21 days in Ukraine Itinerary

21 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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21 days in Ukraine Itinerary

Start: Appleton
Fly:  24​h
1
Kharkiv
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + foot + shuttle:  3​h 45​min
2
Kiev
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Odessa
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Uman
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
5
Chernivtsi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Yaremche
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Lviv
— 4 nights
Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Appleton

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, historic sites, nightlife, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure, make a trip to Kharkiv Municipal Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Three Saints Church, and look for all kinds of wild species at Kharkov Dolphinarium.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kharkiv route builder app .

Appleton, USA to Kharkiv is an approximately 24-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Appleton to Kharkiv due to the time zone difference. In September, daily temperatures in Kharkiv can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Kiev.

Things to do in Kharkiv

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mirror Stream fountain ©
Mirror Stream fountain
Kharkov Dolphinarium ©
Kharkov Dolphinarium

4
nights
Kiev

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 fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Sophia Cathedral, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, make a trip to Khreshchatyk, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

Make your Kiev itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Kharkiv to Kiev takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. September in Kiev sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 51°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Odessa.

Things to do in Kiev

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

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: make a trip to Deribasovskaya Street, see the interesting displays at Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum, work some fitness into your day at Path of Health, and get to know the fascinating history of 10 Apryelya Square.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Odessa trip itinerary builder tool .

Fly from Kiev to Odessa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Odessa when traveling from Kiev in September, with lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Uman.

Things to do in Odessa

Parks Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum ©
Deribasovskaya Street ©
Deribasovskaya Street
Potemkin Steps ©
Potemkin Steps

1
night
Uman

Uman ©
Uman is a city located in the Cherkasy Oblast (province) in central Ukraine, to the east of Vinnytsia. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Ostashivskiy Lake, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tomb of Rabbi Nachman of Breslev, and then walk around Sofiyivka Park.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Uman trip planning app .

Getting from Odessa to Uman by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to Chernivtsi.

Things to do in Uman

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Tomb of Rabbi Nachman of Breslev ©
Tomb of Rabbi Nachman of Breslev

2
nights
Chernivtsi

Chernivtsi ©
Chernivtsi is a city in western Ukraine, situated on the upper course of the River Prut. Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at St Nicholas Cathedral, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Armenian Church, make a trip to Olgi Kobylyanskoi Street, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Holy Spirit Orthodox Cathedral, then admire the landmark architecture of Palace of Culture - Jewish People’s House, and finally admire the striking features of Residence of Bukovynian Metropolitans - Chernivtsi National University. On the 19th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of German House, make a trip to Teatralna Square, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Bukovinian Jewish History, then get a sense of history and politics at Chernivtsi City Hall, and finally explore the world behind art at Chernivtsi Museum of Arts.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Chernivtsi trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Uman to Chernivtsi takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Chernivtsi can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to drive to Yaremche.

Things to do in Chernivtsi

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Armenian Church ©
Armenian Church
Olgi  Kobylyanskoi  Street ©
Olgi Kobylyanskoi Street

2
nights
Yaremche

Yaremche ©
Yaremche is a city in Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast of west Ukraine. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Probiy Waterfall, look for all kinds of wild species at Hoverla, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nativity of St. John the Baptist. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Bukovel and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Khomyak.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Yaremche day trip planner.

Getting from Chernivtsi to Yaremche by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September in Yaremche, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Lviv.

Things to do in Yaremche

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Bukovel
Highlights from your plan
Hoverla ©
Hoverla
Probiy Waterfall ©
Probiy Waterfall

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, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Rynok Square, wander the streets of Old Town, pause for some serene contemplation at Svyatogo Yura Cathedral, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Folk Architecture and Life.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Lviv attractions app .

You can drive from Yaremche to Lviv in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in September, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lviv

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

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