SCENIC UKRAINE AND POLAND

TOUR DESCRIPTIONITINERARYPHOTOSINFORMATION

Tourcode: IHT-964618

11 Days/ 10 Nights

Packages prices per person
Double occupancy: EUR 1490
Single Supplement: EUR 500
 
11 Days
 
Day 1:     Kiev
Day 2:     Kiev
Day 3:     Kiev
Day 4:     Kiev – Lviv
Day 5:     Lviv
Day 6:     Lviv
Day 7:     Lviv – Krakow
Day 8:     Krakow
Day 9:     Krakow – Warsaw
Day 10:   Warsaw
Day 11:   Warsaw – DEPARTURE
 
 
Included:
  • ALL transfers based on the itinerary
  • 10x overnights at centrally located 4 star hotels
  • 10x buffet breakfast
  • Welcome meeting with champagne-cocktail or juice
  • Personalized welcome package
  • Ticket for Cable Car ride in Kiev, entrance to Boim Chapel and Medieval Pharmacy-Museum in Lviv, Wawel Castle in Krakow, Jasna Gora Monastery in Czestochowa and St. John’s Cathedral in Warsaw
  • Service of English speaking tour escort on all tours
  • Train tickets Lviv-Przemysl-Krakow OW (2ndclass)
  • Service of 1stclass coach or 1stclass vans throughout the itinerary
  • Portage at hotels
Not Included:
  • Optional tours
  • Meals
  • Indonesian Tour Leader on request
  • Personal expenses
  • Visa
  • Flight ticket
**All prices are included VAT **
 
DAY 1 (WEDNESDAY): ARRIVAL KIEV
 
Arrival in Kiev, transfer to Hotel Park Inn Kyiv* * * * or similar, check-in, welcome meeting
 
DAY 2 (THURSDAG): 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 evenening enjoys an optional dinner with folklore music at Restaurant Opanas.
 
DAY 3 (FRIDAY): KIEV
 
The morning offers an optional excursion to the large Pirogoveo 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 the 18thand 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 11 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 thousands unique exhibits related to the history and culture of Ukraine.
 
DAY 4 (SATURDAY): 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 to the railway station to board the modern high-speed train bound for Lviv.
Upon arrival in the evening to Lviv, transfer to Hotel Dnister* * * * or similar, check in.
 
DAY 5 (SUNDAY): 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 14th– 16thcentury – and includes the Market Square with Town Hall, 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 will have an opportunity to learn how to craft beer is brewed and to taste it, and during the tour we will travel from an old monstery of the 17thcentury to a modern beer brewery.
 
DAY 6 (MONDAY): LVIV
 
The full day oftional tour today takes us to castles around Lviv: Olesko Castle dating back to 13thcentury and residence of Polish Kings, like Janbb 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 centruries 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 dishCarpathian trout.
 
DAY 7 (TUESDAY): LVIV – KRAKOW
 
In the morning we are taken to Lviv Railway station. Here with depart with the modern intercity train bound for the Polish city Przemysl to catch our connection further on to Krakow. The scenic train ride takes through the mountainous and forested Polish Sub-Carpathian province before we reach Krakow in early afternoon.
Upon arrival we are transferred to Hotel Novotel Centrum Krakow* * * * or similliar, check-in.
 
DAY 8 (WEDNESDAY): KRAKOW
 
For half a millennium Krakow was the royal capital of Poland and for centuries the city walls have guarded its traditions and secrets. The morning sightseeing tour takes us the Old Town with the St. Mary’s Church, the Jagiellonian University, the Cloth Halls and Wawel with the Wawel Castle and the Wawel Cathedral. The afternoon offers an optional excursion to the famous Wieliczka Salt Mine, an amazing labyrinth of tunnels going down as far as 327 meters.
 
The evening offers an optional Polish dinner at Restaurant Hawelka.
 
DAY 9 (THURSDAY): KRAKOW – WARSAW
 
We leave for Czestochowa, the spiritual heart of Poland, where we visit the Jasna Gora Monastery with the Black Madonna. Through the flat low-laying plain of Central Poland we reach Warsaw in the early afternoon. Check-in at Hotel Mercure Centrum Warsaw* * * * or similar.
 
DAY 10 (FRIDAY): WARSAW
 
Warsaw is essentially a pot-war city with a meticulously reconstructed Old Town. The morning sightseeing tour includes the Royal Route and the Old Town with the Royal Castle, St. John’s Cathedral, the Old Town Market Square and the Barbican. In the afternoon is offered an optional excursion to the Royal Lazienki Park with the Palace on the water.
 
The evening offers an optional Polish dinner at Restaurant Dawne Smaki.
 
DAY 11 (SATURDAY): WARSAW DEPARTURE
 
Transfers to the airport
 
 

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Departures
Juli – August 2019
 
Dates
10.07 – 20.07.19
24.07 – 03.08.19
31.07 – 10.08.19
07.08 – 17.08.19
14.08 – 24.08.19
21.08 – 31.08.19
 
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.
 
Payments Most of the shops and restaurants accept a credit card or debit card of the bank. You do not have to worry, because the ATMs can be found everywhere when you need some cash.
 
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.
 
 

Written by Elly

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