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Chernobyl Tour from Kiev

  • Tour Chernobyl and Pripyat on a full-day tour from Kiev by minivan
  • View the Chernobyl plant and devastated surrounds with a guide for insight
  • See reactor 4 and abandoned Pripyat, and uncover the terrible events of 1986
Chernobyl Tour from Kiev
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Chernobyl Tour from Kiev
Seeing Chernobyl, site of the catastrophic 1986 nuclear accident, is only permitted by guided tour. Moreover, the tours are popular—with around 10,000 people visiting each year. Secure your place in advance with this full-day tour from Kiev and get everything included so you can focus on the sights. View the reactor 4, tour abandoned Pripyat and Chernobyl, and more; and enjoy lunch, transport, commentary, and full safety measures included.
What to Expect
Depart central Kiev by air-conditioned, WiFi-enabled minivan and make the roughly 2-hour journey to Chernobyl. Bring your passport, and wear clothes that cover your arms and legs, plus sturdy shoes.

On route, watch a documentary on the 1986 accident, learning how the towns of Chernobyl and Pripyat—the latter home to plant workers—were evacuated afterward.

After crossing the Dytyatky checkpoint into the 18.6-mile (30-kilometer) exclusion zone, tour Chernobyl town before entering the 6.2-mile (10-kilometer) zone. Then, continue to Kopachi village—buried due to extreme contamination—to see its derelict kindergarten.

Next, view reactor 4, the accident site, from a distance, and take in the Red Forest and Pripyat, with its eerie streets, school, and amusement park.

After lunch at a Chernobyl canteen (made with outsourced ingredients), check out the mysterious Duga-3, a Soviet-era over-the-horizon radar system dubbed the ‘Russian Woodpecker.’

Your tour then ends in Kiev.
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Lena met our group of 12 at the hotel and took us on an incredible day tour of this fascinating area. The 2 hr drive was filled with a couple of moving documentaries explaining the background of Chernobyl and the subsequent clean up efforts. Very...More

1  Thank Kerryn72
Reviewed 1 week ago
Amazing tour, highly recommended.

An amazing tour that really brings to life just what happen and a real understanding as to the scale of the accident and the hero's involved in the immidiate aftermath. Picked up from the hotel, it is a bit of a drive but videos and...More

1  Thank Barry-847
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Definitely recommended!

We booked the tour for three persons and we had a wonderful time. It is a bit of a long drive, but there is a video and some explanation by the guide. First part of the tour is around Chernobyl, but it's gets really interesting...More

1  Thank Jean-Paul D
Reviewed 1 week ago
A place of doom, wonderful to grasp this feeling at the site of the largest industrial catastrophy of the 20th Century

This tour, that we took via SOLO-EAST is perfectly organized. At 7.30 in the morning, we were picked up from the doorstep of our hotel in Kiev-City. After a ride of ca 2 hours, we reached the exclusion zone. During the ride a video is...More

Thank IWNoordergraaf
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Amazing Trip to Ghost Town of Pryp’yat and Chernobyl

This tour is totally recommended. Comfortable van and knowledgeable guide with so many information about Chernobyl and Pryp’yat, made the long journey to Chernobyl became interesting. Thank you Anastasia...for being a very good guide of the tour 👍🏻😊

1  Thank EndahPuspitorini
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John R
27 June 2018|
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Response from Isurehopeso | Reviewed this property |
Soloeast website is all you need. Check w them on any specific questions you may have. My main suggestion is to bring lots of dog treats for the strays. You’ll feel like a super hero helping out these four legged friends... More
6 June 2018|
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Response from Shift_Abdul_Ghani | Reviewed this property |
No questions about getting lost here. Meeting point is super central right by McDonald’s at Maidan. There’ll be a representative from SoloEast and van waiting for you.
16 April 2018|
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Response from JetlagJerry_Dot_Com | Reviewed this property |
I mean you can go with this company as a solo participant in a group.