4 Night Kyiv with Pechersk Lavra Monastery
4 Night Kyiv with Pechersk Lavra Monastery Ref: 4KPLM
Private Car Transfer from Kyiv Airport / Station to Hotel.
4 nights Holiday Inn Hotel 4* or similar, Kyiv
1 x Double/Twin Standard Room
Start Time: 10:00am, 14:00pm or 18:00pm
Duration: 3 Hrs
Your tour will start from your hotel where the guide will pick up you.
Next, view the most famous of Kyiv’s sites, Andrew’s descent and St. Andrew’s Church, Landscape Alley close to the National History Museum of Ukraine, St. Michael’s Cathedral and nearby Michael Square with a Monument to Olga of Kiev, the UNESCO Heritage Saint Sophia Cathedral, Monument to Bohdan Khmelnytsky at Sophia Square, the funny Hedgehog Monument and Golden Gate.
We also visit the “new” Kiev built in late XIX with views of the National Opera House and visits to St. Volodymyr’s Cathedral, the spectacular bright red National University Building, National Museum of Natural History, Museum of Russian Art and Khanenko National Museum of Arts.
Next we head to the main street of Khreschatyk and pass the main Square of Independence called Maidan Nezalezhnosti. On the way to the lower part we view the European Square, Kyiv Water Museum Tower, Volodymyr Hill Park with Prince Volodymyr the Great Monument and visit the People’s Friendship Arch. We further enjoy a visit to the Podil where there is the Cable Car Funicular, River Port, Mohyla Academy, Florivsky Convent, Pharmacy Museum, House of Peter the Great, Fountain of Samson, Synagogue, National Chernobyl Museum.
Other sites include the Football Stadium Dynamo, National Art Museum, Cabinet of Ministers, Supreme Council Ukrainian Parliament, Mariinsky Park, National Bank, aristocratic Lipki (Linden Garden) with two Chocolates, Gingerbread Houses and the House with Chimeras. Then we head to another part of Pechersk and inspect the Leonid Bykov Monument, Kyiv’s Founders Monument, Eternal Park Glory, Memorial in Commemoration of Famine’s Victims, Afghanistan War Memorial, Museum of WWII with statue of “Iron Lady” and finally enjoy the view of the Kiev Pechersk Lavra Monastery.
Start Time: Flexible
Duration: 2 Hrs
Tour along the Dnieper River on a Riverboat and plunge yourself into the fascinating atmosphere of the historical panorama of the capital.
This trip along the Dnieper River will give you an excellent opportunity to see ancient monuments such as St. Andrew's Church, the Golden Domes of Kiev Pechersk Lavra, the Magdeburg Rights Column, the Monument to the Baptist of Rus - Kievan Prince Vladimir Monomakh and the ancient Vydubitsky Monastery.
Start Time: 10:00am or 14:00pm
Duration: 3 Hrs
This UNESCO World Heritage Site is essential for any visit to Kiev and with a private guide. You will be privy to in depth knowledge and explore the Baroque style Churches, including the Gilded Assumption Cathedral. You will have the option to take your time in the Kiev Pechersk Preserve and enigmatic Lavra Caves or expand your tour to the Monastery to include the Museum of Treasures, Bell Tower and more.
Start Time: 19:00pm
Duration: 3 Hrs
Benefit from personalised attention and a flexible itinerary on this private tour of Kiev under the moonlight. This night time tour leaves the day free for other activities and lets you see the city's top landmarks lit up for the night. Highlights include the Lavra Monastery, Paton Bridge, Maydan Nezalezhnosti and Khreschatyk.
Start Time: Hourly between 10:00am - 15:00pm
Duration: 3 Hrs
One of the best ways to get to know the local traditions of the country is to try the national cuisine.
On a cheerful cooking class in a local kitchen, you will not only eat but also learn to cook the traditional Ukrainian dishes, Borsch and Varenyky. You will be welcomed at a local apartment, where your private class will take place. A friendly host will tell you interesting facts about eating traditions of Ukrainians and you will get a bunch of positive emotions and new skills.
You don’t have to be a professional chef to cook the most famous Ukrainian dishes. Your guide will give you step-by-step instructions on cooking these tasty dishes. Firstly, you’ll chop all the ingredients for the Borsch. While the borsch boils, you’ll master the technique of making perfectly shaped Varenyky under the guidance of the host. The best part of the tour is when you get to enjoy a traditional Ukrainian dinner, prepared by yourself in this friendly company.
Overall, this workshop is a great possibility to improve your cooking skills and learn new recipes that will make your relatives and friends understand your new obsession with Ukrainian cuisine.
Private Car Transfer from Hotel to Kyiv Airport / Station.