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Tour from Kyiv to Lviv – yesterday and today

Tour duration:  8 days / nights.
Routing:  Kyiv, Lviv.
Type of the tour: individual, group.
Travel Agency: Horlytsia.
Contact: office@horlytsia.com.

Day 1.
Arrival to Boryspil airport, transfer to the hotel, check in and dinner.  

Day 2.

City sightseeing tour, visit to the most beautiful and famous places of the Ukrainian capital (duration 4,5 hours).

Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra They are the Kievo-Pechersk Lavra - the unique monastery founded by the first orthodox Christians, the Glory Park, the Holokost Memorial and Belvedere panorama square, the Mariinskiy Park, the Friendship Arch, the main street Kreshchatik - the shortest European capitals main street, the main square Maydan, the St. Michel Golden Roof Church, the St. Sophia square, visit to the Golden Gate Museum - the main gate to enter the city of ancient Kyiv Rus state in the XI century.
The tour ends at St. Andrew descent, an old Kyiv scenic street, full of national souvenir shops and art galleries.
Evening in the National Opera (performance is to be advised).

Day 3.
The thematic tour “Cossack outlaws”.
Visit to the ethnic park which presents a Cossack village of XVII – XVIII century.
Meeting Cossacks in national dress and cart ride and the tour though the park where tourists can see how Ukrainian Cossacks lived, enter their houses and church, see their household stuff, to enter smithy and pottery.
Ukrainian traditional heady drinks tasting and Ukrainian lunch in shynok (national eatery).
Free time. Dinner.

Day 4.
St. Nikolas CathedralBreakfast.
The thematic tour «Kiev is the city of hundred churches». Duration 4 hours.
Visit to the most important religious and historical places of interest and Christian holy shrines of the Ukrainian capital – the St. Michel Golden Roof Cathedral, the most ancient monument of the Slavic architecture the St. Sophia Cathedral, seeing of its unique frescos dated to the beginning of the 11th century, visit to the Kievo-Pechersk Lavra, this monastery churches and caves, the Kiev Synagogue, two catholic cathedrals – St. Nikola and St. Alexander.
Lunch in the monastery eatery (on request, not included into the price).
Free time.Dinner.
Transfer to the rail way station and departure to Lviv by train.

Day 5.
Arrival to Lviv.  Breakfest and transfer to the hotel.  
Walking tour “Lviv of Middle Age”.
Lviv is an open air city museum. You will see all the best from the city Lvivattractions: the Opera Haus - the city landmark, the Latin Cathedral – monument of architecture from XIV-XVIII century, Uspenskyi Cathedral – the bright peace of Renaissance architecture, the Armenian Church full of mysterious paintings of the famous German artist Jan Rose, the square Rynok – the centre of trade life in the Middle Ages, the City Hall and houses of the most reach patricians of the city. Also you will see the unique Pharmacy Museum called “Under Black Egle” and submerge into the occult and dangerous atmosphere of hermetic art.  
Free time and dinner.

Day 6.
Breakfast in the hotel.
The thematic tour “The Golden Horseshoe of Lviv»
The Lviv region lands always belonged to the Princes and Noble people who built there Palaces and Fortresses. During the tour you will visit some of the best places.
The Pogoretskiy Fortress built in the XVII century by the famous architect Andrea del’ Aqua. It is considered to be one of the best samples of Renascence Palaces and bastion fortification combination in Europe.
Its decoration are the Italian Park and the Family Chapel.
The Oleskiy Palace built in the XIII-XVIII centuries. The history of this Palace is much diversified as it belonged to different families and very owner left a certain trace at the Palace appearance.  
The Zochevskiy Palace consists of the entrance tower, the Chine Palace and the Main living Palace. This Renaissance ensemble was used as a fortress, a Royal residence, the Aristocratic Mansion, the prison and the educational institution. The legend will tell you many interesting things about the Palace inhabitants.
Dinner. Return to the hotel.

Day 7.
Breakfast in the hotel.  
The Thematic sightseeing tour «Lviv of yesterday and today and Brewing Museum»
This tour will show you the all history of the city and its inhabitants. You will visit the exclusive Brewing Museum. It is located in the cellar of the Lviv brewery and shows the real equipment, beer barrels and bottles, tasting hall and souvenir shop.
The Lviv brewery is the oldest in Ukraine working since 1715.   
Dinner. Departure to Kiev by train.

Day 8.  
Arrival to Kiev. Breakfast. Transfer to the airport Boryspil. Departure.

Tour price per person in Euro.

Hotel category Hotel 3 * Hotel 4*
Group of 1p/p DBL BB p/p SGL BB 1p/p DBL BB p/p SGL BB
4  persons € 809 € 1 011 € 1 124 € 1 692
6  persons € 741 € 944 € 1 057 € 1 625

The price includes:
- transfer to/from airport and rail way station  
- hotel accommodation with breakfasts (Kiev  – 3 nights, Lviv – 2 nights)
- guided tours according the program
- Opera house evening
- entrance tickets to museums
- rail way tickets
- dinners
- 2 additional breakfast after train arrival
- 1 lunch in the ukrainian shynok