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Discover the mysteries and secrets of Ukraine

Ukraine is a place of myths and legends, superstitions and customs… Forgotten gods, stone idols, giant spiritual altars, wooden statues, mythical locations and places full of a powerful energy, that were the center of cultural life for our forefathers.
Still today, there are a lot of sacral areas in Ukraine, which can reveal their secrets and show us a world beyond what we see in guidebooks or museums. Discover not only the history of the country, but learn more about its personality, its power, and its natural energy on this mystical Ukraine tour.

Trip Details

16 days/15 nights | Kyiv to Lviv

Tour Style: Bespoke

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Itinerary

Day
1-3
Kyiv is an ancient city, that holds many hidden passages, and sacred and historical sites, which hold many secrets and legends… Visit the winding catacombs of the Kyiv Cave Monastery by candlelight, marvel at the House of Chimaeras, one of the weirdest and magical buildings in Kyiv; wonder what the mystical buildings of Andriyivsky Descent. Feel the strong energy of the bewitching Lysa Hora, which is a hill upon which witches supposedly gathered to partake in their covens.
Day
4-6
In Kamianets-Podilsky discover the ancient fortress, that has many a heroic tale, and numerous legends of secret tunnels, and ghosts who have inhabited its old walls for centuries. Visit the haunting village of Bakota, which now lies submerged in the Dnister river, but an ancient Orthodox cave monastery still remains. Explore the largest gypsum cave in Europe – marvel at the fairytale like world of the Crystal Cave in Kryvche village, where remains of the ancient Trypillians have been found deep inside.
Day
7-8
Chernivtsi is the heart of Bukovyna and a cosmopolitan and multicultural city. Its spectacular University is an ancient, magical collection of buildings, which will take you back in time as you step through its doors… Visit the old Jewish cemetery, considered one of the oldest in Eastern Europe; learn the perturbing story of the “Drunken” Church with twisted domes; admire the ancient fortress of Khotyn.
Day
9-12
Travel to the land of Mystic Wizards and haunting forest creatures – the Carpathian Mountains! Visit a mysterious 16th century wooden hutsul church; climb to Pysanyj Kamin, or “painted rock” – an interesting historical and geological monument with a magnificent panorama of ridges and peaks. Visit a unique rock complex, formed more than 70 million years ago, which was used as a treasury for goods, and a hideout by the legendary Ukrainian Robin Hood - Oleksa Dovbush.
Day
13-16
Welcome to Lviv, an enchanting and magical city, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and see some of Lviv’s most famous attractions. Visit the hauntingly beautiful Lychakiv Cemetery, and learn the story behind some of the most beautiful graves. We will finish this tour with a suitably mysterious end – learn about Lviv’s, scary legends, secret rituals, mysterious streets, with a spectacular fire show against the magnificent Lviv Buildings – on a Lviv Night Guide Tour! All followed by a fabulously mystical Halloween party in a mysterious place!
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Highlights

Visit UNESCO World Heritage sites throughout Ukraine in Lviv, Kyiv and Chernivtsi.
Discover mystical buildings of Andriyivsky Descent.
Visit Bakota– vanished village, that you can`t find on the map.
Plunge into the largest gypsum cave in Europe.
See Hogwarts like Chernivtsi University.
Climb Pysanyj Kamin - historical and geological monument with a magnificent panorama of ridges and peaks.
Visit Ukrainian Stonehenge – Ternoshorska Lada. Discover mysterious Lviv with night guard and celebrate Halloween in mysterious place.

tour itinerary - Discover the mysteries and secrets of Ukraine

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:

October 17 to November 1, 2019 Closed

2020 Dates Coming Soon!

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