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MAGNIFICENT CITIES AND VILLAGES OF THE CARPATHIANS

Kosiv is located on the area of the National Park “Hutsulshchyna”, the Mykhalkova Mountain (812 meters above sea level). The resort is 2 kilometers away from the center of the city, which is said to be the cultural and tourist center of Hutshulshchyna (a region in Western Ukraine). This is a peculiar area where people keep to the old traditions and customs, rituals and culture. Kosiv district is a land of high mountains, swift streams, woods, and valleys, where there is a sound of trembita (a specific musical instrument) and unique melodies of the Hutsul musicians. There are unique types of flora and fauna, the sources of waters and mountain waterfalls. The Kosiv souvenir market works twice a week: every Thursday and Saturday, major religious holidays make the exceptions. You can buy there: Easter pysankas (pattern-painted eggs), wooden vases, jewelry boxes, statuettes, pottery plates, embroidered and weaved shirts, towels, carpets, lizhnyks (woolen blankets), items of beads, metal, leather and even cheese and other hand-made things. The Kosiv Huk is the geological natural monument of a great significance. It is located on the Rybnytsia River, with the city of Kosiv, Ivano-Frankivsk region. The Kosiv waterfalls or “Huks”, consist of two parts – huk, that is a fall, and foam – the part of the river where the water flows down. It creates a so-called “boiling pot” covered with white foam. Kosiv Museum of Hutsulshchyna Folk Art and Life is in the house (19-20 centuries) which initially belonged to the European community. The museum possesses about 5 000 showpieces. The collection is represented by the best items of wood, pottery, leather and metal, Hutsul clothing and embroidery. The Mykhalkova Mountain is the highest peak in Kosiv. There are amazing views from the mountain and fascinating panoramas of the city and the closest villages. Mykhalkova is the heart of ski tourism in the Kosiv district. Cable chair lifting track was constructed in 1975. Its length is 900 meters, and the track is 1200 meters. The height is 250 meters. May 6, the holiday of Saint George, the Dragonslayer, there is a great bonfire on the mountain peak that can be observed from all around Kosiv.
From EUR 120
If you want to get a lot of unforgettable memories during your vacation, you should go to the Carpathians. Here you can enjoy the beautiful scenery, clean air and outdoor activities with family and friends. Deep in the heart of Ukraine set among the sprawling Carpathian Mountains lies the small Ukrainian village of Kosmach. A place of complete serenity and traditional life, the centre of the Caprathian arts and crafts. Here you can find hutsul notes in almost every sphere of life: architecture buildings in the location and design of many streets and buildings.
From EUR 90
Full day adventure tour of the picturesque village of the Ukrainian Carpathians. Kryvorivnia is a village in Verkhovyna raion, Ivano-Frankivsk oblast, situated in the Hutsul region. Kryvorivnia was first mentioned in 1717. At the turn of the 19th century it was a favorite summer resort for Ivan Franko and other Ukrainian scholars and writers, such as Mykhailo Hrushevsky, Mykhailo Kotsiubynsky, Lesia Ukrainka, Olha Kobylianska. It is located in the picturesque corner of the Carpathians in the bend of the river Chornyi Cheremosh (Black Cheremosh), so travelers can see the beauty of the nearby mountains. If you move along the road north of the village, you will get Bukovetsky Pass, from where the pedestrian route takes you to the rocks of Pysaniy Kamen or to the top of the Ihrecs (1,131 m). It is also nice to climb mountain meadows that extend over the village to admire the landscapes and make some spectacular photos.
From EUR 90
Discover a beautiful spiritual pearl of the Ukrainian Carpathians – Maniava Skete and Maniava Waterfall surrounded by a dense coniferous forest. Feel a peaceful atmosphere of this ancient Orthodox monastery, often called “Ukrainian Athos”.
From EUR 89.97
Visit the three most important historic sites of the Hutsul village Mykulychyn on this full-day tour from Ivano-Frankivsk and benefit from the expertise of a private guide. Tour the mountain village of Mykulychyn, including The Church of the Holy Trinity (1868) and Brewery Mikulichin (Hutsul Brew); admire the tastiest Hutsulske beer; and explore the picturesque landscapes of the Carpathian Mountains.
From EUR 90
Vorokhta is fairly the most popular mountain resort in the Carpathian Mountains and it is included in the Carpathian National Natural Park. Vorokhta is located both in the lowland and on the mountain slopes. The line Rebrovach, which is covered with the spruce wood, separates the area on the east side from Tatariv (village). You will have: Meeting of tourists with a representative of the company «Aven - Tour» Comfortable transporation Visiting 100-year-old viaduct Trip to the Nesamovyte Lake Zip – line in Vorothta Climbing the Kukul Mountain The price includes: Pick-up from Ivano-Frankivsk Escort of company̕s representative Transfer in either direction Lunch The trip lasts 8-9 hours
From EUR 90
The one-day children’s marvelous trip by «The Carpathian Tram» in the woods, exploring plants, animals, mountain waterfalls.   The unique museum tour where everything can be touched, the showpieces can be taken, turned over, listened to. The trip will slowly take you down the banks of the clean river Mizunka through amazing places that get truly exotic, especially when the mountains hang over the train, and the railway track imitates the stream of the river.
From EUR 90
It is an excellent trip for corporate retreat of the whole team. Recreation in the Carpathian Mountains is exciting! Day 1. Meeting tourists. Moving to the mountain town of Yaremche. ·   Walking around Yaremche - Yaremche waterfall "Probiy" on the Prut river, over which you will pass a 20-meter high bridge to the market of Hutsul souvenirs, where you can see the true works of art of Hutsul masters. Excursion to the restaurant-museum “Hutsulshchyna”, built without a single nail completely out of wood. The Church of St. John the Merciful, the bell tower, as well as the wooden church - the best example of Hutsul folk architecture. ·   Lunch ·   Incredible walks on powerful off-road cars in mountainous terrain. You will be delighted with the lush beauty that opens up to adventure seekers. Mountain ridges and peaks, like on the palm of your hand, reveal the beauty of even the most remote grasslands and paths. ·   Accommodation at the hotel. Dinner. ·   Bathing in tubs (tanks) - the best spa treatment in the Carpathians, which, as they say, has a rejuvenating effect. Carpathian Tanks - huge cast iron boilers filled with water and warmed by a fire to the temperature of 40-45 degrees. ·      Overnight at the hotel. Day 2 ·      Breakfast. ·      Departure from the hotel. ·   Transfer to Ivano-Frankivsk city. INCLUSIONS: ·         accommodation in the hotel ·         meals according to the program ·         bathing in the Carpathian Tanks. ·         Transportation according to the program EXCLUSIONS: ·         personal expenses ·         jeep rides
From EUR 240