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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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To make things clear, the trip itself and the guide (Stacy) were all very great. It was quite the experience, especially seeing the abandoned city of Pripyet and the remains of the Duga radar. The tour guide was very informative, entertaining and enthusiastic to talk to whenever
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The tour was very informative and enjoyable. It was a long day but always interesting. We had Yelena as our guide and she was very good. She was a font of knowledge and had a great sense of humour while keeping the tour group on track. I would recommend this tour. The only tip
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The Chernobyl- Tour company is fine and the guide Olena was perfectly up to the task and knowledgeable. Can’t really compare to other companies, but I didn’t feel like this one was inadequate in any way. My guess is the programs companies offer are more or less alike and the
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Met in Kiev at the meeting point got given a map/certificate for the tour ahead. So luck to have Anna as our guide and one of the smaller coaches. Coach left as soon as everyone was on board. The drive to the tour was very pleasant with a briefing from Anna and a fascinating
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The tour was well-organized and the guide was well-versed on all aspects of Chernobyl and the exclusion zone. The guide spoke great English, and she was entertaining as well as informative.
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