Family Heritage Tour

up to $1,120

Ukrainian diaspora is widespread all over the world. If you are looking to reconnect with your family roots on a family heritage tour of Ukraine, you’ve come to the right place. We will cooperate with you to create the perfect tour, using the genealogy research work you have done before. Compose a tour based entirely on your own family heritage, or simply transform some elements of this into a broader Ukraine Tour within which you will visit your family members, ancestral towns and villages, museums and archives. You can always go custom and tell us in detail what you need and expect, and our tour masters will craft the best family heritage trip you can just imagine. 

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DAY 1: Research.

We often help people finding their family roots in Ukraine and so compiled this useful guide for exploring your family heritage in Ukraine step-by-step.

Meet our guide, consider with your guide conception of your tour. Go to archives (provincial and regional), review of church`s notes. Visit your family, ancestral towns, or carry out genealogical research. No matter how results-full your trip turns out, the experience and the long-awaited journey will sure become one of the travel highlights.

Enjoy good evening at one table with your relatives, see old photos and listen histories.

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DAY 2: Family secrets. Learn family ancestral occupation. Graves of ancestors.

Learn ancient secrets of your family. Interesting journey in roots of families tree. Every family of village had their kind of occupation. Explore engagement of your kin. Cemetery Roll (visit places of burial of your relatives.) Communicate with natives and learn more about your relatives. Have special evening near fireside and become closer to hutsul`s culture.

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DAY 3: Parting. Interchange of presents. Relax in mountains

Say goodbye to your relatives. Give and get some gifts for remember that trip all you life.

Open wild nature of Carpathians. Transfer to the village of Dzembronia. This is the best place to explore Chornohora. Chornohora is the highest mountain range in Western Ukraine. All the highest peaks of the Ukrainian Carpathians are located there. You can go up to the observatory ruins or can enjoy beautiful walk through the lakes, forests and flowers.
Have night near the most mysterious lake of Ukraine.

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DAY 4: Great view. Sauna. Time to dream

Meet sunrise.
Take a day to enjoy the beauty of the surrounding mountains. Get that real feel of being one to one with nature, very far away from civilization. You can choose to have free time and create some goals, have inspired, or take another hike to one of Chornohora peaks.

In the evening go into Finnish bath. Smell of aroma-oil, medicinal steam will relax you.

Transfer to Lviv.

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DAY 5: Lviv culture. Smell of coffee. City of old architecture.

Welcome to Lviv. Meeting with your TouchUkraine guide. Hotel check-in.

Lviv always meet people hearty.
Take a guided tour along city’s main attractions. Visit the heart of the city - Rynok square, that surrounds Ratusha. Go up into the Ratusha and enjoy the bird`s eye view of ancient streets and buildings.
Visit the oldest pharmacy-museum of Lviv.

You have chance to listen concert of street music and see street dances.
Spend great evening in beer museum “Truth”(in Ukrainian “Pravda”). Taste an enormous amount of sorts of beer.

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DAY 6: Churches. Tram. Opera.

Have a delicious breakfast of traditional dishes of Lviv - pstrug, bread and vine.
Visit the most ancient temples of city of lion. Have excursion on the tram - the most popular transport of lviv`s citizens.
Touch to the beautiful - Lviv`s opera is one of the most impressive of Europe. The architecture surprise with greatness and pomposity. All musical comedies and ballets accompany penetrating playing of orchestra.

Have supper in authentic restaurant “House of legends”.

  • What's included

  • Welcome package.
  • Smartphone with 3G internet.
  • Accomodation: 2 nights in 3 star hotels, 2 nights in a family owned guesthouse, 2 nights in train (1st class)
  • Meals: day 1 – breakfast , day 2 – breakfast and lunch, day 3- full board, day 4 – lunch, day 5 – breakfast and lunch, day 6- supper
  • Point-to-point transfers and airport transfers.
  • Research of your family.
  • Guided tour in Lviv.
  • English-speaking guide for the duration of the tour
  • Activities.
  • Insurance.
  • Not included

  • Visa
  • Personal Expenses.
  • Air tickets to Ukraine.
Kyiv

Kyiv "Premier Hotel Rus"

Premier Hotel Rus is a great base for exploring the shops and restaurants of Khreshchatyk - Kiev’s main street. The nearby Palats Sportu Metro Station is on 2 different lines. Hotel staff can help with tour bookings and travel arrangements.
Premier Hotel Rus’s bright rooms and suites are decorated in rich red and gold colours. They feature, refrigerators and and slippers. Rooms on the upper floors offer wonderful city views.

Nota Bene Hotel  Lviv

Nota Bene Hotel Lviv

Nota Bene Hotel provides conventional style rooms in Lviv, 3 km from Svobody Prospekt and a 15-minute walk from the Church of Saint Olha and Elizabeth. This hotel offers free Wi-Fi and parking.
Nota Bene Hotel features airy rooms with light furniture. Each room comes with a wardrobe, and a balcony with city view. Modern bathrooms are fitted with a hairdryer and free toiletries.
Guests can enjoy breakfast in the on-site restaurant and order European dishes

Dzembronia - Bilyi Slon

Dzembronia - Bilyi Slon

Located in the Carpathian National Park, 5 km from Dzembronya, Bilyi Slon offers accommodation in wooden bungalows with free WiFi. This campsite features a restaurant and communal sauna.

All accommodation comes with heating. Some cabins and rooms have access to shared bathroom facilities, while others offer a private bathroom.

Bilyi Slon has a shared kitchen and shared lounge area for guests. There is a volleyball court and a children’s playground at the property. You can hire equipment for skiing, kayaking, rafting and cycling on site.
Ivano-Frankivsk Airport is 120 km from the campsite, and Kolomyya is 80 km away.

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Trip Details

  • Trip Name: Family Heritage Tour
  • Trip Code: FH-01
  • Trip Style: Active adventure
  • Type: Scheduled?
  • Duration: 6 days / 5 nights
  • Arrival city: Kyiv
  • Departure city: Lviv
  • Places visited:
  • Group size: 2-6

Scheduled

Scheduled departures, with like minded travellers. For dates see departures tab.

Private

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Custom

Tailored to your interests, a bespoke travel experience.