9 days in Ukraine Itinerary

9 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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9 days in Ukraine Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  8​h
1
Kharkiv
— 1 night
+2
Fly + foot + shuttle:  3​h 45​min
2
Kiev
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Lviv
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
4
Odessa
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Dubai

1
night
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.
To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Kharkiv tour itinerary planning site .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Kharkiv is an approximately 8-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dubai to Kharkiv. Traveling from Dubai in August, expect Kharkiv to be cooler, temps between 32°C and 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Kiev.

Things to do in Kharkiv

Theme Parks Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Feldman Ecopark
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Feldman Ecopark ©
Feldman Ecopark
Software and Computer Museum ©
Software and Computer Museum
Mirror Stream fountain ©
Mirror Stream fountain

3
nights
Kiev

Kiev ©
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Family-friendly places like Zoo XII Months and Seiklar Rope Park will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Sophia Cathedral, learn about all things military at Great Patriotic War Museum, appreciate the history behind Rodina Mat (Motherland), and contemplate the long history of Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kiev online journey 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. August in Kiev sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Lviv.

Things to do in Kiev

Historic Sites Tours Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Zoo XII Months
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Saint Sophia Cathedral ©
Saint Sophia Cathedral
Zoo XII Months ©
Zoo XII Months
Seiklar Rope Park ©
Seiklar Rope Park

1
night
Lviv

Lviv ©
Instead of Soviet buildings typical of Ukraine, Lviv boasts a charming Central European-style old town with World Heritage Site status.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Svyatogo Yura Cathedral, enjoy breathtaking views from Lviv High Castle, explore the different monuments and memorials at Lychakiv Cemetery, make a trip to Lviv City Hall, then take a stroll through Old Town, and finally make a trip to Rynok Square.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Lviv tour itinerary builder app .

You can fly from Kiev to Lviv in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Kiev in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Lviv, with lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Odessa.

Things to do in Lviv

Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Rynok Square ©
Rynok Square
Old Town ©
Old Town
Lychakiv Cemetery ©
Lychakiv Cemetery

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Nemo Odessa Dolphinarium and Paleontologic Museum. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Deribasovskaya Street, tour the pleasant surroundings at Beach Golden Shore, see the interesting displays at Museum of Interesting Science, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Odessa trip app .

Getting from Lviv to Odessa by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Lviv in August, expect Odessa to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Odessa

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Nemo Odessa Dolphinarium ©
Nemo Odessa Dolphinarium
Museum of Interesting Science ©
Museum of Interesting Science
Beach Golden Shore ©
Beach Golden Shore

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