26 days in Ukraine Itinerary

26 days in Ukraine Itinerary

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26 days in Ukraine Itinerary

Start: San Diego
Fly:  19​h 15​min
1
Kiev
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
2
Vinnytsya
— 2 nights
3
Kamianets-Podilskyi
— 2 nights
4
Chernivtsi
— 3 nights
5
Uzhhorod
— 2 nights
6
Lviv
— 3 nights
7
Odessa
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
8
Kharkiv
— 2 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: San Diego

4
nights
Kiev

Kiev ©
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Kiev is known for museums, historic sites, nature, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kiev-Pechersk Lavra - Caves Monastery, don't miss a visit to Andriyivski Uzviz, appreciate the history behind Rodina Mat (Motherland), and examine the collection at Pirogovo Open-Air Museum.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Kiev trip maker tool .

San Diego, USA to Kiev is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from San Diego to Kiev. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from San Diego in March: high temperatures in Kiev hover around 46°F and lows are around 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can take a train to Vinnytsya.

Things to do in Kiev

Museums Tours Historic Sites
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Kiev-Pechersk Lavra - Caves Monastery ©
Andriyivski Uzviz ©
Andriyivski Uzviz
Photography Tours

2
nights
Vinnytsya

Vinnytsya ©
Vinnytsia is a city in west-central Ukraine, located on the banks of the Southern Bug.It is the administrative center of Vinnytsia Oblast and the largest city in the historic region of Podillia. Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): engage your brain at Science Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jesuit Monastery, then examine the collection at Museum of Retro Technology Avtomotovelofotoradio, and finally admire the masterpieces at Vinnytsya Museum of Art. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Vinnytsia Water Tower, tour the pleasant surroundings at Gorky Park, then make a trip to Sabarovskaya Hydroelectric Power Station, and finally admire the local landmark of Multimedia Fountain Roshen.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Vinnytsya trip planner.

You can take a train from Kiev to Vinnytsya in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can drive to Kamianets-Podilskyi.

Things to do in Vinnytsya

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Mar 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Science Museum ©
Science Museum
Multimedia Fountain Roshen ©
Multimedia Fountain Roshen
Gorky Park ©
Gorky Park

2
nights
Kamianets-Podilskyi

Kamianets-Podilskyi ©
Kamianets-Podilskyi is a city on the Smotrych River in western Ukraine, to the north-east of Chernivtsi. Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): make a trip to Strimka Lan Bridge, make a trip to The Russian Gate With Fortifications, enjoy breathtaking views from Honcharna Tower, then make a trip to Turkish Minaret, then step into the grandiose world of Khotyn Fortress, and finally explore the historical opulence of Kamenet's Podolsky Castle. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Kamianets-Podilskyi Gallery of Arts, don't miss a visit to The House of the Russian City Council, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Saints Peter and Paul, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Peter and Paul, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. George Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Kamianets-Podilskyi trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Vinnytsya to Kamianets-Podilskyi in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. March in Kamianets-Podilskyi sees daily highs of 48°F and lows of 34°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Chernivtsi.

Things to do in Kamianets-Podilskyi

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Khotyn Fortress
Find places to stay Mar 27 — 29:
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Kamenet's Podolsky Castle ©
Kamenet's Podolsky Castle
Khotyn Fortress ©
Khotyn Fortress
St. George Cathedral
St. George Cathedral

3
nights
Chernivtsi

Chernivtsi ©
Chernivtsi is a city in western Ukraine, situated on the upper course of the River Prut. Chernivtsi is known for historic sites, museums, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Residence of Bukovynian Metropolitans - Chernivtsi National University, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Nicholas Cathedral, make a trip to Teatralna Square, and wander the streets of Olha Kobylyahska Street.

To find photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Chernivtsi day trip website .

Getting from Kamianets-Podilskyi to Chernivtsi by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Chernivtsi can reach 48°F, while at night they dip to 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to drive to Uzhhorod.

Things to do in Chernivtsi

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Cathedral of the Assumption
Find places to stay Mar 29 — Apr 1:
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Armenian Church ©
Armenian Church
Olha Kobylyahska Street ©
Olha Kobylyahska Street

2
nights
Uzhhorod

Uzhhorod ©
Uzhhorod is a city located in western Ukraine, at the border with Slovakia and near the border with Hungary. Explore Uzhhorod's surroundings by going to Mukacheve (Palanok Castle, Church of Pochaiv Madonna Icon, & more). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Liberty Mini-sculpture, pause for some serene contemplation at Cross Exaltation Cathedral, and examine the collection at Jozsef Boksay Art Museum.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Uzhhorod trip planner .

Getting from Chernivtsi to Uzhhorod by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chernivtsi to Uzhhorod. In April, daily temperatures in Uzhhorod can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Lviv.

Things to do in Uzhhorod

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Mukacheve
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Palanok Castle ©
Palanok Castle
Cross Exaltation Cathedral ©
Cross Exaltation Cathedral
Holy Protection Cathedral ©
Holy Protection Cathedral

3
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, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Market Square, explore the different monuments and memorials at Lychakiv Cemetery, see the interesting displays at Insomnia - The Haunted House, and take a stroll through Old Town.

For photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Lviv trip planner .

You can drive from Uzhhorod to Lviv in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Uzhhorod to Lviv due to the time zone difference. In April in Lviv, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 39°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Odessa.

Things to do in Lviv

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Find places to stay Apr 4 — 7:
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Lychakiv Cemetery ©
Lychakiv Cemetery
Market Square ©
Market Square
Old Town ©
Old Town

3
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, examine the collection at Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and meet the residents at Odessa Delphinarium Nemo.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Odessa travel route planner .

Traveling by flight from Lviv to Odessa takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April in Odessa, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 44°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Kharkiv.

Things to do in Odessa

Parks Museums Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 7 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum ©
Deribasovskaya Street ©
Deribasovskaya Street
Potemkin Steps ©
Potemkin Steps

2
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.
Kharkiv is known for parks, historic sites, nightlife, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure, identify plant and animal life at Kharkov Dolphinarium, ponder the design of Mirror Stream fountain, and pause for some serene contemplation at Annunciation Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Kharkiv trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Odessa to Kharkiv takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kharkiv

Parks Museums Wildlife
Find places to stay Apr 10 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Shevchenko Park ©
Shevchenko Park
Mirror Stream fountain ©
Mirror Stream fountain
Kharkiv Municipal Gallery ©
Kharkiv Municipal Gallery

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