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Hike to Pip Ivan Chernogirsky, Smotrych and Eared Stone

Enjoy the best views of the Carpathians, Buhtivetsky and Krapelkovyi waterfalls, visit Ivano-Frankivsk, Yaremche and raft on Cheremosh

Tour Manager: Vasylina Kyshenyuk

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Photo author on the poster: Kirill Yasko

Duration:
3 d / 2 n
Price - 1,295 uah

Tour Plan:
1st day: Departure from Lviv (08:00) – Ivano Frankivsk (city tour, temples, museums, and lunch) – Yaremche (Park-Museum “The Carpathians in Miniature”) – Verkhovyna (settle into the hotel to 18:30, dinner, evening gatherings by the fire with herbal tea).
2nd day: Breakfast and departure (07:00) – Dzembronya (climbing on the mountains: Smotrich, the Pip Ivan Chornogirskiy, Eared stone, an overview of the “khata-staya” on the polonyna (meadow) Smotrich – Verkhovyna (return to the hotel to 19:30, dinner, free time).
3rd day: Breakfast and departure (09:00) – Verkhovyna (rafting along Chornyi Cheremosh or overview of Museum of Hutsul Life and Art and “At Trembitar's”) – Verkhnii Yaseniv (lunch) – Bukove (overview of Buhtivetsky and Krapelkovyi waterfalls) – Lviv (return to 22:50).

Price INCLUDES: Transportation by a comfortable bus, accommodation (2 nights), escort by the tour guide, excursion service in tourist sites, services of the instructor during the climb to the Pip Ivan, travel insurance.

Not included in the price (requiring additional payment): Entry tickets to tourist sites, food, motor transport to Dzembronya (before the climbing to the Pip Ivan) and to Buhtivetsky waterfall.

Price of entry tickets:
- Art Museum of Ivano-Frankivsk: general, pensioners – 20 UAH, students – 10 UAH, schoolchildren – 5 UAH;
- The local history museum of Ivano-Frankivsk: general, pensioners – 30 UAH, students– 20 UAH, schoolchildren– 10 UAH;
- Park-Museum “The Carpathians in Miniature”: general, pensioners and students – 30 UAH, schoolchildren – 20 UAH;
- Motor transport to Dzembronya (before the climbing to the Pip Ivan) in both directions: 90 UAH;
- Rafting on Cheremosh: 300 UAH;
- Museum of Hutsul magic: general, pensioners and students, schoolchildren – 20 UAH;
- Museum “At Trembitar's”: general, students – 20 UAH, pensioners, schoolchildren– 15 UAH;
- The motor transport to Buhtivetsky and Krapelkovyi waterfalls on both directions: 60 UAH.

Accommodation: in a cozy Hutsul farmstead of green tourism in Verkhovyna, rooms: 2 and 3 bedrooms with amenities. To see the pictures of the houses, please follow the link https://vidviday.ua/photo_album.php/photo_album_id/9

Meals:
Breakfast on the first day – In Ivano-Frankivsk. Price 80 UAH.
Dinner on the first day – In the hotel of Verkhovyna. Price 70 UAH.
Breakfast on the second day – In the hotel of Verkhovyna. Price 50 UAH.
Lunch on the second day – we suggest having an easy snack to have lunch on the top of the mountain.
Dinner on the second day– In the hotel of Verkhovyna. Price 70 UAH.
Breakfast on the 3rd day– In the hotel of Verkhovyna. Price 50 UAH.
Lunch on the 3rd day– In the restaurant in Verkhnii Yaseniv. Price 80 UAH.

The technical information for climbing to the mountain Pip Ivan Chornogirsky:
- The length of the route to the top of Pip Ivan and back 11 km, elevation 800 meters;
- The ascent of the mountain lasts approximately 5 hours, the descent is about 4 hours;
- Pip Ivan Chornogirsky, is one of the most difficult peaks in the Ukrainian Carpathians to climb, therefore, the route designed for a group of physically prepared and hardy tourists with an experience of hiking in the mountains;
- In the absence of the tourist’s necessary equipment, the head of the group has the right to refuse him to climb the mountain;
- During the ascent and descent is strictly prohibited the use of alcohol.

What to take with you when ascending to the Pip Ivan Chornogirsky:
- A document certifying your identity (passport);
- Comfortable waterproof shoes (preferably mountain hiking boots with high lacing and waterproof gortex-like protection);
- Windproof jacket with a hood, preferably waterproof, windproof pants, those that do not hinder movement, warm sweater or jacket of the "Polar" type, hat (hat, bandana), raincoat, sunglass;
- Spare set of clothes (you can leave it on the bus);
- Knapsack (backpack);
- Water (1-1.5 liters per person);
- Food for snacking during the ascent (sandwiches, chocolate, a thermos of hot tea or coffee);
- Necessary medicines (individual first aid kit), which you use, (eg. Plasters).

Technical information for rafting on the Chornyi Cheremosh :
- participation in the rafting requires no prior training (experience);
- rafting lasts 2-2.5 hours, depending on the water level;
- 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;
- details on clothing, equipment separate letter sent to those who register on the alloy.