1. From Kyiv: Trip to T. Shevchenko National Preserve in Kaniv
Meet your private guide at the lobby of your hotel in Kyiv and head to the beautiful town of Kaniv, famous for the Taras Shevchenko National Preserve. On the way there, your guide will tell you interesting facts about the life and work of the iconic Ukrainian poet. Learn about the role of Taras Shevchenko for world literature and Ukrainian cultural heritage. Once you arrive in Kaniv, visit the burial place of Taras Shevchenko on the Tarasova Mountain and see the monument to the poet. Then, visit an informative museum and discover numerous valuable exhibits, including early editions of the books, manuscripts, paintings and personal items. Move on to the folk museum Tarasova Svitlytsa in a traditional Ukrainian house. The interior of the museum is decorated with the portraits of the poet, embroidered ryshnyk and icons. Have a pleasant walk through the quiet area of the reserve, admiring the wonderful panorama of the Dnieper River. After the tour, take some free time in the city, where you might choose to have lunch. Then, return to Kyiv, where the driver will drop you off at your hotel.