Weekend in Kiev

Cultural & Theme Tours in Danube Bend & Western Transdanubia

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Get maximum impressions from your weekend in Kiev. See the best sights of the Ukrainian capital, try its delicious cuisine and cheap drinks and experience exciting entertainments. And get the maximum attention and care from professional Wonders & Holidays guides. Welcome to Ukraine!Choose Kiev as your next weekend tour destination.Take a few hours flight from any European city to the capital of Ukraine and you’ll see the metropolis with a thousand-year history (Kiev was founded in 482) and hundreds of sights worthy of your attention.Of course, it is not an easy task to visit them all in two days. Therefore, we in Wonders & Holidays have prepared a special program for you to see the most exciting ones and get the best experience during your weekend in Kiev.If you want to continue your journey, see more Tours in Ukraine that we can offer you.
ItineraryDay 1: DAY 1Stop At: Kyiv Boryspil International AirportTransfer from airport to hotel (we will choose and book the hotel according to your wishes).Free evening in the city to relax and stroll along the central streets. We will recommend the must-visit points.Duration: 12 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 2: DAY2Stop At: Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra, KievIn the morning, a comfortable car will take you on a sightseeing tour around Kiev, during which you will see main sights of the Ukrainian capital.Then you’ll have lunch in a cozy national cuisine restaurant. After lunch we will keep on exploring the city. Choose your preferable kind of vacation:- Beer Tour- Bar Crawl- Shooting range- “Ancient Kiev” Tour- Bulgakov Museum TourDuration: 1 hourStop At: Golden Gate, KievThe Golden Gates of Kyiv (Ukrainian: Zoloti vorota) was the main gate in the 11th century fortifications of Kyiv, the capital of Kievan Rus. It was named in imitation of the Golden Gate of Constantinople. The structure was dismantled in the Middle Ages, leaving few vestiges of its existence. It was completely rebuilt by the Soviet authorities in 1982, though no images of the original gates have survived. The decision has been immensely controversial, for there were many competing reconstructions of what the original gate might have looked like.The rebuilt structure on the corner of Volodymyr street and Yaroslaviv Val Street contains a branch of the National Sanctuary "Sophia of Kyiv" museum. The name Zoloti Vorota is also used for a nearby theater and the Zoloti Vorota station of the Kiev Metro.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Saint Sophia Cathedral, KievSaint Sophia Cathedral in Kiev is an outstanding architectural monument of Kievan Rus. The cathedral is one of the city's best known landmarks and the first heritage site in Ukraine to be inscribed on the World Heritage List along with the Kiev Cave Monastery complex.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Station "Podil"Podil or Podol is a historic neighborhood in Kiev, the capital of Ukraine. It is one of the oldest neighborhoods of Kiev, and the birthplace of the city's trade, commerce and industry. After the Mongol invasion of Rus' and destruction of Kiev, it served as a city center until the 19th century. Here the city administration (magistrate) and the main university were located, and later the city's port and shipyard were established here.Duration: 3 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 3: DAY 3Stop At: Mezhyhirya Residence Museum, Novi Petrivtsi, Kiev OblastThe second day will bring you even more impressions. You will visit amazing locations not far from Kiev.Choose what you prefer:- The world’s largest museum of corruption- A 1,000 years trip back into the past- The Chernobyl Zone- Military tour- “Ukrainian village” skansenEvening transfer to the airport or train station.Duration: 12 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

What’s included

  • Transport by air-conditioned car (or mini-bus)
  • City sightseeing tour
  • Professional guide
  • Entrance tickets
  • Entry/Admission - Kyiv Boryspil International Airport
  • Entry/Admission - Golden Gate
  • Entry/Admission - Saint Sophia Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - Station "Podil"

What’s not included

  • Hotel accommodation (we will book the hotel according to your inquire)
  • Tours and excursions on your choice (according to list for day 2nd and 3d)
  • Lunches and Dinners (our guide will provide you with a list of trusted places)
  • Souvenirs
  • Personal expenses
  • Entry/Admission - Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra
  • Entry/Admission - Mezhyhirya Residence Museum

Itinerary

Day 1: DAY 1 Stop At: Kyiv Boryspil International Airport Transfer from airport to hotel (we will choose and book the hotel according to your wishes). Free evening in the city to relax and stroll along the central streets. We will recommend the must-visit points. Duration: 12 hours No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
Day 2: DAY2 Stop At: Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra, Kiev In the morning, a comfortable car will take you on a sightseeing tour around Kiev, during which you will see main sights of the Ukrainian capital. Then you’ll have lunch in a cozy national cuisine restaurant. After lunch we will keep on exploring the city. Choose your preferable kind of vacation: - Beer Tour - Bar Crawl - Shooting range - “Ancient Kiev” Tour - Bulgakov Museum Tour Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Golden Gate, Kiev The Golden Gates of Kyiv (Ukrainian: Zoloti vorota) was the main gate in the 11th century fortifications of Kyiv, the capital of Kievan Rus. It was named in imitation of the Golden Gate of Constantinople. The structure was dismantled in the Middle Ages, leaving few vestiges of its existence. It was completely rebuilt by the Soviet authorities in 1982, though no images of the original gates have survived. The decision has been immensely controversial, for there were many competing reconstructions of what the original gate might have looked like. The rebuilt structure on the corner of Volodymyr street and Yaroslaviv Val Street contains a branch of the National Sanctuary "Sophia of Kyiv" museum. The name Zoloti Vorota is also used for a nearby theater and the Zoloti Vorota station of the Kiev Metro. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Saint Sophia Cathedral, Kiev Saint Sophia Cathedral in Kiev is an outstanding architectural monument of Kievan Rus. The cathedral is one of the city's best known landmarks and the first heritage site in Ukraine to be inscribed on the World Heritage List along with the Kiev Cave Monastery complex. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Station "Podil" Podil or Podol is a historic neighborhood in Kiev, the capital of Ukraine. It is one of the oldest neighborhoods of Kiev, and the birthplace of the city's trade, commerce and industry. After the Mongol invasion of Rus' and destruction of Kiev, it served as a city center until the 19th century. Here the city administration (magistrate) and the main university were located, and later the city's port and shipyard were established here. Duration: 3 hours No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
Day 3: DAY 3 Stop At: Mezhyhirya Residence Museum, Novi Petrivtsi, Kiev Oblast The second day will bring you even more impressions. You will visit amazing locations not far from Kiev. Choose what you prefer: - The world’s largest museum of corruption - A 1,000 years trip back into the past - The Chernobyl Zone - Military tour - “Ukrainian village” skansen Evening transfer to the airport or train station. Duration: 12 hours No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
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