National Park Pelister
National Park Pelister
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AHZambia
London, UK1,037 contributions
Sept 2022 • Friends
We walked “The Path of the First World War” driving to park at the top and walking downhill. It is a very good path, and there is an information hut half way down with lots of information. The forest is beautiful with lots of pine trees.
Written 16 February 2023
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berat a
5 contributions
Aug 2019
I have visited Pelister during the summer season. Walking trails are fantastic, as well as the scenery and experience hiking through tall pine trees, part of the sub-Mediterranean prehistoric pine forests. Hotel Molika, although partly dilapidated, nicely located, in the middle of the forest, providing easy and convenient access to trails. More dramatic landscape appears when you pass the tree line, and reach the glacial escarpments and lakes of Baba Mountain. Enchanting experience, especially with the display of sparking forests played by millions of lighting bugs in the darkness of the night.
Written 9 August 2019
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Leon P
Jerusalem, Israel67 contributions
Sept 2018 • Solo
I hiked in September 2018 Baba mountain. The starting point was the Molika hotel, climbing up the 'Rocky trail'. I climbed down through the other side, passing by the lakes('Pelister eyes') and finished in Nizepole. One must be very careful when climbing the 'Rocky trail' as there is no path, only boulders. Better to wear gloves in cold days as it was very windy and the boulders were very cold. The landscape is great!

Starting and ending point are not accessible using public transportation. Taxi ride(from Bitola) costs approximately 5 Euro
Written 29 April 2019
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John M
Fort Myers, FL49 contributions
Jan 2019 • Friends
Wintertime this place is magical. There’s a hotel within walking distance from skiing to get hot drinks. There’s also of course the many trails to walk.
Written 8 January 2019
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SydneyJetsetter
Sydney, Australia148 contributions
Aug 2018 • Couples
My absolute favourite place to visit. Absolutely stunning greenery and views. Fresh berries and fruit can be picked by the road side. Beautiful fresh mountain air. There is a restaurant and hotel up the top of the mountain- Hotel Molika.
Written 29 October 2018
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fjane84
Island of Malta, Malta660 contributions
Feb 2018 • Couples
The area is so beautiful with forests all around. I had hoped to use the chairlift but it was not working on that day and looked like it hadn't been active in days at least. We took the 'rocky trail' from behind the hotel car park, it takes around 1 hour to reach the abandoned house on a winding path through the trees. There are markers on trees regularly so you won't get lost. At the start of the trail there is a map and some information in English. The views are stunning and you can get coffee afterwards at the hotel. The road was snowy but cleared enough for one car to pass through.
Written 12 February 2018
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pecka_bt
Malmö, Sweden35 contributions
Dec 2017 • Friends
The best and nature preserved peaks in the Balkans.
Pelister National Park is a national park in the Municipality of Bitola, Republic of Macedonia. The park is located in the Baba Mountain massif and covers an area of 171.5 square kilometres (66.2 sq mi). The altitude of the park varies between 927 and 2,601 m (3,041 and 8,533 ft) above sea level and is filled with exquisite flora and fauna. Among flora elements, the presence is especially significant of the five-needle pine molica, Pinus peuce - a unique species of Cenozoic age being present on only a few mountains in the Balkan Peninsula. The beauty of the landscape is enhanced by the diverse wildlife: bears, roe deer, wolves, chamois, deer, wild boars, rabbits, several species of eagles, partridges, red-billed choughs, and the endemic Macedonian Pelagonia trout.
Written 23 December 2017
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hanusa2
McLean, VA211 contributions
Oct 2017 • Business
It's not always easy to see the peak of Mt. Pelister from the valley. On a good day we saw the first snowfall from the Park. We thought the information center was also interesting.
Written 17 October 2017
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Jakub D
25 contributions
Sept 2017 • Couples
We did great hike from Hotel Molika (where we left car) to Pelister Peak, Golemo Ezero and finish in Nize Pole. Then we try to hitchhike from Nize Pole back to Hotel Molika (but no luck - no Trafic and local people dont have reason to go to Molica). We continued by foot to Dihovo where we catch taxi to Molika (300MD)
We devide trip to 2days. Hike with heavy bags(with tent - slept in front of door to GolemoEzero Hut - open only at weekends) take arround
5.5h from Molika to Pelister + 2.5h to Golemo. Another 2h to Nize Pole + 1.5h to Dihovo by foot :)
Absolutely great nature And views. Hike itself was hard - rocky part of Rocky Trail :)
Written 6 September 2017
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Tanja Tasevska
Bitola, Republic of North Macedonia88 contributions
Jul 2017 • Friends
It's national park where you can find unique pine tree called Molika. You can hike with trails explained at boards, have picnic everything for free at fresh air. After hike or picnic you can drink coffee at nearest hotel called same Molika his location is at beginning of mountain Pelister.
It's great place where you can recharge batteries for next working day. When you are in Bitola or near you have to go to Pelister. Also in summer you can go to Pelister and save from hot day at centre.
Written 26 July 2017
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