9 days in Ukraine Itinerary

9 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Fly:  19 h 15 min
1
Lviv
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Pylypets
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
3
Bukovel
— 2 nights
+4
Bus + Taxi + Fly + Foot + Shuttle:  6 h 30 min
4
Kiev
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  16 h
End: Fort Lauderdale, Florida

2
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 Krekhivsky Monastery of St. Nicholas Basilian Fathers. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Old Town and Armenian Virgin Mary's Dormition Church. Get out of town with these interesting Lviv side-trips: Bear Sanctuary Domazhyr (in Zhorniska) and St. Lawrence Catholic Church (in Zhovkva). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Rynok Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Andrew, appreciate the extensive heritage of Staroyevryeiska Street, and pause for some serene contemplation at Dominican Cathedral.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Lviv online trip itinerary maker.

Fort Lauderdale, USA to Lviv is an approximately 19.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale in May, you will find days in Lviv are slightly colder (67°F), and nights are cooler (47°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Pylypets.

Things to do in Lviv

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Bear Sanctuary Domazhyr, Krekhivsky Monastery of St. Nicholas Basilian Fathers, St. Lawrence Catholic Church
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Lychakiv Cemetery ©
Lychakiv Cemetery
Old Town ©
Old Town
Svyatogo Yura Cathedral ©
Svyatogo Yura Cathedral

1
night
Pylypets

Pylypets ©
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Shypit Waterfall, then take in the awesome beauty at Polonina Borzhava, and then explore the striking landscape of Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Pylypets day trip website.

Traveling by car from Lviv to Pylypets takes 3 hours. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Bukovel.

Things to do in Pylypets

Nature Parks Trails

Side Trips

Polonina Borzhava, Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians
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Shypit Waterfall ©
Shypit Waterfall

2
nights
Bukovel

Bukovel ©
On the 5th (Tue), explore the striking landscape at Rocks Dovbusha, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Khomyak, then get outside with Extreme Park Bukovel, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Bukovel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Yablonitskiy Pass, then explore the striking landscape of Carpathian National Nature Park, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Nativity of Most Holy Mother of God.

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You can drive from Pylypets to Bukovel in 4.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Pylypets to Bukovel is 1 hour. May in Bukovel sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kiev.

Things to do in Bukovel

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Yaremche
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Mount Khomyak ©
Mount Khomyak
Mount Bukovel ©
Mount Bukovel
Carpathian National Nature Park ©
Carpathian National Nature Park

2
nights
Kiev

Kiev ©
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
On the 7th (Thu), examine the collection at Mykola Syadristy Microminiatures Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra, learn about all things military at National Museum of the History of Ukraine in the Second World War, then don't miss a visit to Maidan Nezalezhnosti, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Sophia's Cathedral, and finally don't miss a visit to Andriyivski Uzviz. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Fri): capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, then appreciate the history behind Rodina Mat (Motherland), and then make a trip to Khreshchatyk.

For photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Kiev trip maker site.

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Bukovel to Kiev takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Bukovel in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Kiev, with lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kiev

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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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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