ESN Lithuania Ukraine Explorer

Discover Ukraine with us: a country with long and eventful history, rich culture, diverse cuisine and truly hospitable people. Ukraine is a unique country to explore, and it’s closer than you may think.

Departure:  2018
Duration: 6 days and 5 nights
Price: 179 EUR
Departure place: Vilnius, Kaunas

Important information: To join this tour passengers must have a travel Passport valid for at least 90 days after the last day of the trip!
Note that some nationalities need a Visa to enter Ukraine, carefully read the Visa Info below.


  • Bus transportation throughout the trip 
  • Hostel accommodation on shared room basis (1 night in Lviv, 2 nights in Kyiv), bed linen + towel included
  • 1 breakfast (upon arrival in Lviv) 
  • Guided city tours in Lviv and Kyiv
  • Tour manager services

Not included

  • Optional Activities
  • Possible entrance fees to museums 
  • Meals (except the ones listed above)


Accommodation is included in the price. We will be staying in hostels - shared rooms (4-8 beds) and common facilities. Our hostels are centrally located, have cooking facilities and free wifi.

Optional Activities

  • Traditional Ukrainian Dinner (12 Eur)
  • Day-trip to Chernobyl (80 EUR)
  • Pub Crawl in Kyiv (300 UAH, approx. 9 Eur) 
  • Visit to Kyiv Cave Monastery (6 Eur)

Tour Program: Ukraine Explorer

Day 1: Departure from Lithuania
We depart from Lithuania in the afternoon. On the bus we have plenty of time to get to know each other, play games and watch movies. We prepare to spend the night on the bus and arrive in Ukraine early morning.

Day 2: Lviv
Arrival in Lviv – the cultural capital of Ukraine. We start the day with guided tour around UNESCO-protected Old Town, and later it’s free time to explore on your own. We recommend to visit the Castle Hill to get the panorama of the city, and of course visit one the concept cafes and try the freshly-brewed local coffee.

Day 3: Lviv-Kyiv
In the morning we depart from Lviv and head to Kyiv – the capital of Ukraine. On the way we enjoy the views of countryside and small towns that we will pass by. Possibility to stop in Klevan and see the locally-famous Tunnel of Love, if time allowes. We arrive in Kyiv in the evening. In the evening possibility to join Traditional Ukrainian dinner and taste the local cuisine (optional activity).

Day 4: Kyiv
Today we have a guided tour around Kyiv – we see the Golden Gate, St.Michael’s Monastery, “Kyiv Montmartre”, St.Andrew’s Church and Holy Sophia Cathedral. In the afternoon we visit the unique Cave Monastery - Kyiv Pechersk Lavra (optional activity). In the evening possibility to join the Pub Crawl (optional activity). 

Day 5: Kyiv (optional day-trip to Chernobyl) – departure
Free day in Kyiv. Ask the tour manager for advice on sights to visit and things to do. Today we offer a day-trip to Chernobyl nuclear power station and abandoned town of Pripyat (optional activity). In the evening we start our journey home and spend the night on the bus.

Day 6: Arrival in Lithuania
Arrival in back home around lunchtime.

Visa Info: Ukraine

To enter Ukraine you need to have a Passport that is valid for at least 90 days after the last day of the trip.
Note that ID-card is not valid for this travel.
Ukraine introduced a Visa free regime for citizens of the countries of European Union, U.S.A, Canada, Japan, Switzerland, Norway, San Marino, Monaco, Iceland, Vatican, Andorra, Liechtenstein and Republic of Korea, who may stay in Ukraine without visa up to 90 days. All other nationals need Visa to enter Ukraine. 

*However, for the reconfirmation, we would recommend to contact the Ukrainian Consulate in your country before travelling. 

You can find the up-to-date info about visa requirements under the following link:
Here you can find information about visa cost for citizens of particular countries: