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Kiev – Odessa – Kiev

May 27 - June 8

$780 - $1699

Kiev – Odessa – Kiev 13 days

From the ancient capital of Kyivan Rus Kyiv to the “Pearl of the Black Sea” Odessa and back. Enjoy en-route the grandeur of Taras’ Mountain near Kanyv where most renowned poet, writer, political and public figure of Ukraine Taras Shevchenko was buried. Get inspired by an exciting Cossack Horse Show in Zaporizhzhia. Admire the splendors of the beautiful river landscapes during the boat trip to the Dnieper Delta.

Itinerary

Itinerary

Cruise map Kyiv - Odesa - Kyiv

Day1 – Kiev (embarkation)

On the first day of the cruise we greet our guests with a Captain’s Cocktail.

Day 2 – Kiev

 

On day two of the cruise, enjoy a morning tour through this charming, historical city with splendid architecture, ancient golden-domed cathedrals and several parks either side of the vast Dnieper River.

We visit Andryivski Descent, where numerous artists and craftsmen offer their works, the Golden Gate of ancient Kyiv and the historical heritage of the oldest part of Kyiv, Podol.

During the optional tour our guests are invited to visit the famous St. Sophia’s Cathedral.

Day 3 – Sailing

Over the course of the day our guests are invited to take part in various lectures and masterclasses covering Ukrainian history, culture and cuisine as well as witness an impressive performance of the crew during the Crew Show.

Day 4 – Zaporizhzia

Zaporizhzhia is known as the land of Ukrainian Cossacks. These fierce warriors controlled central and southern Ukraine over the 15th and 16th centuries. In the 16th century they built a stronghold in this area and called it Zaporizhzhian Sich. Later they declared it an independent and democratic state. During the city tour our guests visit Cossack Glory Museum and see once the largest in Europe Dnieper Hydroelectric Station. Later we invite our guests to the optional tour to witness an impressive performance by real Cossack actors at the Cossack Horse Show.

Day 5 – Kherson

Kherson was founded in 1778 as an important shipyard to build cargo and war ships for the Russian Empire. Our guests are invited to take a boat trip along the beautiful delta of the Dnieper River.

During the trip we stop by a traditional fishing village. You’ll be offered local treats and drinks, and leave with special memories of fishing village life.

Day 6 – Vilkovo

On the six day of the cruise we arrive to Vilkovo in the Danube delta. The town is often called “the Ukrainian Venice” as it stands on water. During the walking city tour we visit St. Nicolas Orthodox church. Later that day our guests are welcomed onto a boat trip to the Danube delta to admire its diverse flora and fauna.

Day 7 – Odessa

Our next stop is the port city Odesa also known as the “Pearl of the Black Sea”. Odessa is Ukraine’s primary port city and a bustling cultural hub.

The locals are known for their sense of humor and easy-going attitude. During the city tour we visit the famous Potemkin Staircase and the Promenade.

We also see Odessa Opera and Ballet House, which is considered among the best decorated opera and ballet houses in Europe.

As part of the optional program our guests may also visit the Fine Arts Museum .

Day 8 – Odessa

On the second day in Odessa our guests are invited to join us on a “Churches of Odessa” tour to explore the most beautiful cathedrals, mosques and synagogues of the city.

Day 9 – Sailing

Program on board. During this day our guests take part in lectures and masterclasses that cover the most prominent exhibits of Ukrainian history, customs and cuisine.

Day 10 – Kremenchuk

Enjoy the parks and gardens during the walking tour through the city or visit a typical Ukrainian village to experience the local food and customs.

Day 11 – Kaniv and Kiev

We will visit the burial site of most renowned poet, writer, political and public figure of Ukraine Taras Shevchenko. He laid foundation of modern Ukrainian language and literature. His works promoted independence of Ukraine from Russian Empire and were inspiration for numerous Ukrainian freedom fighters.

In the evening experience our “Kyiv by night” evening cruise on a comfortable river bateux. Admire Kyiv’s famous monuments fully illuminated while passing on a bateux. Enjoy the special folk show on the bateux while cruising back to the ship.

Вечером по прибытию в Киев вы можете посетить дополнительную экскурсию “Ночной Киев” на теплоходе Rosa Victoria.

Day 12 – Kiev

During the additional city tour will also take you to the famous St. Sophia’s Cathedral.

On the last day of the cruise our guest disembark the ship and are transferred to the Kyiv International airport on comfortable buses.

Day 13 – Kiev

Disembarkation at 10:00.

Staterooms

Staterooms on m/s Dnieper Princess

Our newly redecorated staterooms are designed in modern style and fitted with one king size bed or two twin beds, flat screen TV, shower and large window.

The ship is also equipped with single standard and double standard staterooms.

Ship Plan

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Details

Start:
May 27
End:
June 8
Cost:
$780 - $1699
Event Category:

Venue

Kiev Port
Kiev, Ukraine + Google Map

Organizer

Chervona Ruta Ukrainian Waterways
Phone:
+380673458905
Email:
support@ruta.com
Website:
ruta.com