About this tour
We invite you to the Magical Carpathians. We will walk along the paths of the legendary Oleksa Dovbush, visit the heart of the Hutsul region - Verkhovyna, visit the most expensive ski resort in our country and feel the real adrenaline of jeep riding! All this and even more - on a three-day tour to the Carpathians.
Tour dates: November 4, 11, 18, 25
Departure from RIVNE, LUTSK, Lviv (IN ADDITION, we provide a free transfer to board the tour from the cities: ZDOLBUNIV, DUBNO, OSTROG).
Paid additionally entrance tickets to sightseeing facilities:
- Rocks of Dovbush - UAH 50, children - 25 UAH ;
- ticket for the chairlift in Bukovel - 190 UAH, children under 12 years - 130 UAH ;
- Hutsul Land - 250 UAH - adult, children up to 12 years old. - 200 UAH, up to 6 years - free.
- driving on jeeps (2100 UAH /car; max. 6 people)
- Museum named after Roman Kumlyk - 50 UAH, children under 16 - 40 UAH.
- Vyshyvanka Museum - 40 UAH, children 30 UAH, children under 5 years of age are free
- Corkscrew Museum (tasting + tour) - 70UAH, children under 15 - free
- Hutsul fun - 270-350 UAH (depending on the group);
- breakfast, dinner - 100-150 UAH. (when booking a tour without meals);
- services of a professional tour guide
- Personal expenses (souvenirs, etc.).
- Entrance tickets for various entertainments in Bukovel, location and other details of these entertainments will always be with the group leader.
*The tour is conducted in Ukrainian
05:20 - Departure from Rivne (Pokrovsky shopping center, Kvity store stop). The time and place of departure from other cities will be specified individually. Stop for breakfast. Time for lunch (in the fresh air, in gazebos). 13:00 – 14:30 - Excursion on the rock of Dovbush - "Mysterious world of the rock city" (height up to 30 meters). There are chaotically arranged groups of stones where, according to legend, Oleksa Dovbush hid his gold and jewels. The Dovbush trail may not tell you everything about the leader of the Carpathian rebels, but it will give you an idea of where the rebels were probably hiding in the middle of the 18th century. In addition, it is simply pleasant to wander here: wooded slopes, immense boulders covered with bright green moss, fresh air, saturated with the smell of needles, silence and incredible views. 15:00 - Arrival at the place of residence and check-in at the hotel. 15:30 - 18:30 - JEEP RIDE: Excursion jeep tours in the Carpathians will certainly fill your vacation with drive. After riding jeeps in the mountains for several weeks, you will have a lot of impressions and emotions, as well as a lot of cool photos and videos. Rest in a comfortable hotel, where in the evening we can rest and recharge our energy for the next day. Free time (barbecue, gazebo at your service). Dinner at the hotel (when booking a tour with meals).
08:30 – 09:00 – We wake up and have a good breakfast (when booking a tour with meals) and go on excursions! 10:00 – 11:00 - Halinka Verhovinka Manor Museum (Vyshyvanka Museum) An extremely soulful museum founded by the poet Halyna Yacentyuk. During the interactive tour, she talks about Hutsul traditions, especially the wedding ceremony, the ornamentation of Hutsul embroidery, and dresses tourists in Hutsul costumes. The guests are especially moved by the poems recited from the heart of the hostess with the wonderful creative pseudonym Halinka Verhovinka. 11:10 - 12:10 - We will visit the "Roman Kumlyk" museum, a private museum opened by Roman Kumlyk on January 7, 2000 and located in the family house. The owner collected materials for 30 years. These are household items, ancient Hutsul clothing, work tools, coins of different times and many interesting things about Hutsul life. A special pride of the museum is the collection of musical instruments. During the excursion, we will immerse ourselves in the real atmosphere of the holiday! 12:20 – 13:30 - . We will visit the "Stopora" museum. The Corkscrew Museum - Tasting Hall is an ideal place to relax and enjoy the atmosphere of wine, as the museum has collected about 600 corkscrews of various types. Homemade young wine will be offered for tasting, as well as a story about the history and types of corkscrews. Corkscrews in the form of animals, birds, keys, weapons, glasses. Different size and color. 13:30 - 14:30 - time for lunch 15:00 – 17:00 – To get to know the Hutsuls, 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, banosh with cheese, tea made from fragrant healing Carpathian herbs, ... *singing and dancing by the Hutsul chapel "Drymba"; *master classes on Hutsul dances: hutsulka, resheto, golubka; *Hutsul chants, kolomyikas, songs about the Carpathians; *and dancing, dancing, dancing to fiery Hutsul music. You will definitely like it! 18:30 – return to the hotel, dinner (when booking a tour with meals). *For all those who wish, an additional attraction is Boiling in vats over a slow fire — what tour participants like the most. Boiling alternates with bathing in the cool mountain river that flows nearby. Such a contrast will help you maintain your tone throughout the week and will give you an unforgettable experience from the trip.
08:30 – 08:30 - Again, we all wake up and have a good breakfast (when ordering a tour with meals). 08:40 — Departure from the hotel (with belongings). 09:00 - 12:00 — we enjoy rest for the soul at the Bukovel Complex! A number of additional attractions await you on the vast territory of the Bukovel tourist complex: SPA HOLIDAY: VODA day&nightclub, located on the shore of the largest artificial lake in Europe. In winter, "VODA" club works in the SPA format. The atmosphere of relaxation reigns here, so it's a great place to relax your muscles. Warm up in the pools and saunas: • all-season warm pool: depth 1.5 m, temperature 32-34 ºC; • 4 outdoor jacuzzis, temperature 32-36 ºC; • Mediterranean sauna, 55-60 ºC, humidity - 55%; • Finnish sauna, 80-110 °C, 10-15% humidity, made of Canadian cedar; • Roman steam room, 35-40 °С, humidity 98-100%; • salt cave, 22-24 ºC, humidity 50-60%. "VODA club" professionals will help you get rid of accumulated toxins and salts. Masseurs have prepared for you 10 types of massage, including classic and stone massage, as well as peeling. You will be pleasantly surprised! GUTSUL LAND Not so long ago, a new park opened in Bukovel. Ethno-park "Hutsul Land" is fascinating stories about the life and daily life of the highlanders of the Ukrainian Carpathians: Hutsuls, Boyks and Lemks. This is an area that combines various recreation and entertainment areas on the territory of "Bukovel", which is located behind the Lake of Youth. One of the main sites is an open-air museum. It differs from ordinary museums in that it is interactive with guests - you can go into the middle of the house, which is about 200 years old, sit on a bench and watch the fire burn in the furnace, try to grind wheat flour in millstones, weave a path on a real loom machines, watch how cheese is prepared in a cheese factory and even take part in a theatrical performance of a Hutsul wedding. There is also a territory where a contact zoo is located, where domestic, exotic, wild animals and birds live in natural conditions, which will delight not only children, but also adults. RODELBAN "Speed fun" This is a new all-weather toboggan run of the German company Wiegand, located for the first time on the territory of Ukraine. Bends, turns and jumps give a special sharpness of sensations. The attraction provides an opportunity to independently control the speed of the sled, which carries one or two passengers down the slope. The total length of the attraction track is 1500 meters. The length of the rapid descent is 1000 meters. The sleds have a braking system that guarantees compliance with the precisely set speed and distance, while ensuring the maximum possible safety. BIKE ZIP: this is an opportunity to ride a bike on the cable car stretched across the lake of Molodosti and enjoy the panoramic view of the Carpathians! The total length of one ride is 560 m. Feel the taste of adventure and crazy drive with BIKE ZIP. THE LONGEST TROLLEY IN UKRAINE: The trolley is a high-speed descent on a roller along a steeply inclined cable. A flight on the "Bukovel" trolley is a real aerial adventure! In 100 seconds, you will be able to fly from the top of Bukovel Mountain to the very center of the resort - on the roof of parking lot #2. The length of the "Bukovel" trolley is 1130 meters with a height difference of more than 190 m! The attraction has 3 lines, is among the 10 longest in Europe and is the longest in Ukraine! "BUKOVELSKY SLIDES" is a completely new extreme entertainment for all lovers of vivid impressions. It is a zipline suspended on ropes between trees, with ascents, descents and steep turns. The total length of the "Roller Coaster zipline" is more than 500 m at a height of up to 15 m. After visiting the "Bukovel Hills", you will get a sea of cool and unforgettable emotions. 13:00 - 15:00 - we have lunch and visit the Yaremchan souvenir market, here we give you free time (you can buy interesting souvenirs, admire the beauty of the "Probiy" waterfall, visit the famous "Hutsulshchyna" restaurant). At the market, you can buy a carved mug, warm knitted woolen socks, a handmade clay service, a traditional embroidered shirt or even a warm bed — everything that the Carpathians are rich in. The waters of the Prut flow down from a height of 8 meters. Most of the Carpathian waterfalls can be seen only from the river valleys, and Probiy - from all possible angles. 15:30 – departure from Yaremche. 22:30 - return to Rivne (approximately). We will specify the time and place of return to other cities individually.
5 reasons to choose tour
We will walk along the paths of the legendary Oleksa Dovbush
Visit the heart of the Hutsul region - Verkhovyna
Visit the most expensive ski resort in our country
Feel the real adrenaline of jeep riding
All this and even more - on a three-day tour to the Carpathians
The rock of Dovbush
Jeep tour in the Carpathians
Halinka Verhovinka Manor Museum
The Bukovel Complex
What is included?
Transfer along the route
Accommodation in the estate (hotel): 2-, 3-, 4-bed rooms
From each purchased tour, we transfer 10% to the Ukrainian Refugee Support Fund!
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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.