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Things to do near Podil

Support Ukrainian army Adventure mountain biking in Kyiv
UKRAINIAN ARMY SUPPORT adventure. Please note, when you will book this tour all money goes to national defence fund to protect Ukraine from russian agression. We will provide the tour as soon as possible when russian bombardments ends. Be ready for breathtaken mountain bike adventure and exploration of the best Kiev mountain bike trails. Itinerary: 10.00 - Meeting at the hotel or start point 10.30 - Arrival to the Holoseevsky forest. Exploring best local trails, 3-4 hours of perfect mountain bike experience. We will visit iconic mountain biking places - Myshelovka mtb mini bike park, Pyrogovo national museum and Lysa Hora mountain. Estimated distance - 30-35km, elevation gain about 500m. 14.30 - Return to the hotel We offer all inclusive service with premium mountain bike rentals, transfers, hotel pick-ups e.t.c. Other things to note For better mountain bike adventure performance we need to know the mountain bike frame size you want to rent ( or your height)
Support Ukrainian Army Mountain biking Kyiv secret trails
SUPPORT UKRAINIAN ARMY adventure. Please note, when you will book this tour all money goes to Ukrainian Defence Forces fund. We will be able to provide your adventure as soon as russians will stop to bomb Kyiv city. We will start our adventure at 14:00 from my office. Activity takes 2 hours of real mountain biking with steep downhills, awesome climbs, perfect city views and a lot of forest and park trails. During that trip we will visit few places with rich historical heritage - Babyn Yar, Tatarka and Dubki park. We will not use regular traffic routes, but only perfect single trails and we will try to avoid city boring tourist routes. Finish point will be the same as start at 16:00. Please note - the bike rental is not included in price. P.S. We can provide the high quality mountain bike rental optionally. Please contact us for details.
Secret Bar Tour in Kyiv
There are different places to drink in Kyiv. But I will show you only the best of the best. Some of this places are secret, some of them are speakeasy bars, couple of them you can get in only if you know the owner or you know somebody who knows the owner - but all of this bars are legendary places everyone should visit! All the program to visit best Kyiv bars is from 3 to 6 hours. With degustation of the best cocktails. I can grab you in your hotel or apartment and will take to this unforgettable journey: i will introduce you to the owners or best bartenders, Ill tell you the secrets of preparing the most awesome and exquisite cocktails you ever try and of course we will try all of them! Other things to note We will visit cocktail places and we will drink best cocktails - it will be the best evening and night in Kyiv ever!
Kyiv Sightseeing tour
Thank you so much for your support during this difficult time. I believe one day after Russia stops bombing our country and we win I can show you all the beauty of it. Thank you Here is what I personally prefer and can share with you, so this is my plan: • We will start with observing excursion around city centre and Podol) Then you’ll try Ukrainian national food • And then we’ll visit one of the Kiev islands where you can do kayaking and steamer boat tour 2. I’ll tell you a lot about the history of Ukraine, my favorite country in the world. We will also have friendly conversations and spend a great time together! 3. After visiting all those amazing places with me you will definitely have a greater appreciation of my country and its culture!
Support Ukrainian army Snow mountain biking in Kiev
SUPPORT UKRAINIAN ARMY. PLEASE NOTE - all funds from this adventure will be forwarded to ukrainan Defence forces and fefugee support. We will provide the tour after bombardments of the Kyiv city will be stopped. Wonderful 2-hour winter bike tour that will keep you warm and have tons of fun on our local trails. What will you get in these 2 hours? 1. We will ride a bike for about 15-20 km with elevation gain about 300 meters. 2. Be ready for funny bike crashes into the soft snow powder 3. We will visit 3 interesting historical places in Kiev - Babyn Yar, Dubki Forest park amd Tatarka historical site This type of tour can be booked with moderate snow conditions. For this tour we use professional mountain bikes with a wheel diameter of 27.5+. This type of tire guarantees optimal grip and confidence on difficult winter trails. This tour will be suitable for intermediate and advanced lebel riders with good balance skills. But if you are beginner - it also can be funny for you.

Things to do near Obolon

Trip to Chernobyl Zone
Me and my co-host are certified guides from the State Chernobyl Zone Information Agency. You know today we got a war with russian and belorussian terrorists. Ukraine is fighting. Definitely, I cannot provide any trips. But if you would like to donate some money to Ukrainians suffering because of russian aggression, you are welcome to buy a tour. Thank you and god bless you.
Coffee, Walk and Rock&Roll - Insta Tour
We will meet each other at the city center, drink coffee or tea first, try to get to know each other, relax and laugh. We gonna start from Lypky, Maidan and Sofiivska square, explore the fancy new bridge with amazing view and walk through Andriivsky descent to the most mysterious and living area of Kyiv - Podil and Kontraktova Square. Please wear suitable shoes, cause we gonna have to walk a lot! During the walk we can take pictures. You can just relax, smile and be yourself! We can also try alternative ways, if you'd like. There are plenty of them - War Museum (which I adore), Lavra (ancient church and mystical caves) VDNH (open air exibition centre), Pirogovo (open-air historical park) etc. Also I can propose you other options such as photo shoot in Kiev, Polaroid photo tour, video shooting for the additional price. Other things to note I would be super if you can wear some clothes you feel comfortable and cool in.
Full Walking Kiev City Tour Discover Amazing Kiev How Is It
If you'd like to have a really full walking tour around Kyiv city center, so don't hesitate to contact me for it! We will go together on such an interesting tour, the aim of which is to give you the most general and, at the same time, the most complete picture of Kyiv City! You will visit the most remarkable historical monuments of the past, ancient and stunning cathedrals and churches, popular, spectacular squares and charming, tiny streets as well as some unknown hidden places. I will take you to the most vibrant street Khreschatyk and the bright Independence Square that never sleeps, to the restored St.Michael's Golden-Domed Cathedral and to the steep slopes of St.Volodymyr's Hill, to Kyiv's cable train - the Funicular which is in function all the year round. We will see and learn much about the famous St. Andrew's Descent (so called the Montmartre of Kyiv), St. Sophia's Cathedral, the Golden Gate of Kyiv, Kyiv's National Opera House, the area of T.Schevchenko National University and many other attractions. To admire the beauty of Kyiv and its breathtaking views to the Dnieper river, we will go to the best open platforms. You will be impressed and surprised, thrilled and encouraged by this tour! Come to see my native city, I have so many stories to tell you about! SEE YOU IN KYIV!!!
Cheers in Kiev
“Secrets are meant to be shared not revealed!” Cheers guys and Wellcome to Kiev!Follow us into Kiev historical streets as we discover secret bars often unknown to travellers and locals.The bars we will visit have hidden passages, some require passwords for entry whilst others can only be accessed by appointments only. Some of the bars we will visit have exclusive cocktails that have been designed to experience the history of cocktails through time by the best mixologist in Ukraine. Come explore something different with us!We provide a relaxing atmosphere that makes you feel like a local!:)All are welcome! Solo travellers, couples and groups!Come one come all!:) Please note that drinks are NOT included. Other things to note Our tour will take 4 hours, we will start at 8 pm. If you allergic for something please let us know. The only thing you should take with you is a good mood!:)
Chicken Kyiv Tour
There are special dishes among varied Ukrainian cuisine that not only delicious, but can also tell about history of the city and the country. Guests will get acquainted with such dishes during the tour which will consist of two parts: walking through historic center of the city and testing food in colorful dining locations. When people from other countries come to visit Kyiv, they often ask: what is the difference between Ukrainian and Russian borscht? Or why is Chicken Kiev popular in other countries? There is no short answer - it is always necessary to describe the history of this country and people. This is how the idea of the tour was born - to tell the history of the country through popular local dishes. And - at the same time - taste each of these dishes. In addition - see the picturesque historical and architectural places associated with stories about cuisine. The tour passes through the historical places of the city: St. Andrew's Church, Sofia Square and others, with visits of two local restaurants, and takes 3 hours.

Things to do near Troeschina

Romantic rendezvous on a sailing yacht
You will board a real sailing yacht. You will be able to get acquainted with the structure of the yacht and the basic principles of sailing. You will learn how the various parts of the yacht are called and you will be able to independently assess the comfort on board. We are going on a yacht trip along the best route. This is the best sightseeing route. Our journey will start from the pier of the Hydropark, then we will go up the river, at this time you will see the unique views of Kiev, which cannot be seen in any way except from the river. Having reached the inlet of the Dog's Gyrlo, we will make a short stop. We can dock and swim (depending on the weather) or have a picnic on the beach or on the yacht. After that, we will turn south and reach the southern outskirts of Kiev, at this time you will see the famous Paton Bridge, the Vydubetsky Monastery and other attractions, as well as see the corners of beautiful nature, after which we will return to Gidropak to our starting point. During the trip you will be able to take part in steering the yacht (steering wheel and sails, motor if necessary). Traveling on a yacht is an unforgettable experience of a lifetime. Other things to note Travel is completely safe.
Explore Hidden Backyards of Kyiv
Most interesting places in Kyiv are usually hidden from the eye of passer-by. Or you should simply turn your head up in the right place. Dive into secret backyards of Kyiv, learn why janitors were playing an important role in the life of the city, eat Ukrainian pies in the most delicious (and not known by everybody) bakery, explore the beautiful well preserved architecture which is bordering the abandoned buildings. See the ruins of Kyiv behind the golden domes of the city. Enjoy the beauty of street art, turning grey walls into masterpiece. Discover secret and speak easy bars in Kyiv, hidden between old garages or buildings that are falling apart. See what is the life like behind Kyiv 5 star hotels. Find out beautiful ruination in Kyiv – the city of contrasts. Other things to note Food, drinks and transportation, entrance tickets (in case you decide to visit a paid spot) are not included. No cancellations because of a rain - we bring umbrellas;) Make sure not to come hungry;
Kyiv Underground Urbex Tour
Experience Kyiv Urbex Tour you will explore two objects: drain tunnel system or underground river and nuclear bunker During exploration of the hidden side of Kyiv with experienced guide you will go throw the tunnel system under streets and visit one of the forgotten cold war nuclear bunkers - Direct experience from Urbexer by Heart - Discover part of 53 km tunnel Labyrinth - Explore forgotten Cold War Era artefacts Are you ready for city adventures? This tour takes approximately 3 hours of your lifetime in active adventure. Other things to note The experience is NOT RECOMMENDED: - people suffering from claustrophobia - people who can not get into the usual manhole - people suffering from low back pain or back problems - people have excess weight or heart disease - people wha have more than 46 (EUR) feet size
Chernobyl tour
Hello I am organizing a tour to the Chernobyl exclusion zone. On tours, I talk about the causes and consequences after the largest man-made disaster on the planet happened. I also show all those areas that suffered after the accident. We start our tour with a meeting and acquaintance in Kiev at 7:30 am and at 8:00 am we are already leaving for a tour of Chernobyl. On the way, a check-in at a gas station is planned, where tourists can drink coffee, tea, or have a snack on a hot dog, or go to the toilet, because the road will be long. We arrive on the tour at about 10:00 in the morning, we pass the first checkpoint (as if we are crossing the border), we pass passport control and that's it, and we begin our adventure. On the way, we will see places that nature has already completely mastered. We can also see animals that you don't see every day. Is it dangerous here you ask? And I will answer - no. You will be convinced of this for yourself, since during the tour we will have 3 radiation controls, which will show how much the tourists "have become infected with radiation", and even on the tour, each tourist receives a dosimeter-accumulator, which will show the accumulated dose on the tour. The exclusion zone fascinates people, usually after a one-day tour, tourists go to a two-day one.
Street Art and Graffiti Tour in Kiev
"People say graffiti is ugly, irresponsible and childish… but that's only if it's done properly" - Banksy. There's no other Kiev Walk like this one! It's intense on the senses. I will show you the 15 best street art works that will make you smile, be surprised and inspired. You will admire the fascinating scenery composed of the colourful mix of Ukrainian architecture, futuristic buildings and wonderful street art.

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Support Ukrainian Army Mountain biking Kyiv secret trails
SUPPORT UKRAINIAN ARMY adventure. Please note, when you will book this tour all money goes to Ukrainian Defence Forces fund. We will be able to provide your adventure as soon as russians will stop to bomb Kyiv city. We will start our adventure at 14:00 from my office. Activity takes 2 hours of real mountain biking with steep downhills, awesome climbs, perfect city views and a lot of forest and park trails. During that trip we will visit few places with rich historical heritage - Babyn Yar, Tatarka and Dubki park. We will not use regular traffic routes, but only perfect single trails and we will try to avoid city boring tourist routes. Finish point will be the same as start at 16:00. Please note - the bike rental is not included in price. P.S. We can provide the high quality mountain bike rental optionally. Please contact us for details.
Support Ukrainian army Adventure mountain biking in Kyiv
UKRAINIAN ARMY SUPPORT adventure. Please note, when you will book this tour all money goes to national defence fund to protect Ukraine from russian agression. We will provide the tour as soon as possible when russian bombardments ends. Be ready for breathtaken mountain bike adventure and exploration of the best Kiev mountain bike trails. Itinerary: 10.00 - Meeting at the hotel or start point 10.30 - Arrival to the Holoseevsky forest. Exploring best local trails, 3-4 hours of perfect mountain bike experience. We will visit iconic mountain biking places - Myshelovka mtb mini bike park, Pyrogovo national museum and Lysa Hora mountain. Estimated distance - 30-35km, elevation gain about 500m. 14.30 - Return to the hotel We offer all inclusive service with premium mountain bike rentals, transfers, hotel pick-ups e.t.c. Other things to note For better mountain bike adventure performance we need to know the mountain bike frame size you want to rent ( or your height)
Secret Bar Tour in Kyiv
There are different places to drink in Kyiv. But I will show you only the best of the best. Some of this places are secret, some of them are speakeasy bars, couple of them you can get in only if you know the owner or you know somebody who knows the owner - but all of this bars are legendary places everyone should visit! All the program to visit best Kyiv bars is from 3 to 6 hours. With degustation of the best cocktails. I can grab you in your hotel or apartment and will take to this unforgettable journey: i will introduce you to the owners or best bartenders, Ill tell you the secrets of preparing the most awesome and exquisite cocktails you ever try and of course we will try all of them! Other things to note We will visit cocktail places and we will drink best cocktails - it will be the best evening and night in Kyiv ever!
Kyiv Sightseeing tour
Thank you so much for your support during this difficult time. I believe one day after Russia stops bombing our country and we win I can show you all the beauty of it. Thank you Here is what I personally prefer and can share with you, so this is my plan: • We will start with observing excursion around city centre and Podol) Then you’ll try Ukrainian national food • And then we’ll visit one of the Kiev islands where you can do kayaking and steamer boat tour 2. I’ll tell you a lot about the history of Ukraine, my favorite country in the world. We will also have friendly conversations and spend a great time together! 3. After visiting all those amazing places with me you will definitely have a greater appreciation of my country and its culture!
Город в лучах солнца и ночных огнях
Feel free to ask me to add or change time of the tour. I'm sure we will find the best option for you. We will meet at Independence Square (Maidan Nezaleznosti) , will go to the roof of shopping center "The Globe" (Globus) to see view, walk along Khreschatyk, "glass bridge, then will go to Sophiivska square. Places we visit: 1) Independence Square 2) Globus roof 3) Khreschatyk 4) Arch of friendship 5) "Glass" bridge 6) Mykhailivska square 7) St. Andrew's chuch * possible wine tasting in local wine bar I will show you the most beautiful and interesting places at night, I will tell you some stories about my city. After the walking tour possible taste traditional Ukrainian food in restaurant. The duration of walk will depend from weather conditions and your wishes. And we always can choose the best time for you.
Support Ukrainian army Snow mountain biking in Kiev
SUPPORT UKRAINIAN ARMY. PLEASE NOTE - all funds from this adventure will be forwarded to ukrainan Defence forces and fefugee support. We will provide the tour after bombardments of the Kyiv city will be stopped. Wonderful 2-hour winter bike tour that will keep you warm and have tons of fun on our local trails. What will you get in these 2 hours? 1. We will ride a bike for about 15-20 km with elevation gain about 300 meters. 2. Be ready for funny bike crashes into the soft snow powder 3. We will visit 3 interesting historical places in Kiev - Babyn Yar, Dubki Forest park amd Tatarka historical site This type of tour can be booked with moderate snow conditions. For this tour we use professional mountain bikes with a wheel diameter of 27.5+. This type of tire guarantees optimal grip and confidence on difficult winter trails. This tour will be suitable for intermediate and advanced lebel riders with good balance skills. But if you are beginner - it also can be funny for you.
Awful Kyiv: dare to see the beauty
They say, beauty lies in the eyes of beholder. But some places are really awful. Want to see alternative Kyiv? You’re in the right place! Awful constructions, old artificial caves (that witnessed one of the worst crimes of Jewish community in XX century), abandoned (and working) factories (not getting inside), scratched buildings, left cemeteries, the pioneers of illegal real estate business in Kyiv and hills with strange stories. See where the only wooden church in Kyiv and the only mosque in Kyiv are located, visit the church that will remind you of Chernobyl, and learn the stories about these places. See the oldest market in Kyiv and learn about its history, nowadays and future. Learn more about urban decay and urban projects in Kyiv and massive construction. Discover the area full of authentic bars and cafes, where locals like to hang out. Make your way through strange garages to get amazing views on Kyiv. Discover one of the most controversial and offbeat yet local districts of Kyiv – only for true explorers. Other things to note The 3-3,5 hrs walk includes some hills. Dress in a comfy clothing and take comfortable sporting shoes. I do not cancel experience because of a rain - so please bring umbrella in such a case
Full Walking Kiev City Tour Discover Amazing Kiev How Is It
If you'd like to have a really full walking tour around Kyiv city center, so don't hesitate to contact me for it! We will go together on such an interesting tour, the aim of which is to give you the most general and, at the same time, the most complete picture of Kyiv City! You will visit the most remarkable historical monuments of the past, ancient and stunning cathedrals and churches, popular, spectacular squares and charming, tiny streets as well as some unknown hidden places. I will take you to the most vibrant street Khreschatyk and the bright Independence Square that never sleeps, to the restored St.Michael's Golden-Domed Cathedral and to the steep slopes of St.Volodymyr's Hill, to Kyiv's cable train - the Funicular which is in function all the year round. We will see and learn much about the famous St. Andrew's Descent (so called the Montmartre of Kyiv), St. Sophia's Cathedral, the Golden Gate of Kyiv, Kyiv's National Opera House, the area of T.Schevchenko National University and many other attractions. To admire the beauty of Kyiv and its breathtaking views to the Dnieper river, we will go to the best open platforms. You will be impressed and surprised, thrilled and encouraged by this tour! Come to see my native city, I have so many stories to tell you about! SEE YOU IN KYIV!!!
Tour privado en español por Kyiv
Durante este tour visitaremos la Plaza de la Independencia (Maidan Nezalezhnosti), la Catedral de San Miguel de las Cúpulas Doradas, vamos a ver la vista a la ciudad cerca de la Iglesia de San Andres. Visitaremos la Catedral de Santa Sofía, la Puerta dorada, Andriyivski Uzviz, la Calle Khreshchatyk... Y MUCHOS OTROS :) Otros aspectos destacables Despues del tour tu vas a saber todo sobre Kyiv. Haré todo lo posible para que tengas la mejor experiencia conociendo esta increible ciudad de manera amena junto a tus seres queridos:)
Trip to Chernobyl Zone
Me and my co-host are certified guides from the State Chernobyl Zone Information Agency. You know today we got a war with russian and belorussian terrorists. Ukraine is fighting. Definitely, I cannot provide any trips. But if you would like to donate some money to Ukrainians suffering because of russian aggression, you are welcome to buy a tour. Thank you and god bless you.
Coffee, Walk and Rock&Roll - Insta Tour
We will meet each other at the city center, drink coffee or tea first, try to get to know each other, relax and laugh. We gonna start from Lypky, Maidan and Sofiivska square, explore the fancy new bridge with amazing view and walk through Andriivsky descent to the most mysterious and living area of Kyiv - Podil and Kontraktova Square. Please wear suitable shoes, cause we gonna have to walk a lot! During the walk we can take pictures. You can just relax, smile and be yourself! We can also try alternative ways, if you'd like. There are plenty of them - War Museum (which I adore), Lavra (ancient church and mystical caves) VDNH (open air exibition centre), Pirogovo (open-air historical park) etc. Also I can propose you other options such as photo shoot in Kiev, Polaroid photo tour, video shooting for the additional price. Other things to note I would be super if you can wear some clothes you feel comfortable and cool in.
Explore Hidden Backyards of Kyiv
Most interesting places in Kyiv are usually hidden from the eye of passer-by. Or you should simply turn your head up in the right place. Dive into secret backyards of Kyiv, learn why janitors were playing an important role in the life of the city, eat Ukrainian pies in the most delicious (and not known by everybody) bakery, explore the beautiful well preserved architecture which is bordering the abandoned buildings. See the ruins of Kyiv behind the golden domes of the city. Enjoy the beauty of street art, turning grey walls into masterpiece. Discover secret and speak easy bars in Kyiv, hidden between old garages or buildings that are falling apart. See what is the life like behind Kyiv 5 star hotels. Find out beautiful ruination in Kyiv – the city of contrasts. Other things to note Food, drinks and transportation, entrance tickets (in case you decide to visit a paid spot) are not included. No cancellations because of a rain - we bring umbrellas;) Make sure not to come hungry;
Chicken Kyiv Tour
There are special dishes among varied Ukrainian cuisine that not only delicious, but can also tell about history of the city and the country. Guests will get acquainted with such dishes during the tour which will consist of two parts: walking through historic center of the city and testing food in colorful dining locations. When people from other countries come to visit Kyiv, they often ask: what is the difference between Ukrainian and Russian borscht? Or why is Chicken Kiev popular in other countries? There is no short answer - it is always necessary to describe the history of this country and people. This is how the idea of the tour was born - to tell the history of the country through popular local dishes. And - at the same time - taste each of these dishes. In addition - see the picturesque historical and architectural places associated with stories about cuisine. The tour passes through the historical places of the city: St. Andrew's Church, Sofia Square and others, with visits of two local restaurants, and takes 3 hours.
Chernobyl tour
Hello I am organizing a tour to the Chernobyl exclusion zone. On tours, I talk about the causes and consequences after the largest man-made disaster on the planet happened. I also show all those areas that suffered after the accident. We start our tour with a meeting and acquaintance in Kiev at 7:30 am and at 8:00 am we are already leaving for a tour of Chernobyl. On the way, a check-in at a gas station is planned, where tourists can drink coffee, tea, or have a snack on a hot dog, or go to the toilet, because the road will be long. We arrive on the tour at about 10:00 in the morning, we pass the first checkpoint (as if we are crossing the border), we pass passport control and that's it, and we begin our adventure. On the way, we will see places that nature has already completely mastered. We can also see animals that you don't see every day. Is it dangerous here you ask? And I will answer - no. You will be convinced of this for yourself, since during the tour we will have 3 radiation controls, which will show how much the tourists "have become infected with radiation", and even on the tour, each tourist receives a dosimeter-accumulator, which will show the accumulated dose on the tour. The exclusion zone fascinates people, usually after a one-day tour, tourists go to a two-day one.
Underground Exploration Tour
During 1,5-2,5 hours tour to underground tunnel system “Mykilska” with urbex guide you will: - Visit biggest underground waterfall in Kyiv - Know everything about UrbEx in post-soviet countries and Kyiv underground world - See crystal clear underground streams, stalactites, stalagmites and other cave formations - feel what it is like to be in total darkness - walk route under the ground, moving from level to level Other things to note -Don’t take massive backpacks with you! (part of the route goes -through the tunnels, which are narrow or/and have low-ceiling (1,6 m high)) -Put on a cap or something on your head! -Put on comfortable clothes you are not afraid to make a little dirty. No tuxedo and high heels!
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