Vibrant cities, ancient castles, stunning countryside, diversity of landscapes, old monasteries.. It is Ukraine!
ItineraryDay 1: KyivStop At: Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence Square), KievArrival to the one of the Kyiv international airport KBP or IEV.You will be met by the company representative and transferred to your hotel and check in.Time for leisure.This evening we will have possibility for make Kyiv night photo: Monasteries, Cathedrals and other(3-4 positions, best views).Duration: 2 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: 3-star hotel, 1/2 DBLDay 2: KyivStop At: Andriyivski Uzviz, KievBreakfast in the hotel.09:00. First part of this day we will have a visit to the famous Kyiv Cathedrals where you can makegood photo sets:- St. Sophia Cathedral- St. Michael Monastery- Andreevsky Descent - (also known as Kyiv’s Monmartr”) and one of “must see” places in Kyiv -Andreevskaya church.In addition, we will make a stop near: the Mariinsky Palace (1744, architect Rastrelli), the buildingsof the Cabinet of Ministers, the Opera and Ballet Theater, the Taras Shevchenko State University, theState Philharmonic society and the National Bank of Ukraine.16: 00. Visit to the Tumasoff Art gallery where we will have a meeting with one of the famousUkrainian photographers Mr. Serhiy Tumasoff Duration: 7 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: 3-star hotel, 1/2 DBLDay 3: Pereyaslav - KhmelnitskyStop At: Ethnical Historical and Ethnographic Reserve Pereyaslav, Pereiaslav-Khmelnytskyi, Kiev Oblast07:30. Breakfast in the hotel.08:30. We will drive to the Pereyaslav – Khmelnitsky and have a visit to the Open Air Museum ofNational Architecture and Old Ukrainian Traditions (80 km).Back to the Kyiv city.19:30. Visit to the Restaurant with Ukrainian Traditional Foods.Duration: 7 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: 3-star hotel, 1/2 DBLDay 4: KyivStop At: Mezhigorye National Park, Novi Petrivtsi, Kiev OblastBreakfast.Excursion to the Kiev-Pecherska Lavra, a visit to the underground caves and a museum of jewelry.The Kiev- Pecherska Lavra church complex is a historic Orthodox Christian monastery situated atop theright bank of the mighty Dnipro River. The monastery was founded in 1051, today is a UNESCO WorldHeritage Site, and was voted one of the Seven Wonders of Ukraine recently. There are truly few placesin the world that are as strikingly beautiful and supremely tranquil. The complex includes 20 hectaresof territory with 16 churches, two underground cave systems that contain the mummified remainsof Orthodox saints and their relics, a central cathedral, seminary, and a (recently reopened afterreconstruction) 96.5 meter tall bell tower. This is a deep cultural experience.After lunch (not incl) – visit to the one of the most famous and scandalous residences of Ukraine - thecomplex of ex-President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovich - "Mezhyhirya".There are few places on Earth like the $75 million residence of Ukraine’s notorious 4th president, ViktorYanukovych. Since fleeing the country, this luxurious site, known as Mezhyhirya, has been opened to thepublic and has become a must-see destination for locals and tourists alike. From the ostriches in hisprivate zoo, to the replica Spanish galleon, to the exquisite landscaping across the expansive 140hectares of territory, you’ll see firsthand why Yanukovych was named by Transparency Internationalas the world’s most corrupt politician in 2016. You won’t want to miss this tour. Come and be amazedat how far corruption canDuration: 7 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: 3-star hotel, 1/2 DBLDay 5: KyivPass By: Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence Square), KievBreakfast.Check out from the hotel, transfer to International Airport (KBP or IEV), according to your flight time.Meals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.