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The Best of the Ukraine Tour - Odessa, Yalta and Kiev

Tour ID: 1108
Tour Theme: Historic and Cultural Tours
Regions: Odessa, Kiev
Duration: 7 Days / 6 Nights
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Introduction:

Best of Ukraine Tour - Odessa StepsBest of Ukraine Tour - Odessa Port
Sea fascination, mountain exotic, mysterious legends, romantic palaces and ancient cathedrals, sweet-smelling nature and positive influence of the Black Sea coast. Odessa is the fourth largest city in Ukraine . It is the administrative center of the Odessa Oblast (province), and is designated as its own separate raion (district) within the oblast. Odessa is a major port on the Black Sea.

Best of Ukraine Tour - Yalta
Steep mountain peaks serve as a lovely backdrop for Yalta the jewel of the Crimean peninsula and our favorite Ukrainian city. Weâ™re not surprised that the writer Anton Chekhov would choose to live in this seaside resortâ?it seems to be a combination of Carmel California the French Riviera and Greece. Yalta (pop. 80 000) has exemplary resorts museums and beaches.

Best of Ukraine Tour - Kiev Golden Churches
Inimitable charm of Kiev, gold-domed cupolas of the cathedrals, buried in verdure, numerous museums and theatres. The 1500-year-old capital of Ukraine is the place rich in architectural and historical sites. Today Kyiv is one of the most beautiful capitals of Eastern Europe. All this attracts a great quantity of travelers into these cities-pearls..

For more details please see the "Day by Day Itinerary"
 

See the Best of the Ukraine!!!


Day by Day Itinerary:

Day 1:
ROUTING: ODESSA
- Arrival in Odessa and transfer to your hotel upon arrival
- Check-in at hotel
- Dinner
- Overnight in Odessa


Day 2:
ROUTING: ODESSA - YALTA
- Breakfast.
- City tour. Survey of architectural and historical monuments of 19-20th cc. Stroll along the quay, visit to the health-resort zone
Dinner.
- Departure to Yalta
- Overnight


Day 3:
ROUTING: YALTA
- Breakfast.
- Tour of Yalta. Getting acquainted with an elite health resort. The town combining beauty of the Black Sea cost line and exotics of the mountains.
- Visit to Livadia Palace (beg. of 20 c.)
- Whitestone Palace was a summer residence of the last Russian tsar. It was the venue of Yalta Peace Conference in 1945 where leaders of the Soviet Union, United States of America and Great Britain outlined the post-war world
- Wine-tasting
- Dinner
- Overnight in Yalta


Day 4:
ROUTING: YALTA
- Breakfast
- Sightseeing tour of the city including the following:
⢠Panorama "The first Sevastopol defense in the war of 1854-1855 with its battle paintings" While seeing it one gets impression of being involved into the battle for Sevastopol.
⢠A walking tour of ancient site of Sevastopol.
⢠Visit to St. Volodymyr Cathedral ⓠa burial of renowned Navy admirals.
⢠Visit to the Black Sea Fleet Museum.
⢠National Preserve "The Chersonese of Tavrida" ⓠa unique historical architectural ensemble. Su rvey of ancient city-state with its antique theatre, mansions of ancient townsmen of Chersonese-city founded by ancient Greeks 2500 years ago.
- Dinner
- Overnight in Yalta


Day 5:
ROUTING: YALTA - SIMFEREOPOL - KIEV
- Breakfast
- Transfer to Simferopil Airport
- Fly to Kiev (*flight not included)
- Tour of Kiev. Visit to St. Sophia Cathedral â“ a unique landmark of ancient Rus architecture of 11 c. masterpiece of world architecture and arts. Survey of frescoes and mosaics.
- Dinner
- Overnight in Kiev


Day 6:
ROUTING: KIEV - PECHERSKA LAVRA - KIEV
- Breakfast.
- Visit to Kyivo-Pecherska Lavra â“ a sacred place of the Orthodoxy, with architectural ensemble of 11-19 cc. At present time Kyivo-Pecherska Lavra is an active monastery and National Historical Architectural Preserve. Visit to its cathedrals, museums, exhibitions as well as to caves with the saint relics.
- Boat trip along the Dnipro River.
- In the evening: dinner at Ukrainian national cuisine restaurant and folk show.
- Overnight in Kiev


Day 7:
ROUTING: KIEV
- Breakfast.
- Transfer to the airport and a final farewell from your guide

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Prices, Dates & What's Included:

Prices available upon request...
 

The Tour Includes:
- 7 nights accommodation with (B) Breakfast
- English-Speaking Specialist driver/guide for the duration of the tour
- Opera or Organ concert (summer months only)
- Boat cruise on the Dnipro River
- Local taxes

Not Included:
- Airfare
- Alcoholic drinks
- Gratuities
- Extra charges of hotel, eg. Laundry, telephone or fax charges, room service, etc..
- Insurance


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