7 days/6 nights all inclusive escorted trip visiting Lviv – the former capital of Galicia, one of Austrian-Hungarian Provinces, the unique open-air architectural museum, and Kyiv – the capital of Independent Ukraine, one of the most ancient cities in Europe.
DAY 1 LVIV
Arriving Lviv – the “city of lions”, the heart and soul of Western Ukraine, its largest city and one of Ukraine`s most important cultural, academic and economic centres.
DAY 2 LVIV
Morning panoramic city tour with the most interesting sites of Lviv including St. George Cathedral, University building, Freedom Avenue with Shevchenko monument, old city quarters, included into UNESCO World Heritage List: Market square, Armenian quarter, complex of Assumption church, remnants of Lviv fortifications. A highlight of the tour is the visit to the High Castle Hill with its beautiful panoramic views.
Afternoon visit to open-air Museum of Folk Architecture with one of the largest collection of Western Ukrainian wooden architecture/Lychakiv Cemetery, famous for its beautiful sculptures, rich history.
DAY 3 LVIV
Half-day tour to Zhovkva historical town. Afternoon free.
Optional performance at the magnificent Lviv Opera House.
DAY 4 KYIV
Morning flight to Kyiv.
Arriving Kyiv – the capital of Ukraine, its largest administrative, economic, scientific, cultural and educational centre and one of its main travel attractions. Afternoon city tour visiting St. Sophia Cathedral, the Golden Gates – ancient entrance to Kyiv, St. Andrew Cathedral, Volodymyr Cathedral, Mariyinskyy Palace.
DAY 5 KYIV
Morning tour to the famous Kyiv Cave Monastery – the complex of churches that make up the Lavra – masterpieces of architecture, and the monastery also famous for its catacombs with the relics of many Orthodox saints.
Afternoon – boat trip on the Dnipro River.
Optional performance at the National Opera House of Ukraine.
DAY 6 KYIV
A tour to one of Kyiv museums. Visit to famous St. Andrew Descent –most popular crafts market. Farewell dinner in Ukrainian national style restaurant with folklore show.
DAY 7 KYIV
After breakfast – departure. The end of the tour.
The price includes:
* Accommodation: 4-star/3-star hotels
* Half board/full board meals upon request
* Sightseeing and visits according to the program
* Entrance fees, guide’s escort
* Coach transportation through the trip
The price does not include:
* Air transportation Lviv-Kyiv