55 days in Ukraine Itinerary

55 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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Start: Cairo
Fly:  14 h 15 min
1
Lviv
— 15 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
2
Odessa
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
3
Kropyvnytskyi
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Zaporizhzhya
— 5 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
5
Kyiv (Kiev)
— 9 nights
Fly:  3 h
6
Chernivtsi
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
Yaremche
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
8
Mukacheve
— 3 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  9 h
9
Kharkiv
— 6 nights
Fly:  14 h
End: Cairo

15
nights
Lviv

Lviv ©
Instead of Soviet buildings typical of Ukraine, Lviv boasts a charming Central European-style old town with World Heritage Site status.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Lychakiv Cemetery and Svyatogo Yura Cathedral. Head to Kolektsiya Jewellery Boutique and Shop Under Kumpelfor plenty of shopping. Get out of town with these interesting Lviv side-trips: Pidhirtsi (Roman CatholicChurch of the Exaltation of St. Joseph & Pidhirtsi Castle), Zhovkva (Vicheva Square, Zhovkva Defence Synagogue, &more) and Olesko Castle (in Olesko). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Old Town, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Jesuits, stop by Lviv Candles Manufactory, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Folk Architecture and Life.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Lviv trip planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Lviv is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Cairo in June, you will find days in Lviv are cooler (26°C), and nights are a bit cooler (14°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Odessa.

Things to do in Lviv

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Zhovkva, Drohobych, Pidhirtsi, Zolochiv Castle, Svirzh Castle
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Lychakiv Cemetery ©
Lychakiv Cemetery
Svyatogo Yura Cathedral ©
Svyatogo Yura Cathedral

5
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Catacombs of Odessa and The Odessa Port. Get a sense of the local culture at Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum and Spaso-Preobrazhensky Cathedral. Go for a jaunt from Odessa to Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi to see Akkerman Fortress about 1h 50 min away. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Deribasovskaya Street, stroll around City Garden, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and visit Arcadia district.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Odessa day trip planning tool.

You can fly from Lviv to Odessa in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Odessa when traveling from Lviv in July, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to Kropyvnytskyi.

Things to do in Odessa

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Akkerman Fortress, Catacombs of Odessa
Highlights from your plan
Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum ©
Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum
Catacombs of Odessa ©
Catacombs of Odessa
Akkerman Fortress ©
Akkerman Fortress

2
nights
Kropyvnytskyi

Kropyvnytskyi ©
Your inner history buff will appreciate Transfiguration Cathedral and Madonna Nativity Cathedral.

To see ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Kropyvnytskyi journey tool.

Getting from Odessa to Kropyvnytskyi by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In July, daytime highs in Kropyvnytskyi are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to Zaporizhzhya.

Things to do in Kropyvnytskyi

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Ingul River ©
Ingul River
Ukraine Guardian Angel ©
Ukraine Guardian Angel
Kovalivs'kyi park ©
Kovalivs'kyi park

5
nights
Zaporizhzhya

Zaporizhzhya ©
Get some cultural insight at Faeton Retro Cars Museum and The Historical and Cultural Complex Zaporizhian Sich. Let the collections at Dnipropetrovsk National History Museum and Battle for Dnieper Diorama capture your imagination. Explore Zaporizhzhya's surroundings by going to Dnipro (Family Bench, Karl Marx Prospect, &more).

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

Drive from Kropyvnytskyi to Zaporizhzhya in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Zaporizhzhya can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kyiv (Kiev).

Things to do in Zaporizhzhya

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

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

9
nights
Kyiv (Kiev)

Kyiv (Kiev) ©
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
St. Sophia's Cathedral and National Museum of the History of Ukraine in the Second World War are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore and learn at Pirogovo Open-Air Museum and Golden Gate. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, don't miss a visit to Khreshchatyk, and pause for some photo ops at Rodina Mat (Motherland).

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kyiv (Kiev) sightseeing app.

You can fly from Zaporizhzhya to Kyiv (Kiev) in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. While traveling from Zaporizhzhya, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Kyiv (Kiev), ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Chernivtsi.

Things to do in Kyiv (Kiev)

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
St. Sophia's Cathedral ©
St. Sophia's Cathedral
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra ©
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra
St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery
St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery

5
nights
Chernivtsi

Chernivtsi ©
Chernivtsi is a city in western Ukraine, situated on the upper course of the River Prut. Get some historical perspective at Khotyn Fortress and St Nicholas Cathedral. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kamenet's Podolsky Castle and Khotyn Historic Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Kamianets-Podilskyi (The Smotrych River Canyon, Turkish Minaret, &more). There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Residence of Bukovynian Metropolitans - Chernivtsi National University, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Heart of Jesus, make a trip to Olgi Kobylyanskoi Street, and explore the world behind art at Chernivtsi Museum of Arts.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Chernivtsi online holiday planner.

You can fly from Kyiv (Kiev) to Chernivtsi in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Chernivtsi are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. On the 27th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Yaremche.

Things to do in Chernivtsi

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Kamianets-Podilskyi, Khotyn
Highlights from your plan
Khotyn Fortress ©
Khotyn Fortress
Kamenet's Podolsky Castle ©
Kamenet's Podolsky Castle
Cathedral of the Saints Peter and Paul ©
Cathedral of the Saints Peter and Paul

3
nights
Yaremche

Yaremche ©
Yaremche is a city in Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast of west Ukraine. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Pysanka Easter Egg Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at St Elias Wooden Church, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Rocks Dovbusha, and then admire the sheer force of Probiy Waterfall.

To see ratings and more tourist information, use the Yaremche online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Chernivtsi to Yaremche takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Chernivtsi in July since evenings lows in Yaremche dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to drive to Mukacheve.

Things to do in Yaremche

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Pysanka Easter Egg Museum
Highlights from your plan
Hoverla ©
Hoverla
Rocks Dovbusha ©
Rocks Dovbusha
Probiy Waterfall ©
Probiy Waterfall

3
nights
Mukacheve

Mukacheve ©
Mukachevo is a city located in the valley of the Latorica river in Zakarpattia Oblast, in Western Ukraine. Take a break from the city and head to Shypit Waterfall and Uzh River. You'll explore and learn at Subcarpathian Rus' Museum of Folk Architecture and Customs and Castle Shenbornov. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Palanok Castle and appreciate the history behind St. Cyril and Methodius Monument.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Mukacheve day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Yaremche to Mukacheve takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Wed) before leaving for Kharkiv.

Things to do in Mukacheve

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Uzhhorod, Castle Shenbornov, Shypit Waterfall, St. Miklosh Castle
Highlights from your plan
Palanok Castle ©
Palanok Castle
St. Miklosh Castle ©
St. Miklosh Castle

6
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.
Annunciation Cathedral and Kharkiv Historical Museum of M.F.Sumtsova are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of the city life by going to Kharkov Dolphinarium and Krasnokutsk Arboretum. There's much more to do: walk around Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure, meet the residents at Kharkov Zoo, see where the action happens at Metallist Stadium, and cool off at Jungle Aqua Park.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Kharkiv sightseeing planning tool.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Mukacheve to Kharkiv takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Kharkiv sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. On the 8th (Tue), you're off to home.

Things to do in Kharkiv

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks

Side Trip

Krasnokutsk Arboretum
Highlights from your plan
Kharkov Dolphinarium ©
Kharkov Dolphinarium
Annunciation Cathedral ©
Annunciation Cathedral
Krasnokutsk Arboretum ©
Krasnokutsk Arboretum

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