16 days in Ukraine Itinerary

16 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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Kharkiv
— 1 night
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Odessa
— 3 nights
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Chernivtsi
— 1 night
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Bukovel
— 3 nights
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Lviv
— 2 nights
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Kyiv (Kiev)
— 4 nights
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Chernobyl
— 1 night

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, then don't miss a visit to YermilovCentre of Modern Art, and then walk around Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Marine Museum, then ponder the design of Mirror Stream fountain, then look for all kinds of wild species at Kharkov Dolphinarium, and finally stroll around Shevchenko Park.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kharkiv online tour itinerary builder.

Kyiv (Kiev) to Kharkiv is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Odessa.

Things to do in Kharkiv

Parks · Museums · Wildlife
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Odessa

Odessa ©

Pearl of the Black Sea

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.
Odessa is known for museums, nightlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Deribasovskaya Street, contemplate the waterfront views at The Odessa Port, walk around City Garden, and get a dose of the wild on Ukraine by Locals.

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Traveling by flight from Kharkiv to Odessa takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. August in Odessa sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to drive to Chernivtsi.

Things to do in Odessa

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
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Ukraine by Locals
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Landmark
Potemkin Stairs
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Chernivtsi

Chernivtsi ©
Chernivtsi is a city in western Ukraine, situated on the upper course of the River Prut. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): make a trip to Olgi Kobylyanskoi Street, don't miss a visit to Teatralna Square, then don't miss a visit to Alley of Stars, then admire the striking features of Residence of Bukovynian Metropolitans - Chernivtsi National University, and finally admire the striking features of Palace of Culture - Jewish People’s House.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Chernivtsi tour itinerary builder.

You can drive from Odessa to Chernivtsi in 7.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Odessa in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Chernivtsi, with lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Bukovel.
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Bukovel

Bukovel ©
Step out of Bukovel to go to Vorokhta and see Hoverla, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. On the 28th (Fri), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Bukovel.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Bukovel driving holiday tool.

You can drive from Chernivtsi to Bukovel in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Chernivtsi in August since evenings lows in Bukovel dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Lviv.

Things to do in Bukovel

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Mountain
Hoverla
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Mount Bukovel
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Mountain
Mount Khomyak
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Lviv

Lviv ©

City of Lions

Instead of Soviet buildings typical of Ukraine, Lviv boasts a charming Central European-style old town with World Heritage Site status.
On the 30th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Rynok Square, stop by Old Town, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Jesuits, don't miss a visit to Chapel of the Boim Family, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Svyatogo Yura Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Pharmacy Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Armenian Virgin Mary's Dormition Church, take in panoramic vistas at Lviv High Castle, then take an in-depth tour of Lychakiv Cemetery, and finally make a trip to Armenian street.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Lviv day trip site.

Traveling by car from Bukovel to Lviv takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel to Kyiv (Kiev).

Things to do in Lviv

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Lychakiv Cemetery
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Rynok Square
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Old Town
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Kyiv (Kiev)

Kyiv (Kiev) ©
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Kyiv (Kiev) is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra, don't miss a visit to Maidan Nezalezhnosti, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Sophia's Cathedral, and appreciate the history behind Rodina Mat (Motherland).

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kyiv (Kiev) sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Lviv to Kyiv (Kiev) in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Kyiv (Kiev) can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can drive to Chernobyl.

Things to do in Kyiv (Kiev)

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Andriyivski Uzviz
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Photography Tours
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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. On the 5th (Sat), see a world frozen in time at Chernobyl Go, then don't miss a visit to Reactor No 4, and then make a trip to Duga Radar Russian Woodpecker.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Chernobyl trip planner.

Getting from Kyiv (Kiev) to Chernobyl by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. September in Chernobyl sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Chernobyl

Historic Sites
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Landmark
Reactor No 4
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Military Facility
Duga Radar Russian Woodpecker
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