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Excursion to Uzhanskaya valley

Created with Sketch. Uzhok, Zakarpattia region, Ukraine
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Duration

10 hours

Tour Type

Specific Tour

Group Size

30 people

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Overview

You will see ancient wooden churches inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List, touch the unique archaic culture of the Boyks and Lemkos, visit colorful villages with more than 800 years of history, get acquainted with the fortifications of the Hungarian “Arpad Line” during World War II. From the height of Uzhotsky pass (883 m) you will see wonderful panoramas of the Carpathian Mountains. You will get acquainted with the amazing Uzhansky National Nature Park and try the most delicious dishes of multinational Transcarpathian cuisine.

Excursion program Secrets of Uzhanska Valley:

  • Departure from Uzhgorod.
  • Moving to Velykobereznyansky district. Along the way, tourists learn a lot of interesting things about the life of Lemkos and Boyks, who have lived for centuries in the delta of the river Uzh.
  • Overview of the ancient Boyko wooden church in the village of Kostryno – the Church of the Intercession of the Holy Virgin.
  • Acquaintance with the fortifications of the Hungarian defensive line of Arpad during the Second World War in the beech forests near the village of Salt.
  • Dinner. We recommend Transcarpathian cuisine.
  • Tasting of mineral water from one of the 13 sources located in the village. Uzhok.
  • Uzhotsky Pass (883 m), which for centuries united nations and states on both sides of the majestic Carpathian Mountains.
  • Then you will find a unique attraction – the most beautiful and picturesque mountain line in Ukraine with an incredible height difference, loop tunnels and spectacular views. Mini-trip (40 minutes) will not leave indifferent ANYONE !!!
  • Village Uzhok is a church of St. Michael the Archangel, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Optional: Visit to an eco-cheese factory. Cheese with linden, eucalyptus, walnut, tomato, black, red and blue cheeses – have you ever tasted this? An interesting tour and tasting of eco-cheeses will be held at the local cheese factory.
  • Return to Uzhgorod.

Day: Tuesday.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Are you a connoisseur of history, antiquity and beautiful mountain panoramas or just want to discover an interesting unfamiliar world? Excursion to the Mystery of Uzhanska Valley - just for you.

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

Tour's Location

Created with Sketch. Uzhok, Zakarpattia region, Ukraine

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