14 days in Ukraine Itinerary

14 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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Start: Tehran
+3
Subway + Fly + Foot + Bus:  11 h 30 min
1
Kiev
— 3 nights
+2
Shuttle + Foot + Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
Kharkiv
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Zaporizhzhya
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  5 h
4
Lviv
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Yaremche
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
6
Khotyn
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h
7
Odessa
— 2 nights
Fly + Subway:  10 h
End: Tehran

3
nights
Kiev

Kiev ©
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Vydubychi Monastery and State Aviation Museum. Visit St. Sophia's Cathedral and St. Nicolas Cathedral for their historical value. Step out of Kiev to go to Buzova and see Ethnographical complex Ukrainian Village, which is approximately 1 hour away. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Cyril's Monastery, get outside with Outdoor Activities, see the interesting displays at Mykola Syadristy Microminiatures Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Pantheleimon Nunnery – Feofania.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kiev trip itinerary builder website.

Tehran, Iran to Kiev is an approximately 9- hour combination of subway, flight, and bus. You can also do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1.5 hours traveling from Tehran to Kiev due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Tehran in October: highs in Kiev hover around 13°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Kharkiv.

Things to do in Kiev

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Ethnographical complex Ukrainian Village
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St. Sophia's Cathedral ©
St. Sophia's Cathedral
Ethnographical complex Ukrainian Village ©
Ethnographical complex Ukrainian Village
State Aviation Museum ©
State Aviation Museum

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): examine the collection at Ilya Repin Museum, then don't miss a visit to YermilovCentre of Modern Art, then identify plant and animal life at Kharkov Dolphinarium, and finally view the masterpieces at Avec Fine Arts Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with Sarzhin Yar, then examine the collection at Marine Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Assumption Cathedral, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Pokrovsky Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kharkiv driving holiday planning website.

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Kiev to Kharkiv in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in October, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can drive to Zaporizhzhya.

Things to do in Kharkiv

Museums Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Ilya Repin Museum
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Sarzhin Yar ©
Sarzhin Yar
Kharkov Dolphinarium ©
Kharkov Dolphinarium
The Pokrovsky Cathedral ©
The Pokrovsky Cathedral

1
night
Zaporizhzhya

Zaporizhzhya ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): examine the collection at Scythian Stan Open Air Museum, then buy something for everyone on your list at CityMall, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Khortitsa National Nature Reserve.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Zaporizhzhya trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Kharkiv to Zaporizhzhya in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of flight and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in October, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Lviv.

Things to do in Zaporizhzhya

Shopping Museums Nature
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Khortitsa National Nature Reserve ©
Khortitsa National Nature Reserve

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Krekhivsky Monastery of St. Nicholas Basilian Fathers, then look for all kinds of wild species at Bear Sanctuary Domazhyr, then get a taste of the local shopping with Pravda B Gallery, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Glass Museum In Lviv. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Kolektsiya Jewellery Boutique, take an in-depth tour of Prison on Lontskogo, National Museum and Memorial to the Victims of Occupation, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Wooden Church of St. Trinity, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Lawrence Catholic Church, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilian Monastery and the Heart of Christ Church.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Lviv road trip planning site.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Zaporizhzhya to Lviv in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and train; or drive. In October in Lviv, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can go by car to Yaremche.

Things to do in Lviv

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Zhovkva, Bear Sanctuary Domazhyr, Krekhivsky Monastery of St. Nicholas Basilian Fathers
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St. Lawrence Catholic Church ©
St. Lawrence Catholic Church
Pravda B Gallery ©
Pravda B Gallery

2
nights
Yaremche

Yaremche ©
Yaremche is a city in Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast of west Ukraine. Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Makovytsia Mountain and then take in the awesome beauty at Hoverla. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Rocks Dovbusha, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nativity of St. John the Baptist, then take in the dramatic scenery at Probiy Waterfall, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Elias Wooden Church.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Yaremche trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lviv to Yaremche takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in October, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Khotyn.

Things to do in Yaremche

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

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 23rd (Wed), don't miss a visit to Historic Customs House, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Intersession (Pokrovska) Church, then examine the collection at Khotyn Historic Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of Khotyn Fortress.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Khotyn trip planner.

Getting from Yaremche to Khotyn by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in October, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Odessa.

Things to do in Khotyn

Historic Sites Museums
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Khotyn Fortress ©
Khotyn Fortress

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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 24th (Thu): get a sense of history and politics at City Council, get engrossed in the history at Memorial of Heroic Defense of Odessa Museum, then head outdoors with Path of Health, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Spaso-Preobrazhensky Cathedral.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Odessa travel route builder.

You can drive from Khotyn to Odessa in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Odessa can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Odessa

Museums Outdoors Shopping
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Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum ©
Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum
Memorial of Heroic Defense of Odessa Museum ©
Memorial of Heroic Defense of Odessa Museum
Spaso-Preobrazhensky Cathedral ©
Spaso-Preobrazhensky Cathedral

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