BUKOVEL: SKIING, SLEDGES AND HUTSUL FUN
About this tour
Skiing in Bukovel, the Dovbush trail, Kolomyia, Yaremche, a photo session, Hutsul fun and more!
Tour dates: January 12, 26, February 9, 23
Waiting for you:
- acquaintance with the history, customs, culture of one of the most interesting ethnic groups in the world - the Hutsuls;
- the best dishes of Hutsul cuisine;
- skiing, sledding, snowboarding at one of the most popular ski resorts in Europe:
- the most outstanding historical and natural sights of the region: Hutsul temples, waterfalls, rivers, picturesque Carpathian landscapes, Hutsul museums;
- exhibition and sale of handicrafts of folk craftsmen of Hutsul region: wood carving, weaving, hazel weaving, embroidery, musical instruments, Easter eggs, cheese toys;
- and an unforgettable "Hutsul fun" with music, dancing, singing and delicious Hutsul snacks.
In order to get to know the Hutsul people, their character, customs, cuisine, we invite you to visit the Hutsul party.
During the fun, you can expect:
- dishes of Hutsul cuisine: white mushroom soup, banush with cheese, tea made from fragrant healing Carpathian herbs
- singing and dancing by the Hutsul chapel "Dovbushova Taistra";
- master classes on Hutsul dances: hutsulka, resheto, golubka;
- Hutsul chants, kolomyikas, songs about the Carpathians;
- consecration to the Hutsuls;
- and dancing, dancing, dancing to fiery Hutsul music.
The cost of the Hutsul dinner and participation in the fun is 250 UAH /person.
The cost of participation in the fun without dinner is 125 UAH/person.
Note: Hutsul fun takes place if there is a group of 35 or more people willing to participate.
The price does NOT include and will be paid additionally:
- entrance tickets to museums,
- participation in Hutsul fun,
- rental of ski equipment.
Cost of entrance tickets:
- Earth History Park: adults, pensioners, students - 100 UAH, children under 6 years - free;
- Museum Hutsulshchyna: general and pensioners - 30 UAH, student - 20 UAH, pupils - 15 UAH;
- ascent by chairlift to Mount Bukovel (both ways): general, student, pensioner - 190 UAH/person, pensioners and children under 12 years old - 150 UAH/person;
- excursion-concert in the museum of Hutsul life and musical instruments named after Roman Kumlyk: general, student and apprentice - 50 UAH;
- "Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors" museum: general, pensioner and student - 40 UAH, student - 35 UAH /person;
- entrance ticket to the Dovbush trail: general, pensioner, student - 50 UAH, student - 35 UAH.
Breakfast on the 1st day - you can have breakfast at home or take canapés with you to snack on the bus or during stops.
Lunch on the 1st day will be held at the Shtolnya café in Kolomyia. Menu: Ukrainian borscht, potato casserole with cheese sauce, mushrooms and chicken fillet, beetroot salad, bread, tea. The cost is 130 UAH.
Dinner on the 1st day will be held in Hutsul homes. Menu: kulesh with mushrooms, chicken broth with homemade noodles, cheese, tea from Carpathian herbs. The price is 120 UAH/person.
Breakfast on the 2nd day will be held in Hutsul homes. Menu: omelette, flat breads, sandwiches with cheese, tea/coffee. The cost is 80 UAH/person.
Lunch on the 2nd day will be held in cafés, restaurants of the Bukovel resort at the tourists' own choice.
Dinner on the 2nd day - may take place in Verkhovyna at the "U Halyny" café in the form of a "HUTSUL FUN!" Menu: porcini mushroom soup, Hutsul cabbage rolls, a sweet treat, tea made from fragrant healing Carpathian herbs.
Breakfast on the 3rd day will be held in Hutsul settlements. Menu: flat breads with cheese, sliced sausage, cheese, eggs, tea/coffee, bread. The cost is 80 UAH/person.
Lunch on the 3rd day will be held in cafés, restaurants of the Bukovel resort at the tourists' own choice.
Dinner on the 3rd day will be held in Hutsul homes. Menu: pickled cucumber, potatoes with meat (fried), Hutsul borsch, bread, tea. The price is 120 UAH/person.
Breakfast on the 4th day takes place in the estates. Ordinary European. The cost is 80 UAH/person.
Lunch on the 4th day takes place in the "Carpathian Watershed" hut. Menu: mushroom soup, mashed potatoes with pork goulash, beetroot salad, bread, tea. The cost is 125 UAH.
*The tour is conducted in Ukrainian
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Departure from Lviv (08:00) — Pidhirya (visiting the “UNDERHILL” park) — Kolomyia (lunch, taking pictures near the “Pysanky” museum, visiting the “Hutsulshchyna” museum) — Verkhovyna (tasting the live beer “Verkhovyna”, settlement in Hutsul estates).
Breakfast and departure (08:00) — Bukovel (free day for skiing at the Bukovel resort) — Verkhovyna (return to the estate, Hutsul fun).
Breakfast and departure (08:00) — Bukovel (free day for skiing at the Bukovel resort) — Verkhovyna (return at 19:20, swimming in the vats).
Breakfast and departure (08:00) — Verkhovyna (excursion and photographing in Hutsul clothing in the museum "Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors" and an excursion concert in the museum of folk instruments of Roman Kumlyk) — Yaremche (lunch, "Dovbusha" Trail, view of the rocks, viewing the waterfall, buying souvenirs) — Lviv (return by 10:00 p.m.).
5 reasons to choose tour
Acquaintance with the history, customs, culture of one of the most interesting ethnic groups in the world - the Hutsuls
The best dishes of Hutsul cuisine
Skiing, sledding, snowboarding at one of the most popular ski resorts in Europe
The most outstanding historical and natural sights of the region: Hutsul temples, waterfalls, rivers, picturesque Carpathian landscapes, Hutsul museums
An unforgettable "Hutsul fun" with music, dancing, singing and delicious Hutsul snacks
The "Park of the History of the Earth" opens its doors to everyone who wants to learn about the Cenozoic era, which began 66 million years ago and continues today. The entertainment and educational park stretched over 8 hectares.
The city of Kolomiyok, one of the most beautiful cities of Galicia, with a wonderful Art Nouveau building in the central part of the city. You should definitely visit the business card of Kolomyia - the unique and only in the world Museum of Easter egg painting, also known as the "Museum of Easter eggs", it is located in the largest egg in the world (13.5 m) and has an exposition of 12,000 exhibits. The city is also waiting for you: one of the best museums of Ukraine - the National Museum of Folk Art of Hutsul region and Pokuttia named after of Josaphat Kobrynskyi, one of the oldest in Ukraine, the wooden Church of the Annunciation (1587) and the town hall (1877), which is not in the center of the square. The market is on the street corner.
The former Zhabye, on the Black Cheremosh River, the center of one of the most interesting regions of Ukraine, hospitably invites you to a concert-excursion to the private Hutsul museum of life and musical instruments named after Roman Kumlyk, as well as the hut-museum of the film "Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors" (with photography in Hutsul clothes) and the "Hat-Staya" museum (with the purchase of cheese).
Ski resort No. 1 in Ukraine, where you can climb a chairlift to the top of Mount Bukovel (1115m), which offers a wonderful panorama of Gorgan and the Black Mountain range.
A famous climatic resort located between picturesque mountains in the picturesque valley of the Prut River. Thousands of people are mesmerized every year by the Yaremchanskii Huk cascade waterfall and the wooden restaurant "Hutsulshchyna", and here we will also see the famous rocks of Oleksa Dovbush, admire the breathtaking panoramas on the way to them.
What is included?
Transfer along the route
In cozy Hutsul manors of green tourism in the city of Verkhovyna, rooms: 2-bed and 3-bed with benefits.
*From each purchased tour, we transfer 10% to the Ukrainian Refugee Support Fund. All profits from press tours are transferred to the reconstruction of Ukraine.
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