16 days in Ukraine Itinerary

16 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kiev
+2
Shuttle + Foot + Fly:  3 h 45 min
1
Kharkiv
— 5 nights
+3
Fly + Foot + Bus + Taxi:  8 h 15 min
2
Chernobyl
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h
3
Kiev
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
4
Lviv
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
5
Odessa
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
End: Kiev

5
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.
Step out of Kharkiv with an excursion to Ilya Repin Museum in Chuhuiv--about 54 minutes away. The adventure continues: stroll around Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure, examine the collection at Marine Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Kharkov Dolphinarium, and explore the galleries of Museum of Coffee.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Kharkiv trip itinerary maker site.

Kiev to Kharkiv is an approximately 4- hour combination of shuttle and flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Chernobyl.

Things to do in Kharkiv

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ilya Repin Museum
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Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure ©
Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure
Shevchenko Park ©
Shevchenko Park
Mirror Stream fountain ©
Mirror Stream fountain

1
day
Chernobyl

Chernobyl ©
Chernobyl or Chornobyl is a city in the restricted Chernobyl Exclusion Zone situated in the Ivankiv Raion of northern Kiev Oblast, near Ukraine's border with Belarus. Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): expand your understanding of the military at Duga Radar Russian Woodpecker, then make a trip to Reactor No 4, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Elijah Church.

For photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Chernobyl trip planner.

Do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi from Kharkiv to Chernobyl in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or drive. In October in Chernobyl, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can go by car to Kiev.

Things to do in Chernobyl

Historic Sites
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St. Elijah Church ©
St. Elijah Church
Reactor No 4
Reactor No 4
Duga Radar Russian Woodpecker ©
Duga Radar Russian Woodpecker

4
nights
Kiev

Kiev ©
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Kiev is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Sophia's Cathedral, make a trip to Maidan Nezalezhnosti, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery, and appreciate the history behind Rodina Mat (Motherland).

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Kiev travel route builder app.

You can drive from Chernobyl to Kiev in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Lviv.

Things to do in Kiev

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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St. Sophia's Cathedral ©
St. Sophia's Cathedral
Andriyivski Uzviz ©
Andriyivski Uzviz
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra ©
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra

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.
Lviv is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Rynok Square, enjoy breathtaking views from Lviv High Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Svyatogo Yura Cathedral, and wander the streets of Old Town.

Planning Lviv trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can fly from Kiev to Lviv in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. In October in Lviv, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Odessa.

Things to do in Lviv

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Lychakiv Cemetery ©
Lychakiv Cemetery
Rynok Square ©
Rynok Square
Old Town ©
Old Town

3
nights
Odessa

Odessa ©
Though most famous for the Potemkin Steps leading down the Black Sea coast, Odessa welcomes visitors with several other attractions, including beaches and an ornate opera house.
Odessa is known for museums, nightlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Deribasovskaya Street, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Nemo Odessa Dolphinarium, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and walk around City Garden.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Odessa road trip planner.

Fly from Lviv to Odessa in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Odessa

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

Catacombs of Odessa
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Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum ©
Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum
Deribasovskaya Street ©
Deribasovskaya Street
Potemkin Stairs ©
Potemkin Stairs

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