- general information
- When is the season and is the best time to go
- Features of rest
- Ski slopes of the resort
Tourists from all over the world are interested in where Bukovel is, because the resort is known far beyond the borders of Ukraine. On its territory there are a large number of tourist centers, hotels, SPA-complexes.
The resort is located at an altitude of 860-890 m above sea level, surrounded by three mountains – Dovgi (1372 m), Black Kleva (1246 m) and Bukovel (1127 m), which gave the name to the whole resort.
Bukovel is located on the border of the Transcarpathian and Ivano-Frankivsk regions, near a village called Polyanytsya. Administratively, it is a unit of the Ivano-Frankivsk region, but you can also get there from the side of Transcarpathia.
When is the season and is the best time to go
In recent years, the development of the tourism business in the Carpathians has made a significant leap forward. Therefore, the popularity of this resort is well deserved. Even foreign tourists are satisfied with the perfect ski slopes and the services and entertainment provided at the European level. The ski resort offers over 60 excellent ski slopes with lighting systems (the ability to ski at night) and artificial snow. To remove large areas of ice, snow cannons have been installed on the most popular tracks.
There is good snow cover here from December to the end of April.
16 lifts are covered with a special coating that repels water or dirt.
Features of rest
The ski resort is considered one, if not the best, in Ukraine. If you don’t have your own gear, this won’t be a problem as it has 5 fully certified rental locations with specialized equipment for all winter sports and convenient lockers.
The cost of rental in hotels starts from 60 UAH per day, in specialized rentals the cost is slightly higher, since the service is better.
Coaches, true professionals in their field, are always happy to share their knowledge at the ski school, which provides group and private lessons for all categories of tourists, including children of different ages. Having conducted classes, even with a child, for a maximum of a week, they will put you on your feet and you will be ready to conquer the highest and steepest slopes. Choose snowboard, snowmobiles or skis (mountain or cross-country). At the same time, the weather forecast always pleases, where winters are especially mild and an abundance of snowfalls.
There are medical centers at the ski resort, where specialists will always provide first aid. The well-coordinated work of the rescue teams should also be noted.
Despite the fact that Bukovel is located in Ukraine, it is in unprecedented demand among travelers from all over the world. This is due to the beautiful nature and gentle winter, the temperature does not drop below -10 ° and does not rise above + 2 °.
A well-developed infrastructure of the complex with a whole arsenal of related services will help you enjoy a comfortable stay. There are many – guarded parking lots, many cozy cafes, restaurants with decent cuisine; all kinds of eateries and bars offering strong drinks for any choice. In addition, additional services are provided for vacationers:
- Ski service
- Dog sledding order
- Sightseeing tours
- Entertainment center “Buka”
Ski slopes of the resort
There is a complex of roads for athletes with different levels of training. 62 ski slopes have different levels of difficulty. 8 of them are for professionals, 41 are of medium difficulty and 12 are for beginners.
The longest slope is 2132 meters.
If you prefer evening skiing until 19:30 Kiev time, tracks 1A, 7A, 2A work for you.
Download a detailed scheme of the tracks (7538×5117, 1.5 mb.)
Thus, a winter vacation in Bukovel is considered a budget option for ski lovers. This is exactly the option when the low cost met with a decent level of quality of service, as well as a huge variety of different tracks.