TRAVEL TO UKRAINE AND LEARN RUSSIAN!
- Start and finish: Kyiv, Ukraine
- Destinations: Kyiv, Mezhigorye, Vinnitsa, Lviv, the Carpathian Mountains (Hoverla), Chernivtsi and Kamyanets-Podilsky
- Ages: Min 18
- Group size: Min 5, Max 12
- Accommodation: hotels
- Transportation: Bus and train
DAY 1 – Kiev
Arrive in Kiev and transfer to your hotel. Depending on when you arrive there may be time to explore the city or just relax after your journey. This afternoon we explore some of the key sights of Kiev, including the ancient St Sophia Cathedral, its bustling main boulevard Kreschatyk.
DAY 2 – Mezhigorye, Vinnitsa
In the morning we will go to Mezhigorye (the former residence of the ex-president). You will see the famous estate, photos of which spread throughout the world’s media. Take a walk in the park, go down to the bank of the Dnieper. Hold a lesson where the president lived a few years ago. We return to Kiev and still have time to visit the observation deck and the Motherland monument. After lunch we will go to Vinnitsa, where we will see the largest musical fountain in Europe!
Lesson topic: Introduce yourself.
DAY 3 – Lviv
In the morning, we go to Lviv by train. During the trip, we paddle time, playing conversational games in Russian and learning a new topic. We will arrive in Lviv in the afternoon, leave our luggage at the hotel and take a walk in the evening city. Lviv is renowned as one of the prettiest towns in Ukraine and its historic center has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Lesson topic: On the train.
DAY 4 – Lviv
The day will begin with a lesson. After that, you will have an exciting quest for many beautiful sights of Lviv. Founded in the 13th century, Lviv is almost dripping with history and walking around its wide boulevards and large squares you will see Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque architecture among many other types. You will visit the Lviv Opera House, the High Castle Park, Italian Courtyard and much more. In the evening we will go to the Carpathians by train.
Lesson topic: Asking direction.
DAY 5 – The Carpathian Mountains
We stay on a local farmstead, a picturesque and very typical Carpathian village which is a superb base for exploring the mountains and the intriguing communities that live here. After the lesson we will prepare the national Ukrainian dish and enjoy the wonderful nature of the Carpathian Mountains. It is a day of rest, because tomorrow we will conquer the highest mountain in Ukraine!
Lesson topic: At the restaurant.
DAY 6 – Hoverla
Hoverla climbing! Mount Hoverla (2061 m) – is the highest peak of Ukraine. Nevertheless, the route to the top is not difficult but still a challenge. It’s an opportunity to test your strength and endurance. However, if you decide to take this step, you will be rewarded with breathtaking views and unforgettable experience.
Lesson topic: At the hotel.
DAY 7 – Chernivtsi
This morning we leave our hosts and drive to Chernivtsi, situated in the foothills of the Carpathians. We will spend a few hours exploring some of the interesting buildings and monuments in the town. The town of Chernivtsi is the capital of the Bucovina region and is has many different ethnic influences from neighboring countries.
Lesson topic: Emergency situations.
DAY 8 – Kamyanets-Podilsky
Drive to Kamyanets-Podilsky, an attractive town dramatically situated on an island of rock and surrounded by a river. We visit the 11th-century castle, one of the most impressive in Ukraine, as well as the old quarter with its colorful buildings. It is our last stop in this journey. In the evening, we take a night train to Kiev.
Lesson topic: Review.
- Arrival transfer from the airport/ railway station to your accommodation. Transfers between the cities by bus and train
- Accommodation in carefully chosen apartments/hotels in the city centre
- Tickets to local attractions
- Lessons with a professional teacher
- Good time and unforgettable experience
- International flights
- All meals and drinks
PAYMENT A deposit of 20% is required when booking this tour. The remaining balance will be charged when you arrive to Ukraine.
TRAVEL INSURANCE We advise to take out Travel Insurance to cover for any unforeseen circumstances.
CANCELLATION Free cancellation up to 30 days prior departure, but the 20% deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applicable within 30 days of departure.
Visa policy map
Holders of passports of the following 65 jurisdictions can enter Ukraine without a visa for a stay up to 90 days:
Electronic visas for:
FIRST OF ALL YOU’LL GET UNFORGETTABLE EMOTIONS, HUGE EXPERIENCE AND NEW FRIENDS!
AT THE END OF THE TRIP YOU CAN PASS THE TEST AND GET A CERTIFICATE. IT’S GREAT OPPORTUNITY TO SHOW OFF TO YOUR FRIENDS AND DECORATE YOUR WALL=)
The educational trip to Ukraine costs $ 850. It’s just $ 106 per day!
A deposit of 20% is required when booking this tour. The remaining balance will be charged when you arrive to Ukraine.
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**The tour includes lessons, accommodation and transportation, but does not include flights to Ukraine and meal.
“I was introduced to Ukrainian culture by my Ukrainian friend but having the opportunity to visit Ukraine and get a first hand exposure to the culture was fantastic. I had an excellent time and being able to interact with locals made the trip a memorable one for me. The choice of sights was incredible! I really appreciate what you have done for us.” – Ben, Canada
“It’s great opportunity to travel and learn at the same time” now I know what it means! Lessons were very useful! Especially the fun home tasks, which made me speak a lot with locals! The price is low in comparison with experience I’ve got! Great! Great idea! Great time in Ukraine! Thanks a lot!” – Linda, Greece
“Спасибо большое за это путешествие. Я выучил много и сейчас мне не страшно говорить по-русски. Теперь я знаю, что меня понимают! Я не смог сделать визу в Россию, но в Украину мне не нужно было делать её. Я узнал, что Украина очень красивая страна и был сюрприз для меня, что люди говорят по-русски. Теперь это одна из моих любимых стран.” – Джордж, Канада
“Круто! Я много путешествую и у меня нет времени учить языки, но это было по-другому! Я не думал, что это будет так хорошо! Класс! Спасибо!” – Артур, Австрия
“Lviv, Carpatians mountains, Chernivtsy and other cities which I didn´t know before the trip are tarrific! Thanks for the opportunity to be on the highest mountain. Now my son can´t say I don´t walk a lot 😀 Спасибо!” – Paulo, Spain