CLASSICAL UKRAINE

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Tourcode: IHT-964518

7 Days/ 6 Nights

Packages prices per person
Double occupancy: EUR 1099
Single Supplement: EUR 450
 
7 Days
 
Day 1:  Kiev
Day 2:  Kiev
Day 3:  Kiev
Day 4:  Kiev – Lviv
Day 5:  Lviv
Day 6:  Lviv
Day 7:  Departure Lviv
 
Included:
  • ALL Transfers based on itinerary
  • Halfboard at hotels (6x 3 course dinner with coffe/tea)
  • Visit to the Cave Monastery
  • Excursion to the Pirogovo Ethnographic Open Air Museum
  • Visit to St. Sophia’s Cathedral and National Historical Museum (walking tour)
  • 6x overnights at centrally located 4 star hotels
  • 6x buffet breakfast
  • Welcome meeting with champagne-cocktail or juice
  • Personalized welcome package
  • Ticket for Cable car ride in Kiev, entrances to Boim Chapel and Medieval Pharmacy-Museum in Lviv
  • Service of English speaking guide
  • Service of 1stclass coach or 1stclass minivan throughout itinerary
  • Hyundai high-speed train Kiev-Lviv OW (2ndclass)
  • Portage at hotels and railway stations

 

  •   Not Included:
  • Personal expenses
  • Service of Indonesian tour leader on request
  • Optional tours
  • Lunch
  • Visa
  • Flight ticket
**All prices are included VAT **
 
DAY 1 (FRIDAY): ARRIVAL KIEV
Arrival in Kiev, optional transfer to Hotel Park Inn Kyiv**** or similar, check-in, welcome meeting.
 
DAY 2 (SATURDAY): KIEV
 
Founded in the late 9thcentury Kyiv is one of the oldest cities of Europe and the cradle of Slavic civilization and Orthodox Christianity. The morning sightseeing tour introduces us to the historic city and all its treasures including St.Vladimir’s Cathedral, Golden Gates, St. Sophia Cathedral, St. Michael’s Golden-Domed Monastery, which we reach by cable car, Independence Square, Opera House and St. Andrew’s Cathedral. The afternoon is reserved for an optional excursion to the world famous Cave Monastery featuring amazing architectural monuments, ranging from bell towers to cathedrals to underground cave systems and strong stone fortification walls. In the evening enjoy an optional dinner with folklore music at Restaurant Opanas.
 
DAY 3 (SUNDAY): KIEV
 
The morning offers an optional excursion to the large Pirogovo Ethnographic Open Air Museum, where farmsteads, wooden churches, windmills and village architecture from all regions of the large country will bring us back to the atmosphere of 18thand the 19thcentury rural Ukraine. In the afternoon is offered an optional visit to St.Sophia’s Cathedral and the National History Museum. The St.Sophia Cathedral – built in 11st century – is an UNESCO heritage monastery complex with unique ancient frescoes. The visit includes also Bell Tower, Monks Refectory and Metropolite House. We proceed to the National Historical Museum with over 800 thousand unique exhibits related to the history and culture of Ukraine.
 
DAY 4 (MONDAY): KIEV – LVIV
 
The early morning is reserved for an optional visit to the unique Chernobyl Museum dedicated to the 1986 Chernobyl disaster, which also signalled the beginning of the end of Soviet Ukraine. In the afternoon we go the train station to board the modern high-speed train bound for Lviv. Upon arrial in the evening to Lviv, transfer to Hotel Dnister**** or similar, check-in.
 
DAY 5 (TUESDAY): LVIV
 
Lviv is known as the centre of West-Ukraine, which was never incorporated into imperial Russia but was a part the Habsburg Empire. Even Lviv has had an enthralling and violent history it still has a unique old-world charm. The morning sightseeing tour takes us to Lviv Old Town – a complex of stone buildings from the 14thcentury – and includes the Market Square with City House, Black Stone Building, Opera Square, Kornyakt Palace, Medieval Pharmacy-Museum, Armenian Cathedral, Dominical and Bernardine cathedrals and the beautiful Boim Chapel. In the afternoon is offered an optional Lviv Beer Tour.  We’ll have an opportunity to learn how craft beer is brewed and to taste it, and during the tour we will travel from an old monastery of the 17thcentury to a modern beer brewery.
 
DAY 6 (WEDNESDAY): LVIV
 
The full day optional tour today takes us to castles around Lviv: Olesko Castle dating back to 13thcentury and the residence of Polish Kings, like Jan Sobieski. The castle features a magnificent collection of old furniture and paintings, a nice park and a museum with beautiful pieces of jewellery, and Zolochiv Palace – the jewel of defensive architecture, built in 17thcentury. Over centuries the palace served as fortress and royal residence. In the courtyard we find Grand Palace and Chinese Palace. In the evening enjoy an optional Carpathian farewell dinner at Restaurant Trout, Bread and Wine with its highlight dish-Carpathian trout.
 
DAY 7 (THURSDAY): DEPARTURE LVIV
 
Transfer to airport.
 
 

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Departures
July – August 2019
Dates
10.07 – 16.07.19
24.07 – 30.07.19
31.07 – 06.08.19
07.08 – 13.08.19
14.08 – 20.08.19
21.08 – 27.08.19
 
Optional excursions and dinners
Most of our tours come with an extensive choice of optional excursions and dinners. The optional services can be booked in advance or during the tour.
 
Visa
Bring all the important documents if you plan to go more to multiple European countries. Inform yourself well about this. Make sure you have everything ready so that you won’t have any problems later on (for example with your visa or passport)  IndoHolland Tours is NOT RESPONSIBLE for arranging these kinds of documents. If you do have problems with your Visa or Passport (or other personal documents), IndoHolland Tours is not responsible and you will have to arrange this by yourself.
 
 
 
 

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