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Discover Ukraine and Moldova - Explore!
16 days

Discover Ukraine and Moldova

Start and end in Kiev
Tour Operator:
Explore!
Max group size:
18
Age range:
18 to 85
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
124916
Private available:
From
US $3,280
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Highlights

  • Discover the ghost town inside the Exclusion Zone
  • See the statue that honours Heroes of the Soviet Union
  • Explore the expansive catacombs of the Lavra Reserve
  • Learn the stories of the German-Soviet War

Travel, Your Way

Good reasons for travelling privately:

  • Personalise your trip

    Make changes to the itinerary, accommodation, or transport method

  • Increased safety during COVID

    Spend the majority of time amongst your group to reduce exposure to others

  • Travel more exclusively

    Your tour guide can focus all their attention on your group

  • Travel for a special occasion

    Celebrate an important event by only travelling with your friends or family

Itinerary

Start and end in Kiev! With the Discovery tour Discover Ukraine and Moldova, you have a 16 days tour package taking you through Kiev, Ukraine and 5 other destinations in Europe. Discover Ukraine and Moldova includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Join trip in Ukraine's capital Kyiv
  2. Day 2: Kyiv guided tour and exploring the Museum of the Great Patriotic War
  3. Day 3: Drive to Odesa and visit a Strategic Missile Base en route
  4. Day 4: Odesa walking tour; chance to see the world's largest catacombs
  5. Day 5: Free day in Odesa with the chance to visit Dniester National Park
  6. Day 6: Visit a breakaway state and Chisinau, the capital of Moldova
  7. Day 7: Chisinau walking tour; visit the ancient churches at Orheiul Vechi
  8. Day 8: Drive back into Ukraine; walking tour and castle visit in Kamianets-Podilskyi
  9. Day 9: Visit to Khotyn Fortress and explore Chernivtsi on foot
  10. Day 10: Free day in Chernivtsi; option to visit Verkhovyna in the mountains
  11. Day 11: Drive to the elegant city of Lviv with a walking tour on arrival
  12. Day 12: Free day in Lviv; overnight train to Kyiv
  13. Day 13: Arrive in Kyiv; chance to visit the opulent Mezhyhirya Residence
  14. Day 14: Excursion into the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone
  15. Day 15: Further explorations of the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone
  16. Day 16: Trip ends in Kyiv
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Additional Services
  • Transport
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Additional Services

Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.4
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.3
  • Guide
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.3
  • Food
    Good
    4.0
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  • A
    · December 23rd, 2019
    A good balance of travel, organised days and free days. A full on busy schedule but I knew that would be the case.
    Explore! commented on this review
    Thanks for your review. Glad you had a great trip.
    Trip date: May 2019
    Review collected by Explore!
  • A
    · December 23rd, 2019
    More time in Lviv would have been appreciated.
    Explore! commented on this review
    thanks for the feedback, we're glad you enjoyed the trip overall.
    Trip date: September 2019
    Review collected by Explore!
  • A
    · December 23rd, 2019
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    Explore! commented on this review
    Thanks for the review. Glad you had a nice trip!
    Trip date: September 2019
    Review collected by Explore!
  • A
    · December 23rd, 2019
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    Explore! commented on this review
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    Trip date: August 2019
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  • B
    · August 27th, 2019
    Very varied overview of some of the highlights of Western Ukraine and Moldova. Something for everyone, with a good mix of history, culture and scenery.
    Explore! commented on this review
    Sounds like a nicely balanced trip. Thanks for your lovely review!
    Trip date: August 2019
  • A
    · May 17th, 2019
    I thought some of the optional excursions would have been better had they been included in the itinerary, even if it pushed up the price of the holiday a little. Most of the optional trips involved a lot of driving in the bus with very little time at... Show more
    Explore! commented on this review
    Thanks for your feedback and review.
    Trip date: August 2018
    Review collected by Explore!
  • A
    · May 17th, 2019
    Very busy schedule, but as with most of my Explore bookings, I stayed over a few days more to see, with the help of Wikipedia, some gems which that schedule had missed !
    Explore! commented on this review
    Thanks for your feedback and review.
    Trip date: September 2018
    Review collected by Explore!

Dates & Availability

16 days
Discover Ukraine and Moldova
From Kiev to Kiev
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Good to Know

  • Currency
    L
    Moldovan Leu
    Moldova
    Hryvnia
    Ukraine
  • Plugs & Adapters

    As a traveller from USA, Canada, England, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F.

    Type C
    Ukraine and Moldova
    Type E
    Ukraine and Moldova
    Type F
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  • Vaccines
    • These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    • Typhoid - Recommended for Moldova and Ukraine. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Moldova and Ukraine. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Tuberculosis - Recommended for Moldova and Ukraine. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Moldova and Ukraine. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    • Cholera - Recommended for Ukraine. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Tick-borne encephalitis - Recommended for Ukraine. Ideally 6 months before travel.
  • Visa
    • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
    • Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.
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    • For any tour departing before May 1st, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after May 1st, 2021, a minimum payment of 30% is required to confirm your booking with Explore!. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 65 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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