23 days in Ukraine Itinerary

23 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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Fly
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Kyiv (Kiev)
— 5 nights
Drive
2
Chernobyl
— 2 nights
Fly
3
Chernivtsi
— 1 night
Drive
4
Bukovel
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Lviv
— 4 nights
Fly
6
Odessa
— 3 nights
Fly
7
Kharkiv
— 3 nights
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5
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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, pause for some photo ops at Rodina Mat (Motherland), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Sophia's Cathedral, and examine the collection at Pirogovo Open-Air Museum.

To find traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kyiv (Kiev) online trip itinerary maker.

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Kyiv (Kiev) is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dammam to Kyiv (Kiev) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Dammam in September, expect Kyiv (Kiev) to be cooler, temps between 24°C and 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Chernobyl.

Things to do in Kyiv (Kiev)

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Must see
Photography Tours
4.8

2
nights
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 10th (Thu): mingle with the ghosts of the past at Chernobyl Go, don't miss a visit to Reactor No 4, and then get in on the family fun at Pripyat Amusement Park. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Elijah Church and then deepen your knowledge of military history at Duga Radar Russian Woodpecker.

For more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Chernobyl road trip tool.

You can drive from Kyiv (Kiev) to Chernobyl in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In September, daytime highs in Chernobyl are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. On the 11th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Chernivtsi.

Things to do in Chernobyl

Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trip

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St. Elijah Church ©
Religious Site
St. Elijah Church
4.6
Reactor No 4
Landmark
Reactor No 4
4.8
Duga Radar Russian Woodpecker ©
Military Facility
Duga Radar Russian Woodpecker
4.9

1
night
Chernivtsi

Chernivtsi is a city in western Ukraine, situated on the upper course of the River Prut. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): make a trip to Olgi Kobylyanskoi Street, ponder the world of politics at Chernivtsi City Hall, then make a trip to Teatralna Square, then don't miss a visit to Alley of Stars, and finally admire the striking features of Chernivtsi Train Station.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Chernivtsi road trip planning website.

Fly from Chernobyl to Chernivtsi in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. September in Chernivtsi sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive to Bukovel.
Highlights from your trip
Chernivtsi City Hall ©
Government Building
Chernivtsi City Hall
4.5
Teatralna Square ©
Landmark
Teatralna Square
4.4

3
nights
Bukovel

Venture out of the city with trips to Hoverla (in Vorokhta), Yaremche (Nativity of St. John the Baptist, Probiy Waterfall, &more) and Waterfall Guk (in Tatariv). On the 13th (Sun), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Bukovel.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Bukovel travel route site.

Drive from Chernivtsi to Bukovel in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Bukovel can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car to Lviv.

Things to do in Bukovel

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Mount Bukovel ©
Mountain
Mount Bukovel
4.6
Hoverla ©
Mountain
Hoverla
4.8

4
nights
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.
Lviv is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Old Town, admire the striking features of Armenian Virgin Mary's Dormition Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Jesuits, and stroll the grounds of Lychakiv Cemetery.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Lviv day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Bukovel to Lviv takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Lviv can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Odessa.

Things to do in Lviv

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks
Highlights from your trip
Lychakiv Cemetery ©
Cemetery
Lychakiv Cemetery
4.7
Old Town ©
World heritage site
Old Town
4.8
Rynok Square ©
Landmark
Rynok Square
4.8

3
nights
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: make a trip to Potemkin Stairs, appreciate the history behind Statue of the Duc de Richelieu, stroll around City Garden, and examine the collection at Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Odessa trip planner.

You can fly from Lviv to Odessa in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Lviv in September since evenings lows in Odessa dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Kharkiv.

Things to do in Odessa

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
Ukraine by Locals ©
Must see
Ukraine by Locals
4.8
Potemkin Stairs ©
Landmark
Potemkin Stairs
4.0

3
nights
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: walk around Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure, pause for some serene contemplation at Annunciation Cathedral, don't miss a visit to YermilovCentre of Modern Art, and ponder the design of Mirror Stream fountain.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Kharkiv online route planner.

Getting from Odessa to Kharkiv by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Odessa in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Kharkiv, with lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kharkiv

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife
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