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Masterpieces of Volhynia and Polesye. Lutsk - Shatsky Lakes - Belarus - Poland

Beautiful, charming roads of Ancient Volhynia, Ukrainian and Belarus Polesye, who remember the epic heroes! For which one you will not go-you will not go, you will inevitably come across some amazing curiosity.

And which way will you choose?

- deep into the centuries of Kievan Rus and the Galicia-Volyn principality?

- to the mighty medieval castles, fortresses and forts?

- to icons, temples and monasteries that have been prayed for thousands of years?

- to the memorable sacred graves of the glorious Ukrainian Cossacks?

- to the neighborly friendly Belarus and Belovezhskaya Pushcha?

- Or to neighboring friendly Poland?

- to the most beautiful and deepest lakes in Ukraine?

In one thing, we are sure: no matter what path you choose, you will make the right choice in any case and will get a tremendous pleasure!

In the program of the tour: railway travel from Kharkov, transport and excursion services, accommodation in a comfortable hotel in Lutsk, meals, excursions in Volyn, Polesie, Poland, Belarus, Lubart castle, Dubno fortress, Brest fortress, Royal Lublin fortress, Tarakanovsky fort, love tunnel in Klevan , Belovezhskaya Pushcha, Cossack Graves Nature Reserve, Shchatsky National Park.

Route

Ostrog - Klevan - Lutsk - Brest - Belovezhskaya Pushcha - Lublin - Helm - Kolodyazhnoye - Shatsky Lakes - Berestechko - Tarakanov - Dubno

Duration of the tour

3 day

Placement

hotel "Svityaz"

It is located in the park zone of the central part of the city of Lutsk. All rooms are equipped with comfortable furniture, individual bathroom, cable TV. The hotel has a restaurant, bar, sauna, conference room. To the service of residents - access WI-FI

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hotel "Ukraine"

Located in 1 km. from the castle of Lubart in the center of the city. There is a spa with sauna and solarium, free wi-fi and parking. Standard rooms with private facilities are equipped with mini fridge, cable TV, bathroom with shower.

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Transport

Train

Type of tour

Group

Excursion program

Departure from Kharkov by train No. 127 to 16-37 (on even days)

1 day Arrival in Ostrog at 8-32, meeting of the group.

Burg - "patrimonial nest" of the wealthiest and most influential Ukrainian princes Ostrozhsky, a city that for several centuries was called the Volynian Athens. You will visit the unique castle (XIV century), the Epiphany Cathedral - the church-tomb of the prince's family (XV century), the National University Ostroh Academy, the main building of which is located in the building of the former monastery of Capuchin monks. Monument to the princes of Ostrog.
Mezhiricchia. In this fortress town with a castle, defensive walls and towers, the ensemble of buildings of the Holy Trinity Monastery-fortress of the 15th-18th century, the Trinity Church of the 15th century, the walls and towers of the early nineteenth century survived to this day. XVII and a huge outdoor stove.

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Smooth*. Visit to the first and only museum of amber in Ukraine, opened at the state-owned enterprise “Burshtyn”. Familiarity with the regional center, the Resurrection Cathedral, the Church of St. Anthony, the wooden Church of the Assumption with the bell tower of 1756 g, St. Nicholas Convent on the island in the outskirts of Rivne.

Dinner.

Tunnel of Love in Klewani - the most romantic place in Ukraine. Trees and bushes created a perfectly proportioned green arch, which adorned the railway track.

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Peresopnitsa. Museum of the Peresopnytsia Gospel - Ukrainian Pervoknigi. The Presidents of Ukraine take the oath on the Peresopnytsia Gospel. Peresopnitsa - a sign of the identity of the people, its spiritual development and creativity.

Moving to Lutsk. Hotel accommodation.

Time for walking and exploring the capital of Volhynia. You can visit the Volyn museum of local lore, museum of the Volyn Icon, the museum of bells, the museum of technical progress or the museum of military equipment of the XX century.
Optional visit to the "Honey House" *. All about the life of bees, beekeeping, tasting beekeeping products, including mead, tinctures on herbs.

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2 day Breakfast.

Optionally you can choose one of the excursion routes *:

1 option - Belarus

Departure to Brest, crossing the Belarusian border. Frontier Brest - one of the oldest cities in Europe. It was first mentioned in the old Russian chronicles in 1019 under the name "Berestie". Visit to the Brest Fortress-Hero Memorial. The ancient Russian Brest-Litovsk fortress was built in 1842 by the order of Emperor Nicholas I. In June 1941 the garrison of the fortress was the first to assume the attack of the Hitler troops. More than a month, people, deprived of food and water, bravely fought with the enemy.

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Moving to Belovezhskaya Pushcha. On the way inspection of the unique defensive structure 13 art. - Kamenetz Veja. Visit to the National Park "Belovezhskaya Pushcha" - one of the most unique places in Europe in October, 2009 in October, marking the 600 anniversary of the introduction of the first protected regime! In 1992 by the decision of UNESCO the National Park "Belovezhskaya Pushcha" is included in the list of the world heritage of mankind. In December of the year 2003 in the Belovezhsky forest settled Grandfather Frost, where a huge Residential was built especially for him. Visit to the residence of Santa Claus and the Museum of Nature.

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2 option - Shatskie lakes - Kolodyazhnoe

Kolodyazhnoye - the birthplace of Lesya Ukrainka. We invite you to visit an amazing corner of Ukrainian nature, which inspired the ingenious Ukrainian poetess Lesya Ukrainka to create the most talented works, such as the world-famous Lisova Pisnya. The exposition of the museum and two houses of the manor, where the Kosach family lived, collected materials and personal belongings, telling about the life and work of the brilliant Ukrainian poetess, the daughter of the Ukrainian people.

Lake Shatskie"* Excursion to the Shatsk National Nature Park, which is under the protection of UNESCO. On the territory of the NPP there are 23 lakes, among them are Lusimir, Peremouth, Peschansky Lakes and, of course, Lake Svityaz - Ukrainian Baikal - the deepest lake in Ukraine (58,4 m) of natural, glacial origin. Water in the lake Svitiaz has healing properties, in its composition there are silver, iodine, glycerin. Active or passive rest at the lake for every taste.

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3 variant of Poland: Helm - Lublin

Passing the Ukrainian-Polish border, arriving at Helm.

Chelm - An ancient city founded by Danila Galitsky in the XIII century, once the capital of the principality and the residence of the king. Helmska Gora, view of the mountain from Castle Hill, Basilica of the Nativity of the Virgin, church of the traveling apostles, Market Square. Visit to the Chalk Dungeons - tourist route - 1600 meters. For many centuries, chalk was mined in them, and today the old quarries have turned into underground labyrinths, which, according to legend, are guarded by a huge polar bear.

Moving to Lublin Dinner (for extra charge).

Narrow curved streets of the historical part Lublin transfer you to the atmosphere of the XVI-XVII centuries: the Royal Castle with the chapel of the Holy Trinity of the XIV century with priceless Byzantine frescoes, temples, stone houses ...

4 variant of Berestechko - Cossack graves

Berestechko - the smallest city in Ukraine, which gained worldwide fame after the battle in June 1651 year, in which thousands of Ukrainian heroes were killed. Visit reserve "Cossack Graves". On the territory of the memorial complex in the village Plyasheva two churches - Mikhailovsky and Georgievsky, which are connected by underground passage. St. George's temple with a sarcophagus is the tomb of the dead Cossacks. Bogdan Khmelnitsky prayed at the St. Michael Church before the Battle of Berestets.

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Return to Lutsk. Dinner.

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3 day Breakfast.

Tour Lutsk. The city of Lutsk was first mentioned in the Ipatiev Chronicle in 1085. Walking tour of Lutsk is a fascinating journey into the history of the city with more than 900-year history. Visit Lutsk castle of ХІV century. Tourists will be offered to climb to the galleries of the walls and visit the observation deck at the Entrance tower of the Lutsk castle Lubart. St. Peter and St. Paul's Church of the XVII century, the workshop of the talented sculptor Nikolai Golovan ("Haunted House"), the Orthodox Church of the Intercession of the XV century, the 19th-century Pharmacy Museum, the former German Kirche, the former Jewish synagogue of the 17th century, Peter and Paul's Church, the world's longest residential building from 170 entrances and much more.

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Cockroaches. The mysterious Tarakanovsky fort built by tsarist Russia in the late 19th century. to protect the western borders of the empire. Hundreds of meters of dungeons with a lot of casemates and grandiose earthen and concrete fortifications (do not forget to take flashlights with you!).

Lunch.

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Dubno. Dubnovskaya Fortress, founded by Prince Ostrozhsky. The walls and towers of the Dubnovsky Castle witnessed the tumultuous events of the first half of the 17th century, which were described by the eminent writer Nikolai Gogol in the famous story “Taras Bulba”. And the brilliant Polish romantic poet Juliusz Slowacki dedicated poetic lines to the Ikva River, on the banks of which more than 900 years ago the city of Dubno was born. The castle offers visitors a classic excursion and a theatrical excursion with the participation of the executioner and other characters.

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Moving to Zdolbunov. Departure to Kharkov by train No. 128 in 18-33

Arrival in Kharkov in 12-09

The cost per person in UAH.

group / hotel 10 + 1 15 + 2 15 + 1 20 + 2 25 + 2 30 + 3 40 + 4 50 + 4
hostel (3-8 bed rooms, hostel amenities) 3850 3450 3350 3300 3250 3150 3050 2950
Profsoyuzny, Mayetok hotels, etc.
(2-3 bed rooms with private facilities, 15 min from the center)
4050 3650 3550 3500 3450 3350 3250 3150
Hotel Svityaz (2-3 bed rooms with private facilities, center) 4250 3850 3750 3700 3650 3550 3450 3350
hotel "Ukraine" (2-3 local rooms with facilities, center) 4750 4350 4250 4200 4150 4050 2950 3850

Included

Railway fare (reserved seat), ticket booking, hotel accommodation (rooms with private facilities), food according to the program, excursion program, transport service according to the program, guide-group guide services, insurance

Notes

  • The tour operator reserves the right to change the program and the sequence of excursions without changing the number of services.
  • The tour is valid for groups of at least 10 people. At the request of customers, a tour can be ordered any day. The price depends on the agreed program, the hotel, the number of people in the group, the cost of rail travel, high or low season, etc.
  • Specify the cost of the tour and additional services before booking.
  • Entrance tickets to visited facilities, optional events, master classes, tastings are paid additionally.

  • For adult groups, it is possible to miscalculate a tour on a comfortable bus from Kharkov.
  • To cross the State border with Belarus, adults and children need to have a passport.
  • In the event that a child travels without parents or with one parent, it is necessary to issue notarized authorizations for the child's departure abroad to the head of the group.

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