22 days in Ukraine Itinerary

22 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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22 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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

3
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, take in the spiritual surroundings of Armenian Virgin Mary's Dormition Church, take in panoramic vistas at Lviv High Castle, and see the interesting displays at Insomnia - The Haunted House.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Lviv route builder tool .

St. Petersburg, Russia to Lviv is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from St. Petersburg to Lviv. In July, daily temperatures in Lviv can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can drive to Yaremche.

Things to do in Lviv

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

2
nights
Yaremche

Yaremche ©
Yaremche is a city in Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast of west Ukraine. On the 2nd (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at St Elias Wooden Church, then admire the sheer force of Probiy Waterfall, then take in the awesome beauty at Hoverla, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Girske Mini-Brewery. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Khomyak, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Bukovel, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nativity of St. John the Baptist.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Yaremche route app .

Drive from Lviv to Yaremche in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Yaremche sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Uzhhorod.

Things to do in Yaremche

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Uzhhorod

Uzhhorod ©
Uzhhorod is a city located in western Ukraine, at the border with Slovakia and near the border with Hungary. Explore Uzhhorod's surroundings by going to Mukacheve (Chimney Sweep Monument, Palanok Castle, & more) and Lumshory Tanks (in Lumshory). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Subcarpathian Rus' Museum of Folk Architecture and Customs, pause for some serene contemplation at Goryany Rotunda - St. Anna Church, don't miss a visit to Ferenc Liszt Mini-Sculpture, and contemplate the waterfront views at Uzh River.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Uzhhorod holiday planner.

Getting from Yaremche to Uzhhorod by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time (EET) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In August, daytime highs in Uzhhorod are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Chernobyl.

Things to do in Uzhhorod

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Mukacheve, Lumshory Tanks
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Palanok Castle ©
Palanok Castle
Liberty Mini-sculpture ©
Liberty Mini-sculpture

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. On the 7th (Fri), get in on the family fun at Pripyat Amusement Park, make a trip to Reactor No 4, and then don't miss a visit to Duga Radar Russian Woodpecker. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Elijah Church and then see a world frozen in time at Chernobyl Go.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Chernobyl trip website .

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and taxi from Uzhhorod to Chernobyl takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Uzhhorod to Chernobyl, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can go by car to Kiev.

Things to do in Chernobyl

Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

Pripyat Amusement Park
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St. Elijah Church ©
St. Elijah Church
Duga Radar Russian Woodpecker ©
Duga Radar Russian Woodpecker
Pripyat Amusement Park ©
Pripyat Amusement Park

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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, make a trip to Andriyivski Uzviz, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra, and get a new perspective on nature at St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery.

Before you visit Kiev, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Chernobyl to Kiev takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Kharkiv.

Things to do in Kiev

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

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.
Step out of Kharkiv with an excursion to Ilya Repin Museum in Chuhuiv--about 54 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: stroll around Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure, get curious at Software and Computer Museum, identify plant and animal life at Kharkov Dolphinarium, and get engrossed in the history at Museum of Archaeology and Ethnography.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Kharkiv trip itinerary builder website .

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Kiev to Kharkiv in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. August in Kharkiv sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Odessa.

Things to do in Kharkiv

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ilya Repin Museum
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Mirror Stream fountain ©
Mirror Stream fountain
Kharkov Dolphinarium ©
Kharkov Dolphinarium

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.
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, stroll around City Garden, examine the collection at Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Nemo Odessa Dolphinarium.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Odessa day trip site .

Getting from Kharkiv to Odessa by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Odessa

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Catacombs of Odessa
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Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum ©
Deribasovskaya Street ©
Deribasovskaya Street
Potemkin Stairs ©
Potemkin Stairs

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