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Excursion to Uzhanskaya valley

Uzhok, Zakarpattia region, Ukraine
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Duration

10 hours

Tour Type

Specific Tour

Group Size

30 people

Languages

English, Ukrainian

Overview

Those who decide to dedicate time to this tour will meet with wooden churches built of wood and included in the list of specially protected UNESCO sites, getting closer to the unique identity of the Boyks and Lemkos, visiting villages with almost a thousand years of history and getting to know the fortifications. “Lines of Arpad” during World War II. Climbing the mountain pass almost 900 m high, you can see the uniquely magnificent landscapes of the Carpathians. Travelers will also visit the Uzhansky Reserve and join the nutritious menu of various representatives of local peoples.

Excursion program Secrets of Uzhanska Valley:

  • Uzhhorod: departure.
  • Transfer to Velykobereznyansky district, during which travelers will learn the facts about the life of the Lemko and Boyko peoples, have inhabited the Uzh
  • River delta for hundreds of years.
  • Visit to the Church of the Intercession of the Holy Virgin, located in Kostryno, built of wood.
  • Overview of the beech thickets on the outskirts of the town of Salt, the fortifications of Arpad, built by the Hungarians during the Second World War.
  • Lunch break with the addition to the menu of the peoples inhabiting Transcarpathia.
  • Acquaintance with the village of Uzhok, where 13 springs of mineral water beat with a breakdown of a drink from one of them.
  • Uzhotsky pass is almost 900 m high, for centuries uniting the population of countries on both sides of the vast Carpathians.
  • Acquaintance with the most beautiful and expressive Ukrainian line of mountains, which differs by an unprecedented height difference, winding tunnels and magnificent panoramas. The journey, which lasts about 40 minutes, will provide a rare emotional experience!
  • Excursion to Uzhok will lead to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Cathedral of St. Michael the Archangel.
    Those interested are also invited to visit the eco-cheese factory, where for the first time in their lives they taste cheeses with linden, nuts, tomatoes, eucalyptus, as well as red, blue and black cheese.
  • Tourists will spend an unforgettable amount of time at the local cheese factory with a tasting of natural cheeses made there.
  • Uzhhorod: return.

Day of the tour: Tuesday

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The excursion will allow you to enjoy the originality of Ukrainian history, culture and nature. Travelers will see the unique landscapes of Transcarpathia and discover a lot of things that they never knew before. For those who love beauty, an amazing journey awaits, lifting the veils over all the secrets and secrets of the Uzhansky valley!

Itinerary

Uzhhorod

Uzhhorod is an exceptionally attractive intertwining and center of various European cultures. Here coexist the brightest aromas and tastes, national traditions and religious denominations. Here you can discover the unique charm of ancient architecture and touching mini-monuments. Then, thanks to the diversity of culture and the proximity of other countries, before going on a trip you can visit the cozy cafes and restaurants, where it is recommended to enjoy delicious food and delicious coffee.

Salt

In the beech forests near the village of Sal you will see the remains of the fortifications of the Hungarian defensive line of Arpad during World War II, where from the top of the mountain, near the command DOT, you will see an amazing view of forests, streams and mountains.

Kostrino

Every region has something that is nowhere else, some zest to be proud of in any part of the world. Such pride of Transcarpathia is the unique wooden churches, built by folk masters without a single nail, in amazing architectural styles, peculiar only to a certain area of our region. You will feel the breath of centuries, visiting the ancient Boyko wooden temples in the village of Kostryno (Church of the Intercession of the Holy Virgin) and the village of Uzhok (Church of St. Michael the Archangel, a UNESCO World Heritage Site).

Vyshka

In the village of Vyshka, the lift will take you to the top of Krasiya Mountain (1036 m), where you will see a grand and boundless panorama of the Carpathian Mountains, covered with ancient beech virgin forests.

Uzhok

You will visit the village of Uzhok, which is famous not only for its centuries-old history, but also 13 (!!!) natural sources of mineral water with different composition, temperature and taste. And the hospitable restaurant complex "Uzhansky font" will please you with a wide and incomparable choice of dishes of multinational Transcarpathian cuisine, satisfying the refined taste of any gourmet.

Uzhhorod

After the trip it is best to inhale the aroma of linden and sakura, relax on the Uzhgorod embankment, walk towards the forest of Uzhhorod National University. Ungvar, who celebrated his millennium, gives everyone a sense of uniqueness. Therefore, after visiting the city, the traveler gives him his whole soul forever. And memories of unique tours will remain in his memory for a lifetime.

Included/Excluded

  • Travel by comfortable bus
  • Accompaniment by a guide
  • Excursion service at tourist sites
  • Riding the train -18 UAH / person
  • Cheese tasting - 80 UAH / person
  • Assignment of a specific place in the bus for a tourist - 100 UAH / person

Languages

English
Ukrainian

Tour's Location

Uzhok, Zakarpattia region, Ukraine

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