We know Ukraine. We love Ukraine.
And we want You to know and love it, too
Number of days: 5
Cost: 17500 UAH
You will see the beautiful and charming nature of the Ukrainian Carpathian Mountains. Here there are the raciest ethnic regions, where most of the culture has survived from ancient times. They are well known as centers of folk arts, rich in talent, with some famous masters of pottery, wood carving, embroidery, weaving and metalworking. To make a deep dive, we not only visit museums, but also get acquainted with some artists who show us the process of making some truly craft products, and taste delicious local cuisine.
Arrival to Ivano-Frankivsk; city tour.
In the Carpathians there are a lot of sites with a strong energy and aura. One of those places is an ancient monastery Maniavsky skete. You are welcome to have a lunch at the refectory and to walk up to the holy spring.
Check-in at the hospitable Hutsul mansion.
Dinner and acquaintance party. All interested may enjoy sauna.
Trip to Kolomya. This town attracts thousands of tourists due to its unique museums with the richest collections of folk art objects.
Museum of Hutsul and Pokuttia Folk Art - the best show-pieces of wood carving, embroidery and folk costumes, musical instruments and weapons, pottery and weaving, icons and sculptures.
The world's onliest Museum of Pysanka introduces unusual ways how to decorate Easter eggs and surprises with variety of decorative patterns. Historical city center sightseeing.
Introduction to Kosiv - the capital of Hutsul crafts. It seems like nature endued the Hutsul people with a sense of beauty and desire to make their handiworks bright and joyful.
Visiting of the Kosiv market will impress you with its wares brought from all over the region. Acquaintance with Kosiv craftsmen. You will see how the Kosiv ceramics are made and even try to do it yourself sitting at the potter's wheel!
Celebratory Dinner. The story of the Hutsul traditions.
Trip to Kryvorivnya village - Ukrainian Parnas, - Mecca of the Ukrainian intellectuals.
Tour to museum of Hutsul Grazhda - the reconstructed dwelling of that time.
In Verkhovyna you will meet the most cheerful person of Carpathians and the musician-virtuoso; his collection of folk musical instruments includes hundreds of items - and he can play all of them!
Farewell with the hospitable Hutsulshina and departure to Bukovina. The capital of Bukovina is Chernovtsi, it is often called as "a paradise for photographers". There are a lot of beautiful buildings that have been preserved since the Austro-Hungarian times along with the various temples and one of the oldest Jewish cemeteries in Europe.
Introduction to the Residence of the Metropolitans - the most precious tourist gem in the Bukovina necklace.
Price per person, english-speaking group:
Group of 2 persons - 715 USD
Accommodation in TWN/DBL rooms
Breakfast and national cuisine lunch
Guided tours with english-speaking guide
This tour is available in English, Polish, French, German, Arabian and Chinese languages. Other languages - under request.
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