Pearls of Ukraine
Kyiv - Vinnytsya - Chernivtsi - Lviv - Lutsk - Rivne - Zhytomyr
10 days/9 nights
Day 1. Arrival to the airport of Kyiv. Meeting with our English-speaking representatives. Transfer to the hotel. Accommodation. Overnight stay at the hotel
Day 2. Breakfast at the hotel. Touring Kyiv, which is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, and is considered to be one of the greenest cities in the world. We will visit the main sites of Kyiv which are full of culture and rich in entertainment. Visiting Jewish places, including Brodsky central synagogue and other sights. Supper in a restaurant. Later on we will walk to Dnipro river bank which divides Kyiv into two. At the end, before the night falls, we will return to the hotel.
Day 3. After breakfast at the hotel we will make excursion to Babiy Yar which is located north-west of Kyiv and is the valley where tf|e Jews of Kyiv were killed. We will visit the ancient Jewish cemetery as well which today is known as the Peace Center. At the end of the excursion - departure to Tulchyn city on the Selnitsya River. It is the center of an agricultural district and has food-processing, clothing, and shoe industries. We will visit Pototsky Castle and the ancient Jewish city, and from there continue to Bershad - Jewish ghetto and visit the Jewish cemetery and the old synagogue. Before evening time we will arrive to Vinnytsya. Accommodation and dinner at the hotel.
Day 4. Breakfast at the hotel. Sightseeing excursion round Vinnytsya, including visiting Jewish "Jerusalemka" also known as "small Jerusalem", which was the Jewish town. Visit to the towns of Sharhorod, Murovani and Mohyliv. Return to the hotel and dinner.
Day 5. Breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast - excursion to Medzhybizh, a town which is located in Khmelnytsky geographic region in Ukraine and is known today mainly because of its being the homeland for the whole Hassidism movement, and the place of its founder Aba'al Shem Tov. We will come from there to a town called Kam'yanets Podilsky, which is considered to be the center of Jewish culture, there we will visit the ancient famous Cathedral, and the Old City and will follow to Chernivtsi, a town with mystic villager view Accommodation at the hotel. Dinner in the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.
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Day 6. Breakfast. Free day or sightseeing, shopping, relaxing in green Chernivtsi, which is located right under the Carpathian Mountains, which connects Ukraine with Romania, Poland, and Hungary. The town is located right at the Prut River's feet, there you can see the modern city with magnificent architecture of buildings, monuments and great green parks and squares. Evening dinner at authentic restaurant escorted by Ukrainian folklore.
Day 7. Breakfast. Departure to Lviv. On the way we will visit mineral water factory in Truskavets which is known as the "Spa City" of Ukraine with many natural treasures where people come to cure many health problems. Before night we will arrive to Lviv, accommodate at the hotel and we will have dinner.
Day 8. As soon as we finish Breakfast in the hotel, we will tour the Lviv city known as Lamberg the capital of eastern Galicia, one of the most ancient and special cities in Ukraine and in all Europe. This is the city where Uri Tzvi Greenberg, Biala Kamin grew up, and the place where Berner, Shufman and other Jewish famous people had worked. We will see city sites, visit synagogue, opera house, national museum and many other important sites. Return to hotel for rest and dinner.
Day 9. After breakfast we will visit Kamyanka - Buzka, where there were concentration camps for mass destruction. Visit to Lutsk. Excursion to the ancient fortress. In the evening, return to the hotel for supper and overnight.
Day 10. Early Breakfast in the morning. Departure to Kyiv through Rivne. Sightseeing in Rivne and Zhytomyr, the cities of National poet Haim Nahman Biallik, we will see the house where he grew up, and then we will visit the fancy Synagogue. After excursion we will arrive to Kyiv, we will enjoy dinner at ethnic restaurant we will have closing conversation, depart to airport Boryspil, and fly back home to Tel Aviv.
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