13 days in Kiev & Kharkiv Itinerary

13 days in Kiev & Kharkiv Itinerary

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13 days in Kiev & Kharkiv Itinerary

Start: Kiev
1
Kiev
— 4 nights
2
Kiev
— 4 nights
Train:  4 h 45 min
3
Kharkiv
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Shuttle:  3 h 45 min
End: Kiev

4
nights
Kiev

The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Kiev is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a tailor-made plan with Private Tours, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Sophia Cathedral, make a trip to Khreshchatyk, and contemplate the long history of Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra.

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

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Kiev Zhuliany International Airport and Boryspil International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in May, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Kiev.

Things to do in Kiev

Museums Tours Historic Sites
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Photography Tours
Saint Sophia Cathedral ©
Saint Sophia Cathedral
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra ©
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra

4
nights
Kiev

Kiev ©
When in Kiev, make a side trip to see Mezhyhirya Residence Museum in Novi Petrivtsi, approximately 30 minutes away. See some other sides of Kiev: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, stroll around Shevchenko Park, get engrossed in the history at Chernobyl National Museum, and examine the collection at State Aviation Museum.

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Kiev travel planner.

Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kharkiv.

Things to do in Kiev

Museums Tours Parks

Side Trip

Mezhyhirya Residence Museum
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Chernobyl National Museum ©
Chernobyl National Museum
Walking tours
Spas

4
nights
Kharkiv

Kharkiv ©
Kharkiv hosts numerous Soviet monuments from its stint as the capital in the 1920s and is considered the industrial and educational heart of Ukraine.
Kharkiv is known for parks, nightlife, historic sites, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure, get in on the family fun at Feldman Ecopark, admire the local landmark of Mirror Stream fountain, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Pokrovsky Cathedral.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kharkiv tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Kiev to Kharkiv takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Kharkiv are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kharkiv

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Feldman Ecopark
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Kharkov Dolphinarium ©
Kharkov Dolphinarium
Mirror Stream fountain ©
Mirror Stream fountain

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