TUGG Discover Your Roots Tour Itinerary

May 25 to June 11 th, 2006

(The itinerary is currently being arranged and can be subject to minor changes depending on the availability of facilities)

 

Below is the 2006 Itinerary to serve as an example

Date
Location
Activity

Thursday, May 25

Toronto

Meet your Tour Leader and traveling companions at Toronto Pearson International Airport for our 18:25 (6:25 pm) departure aboard Austrian Airlines flight OS 72 to Vienna International Airport. Flight scheduled to arrive in Vienna at 9:00 am., Friday May 26.

Friday, May 26

Lviv

Leave Vienna at 13:20 (1:20 pm) aboard flight OS 381. Arrive at Lviv Airport at 15.40 (3:40 pm). Collect bags, meet our Tour Guide and board our motorcoach for the short drive to Hotel George. Check in and relax. Evening free.

Saturday, May 27

Lviv

Breakfast at Hotel George. Half day city tour of Lviv. Individual visits to ancestral villages or sightseeing as pre-arranged with a translator/guide and driver. Evening free.

Sunday, May 28

Lviv

Breakfast at Hotel George. Today is a free day to relax or explore Lviv on your own or with a group. Individual visits to ancestral villages or sightseeing as pre-arranged with a translator/guide and driver. Evening free.

Monday, May 29

Lviv

Breakfast at Hotel George. Those going to the Lviv Archives depart after breakfast. There are plenty of side trips and places to visit. Side trips to villages. Evening free.

Tuesday, May 30

Ivano-Frankivsk

Breakfast at Hotel George. Transfer by bus to Ivano-Frankivsk. After settling in at the hotel Nadia is a tour of Ivano-Frankivsk. There are plenty of side trips around Ivano-Frankivsk and tours of the picturesque Carpathian Mountain towns. Evening free.

Wednesday, May 31

Ivano-Frankivsk

Breakfast at Hotel Nadia. A free day to relax or explore Ivano-Frankivsk on your own. Those going to the Ivano-Frankivsk Archives depart after breakfast. Individual visits to ancestral villages or sightseeing as pre-arranged with a translator/guide and driver. Evening free.

Thursday, June 1

Ivano-Frankivsk

Hotel Nadia breakfast. Karpaty – full day in the mountains and area/Kolomeya. Today is a free day to relax or explore Ivano-Frankivsk on your own or in groups. Those going to the Ivano-Frankivsk Archives depart after breakfast. Individual visits to ancestral villages or sightseeing as pre-arranged with a translator/guide and driver.

Friday, June 2

Ivano-Frankivsk

Hotel Nadia breakfast. Those going to the Ivano-Frankivsk Archives depart after breakfast. Individual visits to ancestral villages or sightseeing as pre-arranged with a translator/guide and driver. Evening free.

Saturday, June 3

Ternopil

Hotel Nadia breakfast. Transfer by bus Ivano-Frankivsk to Ternopil . After settling in at the Hotel  Ternopil . There is a tour of Ternopil. There are plenty of side trips around Ternopil.

Sunday, June 4

Ternopil

Hotel Ternopil breakfast. Today is a free day to relax or explore Ternopil on your own or with a group. Individual visits to ancestral villages or sightseeing as pre-arranged with a translator/guide and driver. Evening free.

Monday, June 5

Ternopil

Hotel Ternopil breakfast. Those going to the Ternopil Archives depart after breakfast. Individual visits to ancestral villages or sightseeing as pre-arranged with a translator/guide and driver. Evening free.

Tuesday, June 6

Ternopil

Hotel Ternopil breakfast. Those going to the Ternopil Archives depart after breakfast. Individual visits to ancestral villages or sightseeing as pre-arranged with a translator/guide and driver. Transfer from hotel to train station. Transport  -overnight train  -Ternopil-Kyiv-sleeper.

Wednesday, June 7

Kyiv

Transfer Kyiv  train station-hotel. Hotel Rus breakfast. Kyiv – half day city tour including St Sophia. Individual visits to ancestral villages or sightseeing as pre-arranged with a translator/guide and driver. Evening free.

Thursday, June 8

Kyiv

Hotel Rus breakfast. Today is a free day to relax or explore Kyiv on your own or with a group. Those going to the Kyiv Archives depart after breakfast. There are plenty of side trips and places to visit. Individual visits to ancestral villages or sightseeing as pre-arranged with a translator/guide and driver. Evening free.

Friday, June 9

Kyiv

Hotel Rus breakfast. Today is another free day to relax or explore Kyiv on your own. Those going to the Kyiv Archives depart after breakfast. Individual visits to ancestral villages or sightseeing as pre-arranged with a translator/guide and driver. Evening free.

Saturday, June 10

Kyiv

Hotel Rus breakfast. Final day of touring Kyiv, buying gifts and souvenirs and making side visits. Evening farewell dinner.

Sunday, June 11

Kyiv

Hotel Rus breakfast. Pack bags and have final Ukrainian breakfast and purchase any last-minute gifts. Transfer from hotel to airport for departures. Leave Kyiv (Boryspil) Airport at 15:05 (3:05 pm) for trip back to Vienna aboard Austrian Airlines Flight OS 662 arriving in Vienna at 16:15 (4:15 pm).We transfer to flight OS 77 for 17:20 (5:20 pm) flight to Toronto. Scheduled to arrive at 20:40 (8:40 pm) at Pearson International Airport.

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