11 days in Ukraine Itinerary

11 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kherson
— 1 night
2
Kyiv (Kiev)
— 2 nights
3
Lviv
— 2 nights
4
Mukacheve
— 1 night
5
Yaremche
— 1 night
6
Khotyn
— 1 night
7
Odessa
— 2 nights

1
night
Kherson

Kherson ©
On the 4th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Catherine's Cathedral, delve into the distant past at Ochakovskiye Gates of Kherson Fortress, then browse the different shops at Fabrika, then pause for some photo ops at Monument to the Shipbuilders, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at Tornado Medical Group.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Kherson trip itinerary builder website.

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Kherson is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Dammam in January; daily highs in Kherson reach 0°C and lows reach -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Kyiv (Kiev).

Things to do in Kherson

Shopping · Historic Sites · Spas
Highlights from your plan
Fabrika ©
Fabrika
St. Catherine's Cathedral ©
St. Catherine's Cathedral
Tornado Medical Group ©
Tornado Medical Group

2
nights
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 5th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery, don't miss a visit to Andriyivski Uzviz, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Sophia's Cathedral, then make a trip to Khreshchatyk, and finally stop by Narodniy Dim Ukraine. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra, learn about all things military at National Museum of the History of Ukraine in the Second World War, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicolas Cathedral, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Sofiyskaya Square, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Tsekh Art Gallery.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Kyiv (Kiev) tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Kherson to Kyiv (Kiev) takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January in Kyiv (Kiev), expect temperatures between -1°C during the day and -7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Lviv.

Things to do in Kyiv (Kiev)

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
St. Sophia's Cathedral ©
St. Sophia's Cathedral
St. Nicolas Cathedral ©
St. Nicolas Cathedral
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra ©
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra

2
nights
Lviv

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 7th (Thu): steep yourself in history at The House of Scientists, step into the grandiose world of Potocki Palace, then explore the galleries of Armenian street, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Staroyevryeiska Street, and finally get engrossed in the history at Lychakiv Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Rynok Square, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Jesuits, pause for some serene contemplation at Dominican Cathedral, examine the collection at Arsenal Museum, then examine the collection at Beer Cultural Experience Center “Lvivarnya”, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Svyatogo Yura Cathedral.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Lviv trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Kyiv (Kiev) to Lviv in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In January, daily temperatures in Lviv can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can drive to Mukacheve.

Things to do in Lviv

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Armenian street ©
Armenian street
Church of the Jesuits ©
Church of the Jesuits
Dominican Cathedral ©
Dominican Cathedral

1
night
Mukacheve

Mukacheve ©
Mukachevo is a city located in the valley of the Latorica river in Zakarpattia Oblast, in Western Ukraine. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of St. Miklosh Castle, appreciate the history behind Chimney Sweep Monument, then explore the historical opulence of Palanok Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Pochaiv Madonna Icon.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Mukacheve trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lviv to Mukacheve takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Mukacheve can reach 2°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive to Yaremche.

Things to do in Mukacheve

Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Miklosh Castle
Highlights from your plan
St. Miklosh Castle ©
St. Miklosh Castle
Palanok Castle ©
Palanok Castle

1
night
Yaremche

Yaremche ©
Yaremche is a city in Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast of west Ukraine. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at St Elias Wooden Church, take in the dramatic scenery at Probiy Waterfall, then take in the dramatic natural features at Rocks Dovbusha, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Waterfall Guk.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Yaremche travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Mukacheve to Yaremche in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Mukacheve in January, expect little chillier with lows of -8°C in Yaremche. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to drive to Khotyn.

Things to do in Yaremche

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Probiy Waterfall ©
Probiy Waterfall
Rocks Dovbusha ©
Rocks Dovbusha
St Elias Wooden Church ©
St Elias Wooden Church

1
night
Khotyn

Khotyn ©
Khotyn is a city in Chernivtsi Oblast of western Ukraine, and is the administrative center of Khotyn Raion within the oblast, and is located south-west of Kamianets-Podilskyi. On the 11th (Mon), examine the collection at Khotyn Historic Museum and then steep yourself in history at Khotyn Fortress.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Khotyn day trip site.

Traveling by car from Yaremche to Khotyn takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Khotyn are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can drive to Odessa.

Things to do in Khotyn

Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Khotyn Fortress ©
Khotyn Fortress

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum, see the interesting displays at Museum of Interesting Science, make a trip to Teatralnaya Square, then see the interesting displays at Insomnia- The Haunted House, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Spaso-Preobrazhensky Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Odessa holiday builder site.

You can drive from Khotyn to Odessa in 7 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of taxi and train. In January, daytime highs in Odessa are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Odessa

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Catacombs of Odessa
Highlights from your plan
Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum ©
Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum
Catacombs of Odessa ©
Catacombs of Odessa
Museum of Interesting Science ©
Museum of Interesting Science

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