40 days in Ukraine Itinerary

40 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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Start: Vancouver
Fly:  22 h 45 min
1
Odessa
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
2
Kropyvnytskyi
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Zaporizhzhya
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
4
Kharkiv
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
5
Kyiv (Kiev)
— 8 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
6
Vinnytsia
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
7
Chernivtsi
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
8
Yaremche
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
9
Slavs'ke
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
10
Lviv
— 3 nights
Fly:  21 h 45 min
End: Vancouver

5
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.
Get outdoors at Lanzheron Beach and Otrada. There's much more to do: make a trip to Primorsky Boulevard, walk around City Garden, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Nemo Odessa Dolphinarium, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Odessa travel website.

Vancouver, Canada to Odessa is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 10 hour difference. In April, daytime highs in Odessa are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Kropyvnytskyi.

Things to do in Odessa

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Catacombs of Odessa
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Nemo Odessa Dolphinarium ©
Nemo Odessa Dolphinarium
Catacombs of Odessa ©
Catacombs of Odessa
Arcadia district ©
Arcadia district

4
nights
Kropyvnytskyi

Kropyvnytskyi ©
Go for a jaunt from Kropyvnytskyi to Kelechyn to see Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians about 9h 45 min away.

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

Drive from Odessa to Kropyvnytskyi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April in Kropyvnytskyi, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Zaporizhzhya.

Things to do in Kropyvnytskyi

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians
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Kovalivs'kyi park ©
Kovalivs'kyi park
Ukraine Guardian Angel ©
Ukraine Guardian Angel
Ingul River ©
Ingul River

3
nights
Zaporizhzhya

Zaporizhzhya ©
Go for a jaunt from Zaporizhzhya to Vasylivka to see Popov Castle about 58 minutes away.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Zaporizhzhya trip planner.

You can drive from Kropyvnytskyi to Zaporizhzhya in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In May, daytime highs in Zaporizhzhya are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Kharkiv.

Things to do in Zaporizhzhya

Museums Fun & Games Nature

Side Trip

Popov Castle
Find places to stay May 4 — 7:
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Zaporizhzhya Regional Lore Museum ©
Zaporizhzhya Regional Lore Museum
Khortitsa National Nature Reserve ©
Khortitsa National Nature Reserve

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, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Annunciation Cathedral, get a taste of the local shopping with Avec Fine Arts Gallery, and meet the residents at Kharkov Zoo.

For ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Kharkiv tour builder site.

You can drive from Zaporizhzhya to Kharkiv in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In May, daytime highs in Kharkiv are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 11th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Kyiv (Kiev).

Things to do in Kharkiv

Parks Museums Wildlife
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Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure ©
Kharkov Dolphinarium ©
Kharkov Dolphinarium
Shevchenko Park ©
Shevchenko Park

8
nights
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: capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Sophia's Cathedral, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery, and examine the collection at Pirogovo Open-Air Museum.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Kyiv (Kiev) trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from Kharkiv to Kyiv (Kiev) in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Kyiv (Kiev) are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Vinnytsia.

Things to do in Kyiv (Kiev)

Museums Parks Tours
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Photography Tours
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra ©
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra
St. Sophia's Cathedral ©
St. Sophia's Cathedral

4
nights
Vinnytsia

Vinnytsia ©
Vinnytsia is a city in west-central Ukraine, located on the banks of the Southern Bug.It is the administrative center of Vinnytsia Oblast and the largest city in the historic region of Podillia. Vinnytsia is known for museums, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the design of Multimedia Fountain Roshen, stroll around Glory Memorial and War Memorial Park, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicolas Wooden Church, and get to know the resident critters at Vinnytsya Zoo.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Vinnytsia trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Kyiv (Kiev) to Vinnytsia takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. On the 23rd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Chernivtsi.

Things to do in Vinnytsia

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Werwolf (Hitler's Military Headquarters)
Find places to stay May 19 — 23:
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Vinnytsya Zoo ©
Vinnytsya Zoo
Multimedia Fountain Roshen ©
Multimedia Fountain Roshen
Gorky Park ©
Gorky Park

4
nights
Chernivtsi

Chernivtsi ©
Chernivtsi is a city in western Ukraine, situated on the upper course of the River Prut. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chernivtsi: Kamianets-Podilskyi (Cathedral of the Saints Peter and Paul, Kamenet's Podolsky Castle, &more) and Castle Ruins at Kryvche (in Kryvche). And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Residence of Bukovynian Metropolitans - Chernivtsi National University, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Heart of Jesus, make a trip to Teatralna Square, and walk around Shevchenko Central Park of Culture and Leisure.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Chernivtsi trip planner.

Getting from Vinnytsia to Chernivtsi by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can go by car to Yaremche.

Things to do in Chernivtsi

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Kamianets-Podilskyi, Castle Ruins at Kryvche
Find places to stay May 23 — 27:
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Kamenet's Podolsky Castle ©
Kamenet's Podolsky Castle
The Smotrych River Canyon ©
The Smotrych River Canyon

2
nights
Yaremche

Yaremche ©
Yaremche is a city in Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast of west Ukraine. Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Elias Wooden Church, thenadmire the sheer force of Waterfall Maiden Tears, and then explore the striking landscape at Rocks Dovbusha. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Hoverla.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Yaremche online trip builder.

You can drive from Chernivtsi to Yaremche in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Chernivtsi in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 9°C in Yaremche. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Slavs'ke.

Things to do in Yaremche

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Hoverla ©
Hoverla
Rocks Dovbusha ©
Rocks Dovbusha
St Elias Wooden Church ©
St Elias Wooden Church

1
night
Slavs'ke

Slavs'ke
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): explore the landscape on two wheels at Zahar Berkut Ski Resort.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Slavs'ke trip planner.

Drive from Yaremche to Slavs'ke in 4 hours. In May in Slavs'ke, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to Lviv.

Things to do in Slavs'ke

Parks Trails Winter Sports

Side Trip

Zahar Berkut Ski Resort
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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.
On the 31st (Thu), explore the galleries of Lychakiv Cemetery, make a trip to Rynok Square, thentake a stroll through Old Town, thenlook for gifts at Leopolis, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Jesuits. On the 1st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Lviv City Hall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Armenian Virgin Mary's Dormition Church, don't miss a visit to Chapel of the Boim Family, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Lviv High Castle, and finally examine the collection at Arsenal Museum.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Lviv sightseeing planning app.

You can drive from Slavs'ke to Lviv in 2.5 hours. May in Lviv sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Lviv

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

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