Ukraine is a relatively under visited country compared to other places in Europe but you will be suprised at how many sights and experiences are available. We have a selection of authentic experiences available to join all year round where you can visit the the medieval town of Kamyanets-Podilsky, wander the streets of the capital Kiev or if you are seeking adventure you could head to Chornobyl.
Get inspiration for the best things to do if you would like to go travelling, backpacking or take a gap year in the Ukraine.
There are so many places you should consider adding to your itinerary, here are some of the top places:
Ukraine is a quite an off the beaten track destination but was brought to the worlds attending when it co-hosted the European Football Championships in 2012. When you think of Ukraine you probably think about a cold country located close to Russia made famous by a good football team and also the heavyweight boxers Vitali and Wladimir Klitschko who have put this country on the world map.
If you are looking for an authentic experience in Ukraine then our small group adventure holidays will appeal to you. You will get to journey overland and see more of Ukraine with a guide on a package tour. Popular places you will get to visit include the Dnipro River, Odessa, National Parks, the Black Sea, Carpathian Mountains and also Lviv and Kyiv. You will travel by bus, metro, minibus and overnight sleeper train experiencing historical and cultural sites along the way. There is a maximim number of 12 people per holiday so you will need to book in advance to secure your place.
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