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The Ultimate 2-Day Chernobyl Tour from Kiev - with unbiased reviews

The Ultimate 2-Day Chernobyl Tour from Kiev

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There’s so much to see in and around Chernobyl that it easily warrants a 2-day tour instead of a day trip from Kiev. This small-group excursion includes two days of touring, hotel accommodations, meals, and more. Tour the Exclusion Zone by air-conditioned minivan: explore abandoned Chernobyl and Pripyat in-depth, see reactor number 4, learn about V.I. Lenin Nuclear Power Plant, and meet locals who have returned here. All possible safety procedures are observed throughout for your well-being and comfort.
  • Explore Chernobyl and Pripyat in-depth on a 2-day small-group tour from Kiev
  • Delve deeper into sights with a guide and maximum of 15 group members
  • Tour Chernobyl and Pripyat, see reactor 4, meet “returnees,” and more
  • All-in: 2-star hotel, meals, radiation counter, and full safety measures
What to Expect
Day 1: Kiev–Chernobyl (L, D) From Kiev, journey to Chernobyl by climate-controlled minivan. Receive handouts, maps, and a respirator, and watch a documentary on the 1986 accident and its aftermath. Enter the Exclusion Zone via Dytyatky checkpoint and tour Chernobyl before check-in at your basic-but-clean 2-star hotel. After lunch, view Pripyat’s must-sees, such as the Red Forest, school, swimming pool, and amusement park. Shop for souvenirs and refreshments (own expense) at a Chernobyl store, and finish with a hotel dinner and optional bar meetup. Day 2: Chernobyl–Kiev (B, L) After breakfast and checkout on the second day, see the Soviet-era military Duga radar system, and explore more of Pripyat, including its derelict fire station. View reactor 4 from a distance, feed giant catfish in the cooling pond, and visit nearby Parishev. Meet some villagers who have returned to live in this haunted place. After lunch and viewing more Chernobyl relics, return to Kiev. Your tour ends at the original starting point. Please note: Designed for maximum safety, your tour avoids contaminated areas throughout. During your trip, you absorb around 0.40–0.60 rem (4–6 millisieverts) of gamma radiation (about the same as on a 5- to 8-hour flight). Use a Geiger–Muller counter to measure radiation levels, if you wish.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Polzunova St, 1, Kyiv, Ukraine, 02000
2 days
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Overnight accommodation
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Professional guide
  • Local guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • 2-course lunch
  • Entry/Admission - CHERNOBYLwel.come
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
About the operator
By: CHERNOBYLwel.come
Laura R
East Harling, United Kingdom
Once in a lifetime trip
We were booked onto a private tour as there was just 5 of us. We were picked up from our hotel in Kyiv by our
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Willy V.
Sao Paulo, SP
Superb experience
Amazing experience. Despite the fact that is somewhat expensive, the experience with the agency was amazing,
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Ashleigh M
Amazing trip, brilliantly organised
From start to finish this two day trip was absolutely perfect. Communication before the tour started was great,
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Maria N
Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
One of the most unique 'Day Trips' you will ever do ..
We booked a day trip to the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone with Chernobyl Wel.come, They recommended a hotel in Kiev for
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Nantwich, United Kingdom
2 Day Tour
Couldn’t have asked for a better tour of Chernobyl & Pripyat. A big thanks to Max our tour guide who was great and
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Killian van de Vreede
Bergen op Zoom, The Netherlands
Never forget this experience!
Realy enjoyed the 2 day tour! Also loved our tourguide Max, who was realy enthousiastic to show the group
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Matthew S
Bristol, United Kingdom
Best tour I've ever had
The whole reason I came to Kyiv and it was well worth it. Julia, our guide, was incredible and made it that much
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
Amazing day trip
Amazing day. Helen the guide and sergei the driver were kind and informative. Great trip of a life time and the
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Pardubice, Czech Republic
Best tour in my life!
I have seen everything I wanted and even more! Julia was amazing guide and showed us the best of Chernobyl and
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Brno, Czech Republic
Buildings were amazing
Amazing tour to Chernobyl, tour guide Halina was really helpful and kind, she know well Czech and her informations
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  • Duration: 2 days
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English, French, German, Spanish
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