New Year in Kyiv
5 days, 4 nights
Day 1 (December 29): Kyiv
Arrival. Meeting at the airport. Transfer to the hotel. Accomodation. Walk in the city centre. Free time. Overnight.
Day 2 (December 30): Kyiv
Breakfast. Panoramic city tour in the capital of Ukraine and the cradle of Eastern Slavonic states. The tour includes Golden Gates and Vladimir’s hill, which is supposed to be the place of foundation of Kyiv-city, Bogdan Khmelnitsky’s Monument, National Opera and Ballet Theater, St. Vladimir’s Cathedral - a splendid architectural pearl, with beautiful paintings of V. Vasnetsov and St. Michael’s Golden Domed Monastery founded in 1108, Kyiv Founders’ Monument, Khreschatik Avenue, Independence Square - the scene of many notable events in the capital city of Ukraine.
Visiting St. Sofia Cathedral - the world famous historical and architectural monument of the first half of the 11th century. The cathedral is famous for its mosaics and frescos by Byzantine masters. It is the first monument in Ukraine listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.Free time. Overnight.
Day 3 (December 31): Kyiv
Breakfast. Visiting The Holy Kyiv Pechersk Lavra - the Orthodox Christian monastery that is the holiest place of pilgrimage in Ukraine. It was founded in times of Yaroslav the Wise in XI century and is one of the most ancient monasteries in Old Rus. Trinity Church, the Assumption Cathedral (renovated in 2000), the Refectory Church and the labyrinth of the Near and Far Caves, with their relics of saints, are real masterpieces of world architecture.
Free time or optional visiting. New Year celebration.
New Year celebrations at the Independence Square in Kyiv will start in 9:00 pm on December 31st, and finished after midnight on January 1st.
Day 4 (January 1): Kyiv
Breakfast. In the afternoon excursion to Podil historical area – one of the oldest neighborhoods of Kyiv, the birthplace of the city's trade, commerce and industry. It still contains many architectural and historical landmarks, and new archeological sites are still being revealed. Excursion includes the Kontraktova Square, Andriivskyi Uzviz (Descent), Our Lady Pirogoscha Church, St. Nicolas Pritisk Church etc. Free time. Overnight.
Day 5 (January 2): Kyiv
Breakfast. Free time. Transfer to the airport for your flight back home.
For group prices from 15 pax please contact us.
The price includes:
- Accomodation in the chosen hotel in double/twin rooms;
- Meals: 4 breafasts;
- Transport service according to the program;
- Guide service according to the program;
- Entrance fees: St Sophia's Cathedral, Kyiv Pechersk Lavra.
The price does not include:
- Air tickets, taxes, insurance;
- Program of New Year celebration in one of capital restaurants – contact us.
- Meals: lunches and dinners;
- Personnal expenses;
- Service not mentionned above.
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