Upon arrival at the Boryspil International airport, you will be met and greeted by a Vesna representative and transferred to your hotel in the city (approx. 40 mins driving time).
En-route to hotel, our representative will enrich you with the basic information of the city.
Evening: Day at leisure.
Kyiv – ancient city is the capital of Ukraine and one of the biggest cities in Europe. It has been standing on steep hills overlooking the Dnipro River for more than 1,500 years. Kyiv is known as the mother city for all Eastern Slavic peoples. Kyiv Rus is the state from which Ukraine, Russia and Belarus are all descended.
0800-0900 hrs.: Breakfast at the hotel.
1000 hrs. Proceed for the sightseeing tour of the city of legends. Visit this powerful and glorious city in all its beauty: Podil, Pechersk, Lypky, the picturesque banks of the Dnipro River, and the Maidan Nezalezhnosti. There’s nothing like Kyiv’s panorama, with its golden-domed churches. Next, we descend to Khreshchatyk with its chestnuts and fountains, the heart of Kyiv and probably of all of Ukraine.
1300 hrs. Time for lunch.
14.30 hrs. Walking tour to the Kyiv’s city center “Kyiv through the Ages”. As you explore Kyiv through the ages, you will see some of the most wonderful monuments and sites in the capital of Ukraine. Here is Kyiv close-up: The Zoloti Vorota or Golden Gates, St. Sofia Cathedral, the old citadel “whence the land of Rus began”, Andriyivskiy Uzviz with its beautiful Andriyivska Church. You will see for yourself why Kyiv is called both ancient and eternally young!
In the evening drive back to hotel.
Overnight stay in Kyiv.
0800-0900 hrs.: Breakfast at the hotel.
1030 hrs. Tour to “Mezhyhirya” – the residence of former president Yanukovych and a great place for excursions since recently.
“Mezhyhirya” residence is located on the high right bank of the Dnieper river. The main “club house” neighbors with artificial ancient ruins. Along the Dnieper there is an embankment with the grand ship-restaurant. There are also several lakes with swans, a ditch farm, pheasant, horse farm, a zoo, a shooting gallery, tennis courts. All the residence is surrounded by vast hunting grounds, some of which are more likely a fairy-tale forest created by the genius of landscape design.
1430hrs. Time for lunch.
1600 hrs. One hour Dnipro trip* – From the boat during the trip you can see beautiful Podil buildings, golden domes of ancient temples – the Kyiv PecherskLavra, Vydubitsky Monastery and St. Michael’s Church. Among the green tree crowns, you can also view magnificent historical monuments – the monument of Prince Vladimir Monomakh, the Column of the Magdeburg Rights and The Motherland Monument.
Post the tour you will be driven back to hotel.
0900-0940 hrs.: Breakfast at the hotel.
1000hrs. Tour to Pyrohiv open air museum. To get know the real Ukraine is possible only by revealing its history, plunging into the world of Ukrainian folk art and Ukrainian people’s life. If you wish to understand this country, you must visit the largest Eastern European open-air Museum of Folk Architecture and Rural Life – Pyrohiv. Extremely interesting tour around all the historical regions of Ukraine will leave in the memory of each visitor unforgettable memories of Ukrainian culture of 16-20 centuries. Over 300 excursion objects that were actually built by the Ukrainians who lived at that time characterize the culture, life and ethnographic features. Visit Pyrohiv – place where Ukrainian fairy tale comes true!
1400 hrs. Time for lunch.
1500 hrs. Tour to Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra- the UNESCO memorial and one of the top must-see places in Kyiv.
This monastery has been the center of spirituality for orthodox Christians through the centuries, the repository of wisdom and the chronicles, the holy site where pilgrims came in order to touch the holiest of objects. Founded in 1051, the monastery is visited by thousands of tourists from all over the world every year.
Optionally you can visit museums in Kyiv Pechersk Lavra – Micro-miniatures museum & Museum of Historical Treasures.
1700hrs. You will be driven back to hotel after this informative tour experience.
After breakfast, proceed to Boryspil international airport to catch your onward flight home.
Cost per person:
(On double sharing)
|Hotel Category||Hotel Name||Remarks|
|INR 43450 per person||3||Lybid Premier Hotel Kyiv||Cost based on a minimum of 02 paying guests, sharing a double room.|
|INR 45250 per person||4||Hotel Ukraine||Cost based on a minimum of 02 paying guests, sharing a double room.|
Travel period: 18 August 2021 – 22 December 2021
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