Private Guided Tour of Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra

Private & Custom Tours in Kyiv

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Discover one of the main Kiev attractions on a fascinating, private, guided-tour. Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra, is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List, and is a must-visit place for all who travel to Kiev. You will enjoy the atmosphere of this holy place and learn many interesting facts from an expert guide.
Meet your local expert guide and discover the world famous attraction – Kiev-Pechersk Lavra on a comprehensive walking tour.Once you enter Lavra, you’ll be amazed at the beauty and splendor of this monastery. The date of the foundation of Lavra is 1051, and it is one of the most sacred places in Ukraine. Wandering through the Lavra paved paths, you will see restored Dormition Cathedral and admire their architectural style.Next, your guide will show you a marvelous bell tower that dominates the whole territory of the monastery.You may have a chance to climb it's stairs and enjoy the bird’s eye view of the city. (optional, for additional fee)The highlight of this tour is a visit of the famous Lavra Caves - a place where hermit monks ones lived. It is now open to visitors and many people from all over the world come here to worship the holly relics of Saints. You will hear a lot of interesting information about the life and traditions of monks and about the role Lavra plays in the capital’s life.There are also various museums on the territoty of Lavra, such as the Museum of book printing and the Museum of Micro miniatures. You can visit them in your free time after the tour.A visit of UNESCO-listed Kiev Pechersk Lavra is an amaizing experience that you will always remember.

What’s included

  • Professional guide
  • Private tour
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra

What’s not included

  • Entrance fees to the Lavra Bell Tower & Museum of Microminiatures (optional, Museum is closed on Tuesdays)
  • Gratuities


  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Multiple times offered throughout the day
  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences