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Tailored 1-day Private Chernobyl Tour from Kiev

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    What to Expect
    Private tours allow visitors of Chernobyl zone to see places usually hidden from the group tours and enter parts of the city of Pripyat and the exclusion zone rarely seen on tours at all. Additionally, only private tours can show you the breath-taking Chernobyl nuclear power plant, including the control room and underground bunker.

    For your private tour you can choose your pick up place and transportation - even retro cars from Soviet union times. Old Soviet uniforms for your photo shooting will bring back the atmosphere from 1986 on this unique journey.

    Itinerary (program is always adjusted to your needs) - example for 1 day:

    From 6am to 8am Pick up at your hotel

    10am Entering Chernobyl exclusion zone

    10:15am-11:15am City of Chernobyl: City sign, Memorial park, Church, Docks

    11:15am-11:45am Lunch

    12:15-3:30pm Pripyat sightseeing: City sign, Red Forest, Bridge of death, Tree of friendship, Hospital, River port, Collapsed elementary school, Cinema Prometheus, Music school, Hotel, Palace of culture, Sports center, Amusement park (with ferris wheel), Football stadium, Department store, Elementary school, Swimming pool, Kindergarten
    *3:45pm-6pm (EXTRA - upon request) Excursion to Chernobyl power plant: bunker, machinery room, control room, new safe confinement construction site center etc.

    4pm Chernobyl-2/Duga radar

    5:30pm Parishev village - meeting local self settlers, try home-made vodka

    6:30pm shopping at local store in Chernobyl: souvenirs, drinks, snacks

    7pm leaving Chernobyl exclusion zone 

    Around 9pm Coming back to Kiev

    Want more locations on your private tour? You choose.

    Rossoha military vehicle scrapyard, wild Przewalski horses, Yanov train station, Opachichi village, Krasno (wooden church) village, cooling towers of reactor 5 and 6, reactor 5 and 6 of Chernobyl nuclear power plant, Parishev scrapyard with harvesters and trolleybus, Chernobyl ZOO (farm), Old wooden houses in Pripyat, shooting range, secret military factory Jupiter and many many more.

    Private One day Chernobyl tours for groups from 1 up to 15 people.

    Designed the tour to be maximally safe - avoiding contaminated areas.

    Every visitor can borrow a Geiger-Muller counter (dosimeter) free of charge.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Your place of stay in Kiev
    Departure Time
    8:00 AM
    Return Details
    KFC Restaurant - Central Railway Station Kiev (Pivdenny - South)
    • Lunch
    • All activities
    • Driver/guide
    • Local guide
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Private tour
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Permissions to all 3 safety zones of Chernobyl exclusion zone
    • Maps and hand-outs
    • Geiger-Muller counter (dosimeter) available in the group
    • Postcards for free and postcard service
    • Entrance fees for visiting Chernobyl nuclear power plant from 149€/person
    • Drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Minimum age is 18 years
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • 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 is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Popular mentions
    I booked a personalized private 1-day tour to Chernobyl from CHERNOBYLwelcome via TripAdvisor website in July 2019. I am extremely satisfied with their service. Tour guide Nataly spoke perfect English, pickup me from Kyiv hotel on time, explained me history of Chernobyl
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    When looking for tours to Chernobyl I initially was looking to save money- until I realized this was going to be a once in a lifetime opportunity so I opted for the trip we could tailor to ourselves. Very glad I decided to spend the extra money for both the private tour and the
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    Seven of us took the private one-day tour and for all of us it was an amazing experience we will never forget. Our tour guide, Maria, was very accommodating and she has so much information and stories about the places we were visiting, plus a great sense of humour. We visited
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    Response from Yurij_1986, Public Relations Manager at Tailored 1-day Private Chernobyl Tour from Kiev
    Responded 6 Nov 2019
    Dear Terinator , Thank you for your reaction. We are thankful for every your reaction for our trip and we hope that we see you again and give you other great experiences. With L❤️VE from Ukraine 🇺🇦 Kind regards! Yurij
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    I travelled last week with 3 friends and booked on the Private 1 day tour with additional Power Plant Tour. From initial booking everything was really friendly and professional. All the communications were prompt, and anything we didn't understand, the guys answered. Prior to
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    Had my trip to chernobyl and surrounding areas today, what a really good deal from these guys. The tour guide Helgar was so Informative and showed she enjoyed her job, credit to the company. If I have a choice to go again I would and book by these guys, I recommend to all book
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    About the operator
    By: CHERNOBYLwel.come
    2,491 reviews
    Certificate of Excellence
    Best trip ever!!
    Was amazing tour. Our guide was informative friendly and very knowledgeable was a trip of a lifetime and my sister
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    Radioactive Delight
    The tailored private tour is great for getting the most out of your Chernobyl experience as it adapts perfectly to
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    Helsingborg, Sweden
    Came on a 1 day tour with 2 friends of mine on the 17th. Absolutely blew us all away - our guide Halina was
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    Hinckley, United Kingdom
    Trips of a lifetime!
    We initially booked on the Chernobyl 1 day tour it was very well organised, and the tour guide was brilliant,
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    A fantastic experience
    I did the Chernobyl Power Plant and Pripyat two day tour. Booking was straightforward and Karina was very good to
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    Did this tour yesterday very well organised, Natalie our tour guide was lovely and very informative! We got to
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    Trip Of A lifetime
    This trip was by far such an amazing experience, we seen so much and I feel the tour would not of been the same
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    Thessaloniki, Greece
    Experience of a lifetime!
    Our tour to the Chernobyl exclusion zone was amazing! Our guide Julia was super-informative and super-friendly!
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    Really an amazing tour! I did not want to leave
    This tour was easily the highlight of my holiday, well organised pick up and drop off from my hotel in Kiev. Hotel
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    Ribeirao Preto, SP
    Amazing experience of an abandoned city
    The tour is just perfect! It is easy to get from the Airbnb I rented to the meeting point to go to the Chernobyl
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    Valparaiso, Indiana
    Great Trip
    Truly a great experience. Great guides who spoke excellent English and were truly knowledgeable about both
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    Valencia, Spain
    Good experience
    Amazing adventure. Our guide Alex shows us the most important zones and managed or group perfectly. Only one bad
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    We have passed an excellent day in Tchernobyl zone. The tour was even better than we expected, and the guide
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    Unforgettable adventure
    What an Amazing expérience, thanks to Max our guide. We've spent two Amazing days. It was very interesting and I
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    One of the best trips of my life!
    I cannot recommend this trip enough. Everything was amazing from start to finish. Helga was the best guide. She
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