Private tour of Pechersk Lavra in Kyiv
Excursions & day trips

Private tour of Pechersk Lavra in Kyiv

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German , Russian , Polish
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 3 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Visit one of the iconic attractions in Kiyv: the UNESCO-listed Pechersk Lavra
  • Explore the mysterious caves where the relics of the saints are kept
  • Admire the majestic architectural ensemble of the monastery, including a restored Dormition Cathedral
  • Climb the steps of Lavra Bell tower for a breathtaking bird’s-eye views of Kyiv
  • Learn the most interesting facts from the old history of the monastery
What to expect

Discover one of the main attractions in Kiyv on a fascinating guided tour. Pechersk Lavra, included in the UNESCO World Heritage List, is a must-visit place for all who travel to Kyiv. You will enjoy the atmosphere of this holy place and learn many interesting facts from an expert guide.

Once you enter its territory, you’ll be amazed with the beauty and splendor of this monastery. The date of the foundation of Lavra is 1051 and it is one of the most sacred places in Ukraine. Wandering through the paved paths in Lavra, you will see the restored Dormition Cathedral and admire its architectural ensemble.

Next your guide will show you a marvelous Bell tower that dominates the whole territory of the monastery and is 96 m high. It is possible to climb its stairs and enjoy the bird’s eye view of the city.

The highlight of this tour is a visit of the famous Lavra Caves, a place where hermit monks ones lived. Nowadays it is opened for visitors and many people from all over the world come here to worship holy relics of Saints.

You will hear a lot of interesting information about the life and traditions of monks and about the role Lavra plays in the capital’s life.

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What's included
  • Guide service
  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off
  • Entrance tickets to Lavra and Lavra Bell Tower
What's not included
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Entrance tickets to Museum of Micro miniatures (optional visit, closed on Tuesdays)
Reduced price
  • Children (0-5 years): free
Where
Meeting point:

Meet your guide at the lobby of your hotel or at your residence

What to remember
  • This tour is not wheelchair accessible
  • No shorts or short skirts are allowed
  • Women should have a kerchief or a scarf to cover the head
  • This tour operates with a minimum of 1 and a maximum of 10 participants
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When
  • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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Provider
Green Tour Ukraine
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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