17 days in Ukraine Itinerary

17 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Kyiv (Kiev)
— 2 nights
2
Chernobyl
— 1 night
3
Vinnytsia
— 1 night
4
Chernivtsi
— 1 night
5
Yaremche
— 2 nights
6
Lviv
— 3 nights
7
Kharkiv
— 1 night
8
Odessa
— 2 nights

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Kyiv (Kiev)

Kyiv (Kiev) ©
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Maidan Nezalezhnosti. On the next day, examine the collection at Mikhail Bulgakov Museum, thenadmire the natural beauty at Grishko Central Botanical Garden, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra, and finally appreciate the history behind Rodina Mat (Motherland).

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Cairo, Egypt to Kyiv (Kiev) is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Cairo in May, with highs in Kyiv (Kiev) at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Chernobyl.

Things to do in Kyiv (Kiev)

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra ©
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra
Grishko Central Botanical Garden
Grishko Central Botanical Garden
St. Sophia's Cathedral ©
St. Sophia's Cathedral

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Chernobyl

Chernobyl ©
Chernobyl or Chornobyl is a city in the restricted Chernobyl Exclusion Zone situated in the Ivankiv Raion of northern Kiev Oblast, near Ukraine's border with Belarus. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): find something for the whole family at Pripyat Amusement Park and then don't miss a visit to Reactor No 4.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Chernobyl trip planner.

You can drive from Kyiv (Kiev) to Chernobyl in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In May, daytime highs in Chernobyl are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to Vinnytsia.

Things to do in Chernobyl

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Pripyat Amusement Park
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Pripyat Amusement Park ©
Pripyat Amusement Park
Reactor No 4
Reactor No 4

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Vinnytsia

Vinnytsia ©
Vinnytsia is a city in west-central Ukraine, located on the banks of the Southern Bug.It is the administrative center of Vinnytsia Oblast and the largest city in the historic region of Podillia. On the 19th (Sat), walk around Glory Memorial and War Memorial Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Transfiguration Cathedral, thendon't miss a visit to Sabarovskaya Hydroelectric Power Station, and finally see the interesting displays at National Pirogov's Estate Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Gorky Park, admire the local landmark of Multimedia Fountain Roshen, thenexamine the collection at Museum of Retro Technology Avtomotovelofotoradio, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Vinnytsia Water Tower.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Vinnytsia online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Chernobyl to Vinnytsia takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Chernivtsi.

Things to do in Vinnytsia

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Gorky Park ©
Gorky Park
Multimedia Fountain Roshen ©
Multimedia Fountain Roshen
National Pirogov's Estate Museum ©
National Pirogov's Estate Museum

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Chernivtsi

Chernivtsi ©
Chernivtsi is a city in western Ukraine, situated on the upper course of the River Prut. On the 21st (Mon), admire the landmark architecture of Residence of Bukovynian Metropolitans - Chernivtsi National University, don't miss a visit to Teatralna Square, thenget a sense of history and politics at Chernivtsi City Hall, thendon't miss a visit to Olgi Kobylyanskoi Street, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Heart of Jesus.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Chernivtsi trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Vinnytsia to Chernivtsi in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Yaremche.

Things to do in Chernivtsi

Historic Sites
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Church of the Heart of Jesus ©
Church of the Heart of Jesus
Olgi  Kobylyanskoi  Street ©
Olgi Kobylyanskoi Street
Chernivtsi City Hall ©
Chernivtsi City Hall

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Yaremche

Yaremche ©
Yaremche is a city in Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast of west Ukraine. On the 22nd (Tue), take in the dramatic scenery at Waterfall Guk and then take in the awesome beauty at Hoverla. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nativity of St. John the Baptist, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rocks Dovbusha, thenadmire the sheer force of Probiy Waterfall, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Elias Wooden Church.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Yaremche trip planner.

Traveling by car from Chernivtsi to Yaremche takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Yaremche when traveling from Chernivtsi in May, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Lviv.

Things to do in Yaremche

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Hoverla ©
Hoverla
Probiy Waterfall ©
Probiy Waterfall
Rocks Dovbusha ©
Rocks Dovbusha

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Lviv

Lviv ©
Instead of Soviet buildings typical of Ukraine, Lviv boasts a charming Central European-style old town with World Heritage Site status.
Step off the beaten path and head to Stryisky Park and Chapel of the Boim Family. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Folk Architecture and Life, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Jesuits, see the interesting displays at Arsenal Museum, and make a trip to Dominican Cathedral.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Lviv trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Yaremche to Lviv takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kharkiv.

Things to do in Lviv

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Church of the Jesuits ©
Church of the Jesuits
Stryisky Park ©
Stryisky Park
Museum of Folk Architecture and Life
Museum of Folk Architecture and Life

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Kharkiv

Kharkiv ©
Kharkiv hosts numerous Soviet monuments from its stint as the capital in the 1920s and is considered the industrial and educational heart of Ukraine.
On the 27th (Sun), walk around Shevchenko Park, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Kharkov Dolphinarium, thendon't miss a visit to YermilovCentre of Modern Art, and finally don't miss a visit to Freedom Square. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Pokrovsky Cathedral, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Annunciation Cathedral, thentest your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally stroll around Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kharkiv trip itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Lviv to Kharkiv in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Lviv in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Kharkiv: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Odessa.

Things to do in Kharkiv

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Kharkov Dolphinarium ©
Kharkov Dolphinarium
Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure ©
Annunciation Cathedral ©
Annunciation Cathedral

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Odessa

Odessa ©
Though most famous for the Potemkin Steps leading down the Black Sea coast, Odessa welcomes visitors with several other attractions, including beaches and an ornate opera house.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum and Statue of the Duc de Richelieu. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Shustov Cognac Museum, appreciate the history behind Monument to L. Utesov, make a trip to Deribasovskaya Street, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Spaso-Preobrazhensky Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Odessa trip itinerary tool.

You can fly from Kharkiv to Odessa in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Odessa are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Odessa

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Catacombs of Odessa
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Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum ©
Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum
Statue of the Duc de Richelieu ©
Statue of the Duc de Richelieu
Shustov Cognac Museum ©
Shustov Cognac Museum

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