The Copious Character of Kharkiv Is Obvious on Private Sightseeing Tours
Welcome to the second largest city in Ukraine, Kharkiv. A city for private sightseeing tours to witness the copious character found here.
It was once the capital of Ukraine until 1934 and with all the development, rich culture, history and industry, there are many who think, it could reclaim the status of capital again.
There is history in abundance in Kharkiv, all of which is fascinating. For instance, Kharko, an eponymous warrior, laid the city’s foundations in 1654.
During the Russian Empire times, this city was the first where Ukrainian SSR was declared in December 1917. This city was occupied twice by Germans during World War II and it witnessed a lot of bloodshed.
The Kharkiv you visit these days is peaceful, invigorating and welcoming. There is a lovely blend of hustle and bustle and then relaxation and nature. The options are wide open on what you want out of a trip here from quiet romantic times, educational guided tour times or adventure and wild nights!
Top 10 Things to Do in Kharkiv
See the Violinist on the Roof on a Kharkiv City Tour
The wonders to be found in the city of Kharkiv on amazing city tours include seeing the monument to the Violinist on the roof, wander through Europe’s third largest city square called Freedom Square which in itself has a history to be heard.
There is no possibility of going hungry in Kharkiv with the number of excellent new restaurants. The quality and taste are exceptional along with the atmosphere; you may find yourself staying in the restaurant for the evening. However, if you decide to move elsewhere, the only problem will be the decision on where to go. Ukraine's are known to 'like' their beer and therefore there are many bars and pubs to choose from.
Travel Tips for Kharkiv
The best time to visit Kharkiv is said to be during the months of June to August but these are hot, busy and expensive months. The months of April, May September and October are less crowded, sightseeing tours are more comfortable as the weather is milder, it also happens to be much cheaper. Christmas and New Years are also a great time to visit with many festivals and open parties for all to enjoy.
The city of Kharkiv is excellent value especially if you compare the prices with other European holiday destinations. The prices will fluctuate from season to season, but on average a tourist gets get value for money. The cost of an evening meal for two people is around US$18, pub grub meal for 2 is around US$10. Accommodation starts from US$16 a night in a basic hotel. A taxi journey of 5 km is around US2.50.
Research the area of Kharkiv you intend to travel to and book as early in advance as possible, that way you should get cheaper rates. It is also recommended to book guided tours early too. Be always aware of your surroundings.And to get best rate of your money change your money at the bank instead off a change offices.
The climate of Kharkiv is described as cold and temperate. There is a significant amount of rainfall throughout the year. The driest month is March but still expect some rain showers so always have a raincoat on hand. July is the wettest month, but it is also the hottest month with average temperatures of 25 degrees Celsius. The coldest month is usually January with average temperatures of -7 degrees Celsius.