Kyiv - Odesa (Independent)
5 Days Independent Tour of Kyiv and Odesa

Features and Inclusions

  • 1 night in Kyiv and 3 nights in Odesa including breakfast

  • Transportation service by private car

  • English Speaking Guide in each city

  • Museum Entrance Fee

  • 1st class r/w ticket Kyiv - Odesa

  • Not Included: Lunch and Dinners                  

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Departures and Prices 2016

Starting On Request

4* Hotel Accommodation

Kyiv:

Ukraine or similar

Odesa:

Reikartz Alexandrovsliy or similar

Rates

Per Person In Twin

$ 695.00

Single Room

$ 1255.00

 

3* Hotel Accommodation

Kyiv:

Rus or similar

Odesa:

Aivazovskiy or similar

Rates

Per Person In Twin

$ 680.00

Single Room

$ 1240.00

ITINERARY


Day 1: Kyiv
Arrival to Kyiv, meeting by driver, transfer to hotel.
3-hours sightseeing tour with a visit to the St. Sophia Cathedral, one of the most renowned fresco and mosaic art monuments included into the UNESCO World Heritage List. An overlook of Golden Gates, the main entrance to the medieval city of Kyiv; also of the St. Michael Golden-Domed Monastery, monuments to Princess Olga, Prince Volodymyr, the Baptiser of the Rus’, the remains of the Church of the Tithe (the first stone church in the Rus'), the St. Andrew's Church, a masterpiece by Italian architect B. Rastrelli. (O)


Day 2: Kyiv - Odesa
09:00 - in the morning you will visit Kiev Cave Monastery (Lavra), one of the world's most prominent Orthodox holy sites included into UNESCO heritage list. Main objects include: Trinity Gate church, Assumption cathedral, Bell Tower, Refectory church, caves. Excursion to the Museum of Microminiatures. 
13:00 - in the afternoon walk across Podil district - once the trade and crafts center of the ancient Kyiv, located close to the Dnipro river. Sights include Hospitable Courtyard, Contract House, Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, the bell tower of St. Catherine’s Greek Monastery, reconstructed Church of Our Mother of God Pirogitis, fountain “Samson” dated 18th c.
15:30 - transfer to r/w station
16:25 - departure from Kyiv to Odesa via train # 763
23:31 - arrival to Odesa, meeting by driver, transfer to hotel. (B,O)

Day 3: Odesa
09:00 - walking tour will introduce you to the historical center of the city including Primorski Boulevard, monument to Duke de Richelieu – the founder of Odessa, famous Potemkin Stairs connecting the center of the city with seaport of Odessa, monument to Catherine the Great, beautiful building of the Opera Theater. On its stage there used to perform Tchaikovsky and Rimsky-Korsakov, Caruso and Chaliapin. Walk along famous Deribassovskaya Street and the City Garden.
12:00 - tour to Odessa catacombs. Guests will visit catacombs, listen about the history and mission of the latest, about the difficult and harsh living conditions of partisans in the catacombs during the Great Patriotic War. They say that the length of the underground city of Odessa is more than two thousand kilometers.
16:00 - return to hotel. (B,O)

 

Day 4: Odesa
09:00 - tour “Palaces of Odessa” introduces the guests to the beautiful palaces of the aristocratic Odessa of the XIX century built after the projects of the best architects from Europe: Boffo, Torricelli, Frapolli, Bernadatstsi, Vhodeka, Morandi and many others. Vorontsov Palace built for the Governor-General of the Russian Empire Michail Vorontsov, Palace of Baron Masa, Palace of Admiral Abaza, city manor-house of Tolstoj, Shah's Palace, mansion of Gagarin, "House with Atlants" owned by baron Faltz-Fein, Naryshkin-Potocki’s Palace, today hosting a magnificent Art Museum with collection of Russian and Ukrainian art.
13:00 - return to hotel, free time. (B,O)


Day 5: Odesa
Transfer to the airport with driver. End of Tour. (B) 


B=Breakfast, O=Overnight                                                               ukitsrainr

 

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