Under Tabor, over the Donets. The Svyatogorsk Lavra

Excursion to the historical and cultural reserve "Svyatogorskaya Svyato-Uspenskaya Lavra" is truly a miracle created by nature and people in an amazingly beautiful place on the banks of the Seversky Donets.

Want to?!

- contemplate the miracle created by the hands of nature and man;

- walk through the holy caves, which have become a haven not for one generation of monks;

- venerate the miraculous icons of the Peschansk and Svyatogorsk Mother of God;

- To dilute the exalted impressions by tasting cheese on a goat farm.

Then we invite you on an excursion to the Svyatogorsk Lavra - one of the most popular excursions among tourists!

In the program of the tour: departure by bus from Kharkov, transport and excursion service according to the program, excursion, excursion Svyatogorsk, Izium, Svyatogorsk Holy Dormition Lavra, boat trip, hermitage in Adamovka, temple and baths in Izium.


Svyatogorsk - Adamovka - Prelestnoe - Raisins

Duration of the tour

13-14 hours


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).



Type of tour


Excursion program

Departure from Kharkov to Svyatogorsk.

Svyatogorsk. Legends and facts of origin Svyatogorsk Lavra. Visiting the upper tier of the Lavra, the skete of Anthony and Theodosius, the skete of All Saints, the burial place of St. John the Recluse of Svyatogorsk, the Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Church of the Intercession, the Cathedral of Anthony and Theodosius of the Caves, the Church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker. One of the most revered shrines of Ukraine - the Svyatogorsk Icon of the Mother of God - is located in the Holy Dormition Cathedral of the Lavra.
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It is possible to visit the museum of the reserve, chalk caves, a boat trip along the Seversky Donets to distant caves.
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Free time in the monastery. 

You can walk along the magnificent embankment opposite the Lavra, soak up the sun on the sandy beach, swim in the Seversky Donets.

For inquisitive groups, we offer a visit to the skete in the village. Adamovka, opened in 2008. It was in Adamovka on June 4, 1896 that Mikhail Maksimovich, the future Saint John of Shanghai and San Francisco, was born. The year 2021 marks the 125th anniversary of the saint's birth. The skete contains an icon with a particle of the relics of St. John and several of his personal belongings (an epitrachelion, an entrée, a bishop's omophorion, a priznik, and also the chair in which the saint died).

We offer children's groups in Svyatogorsk to rest in the Dragonfly rope park: 5 trails of various difficulty levels, quests, rides, trampoline, archery, climbing wall and much more.

Transfer to the private cheese factory of the Svyatogorskaya goat farm. Excursion to the farm, goat breeds, presentation of cheeses, riding horses, tasting of goat's milk products. Here you can buy farm products - cheese, milk, cottage cheese, etc.

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Charming. The Museum of Folk Architecture, Life and Children's Art in Prelestnoye is an open-air complex that recreates a traditional Slobozhanskoye village of the XNUMXth century: a windmill, residential rural huts, barns, forges, the only museum of children's art in Ukraine, a restaurant with traditional dishes of Ukrainian cuisine.

On the way back - Holy Ascension Church with the famous miraculous Peschanskaya icon of the Mother of God and the holy water bath in Izume.

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Return to Kharkov.

The cost per person in UAH.

"Number of paid places + free"

50 + 4

44 + 10

40 + 14

36 + 18

30 + 24

25 + 4

16 + 2,
17 + 3, 20 + 4
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transport service by luxury buses (Meresdes, Neoplan, Wolksvagen, Scania, MAN, Setra, etc.), escorting the group by guide, excursion service, medical insurance and accident.


  • 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.
  • Entrance to the caves - 50 UAH per person, cheese dairy - 100/50 UAH.
  • Specify the cost of the tour and additional services before booking.
  • Possible miscalculation 2-x day tour with spending the night in Svyatogorsk.
On our site you can also pick up 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

Individual tourists may be interested in:

- 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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