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Vidviday is a local travel agency based in Lviv, Ukraine

During 12 years of experience, we have arranged 5,700 tours for 201,000 tourists

Yaremche, Bukovel + Hutsul culture festival

Visit the Carpathian mountains. Here, you can get to know Hutsul - an ethnic group of Ukrainians who still preserve their ancient traditions. Youl will also participate in a local festival 'Polonyna summer' dedicated to mountain sheepherds.

Day 1: departure from Lviv (08:00) - Rohatyn (visiting a church) - Yaremche (visiting a waterfall, ethnic Hutsulshchyna restaurant, souvenir shopping and lunch) - Bukovel (chairlift to the top of Bukovel mountain and viewing the Carpathian panorama) - Polyanytsya (check-in at 19:30, Hutsul folk entertainment).
Day 2: breakfast and departure (08:00) - Verkhovyna (excursion and taking photos in Hutsul clothes in the museum "Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors") - Verkhniy Yaseniv (participation in the Hutsul festival "Polonyna Summer", lunch) - Lviv (return at 23: 00).

Tour language: Ukrainian. Contact us if you would like to hire a guide who speaks English or another foreign language.
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Duration:
2 d / 1 n
Price - 0 uah

Hutsul festival "Polonyna Summer" is an annual event that aims to promote and honor the profession of a shepherd. Guests of the festival will get acquainted with Hutsul culture, see the performance of folk bands, decorative and applied arts exhibitions and markets, participate in Hutsul entertainment, and try Carpathian cuisine. Everyone will be able to bring home fresh cheeses - bryndza, vurda, budz.

Note!
On the second day of the trip, instead of the Polonyna Summer Festival, you can participate in a hike to Hoverla with an instructor (price is 150 UAH/person) or in rafting on the Black Cheremosh (price is 250 UAH/person).

The price INCLUDES: travel by a comfortable bus, accommodation, travel guide, excursions at tourist attractions, travel insurance.

The price does NOT include: entrance tickets to tourist attractions, food, participation in Hutsul folk entertainment.

Entrance tickets:
- Church of Holy Spirit in Rohatyn: adults - 50 UAH; students - UAH 15; children - UAH 10;
- ascent by cable car to the mountain Bukovel, return ticket: 120 UAH, pensioners and children under 11 years - 35 UAH.
- Museum "Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors": general - 15 hryvnias, pensioners and students - 12 hryvnias, children - 10 hryvnias.

Accommodation: hotel in the village of Polyanytsya (in the resort "Bukovel"), comfortable rooms with 2, 3 or 4 beds with in-room amenities.

Meals:
Breakfast on the 1st day - you can have breakfast at home or take food with you to eat during bus stops.
Lunch on the 1st day - takes place in the Karpatski Zori restaurant in Yaremche and consists of dishes: cabbage salad, borscht, mashed potatoes with chicken chop, bread, compote. The cost is 60 UAH.
Dinner on the 1st day - takes place in the hotel during the Hutsul folk entertainment. Consists of dishes of Hutsul cuisine: white mushroom soup, stuffed cabbage with sour cream, sweet treat, bread, compote. The cost is UAH 50.
Breakfast on the 2nd day - takes place at the hotel, the offered menu: scrambled eggs, homemade croissant (2 pieces), cheese, butter, bread, tea. The cost is 35 hryvnias.
Lunch on the 2nd day - takes place at the festival "Polonyn Summer" to your own taste and choice.

Hutsul folk entertainment

We invite you to get to khow Hutsuls - an ethnic group of Ukrainians living in the Carpathian mountains, their customs, and cuisine during the Hutsul folk entertainment
- Hutsul cuisine: the soup with white mushroom, banush with cheese, tea with fragrant healing Carpathian herbs…
- Singing and dances by the Hutsul choir “Dovbushova Taistra”;
- Master classes on Hutsul dance: hutsulka, resheto, holybka;
- Hutsul songs, kolomyjkas, songs about the Carpathians;
- Admission to the Hutsuls;
- Dancing, dancing and more dancing to dynamic Hutsul music.
The price of Hutsul dinner and participation in the entertainment – 165 UAH/per person.
The price of participation in the fun without dinner –80 UAH/per person.

Note: Hutsul entertainment only takes place if there is a group of 35 people who want to take part in it.