You can have breakfast at home, bring snacks or have breakfast during bus stops at catering establishments to your taste and choice.
Dnister river rafting and top gems of Frankivsk Region
Rafting on the Dniester river on catamarans and rafts, rest on the Dniester river with the best views,visit three, mesmerising castles and taste quality cheese from the Frankivsk region on this two-day trip.
Attention! In case of adverse weather conditions or other unavoidable circumstances, the second day of the trip may involve visiting the castle in Chernelytsia and the city Gorodenka, instead of rafting on the Dniester river, as a part of the tour “Dniester canyon and secrets of Pokuttya”.
1st day: Departure from Lviv (08:00) – Mariampol (overview of the panorama of the Dniester river, the castle ruins and temples) – Ivano-Frankivsk (lunch) – Rakovets (overview of the castle) – Rusiv (visit to the museum of V. Stefanyka) – Sniatyn (excursion to the city) – Zabolotiv (settle into the hotel at 20:50, dinner).
2nd day: Breakfast and departure (08:00) – Hvizdets (overview of the church) – Khmeleva (the overview of the panorama of the Dniester) – Dniester (rafting from Khmeleva to Ustechko) – Ustechko (lunch and the overview of the panorama of the Dniester) – Nezvys'ko (the overview of the panorama of the Dniester and buying of cheese) – Lviv (return at 23:30).
Once a glorious town of Opillia region, Mariampil is located on the picturesque banks of the river Dniester. The interesting sites here are the remains of Mariampil castle of XVII century, the monastery of the Capuchins and Sisters of Charity (XVIII cent.), Church of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross (1930), the oak of Symon Petliura, which is over 600 years old. Other places of interest also are the Bible garden and magnificent panoramas of Dniester river.
Rakovets is a picturesque village which lays down on the right bank of the river Dniester, where the photogenic tower rises over it. This is all that remains of the powerful Rakovec castle in the past (1660). The fortress is located within the Regional Landscape Park "Dniester", so the aroma of flowers and herbs in combination with picturesque landscapes is a wonderful relaxation and rest for body and soul.
Rusiv is a village of Pokuttia land, where a genius Ukrainian writer and novelist Vasyl Stefanyk was born and is buried. The Literary Memorial Museum of Vasyl Stefanyk is located here at the building of the local public school. The writer's house with a beautiful pond and picturesque Pokuttia's panoramas has been preserved nearby. This place inspires creativity and distracts from the hustle and bustle of life.
This town is one of the centers of Pokuttya land. It is easily recognized from afar by one of the highest town halls in Ukraine, which is 50 meters high. You can also visit the Armenian church (XVIII century), Church of the Ascension (1838), Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary (1843) and enjoy a wonderful view of Prut river and Bukovina land behind it.
This village is a homeland to the outstanding painter Yaroslav Pstrak. It also attracts with a Bernardine monastery with the majestic baroque church of St. Anthony (1721-1735) and harmonious belfry above the gate.
Khmeleva is an extremely picturesque and beautiful village, which stretches on the gentle slopes of the Dniester canyon. This area is famous for its warm climate, once it was noted for the local vineyards. This area is comfortable to start or finish rafting tours on Dniester.
We invite you to travel through the Dniester Canyon, which is one of the longest and most beautiful in Europe. This is best done by rafting on the Dniester on catamarans and rafts on the most picturesque part of the canyon from the village of Khmeleva to the village of Ustechko. The Dniester Canyon is one of the 7 wonders of Ukraine, and it impresses with magnificent panoramas, rocks, forests and healing springs. Rafting is the perfect activity for tourists of all ages, for families and companies, during which you can stretch your muscles, sunbathe, swim and take great photos. Green and high Dniester shores, light noise of the water, good company, helps to distract from daily worries, rejuvenate the body and soul, gain strength and feel the joy of life.
A village, located at the right bank of Dniester river, is comfortable to stay and live, which is why it is known for its numerous archeological finds and places of rafting. Nature lovers can admire the beautiful panoramas of the Dniester Canyon from the road bridge, and gourmets can taste and buy a delicious smoked pigtail cheese made by local cheesemakers.
- transportation by a comfortable bus;
- escort by the tour guide;
- excursion service in tourist sites;
- travel insurance.
- tickets to tourist sites;
- services for organization of the rafting.
- Знижка постійного клієнта
- Children 6 years old and younger, accompanied by 2 adults, without a separate seat on the coach and accommodation – free of charge
- Children from 7 to 12 years old and people with disabilities (1st and 2nd groups with a certificate): 120 UAH / person (from the total cost of the tour)
- ATO participants (at the presence of a certificate): discount 30% from the cost of the tour
The Literary Memorial Museum of Vasyl Stefanyk in the village Rusiv: general, pensioners – 10 UAH, students, schoolchildren – 7 UAH;
Rafting services (Dniester river): general - 380 UAH.
Technical information about rafting:
- Participation in the rafting requires no prior training (experience);
- Rafting lasts 3-5 hours, depending on the water level and direction of the wind;
- The price includes work instructor, rental gear (rafts, paddles, vests, helmets, rubberized suits), transportation to the place of the rafting;
- Before and during the rafting is strictly prohibited the use of alcohol;
- Route designed for the average group of physically healthy;
- Children from 8 years old accompanied by parents can participate in the rafting (one adult should have one child);
- Details on clothing, equipment separate letter sent to those who register on the rafting.
comfortable 2-, 3-, 4-bed rooms with amenities.
It will take place in public catering establishments in Ivano-Frankivsk. The offered menu: salad of young cabbage, broth with noodles, chicken fillet stuffed with cheese, baked potatoes, bread, tea or. The cost is 120 UAH.
Dinner takes place at the hotel's restaurant at the village of Zabolotiv. The cost is 100 UAH.
Breakfast takes place at the hotel's restaurant at the village of Zabolotiv. The cost is 80 UAH.
Lunch takes place at the village of Ustechko after completing the rafting program. The cost is 110 UAH.