10 days in Ukraine & Kazakhstan Itinerary

10 days in Ukraine & Kazakhstan Itinerary

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Start: Mumbai, India
Fly:  12 h
1
Odessa, Ukraine
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
2
Lviv, Ukraine
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
3
Kiev, Ukraine
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  9 h 15 min
4
Almaty, Kazakhstan
— 2 nights
Fly:  11 h 30 min
End: Mumbai, India

2
nights
Odessa, Ukraine

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Monument to L. Utesov, make a trip to Primorsky Boulevard, make a trip to Potemkin Stairs, then appreciate the history behind Statue of the Duc de Richelieu, then make a trip to Teatralnaya Square, and finally see the interesting displays at Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: Head underground at Catacombs of Odessa, see the interesting displays at Shustov Cognac Museum, see the interesting displays at Museum of Interesting Science, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then don't miss a visit to Deribasovskaya Street, and finally examine the collection at Insomnia- The Haunted House.

To see ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Odessa online journey planner.

Mumbai, India to Odessa is an approximately 12.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 3.5 hours. In October, Odessa is much colder than Mumbai - with highs of 15°C and lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Lviv.

Things to do in Odessa

Museums Nature Fun & Games

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Lviv, Ukraine

Lviv ©
Instead of Soviet buildings typical of Ukraine, Lviv boasts a charming Central European-style old town with World Heritage Site status.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Svyatogo Yura Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Armenian street, explore the different monuments and memorials at Lychakiv Cemetery, then make a trip to Lviv City Hall, then visit Old Town, and finally make a trip to Rynok Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Chapel of the Boim Family, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Jesuits, see the interesting displays at Arsenal Museum, then enjoy breathtaking views from Lviv High Castle, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum of Folk Architecture and Life.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Lviv driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Odessa to Lviv in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Odessa in October, Lviv is little chillier at night with lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kiev.

Things to do in Lviv

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Lychakiv Cemetery ©
Lychakiv Cemetery
Rynok Square ©
Rynok Square
Old Town ©
Old Town

2
nights
Kiev, Ukraine

The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
On the 28th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Sophia's Cathedral, then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, then contemplate the long history of Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra, and finally see the interesting displays at Mykola Syadristy Microminiatures Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Tue): brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the History of Ukraine in the Second World War, appreciate the history behind Rodina Mat (Motherland), don't miss a visit to Maidan Nezalezhnosti, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery, then make a trip to Andriyivski Uzviz, and finally don't miss a visit to Khreshchatyk.

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Getting from Lviv to Kiev by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Kiev are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Almaty.

Things to do in Kiev

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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Photography Tours
St. Sophia's Cathedral ©
St. Sophia's Cathedral
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra ©
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra

2
nights
Almaty, Kazakhstan

Almaty ©
Almaty, the former capital, still stands as the country's largest city.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ascension Cathedral, then take some stellar pictures from Kok-Tobe Hill, and then stroll around First President's Park. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Monument to Zhambyl Zhabayev, then have fun at Medeu Skating Rink and Ski resort, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Big Almaty Lake.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Almaty trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Kiev to Almaty in 9.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Kiev to Almaty, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Kiev in October, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Almaty: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Almaty

Parks Nature Fun & Games
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Kok-Tobe Hill ©
Kok-Tobe Hill
First President's Park ©
First President's Park
Big Almaty Lake ©
Big Almaty Lake

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