35 days in Ukraine Itinerary

35 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lviv
— 3 nights
2
Bukovel
— 2 nights
3
Chernivtsi
— 1 night
4
Kamianets-Podilskyi
— 3 nights
5
Odessa
— 3 nights
6
Dnipro
— 3 nights
7
Poltava
— 2 nights
8
Kharkiv
— 3 nights
9
Sumy
— 3 nights
10
Chernihiv
— 3 nights
11
Chernobyl
— 1 night
12
Kyiv (Kiev)
— 6 nights

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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Rynok Square, visit Old Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of Armenian Virgin Mary's Dormition Church, and see the interesting displays at Insomnia - The Haunted House.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Lviv visit planning site.

Portland, USA to Lviv is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Portland to Lviv is 10 hours. Traveling from Portland in December, things will get a bit cooler in Lviv: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can go by car to Bukovel.

Things to do in Lviv

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

2
nights
Bukovel

Bukovel ©
On the 2nd (Sat), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Bukovel. On your second day here, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Khomyak, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at St Elias Wooden Church, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nativity of St. John the Baptist.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Bukovel driving holiday planner.

Drive from Lviv to Bukovel in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Bukovel can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Chernivtsi.

Things to do in Bukovel

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Yaremche
Highlights from your plan
Mount Bukovel ©
Mount Bukovel
Mount Khomyak ©
Mount Khomyak
St Elias Wooden Church ©
St Elias Wooden Church

1
night
Chernivtsi

Chernivtsi ©
Chernivtsi is a city in western Ukraine, situated on the upper course of the River Prut. On the 4th (Mon), admire the landmark architecture of Residence of Bukovynian Metropolitans - Chernivtsi National University, thensee the interesting displays at Bukovynian Diaspora Museum, thenget a sense of history and politics at Chernivtsi City Hall, and finally don't miss a visit to Olgi Kobylyanskoi Street.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Chernivtsi online trip maker.

Getting from Bukovel to Chernivtsi by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kamianets-Podilskyi.

Things to do in Chernivtsi

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Bukovynian Diaspora Museum ©
Bukovynian Diaspora Museum
Olgi  Kobylyanskoi  Street ©
Olgi Kobylyanskoi Street

3
nights
Kamianets-Podilskyi

Kamianets-Podilskyi ©
Kamianets-Podilskyi is a city on the Smotrych River in western Ukraine, to the north-east of Chernivtsi. Kamianets-Podilskyi is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Kamianets-Podilskyi Gallery of Arts, take in breathtaking views at The Smotrych River Canyon, see the interesting displays at Kamenetz-Podolskiy Historical Museum, and snap pictures at National Historical and Architectural Reserve Kamyanets.

To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Kamianets-Podilskyi attractions website.

Getting from Chernivtsi to Kamianets-Podilskyi by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can go by car to Odessa.

Things to do in Kamianets-Podilskyi

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kamianets-Podilskyi Gallery of Arts
Kamianets-Podilskyi Gallery of Arts
Honcharna Tower
Honcharna Tower

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, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Deribasovskaya Street, stroll around City Garden, get lost in a book at Odessa National Research Library, and examine the collection at Museum of Interesting Science.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Odessa itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kamianets-Podilskyi to Odessa in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °F in January, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Dnipro.

Things to do in Odessa

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

3
nights
Dnipro

Dnipro
Dnipro is known for parks, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Museum Time Machines, make a trip to Zolotaya Roza Synagogue, ponder the design of Fountain White Swan, and get engrossed in the history at Dnipropetrovsk National History Museum.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Dnipro online vacation planner.

Fly from Odessa to Dnipro in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Odessa in January: highs in Dnipro hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Poltava.

Things to do in Dnipro

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Iverska Madonna Icon Church
Iverska Madonna Icon Church
Menorah Center ©
Menorah Center
Monument of Eternal Glory ©
Monument of Eternal Glory

2
nights
Poltava

Poltava ©
Poltava is a city located on the Vorskla River in central Ukraine. On the 14th (Thu), walk around Poltava City Park - Arboretum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Sampsoniy Church, pause for some photo ops at Peter I Monument, contemplate the long history of The Holy Cross Exaltation Monastery, thenengage your brain at Aviation and Space Museum, and finally admire the natural beauty at Corpusniy Garden. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Sunny Park, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Savior Church, thentake in the awesome beauty at Ivanova Mountain, and finally walk around Petrovskiy Park.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Poltava trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Dnipro to Poltava takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kharkiv.

Things to do in Poltava

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Ivanova Mountain ©
Ivanova Mountain
St. Sampsoniy Church ©
St. Sampsoniy Church
Aviation and Space Museum ©
Aviation and Space Museum

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, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure, explore the galleries of Museum of Coffee, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Annunciation Cathedral, and take an in-depth tour of Museum of Archaeology and Ethnography.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Kharkiv planning site.

Traveling by car from Poltava to Kharkiv takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. January in Kharkiv sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can drive to Sumy.

Things to do in Kharkiv

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Coffee ©
Museum of Coffee
Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure ©
Mirror Stream fountain ©
Mirror Stream fountain

3
nights
Sumy

Sumy ©
Sumy is known for historic sites, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Troitskiy Cathedral, get lost in a book at Sumy State Science Library of Krupskaya, get engrossed in the history at Sumy Local Lore Museum, and see the interesting displays at Nikanor Onatsky Regional Art Museum in Sumy.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Sumy trip planning tool.

Getting from Kharkiv to Sumy by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Chernihiv.

Things to do in Sumy

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Nikanor Onatsky Regional Art Museum in Sumy ©
Sumy Local Lore Museum ©
Sumy Local Lore Museum
Holy Resurrection Cathedral ©
Holy Resurrection Cathedral

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. Chernihiv is known for historic sites, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Borys and Glib Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Dytynets, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yeletsky Assumption Monastery, and stroll around Bohdan Khmelnytskyi Garden Square.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Chernihiv day trip planner.

Drive from Sumy to Chernihiv in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Chernobyl.

Things to do in Chernihiv

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Saviour-Transfiguration Cathedral ©
Saviour-Transfiguration Cathedral
St. Catherine's Cathedral ©
St. Catherine's Cathedral
Pyatnytska Church ©
Pyatnytska Church

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. On the 25th (Mon), make a trip to Reactor No 4, contemplate the long history of Chernobyl Go, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Elijah Church.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Chernobyl fast, fun, and easy.

Getting from Chernihiv to Chernobyl by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and car. January in Chernobyl sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can go by car to Kyiv (Kiev).

Things to do in Chernobyl

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
St. Elijah Church ©
St. Elijah Church
Reactor No 4
Reactor No 4

6
nights
Kyiv (Kiev)

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: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Sophia's Cathedral, get a tailor-made plan with Private Tours, learn about all things military at National Museum of the History of Ukraine in the Second World War, and don't miss a visit to Khreshchatyk.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Kyiv (Kiev) trip builder tool.

Getting from Chernobyl to Kyiv (Kiev) by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in January, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kyiv (Kiev)

Tours Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
St. Sophia's Cathedral ©
St. Sophia's Cathedral
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra ©
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra
Photography Tours

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