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See the very best of Ukraine.

Ukraine is a country of rich variety, with so many diverse cities and regions, filled with fascinating customs and ancient traditions. This tour will give you a 14 day summary of the Highlights of Ukraine! From east to west, ranging from the golden domes of Kyiv, to the quaint mountain villages of the Carpathian Mountains, the multicultural Chernivtsi and the beautiful cobblestone Lviv. Discover the fantastic history that Ukraine has to offer, and get up-close and personal with the people and culture of this wonderful land.

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Trip Details

14 days/13 nights | Kyiv to Lviv

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Itinerary

Day
1-3
Start your journey in one of the most ancient cities of Eastern Europe - Kyiv. Ukraine’s capital, and the former capital of Kyivan Rus is a beautiful and historic city that has played a key part in the nation’s defining moments. Explore its golden-domed streets, visit open air museums, meet locals, and get to know this unique, cosmopolitan city at the heart of Ukraine.
Day
4-6
Discover the multicultural Chernivtsi, full of charm and exciting Bukovinian-style arts. Explore the unique blend of cultures through this city’s cuisine and dance. Step into the spectacular university, and see how rulers lived at the medieval island fortress of Kamianets Podilsky. In the evening, enjoy a performance by the local folk song and dance ensemble, Gerdan! Their raw talent, authentic costumes and Bukovinian style will amaze you.
Day
7-10
Visit a traditional village deep in the Carpathian Mountains, and experience a lifestyle that has remained unchanged for centuries. Home to sweeping green forests, flowing rivers and breath-taking waterfalls, it’s hard not to feel at-one with nature when you inhale the fresh mountain air. This is the land of the Hutsuls, Boykos and Lemkos. We will meet the local villagers, dance the Arkan (traditional Hutsul dance), and eat traditional food seated around one table. Enjoy the open hospitality of these mountain-dwelling people, and experience their simple way of life.
Day
11-14
Explore the ancient city of Lviv. It has many names – Lemberg, the city of Lion, Lvov, – but under any name, Lviv has always been a city of love. Wander the historic city centre, which is included on the UNESCO World Heritage List,taste the best coffee and beer Ukraine has to offer, hide in small authentic cafes and visit the World’s Only Coffee Mine. Lviv truly is a city of a laid-back, café culture where you can pick a spot, relax, and watch the world go by.
map - See the very best of Ukraine.

Highlights

Golden domes: explore the beautiful capital of Ukraine – Kyiv
Arts & Antiques: shop on the famous Andriyivskiy Uzviz – home to Kyiv’s artists and craftsmen
Traditional Zabava: dance and dine with the wonderful
Rozhanytsia Folk Group
Magical Buildings: marvel at the stunning University of Chernivtsi, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Folk songs: hear the wonderful Gerdan
Ensemble perform in Chernivtsi.
Time Travel: admire the Kamyanets-Podilskyi and Khotyn fortresses.
Village visit:meet locals and learn to make ‘varenyky’ in the authentic Ukrainian village of Tulova
Hutsul home: attend a Cobblestone Freeway exclusive – a traditional dinner in the home of a Hutsul Family
Traditional arts: learn how to make traditional “lizhnyky” - woolen blankets in the village of Yavoriv.
Quaint streets: explore the charming and beautiful city of Lviv
Cobblestone Exclusives: attend private concerts, cultural events, and workshops exclusively for Cobblestone freeway travellers.

The Cobblestone Culture Experience always includes:

Small Groups

16 people maximum. Sometimes fewer, but there’s never more.

Village Visits

Learn about a country from its people in the places where authentic life is happening.

Folk Performances

Have an intimate experience with local artists so you can live the culture.

Traditional Cuisine

Enjoy a wide variety of delicious local eats and can also have a familiar meal.

Artisan Demonstrations

Learn traditions from the people who keep them alive.

Pacing

Time to breathe, digest and soak up the atmosphere.

5 Star Transportation
First Class Hotels
Two Meals per Day
All Entrance Fees

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Land Tour Dates:

May 15 to May 28, 2021 *

$3,869 usd

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July 17 to July 30, 2021

$3,989 usd

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Oct 9 to Oct 22, 2021 *

$3,869 usd

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* = Value Season

Prices are land-only, per person, based on double occupancy. Prices subject to change. Secure this price with your full $500 USD deposit.

Single Supplement - $810 USD - “Solo traveller friendly!”

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Cobblestone Travellers Say:

“What an amazing adventure with all the history; culture; churches; museums & lovely scenery along the roads throughout “Western Ukraine”… but meeting my “Family” & seeing where my “Roots Began” was the absolute best! - I have no regrets & I’m so glad I finally took this journey!”

Gladys Marie Magega

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