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What about traveling by bicycle on fabulous land, described in legends and sung in poetry? We invite you to take part in exploring some of the most miraculous places of Ukrainian Carpathians - a real pearl created by nature on the canvas of the landscape diversity of the south-west of Ukraine.  Region of the tour: the Carpathians, Ivano-Frankivsk region, Delyatun                                                                                          Tour program:  We will do our best to make our participants feel comfortableKilometers. So pace and travel time are designed for people with an average level of training. Experienced cyclists and beginners need to adapt to the majority of participants in the group of an average level of training. Day 1: Delyatyn - Waterfall Guk - Tatars - Vorokhta - Delyatyn Day 2: Delyatyn - Yamna - Yaremche - Dora - Delyatyn Day 3: Delyatyn - Polyanitsa - Bukovel - Delyatyn Day 4: Delyatyn - Voronenko - Berkut pass - Yablunitsa - Delyatyn Day 5: Delyatyn - Canyon - Oil fields - Delyatyn Day 6: Delyatyn - rocks Church - Mount Rokita - meadows - Mount Makowitsa - Delyatyn Day 7: Delyatyn - Mount Lisniv - meadows - Delyatyn                                                                                                                               Detailed description 1st DAY arriving by train to one of the woderful cities of Ukraine -  Ivano-Frankivsk transfer to the village Mykulychyn settlement in the estates having breakfast on the fresh mountain air fees visiting one of the most gorgeous waterfalls named Guk  visiting another village Vorokhta Returning with the best impressions to Delyatyn. Token of the day: Guk Falls: in the Carpathians, locals call waterfalls Guk, because they are loud and can be heard from afar. Located a few kilometers from Mykulychyn, in an extremely beautiful area. The narrow road along the stream will be work for your cameras. A small river that falls from a height of 15 meters with loud noise is called Zhenets. Curved geological strata of rocks add to the waterfall mysticism. At the end of the tour, let's look at Uncle Yuri for a tasting of honey, wines, liquors, and tinctures on Carpathian herbs and roots. Railway arch bridge (viaduct): in Vorokhta there is one of the oldest and longest stone arch bridges in Europe (130 m), one of the arches is 65 m long. This famous railway bridge was built in 1894 and served until 2000. One of the most ancient temples of wooden architecture of the 17th century - the Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary - was preserved in Vorokhta. It was built in 1615 when Vorokhta was still a village of the village of Mikulichin, and among other Hutsul temples of the same type, it is distinguished by the most perfect proportions and harmonious forms. 2nd DAY tasting traditional Ukraine breakfast going on a trip to Yaremche and exploring second gorgeous waterfall Probiy returning to the place of residence. Token of the day: The most interesting place in Yaremche is the eight-meter step waterfall Probiy, over which a pedestrian bridge over the river Pryt. Not far from the bridge is the Hutsul market, where you can buy a variety of souvenirs made by local craftsmen, and by crossing the bridge to the other side of the river, we get to the monument of architecture - the Hutsulshchyna restaurant. From the outskirts of the village on the side of. Yamna you can get to the rocks of Dovbush along the path of the same name. Local cliffs and caves are covered in legends about the glorious leader of the rebels.                                                                                            3rd DAY having breakfast in the nature bike-journey to Bukovel - sports capital of Ukraine Going to Tatariv learning something about the mass grave of Austrian soldiers with a monument from the First World War 2-3 hours of free time for entertainment returning to our comfortable place of residence. Token of the day: Bukovel: the youngest and most growing ski resort in Ukraine. There is a bike park on Bukovel, three cycle paths of different difficulty levels with a total length of about 11 km. Creating a bike park in Bukovel was helped by Yaroslav Lukan, director and creator of the bike park in the Czech Republic. 4th DAY having breakfast and preparing for a small trip on Ukrainian train to the village Voronenko  enjoying fresh air 1000 m above sea level at the the old Polish-Czechoslovak returning. Token of the day: Yablunitsky pass (Tatar pass): height - 931 m above sea level. It is located in the Hutsul region, on the border of the Transcarpathian and Ivano-Frankivsk regions, on the southwestern outskirts of the village of Yablunitsa. Through the Yablunitsky pass in the 13th century. the Mongol-Tatar horde passed to southwestern Europe (hence the second name). On the pass is a large souvenir market, known in the Carpathians and throughout Ukraine. 5th DAY Breakfast visiting fantastic place of stone and water Prutets-Chemegivsky river exploring historical Nadvirnyansky oil refinery returning. Token of the day: Canyon on the Prutets-Chemegivsky River: along the Prutets River, a stone canyon has formed, which extends for many kilometers and impresses with its beauty. Moving along the canyon, we will see its diverse nature, extremely rich vegetation, which there seemed to have grown into its stone walls. 6th DAY having breakfast and listening calm Ukrainian tradithional music  going to Mount Rokita Staying at the real Hutsul kolyba getting acquainted with the shepherds and trying tasty real Poloninsky cheese (budz, ghoul) and butter. enjoy picturesque meadows to Mount Makovitsa returning Token of the day:  Mount Church: powerful cliffs stand on top of the mountain. Mount Rokita (1111 m above sea level):  in clear weather from Mount Rokita, you can see almost half of the Hutsul region and even its “gate” - the Pokutsky city of Kolomyia, as well as the regional center of the Carpathian region, Ivano-Frankivsk. And from other peaks, it can be unmistakably found by a clear reference point - a powerful relay tower. Mount Makovitsa: the peak of Makovitsy and its slopes are crippled by trenches of trenches dug back during the First and Second World Wars. Heavy fighting took place here. And on Mount Smerichok, one of the peaks of the ridge, stretching from the town of Delyatina and the peak of Malevo to the top of Lysina Kosmatskaya, many Romanian soldiers died from Russian artillery fire. Residents from nearby villages on holidays go to Mount Smerichok to pray. They still find fired cartridge cases from rifles and cannons, and the shells of cannon shells are used as anvils for riveting braids. 7th DAY having last tasty ukrainian breakfast a little hard climb to the mountain Lisniv, wich is 1256 m above sea level opening the tops of the ridge, beautiful views of the Gorgan and the entire Montenegrin ridge having received the best impressions and a lot of positive energy, leaving for Ivano-Frankivsk. Token of the day: Magnificent landscapes: unlimited expanses of mountain forests and valleys will open to your eyes. Gorgan: a system of mountain ranges in the outer strip of the Ukrainian Carpathians, located in the Ivano-Frankivsk and Transcarpathian regions. They stretch for 75 km from the north-west from the Mizunka and Rica valleys, southeast to the Prut valley, and their width from west to east is 40 km.  SCHEDULE: 09:00 - 09:30 - Breakfast 09:30 - 10:00 - Fees 10:00 - 10:15 - Departure on a bicycle tour 16:00 - 17:00 - Return to base 17:00 - 18:00 - Shower, hand wash 18:00 - 19:00 - Dinner 19:00 - 23:00 - Free time INCLUSIONS: ·   Accommodation in estates of green tourism ·   Bicycle and equipment rental (helmet) ·   Meals (breakfast, dinner) at the place of residence, sandwiches on the way. ·   Accident insurance and  instructor escort EXCLUSIONS: ·   Broken bike parts. ·   Travel from Ivano-Frankivsk to Mykulychyn - 65 UAH  
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Mount Pirs-Dora - a rock “White Stone” The length of the route is 23 km. The highest spot is 973 meters. Height - 586 meters. Transit time is 4 hours. This is an excellent extreme route from Yaremche, which not every beginner will dare to take. Get ready for tough climbs, elements of the back-country and bike climbing, clay descents, and if you will - even the real rock climbing. All this is waiting for the brave who decide to conquer Mount Pirs-Dora and see the White Stone Rock. The route starts from a highway in the village Dora, close to the turn to the Saint Andrew Monastery. It is better to climb the mountain from the Delyatyn side. You can reach this town through a highway or living zone. Without reaching the river Peremyska, near the chapel, you should turn left. The populated locality is behind. Here you start climbing the mountain: you must rely on the map, pointers and sports intuition. Further on the rise one should expect a flat area, where the road is absolutely smooth. Conquering the mountain will bring unexpected gifts: the opportunity of rock climbing. Wonderful panoramas and stunning grass-clay downhill to Dora with a finish at the starting point.  
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  To the Malevo Mountain The length of the route  is 27 km The highest plot is 688 meters Set height - 343 meters Time of transit is 3 hours. Not too short extreme cycling route which experienced cyclers will love. Follow the road from Yaremcha to Delyatyn, then turn right to Zarichchia. Here, in the church area, follow the signs to move right to the forest roads. When climbing the mountain with a protracted but steep climb you can reach almost to its top, where you can easily see the valley of the Prut and the city of Yaremche. Descent from the mountain is quite extreme and technical - by forest roads. But the pleasure is worthy of these efforts - especially if this is the kind of recreational activity that you like.  
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Yaremche - Monastery of St. Andrew's Church – “Legend” Recreational Center The length of the route is 17 km The highest plot is 597 meters Set height - 140 meters Time of transit route in - 1 hour Time on foot - 2 hours Very interesting and easy route recommended for beginners. Starts with Yaremche - You should move by the highway towards Delta. Near Yaremche school № 1 (to the left from the road), turn to the right and go down to the masonry (suspension bridge) through the Prut. Go over the river. Here we take the course to the left and move parallel to the river with narrow paved path (on Stefanyk Street), watching signs. Enjoy the clean air, lack of vehicles and local architecture. After a pleasant walk, we turn to the left, to the concrete road bridge. In Dora (Yaremche district) again find ourselves on the central highway. We take the course to the right and right to the left – following the pointers “to the monastery”. Then, always straight – it is practically impossible to get lost here.   Soon the road plunges into the forest. Several easy climbs - and cyclists arrive to Monastery of St. Andrew. After visiting the monastery you can return on the same route, but you can drive a little deep into the forest, where the tourist base is waiting. On the banks of the river you will find many good picnic areas and even areas for bathing.  
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The length of the route is 7.3 km Height - 150 meters The time it takes to traverse in - 1 hour 20 minutes Time on foot - 2 hours 40 minutes. This is a short, but busy excursion route that will allow you to visit hidden from the eyes of an average tourist place and get acquainted with Yaremche and Yaremche citizens more closely. Start - on the market, near the main road (Svobody Street) and the central drugstore. The first part (about 1500 meters) - paved and absolutely flat, lies in a cozy street. After the railroad crossing, the third stage of the route begins - solid, but quite long the rise of the streets of Kovpak and Oleksa Dovbush. Here for the cyclist, it is important to calculate the strength and choose a low gear. The rise as always generously rewards those who overcome it: first, we find ourselves in a fairy-tale spruce forest, and then it looks great in front of our eyes panorama of the whole city. It is worthwhile to relax and take some photos. After the road about 500 m will go smoothly, the descent begins - the return to the city center. The fairly steep slope guarantees the rush of adrenaline, for which the mountain bike is loved so much! Then, equally, we get to the railway crossing, after which there is the starting point.  
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  Yaremche - aviary - waterfall “Divochi Sliozy” The length of the route is 6.7 km. The highest plot is 642 meters. Height - 231 meters. Travel time is 1.5 hours. Time on foot - 2.5 hours. The route starts from the railway crossing (market), located in the center of Yaremche. Having overcome 1300 meters of concrete, paved, and then a dirt road, we go to the aviaries. Here you can leave the bikes on a special stand and observe the animals - noble and spotted deer, Carpathian boars. Then we follow the sign “Divochi Sliozy”. Then you have to force the only one on the route a long ascent, waiting for about a kilometer of perfectly equal road to the forest. After a few turns, we fall into the waterfall “Divochi Sliozy”. It is very problematic to approach it - it is better to get out of the bike and to walk the last 200 m. We return to Yaremche in the same way.
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  Aviary - community Bahrovets - recreation center “Karpaty” - waterfall “Probiy” The length of the route is 6 km The highest plot is 705 meters Set height - 266 meters Travel time in - 1.5 hours Time on foot - 2.5 hours From the Yaremche market, from where the route begins, you need to go along the railway, guided by the signs. After 500 meters - a large lawn on the river bank, where there is a source from the curative water. It is better to have a good rest here, because the next kilometer of the path gradually rises up. Approximately 500 m farther there is the village of Bahrovets with the wonderful Carpathian scenery. About a kilometer farther there is a small but very picturesque waterfall. After the smooth road, you will need to go on humps again. Almost three kilometers from the aviary, climbs end with a magnificent observation deck at an altitude of 705 meters above the level sea. Then you can rush in one breath with a superb serpentine that leads to the southern edge of Yaremche. But here, it is not necessary to go to the main road: immediately after the concrete bridge, according to the instructions turn left and a quiet path in the shade of trees get to the famous masterpiece of wooden architecture - the restaurant “Hutsulshchyna”. Here you can visit the souvenir market, see the waterfall “Probiy”. For those who do not really like long-distance uplift by ground roads, this route is better to overcome in backward starting from the restaurant “Hutsulshchyna”. Then the climbing will not be very difficult, and on dirt roads, you will be able to speed up when going down.
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Thanks to its favorable climate and unique nature the Ukrainian Carpathians are annually visited by thousands of tourists. It is difficult to describe the entire beauty and picturesque views of this place – you should better come and feel the magic atmosphere of Ukrainian Carpathians. With our bike tour you will be able to see all of the breath-taking beauty by yourself. This high altitude tour is created for experienced cyclists. During the tour we will see the most interesting places of our region. The routes pass Ivano-Frankivsk and capture part of the Transcarpathian region. We will pass a significant, not interesting part of the road with our minibus, thus saving the force for the heavy lifting that is worth it to see all of the planned objects. This bicycle radial type tour is with a settlement in a wooden cottage with all modern conditions.