Motorcycle tour to Kyiv and Chernobyl from Vienna
A fascinating journey through the Carpathians, Western and Central Ukraine. A trip into culture and history is waiting for you. Our tour program is full of sights and experience within Kyiv, neighboring suburbs. You will get a unique chance to visit the ghost town and nuclear power plant of Chernobyl
For this motorcycle tour we managed to achieve several goals at once.
We will show you the beauty of the Carpathian Mountains and nature of this environmentally friendly and hospitable region. We will educate and show you old traditions and features of multifaceted Ukrainian culture. Our route will go along winding roads in picturesque places. All motorbike enthusiasts we get both the rush of the road with a visual beauty that is Ukraine unfolding around you! You will have a chance to learn about true Ukrainian history. We will visit the vintage castles and fortresses of the Middle Ages. We will walk around the capital of Ukraine, the city of Kyiv, whose history dates back more than 1,500 years! You will see the beautiful streets of the center, admire beautiful views of the Dnipro River and visit the most popular and famous sights. After which you will have a unique opportunity to go on a one-day excursion to the Chernobyl nuclear power plant and ghost city to see how life again thrives. You will never forget it! Our guides will do their best to make you feel in the atmosphere of that time.
The beauty and hospitality of Ukraine will give you positive and lasting impressions about our country along with amazing cuisine to enrich your experience. For dishes of Ukrainian cuisine, only natural ingredients are used. Dishes from meat, fish, vegetables, mushrooms, dairy products, herbal teas and much more. You will definitely try the best borsch, dumplings, chicken Kyiv, lard, cabbage rolls, jellied meat, cottage cheese pancakes, honey and many more delicious food.
Onward we go to Western Ukraine. Along the way we will visit the former secret military facility, which is called “Stalin’s Bunker”. Next, a stop for a tour of the beautiful city of Lviv, which is considered the cultural capital of Ukraine. To summarize, we can say that you will have a cultural and educational adventure full of visual, emotional gastro emotions. for your comfort and safety our guides will be always there to make sure your experience meets your expectations and exceeds them!
Scenery points 9/10:
Experience level 6/10:
Dates in 2020
May 15th – May 25th
June 4th – June 14th
September 4th – September 14th
Beautiful Carpathian Mountains, hospitable Western Ukraine, mysterious Castles, modern and romantic Kyiv, unforgettable Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, awesome Lviv, delicious Ukrainian cuisine
Total 3000 km (1875 miles)
± 300 km/day (188 miles)
English speaking guide on motorcycle, support vehicles and 24/7 assistance. Providing your safety and comfort is our top priority!
All entrance fees, city tours in Kamianets-Podilsky, Lviv, Kyiv and visiting Chernobyl are included and available in English or German
Information about a Motorcycle tour
11 days total
8 riding days
3300 km mileage
All asphalt roads
Arrival to Vienna
All motorcyclists will meet at the hotel in Vienne and get to know each other and Guides introduction. All trip’s briefing: our routes, speed limits, detailed program, aspects of Ukrainian culture and laws, etc will be covered
Dinner and rest.
Vienna – Mukachevo
We will start the trip early in the morning and go along the autobahns of Austria and Hungary to the border of Ukraine. After crossing the border, we will not go far into the city of Mukachevo, from there our adventure in Ukraine will begin.
Mukachevo – Bukovel
After a long first day on the autobahns, we will have picturesque mountain roads, fresh air and boundless green forests in the ancient Carpathian mountains. Along the way, we will stop for lunch at a place which, according to the international geodetic system, is considered the center of Europe. We will finish this day in one of the best resorts in Ukraine where there is a full spa, lake and a restaurant. We will have a good rest and regain strength.
Bukovel – Kamianets-Podilskyy
On this day we will leave the mountains and head towards central Ukraine. We will visit a beautiful university in the city of Chernivtsi, which is included in the UNESCO heritage list, and in the evening we will go on a walking tour with a local guide through the fortress Kamyanets-Podilsky and into the city center.
Kamianets-Podilskyy – Kyiv
We continue our tour onwards to the capital of Ukraine, the city of Kyiv. Our hotel is located in the heart of the city on Independence Square. In the evening we are waiting for a short walk to the restaurant. This will be your first impression of Kyiv, to visit the main streets and see some sights.
On our day off from riding, we will have a rich tourist program. Together with a local English/German-speaking guide, we will go sightseeing in the city. The program is designed for a full day and organized in such a way as to show you the best areas of Kyiv You will see Khreshchatyk, St. Sophia and St. Michael’s Cathedrals, Vladimirskaya Gorka, Kiev Pechersk Lavra, a monument to Mother Motherland and many other significant and interesting places.
Kyiv – Chernobyl – Kyiv
The highlight of our trip is a visit to the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. Those who choose this trip will go there by bus in the morning at about 8 o’clock and return in the evening at about 20 o’clock. This trip includes a shuttle bus, a tour of the Chernobyl zone in Engllish/German and lunch. The rest who do not go to Chernobyl will have one more free day in Kyiv and the opportunity to walk independently. In the evening, we will all gather together for dinner and after to maybe see some nightlife.
Kyiv – Rivne
After leaving Kyiv another surprise awaits you! We will visit One of the former Soviet military facilities, which, even before 2005, was classified as Top Secret. Formally called, Stalin’s Bunker that was intended to accommodate the highest level Soviet military command in case of war. Next, we will go to the city of Rivne, where we will stay for the night.
Rivne – Lviv
On the way to the city of Lviv, we will visit a beautiful castle in the city of Lutsk take a small break to look around and take some photos. Lviv is considered the cultural capital of Ukraine and in itself a very beautiful city. Upon arrival, we will go on a walking tour with a local guide.
Lviv – Uzhgorod
We will cross the Carpathian mountains again, but on the other side. After crossing over the mountains we will stop in the regional center of the Transcarpathian region – the city of Uzhgorod. Incredibly beautiful and cozy city built in a western style. In the evening, we will take a walk in the center and have dinner at one of the local restaurants.
Uzhgorod – Vienna
Last day of our trip and returning to the starting point.. The finish line for the whole group will be at the hotel in Vienna but already from this day, participants of our tour will be able to go home via their own route.
The indicated price for one rider is based on sharing double/twin room.
Minimum number of participants is 6
This tour includes:
- 10 nights accommodation in high quality 3-4 stars hotels with breakfast
- 8 lunches during the Ukrainian part of the route
- 10 dinners in good restaurants mostly with local cuisine
- parking fees
- entrance fees to museums
- public transport according to the program
- English speaking local tour guide on motorcycle
- support car for transporting luggage
- walking City tours with local english/german speaking tour guide in Kyiv, Lviv, Kamianets-Podilskyy
- one day bus tour to Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant with german speaking guide
- 24/7 assistance.
- medical insurance
- personal spending
- private room