In the Footsteps of the Cossacks – Zaporozhye

Dnieper River Cruise - Zaporozhye, Ukraine DAY 9 Zaporozhye. (Thurs.) Included Zaporozhye Tour, Khortitsa Tour & Cossack Horse Show. Enjoy your morning cruising the Dnieper River on your way to Zaporozhye. Arrive after lunch and disembark for a tour of the ancestral home of the legendary … [Read more...]

Cruising to Kherson, a Fishermen’s Island

Dnieper River Cruise - Kherson, Ukraine DAY 8 Kherson. (Wed.) Included Fishermen’s Island Excursion. Spend the afternoon cruising to Kherson, located 19 miles from the mouth of the Dnieper River and the Black Sea. Arrive in the mid-afternoon and disembark for your excursion to the Dnieper … [Read more...]

Yalta Dopobachennya! (Goodbye)

Dnieper River Cruise - Yalta, Ukraine DAY 7 Yalta. (Tues.) Morning at Leisure or Optional Nikita Botanical Gardens Tour. You have the option to spend a leisurely morning in Yalta this morning or you may choose to join an optional tour to Nikita Botanical Gardens. Founded in 1812, this is the … [Read more...]

Yalta, a Popular Holiday Destination

Dnieper River Cruise - Yalta, Ukraine DAY 6 Yalta. (Mon.) Yalta Leisure Time & Optional Tours. Your day is free to explore Yalta at your own pace, or you may choose to join one or both of today’s optional tours. This morning’s optional tour is of beautiful Alupka Palace. Designed by … [Read more...]

Yalta and the 1945 Yalta Conference

Dnieper River Cruise - Yalta, Ukraine DAY 5 Yalta. (Sun.)Included Yalta Tour. Disembark after breakfast for your Yalta city tour. Travel along the Lenin Embankment and to the Alexander Cathedral. During your tour, you also visit the White Palace in Livadia, a former summer palace of Czar … [Read more...]

Sevastopol – a City of Naval Glory

Dnieper River Cruise - Sevastopol, Ukraine DAY 4 Sevastopol & Bakhchisarai. (Sat.) Included Bakhchisarai Excursion. Join this morning’s coach excursion to Bakhchisarai, the former capital of the Crimean Peninsula during Ottoman rule. Here, you visit the ornate Khan Palace, a complex … [Read more...]

Sevastopol and the Khan’s Palace

Dnieper River Cruise - Sevastopol, Ukraine DAY 3 - Sevastopol (Fri.) Scenic Cruising. Spend the morning cruising the Black Sea, arriving in Sevastopol after lunch. Included Sevastopol Tour. Upon arrival, disembark for a tour of Sevastopol. Once the base of the Soviet Black Sea Fleet, it is … [Read more...]

Odessa – "Pearl of the Black Sea"

Dnieper River Cruise - Odessa, Ukraine DAY 2 - Odessa. (Thur.) Included City Tour. After breakfast, begin your tour of Odessa known as the “Pearl of the Black Sea.” It is one of the region’s most beautiful cities with wonderful beaches, shady parks and tree-lined boulevards. Travel by coach … [Read more...]

Arriving in Odessa and Airport Transfer

Dnieper River Cruise - Odessa, Ukraine DAY 1 - Odessa (Wed.) Arrival in Odessa.  If Viking River Cruises arranged your transfer, you will be met at the airport and transferred to your river cruise ship. Because the crew will be preparing cabins for arriving passengers, you can relax in the … [Read more...]