Kyiv - Special Edition: Lilac Blossom in Kyiv Botanical Garden.

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Special Edition: Lilac Blossom in Kyiv Botanical Garden.

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(52 reviews)
Gryshko National Botanical Garden of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
50 mins

About the tour

Ask any Kyiv guide where is the best time for visiting Kyiv and you’ll get the answer that it’s the time of lilac blossom in Botanical Garden. The term "lilac" pushes purple buttons in your mind, but various lilac cultivars have flowers in various colors and hues. The collection of lilacs in the National Botanical Garden consists of 21 species (out of 28 existing in nature). There are more than 1000 lilac bushes. Here I should stop describing the tour and run with you and my gimbal to show you this maddening beauty near the Vydubytskyi monastery. Because the period when the lilac bushes are in blossom is very short. Join this uplifting walk to provoke feelings of love and happiness.

Meet Marvelous Kyiv

Marvelous Kyiv

Olga is an enthusiastic and energetic guide. Being an avid traveler herself, Olga knows the best ways to show Kyiv as a hidden gem of Europe in a fun and engaging way. Her passion for culture, history, languages led the way to this amazing tour guiding calling. She is a professional tour guide in Kyiv, licensed by the Ukrainian Tourist Guide Association, speaks English, Russian and Ukrainian. She provides a bespoke, immersive experience that makes your tour in Kyiv truly memorable. Olga likes to enter the ancient churches or climb to the secret places for great views of Kyiv. Her unique collection of old traditional Ukrainian recipes makes her an expert in cooking Borsch, Varenyky (filled dumplings), and Chicken Kyiv.

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Kyiv with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing content creator.

The tour will last about 50 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from Kyiv. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your content creator and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

The majority of your tip goes directly to support the channel, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

Josefina C.

29 May 2021

It was a beautiful tour, the garden was full of flowers in full bloom, Olga even brought us to see the monastery. Lovely experience - I could walk for hours here.

Cheryl B.

27 May 2021

Absolutely delightful. So many beautiful lilacs. They are my favorite flowers, I so wish we could have smelled them too. This is a garden park I will put on my must visit list. Thank you

Elisa🇨🇦 (.

26 May 2021

Very beautiful place and nice kind guide. Thank you!

Julia G.

26 May 2021

Despite some problems with the signal, it was a wonderful tour around the garden seeing so many types of lilacs, tree peonies and other flowers. Wish we could have experienced the scent too. Thank you so much Olga.

Betty L.

26 May 2021

Beautiful lilacs!

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