About this tour

Vacation in the Carpathians, Dragobrat, museums of Verkhovyna, Yaremche, Hutsul fun and more!


Tour dates: January 12, 26, February 9, 23


Waiting for you:

- acquaintance with the history, customs, culture of one of the most interesting ethnic groups in the world - the Hutsuls;

- the best dishes of Hutsul cuisine;

- skiing, sledding, snowboarding at one of the most popular ski resorts in Europe:

- the most outstanding historical and natural sights of the region: Hutsul temples, waterfalls, rivers, picturesque Carpathian landscapes, Hutsul museums;

- exhibition and sale of handicrafts of folk craftsmen of Hutsul region: wood carving, weaving, hazel weaving, embroidery, musical instruments, Easter eggs, cheese toys;

- and an unforgettable "Hutsul fun" with music, dancing, singing and delicious Hutsul snacks.

 

HUTSUL FUN!

In order to get to know the Hutsul people, their character, customs, cuisine, we invite you to visit the Hutsul party.

During the fun, you can expect:

- dishes of Hutsul cuisine: white mushroom soup, banush with cheese, tea made from fragrant healing Carpathian herbs, ...

- singing and dancing by the Hutsul chapel "Dovbushova Taistra";

- master classes on Hutsul dances: hutsulka, resheto, golubka;

- Hutsul chants, kolomyikas, songs about the Carpathians;

- consecration to the Hutsuls;

- and dancing, dancing, dancing to fiery Hutsul music.

The cost of the Hutsul dinner and participation in the fun is UAH 250/person.

The cost of participation in the fun without dinner is UAH 120/person.

Note: Hutsul fun takes place if there is a group of 35 or more people willing to participate.


The price does NOT include and will be paid additionally:

- entrance tickets to museums,

- food,

- participation in Hutsul fun,

- rental of ski equipment.

 

Cost of entrance tickets:

- Earth History Park: adults, pensioners, students - 100 UAH, children under 6 years - free;

- Museum Hutsulshchyna: general and pensioners - 30 UAH, student - 20 UAH, pupils - 15 UAH;

- Yasinya-Dragobrat transfer by GAZ-ZIL cars both ways: 190 UAH;

- bathing in tanks: 250 UAH for 2 hours.

- excursion-concert in the museum of Hutsul life and musical instruments named after Roman Kumlyk: general, student and apprentice - 50 UAH;

- "Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors" museum: general, pensioner and student - 40 UAH, student - 35 UAH/person;

- entrance ticket to the Dovbush trail: general, pensioner, student - 50 UAH, student - 35 UAH.


*The tour is conducted in Ukrainian


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Day 1

Departure from Lviv (08:00) — Pidhirya (visiting the park "UNDERHILL") - Kolomyia (lunch, taking pictures near the "Pysanky" museum, visiting the "Hutsulshchyna" museum) — Verkhovyna (tasting "Verkhovyna" live beer, settlement in Hutsul estates).

Day 2

Breakfast and departure (08:00) — Dragobrat (free day for skiing at the Dragobrat resort — Verkhovyna (return to the estate, Hutsul fun).

Day 3

Breakfast and departure (08:00) — Dragobrat (free day for skiing at the Dragobrat resort) — Verhovyna (return 7:20 p.m., swimming in the vats).

Day 4

Breakfast and departure (08:00) — Verkhovyna (excursion and photographing in Hutsul clothing in the museum "Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors" and an excursion concert in the museum of folk instruments of Roman Kumlyk) — Yaremche (lunch, "Dovbusha" Trail, view of the rocks, viewing the waterfall, buying souvenirs) — Lviv (return by 10:00 p.m.).

5 reasons to choose tour

1

Acquaintance with the history, customs, culture of one of the most interesting ethnic groups in the world - the Hutsuls

2

The best dishes of Hutsul cuisine

3

Skiing, sledding, snowboarding at one of the most popular ski resorts in Europe

4

The most outstanding historical and natural sights of the region: Hutsul temples, waterfalls, rivers, picturesque Carpathian landscapes, Hutsul museums

5

An unforgettable "Hutsul fun" with music, dancing, singing and delicious Hutsul snacks

Key landmarks

1

Pidhirya

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 stretched over 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 saber-toothed tiger Sid and more.

2

Kolomyia

The city of Kolomiya, one of the most beautiful cities of Galicia, with a wonderful Art Nouveau building in the central part of the city. You should definitely visit the business card of Kolomyia - the unique and only in the world Museum of Easter egg painting, also known as the "Museum of Easter eggs", it is located in the largest egg in the world (13.5 m) and has an exposition of 12,000 exhibits. The city is also waiting for you: one of the best museums of Ukraine - the National Museum of Folk Art of Hutsul region and Pokuttia named after of Josaphat Kobrynskyi, one of the oldest in Ukraine, the wooden Church of the Annunciation (1587) and the town hall (1877), which is not in the center of the square. The market is on the street corner.

3

Verkhovyna

The former Zhabye, on the Black Cheremosh River, the center of one of the most interesting regions of Ukraine, hospitably invites you to a concert-excursion to the private Hutsul museum of life and musical instruments named after Roman Kumlyk, as well as the hut-museum of the film "Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors" (with photography in Hutsul clothes) and the "Hat-Staya" museum (with the purchase of cheese).

4

Dragobrat

A ski resort located on the slopes of Svidovets, one of the highest Carpathian ridges at an altitude of 1300 - 1700 m. With the help of a chairlift, you can climb to the top of Mount Styg (1707 m), which offers some of the most beautiful panoramas in the Ukrainian Carpathians. The winter landscapes of Dragobrat will charm everyone with their landscapes. There is also an opportunity to go skiing (snowboarding), enjoy the mountain air and get unforgettable emotions.

What is included?

Transfer along the route

Transfer along the route

Professional guide

Professional guide

Travel insurance

Travel insurance

Accommodation

Accommodation

Accommodation in cozy Hutsul manors of green tourism in the city of Verkhovyna, rooms: 2-bed and 3-bed with benefits

*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.