Once you meet your friendly local guide and driver at your hotel, a joyful combo tour of Kiev will start. You will discover all the popular places of the city and feel its welcoming atmosphere.
Exploring the central part of the city, you will see the main building of T. Shevchenko University facing a beautiful park. Then, you will visit St. Volodymyrs Cathedral decorated with impressive paintings of V. Vasnetsov. The tour goes on and you will discover a splendid architectural masterpiece of the beginning if 20th century National Opera and Ballet Theater.
Not far from it, there is a must-see landmark of Kiev the Golden Gates, located it a cozy little park with fountain. Strolling through the cobblestone streets of the most ancient part of the city, you will arrive to Sofiivska Square and see UNESCO-listed St. Sophia Cathedral, built in the 11th century. Right opposite St. Sophia there is a splendid St. Michaels Golden Doomed Monastery.
Your guide will show you a vivid open-air market on Andreevsky Descent, where you can buy exclusive souvenirs, hand-made gifts and vintage items. On the top on the street, you will find St. Andrews Church that will impress you with its beauty.
Then, you will discover the very center of Kiev Maidan Nezalezhnosti and Khreschatyk Street. Your guide will advise you some authentic local cafes where you can have coffee and snack before continuing the tour.
During the second part of the day, you will visit one of the most famous Kiev attraction Kiev Pechersk Lavra, included on the UNESCO list. This ancient Orthodox Monastery was founded in 11th century and has always played an important role in the life of people. It consists of two parts the caves and the upper Lavra. Your guide will explain you the most important facts about the history of the monastery and together you will examine the spacious territory of Lavra. Moreover, you will admire a breathtaking panorama of the Dnieper River from the observation deck.
When the tour is over, your driver will drop you off at your hotel or in the city center. You will surely get maximum positive impressions of your visit of Kiev after this tour.