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Full-Day Tour of Chernobyl and Prypiat from Kiev

  • 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
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Full-Day Tour of Chernobyl and Prypiat from Kiev
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
Highly recommended!

Our guide Vicky was very well versed, enthusiastic, funny and informative. We took the one day tour, and it's a great introduction to the background and the Chernobyl disaster. The company is organized and professional, i had an issue with my payment at first and...More

1  Thank Sarine A
Reviewed yesterday
Life changing experience, Yaroslav is the best guide ever!

Loved it, the team in Chernobyl Tour are super well organized, super kind, perfect English, and have deep knowledge of every single detail that can happen which give you the confidence that you will be fine is such of a paradigmatic place. They also know...More

Thank Victor S
Reviewed 2 days ago
Haunting but beautiful tour

The trip to Pripyat was a highlight of my recent vacation in Eastern Europe. The two guides, Viktoria and Ihor, were excellent and very friendly. The tour provides plenty of time to visit the sites in Chernobyl, including several abandoned villages and Pripyat itself. I...More

Thank Charlie C
Reviewed 2 days ago
Great tour

Tour guide was fantastic well worth the money. The road from Kiev is pretty rough but it's all part of the experience. Overall the tour was very well organised nothing to fault.

Thank Hayden B
Reviewed 1 week ago
Prypiat was incredible

The guide was excellent and was very informative. The whole experience particularly Prypiat was mind-blowing.

Thank mmeerholz
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5 September 2018|
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Response from bobbyb82 | Reviewed this property |
Chernobyl tours are very popular, there are many tour operators to choose from, I don't think you need to book so far in advance keep your money safe until nearer the time, I booked 6 weeks in advance with no problems.
Jack N
29 August 2018|
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Response from Anu P | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we booked our excursion via TripAdvisor and were sent an email confirming the booking. The email had contact numbers for those running the tour and they also contacted us via WhatsApp to gain further info. Have you... More
27 August 2018|
Response from Andrés J | Reviewed this property |
It is posible but the adecuate permisión has to be ask to the Ukraine Military, don’t know about that procedure