Carpathian Waterfalls

Trip duration:
3 days/2 nights
25 km (15.5 miles)
Level of Difficulty:
Available dates:

This is a wonderful early season trip, adapted for everyone. The hike is easy and the highlights include historical places, amazing waterfalls and magnificent mountain wilderness. You will see some of the most beautiful waterfalls in Ukrainian Carpathians and visit an ancient Manyavskyi monastery. So, get away from the crowded city and into the Carpathians fairy-tale.

Day 1

«Bukhtivets waterfalls»

In the morning you will meet your guides and the rest of the group at the railway station (main entrance) in Ivano-Frankivsk. There we will get a bus shuttle to the starting point of the hiking tour – village Pasichna. The trail leads us along the mountain river to the dip picturesque canyon where two beautiful Bukhtivets waterfalls are situated. First one is 7 meters high and second one is 10m. Above the canyon we’ll stop for the night.

Walking time – 2 hrs.

Day 2

«Manyava waterfall»

Today we’ll take the path, leading across the small forest-covered range Bzynkovachka and descend to the most popular waterfall in the region – Manyava waterfall. 18 miters high it’s situated in a deep and narrow rocky canyon. It has a status of hydrological natural monument.  On the river bank, next to the waterfall will be our second night's camp. The rest of the day is available for photographing and enjoying Manyava waterfall.

Walking time – 5 hrs.

Day 3

«Maniavskyi Monastery»

Today we continue to explore the Maniava valley. From the campsite we hike downstream along the river another 9 km to Maniava village, where we’ll visit an ancient men’s monastery Maniavskyi that was founded in 1241 and reconstructed in 1608. The holly place is very popular not only among the Ukrainian, but also foreign pilgrims. From the village the shuttle takes us back to Ivano-Frankivsk.

Walking time – 3 hrs.

Arriving time to Ivano-Frankivsk – 6 pm.

* If you like this itinerary, but can’t find it in the tour schedule or you would like to join this trip on another date, please contact us and we will be more than happy to arrange this tour at your most convenient time.

Please note! In case of any kind of emergency (bad weather, serious health problems etc.) for group safety our guide has a right to slightly change the itinerary or decide to stay in a campsite for the day. 

The tour price includes:

  • All meals and snacks;
  • Transportation from Ivano-Frankivsk to the mountains and back;
  • Guide service;
  • Entrance fees for national parks;
  • Cooking equipment;
  • Insurance.

The tour price does not include: 

  • Equipment rental;
  • Personal expenses (souvenirs, hotels and restaurants service, saunas etc.);
  • Gratuity for your guide.

Please, make your reservation not later, than 3 days before the trip starts!

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