Hi Andriy We have to echo the sentiments expressed on this site. Andriy was our wonderful driver, guide, translator and friend on our recent three-day tour of my mother's birthplace in western Ukraine. More than a friend, Andriy became a part of our family and Susan even wants to...

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Heritage Tours

West Ukraine Tours specializes in organizing heritage tours in Ukraine for individuals and small groups.  Your personal Ukraine tour guide and driver we provide will strive to make your experience unforgettable. Your genealogy trip will not only give you a chance to experience current life in Ukraine, it will allow you to learn much about the country while enhancing your knowledge of the life and time of your ancestors. Tailor-made especially for you, your genealogy trip can be combined with a sightseeing tour.

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My GGGrandfather's House in ancestral Ukraine

What was my GG grandfatherís life like? What kind of place did he live in Ukraine? What was the house like? Where did they cook and how did they heat the house? What was the babyís cradle like? What kitchen utensils did they use? What kind of premises were around the house and where was the livestock kept? What were the tools they used in everyday life? What did they grow on their garden? What kind of clothes did they wear?



Transcarpathian Hell

Extreme bathing in mineral water is one of the local highlights in Lumshory village. Lumshory is located in Perechyn Region, Transcarpathia Oblasít. Itís about 50km from Uzhgorod, surrounded by beech and pine forests.



Embroidered Towels in Lutsk

The longest Ukrainian hand embroidered towel (rushnyk) will be presented in Lutsk, Volyn Region on May 8. Dedicated to the celebration of Motherís day, the second Ukrainian Festival of Hand Embroidered Towels will be taking place in Lutsk on May 8.



Every heritage tour organized by West Ukraine Tours is unique

This is what makes us and our Ukraine tour guides love our work. The planning process begins well in advance of the actual tour. Through email, telephone or Skype, we begin with determining our clients’ particular wants and needs.

With great pleasure West Ukraine Tours will:

  • Design a special itinerary for you taking all your expectations into account. We pride ourselves in being empathetic and sensitive to our clients’ needs.
  • Offer different accommodation facilities and book accommodation you choose
  • Meet you at the airport, train or bus station
  • Provide ground transportation using a modern air conditioned private car or minivan with your personal accommodating and friendly English speaking driver in Ukraine and neighbor countries. Air and rail connections can also be arranged.
  • Provide transfers to Ukraine by a private car or minivan with an English speaking driver from Poland, Hungary, Belarus, Russia, Moldova and Romania.
  • Provide professional Russian, Ukrainian, Polish and English speaking tour guide in Ukraine. Our tour guides are very familiar with the area and its many sights and facilities.
  • Assure you go at your own pace and that you’re delighted with your trip. We are responsive to developments and will change the itinerary on the go if necessary. Your guide will work tirelessly and flexibly to help you achieve what is desired.
  • Arrange your visit to the home of a Ukrainian relative according to local customs and traditions. Our guides are skilled in local communication and customs
  • Provide qualified assistance in you genealogical research in Ukraine, guide you in archival and governmental institutions

The members of West Ukraine Tours team love meeting new people and showing them the many wonders of our country. This is particularly true for visitors whose ancestors came from Ukraine: to help these people find and uncover their family roots is a truly rewarding experience.