Pochayiv Lavra Day Trip from Lviv – Monastery City

Explore some of the most important religious sites in Ukraine in a day trip from Lviv

It is one of the most beautiful monasteries in Ukraine and a must see if you are in or near Lviv: Pochayiv Lavra. The monastery that was once founded by monks on a run from invaders has become a place of pilgrimage for many people. The various churches feature rich details, beautiful mosaics and spread the feeling to be visiting a holy place. Currently you can not only visit the cave that is the holiest of the places in the monastery, you may also watch local craftsmen at the decoration of the walls and interior of the newest and largest cathedral.

Highlights of Pochayiv Lavra Day Trip from Lviv – Monastery City

Duration

10 hours

Groups

1-15 people

Season

all year

Available

Mon-Sun

See the most beautiful monastery of Western Ukraine
Visit the original cave for prayer (only for flexible people)
Attend a holy mass at the monastery
See how the new massive cathedral is being built
Discover the beautiful Greek-Catholic Monastery of Pidkamin

Basic Tour

Our Basic Tour is the budget-friendly option for those who want a high-quality tour but no extra thrills

219

for 1 person, each additional person: 15 Euro

Professional Guiding
Free Map
All entrance fees
Free Pickup

Premium Tour

With our Premium Tour Package you get the best service all inclusive and you can just relax and enjoy the tour

269

for 1 person, each additional person: 30 Euro

All of the Basic Tour
Cancellation Insurance
Traditional Lunch

Tour itinerary

Lviv train station transfer Lviv airport transfer
09:00
Pick up
We pick you up by car or minivan to take you on your day trip. We will meet you directly at your accommodation if your accommodation is not in an restricted area.
09:00
Inside of Pochayiv Lavra day trip from Lviv to monastery Pochaiv
11:30
Experience the religious traditions of Pochayiv Lavra

Our guides will be happy to show you this beautiful place and explain you it's history. For those not from Ukraine, we are happy to share an insight into the religious history of this region and explain you the differences and customs of between the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Kyiv Patriarchate, of Moscow Patriarchate and the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church. Come and dive with us into a day of spiritual experience!

11:30
Lviv Ukrainian Food Tour Lviv Borsch
14:00
Have a typical Ukrainian lunch

We will take you to a local restaurant in Pochayiv to let you try some of the best local specialities. Taste some Borsch and Vareniki and enjoy other local treats.

Price of the lunch is only included in the Premium Tour!

14:00
15:00
Transfer to Pidkamin Monastery

We will drive you further to the village of Pidkamin. On they way we will enjoy the local countryside and give you a chance to take pictures of the picturesque villages.

15:00
Pidkamin Monastery
16:00
Visit to Pidkamin with the monastery and Devil's Rock included

Less famous than Pochaiv but still a nice stop on the road trip to Pochayiv and back is Pidkamin. This small town features a bizarre rock formation that gave the town it's name (kamin means rock and pid means under). The inselberg sticks out of the landscape and is sure worth a visit. The Greek-Catholic monastery of Pidkamin is currently being renovated and is slowly getting back to it's old glory. Most days you will be alone in this area. It is a great way to see some of Ukraine's beautiful countryside.

16:00
Lviv-transfer-0414
19:00
Drop off
We will safely bring you back to your accommodation in Lviv. If you wish to get dropped off somewhere else, we will try to make that possible too.
19:00

Tour information

What guests say about this tour

The customer support at Lviv Buddy was extremely promptly responsive on Whatsapp and made this outing happen for me at quite short notice. They were very helpful and agreed to add another stop for me too in addition to the advertised itinerary. My guide on the day and my driver were both excellent and knowledgeable and very friendly. I had a great time and learnt a lot about Lviv and Ukraine from them as we talked all the way to Pochayiv and back! Thank you Lviv Buddy for all the help and great arrangements! Highly recommended!

MKHH101 via Tripadvisor
Hongkong

My parents and I were in Lviv and we wanted to make a day trip to Tarkiv, Pochayiv monastery and Kremenets. I saw a couple of companies offer the tour, but because Peter offered a better price, we decided to visit these places with him. And we had lots of fun! The day after we joined a walking tour and because Peter had learned a day before that I was a mathematician, he made one extra stop so that I could see the famous Scottish cafe where mathematicians used to gather (before ww2). He is very attentive and eager to help. In this company the visitors are a priority, so I would recommend anyone visiting Lviv join one of his tours.

Sara Kalisnik
Boston, USA

Services

Easy Cancellation

As premium service we offer a cancellation insurance. This way even if you don't show up for your tour, we will refund you. This service is perfect for all guests who are worried they might have to cancel.

Best-rated

We have served thousands of visitors and take big pride in our personal service that focuses on doing the best for every of our guests. That's why 97% of our clients rate us with 5 stars. Try it yourself!

Mobility-Friendly

Lviv isn't fully accessible for people with mobility issues. But we know where to go and work with partners that offer services for guests with special needs. Contact us for more information.

Well-prepared

We want our guests to enjoy their tour. Therefore all our guides are prepared for small and big emergencies, be it a free wifi device, umbrellas or a first aid kit in case something serious happens.

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