About this tour

Snow-capped mountains, medieval castles, vintage wines, thermal pools, elegant waterfalls and ancient temples.

Everything you could possibly want from a trip to the Carpathians in winter.

In the tour program: Pylypets (shipit waterfall, chairlift to Mount Hymba), Berehiv volcanic lowlands (wine tasting), Uzhhorod, Karpaty sanatorium (Shenboron palace), Mukachevo (Palanok castle), Kosyno (thermal pool), Iza (reindeer farm, exhibition and sale of vine products, cheese tasting), Dilove (center of Europe), Verkhovyna, (Roman Kumlyk Museum, "Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors", huts), Kryvorivnia, Bukovel (ascent by chairlift), Yaremche.


Tour dates: November 12, 2022; December 24, 2022; January 7, 2023; February 11, 2023.


The price DOES NOT INCLUDE and pays additionally:

- Entrance fee to tourist sites,
- tastings,
- lunches.


*The tour is conducted in Ukrainian


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Day 1

Departure from Lviv (09:00) — Pylypets (lunch, a visit to the waterfall Shypit, a cable car lift to the mountain Gymba) — Berehovo district (dinner and overnight stay in rural tourism farmsteads, check-in at 21:30, dinner).

Day 2

Breakfast and departure (08:00) — Uzhhorod (tour of the city, the castle and lunch) — Berehovo (swimming in the thermal pool) — Berehovo district (return to the farmsteads).

Day 3

Breakfast-lunch and departure (08:00) — Health Resort Karpaty (tour of the Schönborns’ palace) — Mukachevo (tour of the palace Palanok and lunch) — Kosyno (swimming in the thermal pool) — Berehovo volcanic lowlands (wine-tasting) — Berehovo district (return to the farmsteads).

Day 4

Breakfast and departure (08:00) — Vynohradiv (photo-shot with buffaloes on the farm and cheese tasting) — Iza (deer farm and exhibition and sale of vine products) — Krainykovo (the temple and lunch) — Dilove (tour of the Centre of Europe) — Verkhovyna (check-in at Hutsul rural tourism farmsteads at 19:30, dinner).

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5 reasons to choose tour

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From a height of 15m, Shypit waterfall, one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Ukraine, throws its water down many fascinating cascades between the andesine rocks into the picturesque mountain valley

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Staying here is a great way to escape civilization and revitalise

3

Here on a single volcanic mountain, the most powerful fortress in Ukraine, Palanok (XIV century) stands.It was erected by Prince Fedir Koriatovych and covered with heroic glory by Princess Ilona Zrini

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The super-modern complex Thermal waters of Kosyno is located in an oak grove, has 5 pools and 7 saunas; the average temperature in the thermal pools is + 41 °C

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The No. 1 Ski Resort in Ukraine, where you can get to the top of the mountain Bukovel (1115 m) in the cable-chairlift and admire a beautiful view of the Gorgany and Chornohora mountain ridge

Key landmarks

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Pylypets

From a height of 15m, Shypit waterfall, one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Ukraine, throws its water down many fascinating cascades between the andesine rocks into the picturesque mountain valley. It originates from an immense underground source, the “sea-eye”, in one of the most beautiful places in the Ukrainian Carpathians – Borzhava meadow. Staying here is a great way to escape civilization and revitalise.

2

Uzhhorod

The first mention of this eternal border town on the river Uzh dates back to 872; it will fascinate even the most demanding tourist with its charm. Walk along the historic street of the city — Korzo, see the most famous temple of the city — the Cathedral of the Holy Cross (1841), the Roman Catholic Church of St. George (1775), one of the oldest castles in Ukraine (XIV century) and the Transcarpathian Museum of Folk Architecture and Life (Skansen); and be sure to visit the cult tavern “Detsa U Notaria”.

3

Berehovo

The capital of Hungarian Ukraine, 'Beregsas', is famous for its pools with unique thermal water that rises from a depth of 1,600m and provides treatment for 86 diseases; its analogues are found only in New Zealand. The town has also got several architectural highlights: the Gothic Church of All Saints (1370), the Church of Reformers (XV century), the Count's court — the estate of Prince Betleni (1629), the majestic building of the Imperial court (1908) and the Golden Pava Casino.

4

Mukachevo

Here on a single volcanic mountain, the most powerful fortress in Ukraine, Palanok (XIV century) stands.It was erected by Prince Fedir Koriatovych and covered with heroic glory by Princess Ilona Zrini. If you have free time in Mukachevo, you can see many other attractions: the chapel of St. Martyn (XIV century), the Palace of Rakotsi (1663) and a beautiful green Town Hall (1903).

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Kosyno

The super-modern complex Thermal waters of Kosyno is located in an oak grove, has 5 pools and 7 saunas; the average temperature in the thermal pools is + 41 °C. The complex takes pride in its largest Jacuzzi fountains in Ukraine with “coffee”, “wine”, “beer”, “palenka” and the illusion fountain The Golden Crane of Health with the height of 15.5 meters. Both adults and children enjoy relaxing here; it is also beneficial for health.

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Berehovo volcanic lowlands

The outskirts of Berehovo have long been world-famous for their wines, which have a rich aroma and a great wealth of taste. This is due to the volcanic rocks on which the grapes grow and the energy of the sun, which is particularly strong in this part of Transcarpathia.

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Vynohradiv

Near Vinogradiv Chorna Hora (Black Mountain), there is a Carpathian Buffalo farm, where local enthusiasts are trying to save the world’s northernmost population of buffaloes.Now on the farm, there are more than 30 Carpathian buffaloes which you can watch, as well as try and buy different varieties of buffalo and sheep cheese.

8

Iza, Krainykovo, Dilove, Verkhovyna

Iza The capital of vine-weaving in Ukraine. In the village, you can buy a variety of souvenirs from ordinary applied weaves to real works of art. Krainykovo Surrounded by luxurious old oaks, the Church of St. Michailo (1666-1668) is the oldest of all the wooden churches of Khustivshchyna and an excellent example of the Gothic Máramaros style. Dilove Welcome to Dilove (business in English). Dilove (business) is supposedly the centre of Europe. Here, a stone monument reads: “Constant, exact, eternal place. Very precisely, with a special device made in Austria-Hungary, on a scale of meridians and parallels, the centre of Europe was set. The year 1887”. Verkhovyna The ethnic and geographical centre of Hutsulshchyna, the former village of Zhabie, nestled on the banks of the marvellous river Chornyi Cheremosh, in addition to the picturesque Carpathian panoramas has many other attractions fordiscerning travellers. Here, you are warmly welcomed to a concert tour of the private Hutsul Museum of lifestyle and musical instruments named after Roman Kumlyk. In the house-museum of the movie “Shadows of forgotten ancestors”, you can learn about the great love of the Hutsuls Ivan and Marichka, as well as have a photoshoot in the Hutsul clothes.You can taste Hutsul cheese (brynzia) at the Museum of the Polonynian life Khata-Staia, and beer lovers can enjoy the refreshing, local beer, Verkhovyna, brewed of high-quality Bavarian malt and hops on crystal Carpathian water.

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Bukovel

The No. 1 Ski Resort in Ukraine, where you can get to the top of the mountain Bukovel (1115 m) in the cable-chairlift and admire a beautiful view of the Gorgany and Chornohora mountain ridge.

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Yaremche

The famous climatic resort is located between the picturesque mountains in the fascinating valley of the Prut river. Every year, thousands of people admire the cascading waterfall Probii (Yaremche Huk) and a wooden restaurant Hutsulshchyna.

What is included?

Transfer along the route

Transfer along the route

Professional guide

Professional guide

Travel insurance

Travel insurance

Accommodation

Accommodation

1-2-3 nights: In cosy farmsteads in the Berehovo district, rooms: 2, 3-bed bedrooms with amenities on the floor for 2-3 rooms. 4-5 nights: In cosy Hutsul farmsteads in Verkhovyna. 2/ 3-bed bedrooms with amenities on the floor for 2-3 rooms.

From each purchased tour, we transfer 10% to the Ukrainian Refugee Support Fund!