Journey into the heart of Eastern Europe – discover the greatest city of Ukraine – Kyiv (or formerly known as Kiev). Feel the spirit of the Ukrainian people, visit the most ancient historical monuments, antique cathedrals and statues. Learn one of the oldest cultures of Europe. A real pleasure for the eyes are Kyiv blooming parks and gardens, theatres and small streets. The bike-tour around the beautiful places of Kyiv is waiting for you, as well as walking along the picturesque Dnieper river.
Kyiv is also a next big global city and a future transport and economic hub for the whole Europe. Right now you can witness how it’s booming and developing. You shouldn’t also miss a chance to discover the vast wildlife territory within Kyiv: birdwathcing, kayaking, and trekking acros wild Dniper islands just inside the metropolis. Well preserved untouched nature is another unique pecularity of the city, which we will gladly share with you.
Pick-up and Welcome. Meeting with your TouchUkraine guide. Hotel check-in.
One of the biggest achievements of Ukrainian culture are antique, ancient temples.
You will have church roll (fast visit of the most unique and special churches of Kyiv).
The temples will give you unforgettable impressions. They are unique in their own ways. The authentic frescoes and mosaics with icon painting will show you the era of Kievan Rus`. Tunnels of Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra will take you to mystic past.
Visit “Gold gates”, Maidan of independence and "chestnut" soul of Kyiv - the main street - Khreshchatyk.
Bicycle in refreshing, blooming greenery will help you to relax you from the city. In park “Feofania” you will enjoy views on monasteries and colorful flowerbeds.
Taste national Ukrainian cuisine in a “Dukhmiana pich” restaurant .
To get to know the city better, you need to see the details and visit unknown places fot tourists, which even local usually aren't aware of.
Open mysteries of strange Kyiv in “House with ghosts”. Visit Podil area and its cozy cafes. Visit museum of Chernobyl and get impressed by the heaviest technological tragedy of the 20century.
Take a ride on the traditional attraction in Kyiv - the funicular. Visit Andriyivskyi uzviz - the most vivid bazaar of Kyiv. Buy some Ukrainian symbols or traditional creativity of our folk.
The machine of time exists! “The museum of one street” will carry through the whole Ukrainian story.
Kyiv at night impresses with lights and rapid rhythm of life. Enjoy calm and ease of evening's Dnieper.
Hunting with camera - Bird watching.
Swim in kayaks, feel appeasement among Ukrainian flora and fauna. Watch calm life of birds. Taste delicious syrnyk - Ukrainian traditional desert (pancake of home-made cheese).
How did Ukrainian people live in XVIII century? Low houses with tiny windows and hardwood floors...The whole family usually lived in one room. You will observe one unique village where still lives the spirit of the Ukrainian peasantry, where still bloom their drawings on the walls and here hang their embroidered shirts. There are mills and bridges, churches and the narrow well-trodden paths. Our rich heritage will amaze you.
Farewell & departure.
It is a legendary hotel, built in before Olympic games 1980 in the very center of Kyiv to serve as a host place for internatioanl sportsmen and tourists.
The Hotel clambered upon a hill in the very heart of the business and tourist districts of the capital. The famous artery street - Khreshchatyk - is just few steps away. Palats Sportu metro station is located near-by, and the Hotel offers the views of the Olympic Stadium - the main sports arena in Kyiv.
Premier Hotel Rus’s bright rooms and suites are decorated in rich red and gold colours. They feature, refrigerators and slippers. Rooms on the upper floors offer wonderful city views.
More details: http://www.booking.com/hotel/ua/rus.html
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