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Full-Day Tour of Chernobyl and Prypiat from Kiev

From US$111.00
  • 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
Full-Day Tour of Chernobyl and Prypiat from Kiev
From US$111.00
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Full-Day Tour of Chernobyl and Prypiat from Kiev
From US$111.00
Visiting Chernobyl, the nuclear power plant whose 1986 explosion was one of the world’s worst radio-ecological disasters, isn’t permitted unless by guided tour. This full-day trip from Kiev offers a hassle-free excursion and the essential commentary needed to understand the site and its catastrophic event. Explore the Chernobyl exclusion zone, and visit abandoned nearby towns, including Pripyat. Dinner at an eco-clean canteen is also included for your convenience.
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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Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Amazing - bucket list moment!

We were so excited to do this and it did not disappoint! Our hotel was quite far from the pick up so we asked the organisers if they could help and luckily they booked a taxi for us and pay our guide on the day....More

Thank Helen3385
Reviewed 2 days ago
Bucket list - great day out!

Flew out to Kiev specifically for the tour and was not disappointed. The 3 guides who tended to us throughout the day were helpful, informative and encouraged the asking of questions throughout. Without the guides and their passion/knowledge the experience would not have been as...More

Thank Christian M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
9/10 great day out. Definitely visit.

Very interesting and insightful day with surprisingly close access to some of the key sights within the exclusion zone, including some areas you may not have been aware were part of the exclusion zone (secret military base). The trip was very well organised and the...More

Thank richdrain
Reviewed 6 days ago
First class tour and guide!

We had Helen(a?) as a guide and all credits to her, she is an absolutely fantastic guide. She knew the topics very well and explained a lot to us at every place we stopped by and also she had long discussions talking about all sorts...More

1  Thank JoakimBech
Reviewed 1 week ago
Bucket List

We went in March 2018, and our tour guide was Elena. Amazing day out, tour guide Elena was friendly and engaging, really made the day special even for a long day in freezing conditions. The day was set out really well, nothing felt rushed or...More

1  Thank Shabs95
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Melissa E
April 12, 2018|
Response from Patrick M | Reviewed this property |
I would expect that your best bet is planning a private tour. That allows you to make plans accordingly with your guide. Group tours are not leaving earlier, because you'd be limiting the time of others (which they also paid... More
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Katrina B
April 12, 2018|
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Response from Matthew S | Reviewed this property |
We booked around Independence square, this is about 3k away from the main train station. Im not sure what the companies collection fees or rules are... but I would very much advise staying in that area