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Number of days: 2
Cost: 1800 UAH
Each region of Ukraine is interesting in its own way. But if you are in Hutsul ... Stunning beauty of nature and extraordinary kindness people conquer all travelers. It preserved the ancient traditions and legends, and local flavor alive in everything: clothes, food, conversation. From here you ride with immense number of pictures and lots of souvenirs - authentic, handmade! And here I want to return again and again ...
And also - master classes and collections of ancient and modern Hutsul clothing, wedding ceremonies and fun music to "Ludynye"-fest in Kosiv!
Arriving to Ivano-Frankivsk.
Tour by city, that is called "eastern gate Carpathians." It was founded in 1661 and now we can see the Market Square and City Hall, which survived to this day. In city architecture the Renaissance ideas about the "ideal city" are reflected. They are embodied in planning the suburbs, streets, temples and stone buildings.
Departure to Kolomyya.
In the Museum of Folk Art of Gutsulschina and Pokuttya we will see the unique things - ceramics, wood carvings, decorated with folk patterns leather belts and axes, Bartko, traditional Hutsul carpets, folk icons, etc. Also - there is reproduced interior of Hutsul house and aristocratic flat of the end of XIX century.
Kosiv - a real capital of Hutsul folk art. This is where you can find everything: pottery, woven, embroidered and cut, boxes and plates, dolls, Carpathian teas and mushrooms in various forms.
This day we also visit bright authentic festival "Ludynye". The festival shows great examples of authentic and contemporary clothing, reflecting the diversity of folk costumes in the Hutsul villages and folk artists masterpieces in this field.
The second day at the festival.
Visiting Sheshory waterfalls. The height of drop of water here is about 2 m. If you walk 250 meters down the river, then you can discover the Great Falls Guk where water drop height up to 5 m, and the area of the waterfall is 0.5 hectares. Close to Silver Falls there is a source of healing mineral waters.
Transfer to Ivano-Frankivsk.
20.10 Cheese-land journey
25-31.10 Highlights of Ukraine and Georgia
25.10-05.11 Grand tour to Ukraine and Georgia
26-27.10 Chornobyl and Prypyat: to know more
30.12-02.01 NEW YEAR'S EVE IN KYIV
30.12-02.01 New Year celebration in the medieval castle
05-08.01 Hutsul Christmas
11-19.01 WINTER WONDERS OF UKRAINE