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2-Day Extended Tour to the Chernobyl Zone and Prypiat Town from Kyiv

Highlights
  • 2-day tour of Chernobyl and Pripyat from Kiev
  • Head into the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone with a guide
  • Visit abandoned villages such as Kopachi and Zalissya
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2-Day Extended Tour to the Chernobyl Zone and Prypiat Town from Kyiv
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2-Day Extended Tour to the Chernobyl Zone and Prypiat Town from Kyiv
US$339.00
Overview
Explore Ukraine’s nuclear history and discover the richness of the Chernobyl zone today on this 2-day Chernobyl and Pripyat tour from Kiev. Pass the Dytyatky Checkpoint with a guide and delve into the infamous Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. During your tour, discover derelict hospitals, houses, kindergartens and schools in the villages of Kopachi and Zalissya. See abandoned vehicles used in the clean-up following the 1986 nuclear explosion and gain insight into decontamination efforts. See defunct cooling towers and disused radar, and meet the bold settlers who call Chernobyl and Pripyat home.
What to Expect
Day 1:
● Meeting your guide in Kyiv at 7.30 and driving to the Chornobyl Exclusion Zone, watching topical documentaries
● Dytyatky checkpoint, an official entrance to the Zone;
● Zalissya village with abandoned houses and barns, a shop and the only self-settler Rozaliya Ivanivna;
● An almost fully buried village of Kopachi;
● A decontaminated Red Forest at place of the first and worst radioactive fall-out;
● Pripyat town populated by 50 thousand people before the evacuation:
● The hospital receiving the firefighters and NPP workers, badly affected by the accident;
● A river port and Pripyat café at the embankment;
● A town hall;
● Polissya hotel, a correction point for helicopters;
● Energetic Palace of culture, the main recreational site;
● Ferris wheel in the amusement park;
● A fire station;
● Chernobyl NPP:
● The Sarcophagus and the New Safe Confinement ("Arch") – an observation point at a 300 m distance;
● Memorial "Life for Life”;
● A NPP cooling pond (feeding giant catfish);
● Chernobyl town.
● An open-air exhibition of transport vehicles and robots used in 1986-clean up activities;
● A river port with abandoned radioactive ships and steamers at Pripyat riverbank;
● Memorial "Wormwood Star”;
● Check-in the state hotel;
● Ecologically-clean dinner in a Chernobyl state canteens.

Day 2:
● Breakfast;
● The world’s best memorial "To Those who Saved the World’;
● An amateur zoo at Chernobyl fire station backyard: wild and domestic animals;
● A motor-tractor station in 10-km Zone with radioactive vehicles;
● The secret soviet object Chernobyl-2 (radar "DUGA-1").
● Fish and rodent scientific experimental base;
● Cooling towers of the Chernobyl NPP 3rd stage;
● Yaniv railway station;
● Pripyat-town: in-depth program;
● Paryshiv village, meeting with selfsettlers-samosely;
● Dinner
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1 - 5 of 36 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile
No words

The tour was so awesome that I feel like any word I choose to describe it would be inadequate. I did the 2 day tour, which involves sleeping over in Chernobyl (its completely safe). I highly recommend the 2 day tour because you get to...More

Thank UncleBausta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Overwhelming tour

We went for the 2 day tour with our guide - Volodymyr, which turned out to be an incredible adventure. Very informative, interesting and just unique. We want to emphasize the professional attitude of the guide, who kept us safe and did everything he could...More

Thank Mariia M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Must-see (2-day) tour

No spoilers included. Me and a friend took the two day tour (25-07 & 26-07) to the exclusion zone with Dennis as our guide. We choose the two-day tour, since the one day tour seems to look a little bit rushed. The first day is...More

Thank JochemdeBie93
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
very informative and unforgettable experience

this is sad to review the history, especially after seeing the photos of before-the-accident. on the other hand, the power of nature is so amazing, plants and animals are healthily regrowing without invention of humans.

Thank Jo L
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile
Unbelievable experience, booking the 5 day tour next

Thank you so much Dennis (guide) and Aleksey (driver) for this experience. This is without a doubt the best two days of my life. I have traveled quiet a bit and this is hands down the best tour I've ever taken. First off, Dennis is...More

Thank Kit S
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Tristian L
31 July 2018|
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Response from Maca_CZE | Reviewed this property |
Yes, exactly how Jo L said. But accomodation in Kiev is very cheap. Flight ticket depends on origin destination, Enjoy
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