19 days in Ukraine Itinerary

19 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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Start: Kiev
1
Kiev
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Chernobyl
— 1 night
+3
Taxi + Bus + Foot + Fly:  9 h
3
Chernivtsi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Yaremche
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Lviv
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
6
Odessa
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
7
Kharkiv
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Shuttle:  3 h 45 min
End: Kiev

3
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: admire the landmark architecture of St. Sophia's Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Andriyivski Uzviz, pause for some photo ops at Rodina Mat (Motherland), and brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the History of Ukraine in the Second World War.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Kiev travel route app.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Kiev. September in Kiev sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can drive to Chernobyl.

Things to do in Kiev

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 29:
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St. Sophia's Cathedral ©
St. Sophia's Cathedral
Andriyivski Uzviz ©
Andriyivski Uzviz
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra ©
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra

1
night
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 30th (Mon): see a world frozen in time at Chernobyl Go, then don't miss a visit to Reactor No 4, and then make a trip to Duga Radar Russian Woodpecker.

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You can drive from Kiev to Chernobyl in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Chernivtsi.

Things to do in Chernobyl

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 29 — 30:
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Reactor No 4
Reactor No 4
Duga Radar Russian Woodpecker ©
Duga Radar Russian Woodpecker

1
night
Chernivtsi

Chernivtsi ©
Chernivtsi is a city in western Ukraine, situated on the upper course of the River Prut. Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Armenian Church, make a trip to Olgi Kobylyanskoi Street, then ponder the world of politics at Chernivtsi City Hall, and finally admire the striking features of Residence of Bukovynian Metropolitans - Chernivtsi National University. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Teatralna Square, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Bukovinian Jewish History, admire the landmark architecture of Palace of Culture - Jewish People’s House, then don't miss a visit to Alley of Stars, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Nicholas Cathedral, and finally admire the landmark architecture of German House.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Chernivtsi online journey planner.

You can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight from Chernobyl to Chernivtsi in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and train; or drive. In October in Chernivtsi, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Yaremche.

Things to do in Chernivtsi

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 2:
Highlights from your plan
Armenian Church ©
Armenian Church
Olgi  Kobylyanskoi  Street ©
Olgi Kobylyanskoi Street

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Yaremche

Yaremche ©
Yaremche is a city in Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast of west Ukraine. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): admire the sheer force of Probiy Waterfall, identify plant and animal life at Hoverla, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nativity of St. John the Baptist. Here are some ideas for day two: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Bukovel and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Khomyak.

To see reviews and other tourist information, read Yaremche itinerary site.

You can drive from Chernivtsi to Yaremche in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Lviv.

Things to do in Yaremche

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Bukovel
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Hoverla ©
Hoverla
Mount Khomyak ©
Mount Khomyak
Mount Bukovel ©
Mount Bukovel

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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: make a trip to Rynok Square, explore the world behind art at Museum of Folk Architecture and Life, enjoy breathtaking views from Lviv High Castle, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Armenian Virgin Mary's Dormition Church.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Lviv holiday planner.

Drive from Yaremche to Lviv in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in Lviv sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Odessa.

Things to do in Lviv

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Lychakiv Cemetery ©
Lychakiv Cemetery
Rynok Square ©
Rynok Square
Old Town ©
Old Town

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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, appreciate the extensive heritage of 10 Apryelya Square, get outside with Path of Health, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Nemo Odessa Dolphinarium.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Odessa vacation maker app.

Getting from Lviv to Odessa by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Odessa can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kharkiv.

Things to do in Odessa

Parks Museums Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum ©
Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum
Deribasovskaya Street ©
Deribasovskaya Street
Potemkin Stairs ©
Potemkin Stairs

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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. Next up on the itinerary: walk around Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure, identify plant and animal life at Kharkov Dolphinarium, see the interesting displays at Marine Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Annunciation Cathedral.

For other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Kharkiv sightseeing site.

Getting from Odessa to Kharkiv by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Odessa in October, Kharkiv is slightly colder at night with lows of 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kharkiv

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ilya Repin Museum
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure ©
Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure
Shevchenko Park ©
Shevchenko Park
Mirror Stream fountain ©
Mirror Stream fountain

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