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Jewish Kyiv Tour

Kyiv, UKRAINE

The long history of Kyiv is inseparable from the history of the Jewish community, which dates back to the emergence of pre-Christian Russia. The Jewish community of Kyiv can be traced in all areas of the city. There were many synagogues, Jewish schools and institutions of higher education in Kyiv. Fruitfully prominent Jewish industrialists and businessmen, engineers, scientists, doctors and lawyers, writers, artists worked here. Future political leaders of Israel Golda Meir and Ephraim Katzir were born in Kyiv. Sholom Aleichem lived and worked, Isaac Babel studied, Ilya Ehrenburg was born, Osip Mandelstam lived in Kyiv. Thanks to Jewish patrons the Bessarabsky market, the housing of the Kyiv Polytechnic Institute, building which is the Main regional hospital appeared on the map. Join us for the unforgettable Jewish Heritage tour in Kyiv.

Arrivals: every Sun., Mon., Tue.

Day 1- Airport Boryspil

Arriving Kyiv (Intl. Kyiv Boryspil Airport – KBP), accommodation at hotel, free time, overnight in Kyiv

Airport Boryspil

Day 2 – Kyiv City tour

Breakfast at the hotel, Kyiv City tour (3 h):

  • Khreschatyk
  • Volodymyrska str.
  • Golden Gate
  • St. Sophia Catheral
  • St. Mykhaylo Cathedral
  • Andrew’s Descent
  • Parliament
  • Chimeras House

Khreschatyk Golden Gate Chimeras House Andrew's Descent
St. Sophia Cathedral Fine Arts Museum Parliament Mykhailivsky_Cathedral

lunch in the city, free time, overnight in Kyiv

Day 3 – Podil & Babyn Yar

Breakfast at hotel. Visit to Podil, the oldest Jewish district of Kyiv, Synagogue of the Kyiv Judaic Religous Community, former houses of worship and Talmud-Torah (2 h). Lunch. Visit to the Holocaust Memorial in Babyn Yar (2 h). Free time, overnight in Kyiv

Politech PodilSynagogue Bessarabsky_market BabynYar

Day 4 – Sholom Aleikhem’s Museum & Jewish Houses of Lypky

Breakfast at hotel. Check-out. Visit to the Karaite kenassa (now the House of Actors), Sholom Alikhem’s Museum, Monument to Sholom Aleikhem, Brodsky Synagogue (3 h). Lunch. Visit to the aristocratic district Lypky to see Jewish houses of sugar king Liberman, patrons Poliakov and Brodsky, builder Ginzburg (1 h). Transfer to the Intl. Kyiv Boryspil Airport – KBP

KenassaKyiv SAleikhemMuseum SAleikhemMonument BrodskySynagogue
LibermanHouse PoliakovHouse

Hotel Rus 3*
Hotel Rus 3*

Hotel Rus 3*, Comfort Twin room/BB

  • 2-9 pax – $ 604.00
  • 10+ pax – $ 413.00

* Price per 1 pax in dbl room, USD

Inclusions: accommodation, half board meals (breakfast + lunch), 3 excursions, guide, entry tickets, two way transfer to/from airoport, transportation
Exclusions: extra services, visa assistance, Kosher meals

Supplements:
+ $ 25 for Visa assistance (Adults)

Hotel Dnipro 4*
Hotel Dnipro 4*

Hotel Dnipro 4*, Standard room

  • 2-9 pax – $ 681.00
  • 10+ pax – $ 490.00

* Price per 1 pax in dbl room, USD

Inclusions: accommodation, half board meals (breakfast + lunch), 3 excursions, guide, entry tickets, two way transfer to/from airoport, transportation
Exclusions: extra services, visa assistance, Kosher meals

Supplements:
+ $ 25 for Visa assistance (Adults)

Other hotels:

We provide this tour with accommodation in other hotels including three star Rus Hotel, Bakkara Hotel, four star President Hotel, Radisson Blu Hotel, five star Premier Palace, Opera Hotel and other upon request.

This tour has to be booked for at least 2 persons 14 days prior to the check-in date.

Languages: English, Russian, Ukrainian, Spanish, Polish, Chinese, Hebrew

Cancellation Policy:

For reservations of 2 to 10 people:
– Cancellation prior to 7 days of arrival date: Deposit only.
– Cancelation within 7 days: 50% (Deposit plus 35% of reservation total.
– No show on the day arrival 100% of reservation total.

For Groups of 10 people or more:
– 14 days prior to arrival – Deposit loss only
– 13-10 days prior to arrival – Deposit loss + 15% of reservation total.
– 9-7 days prior to arrival – Deposit loss + 25% of reservation total.
– 6-4 days prior to arrival – Deposit loss + 50% of reservation total.
– 3-1 days prior to arrival- Deposit loss + 75% of reservation total
– Less than one day or no-show – Deposit loss + remaining balance of reservation total.

Changes of dates to your reservation will never incurr cancellation charges as long as we are notified at least 5 days in advance.