1. Kyiv: Private Dnipro River Guided Boat Tour
Take a joyful private Dnipro River boat trip and contemplate picturesque waterfront sceneries in the company of a friendly local guide. No trip to Kyiv in the summertime will be complete without this tour. Once your driver picks you up from your hotel, you’ll arrive to the river station where the boat cruise will begin. The Dnipro River is without a doubt one of the symbols of Kyiv. It divides the city into the right and left banks, and you will also pass two large islands along the route – Truhaniv Island and Hydropark. Moreover, you will glide under several bridges and discover interesting facts about them. Parkovy Pedestrian Bridge will appear first on the waterway. It connects Podil district with a famous recreation zone of Trukhaniv Island. Next, the boat will continue gliding under the Metro Bridge. Built in 1965, it was the first bridge in Kyiv that had a metro line and a highway. After that, you’ll see a legendary Paton Bridge on the water route. Built in 1953, it is the oldest and the longest bridge in Kyiv. Being over 1500 meters long, Paton Bridge was the longest welded bridge at that time. Besides the bridges, you will contemplate such waterfront Kyiv attractions as an imposing statue of Mother Motherland, the People’s Friendship Arch in Kreschatyi Park and a breathtaking ensemble of the UNESCO listed Kyiv Pechersk Lavra. A beautiful panorama of the right bank of Kyiv covered with green trees will definitely hypnotize you. An amazing tour along the Dnipro River will bring you unforgettable impressions. When the tour is over and the boat returns to the river station, you will have some free time in the city.