Gifts magnates. Uman - White Church

Two park miracles of Ukraine - the arboretum "Sofiyivka" in Uman - the gift of the Count Pototsky to his wife Sophia, and the Alexandria arboretum - the gift of the Polish tycoon Branitsky to his wife Alexandra Engelhardt. 

Why we recommend choosing this tour:

- to compare the incomparable beauty of two magnificent parks;

- wander through the mysterious caves of the Basilian Monastery in Uman;

- make a walk along the present and along an artificial river;

- learn from the Polish magnates of generosity, beauty and greatness.

Which of the arboretums will you like more - "Sofiyivka" or "Alexandria"? We place bets! Before the tour, the chances are still -50/50!

In the program of the tour: departure from Kharkov by bus or train, transport and sightseeing services, accommodation in a comfortable hotel, meals, excursions to the White Church, Uman, the Sophiyivka arboretum, the Buk canyon, the Alexandria arboretum.


Uman - Buk canyon - arboretum "Sofiyivka" - White Church - arboretum "Alexandria" - Mankivka - Kiev

Duration of the tour

2 day



Type of tour


Excursion program

              Night transfer by bus from Kharkiv (a shorter version is possible without night relocations).

              Or by train from Kharkov to Kiev (№ 124, № 138) and then by bus on the route of the tour.

1 day Arrival in with. Buki of the Cherkassy region. And suddenly we seem to be in the core of the Carpathians or even in South America. Canyon of the Gorny Tikic River, granite deposits that are more than 2 billion years, the Vyr waterfall, the beginning of the Buk canyon, the ruins of a mill in the 19th century. and the first hydropower plant in Ukraine.

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Transfer to Uman. Tour of the ancient city Umani, monuments of history and architecture, Hasidic cemetery - a place of pilgrimage of Hasidim all over the world.

The Basilian Monastery - the oldest building in Uman, a former Uniate monastery built by Count F. Potocki in 1764-84. Now there is a pedagogical school and the administration of the State Historical and Architectural Reserve "Staraya Uman". By tourist route "Mysterious dungeons of the Basilian Monastery" you will be led by a monk who will show 250-year-old cells, refectory, corridors of the Basilian monastery, tell stories from the life of monks.

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One of the wonders of Ukraine - arboretum "Sofiyivka" . The park was founded in 1796 by the owner of the city of Uman, the Polish tycoon Stanislav Pototsky, and was named after his wife Sophia Witt Potocka. The main composition axis of the park passes along the Kamenka River, on which a lot of artificial pools, stakes, waterfalls, sluices, cascades, the underground river Acheron, 224 m in length, are built. The park is decorated with artificial rocks, grottos, pavilions, arbours, antique statues. From more than 2000 species of plants, trees and bushes, cypresses, tulip trees, plane trees, gingko trees, exotic pines, beeches, vines, a sea of ​​flowers and floral plants attract the eye.

Walking tour of the park "Sofiyivka": Lower pond with Flora Pavilion, Venetian Gateway, Tempei Valley, Gorgon's Snake Fountain, Lefkada Rock, Lesvos Island, Caucasus, Euripides monument, Hypocrene source, Apollo Belvedere statue, Great Falls, Tartar Valley, Dreadnaught and Fat grotto or Tantalus grotto, statue Orpheus, the waterfall "Three Tears", the Champs Elysees, the Cretan labyrinth, the grotto of Venus, the island of Anti-Circe, the amphitheater of flowers ....

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In your spare time you can walk in the park on foot or on horseback, ride a boat on the underground river Acheron, take a walk on a boat or horses ..  Dinner (for an additional fee).

In 2019, a park was opened opposite the main entrance to the arboretum "Modern Sofiyivka" - the only fantasy park in Eastern Europe. Уnical compositions and artobjects unite мир Ukrainian culture and mythology with the world the ancient East. Guests can увидеть light music artinstallation with a portrait Sophia Potocki, innovative 3D-mapping show "Soul the woods", viewing platform, waterfall "Dragons" other.

Accommodation in a hotel in Uman, Bila Tserkva or Mankivka.

Those who chose the hotel in Uman, waiting for the evening award -

Light-Musical fountain "The Pearl of Love". The show of fountains on land and on water, reflections on a water screen with an area of ​​200 square meters, a light-dynamic floating fountain in Ostashevsky pond with a height of a jet of 19 meters, three static fountains with illumination. The bowl of the main fountain beats all records of Ukraine - 450 square meters.

Those. who chose the hotel "Vita Park Aquadar" in Mankivka, waiting for an evening relaxation in the spa complex.

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2 day Breakfast. Transfer to the White Church.

On the bank of the river Ros the White Church is flaunting. It was founded in 1032 by Yaroslav the Wise. The Roman Catholic Church of St. John the Baptist, Nikolaev and Spaso-Preobrazhensky cathedrals, a monument to Prince Yaroslav on Mount Zamkova.

Alexandria Arboretum on the banks of the river Ros - a great place for rest and walking in the quiet of the amazing nature. This park was considered one of the largest and best in Europe. The territory of the park is about 400 ha. It was created more than 200 years ago by Count Francis Xavier Branicki as an object of family pride and magnate magnum. The best architects and gardeners of Europe worked on his creation. Natural landscapes of the park are organically combined with architectural structures - pavilions, gazebos, colonnades, bridges, executed in a romantic style. The collection of the park has about 2500 species and forms of plants. You can take a boat trip along the river Ros, visit the museum of sculptural compositions of the park.

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Transfer by bus from the White Church to Kharkov.

Or transfer by bus Belaya Tserkov - Kiev. departure from Kiev to Kharkov by train number 124 in 21-18

              Return to Kharkov.

The cost per person in UAH.

by bus from Kharkov

 group / hotel 50 + 4 44 + 4 40 + 4 36 + 3 30 + 3 25 + 2 15 + 2, 16 + 2,
17 + 2, 20 + 2
Hotel 2 * 1650 1750 1850 1950 2150 2400 2550
Hotel 3 * 1850 1950 2050 2150 2350 2600 2750
Hotel 4 * 2250 2350 2450 2550 2750 3000 3150

by train from Kharkov:

group / hotel 10 + 1 15 + 2  16 + 1 18 + 2 20 + 2 25 + 2 27 + 3 30 + 3 35 + 4 40 + 4 45 + 5
Hotel 2 * 3550 3150 3050 3000 2950 2950 2900 2850 2750 2650 2550
Hotel 3 * 3750 3350 3250 3200 3150 3150 3100 3050 2950 2850 2750
Hotel 4 * 4150 3750 3650 3600 3550 3550 3500 3450 3350 3250 3150


railway pass (reserved seat), transport service, guide group support, excursion service, hotel accommodation, breakfast, medical insurance and accident insurance.


  • The route of the tour can be adjusted at will of the customer.
  • You can leave late at night or early in the morning.
  • Bus tours with night crossings are possible for children's groups only if there are 30% adults on the bus.
  • Entrance tickets to museums and other sightseeing objects, master classes, theatrical performances, optional excursions, etc. extra charge.
  • The cost of the tour can vary depending on the fluctuations in fuel prices, the season, the level of the hotel, the program, the number of people in the group. Specify the cost of the tour and additional services before booking.


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