Live guide: English
Duration: 3 days/2 nights
Small group bus tour
Dates 2018: 19 May; 16 June; 21 July; 18 August; 22 September; 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 – Starokonstantyniv – Kamianets-Podilsky (overnight) – Khotyn – Malievtsi – Medzhybizh – Vinnytsya (overnight) – “Wehrwolf” – Berdychiv – Love Island – Zhytomyr – Kiev
During this tour, you will:
3-Day Kamianets-Podilskyi and Vinnytsya Small-Group Bus Tour from Kiev (Price in Euro per person)
Accommodation (2 nights, BB):
Day 1 Kiev – Starokonstantyniv – Kamianets-Podilskyi
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.
A first interesting place along the route will be Starokonstantyniv (280 km from Kiev). Here, you will find Zamok Knyazey Ostrozhskikh and discover the ruins of the ancient church with a miraculous icon that appeared of the wall.
After that, we will continue our trip to Kamianets-Podilsky (139 km from Starokonstantyniv). After accommodation in the hotel and a short rest, we’ll start a joyful walking tour of the city. Kamianets-Podilskyi is a real hidden 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 2 Kamianets-Podilskyi – Khotyn – Malievtsi – Medzhybizh – Vinnytsya
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.
Our next stop will be at a cozy town of Malievtsi (82 km from Khotyn). 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.
Later, you will visit a small town of Medzhybizh (94 km from Malievtsi). 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.
Then, after driving 87 km from the Medzhybizh, 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 3 Vinnytsya – Wehrwolf – Berdychiv – Love Island – Zhytomyr – Kiev
Departing from Vinnytsya in the morning after breakfast, we’ll continue our trip, ready for new adventures.
At first, we will drive to Hitler’s Headquarter “Wehrwolf” (10 km from Vinnytsya). 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.
Continuing our trip, we’ll arrive in Berdychiv (78 km from Wehrwolf). 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.
Our next stop will be in a small village of Stary Solotvin (19 km from Berdychiv), where you’ll discover a fairytale Fisherman’s House, located on the Love Island. A small wooden bridge leads to a tiny island with a cozy hunt on it, surrounded by trees. It is a wonderful place for taking pictures.
The last city that you are going to visit is Zhytomyr (30 km from Stary Solotvin). You will take a pleasant walk in a beautiful Gagarin Park and admire an amazing view of the Teteriv River.
From Zhytomyr, we will travel back to Kiev (140 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.
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