirituality and showcases impressive Byzantine architecture. We’ll have the opportunity to explore its sacred halls and appreciate the serene atmosphere that surrounds it.
- 12:00 AM - After our monastic encounters, we venture towards the foothills of the majestic Belasica Mountain. Here, nature lovers will be enthralled by the breathtaking beauty of two local natural wonders: Smolare Waterfalls and Kolesino Waterfalls. A leisurely 3 km walk along a well-maintained recreational trail will lead us to both enchanting cascades, where we can bask in their splendor and capture memorable photographs.
- During our stay in this picturesque region, we also have planned time for lunch in some local restaurant or local family, and also visit village Mokrino springs, known for their crystal-clear waters and soothing ambiance.
- 16:00 AM- As we make our way back to Strumica, we’ll make a brief stop to explore the archaeological site of village Bansko – Roman Thermal Bath, a historical gem from the 3rd century. Here, you can immerse yourself in the remnants of the ancient Roman civilization and envision the grandeur of the past.
- 17:00 AM - The tour concludes as we return to Strumica, having experienced a full day of cultural immersion and natural exploration.

Includes/Excludes

Includes

  • Professional tour guide services throughout the itinerary
  • Transportation with a dedicated driver for the duration of the tour.
  • Entrance fees to attractions mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Bottled water

Excludes

  • Lunch and drinks
  • Personal expenses such as souvenirs or additional activities not included in the itinerary.
  • Travel insurance. Participants are responsible for arranging their own travel insurance.
  • Tips/gratuities for the tour guide, driver, and other service providers (optional but appreciated).

Price Description:

  • Price for 1 person: 160€ per person
  • Price for 2 persons: 120€ per person
  • Price for 3 persons: 100€ per person
  • Price for 4 persons: 90€ per person
  • Price for 5-8 persons : 80€ per person

Please note that the prices are based on the number of participants per person and include the services mentioned in the “Includes” section of the tour package. Additional expenses such as drinks, and personal purchases are not included in the listed prices. Special requests or customized itineraries may incur additional charges.

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Strumica – Monasteries and Waterfalls
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