21 days in Ukraine Itinerary

21 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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21 days in Ukraine Itinerary

Start: Montreal
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Odessa
— 2 nights
2
Kharkiv
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + foot + shuttle:  3​h 45​min
3
Kiev
— 4 nights
4
Kamianets-Podilskyi
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 45​min
5
Chernivtsi
— 1 night
6
Bukovel
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Lviv
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Montreal

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, fun & games, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Deribasovskaya Street, contemplate the waterfront views at The Odessa Port, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and examine the collection at Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Odessa travel itinerary planner.

Montreal, Canada to Odessa is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 7 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Kharkiv.

Things to do in Odessa

Parks Museums Nature
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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, historic sites, nightlife, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Three Saints Church, examine the collection at Marine Museum, and explore the galleries of Museum of Coffee.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Kharkiv vacation maker .

Getting from Odessa to Kharkiv by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Odessa in October since evenings lows in Kharkiv dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Kiev.

Things to do in Kharkiv

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Mirror Stream fountain ©
Mirror Stream fountain
Kharkov Dolphinarium ©
Kharkov Dolphinarium

4
nights
Kiev

The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Kiev is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Sophia Cathedral, learn about all things military at Great Patriotic War Museum, and don't miss a visit to Andriyivski Uzviz.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kiev road trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Kharkiv to Kiev in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October in Kiev, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to drive to Kamianets-Podilskyi.

Things to do in Kiev

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Photography Tours
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra ©
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra
Saint Sophia Cathedral ©
Saint Sophia Cathedral

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 Khotyn Fortress (in Khotyn) and Crystal Cave at Kryvche (in Kryvche). There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Kamenet's Podolsky Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at St. George Cathedral, take in breathtaking views at The Smotrych River Canyon, and don't miss a visit to Kamianets-Podilskyi Gallery of Arts.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Kamianets-Podilskyi trip simple and quick.

Drive from Kiev to Kamianets-Podilskyi in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in October, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can catcht the bus to Chernivtsi.

Things to do in Kamianets-Podilskyi

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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 24th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at St Nicholas Cathedral, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Armenian Church, don't miss a visit to Olgi Kobylyanskoi Street, then pause for some serene contemplation at The Holy Spirit Orthodox Cathedral, then ponder the world of politics at Chernivtsi City Hall, and finally admire the striking features of Residence of Bukovynian Metropolitans - Chernivtsi National University.

For photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Chernivtsi tour planner.

Traveling by bus from Kamianets-Podilskyi to Chernivtsi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can go by car 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 your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Yablonitskiy Pass, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Khomyak, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Bukovel. Here are some ideas for day two: fly down the slopes at Bukovel Ski School and then head outdoors with Extreme Park Bukovel.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bukovel trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Chernivtsi to Bukovel takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 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 Classes

Side Trip

Yablonitskiy Pass
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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, nightlife, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Rynok Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Svyatogo Yura Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Armenian Virgin Mary's Dormition Church, and see the interesting displays at Insomnia - The Haunted House.

To find out how to plan a trip to Lviv, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Bukovel to Lviv takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In October in Lviv, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. On the 30th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Lviv

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

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