Day Trip to Poltava from Kharkiv by high-speed Intercity Train

Visit a cozy and atmospheric city of Poltava during this full-day tour from Kharkiv. Travel from Kharkiv to Poltava in only one and a half hour by comfortable high-speed intercity train. Discover the most fascinating landmarks of Poltava with a friendly and welcoming local guide. Become familiar with the history of the battle of Poltava and visit the famous dumpling monument.

About this activity

Duration
Duration :   Full day
Languages
Languages :   English, Russian
Dates
Dates :   Daily
Tour type
Tour type :   Private tour by high-speed intercity train
Meeting point
Meeting point :   Hotel pick-up
Starting time
Starting time :   6 am

What to expect

Highlights

  • Contemplate beautiful sceneries of Kharkiv and Poltava regions along the route
  • Discover the most interesting facts from the history of Poltava from your local guide
  • Spot the top city’s sights, including the White Arbor and the Poltava Dumpling Monument
  • Step back in time during a tour of the Field of the Battle of Poltava
  • Feel a peaceful and friendly ambiance of the cozy city of Poltava

Description

Your tour begins early in the morning with a hotel pick-up to the central train station in Kharkiv. The comfortable high-speed intercity train departs from Kharkiv to Poltava around 07.22 and arrives in Poltava around 8.58. In any case, we will inform the precise timetables upon booking. A friendly guide will meet you when you arrive and introduce you to the city More >>>

Your tour begins early in the morning with a hotel pick-up to the central train station in Kharkiv. The comfortable high-speed intercity train departs from Kharkiv to Poltava around 07.22 and arrives in Poltava around 8.58. In any case, we will inform the precise timetables upon booking.

A friendly guide will meet you when you arrive and introduce you to the city during the 3-hour enchanting city tour. Your knowledgeable guide will introduce you to the must-see attractions, including the Round Square with the Glory Monument in the middle, the Corpsuniy Garden, a beloved place of the locals and an interesting building of former peasants’ bank, which is decorated beautifully with figures of firebirds with women heads.

As you go, you will also see the iconic sight of Poltava, a White Rotunda (White Arbor) on the Ivanova Mountain and enjoy a breath-taking view of the Vorskla River and The Holy Cross Monastery from the observation deck. Last but not least, your guide will show you the popular Dumpling Monument where you can take pictures inside the huge bowl of “Galushki”.

Continuing on, depending on your interest, your guide will suggest you to visit one of the following museums:

  • Poltava Battle History Museum. Nine halls of the museum host unique documents and exhibits that will enlighten you of the history and events of the Battle of Poltava, 1709, a crucial point in the Great Northern War. (Closed on Mondays)
  • Poltava Long-Range Aviation Museum. A former strategic airbase today is turned into a museum of aviation, with rare samples of military aircrafts of the Soviet times, including TU-160 and TU-95. There is also a possibility to get inside the cabins of some aircrafts. (Closed on Mondays)
  • Poltava regional Museum (Museum of Local Lore named after VasylKrichevsky). The building of the museum, constructed in 1908, is a wonderful architectural masterpiece. A valuable collection of the museum represents different aspects of the history and culture of the region – its nature, archeology, ethnography etc. (Closed on Wednesdays).

After the tour, you can enjoy some free time in the city center and decide to visit one of the many souvenir shops, restaurants and cafes (own expense).

Your departure from Poltava to Kharkiv will be around 16.37 and arrival at around 18.13. Once you arrive in Kharkiv’s train station, our driver will transfer you to your accommodation.

Inclusions

  • Round-trip high-speed intercity train tickets Kharkiv-Poltava-Kharkiv
  • Professional and skillful guide service in Poltava
  • Comfortable transportation services along the route by private vehicle in Poltava
  • Entry tickets to one of the many interesting museums in Poltava
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off in Kharkiv

Exclusions

  • food & drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)

Price

Day Trip to Poltava from Kharkiv

  • 1 pax – 250 Euro per person
  • 2 pax – 150 Euro per person
  • 3 pax – 120 Euro per person

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