Staying in a local home allows us to really gain an insight into rural life and is one of the highlights of this tour.
Ukraines yndefulde byer er tætpakket med udsøgt arkitektur og den religiøse arv siver fra hver en mursten.Bjergene er hjemsted for traditionelle landsbyer, hvor folk taler deres eget sprog og traditioner går i arv fra generation til generation.Straddling the banks of the Dnepr River, Kiev is Ukraine’s most cosmopolitan city, and a real mix of old and new.With a historic old quarter, the city is packed full of monuments, the most famous being the Lavra cave monastery, a collection of underground chambers and spectacular churches dating back to the 11th century.Ukraine has so much to offer that it is a wonder it has not been discovered by mass tourism.
Enjoy the feeling of being a true travel pioneer in your discovery of this captivating country. Depending on when you arrive there may be time to explore the city. Kiev Kiev is one of the oldest cities in the region, founded back ion the 5th century and becoming an important centre of Slavic culture.We then head to Ivano-Frankovsk to spend the night. (B) This morning we take a brief tour around Ivano-Frankovsk, the economic centre of the Carpathians before we head into the mountains.We stay on a local farmstead in Verkhovyna, a picturesque and very typical Carpathian village which is a superb base for exploring the mountains and the intriguing communities that live here.(B) Early arrival into Lviv where we have a little time to freshen up before heading out to explore the city.Lviv is renowned as one of the prettiest towns in Ukraine and its historic centre has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.This trip will astound travellers with the varied delights of this charming nation and make you wonder why you have never visited before.