Live guide: English
Duration: 3 days/2 nights
Small group bus tour
Dates 2017: 6, 20 May; 10 June; 1, 22 July; 12 August; 2, 23 September; 14 October, upon request
Take a fabulous 3-day trip from Kiev and visit such interesting places as Vinnytsya, Kamianets-Podilskyi and Khotyn. The highlight of the tour is a visit of the Kamenets-Podilskyi Castle – a well-preserved medieval castle situated in the picturesque canyon of the Smotrich River. Moreover, you will admire spectacular show of the “Roshen” Fountain.
Itinerary: Kiev – Zhytomyr – Berdychiv – Vinnytsya (overnight) – Medzhybizh – Malievtsi – Kamianets-Podilsky (overnight) – Khotyn – Starokonstantyniv – Kiev
During this tour, you will:
Accomodaton (2 nights, BB):
Day 1 Kiev – Zhytomyr – Berdychiv – Vinnytsya
Early in the morning meet your guide at the reception of your hotel and start your fascinating 3-day journey. There are many interesting sights for you to discover today, so get ready to brand new impressions.
The first city that you are going to visit is Zhytomyr (140 km from Kiev). You will take a pleasant walk in a beautiful Gagarin Park, admire an amazing view of the Teteriv River and visit Sergiy Korolyov Astronautics Museum.
Continuing our trip, we’ll arrive in Berdychiv (41 km from Zhytomyr). The history of this town dates back to the 14th century and you will learn the most important facts of it. Moreover, you will visit Discalced Carmelites Order Monastery, founded in 16th century.
After that we will drive to Hitler’s Headquarter “Wehrwolf” (78 km from Berdychiv). This is a secret military object of the World War II period, built in 1941-42 years and blown up by the retreating Nazi troops. You will see the ruins of the bunker and visit historic memorial complex in memory of victims of fascism.
Then, after driving just 10 km from the “Wehrwolf”, we’ll reach the final destination of the day – Vinnytsya. Following accommodation in the hotel, you will have a free time to have a rest after the road.
In the evening, you will have a pleasant walk around the city center and splendid Gorky Park. However, the highlight of this day is, without any doubt, a spectacular light and music show program of the “Roshen” Fountain. From the embankment of the Southern Buh River, you will contemplate a breathtaking performance of water and lights. This is a lifetime experience you will never forget!
When the show is over, you will return to your hotel and have a rest.
Overnight in Vinnytsya.
Day 2 Vinnytsya – Medzhybizh – Malievtsi – Kamianets-Podilskyi
Departing from Vinnytsya in the morning after breakfast, we’ll continue our trip, ready for new adventures. Our first stop will be at the small town of Medzhybizh (86 km from Vinnytsa). The main attraction of this town is an impressive Medzhybizh Castle — a well-preserved fortification complex with rich history. People often call the fortress a “White Swan”, looking at its reflection in the Southern Buh River.
Our next stop will be at a cozy town of Malievtsi (89 km from Medzhybizh). You will discover the Palace of Orlovskih, built is early classicism style, surrounded with a charming park. Another worth-visiting attraction of Malievtsi is a 18-meter high grotto with a scenic waterfall.
After that, will continue our trip to Kamianets-Podilsky (55 km from Malievtsi). After accommodation in the hotel and a short rest, we’ll start a joyful walking tour of the city. Kamianets-Podilskyi is a real gem of the Western Ukraine that preserves features of different nations and epochs in the numerous historical monuments. With your guide, you will discover a splendid Cathedral of the St. Peter and Paul, the Turkish Minaret, and the building of the Town Hall. Moreover, you will cross Novoplanivskiy Bridge, visit St. Nikolas Dominican Cathedral and St. Nicolas Armenian Church.
The main travel attraction of the city is an impressive Kamianets-Podilskyi Castle. Situated in a picturesque canyon of the Smotrich River, it is a well-preserved example of the fortification architecture of the end of the 14th century. You will hear stories about the role of the castle in the history and examine its territory, including the towers, the defense walls and bastions.
After the tour, you will have a free time in the city center.
Overnight in Kamianets-Podilskyi.
Day 3 Kamianets-Podilskyi – Khotyn – Starokonstantyniv – Kiev
After breakfast and check-out, we’ll make a trip to Khotyn Fortress that is very popular among the travelers (28 km from Kamianets-Podilskyi). You will explore the grounds of the fortress and its inner yard, surrounded with high defense walls with watchtowers. Your guide will enlighten you about the most important historical event and battles that took place in Khotyn. Moreover, you will enjoy a breathtaking view of the Dniester River.
Then, we’ll start our return trip to Kiev and visit one more interesting place along the route – Starokonstantinov (179 km from Khotyn). Here, you will find Zamok Knyazey Ostrozhskikh and discover the ruins of the ancient church with a miraculous icon that appeared of the wall.
From Starokonstantinov, we will travel back to Kiev (279 km). There will be some stops at the comfortable gas stations, where you may have a snack and coffee. Late in the evening, once we arrive in Kiev, your driver will drop you off at your hotel or apartment.
Private walking tour
Duration: 3 hours
Dates: everyday upon request
See the city’s main attractions with a local guide
Small group bus tour from Kiev
Duration: 5 days
Dates 2017: 2, 23 April; 14 May; 4, 25 June; 16 July; 6, 27 August; 17 September; 8 October
Join exclusive tour of the Western Ukraine
Small group bus tour from Kiev
Duration: 8 days
Dates 2017: 27 May; 17 June; 8, 29 July; 19 August; 9, 30 September
Including a rest in the Carpathian Mountains