Hutsul Carpathians + Zhenetsky Huk waterfall
The mystery of the Carpathians beckons at all times of the year and in any weather. Perhaps the Gorgany Mountains are the most mysterious in the Ukrainian Carpathians, it is a mountain massif with peaks stretching from Ivano-Frankivsk to Zakarpattia Oblast. One of them is Khomyak mountain, which travellers called the peak of the "day off" and which you will see on this tour.
You will visit Yaremche, where you will walk along the famous Dovbush trail. And near the longest Ukrainian village of Mykulychyn, you will admire one of the most famous waterfalls of the Carpathians - Zhenetsky Huk, the height of which reaches 15 meters.
The date of the tour is August 27
Not included in the price:
Entrance tickets to tourist attractions:
- ecological and educational route "Dovbush Trail" entrance fee is 30 UAH.
- ecological and educational trail "On the town of Khomyak" entrance fee is 30 UAH.
Bathing in vats for 2 hours costs 240 UAH
breakfast cost starts from 80 UAH
Lunch and dinner cost starts from UAH 120.
*Prices may change
departure from Lviv (08:00) – Yaremche (examination of the "Elephant" flysch rocks, lunch, a walk along the "Dovbush Trail", swimming in tanks or free time) – Polyanytsia (accommodation in a hotel, dinner).
breakfast and departure (07:30) – Polyanytsia (preparation and ascent to Khomyak, snack at the top) – Mykulychyn (pedestrian crossing to the Zhenetsky Huk waterfall) – Delyatyn (lunch) – Lviv (return at 22:30).
5 Reasons to choose this tour
To go up to Khomyak Mountain
To take photos in front of a giant silhouette of an elephant
To take a walk along the Dovbush trail
To enjoy the aroma of wild violets, asters, poppies and even edelweiss
To see the 15-meter Zhenetsky Huk waterfall
Khomyak Mountain lies within the southeastern part of Gorgan above the village of Tatariv, Ivano-Frankivsk Region. Thanks to the popularity of family vacations at this location, travellers have nicknamed Mount Khomyak the peak of the "day off" The height of Mount Khomyak is 1542 m, it consists of sandstones and conglomerates. The upper part of Khomyak is covered with stone rubble, and further, it is covered with meadows and crooked forests. The slopes of the mountain are green with spruce and beech forests, which are lined with tributaries of the rivers Zhentsia and Prutsia Yablunytskyi.
It is a famous climatic resort located between picturesque mountains in the picturesque valley of the Prut River. There is the famous "Dovbush Trail", a short route through the mountain wooded slopes, ideal for a walk for several hours. There are many picturesque places on the Dovbush Trail: there are fir and beech forests, moss-covered stones, and sandstone rocks, among which there are many caves and vines. According to legends, Oleksa Dovbush, the hero of folk tales, hid a chest with his countless treasures in one of these caves
Near the longest Ukrainian village, Mykulychyn, one of the most famous waterfalls of the Carpathians flows from the Gorgan peaks - Zhenetsky Huk. It was formed in the post-war years as a result of a flood. Residents called the waterfall Huk because of the noise, and the hum that comes from it. This extremely picturesque waterfall has one cascade and it is 15 meters high.
What is included?
Transfer along the route
The tour is conducted in the Ukrainian language. Other languages on request.
*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.