16 days in Ukraine Itinerary

16 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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16 days in Ukraine Itinerary

Start: Tehran
bus + Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Kiev
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Lviv
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Kharkiv
— 3 nights
4
Odessa
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  10​h
End: Tehran

2
nights
Kiev

Kiev ©
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Green Tour Ukraine as well as CHERNOBYL TOUR. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra, pause for some photo ops at Rodina Mat (Motherland), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Andrew's Church, and don't miss a visit to Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence Square).

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Kiev day trip planning site .

Tehran, Iran to Kiev is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tehran to Kiev. Expect colder weather when traveling from Tehran in October: highs in Kiev hover around 13°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Lviv.

Things to do in Kiev

Outdoors Tours Museums
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Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra ©
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra
CHERNOBYL TOUR ©
CHERNOBYL TOUR
Rodina Mat (Motherland) ©
Rodina Mat (Motherland)

4
nights
Lviv

Lviv ©
Instead of Soviet buildings typical of Ukraine, Lviv boasts a charming Central European-style old town with World Heritage Site status.
Lviv is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Old Town, pause for some serene contemplation at Dominican Cathedral, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and don't miss a visit to Lviv City Hall.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Lviv trip itinerary planning app .

Fly from Kiev to Lviv in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Lviv can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Kharkiv.

Things to do in Lviv

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Lychakiv Cemetery ©
Lychakiv Cemetery
Old Town ©
Old Town
Lviv City Hall ©
Lviv City Hall

3
nights
Kharkiv

Kharkiv ©
Kharkiv hosts numerous Soviet monuments from its stint as the capital in the 1920s and is considered the industrial and educational heart of Ukraine.
You've now added The Pokrovsky Cathedral to your itinerary. The adventure continues: stroll around Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure, look for all kinds of wild species at Kharkov Dolphinarium, see the interesting displays at Marine Museum, and ponder the design of Mirror Stream fountain.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Kharkiv trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Lviv to Kharkiv takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Kharkiv are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Odessa.

Things to do in Kharkiv

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Mirror Stream fountain ©
Mirror Stream fountain
Kharkov Dolphinarium ©
Kharkov Dolphinarium

5
nights
Odessa

Odessa ©
Though most famous for the Potemkin Steps leading down the Black Sea coast, Odessa welcomes visitors with several other attractions, including beaches and an ornate opera house.
Odessa is known for museums, nightlife, fun & games, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Deribasovskaya Street, observe the fascinating underwater world at Nemo Odessa Dolphinarium, see the interesting displays at Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum, and stroll around City Garden.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Odessa trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Kharkiv to Odessa takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Kharkiv in October since evenings lows in Odessa dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Odessa

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Catacombs of Odessa
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Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum ©
Deribasovskaya Street ©
Deribasovskaya Street
Primorsky Boulevard ©
Primorsky Boulevard

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