You can have breakfast at home, bring snacks or have breakfast during bus stops at catering establishments to your taste and choice.
Drahobrat mountain, Maniava Waterfalls and Crocuses Valley
Observe spectacular Carpathian panoramas, vast mountain ranges, the famous Valley of Crocuses and immerse yourself in the culture of Transcarpathian communities.
Tour language: Ukrainian. Contact us if you would like to hire a guide who speaks English or another foreign language.
Day 1: departure from Lviv (08:00) – Maniava (excursion to the monastery, lunch and a visit to a beautiful waterfall) – Yasinia (overview of the church, settle into the hotel at 20:30, with dinner).
Day 2: breakfast and departure (08:00) – Yasinia (ascent by four-wheel drive vehicle to Drahobrat, an overview of the Valley of the Crocuses, ascent by chairlift to the summit of Stig Mountain and lunch) – Kvasy (“live” beer tasting and visiting the watefall) – Lviv (return at 23:00)
On the banks of the Manyavka River there is one of the largest spiritual centers on the west of Ukraine, "Ukrainian Athos" - Maniava monastery or "Skyt". The Manyava Hermitage Historical and Architectural Reserve was founded as a monastery in a picturesque corner of the Carpathians by Iov Knyagynetsky, a monk from Mount Athos, in 1606. In times of the heyday of the monastery, more than 556 monasteries of Eastern Europe were subordinated to it. Now here is the Manyavsky Cross-Exaltation Monastery of the UOC-KP. Believers can pray in many temples, as well as visit the Blessed Stone, a healing spring nearby which water has properties such as the waters of Lourdes.
Not far from the monastery there is a Manyavsky waterfall, which is one of the most beautiful and highest in the Ukrainian Carpathians. It cuts through hard Gorgan rocks, and the water falls from a height of about 20 meters.
A village called a "Hutsul Capital", located between the Carpathian ridges of Chornohora and Svydovets on the banks of the capricious Black Tysa river. Yasinya became famous all over the world thanks to the masterpiece of Hutsul wooden architecture, the Church of the Ascension (1824) which is called "Strukivska" church is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Climatic resort located on the slopes of Svydovets, one of the highest Carpathian ridges at an altitude of 1300-1700 m. With the help of a chairlift you can climb Mount Stig (1707m), which offers some of the most beautiful panoramas in the Ukrainian Carpathians. The glacial lake Gerashaska (Dogyaska), which is located in a bowl among the mountain peaks at an altitude of 1577 meters and is one of the most picturesque lakes in Ukraine, is especially fascinating with its beauty.
Every spring on the slopes of Svidovets in Carpathians magic crocuses (Heifel saffron) are bloomming. It's wonderful flowers against the backdrop of snow-capped peaks and green forests will be remembered for a lifetime!
Kvasy is a village famous by its "sour" (acidic) waters as "Essentuki" or "Arzni" which can be collected from mineral water springs. Fans of stronger drinks are kindly invited by the private Hutsul brewery "Tsypa" where you can see the production process and taste refreshing and exclusive beer. The beer here is made from Czech and German ingredients in water from a high-horned Carpathian springs.
Not far from the village there is the highest waterfall in Transcarpathia - Trufanetsky, which has a height of 36 meters and falls into many picturesque cascades.
- travel in comfortable “Euro-class” coach;
- accompaniment by a guide;
- tour-guide service at tourist sites;
- travel insurance.
- entry tickets to tourist sites;
- beer tasting;
- motor transport to Maniava watefall and Yasinia-Drahobrat-Yasinia.
- 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): 100 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
Transfer to Maniava waterfall: (in both directions) - 150-190 UAH
Transfer to Dragobrat mountain and Herashaska lake: (in both directions) - 270-300 UAH
Chairlift to Mount Dragobrat: general, students, pension - UAH 150, children under 12 - UAH 60.
Excursion to the brewery and tasting of five beers in Kvasy: general, pension, student - 110 UAH / person.
The church in Yasinia: voluntary donation;
Accomodation at the mini-hotels and green tourism estates in the village of Yasinia. Rooms are for 2, 3 or 4 people.
Lunch is taking place at the restaurant "Pektoral" at the village Solotvyn. Menu: cabbage salad, borsch, mashed potatoes with chicken chop, bread, compote. The price is 150 UAH.
Dinner is taking place at the hotel or at the green-tourism local estates at the village of Yasinia. The price is 120 UAH
Breakfast is at the hotel or at the green-tourism local estates at the village of Yasinia. Traditional European breakfast. The price is 100 UAH.
Lunch is taking place at the restaurant of "Khata Mahnata" hotel at fragobrat ski resort. Menu: soup with meatballs, pilaf with meat, pickles, bread, compote. The price is 150 UAH.