13 days in Ukraine Itinerary

13 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kiev
1
Kiev
— 5 nights
+2
Shuttle + Foot + Fly:  4 h
2
Kharkiv
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Zaporizhzhya
— 1 night
+3
Taxi + Fly + Bus + Train:  3 h 30 min
4
Nerubayskoye
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  3 h 45 min
5
Lviv
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
End: Kiev

5
nights
Kiev

Kiev ©
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Popular historic sites such as St. Sophia's Cathedral and The House with Chimeras are in your itinerary. For shopping fun, head to Ocean Plaza or Gulliver Shopping Mall. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra, don't miss a visit to Khreshchatyk, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Volodymyr's Cathedral, and learn about all things military at National Museum of the History of Ukraine in the Second World War.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Kiev trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Kiev. In December in Kiev, expect temperatures between 2°C during the day and -3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Kharkiv.

Things to do in Kiev

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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

1
night
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.
On the 3rd (Tue), make a trip to Freedom Square and then walk around Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Kharkiv journey planning app.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Kiev to Kharkiv takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to -3°C, and evening lows to -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Zaporizhzhya.

Things to do in Kharkiv

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Kharkov Dolphinarium ©
Kharkov Dolphinarium
Annunciation Cathedral ©
Annunciation Cathedral
Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure ©
Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure

1
night
Zaporizhzhya

Zaporizhzhya ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): see the interesting displays at The Historical and Cultural Complex Zaporizhian Sich and then explore the striking landscape of Khortitsa National Nature Reserve.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Zaporizhzhya travel route website.

Getting from Kharkiv to Zaporizhzhya by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of flight and taxi. In January, daily temperatures in Zaporizhzhya can reach -1°C, while at night they dip to -7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Nerubayskoye.

Things to do in Zaporizhzhya

Parks Nature Museums
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Khortitsa National Nature Reserve ©
Khortitsa National Nature Reserve

2
nights
Nerubayskoye

Nerubayskoye ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): Head underground at Catacombs of Odessa, explore the activities along The Odessa Port, then don't miss a visit to Potemkin Stairs, and finally make a trip to Passage.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Nerubayskoye trip itinerary app.

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and train from Zaporizhzhya to Nerubayskoye takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In January, daily temperatures in Nerubayskoye can reach 1°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Lviv.

Things to do in Nerubayskoye

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Odessa
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The Odessa Port ©
The Odessa Port
Catacombs of Odessa ©
Catacombs of Odessa
Potemkin Stairs ©
Potemkin Stairs

3
nights
Lviv

Lviv ©
Instead of Soviet buildings typical of Ukraine, Lviv boasts a charming Central European-style old town with World Heritage Site status.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Lychakiv Cemetery and The Lviv Historical Museum. Do your shopping at Leopolis and Shop Under Kumpel. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Old Town, stop by King Cross Leopolis, see the interesting displays at Arsenal Museum, and take in panoramic vistas at Lviv High Castle.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Lviv trip planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Nerubayskoye to Lviv in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In January in Lviv, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lviv

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Lychakiv Cemetery ©
Lychakiv Cemetery
Old Town ©
Old Town
Svyatogo Yura Cathedral ©
Svyatogo Yura Cathedral

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