Ski resort Bukovel

Bukovel is a stunning modern sports complex of world-class quality and development. He started his work about 10 years ago and immediately became extremely popular among beginners and experienced athletes, to whom the downhill map will tell the most suitable options.

Гірськолижний курорт Буковель

The temperature in Bukovel now:

-5.5o C   |   22.2o F

Description of the resort

The Bukovel resort is located near the settlement of Palanytsia at an altitude of 0.9 km above sea level. The best Canadian specialists who have already created many sports complexes in their country and other countries took part in its design.

The region is characterized by mild climate, so skiing here is very pleasant. The snow cover does not melt in winter, and the tracks are well protected from strong winds.

Today, this world-famous ski complex is recognized as the best sports resort in Ukraine. Numerous tourists from all over the world seek to get here. Here they can not only take advantage of the full range of excellent equipment of the slopes, but also find high-class accommodation, taste the most delicious Transcarpathian food and enjoy a large number of local entertainment.

Characteristics of descents

🗺 Location N48°21′32″ E24°23′50″
🌄 Highest point 1372 m
🏔 Track length about 70 km
⬇⬆ Height difference 0.3-1.3 km
🎿 Number of tracks 62
🔴 Reds of medium difficulty 42
🔵 Blue for beginners 12
⚫ Complex black 8
🛷 Children Yes
🏂 Extreme Mogul and slalom
🚡 Layout Ratraks and snow guns
🌙 Night skating Yes
⛰ Bugel extract Yes
🧭 Distance from Polyanytsia Near
🚙 Road for Auto, on foot
🏕 Stand with a tent No
🏡 Housing nearby Polyanytsia
☕ Cafes and shops Polyanytsia

Rest in Bukovel is difficult to compare with any other, because there are more than sixty different steep and gentle slopes, where beginners and experienced athletes train. And they are delivered to the top by numerous lifts of the most modern constructions.

The main advantages of the ski resort include the unsurpassed level of service and the development of the infrastructure. In addition, it is not difficult to rent accommodation or find great restaurants here.

It is better to study the features of the slopes in more detail on the map.

On the map

Maps of tracks: Bukovel

Карта трас Буковель
Карта трас Буковель

Map of sights (Polyanytsia)

Cost

The prices for the lift depend on the number of flights made. On weekdays, you will have to pay about 65 hryvnias for 1, on weekends – up to 70. A ski pass for a day costs approximately 600 hryvnias, for 5 – from 2,000 and above.

In order to excel in sportsmanship, you must first complete a training course at a ski school. A beginner will be charged about 1,600 hryvnias, and an individual lesson will cost more than 4,000 hryvnias. Due to certain high costs, it is allowed to pay for lessons here in installments.

Children start training from the age of six. The cost of classes for them starts at UAH 300.

Not all tourists are ready to arrive at the resort with a full set of equipment. Therefore, some of them need ski rental.

For those who want to take something for a while, any sets of sports equipment are provided.

Renting equipment and skis will cost from 140 hryvnias and above, depending on their class.

Boots, a board, a snowboard and other sports equipment are provided at a daily price of 180 and above.

Entertainment and excursions

Bukovel is rich in entertainment in winter. Here you can get joy from:

  • fun with a snow tube;
  • dog sledding;
  • skating and hockey;
  • relaxation in the club;
  • trips on snowmobiles;
  • relaxation in the spa;
  • saunas;
  • gym;
  • fitness, etc.
Озеро Молодості Буковель

Neighboring sights

Ski resort “Bukovel” is located next to the nature reserve, the Carpathian Museum of Miniatures, Lake Molodosti, as well as the Yablunytsia and Yaremeche sports complexes.

Vacationers are also recommended to visit the Zhenetskyi Huk, Probiy and Sheshorskyi Huk waterfalls, the church in Delyatyn, Dovbusha rocks, etc.

You should not refuse to climb Hoverlu Mountain and Gorgan Peak. Only here you will be able to appreciate the stunning beauty of Transcarpathia from a bird’s eye view.

Чани Буковель

In Bukovel, there are many offers of great swimming in the baths. They are usually large cast iron tanks with a capacity of up to two thousand liters and are able to serve 5 or more people.

The boiler is filled with clean water from local sources. Then medicinal plants are added there and heated over an open fire. Local healing herbs retain their properties even with prolonged heating for an hour, when the temperature gradually rises to the 45-degree mark. As a result, the decoction releases biologically active substances and trace elements.

After a person’s body is warmed up, it is advisable to quickly dive into the ice pool. Such a procedure instantly helps to forget about depression, care, tension, fatigue and boredom.

“Bukovel vats” cure from:

  1. Insomnia.
  2. Muscle inflammation.
  3. Diseases of the respiratory tract.
  4. Skin diseases.
  5. Respiratory infections.
  6. Old injuries.
  7. Stress, etc.

According to the reviews of tourists, there are no contraindications for bathing in tanks. On the contrary, it effectively improves the functioning of the nervous system, heart and blood vessels.

Манявський скит

Trips and hikes

Every traveler who has come to Bukovel must look at the “Hutsulshchyna” museum, built according to the traditions of ancient architecture without the use of nails. It is especially graceful under the snow cover.

In winter, accompanied by experienced guides, it is recommended to go on excursions to neighboring areas. Anyone will be amazed to see the Orthodox Manyavsky hermitage with elements of a citadel, built at the beginning of the 17th century. And the neighborhood of the famous “Blessed stone” promotes cleansing from bad thoughts and enlightenment.

A trip to Kamianets-Podilskyi and Khotyn will delight lovers of ancient architecture. During a pleasant winter walk, stone castles with pointed roofs awaken dreams of ancient times.

Those who came to the resort should visit Kolomyia with its European flavor. In combination with Ukrainian classics, the city will give tourists unique impressions.

Among the sights, travelers should visit the local history exposition, monasteries and cathedrals, as well as the “Pysanka” painted egg museum.

Канатна дорога у Буковелі

Other entertainment

For vacationers in Bukovel, everything that a vacationer needs is provided. There is:

  • heated swimming pools;
  • cable car;
  • saunas;
  • thermal springs, etc.
Гуцул Ленд

For a child

Children will get great pleasure from visiting the contact zoo “Hutsul-Land”, where animals live in natural conditions. There are wild and domestic animals, rare birds and exotic animals.

Visitors are allowed to approach them, chat and even make friends. A whole firework of amazing emotions is guaranteed not only for a child, but also for an adult. They will bring home touching pictures, and their love for the inhabitants of the reserve will remain in their hearts forever.

Excursions to interesting locations in Transcarpathia

The most interesting places

Tours and excursions

гуцульське весілля в прикарпатті
3 days / 2 nights
From 2740 ₴
climbing the hoverla
20 hours
From 1590 ₴

Placing

In winter, Bukovel experiences an influx of tourists, so you need to take care of housing in advance. There is:

  • rest centers;
  • guest houses;
  • hotels;
  • manors;
  • private sector, etc.

Most establishments offer services at the level of three stars.

For those who came to Bukovel, the exits are of decisive importance when choosing the optimal cost of housing. The closer it is to the complex, the higher the price of its services. Therefore, many travelers prefer to settle at some distance, preferring to walk to the complex on foot.
An even cheaper option can be found in the nearby settlements of Mykulychyn, Tatariv or Yaremche. The tracks (Bukovel), of course, are a little far from them, but vacationers save a significant amount, which they then spend on skiing pleasures.

But staying in cottages designed for a whole family or a large company brings them special pleasure. It provides for the presence of a kitchen, a bathroom, comfortable furniture and many other amenities.

It is worth giving examples of hotels where vacationers usually prefer to stay.

Guest house Ra is located in the immediate vicinity of the slopes. There are even rooms for non-smokers. In the morning, guests are provided with a continental breakfast. And after a whole day of sports pleasures, they have fun in:

  1. Children’s play space under the roof and outside.
  2. Cinema halls.
  3. Rooms for board games, etc.

At HeRICH Hotel you will find a balcony, cable TV and a shared lounge. The restaurant serves a buffet breakfast.

The “Zdybanka” building is located very close to the ski lift. There is a bar, swimming pool, free Wi-Fi and a restaurant. The rooms have new furniture and modern television.

The Continental Hotel is located next to the slopes. A terrace and a bar are open for guests. The rooms have everything you need for a vacation. Breakfast is served buffet style.

The most interesting housing options

Готель Continental
with. Polyanytsia, Staishche, 361
+380 ....
from 1300 ₴/day
Готель «Здибанка»
Polyanytsia, st. Vyshnya, 247
+380 ....
from 950 ₴/day
Готель «HeRICH»
St. Podina, 208B, Polyanytsia
+380 ....
from 1800 ₴/day
Приватна садиба (готель) «Ra»
Polyanytsia, Ur. Cherries 160
+380 ....
from 1200 ₴/day
Туристичний комплекс «Торба»
Vyshnya tract, 163, p. Glade
+380 ....
from 600 ₴/day
Готель «Лапландія»
St. Karpatskaya, 67a, p. Polyanytsa
+380 ....
from 3000 ₴/day
Готель «La Krechunu»
Karpatska street, Polyanytsia village
+380 ....
from 900 ₴/day
Готель «Лавина»
Rosysh Street, 253, c. Glade
+380 ....
from 700 ₴/day
Міні-готель «Arthotel»
TC "Bukovel", extract No. 5, p. Glade
+380 ....
from 1147 ₴/day
Готельний комплекс «Під Хом’яком»
Tatariv village, st. Nezalezhnosti, 38
+380 ....
from 1580 ₴/night

Food

When traveling to another region, you want to taste something unusual. Some people prefer to cook their own food. Most rely on culinary masterpieces created by local chefs. Therefore, they are faced with the question of where to eat.

In Bukovel, it is not difficult to find a place where they will be offered excellent food at any time of the day. High-class service, excellent tasty dishes and a luxurious menu add new positive impressions to tourists.

In the very center of the resort, next to the upper station of the ski lift, there is a cafe “Bulchinekha”. Here they serve:

  • aromatic live beer;
  • delicious Ukrainian dishes;
  • Mulled wine;
  • Transcarpathian tea;
  • krucheniki with porcini mushrooms;
  • pork ribs;
  • juicy steak, etc.

A wonderful view of the Carpathian peaks opens from here. If you wish, you can see other interesting places from there.

The “Babyn Bograch” inn reproduces ancient recipes that, according to legend, the Austro-Hungarian emperor Franz Joseph himself was fond of. Food is prepared over an open fire, and the specialty dishes of the establishment are:

  1. Homemade bread.
  2. Forest mushrooms.
  3. Dairy products from own farms.
  4. Meat delicacies.
  5. Trout.
  6. Berries, etc.

Panoramic bars of Babyn Pohar, Bukovel and Dovga mountains allow vacationers to drink mulled wine or coffee with hearty snacks, look at the surrounding peaks and warm up after the frost.

Restaurant “Kurin” offers the best traditional Ukrainian dishes in an atmosphere of warmth and coziness. Home cooking seems even tastier to holidaymakers in combination with warm hospitality.

Where you can eat deliciously

Кафе «Бульчиньоха»
Bukovel resort, village Polyanytsia
+380 ....
Корчма Filvarok
Bukovel, 47, Polyanytsia village
+380 ....
Ресторація «Курінь»
Shchyvky tract 2, 79, Bukovel, 21, Polyanytsia
+380 ....
Корчма «Бабин Бограч»
St. Karpatska, village Glade
+380 ....

How to get to Bukovel

It is necessary to specify where Bukovel is located. The ski complex is located next to the Yaremche resort.

Regular buses and taxis run from Ivano-Frankivsk and Kyiv to Polyanytsia.

By car, you need to get on the highway to Yablunytsia, from where you should follow the signs to turn back to Bukovel.

🧡 A skiing holiday in Bukovel will be one of the best and will be remembered for a lifetime!

Popular questions

What tracks are there in "Bukovel"?
It is necessary to submit a detailed description of the slopes of the resort. The total length of 62 lanes is about 70 km. The height difference is 0.3-1.3 km. There are 42 medium-difficulty red runs, as well as 12 beginner blue runs and 8 difficult black runs. Part of the slopes is equipped for children, and extreme fans will be delighted with mogul and slalom. Those who prefer to go out on the tracks in the dark will use the lighting Arrangement of slopes is carried out with the help of ratraks and snow guns. The features of the slopes should be studied in more detail on the map.
How much does a holiday in Bukovel cost?
In winter, the high season begins at the resort, so prices creep up. Those who want to relax more economically, it is better to go here in early spring or late autumn. Then accommodation can turn out to be cheaper by almost a third. Those who are going to Bukovel should be shown the prices of 2022. In a good hotel, located next to the lift, tourists are waiting for spacious rooms with a view of the mountains. Usually there is always a bathhouse, a jacuzzi, an indoor pool and a massage parlor. Daily rent of a room for two people with breakfast costs from UAH 2,500. and above More budget options away from the slopes, even with excellent interiors and a half-board system, can cost from 1,600 hryvnias for two per day. Three-star hotels far from the slopes offer their services for a couple at a price of UAH 600. with breakfast A similar accommodation option in neighboring villages costs from UAH 400. for two per night. Houses offer their services at the price of 1,700 hryvnias for ten people with an additional payment of breakfast of 50 hryvnias. Even more affordable options with all the amenities are provided by the private sector. Equipment rental, restaurant meals, lift passes and other expenses should be taken into account in advance.
How to get to Bukovel?
It is necessary to tell in detail how to get to Bukovel. It is located next to the famous Yaremche ski resort. Regular buses and taxis run from Ivano-Frankivsk and Kyiv to Polyanytsia. By car, from Ivano-Frankivsk, you need to take the highway to Yaremcha and Yablunytsia, from where you should follow the signs to turn to Polyanytsia and Bukovel.

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