5-Day Small-Group Tour of Kyiv Highlights

5-Day Small-Group Tour of Kyiv Highlights

Get the maximum positive impressions from your visit to Kyiv by joining a comprehensive 5-day tour of Kyiv highlights. Including accommodation in a comfortable hotel with breakfast and round-trip airport transfers, this fascinating tour is perfect for the first-time visitor. Discover the best Kyiv attractions and get some useful information from an expert local guide. Explore the city on a Panoramic City Tour, visit the UNESCO-listed Kiev-Pechersk Lavra and explore Pirohiv Open-Air Museum. Combining excursions and leisure, you will enjoy your staying in Kyiv.

Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer from Boryspil Airport to hotel in Kyiv

Pass By: Boryspil International Airport, Boryspil', Kyiv Oblast, Ukraine, 08307
Airport

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Accommodation at your selected hotel

Day 2: Kyiv City Tour

Pass By: Saint Sophia Cathedral, Volodymyrska vul. 24, Kyiv 01001 Ukraine
Admire the beauty of UNESCO-listed St. Shopia Cathedral, built in the 11th century during the rule of Yaroslav the Wise. It is one of the main attractions of the city.

Stop At: Sofiyskaya Square, Volodymyrska St 22, Kyiv 01001 Ukraine
Walk through the square in front of St.Sophia Cathedral and learn the most interesting facts
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Andriivskyi Descent, Kyiv Ukraine
Stroll down the favorite street of the citizens of Kyiv and explore its open-air market. You can buy traditional souvenirs here, as well as vintage and hand made things.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Za Dvumya Zaitsami Monument, Desyatinnaya St., 4-6, Kyiv Ukraine
Learn the history of the movie characters from your guide and take a lovely picture of them.
Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: St. Andrew's Church, Andreyevskiy Spusk, 23, Kyiv Ukraine
Admire a masterpiece of Baroque architecture of 18th century, located on the top of Andriivsky descent.

Pass By: Taras Shevchenko National Opera and Ballet Theatre of Ukraine, Volodymyrska St., 50, Kyiv 01030 Ukraine
Discover an elegant building of Kiev State Opera and Ballet theater, built in 1901. Find out interesting facts about its history from you guide.

Stop At: St Michael's Golden Domed Monastery, Triokhsviatytelska St, 8, Kyiv 01601 Ukraine
Marvel at the beauty of the restored St. Michael’s Golden Domed Monastery
Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Maidan Nezalezhnosti, Kyiv 02000 Ukraine
The central square of Kyiv is a must-visit visit place for all the guests of the city. It plays an important role in the life of the city and your guide will explain you the recent historical events.

Pass By: Khreshchatyk St., Kyiv Ukraine
Stroll down the central street of Kyiv, which is one of the shortest central streets in Europe. Discover various boutiques and restaurants, located on the both sides of the street.

Stop At: St. Volodymyr's Cathedral, 20 Shevchenko Boulevard, Kyiv Ukraine
Visit a splendid cathedral and admire the paintings of V. Vasnetsov. There are also relics of St. Barbara kept there.
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Shevchenko Park, Tarasa Shevchenko Boulevard Between Tereshchenkivska and Volodymyrska Streets, Kyiv Ukraine
A beautiful park in the very center of the city overlooks the main building of the University. It’s a great place for a relaxing walk.
Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: National Taras Shevchenko University of Kyiv, Volodymyrska vul. 60, Kyiv 01601 Ukraine
A famous red building of the University is one of the highlights of the city center. It is an architectural monument of 19h century. Discover the main versions of the origin of the intense red color of the building.

Stop At: Golden Gate, Vladimirskaya st., 40a, Kyiv Ukraine
Located in a cozy park, this monument is one of the symbols of the city. It used to be the main entrance to the city in the time of Kyivan Rus. Nowadays, the ruins of the ancient gates are kept beneath the exact replica of this landmark.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Prince Yaroslav the Wise Statue, Zolotovoritsky Park near the Golden Gate, corner of Volodymyrska and Prorizna Streets, Kyiv Ukraine
Discover a statue of Yaroslav the Wise holding the layout of the Golden Gates just in front of this monument.
Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Dnieper River, Kyiv Ukraine
You can’t imagine Kyiv without Dnipro River, which divides the city in two parts. A beautiful panorama of the Dnipro river and its bridges is one of the highlights of Kyiv.

Meals included:

Accommodation included: Accommodation at your selected hotel

Day 3: Visit of Kyiv Pecherska Lavra

Stop At: The Holy Dormition Kyiv Caves Lavra, Lavrska Street, 15, building 42, Kyiv 01015 Ukraine
A must-see attractions of Kyiv – UNESCO-listed Kyiv Pechersk Lavra is an Orthodox Monastery, founded in 11th century.
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Stop At: Mykola Syadristy Microminiatures Museum, Lavrskaya St., 9, Kyiv 02000 Ukraine
Unique collection of museum displays tiny pieces of art that can be seen under the magnifying glass. It’s is a work of a prominent artisan Mykola Syadristy.
*Optional, museum is closed on Tuesdays.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: The Great Lavra Bell Tower, Lavrska St, 13/81, Kyiv 02000 Ukraine
One of the highlights of the Upper Lavra is a 96-meter Bell Tower, which dominates over the territory of the monastery.
*Optional visit.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Church of the Saviour at Berestove, Lavrska St., 21/4, Kyiv 02000 Ukraine
An ancient church, located in the northern part of Lavra, is an important monument of architecture.
Duration: 15 minutes

Meals included:

Accommodation included: Accommodation at your selected hotel

Day 4: Visit ot Pirogovo Open-Air Museum of Folk Architecture and Household

Stop At: Pyrohovo Open-Air Museum, Akademika Tronko St. Pyrohiv, Kyiv 03026 Ukraine
Meet your guide at the reception of your hotel and after 20 minutes of comfortable drive you will forget about the hassle of the city arrive to the unique Open-Air Museum Pirogovo. The territory of the museum is quite big and contains more than 3000 authentic items of folk architecture and household. Your guide will show you the most interesting and picturesque parts of it.

You will explore charming white houses under the thatched roof with beautiful patterns on the walls. It is possible to examine the interior of the houses and discover a lot of traditional domestic items. You will try to guess what did they serve for and your guide will explain you all the details.

There is a marvelous three domed wooden church on the territory of the museum with the iconostasis of the XVIII century. Just a few steps from the church there is a priest house and an old school. You will find a souvenir shop in one of the houses, where you can buy handmade products of the local artisans, including pottery, embroidered shirts etc.

One of the main attractions in Pirogovo is the collection of windmills, situated on the top of a picturesque hill. Once you reach this place, you will admire the astonishing panorama of the whole territory of the museum. It’s a great place to take pictures.

Moreover, there are several restaurants here where you can try some national dishes in your free time (optional). The tour will end with a drop-off to your hotel.

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Meals included:

Accommodation included: Accommodation at your selected hotel

Day 5: Departure Transfer to Boryspil Airport

Pass By: Boryspil International Airport, Boryspil', Kyiv Oblast, Ukraine, 08307
Airport

Meals included:

No accommodation included on this day.

Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"You will be informed of the exact name of the hotel after confirmation of availability"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"



Start Time:
Confirm time with the local provider in advance of your experience.
4-star hotel, DBL/TWIN
1/24/2024 - 2/20/2025
Monday - Sunday : 12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
4-star hotel, SGL
1/24/2024 - 2/20/2025
Monday - Sunday : 12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
5-star hotel, DBL/TWIN
1/24/2024 - 2/20/2025
Monday - Sunday : 12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
5-star hotel, SGL
1/24/2024 - 2/20/2025
Monday - Sunday : 12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
3-star hotel, DBL/TWIN
1/24/2024 - 2/20/2025
Monday - Sunday : 12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
3-star hotel, SGL
1/24/2024 - 2/20/2025
Monday - Sunday : 12:00 AM - 11:30 PM

Duration: 5 Days
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered
Your driver will pick you up at the airport or any address in Kyiv. Please, provide your arrival details in the booking.

Airports

  • Kiev-Borispol Airport, Kyiv Ukraine
  • Kiev-Zhulhany Airport, Kyiv Ukraine


Cancellations and refunds: If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Included

  • Four nights accommodation in selected 3-, 4- or 5-star hotel in Kiev
  • Professional guide
  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • 4x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 4 nights
  • Entry/Admission - The Great Lavra Bell Tower
  • Entry/Admission - Pyrohovo Open-Air Museum
  • Entry/Admission - The Holy Dormition Kyiv Caves Lavra

Not Included

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities

Facilities


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