Kiev, the capital city of Ukraine, is considered the most beautiful city in the Slavic world. It is a bustling city full of energy and is rich in culture and history. For this reason, more and more people from all over the world travel to Kiev to experience what an awesome vacation feels like. Kiev is definitely breathtaking and charming. With all its glam and glory, there’s just so much more to enjoy and discover in this place!

Kiev is a modern city that boasts historical highlights. It takes pride in its UNESCO world heritage with splendid Golden domed churches. There are also a lot of other historical buildings that keep the spirit of the previous decades and ages alive. Kiev is a place that offers the perfect mixture of both ancient and modern styles, creating the feeling of the past and present intertwined all in one place.

Kiev also has plenty of green open spaces and parks perfect for when you want to take a breath of fresh air on a lazy afternoon. When it comes to food, there are also plenty of delectable dishes you can try while in the city. There is just so much to discover and do in Kiev. No wonder it is emerging as one of Europe’s top tourist destinations.

Sample Itinerary

Here is a sample itinerary for a 5-day trip from Kiev to Odessa. Detailed tour information for any of our tours can be obtained by request. We are happy to work with you to customize the trip of a lifetime for your group or if you are planning a trip for yourself.

Arrival Day

Upon your arrival, you will need to obtain a Ukrainian visa. (Not required for travelers from the U.S.)

Once you have secured your visa, our driver will meet you at the entrance of the terminal. As soon as you meet our driver at the terminal, he will take you to your hotel. At the hotel, our representative will assist you and answer any questions or queries you may have.

Day One:

  • 7-11 a.m. – Breakfast and leisure time on your own
  • 11:30 a.m. – Sightseeing Tour of Kiev featuring history and culture as you tour the main attractions such as Saint Sophia Cathedral, Golden Gates, Khreschatyk, Podol and more.
  • 2 p.m. – Lunch at a restaurant of your choice (recommendations provided)
  • 4 p.m. – Sightseeing Tour continued featuring the Lipki Mansion excursions along with The House with Chimeras, The Weeping Widow’s House, The Wedding Palace, Kovalevsky’s Mansion and  Marinsky Park.
  • 7 p.m. – Dinner at a restaurant of your choice (recommendations provided)
  • 9:30 p.m. – Return to your hotel

Day two:

  • 7-11 a.m. – Breakfast and leisure time on your own
  • 11:30 a.m. – Travel to Pirogove where you will visit the National Architecture and Life museum.
  • 3 p.m. – Lunch – authentic Ukranian cuisine at Pirogovo
  • 6 p.m. – Travel to the Kiev Bridges over the Dnieper River.
  • 9 p.m. – Return to hotel for dinner or we can make reservations for your group.

Day three:

  • 7-8 a.m. – Breakfast at the hotel
  • 8 a.m. – Travel to the airport for flight to Odessa
  • 10:50 a.m. – Travel to hotel for check-in
  • 1:30 p.m. – Lunch at restaurant of your choice (recommendations provided)
  • 3:30 p.m. – Sightseeing tour of Odessa including Deribasovskaya street, the resort district of Arcadia, the Odessa National Academic Opera and Ballet Theater, the Privoz Market – the biggest in Europe, and the Potemkin Stairs.
  • 7 p.m. – Dinner at restaurant of your choice (recommendations provided)
  • 9:30 p.m. – Travel back to your hotel.

Day four:

  • 7- 10 a.m. – Breakfast and leisure time on your own
  • 10:30 a.m. – First stop the ancient city of Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi highlights by the visit to the Akkerman Fortressfrom the Middle Ages
  • 4:00 p.m. – Travel to hotel
  • 6:30 p.m. – Dinner at restaurant of your choice (recommendations provided)
  • 9:30 p.m. – Travel back to your hotel

Day five:

  • 7- 9:00 a.m. – Breakfast and leisure time on your own
  • 9:30 a.m. – The Odessa literary tour including Odessa’s State Literary Museum and Pushkin’s House name after the Russian poet Alexander Pushkin.
  • 12:00 p.m. – Lunch at restaurant of your choice (recommendations provided)
  • 1:30 p.m. – Travel back to your hotel and prepare to depart for the airport
  • 2:00 p.m. – Return travel to the airport.