INTRODUCTION:We want our guests to fall in love with Kiev. For this you need 3 things only: To sleep well To have delicious breakfast And to see the city with someone who feels passion for KyivHere is a brief description of some of the excursions which you can order in the hotel. But if you don’t see what you want here, there are 164 sightseeing trips around Kiev. We can always do something special and personal for you.
CITY SIGHTSEEING TOURThis is a good option for those who are inKiev for the first time, or who failed to seethe city properly the first time! Learn a littleabout Kiev and see how ancient and moderncoexist wonderfully on the streets. This tourcan last anywhere from 3 hours to a wholeday, depending on your schedule. You will see the most interesting sights of the city, which are milestones in its history: Starokievskaya mountain, the Golden Gates, St. Sophia’s Cathedral, St. Vladimir’s Cathedral, St. Andrew’s Church and St. Michael’s Cathedral, the Kiev- Pecherska Lavra, the temples of Podil, the aristocratic mansions that were destroyed and rebuilt. As you travel, the city’s history will come alive.
KYIV NIGHT LIFEGood music, drinks, new places and acquaintance with nicepeople in company of nightlife guide will open you alternativepart of Kyiv. You will meet new local people! You will beserved absolutely unique drinks created specially for our pub-program. And in the end - we will all get to secret place(admission is free of charge) to enjoy music, dancing andpeople around! • Pub-program will take 3 hours, includes 7 pubs with the best atmosphere in Kyiv, all pubs are located in the very heart of the city, nearby to each other. Price is 25 EUR per person, includes 2 unique drinks. During the tour group will have a dinner in one of the pubs. • Club-program may take all night. Includes 3 clubs but according to experience of our guide 1 or 2 is always enough. Price is 60 EUR per person, includes entrance fee and several drinks. Group is from 2 to 15 persons. We strongly recommend to order transfer to and from the hotel at reception in advance.
KYIV GASTRONOMICAL Recently in Kyiv many new restaurants with original cuisine, unusual interior and creative restaurateurs ideas were opened. You can visit the best of them during one evening and taste masterpieces of Ukrainian and foreign chefs. Program can be adjusted to your preferences in food. Price is 50 EUR per person. Your personal dishes and dishes of the guide shall be paid additionally. Price of transfers will be calculated after program approval.
KYIV NIGHT LIFEGood music, drinks, new places and acquaintance with nice people in company of nightlife guide willopen you alternative part of Kyiv. You will meet new local people! You will be served absolutelyunique drinks created specially for our pub-program. And in the end - we will all get to secret place(admission is free of charge) to enjoy music, dancing and people around!• Pub-program will take 3 hours, includes 7 pubs with the best atmosphere in Kyiv, all pubs are locatedin the very heart of the city, nearby to each other. Price is 25 EUR per person, includes 2 unique drinks.During the tour group will have a dinner in one of the pubs.• Club-program may take all night. Includes 3 clubs but according to experience of our guide 1 or 2 isalways enough. Price is 60 EUR per person, includes entrance fee and several drinks.Drinks and dinner for guide to be shared by group additionally. Group is from 2 to 15 persons.We strongly recommend to order transfer to and from the hotel at reception in advance.
KYIV GASTRONOMICALRecently in Kyiv many new restaurants with original cuisine, unusual interior and creativerestaurateurs ideas were opened. You can visit the best of them during one evening and tastemasterpieces of Ukrainian and foreign chefs.Program can be adjusted to your preferences in food. Price is 50 EUR per person. Your personal dishesand dishes of the guide shall be paid additionally. Price of transfers will be calculated after programapproval.
SOPHIA CATHEDRAL Saint Sophia Cathedral is a living history of Kiev, because the history of the Cathedral is inextricably linked with the most heroic, happy and tragic events that took place in our city. This architectural pearl of the XIth century is unmatched in scope, greatness, and artistic value. Its brilliant mosaics, frescoes, gilded carved wood and marble, all in organic unity with its graceful architecture, add up to a masterpiece among European cathedrals.
PODOL’S TEMPLES Kiev began in Podol. This tour focuses on Podol and its churches (Church of Elijah, Turova shrine, the Church of the Virgin Pyrogoscha), which are referenced in the ancient chronicle, “The Lay of Igor”. The Podolski heavenly city is an integral part of the history of Kievan Rus.
KIEV - PECHERSK LAVRAKiev-Pechersk Lavra is the oldest and the most revered monastery of Kievan Rus.Pilgrims from all over the world travel to Kiev, to bow to the saints, whose perfectlypreserved relics are enshrined in the caves, and pray before the icons. In this tour, youwill learn about the history of the monastery, the lifestyle of the monks, and thesimple acts of the saints. You will visit the caves, and learn the secret of thepreservation of the monks’ bodies. You will find yourself among the modest monasticcells and visit several lovely churches: the Church of All Saints, the Gate Church thatdates back to ancient Russ, the Cathedral of the Assumption, and St. Trinity church,which looks now as it did in the 17th century, and is still one of the most beautifulplaces on Kiev’s Dnieper River.
Architectural Monuments of VladimirskayaStreet To walk along the Vladimirskaya Street is to travel through a half thousand years of Kiev’s history, from the city of thy Kiy, to the city of Vladimir, then Yaroslav City, and the imperial university town. You will see the first foundations of the princely houses, the Tithe church, St. Andrew’s Church, St. Sophia’s Cathedral and the monument to Bogdan Khmelnitsky, the Golden Gate, the Opera and Ballet Theater, and the University of St. Vladimir. There is an epoch of history behind each of these sites.
COURTYARD OF KIEVHow to get from point A to point B, using the following conditions:--- walk no more than 100 meters on any street;--- cross the street if you must;--- walk principally through private courtyards?The solution is available only for true connoisseurs of the city. Join us, it isinteresting! In 3 hours by foot, many small secrets of the city will be revealed!P.S . And at the end - surprise - one of the most interesting secret places!
KIEV OF MIKHAIL BULGAKOVThe chapters of the novel “The White Guard” come to life when we, together withhis heroes, walk through the same courtyards and alleys, hear excerpts from the Kievnewspapers of that time, and remember the historical events described in the novel.The theme of this walking tour is “Master in the City,” and you will learn aboutMikhail Bulgakovs period in Kiev, his characters and their real prototypes. You willvisit the famous "House of Turbiny" (Andrews Descent, 13) and places associatedwith the life of the Bulgakov family in Kyiv.
JEWISH KYIVThe centuries-long history of Kiev is inseparable from thehistory of the Jewish community. In Kiev, there were manysynagogues, Jewish schools and universities. In Kiev were bornfuture political leaders of Israel - Golda Meir and EphraimKatzir. In Kiev, Shalom Aleichem lived and worked as a writer,Isaac Babel (born Ilya Ehrenburg) studied, and OsipMandelstam lived. Jewish patrons also made possibleBessarabsky market, the home of the Kiev Polytechnic, andothers important spaces.
UNKNOWN ANDREW’S DESCENTAndrew’s Descent is one of the mostpopular streets of Kyiv residents andvisitors. It is one of the city’s oldestand most beautiful streets. You can write novels about Andrew’s Descent (this was done by one of its admirers!). Many famous people of Kiev lived there, including: the writer Mikhail Bulgakov, the artist Murashko, and Dr. Theophilus Gavrilovich Janowski. At the foot of this wonderful street is a museum that will allow you to hear their voices and to learn about the extraordinary history of Andrew’s descent...
MYSTIC KIEV“On the night of Ivan Kupala on Lysa Gora (Bald Mountain) evil forces flocktogether ” ... Are you scared yet, or are you laughing? There are many placesimbued with mystical legends in Kiev. Weaving in stories of real events, theselegends create a multi-color picture of the city. Interested in the famous witchesof Kiev, pagan traditions, rituals, and and holidays? You can learn all aboutthem on the tour “Mystic Kiev”.
SECRET KIEVEvery day, many people pass by the secretplaces in the city center, not noticing them. Buttake a walk with a guide who has lived hereforever, and the City will reveal its secrets toyou. You’ll discover hidden courtyards andunknown entrances, elevators and a mostunique little church, where in the center of thecity you’ll find a variety of metropolitan fauna -ravens, giraffes, and… “The secret becomesclear “...
EXCURSION BY THE TRAM Do you want to feel like a citizen of Kiev at the end of the nineteenth century? Do you want to ride in an old tram through the streets of the old town and get acquainted with those for whom the first Kiev tram was not only a means of transportation?The first tour of the Kiev tram was inMay 4, 1892. During your 2 hourexcursion you will learn the history ofthe Kontraktova area, the history of Kievbridges, the development oftransportation in Kiev and much more.
KIEV IN THE NIGHTKiev at night has a special atmosphere and mood. Even well-known places looknew, original and unusual. On this tour, you will visit St. Sophia Square, thebuilding of the Security Service of Ukraine, centenary apartment houses, the OldTown Theater of Kiev, the building of the Central Council, the comprehensiveNational University, and the many interesting architectural and historical sites onVladymyrska Street. This walking tour takes 2-3 hours.
STALIN TUNNELS In 1936, Josef Stalin ordered the construction of two tunnels under the Dnieper – this was a top-secret project, called “Object number 1.” Who needed these tunnels? Why were they so important? What happened at the end? The story of these tunnels combines a series of factual events that could not be concealed, with a number of conjectures, myths, and speculations. Hear the story as you experience one of our most unusual tours.
STALIN LINE. GULSKYA MINE.In 1941, after its defeat on the border, the Soviet command decided to move its armyto the Stalin Line and organize a strong defense there. The plan was to stop theGerman invasion and then start a decisive offensive. But the plan failed, because theSoviet Command made some serious mistakes in engineering and especiallyorganization. We invite you to visit one of the most interesting and powerfulsegments of the "Stalin Line" - Gulskya mine.
WORLD THROUGH THE EMBRASURE In the last part of the 20th century, along the western borders of the USSR, the construction of fortified areas known as "Stalin Line" continued. Hundreds of bunkers, artillery caponiers, observation and command posts were built. During this trip you will see and hear the echoes of war: a broken mini-fortress, stacked pillboxes with a developed network of underground galleries, artillery pillboxes, “invisible” pillboxes, and a unique bunker with turret.
CHORNOBYL TRIP You can see the biggest catastrophe provoked by human self-confidence. One day trip. Number of Visitors Cost US$ Regular (max 17 160.00 people) Group of 30 and 130.00 more Four 175.00 Three 225.00 Two 245.00 One 450.00
PRICES Name Type Duration PriceA sightseeing tour: Sights of Kiev (Ancient Kiev + the beginning of Andreevsky descent) on foot From 3х hours 190 UAH per hourA sightseeing tour: Sights of Kiev (Ancient Kiev, Podol, Pechersk) auto + on foot From 3х hours 240 UAH per hour Evening Kiev on foot 2-3 hours 190 UAH per hour Court yard of Kiev on foot 3 hours 240 UAH per hour Architectural monuments of Vladimerskaya street on foot 3 hours 190 UAH per hour The Jewish Kiev auto + on foot From 3х hours 240 UAH per hour, auto is paid additionally (taxi, public) Kiev Michael Bulgakov on foot 3 hours 240 UAH per hour Bald Mountain on foot 4 hours 240 UAH per hour Mysticism of Kiev on foot 3 hours 240UAH per hour Tram excursion трамвай 2 hours From 1600 UAH. Unknown Andreevsky descent on foot 2,5 hours 240 UAH per hour Secret Kiev on foot 3 hours 240 UAH per hour 190 UAH per hour + entrance tickets 45 UAH. х number Sophia Cathedral on foot 3 hours of excursionists 190 UAH per hour + entrance tickets 25UAH. х number Kiev-Pechersk Lavra on foot 3 hours of excursionists Podols churchs on foot 3 hours 190 UAH per hour to place of appointment by For group 1-3 people = 1500 UAH, 4-7 people =1850, 8- Stalin tunnels 4 hours car and then on foot 17 people =1950, 18-30=2050 UAH to place of appointment by World through the embrasure 4 hours For group 1-3 people = 2200 car and then on foot to place of appointment by Stalin line. Gulskya mine. 8-9 hours For group 1-3 people = 2300 car and then on foot *entrance tickets for guide are paid additionally