5 Places to Celebrate Malanka in Ukraine: Beleluia, Horoshova, Ustia, Chahor, Vashkivtsi
What is Malanka? Malanka is an ancient Ukrainian folk holiday combining Christian and pagan traditions. This quirky carnival marks the beginning of the new year and will surprise you with its stunning costumes, the creativity of locals, and joyfulness. Malanka is celebrated once a year, but you can see several Malankas in Ukraine in January. Some villages begin celebrating Malanka in the morning on January, 13. In others, celebrations begin in the evening of the same day, or on January, 14. On the other hand,…
History of Vidviday Tour Operator: Our Road to Success
Vidviday – best tour operator of Ukraine 2020 In 2020, according to the results of the Ukraine Tourism Awards 2020, Vidviday Tour Operator was recognized as the best in Ukraine. The largest number of tourists voted for us, and together with the points from the jury, we took honorable first place. The road to this victory was long, 12 years. All this time we were expanding both our team and our horizons. Today, Vidviday is a large team of professionals who run tours and excursions…
New Year and Christmas in the Carpathians: TOP 5 Places of Unforgettable Winter Travel
They say the higher you get up the mountain, the closer you get to God. So where else can you better feel the spirit of Christmas than in the mountains? Christmas in the Carpathians is like a journey into a fairy tale, to a world in which you forget about everyday worries, and immerse yourself in quiet reflection on kindness and human values.
Where to Travel in Winter in Ukraine
Allow some magic in your life this winter – an exciting time of the year when we believe that all our dreams will come true. Vidviday Tour Operator will provide you with the heartwarming magical atmosphere on winter tours to the best places in Ukraine. Let’s see what are the best destinations for winter travel in our country. Carpathian mountains in winter – Unforgettable memories Wine and Cheese Transcarpathian Gastro Tour (Winter Version) Unique nature, picturesque Carpathians, impressive panoramas of mountain ranges enchant travelers making…
TOP 14 Places in Western Ukraine to Celebrate the New Year 2022
New Year is a holiday that everyone is looking forward to with joy hoping for miracles, meeting new people and having great memories. All this you will find in Western Ukraine. In this article, we will show you the best places to visit in our country during New Year’s time. You can choose from our variety of New Year in Ukraine tours. We organize private as well as group tours to help our guests get to know Ukrainian culture and have fun celebrating this holiday. Where…
Autumn in Ukraine: Best Places to Visit in Autumn
Ukraine amazes travelers with its beauty, history, and culture. In our country, you can find numerous natural sites, from majestic mountains and lakes to impetuous waterfalls and virgin forests. You can also visit places where nature meets human civilization such as city parks and mountain villages. To help you choose places that are suitable for autumn visits, find autumn tours and decide where to go in autumn, we have prepared this article. Let’s see what are the 12 best places in Ukraine for autumn travel.
Ukraine COVID-19 Entry Requirements Update: How to Travel to Ukraine
Who can travel to Ukraine right now? Currently, Ukraine is on the ‘green’ list, and Ukrainians and foreigners with residence permits in Ukraine can enter Ukraine freely without any additional insurance or documents. Foreigners and stateless persons from all countries are allowed to enter Ukraine. However, they need to have valid insurance against COVID-19 that was issued by an insurance company that has an office in Ukraine. According to the regulations becoming effective on September, 20, 2021, in addition to insurance, foreigners also need to have…
Travelling to Lviv: Sightseeing, Food, Transportation and Tours
2.5 million tourists visited Lviv in 2019. It became the third most popular city for travelling in Ukraine after Kyiv and Odesa. Why tourists like Lviv so much? Lviv is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. This city has more than 2,500 historic and architectural monuments. Lviv architecture and Lviv people are very diverse. Here you will find Ukrainian and foreign architecture of various styles: Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, Modern and Soviet. You will see buildings built by different nationalities: Ukrainian, Austrian, Polish, Armenian, Jewish. Lviv…
Tours and excursions to Chornobyl
Is it safe to go to Chornobyl? Chernobyl is a unique and incredibly picturesque place that everyone should visit! It is worth noting that tours to Chornobyl and Prypiat are safe, and the radiation background here is about 30 µr/h, which does not exceed the permissible norms. Every year the Exclusion Zone is visited by a large number of tourists both from Ukraine and the world; someone comes here for new experiences and emotions, someone for rest and someone wants to get answers to questions…