Intro to Ukraine

009767-R14

Get the ultimate introduction to Ukraine while enjoying the best sightseeing, accommodations and restaurants. See the sights of the majestic capital, Kyiv; the breath-taking Carpathian Mountains, and charming, cobble stoned Lviv. See the best that Ukraine has to offer on this 9 day escorted tour.

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Highlights
  • Visit UNESCO World Heritage sites throughout Ukraine in Kyiv and Lviv
  • Explore the ancient capital of Ukraine - Kyiv
  • Enjoy the Mystic Carpathian Mountains
  • Step back in time at Shevchenkivskiy Hai Open Air Museum
  • Visit the village of Bukovets where you meet locals and experience Ukrainian hospitality
Details

2020 Dates:
July: 07
September: 14

2020 Prices:
From US$1928 – twin
From US$2398 – single

Prices are “starting from” prices, in US$, per person based on two people sharing a twin room or one person in a single room. CA$ rates are also available, please inquire.

Tour Code:
009767-R14

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Day 1-3: Kyiv

Start your journey arriving into one of the most ancient cities in Eastern Europe – Kyiv. The capital of Ukraine, and the former capital of the Kyivan Rus, this beautiful and historic city has played a key part in the past, present and future of this country. Get acquainted Ukraine’s diverse history – ancient and more recent, by exploring Kyiv’s Golden Domed churches and wide boulevards, visiting museums and an ancient cave-monastery. Get a feel for this unique, cosmopolitan city at the heart of Ukraine.

Day 4-6: Carpathian Mountains

Head to one of the most beautiful parts of Ukraine – the mystic Carpathian Mountains, Visit a traditional Hutsul village up in the mountains, and experience a lifestyle that has remained the same for centuries. Learn about ancient crafts, passed down through generations; visit the Kosiv Bazaar – famous for the variety of handmade goods which craftsmen bring from miles around. Meet the local villagers, dance the Arkan and eat traditional food. Experience how simple, open and hospitable these mountain people can be.

Day 7-9: Lviv

Lviv is an ancient, historic city in Western Ukraine, that is quickly becoming one of the most popular tourist destinations in Ukraine. With its quaint charm, cobblestone streets and classical architecture, you won’t fail to fall in love with this city! Learn about its varied history, and enjoy shopping in one of its many colorful markets. Step back in time on a visit to an Open-air Museum, and try your hand at ancient handicrafts. We say goodbye to this fascinating city with a Farewell dinner and a live music performance from a local group! Enjoy delicious local food and drinks, dance to traditional music and look back at our favorite tour moments.

Included
  • 8 nights of accommodation
  • 16 meals including Farewell Dinner
  • Air-conditioned bus & overnight train ticket
  • Event tickets and entrance fees
  • Service of English speaking tour escort
  • Meet and greets with local artists, craftsmen & performers
Not Included
  • International airfare
  • Meals not specified
  • Travel insurance
  • Passport and/or visa fees, vaccinations as required
  • Items of a personal nature
Tour Notes

Other touring options are offered such as the Great Ukraine Tour ; Western Ukraine; Central Ukraine as well as special events tours for Easter or Christmas in Ukraine. Please ask us for tour details, dates and prices on these alternate programs or for a customized program including exactly what you want to see and do.

Disclaimer: We do our utmost to ensure that information posted on our website is correct at the time of publication, however trip details are subject to change without notice by the suppliers and operators involved. We update the information as soon as possible when changes are advised to us, however, we cannot assume responsibility for such changes made by the suppliers and operators.

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