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Ukraine

The many faces of Ukraine - cultural Ukraine tour.

Trip Highlights:

  • Visit to the Museum of Folk Architecture and Rural Life
  • Visit to the Odessa Museum-Cathedral with Catacombs
  • Visit to the former residence of the Bukovynian archbishops
  • Visit to Olesko Castle, a monument of the 13th to 18th-century architecture
  • Tour of the Pochaiv Monastery complex
  • Visit to Lychakiv Cemetery


Itinerary:

1st day Kiev
morning Arrival in Kiev. Transfer from the airport, a walking tour of Old Town - the Saint Vladimir CathedralAndreyevskiy SpuskThe Independence Square, Podol. Kreshatik. Golden Gate. The Saint Sophia Cathedral. Cyril Church.
afternoon Hotel check-in, time at leisure.
evening Dinner at one of the local restaurants and Kiev Night Life Tour. Overnight in Kiev.

2nd day Kiev
morning & afternoon See the Kiev-Pechersk Lavra (Monastery of Caves), visit the Park of Glory and the Museum of The War World II. Rest of your afternoon at leisure.
evening Dinner and overnight in Kiev.

3rd day Kiev
morning & afternoon Visit to the Museum of Folk Architecture and Rural Life followed by an afternoon visit to the Hydropark. Rest of your afternoon at leisure.
evening Dinner and overnight in Kiev.

4th day Kiev - Odessa
morning Drive to Odessa.
afternoon Upon arrival hotel check-in and the rest of the afternoon at leisure to enjoy the beach and the sea.
evening Dinner and overnight in Odessa.

5th day Odessa
morning Walking Tour of Odessa Old Town and Monument to Richelieu. The Potemkin Stairs, Don Josef de Ribas, Primorsky Boulevard, Monument to A. Pushkin, Monument to Vorontsov. Colonnade of the Vorontsov Palace. Opera and Ballet Theatre. City Hall. Odessa Sea Port, Old Stock Exchange, Deribasovskaya St. Vorontsov Palace.
afternoon At leisure to enjoy the beach and the sea.
evening Dinner and overnight in Odessa.

6th day Odessa
morning A visit to the Odessa Museum-Cathedral with Catacombs, Art Museum, Wax museum,
afternoon Time at leisure.
evening Dinner and overnight in Odessa.

7th day Odessa - Chernivtsi
morning Hotel check-out and departure for Chernivtsi.
afternoon Arrival in Chernivtsi. Check-in at the hotel. Short orientation tour of the town and the rest of the day at leisure.
evening Dinner at the hotel restaurant, overnight in Chernivtsi.

8th day Chernivtsi
morning & afternoon Tour of Chernivtsi, including the former residence of the Bukovynian archbishops, now the University of Chernivtsi, the Opera House - a masterpiece of the Austrian architects; an Armenian Church and the Kobylyanska Street - most characteristic example of Austro-Ukrainian secession style.
evening Dinner with Bukovina Music Folk Show. Overnight in Chernivtsi.

9th day Chernivtsi - Lviv
morning After breakfast hotel check-out and departure to Lviv. Enroute visit to Olesko Castle, a monument of the 13th to 18th-century architecture, with a collection of paintings, sculpture and applied arts.
afternoon Tour of the Pochaiv Monastery complex (with the Dormition Cathedral, a large bell tower, and the Trinity Church) and the wooden Church of the Holy Protectress, from the 17th century. Among its most revered artifacts are a “Footprint” of the Mother of God, a miracle-working icon, and the relics of Saint Yov.
evening arrival in Lviv, hotel check-in, dinner and overnight.

10th day Lviv
morning Walking Tour of the Lviv Old Town visiting Italian Plato, Black Stone House. The Town Hall, Lviv Opera and Ballet Theatre, Armenian Cathedral, Church of the Dominicans, Latin Metropolitan Cathedral, The Chapel of Boims and Lviv State University.
afternoon A visit to Lychakiv Cemetery.
evening Dinner and overnight in Lviv.

11th day Lviv
morning A visit to the Museum of Folk Architecture “Shevchenkivskiy Gaiy”.
afternoon Time at leisure.
evening Lviv Night Life tour. Dinner and overnight in Lviv.

12th day Lviv - Kiev
morning Visit of the Museum of History of Religion and the National Museum in Lviv. Optional visit to Lviv Art Gallery or souvenir shopping time.
afternoon Drive to Kiev.
evening Upon arrival in Kiev hotel check-in, dinner, and overnight.

13th day Kiev
morning After breakfast and hotel check-out transfer to Kiev Airport. Leaving Ukraine.

Services included:

  • 4 night's accommodation in Kiev in a hotel chosen by you on bed and breakfast basis
  • 3 night's accommodation in Odessa in a hotel chosen by you on bed and breakfast basis
  • 2 night's accommodation in Chernivtsi in a hotel chosen by you on bed and breakfast basis
  • 3 night's accommodation in Lviv in a hotel chosen by you on bed and breakfast basis
  • All transfers as per above mentioned itinerary
  • Private English speaking guide as per the itinerary
  • Entrance fees for all sightseeing
  • Meals as per the itinerary

Services not included:

  • The journey to Ukraine and from Ukraine
  • Tour guide 
  • Public transport
  • Insurance
  • Personal expenditure, tips, etc.
  • All other services not mentioned in the itinerary

Price on request.

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For individual guests and small groups /up to 10 people/ this trip can also be booked under the particularly favorable travel conditions of our “New opening special offer”. Find out more here.