BALKAN CHAMOIS HUNTING IN MACEDONIA
The Balkan Chamois hunt in Macedonia is excellently organized. A Balkan Chamois hunting is always guided by a gamekeeper. The hunting is available to everyone the largest subspecies of chamois. Macedonia is the best destination for hunting the Balkan Chamois because of its great population.
BALKAN CHAMOIS HUNT
The Balkan Chamois is from different countries. However, Macedonia is home to the largest population of the species in Europe, which makes it probably the best destination for the Chamois. We hunt on the Karadzica Mountains, which are an hours drive by car, from the capital of Skopje and several areas can be hunted out of a single camp. Hunting is made at altitudes between 4500 – 6000 feet, where the terrain is steep, but it has many trails which help with the climb.The lodging is provided in comfortable hunting houses, with excellent food and good local wine.
Chamois can be hunted from the beginning of September through November 20, but the best period is considered to be between October 25 – November 15. These Chamois hunts can also be combined with European mouflon, red deer and fallow deer, in mid September or in October.
It’s eternal soil has hosted so many cultures in it’s rich and lengthy history and it is now open to an increasing number of trophy hunters, who are invited to come and see man-made wonders next to it’s natural wonders.
Although the name Macedonia brings to mind images of ancient, great civilizations, today’s modern republic occupies only the western half of the ancient kingdom and is now only 40 percent of what it used to be. Being in the very heart of southeastern Europe, on the Balkan Peninsula, Macedonia has always been a crossroads connecting Christian Europe and the mystical Orient, making this a land of unequalled patchwork cultures.
Macedonia’s cultural treasures are a mixture of the fruits of diversity and archaeological legacy and it is not unusual to find antiquities from every stage of history, spread to every corner of this tiny, landlocked country, while it boasts all the amenities of the modern day world as well.
Macedonia’s cultural treasures are only outdone by the abundance of the types of indigenous and introduced game animals and it is also blessed with a wealth of wildlife. A number of different quarries on a single trip, can be hunted in this undiscovered composition of mountains, forests, rivers and lakes.
The Balkan Peninsula, popularly referred to as the Balkans, is a geographical region of Southeast Europe. The region takes its name from the Balkan Mountains that stretch from the east of Serbia to the Black Sea at the east of Bulgaria. The Balkans are generally considered to include, in whole or in part, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece,Kosovo, the Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia, and the European part of Turkey.
The region is inhabited by Albanians, Bulgarians,Bosniaks, Croats, Gorani, Greeks, Macedonians, Montenegrins, Serbs, Slovenes, Romanians, Aromanians, Turks, and other ethnic groups which present minorities in certain countries like the Romani and Ashkali. The largest religion on the Balkans is Orthodox Christianity, followed by Roman Catholicism and Islam. The total area of the Balkans is 666,700 square km (257,400 square miles) and the population is 59,297,000 (est. 2002).
The Balkans meets the Adriatic Sea, on the northwest, Ionian Sea on the southwest, the Mediterranean and Aegean Sea on the south and southeast, and the Black Sea on the east and northeast. The highest point of the Balkans is Mount Musala 2,925 metres (9,596 ft) on the Rila mountain range in Bulgaria. The Balkans have been inhabited since the Paleolithic and are the route by which farming from the Middle East spread to Europeduring the Neolithic (7th millennium BC). The Balkans are also the location of the first advanced civilizations. The Vinça culture developed a form of proto-writing before the Sumerians and Minoans, known as the Old European script, while the bulk of the symbols had been created in the period between 4500 and 4000 BC, with the ones on the Tărtăria clay tablets even dating back to around 5300 BC.