Since the days of Yakov Chernigovets. Poetic Balakley

During the XV - XVII centuries, the Cossacks, peasants, clergy created settlements on the lands of the present Slobozhanshchyna, which were called slobods. In 60-s of the XVII century. Colonel Yakov Chernigovets founded Balakleyu.

 We continue to discover the Slobozhansky region:

- the history of Cossack settlements - the history of Slobozhanshchina;

- picturesque Balakliyshina - Cretaceous mountains and Seversky Donets;

- Poetic Balakliyshina - the birthplace of O. Petrusenko, G. Danilevsky, N. Kokhanovsky and other talented people.

In the program of the tour: a road trip, a tour of Balakley, Prishib, Petrovskoe, a museum of local lore, a station for young naturalists, a nature museum, a zoo, rest on the Seversky Donets.

Discover the charming Balakley region with its interesting history and picturesque nature - rivers, lakes, fields, forests and chalky mountains!


Balakleya - Prishib - Seversky Donets

Duration of the tour

8-10 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);

kulesh (from 50 UAH per person).



Type of tour


Excursion program

The mass exodus of the Dnieper Cossacks to Slobozhanshchina began in the period of the liberation uprising against Poland, raised by Bogdan Khmelnitsky. In 1651, Cossacks from Korsun founded Krasnokutsk. In 1652, settlers from the Chernigov and Nizhinsky regiments, led by Colonel Ivan Dzinkovsky, founded Ostrogozhsk. In the same year, settlers from the town of Stavishche Belotserkovsky regiment led by Gerasim Kondratiev founded Sumy and created the Sumy regiment there. In 1654, settlers from the Right-bank and Left-Bank Ukraine, having founded Akhtyrka, formed the Akhtyrsky regiment and, having founded Kharkov, began to form the Kharkov regiment. In the same year, built Zmiyov, Pechenegi, Horoshevo. In 1659 - the siege of Ivan Semenenko founded Saltov; in the 60-ies Yakov Chernigovets founded Balakleyu. 

Balakleyshina is a picturesque and unique land. From the time of Yakov Chernigovets to the present day, he attracted and nurtured artists, writers and musicians. "Ukrainian nightingale" Oksana Petrusenko was born near Balakleya; Prishib - an outstanding Ukrainian writer, publicist, ethnographer G. Danilevsky, on the Makarovka farm there are the remains of the estate and the grave of the writer Nadezhda Kokhanovskaya. The artists V. Averin and I. Tikhiy were born in Balakleyshchina. writer and public figure N. Dukin.

Balakleya. Sightseeing tour, Mitrofanovskaya church of the 5th reserve cavalry regiment, Rostovtsev square, a manor with an outbuilding of the XNUMXth century, N. Dukin's house, Colonel Stepanov's house. Visit to the Balakley Museum of Local Lore, the memorial room of O. Petrusenko, the zoo, the museum of medicine and the museum of nature.

Prishib. Room-museum of GP Danilevsky, a monument to the writer.


Rest on the Seversky Donets

The cost per person in UAH.

"Number of paid places + free"50 + 444 + 4, 44 + 1040 + 8, 40 + 1436 + 12, 36 + 1830 + 4, 30 + 825 + 4, 25 + 1315+2, 16+2, 17+3, 20+4
8 hours tour180205225250300360420
10-one-hour excursion210238262290350420470


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


  • The route of the tour can be adjusted at will of the customer.
  • Entrance tickets to museums and other sightseeing facilities, rent of gazebos, meals are paid additionally.
  • Balakley Local History Museum - 10 / 15 грн.
  • Specify the cost of the tour and additional services before booking.


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