7 days in Ukraine Itinerary

7 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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7 days in Ukraine Itinerary

Start: Istanbul, Turkey
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  6 h
1
Kiev
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Chernobyl
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Kiev
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Istanbul, Turkey

3
nights
Kiev

Kiev ©
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like State Aviation Museum and Mezhyhirya Residence Museum. Popular historic sites such as Saint Sophia Cathedral and St. Cyril's Monastery are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Kiev: Sergiy Korolyov Astronautics Museum (in Zhytomyr) and Ethnographical complex Ukrainian Village (in Buzova). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Mikhail Bulgakov Museum, contemplate the long history of Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicolas Cathedral, and look for gifts at Narodniy Dim Ukraine.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kiev holiday planner.

Istanbul, Turkey to Kiev is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Istanbul to Kiev, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Istanbul in March: highs in Kiev hover around 9°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can go by car to Chernobyl.

Things to do in Kiev

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Sergiy Korolyov Astronautics Museum, Mezhyhirya Residence Museum, Ethnographical complex Ukrainian Village
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Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra ©
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra
State Aviation Museum ©
State Aviation Museum

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. To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Chernobyl travel itinerary planner .

You can drive from Kiev to Chernobyl in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In March in Chernobyl, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 0°C at night. You'll set off for Kiev on the 1st (Wed).

Things to do in Chernobyl

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
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1
night
Kiev

Kiev ©
On the 1st (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vydubychi Monastery, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Toilet History, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Al-Rahma Mosque, and finally view the masterpieces at Tsekh Art Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some photo ops at Monument The History of Love, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Pantheleimon Nunnery – Feofania, admire the masterpieces at Bohdan and Varvara Khanenko National Museum of Arts, then go for a walk through Sofiyskaya Square, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Andrew's Church, and finally learn more about the world around you at St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery.

Make your Kiev itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Chernobyl to Kiev by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kiev

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Vydubychi Monastery ©
Vydubychi Monastery
St. Andrew's Church ©
St. Andrew's Church
Museum of Toilet History ©
Museum of Toilet History

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