42 days in Ukraine Itinerary

42 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kiev
+2
Shuttle + Foot + Fly:  3 h 45 min
1
Kharkiv
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
2
Zaporizhzhya
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  5 h
3
Odessa
— 5 nights
Drive:  7 h 15 min
4
Kamianets-Podilskyi
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
5
Yaremche
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Pylypets
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Mukacheve
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
8
Skole
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
9
Lviv
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
10
Kiev
— 7 nights
End: Kiev

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Kharkov Dolphinarium and Krasnokutsk Arboretum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Ilya Repin Museum and Avec Fine Arts Gallery. When in Kharkiv, make a side trip to see Pokrovsky Cathedral in Chuhuiv, approximately Chuhuiv away. The adventure continues: stroll around Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure, take in the exciting artwork at Palladium, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Three Saints Church, and explore the world behind art at Kharkov Art Museum.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Kharkiv travel route planner.

Kiev to Kharkiv is an approximately 4- hour combination of shuttle and flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Zaporizhzhya.

Things to do in Kharkiv

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Chuhuiv, Krasnokutsk Arboretum
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Museum of Coffee ©
Museum of Coffee
Kharkov Dolphinarium ©
Kharkov Dolphinarium
Annunciation Cathedral ©
Annunciation Cathedral

3
nights
Zaporizhzhya

Zaporizhzhya ©
Appreciate the collections at Faeton Retro Cars Museum and Motor Sich Aviation Museum. Get some cultural insight at The Historical and Cultural Complex Zaporizhian Sich and Scythian Stan Open Air Museum.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Zaporizhzhya trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Kharkiv to Zaporizhzhya in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Odessa.

Things to do in Zaporizhzhya

Museums Nature Historic Sites
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Faeton Retro Cars Museum ©
Faeton Retro Cars Museum
Khortitsa National Nature Reserve ©
Khortitsa National Nature Reserve

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum and Insomnia- The Haunted House. Escape the urban bustle at Beach Golden Shore and Catacombs of Odessa. Explore Odessa's surroundings by going to Sudkovsky Seascape Painting Museum (in Ochakiv) and Central City Beach (in Chornomorsk). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Lanzheron Beach, don't miss a visit to Deribasovskaya Street, head outdoors with Arcadia Beach, and examine the collection at Museum of Interesting Science.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Odessa sightseeing planner.

Getting from Zaporizhzhya to Odessa by combination of taxi and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kamianets-Podilskyi.

Things to do in Odessa

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Sudkovsky Seascape Painting Museum, Central City Beach, Catacombs of Odessa
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Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum ©
Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum
Catacombs of Odessa ©
Catacombs of Odessa
Museum of Interesting Science ©
Museum of Interesting Science

3
nights
Kamianets-Podilskyi

Kamianets-Podilskyi ©
Kamianets-Podilskyi is a city on the Smotrych River in western Ukraine, to the north-east of Chernivtsi. Get some cultural insight at Khotyn Fortress and Residence of Bukovynian Metropolitans - Chernivtsi National University. Get outdoors at Bakota/ Submerged Settlement and Remains of Ancient Cave Monastery and Crystal Cave at Kryvche. Change things up with these side-trips from Kamianets-Podilskyi: St Nicholas Cathedral (in Chernivtsi), Khotyn Historic Museum (in Khotyn) and Satanov Synagogue (in Satanov). The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Kamenet's Podolsky Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at St. George Cathedral, explore the stunning scenery at The Smotrych River Canyon, and examine the collection at Museum of Miniatures Castles of Ukraine.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kamianets-Podilskyi trip itinerary builder site.

Drive from Odessa to Kamianets-Podilskyi in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Odessa in July since evenings lows in Kamianets-Podilskyi dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Yaremche.

Things to do in Kamianets-Podilskyi

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Chernivtsi, Khotyn, Crystal Cave at Kryvche, Satanov Synagogue
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Khotyn Fortress ©
Khotyn Fortress
Kamenet's Podolsky Castle ©
Kamenet's Podolsky Castle
Satanov Synagogue ©
Satanov Synagogue

4
nights
Yaremche

Yaremche ©
Yaremche is a city in Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast of west Ukraine. Get outdoors at Hoverla and Mount Bukovel. Venture out of the city with trips to Maniava Waterfall (in Manyava), Bukovel (Mount Khomyak & Extreme Park Bukovel) and Silver Falls (in Sheshory). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Rocks Dovbusha, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nativity of St. John the Baptist, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Girske Mini-Brewery, and take in the dramatic scenery at Probiy Waterfall.

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Traveling by car from Kamianets-Podilskyi to Yaremche takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Kamianets-Podilskyi in July since evenings lows in Yaremche dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Pylypets.

Things to do in Yaremche

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Bukovel, Maniava Waterfall, Silver Falls
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Hoverla ©
Hoverla
Mount Bukovel ©
Mount Bukovel
Mount Khomyak ©
Mount Khomyak

3
nights
Pylypets

Pylypets ©
Take a break from the city and head to Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Rehabilitation Center of the Brown Bear. Do some cultural sightseeing at Kolochavskaya Uzkokoleyka and Museum "Old Village". Change things up with these side-trips from Pylypets: Synevir Lake (in Synevyrska Polyana) and Museum Liniya Arpada (in Kolochava).

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Traveling by car from Yaremche to Pylypets takes 4.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yaremche to Pylypets due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Mukacheve.

Things to do in Pylypets

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Kolochava, Synevir Lake, Rehabilitation Center of the Brown Bear, Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians
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Synevir Lake ©
Synevir Lake
Museum ©
Museum "Old Village"

3
nights
Mukacheve

Mukacheve ©
Mukachevo is a city located in the valley of the Latorica river in Zakarpattia Oblast, in Western Ukraine. Let the collections at Uzhhorod Castle. Transcarpathian Regional History Museum and Jozsef Boksay Art Museum capture your imagination. Escape the urban bustle at Lumshory Tanks and Uzh River. Step out of Mukacheve with an excursion to Subcarpathian Rus' Museum of Folk Architecture and Customs in Uzhhorod--about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Palanok Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Nicholas Monastery, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Pochaiv Madonna Icon, and appreciate the history behind Chimney Sweep Monument.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Mukacheve online trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Pylypets to Mukacheve in 1.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Pylypets to Mukacheve due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Mukacheve are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Skole.

Things to do in Mukacheve

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Uzhhorod, Lumshory Tanks, Castle Shenbornov
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Palanok Castle ©
Palanok Castle
St. Joseph Chapel ©
St. Joseph Chapel

3
nights
Skole

Skole ©
Skole is a town in Lviv Oblast of Ukraine. Let the collections at State Historical and Cultural Reserve Tustan and State Historical and Cultural Reserve Naguevichi capture your imagination. Escape the urban bustle at National Park Skole Beskids and Cave Monastery. Go for a jaunt from Skole to Bubnyshche to see Dovbush Rocks about 46 minutes away. There's more to do: get outside with Mount Parashka.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Skole trip tool.

Getting from Mukacheve to Skole by car takes about 2 hours. When traveling from Mukacheve in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Skole: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lviv.

Things to do in Skole

Nature Parks Trails

Side Trips

Dovbush Rocks, State Historical and Cultural Reserve Naguevichi, Cave Monastery, State Historical and Cultural Reserve Tustan
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Dovbush Rocks ©
Dovbush Rocks
State Historical and Cultural Reserve Tustan ©
Mount Parashka ©
Mount Parashka

5
nights
Lviv

Lviv ©
Instead of Soviet buildings typical of Ukraine, Lviv boasts a charming Central European-style old town with World Heritage Site status.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Lychakiv Cemetery and Armenian street. Museum-lovers will get to explore Insomnia - The Haunted House and Pharmacy Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Landscape Park Podgorye (in Truskavets), Krekhivsky Monastery of St. Nicholas Basilian Fathers (in Krekhiv) and Bear Sanctuary Domazhyr (in Zhorniska). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Old Town, pause for some serene contemplation at Svyatogo Yura Cathedral, explore the historical opulence of Pidhirtsi Castle, and don't miss a visit to Rynok Square.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Lviv online holiday planner.

Drive from Skole to Lviv in 2 hours. In August in Lviv, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kiev.

Things to do in Lviv

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Landscape Park Podgorye, Pidhirtsi Castle, Krekhivsky Monastery of St. Nicholas Basilian Fathers, Bear Sanctuary Domazhyr
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Lychakiv Cemetery ©
Lychakiv Cemetery
Old Town ©
Old Town
Svyatogo Yura Cathedral ©
Svyatogo Yura Cathedral

7
nights
Kiev

Kiev ©
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
St. Sophia's Cathedral and St. Andrew's Church will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Pirogovo Open-Air Museum and Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra. Explore Kiev's surroundings by going to Novi Petrivtsi (Mezhyhirya Residence Museum & Battle for Kyiv 1943 National Museum). Spend the 17th (Sat) exploring nature at Mezhigorye National Park. There's much more to do: hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, pause for some photo ops at Rodina Mat (Motherland), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery, and get engrossed in the history at Chernobyl National Museum.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Kiev journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Lviv to Kiev takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. August in Kiev sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kiev

Museums Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Novi Petrivtsi
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St. Sophia's Cathedral ©
St. Sophia's Cathedral
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra ©
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra
St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery
St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery

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