Welcome To Kiev (Kyiv) 2020

UKRAINE COVID-19

Saturday 19/09/20 -  3,240 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours . There are currently 92,442 active cases in Ukraine.

Avoid non-essential travel until further notice -  Quarantine in Ukraine is prolonged until October 31, 2020. The Ukrainian government announced On the 27 August the Ukrainian Government announced that the border would be closed to most foreign nationals as of 00:00 on 28 August (until 28 September). Certain categories will be exempt.  Read More ..

Ukraine and Israel urge Hasidic pilgrims not to visit Uman for Rosh Hashanah

Pilgrimage to Uman for Rosh Hashanah

Ministries of Health of Ukraine and Israel, have advised all pilgrims to refrain from travelling to Uman in Ukraine for the annual Rosh Hashanah pilgrimage to the grave site of a prominent Hasidic rabbi due to the ongoing covid-19 pandemic, but Ukraine will not block the option completely. 

Jerusalem and Kyiv stressed to any pilgrims who do choose to visit, that social distancing guidelines would be strictly enforced at any public gatherings.

Key Points
  • Foreigners are not permitted entry to Ukraine at the moment.

  • 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.

Important Resources to Check

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.

TOP 5 THINGS TO DO IN KIEV

VISIT INDEPENDANCE SQUARE

VISIT THE PECHERSK LAVRA

SEE RODINA MAT

ENJOY UKRAINIAN CUISINE

ENJOY KIEV NIGHTLIFE

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.

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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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