Chernihiv City Private Day Trip from Kyiv

Spend a wonderful time on a private full-day trip to Chernihiv from Kyiv. Discover all the main attractions of this cozy ancient city, including mysterious Saint Antony Caves, beautiful churches and Dytynets. Travel back in time as you listen to the most interesting facts from the centuries-old history of Chernihiv from your expert guide.

About this activity

Duration
Duration :   8 hours
Languages
Languages :   English, German, Spanish, Italian, Polish, Ukrainian, Russian
Dates
Dates :   Daily
Tour type
Tour type :   Private day trip
Meeting point
Meeting point :   Hotel pick-up
Starting time
Starting time :   9am

What to expect

Highlights

  • Enjoy a comprehensive tour of Chernihiv with a friendly guide
  • Advantage from the comfort of a private car and guide
  • Learn the history of one of the most ancient cities of Ukraine
  • Explore the underground labyrinths of the St. Antony Caves
  • Relish the views of the Desna River and the Boldin hills from the Dytynets

Description

Meet your friendly driver at the reception of your hotel and set off on a fascinating day trip to Chernihiv. The distance from Kyiv to Chernihiv is 140 km and you will enjoy a comfortable ride, contemplating picturesque landscapes along the route. On the half way to Chernihiv, you will make a stop at a small town of Kozelets, where you can More >>>

Meet your friendly driver at the reception of your hotel and set off on a fascinating day trip to Chernihiv. The distance from Kyiv to Chernihiv is 140 km and you will enjoy a comfortable ride, contemplating picturesque landscapes along the route.

On the half way to Chernihiv, you will make a stop at a small town of Kozelets, where you can visit a splendid Nativity of the Virgin Cathedral with a marvelous iconostasis.

After that, you will arrive to the final destination – the city of Chernihiv, where the guided tour starts. The city is famous for the large number of outstanding historical and architectural memorials of 11th-12th and 17th-19th centuries. Over 200 memorials have the worldwide value and prove the meaningful role and place of the Chernihiv Principality in the Kievan Rus period. During the sightseeing tour of the city, you will get to know its unique history and visit the main attractions including:

  • Boris and Glib Cathedral, with the tomb of Chernihiv princes, where you will see the masterpiece of the Ukrainian Baroque jewelry art – the Holy Doors;
  • Our Savior Transfiguration Cathedral – the most ancient temple of the Kyiv Rus, which has been well preserved till modern times;
  • Trinity Cathedral (12th century) – the main cathedral of Chernihiv built in the Ukrainian Baroque style. You will have the chance to venerate the miracle-working relics of St. Theodosius and St. Laurence.
  • Yeletsky Assumption Monastery (11th century) – one of the oldest monasteries of Ukraine.
  • Anthony Caves (11th century) – an underground monastery founded in 1069 by Christian missioner Anthony. After the Tatar-Mongol destruction, the monastery was restored and rebuilt in the 18th century. It contains the St. Theodosius Church (18th century), the largest underground church of Ukraine and the so-called Cave of Spirits, one of the first underground churches of Ukraine which survived till our times.
  • Dytynets – the most ancient part of the city with a beautiful park. From an observation deck, you will admire the panorama of the city, the Desna River and the Boldin hills.

Having seen so many interesting Chernihiv attractions, you will have a free time to have a lunch in one of the city’s restaurants (optional). Then you will start you trip back to Kyiv, overwhelmed with positive emotions and new impressions. After approx. 2-hour ride, your driver will drop you off at your hotel.

Inclusions

  • Professional guide service in Chernihiv
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Transportation by private vehicle
  • Entrance tickets to St. Anthony’s Caves

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)

Get ready for the tour

GOOD TO KNOW

  • The distance from Kyiv to Chernihiv is 140km
  • Comfortable shoes recommended

Price

Chernihiv City Private Day Trip from Kyiv

  • 1 pax – 190 Euro per person
  • 2 pax – 100 Euro per person
  • 3 pax – 70 Euro per person
  • 4 pax – 70 Euro per person
  • 5 pax – 60 Euro per person
  • 6 pax – 55 Euro per person
  • 7 pax – 55 Euro per person
  • 8 pax – 55 Euro per person
  • 9 pax – 50 Euro per person
  • 10 pax – 45 Euro per person

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