Rock climbing and Cave Exploring
Matka, or “The womb”, a mystical place with vertical rocks concealing numerous caves, speleological and alpine climbing centre, ancient temples, medieval churches and monasteries, sacred heeling waters, beautiful nature, 200 species of rare butterflies, around 1.000 plant species of which 20% endemic or very rare, jade green waters…
Location: Vicinity of Skopje
Duration: 7 hours
Term: April - October
Group Size: 1 - 30
Departure point: Skopje
Tour technical difficulty: medium
The tour includes: refreshment, full escort by professional mountaineering guide, equipment rental, boat ride to the cave
Necessary equipment: sports clothes
Price per person: On request and depending of the number of participants
08:00 Departure from Skopje
08:30 Arrival at the canyon Matka
From the parking lot we start our walking tour exploring the nature, beauties and sites of the canyon.
08:45 Trekking to St.Nicholas Shishevski monastery
We walk 45-60 min to a location situated above the church, where most of the trails of the alpine-climbing centre e positioned and where we have an excellent view of the whole canyon, so don't forget your cameras.
10:30 Top rope Climbing adventure on the cliffs of Matka – 2,5 hours
13:00 Barbecue Picnic Lunch or lunch at the restaurant by the lake
14:30 Boat trip along the canyon
The Matka canyon is equally interesting for both nature and culture lovers, adventurers and ordinary people. It holds mysterious and yet undiscovered depths and secrets, offering tranquility and peace to those who visit it.
15:00 Exploring Vrelo cave
In the surroundings of the canyon of river Treska you can also find dozens of caves filled with numerous stalagmites, stalactites, stalagmites and dripstone pillars, and of course you’ll get acquainted with all the inhabitants of the cave. The Vrelo cave is one the deepest in Europe and the biggest in the canyon.
16:30 Departure for Skopje