East Gorgans

Trip duration:
3 days/2 nights
Distance:
30 km (18.6 miles)
Price:
50$ 
Level of Difficulty:
moderate
Available dates:

The group will hike in spectacular East Gorgans mountain area – rich on wildlife, stunning views and picturesque trails. We will ascend the highest summits in this region: Khomyak, Synyak and Malyi Gorgan. On this trip you will experience alpine meadows, rocky summits and magnificent wilderness. In addition, at the end of our trip we’ll visit the most popular in Ukrainian Carpathians mountain resort Bukovel.

Day 1

«Arrival»

In the morning you will meet your guides and the rest of your group at the railway station (main entrance) in Ivano-Frankivsk. There we will get a shuttle bus to the starting point of our hike – mountain village Tatariv. We start our trip by hiking the old serpentine trail that leads us to the lovely alpine meadow Khomyakiv where the group will stop for the first night. We can also make a short hike up to the top of Mt. Khomyak 1542m, before sunset.  From the summit you can see an eye-popping panorama of Ukrainian Carpathians. In a good weather you will enjoy the view of Chornohora mountain range and Hoverla, rocky summits of Gorgans and picturesque valley of mountain river Prut.

Walking time – 3-4 hrs.

Day 2

«Synyak and Malyi Gorgan»

Today will be a spectacular day! In the morning the group heads up to Synyak summit 1665m. You will definitely enjoy breathtaking views of Carpathian Mountains. After lunch we continue to explore Synyak mountain range, covered with big stones and rocks, ascending the Malyi Gorgan summit 1592m. One of the best panoramic views opens from this summit, that’s really good viewpoint, where you can take amazing pictures. We camp tonight in Bladzhyv alpine meadow, which is situated in the foot of Malyi Gorgan Mount.

Walking time – 5-6 hrs.

Day 3

«Departure»

From our campsite we’re going to visit the most popular in Ukrainian Carpathians mountain resort Bukovel. Our path leads down through the old pine forest and Vilshynets river valley. In Bukovel the group will have enough time to walk around and buy nice souvenirs.  After that we’ll get a shuttle back to Ivano-Frankivsk.     

Walking time – 2 hrs.

Arriving time to Ivano-Frankivsk – 5 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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