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Highlights of Kiev Private Sightseeing Tour

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    Pass By: Argotour, Hlybochytska Street, 71, Kiev 04050 Ukraine

    The tour will start at 10am from the centrally located hotel or apartment of your stay in Kiev. Your guide will meet you at hotel lobby area on reception. The first part of your big tour will start with 3h city tour by private transport.

    You will know the most interesting places of Kiev and can expect to see them. Among them are: the Golden Gate, Vladimirskiy Cathedral, St. Michael’s Square and St. Michael's Domed Monastery, Foundation Monument to Bohdan Khmelnytskiy, Security Head Office of Ukraine, All-Ukrainian Academy of Sciences, Pedagogical Museum, Red Building of the National Taras Shevchenko University of Kiev, Bessarabskiy Market, House of Chimeras, House of President of Ukraine, National Bank of Ukraine, Ukrainian House, National Philharmonic Society, Maidan Nezalezhnosti /Independence Square, Kiev’s Funicular, Post Office Square, St. Alexander’s Catholic Church, Contract House, Fountain Samson, Kyiv-Mohyla Academy,Holy Spirit Church, Clergy House, and Mariinskiy Park and Palace.

    Visit the the hill where St. Andrew's Church is situated. Here you will know about the history of the St. Andrew’s Decent and old town.

     

    Then your private guide will bring you at 1pm to view the hill of the Pechersk district where Museum of World War II is situated. Here you will start another walking part of the tour to get familiar with territory of Museum.

     

    At 1:30pm enjoy lunch at an Ukrainian cuisine restaurant or cafe on  your way. Lunch time is from 12pm - 4pm, except on weekends. The average price about $8US per person.

    Lastly, enjoy Kiev Pechersk Lavra Monastery while visiting the Near and Far caves. The Lavra, a large monastery with 28 hectares of land, got this title in 1688. Review the monastery constructions, galleries of the Near and Far Caves, possibility to visit in extra the Museum of Historic Treasures of Ukraine, Museum miniatures and other exhibits. In 1990 Kiev-Pecherskaya Lavra Monastery was enlisted into the UNESCO's World Heritage List.

    Finally, you will go to the nearest Metro station where learn more about Kiev Metro lines and visit the deepest Metro Station in the World – Arsenalna (105.5 meters (346 ft)).      

    Tour ends after the 6-hour ride and you can return to your hotel by public transport, metro, taxi, or by bus to Downtown – Independence Square called Maidan Nezalezhnosti and the guide will help you.

    Stop At: Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence Square), Maidan Nezalezhnosti, Kiev Ukraine

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    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: National Taras Shevchenko University of Kyiv, Volodymyrska vul. 60, Kiev 01601 Ukraine

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    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: St. Volodymyr's Cathedral, 20 Shevchenko Boulevard, Kiev Ukraine

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    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Golden Gate, Vladimirskaya st., 40a, Kiev Ukraine

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    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Saint Sophia Cathedral, Volodymyrska vul. 24, Kiev 01001 Ukraine

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    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: St. Michael's Cathedrale, Trokhsvyatytelska vul. 6, Kiev 01001 Ukraine

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    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Hetman Bohdan Khmelnitsky Monument, Sophiyska Square, Kiev Ukraine

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    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: The House with Chimeras, 10 Bankova Street, Kiev Ukraine

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    Duration: 10 minutes

    Pass By: Kyiv Mohyla Academy, Skovorody Hryhoriya vul. 2, Kiev 04070 Ukraine

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    Pass By: Fountain of Samson, Kontraktova Square, Kiev Ukraine

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    Pass By: The National Bank of Ukraine, Instytutska vul. 9, Kiev 01601 Ukraine

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    Pass By: Pedagogical Museum - The Teacher's House, Vladimirskaya str 57, Kiev Ukraine

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    Pass By: Mariinsky Park, Mikhaila Grushevskogo St., 7, Kiev Ukraine

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    Pass By: Ukrainian House/ The International Convention Center, Khreschatyk vul. 2, Kiev 01001 Ukraine

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    Pass By: Besarabsky Market, Besarabska Square, Kiev Ukraine

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    Pass By: National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, 45A Volodymyrska Street, Kiev 03034 Ukraine

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    Pass By: Kiev Funicular, Sahaidachnogo Street 3, Kiev Ukraine

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    Pass By: The National Philharmonic of Ukraine, Volodymyrska vul. 2, Kiev 01001 Ukraine

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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Vulytsya Instytut·sʹka, 4, Kyiv, Ukraine, 02000

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Traveler's centrally located Hotel or Apartment in Kiev.

    Please inform centrally address of your stay in Kiev in your booking with Hotel name, house number and street name.

    In case You don't know your pick up location in Kiev we can meet you

    in Downtown at the Hotel Ukraina, Lobby area.

    Hotel Ukraina: 4 Institutskaya street, 01001, Kiev, Ukraine, ukraine-hotel.kiev.ua
    Departure Time
    10:00 AM
    Duration
    6h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • One day tour
    • Private guided tour 10am-4pm
    • Pickup from the hotel by guide
    • Guided tour option includes 3-hour transportation from 10am-01pm by private car, minivan, or minibus
    • Walking tour with public transportation available
    • Get familiar with the Highlights Tour of Kiev, which includes 3 top tours
    • See UNESCO's World Heritage List and expect St. Sophia's Cathedral and Lavra Monastery
    Exclusions
    • Entrance fees to the Pechersk Lavra Monastery (about 3US$ per person), St. Sophia’s Cathedral (about 3US$ per person)
    • Please know that you should pay any entrance fees for your private guide
    • Food and drinks. You will have time to visit a restaurant or cafe for lunch. Lunch costs about $8US per person
    • Extra service
    • Transportation for walking tour
    • Entry/Admission - Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence Square)
    • Entry/Admission - National Taras Shevchenko University of Kyiv
    • Entry/Admission - St. Volodymyr's Cathedral
    • Entry/Admission - Golden Gate
    • Entry/Admission - Saint Sophia Cathedral
    • Entry/Admission - St. Michael's Cathedrale
    • Entry/Admission - Hetman Bohdan Khmelnitsky Monument
    • Entry/Admission - The House with Chimeras
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
    • You can enjoy this tour while walking. During the walking tour you will enjoy it by the public bus and metro between sightseeing sites. The tour will provided in downtown and some things are not available due to the destinations between them.
    • Explore the ancient past and nowadays of Ukraine!
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I was born in Kiev but my parents moved away when I was little and now I brought my own kids to visit the motherland. My kids are not very good with Russian therefor I requested English tour. The guide was a lovely lady and...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank pupsik
    Reviewed 11 July 2019 via mobile

    We spent 3 days in Ukraine, and due to limited time, had only one full day to explore as much of Kiev as possible. We booked the 6hr private tour with 3hrs in car, and 3hrs walking. This turned out to be the best decision...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    5  Thank 672douglaso
    Reviewed 8 July 2019

    We had a very brief stop in Kiev on May 17, so I thought a private sightseeing tour would be the best way to maximize our time. I am so glad that I found this tour because it was incredible, and I would definitely recommend...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    5  Thank DCTraveler1979
    Reviewed 7 July 2019

    I did this tour with Slava, a very professional nice and good English speaking guide. Organization was perfect. I can recommend Argotour. In Kiev is so much to see, 6 hours is not enough. Better would have been a full day.

    Date of experience: May 2019
    5  Thank RonnyQ777
    Reviewed 27 June 2019 via mobile

    This is amazing tour. First of all known that Kiev lies on hills, the first 4 hours of the tour is by car. We stop in every landmark. Slava explained us every detail. She is amazing, she has a deep knowledge about of the country....More

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