Welcome To Kiev (Kyiv) 2020

Coronavirus/Covid19 Update 02/07/20

45,887 cases, 1,185 deaths, 20,053 recovered

The government in Ukraine has extended the adaptive quarantine measures until July 31.  Wearing masks in public places, including public transportation, at all times is mandatory.Most regions have re-opened the following services and institutions, subject to certain social distancing requirements: All public transportation, Hotels, Restaurants and coffee shops, Church services, Sporting events without spectators, Day care centres, Swimming pools and sports gyms (except group classes larger than 10 people),Inter-regional transportation, including passenger rail travel on Ukrzaliznytsia (Ukrainian Railways) and Cultural institutions. Ukraine government has stated it will reopen 66 border checkpoints with European Union countries and Moldova . Currently, if you enter Ukraine you might be required to self isolate for 14 days. Presently the official message is to Avoid non-essential travel until further notice

You can find more information about situation in Ukraine on the website of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine: For more information please visit Ukraine Government Portal  

Information courtesy of GOV.UK

Covid19 Travel Information for Ukraine and Kyiv

Key Points
  • Foreigners are permitted to entry Ukraine

  • All passengers are to wear masks.

  • You must have travel Insurance that covers Covid19 medical costs

  • You may be required to take a PCR test if you come from "red zone" countries.

  • You might be required to install a track and trace app.

Covid19 is an ongoing situation. It is absolutely imperative that you check government websites for the latest information. If you book flights then please be aware the situation can change.

The Best of Kiev all in one place

Kiev - Kyiv in Ukraine is the most underrated tourist destination in Europe. In recent years there has been a steady increase in visitors and the capital city of Kiev is developing a tourist industry to rival anywhere else in Eastern and western Europe. Kyiv offers some big advantages over other European cities. Ukraine is not part of the EU and is much cheaper than almost every other country in Europe. In Kiev you can enjoy the best restaurants, bars, nightclubs and just about everything else on a reasonable budget. One of the most surprising things about Kyiv is the quality of the food and nightlife. You will never get bored in Kiev (Kyiv), it is a fascinating city for sightseeing and entertainment. So what are you waiting for? Come visit Kyiv before everyone else discovers Eastern Europe's best kept secret.  

Visiting Kiev Ukraine as a tourist can be difficult if you are not prepared for the unexpected. Look out for " Hot Tips" across the site advising invaluable key help and information. 

The War in Ukraine

The war in the East of Ukraine is more than 700 km away. You might see the occasional military personnel and the odd public demonstration but not much more. Life in Kyiv (Kiev) carries on as normal. 

Kiev has been an independent country since 1991 and most Ukrainian's are pro-west and anti Russian.







Kiev Ukraine - Top 5 Tips

1) When changing currency in Kiev (Kyiv) use only unmarked clean crisp notes.
2) Take a spare phone and buy a SIM card, they are very cheap.
3) Kiev has many hills, take a comfortable pair of walking shoes.
4) Take care drinking alcohol in Kiev (Kyiv), alcohol content is stronger than at home.
5) Drink bottled water in Kiev Ukraine. Tap water will not kill you but might upset your stomach.

Tour Guide & Translator

Do you need a tour guide in Kiev (Kyiv)  or translation service?

Whether you are visiting Kyiv for business, health tourism or  or for a vacation, Helen is our local friendly fluent English speaking translator. Whatever your needs, Helen can provide you with assistance and support during your stay in Kyiv. For all enquiries please Contact us Below


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