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Skopje Countryside Private Half-Day Tour with Mt. Vodno and Matka Canyon

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Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia

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icon4 hours  (Approx.)
Pickup offered
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iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds


Discover the natural and historical highlights around Skopje on this half-day private tour. With a private guide, ride the cable car to the Millennium Cross on the summit of Mt. Vodno, and admire the bird’s-eye views down over Skopje. Next, see the Byzantine frescoes at St. Pantelejmon Church in Gorno Nerezi, and visit the Matka Canyon, a photoworthy steep-sided river gorge. Includes Skopje hotel pickup and drop-off, private transport, cable car, and St. Pantelejmon admission.
  • Half-day private countryside tour from Skopje
  • Ride a cable car to the summit of Mt. Vodno, home to the gigantic Millennium Cross sculpture
  • Gaze at the cross and sweeping views over Skopje
  • Visit Gorno Nerezi and see the Byzantine frescoes at St. Pantelejmon Church
  • Savor the natural beauty of the Matka Canyon and take an optional boat ride (own expense)
  • Learn about the area’s natural history from a knowledgeable private guide
  • Includes private air-conditioned transport, cable car ticket, St. Pantelejmon Church admission, and pickup and drop-off anywhere you wish in Skopje
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Hotel (or any location you choose in Skopje) pickup and drop-off
English-speaking driver/guide
Transport by comfortable private air-conditioned car or minivan
Cable car ride to Millennium Cross
Food and drinks
Entrance fees, other than those mentioned in Inclusions
Optional boat ride at Matka Canyon (approx. 7 euros), payable on the spot
Personal expenses
Tips and gratuities (optional)

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Your hotel or any location of your preference in Skopje

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 8 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • OPERATED BY Skopje Daily Tours - See you in a day!

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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Great tour guide and wonderful...
Michele S
, Feb 2017
Great tour guide and wonderful driver. Definitely recommend taking this tour and seeing the beautiful locations just outside Skopje. We had a private tour in English.

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