22 days in Ukraine Itinerary

22 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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Start: Toronto
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  13 h 30 min
1
Kiev
— 3 nights
+2
Shuttle + Foot + Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
Kharkiv
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
3
Odessa
— 3 nights
Drive:  7 h 15 min
4
Kamianets-Podilskyi
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
5
Bukovel
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
6
Lviv
— 4 nights
Fly:  14 h 15 min
End: Toronto

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: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Sophia's Cathedral, learn about all things military at National Museum of the History of Ukraine in the Second World War, see the interesting displays at Pirogovo Open-Air Museum, and hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Kiev visit planning site.

Toronto, Canada to Kiev is an approximately 13- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of ferry, flight, and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Toronto in October, with highs in Kiev at 13°C and lows at 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kharkiv.

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
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, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Archaeology and Ethnography, explore the galleries of Museum of Coffee, and don't miss a visit to Kharkiv Municipal Gallery.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Kharkiv vacation planner.

Getting from Kiev to Kharkiv by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. October in Kharkiv sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Odessa.

Things to do in Kharkiv

Parks Museums Wildlife
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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

3
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: make a trip to Deribasovskaya Street, examine the collection at Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum, stroll around City Garden, and appreciate the history behind Statue of the Duc de Richelieu.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Odessa day trip website.

Traveling by flight from Kharkiv to Odessa takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Kharkiv in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Odessa, with lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kamianets-Podilskyi.

Things to do in Odessa

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

3
nights
Kamianets-Podilskyi

Kamianets-Podilskyi ©
Kamianets-Podilskyi is a city on the Smotrych River in western Ukraine, to the north-east of Chernivtsi. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kamianets-Podilskyi: Chernivtsi (Residence of Bukovynian Metropolitans - Chernivtsi National University & Olgi Kobylyanskoi Street) and Khotyn (Khotyn Fortress & Khotyn Historic Museum). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Kamenet's Podolsky Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. George Cathedral, don't miss a visit to The House of the Russian City Council, and explore the stunning scenery at The Smotrych River Canyon.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Kamianets-Podilskyi trip planner.

You can drive from Odessa to Kamianets-Podilskyi in 7.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of flight and bus. October in Kamianets-Podilskyi sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to drive to Bukovel.

Things to do in Kamianets-Podilskyi

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Chernivtsi, Khotyn
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Kamenet's Podolsky Castle ©
Kamenet's Podolsky Castle
Khotyn Fortress ©
Khotyn Fortress

3
nights
Bukovel

Bukovel ©
Explore Bukovel's surroundings by going to Yaremche (Nativity of St. John the Baptist & Probiy Waterfall) and Hoverla (in Vorokhta).

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Bukovel trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Kamianets-Podilskyi to Bukovel takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In October in Bukovel, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can go by car to Lviv.

Things to do in Bukovel

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Yaremche
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Mount Khomyak ©
Mount Khomyak
Hoverla ©
Hoverla
Probiy Waterfall ©
Probiy Waterfall

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: make a trip to Rynok Square, explore the world behind art at Museum of Folk Architecture and Life, examine the collection at Insomnia - The Haunted House, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Armenian Virgin Mary's Dormition Church.

For photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Lviv trip planner.

Getting from Bukovel to Lviv by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in October, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel 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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