The mountain range Bistra covers the central part of Macedonia, and as a result of its rich world of plants and animals, as well as other rare beauties, for the most part of it we can say that it indeed is the most beautiful mountain range, also part of the National Park Mavrovo. There are many peaks on Bistra, around 15 which are higher than 2000 metres. More significant ones are: the highest – Medenica (2163 m), and below it, the famous village Galicnic (well-known for the popular manifestation “Galicka Wedding”). The second famous and attractive climbing peak is Karbula, at an altitude of 2151 m, as well as the peaks Kjurkov Dol (2141 m), Ostrovo (2105 m), Bistra (2102 m).
Due to the pleasant and healing mountain climate, Bistra is attractive tourist destination. It offers conditions for development of the winter ski and summer hike tourism. Despite the picturesque regions, Bistra outstands for its underneath rocky forms – the caves. The well-known caves are Alilica and Kalina Dupka which are abundant in impressive cave jewelry and a mix of halls that lead you to the inner part of the caves. They also represent a challenge for the speleologists and those in love with the caves’ beauties.