Kiev the sublime

Description

To discover the city cradle of Slavic culture, capital of the first Ukrainian state; "the RUS" of Kiev.

Kiev is rich in its great past history and its incredible current modernity, often unsuspected.

You will visit the following major tourist sites in particular: the Pechersk Lavra Monastery, the Cathedrals of Saint Sophia and Saint Michael, the Saint Andrew's Church, the Saint Andrew's Descent, the long Kreshatyk Street and the Independence Square: Maidan. As well as the Opera, the Ethnographic Museum in the open air and the Miniature Museum

For all group trips in Ukraine, Vacanture offers:

- a choice of modern and designer hotels, located in the city centre, with a range from 3-star to 5-star hotels (in line with international standards of comfort, hospitality and aesthetics).

- a choice of modern restaurants, with a designer decoration, and a high quality service. They offer a revisited authentic Ukrainian cuisine, designed to satisfy a demanding international clientele.

- transfers in modern, air-conditioned buses that meet strict international standards for comfort and safety. Highly qualified personnel for bus driving.

- optional activities for evenings

The detailed program of the stay
5 days / 4 nights
Kiev


Program (5 days / 4 nights)

  • 1

    Kiev

    Reception at the international and modern airport Boryspil in Kiev.

    Transfer to the hotel. Installation in the rooms

    Dinner at the restaurant

  • 2

    Kiev

    Breakfast.

    Departure for the guided tour of Kiev, during which you will discover its main monuments: the University of Mohyla, the Golden Gate, the Cathedral of Saint Michael the Golden Domes and the Cathedral of Saint Sophia. As well as Independence Square and the monumental Kreschatyk Street.

    Lunch at the restaurant

    Visit of the Pechersk Lavra Monastery, splendid and millenary. With immense religious importance in the history of Orthodox Christianity.
    Visit of the miniature museum
    Visit of the treasure museum "l'or des Scythes".

    Dinner at the restaurant
    Visit to the Pecherskaya Lavra.

    Visit to the Museum of Miniatures.

    Private visit to the museum "Gold of Scythians".

    Supper in a typical restaurant Pervak where you'll discover the traditional « 50 g » of gorilka.

  • 3

    Kiev

    Breakfast

    Departure for the museum village of Pyrogovo. With a visit to the open-air ethnographic museum presenting all the artistic and traditional treasures of the Kiev region.

    Lunch on site in a hostel arranged in the style of the 17th century.

    Return to Kiev and visit the old central market of Bessarabia where you can traditionally taste caviar before buying it.

    Dinner at the restaurant

  • 4

    Kiev

    Breakfast.

    Visit of the lower city: the Podil district

    Visit to the Taras Shevchenko Museum, the greatest Ukrainian romantic poet, who lived in the 19th century

    Visit of the Ukrainian village Novi Petrivtsi and the "House of Mr Savka", built in 1786 and furnished in an authentic Ukrainian style. With a visit to the farm and discovering traditional activities.

    You will prepare and share a meal with the Savka family around the famous Ukrainian bortch (soup) and varénikis (ravioles).

    Back to Kiev.

    Walk along the picturesque Descente Saint-André, the oldest district in Kiev, where many painters, artists and craftsmen offer their craft creations.

    Visit of the remarkable St. Andrew's Church, in Baroque style, with its terrace overlooking Kiev

    Cruise on the Dnipro River with Champagne, Gorilka and red caviar

    Dinner at the restaurant

    In the evening, you will attend a performance of the National Opera (subject to performance).

  • 5

    Kiev

    Breakfast.

    Transfer to Kiev airport and assistance with boarding formalities...

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