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Adventure in the Green Pearl of Ukraine!

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Adventure in the Green Pearl of Ukraine!

One of the most coveted mountains among adventurers is the Carpathian. Forming a 1.500km long range in Central and Eastern Europe, and considered the Green Pearl of Ukraine for its natural beauty.


With guide from Wild-Trails, you will climb three of its highest peaks while enjoying an amazing mix of Alpine meadows and woods, rough rivers and mountain lakes. As you hike, you will enjoy the mountains soft weather, curative minerals and feed your mind with a plethora of historical information about its monuments.

Our adventure begins with minivan ride to Iwano-Frankivsk and a night diesel-tain to the village of Vorokhta. After dicovering local culture and cusoms we will take an old fasioned soviet truck ride to Polonyna Gadjyna, where our mountain expedition starts.

The second day, we will climb to the range of the Chornohora Massive and hike the mounts Rebra and Brebeneskul to the beautiful lake where we spend the night in tents listening to the relaxing sound of water lakes.

Then we continue our hike through Mount Gutyn Tomnatyk, Nesamovyte lake and Mount Hoverla. We conclude in an overnight stay at a wooden house of Carpathian Biosphere reserve.

We resume our hike on the fourth day through the Kakaradza pass and beautiful peak of mount Petros. We will finish in a small mountain village and spend the night in a local house with home made dinner and breakfast.

Next day we will take a ride with an off-road bus to Manyava village where we spend the last day rappelling on Manyavsky waterfall, enjoying lunch in mountain orthodox monastery and finally return to Lviv by a minivan.


Our adventures are among the best in the world, with professional seasoned local and international guides who adhere strictly to safety measures while using state of art equipment’s, you can be sure that your safety is never compromised.


We limit the number of tourists joining us so that we can give you our maximum attention. Rest assured you’re never lost among the crowd!

Unlike commercial tourism, our adventures are personal, intimate, and locally flavored so your experiences and memories are one of a kind.  

Sign with us today for an adventure that you will never forget. An adventure that takes you in a journey through Ukraine’s Wilderness where beauty has a new meaning!

 

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Day 1 - Discovering the Ukrainian Carpathian Mountins

 

Starting the trip at the nigth before departe from Lviv city rilways station with mininvan to the next city where we will take old disel train to the mountins village.
Getting familiar with the history and culture of local highlanders in the villages of Vorokhta, Verhovyna and Bystrets.
Visiting a market in town of Verhovyna.
Old soviet kind truck riding.

 

Transport: Soviet truck   
Daytime temperatures: ~10-20°C
Nighttime temperatures: ~0-10°C

Accommodation: meadow farm (loc. “kolyba” – wooden shepherd hut).


Day 2 - Hiking on Chornohora massive:

The route: Bystrets village (kolyba) – Polonyna Gadjyna (1600 m) – Mount Rebra (2001 m) – Mount Brebeneskul (2036 m)
Brebeneskul lake.

Walking route length: ~10 km
Starting point height: 1250m
Finish point height: 1801m
Highest peak: 2036m
Walking duration: ~08:00-17:00 
Daytime temperatures: ~10-20°C
Nighttime temperatures: ~0-10°C

Accommodation: tents near the lake.  


Day 3 - Hiking on Chornohora massive:

The route: Mount Gutyn Tomnatyk (2017 m) – Nesamovyte lake – Mount Hoverla (2061 m) - Peremychka pass (1575 m)

Walking route length: ~13 km
Starting point height: 1801m
Finish point height: 1575m
Highest peak: 2061m
Height discontinuity: 2061-1801=260m
Walking duration: ~08:00-17:00 
Daytime temperatures: ~15-30°C
Nighttime temperatures: ~10-15°C

Accommodation: wooden house of Carpathian Biosphere Reserve.    

 


Day 4 - Hiking on Chornohora massive and Jeeping day:

The route: Kakaradza pass (1544 m) – Mount Petros (2020 m) – Kwasy village.   

Walking route length: ~15 km
Starting point height: 1575m
Finish point height: 575m
Highest peak: 2020m
Height discontinuity: 2020-1575=445m
Walking duration: ~09:00-18:00 
Daytime temperatures: ~15-30°C
Nighttime temperatures: ~10-15°C

Accommodation: Local house in village


Day 5 - Rappelling & Nostalgic mountain bus:

Transfer to Manyava village.
Rappeling on waterfall “Manyavskyj”.  
Return to Lviv (transfer by minivan).
Beer party in Lviv city center.

Transfer duration to Manyava: ~2.5 hours
Transport: minivan/minibus; old bus
Waterfall height: ~20m    
Canyonig time: 2-3 hours
Transfer duration to Lviv: ~3 hours

Rappelling time:~ 1.5 hours 
Daytime temperatures: ~10-20°C

Nighttime temperature:~0-10 °C

Water temperature: ~8-10°C

Highlights:

Discovering the Green Pearl of Ukraine.
Spending time with local people in mountain villages.
Hiking on Chornohora massive.
Reaching Hoverla - the highiest Ukrainian mountain peak. 
Rappelling in Manyavsky waterfall.
Camping near Brebeneskul lake at the highest altitude of all in the Ukrainian Carpathians. 
Spending night at wooden shepherd hut.
Taking a ride with variety of old soviet mountain cars and trucks

Exploring the lifestyle of Western Ukrainian city of Lviv. 


Price includes:

English-speaking Wild-Trails adventure leader.
2-way satellite communication device for any kind of emergency event that might happen (will be held by the trip leader).
Transportation.
Accommodation according to the program.
3 meals a day during mountain expedition.
Entrance fees during guided time.
Active adventures according to the program.
Jeep ride.
Rappelling.
Transport from airport to the hostel.


Price doesn't include:

Flight
Souvenirs
Alcohol
Meals during free time
Equipment hire if needed
 


Important notes:

Please note that the trip is far away from civilization.
The travelers must make traveling insurance including rescue, jeep riding and extreme sports. 
Please don't bring equipment which can get destroyed from dust, water and falling.
Remember that during the hiking days, you will carry all the equipment with you so make sure that your bag weight is suitable for you. 


What should you bring:

Backpack maximum 60 liters
Sleeping bag comfort to -7. 
Light camping matress.
Hiking shoes.
Headlamp.
Warm clothes.
Rain protection.
Waterproof tent. 
Sunblock.
Sunglasses.
Hat.
T-shirt.
Camping plate and mug.
Spoon and knife.

Route

  1. Lviv
  2. Yaremche
  3. Bystrets'
  4. הוברלה
  5. mount Petros