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We offer you 12 unforgettable days in wester Ukraine. This tour is for people who really want explore Ukraine, its culture and life. During the trip we will visit the most popular town in wester Ukraine, see wonderful nature of the Carpathian mountains, have many different master class, tasting the most delicious ukrainain dishes.   Tour includes: Bus transfers to and from the airport, 10-night accommodations BB, A special hands-on craft workshop with a local Ukrainian artisan, An evening performance of traditional Ukrainian Folkloric Music, A walking tour through the provincial village of Verkhovyna, Traditional dinner in the home of a local Ukrainian family, Panoramic tour of the city of Yaremche, including shopping in the local market. A visit to the village of Vorokhta Visit the city of Kosiv for a walking  Watching a demonstration by professional artisans on Pysanka painting. Craftours luggage tag and special gifts. guided service during the entire tour program; There is also going to be a bit of tours around Kosiv, Ivano-Frankivsk, Yaremche and Kolomyia. There is a unique opportunity to part of making Kosiv ceramics. All taxes are included in this package.
From EUR 980
Dzembronya is the highest mountain village in Ukraine.It is a beautiful and unique part Ukrainian Carpathians. Holidays in Dzembronya will be remembered long. It is the highest region in Ukraine and a place that has not yet become a tourist attraction. Here you can be alone with nature and yourself. To see the molphars (іn the Hutsul culture, this is called the supernatural ability of a person, such as a medicine man, magician, or folk magician.), Hutsuls, ancient customs of the local people. Here we offer you spend 3 unforgettable days. We will climb to Mount Pip Ivan (2028m), see Dzembronya waterfall and Rock Sculpture Park, and try the most delisious cheese.  First day We will start our trip from Ivano-Frankivsk. To Dzembronya we will go by comfortable bus. There we will live in the house of local people. They will meet us in the best Ukrainian traditions.  In the first day we will visit wonderful Dzembrovskiy Waterfall. It will be very active day because we will go for a walk to Mount Smotrych. There we will find one of the most beautiful waterfall The Carpathian Mountains. From village Dzembronya to Waterfall is 3,6 km., and all this time when we will go to waterfall around will be a picturesque nature.  In the evening we will arrange for you a barbecue in the garden in our house.  Second day In the morning we will have taste breakfast and after for us wait very exciting trip to Lake Maricheika and Mount Pip Ivan. It will be a difficult journey, but the result is worth it. Pip Ivan is the second highest mountain in the Carpathians. On the top we will find Astronomical and Meteorological Observatory. Now it is not active and has not been completely preserved but it is the highest located building in Ukraine where people worked. Also our first stop will be on Lake Maricheika. It is picturesque high mountain lake, located in the Carpathian National Park.  In the evening for us will wait tasty ukrainian dinner. Third Day It will be the last day our trip. We check-out and go to local men whose cook the most delisious cheese. There we can tasting it and buy for our family and friends. After we wil coe back t Ivano-Frankivsk. Tour includes: - transfer (comfortable bus) - accommodation (BB) - BBQ - guide  
From EUR 150
Horodenka is a little beautiful town in western Ukraine near The Carpathian Mountains and Dnister River. There are many historical monuments and ancient building. It is a old town with a long history, so if you want to learn ukrainian history and culture come here. We offer you one-day tour to Horodenka. Our trip will start from Ivano-Frankivsk. We will go to Horodenka by comfortable bus. Here we will visit all town ​​attractions, have tasty ukrainian dinner and enjoy wonderful ukrainian nature.  Church of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary is one of the most valuable monuments of the late baroque. The complex also includes a monastery cell building and a column with a statue of the Blessed Virgin. Now half of the church is  restored and used in worship. Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary is a monument of architecture of the mid-18th century. It is located in the central part of town.  Armenian church is the oldest monument in Horodenka. The church was built in the 18th century and has survived to this day and it was not restored.  Synagogue is the most importand building for the Jewish people in Horodenka.  Also we offer you to visit the most beautiful nature park near Dnister River.  National Nature Park "Dnestrovsky Canyon" is the biggest and picturesque park in Ukraine. Here you will see unique flowars, wonderful views . Also within the park is located the Dniester Canyon. It is the biggest canyon in Ukraine and one of the biggest in Europe. It is the wonderful place which you need visit. 
From EUR 50
Ivano-Frankivsk – Deliatyn – Yaremche – Kolomyia – Sheshory – Kosiv - Ivano-Frankivsk Duration: 6 days/5 nights Pottery is one of the oldest crafts which convey information about the ancient way of life. Hutsulian craftsmen are famous for their wonderful painting and a variety of drawings. You can see both animal and everyday life scenes on their works. At the craft workshop, you are able to make a souvenir of pottery clay on your own. Yaremche is a pearl of the Carpathians, the most famous climatic health resort of the Precarpathian area, the touristic (travel) center of Ivano-Frankivsk region and the whole Hutsuliya. This city is rich in the marvelous mountain landscapes, healing sources, cultural monuments, fascinating history. Kosiv has been considered to be a highlight of Hutsulshchyna and ancient craft for ages. Kosiv city and its suburbs are famous for their unique nature, traditions and rituals. There is a unique State Institute of Applied and Decorative Arts with over hundred-year history. Ivano-Frankivsk is first of all the city of promenades. The most valuable thing is a historic atmosphere of the central European provincial city. Here you can feel as if on an island, and that is because two rivers surround the city. More and more original cafes, fancy bars, restaurants and institutions are created. Ivano-Frankivsk is a completely unique area, first of all, it is the city of Galicia, that for centuries belonged to another civilization. Kolomyia is the center of the social, cultural and educational life of Precarpathian area, the capital of the Pokuttya land. This city impresses both its guests and locals by its authentic, vivid museums, incredible historical, cultural and architectural monuments. This city has saved its original architectural charm of European city, having been built at the turn of the XIX-XX centuries. Sheshory silver waterfalls are cascade and they are created by Pistynka River in Kosiv District. The waters of this river reach a few hundred meters in width, move on the huge sandstones and create two parallel waterfalls of 3 and 5 meters height. Those waterfalls are named Big and Small Huk. They have ve got such names because of the loud noise they produce. And under the sun rays the drops of water sparkle in a special way, presenting the water flows with wonderful bright silver colors. 
From EUR 249.99
Lviv – Ivano-Frankivsk – Kolomyia – Delyatyn – Yaremche – Ivano-Frankivsk Duration: 6 days/5 nights Lviv is an old city, a place of history and museums. It is also considered to be the capital of Galicia and the centre of Western Ukraine. A historical part of Lviv is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Here is the biggest amount of architectural monuments in Ukraine. The city Lviv is named after Prince Leo I of Galicia, son of the Lviv founder King Daniel of Galicia. The city has never changed its name. Master class in the Lviv Handmade Chocolate House is an hour and a half of a chocolate craft, decorating chocolate pieces, new knowledge about chocolate, tasting drinks and sweets made by yourself under the supervision of a professional choclatier. Every participant will turn into a true chocolate-master and your sweet dream will come true. We will have you wear a chocolatier uniform, give you all the necessary items and natural chocolate of a high quality. Lviv is an old city, a place of history and museums. It’s also considered to be a capital of Galicia and a centre of Western Ukraine.  Ivano-Frankivsk is the city of promenades, first of all. It’s one of the very populous and old regions of Ukraine. The city fascinates by its architecture, forged pieces, and souvenir shops with unique works of craftsmen. Yaremche is the most famous climatic health resort of the Precarpathian area, the touristic (travel) center of Ivano-Frankivsk region and the whole Hutsulshchyna. It is located among picturesque mountains and on the riverside of the river Prut at the altitude of 550-585 meters above sea level.  Optional tour: Kolomyia is the center of the social, cultural and educational life of Precarpathian area, the capital of the Pokuttya land. This city impresses both its guests and local people by its vivid museums, incredible historical, cultural and architectural monuments. This city has saved its original architectural charm of a European city, having been built at the turn of the XIX-XX centuries. One of the well-known monuments of this city is a Church of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, also called Spaska. It was built in 1587 and is considered to be one of the oldest wooden churches in Galicia. An old iconostasis of the XVIII century was preserved in the church.  
From EUR 620
What about traveling by bicycle on fabulous land, described in legends and sung in poetry? We invite you to take part in exploring some of the most miraculous places of Ukrainian Carpathians - a real pearl created by nature on the canvas of the landscape diversity of the south-west of Ukraine.  Region of the tour: the Carpathians, Ivano-Frankivsk region, Delyatun                                                                                          Tour program:  We will do our best to make our participants feel comfortableKilometers. So pace and travel time are designed for people with an average level of training. Experienced cyclists and beginners need to adapt to the majority of participants in the group of an average level of training. Day 1: Delyatyn - Waterfall Guk - Tatars - Vorokhta - Delyatyn Day 2: Delyatyn - Yamna - Yaremche - Dora - Delyatyn Day 3: Delyatyn - Polyanitsa - Bukovel - Delyatyn Day 4: Delyatyn - Voronenko - Berkut pass - Yablunitsa - Delyatyn Day 5: Delyatyn - Canyon - Oil fields - Delyatyn Day 6: Delyatyn - rocks Church - Mount Rokita - meadows - Mount Makowitsa - Delyatyn Day 7: Delyatyn - Mount Lisniv - meadows - Delyatyn                                                                                                                               Detailed description 1st DAY arriving by train to one of the woderful cities of Ukraine -  Ivano-Frankivsk transfer to the village Mykulychyn settlement in the estates having breakfast on the fresh mountain air fees visiting one of the most gorgeous waterfalls named Guk  visiting another village Vorokhta Returning with the best impressions to Delyatyn. Token of the day: Guk Falls: in the Carpathians, locals call waterfalls Guk, because they are loud and can be heard from afar. Located a few kilometers from Mykulychyn, in an extremely beautiful area. The narrow road along the stream will be work for your cameras. A small river that falls from a height of 15 meters with loud noise is called Zhenets. Curved geological strata of rocks add to the waterfall mysticism. At the end of the tour, let's look at Uncle Yuri for a tasting of honey, wines, liquors, and tinctures on Carpathian herbs and roots. Railway arch bridge (viaduct): in Vorokhta there is one of the oldest and longest stone arch bridges in Europe (130 m), one of the arches is 65 m long. This famous railway bridge was built in 1894 and served until 2000. One of the most ancient temples of wooden architecture of the 17th century - the Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary - was preserved in Vorokhta. It was built in 1615 when Vorokhta was still a village of the village of Mikulichin, and among other Hutsul temples of the same type, it is distinguished by the most perfect proportions and harmonious forms. 2nd DAY tasting traditional Ukraine breakfast going on a trip to Yaremche and exploring second gorgeous waterfall Probiy returning to the place of residence. Token of the day: The most interesting place in Yaremche is the eight-meter step waterfall Probiy, over which a pedestrian bridge over the river Pryt. Not far from the bridge is the Hutsul market, where you can buy a variety of souvenirs made by local craftsmen, and by crossing the bridge to the other side of the river, we get to the monument of architecture - the Hutsulshchyna restaurant. From the outskirts of the village on the side of. Yamna you can get to the rocks of Dovbush along the path of the same name. Local cliffs and caves are covered in legends about the glorious leader of the rebels.                                                                                            3rd DAY having breakfast in the nature bike-journey to Bukovel - sports capital of Ukraine Going to Tatariv learning something about the mass grave of Austrian soldiers with a monument from the First World War 2-3 hours of free time for entertainment returning to our comfortable place of residence. Token of the day: Bukovel: the youngest and most growing ski resort in Ukraine. There is a bike park on Bukovel, three cycle paths of different difficulty levels with a total length of about 11 km. Creating a bike park in Bukovel was helped by Yaroslav Lukan, director and creator of the bike park in the Czech Republic. 4th DAY having breakfast and preparing for a small trip on Ukrainian train to the village Voronenko  enjoying fresh air 1000 m above sea level at the the old Polish-Czechoslovak returning. Token of the day: Yablunitsky pass (Tatar pass): height - 931 m above sea level. It is located in the Hutsul region, on the border of the Transcarpathian and Ivano-Frankivsk regions, on the southwestern outskirts of the village of Yablunitsa. Through the Yablunitsky pass in the 13th century. the Mongol-Tatar horde passed to southwestern Europe (hence the second name). On the pass is a large souvenir market, known in the Carpathians and throughout Ukraine. 5th DAY Breakfast visiting fantastic place of stone and water Prutets-Chemegivsky river exploring historical Nadvirnyansky oil refinery returning. Token of the day: Canyon on the Prutets-Chemegivsky River: along the Prutets River, a stone canyon has formed, which extends for many kilometers and impresses with its beauty. Moving along the canyon, we will see its diverse nature, extremely rich vegetation, which there seemed to have grown into its stone walls. 6th DAY having breakfast and listening calm Ukrainian tradithional music  going to Mount Rokita Staying at the real Hutsul kolyba getting acquainted with the shepherds and trying tasty real Poloninsky cheese (budz, ghoul) and butter. enjoy picturesque meadows to Mount Makovitsa returning Token of the day:  Mount Church: powerful cliffs stand on top of the mountain. Mount Rokita (1111 m above sea level):  in clear weather from Mount Rokita, you can see almost half of the Hutsul region and even its “gate” - the Pokutsky city of Kolomyia, as well as the regional center of the Carpathian region, Ivano-Frankivsk. And from other peaks, it can be unmistakably found by a clear reference point - a powerful relay tower. Mount Makovitsa: the peak of Makovitsy and its slopes are crippled by trenches of trenches dug back during the First and Second World Wars. Heavy fighting took place here. And on Mount Smerichok, one of the peaks of the ridge, stretching from the town of Delyatina and the peak of Malevo to the top of Lysina Kosmatskaya, many Romanian soldiers died from Russian artillery fire. Residents from nearby villages on holidays go to Mount Smerichok to pray. They still find fired cartridge cases from rifles and cannons, and the shells of cannon shells are used as anvils for riveting braids. 7th DAY having last tasty ukrainian breakfast a little hard climb to the mountain Lisniv, wich is 1256 m above sea level opening the tops of the ridge, beautiful views of the Gorgan and the entire Montenegrin ridge having received the best impressions and a lot of positive energy, leaving for Ivano-Frankivsk. Token of the day: Magnificent landscapes: unlimited expanses of mountain forests and valleys will open to your eyes. Gorgan: a system of mountain ranges in the outer strip of the Ukrainian Carpathians, located in the Ivano-Frankivsk and Transcarpathian regions. They stretch for 75 km from the north-west from the Mizunka and Rica valleys, southeast to the Prut valley, and their width from west to east is 40 km.  SCHEDULE: 09:00 - 09:30 - Breakfast 09:30 - 10:00 - Fees 10:00 - 10:15 - Departure on a bicycle tour 16:00 - 17:00 - Return to base 17:00 - 18:00 - Shower, hand wash 18:00 - 19:00 - Dinner 19:00 - 23:00 - Free time INCLUSIONS: ·   Accommodation in estates of green tourism ·   Bicycle and equipment rental (helmet) ·   Meals (breakfast, dinner) at the place of residence, sandwiches on the way. ·   Accident insurance and  instructor escort EXCLUSIONS: ·   Broken bike parts. ·   Travel from Ivano-Frankivsk to Mykulychyn - 65 UAH  
From EUR 250
Mount Pirs-Dora - a rock “White Stone” The length of the route is 23 km. The highest spot is 973 meters. Height - 586 meters. Transit time is 4 hours. This is an excellent extreme route from Yaremche, which not every beginner will dare to take. Get ready for tough climbs, elements of the back-country and bike climbing, clay descents, and if you will - even the real rock climbing. All this is waiting for the brave who decide to conquer Mount Pirs-Dora and see the White Stone Rock. The route starts from a highway in the village Dora, close to the turn to the Saint Andrew Monastery. It is better to climb the mountain from the Delyatyn side. You can reach this town through a highway or living zone. Without reaching the river Peremyska, near the chapel, you should turn left. The populated locality is behind. Here you start climbing the mountain: you must rely on the map, pointers and sports intuition. Further on the rise one should expect a flat area, where the road is absolutely smooth. Conquering the mountain will bring unexpected gifts: the opportunity of rock climbing. Wonderful panoramas and stunning grass-clay downhill to Dora with a finish at the starting point.  
From EUR 50
  To the Malevo Mountain The length of the route  is 27 km The highest plot is 688 meters Set height - 343 meters Time of transit is 3 hours. Not too short extreme cycling route which experienced cyclers will love. Follow the road from Yaremcha to Delyatyn, then turn right to Zarichchia. Here, in the church area, follow the signs to move right to the forest roads. When climbing the mountain with a protracted but steep climb you can reach almost to its top, where you can easily see the valley of the Prut and the city of Yaremche. Descent from the mountain is quite extreme and technical - by forest roads. But the pleasure is worthy of these efforts - especially if this is the kind of recreational activity that you like.  
From EUR 50
Yaremche - Monastery of St. Andrew's Church – “Legend” Recreational Center The length of the route is 17 km The highest plot is 597 meters Set height - 140 meters Time of transit route in - 1 hour Time on foot - 2 hours Very interesting and easy route recommended for beginners. Starts with Yaremche - You should move by the highway towards Delta. Near Yaremche school № 1 (to the left from the road), turn to the right and go down to the masonry (suspension bridge) through the Prut. Go over the river. Here we take the course to the left and move parallel to the river with narrow paved path (on Stefanyk Street), watching signs. Enjoy the clean air, lack of vehicles and local architecture. After a pleasant walk, we turn to the left, to the concrete road bridge. In Dora (Yaremche district) again find ourselves on the central highway. We take the course to the right and right to the left – following the pointers “to the monastery”. Then, always straight – it is practically impossible to get lost here.   Soon the road plunges into the forest. Several easy climbs - and cyclists arrive to Monastery of St. Andrew. After visiting the monastery you can return on the same route, but you can drive a little deep into the forest, where the tourist base is waiting. On the banks of the river you will find many good picnic areas and even areas for bathing.  
From EUR 250
The length of the route is 7.3 km Height - 150 meters The time it takes to traverse in - 1 hour 20 minutes Time on foot - 2 hours 40 minutes. This is a short, but busy excursion route that will allow you to visit hidden from the eyes of an average tourist place and get acquainted with Yaremche and Yaremche citizens more closely. Start - on the market, near the main road (Svobody Street) and the central drugstore. The first part (about 1500 meters) - paved and absolutely flat, lies in a cozy street. After the railroad crossing, the third stage of the route begins - solid, but quite long the rise of the streets of Kovpak and Oleksa Dovbush. Here for the cyclist, it is important to calculate the strength and choose a low gear. The rise as always generously rewards those who overcome it: first, we find ourselves in a fairy-tale spruce forest, and then it looks great in front of our eyes panorama of the whole city. It is worthwhile to relax and take some photos. After the road about 500 m will go smoothly, the descent begins - the return to the city center. The fairly steep slope guarantees the rush of adrenaline, for which the mountain bike is loved so much! Then, equally, we get to the railway crossing, after which there is the starting point.  
From EUR 250
  Yaremche - aviary - waterfall “Divochi Sliozy” The length of the route is 6.7 km. The highest plot is 642 meters. Height - 231 meters. Travel time is 1.5 hours. Time on foot - 2.5 hours. The route starts from the railway crossing (market), located in the center of Yaremche. Having overcome 1300 meters of concrete, paved, and then a dirt road, we go to the aviaries. Here you can leave the bikes on a special stand and observe the animals - noble and spotted deer, Carpathian boars. Then we follow the sign “Divochi Sliozy”. Then you have to force the only one on the route a long ascent, waiting for about a kilometer of perfectly equal road to the forest. After a few turns, we fall into the waterfall “Divochi Sliozy”. It is very problematic to approach it - it is better to get out of the bike and to walk the last 200 m. We return to Yaremche in the same way.
From EUR 29.99
  Aviary - community Bahrovets - recreation center “Karpaty” - waterfall “Probiy” The length of the route is 6 km The highest plot is 705 meters Set height - 266 meters Travel time in - 1.5 hours Time on foot - 2.5 hours From the Yaremche market, from where the route begins, you need to go along the railway, guided by the signs. After 500 meters - a large lawn on the river bank, where there is a source from the curative water. It is better to have a good rest here, because the next kilometer of the path gradually rises up. Approximately 500 m farther there is the village of Bahrovets with the wonderful Carpathian scenery. About a kilometer farther there is a small but very picturesque waterfall. After the smooth road, you will need to go on humps again. Almost three kilometers from the aviary, climbs end with a magnificent observation deck at an altitude of 705 meters above the level sea. Then you can rush in one breath with a superb serpentine that leads to the southern edge of Yaremche. But here, it is not necessary to go to the main road: immediately after the concrete bridge, according to the instructions turn left and a quiet path in the shade of trees get to the famous masterpiece of wooden architecture - the restaurant “Hutsulshchyna”. Here you can visit the souvenir market, see the waterfall “Probiy”. For those who do not really like long-distance uplift by ground roads, this route is better to overcome in backward starting from the restaurant “Hutsulshchyna”. Then the climbing will not be very difficult, and on dirt roads, you will be able to speed up when going down.
From EUR 50
Bukovel is the largest ski resort in Eastern Europe situated in western Ukraine. The resort is located almost on the ridge-lines of the Carpathian Mountains at elevation of 900 m (3,000 ft) above the sea level near the village of Polianytsia. It is one of the most popular ski resorts in the Ukrainian Carpathian Mountains.
Thanks to its favorable climate and unique nature the Ukrainian Carpathians are annually visited by thousands of tourists. It is difficult to describe the entire beauty and picturesque views of this place – you should better come and feel the magic atmosphere of Ukrainian Carpathians. With our bike tour you will be able to see all of the breath-taking beauty by yourself. This high altitude tour is created for experienced cyclists. During the tour we will see the most interesting places of our region. The routes pass Ivano-Frankivsk and capture part of the Transcarpathian region. We will pass a significant, not interesting part of the road with our minibus, thus saving the force for the heavy lifting that is worth it to see all of the planned objects. This bicycle radial type tour is with a settlement in a wooden cottage with all modern conditions.  
Kolomyia is the famous center of the social, cultural and educational life of Precarpathian area, the capital of the Pokuttya land. This city impresses both its guests and local people by its authentic, vivid museums, incredible historical, cultural and architectural monuments. Explore this colorful city by going there with our tour! We promise you will be impressed! Kolomyia is well known as the center of Hutsul culture, here You can see the original architecture of the XIX-XX centuries. Here You have the opportunity to see: Church of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary is one of the well-known monuments of this city is aIt was built in 1587 and now is one of the oldest wooden churches in Subcarpathia, a great example of the Hutsul school of folk wooden architecture.Today, the church belongs to the Ukrainian Orthodox Church and it definitely worth seeing it! Famous museum "Pysanka" that possess thousands of showpieces from around the world. The museum of Easter Eggs (Pysankas) located in the most original architectural building of the city, which has become a distinguishing card of Kolomya and which attracts visitors from all countries. The museum is egg-shaped. Inside is the exhibition of fifteen hundred exhibits. A complete collection of the museum includes over 12 thousand eggs. The exhibition displays color and decorative eggs not only from all over Ukraine, but also from other countries. Their language pattern is a language of goodness, preservation and peace. That's the most famous place to visit in Kolomyia and Western Ukraine! The National Museum of Hutsulshchyna and Pokuttia Folk Art is a museum with a collection of more than 50 000 objects documenting the history and folk culture of Hutsulshchyna and Pokuttya regions and that is one of the biggest exhibitions of artifacts in Western Ukraine. Vichevyi Maidan Square the name of the square tells for itself: here in the contemporary history the populous public meetings (veches) took place, famous speakers and orators appeared, among whom the leaders and inspirers of Ukrainian nation Viacheslav Chornovil, Levko Lukianenko, and Dmytro Pavlychko.  
From EUR 50
We share your wish to climb the highest peak of Ukrainian Carpathians and of the Ukraine - Hoverla, the height of which is 2061 m above the sea level. But it's worth noting, that despite being technically not a complicated peak, not everyone is strong enough to climb it and someone can give up on the halfway. That's why, before climbing, make sure that you stronf enough, don't have heart diseases, problems with blood pressure and other serious illnesses that may become an obstacle. Also don't take a lot of things with you, just take warm clothes, some food for energy,warm beverages, raincoat, comfortable shoes and that's will be enough, you don't need overweight. Climbing Hoverla is a one-day hike, designed for 6-8 hours of active walking. If the starting point is sports training resort "Zarosliak", then the distance in both directions will be 7-8 km. Are you ready for this challenge? If yes, good luck!
It is an excellent trip for corporate retreat of the whole team. Recreation in the Carpathian Mountains is exciting! Day 1. Meeting tourists. Moving to the mountain town of Yaremche. ·   Walking around Yaremche - Yaremche waterfall "Probiy" on the Prut river, over which you will pass a 20-meter high bridge to the market of Hutsul souvenirs, where you can see the true works of art of Hutsul masters. Excursion to the restaurant-museum “Hutsulshchyna”, built without a single nail completely out of wood. The Church of St. John the Merciful, the bell tower, as well as the wooden church - the best example of Hutsul folk architecture. ·   Lunch ·   Incredible walks on powerful off-road cars in mountainous terrain. You will be delighted with the lush beauty that opens up to adventure seekers. Mountain ridges and peaks, like on the palm of your hand, reveal the beauty of even the most remote grasslands and paths. ·   Accommodation at the hotel. Dinner. ·   Bathing in tubs (tanks) - the best spa treatment in the Carpathians, which, as they say, has a rejuvenating effect. Carpathian Tanks - huge cast iron boilers filled with water and warmed by a fire to the temperature of 40-45 degrees. ·      Overnight at the hotel. Day 2 ·      Breakfast. ·      Departure from the hotel. ·   Transfer to Ivano-Frankivsk city. INCLUSIONS: ·         accommodation in the hotel ·         meals according to the program ·         bathing in the Carpathian Tanks. ·         Transportation according to the program EXCLUSIONS: ·         personal expenses ·         jeep rides
From EUR 150
The mountainous town Verkhovyna is one of the most beautiful places in the Carpathians among the magnificence of mountain peaks, lush valleys, fleeting rivers and hills. Day 1 Meeting tourists. ·         Transfer to Verkhovyna - named the "Hutsul capital", and used to be called Zhabie, located on the Black Cheremosh River. There is a legend that the first settler in the valley of Black Cheremosh was Zhabka, after which the former Zhabie got its name ·         Visiting the Museum of Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors, in which Serhii Parajanov lived during filming his best film "The Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors". The film tells about the life of the Hutsuls, so for the best conveyance of the atmosphere, the director lived with the real Hutsul family. · Visiting the museum "Khata-staja" - Hutsul's old hut-museum. Participation in th e process of preparing cheese "budz" from sheep's milk - a traditional Hutsul dish. ·         Lunch. ·         Accommodation at the hotel. Day 2 ·         Breakfast. ·          Departure from the hotel. ·         Moving to the mountainous picturesque town of Yaremche. The resort town, located above the swift river Prut, among the picturesque mountains, and the neighboring village of Dora, which is called the door to the Carpathians. We will look at the unique wooden church of St. Michael. The main local attraction is the Probiy, a picturesque corner of nature with a cascade of waterfalls. There is a souvenir market, where you can buy amazing artworks of local craftsmen. ·         Accommodation at the hotel.  Optional: Swimming in the Carpathian Tanks Sauna on the wood. Hutsul fun. To fully appreciate the Hutsuls, their customs, and cuisine we invite you to visit the Hutsul fun. During the fun you may expect: - Hutsul cuisine: soup of white mushrooms, banosh with cheese, tea from fragrant curative Carpathian herbs; - master classes on Hutsul dances: hutsulka, hopak, holub; - Hutsul singers, kolomyikas, songs about the Carpathians; - and dancing, dancing, dancing to the Hutsul music. Day 3. Breakfast. Departure from the hotel. Transfer to Ivano-Frankivsk city. INCLUSIONS: ·         hotel accommodation ·         food according to the program of the tour ·         transportation according to the program ·         excursion service ·         insurance
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This is an art project in which masters of folk art and young amateurs will have the opportunity to present their unique works, to hold master classes on the painting of Easter eggs. In addition, guests will have the opportunity to go to the “Kryvyi Tanets” together with the participants of the event, to sing the fireworks, to admire the parade of embroidered towels and an exhibition of towels from the surrounding villages of the Halych district and guests, to visit the fair of arts and crafts, to taste delicious dishes cooked on an open fire, etc. The ethnographic festival "Galician Gates"  is annually held at the Museum of Ethnography in the territory of the National Reserve "Ancient Galich". All four ethnic regions of the Carpathian region represent their traditions on it: Hutsul, Boykovschina, Lemkovschina and Pokutye. The event is held with the aim of popularizing the tourist attractiveness of cultural and historical places, preserving, developing and popularizing the national culture, traditions, crafts and folklore and ethnographic creativity of the region. The festival is held every year before Easter
5-Days excursions in the Carpathian Mountains. You have a wonderful opportunity to enjoy your vacation in the Carpathians and see the local waterfalls. You will see incredible views, taste the most delicious cuisine - Ukrainian!    Day 1 Departure from Ivano-Frankivsk at 9:00.   At first, we are going to Maniava - a small village in Bogorodchany district. Today the village is known for the most prominent place - the Manyava Skete of the 16th century, whose founder is the monk Yob Knyaginitsky, who comes from Athos. 380 meters from the monastery there is a Blessed stone with a healing spring, and above it is Maniava waterfall (the height of the fall of the water is 16 meters, the highest waterfall Gorgan).  A trip to Yaremche - a well-known tourist center. An excursion to the waterfall Maiden Tears.  The waterfall "Maiden tears" - a unique travertine waterfall, the basis of which is moss, which grew hundreds of years, died, stones and caused the emergence of subsequent generations of the same moss. Lunch  Free time Dinner Overnight in the hotel Day 2 Breakfast A trip to the waterfalls  Probiy and Kaplyvets. The waterfall Probiy is one of the few Carpathian waterfalls, to which it is not necessary to go far: it is located in the heart of the city of Yaremche. The waterfall Kaplyvets is not well-known among tourists. Cascade Waterfall The Chapel is located on the Pyshnyi flow - the right tributary of the Prut.  But it is proposed for a thin "voice" - an important talent received! Water in it quietly streams, crossing the rock massif of fly-type. Lunch Free time Dinner Overnight in the hotel Day 3 Breakfast Free time A trip to the village Tatariv. Visit the waterfall Zhenetskyi Huk. The height of the waterfall Zhenetskyi Huk is 15 meters (49 ft). Local residents named the waterfall Huk because of the noise that is heard from him. Lunch Free time.  Dinner Overnight in the hotel Day 4 Breakfast Free time A trip to the village Dzembronya. Visiting the Dzembronsky waterfalls. The waterfalls take their origin from the Dzembron river. The cascade of waterfalls formed here thousands of years ago as a result of shrinking rocks. Lunch in the village Free time A farewell party. We will arrange a traditional Ukrainian dinner. You could  taste our best tradition dishes. Overnigth in the hotel  Day 5 Breakfast Free time Departure to Ivano-Frankivsk at 12:00.   An optional excursion of the city Ivano-Frankivsk The price includes: Pick-up from Ivano-Frankivsk Escort of company̕s representative Transfer  Meal (FB)
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Learn about the history about the ancient Stanyslaviv (former name of Ivano-Frankivsk) that is over 350 years old! The history is embodied in the unique monuments, such as Sheptytsky Square, Ratusha (city hall), Pototsky Palace, the gallery “Bastion”, monuments devoted to Ivan Franko, Adam Mitskevych, the Armenian Church, and the Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ (Greek Catholic Cathedral). Get to know Ivano-Frankivsk! We offer the best tours around the city. Every tour is your little research about Ivano-Frankivsk that you are going to enjoy! Stanyslaviv Fortress Originally, the modern Ivano-Frankivsk was meant as a city-fortress, by the idea of “an ideal city” known since Renaissance epoch. There were only three such cities. The architect happened to be Francois Corassini, and his successor was Carlo Benoy. They created the marvelous “star-city” – that was the symbol and the main idea of the medieval ideal city. Stanyslaviv was surrounded by strong walls, there were plenty of temples, and the Ratusha was in the center. It is indeed common to assume that you should start exploring a city with its downtown area – the heart of the city. However, we say that it is better to enjoy the city by walking from the point to which tourists arrive – the railway station – up to the downtown and we can offer you an excellent route! The downtown of Ivano-Frankivsk is formed by Independence Street and Viche Maidan. Here, it is called “Sotka” (or "stometrivka”) by the locals and is a favorite alley of people. Let us take a stroll around the city center. The Shevchenka Street is one of the oldest in the city, as it has been there since the city was founded in the 17th century. A traveller, Ulrich von Werdum mentions that it leads to the Zvirynetska Dibrova (dibrova, if literally, means oak wood), where the Pototskys (family of the city founders) invited guests over and also that was where they went hunting. There were plenty of changes since then: Dibrova has become a field, then – a park, then it changed its name several times (like, Lypova and Shevchenko). There are 44 monuments on the street. It may actually take you 3 hours to complete the entire walking tour around the street. That is a terrific romantic route to the sound of the old trees! The Sichovykh Striltsiv Street is parallel to the “Sotka”. It sort of has a connective function, as this is where the other streets that lead to the small boroughs split.
“Carpathian Vernisage” will allow residents and guests of Ivano-Frankivsk to get acquainted with folk crafts and traditional crafts, and will help to preserve the cultural identity of Ukraine. The purpose of the festival is to popularize the folk traditions and culture of the region, present such crafts as woodcarving, weaving, embroidery, Easter eggs, blacksmithing, pottery, wickerwork, works of art, lacquering and others. Folk artists and craftsmen are invited to participate in the festival. The festival takes place every year on September 5-6 in Ivano-Frankivsk.
9 days/8 nights Verkhovyna is considered to be the center of Hutsulian culture. It is the land rich in different legends, natural and architectural monuments. Verkhovyna is a city of picturesque mountain landscapes, blooming valleys, endless mountain valleys and forests. It is located at the altitude of 620 meters above sea level on the banks of the River Chornyi Cheremosh. Kosiv has been considered to be the heart of Hutsuliya for ages. This city and its suburbs are famous for unique nature, incredible traditions and customs of local people. There is a unique in Europe State Institute of Applied and Decorative Arts with over a hundred-year history. Famous Kosiv craftsmen, descents of the world-known families of Korpaniuk, Shkribliak and Druchkov are instructors in this Institute. Yaremche is the most famous climatic resort in the Precarpathian region, the travel centre of Ivano-Franlivsk area and Hutsulshchyna. It is situated among the picturesque mountains at the altitude of 550-585 meters above sea level on the banks of the River Prut. Dil Mountain Valley.  For ages forests and mountain valleys have been giving main work for local people in the Carpathians.  Dil Mountain Valley is also called “landlord’s valley”. Climbing it would not take too much time and effort. You will see the breathtaking landscapes of the Carpathian Mountains, take part in a master class of making the Hutsulian foods, like cheese, budz (smoked Hutsul cheese), vurda (combined cow’s and sheep’s milk cheese), brynza (sheep’s milk cheese), butter. Seasonal prevalence on the valleys is from May to October.  Optional Trip: Horse-riding trip. The Hutsulian horse is a breed of domestic horses living only in the Carpathian mountain area on the territory of Ukraine. Riding the Hutsulian horse to not only see the incredible landscapes of Carpathians, but also to visit fascinating places and pick the Carpathian herbs and berries.
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Promoting the culture of beekeeping among Ukrainians, exchanging experience of beekeepers, demonstration of achievements in the field of beekeeping. It hosts a concert, a honey and beekeeping fair, workshops, seminars and lectures by prominent beekeepers. Guests can taste and purchase a variety of honey, drinking honey, sweets, candles and honey-based soaps, even with honey and a variety of Carpathian herbs. 40 beekeepers take part in the festival. About 100 entrepreneurs represent beekeeping products. The festival will be held from 19 to 21 July in Ivano-Frankivsk.