31 days in Ukraine Itinerary

31 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  16 h
1
Lviv
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
2
Mukacheve
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
3
Bukovel
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Chernivtsi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Kamianets-Podilskyi
— 4 nights
Drive:  9 h
6
Chernobyl
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
7
Kyiv (Kiev)
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
8
Kharkiv
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
9
Odessa
— 4 nights
Fly:  16 h 30 min
End: Philadelphia

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: don't miss a visit to Rynok Square, explore the galleries of Insomnia - The Haunted House, take in the spiritual surroundings of Armenian Virgin Mary's Dormition Church, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Svyatogo Yura Cathedral.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Lviv tour itinerary planning tool.

Philadelphia, USA to Lviv is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from Philadelphia to Lviv, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Philadelphia in July: high temperatures in Lviv hover around 77°F and lows are around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Mukacheve.

Things to do in Lviv

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 5:
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Lychakiv Cemetery ©
Lychakiv Cemetery
Rynok Square ©
Rynok Square
Old Town ©
Old Town

3
nights
Mukacheve

Mukacheve ©
Mukachevo is a city located in the valley of the Latorica river in Zakarpattia Oblast, in Western Ukraine. Get out of town with these interesting Mukacheve side-trips: Church of Michael the Archangel (in Svaliava), Uzhhorod (Uzhhorod Castle. Transcarpathian Regional History Museum, Subcarpathian Rus' Museum of Folk Architecture and Customs, &more) and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians (in Kelechyn). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Palanok Castle, appreciate the history behind Chimney Sweep Monument, ponder the world of politics at Mukacheve Town Hall, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Pochaiv Madonna Icon.

For reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Mukacheve trip site.

Traveling by car from Lviv to Mukacheve takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Lviv, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Mukacheve, ranging from highs of 84°F to lows of 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Bukovel.

Things to do in Mukacheve

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Uzhhorod, Church of Michael the Archangel, Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Palanok Castle ©
Palanok Castle

3
nights
Bukovel

Bukovel ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Bukovel: Yaremche (Probiy Waterfall & Nativity of St. John the Baptist) and Hoverla (in Vorokhta).

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Bukovel trip planner.

You can drive from Mukacheve to Bukovel in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Mukacheve in July: highs in Bukovel hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Chernivtsi.

Things to do in Bukovel

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Yaremche
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Hoverla ©
Hoverla
Mount Khomyak ©
Mount Khomyak
Mount Bukovel ©
Mount Bukovel

2
nights
Chernivtsi

Chernivtsi ©
Chernivtsi is a city in western Ukraine, situated on the upper course of the River Prut. On the 12th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Heart of Jesus, thendon't miss a visit to Olgi Kobylyanskoi Street, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at St Nicholas Cathedral, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Armenian Church. On your second day here, ponder the world of politics at Chernivtsi City Hall, don't miss a visit to Teatralna Square, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Residence of Bukovynian Metropolitans - Chernivtsi National University, and finally admire the striking features of Palace of Culture - Jewish People’s House.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Chernivtsi vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Bukovel to Chernivtsi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daily temperatures in Chernivtsi can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Kamianets-Podilskyi.

Things to do in Chernivtsi

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Armenian Church ©
Armenian Church
Olgi  Kobylyanskoi  Street ©
Olgi Kobylyanskoi Street

4
nights
Kamianets-Podilskyi

Kamianets-Podilskyi ©
Kamianets-Podilskyi is a city on the Smotrych River in western Ukraine, to the north-east of Chernivtsi. Change things up with a short trip to Khotyn Fortress in Khotyn (about 38 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Kamenet's Podolsky Castle, make a trip to Kamianets-Podilskyi Gallery of Arts, explore the stunning scenery at The Smotrych River Canyon, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Exaltation of the Cross.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Kamianets-Podilskyi road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Chernivtsi to Kamianets-Podilskyi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Kamianets-Podilskyi sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Chernobyl.

Things to do in Kamianets-Podilskyi

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Khotyn Fortress
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Kamenet's Podolsky Castle ©
Kamenet's Podolsky Castle
Khotyn Fortress ©
Khotyn Fortress
The Smotrych River Canyon ©
The Smotrych River Canyon

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 18th (Sat): mingle with the ghosts of the past at Chernobyl Go and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Elijah Church. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at Pripyat Amusement Park, don't miss a visit to Reactor No 4, and then make a trip to Duga Radar Russian Woodpecker.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Chernobyl trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Kamianets-Podilskyi to Chernobyl takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and taxi. In July in Chernobyl, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kyiv (Kiev).

Things to do in Chernobyl

Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

Pripyat Amusement Park
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
St. Elijah Church ©
St. Elijah Church
Reactor No 4
Reactor No 4
Duga Radar Russian Woodpecker ©
Duga Radar Russian Woodpecker

4
nights
Kyiv (Kiev)

Kyiv (Kiev) ©
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Kyiv (Kiev) is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Sophia's Cathedral, do sightseeing your way with Private Tours, don't miss a visit to Maidan Nezalezhnosti, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Kyiv (Kiev) trip planner.

Traveling by car from Chernobyl to Kyiv (Kiev) takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Kyiv (Kiev) can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Kharkiv.

Things to do in Kyiv (Kiev)

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
St. Sophia's Cathedral ©
St. Sophia's Cathedral
Photography Tours
Andriyivski Uzviz ©
Andriyivski Uzviz

4
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: stroll around Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure, pause for some serene contemplation at Annunciation Cathedral, appreciate the history behind Great War Memorial, and admire the local landmark of Mirror Stream fountain.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Kharkiv trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Kyiv (Kiev) to Kharkiv in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July in Kharkiv, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Odessa.

Things to do in Kharkiv

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure ©
Kharkov Dolphinarium ©
Kharkov Dolphinarium
Mirror Stream fountain ©
Mirror Stream fountain

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, explore the activities along The Odessa Port, appreciate the history behind Monument to the 12th Chair, and walk around City Garden.

Plan a trip to Odessa easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

You can fly from Kharkiv to Odessa in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Odessa when traveling from Kharkiv in July, with lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Odessa

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum ©
Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum
Deribasovskaya Street ©
Deribasovskaya Street
Potemkin Stairs ©
Potemkin Stairs

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