Hike to Mount Shpytsi
About this tour
This two-day tour invites you to learn about the history of creation and the origin of life on our planet in the Earth History Park. The viaduct, built in 1895 during the time of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, will also impress you with its majestic appearance. Mushroom lovers will be interested in visiting the unique private Museum of mushrooms in Verkhovyna. And those who love relaxation will be offered bathing in the cauldrons. Well, the final chord of the tour will be the ascent of Mount Shpytsi and a view of the incredibly beautiful Nesamovyte Lake.
Tour dates: August 6; September 3.
Not included in the price*:
– entrance tickets (Earth History Park – UAH 200, swimming in tanks (1,5 hours) – UAH 250, Museum of mushrooms – UAH 50, ecological and educational trail "On Mount Spitsy" – UAH 50);
– meals (breakfast – 80 UAH, lunch – 120 UAH, dinner – 100-120 UAH).
* Prices may change.
The tour is conducted in the Ukrainian language. Other languages on request.
Departure from Lviv (08:00) – Pidhirya (overview of the Earth History Park) – Vorokhta (overview of the railway viaduct, wooden church and lunch) – Verkhovyna (excursion to the Museum of mushrooms, swimming in vats, free time and settling in green tourism estates at 20:00).
Breakfast and departure (07:00) – Vorokhta (preparation for ascent, ascent to Mount Shpytsi and Lake Nesamovyte, snack on top, descent, dinner) – Lviv (return at 23:55).
5 reasons to choose tour
You will be amazed by the majesty of the stone statues during the overview of the Earth History Park
You will learn interesting facts about collecting and cooking mushrooms at the Museum of mushrooms
You will relax by bathing in the cauldrons
You will get 100% drive when you ascent to Spitsy Mountain
You will admire the incredible beauty of Lake Nesamovyte
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 covers 8 hectares. The museum will tell about the history of the creation and origin of life on Earth. You will be greeted by huge statues of the mammoth family, the sabre-toothed tiger Sid and more.
In the middle of the Carpathian Mountains is the magical resort of Vorokhta, where one of the oldest and longest stone arched bridges in Europe awaits you. After all, the length of the bridge is 200 m, and the length of the central arch is 30 m. The Viaduct, built in 1895 during the Austro-Hungarian Empire, still impresses with its majestic appearance. In the village of Vorokhta, there is also a unique wooden church of the Nativity of the Holy Virgin (1615), which is both a landmark of Vorokhta and one of the oldest churches in the Hutsul region. The Vorokhtian temple has a perfect structure. The building of the temple is a nave, with one central top, the walls are inclined towards the middle, once again emphasizing antiquity. Wall paintings of the 19th century have been preserved.
It is the ethnic-geographical center of the Hutsul region. It is spread out on the banks of the glorious Chornyi Cheremosh River and has many other charms for discerning tourists, in addition to the picturesque Carpathian panoramas. We invite you to a unique private museum of mushrooms in Verkhovyna, which will not leave anyone uninterested. After all, you can hear interesting facts about collecting and cooking mushrooms, their properties and more, only here.
It is one of the peaks of the Chornohora mountain massif, within the Carpathian National Nature Park, with a height of 1863 m. Shpytsi is one of the most interesting mountains in the Carpathians, the formation of which is connected with ancient mountain glaciation. This is one of the most romantic and charismatic peaks of the Ukrainian mountains. It is also one of the best Instagram locations because its slopes are fringed with rock ledges that resemble spitz, which is where the name comes from. On the mountain, you can meet Hutsul shepherds with sheep or horses.
It is one of the highest high-altitude lakes of the Ukrainian Carpathians, which lies in a glacial crater and is 88 m long. Sea Eye of the Ukrainian Carpathians is shrouded in interesting legends and facts. For example, it is believed that if you wash your face with water from the lake, you will find your love within a year. Lake Nesamovyte impresses with its beauty and leaves no one apathetic. It is surrounded by mountain slopes, alpine meadows, and untouched nature. Nesamovyte sparkles with crystal clear water.
What is included?
Transfe along the route
*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.
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.