23 days in Ukraine Itinerary

23 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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23 days in Ukraine Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Odessa
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Kharkiv
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + foot + shuttle:  3​h 45​min
3
Kiev
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Chernobyl
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 15​min
5
Kamianets-Podilskyi
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 45​min
6
Chernivtsi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Yaremche
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
8
Lviv
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Tel Aviv

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, appreciate the extensive heritage of 10 Apryelya Square, stroll around City Garden, and see the interesting displays at Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Odessa online tour itinerary maker .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Odessa is an approximately 6-hour flight. Traveling from Tel Aviv in September, things will get a bit cooler in Odessa: highs are around 26°C and lows about 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kharkiv.

Things to do in Odessa

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Catacombs of Odessa
Highlights from your plan
Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum ©
Deribasovskaya Street ©
Deribasovskaya Street
Potemkin Steps ©
Potemkin Steps

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: stroll around Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure, examine the collection at Marine Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Kharkov Dolphinarium, and don't miss a visit to Kharkiv Municipal Gallery.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Kharkiv trip maker .

You can fly from Odessa to Kharkiv in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Odessa in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 11°C in Kharkiv. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough 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

5
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, steep yourself in history at Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra, make a trip to Khreshchatyk, and see the interesting displays at Pirogovo Open-Air Museum.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kiev trip itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Kharkiv to Kiev in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. October in Kiev sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to Chernobyl.

Things to do in Kiev

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

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 9th (Wed): mingle with the ghosts of the past at Chernobyl Go, make a trip to Reactor No 4, and then don't miss a visit to Duga Radar Russian Woodpecker.

For reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Chernobyl vacation planning website .

Traveling by car from Kiev to Chernobyl takes 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Chernobyl can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kamianets-Podilskyi.

Things to do in Chernobyl

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Duga Radar Russian Woodpecker ©
Duga Radar Russian Woodpecker

2
nights
Kamianets-Podilskyi

Kamianets-Podilskyi ©
Kamianets-Podilskyi is a city on the Smotrych River in western Ukraine, to the north-east of Chernivtsi. Get out of town with these interesting Kamianets-Podilskyi side-trips: Crystal Cave at Kryvche (in Kryvche) and Khotyn Fortress (in Khotyn). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Kamenet's Podolsky Castle, explore the stunning scenery at The Smotrych River Canyon, enjoy breathtaking views from Honcharna Tower, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. George Cathedral.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Kamianets-Podilskyi trip planner .

Getting from Chernobyl to Kamianets-Podilskyi by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In October, daytime highs in Kamianets-Podilskyi are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to Chernivtsi.

Things to do in Kamianets-Podilskyi

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Khotyn Fortress, Crystal Cave at Kryvche
Highlights from your plan
The Smotrych River Canyon ©
The Smotrych River Canyon
Kamenet's Podolsky Castle ©
Kamenet's Podolsky Castle
Khotyn Fortress ©
Khotyn Fortress

2
nights
Chernivtsi

Chernivtsi ©
Chernivtsi is a city in western Ukraine, situated on the upper course of the River Prut. On the 13th (Sun), admire the landmark architecture of Palace of Culture - Jewish People’s House, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Bukovinian Jewish History, then don't miss a visit to Teatralna Square, then admire the masterpieces at Chernivtsi Museum of Arts, and finally admire the landmark architecture of German House. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at St Nicholas Cathedral, pause for some serene contemplation at Armenian Church, don't miss a visit to Olgi Kobylyanskoi Street, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Holy Spirit Orthodox Cathedral, then ponder the world of politics at Chernivtsi City Hall, and finally admire the striking features of Residence of Bukovynian Metropolitans - Chernivtsi National University.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Chernivtsi sightseeing planning app .

You can take a bus from Kamianets-Podilskyi to Chernivtsi in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In October in Chernivtsi, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) 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 15th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nativity of St. John the Baptist, identify plant and animal life at Hoverla, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Probiy Waterfall. Here are some ideas for day two: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Bukovel and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Khomyak.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Yaremche trip maker .

Traveling by car from Chernivtsi to Yaremche takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Yaremche are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to drive to Lviv.

Things to do in Yaremche

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

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

3
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, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Svyatogo Yura Cathedral, take in panoramic vistas at Lviv High Castle, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Folk Architecture and Life.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Lviv online trip builder .

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 15°C in October, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can 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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