Spiritual shrines. Pochaev - Zarvanitsa

In the Ternopil region there are two shrines of Ukrainian Christian culture: the Orthodox Holy Pochaev Lavra and the Greek Catholic Mariinsky spiritual center in Zarvanice.

Another comparative cognitive tour in which you will visit:

- in the Orthodox Holy Pochaev Lavra;

- on the castle mountain Bona in Kremenets;

- in the Dubnovsky castle, where Taras Bulba fought;

- in the homeland of the head of the Greek Catholic Church of Blessed Patriarch Joseph Blind;

- in the spiritual center of all Greek Catholics of Ukraine Zarvanice.

In Orthodox churches do not forget to dress appropriately, in Greek-Catholic dress up as you want! We go to the excursion pilgrimage!

In the program of the tour: railway transportation from Kharkov, transport and excursion services, accommodation in Ternopil in a comfortable hotel, meals, excursions to Pochaiv, Kremenets, Dubno, Zarvanice, Strusov, Piously-Pochaev Lavra, Zarvanitsky Mariinsky spiritual center.


Pochaev - Kremenets - Dubno - Zarvanitsa - Strusov - Sourness

Duration of the tour

2 day


Ternopil, Hotel «Halychyna 3 *»

The hotel is located near the historical center of Ternopil in the park area on the shore of the picturesque Ternopil lake and corresponds to the status of 3 stars. The hotel is traditionally a favorite holiday destination for tourist groups, foreign delegations, stars and politicians. 2-3-local numbers are standard with all amenities. The room has a multi-channel cable TV, free Internet (Wi-Fi), telephone, electric kettle, bathroom with shower, hairdryer, cosmetic accessories.
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Excursion program

Departure from Kharkov to Dubno by train number 45 in 12-28

1 day Arrival in Dubno. Meeting the group in 6-00.

Sightseeing tour of the ancient city Dubno. Breakfast.

Dubna Fortress, founded by the prince Ostrozhsky. The walls and towers of Dubna Castle were witnesses of the tumultuous events of the first half of the 17th century, which the outstanding writer Nikolai Gogol described in the famous story "Taras Bulba". A brilliant Polish romantic poet Juliusz Slovak devoted poetic lines to the river Ikva, on the banks of which more than 900 years ago the city of Dubno was born.

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Moving to Kremenets. The mountain Zamkovaya (Bona) rises above Kremenets, which is crowned with the ruins of the castle of the 11th century, the Bogoyavlensky nunnery, the Nikolaevsky Cathedral, the Lyceum, where once outstanding scientists - E. Slovatsky - the brother of the poet Juliusz Slowacki, and A. Mickiewicz - the brother of the poet Adam Mickiewicz.

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Pochaevskaya Holy Assumption Monastery - the spiritual center of Orthodoxy in Ukraine. Every year, tens of thousands of people come here for prayers and liturgies. The first historical information about the monastery belongs to the beginning of the XIII century, to the times of the invasion of the Tatar Khan Batu into Kievan Rus. Excursion around the territory of the monastery, Assumption Cathedral, Holy Duchy Skeet, God's Mountain, famous for the miraculous appearance of the Mother of God, the baths of St. Anne.

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Transfer to Ternopil. Check-in to the hotel. Dinner. Free time.

Offer workshops on the production of Ukrainian symbols and amulets: pottery, pysanka, motanka dolls, handmade candles, etc.

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2 day Breakfast.

Walking tour of the historical center Of Ternopil: Ternopil castle with dungeons, monument S. Krushelnytska, unique historical tripartite clock, sculptural composition "Accidental Encounter", cult buildings of the city, embankment Ternopil Lake, the island of Love and Separation, the restaurant-museum "Old Mlyn", ethno-gallery "Spadok", a museum of retro cars.

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If you want to get to know the capital of West Podolia, we suggest visiting in Ternopil:

- Ethnogallery "Spadok" - The first in Ternopil (and the second after Lviv - all over Ukraine) is a private ethnogalery where Ukrainian costumes and authenticity are presented, which for 20 years was collected by the well-known philanthropist, businessman, collector Taras Demkura and his wife Irina.

- Ternopil Local History Museum - the largest collection of monuments and materials by nature, history, ethnography and life of Ternopil region. The museum was founded in the distant 1913 year. The museum has four departments: natural, archaeological, historical-numismatic and ethnographic.

- Museum of retro cars "Retro Cortege". In total in the museum "Retro-cortege" more than 20 cars, among them the old ones - 1936 and 1939 years. About ten are still in order. Some of them have no analogues in the world and have an interesting history. In particular, this concerns the car "Jaguar", which belonged to US President Richard Nixon, as well as "Maybach" from Hitler's "Werwolf", which during the Second World War was located in 8 km north of Vinnitsa near the village Strizhavka.

- The prison-museum of political prisoners. The museum is located in the building of the former KGB detention facility (28 chambers). The exposition reproduces the regime of detention of political prisoners, the methods of interrogation, the stay of prisoners in the camps. Among the exhibits is a map of the USSR showing the location of special camps, stands of biographies of leaders of the armed underground.

We offer an optional excursion "Spiritual Center of Greek Catholics of Ukraine".

Zarvanitsa - the place of the appearance of the Mother of God in 1241. Here is the Miraculous icon of Zarvanytska Mother of God, which is called the Queen of the Podolsky region. According to legend, the Virgin Mary miraculously appeared in 1241 year over a forest source to one of the monks. Since that time, many miraculous healings and enlightenments have happened here. Every year thousands of believers go to Zarvanitsa to see the icon and the healing source. The Mariinsky spiritual center, the miraculous icon of the Mother of God, a healing source.

Dinner. Departure from Ternopil by train number 112 in 19-52

Arrival in Kharkov in 13-28

The cost per person in UAH.

Group 5 + 1 10 + 1 15 + 2 16 + 1 24 + 3 25 + 2 27 + 3 40 + 4 45 + 4
hotel "Ruta" (conveniences per block)
3700 3400 3100 2900 2800 2700 2600 2500 2350
hotel "Galichina" 3 * (facilities in the room) 3950 3650 3250 3050 2950 2850 2750 2650 2500


railway pass (reserved seat), ticket booking, group supervision by tour operator representative, excursion service, transport service according to the program, hotel accommodation, meals according to the program, insurance.


  • The price is valid for organized groups of 6 people
  • Entrance tickets to museums and other sightseeing facilities, equipment rental, lifts, master classes, attractions, optional excursions and other additional services are paid additionally.
  • The program can be adjusted at the request of the customer. A miscalculation of the tour is possible for any number of days.
  • The price of the tour can vary depending on the program, the length of the transport service, the level of the hotel, the schedule and cost of the railway passage, high or low season, etc.
  • Specify the cost of the tour and additional services before booking.
  • For adult groups, it is possible to miscalculate a tour on a comfortable bus from Kharkov.

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