60 days in Ukraine Itinerary

60 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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60 days in Ukraine Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  20​h 15​min
1
Odessa
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  5​h
2
Zaporizhzhya
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Dnipro
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Kharkiv
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Poltava
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Baturyn
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Chernihiv
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
Kiev
— 5 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
9
Vinnytsia
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
10
Lutsk
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
11
Kamianets-Podilskyi
— 5 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
12
Chernivtsi
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
13
Yaremche
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
14
Mukacheve
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
15
Lviv
— 6 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Johannesburg

4
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.
Akkerman Fortress and Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Ascension Cathedral and Arabic Cultural Center for their historical value. Explore Odessa's surroundings by going to Shabo Wine Cultural Center (in Shabo) and Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi (Greek Church, Armenian Church, & more). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Beach Golden Shore, make a trip to Monument to Catherine the Great and Founders of Odessa, see the interesting displays at Museum of Interesting Science, and pause for some photo ops at Duke de Richelieu monument.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Odessa trip itinerary planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Odessa is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Johannesburg in April: high temperatures in Odessa hover around 16°C and lows are around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Zaporizhzhya.

Things to do in Odessa

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi, Shabo Wine Cultural Center, Catacombs of Odessa
Highlights from your plan
Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum ©
Akkerman Fortress ©
Akkerman Fortress
Catacombs of Odessa ©
Catacombs of Odessa

3
nights
Zaporizhzhya

Zaporizhzhya ©
Get outdoors at Khortitsa National Nature Reserve and AQUAZOO. Get some cultural insight at Faeton Retro Cars Museum and Holy Protection Cathedral.

Plan a trip to Zaporizhzhya easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Odessa to Zaporizhzhya in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Dnipropetrovsk.

Things to do in Zaporizhzhya

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

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

4
nights
Dnipro

Dnipro ©
Dnipro, until May 2016 Dnipropetrovsk or Dnepropetrovsk, is Ukraine's fourth largest city, with about one million inhabitants. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Karl Marx Prospect and Church of St. Nicholas. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Holy Trinity Cathedral and Dnipropetrovsk National History Museum.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Dnipropetrovsk trip planner.

Getting from Zaporizhzhya to Dnipropetrovsk by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Kharkiv.

Things to do in Dnipro

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Church of St. Nicholas, Holy Trinity Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Ukrainian Fine Arts Museum ©
Ukrainian Fine Arts Museum
Saviour Transfiguration Cathedral ©
Saviour Transfiguration Cathedral
Holy Trinity Cathedral ©
Holy Trinity Cathedral

5
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Annunciation Cathedral and Three Saints Church. Church of St. Stanislav and The Pokrovsky Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Ilya Repin Museum (in Chuhuiv) and Krasnokutsk Arboretum (in Krasnokutsk). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Kharkov Dolphinarium, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, tour the pleasant surroundings at Shevchenko Park, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Assumption Cathedral.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Kharkiv online tour builder .

Drive from Dnipropetrovsk to Kharkiv in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Poltava.

Things to do in Kharkiv

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Ilya Repin Museum, Krasnokutsk Arboretum, Church of St. Stanislav
Highlights from your plan
Kharkov Dolphinarium ©
Kharkov Dolphinarium
Annunciation Cathedral ©
Annunciation Cathedral
The Pokrovsky Cathedral ©
The Pokrovsky Cathedral

4
nights
Poltava

Poltava ©
Poltava is a city located on the Vorskla River in central Ukraine. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Poltava Museum of Local Lore and Museum of Ukrainian Pottery. Your inner history buff will appreciate Savior Church and St. Sampsoniy Church. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Poltava: Myrhorod (Sources of Mineral Water & Mirgorodskaya Luzha).

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Poltava trip tool .

You can take a train from Kharkiv to Poltava in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Baturyn.

Things to do in Poltava

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Myrhorod, Museum of Ukrainian Pottery
Highlights from your plan
The Poltava Museum of Local Lore ©
The Poltava Museum of Local Lore
Long-Range Strategic Aviation Museum ©
Ivan Kotlyarevskiy House ©
Ivan Kotlyarevskiy House

2
nights
Baturyn

Baturyn
Batúryn, is a historic town in Chernihiv Oblast (province) of northern Ukraine. On the 23rd (Thu), step into the grandiose world of Kirill Razumovsky Palace, get engrossed in the history at Maclay's Sail Historical and Cultural Center, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Resurrection Church - Rozumovsky family vault, pause for some photo ops at Baturyn Tragedy Memorial, then take an in-depth tour of Baturyn Archaeology Museum, and finally make a trip to Citadel of Baturin Fortress. On your second day here, explore the activities along Seym River, then don't miss a visit to Prokopovych Monument, then contemplate the long history of The House of the General Military Judge, and finally get a new perspective on nature at Historic and Cultural Reserve - Museum of Hetmancy.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Baturyn travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Poltava to Baturyn takes 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Chernihiv.

Things to do in Baturyn

Historic Sites Museums Parks

4
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 in touch with nature at Saint Anthony Caves and Mizhrichynskyi Regional Landscape Park. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Dytynets and St. Catherine's Cathedral. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Pyatnytska Church, stroll through Chernihiv Golden Coast (Golden Beach), explore the striking landscape at Boldin Hills, and steep yourself in history at Chernihiv Collegium.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Chernihiv trip maker tool .

Getting from Baturyn to Chernihiv by car takes about 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kiev.

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

5
nights
Kiev

Kiev ©
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kiev-Pechersk Lavra - Caves Monastery and Saint Sophia Cathedral. Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery and St. Nicolas Cathedral. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kiev: Museum of Folk Architecture and Life of Srednyaya Naddnepryanshchina (in Pereiaslav-Khmelnytskyi) and Nativity of the Virgin Cathedral (in Kozelets). There's still lots to do: get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, make a trip to Andriyivski Uzviz, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and examine the collection at Mezhyhirya Residence Museum.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Kiev trip planner.

You can drive from Chernihiv to Kiev in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Kiev are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Vinnytsya.

Things to do in Kiev

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Museum of Folk Architecture and Life of Srednyaya Naddnepryanshchina, Mezhyhirya Residence Museum, Nativity of the Virgin Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra ©
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra
St. Nicolas Cathedral ©
St. Nicolas Cathedral
Saint Sophia Cathedral ©
Saint Sophia Cathedral

3
nights
Vinnytsia

Vinnytsia ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like National Pirogov's Estate Museum and Holy Transfiguration Cathedral. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museum of Retro Technology Avtomotovelofotoradio and Vinnytsya Museum of Art. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jesuit Monastery, admire the landmark architecture of Vinnytsia Water Tower, examine the collection at Vinnytsya Regional Lore Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Park of Peoples Friendship.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Vinnytsya online journey planner .

You can take a train from Kiev to Vinnytsya in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to drive to Lutsk.

Things to do in Vinnytsia

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan

1
night
Lutsk

Lutsk ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Bells Museum, see the interesting displays at Books Museum, explore the historical opulence of Lubart's Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter and St. Paul Cathedral, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pokrovska Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lutheran Church. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Lesya Ukrainka Central Park, see the interesting displays at Technical Progress Museum, make a trip to Eternal Glory Memorial Complex, examine the collection at Museum of Volyn Icon, then pause for some photo ops at T.G. Shevchenko Monument, and finally don't miss a visit to Teatralnaya Square.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Lutsk sightseeing planner .

Getting from Vinnytsya to Lutsk by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. May in Lutsk sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can drive to Kamianets-Podilskyi.

Things to do in Lutsk

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Volyn Icon ©
Museum of Volyn Icon
Lubart's Castle ©
Lubart's Castle
St. Peter and St. Paul Cathedral ©
St. Peter and St. Paul Cathedral

5
nights
Kamianets-Podilskyi

Kamianets-Podilskyi ©
Kamianets-Podilskyi is a city on the Smotrych River in western Ukraine, to the north-east of Chernivtsi. Visiting Bakota/ Submerged Settlement and Remains of Ancient Cave Monastery and Mlynki Cave will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at Khotyn Fortress and St. George Cathedral. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kamianets-Podilskyi: Crystal Cave at Kryvche (in Kryvche), Satanov (Holy Trinity Monastery & Satanov Synagogue) and Khotyn Historic Museum (in Khotyn). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Saints Peter and Paul, take in breathtaking views at The Smotrych River Canyon, take in the views from National Historical and Architectural Reserve Kamyanets, and delve into the distant past at Kamenet's Podolsky Castle.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Kamianets-Podilskyi online trip planner .

You can drive from Lutsk to Kamianets-Podilskyi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. May in Kamianets-Podilskyi sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Chernivtsi.

Things to do in Kamianets-Podilskyi

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Satanov, Khotyn, Crystal Cave at Kryvche, Castle Ruins at Skala Podilska, Mlynki Cave
Highlights from your plan
Khotyn Fortress ©
Khotyn Fortress
The Smotrych River Canyon ©
The Smotrych River Canyon

4
nights
Chernivtsi

Chernivtsi ©
Chernivtsi is a city in western Ukraine, situated on the upper course of the River Prut. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Olha Kobylyahska Street and St Nicholas Cathedral. Get outdoors at Dniester Canyon and Vizhnitskiy National Park. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Assumption, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Bukovinian Jewish History, and make a trip to Teatralna Square.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Chernivtsi trip itinerary app .

Getting from Kamianets-Podilskyi to Chernivtsi by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can go by car to Yaremche.

Things to do in Chernivtsi

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Vizhnitskiy National Park, Cathedral of the Assumption, Dniester Canyon
Highlights from your plan
Dniester Canyon ©
Dniester Canyon
Armenian Church ©
Armenian Church
Church of the Heart of Jesus ©
Church of the Heart of Jesus

4
nights
Yaremche

Yaremche ©
Yaremche is a city in Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast of west Ukraine. Explore hidden gems such as Rocks Dovbusha and Carpathian National Nature Park. Get outdoors at Probiy Waterfall and Mount Bukovel. Change things up with these side-trips from Yaremche: Bukovel Ski School (in Polyanitsa) and Silver Falls (in Sheshory). It doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hoverla.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Yaremche travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Chernivtsi to Yaremche takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Chernivtsi in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of 9°C in Yaremche. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Mukacheve.

Things to do in Yaremche

Parks Nature Classes

Side Trips

Bukovel, Silver Falls
Highlights from your plan
Rocks Dovbusha ©
Rocks Dovbusha
Hoverla ©
Hoverla
Probiy Waterfall ©
Probiy Waterfall

2
nights
Mukacheve

Mukacheve ©
Mukachevo is a city located in the valley of the Latorica river in Zakarpattia Oblast, in Western Ukraine. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): examine the collection at Subcarpathian Rus' Museum of Folk Architecture and Customs, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cross Exaltation Cathedral, then step into the grandiose world of Nevytsky Castle, then step into the grandiose world of St. Miklosh Castle, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Nicholas Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Palanok Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at St.Martin Cathedral, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Joseph Chapel, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Pochaiv Madonna Icon, then pause for some photo ops at Chimney Sweep Monument, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Mukacheve Town Hall.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Mukacheve trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Yaremche to Mukacheve by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Lviv.

Things to do in Mukacheve

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Uzhhorod, St. Miklosh Castle, Nevytsky Castle
Highlights from your plan
Palanok Castle ©
Palanok Castle
St. Miklosh Castle ©
St. Miklosh Castle
Nevytsky Castle ©
Nevytsky Castle

6
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 discover tucked-away gems like Armenian Virgin Mary's Dormition Church and Landscape Park Podgorye. Get some cultural insight at Dominican Cathedral and Lychakiv Cemetery. Change things up with these side-trips from Lviv: Zolochiv Castle (in Zolochiv), Pidhirtsi (Roman CatholicChurch of the Exaltation of St. Joseph & Pidhirtsi Castle) and Zhovkva (St. Lawrence Catholic Church & Wooden Church of St. Trinity). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Armenian street, explore the historical opulence of Potoсki Palace, don't miss a visit to Market Square, and take a stroll through Old Town.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Lviv trip planning site .

You can drive from Mukacheve to Lviv in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Mukacheve in May, you will find days in Lviv are slightly colder (22°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lviv

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Pidhirtsi, Truskavets, Zhovkva, Zolochiv Castle, St. George Wooden Church
Highlights from your plan
Dominican Cathedral ©
Dominican Cathedral
Church of the Jesuits ©
Church of the Jesuits

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