About this tour
We invite you to the Magic Carpathians. We will walk the paths of the legendary Oleksa Dovbush, we will visit the waterfall Guk, we will conquer the highest point of Ukraine and visit the most expensive ski resort on the territory of our country. All this and more - in a three-day tour of the Pre-Carpathian region;
Tour dates: December 2, 9, 16
Departure from Rovnoj, Lutsk, L'viv (in addition, we provide free shuttle service to the tour from the cities: Zdolbunov, Dubno, Ostrog). Transfer from the cities of Slavuta, Netishin, Kremenetz, Shepetivka additional charge +100 UAH per person.
Program of the tour:
05.20 - Departure from Rivne (shopping center "Pokrovsky", stop store "Flowers"). Time and place of departure from other cities we will specify individually.
08.50 - Departure from Lviv.
10.20 - breakfast stop
12.50 - 13.30 - we visit the aviary of the Carpathian NPP. Roe deer, wild boars, eagles and other representatives of the Carpathian fauna, as on the palm. The main advantage of the cage farm in Yaremche is the absence of zoo atmosphere. Here all animals and birds are kept in semi-free conditions.
13.30 - 14.00 - lunch outdoors (at will of tourists) or in a cafe;
14.00 - 16.00-16.00 - Excursion to Dovbush rocks - "The mysterious world of the rock town" (tickets are extra) (up to 30 meters high). Chaotically placed groups of rocks, where according to legend, Oleksa Dovbush hid his gold and jewelry. The Dovbush trail may not tell you everything about the leader of the Carpathian rebels, but it will give you an idea of where the rebels' stash was probably located in the middle of the 18th century. In addition, it is simply pleasant to wander here: wooded slopes, immense boulders overgrown with bright green moss, fresh air filled with the smell of pine, silence, and incredible scenery.
16.30 - 17.00 - Buying beer in the village Mikulichin. Opened in 2002, brewery brews beer naturally, releasing it under the brand name "Hutsulskoe", fermenting "Hutsulskoe" for 7 days and 14 days more matured. Here is brewed Honey and Dark, Light "Jubilee" and White "Hutsul". By the way, honey for Honey Beer is taken from their own apiary.
17.30 - Rest in a comfortable hotel, where in the evening we can relax and recharge for the next day. Free time (barbecue, gazebo at your service). Dinner at the hotel (when booking a tour with meals).
*An additional attraction for all comers, cooking in vats over low heat, is most enjoyed by the tour participants. To make the "tourists' soup" more tasty, various dried herbs are added to the water. Cooking alternates with bathing in the cool mountain river, which flows nearby. Such a contrast will help you stay toned for a whole week and give an unforgettable experience of the trip.
08.00-09.00 - Wake up and have a good breakfast (if you booked a catered tour) and leave for the tour!
09.30 - 13.30 - enjoy rest for the soul at Bukovel! In addition to skiing we offer a mega-spectrum of additional entertainment on the vast territory of the tourist complex "Bukovel":
SPA-REST: VODA day&nightclub, which is located on the shore of the largest artificial lake in Europe. In winter VODA club works as a SPA. There is an atmosphere of relaxation here, so this is a great place to relieve your muscles. Warm up in the pools and saunas:
- seasonal warm pool: 1.5 m deep, temperature 32-34 ºC;
- 4 outdoor hot tubs, temperature 32-36 ºC;
- Mediterranean sauna, 55-60 ºC, 55% humidity;
- Finnish sauna, 80-110 °C, 10-15% humidity, made of Canadian cedar;
- Roman steam room, 35-40 °C, 98-100% humidity;
- salt cave, 22-24 ºC, 50-60% humidity.
VODA club professionals will help you to get rid of accumulated toxins and salts. The masseurs have prepared 10 types of massages for you, including classic and stone massage as well as peeling. You will be pleasantly surprised!
BIKE ZIP: it is an opportunity to ride a bicycle on a cable car that stretches across Lake Moloda and enjoy a panoramic view of the Carpathian Mountains! The total length of one ride is 560 m. Feel the taste of adventure and crazy drive with BIKE ZIP.
ATVs and snowmobiles You can spend a unique winter holiday in "Bukovel" driving a snowmobile or ATV on tracks on the mountain peaks of the Carpathian Mountains. Specially designed routes and prepared tracks are made in such a way that you can see the picturesque mountain landscapes and get bright unforgettable emotions. The routes start on Mount Dovga (top of the elevator #12) and run along the snow-covered peaks with the races on the forest road and the mountain valley. You can drive the snowmobile yourself and take a passenger with you. An experienced instructor will accompany you throughout the ride.
THE LONGEST TROLLLEY IN UKRAINE: trolley is a high-speed descent on a roller on a steeply inclined rope. Flying the trolley "Bukovel" is a real aerial adventure! For 100 seconds you can fly from the peak of Bukovel mountain to the very center of the resort - to the roof of the parking lot #2. Bukovel trolley is 1130 meters long and its height difference is more than 190 meters! The attraction has 3 lines, belongs to the 10 longest in Europe and is the longest in Ukraine!
"Bukovel slides" is a brand new extreme entertainment for all lovers of vivid impressions. It is a ziplane, suspended on ropes between trees, with climbs, descents and steep turns. The total length of the "Roller Coaster zipline" is more than 500 m at a height of 15 m. Visiting "Bukovel slides" you will get a lot of cool and unforgettable emotions.
GUTSUL LAND Not so long ago a new park was opened in Bukovel. Ethnopark "Hutsul Land" is a fascinating story about the life and life of mountaineers of the Ukrainian Carpathians: Hutsul, Boyky and Lemky. It is an area that combines various recreation and entertainment sites on the territory of Bukovel, which is located behind the Molodosty Lake. One of the main sites is a skansen. It is different from usual museums because it is interactive with guests - you can go inside a house that is about 200 years old, sit on the bench and watch the fire in the oven, try to grind wheat flour in millstones, weave a path on a real loom, watch how cheese is made in a cheese dairy and even take part in a theatrical performance of Hutsul wedding. There is also an area with a contact zoo, where domestic, exotic, wild animals and birds live in natural conditions, which will delight not only children but also adults.
RODELBAN's "High Speed Fun"
This new all-weather luge track of the German company "Wiegand" is located in Ukraine for the first time. The twists, turns and jumps give a special thrill. This attraction allows you to control the speed of the sled, which carries one or two passengers down the slope. The total length of the track is 1500 meters. The length of the downhill run is 1000 meters. The sled has a braking system that ensures that the speed and distance are precisely set, while providing the greatest possible safety.
13.30 - 14.00 - Lunch at the cafe (optional).
14:00-16:30 Welcome to the polonina "Peppers"!) You will be met by wonderful hosts, old Hutsul hut with a unique flavor, folk musicians. Unusual polonina with neat alleys, beautiful paths and ethnic sculptures will impress everyone. Incredible landscapes and delicious organic food, ancient customs and live music will not let you get bored);
Journey to the valley, acquaintance with Hutsul culture, life and craftsmanship of the mountaineers allows every tourist to feel a little Hutsul at least for a moment.
Also, in the valley you can ride snow tubing, taste cheeses and nalewkas. There will be a residence of St. Nicholas for kids!)
17.00 - 18.00 - The Upside Down House, where everything is upside down. The upside-down house is famous not only for its unusual shape, but also for its contents. So, inside you can see the real life of the locals, learn about the history of the region, as well as admire unusual and one-of-a-kind objects.
18.30 - Arrival to the place of settlement. Free time. Dinner (if tour is booked with meals)
09.00 - 09.30 - Again, we all wake up and have a good breakfast. (When ordering a tour with meals).
10.00 - Check-out (with belongings)
10.30 - 12.30 - Walking tour to one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the Carpathians - Huk Waterfall. The single cascading 15-meter beauty is comfortably surrounded by dense forest and rocky Gorgan Mountains. It is located in the protected Zhenets tract on the river of the same name. It is one of the few Carpathian waterfalls that can be easily reached by an asphalt road. True, it is only 3 km, and another 3 km you have to walk on unpaved, somewhat washed away by rains. The Hook is tall and graceful, does not dry out in summer and is covered with massive icicles in winter, so whatever the weather or time of year, visit it!
Or you can go for a ride in a jeep: Jeep tours in the Carpathian Mountains will certainly add a lot of excitement to your vacation. After riding in jeeps in the mountains for a few hours you will be left with a lot of impressions and emotions, as well as a lot of cool photos and videos.
13.00 - 14.00 - visit the Yaremchean souvenir market, here you have free time (you can buy interesting souvenirs, admire the beauty of the waterfall "Proby", visit the famous restaurant "Hutsulschyna"). In the market you can buy a carved mug, warm woolen socks, handmade earthenware set, traditional embroidery or even a warm lick - everything the Carpathians are rich in. Prut water falls from a height of 8 meters. Most of the Carpathian waterfalls can be seen only from the river valleys, and the Probyi - from all possible angles. For example, you can go down to the waterfall itself from the fair. If you're interested in the architecture of the Carpathian region, "Hutsulschyna" is a perfect example: the restaurant, built without a single nail, is decorated with filigree carving and reflects the classic architectural forms of the area.
14.00 - 15.00 - lunch at the cafe (at the request of tourists);
15.00 - departure home.
22.00-return to Rivne (tentatively). Time and place of return to other cities will be specified individually.
Personal expenses (souvenirs, etc.). Tickets for various events in Bukovel, place and other details of these events are always discussed with the group leader.
5 reasons to choose tour
We will walk along the paths of the legendary Oleksa Dovbush
Visit the Huk waterfall
Conquer the highest point of Ukraine
Visit the most expensive ski resort in our country
Mega-spectrum of additional entertainment on the vast territory of the Bukovel tourist complex
The aviary farm of the Carpathian National Park
Jeep tours in the Carpathians
What is included?
Transfer along the route
hotel accommodation in 2-, 3-, 4-bed rooms
*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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The simultaneous stay of visitors in the hotel lobby not more than one person per 10 square meters of serviceable area is allowed.
Persons can visit hotels and stay there (outside hotel room) only if they wear respirator or face mask (including homemade mask), so that the nose and mouth are covered.
Hotel guests are obliged to keep the 1.5 meters distance.
Online check-in making in advance is recommended to avoid queues at check-in to hotel.
Meals in hotels are provided through meals delivery service to rooms upon prior order or at hotel restaurants situated inside or in open areas, provided the distance of at least 1.5 meters between seats at adjacent tables.
Not more than 4 clients are allowed to stay at the table (excluding children under 14 years old). Unless these tables are separated by a special partition;
Self-serve is not allowed.