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Explore Ukraine
Jewels of Ukraine

Ukraine is a great travel destination located at the crossroads between Central and Eastern Europe. Bordering with Russia and not far from Turkey, Ukraine is a country of mountains. Ukraine has a coastline on the Black Sea and this makes the place a popular summer destination for the visitors. Adventure lovers can explore Carpathian Mountain and dive into activities like skiing, hiking, fishing and hunting here.

Not just this also have plenty of other actions to enjoy at other places in Ukraine like enjoying bird spotting in Danube Delta, Cycling along the Dnipro in Kiev and the water sports on the islands across the river. For culturem, visit the UNESCO World Heritage sites with locals and then tuck into a traditional meal for just a few dollars. Two cities must explore when on a trip to Ukraine are Kiev and Lviv.

Kiev is the capital city of Ukraine. Kiev is also the cultural centre of Eastern Europe. Kiev is famous for its golden domed churches and historical monuments. Kiev is the most fascinating and wide arrayed tourist place where the people are kind and welcoming. Known as ‘Hidden Jewel of Europe’ Kiev has more than 100 museums, many theatres, and ballet, opera and art galleries. On top of it all, Kiev will pleasantly surprise with the diversity and quality of food. Lviv is another city worth exploring.

The city is said to be very poetic city from its outset. The streets in Lviv paved with stones are of medieval times. Architectures of Lviv are quite in style all preserved in its original form. Apart from these two cities, explore Kharkiv Odessa, Chernihiv, Chernivtsi, Donetsk and Sevastopol too.

Countries
Ukraine
Things to do
  • Folk Culture
  • Museums
  • Churches
  • Outdoor Activities
  • Soviet Architecture
  • Jewish Sites
  • Local Food
  • Shopping
Cuisine
  • Food is an important part of Ukrainian culture. Ukrainian cuisine was mainly based on the products obtained from farming. Ukrainians have been growing rye, wheat, barley, buckwheat and oats. Oats and barley were dominant in Carpathian villages.
  • Freshly made dumplings called varenyky are a common Ukrainian staple. Varenyky is dough stuffed with a variety of foods, such as potatoes, meats, cheeses, sauerkraut, and even fruit, such as blueberries or cherries, for dessert. Each region, restaurant, and family has its own recipe.
  • The main dish that represents modern Ukrainian cuisine is undoubtedly Chicken Kiev, Chicken Kiev is a dish made of chicken fillet pounded and rolled around cold butter, then coated with eggs and bread crumbs, and either fried or baked.
Costs
  • Budget: $50–100
  • Cafeteria-style meal: $5
  • Three-course dinner in a restaurant with waiters: $15-20
  • Meal in a top restaurant: $25-30
  • Double room with breakfast in a good hotel: $35-60
  • Double room in a comfortable, European standard hotel: $75-90
  • 100km of bus travel: $5
  • 100km of travel by express train: $5
  • English-speaking guide and driver per day: $25-50
Visa
  • Ukraine is not a part of SCHENGEN countries and visa too.
  • Ukrainian visa is on arrival for Indian tourists.
  • Visa on arrival can be obtained only in three locations in Ukraine: Kyiv Boryspil Airport, Kyiv International Airport (Zhuliany), and at Odessa International Airport. Ukraine visa on arrival allows you to stay inside the country for a maximum of 15 days.
  • E-Visas are issued as single entry visas valid for up to 30 days. All applicants should submit their printed e-Visas (along with their valid travel documents) to Ukraine's State Border Guard Service officers when entering Ukraine.
  • Ukrainian visa process takes 10 working days.
Season to Visit
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • septemeber
  • October

Typical Duration to Visit
  • 04 Days - 06 Days

Known For
  • Lviv's Historical Centrev
  • Kyevo-Pecherska Lavra, Kyiv
  • Carpathian Landscapes
  • Lviv's Food Culture
  • Kamyanets-Podilsky
  • Ivano-Frankivsk
  • Andriyivsky Uzviz, Kyiv
  • Visiting Chornobylv
  • Pyrohovo Museum of Folk Architecture, Kyiv
  • Odesa’s Nightlife
  • Sofiyivka Park, Uman
  • Myrhorod & The Gogol Circuit
  • Colourful Markets
  • Kolomyya
  • Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve
Areas to Visit
  • Kiev
  • Lviv

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