Day trip

From Kyiv: Chernihiv Day Trip

From Kyiv: Chernihiv Day Trip

From US$ 225.37 per group up to 3

Chernihiv is a museum town and conservation area with many centuries of history, culture, memorial places and museums. It was one of the important towns in the ancient Kyivan Rus and has a 1,300-year history.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 10 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Russian, Ukrainian
Pickup included
Pick-up from your centrally located hotel or apartment in Kyiv.
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Benefit from the company of a private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Get picked-up for free from your hotel, plus drop off included
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Experience excellent value for money
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
Full description

Chernihiv’s golden age was the 12th and early 13th century. A major center of culture in Old Rus, Chernihiv rivaled Kyiv in the territory and might. The city had close commercial ties with many lands of Old Rus, the Byzantine Empire, and Western Europe. Chernigiv’s jewelers and gunsmiths were famous for their high-quality jewelry, weapons, dishes and bowls, and their silverware was especially popular. Today, the best examples of these articles are exhibited in many museums of Ukraine and Chernihiv.  Staggering buildings are preserved throughout the city from the 11th-13th centuries. Located on the territory of the medieval citadel, also called the Rampart, is the oldest monument of 11th century Old Rus architecture, standing among other impressive ones. Indeed, the main places of interest are in the architectural and historic conservation areas, preserving monuments from ancient Russian times, described in the poem "The Lay of Igor's Warfare", (referring to Piatnitska Church from the 12th century),  the Ukrainian Baroque Kateriniska Church from the18th century), St. Sofia Cathedral in Kyiv, Spaso-Preobrazhenskyi Cathedral (11th century). Also, Borysohlebskyi cathedral (12th century) Chernigivskyi Collegiums (18th century), Yeletskyi Convent, and Caves of Antnonii (17th century). There will be free time for lunch after the tour at a local cafe.

Includes
  • Private local guide
  • Professional guide
  • 3-hour walking and transport tour of Chernihiv
  • Visit to the town of Kozelets on the way to the Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin
  • Visit to the Museum of Chernihiv History, Spaso-Preobrazhenskyi Cathedral, Borysohlebskyi Cathedral, Yeletskyi Convent, Caves of Antnonii
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Round-way private transfer from Kyiv and back
  • Transportation by private vehicle or minivan/minibus
  • Time for lunch after the tour
  • Entrance fees: Museum of the History, the St. Antony Caves, Boris and Gleb Cathedral and Belltower (all optional, about USD 2 per person)
  • Please be aware that you should pay entrance fees for your private guide
  • Museum of Historical Treasures of Ukraine
  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch (optional)
  • Extra service
  • Souvenirs and photos are available to purchase
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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  • Transportation
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  • Value for money
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Both the driver and the guide were excellent. Margherita in partucular was extremely competent and skilled, with a widespread knowledge of the varoius historical topics and sites. Very much reccomended!

December 28, 2019

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