«Family retreat»

Main checkpoints: TC «Bukovel» - Tomnatyk mountain meadow - mt. Babyn Pohar - TC «Bukovel»
Length: 8 kilometers
Duration: 4 hours
Elevation gain: 513 meters
Difficulty level: suitable for beginners

Marking colors: 

«Bukovel» – Tomnatyk mountain meadow – yellow marking, length 2,7km, elevation gain 264m.
Bridge: Tomnatyk mountain meadow – Vilchenets spring, blue marking, length 1,2km, elevation gain 0m.
Bridge: Vilchenets spring - Blazhiv mountain meadow, red marking, length 1,2km, elevation gain 233m.
mt. Babyn Pohar – «Bukovel», green marking, length 2,9km, elevation gain 16m.

Hiking trail «Family retreat» at strava.ua

Hiking trail at Google Maps

GPX track (select "Save link as..")


We recommend the hiking route "Family retreat" to adults and children 16+. Children aged 7-16 are allowed if only accompanied by adults over 18 years old. Disabled persons with certain pathologies (mental disorders, epilepsy, musculoskeletal defects) are not allowed.

How to take the route with a qualified guide?

Starting at 08:00, daily in the period from 01.06 to 31.08.2021, a team of tourists is departing from the TC "Bukovel" tourist center, being accompanied by a guide. The number of spots in the team is limited, booking is available at the tourist center office. The route schedule can be found in the tourist center main office. The fee for a single tour is 250 UAH per person.

Tour description

The hiking route "Family retreat" is suitable for everyone, adults, elder people and children. It is not difficult to overcome it due to small climbs and low elevation gains. Thus, if you decide to head to the mountains with family or friends, this route is a smart choice.

The Carpathians inspire, radiate grandeur and beauty. In the lap of pristine nature may you finally forget about daily worries and enjoy the retreat with your beloved ones. Green forests, fragrant grass, crystal clear water, fresh air and the music of the wind whispering among mountain peaks: the memories of the trip will be long-lasting, especially when the closest people are nearby.

From TC "Bukovel", the route will take you to the Tomnatyk mountain meadow. And from there - to Babyn Pohar (1449 m). This peak belongs to the Gorgany massif at the transition from the Syniak ridge in the direction of the Stoly pass of the Carpathian National Nature Park.

The "Family retreat" hiking route will be a great joint adventure for you. Together, you overcome obstacles and finally reach the goal. Do not forget about berries and mushrooms on the way, together explore the incredibly rich flora, gather strength at the source of the Vilchenets spring, admire the mountains! You will get really wonderful emotions that are worth sharing.

Be prepared! What you should have:

  • small backpack, preferably with raincover;
  • solid, fitting trekking shoes; 
  • comfortable and fitting clothes, preferably wind- and moisture-resistant; 
  • water and snacks. Consider taking high-calorie snacks, high in natural fats and carbohydrates;
  • trekking poles;
  • first aid kit with patches and disinfectants;
  • cell phone with a fully charged battery and contact numbers of local rescue services.

Welcome to "Bukovel", the Heart of the Carpathians!

Operation hours
  • weekdays Mo-Fr 08:00 - 19:00
  • weekends Fr-Su 08:00 - 19:00