7-Days Western Ukraine and Carpathians Guided Tour from Kiev by Private Vehicle

Multi-day & Extended Tours, Traveler pickup is offered to Your centrally-located Kiev hotels or apartments

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Join a scenic and informative 6-day small-group tour of the Western Ukraine and visit amazing places with a friendly expert guide. Starting from Kiev, you will discover the Tunnel of Love, beloved by the romantics, and mysterious Tarakaniv Fort. Then, you will explore the must-visit places of magnificent Lviv, including UNESCO-listed Lviv Old Town. Traveling further to Uzhhorod, you will spot three beautiful castles: Shenborn, St. Miklosh and Palanok near Mukacheve. The highlight of the tour is a visit of the Carpathian Mountains, Maniava Waterfall and Pochaiv Lavra.This tour harmoniously combines historic landmarks with breathtaking natural sights, which makes it an ideal choice for travelers. Small-group tour ensures your guide’s full attention along the route. You will spend a wonderful time during a journey of the Western Ukraine.  Itinerary: Kiev - Lviv (1 night) - Uzhhorod (1 night) - Yeremche, Carpathians (2 nights) - Ternopil (1 night) - Kiev
Day 1 Kiev - Tunnel of Love - Tarakaniv Fort - LvivDeparting from Kiev in the morning you will visit two must-visit attractions – romantic Tunnel of Love and mysterious Tarakaniv Fort. After that, you will arrive in Lviv and enjoy a walking tour of the UNESCO-listed Old Town of Lviv.Overnight in Lviv.Day 2 Lviv - Mukacheve - Palanok Castle - Uzhhogod Following breakfast, get on board and set off on a fascinating tour of the Trans Carpathian region.  You will visit Mukacheve, a cozy little town in the Trans Carpathian region and discover an amazing Palanok Castle. After arrival in Uzhhorod you will have a walking tour of the city and see the Linden Alley, Korzo street, etc.Overnight in Uzhhorod.Day 3 Uzhhorod - Shenborniv Castle - St. Miklos Castle - Khust - Rakhiv (geographical center of Europe) - Yaremche  After breakfast, will have an intensive day program. Our first stop will be at the Shenbornov Castle, built in the 19th century as a hunting lodge of the counts Shenbornov. Today, a sanatorium “Karpaty” operates in this castle. Another point of interest – St. Miklos Castle in Chinadievo, famous for its legends and myths. The guides wear ancient costumes that makes you will like travelling in the Middle Ages. Then you will discover High Castle in Khust and reach a symbolic landmark near Rakhiv – Geographical Center of Europe. The highlight of the day is a beautiful natural wonder - a 36-meter Trufanets Waterfall, the highest waterfall of the Carpathians. Late in the evening, you’ll arrive in Yaremche, Carpathian resort.Overnight in Yaremche.Day 4 Yaremche - Kolomyia - Yaremche After breakfast, you will have a walking tour of Yaremche and see Probiy Waterfall and a colorful Hutsul souvenir market. In the second part of the day, you’ll make a trip to Kolomiya and visit Pysanka Easter Egg Museum and the Museum of Art of the Hutsuls and Pokuttya.Overnight in Yaremche.Day 5 Yaremche - Maniava Skete and Waterfall - Buchach - Ternopil  After breakfast, we’ll visit a secluded orthodox monastery – Manyava Skete and see a beautiful Maniava Waterfall. Visit of Buchach. Arrive in Ternopil, walk through the city and discover a beautiful lake.Overnight in Ternopil.Day 6 Ternopil - Zbarazh - Kremenets - Pochayiv - Dubno - Kiev  Breakfast at hotel. Visit an ancient town of Zbarazh and see a well-preserved Castle. Next, explore the town of Kremenets, including Jesuit Monastery and Collegium and Castle Hill with the ruins of the castle. Then, visit an important orthodox shire, Pochayiv Lavra. On the way to Kiev, stop in a small town of Dubno, where you will see a beautiful castle. In the evening, once you arrive in Kiev, your driver will drop you off at your hotel.

What’s included

  • 5 nights accommodation in 3-star hotels with all conviniences (1 night in Lviv, 1 night in Uzhhorod, 2 nights in Yaremche, 1 night in Ternopil)
  • 5 breakfasts
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned car or minibus

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities