21 days in Ukraine Itinerary

21 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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Start: Montreal, Quebec
Fly:  16 h 45 min
1
Odessa
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
2
Kharkiv
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Shuttle:  3 h 45 min
3
Kiev
— 4 nights
Drive:  6 h
4
Kamianets-Podilskyi
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 45 min
5
Chernivtsi
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
6
Bukovel
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
7
Lviv
— 4 nights
Fly:  17 h
End: Montreal, Quebec

2
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, walk around City Garden, observe the fascinating underwater world at Nemo Odessa Dolphinarium, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Odessa vacation planner.

Montreal, Canada to Odessa is an approximately 16- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. In October in Odessa, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kharkiv.

Things to do in Odessa

Parks Museums Nature
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Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum ©
Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum
Deribasovskaya Street ©
Deribasovskaya Street
Potemkin Stairs ©
Potemkin Stairs

3
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.
Kharkiv is known for parks, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Annunciation Cathedral, examine the collection at Marine Museum, and explore the galleries of Museum of Coffee.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Kharkiv trip planner.

Fly from Odessa to Kharkiv in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Odessa in October since evenings lows in Kharkiv dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Kiev.

Things to do in Kharkiv

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure ©
Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure
Kharkov Dolphinarium ©
Kharkov Dolphinarium
Mirror Stream fountain ©
Mirror Stream fountain

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: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Sophia's Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and see the interesting displays at Pirogovo Open-Air Museum.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Kiev day trip planner.

Getting from Kharkiv to Kiev by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kamianets-Podilskyi.

Things to do in Kiev

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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St. Sophia's Cathedral ©
St. Sophia's Cathedral
Photography Tours
Andriyivski Uzviz ©
Andriyivski Uzviz

3
nights
Kamianets-Podilskyi

Kamianets-Podilskyi ©
Kamianets-Podilskyi is a city on the Smotrych River in western Ukraine, to the north-east of Chernivtsi. Venture out of the city with trips to Crystal Cave at Kryvche (in Kryvche) and Khotyn Fortress (in Khotyn). The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Kamenet's Podolsky Castle, don't miss a visit to The House of the Russian City Council, take in the views from Strimka Lan Bridge, and take in breathtaking views at The Smotrych River Canyon.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Kamianets-Podilskyi trip maker app.

Getting from Kiev to Kamianets-Podilskyi by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Kamianets-Podilskyi are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to catch the bus to Chernivtsi.

Things to do in Kamianets-Podilskyi

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Crystal Cave at Kryvche, Khotyn Fortress
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The Smotrych River Canyon ©
The Smotrych River Canyon
Khotyn Fortress ©
Khotyn Fortress
Kamenet's Podolsky Castle ©
Kamenet's Podolsky Castle

1
night
Chernivtsi

Chernivtsi ©
Chernivtsi is a city in western Ukraine, situated on the upper course of the River Prut. On the 24th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at St Nicholas Cathedral, pause for some serene contemplation at Armenian Church, don't miss a visit to Olgi Kobylyanskoi Street, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Holy Spirit Orthodox Cathedral, then get a sense of history and politics at Chernivtsi City Hall, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Residence of Bukovynian Metropolitans - Chernivtsi National University.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Chernivtsi online trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Kamianets-Podilskyi to Chernivtsi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. October in Chernivtsi sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bukovel.

Things to do in Chernivtsi

Historic Sites
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Armenian Church ©
Armenian Church
Olgi  Kobylyanskoi  Street ©
Olgi Kobylyanskoi Street

2
nights
Bukovel

Bukovel ©
On the 25th (Fri), take in the awesome beauty at Yablonitskiy Pass, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Khomyak, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Bukovel. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pick up some new knowledge with Bukovel Ski School and then head outdoors with Extreme Park Bukovel.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Bukovel online tour itinerary maker.

Drive from Chernivtsi to Bukovel in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Bukovel are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car to Lviv.

Things to do in Bukovel

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Yablonitskiy Pass
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Mount Khomyak ©
Mount Khomyak
Mount Bukovel ©
Mount Bukovel

4
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, take a stroll through Old Town, explore the world behind art at Museum of Folk Architecture and Life, and stroll the grounds of Lychakiv Cemetery.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Lviv trip maker.

Traveling by car from Bukovel to Lviv takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In October, daytime highs in Lviv are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. On the 30th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

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

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