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Lviv – Carpathian mountains

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From the first glimpse Lviv impresses everyone with its charming aura and hospitality. Lviv will always remain in a memory of every person, who breathed the Dazy aroma of a cup of local coffee and walk through cobblestone ancient squares and narrow streets. Lviv or as it’s sometimes called ” a little Paris”, has a plenty of historic marvelous sights included in the UNESCO World Heritage list. The city has become a capital of culture, beauty and aesthetics long time ago. For centuries, Lviv has been remaining a key city not only for Ukrainian, but also for Polish, Jewish and Austrian nations. It terms of European significant influence, Lviv is a great example of the fusion of the architectural and artistic traditions of eastern Europe with those from Italy, Armenia, Austria and Germany.

Ukrainian Carpathians are the Green Lungs of Ukraine, featuring a unique blend of untouched natural zones, wildlife, virgin forests, meadows, shepherds and local dwellers living in a harmony with surrounding nature. Free yourself and touch to the nature. Move into the magic realm of Carpathians’ wild nature. Step into the unknown Europe and enjoy the cultural immersion into the local natives “Hutsuls” life. They will treat with national highlands cuisine and strong drinks such as Carpathian balsam and liqueurs.

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DAY 1: Lviv. Coffee. Lovely streets. Old cemetery.

Pick-up and Welcome. Meeting with your TouchUkraine guide. Hotel check-in.

Take a guided tour along city’s major attractions, and Lviv famoust tiny cobbled calm streets, where each building is a unique masterpiece of glorious past.

The fisrt coffee house have been opened exactly in Lviv, that's why there are so many romantic cafes on the corner of every lane. Drink cup of fragrant coffee (or how Ukrainian people name it - filizhanka), listen to the murmur of fountain and pleasant sounds of tram or horse carriage passing through.
You will visit a place for kisses in a form of a clock with a slightly different time than on your smarhone.
You can visit a famous and ancient Lychakiv cemetery where are 300 thousand burials and more than 500 sculptures. It's a historical cementery where the best sond and daughters of many nations are resting in piece.
Visit Galician bakery foundation “Strudel House”, where you can taste the most delicious strudel ever.

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DAY 2: Chocolate. Organ music . Sky

Welcome on the main area of the city - Rynok square. This is a heart of Lviv. Feed pigeons and drop a coin for your wishes come true.
Lviv Chocolate Manufacture - take a special chocolate making training and produce a sweet souvenir by your hands with the help of your fantasy.

Listen deep sound of organ and travel into the past. Listen to mighty music in 18th century remarkable Lviv Dominican church. Listen to the breathtaking music and look at ancient stained-glass windows and wooden statues of Catholic saints.

At night Lviv is illuminated with vintage lanterns. You will be amazed by the panorama view of red roofs, little streets and churches from the height of bird flight. Have a dinner on the hill, with no no noisy tourists around but with an open view on whole city. Just look and inspire...

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DAY 3: Mountains. Ukrainian symbol of Easter. Waterfall.

Arrive to Kosiv. Visit the biggest hutsuls' bazaar, where you can buy all things made by natives.
Go to Kolomyia and see a big collection of Easter Eggs(in Ukrainian - Pysanka). That museum counts more than 6 thousand pysanky, among which are authentic and exclusive painting of our ancestors.

Lastly galician mountains and the deepest cascading waterfall in Yaremche welcome you! From the bridge opens large-scale panorama on mountains' slopes and valleys. A waterfall floats on the stones and gives you calm and easy breeze. The waterfall impress and after some minutes close to this natural miracle, it is hard to look aside.

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DAY 4: Karpaty. The highest mountain. Lake "Nesamovyte". Finnish bath.

Enslave the TOP of the highest mountain of Ukraine, feast one's eyes on our country from high 2 061 m. Breath an aroma of sky, touch to the sun and feel liberty. Agreeable fatigue will cover you. But when you will see unearthly scenery, you`ll forget all your troubles. Enjoy every breath.

There are a lot of legends about the most mysterious lake of Carpathians - Nesamovyte. It reminds us beautiful deep blue eyes, which calm, attract and charm.

Transfer to family owned guesthouse. Relax after hard in Finish bath with homemade herbal tea and aroma of essential oil.

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DAY 5: Rafting. Colourful emotions. Energy of river.

Have breakfast enjoying view of sunny glade, morning exercises, fresh air full of Oxygen. Energy fills your body during all the day.

Are you ready to race mountains' hills? Unbelievable feelings! Water's breezes, river stones, speed you move, your heart beating and the feeling of adrenalin's emission in your body. After taste ethnic lunch(varennyky and borshtch) with locals on wild nature.

Visit real hutsul's farm. Learn all secrets of making white gold of Carpathians - brynza.
Tale part in the process and taste the cheese among breathtaking nature - sough of trees and refreshing wind gust.

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DAY 6: Cycling.Culture. Inspire. Art.

Travel by tram. Untouchable nature, lovely forests, in thicket of which you go, don't bore to impress you with their beauty and greatness. That feeling of rise in mountains by tram isn't similar on any others. (v. Vyhoda, Dolynskyj district).

Listen a sound of the longest wind instrument in whole world - trembita. Unreal for Ukrainian imagine the Carpathians without these sounds. Try to play trembita by yourself and feel, how tone spread out the mountains.

Bicycle tour of Carpathians means adrenalin, emotions and green joy enjoyment for your eyes. The mountains are place, where you want to dream. Catch inspire and CREATE! Draw light green trees, mountains' cliffs and blue water of rivers on the easel...Just let go all problems and move in frantic whirlpool of mountains' life and imprint a moment in your heart.

Transfer to Lviv in a sleeper train.

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DAY 7: Touch to the beautiful. Ancient churches. Tramway.

Opera of Lviv is worthy of attention. You have to visit theater to feel true atmosphere of high art, give you veritable holiday of your soul and harmony with beautiful.
The buildings of Lviv's opera was created more than 100 years ago.It impresses with perfection and beautiful interior.

Churches roll(visit TOP-10 cathedral of Lviv). That architecture combines unprecedented luxury, but simplicity. Such churches are historical monuments, that survived two World Wars and they remained the keepers of human faith.

Farewell & Departure.

  • What's included

  • Accomodation: 2 nights in hotels, 2 nights in a family owned guesthouse, 2 nights in train (2nd class)
  • Meals: day 1 – none, day 2 – lunch, day 3- lunch and dinner, day 4 – full board, day 5 – full board, day 6 – breakfast, day 7 – breakfast.
  • Transfers - privat car with driver or taxi, train.
  • Guided tours in Lviv and Carpathians.
  • English-speaking guide for the duration of the tour
  • Insurance.
  • Equipment for activities.
  • Welcome package.
  • Bike and helmet rent.
  • Smartphone with 3G internet.
  • Not included

  • Personal Expenses.
  • Air tickets to Ukraine.
  • Extra meals.
Lviv - Nota Bene Hotel

Lviv - Nota Bene Hotel

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

Resort Oksamyt Verchovyna

Resort Oksamyt Verchovyna

Cosy hotel in Carpathians, which shows you all the beauty and hospitality of Ukrainians. Tasty food, comfortable apartments, nice views, different master classes - you will enjoy every single moment of your staying there
Every room with double bed, wardrobe, satellite TV, bathroom (shower, toilet), balcony, some rooms have an additional sofa bed. Rooms are equipped with Wi-Fi.

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  • Duration: 6 days / 5 nights
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