Ukraine is open for tourism
We invite you to sign up for an excursion to learn more about the sights in our region.
Bus Tour Around Dnipropetrovsk
Dates: June 10, 2016 at 14:30
Duration: 3 hours
Price: 60 euros for a group of up to 25 people. We will post the exact price for each participant once conference registration ends. You must register in advance. Payment is made on-site.
Number of Registered Participants: 8 people (we are keeping track of the number of people who want to go on this tour so that you can estimate the cost per person).
The history of Dnipropetrovsk began in 1776 when the city was founded by Prince Potemkin on the orders of Catherine the Great. In the second half of the nineteenth century, the city became an industrial powerhouse. In the twentieth, it was integral to the production of Soviet space technology. Today, Dnipropetrovsk is a modern city with a new architectural style, renowned fountains, enormous factories and an energetic business climate. Taking a bus tour around Dnipropetrovsk will help acquaint you with the city's historical, cultural and scientific centres and give you a chance to look around its spacious avenues and shady side streets. You're sure to love this wonderful city on the Dnipro as much as we do.
Excursions to Khortytsia Island
Dates: June 10 or 13, 2016
Duration: from 8:00 until 18:00
Price: 180 euros for a group of 12 or more. Lunch is around 3 euros. We will post the exact price for each participant once conference registration ends. You must register in advance. Payment is made on-site.
Number of Registered Participants: 2 people (we are keeping track of the number of people who want to go on this tour so that you can estimate the cost per person).
Khortytsia Island is one of the Seven Wonders of Ukraine. Here you can find the famous open-air museum of the «Zaporizhzhian Sich». It is a reconstruction of a 16th–18th century Cossack fortress, including the home of the Kosh Otaman, period houses, the military chancery, and the indoor environment and tools of the Cossack era. Check out Khortytsia and find out how the Cossacks lived several centuries ago. The excursion also includes a visit to «Phaeton», a museum of old-timey technology; a 2-hour boat ride around the island; and a lunch break.
Tourism and visas
Attending UTIC-2016 is a great way to get to know the sights in our hospitable country.
Russian citizens may enter Ukraine without a visa using their international passport. We will provide all Russian citizens who are registered to take part in UTIC-2016 with an official invitation to the conference that they can present at the border.
Citizens of Belarus may enter Ukraine without a visa. Citizens of all former Soviet republics (except Turkmenistan) may enter Ukraine without a visa using their international passport (includes Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan).
Citizens of the following countries may also enter Ukraine without a visa:
- all countries in the European Union;
- additional European countries: Andorra, Vatican City, Iceland, Monaco, Norway, Switzerland, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Macedonia, Liechtenstein, San Marino;
- countries of the Americas: USA, Canada, Panama, Paraguay, Argentina, Brazil, Chile;
- Asian countries: South Korea, Japan, Israel, Brunei, Turkey, Hong Kong.
NB! In accordance with Ukrainian law, all foreigners arriving in the country must provide proof of sufficient financial means to support themselves for the duration of their stay in Ukraine upon request by customs officials.
This is calculated in the following way:
20 × 1450 UAH ÷ 30 × (length of visit in day + 5).
For example, for a three-day visit you would need 7733 UAH (approximately 286 euro).
Ways to verify financial means: cash in any exchangeable currency or a debit card and receipt showing the available balance in the account. Customs officials may ask you to show your return ticket in order to verify the length of your stay in Ukraine.