17 days in Ukraine & Russia Itinerary

17 days in Ukraine & Russia Itinerary

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Start: Moscow, Russia
Fly:  27 h
1
Kiev, Ukraine
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Chernobyl, Ukraine
— 1 night
Drive:  14 h 30 min
3
Moscow, Russia
— 3 nights
Train:  4 h
4
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 5 nights
Train:  4 h 30 min
5
Moscow, Russia
— 2 nights
End: Moscow, Russia


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3
nights
Kiev, Ukraine

Kiev
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Kiev trip itinerary tool.

Moscow, Russia to Kiev is an approximately 6.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Moscow, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Kiev, ranging from highs of 80°F to lows of 60°F. You will leave for Chernobyl on the 1st (Sun).

Things to do in Kiev

Tours Nightlife Museums
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1
night
Chernobyl, Ukraine

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. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Chernobyl Go as well as Chernobyl Visit. On the 1st (Sun), get the adrenaline pumping with Chernobyl Visit. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see a world frozen in time at Chernobyl Go.

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Traveling by car from Kiev to Chernobyl takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. September in Chernobyl sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Moscow.

Things to do in Chernobyl

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Chernobyl Visit

3
nights
Moscow, Russia

Moscow
Russia's political, economic, and cultural center, Moscow remains the most populous inland city in the world, famed for its colorful history and rich architectural heritage.
To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Moscow driving holiday website.

Explore your travel options from Chernobyl to Moscow with the Route module. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chernobyl to Moscow due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Chernobyl in September, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Moscow: temperatures range from 59°F by day to 47°F at night. You'll set off for St. Petersburg on the 6th (Fri).

Things to do in Moscow

Museums Historic Sites Nightlife
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5
nights
St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg
Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the St. Petersburg journey planner.

Getting from Moscow to St. Petersburg by train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In September, daytime highs in St. Petersburg are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. On the 11th (Wed), you'll travel to Moscow.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

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2
nights
Moscow, Russia

Moscow
For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Moscow trip itinerary app.

You can take a train from St. Petersburg to Moscow in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll set off for home on the 13th (Fri).

Things to do in Moscow

Museums Historic Sites Nightlife
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