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Train Travel in Ukraine: Beginner’s Guide

Train Travel in Ukraine: Beginner’s Guide

Travelling by train in Ukraine is probably the most convenient way of moving around here. And it’s certainly one of the best ways to see and feel this countryThere are night trains which allow you to save some time and money while doing long distance trips (the country’s territory is huge), fast modern day trains (we call them «European style trains») and very authentic and old (we mean it, old) local trains.

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One-day Hiking to Pip Ivan Mount (Popivan, White Elephant)

One-day Hiking to Pip Ivan Mount (Popivan, White Elephant)

Popivan (Pip Ivan, Pop Ivan, White Elephant) is one of the most popular peaks in Ukrainian Carpathians, with a height of 2 028 m (6 653 ft). The mountain is on the border of Ivano-Frankivsk and Transcarpathian regions (oblasts), and it’s the southeastern end of the highest mountain range in Ukraine – Chornohora. In winter, the building on the top is totally covered with snow, so the mountain is called quite poetically – the White Elephant.

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Yavirnyk-Gorgan

Yavirnyk-Gorgan

Length: 15 km. Average duration: 7 hours. Range of heights: 945 m (522 m – 1467 m). Route: souvenir market – meadow Yavir – mount Yavirnyk – Gorgan – meadow Yavornyk – Yaremche A walk on this summit is suitable for those who are confident in their abilities and are ready to overcome the day 15 km with a set heightRead more about Yavirnyk-Gorgan[…]

What to Take on a Hike

What to Take on a Hike

Hike packing is not an easy job! You need to know exactly what, how much and how. Every excessive thing is a needless burden on your back.

Check our list of items for a multi-day hike in a warm season (May-October in the Carpathians).

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