Welcome to Lviv, Ukraine

The Lviv – Kiev – Chornobyl/Prypiat Group Tour runs year round with one week (7 days) per month available for this tour. Group tours require 10 bookings minimum in each week of availability so get your friends together and book an amazing group tour adventure!

To submit your booking request for this tour, use the Tour Booking Request Form by filling in your details, selecting your anticipated starting date in the calendar and selecting 1 ticket for each person wanting to go on this tour. Once you’ve submitted your booking request, we’ll be in touch to confirm your booking and secure your deposit for this tour.

Upon arrival at the Lviv airport guests will be greeted by our English speaking guide who will transport you to your hotel. There you can settle in, relax, enjoy the evening, or we can make arrangements for an eventful evening in the city.

Through the tour you will enjoy this historic city of Lviv and the many things it has to offer, from beautiful buildings, fine restaurants, street shops, unique restaurants, bars and night clubs.

From Lviv we will fly you to the capital city of Kiev, tour the city and most beautiful sites. The evening will be free to do whatever you wish, with many shops, restaurants, bars and clubs and many other sites to see.

On the following morning we will transport you to Chernobyl for an overwhelming two day tour of the disaster zone that happened in 1986.

After the two days in Chornobyl, we will take you back to your hotel in Kiev, where you can enjoy dinner and nightlife as you choose. In the morning we will fly you back to your hotel in Lviv and the rest is up to you.

Lviv is on the same Latitude as British Columbia. The temperatures are similar to those of Vancouver BC, less the rain. Temperatures are quite comfortable throughout mid April to October, July, August and September are warm in 24-30C. Occasional winters can get to -18 or more for a few weeks, but usually are mild. Bring a warm coat for the occasional cool day.

The currency in the Ukraine is based on the American dollar rates. With the difference in Canadian dollars to Ukraine our dollar is still of great value, five times less of the costs we would pay in Canada. The currency rates change daily giving our dollar more value, best rates in the city.

If you want to extend your holiday, let us know in advance. We will be happy to make arrangements for your hotel, transportation and guides at an additional costs.

 

TOUR DATES AVAILABILITY January 12th – 19th
February 12th – 19th
March 12th – 19th
April 12th – 19th
May 12th – 19th
June 12th – 19th
July 12th – 19th
August 12th – 19th
September 12th – 19th
October 12th – 19th
November 12th – 19th
December 12th – 19th
WHAT TO BRING Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking boots, hat, jacket, swimwear, sunscreen and $1,000.00 CAD spending money.
TOUR COST INCLUDES
Tour Guide Tour Accommodations
Tour Transportation Tour Activities
Tour Meals Tour Drinks
TOUR COST DOES NOT INCLUDE
Flights to and from Lviv Leisure Activities (free time, shopping)
Night Clubs Entry Night Clubs Drinks

Arrival To Lviv

Our English-speaking colleagues welcome our clients at the airport and transferred to their selected hotel to check-in.
Hotels of Choice (Standard Rooms):

  • Ramada Lviv Hotel
  • Eurohotel
  • George Hotel
  • Modern Art Hotel

Introduction to the schedule of the tour.

1

Day 1: Lviv Tour

09:00 – 10:00 – Breakfast
  • Buffet breakfast

10:00 – 10:30 – Transfer to the excursion

  • Reno Trafic

10:30 – 13:00 – Sightseeing tour of the medieval city of Lviv

  • English-speaking guide
  • The group is accompanied by the hostess
  • Museums
  • Dungeons
  • Arts and Architecture
  • Legendary figures

13:00 – 15:00 – Lunch at the most expensive restaurant in Galicia – “Massonske Lozhe”.

  • Fine dining for the VIP guests
  • National alcoholic drinks

15:00 – 18:00 – UNESCO monuments tour

  • High Castle (viewing platform) or Lychakiv cemetery
  • The museum of arms and armor “Arsenal”
  • Lviv opera theatre
  • The city hall (the viewing platform)

18:00 – 20:00 – Dinner at “Kryivka” restaurant and museum. Ukrainian traditional cuisine. National patriotic style.

  • Borshch
  • Pierogi (varenyky)
  • Crepes
  • Pork fat with garlic
  • Vodka
  • Original beer from the local brewery
  • The rebels’ weapons

20:00 – 22:00 – Lviv Oktoberfest. The beer tour. “Choven” pub with the craft beer and snacks.

  • Tasting of the 15 varieties of craft Ukrainian beer

22:00 – 01:00 – Nightlife: Rafinad People Club

  • Disco, strip

01:00 – 01:30 – Transfer to the hotel

2

Day 2: Castles and Historical Sites

09:00 – 10:00 – Breakfast
  • Buffet breakfast

10:00 – 12:00 – The Golden Ring sightseeing tour. Tour of the castles of Lviv region

  • English-speaking guide
  • Comfortable bus

12:00 – 19:00 – Medieval quest in the castles including Medieval entertainments with bows and crossbows, flinging of the spears, Knight fights, torture chambers and dungeons.

  • Zolochiv castle
  • Pidhirtsi castle
  • Olesko castle

13:00 – 14:00 – Lunch at the “Liubar” restaurant

  • Lunch at the medieval castle

19:00 – 21:00 – Transfer to Lviv

  • Reno Trafic

21:00 – 22:00 – Dinner with the headman at the “Bernardynsky dvoryk” and Mini-show “Execution of Ksenia”.

  • Grilled meat
  • Chicken wings
  • BBQ
  • Grilled vegetables and mushrooms

22:00 – 03:00 – Nightlife: Fashion club

  • Alcohol
  • Music, karaoke, disco

03:00 – 03:30 – Transfer to the hotel

3

Day 3: Free Time

Shopping
4

Day 4: Trip to the Capital of Ukraine

06:30 – 7:00 – Transfer to Airport
  • Check in on plane

08.00 – 10:00 – Trip to Kiev by Plane

  • Ukraine airlines

10:00 – 11:00 – Transfer to hotel

11:00 – 12:00 – Check-in

  • Standard rooms

12:00 – 13:00 – Lunch

  • Soup
  • Main course
  • Meat
  • Garnish
  • Juice

13:00 – 14:00 – Transfer to downtown

  • Taxi or rent car

14:00 – 20:00 – Tour in Kiev

  • Dnipro river
  • Church, architectural monuments and landmarks
  • Military Museum – 2 World War
  • Central Square Khreshchatyk
  • Revolution of honor

20:00 – 23:00 – Dinner in the pub ” Nasty coyote”

  • Beer, beer, beer
  • Grill

23:00 – 23:30 – Returning to the hotel

5

Day 5: Chornobyl - City Prypiat - Day 1

08:00 – 21:00 – Transfer from the hotel to Chornobyl Zone
  • Field camp of the 25th brigade of radiation, chemical and bacteriological protection
  • The Zone checkpoint “Dytyatki”
  • Abandoned village of Zalissja
  • Bypass road to the NPP around the town of Chernobyl, built during the first month after the accident
  • Eliminated village of Kopachi
  • Decontaminated Red Forest, located on the trace of the worst, first release of the radiation directly after the explosion
  • Town of Pripyat, which had population of 50 thousand before the evacuation
  • The building of fire station, which crews arrived the second to extinguish fire at the NPP on the night of explosion on April 26, 1986
  • Building of the townhouse – The first headquarters for mitigation of the accident’s consequences.
  • Hotel “Polissya” which was an observation point for correcting helicopter operations over the ruin of the 4th reactor a hospital, which accommodated the firemen and NPP workers, badly affected by the accident.
  • Chernobyl NPP – The Sarcophagus and New Safe Confinement (“Arch”) – observation lot
  • Fire station at the NPP – Its crews arrived the first to extinguish fire at the NPP after explosion
  • Memorial park and monument near the administrative building, where used to be an enormous parking lot in 1986.
  • Feeding giant catfish in the NPP cooling pond (depending on the season).
  • Town of Chernobyl – Helicopter pad, place of a former parking lot for armored vehicles of radiation reconnaissance
  • Exhibition of vehicles which participated in mitigation of the accident
  • Fire station of Chernobyl-town. Its crews arrived the third to extinguish fire at the NPP after the explosion.
  • Monument to Chernobyl heroes: a floral tribute.
  • Settling in a hotel
  • Dinner in Chernobyl-town
6

Day 6: Chornobyl - City Prypiat - Day 2

09:00 – 19:00
  • Breakfast in Chernobyl-town (vegetarian meal available upon request)
  • The world’s best memorial “To Those who Saved the World’ to the first victims of the accident, flower-laying ceremony
  • An amateur zoo at Chernobyl firestation backyard: wild and domestic animals
  • A motor-tractor station in 10-km Zone with lots of radioactive vehicles including tractors, trucks and obstacle-removing military tanks
  • The secret soviet object Chernobyl-2 (radar “DUGA-1”). Giant radar antenna “DUGA-1” (Russian Woodpecker), secret town of Chernobyl-2 which provided the efficiency of antennas and horizon tracking of the launching of ballistic missiles.
  • Fish and rodent scientific experimental base
  • Pripyat river left bank, acquaintance with nature of the river flood plain
  • Cooling towers of the Chernobyl NPP 3rd stage
  • Yaniv railway station: rusty passenger wagons and locomotives in 1 km from Pripyat-town
  • Pripyat-town: in-depth program
  • Paryshiv village, meeting with self settlers – samosely
  • Dinner in a state canteen in Chernobyl-town (vegetarian meal available upon request)

19:00 – 21:00 – Return to Kiev

  • Accommodation in a hotel
7

Day 7: Fly to Lviv, Free day, Shopping, Party

07:30 – 8:30 – Transfer to Airport
  • Lunch box

8:30 – 9:25 – Check-in Plane

  • Ukraine airlines (IUA)

9:25 – 10:35 – Fly time

  • Kiev – Lviv

10:35 – 11:10 – Transfer to downtown

  • Taxi or rent car

11:10 – 13:00 – Сheck-in

  • Hotel – standard room

13:00 – 15:00 – Lunch

  • First course
  • Meat or Fish
  • Garnish
  • Salad
  • Juices

15:00 – 18:00 – Shevchenk’s reserve

  • City tour

18:00 – 22:00 – Free time

  • Shopping

22:00 – ? – Last night party, dance and fun

  • Wine
  • Drinks at the clubs, pubs
  • Talks and fun
  • Hotel

Completion of the tour and farewell to the guests. Transfer to the airport upon request.


Lviv - Kiev-Chornobyl
Chornobyl Sunset
Chornobyl Dilapidated Building - 01
Chornobyl Dilapidated Building Inside - 01
Chornobyl Dilapidated Building Inside - 02
Chornobyl Dilapidated Building Inside - 03
Chornobyl Dilapidated Building Inside - 04
Lviv Beer Shop
Lviv Bungalow
Lviv Cafe Coffee Mine - 03
Lviv Castle - 02
Lviv Church - 01
Lviv Church Inside
Lviv City Birds Eye View - 02
Lviv City Panorama View - 01
Lviv City Street - 02
Lviv Ex-Presidents Estate - 01
Lviv Grill Restaurant Meat and Justice - 05
Lviv Historical Buildings - 03
Lviv Main Square - 01
Lviv Medieval Reenactment - 02
Lviv Medieval Restaurant Pub
Lviv Music Restaurant - 02
Lviv Opera Main Square Day
Lviv Outdoor Kabob Grilling - 02
Lviv Outdoor Sculptures 02
Lviv Patriot Restaurant Kryjivka - 03
Lviv Patriot Restaurant Kryjivka - 09
Lviv Pravda Restaurant Pub - 02
Lviv Pravda Restaurant Pub - 03
Lviv Pub Patio - 01
Lviv Restaurant Wall Art
Lviv Souvenir Shop
Lviv Russian Nesting Dolls
Lviv Square Cafe - 02
Lviv Street by Pravda Restaurant Pub
Lviv Street Musicians - 01
Lviv To The Main Square Night - 03
Lviv Urban Restaurant - 02
Kiev Amusement Park - 02
Kiev Army Parade
Kiev City Panorama View - 02
Kiev City Street - 02
Kiev Fountain in Park
Kiev Historical Building - 02
Kiev Night Club
Kiev Outdoor Sculptures - 02
Kiev Waterway in Park - 03
Kiev World War 2 Monument

Tour Reviews

5.00 based on 1 review
September 24, 2016

Beer, beer, beer – I’m big a fan of this drink and the beer in “Kryivka” restaurant tastes so good. Kryjivka is a truly interesting place to visit, it’s designed as a bunker of the Ukrainian Liberation army. Now I want to move this restaurant to Vancouver!

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