Highlights of this tour
- turtles in the area
- typical regional mixed forest
- old water storage
- traditional canal and irrigation system
The trail begins at the center of the National Park Prespa, the administration’s headquarter in Goricë e Vogël, where the information board for the trails is located at the entrance of the center.
The trail starts with the artificial pine forest and continues with oak forest.
During spring and summer we have good chances to meet turtles on the trail.
After about 300 m we turn to the right, from where the slope begins, and we climb to the square where we reach a chestnut forest.
Following the ridge on the left flank takes the descending slope. Continuing downhill, we see the irrigation canal. We follow its southern direction to reach the existing water pipe.
In this area there is a beautiful view of the lake through the pine crown areas.
General information and booking contact
Path length 2.6 km, trip time 1.5 hours
Height difference (m)
Climbing ascending 81 m and descending 61 m.
Level of difficulty
Adequate outdoor clothes, hiking boots, first aid kit.
For all tours, we recommend to take out a travel health insurance, including accident insurance.
The best season is spring and summer, when we can see turtles along the way. Other seasons are also attractive, as each season has its own characteristics. You can book tours from April until November.
Center of the National Park Prespa (administration’s headquarters in Goricë e Vogël/Dolna Gorica)
Number of participants min./max.
Minimum 5 participants, maximum 10.
15 Euro for the guide.
Nature Tour Guide
I am nature enthusiast and an outdoor guide besides my primary work position as Head of Management of Prespa National Park. Learn more
How to book
You can book the tour by email or by phone: +355685585334.
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Text and photos: Prespa National Park & Cveta Trajçe