Ukraine: Bystrytsia, Osmoloda Adventure XQ02

7 Days From £0 (485 USD)

Gorgany is always considered to be the wildest mountain region in the whole Carpathians. The seven-day tour across this region gives you an opportunity to get acquainted with the wild nature, old culture, and watch fantastic sceneries.

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Travel Style: Private Tour or Small Group
Start Location: Lviv, Ukraine
End Location: Lviv, Ukraine
Accommodation: Cottage
Period: Spring, Summer and Autumn
Difficulty: Suitable for Most Travellers (must be relatively fit)

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Gorgany is always considered to be the wildest mountain region in the whole Carpathians. The seven-day tour across this region gives you an opportunity to get acquainted with the wild nature, old culture, and watch fantastic sceneries. You will hike during the day and slope down to the village to stay overnight in the comfortable cottage.

Description

A full day by day itinerary will be provided by the tour operator when you make an enquiry about this holiday.

Includes
- transportation from Lviv to the Carpathians and back by mini-bus;
- transportation from Stara Huta – Maniava – Stara Huta by mini-bus;
- accommodation in a hotel (cottage) in Bystrytsia, Stara Huta and Osmoloda;
- half board in a hotel and lunch during the trek;
- guide fee;
- insurance.

Excludes
- Flights
- Personal expenses eg tips, drinks

Prices per person - please submit an enquiry to receive a personalized itinerary and costs.

Itinerary
Day 01. Departure to Bystrytsia by mini-bus – 14.00. Accommodation in Bystrystia. Having dinner – national Ukrainian dishes.
Day 02. Hiking via Tavpishyrka ridge, Legions Pass and back to Bystrytsia village. We will hike to Tavpishyrka ridge to watch picturesque views on Gorgany and via the Legions pass slope back to Bystrytsia. From Tavpishyrka ridge to Legions pass we will be walking along a ridge that once was an old Polish-Czechoslovakian border. Distance to walk: 18 km Overfall of the height: 1450 m Short characteristic of the day route: the well-marked path to Tavpishyrka ridge; dirt road back to Bystrystia Approximate time of the walk: 9 hours
Day 03. Hiking via Vedmezhyk Mountain to Dovbushanka Mountain, Stoly Pass and back to Bystrytsia. We are going to climb Dovbushanka mountain. That is one of highest mountains in Gorgany. Its' slopes are quit steep. Nevertheless, you will watch marvelous landscapes on the whole Gorgany. Distance to walk: 28 km Overfall of the height: 1850 mShort characteristic of the day route: all the route is based on the well-marked roads. Right after the end of the village – the ascent to Dovbushanka Mountain; sloping back to the village Bystrytsia along the river. Approximate time of the walk: 11 hours Relax-day in Bystrytsia: visiting an old wooden church, tasting the Ukrainian national cuisine.
Day 04. Going to the village Stara Huta via the pass and ridge with a great view. Today we will have an early start. We will hike to the village Shara Huta via the ridge with a views on the part of Gorgany. The road along the river leads to the ascent on the pass. Then will have to hike to the pass. It will take us about two hours. Up to the loggers post, we will walk along the ridge. That is the bigger part of our route for today. Now we will only go down and down to the village Stara Huta along the river. Distance to walk: 20 km Overfall of the height: 630 m Short characteristic of the day route: all the route is well-marked (dirt roads or paths) along the river; the ascent to the ridge; sloping to the loggers post and hiking along the river to Stara Huta village. Aproximate time of the walk: 9 hours
Day 05. We will explore the neugbourings: excursion to the old monastery “Manyavs'kyi Skyt” and the waterfall “Manyavs'kyi”.
Day 06. Hiking via pasture Pohar, Ihrovets Mountain (1804 m.), Vysoka mountain (1803 m.) to the village Osmoloda. We take an early start to the old village Osmoloda via the mountains Ihrovets (1804 m.) , Vysoka (1803 m.) and the ridge Matakhiv. Definitely it will be a long-day trip but you will be satisfied with the good hotel and tasty dinner at the end of the day. You will see the traces of the First World War. While being on the peaks and walking along the ridge, You will watch amazing views on Gorgany. Distance to walk: 23 km Overfall of the height: 1937 m Short characteristic of the day route: dirt road along the river to the pasture Pohar; the path via Ihrovets Mountain and Vysoka Mountain; dirt road to the village Osmoloda. Approximate time of the walk: 10 hours
Day 07. In case You are eager to walk, you can climb Grofa mountain (1748 m). Dinner in Osmoloda. Departure to Lviv. Approximate time of arrival – 22.00 If You decided to stay in a village, You will have a chance to take look on the elements of the old settlement of loggers and to visit the famous in Ukraine old villa “Kedrova Palata”. By the way, the river Limnytsia that flows past the village Osmoloda is the purest river in the whole Europe. Distance to walk: 19 km Overfall of the height: 2046 m Short characteristic of the day route: it isn't a difficult route; good dirt road along all the route. Aproximate time of the walk: 8 hours