About this tour

The Carpathians, castles, wines, cheeses, all the best that hospitable Transcarpathia can offer awaits you!


Tour dates: every Saturday from December to April 2023


Attention!

From the end of November to the end of March, in case of adverse weather conditions (ice, heavy snowfall, poor visibility, etc.) on the 2nd day of the tour, the program will be changed to:

Day 2: breakfast and departure (07:30) - Vynohradiv (cheese tasting) - Iza (buying vine products and visiting a deer farm) - Mizhhirya (lunch and riding on the chairlift) - Pylypets (visiting Shipit waterfall) - Stryi (return at 20:45) / Lviv (return at 21:45).


The price does NOT include and will be paid additionally:

- entrance tickets to tourist facilities,

- food,

- cheese and wine tastings.

 

Discounts for children:

- Children up to 6 years of age (inclusive), accompanied by 2 adults and without a separate seat on the bus and during accommodation - free of charge;

 

Cost of entrance tickets:

- Schönborn Palace: general, pension, student - 30 UAH, student - 20 UAH;

- Mukachevo Castle: general - 100 UAH, pension, student - 70 UAH, children under 14 years - 40 UAH;

- thermal pool "Zhaivoronok" in Beregovo (2 hours): general - UAH 230, pensioners - UAH 175, persons with disabilities of the 1st group, students, children from 120 to 150 cm - UAH 115, children up to 120 cm. - free of charge, locker rental - UAH 30 (children up to 150 cm are allowed in the pool only in swimming armbands);

- wine tasting: 80 hryvnias, excursion without wine consumption - 40 hryvnias;

- tasting of cheese and dairy products: general, pensioner, student, apprentice - 85 hryvnias;

- deer farm: general, pension and student - 40 hryvnias, student - 20 hryvnias;

- ascent by chairlift to Mount Makovytsia (both ways): general, pensioner, student - 100 hryvnias, children under 12 years - 80 hryvnias;

- Shipit waterfall: general, pension, student - 20 hryvnias, student - 10 hryvnias.

 

Food:

Breakfast on the 1st day - you can have breakfast at home or take canapés with you to have a snack during the stops.

Lunch on the 1st day is in the Mukachevo restaurant and consists of dishes from the Lemki-Mukachevo cuisine: "Assorted Vegetables" salad, "Levesh" soup, torgonya (specially prepared home-made pasta) with cones in mushroom sauce, compote, bread. The price is 120 UAH/person.

Dinner on the 1st day is in the estates after settling in and consists of dishes of Hungarian national cuisine: bograch-goulash, Hungarian cabbage rolls, sweets, wine/palinka, compote. The price is 130 UAH/person.

Breakfast on the 2nd day - in the estates, the proposed menu: sausage, cheese, omelet, butter, bread, coffee/tea. The price is 80 UAH/person.

Lunch on the 2nd day: in Mizhhirya, hut "Alyans". Menu: mushroom soup, mashed potatoes with chicken chops and pickles, soup, bread. The price is 130 UAH/person.

As an alternative, there are other restaurants and cafés nearby with Boyko dishes and more.


*The tour is conducted in Ukrainian


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Day 1

Departure from Lviv (08:00) / from Stryi (09:00) – sanatorium "Karpaty" (excursion to the Schonborn Palace) – Mukachevo (excursion to the castle and lunch) – Beregovo (swimming in a thermal pool or a walk around the city) – Berehiv Volcanic Lowlands (wine tasting) – Berehiv district (dinner and overnight stay in rural tourism estates, check-in at 9:30 p.m.).

Day 2

Breakfast and departure (08:00) – Vynohradiv (cheese tasting) – Synevyr Pass (photographing and viewing of Carpathian panoramas) – Synevyr National Park (crossing to the lake, lunch, brown bear rehabilitation center) – Stryi (return at 20:45) / Lviv (return at 21:45).

5 reasons to choose tour

1

Tour of Schönborn Palace

2

Berehovo - swimming in a thermal pool or walking around the city

3

Wine tasting

4

Cheese tasting

5

Photographing and viewing the Carpathian panoramas

Key landmarks

1

Sanatorium "Karpaty"

One of the most beautiful and romantic palaces of Ukraine is located among the picturesque Carpathian Mountains - the hunting palace of the Shenborn Counts (1890). The palace is surrounded by a beautiful park with many exotic plants and looks at us through 365 windows, invites us through 12 entrances to 52 rooms.

2

Mukachevo

Here on a lonely volcanic mountain is the most powerful fortress in Ukraine - Palanok Castle (XIV century), which was built by Prince Fedir Koryatovych, and the heroic glory of Princess Ilona Zrini. If you have free time in Mukachevo, you can also explore a lot of interesting things: the chapel of St. Martyna (XIV century), Rakotsi Palace (1663) and the beautiful green town hall (1903).

3

Berehovo

Coastal The former "Beregsas" has long been known for its architectural monuments, but most tourists come here for treatment, pleasure and relaxation. After all, it is here that the modern health resort "Zhaivoronok" is located, which is famous for its pools with unique thermal water (temperature 31-45 C). All year round, guests of the complex can be treated and relax in outdoor and indoor pools with natural mineral water that rises directly from thermal wells more than 1 km deep.

4

Berehiv Volcanic Lowland

The surroundings of Berehova have long been famous throughout the world for their wines, which have a wonderful aroma and a great wealth of taste properties. This is thanks to the volcanic rocks on which the grapes grow and the energy of the sun, because this is where the most sunny days are in Transcarpathia.

5

Vinohradiv

The Carpathian Buffalo farm is located near Black Mountain in Vyrodiv, where local enthusiasts are trying to save the northernmost buffalo population in the world. Currently, there are more than 30 Carpathian buffaloes on the farm, which you can observe, as well as taste and buy different varieties of buffalo and sheep cheese.

6

Iza

The capital of wickerwork of Ukraine, passing through the village you can buy a variety of souvenirs made of vines, from simple utilitarian items to real works of art. You should also visit the deer farm, where more than a hundred spotted deer live and bring great joy to visitors.

7

Mizhhirya

A picturesque Carpathian town, not far from which is Mount Makovytsia (750 m.), you can climb it on a chair lift. From the top of the mountain, there are wonderful panoramas of the Borzhava and Gorgan Carpathian ridges, as well as the meanders of the Rika River.

8

Pylypets

Here, from a height of 15 meters, one of the most beautiful waterfalls of Ukraine - Shipit waterfall - pours water into a picturesque mountain valley in many mesmerizing cascades between rocks. It originates from a large underground spring, i.e. the "eye of the sea", in one of the most beautiful places of the Ukrainian Carpathians - Borzhava valley. Staying here is a wonderful break from civilization and gives new vitality.

What is included?

Transfer along the route

Transfer along the route

Professional guide

Professional guide

Travel insurance

Travel insurance

Accommodation

Accommodation

Cozy homesteads of rural tourism in the Berehiv district, 2- and 3-bed rooms with benefits in the corridor.

*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.