Carpathians

How To Take The Carpathian Train

In Vyhoda, a small village in the Ivano-Frankivsk region, you can get on a short train that goes through the fields and forest, by the rivers and mountains, and enjoy a beautiful Carpathian scene. If you’ve ever wanted to take the Carpathian train in Ukraine, then continue on for some useful advice and pictures! Read More: Vorokhta, The Heart Of The Ukrainian Carpathians The word “vyhoda” means “profit”. In 1873 an Austrian…

Vorokhta, The Heart Of The Ukrainian Carpathians

In the Ivano-Frankivsk region in Ukraine, next to the great Carpathian mountains, lays a cute village called Vorokhta. People say, that Vorokhta is the heart of Ukranian’s Carpathians and is an amazing place to visit in winter and summer. Winter is ski season in the Carpathians and there are usually many tourists from all over Ukraine and neighbouring countries like Poland. The prices in the Ukrainian Carpathians are less than everywhere else in…

Adrenaline Tour In The Carpathians, Ukraine

The Carpathians mountains are one of the highlights of Ukraine and its people. Many people visit the Carpathians during winter, mostly for skiing, snowboarding and other winter activities. Other people (like me) visit the Carpathians in summer. That is what Cody and I did last weekend; we found an amazing Adrenaline Tour In The Carpathians from Lviv (where we live). Our trip to the Carpathians actually happened due to the bad news I received on…

Rafting In The Carpathians

In the West of Ukraine lays part of the Carpathian Mountains. This is a beautiful area covered in thick forests with many flower fields and fast mountain rivers that run through all the Carpathians. In winter tourists from all over come to ski (by the way, the prices in the Ukrainian Carpathian are way cheaper than everywhere else), in summer people are coming mostly to climb the tallest mountain in Ukraine – Hoverla and do White…

Hiking Hoverla, The Tallest Mountain In The Ukrainian Carpathians

Hoverla mountain is the tallest mountain in Ukraine and the pride of its people. The height of Hoverla is 2061 meters (6614 feet) and it is located in the Zakarpattia region (Western Ukraine). Hiking Hoverla is a popular activity for Ukrainians as well as tourists to the country. If you are an avid hiker then this mountain will be a breeze. If you are not an avid hiker, well, it isn’t that difficult…