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Ukrainian River Waterways Cruise

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 12 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 50 people
Destination(s): Ukraine  
Specialty Categories: Boating and Sailing   Cultural Journey  
Season: September - October
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 1950 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 4650 US Dollar (USD)

Welcome to the adventure of the lifetime - Ukrainian River Waterways Cruise. This journey was specifically designed to bring you the most ancient and beautiful landmarks of the Ukrainian History, while providing highest standards and comfort of the contemporary river cruise travel. During your rip, you will have an opportunity to submerge and delight in the truly unique cultural and historical mix of Russian and Ukrainian culture, and will be enchanted by the picturesque beauty of the Dnepr River and its plentiful flora and fauna.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Kiev. Arrival to Kiev and meeting with your cruise representative. You’ll be assisted to the bus shuttle, and transferred to your ship. After embarkation and accommodation, welcome by the cruise staff and dinner.

Day 2: Kiev. Your day will start with on board breakfast, and preparations for your first city tour. You will be taken by the comfortable motor coach to see ancient and beautiful city of Kiev, and will especially enjoy visit to St. Sophia’s Cathedral. Return to the ship for lunch and rest. Your evening will be filled with Captain’s Welcome cocktail party and dinner.

Day 3: Kiev. Breakfast on board and getting ready for your day out in the city. Guided bus tour will include visit to Kievo-Pecherskaya Lavra and Golden Gates. Optional trip to a museum of the wooden architecture “Pirogovo” You will return for a lunch on board of the ship.

Day 4: Kanev. Breakfast on board and morning arrival to Kanev. This is agreen stop, specially designed for relaxation and fun. Your day schedule will start with the walking tour and visit to a tomb of the famous Ukrainian poet Taras Shevchenko. Your lunch will be a Russian shish kebab BBQ party prepared by local chefs. In the afternoon, you’ll return to the ship and prepare for the departure. Entertainment and dinner are scheduled for the evening.

Day 5: Kremenchug. Breakfast and morning arrival to the town of Kremenchug. You will enjoy guided walking tour around this picturesque town, and will visit its architectural and historical landmarks, including The Victory Square and Dnepr River Bridge. Return for the lunch on board. Evening departure from Kremenchug, dinner and on-board entertainment. Optional visit to Kolkhoz is also available at the additional fee.

Day 6: Zaporozhye. Arrival to Zaporozhye and breakfast on board. Guided bus city tour including Panorama of the town and Khortitsa Island. You will visit the Cossacks History Museum, and can also see an optional Cossack Show at the additional fee. Return for the lunch on board and rest. Afternoon departure, dinner and evening entertainment.

Day 7: Kherson. Start your day with breakfast on board and morning arrival to Kherson city port. Your tour schedule for this port of call includes a boat trip of the Dnepr River delta, and a lunch picnic on the river shore. Afternoon departure, rest, dinner and evening entertainment on board.

Day 8: Sevastopol. Breakfast will be served on board, and your day will start with morning arrival to Sevastopol. Bus city tour will include visit to panorama, and trip to Bakhchisaray (optional/ at additional fee). In the afternoon, you’ll return to the ship for a lunch and musical concert by the Black Sea Fleet Ensemble.

Day 9: Yalta. Your day will start with breakfast on board and morning departure from Sevastopol. After a short sail, you’ll be arriving to the port of city of Yalta. Your lunch will be served at the one of the city’s restaurants, where you will have an opportunity to sample local cuisine. Your day will continue with a guided city bus tour, that will include visit to Livadia Palace, The Sailor’s Cathedral, the Museum of Naval History and other numerous landmarks. Afternoon return to the ship for dinner and evening of entertainment.

Day 10: Yalta. Breakfast on board. Today you will have an opportunity to go on a wine tasting visit to a local town of Alupka (optional/ at additional fee). Lunch on board and departure from Yalta. Sailing, rest, dinner and evening entertainment on board.

Day 11: Odessa. Morning arrival to Odessa. Breakfast will be served on board. You daily schedule includes guided city tour, visit to the Odessa Art Museum and local landmarks including Potemkin Staircase and Richelieu Monument. Afternoon return to the ship for lunch. An optional evening theater or opera performance can be scheduled at the additional fee. Farewell Dinner onboard and evening entertainment.

Day 12: Odessa. Breakfast on board and preparations for disembarkation. Transfer to the airport and departure.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

- Boat deck: $ 2900 p/p
- Upper deck: $ 2600 p/p
- Main deck: $ 2200 p/p
- Lower (3 pax): $ 1950 p/p
- Junior suite: $ 3800 p/p
- Suite cabins: $ 4650 p/p
- Single cabin: $ 2800 p/p
- Port taxes: $ 120
- Fuel surcharge: $ 75.

Price Includes:
- Accommodations in all outside stateroom, each with private bathroom
- Three meals
- Gala farewell dinner aboard
- Full sightseeing programs in each of the ports of cal
- English-speaking guide assistance
- Lectures on Russian History and Culture
- Russian language and songs lessons
- Nightly entertainment and dancing
- Daily aerobics
- Tour of the ship’s bridge
- Visa support letter
- Cruise documents.

Price Excludes:
- Airfare
- Baggage
- Medical insurance
- Trip cancellation insurance
- Visas
- Gratuities
- Private transfers
- Items of personal nature.

Note: All the prices and schedules are subject to change.