20 days in Ukraine Itinerary

20 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  20 h 45 min
1
Lviv
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
2
Mukacheve
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
3
Yaremche
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
4
Lutsk
— 1 day
Drive:  5 h 15 min
5
Vinnytsia
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 15 min
6
Kiev
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
Chernobyl
— 2 nights
+3
Taxi + Bus + Foot + Fly:  5 h 45 min
8
Odessa
— 4 nights
Fly:  21 h 30 min
End: Sao Paulo

2
nights
Lviv

Lviv ©
Instead of Soviet buildings typical of Ukraine, Lviv boasts a charming Central European-style old town with World Heritage Site status.
Get a sense of the local culture at Museum of Folk Architecture and Life and Armenian street. Dominican Cathedral and Lychakiv Cemetery will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Jesuits, admire the striking features of Armenian Virgin Mary's Dormition Church, don't miss a visit to Potoсki Palace, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Lviv itinerary builder site.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Lviv is an approximately 22- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Traveling from Sao Paulo in September, things will get a bit cooler in Lviv: highs are around 22°C and lows about 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to drive to Mukacheve.

Things to do in Lviv

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Armenian street ©
Armenian street
Museum of Folk Architecture and Life
Museum of Folk Architecture and Life
Dominican Cathedral ©
Dominican Cathedral

1
night
Mukacheve

Mukacheve ©
Mukachevo is a city located in the valley of the Latorica river in Zakarpattia Oblast, in Western Ukraine. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Nicholas Monastery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Joseph Chapel, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St.Martin Cathedral, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Pochaiv Madonna Icon, and finally explore the historical opulence of Palanok Castle.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Mukacheve trip website.

You can drive from Lviv to Mukacheve in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Lviv in September: highs in Mukacheve hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Yaremche.

Things to do in Mukacheve

Historic Sites
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Palanok Castle ©
Palanok Castle
St. Joseph Chapel ©
St. Joseph Chapel
St. Nicholas Monastery ©
St. Nicholas Monastery

2
nights
Yaremche

Yaremche ©
Yaremche is a city in Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast of west Ukraine. On the 15th (Sun), sample the tasty concoctions at Brewery Mikulichin and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hoverla. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Nativity of St. John the Baptist, then take in the dramatic natural features at Rocks Dovbusha, then take in the dramatic scenery at Probiy Waterfall, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Elias Wooden Church.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Yaremche trip planner.

You can drive from Mukacheve to Yaremche in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Mukacheve in September: highs in Yaremche hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Lutsk.

Things to do in Yaremche

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Hoverla ©
Hoverla
Rocks Dovbusha ©
Rocks Dovbusha
Probiy Waterfall ©
Probiy Waterfall

1
day
Lutsk

Lutsk ©
Lutsk is a city on the Styr River in northwestern Ukraine. On the 17th (Tue), examine the collection at Museum of Volyn Icon, see the interesting displays at Technical Progress Museum, examine the collection at Bells Museum, step into the grandiose world of Lubart's Castle, then examine the collection at Books Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Lutheran Church.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Lutsk route site.

Drive from Yaremche to Lutsk in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Vinnytsia.

Things to do in Lutsk

Museums Historic Sites
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Lubart's Castle ©
Lubart's Castle
Museum of Volyn Icon ©
Museum of Volyn Icon
Technical Progress Museum ©
Technical Progress Museum

1
night
Vinnytsia

Vinnytsia ©
Vinnytsia is a city in west-central Ukraine, located on the banks of the Southern Bug.It is the administrative center of Vinnytsia Oblast and the largest city in the historic region of Podillia. Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): examine the collection at Pirogov's Masoleum - St.Nicolas Church, then examine the collection at National Pirogov's Estate Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Transfiguration Cathedral, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum of Retro Technology Avtomotovelofotoradio. Here are some ideas for day two: get curious at Science Museum, see the interesting displays at Vinnytsya Regional Lore Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Ukrainian Philatelic Museum of Jakiw Balaban, and finally explore the world behind art at Vinnytsia Regional Museum of Art.

To find maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Vinnytsia route planner.

Traveling by car from Lutsk to Vinnytsia takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Kiev.

Things to do in Vinnytsia

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
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Museum of Retro Technology Avtomotovelofotoradio ©
National Pirogov's Estate Museum ©
National Pirogov's Estate Museum
Pirogov's Masoleum - St.Nicolas Church ©
Pirogov's Masoleum - St.Nicolas Church

3
nights
Kiev

Kiev ©
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
St. Sophia's Cathedral and Mikhail Bulgakov Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will get to explore State Aviation Museum and National Museum of the History of Ukraine in the Second World War. Change things up with a short trip to Mezhyhirya Residence Museum in Novi Petrivtsi (about 30 minutes away). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra, examine the collection at Pirogovo Open-Air Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kiev trip app.

Take a train from Vinnytsia to Kiev in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Chernobyl.

Things to do in Kiev

Museums Historic Sites Spas

Side Trip

Mezhyhirya Residence Museum
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Mikhail Bulgakov Museum ©
Mikhail Bulgakov Museum
State Aviation Museum ©
State Aviation Museum
Mezhyhirya Residence Museum ©
Mezhyhirya Residence Museum

2
nights
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. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): make a trip to Duga Radar Russian Woodpecker, then find something for the whole family at Pripyat Amusement Park, and then don't miss a visit to Reactor No 4. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Chernobyl Go.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Chernobyl road trip website.

Drive from Kiev to Chernobyl in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In September, daytime highs in Chernobyl are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Odessa.

Things to do in Chernobyl

Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pripyat Amusement Park
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Pripyat Amusement Park ©
Pripyat Amusement Park
Reactor No 4
Reactor No 4
Duga Radar Russian Woodpecker ©
Duga Radar Russian Woodpecker

4
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.
Get some cultural insight at Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum and Memorial of Heroic Defense of Odessa Museum. Get some historical perspective at Spaso-Preobrazhensky Cathedral and Ascension Cathedral. Go for a jaunt from Odessa to Shabo to see Shabo Wine Cultural Center about 1h 35 min away. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Beach Golden Shore, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Arabic Cultural Center, don't miss a visit to Deribasovskaya Street, and appreciate the history behind Statue of the Duc de Richelieu.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Odessa trip maker app.

Traveling by combination of taxi, bus, and flight from Chernobyl to Odessa takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Chernobyl in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 16°C in Odessa. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Odessa

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Shabo Wine Cultural Center, Ascension Cathedral
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Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum ©
Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum
Shustov Cognac Winery Museum ©
Shustov Cognac Winery Museum
Shabo Wine Cultural Center ©
Shabo Wine Cultural Center

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