From  £550
per person
Tour Highlights
  • Explore St. Sophia's Cathedral in Kiev
  • Discover coffee houses in Lviv
  • Visit Odessa's famous Potemkin Steps
  • Experience the lively Rynok Square
  • Stroll along Deribasivs’ka Street
  • Admire views of the Black Sea coastline
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Best of Ukraine

11 Day Tour, from £550 per person

This itinerary is perfect for first time visitors to Ukraine. With the convenience of overnight trains linking the diverse cities of Kiev, Lviv and Odessa, more time is left to experience this incredible country. Explore architectural treasures in the capital, wander the cobblestone streets in Lviv and delve into Odessa’s rich maritime history.

This itinerary leaves you free to spend the days as you wish. However, we can recommend the must-see sights and book a variety of excursions in each city. Speak to a Regent Ukraine Specialist for more information.

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1
FLY TO KIEV
FLY TO KIEV
Fly to Kiev. Transfer to the hotel and check in for two nights.
Accommodation
Rus Hotel
   
DAY 2
KIEV
KIEV
Spend two days exploring Ukraine’s capital at leisure. Explore the underground caves of the Pechersk Lavra monastery and be sure to venture inside St. Sophia’s Cathedral to gaze at the well-preserved frescoes and mosaics. (B)
Accommodation
Rus Hotel
   
DAY 3
KIEV TO LVIV
KIEV TO LVIV
Although controversial, the Monument to the Friendship of Nations is still a popular sight to visit, probably due to the fact its location offers a wonderful view of the city and Dnipro River. From here follow the footbridge to Trukhaniv Island where cafés, restaurants and the city’s beaches can be found. Travel by overnight train to Lviv. (B)
DAY 4
LVIV
LVIV
Arrive Lviv. Transfer to the hotel and check in for two nights. (B)
Accommodation
George Hotel
             
DAY 5
LVIV
LVIV
Lviv is a city full of central European flavour and charm. During the three days spent here, admire the diverse architectural styles and experience the buzz of activity in Rynok Square and explore some of the best museums and galleries in the country. (B)
Accommodation
George Hotel
             
DAY 6
LVIV TO ODESSA
LVIV TO ODESSA
Be sure to visit the handmade chocolate shop. Keep a look out for its large glass windows which offer a fantastic view of the in-store chocolate factory. Take the overnight train to Odessa. (B)
DAY 7
ODESSA
ODESSA
Arrive in Odessa and check in to the hotel for two nights. In this laid-back town, the famous Potemkin Steps lead down to the Black Sea and Ukraine’s biggest commercial port. (B)
Accommodation
Continental II Hotel
     
DAY 8
ODESSA
ODESSA
Make time to wander along Deribasivs’ka Street, a colourful and energetic route jam-packed with restaurants, bars and cafés, and head to Vorontsov’s Palace to explore the adjoining park complex and enjoy fantastic views of the Black Sea coastline. (B)
Accommodation
Continental II Hotel
     
DAY 9
ODESSA TO KIEV
ODESSA TO KIEV
Board the overnight train to Kiev (or to Simferopol for those heading to the Crimean Peninsula). (B)
DAY 10
KIEV
KIEV
Arrive in Kiev and transfer to the hotel for an overnight stay. (B)
Accommodation
Rus Hotel
   
DAY 11
FLY TO THE UK
Transfer to the airport for the flight back to the UK. (B)

Pricing Information

11 day tour, from £550 per person

Price Includes

  • Return flights in economy class with Ukraine International direct from London Gatwick
  • All airport taxes and security charges
  • Accommodation at the 3-star Rus Hotel for three nights with breakfast
  • Accommodation at the 3-star George Hotel for two nights with breakfast
  • Accommodation at the 3-star Continental II Hotel for two nights with breakfast
  • All arrival transfers
  • Train tickets in 1st class 2-berth compartments

Price Excludes

  • All departure transfers

Price Notes

Single room supplement £140

4-star hotel
Per person twin-share from £815
Single room supplement from £360

Tour Route Map


  1. Ukraine, Kiev
  2. Ukraine, Lviv
  3. Ukraine, Odessa
  4. Ukraine, Kiev

Tour Accommodation

George Hotel
George Hotel
George Hotel The hotel's excellent location close to Market Square and the Opera House makes this an excellent, good-value choice. The building is a wonderful, atmospheric 18th-century......
Rus Hotel
Rus Hotel
Rus Hotel The Hotel Rus is located in the centre of Kyiv,offering panoramic views of the impressiveOlympiyskiy Stadium. A 5-minue walk takes youto Khreshchatyk Street and the nearby PalatsSportu......
Continental II Hotel
Continental II Hotel
Continental II Hotel The Continental II Hotel is situated  in the centre of business and cultural life of Odessa, three blocks from the main street Deribasobvskaya. It offers 12 comfortable......

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Reviews

We have just returned from our very enjoyable holiday in Ukraine and would like to thank Christina Gibbons for making all the arrangements. The planning, booking arrangements and ticketing could not have been easier. We appreciated having our train tickets delivered to our hotel, thus avoiding the usual queues in the railway station. All transfers worked to perfection and the drivers were friendly and helpful.  We had a very enjoyable trip and would certainly recommend Regent Holidays to others. 

Mr & Mrs Bamber
October 3, 2013
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