Ski tours to Bukovel
Better than mountains can be only mountains "of Bukovel" - not even the ski resort of European and world level, with unprecedented speed that is worthy of the Guinness Book of Records, grew up in the Carpathians!
Bukovel - a ski resort in Ivano-Frankivsk region (110 km from the region. Center). Located near the village of Polianytsia at an altitude of 850-1372 meters above sea level.
The resort has 16 lifts functioning (DOPPELMAYR and LEITNER) and infrastructure (hotels, multi-storey car park, restaurants). On five mountains (Dovga Bukovel Bulchinoha, Babin Pohar, Black Cleves) is located in a total of about 60 km of trails (blue, red and black) on all routes have snow cannons, several trails are equipped with stationary lighting.
Stated period the operation of ski runs - November to May.
Holidays in “Bukovel” ski resort.
As soon as not a calendar but a real autumn comes taking its rightful place in the year, we start preparations for new changes. Unfortunately, this season is not always as colorful and warm as we would like. Rain season comes, the weather changes several times a day, it’s getting cold…In order not to be sad and not to miss sunny summer days, you should remember that another season of vacations is coming which is magic winter season. Someone is looking for warmth at the sea side of Southern countries; other people want to fully enjoy classical winter, see lots of snow, ski, sledge and snowboard at ski slopes, celebrate the New Year and Christmas with closest people and experience many others pleasures of winter holidays. And there is no need to go abroad in search for winter happiness, as there are a lot of incredible places in Ukraine, where your winter holiday will become a true fairy-tale. This magic place is Bukovel!
“Bukovel” ski resort is a wonderful place in the Carpathian Mountains where in any season you can combine pleasant and merry rest with health improvement, gain new powers, energy and strong health. And all these are possible due to clear air, unique climate conditions, and huge number of healing mineral springs, locating in reserved recreation zones, modern infrastructure which ensures high level of comfort and service quality at reasonable prices.
In recent years, spring, summer and autumn are attracting more and more devotees of genuine natural beauty of the Ukrainian Carpathians and eco tourism. Green tourism is popular in this period and includes alpinism, rock-climbing, mountain excursions, and fishing, picking up mushrooms, berries, healing herbs, horse-riding and hiking, spring and winter gastronomic festivals and many other interesting and pleasant ways to have a good time and get lots of impressions.
Prices for outfit rent in season 2013-2014
Name of outfit
Prices in the season 2013 - 2014, UAH.
|Headguard (compulsory for all!)||30|
|Snowblades set (boots and headguard included)||140|
|Snowboard set (board, boots and headguard)||А||140|
|Set of skis with boots, poles and headguard||A||260|
However, almost everybody associates Bukovel with winter. “Bukovel” ski resort is rightfully called “the pearl” of winter activities in the Carpathians. Not so long ago Bukovel was little-known even on the territory of Ukraine, nowadays it is famous far beyond Ukrainian borders.
Bukovel is also called the ski capital of Ukraine. During the last decade, a lot of new ski resorts were established in the Carpathian Mountains that are equipped with modern lifts, special machines for snow condensation, various recreation centers, hotels, cottages. But none of those can meet the demands of most capricious tourists as well as Bukovel can. On the place, where not so long ago there were impassable forests, where wild animals used to be main hosts and small lonely settlements seemed to accept their fate of picturesque and pitch-dark wilderness, a comfortable resort zone of European level is located now. Road to Bukovel is packed with cars and land here costs millions dollars.
Bukovel is the only Ukrainian tourist-recreation ski complex fully meeting the standards of European quality. Bukovel is located on the territory of the Carpathian National park, at the distance of 30 km of tourist city Yaremche and not far from the highest point of the Carpathian Mountains – Hoverla mountain (2061km). Ukrainian Bukovel is situated at the height of 900 m above sea level. There are two mountains located near the resort which are Sinyak, whose height exceeds 1600-meter level, and Khomyak having the height more than 1500 m. These two mountains are connected with a picturesque meadow, opening a wonderful view to the primeval nature of the Carpathians and charming mountain landscapes.
Vast snow spaces, streams of bright sunlight, beauty of mountain slopes and peaks, fresh air, absence of strong winds – all these attract thousands of tourists, true fans of ski rest. Bukovel provides 50 km of modern trails (the owners plan to increase this length to 280 km), 61 slopes and various complication levels aimed for beginners as well as for first-rate skiing masters, and 14 new lifts.
Prices for skipasses in winter season 2013-2014
Prices for ski lifts of TC “Bukovel” in winter season 2013-2014
|28.12.2013-07.01.2014 и 08.03.2014-09.03.2014|
|Skiing time (8:30 - 19:30), UAH|
|1lift (only for pedestrians, ski lifts № 2, 5, 11, 14)||35||40|
|5 of 7 days at your choice||1210||1633|
|10 of 14 days at your choice||2105||2473|
- Starting from winter season 2013-2014 cost of 1 day skipass includes the night skiing option.
- Children under 5 under the care may pass the turnstile free of charge. For children of 6-12 years old discount for skipasses is 30% (under condition of person ID presented).
- Skipasses purchased for 1 hour or 3 hours start working from the moment of purchase, the unused time is not transferred for the next day.
- Ski pass is the property of the buyer and accordingly, he has the sole right to use it. We set the 5-minute breaks in the turnstile pass-through, so the pass of the ticket near the turnstile to other persons will be considered fraud and trouble-making for other customers. Thereafter, resort administration holds the right to assume steps to prevent this up to seizing the ski pass. There’s a strict rule at the resort – one ski pass for one person.
Prices for skipasses valid until complete use with night skiing option included:
|Skipass "1 Day All Days" gives you the opportunity to use the lifts 1 day of the season, choosing any convenient day of the week, except for the period from January 2 to January 6 and March 08-09.|
||Skipass "5 Days All Days" gives you the opportunity to use the lifts 1 day of the season, choosing any convenient day of the week, except for the period from January 2 to January 6 and March 08-09.|
||Skipass "10 Days All Days" gives you the opportunity to use the lifts 1 day of the season, choosing any convenient day of the week, except for the period from January 2 to January 6 and March 08-09.|
- Each subscription entitling the holder to night skiing. Valid until use. Subscribe looks like a disposable plastic card, which is equipped with a magnetic device which provides an opportunity to the ski lifts without removing the card from his pocket.
Due to modern illumination of slopes in Bukovel you can ski even in the evening. Those, just getting familiar with skiing, have a perfect chance to have several individual or group lessons with an experienced instructor of snowboarding or skiing. Instructors in Bukovel are very responsible and attentive to beginners wishing to ensure their safety and satisfaction of the first steps on the trails and rest in Bukovel in general.
Safety of all the tourists in Bukovel is guaranteed due to latest computer equipment that provides possibility to monitor all ski slopes and trails. Holiday-makers in Bukovel are offered all modern conveniences ensuring a good rest and including restaurants with amazing European and traditional Carpathian cuisines, cozy cafés, bars, where you can have a good time with your friends and get warm with mulled wine, saunas, baths, tennis courts, cycling, bowling, spas applying mineral water. Accommodation conditions vary from economy to five-star hotels. A lot of tourists prefer cheaper accommodation in the nearest cities like Vorohta, Tatariv, Yaremche, Mykulychyn, Yablunitsa, Palyanitsa etc.
The Carpathian Mountains ensure a real journey to the magic world of virgin nature, picturesque and fairy landscapes. Experts in travelling state that Ukrainian Carpathians are as beautiful as the Pyrenees and the Alps. People having visited this magic snow-covered place in the Carpathian Mountains return to Bukovel over and over again.
Characteristics of lifts
|1 R||Quad chair||740|
|2 R||Quad chair||1067|
Characteristics of trails
|1 A||Medium||1602||13 A||Medium||1308|
|1 B||Hard||296||13 B||Medium||650|
|1 C||Easy||1587||13 C||Medium||570|
|1 D||Medium||335||13 D||Medium||1279|
|2 A||Medium||915||13 E||Easy||1338|
|2 B||Easy||1459||14 A||Easy||2132|
|3 A||Easy||290||15 A||Medium||1528|
|5 A||Easy||1794||15 B||Medium||331|
|5 B||Easy||1446||15 C||Medium||815|
|5 C||Medium||340||15 D||Medium||1262|
|5 D||Medium||764||16 A||Medium||1741|
|5 E||Hard||960||16 B||Medium||900|
|5 F||Hard||768||16 C||Hard||964|
|5 G||Medium||2106||16 D||Hard||528|
|5 H||Medium||1549||16 E||Medium||580|
|7 A||Easy||1048||17 A||Medium||957|
|8 A||Medium||936||22 A||Medium||501|
|8 B||Medium||757||22 B||Medium||707|
To date, rest in Bukovel is the most comfortable and best ski resort Bukovel ski resort in Ukraine!