|Day 1||Departure from Kiev. (Train number 143 Kiev – Iv.Frankovsk Departure at 21:01).|
|Day 2||Arrival in the city Iv.Frankovsk (9:37). Transfer to Yaremche. Accommodation (2-3-bedded rooms with private facilities) in a boarding house “Pervotsvit” http://www.pervotsvit.com.ua. Breakfast.
Walking tour “The Mysterious World of Ukrainian opryshky” [Opryshky- A popular insurgency, which existed from XV to XIX century in the Carpathians] along the forest trail to the rocks of Dovbush (height up to 30 meters), a chaotic heap of stones, where according to legend, famous folk hero – Olexa Dovbush – hid gold and jewels taken away from the rich. Also during the tour, you can fully enjoy the beautiful panorama of the Ukrainian Carpathians and escape from the city vanity.
Return to the guesthouse. Dinner.
City walking tour “Amazing and magic Yaremche … “. Walk along the fast, fancifully meandering mountain river Prut to the mysteriously seething waterfall Probyi, to the pearl of the Hutsul wooden architecture – the restaurant “Hutsul” and to the souvenir market of folk ethnographic items, the center of the picturesque town of Yaremche. Free time to stroll around the city and buy souvenirs.
Return to the a boarding house. Dinner in one of the national Carpathian kolyba [Kolyba – shepherds and woodcutters seasonal accommodation, common in the mountainous regions of the Carpathians.] (extra charge). After dinner, for those who wish (for an extra charge) may visit the “romantic” spa http://romantikspahotels.ua/spa-zona-2/spa-basejnyi
Departure for the climbing to the highest point of Ukraine – Mount Hoverla (2061 m above sea level.). Relocation (1.5 hours) to the base of Olympic reserve “Zaroslyak”.
Foot climbing (under the guidance of professional instructors) Mount Hoverla will leave in memory of those who managed to conquer the mountain peak unforgettable impressions and emotions. Goverla will charm by its majestic beauty, spectacular panoramic views of the Carpathian mountain ranges that abut their peaks right in the heavens far end, unique colors of alpine Polonynas and meadows, the diversity of silvery streams, noisy flowing from green wooded slopes, varied Carpathian flora and fauna, and of course transparent air filled with healing mountain fresh.
A small snack, photo session at the top and descend to Sportbaza “Zaroslyak”. Degustation of Carpathian Wine exclusive liqueurs, that are palatable, create a joyful mood; have medicinal properties, reinforcing the love of the Carpathians. Tasting of (for surcharge) Carpathian herbal tinctures: mead, kalganovki, Carpathian whiskey and other delicious drinks with snacks at the company’s real Hutsul. And, of course, all this is accompanied by toast, Hutsul stories and recipes for drinks database.
Return to Yaremche, recreation. Dinner (for an additional fee) in the national Carpathian Kolyba. After dinner – free time to relax or visit genuine Hutsul bathhouse.
Sightseeing bus tour “Carpathian – Ukrainian small Switzerland …”. The excursion starts with a visit to the village Mykulychin – the largest village in the Ukraine, an area with all its surrounding hamlets commensurate with the size of a large city. Here we see the canyon with steep cliffs 10-12m in height, located on one of the tributaries of the river Prut. The peak Gorgan Mykulychinsky (Burachkivsky – 1050 m), which is surmounted by 70 – meter cliff from which at a glance can be seen bizarre boulders of the Carpathian mountains, heard the ringing play of fast winding streams and felt transparent lightness of intoxicating mountain air … Moving to the resort Bukovel – the tourist mecca of the Ukrainian Carpathians: the rise in the cable car to the observation deck, which offers a unique view of the mysterious and alluring Chornohora Mountains with its majestic peaks (Hoverla, Petras, Pop Ivan , Berbeneskul …) and mysterious slopes, visit the alpine lake, near near which you can not only enjoy the crystal coniferous Carpathian air, but even to make a immersing with an aqualung … Moving to Hutsul mountain village of Vorokhta – a place where you can see the unique things that are only here – four Austrian railway bridges – viaducts, built over a hundred years ago, the Italians captured arms and a masterpiece of architecture – sport-springboards on skis year-round operating. Visit to the private “Museum of Hutsul life, ethnography and musical instruments” – an opportunity to see the collection, in which are collected everyday objects, traditional Hutsul folk clothing and ornaments, as well as all kinds of musical instruments.
Moving to the waterfall Hooke – wonderful and unique, where pearl water flow breaks down almost twenty meters high, screening cascades of water dust that erupts in a rainbow of the sun multi-colored rays. Fantastic beauty!
|День 5||Arrival to Kiev at 08:46.|
Recommendations for clothes to climb Hoverla: Sportswear (pants + sweatshirts or windbreaker); replaceable T-shirt; footwear – sneakers or hiking boot with fluted soles; hat or cap summer (panama hat, bandana); heat-insulated jacket or vest (in the summer – windbreaker); cape from the rain; bottle of drinking water.
Tour price includes: travel by train Kiev – Iv.Frankovsk – Kiev (compartment); accomodation in a resort hotel “Pervotsvit” in 2-3 bed rooms with private facilities; meals according to the program; bus transfers and excursions according to the program; support instructors and entrance fee to the National park while climbing Hoverla; medical insurance.
Tour cost –