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The Petrikov Region. Petrikovka - Kitaygorod

We invite you to visit the unique corner of the Dnieper region - Petrikovsky krai, which combines a magnificent nature, original folk art and unlimited hospitality. This is a great place to get acquainted with the authentic Ukrainian culture and outdoor recreation.

Only on this excursion you have the opportunity:

- ride wild steppes of the Dnieper and see magnificent panoramas

- to feel the taste and smell of the Cossacks of Zaporozhye's liberty

- to visit the unique Petrikov Center of Folk Crafts

- to make an excursion, to have fun and relax on the Cossack Sich ethnogutor

- practice in a wide variety of master classes

- to make a walk on an unprecedented attraction - the House-Pysanka on wheels

- bring home unique souvenirs - Petrikov painting and not only

In the program of the tour: departure by bus from Kharkov, transport and excursion service according to the program, excursion, excursions to Dnipro, Petrikovka, China Town, Petrikov Center of Folk Crafts, Cossack Sich ethno-hutor in Grechanoe village, Mikolin Khutor, master classes, outdoor recreation.

Travel with us on a journey to Ukrainian authenticity, originality, ethnic roots, to a unique history and magnificent masters!

Route

Dnepr - Petrikovka - Mykolin Khutor - Grechanoye - Kitaygorod

Duration of the tour

15 hours

Food

We offer for an additional fee:

- lunch at the cafe (from 100 UAH per person);

- dry ration (from 60 UAH per person);

- lunchboxes (from 90 UAH per person).

Transport

Bus

Type of tour

Group

Rest and recuperation:

Possible rest on the banks of the river Orel

Excursion program

Departure from Kharkov to the Dnieper.

Dnieper. Inspection tour of the Dnieper.

Classical Ukrainian steppe - the former Wild Field, the River Orel - one of the purest in Europe. The crystal clear air, filled with the aroma of steppe grasses, will fill you with strength and energy in a matter of hours. Petrikovsky district of the Dnieper region is rightly called the last freeman of the Zaporozhye Cossacks.

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Petrikovka was founded in 1772 by the last ataman of Sich, Peter Kalnyshevsky, who spent the last 20 years of his life in the dungeons of the Solovetsky prison. It was on this free land, which did not know serfdom, that Petrikov's famous painting for the whole world was born, where every smear is a note of joy, life and freedom. In this painting - the whole beauty of the land of the Dnieper - flowering motley grass fields, generous for living creatures of forests and rivers, crystal water of Oreli. In the 2013 year Petrikovskaya painting was included in the list UNESCO Intangible cultural heritage of mankind,

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Visiting the famous Petrikov Center of Folk Crafts and artists' studios, the history of Petrikovskaya painting. Here you can not only buy ethnic hand-made, but also most decorate some product with a brush of cat hair. Another attraction Petrikovki - Church of the Nativity of the Virgin, an architectural monument of national importance. And on the "Mikolin Khutor" - wall painting huts, loom, brichka and master classes from professional artists: Malevka, pysankarstvo, straw and others.
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Nikolin Khutor. A wonderful farm in Petrikovka, where you can get acquainted with the art of wall painting, with the way of life and customs of Ukrainian peasants. The museum is located in a hut, which is already 100 with more than a few years. There is an old loom, a traditional Ukrainian oven, absolutely all the interior items. Here guests will be offered master-class on Petrikov's painting (or a choice: straws, motanki dolls, eggs), generous treats with Ukrainian dinner (dumplings and tea), funny games, tug-of-war, riding on a pussy-house on wheels.
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Ethnogutor "Cossack Sich" is located in the territory of the modern village. Grechanoy Petrikov district. The Cossack outpost preserved to our times - two huts, a church, a museum, a frontal place; ancient weapons from the unique collection, dedication to the Cossacks and much more.

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Excursion to the Cossack farm "Galushkovka" includes: a meeting with the Cossacks on horseback, an excursion to the Museum of Rural Life, the Museum of the Cross, the Sich model, a gallery, lunch (kulesh, pickles, bread, tea). The farm also offers various entertainment: horseback riding, in a chaise, archery, crossbow shooting, throwing clubs, knives, "Ram" duel.
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Also on the Cossack farm you can try your abilities in a variety of master classes (Petrikovskaya painting, pysanka, beadwork, straw, etc.), order a gazebo and have fun!

China town. Here in the territory of Tsarichansky district the complex of Kitaygorod churches, built in the XVIII century, was preserved. the centurion Semenov: Assumption, St. Barbara and St. Nicholas.

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Return to Kharkov.

The cost per person in UAH.

 Number of paid places + free of charge 50 + 4 44 + 4
44 + 10
40 + 8
40 + 14
36 + 12
36 + 18
30 + 4,
30 + 8

25 + 4,
25 + 10
15 + 2, 16 + 2,
17 + 3, 20 + 4
15 hours 360 410 450 500 580 695 800

Included

transport service by luxury buses (Meresdes, Neoplan, Wolksvagen, Scania, MAN, Setra, etc.), escorting the group by guide, excursion service, medical insurance and accident.

Notes

  • The route of the tour can be adjusted at will of the customer.
  • Entrance tickets to museums and other sightseeing facilities, master classes, theatrical performances, food, arbor rentals, etc. extra charge.
  • Folk art center - 30 UAH / person, Mikolin Khutor - 20 / 10 UAH, painting master class - 30 UAH / person, excursion in the Cossack Sich ethnogurator - 100 / 130 UAH per person (the price includes Kulesh ), master classes - from 35 UAH
  • Specify the cost of the tour and additional services before booking.

 

We also recommend to your attention other group tours and tours around Ukraine:

- excursions to Poltava and Poltava
- one-day and many-day tours in Zaporozhye and the island of Khortytsya
- tours to the Dnieper, Galushkovka, Petrikovka
- theatrical excursions, various master classes, tastings
- all tours in Eastern Ukraine и excursions in the Kharkov region
- group tours by bus in Ukraine
- interactive tours of the new generation
- excursions to pastry shops
- excursions and tours of patriotic and historical content
- calendar and ritual excursions and entertainment
- group tours by train across Ukraine
- health camps on the sea and in the Carpathians


In the rubric of personal, seasonal tours and recreation, please pay attention to

- Schedule group tours around Ukraine, weekend tours
- weekly regular guaranteed tours in Ukraine from 2 people
- tours to Europe for individual tourists and groups
- years rest in Odessa and Zatoka
- holidays at the resorts and beaches of the world
- sightseeing tours around the world
- popular tours for the New Year and Christmas

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