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Our most recommended Kyiv Walking Tours

Kyiv: 6-Hour Private Sightseeing Highlights Tour

1. Kyiv: 6-Hour Private Sightseeing Highlights Tour

Enjoy a Kyiv city tour as the first part of your 6-hour tour. See the most interesting sights of the city, including the Golden Gate, Vladimirskiy Cathedral, St. Michael’s Square, St. Michael’s Domed Monastery, Bessarabskiy Market, the Kyiv Funicular, Post Office Square, St. Alexander’s Catholic Church and Mariinskiy Park and Palace. Stop to enjoy lunch at a Ukrainian restaurant (cost not included). After lunch head to the hill where St. Andrew’s Church is situated and begin the second part of the tour. Travel by metro to the Kyiv Pechersk Lavra Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Learn about the Kyiv Metro and visit the deepest metro station in the world, at 346 feet.

From Kyiv: Chernobyl and Prypiat Private Day Tour

2. From Kyiv: Chernobyl and Prypiat Private Day Tour

Benefit from pickup at your hotel in Kyiv, and then journey by van to the site of one of the world's worst nuclear accidents to explore Chernobyl and the abandoned town of Pripyat in complete safety. Create your own itinerary of the poignant attraction and see only what you want on a fully personalized experience. Get access to the Exclusion Zone of the decommissioned Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, built by the USSR military soon after the disaster in 1986. See the remains of the nuclear reactors and the abandoned buildings of the ghost town of Pripyat. Discover the site of the secret Duga radar system, and visit the New Safe Confinement structure, built to contain the remains of reactor No. 4. Talk to some of the people that now live in the exclusion zone and get more information than you could ever get on the internet.

Kyiv: 3-Hour Restaurant Crawl

3. Kyiv: 3-Hour Restaurant Crawl

This is a super tasty and interesting tour for people who appreciate good quality food and are looking for authentic tastes when visiting a foreign country. This 3-hour tour aims to introduce you to Ukrainian food and drinks, show you some really cool places, some of the more traditional ones and modernized restaurants in design and quality service.  The itinerary comprises of visiting a restaurant and tasting a dish at each one. The total number of restaurants will be 4. Your guide will accompany you through this gourmet path and share the traditions, story and culture with you. Besides, you will see the city, learn something new and enjoy a delicious walking tour for a real gourmet.

Kyiv: Sporting Legends Tour

4. Kyiv: Sporting Legends Tour

Immerse yourself in Kyiv's sports culture on this tour that will take you to some of the city's best-known sporting addresses. First, head to the NSC Olimpiiskyi stadium, where the Euro 2012 matches were held, and walk the same route that football players take before entering the field. Sit in a coaching box, visit the footballer's locker rooms and even go for a jog on the field track. Later, visit the museum of the Klitschko brothers, Ukraine's boxing legends, and enjoy exclusive access to restricted areas of the museum. Learn more about the life of these brothers and how they became world boxing champions. See their shoes and robes, admire their impressive medals and belts and even see the ring where one of their victories took place. Destress at the end of your tour by having a go on the brothers' own punching bag before watching a multimedia show dedicated to their lives.

Kyiv: Dnipro River Boat Cruise & Private Podil Walking Tour

5. Kyiv: Dnipro River Boat Cruise & Private Podil Walking Tour

Meet your local guide at Poshtova Square and enjoy a combined walking tour of Podil followed by a 1-hour panoramic Dnipro River cruise.  Discover attractions of Podil such as Kyiv Funicular during the walking part of the tour. Pass by Kontraktova Square with a Ferris Wheel, Andriivsky Descent, and Samson Fountain. Experience Podil neighborhood which is a harmonious blend of rich history and modern vibe. It’s a popular place for citizens of Kyiv and its guests. Return to Poshtova Square after the walking tour and board a panoramic cruise boat for a 1-hour river ride. Sail along the Dnipro River, discover famous riverfront landmarks of the city, including the Arch of Friendship, Vydubitsky Monastery, Kyiv Pechersk Lavra, and Mother Motherland Statue.  Pass by Trukhaniv Island and Hydropark and glide under Pedestrian and Metro Bridges. Listen to the stories and facts your guide can share about the city.  Finish the tour, once the boat returns to the River Station.

Kyiv: Private City Sightseeing Tour by Car

6. Kyiv: Private City Sightseeing Tour by Car

If you have only one day to visit Kyiv, or even if you have only a couple of hours, this tour is ideal for you. Your guide will meet you at the airport or your accommodation and drive you to the city center in a comfortable car or minivan. The detailed program and schedule of the tour may be agreed upon with the guide before the journey so that you can be sure that you'll see everything that you are most interested in. Hear the fascinating stories about the Ukrainian capital and see the magnificent Dnieper river and golden domes of the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra monastery. Visit St. Sophia Cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will have a thousand-year view of the ancient city and its symbols: Golden Gates, St Volodymyr’s Cathedral, Besarabsky Market, European Square, old Podil. See the aristocratic mansions and memorable historical places. 

Kyiv: Underground Tunnels Tour

7. Kyiv: Underground Tunnels Tour

Explore the vast network of tunnels and underground rivers that lie beneath the streets of Kyiv and discover amazing drainage systems, engineering communications. Learn more about this extraordinary subterranean world as an English-speaking guide takes you on a 1-kilometer route through the different types of tunnels. Discover the biggest underground waterfall in the city and much more.

Kyiv: Ancient Kyiv Private Walking Tour

8. Kyiv: Ancient Kyiv Private Walking Tour

Discover Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine and one of the world's most beautiful cities, scenically spread along the banks of the river Dnipro. Kyiv traces its roots back to ancient times with a history spanning 1,500 years.   On this tour, visit the Volodymyr Cathedral, the red building of the University of Saint Volodymyr, the Golden Gate, the former KGB building, Sofia's Square and Saint Sophia Cathedral, the monument to Bohdan Khmelnytsky, Michael Square and Michael Monastery with the renewed Michael's Cathedral. See the Princess Olga Monument, Old Kyiv Mountain, the first palaces and the first stone church.   You will also see Andrew's Church, the old lime tree, the pagan idol temple, and the landscape alley, as well as the monument to Gogol's nose and the monument of the most famous Ukrainian literary characters. Learn about the history of Kyiv, and the medieval empire of the Kyivan Rus with its center in Kyiv. Even after being devastated by the Tatars in the 1240s, Kyiv remained the center of the Kyivan principality. Learn where the Kyivan Rus originates from and more.

Kyiv: Shooting Range Experience

9. Kyiv: Shooting Range Experience

After being picked up at your hotel, you’ll travel to a shooting range on the outskirts of Kyiv. Learn about the safe and professional use of firearms under the supervision of well-qualified instructors. Practice shooting using legendary Soviet weapons such as the AK-47, AKSU.  Test your skill with world-famous American weapons such as the M-16 rifle, and Dragunov sniper rifle, as well as the latest Ukrainian semi-automatic Z-10 rifle, which is an adaption of the American AR-15. In addition to the “Trial” tour, “Boss,” and “Badass” tours are available, which give you the opportunity to shoot pump-action shotguns, Makarov pistols, CZ-75, Fort-21s, Glock-17s, small-caliber Margolins and Taurus pistols. Find out for yourself whether happiness truly is a warm gun.

Kyiv: Walking City Tour

10. Kyiv: Walking City Tour

The 3-hour walking tour starts from the National Opera House. The building itself is very impressive and the performances are quality ones, you may as well check "what is on the list" and visit the ballet or opera during your stay. You will then see the Golden Gates – the ancient and first entry to the city of Kyiv during the Kyivan Rus Epoque. Next is the must-see location of the magnificent Saint Sophia Cathedral that belongs to the World Heritage Site of UNESCO. It is an iconic site and a place of rich cultural heritage. You will then visit the Saint Michel Cathedral that plays an important part in the life of Kyiv citizens. The tour continues on the main square of Independence also know as Maidan and continues at Khreschatyk street – the shortest street among European capital cities with its Soviet architecture and history.


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What people are saying about Kyiv

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based on 968 reviews

Svana was an excellent guide! It was 6 hours jam-packed with information about the city of Kyiv. It was great as an introduction to Kyiv. Thanks very much!

Excellent tour of Kiev! My guide Slava was absolutely delightful. I learned so much about the city and it was a great afternoon. Highly recommended!

Very knowledgeable guide who could tell us so much about history and myths around the city. She also spoke excellent German.

Nice day and I see everything in Kiev and good guide with me thank you very much for everything

Wonderful tour of Kiev. My guide Slava was fantastic. Highly recommended.