"NENYA CHORNOHORA" HIKE
About this tour
A classic hiking route along the highest ridge in the Ukrainian Carpathians with a length of 40 kilometers.
It is the dream of every traveler to go on a hike along the Black Mountain Range. Here we will meet many peaks, forests, glacial lakes, rapid streams, Carpathian valleys.
During the program, we will visit:
The village of Kvasy - Menchul mountain range - Kopytsia mountain (1689 m) - Seshul mountain (1726 m) - Shumneska mountain range - Petros mountain (2020 m) - Skopeska mountain range (1518 m) level. Peremychka - Mount Hoverla (2061 m) - Mount Breskul (1911 m) - Mount Pozhizhevska (1822 m) - Dantsyzh (1850 m) - Mount Turkul (1933 m) - Lake Nesamovyte (1750 m) - Mount Shpytsy (1863 m) - Mount Rebra (2001 m) - Mount Guten-Tomnatyk (2016 m) - Lake Brebeneskul (1801 m) - Mount Brebeneskul (2035 m) - Mount Munchel (1998 m) - Mount Dzembronya (1877 m) - Mount Pip-Ivan Chornohirskyi (2028 m) - Mount Vukhaty Kamin (1864 m) - Waterfalls of Vukhaty Kamin - Smotrych valley (Dzembronya village).
Please coordinate dates before booking!
The price of the tour includes:
- Meals (hot breakfast and dinner, lunch - snack; for one-day tours - snack);
- Guide services;
- Recreational collection in nature reserves;
- Equipment for cooking;
- Group first aid kit;
- Consultations on preparation for the tour.
The price of the tour does not include and is paid additionally:
- transfer to the starting point (approximately 400 UAH);
- food (individually);
- rental of equipment;
Additionally, you can purchase travel insurance on our website.
1. At 08:00 the group gathers at the central station of the city of Yaremche or Ivano-Frankivsk, or at the place of residence (Yaremche). From here we go by bus/car to the starting point of the journey.
2. The length of the route is 62 km in both directions.
3. The duration of the transition is 5 days.
4. The difficulty is hard.
5. The tourist route is designed for an average group of physically healthy people.
6. It is strictly forbidden to drink alcohol during the ascent and descent.
What to take with you on a trip?
1. Identity document: passport/driver's license.
2. Comfortable waterproof shoes (preferably mountain trekking boots with high lacing and a "vibram" type protector).
3. A windproof jacket with a hood, preferably waterproof, windproof pants that do not hinder movement, a warm sweater or a "fleece" type jacket, headgear (hat, bandana), raincoat.
4. Spare set of clothes.
5. A capacious, preferably light backpack
7. Food: you can take high-calorie foods, such as nuts, dried fruits, dates, raisins, dark chocolate.
8. Individual first-aid kit (necessary medicines that you use).
- for an individual tour - 7500 UAH;
- for a group of 2–10 people - 4500 UAH per person.
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Day 1: Yaremche/Ivano-Frankivsk — Kvasy village — Menchul valley
Distance: 8 km In the morning, we meet at the railway station and go to the village of Kvasy in Zakarpattia Oblast. At the very beginning of the route there is a spring with delicious mineral water. From here the ascent begins. We will walk through a beautiful beech forest and Hutsul meadows. Beautiful panoramas of the Svidovets mountain massif will open all around. We spend the night at Menchul polony on the edge of the forest, where we can set up tents, cook dinner, and taste polony milk.
Day 2: Mount Sheshul (1,689 m) — Mount Petros (2,020 m) — Peremychka eco-point
Distance: 12 km. Along the serpentine road, we will start climbing Mount Sheshul (1,689 m). The path passes through a beautiful spruce forest. In the summer, blueberries grow here in abundance. Then we will start climbing through juniper thickets to Mount Petros (2020 m). In good weather, the ascent will open wide panoramas of the surrounding mountains: Gorgany, Marmarosi and Svydovetsky ridge. The peak of Petros will appear unexpectedly in front of us at the last moment. There is a chapel on the top of the mountain, which becomes a shelter and salvation from bad weather for travelers. From the top of Petros you can see Hoverla and the entire Black Mountain range. After that, we have to overcome a long descent. We will stop for the night not far from Petros on a high mountain meadow.
Day 3: Mount Hoverla (2061 m) - Mount Breskul (1911 m) - Mount Pozhizhevska (1822 m) - Mount Dantsyzh (1850 m) - Mount Turkul (1933 m) - Lake Nesamovyte (1750 m) - Mount Shpytsi (1863 m) - Mount Rebra (2001 m) - Mount Guten-Tomnatyk (2016 m) - Lake Brebeneskul (1801 m)
Distance: 12 km In the morning, we will walk through a beautiful spruce forest and begin the ascent to Hoverla. At first, it is smooth, but from a height of 1700 meters it gradually becomes steep. We walk at an average pace, gradually approaching the top of the highest mountain in Ukraine. From here you can see almost all the Carpathians, you can see our Petros, which we visited yesterday. We pass Breskul (1911 m), an active weather station on Mount Pozhizhevska (1822 m), Dantsyzh (1850 m), Turkul (1933 m) from the summit of which we descend to Lake Nesamovyte. Having rested and refreshed, we go to the mountain Rebra mountain (2001 m), then the top of Guten-Tomnatyk mountain (2016 m) awaits us, descending with which we head to the highest mountain lake in Ukraine - Lake Brebeneskul (1801 m), where we will finally set up our tents and prepare dinner.
Day 4: Mount Brebeneskul (2035 m) - Munchel (1998 m) - Dzembronya (1877 m) - observatory Pip-Ivan Chornohirskyi (2028 m) - Mount Vukhaty Kamin (1864 m) - waterfalls of Vukhaty Kamen - Smotrych meadow - Dzembronya village
Distance: 14 km In the morning, a quick meeting and breakfast, because the plans for today's hike along the Montenegrin Range are big. We climb to the second-highest peak of Ukraine, Mount Brebeneskul (2,035 m), then head to Munchel (1,998 m), which is sometimes called the seventh two-thousander, on the top of which tourists piled a huge mountain of stones more than two meters high, which the new two-thousander lacked. Then there are several smaller peaks and finally the old Polish observatory and Mount Pip-Ivan Chornohirskyi (2028 m) open up. In winter, this place, due to the large amount of snow and strong winds, takes on an absolutely whimsical appearance, which is why it received the name White Elephant among tourists. We start our descent from Popa Ivan, first to the picturesque peak of Smotrych, passing it we pass the wonderful Vuhati Kameni mountain, a few more Carpathian trails, and we admire the waterfall located on the steep slope of Smotrych, then we are greeted by a friendly Polony farm, where you can taste the Carpathian cheeses budza, brynz, urdu We set up camp and cook dinner on the plateau, share our impressions of the maximum heights, views and kilometers of our hike. If desired, as an option, we settle in a green tourism estate in the village of Dzembronya.
Petros mountain (2020 m)
Mount Hoverla (2061 m)
Lake Nesamovyte (1750 m)
Lake Brebeneskul (1801 m)
Mount Dzembronya (1877 m)
What is included?
Hot breakfast and dinner, lunch - snack
Recreational collection in nature reserves
*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.