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:  10-15 October 2018
Duration: 6 days and 5 nights
Price: 179 EUR
Departure place: Košice, Slovakia
Booking Opens: 15-th August 2018

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.

Included

  • 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
  • Visit to Olessky castle
  • Visit to Kyiv Cave Monastery
  • Tour manager services

Not included

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

Accommodation

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 (10 Eur)
  • Day-trip to Chernobyl (80-85 EUR*)
  • Pub Crawl in Kyiv (300 UAH, approx. 10 Eur) 

*Price for Chernobyl tour depends on the number of participants. The given price is valid for groups up to 20. If we gather more thart 20 people, we can have 10 eur discount per person.

Status:
Full

Tour Program: Ukraine Explorer from Slovakia

Day 1: Departure from Košice
We depart from Košice in the evening and head to Lviv. 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
Morning arrival in Lviv. We first have breakfast in our hostel and then take the guided walk around UNESCO-protected Old Town. 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. We stay in centrally-located hostel so most sights and places of interest are situated in walking distance.

Day 3: Lviv-Kyiv
Early morning we depart from Lviv and head to Kyiv – the capital of Ukraine. On the way we visit Olessky castle and later enjoy the views of countryside and small towns that we will pass by. We arrive in Kyiv early afternoon. Possibility to join the Pub Crawl (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. In the evening possibility to join Traditional Ukrainian dinner and taste the local cuisine (optional activity).

Day 5: Kyiv (optional day-trip to Chernobyl) – departure home
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.

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

Visa Info: Ukraine

VISA INFORMATION
 
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.
 
VISA FREE REGIME FOR SELECTED COUNTRIES
 
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: