HUTSUL CARPATHIANS + BUKOVEL (WINTER OPTION)
About this tour
Snow-capped mountains, waterfalls, skiing and sledding, interactive
museums, entertainment, singing and dancing
WARNING! During martial law, the "Hutsul Fun" concert and entertainment program is not held!
Tour dates: November 19, December 3, 17, January 14, 28, February 11, 25, March 11
Waiting for you:
- acquaintance with the history, customs, culture of one of the most interesting people in the world - Hutsuls;
- the most outstanding historical and natural sights of the region: Hutsul temples, waterfalls, rivers, picturesque Carpathian landscapes, Hutsul museums;
- and an unforgettable "Hutsul fun" with music, dancing, singing and delicious Hutsul snacks.
You can also join the group (11:30) and leave (20:30) in Ivano-Frankivsk!
The price does NOT include and will be paid additionally:
- entrance tickets to tourist facilities;
- participation in Hutsul fun.
The cost of entrance tickets:
- Halytskyi NPP (excursion to the park, nature museum and wild animal rehabilitation center: general, pensioner, student - 50 hryvnias, student - 25 hryvnias;
- excursion-concert in the museum of Hutsul life and musical instruments named after Roman Kumlyk: general, student and apprentice - UAH 50;
- "Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors" museum: general, pensioner, student - 40 hryvnias, pupils - 30 hryvnias;
- Khata-staya museum: general, pensioner, student - 40 hryvnias, student - 30 hryvnias;
- ascent by chairlift to Mount Bukovel (both ways): general - 190 hryvnias, pensioners and children under 12 years old - 130 hryvnias.
Breakfast on the 1st day - you can have breakfast at home or take food with you to have a snack during the stops.
Lunch on the 1st day takes place in the "Tourist" restaurant in Yaremche and consists of dishes: soup with meatballs, country-style potatoes with French meat, "Vegetable" salad, bread, uzvar. The cost is UAH 120.
Dinner on the 1st day takes place in the museum complex "Poloninska Vatra" during the "HUTSULSKA FUN!" holiday. Offered dishes of Hutsul cuisine: mushroom soup, roast 9katroplya stewed with meat) sourdough, sliced meat, bread, stew. The cost is UAH 120/person.
Breakfast on the 2nd day - takes place in the estates, the proposed menu: omelette, flatbreads with afenas (blueberries), canapés with cheese, tea/coffee. The cost is UAH 80.
Lunch on the 2nd day takes place in Bukovel at the restaurant "Hutsulska svetlytsia" and consists of dishes: sticks in jugs, kulesha with bear's paw (chicken chop with prunes), bread, tea from Carpathian herbs. Price: UAH 120.
*The tour is conducted in Ukrainian
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Departure from Lviv (08:00) – Halych (visiting the Halych NPP, nature museum and a walk through the Wild Animal Rehabilitation Center) – Yaremche (visiting the waterfall, Hutsulshchyna restaurant, buying souvenirs and lunch) – Verkhovyna (excursion and photography in Hutsulshchyna clothes in the "Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors" museum, tour of the hut-stay museum, dinner and Hutsul fun) - Verkhovyna (accommodation in Hutsul green tourism estates at 9:00 p.m.).
Breakfast and departure (07:30) – Verkhovyna (excursion-concert at the Roman Kumlyk Museum) – Bukovel (climbing by chairlift to the top of Bukovel Mountain and viewing the Carpathian panorama, lunch, skiing, free time) – Lviv (return by 22:10).
5 reasons to choose tour
Getting to know the history, customs, and culture of one of the most interesting people in the world - the Hutsuls
The most outstanding historical and natural sights of the region: Hutsul temples, waterfalls, rivers, picturesque Carpathian landscapes, Hutsul museums
A visit to the Halytsky NPP, a nature museum and a walk through the Center for the Rehabilitation of Wild Animals
Excursion and photography in Hutsul clothing in the museum "Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors"
Ascent by chairlift to the top of Mount Bukovel and a view of the Carpathian panorama, skiing
This reserve is a unique place on the map of Ukraine, with interesting landscapes and the largest species diversity of plants, animals, and birds in Ukraine. You can find out about this in the wonderful museum "Nature of the Galician Land", and a favorite place for visitors is the Center for the Rehabilitation of Sick and Found Animals. More than 50 species of fauna are cared for here - there are bears, wild sheep, foxes, a raccoon dog, wolves, owls, eagles, herons, ducks, deer, and the Center's greatest pride is the trio of bison, the largest mammals living in Europe. The interactive quest program "Visiting Fairy Tales" is especially popular with tourists, during which you can walk along an animal trail through the forest, on which tracks of 14 forest animals are reproduced, and visit Baba Yaga's hut.
A famous climatic resort located between picturesque mountains in the picturesque valley of the Prut River. Thousands of people admire the cascading waterfall "Probiy" (Yaremchanskyi Huk) and the wooden restaurant "Hutsulshchyna" every year.
The ethno-geographical center of the Hutsul Region, the former Zhabye, spread out on the banks of the glorious Black Cheremosh River, besides the picturesque Carpathian panoramas, has many other charms for discerning tourists. Here you are hospitably invited to a concert-excursion to the private Hutsul museum of life and musical instruments named after Roman Kumlyk. You can learn about the great Hutsul love of Ivan and Marichka, as well as take a photo in Hutsul clothes in the house-museum of the movie "Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors". You can experience the taste of Hutsul cheese in the Khata-Staya museum of Polonist life.
Ski resort No. 1 in Ukraine, where you can climb a chairlift to the top of Mount Bukovel (1115 m), which offers a wonderful panorama of Gorgan and the Chornohorsk range.
What is included?
Transfer along the route
Accommodation: takes place in cozy Hutsul manors of green tourism in the city of Verkhovyna, rooms: 2- and 3-bed with benefits on the floor.
*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.