This is the land of the Hutsuls, Boykos, Lemkos and other native ethnical groups whose colorful folk culture is laced through thin villages stretching languidly along wide valley floors. These are the highest and most picturesque mountain peaks of Ukraine. Carpathian Mountains are the epicenter of Ukraine’s rural folk culture as well as the number one holiday destination for numerous Ukrainians and international travelers.
The local peaks are very popular with hikers and skiers. Thanks to its favorable climate and unique nature the Ukrainian Carpathians are annually visited by thousands of tourists.
It is difficult to describe the entire beauty and picturesque views of this place – you should better come and feel the magic atmosphere of Ukrainian Carpathians by yourself.
Carpathian Mountains in Ukraine have a relatively mild temperate climate. Winter temperatures may get down to -10 or -15° C (5 to 14° F). Winters and autumns are usually very snowy and rainy. Summers are warm with frequent rain and thunderstorms. The tree line is around 1500-1800 m. above sea level.
The Carpathian National Natural Park created in 1980 to protect the unique natural riches of the Carpathian Mountains. Majestic mountains, picturesque valleys, mountain pastures, crystal lakes, pure rivers, healing springs, valuable monuments of archeology, history and architecture - all of it make the Carpathian Natural Park desirable to many travelers from all over the world.
Located in the mountains of the Prut River basin, the park occupies a territory of over 50 thousand hectares. It amazes not only with its fantastic landscapes and unforgettable scenery, but also with the variety of its flora and fauna.