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Full-Day Tour of Chernobyl and Prypiat from Kiev

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You are welcome to join one-full-day Chernobyl  and Pripyat tour, during which you will spend maximum time inside of the Zone and see all of the possible locations. Professional and friendly guides. Exclusive routes. An open-eye experience.
  • Full-day trip to the Chernobyl nuclear power plant site from Kiev
  • A guided tour of the abandoned site is the only permissible way to see it
  • Tour the exclusion zone to see the secret military radar station
  • Explore the abandoned nearby towns, including Pripyat
  • Learn about the impacts of the explosion from your guide
  • Includes use of a personal dosimeter (radiation meter)
What to Expect
Board an air-conditioned bus in central Kiev with a guide and travel to Chernobyl while watching documentaries about the 1986 disaster. Compulsory insurance and a radiation meter to use on your visit are included. On arrival, enter the Exclusion Zone via the Dytyatky gate, and pass the abandoned villages of Zalissya and Kopachi, and the decontaminated Red Forest, the first victim of the radioactive fallout. Visit the derelict town of Pripyat, seeing the hospital that received the firefighters and workers affected by the explosion, and the town hall, fire station, Polissya hotel, and the never-opened amusement park. Take a guided tour of the plant, seeing the Sarcophagus and New Safe Confinement arch from observation points, plus the fire station, cooling towers, and Soviet radar station. Finally, visit Chernobyl town and have an eco-clean dinner at a canteen for exclusion zone workers before your tour ends in central Kiev.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Heorhiia Kirpy St, 6, Kyiv, Ukraine, 02000
Departure Time
8:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Dosimeter
  • Dinner
  • Professional guide
  • Bus transportation
  • Local taxes
  • Compulsory insurance
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • ATTENTION! To make your trip successful, please,while filling booking application, kindly write your email address and phone number into field "Special requirements", so our managers will be able to provide you with all necessary information and tour-details about the trip and to stay in touch on a day-trip in the case of any emergency.
  • PLEASE NOTE: Tours booked within 5 days of departure are unlikely to be confirmed
  • In case of no-show, the trip payment is not refunded
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • It is obligatory to have your passport with you for each participant (and it should be the one that you specified in the application for the trip! Please check information you have sent to us thoroughly - it is required to send the full name, passport number, date of birth (dd\mm\yyyy) and citizenship per EACH PARTICIPANT. Any mistake in passport data may be a reason not to let you pass passport control at checkpoint successfully)
  • Dress code is long sleeves (jacket, shirt), pants(no skirts!), closed comfortable shoes
  • The Rules of stay in the Zone prohibit: - eating, drinking and smoking in open air; - touching buildings, trees, plants; - gathering and eating mushrooms, berries, fruit and nuts in forests and gardens of the abandoned settlements - sitting on the ground - putting photo and video cameras, bags, backpacks and other personal belongings on the ground.
  • Persons under alcoholic/drug intoxication are not allowed to take a trip to the Zone
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed today via mobile

Really interesting tour and the tour guides Ihor and Sasha were great and really informative. Me and my friends were really late but thankfully we were able to meet them further down the road before the checkpoint. They really trued to make it as packed...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Really worth a visit, our guide Helen was very knowledgeable about the events that took place and the whole area surrounding the powerplant and exclusion zone. The tour was very interactive and even the coach journey was made interesting. Would definitely recommend to anyway visiting...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Ada and here partner were my guides and with the level of information they gave they must have degrees in history and science. Excellent English and couldn’t do enough to make the day enjoyable, and educational. 12 hr day with food makes this extremely worth...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Trevor S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Amazing, well worth the visit. Kiev itself was an adventure. This tour is well organised with the most knowledgeable guides. Giving personal stories and physics lessons along the way. Worth every penny!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Kelly M
Reviewed yesterday

Great brief but detailed through the exclusion zone and surrounding areas. Ada and Irina were both extremely knowledgeable and informative and more than happy to field any questions. Highly recommended

Date of experience: September 2019
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Eduardo F
8 September 2019|
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Response from MWong88 | Reviewed this property |
Around 19:30, but the tour guide will tell you that the bus could be back as late as 21:00.
3 September 2019|
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Response from MarkedMan63 | Reviewed this property |
You will have no trouble booking for April of 2020.If you have any questions or concerns please contact the tour company directly or via social media and they will gladly answer your questions.
30 August 2019|
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Response from davidecl | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately no, there was so much to see I wish I would have.
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