Tour of Ukraine and Poland

Tour of Ukraine and Poland

Start: Kiev Finish: Warsaw

Visiting: Kyiv, Lviv, Kraków, Warsaw


Duration: 10 Nights

Physical rating: Low

Special diets catered: Vegetarians, Vegans

Tour code: GUP

Tour operator: Smart Travel

Group size: 1 - 8

Age range: 10-99

Tour operated in: English ,German ,Spanish


From: $1230 $1205

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Tour Overview

Book this unforgettable tour of Ukraine and Poland. A 11-day itinerary to discover and explore the best destinations in both countries. During the tour we will discover: Kiev old town, Kiev St. Vladimir’s Cathedral, Kieav Golden Gates, Kiev St. Sophia Cathedral, Kiev St. Michael’s Golden-Domed Monastery, Kiev Independence Square, Kiev Cave Monastery (optional), Kiev Mamayeva Sloboda Open-Air Museum (optional), Kiev Chernobyl Museum (optional), Lviv old town, Lviv Olesko Castle (optional), Lviv Zolochiv Palace (optional), Lviv Market Square with City House, Lviv Black Stone Building, Lviv Opera Square, Lviv Kornyakt Palace, Lviv Mediaeval Pharmacy-Museum, Lviv Armenian Cathedral, Lviv Dominical and Bernardine cathedrals, Lviv Boim Chapel, Kraków Old Town with the St. Mary’s Church, Kraków Jagiellonian University, Kraków Cloth Halls and Wawel with the Wawel Castle and the Wawel Cathedral, Wieliczka Salt Mine (optional), Jasna Gora Monastery, Warsaw Old Town with the Royal Castle, Warsaw St John’s Cathedral, Warsaw Old Town Market Square and Warsaw Barbican, Royal Lazienki Park (optional) and much more.

Highlights

  • iconLviv Armenian Cathedral, Lviv Dominical and Bernardine cathedrals, Lviv Boim Chapel
  • iconKrakow Wawel with the Wawel Castle and the Wawel Cathedral
  • iconLviv Black Stone Building, Lviv Opera Square, Lviv Kornyakt Palace, Lviv Medieval Pharmacy-Museum
  • iconKraków Old Town with the St. Mary’s Church, Kraków Jagiellonian University, Kraków Cloth Halls
  • iconLviv old town, Lviv Olesko Castle (optional), Lviv Zolochiv Palace (optional), Lviv Market Square with City House
  • iconKiev Mamayeva Sloboda Open-Air Museum (optional), Kiev Chernobyl Museum (optional)
  • iconWarsaw Old Town Market Square and Warsaw Barbican
  • iconKiev St. Michael’s Golden-Domed Monastery, Kiev Independence Square, Kiev Cave Monastery (optional)
  • iconRoyal Lazienki Park (optional)
  • iconWarsaw Old Town with the Royal Castle, Warsaw St John’s Cathedral
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Places You'll See

Itinerary

icon Day 1 : Kiev

Location: Kyiv

Accommodation: Hotel

Arrival in Kiev, optional transfer to Hotel Park Inn Kyiv**** or similar, check-in, welcome meeting.

icon Day 2 : Kiev

Location: Kyiv

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast

Founded in the late 9th century Kyiv is one of the oldest cities of Europe and the cradle of Slavic civilization and Orthodox Christianity. The morning sightseeing tour introduces us to the historic city and all its treasures including St. Vladimir’s Cathedral, Golden Gates, St. Sophia Cathedral, St. Michael’s Golden-Domed Monastery, which we reach by cable car, Independence Square, Opera House and St. Andrew’s Cathedral. The afternoon is reserved for an optional excursion to the world-famous Cave Monastery featuring amazing architectural monuments, ranging from bell towers to cathedrals to underground cave systems and strong stone fortification walls. In the evening enjoy an optional dinner with folklore music at Restaurant Opanas.

icon Day 3 : Kiev

Location: Kyiv

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast

The morning offers an optional excursion to the Mamayeva Sloboda Open-Air Museum, where farmsteads, wooden churches, windmill and village architecture from all regions of the large country will bring us back to the atmosphere of 18th and 19th century rural Ukraine. In the afternoon is offered an optional visit to St. Sophia’s Cathedral and the National History Museum. The St. Sophia Cathedral - built in 11th century – is an UNESCO heritage monastery complex with unique ancient frescoes. The visit includes also Bell Tower, Monks Refectory and Metropolite House. We proceed to the National Historical Museum with over 800 thousand unique exhibits related to the history and culture of Ukraine.

icon Day 4 : Kiev-Lviv

Location: Kyiv

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast

The early morning is reserved for an optional visit to the unique Chernobyl Museum dedicated to the 1986 Chernobyl disaster, which also signalled the beginning of the end of Soviet Ukraine. In the afternoon we go to the train station to board the modern high-speed train bound for Lviv. Upon arrival in the evening to Lviv, transfer to Hotel Dnister**** or similar, check in.

icon Day 5 : Lviv

Location: Lviv

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast

The full day optional tour today takes us to castles around Lviv: Olesko Castle dating back to 13th century and the residence of Polish Kings, like Jan Sobieski. The castle features a magnificent collection of old furniture and paintings, a nice park and a museum with beautiful pieces of jewellery, and Zolochiv Palace - the jewel of defensive architecture, built in 17th century. Over centuries the palace served as fortress and royal residence. In the courtyard we find Grand Palace and Chinese Palace.

icon Day 6 : Lviv

Location: Lviv

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast

Lviv is known as the centre of West-Ukraine, which was never incorporated into imperial Russia but was a part the Habsburg Empire. Even Lviv has had an enthralling and violent history it still has a unique old-world charm. The morning walking tour takes us to Lviv Old Town - a complex of stone buildings from the 14th-16th century – and includes the Market Square with City House, Black Stone Building, Opera Square, Kornyakt Palace, Medieval Pharmacy-Museum, Armenian Cathedral, Dominical and Bernardine cathedrals and the beautiful Boim Chapel. In the afternoon is offered an optional Lviv Beer Tour. We will have an opportunity to learn how craft beer is brewed and to taste it, and during the tour we will travel from an old monastery of the 17th century to a modern beer brewery. In the evening enjoy an optional Carpathian farewell dinner at Restaurant Trout, Bread and Wine with its highlight dish- Carpathian trout.

icon Day 7 : Lviv-Krakow

Location: Lviv

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast

In the morning we are taken to Lviv Railway Station. Here we depart with the modern intercity train bound for the Polish city Przemysl to catch our connection further on to Krakow. The scenic train ride takes us through the mountainous and forested Polish Sub-Carpathian province before we reach Krakow in early afternoon. Upon arrival we are transferred to Hotel Q Plus Krakow**** or similar, check in.Breakfast at the hotel and optional transfer to the airport.

icon Day 8 : Kraków

Location: Kraków

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast

For half a millennium Krakow was the royal capital of Poland and for centuries the city walls have guarded its traditions and secrets. The morning sightseeing tour takes us to the Old Town with the St. Mary’s Church, the Jagiellonian University, the Cloth Halls and Wawel with the Wawel Castle and the Wawel Cathedral. The afternoon offers an optional excursion to the famous Wieliczka Salt Mine, an amazing labyrinth of tunnels going down as far as 327 meters. The evening offers an optional Polish dinner at Restaurant Hawelka.

icon Day 9 : Kraków-Warsaw

Location: Kraków

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast

We leave for Czestochowa, the spiritual heart of Poland, where we visit the Jasna Gora Monastery with the Black Madonna. Through the flat low-laying plain of Central Poland we reach Warsaw in the early afternoon. Check-in at Hotel Mercure Centrum Warsaw**** or similar.

icon Day 10 : Warsaw

Location: Warsaw

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast

Warsaw is essentially a post-war city with a meticulously reconstructed Old Town. The morning sightseeing tour includes the Royal Route and the Old Town with the Royal Castle, St John’s Cathedral, the Old Town Market Square and the Barbican. In the afternoon is offered an optional excursion to the Royal Lazienki Park with the Palace on the Water. The evening offers an optional Polish dinner at Restaurant Dawne Smaki.

icon Day 11 : Warsaw

Location: Warsaw

Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel and optional transfer to the airport.

What's Included

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    Portage at hotels

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    Train Tickets

    Hyundai high-speed train Kiev-Lviv OW (2nd class) and Train tickets Lviv- Przemysl-Krakow OW (2nd class)

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    Service of 1st class coach or 1st class minivan throughout the itinerary

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    Free Wi-Fi at Accommodation

    Free Wi-Fi if available.

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    Personalized welcome package

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    Meals – Breakfast Only

    10 x buffet breakfast

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    Welcome meeting with champagne-cocktail or juice

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    Entrance Fees

    Tickets for Cable Car ride in Kiev, entrances to Boim Chapel and Medieval Pharmacy-Museum in Lviv, Wawel Castle in Krakow, Jasna Gora Monastery in Czestochowa and St. John’s Cathedral in Warsaw

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    Accommodation

    10 overnights at centrally located 4 star hotels

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    Guided tour of Kiev, Lviv, Krakow and Warsaw

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    Service of German, English, Spanish and Italian speaking tour escort on all tours

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    Local Taxes

What's Not Included

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    Anything not specified under included

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    Game Drives on Safari

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    Tipping and Gratuities

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    International Travel

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    Country Entry Visas

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    All Domestic Transportation (including internal flights)

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    Meals – Full Board

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    Fully Guided

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    Airport Transfers at Destination

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    Drinks with Meals

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    1 bottle of Mineral Water per person per day

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    Meals – Half Board

Optional Extras

  • 4-hours excursion to the Mamayeva Sloboda Open-Air Museum

    4-hours excursion to the Mamayeva Sloboda Open-Air Museum: EUR 40.00 pp

  • Transfer airport-hotel in Kiev with private car (1-3 persons)

    Transfer airport-hotel in Kiev: EUR 40.00 with private car (1-3 persons), EUR 60.00 with private van (4-7 persons)

  • 3-hours visit to Chernobyl Museum

    3-hours visit to Chernobyl Museum: EUR 40.00 pp

  • Transfer hotel-airport in Warsaw with private car (1-3 persons)

    Transfer hotel-airport in Warsaw: EUR 45.00 with private car (1-3 persons), EUR 65.00 with private van (4-7 persons)

  • Transfer airport-hotel in Kiev with private van (4-7 persons)

    Transfer airport-hotel in Kiev: EUR 40.00 with private car (1-3 persons), EUR 60.00 with private van (4-7 persons)

  • Half board at hotels (10 x 3 course dinner with coffee/tea)

    Half board at hotels (10 x 3-course dinner with coffee/tea): EUR 325.00 pp

  • 8-hours excursion to castles around Lviv

    8-hours excursion to castles around Lviv: EUR 60.00 pp

  • 2-hours Lviv Beer Tour

    2-hours Lviv Beer Tour: EUR 35.00 pp

  • Transfer hotel-airport in Warsaw with private van (4-7 persons)

    Transfer hotel-airport in Warsaw: EUR 45.00 with private car (1-3 persons), EUR 65.00 with private van (4-7 persons)

  • Polish dinner at Restaurant Dawne Smaki

    Polish dinner at Restaurant Dawne Smaki: EUR 40.00 pp

  • 3-hours visit to the Cave Monastery

    3-hours visit to the Cave Monastery: EUR 40.00 pp

  • 3-hour excursion to the Royal Lazienki Park and visit to Palace on the Water

    3-hour excursion to the Royal Lazienki Park and visit to Palace on the Water: EUR 40.00 pp

  • Ukrainian dinner with folklore music at Restaurant Opanas

    Ukrainian dinner with folklore music at Restaurant Opanas: EUR 40.00 pp

  • Polish dinner at Restaurant Hawelka

    Polish dinner at Restaurant Hawelka: EUR 40.00 pp

  • 4-hour excursion to Wieliczka Salt Mine

    4-hour excursion to Wieliczka Salt Mine: EUR 60.00 pp

  • Carpathian dinner at Restaurant Trout, Bread and Wine

    Carpathian dinner at Restaurant Trout, Bread and Wine: EUR 35.00 pp

  • 3-hours visit to St. Sophia’s Cathedral and National Historical Museum (walking tour)

    3-hours visit to St. Sophia’s Cathedral and National Historical Museum: EUR 25.00 pp (walking tour)

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Are the local guides on the tour English speaking?

The guides are English speaking but the we can offer the tour in German, Italian, Spanish

Will there be an escort accompanying this tour?

The tour includes a guide for the guided cities visit as well as for all the tranfsers between cities

Is there a limit to luggage that can be brought on the tour?

Normally we are looking for 1 luggage per participant

What is the standard of the hotels on this tour?

4* hotels

Is there a supplement for solo travellers?

Yes, there is a supplement for single room

    Are flights included in this tour?

    No, flight are not included

    Do you require a visa for this holiday?

    Citizens of most countries of Europe and the Americas do not need visa to Ukraine. Citizens of Australia and New Zealand can obtain visa at arrival in Kiev Borispol Airport.

    Are children permitted to take part in the tour?

    Yes, children are welcome for this tour

    Is free Wi-Fi available in the accommodation used?

    Wi-Fi is free if available at the hotel

    What currencies are required for this tour?

    grivnia

    Are vaccinations required for this tour?

    No

    Are all the relevant entry visa’s included in the price of the tour?

    If required, the cost for visa has to be covered by the guests. We only provide invitation letter if required

    What is the tipping policy?

    We suggest 10 Eur per person for the guides and 5 Eur per person for the bus driver

    What is the fitness level required to do this tour?

    Normal, regular

    Is the tour coach air conditioned?

    Yes, the coach has air conditioning

    Will I know the names and details of all the accommodation before I depart?

    Yes, accommodation details will be sent 3 weeks prior the departure of the tour

    Will passengers from another country be participating in the tour?

    Yes

    Company Instant Book

    yes

    Are all entrance fees included in the price?

    No, only the ones specified in the program

    What is the maximum group size?

    Generally the maximum group size is 30 pax

    Can you assist with pre or post tour accommodation?

    Yes, we can offer pre and post stay at the same hotel booked for the tour. Price information will be shared separately.

    Are pet accepted?

    Unfortunately pets are not accepted

    What happens if a group doesn’t make its minimum required number of passengers?

    The minimum group size of 1 pax is always guaranteed

    Are airport transfers included in this tour?

    No, they are optional

    Is there any free time to explore places during the tour?

    Yes, the tour planning includes at least one half day for private visits

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