Day trip

Kaniv: T Shevchenko National Preserve Day Trip from Kiev

Kaniv: T Shevchenko National Preserve Day Trip from Kiev

From £94.21 per person

Visit Kaniv on a private day trip from Kiev and learn the most important facts about the life and work of the prominent Ukrainian poet T. Shevchenko. See the poet’s burial place and have a comprehensive tour of the Memorial Museum.

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Duration 8 hours
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Ukrainian, English, Russian, French, German
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Kiev hotels and apartments
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  • Get acquainted with the biography of the world-famous Ukrainian poet Taras Shevchenko
  • Observe a picturesque view of the Dnieper River from the Tarasova Mountain
  • Visit a renovated Memorial Museum of T. Shevchenko and discover its valuable collection
  • Discover Tarasova Svitlytsa, a folk museum located in the traditional Ukrainian hut
  • Learn the importance of the cultural heritage of Taras Shevchenko for Ukraine
Full description
Meet your private guide at the lobby of your hotel in Kiev and head to the beautiful town of Kaniv, famous for the Taras Shevchenko National Preserve. On the way there, your guide will tell you interesting facts about the life and work of the iconic Ukrainian poet. Learn about the role of Taras Shevchenko for world literature and Ukrainian cultural heritage. Once you arrive in Kaniv, visit the burial place of Taras Shevchenko on the Tarasova Mountain and see the monument to the poet. Then, visit an informative museum and discover numerous valuable exhibits, including early editions of the books, manuscripts, paintings and personal items. Move on to the folk museum Tarasova Svitlytsa in a traditional Ukrainian house. The interior of the museum is decorated with the portraits of the poet, embroidered ryshnyk and icons. Have a pleasant walk through the quiet area of the reserve, admiring the wonderful panorama of the Dnieper River. After the tour, take some free time in the city, where you might choose to have lunch. Then, return to Kiev, where the driver will drop you off at your hotel.
  • Professional guide
  • Transportation by private vehicle
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entrance tickets to the Shevchenko Museum
  • Lunch (optional)
  • Gratuities (optional)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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