30 days in Ukraine Itinerary

30 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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30 days in Ukraine Itinerary

Start: Kiev
train:  2​h 15​min
1
Vinnytsia
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Kamianets-Podilskyi
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Yaremche
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Uzhhorod
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
Lviv
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
6
Odessa
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  5​h
7
Zaporizhzhya
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
8
Kharkiv
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
9
Poltava
— 3 nights
train:  3​h
10
Kiev
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
11
Chernihiv
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
End: Kiev

2
nights
Vinnytsia

Vinnytsia ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like National Pirogov's Estate Museum and Gorky Park. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Vinnytsia Water Tower, get curious at Science Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Transfiguration Cathedral, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jesuit Monastery.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Vinnytsya online route builder .

Kiev to Vinnytsya is an approximately 2.5-hour train ride. You can also fly; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Kamianets-Podilskyi.

Things to do in Vinnytsia

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Pirogov's Estate Museum ©
Gorky Park ©
Gorky Park

3
nights
Kamianets-Podilskyi

Kamianets-Podilskyi ©
Kamianets-Podilskyi is a city on the Smotrych River in western Ukraine, to the north-east of Chernivtsi. Escape the urban bustle at Bakota/ Submerged Settlement and Remains of Ancient Cave Monastery and Crystal Cave at Kryvche. Explore hidden gems such as Khotyn Fortress and St. George Cathedral. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at The Smotrych River Canyon, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Peter and Paul, and make a trip to Strimka Lan Bridge.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Kamianets-Podilskyi vacation builder .

Traveling by car from Vinnytsya to Kamianets-Podilskyi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in April, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can drive to Yaremche.

Things to do in Kamianets-Podilskyi

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Crystal Cave at Kryvche, Khotyn Fortress
Highlights from your plan
The Smotrych River Canyon ©
The Smotrych River Canyon
Khotyn Fortress ©
Khotyn Fortress

3
nights
Yaremche

Yaremche ©
Yaremche is a city in Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast of west Ukraine. Step off the beaten path and head to Probiy Waterfall and Yablonitskiy Pass. Get in touch with nature at Rocks Dovbusha and Carpathian National Nature Park. There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Hoverla, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Elias Wooden Church, and take in the views from Bridge - Viaduct.

Plan a Yaremche trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Kamianets-Podilskyi to Yaremche takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In April in Yaremche, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Uzhhorod.

Things to do in Yaremche

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Yablonitskiy Pass
Highlights from your plan
Rocks Dovbusha ©
Rocks Dovbusha
Hoverla ©
Hoverla
Probiy Waterfall ©
Probiy Waterfall

3
nights
Uzhhorod

Uzhhorod ©
Uzhhorod is a city located in western Ukraine, at the border with Slovakia and near the border with Hungary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Palanok Castle and Mineral Water Well Room Polyany. Visiting Lumshory Tanks and Uzh River will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Uzhhorod: Mukacheve (Mukacheve Town Hall & Chimney Sweep Monument). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Linden Alley, examine the collection at Subcarpathian Rus' Museum of Folk Architecture and Customs, take in the views from Pedestrian Bridge, and pause for some photo ops at Lamplighter Statue.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Uzhhorod road trip planning site .

Getting from Yaremche to Uzhhorod by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time (EET) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In April, daytime highs in Uzhhorod are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Lviv.

Things to do in Uzhhorod

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Mukacheve, Lumshory Tanks, Mineral Water Well Room Polyany
Highlights from your plan
Palanok Castle ©
Palanok Castle
Lamplighter Statue ©
Lamplighter Statue

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Armenian Virgin Mary's Dormition Church and Armenian street. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Chapel of the Boim Family, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Sts. Olha and Elizabeth, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Stryisky Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Lviv trip itinerary site .

You can drive from Uzhhorod to Lviv in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. April in Lviv sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Odessa.

Things to do in Lviv

Historic Sites Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Armenian Virgin Mary's Dormition Church ©
Museum of Folk Architecture and Life ©
Dominican Cathedral ©
Dominican Cathedral

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Beach Golden Shore and Catacombs of Odessa. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum and Duke de Richelieu monument. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Teatralnaya Square, stroll through T. Shevchenko Central Park of Culture and Recreation, pause for some photo ops at Sailor`s Wife Monument, and see the interesting displays at Shustov Cognac Winery Museum.

For maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Odessa trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Lviv to Odessa takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Odessa are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Zaporizhzhya.

Things to do in Odessa

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Catacombs of Odessa
Highlights from your plan
Beach Golden Shore ©
Beach Golden Shore
Catacombs of Odessa ©
Catacombs of Odessa
Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum ©

1
night
Zaporizhzhya

Zaporizhzhya ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Faeton Retro Cars Museum, don't miss a visit to Dnieper Hydroelectric Station, then explore the striking landscape of Khortitsa National Nature Reserve, then see the interesting displays at The Historical and Cultural Complex Zaporizhian Sich, and finally make a trip to Rainbow Fountains Cascade.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Zaporizhzhya online tour planner .

You can fly from Odessa to Zaporizhzhya in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April in Zaporizhzhya, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Kharkiv.

Things to do in Zaporizhzhya

Museums Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Khortitsa National Nature Reserve ©
Khortitsa National Nature Reserve
Faeton Retro Cars Museum ©
Faeton Retro Cars Museum

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Shevchenko Park, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, and then admire the local landmark of Mirror Stream fountain. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Annunciation Cathedral, explore and take pictures at Metallist Stadium, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Kharkov Dolphinarium.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Kharkiv online holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Zaporizhzhya to Kharkiv takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. April in Kharkiv sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can take a train to Poltava.

Things to do in Kharkiv

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kharkov Dolphinarium ©
Kharkov Dolphinarium
Mirror Stream fountain ©
Mirror Stream fountain
Shevchenko Park ©
Shevchenko Park

3
nights
Poltava

Poltava ©
Poltava is a city located on the Vorskla River in central Ukraine. Discover out-of-the-way places like The White Arbor and The Poltava Battle History Museum.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Poltava trip itinerary planning tool .

Take a train from Kharkiv to Poltava in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Kiev.

Things to do in Poltava

Museums Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
The Poltava Museum of Local Lore ©
The Poltava Museum of Local Lore
Ivanova Mountain ©
Ivanova Mountain
The White Arbor ©
The White Arbor

3
nights
Kiev

The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Adrenaline & Extreme Tours and Mariinsky Park. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Grishko Central Botanical Garden, see the interesting displays at Mikhail Bulgakov Museum, get interesting insight from Tours, and take in the pleasant sights at Sofiyskaya Square.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Kiev tour itinerary app .

You can take a train from Poltava to Kiev in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. April in Kiev sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can drive to Chernihiv.

Things to do in Kiev

Tours Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Balloon Rides
Mariinsky Park ©
Mariinsky Park

3
nights
Chernihiv

Chernihiv ©
Chernihiv HistoryChernihiv was first mentioned in the Rus'-Byzantine Treaty (907) (as Черниговъ (Chernigov)), but the time of establishment is not known. Get outdoors at Saint Anthony Caves and Boldin Hills. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mizhrichynskyi Regional Landscape Park and Pyatnytska Church. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Dytynets, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Borys and Glib Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at Taras Shevchenko Monument in Dytynets, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yeletsky Assumption Monastery.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Chernihiv attractions planner.

You can drive from Kiev to Chernihiv in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Chernihiv

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mizhrichynskyi Regional Landscape Park
Highlights from your plan
Mizhrichynskyi Regional Landscape Park ©
Saviour-Transfiguration Cathedral ©
Saviour-Transfiguration Cathedral
Dytynets ©
Dytynets

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