17 days in St. Petersburg, Belarus & Ukraine Itinerary

17 days in St. Petersburg, Belarus & Ukraine Itinerary

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St. Petersburg, Russia
— 6 nights
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Minsk, Belarus
— 3 nights
3
Lviv, Ukraine
— 1 night
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Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine
— 3 nights
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Odessa, Ukraine
— 2 nights

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nights
St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©
Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
Step out of the city life by going to Eco Path and Sergiyevskiy Park. Do your shopping at Nevsky Prospekt and 4DOTS. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at The State Hermitage Museum, explore the wealth of natural beauty at National Park Shhuchye Lake, get outside with Isaakievskiy Square, and contemplate the waterfront views at Neva Embankments.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the St. Petersburg trip itinerary maker site.

New Delhi, India to St. Petersburg is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to St. Petersburg. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from New Delhi in April: high temperatures in St. Petersburg hover around 9°C and lows are around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Minsk.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Parks · Outdoors · Museums
Highlights from your plan
The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood

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nights
Minsk, Belarus

Minsk ©
As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
Get some cultural insight at Mir Castle and Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War. There's lots more to do: get outside with Trinity Hill, take a stroll through Upper City, take an in-depth tour of Money Museum Groshi, and examine the collection at Museum Strana Mini.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Minsk trip planner.

Traveling by flight from St. Petersburg to Minsk takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. When traveling from St. Petersburg in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Minsk: temperatures range from 13°C by day to 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Lviv.

Things to do in Minsk

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Khatyn Memorial, Mir Castle
Highlights from your plan
Khatyn Memorial ©
Khatyn Memorial
Mir Castle ©
Mir Castle

1
night
Lviv, Ukraine

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 25th (Sat): stroll the grounds of Lychakiv Cemetery, take in panoramic vistas at Lviv High Castle, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Svyatogo Yura Cathedral, then wander the streets of Old Town, and finally don't miss a visit to Rynok Square.

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Getting from Minsk to Lviv by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Minsk to Lviv due to the time zone difference. In April, daily temperatures in Lviv can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Kyiv (Kiev).

Things to do in Lviv

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Lychakiv Cemetery ©
Lychakiv Cemetery
Old Town ©
Old Town
Svyatogo Yura Cathedral ©
Svyatogo Yura Cathedral

3
nights
Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine

Kyiv (Kiev) ©
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Visiting Zverinets Caves and Archangel Mykhail Monastery and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra and Tsekh Art Gallery. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Sophia's Cathedral, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Volodymyr's Cathedral, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and don't miss a visit to Andriyivski Uzviz.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kyiv (Kiev) route builder.

Fly from Lviv to Kyiv (Kiev) in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. April in Kyiv (Kiev) sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Odessa.

Things to do in Kyiv (Kiev)

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra ©
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra
St. Sophia's Cathedral ©
St. Sophia's Cathedral
St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery
St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery

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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 29th (Wed): make a trip to Deribasovskaya Street, then kick back and relax at Arcadia Beach, then examine the collection at Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum, and finally Head underground at Catacombs of Odessa.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Odessa trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Kyiv (Kiev) to Odessa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in April, and nighttime lows around 7°C. On the 30th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Odessa

Museums · Parks · Outdoors

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
Arcadia Beach ©
Arcadia Beach

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