10 days in Ukraine Itinerary

10 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Chicago
Fly:  15 h 15 min
1
Lviv
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Bukovel
— 3 nights
+4
Bus + Taxi + Fly + Foot + Shuttle:  10 h 15 min
3
Kiev
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  15 h 30 min
End: Chicago

2
nights
Lviv

Lviv ©
Instead of Soviet buildings typical of Ukraine, Lviv boasts a charming Central European-style old town with World Heritage Site status.
Visit Lychakiv Cemetery and Krekhivsky Monastery of St. Nicholas Basilian Fathers for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at Svyatogo Yura Cathedral and Armenian Virgin Mary's Dormition Church. Explore Lviv's surroundings by going to Bear Sanctuary Domazhyr (in Zhorniska) and Zhovkva (St. Lawrence Catholic Church & Wooden Church of St. Trinity). The adventure continues: make a trip to Rynok Square, stop by Old Town, take in panoramic vistas at Lviv High Castle, and pause for some serene contemplation at Dominican Cathedral.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Lviv online itinerary planner.

Chicago, USA to Lviv is an approximately 15- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Lviv is 8 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 36°F, and evening lows to 23°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bukovel.

Things to do in Lviv

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Zhovkva, Krekhivsky Monastery of St. Nicholas Basilian Fathers, Bear Sanctuary Domazhyr
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Lychakiv Cemetery ©
Lychakiv Cemetery
Old Town ©
Old Town
Svyatogo Yura Cathedral ©
Svyatogo Yura Cathedral

3
nights
Bukovel

Bukovel ©
Visiting Ski Resort Bukovel and Mount Bukovel will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Bukovel side-trips: Hoverla (in Vorokhta) and Rehabilitation Center of the Brown Bear (in Synevyr).

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Bukovel trip planner.

You can drive from Lviv to Bukovel in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. March in Bukovel sees daily highs of 48°F and lows of 30°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Kiev.

Things to do in Bukovel

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Yaremche, Rehabilitation Center of the Brown Bear
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Ski Resort Bukovel ©
Ski Resort Bukovel
Hoverla ©
Hoverla
Mount Bukovel ©
Mount Bukovel

2
nights
Kiev

Kiev ©
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like St. Sophia's Cathedral and Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra. Popular historic sites such as St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery and St. Volodymyr's Cathedral are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Khreshchatyk, do sightseeing your way with Private Tours, browse the exhibits of Golden Gate, and pause for some photo ops at Rodina Mat (Motherland).

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Kiev road trip planning website.

Getting from Bukovel to Kiev by combination of bus, flight, and shuttle takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. March in Kiev sees daily highs of 46°F and lows of 32°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kiev

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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St. Sophia's Cathedral ©
St. Sophia's Cathedral
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra ©
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra
St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery
St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery

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