New for 2020!

Combine our two new Ukraine tours, on our 28 Day Ukrainian Combo Tour!

Ukraine is a country of great variety, and the product of thousands of years of traditions and resilience.
This epic combination of two of our brand new tours, will show you more of Ukraine than ever before. Go back in time, through centuries-old cities and ancient fortresses in Western Ukraine, to Kozak strongholds and Ukraine’s ancient, magnificent capital in Central Ukraine.
This will be a journey unlike any you've taken before, where you can get up-close and personal with the people and authentic traditions of this wonderful land.

Trip Details

28 days/27 nights | Lviv to Odessa

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Itinerary

Day
1-3
Explore the ancient city of Lviv. Also known as the ‘Paris of Ukraine,’ many have fallen deeply in love with Lviv’s quaint charm, cobblestone streets and classic architecture - you will be charmed by this city of love.
Day
4
Leaving Lviv, we will pass through Halych and Rohatyn – ancient cities with centuries of history and many mystical stories between them. We’ll arrive to Ivano-Frankivsk – named after the famous Ukrainian writer, Ivan Franko.
Day
5-8
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.
Day
9-10
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.
Day
11-12
Ternopil is one of the largest cities of Western Ukraine, located in its heart and has a unique atmosphere. Discover more about the rich history, culture and myths of this unassuming city.
Day
13-14
We return back to the vibrant city of Lviv. Take some time to enjoy the bustling atmosphere of this Western capital, which encapsulates the wide variety of history and culture Western Ukraine is soaked in., before embarking on our next stage of our journey - the Central Ukraine tour!
Day
15-18
Where better to discover Ukraine’s spirit, than in its thriving capital, Kyiv. One of the most ancient cities in Eastern Europe, and the former capital of the Kyivan Rus, this beautiful and historic city has played a key part in the past, present and future of this country.
Day
19-21
Leaving Kyiv, spend a night in a village museum in Velyki Sorochyntsi – experience 18thC Ukrainian village life, and join a party with traditional food, drink and music! After, on to Poltava - a quaint city with a rich history. A battle, which took place on the outskirts of Poltava in the 17th century, decided the fate of many nations and states in Eastern Europe for several centuries.
Day
22-24
Travel through the wide open steppe to the land of the Kozaks – Zaporizhia. Fearless fighters who roamed this corner of Ukraine and fought tirelessly for independence and autonomy. They represented the aspiration of Ukrainian people for freedom and independence. This region is a part of Ukraine’s long history – showing a wealth of myths and mysteries of different ages.
Day
25-28
Odesa – known as the Pearl of the Black Sea, is a blossoming, cosmopolitan city, and historic Black Sea Port. Immigrants from all over Europe were invited to make their fortune here when Odesa was founded in the late 18th century by Russia’s Catherine the Great, making Odesa is one of the most multicultural cities in Ukraine.
map - Combine our two new Ukraine tours, on our 28 Day Ukrainian Combo Tour!

Highlights

-Visit UNESCO World Heritage sites throughout Ukraine.
-Enjoy the Mystic Carpathian Mountains – participate in a Cobblestone Freeway exclusive – a traditional Hutsul Wedding.
-Visit the village of Tulova – another Cobblestone Freeway exclusive.
-Take a trip to the historic Khotyn and Kamianets Podilsky fortresses.
- Hear authentic folk songs performed by the wonderful Gerdan
Ensemble in Chernivtsi.
- Discover more about the famous Borschiv embroidery in Ternopil.
-Spend a night in a village museum in Velyki Sorochyntsi, the home of Gogol.
- Explore Poltava and learn about a battle that changed history.
-Step back in time on Khortytsia island – the first ever Kozak state.
-Enjoy a tour and wine tasting at Ukraine’s best Winery in Shabo, near Odesa.
-Attend private concerts and cultural events 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

Land Package per person:

May 12 to June 8, 2020 - Closed

July 15 to Aug 11, 2020 - Postponed

Sept 16 to Oct 13, 2020 - $6,379 USD *

Prices based on double occupancy


* = Value Season

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Flight Packages

Flights may be purchased through a travel agency recommended by Cobblestone Freeway, or a travel agency of your choice.

Please contact us to receive more information.


Early Bird Discount

SAVE $200 per person when you book six months prior to departure.


How to Book

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Single Supplement - $1170 USD - “Solo traveller friendly!”

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