16 days in Ukraine Itinerary

16 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Chernobyl
— 1 night
2
Kyiv (Kiev)
— 4 nights
3
Odessa
— 3 nights
4
Kharkiv
— 3 nights
5
Zaporizhzhya
— 1 night
6
Chernivtsi
— 1 night
7
Lviv
— 2 nights

1
night
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. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): mingle with the ghosts of the past at Chernobyl Go. On the next day, get in on the family fun at Pripyat Amusement Park, thendon't miss a visit to Reactor No 4, thendon't miss a visit to Duga Radar Russian Woodpecker, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Elijah Church.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Chernobyl tour planning site.

Kyiv (Kiev) to Chernobyl is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and taxi. In May, daily temperatures in Chernobyl can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kyiv (Kiev).

Things to do in Chernobyl

Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

Pripyat Amusement Park
Highlights from your plan
St. Elijah Church ©
St. Elijah Church
Reactor No 4
Reactor No 4
Duga Radar Russian Woodpecker ©
Duga Radar Russian Woodpecker

4
nights
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, take in nature's colorful creations at Grishko Central Botanical Garden, don't miss a visit to Khreshchatyk, and brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the History of Ukraine in the Second World War.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Kyiv (Kiev) trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Chernobyl to Kyiv (Kiev) takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel to Odessa.

Things to do in Kyiv (Kiev)

Historic Sites Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra ©
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra
Andriyivski Uzviz ©
Andriyivski Uzviz
St. Sophia's Cathedral ©
St. Sophia's Cathedral

3
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.
Odessa is known for museums, nightlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Deribasovskaya Street, examine the collection at Shustov Cognac Museum, explore the activities along The Odessa Port, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Nemo Odessa Dolphinarium.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Odessa trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Kyiv (Kiev) to Odessa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Odessa are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Kharkiv.

Things to do in Odessa

Museums Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum ©
Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum
Deribasovskaya Street ©
Deribasovskaya Street
Potemkin Stairs ©
Potemkin Stairs

3
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.
Kharkiv is known for parks, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure, go for a walk through Strilka Square, identify plant and animal life at Kharkov Dolphinarium, and admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kharkiv day trip app.

Fly from Odessa to Kharkiv in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. June in Kharkiv sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can drive to Zaporizhzhya.

Things to do in Kharkiv

Parks Museums Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure ©
Kharkov Dolphinarium ©
Kharkov Dolphinarium
Mirror Stream fountain ©
Mirror Stream fountain

1
night
Zaporizhzhya

Zaporizhzhya ©
On the 7th (Sun), make a trip to Dnieper Hydroelectric Station, thenexplore the wealth of natural beauty at Khortitsa National Nature Reserve, thenexamine the collection at The Historical and Cultural Complex Zaporizhian Sich, and finally see the interesting displays at Motor Sich Aviation Museum.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Zaporizhzhya road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Kharkiv to Zaporizhzhya takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Chernivtsi.

Things to do in Zaporizhzhya

Museums Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Khortitsa National Nature Reserve ©
Khortitsa National Nature Reserve
Dnieper Hydroelectric Station ©
Dnieper Hydroelectric Station

1
night
Chernivtsi

Chernivtsi
Chernivtsi is a city in western Ukraine, situated on the upper course of the River Prut. On the 8th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at St Nicholas Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Olgi Kobylyanskoi Street, thenget a sense of history and politics at Chernivtsi City Hall, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Residence of Bukovynian Metropolitans - Chernivtsi National University.

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Chernivtsi trip planner.

Getting from Zaporizhzhya to Chernivtsi by flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. When traveling from Zaporizhzhya in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Chernivtsi: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Lviv.

Things to do in Chernivtsi

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
St Nicholas Cathedral
St Nicholas Cathedral
Olgi  Kobylyanskoi  Street ©
Olgi Kobylyanskoi Street

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.
On the 9th (Tue), make a trip to Dominican Cathedral, examine the collection at Pharmacy Museum, examine the collection at Arsenal Museum, thenexplore the galleries of Insomnia - The Haunted House, thenpause for some photo ops at Monument of Nikifor Epifaniy Drovnyak, and finally wander the streets of Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Stryisky Park, explore the different monuments and memorials at Lychakiv Cemetery, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Lviv High Castle, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Armenian Virgin Mary's Dormition Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Svyatogo Yura Cathedral.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Lviv trip builder.

You can drive from Chernivtsi to Lviv in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Chernivtsi in June, Lviv is slightly colder at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lviv

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Lychakiv Cemetery ©
Lychakiv Cemetery
Rynok Square ©
Rynok Square
Old Town ©
Old Town

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