21 days in Ukraine Itinerary

21 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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21 days in Ukraine Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
+2
Fly + foot + shuttle:  20​h 45​min
1
Kiev
— 4 nights
+2
shuttle + foot + Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Kharkiv
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Odessa
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
4
Chernivtsi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Yaremche
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Lviv
— 4 nights
Fly:  20​h 45​min
End: Sao Paulo

4
nights
Kiev

The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Kiev is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra, learn more about the world around you at St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Sophia Cathedral, and see the interesting displays at Pirogovo Open-Air Museum.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kiev holiday website .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Kiev is an approximately 21-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Kiev due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Sao Paulo in May since evenings lows in Kiev dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kharkiv.

Things to do in Kiev

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra ©
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra
Saint Sophia Cathedral ©
Saint Sophia Cathedral

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, historic sites, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure, identify plant and animal life at Kharkov Dolphinarium, pause for some serene contemplation at Annunciation Cathedral, and get engrossed in the history at Museum of Archaeology and Ethnography.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Kharkiv tour builder .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Kiev to Kharkiv takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Kharkiv are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Odessa.

Things to do in Kharkiv

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mirror Stream fountain ©
Mirror Stream fountain
Shevchenko Park ©
Shevchenko Park

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, fun & games, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Deribasovskaya Street, see the interesting displays at Museum of Interesting Science, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and walk around City Garden.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Odessa travel route planner.

Fly from Kharkiv to Odessa in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Odessa can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Chernivtsi.

Things to do in Odessa

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

2
nights
Chernivtsi

Chernivtsi ©
Chernivtsi is a city in western Ukraine, situated on the upper course of the River Prut. Change things up with these side-trips from Chernivtsi: Khotyn (Khotyn Fortress, Khotyn Historic Museum, & more). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Residence of Bukovynian Metropolitans - Chernivtsi National University, pause for some serene contemplation at St Nicholas Cathedral, ponder the world of politics at Chernivtsi City Hall, and make a trip to Olgi Kobylyanskoi Street.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Chernivtsi trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Odessa to Chernivtsi takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and train. In May in Chernivtsi, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Yaremche.

Things to do in Chernivtsi

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Khotyn
Highlights from your plan
Khotyn Fortress ©
Khotyn Fortress
Olgi  Kobylyanskoi  Street ©
Olgi Kobylyanskoi Street

2
nights
Yaremche

Yaremche ©
Yaremche is a city in Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast of west Ukraine. On the 17th (Sun), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Bukovel, then look for all kinds of wild species at Hoverla, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Probiy Waterfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Elias Wooden Church and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Carpathian National Nature Park.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Yaremche trip website .

Traveling by car from Chernivtsi to Yaremche takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Chernivtsi in May, Yaremche is a bit cooler at night with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Lviv.

Things to do in Yaremche

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mount Bukovel
Highlights from your plan
Hoverla ©
Hoverla
Mount Bukovel ©
Mount Bukovel
Carpathian National Nature Park ©
Carpathian National Nature Park

4
nights
Lviv

Lviv ©
Instead of Soviet buildings typical of Ukraine, Lviv boasts a charming Central European-style old town with World Heritage Site status.
Lviv is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Rynok Square, examine the collection at Insomnia - The Haunted House, stroll the grounds of Lychakiv Cemetery, and pause for some serene contemplation at Svyatogo Yura Cathedral.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Lviv trip planner.

Drive from Yaremche to Lviv in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Lviv can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lviv

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

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