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Whether you're planning a trip to Ukraine? Ukraine is a wonderful country that will amaze you with it`s diversity, history and culture, food, warmth and hospitality of the people! Welcome to Ukraine! Welcome to Kharkov! We will show you the best in our country and our city!
Kharkov - the second largest city in Ukraine after Kiev. It was the capital of the Ukrainian Socialist Republic. Tours to Ukraine for our citizens and foreigners is our main and favorite direction.
We work with the best guides, and we have direct contracts with the best hotels in Kharkov and other cities, which enable us to make the prices as cheap as possible with the highest quality. This is the reason why the citizens of Russia, Belarus, Moldova, Poland, Latvia, France, Germany, Great Britain, Israel, etc. trust us to organize a tour.
We specialize in one-day and two-day trips from Kharkov, in the center of the city and its environs.
There is a schedule of excursions from Kharkov togather groups of tourists in the menu on the left side of the page.
You can find the program when you click on the name of the tour.
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The program of excursions: Kharkov — Chuguev — Izyum — Svyatogorsk
Departure from Kharkov 7.30. accompanied by a guide, given waypoint information: historical, ethnographic features of place names and local legends, the story of the world famous people from Chuguev. Peschansky Holy Ascension Cathedral and the healing sacred spring in Izium, walking to the viewing platform on the Mount Kremenets, where the battle took place, described in the ancient "Word about the regiment of Igor”, "Scythian idols" , the Pantheon of Glory and the alley with military equipment since The Great Patriotic War named the II World War. In Svyatogorsk Lavra: Tour of historical and architectural reserve, Holy Assumption Monastery, a visit to the observation areas, the chalky caves, underground churches. Saint Nicholas Wonder-Woker temple on the "Donets rock", other revered sites, a story about its history and destiny of people associated with Svyatogorsk, icons shops, leisure time. Views of the river Seversky Donets and we will pass on territory of reserve. There are dwellings of monks. wooden and stone churches and beautiful nature in this excursion.
* Girl and women, who are going to come into the church have to cover a head.
Price 500 uah.
Opishne – Dykanka – Poltava from Kharkov
TDeparture from Kharkov 7:30 accompanied by a guide, in a easy form given historical, toponimic and ethnographic researches and local legends. Arrival to the capital of Ukrainian pottery Opishne. Lesson pottery. Tour of the museum of ceramics, a molding of potts and souvenirs on a potter's wheel, free time for photo, pottery market.
A tomb of princes Kochubey - Nicholas wonder-worker`s Church in Dykanka. Skylight dome, a mysterious cave carvings marble sarcophaguses - nobody waited to see such a fine art of Poltava! The icon of St. Nicholas is strong and old, more than 300 years old. Gogol's mother came to this icon and asked St. Nicholas to give her son. The future famous author - Nikolai Gogol was born soon. The church is decorated with unique iconostasis of carved bog oak. Old Trinity Church, place of Gogol's short story "Vij", operating a windmill, all breathes mystery in this place where the events were "Evenings on a Farm near Dykanka."We will see a 800-year oak tree. Here met Hetman Ivan Mazepa and Motregina Kochubey. It was 300 years ago . In Pushkin's poem "Poltava" We see her in the image of Marye.
A traditional lunch with steamed vareniks, and Poltavas borsch (optional) in Dykanka. Visit the Museum of the Poltava Battle. There , in this field more than 300 years ago was a battle. It changed the borders of all European states, Russia then to become an empire.
Samsonievskaya church painted by famous artist impressionist Vasnetsov.
Krestovosdvizhensky nursing Monastery. A unique, 17-meter height, carved iconostasis, the tomb of the archimandrites in the cave, there are ancient icons 13th century. Sightseeing tour of Poltava: the main attractions of the city: a monument to the glory of the victors of Poltavas Battle, the architectural ensemble of the Round Square - buildings over 200 years, Cathedral Square, the white gazebo - an impressive panorama, Redeemer Church (built before the Battle of Poltava). Arrival in Kharkov about 20:00.
*Girl and women, who are going to come into the church have to cover a head.
Price 650 uah.
Old estates of Kharkov
Kharkov — Stariy Merchyk — Sharovka — Natalyevka — "singing terraces" — Krasnokutsk arboretum or Parchomovka - is an artistic museum
Departure from Kharkov 7.30. Ground information about the known people and points en-route.
Walks on ancient farmsteads: Stariy Merchyk - the farmstead palace of nobiliary family of Shydlovsky, mysterious "oblatory stone" and stone idols, was saved. Visit of church of All saints. Sharovka is a modern castle of sugar-refinery and parquet magnate - Konig, walking in the park, wonderful view on the castle, sugar houses, "stone of love" and other.
Natalyevka - a residence family of patrons of art and industrialists Kharitonenko, modern architectural ensemble of farmstead, legend about this place, Church of the Holy Transfiguration of the known architect Schusev, author of mausoleum of Lenin. Then go to "singing terrace".
There is a unique Museum of Art in the old house of the of Count Pidgorichane: Original works by world famous artists and sculptors (Shishkin, Borovikovsky, Shevchenko, Aivazovsky, Roerich, Vasilkovsky, Yablonskaya, Konenkov, Picasso, Malevich) and other priceless artifacts.
There is a monument of architecture (200 years) Virgin Protection Church near the grounds of a sugar factory patrons Kharitonenko.
Krasnokutskiy arboretum. Tour of the area's oldest arboretum in Ukraine (founded 1809) conducts a specialist dendrologist. Fully to appreciate the diversity of living collections, clean, filled with scents the air, to be alone with the age-old giants in a shady pond or to a picnic with friends while you can walk after a self-guided tours.
Optional - visit to the cellars of Peter and Paul Monastery. Living souvenirs from the arboretum Krasnokutsk: fruit and vegetables and ornamental plants.
Arrival to Kharkov 18.00.
* *Girl and women, who are going to come into the church have to cover a head.
Price 450 uah.
7:30 Departure from Kharkov
On the way, provides information about known countrymen from passing objects, statistical data and materials of local history research, especially ethnographic characteristics of human settlements: Bogodukhov, Akhtyrka, Trostyanets.
In Ohtyrka – There is a Temple of Rastrelli - Protection of the Virgin, Grafskaya church (Holy Cross), Vvedenskaya(Entry), Transfiguration (in a modern style) and St. Michael's.
Trostyanetz – Visit to the fortress ”round the yard”, the middle of the 18th century, the Palace of Prince Golitzyn, and house of Leopold Kenig, which stayed Tchaikovsky - the world-famous composer, visiting museum and the baroque Church of the Annunciation (the middle of the 18th century).
Park "Neskuchnoye": dendrologist accompanied by a walk through the picturesque park. There is a Kenig`s country house in a modern style at the entrance to the park. The road to the mysterious grotto runs along the tree-lined ponds. Free time, a picnic. Departure 16:30. Arrival to Kharkov 18.00.
*Girl and women, who are going to come into the church have to cover a head.
Price 450 uah.
Departure from Kharkov at 6:30 am. The route through Krasnograd, Novomoskovsk, Zaporozhye. On arrival Zaporozhye (at 11:30 am) City tour, visit sightseeing: squares, parks, ancient oak , fountains, the Wish tree , the lovers watch ,Cathedral of St. Andrew, DnieproGES ,A boat trip around the island with Khortytsya passage through a unique 40-meter Gateway. Much positive emotions, beautiful view on the rocks and landscapes beautiful Khortytsya. Look at the growing city of the Dnieper, get a lot of interesting stories from local guide.
There is a wooden fortress "Zaporizhzhya Sich" and Museum of the History of the Cossacks on the island. Museum open year 10/14/83. The museum has collected more than 30,000 objects that cover the historical period from the Paleolithic period to the nineteenth century. Exhibition is complemented by four dioramas.The fortress "Zaporozska Sich" In the National Park "Khortytsya”, Walking along the northern edge of the island Khortytsya. Visit to the museum of weapons – optional. On request can also visit to Cossack Horse Theatre.
Arrival to Kharkov about 23:00 pm
Price: Adult 700 uah
Children 680 uah.
- Travel buses of European standard,
- Support from Kharkov,
- Tickets to the Museum with a guide,
- tickets to the Fortress of Cossacks "Zaporozska Sich" with a guide,
- boat trip with a guide,
- walking along the northern edge of the island Khortytsya with a guide,
MUSEUM OF WEAPONS: The collection of weapons includes a full range of weapons and firearms: weapons of the Stone Age to the automatic weapon of World War II – 15uah with a guide
ZAPOROZHYE HORSE THEATRE, we offer folk-ethnographic program. The program includes elements of the vaulting, trick riding, whip work (whip), Cossack games and entertainment. Here, after representation it is possible to ride horses. On the territory of the the reserv Khortytsya there is a cafe Kozatsky tavern where it is possible to reserve traditional Ukrainian food and drinks. Tickets on the game costs 120 uah, a complex lunch - 120 uah.